Latest

  • Kimura Yoshino to star in "Majutsu wa Sasayaku" before taking maternity leave

    July 20, 2011 @ 10:38 pm

    Actress Kimura Yoshino has revealed that her role in Fuji TV's upcoming two-hour drama "Majutsu wa Sasayaku" this September will be her last for the meantime, as she will be taking a maternity leave to focus on her pregnancy. As tokyohive reported in May, the actress is currently pregnant with her very first child. This will be the first baby for Kimura and her husband Higashiyama Noriyuki since they married last October. "Majutsu wa Sasaya

    Read More

    • 0
    • 1631
    • 0
  • Details released for Goto Maki's upcoming album "Aikotoba (VOICE)"

    July 20, 2011 @ 9:43 pm

    Pop singer Goto Maki, who recently announced that she will be going on hiatus from the entertainment industry after the end of the year, is still giving it her all. After releasing a new digital single, "What is LOVE/SCANDALOUS", she has just revealed the details for her first full-length album with avex entertainment, "Aikotoba (VOICE)". "Aikotoba (VOICE)" will be released on November 2nd, and will feature 3 different versions of the albu

    Read More

    • 0
    • 1730
    • 0
  • AKB48's Akimoto Sayaka and model Minami Akina dress up in yukatas!

    July 20, 2011 @ 9:09 pm

    On July 20th, AKB48’s Akimoto Sayaka and model Minami Akina attended the Ginza opening of “SAVOY”, a bag brand, at Matsuzakaya Ginza Store in Tokyo. The two ladies came to this event dressed in vivid colored yukatas (a casual, summer kimonos) paired with some signature “SAVOY” bags. Akimoto, who claim this is her first time wearing a yukata for this year, said, “I am thrilled about it. In AKB, it is fundamental to wear black so I am hap

    Read More

    • 0
    • 3460
    • 0
  • SKE48 announce 5 representatives for "Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament"

    July 20, 2011 @ 8:41 pm

    SKE48 held their preliminary matches for the ‘AKB48 24th Single Senbatsu Janken Taikai‘  on July 20th at Ichinomiya civic hall in Aichi. The Winners are Matsui Jurina, Kuwabara Mizuki, Wakabayashi Tomoka, Takeuti Mai and Sato Mieko. Matsui Jurina showed her flexed biceps and commented, "I hope all five members of SKE48 would be the Senbatsu members." The five members will be proceeding to the main tournament in September 20th at Budoukan

    Read More

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
  • avex releases official trailer for Koda Kumi's upcoming single, "4 TIMES"!

    July 20, 2011 @ 8:13 pm

    An official trailer for Koda Kumi's much-anticipated single, "4 TIMES" was uploaded to avex's official Youtube channel today. The trailer feature various footage from this single, including "Poppin' love cocktail feat. TEEDA" and "KO-SO-KO-SO". Tip: Setsuka

    Read More

    • 0
    • 2228
    • 0
  • Kitano Kii to become a cheerleader?

    July 20, 2011 @ 7:33 pm

    On July 19th, it was revealed that actress Kitano Kii will be the ‘special cheerleader’ for a teen rock festival, ‘Senkou Riot 2011’! ‘Senkou Riot’ is a rock festival that begun in 2008 based on the TOKYO FM’s teen radio program, “SCHOOL OF LOCK!” which is sponsored by Sony Music. During its first year, fifteen groups were elected from over 10,000 demo tapes, studio appearances, and live performances. These groups performed live in Toky

    Read More

    • 0
    • 2403
    • 0
  • Behind-the-scenes clips revealed for Goto Maki's new single "What is LOVE/SCANDALOUS"!

    July 20, 2011 @ 7:09 pm

    Pop singer and former Morning Musume member Goto Maki has just released her newest digital single, "What is LOVE/SCANDALOUS"! The release features a welcome return to her popular dance-pop style, with two hard-hitting tracks sure to please fans. To commemorate the single's release, avex entertainment has released a preview video, featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of Goto recording the two songs in the studio. Check out the v

    Read More

    • 0
    • 1877
    • 0
  • C-ute's Suzuki Airi earns her third consecutive #1 solo DVD!

    July 20, 2011 @ 6:28 pm

    C-ute's Suzuki Airi sold approximately 1,000 units of her latest solo DVD "Suzuki Airi Kibun Tenkan" in the first week after its release. With this result, she took first place on the Oricon Weekly Charts for idol image DVDs, giving Suzuki her their consecutive first place for the DVD category! "Suzuki Airi Kibun Tenkan" contains footage from the shooting of her second shashinshuu "OASIS", which was shot in Indonesia's Bali Islands. The DV

    Read More

    • 0
    • 2273
    • 0
  • Pokemon vs. Harry Potter! Dual movie release continues anime's 5 year streak

    July 20, 2011 @ 5:51 pm

    Many of us born in the 1990s, whether fans or not, acknowledge the cultural influence of Pokemon around the world. As most born in that era are now entering their adult years, the Pokemon series continues with the newest addition to the series, "Pocket Monsters Best Wishes". Just how many pokemon are there now? You might have dropped off at the good old days of 151, but with a modern total of just over 640, the brand is going stronger than ev

    Read More

    • 0
    • 2040
    • 0
  • Updated lineup of artists for V-Rock Festival 2011!

    July 20, 2011 @ 5:06 pm

    V-Rock Festival 2011 has added various new artists for this year's festival which will occur on October 23rd at Saitama Super Arena. The new added artists are: BORN, Golden Bomber, lynch., SOPHIA, Versailles, DaizyStripper, D-Out, Eins:Vier, LM.C, and Michael Monroe. For Eins:Vier, this will be their first live in 12 years since their dissolution. Check out the initial lineup of artists here. Source & Images: natalie

    Read More

    • 0
    • 1845
    • 0