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  • POLYSICS to hold nationwide tour this fall

    July 24, 2011 @ 4:52 pm

    Electro-rock band POLYSICS will be holding their nationwide tour, 'We are All Heavy Polysick!!! Round 2 ~Madamada Dabadaba~', this fall! On July 15th, POLYSICS wrapped up their tour, 'We are All Heavy Polysick!!! ~Tour de Dabadaba!!!~'.  This time, the band will stop in regions they couldn't visit during their last tour.  Tickets will be available for pre-order through their official website starting July 26th at 1:00 PM. Additionally,

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  • Kalafina reveals new details on upcoming album!

    July 24, 2011 @ 4:11 pm

    Kalafina has just revealed new information about their upcoming third album! According to an official announcement from their staff, the group's latest album is titled 'After Eden', and will be released on September 21st. The album will come in two versions: a limited edition CD+DVD version that comes with the music video for "Symphonia" and other bonus footage, and a regular CD-only version. Stay tuned for more information about 'After E

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  • Check out a PV preview of Berryz Koubou's new song, "Aa, Yo ga Akeru"!

    July 24, 2011 @ 3:14 pm

    A short snippet of Berryz Koubou's upcoming PV for "Aa, Yo ga Akeru" has been revealed! The brief preview features the girls sitting on the stairs together, looking pretty and delicate in pink for their latest single. Check out the video below! The preview begins at approximately 0:04. Thanks to kohri for the tip!

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  • Kiritani Mirei holds press conference for "Ranhansha" + "Snowflake"

    July 24, 2011 @ 2:59 pm

    On July 23rd, actress Kiritani Mirei held a press conference for her upcoming movies "Ranhansha" and "Snowflake" in Osaka. In "Ranhansha", Kiritani plays the role of a high school student who falls in love with a childhood friend. For her second movie "Snowflake", the actress plays the slightly older role of a college student who tries to solve the mysterious death of a classmate. While double featuring on-screen was a common style du

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  • Amami Yuki to narrate documentary on recovery efforts for disaster-stricken areas

    July 24, 2011 @ 10:52 am

    On July 23rd, it was announced that actress Amami Yuki will narrate a BS Asahi documentary program aimed at increasing awareness of recovery efforts in areas most devastated by the Tohoku earthquake. The program, called “Yomigaire! Tohoku ~Tsunagaru Kotokara, Hajimeyo~”(“Recover! Tohoku ~Let’s Start Off From Where We Can Relate~”) will air on the 30th. Amami, who personally visited the disaster areas herself, described her aspirations for

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  • Comedian Yamada Louis LIII of 'Hige Danshaku' is getting married

    July 24, 2011 @ 9:49 am

    It's been announced that Yamada Louis LIII (36) of comedian duo Hige Danshaku will shortly be getting married to a non-celebrity. According to Yamada's agency, his fiance is a 31-year old cosmetics salesperson, and they are already living together. She is not pregnant at the time, and the wedding ceremony and reception have not been determined yet. Congratulations to the happy couple! Source: Oricon

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  • C-ute's Suzuki Airi holds a launch event for new photobook, "OASIS"!

    July 24, 2011 @ 9:06 am

    On July 23rd, popular C-ute member Suzuki Airi (17) dropped by the Fukuya Shoten store in the Shinjuku Subnade shopping mall for the launch event of her new photo album, “OASIS". According to Suzuki, she ate too much when she was in Bali for the shoot, and said, “My stomach bulged a bit, unlike my previous photo album.” She continued, “You can see the idol ‘me’ in this photobook,” and advertised this new work with her cute smile. Check

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  • Coming Soon!! reveals guest list for July 25th!

    July 24, 2011 @ 8:06 am

    Coming Soon!! has revealed the guest list for its new episode on July 25th! On this episode, JUJU and flumpool will each perform a special medley of their two singles. Also, Mano Erina will be making an appearance on the segment where newcomer artists are introduced, sharing her latest single, "My Days for You". Check out the full set list below! - "Pareo wa Emerald" - SKE48 "Anma" - Kariyushi58 "Kono Yoru wo Tomete yo" an

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  • MEGUMI's baby boy only has eyes for beautiful women

    July 24, 2011 @ 7:11 am

    On July 23rd, Talento MEGUMI attended a talk event to promote her book 'Present time Tararenai Ochinai Joshi no Ikikata' at the Kitson Omotesando store in Tokyo. In the book she talks about her colorful life as a talento, actress, singer and former gravure idol, as well as her private life. MEGUMI is married to Dragon Ash's Furuya Kenji and is the mother of a two-year-old young boy. That day, MEGUMI also brought her son with her to the

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  • Sato Ryuta and Aso Kumiko become emotional at premiere for the movie 'Rock~ Wanko no Shima~'

    July 24, 2011 @ 6:28 am

    On July 23, actor Sato Ryuta (31) and actress Aso Kumiko (33) appeared at the Odaiba Cinema Mediage in Tokyo for a greeting event on the opening day of their movie “Rock~ Wanko no Shima~”  (directed by Nakae Isamu). The movie is an emotional piece that depicts the bond between a family, that runs a bed and breakfast in Miyakejima, Tokyo with their pet dog, Rock, when they are forced to find refuge after a volcanic eruption. Hashino Ryun

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