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  • No Sleeves reveals their PV to "Pedicure Day"!

    December 16, 2011 @ 8:11 pm

    No Sleeves has revealed the PV to their 8th single “Pedicure Day”. The PV features the members as they wake up and get ready for a girls party later in the day with their friends. It’s an up-tempo girlish song that is full of color. Their single will be released on December 28th, around six months since the release of their last single “Kuchibiru Furezu…”.

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  • Chinese models Kiki & RUNA to start activities in Japan

    December 16, 2011 @ 7:04 pm

    [caption id="attachment_210138" align="aligncenter" width="307" caption="L to R: kiki & RUNA"][/caption] Kiki (22) and RUNA (21) are Chinese fashion models for the Chinese version of “ViVi” magazine and they have announced that they will be moving their activities to Japan. The two have signed on with Idea, the agency of many popular models such as Takagaki Reiko (32) and Tokuzawa Naoko (27). Kiki and RUNA will be making their Japanese

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  • Koda Kumi to perform at Ontama Carnival in January

    December 16, 2011 @ 6:08 pm

    Koda Kumi who has been making headlines with her recent engagement to BACK-ON’s guitarist and vocalist KENJI03 has decided to perform at Ontama Carnival next year. The music event will be held on January 28th and 29th at Yokohama Arena. This will be the 4th time Koda Kumi has attended the event. In addition to Koda, the following artists will also be attending: AI, Sandaime J Soul Brothers, TRF, 2NE1, ORANGE RANGE, SID, and SEKAI NO OWARI

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  • Katori Shingo's "Shingo Mama" to return to TV screen after 3 years

    December 16, 2011 @ 5:06 pm

    On December 15th, it was announced that SMAP’s Katori Shingo (34)’s female persona, “Shingo Mama”, will return to the small screen after 3 years. Shingo Mama is returning via the upcoming Fuji TV program “Oja Map” (Wednesday, 7 P.M. JST) which will begin its broadcast in January of 2012. This is a program that Katori, along with Yamazaki Hironari of Untouchable, will take on as a host for this show and will also star in a ‘Kichatta (I’ve

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  • AKB48 and SMAP to perform a Christmas medley on 'SMAP X SMAP'

    December 16, 2011 @ 3:50 pm

    It's been announced that idol group AKB48 will guest-feature on the December 19th broadcast of Fuji TV's 'SMAP X SMAP Special'. The members will dress up in Santa outfits for the special occasion, and sing Christmas carols like "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" with SMAP. Both groups will take the stage for a total of six songs, including AKB48's ultra-popular hit, "Kaze wa Fuiteiru". SMAP X SMAP has also invited other guests to participa

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  • Angela Aki to release a cover album of western songs

    December 16, 2011 @ 2:55 pm

    In commemoration of her new NHK E-tele program, 'Angela Aki’s SONGBOOK in English', Angela has decided to release a new album. This album, adroitly titled "SONGBOOK", will be comprised of Angela's covers of 13 popular Western songs. Angela recorded all the songs in Japanese and it seems as though the entire album will be done with a piano accompaniment -- a first for Angela. Fans will be particularly interested in Angela’s cover of Billy J

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  • Kansai idol group JK21 releases their first major album

    December 16, 2011 @ 2:02 pm

    “Funny and Cute” idol unit from Kansai, JK21, made their major label debut last year and on December 14th, they finally released their first major album, “JK21 Yanen”. Comprised of 13 songs, this major album includes all of their major singles such as “Namidame Peace Sign”, “I Ai KANSAI”, and“Koi no Kiseki (Love’s Miracle).”  It also includes songs from their indie days, which were re-arranged for the album. The director of this group

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  • Kyary Pamyu Pamyu designs shampoo for Reveur

    December 16, 2011 @ 12:41 pm

    On December 15th, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu appeared at a sales event for her collaboration with shampoo brand, ‘Reveur’. This new shampoo is called ‘Reveur x Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Limited Collaboration’ and will cost 1,890 yen (~24 USD). Kyary prepared two different designs, the ‘Baby Scent’ and ‘Cotton Candy Scent’. She confessed, “To be honest, I tend to find things troublesome, even taking a bath. But I thought I could enjoy bath time with my fav

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  • Koda Kumi confirms her pregnancy

    December 16, 2011 @ 11:41 am

    Singer Koda Kumi has confirmed that she is pregnant with her first child! Koda was rumored to be pregnant shortly after she revealed that she was getting married to BACK-ON vocalist and guitarist, KENJI03. She planned to make her official announcement after entering a more stable period of pregnancy, however, with all the confusion from the media, Koda decided to release the news today. On her official website, Koda Kumi wrote: "Hello

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  • Momoiro Clover Z to release new single, "Shiroi Kaze"

    December 16, 2011 @ 10:33 am

    On December 25th, Momoiro Clover Z will hold their Christmas Live, “Momoiro Christmas 2011 Saitama Super Arena Taikai”, and also release their limited Christmas single, “Shiroi Kaze”. The title song was written and composed by Tada Shinya and arranged by Ikuta Magokoro, who also composed and arranged AKB48's "Ponytail to Shushu". This will be the second time that they've collaborated on a song for Momoiro Clover Z, the first being “KIMI NO

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