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  • S/mileage to hold mini-event at Pony Canyon

    July 23, 2011 @ 11:35 am

    It's been announced that idol group S/mileage will be holding a mini-event on July 24th at Pony Canyon in Toranomon. This mini-event will occur three times during the day: 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM, and 7:00 PM, at the event space on the first floor of the Pony Canyon building. On the day of the event, a participation ticket will be distributed randomly to fans who pre-ordered S/mileage's 6th single, "Uchouten LOVE", at the entrance of the build

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  • Dir en Grey to tour North and South America!

    July 23, 2011 @ 10:53 am

    Metal band Dir en Grey will be holding a North and South American tour titled, "TOUR2011 AGE QUOD AGIS", at the end of the year! The band will start their tour in Chile on November 23rd, and then make their way up to North America, with a total of 17 stops. They will perform alongside American metal band, 10 Years, in South America and Mexico; for the United States and Canada, they'll be performing alongside synthetic rock band, The Birthd

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  • MIYAVI announces his North and South American tour!

    July 23, 2011 @ 10:12 am

    Rockstar MIYAVI has just announced that he will be going on his second North and South American tour this fall! "WHAT'S MY NAME? WORLD TOUR 2011 -NORTH & SOUTH AMERICA CIRCUIT-" will be a continuation of MIYAVI's "WHAT’S MY NAME? WORLD TOUR 2011", which was held earlier this year in Japan and Europe. The North and South American tour will kick off in California on October 20th, and is scheduled to wrap up in Argentina on November 15th

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  • V6's Morita Go makes his U.S. stage with "Kinkakuji" in New York

    July 23, 2011 @ 9:40 am

    tokyohive previously reported that V6's Morita Go would make his U.S. debut at NYC's Lincoln Center through the stage production, "Kinkakuji", which is based off Mishima Yukio's novel. "Kinkakuji" will be played four times at the "Lincoln Center Festival" until July 24th. Morita Go attended a press conference with the play director, Miyamoto Amon, and powerfully  stated, " I feel like I finally got this far. I want to play with great enjoy

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  • goo users vote on the best Amuro Namie song!

    July 23, 2011 @ 9:02 am

    Amuro Namie is currently grabbing a lot of attention for her new song “Tempest”, the theme song to NHK’s historical drama of the same name.  It's inspired goo to host three surveys, asking its readers which songs they felt were Amuro’s best from 1995-1999, 2000-2004, and 2005 and beyond. Take a look at the list below and find out if your favorite song made the cut! == [Songs from 1995-1999] 1.  CAN YOU CELEBRATE? – 5626 votes

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  • Tohoshinki reveals full version of "Superstar" PV!

    July 23, 2011 @ 7:08 am

    Tohoshinki (TVXQ) is back with a full PV of their newest single “Superstar”. The full version features Changmin and Yunho showing off their superb dance skills in a subway station, melting the hearts of fans worldwide. Be a superstar and check out the full PV below! Tip: kpop@ddict

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  • NMB48's Yamamoto Sayaka in 'Big Comic Spirits'

    July 23, 2011 @ 6:43 am

    Yamamoto Sayaka, the leader of NMB48 and a member of the AKB48 'Under Girls', has graced the cover of this week's Big Comic Spirits magazine. The beautiful 18-year-old girl from Osaka is the only member of NMB48 who made it into the top 40 at this year's general election. Not only can she sing, but she also possesses charming beauty, and is a sweet girl to boot! Check out her cute smiles and sweet charms in her pictorial below: ---

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  • May'n to release her 3D documentary on DVD

    July 23, 2011 @ 5:29 am

    On September 21st, May'n will be releasing her special 3D documentary movie, "May'n THE MOVIE -Phonic Nation-", on DVD and Blu-ray! "May'n THE MOVIE -Phonic Nation-" played in theaters nationwide earlier this year, and it documents her 2010 summer tour (where the song "Phonic Nation" was born). The Blu-ray version of the release will allow viewers to choose between 2D and 3D, and also comes with a special "Super Real 3D" jacket. Additionall

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  • Kikkawa Yuu reveals alternate cover for new photo book, "YOU"!

    July 23, 2011 @ 4:16 am

    Previously, we shared the original cover for Kikkawa Yuu's first photo book, "YOU", and now, an alternate cover has been revealed! This cover features Kikkawa on the beach in a blue and yellow bikini set; it will only be available through the online store, Wani Books. By lottery, 30 people will receive an autographed copy, along with a special photo, and 5 people will receive a mini poster printed on photo paper. Kikkawa made her solo d

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  • NMB48 performs debut single on Mainichi TV's "Chichin Puipui"

    July 23, 2011 @ 3:44 am

    On July 20th, NMB48 (AKB48’s Namba, Osaka-based sister group) performed their debut song “Zetsumetsu Kurokami Shoujo,” on Mainichi TV’s “Chichin Puipui” program. Before their mini-live performance, TV personality Sumi Junichi (66) tried to make the girls feel less nervous by making them laugh. He turned to Watanabe Miyuki (17), and teased, “You have the image of a baby,” causing the entire studio to laugh. The song made it into 1st plac

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