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  • What did Momoiro Clover Z wish for on Tanabata?

    July 8, 2011 @ 9:26 pm

    On July 7th, idol group Momoiro Clover Z attended the Tanabata festival at Tokyo's Kanda Myoujin shrine, where they prayed for their big break! At the shrine, the girls shared the wishes they had written down. "I wanna eat something good!", said member Tamai Shiroi, giving fans a laugh. "I'm a glutton, so as we advance into the world, I wanna eat delicious food from (around) the world!" Leader Momota Kanako had a more serious wish for Tanab

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  • S/mileage reveals larger covers of "Uchouten LOVE"!

    July 8, 2011 @ 8:47 pm

    After teasing with tiny thumbnails of their new single "Uchouten LOVE", S/mileage has updated their official discography page with larger photos! Take a closer look at the covers below and let us know what you think! - Limited Edition A (CD+DVD) Limited Edition B (CD+DVD) Limited Edition C (CD+DVD) Limited Edition D (CD+DVD) Regular Edition (CD-Only) Source: S/mileage's Official Website

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  • "syoss" unveils a new CM with Sawajiri Erika

    July 8, 2011 @ 8:11 pm

    Hair-care brand 'syoss' (owned by Schwarzkopf-Henkel) unveiled a new CM starring actress Sawajiri Erika as their image character once again. The commercial is set in a hair salon, and it promotes the brand's 'syoss MOISTURE' intensive care for extra glossy, straight hair as modelled by a beaming Sawajiri. Famous hair stylist Tokieda Hiroaki also makes an appearance in the CM, underlining the brand's concept of delivering quality hair ca

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  • X-JAPAN's YOSHIKI to appear at Comic Con 2011!

    July 8, 2011 @ 7:33 pm

    X-JAPAN's YOSHIKI is scheduled to appear at this year's Comic Con! According to the official schedule for Thursday, July 21st, YOSHIKI will be present with the legendary Stan Lee and Todd McFarlane as they talk about their new comic in a special Q&A panel. As we previously reported, YOSHIKI is working with comic creator Stan Lee to create a new music superhero, "Blood Red Dragon". The star even appeared alongside Stan Lee during the

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  • Tsunku♂ to release "Minna no Rhythm Tengoku" for the Wii!

    July 8, 2011 @ 6:36 pm

    A new "Rhythm Tengoku" game has just been announced for the Nintendo Wii console! The "Rhythm Tengoku" series features soundtracks completely composed by producer Tsunku♂, known for his work with Hello! Project, as well as his role as vocalist for Sharam Q. The games offer a fun, quirky feel, as instead of simply matching beats to a score, players must challenge dozens of unique music mini-games, such as cheering on an idol, speed-eating egg

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  • AKB48's Itano Tomomi talks about being 20 at special solo event

    July 8, 2011 @ 5:30 pm

    On July 8th, AKB48 member Itano Tomomi held a special live at Tokyo's Shibuya DUO, where she talked about turning twenty in front of three hundred randomly-selected fans. During the event, Itano performed her new song "Fui ni" for the first time in public. "When I first heard it I was more pleased with it than I was with 'Dear J', so I was looking forward to the day I performed the song," she revealed with a smile. The idol also turned twen

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  • Music Station reveals guest list for July 15th!

    July 8, 2011 @ 4:36 pm

    Music Station is finally back with a set list for July 15th! Since no broadcast was made on July 1st and the July 8th episode is a ranking special, the upcoming episode of Music Station will be the first in three weeks. As compensation, the guest list features one great artist after another. Check out the set list below! "Mada Minu Sekai e" - Arashi "Warattetainda" - Ikimonogakari "Fui ni" - Itano Tomomi "BELIEVE" - Kato

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  • GACKT's band 'YELLOW FRIED CHICKENz' announce their 1st single

    July 8, 2011 @ 3:52 pm

    Last month, tokyohive reported that GACKT's rock band "YELLOW FRIED CHICKENz" added four more members to the band, and that they were going to embark on a European and Japanese tour. Recently, the group announced that they'd be releasing their first single, titled "THE END OF THE DAY", on September 14th! According to YELLOW FRIED CHICKENz' official site, the single will be released in two different versions: 'limited edition' which include

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  • Longer teaser revealed of B2ST's "Fiction"

    July 8, 2011 @ 3:12 pm

    Korean idol band B2ST are gearing up to launch their first Japanese album, "SO BEAST", for its scheduled August 10th release. A longer preview of one of its tracks, "Fiction", was revealed through the 'net recently after a short sample was heard through a trailer for the upcoming historical drama film, "Shanghai". The Japanese version of "Fiction" was picked up to be the theme song of this action-packed, yet emotionally-charged film. Check ou

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – July 04th~07th

    July 8, 2011 @ 3:07 pm

    [caption id="attachment_170800" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Horikita Maki is also happy that the summer season has begun!"][/caption] The first batch of summer dramas have already begun airing in the first half of this week, with the 43rd season of "Mito Komon" kicking things off on Monday, followed by the interactive drama experiment "Piece Vote". "Mito Komon" started with 10%, a common rating for the long-lasting drama series

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