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  • "Perfume Dance Contest" to be aired on Ustream

    October 22, 2011 @ 9:00 pm

    The final round of the "Perfume Dance Contest ~Miseyo, JPN!~" which will be held at Shinagawa Stellar Ball on October 29th, will be broadcasted live via Ustream. This contest pitted entrants against each other after they posted their dance videos to the music of Perfume's new song "GLITTER" (will be included in their upcoming single "Spice") on YouTube. After reviewing all the submissions, the finalists were chosen for their dancing qualit

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  • Visual-kei live event "Over The Edge" to be held this New Year's Eve

    October 22, 2011 @ 6:53 pm

    The annual year end live event "Over The Edge'11" where many Visual-kei bands gather together, will be held at Shibuya Public Hall on the New Year's Eve.   Last year, this event was held for two days (12/30 and 12/31), and on New Year's Eve, they had a 13-hour long stage including a countdown to New Year's.  This marks the 5th year for the event. The artist line-up will be announced on the official site on October 28th. Stay tuned on

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – October 17th~20th

    October 22, 2011 @ 4:02 pm

    [caption id="attachment_198516" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Getting ready for an evening full of dramas! ("Watashi ga Renai Dekinai Riyuu" - Fuji TV)"][/caption] For this week's first of two Drama Prime Time Reports, we get to look at six new fall dramas, four of them reaching ratings of 17.0% and beyond, and a very stable "Kaseifu no Mita". On Monday, Fuji TV aired the first episode of their new Monday drama, "Watash

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  • Himuro Kyosuke to release his charity live on DVD

    October 22, 2011 @ 1:02 pm

    It's been revealed that rock singer Himuro Kyosuke will be releasing a live DVD of his charity concert, "KYOSUKE HIMURO GIG at TOKYO DOME ‘We Are Down But Never Give Up!!’", on December 14th. The DVD will feature recordings from Himuro's charity live that was held on June 11th and 12th at Tokyo Dome. It will contain a total of 25 songs, which consists of a variety of his hit songs and ballads. The proceeds will be donated to JASRAC's Tohoku

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  • Kanda Uno gives birth to a baby girl

    October 22, 2011 @ 10:31 am

    It's being reported that talento Kanda Uno gave birth to her first child! According to sources, Kanda gave birth to a healthy baby girl on October 22nd around noon at a hospital in Tokyo. Her husband, Nishimura Takuro, was present at the time of birth, and they celebrated their joy together. Kanda married Nishimura in 2007, and in May of this year, she announced that she was in her fifth month of pregnancy with her first child. In Augus

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  • Karina's new CM for "Nissen" revealed, feat. Tohoshinki's "Easy Mind"

    October 22, 2011 @ 8:55 am

    On October 22nd, actress/model Karina appeared in a new CM for “2011 ‘nissen’ Winter Catalog” as their image character. This latest CM, titled “Circle Runway”, features shots of Karina constantly changing her outfit in front of a white background to match the catchphrase, “Like turning over pages of a book, I will change”. The endorsement, which Karina wearing items with sheepskin and rabbit fur, advertises women to be fashionable and warm a

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  • AKB48's Oshima Yuko is the latest cover girl of fashion magazine "JJ"!

    October 22, 2011 @ 6:43 am

    The December issue of “JJ” saw AKB48's Oshima Yuko as the cover girl for the first time with this fashion magazine. Oshima teasingly poses with a fur coat to cover her nude body. She recently welcomed her 23rd birthday and in this magazine, she climbs the steps of adulthood with her gravia shots. In her interview session, which was titled “This side of Oshima Yuko has never been seen!”, “JJ” asks for her stance on fashion, beauty, and lov

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  • Check out the full PV for BRIGHT's "BAD GIRL!! feat. SKY-HI (AAA)"

    October 22, 2011 @ 5:12 am

    As announced earlier, four-member group BRIGHT will be releasing a new double A-side single called "BAD GIRL!! feat.SKY-HI(AAA) / Autabi Suki ni Natte" on November 23rd. Recently, they revealed the full PV for one of the title tracks ,"BAD GIRL!! feat.SKY-HI(AAA)". It's been described to be a dance-heavy track which guest-featured AAA's Hidaka Mitsuhiro (a.k.a SKY-HI). Check out the PV below! Image: BARKS Thanks to Angela for

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  • "Wild 7" releases first trailer, feat. L'Arc~en~Ciel's new song

    October 22, 2011 @ 4:01 am

    Eita's upcoming action movie, "Wild 7", has just revealed its first trailer through its official website, which also includes a first taste of L’Arc~en~Ciel's new song that was written especially for the movie. "Wild 7" is based on a manga by Mochizuki Mikiya that was serialized in "Weekly Shonen King" from 1969 to 1979. It tells the story of a group called 'Wild 7', who are ex-cons-turned-cops that seek to persecute criminals. In the mo

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  • Hoshino Aki is three months pregnant

    October 22, 2011 @ 1:13 am

    It's being reported that talento Hoshino Aki (34), who married horse jockey Miura Kosei (21) on September 25th, is in her third month of pregnancy. The media is saying that she will have her  baby next May. Hoshino will continue to work while monitoring her condition, and will take maternity leave at the proper time. Both Hoshino and Miura have not given any comments about the pregnancy yet. Hoshino wrote on her blog entry on September 26th

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