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  • An Cafe to hold world tour

    April 28, 2012 @ 6:58 am

    It's been revealed that An Cafe will be holding a world tour titled 'LIVE CAFE TOUR 2012 NYAPPY GO AROUND THE WORLD III ~TADAIMA o(≧∀≦)o OKAERI o(≧∀≦)o~' in November! An Cafe, who has been on hiatus since January of 2010, will officially resume their activities on September 8th and 9th through the live concert, 'ANCAFESTA’12 SUMMER DIVE'. The members decided to hold this world tour because they thought, "We wanted to properly say 'I'm hom

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  • baroque announces new summer tour + new singles

    April 28, 2012 @ 6:04 am

    Rock band baroque has announced they will be doing a nation-wide tour this summer as well as releasing two consecutive singles. The first single to be released on June 20th is titled "ZAZA Furi Ame" and the second, "MEROUHOROU", will be released on July 18th. The tour will start in June in Fukushima and end in July in Tokyo. More info after the cut! - < 'TOUR baroque 3rd Phenomenon Hageshii Live House Tour' > 2012.06.26 F

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  • Check out the performances from the April 27th broadcast of Music Station

    April 28, 2012 @ 4:44 am

    On the April 27th broadcast of Music Station, variety of artists such as Anne, Ikimonogakari, Itano Tomomi, SMAP, Yuzu, and Sexy Zone, took to the stage to put on exciting performances. Check out their respective performances below! === <"Ai wo Anata ni" - Anne> <"Haru Uta" - Ikimonogakari> <"10nen Go no Kimi e" - Itano Tomomi> <"Sakasama no Sora" - SMAP> <"Niji" - Yuzu>

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  • Covers + track lists revealed for Miura Daichi's new single "Two Hearts"

    April 28, 2012 @ 2:43 am

    Last month it was announced that R&B artist Miura Daichi would be providing the theme song to upcoming drama "Answer ~Keishichou Kenshou Sousakan" starring Mizuki Alisa. The drama started on April 18th, but the single will not be released until May 2nd. He then later released a teaser of "Two Hearts" as well as revealing the full music video recently. As we get closer to the official release date, he has unveiled the covers and track l

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  • ABCHO reveals the jacket cover and track list for debut single

    April 28, 2012 @ 12:20 am

    Previously, we reported that former Dream Morning Musume members Ishikawa Rika and Yoshizawa Hitomi formed a new unit called ABCHO. Now, the jacket cover and track list for their first single, "Me wo Tojite Gyusshiyo" (May 23rd release), has been revealed! "Me wo Tojite Gyusshiyo" currently serves as the opening theme for TV Tokyo's anime series, 'Sengoku Collection'. It was written by Rokotsu Kit (galaxxxy), while nonSectRacdicals was in

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  • Music Station creates internet web show "Young Guns on the Web"

    April 27, 2012 @ 10:11 pm

    Celebrating 25 years of being on the air, popular music program "MUSIC STATION" will have their own internet music program beginning on May 4th. The program will be free and streamed online via video streaming site, YouTube. Furthermore, the show will experiment with upcoming artists through studio lives and interviews. Titled, "MUSIC STATION Young Guns on the Web" will be on Music Station's official YouTube channel. This program is the

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  • AFTERSCHOOL announces 4th Japanese single "Lady Luck/Dilly Dally"

    April 27, 2012 @ 9:06 pm

    Korean pop group AFTERSCHOOL have announced their 4th Japanese single! The single will be a double A-side (two title tracks) titled "Lady Luck / Dilly Dally" and is scheduled for release on June 13th. "Lady Luck" is a 'kira kira girly' song and is the theme song to the "Samantha Thavasa ALL STARS" commercial, while "Dilly Dally" is more of a sexy, emotional dance tune so it is for the "Rexena" commercial. The coupling song "SLOW LOVE"

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  • Check out the first teaser for Abe Hiroshi's next movie "Karasu no Oyayubi"

    April 27, 2012 @ 7:42 pm

    The official website for the upcoming live-action adaptation "Karasu no Oyayubi", starring Abe Hiroshi, was recently launched and today the website was updated with a first teaser. "Karasu no Oyayubi" ("Crows' Thumb") is an adaptation of Michio Shusuke's award-winning novel about two middle-aged swindlers, three strangers, and a stray cat, who end up living together in one house. Together they work on one big coup that is supposed to leave

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  • Come join us at the new tokyohive forums!

    April 27, 2012 @ 6:05 pm

    Up until now the tokyohive forums were shared with our other web properties, however, we've now decided to create a community exclusive to tokyohive. So, come check out the brand new JPOP community! It's a bit bare, because it's brand new, but we hope you all participate and create a vibrant and fun community. On a side note, we will be giving out random gifts, such as JPOP cd's etc. to active users of the forums. Enjoy! GO TO FOR

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  • Teaser for upcoming film 'Hold Onto the Gold and Fly'

    April 27, 2012 @ 5:36 pm

    The teaser video for the film 'Hold Onto the Gold and Fly' was released on April 27th. 'Hold Onto the Gold and Fly' is a movie based on the novel by best-selling mystery and suspense writer Kaoru Takamura, and is directed by Kazuyuki Izutsu, who is best known for his movie 'Crash'. The film tells the story of six men who go on a mission to steal gold. The teaser shows a glimpse of the main characters including Satoshi Tsumabuki, Asano T

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