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  • Oricon reveals monthly charts for June

    July 7, 2011 @ 11:10 pm

    Oricon has revealed the monthly chart rankings for June. Check it out below! --- <Single> 1. “Don’t Wanna Lie” – B’z: 6/1 (208,880) 2. “Everyday, Kachuusha” – AKB48: 5/25 (195,482) 3. “365 Nichi Kazoku” – Kanjani8: 6/8 (177,749) 4. “Flower” – Maeda Atsuko: 6/22 (176,967) 5. “Time’ – KinKi Kids: 6/15 (162,288) 6. “Maru-Maru-Mori-Mori” – Kaoru To Tomoki, Tama ni Mukku: 5/25 (121,470) 7. “Let’s try again” – T

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  • Namba Akihiro to release solo single + reveals PV for "WILD AT HEART"

    July 7, 2011 @ 10:27 pm

    Once again, Namba Akihiro is bringing a period of wild enthusiasm for the punk rockers around the world! Namba Akihiro of the group Hi-STANDARD is gearing up to release his new single on July 20th. However, his title track “WILD AT HEART” has already been released through the iTunes store. “WILD AT HEART” is a melocore track that expresses a 'Nanba-like' positive mindset, sung in a way that's characteristic of punk rock today. The lyri

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  • Toda Erika & Kase Ryo's "SPEC" to get a movie-adaption and drama special

    July 7, 2011 @ 9:28 pm

    Today it was revealed that the TBS drama "SPEC" which aired last fall and starred Toda Erika and Kase Ryo, will be getting a movie sequel and an additional bonus special episode. The two actors will reprise their roles of the odd duo of Toma Saya and Sebumi Takeru who will once again tackle a difficult and mysterious case related to people with certain special abilities (SPEC). The whole team and scriptwriter from the original drama that a

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  • Shoujo Jidai + Tohoshinki's 'Seven & I' CM's revealed

    July 7, 2011 @ 9:19 pm

    Yesterday, we reported that Korean idol groups Shoujo Jidai and Tohoshinki would be starring in new commercials for a 7-eleven campaign titled ‘Seven & I’. Along with the article, a special behind the scenes preview video was posted. Now, the full CM's for both idol groups have been released! Check out the adorable CM's below! Tip: Nicole

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  • Which female celebrities look good with short hair?

    July 7, 2011 @ 8:57 pm

    In light of all the "girl-pretending-to-be-a-boy" dramas this season - such as "Ikemen Desu ne" and the drama adaptation of "Ouran High School Host Club" - goo Ranking decided to ask its users which female celebrities they thought looked great with a short haircut. Coming in first is actress Ueto Aya, who has become well-known for sporting cute, short hairstyles. After appearing in "Abarenbou Mama", "Azumi", and other productions with shor

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  • moumoon unleashes PV for "Chu Chu"!

    July 7, 2011 @ 8:07 pm

    Pop band moumoon has just revealed the PV for their upcoming single, "Chu Chu"! In the PV, a variety of objects passes by vocalist Yuka as she sits at a table, making for a video just as adorable and sweet as the song. Check out the full PV below!

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  • S/mileage reveals covers + profile pictures for new single, "Uchouten LOVE"!

    July 7, 2011 @ 7:36 pm

    S/mileage has updated their official Pony Canyon page with the covers of their upcoming single, "Uchouten LOVE"! The covers emphasize the youth of the cute idol group with purikura-like stamps, bright colors, and a chalkboard as a backdrop in two of the photos. Check out thumbnails of each single cover, as well as their profile pictures for the single below! [gallery link="file" columns="4" orderby="ID"] Source + Photos: S/mileage

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  • Cast members of "Ikemen desu ne" performs live at their premium event

    July 7, 2011 @ 6:39 pm

    On July 6th, actress Takimoto Miori (19) made an appearance at Shibuya’s live studio, SHIBUYA AX, for a premium drama announcement event for her upcoming drama, “Ikemen Desu ne” (“You’re Beautiful”). At this event, the band A. N. JELL consisting of the main drama cast members of Takimoto, Hey! Say! JUMP’s Yaotome Hikaru, Kis-My-Ft2’s Tamamori Yuta, and Fujigaya Taisuke made their first live performance. With their arrival, the audiences i

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  • Tsuchiya Anna gives her blessings to Komori Jun

    July 7, 2011 @ 5:38 pm

    On July 6th, singer and model Tsuchiya Anna held a talk show in Roppongi for the opening of the cafe, "La Maison". When the topic of Komori Jun's marriage announcement came forth, Tsuchiya gave her blessing saying, "It's such a happy thing. How nice. It's a step into a new life. There will be many hardships and happy things, but I hope they will be able to build a good family." "La Maison" will be the first cafe produced by jewelry

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  • Ueto Aya to appear on "Waratte Iitomo!"

    July 7, 2011 @ 4:31 pm

    Actress Ueto Aya will be making an appearance on the weekday variety show, "Waratte Iitomo!", on July 8th. Ueto will guest on the "Telephone Shocking" corner, introduced by former Fuji TV announcer, Chino Shio. Currently, Ueto is filming for the upcoming drama, "Zettai Reido", so we can expect to hear some stories about the drama. This will be Ueto's first time in a little over 2 years since she has last appeared on the show. Make su

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