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  • Do As Infinity's "Koiuta" to be the theme song for movie, 'Watashi no Ojisan'

    December 21, 2011 @ 9:26 pm

    It's been announced that Do As Infinity’s new song “Koiuta” will be the theme song for director Hosono Tatsuoki's upcoming movie, 'Watashi no Ojisan'. This movie is based on the award-winning novel of the same name by Renjou Mikihiko, which tells the story of a forbidden love between a cameraman and his niece. “Koiuta” was written just for this upcoming movie and will be part of Do As Infinity's album “TIME MACHINE”, which is planned f

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  • Tsuchiya Anna to tackle "Survival 0 Yen Seikatsu" for the first time

    December 21, 2011 @ 7:40 pm

    Singer/model Tsuchiya Anna will be participating in the popular project, "Survival 0 Yen Seikatsu", for the first time on December 29th's broadcast of "Ikinari! Ougon Densetsu 6 Jikan SP", a variety show on TV Asahi. "Ougon Densetsu" is a special year-end program that features a group of four male celebrities and their partners who must compete in a rigorous survival situation. Tsuchiya, who was chosen by fellow celebrity Hamaguchi Masaru,

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  • More details on Iwasa Misaki's solo debut single revealed

    December 21, 2011 @ 6:29 pm

    As reported previously, AKB48/Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 member, Iwasa Misaki will be making her solo debut as an Enka singer on February 1st 2012, and today, more details on her debut single were revealed. The title of the single will be "Mujin Eki", and the title track will be written by AKB48's general producer, Akimoto Yasushi.  The cover jacket was also revealed, and it shows Iwasa standing at snowing unmanned station in Kimono.  The fa

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  • Oricon reveals the weekly charts for December 26th

    December 21, 2011 @ 5:24 pm

    Below are the results of Oricon's latest weekly charts for the week of December 26th. ----- < Single Weekly Ranking > 1. "We never give up!" - Kis-My-Ft2 : 12/14 (245,572) 2. "BABY BORN & GO/KINJITO" - UVERworld : 12/14 (53,369) 3. "Ue kara Mariko" - AKB48 : 12/7 (45,725) 4. "Sit! Stay! Wait! Down!/Love Story" - Amuro Namie : 12/7 (28,384) 5. "Tick Tack" - U-KISS : 12/14 (27,511) (Check out the full rankin

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  • T-ARA performs at 'X'mas Premium Live' + announces 3rd single, "Roly-Poly"

    December 21, 2011 @ 4:22 pm

    On December 20th, Korean girl group T-ARA performed at the three-day ‘X’mas Premium LIVE’ in Tokyo's Shinagawa Stella Hall, where they announced that they'll release their 3rd single “Roly-Poly” on February 29th, 2012. The announcement was like an early Christmas present for their fans, who were already excited by the thrilling performances of "Bo Peep Bo Peep” and “yayaya”. For their encore, the seven girls actually performed “Roly-Pol

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  • moumoon announces new album + special Christmas live!

    December 21, 2011 @ 3:02 pm

    Charming duo moumoon has prepared two big surprises for their fans! According to their official website, moumoon will be releasing a brand new album titled "No Night Land" on February 8th. The album will be available in both a limited edition (CD+2DVD) and a CD-only version, and will contain the singles "Chu Chu" and "Uta wo Utaou". Additionally, moumoon will hold a special live event titled "moumoon X'mas premium live ~Christmas da shi,

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  • Perfume releases new augmented reality app

    December 21, 2011 @ 2:12 pm

    Perfume has announced through their official website that a new Perfume app -- titled "PerfumeAR" -- is now available for both iPhone and Android devices! According to the update, the app will help promote the trio's upcoming tour, "Kirin Chu-Hi Hyouketsu Presents Perfume 3rd Tour 'JPN'", as well as give exclusive access to tour goods and the tour website, which will open on December 23rd. By focusing your camera on AR markers published on

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  • Stereopony to release their first music video collections

    December 21, 2011 @ 1:20 pm

    Girl band Stereopony has revealed through their official website that they'll be releasing two music video collections in 2012! The first of these DVDs is titled "STEREOPONY to Moushimasu ~Miseinen Hen~", and will be released on January 25th. This DVD will feature music videos from their earlier days, such as "Hitohira no Hanabira", "Namida no Mukou", "I do it", "Seishun ni Sono Namida ga Hitsuyou da!", "Smilife", and "OVER THE BORDER", as w

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  • Ashida Mana brings out her 'grown-up charm' in Sogou Seibu CM

    December 21, 2011 @ 12:29 pm

    Popular child actress Ashida Mana will be appearing in Sogou Seibu's new CMs for its latest winter wear. In the CM, the adorable child star will show off her "adult fashion" in a trench coat, leather boots, and leather gloves, all while driving through a forest far removed from a busy metropolis. Using the phrase, "Days off are happiness", Ashida aims to capture viewers' hearts with the 'grown-up version' of her signature smile. Using mon

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  • Preview of Ishihara Satomi's first mobile drama revealed!

    December 21, 2011 @ 11:33 am

    On December 19th, BeeTV released a preview of Ishihara Satomi's first mobile drama "Kare wa, Imouto no Koibito". In this drama, Ishihara plays the role of 'Miyuki', a clumsy young woman who has difficulty in being honest with herself. She's also extremely timid, especially when it comes to love. Her younger sister, played by Morning Musume's Michishige Sayumi, is far more proactive than her older counterpart and often takes advantage of he

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