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  • NMB48's second single "Oh My God!" tracklist, album covers, and preview

    September 18, 2011 @ 8:51 pm

    NMB48,  has announced the tracklist and covers for their second single, "Oh My God!" which is scheduled to be released on October 19th. The single will be released in three different regular editions (Type-A, Type-B, Type-C) which all include CD and DVD, and the theater edition. Check out the details on NMB48's second single including the radio rip below! <Type-A> - CD 1. Oh My God! 2. Boku wa Matteru 3. Kesshou/Shiro gum

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  • Wada Akiko to perform at Fukuhara Miho's special live

    September 18, 2011 @ 6:38 pm

    Earlier, we reported that Chara will be making a special appearance at Fukuhara Miho's one-night special live event, 'The Soul Extreme ~Live in Music Vol.2~'. Now, it's been revealed that Wada Akiko will be joining the two for a powerful performance! Fukuhara, who has always respected Wada, made her dream come true with a collaboration song for her new mini-album, "The Soul Extreme EP II".  Titled "Get Up! feat. AKIKO WADA", the song was w

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  • Koide Keisuke breaks new ground with role in 'Switch wo osutoki'

    September 18, 2011 @ 3:32 pm

    On September 17th, Koide Keisuke and Mizusawa Erena attended Tokyo a stage greeting event for their new movie 'Switch wo osutoki'. The movie is based on a novel by Yamada Yusuke and tells of an experiment to explore the causes of suicide among teenagers.  In the suspenseful movie a national project is created to using selected youth who are confined and implanted a self-destruction equipment.  The story centers on a handful of youth and st

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  • Will Akimoto Sayaka make AKB48 history?

    September 18, 2011 @ 1:52 pm

    We previously reported that AKB48 will be having their upcoming 'Janken Tournament' on September 20th to choose the senbatsu members for their 24th single. Amongst the first round pairings, Maeda Atsuko and Akimoto Sayaka's head-to-head battle has attracted much attention from fans and media alike. Akimoto, the captain of Team K who lost in the second round of last year's 'Janken Tournament', expressed her confidence in beating AKB48's 'ac

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  • Fujimoto Miki makes her first public appearance after announcing her pregnancy

    September 18, 2011 @ 11:53 am

    On September 17th, former Morning Musume member Fujimoto Miki made an appearance at the fashion event, "Kobe Collection 2011 AUTUMN/WINTER". This marks her first appearance at an event after announcing her pregnancy with her first child. She walked down the runway with a smile, and commented, "I was very happy to walk with the baby in my stomach. There was a lot of girl power, so I was given a lot of power." Fujimoto announced her pregn

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  • Check out the 'EXILE family' on Music Fair!

    September 18, 2011 @ 10:45 am

    This week's episode of Music Fair was an exciting one for fans, as it featured the entire "EXILE family"! EXILE, Sandaime J Soul Brothers, Dream, Happiness, FLOWER, and the E-GIRLS all delivered their individual hits, and came together for a fantastic performance of "Rising Sun". Check 'em all out below! - < EXILE - "Each Other's Way ~Tabi no Tochuu~" > - < Sandaime J Soul Brothers - "FIGHTERS" > - &l

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  • Check out September 18th's performances from 'CDTV'!

    September 18, 2011 @ 8:42 am

    This week's episode of 'Count Down TV' (CDTV) featured two of Japan's top female singers. Both Nakashima Mika and miwa delivered some rockin' performances that caused fans to cheer enthusiastically for throughout the show. Check out their stages below! - < Nakashima Mika - 'LOVE IS ECSTASY' > - < miwa - 'FRiDAY-MA-MAGiC' >

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  • cali≠gari to release new single in November

    September 18, 2011 @ 7:51 am

    Visual kei band cali≠gari has announced that they'll be releasing their new single, "#_2", on November 16th! The single will contain two brand-new songs, along with "debates" and "CMs" as its coupling tracks, which discuss problems in the music industry. It will come in two limited edition versions with different subtitles that go hand-in-hand with the debates; "#_2 Ima, CD wa Nande Urenainoka? (Why don't CDs sell today?)" and "#_2 Ima, S

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  • KAT-TUN's Ueda Tatsuya shaves his head for new drama, "Runaway ~Aisuru Kimi no tame ni"

    September 18, 2011 @ 6:06 am

    KAT-TUN member, Ueda Tatsuya (27) has shaved his head for the upcoming TBS drama, "Runaway ~Aisuru Kimi no tame ni", which will start airing on October 27th. On September 17th, Ueda filmed a scene where he gets his hair gets shaved off at a prison. Ueda said, "It's the first time for me to have a shaved head since junior high school. It feels strange, like I broke new ground." As reported earlier, this drama will be about four young guys wh

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  • Johnny Kitagawa nabs two Guinness World Record awards

    September 18, 2011 @ 4:44 am

    It was revealed today that Johnny Kitagawa (founder of 'Johnny's Entertainment' (JE) has been presented with two Guinness World Record awards. Thus making him one of the most successful music producers in the world. The first award he received is for the 'most No.1 singles produced by an individual'.  He has accumulated an astounding 232 chart-topping songs (between 1974 to 2010). The second award is for the 'most concerts produced by a

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