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  • Matsuda Shota and Sasaki Nozomi attends pre-screening for "Afro Tanaka"

    December 17, 2011 @ 5:06 pm

    On December 15th, Matsuda Shota and Sasaki Nozomi attended the pre-screening for their upcoming film, "Afro Tanaka". Matsuda plays the role of 'Tanaka Hiroshi', a 24-year old with a big afro, who has no experience with women. He commented, "The director and I became Afro Tanaka, and we thought about girls." Director Matsui also stated, "We made this film while facing Tanaka Hiroshi's thoughts." Written by Noritsuke Masaharu, "Afro Tanak

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  • MISIA opens an official Facebook account

    December 17, 2011 @ 3:14 pm

    R&B singer MISIA has opened an official Facebook account to celebrate the release of her new album, "MISIA no Mori - Forest Covers -". To commemorate this special occasion, MISIA released an unpublished remix of "Heal The World (Gomi's Unity of Love Remix)" on her page, which you can access through the 'SP Listen' tab on the left. Check out her Facebook page here. Source: Natalie

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  • Hamasaki Ayumi's year-end countdown concert to play in theaters

    December 17, 2011 @ 2:03 pm

    It's been announced that Hamasaki Ayumi's year-end countdown concert, "COUNTDOWN LIVE 2011-2012 A ~HOTEL Love songs~", will be relayed live via 14 theaters all across Japan! The live broadcast is scheduled to start at 10:30 p.m. on December 31st in theaters located in Hokkaido, Miyagi, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Tochigi, Aichi, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hyogo and Fukuoka. It's an exciting event for those fans who weren't able to land a ticket, but

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  • Fudanjuku reveal PV for new single "Kaze Ikki" + full preview for "my home town"

    December 17, 2011 @ 12:12 pm

    Cross-dressing idol unit Fudanjuku have recently revealed the details for their latest single, "Kaze Ikki"! Scheduled to hit stores on January 18th, "Kaze Ikki" the first single featuring the new eight-member lineup with the addition of two new members, Aiba Kensui and Yukimura Ryouma. The single will come in one regular version and eight limited edition versions, which feature a DVD with different making-of videos centered around each membe

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  • Tokyohive's 2nd Christmas Giveaway!

    December 17, 2011 @ 10:22 am

    With Christmas season in full swing, tokyohive is greeting the most festive time of the year with our second annual Christmas giveaway! In the spirit of the season, we'll be selecting 9 lucky readers to receive a special holiday package to give their holidays a J-pop twist. From December 17th to December 25th, one user will be chosen from the comments section to win a single or an album from the list below: exist†trace - "TWIN GATE"

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  • Acid Black Cherry to hold a nationwide tour in May

    December 17, 2011 @ 8:58 am

    Acid Black Cherry has announced that he'll be embarking on a nationwide tour in 2012. Acid Black Cherry will kick off his 22-location tour on May 1st, 2012 at Fukuoka Sunpalace, and will conclude it on July 18th and 20th at his two-day final event in the Nippon Budokan. Anticipation is rising high for the event, especially since his last nationwide tour was held two years ago. Acid Black Cherry's fanclub will be able to purchase tickets

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  • What are your favorite dramas with Okada Masaki?

    December 17, 2011 @ 7:43 am

    Recently, Okada Masaki has been rising as one of Japan's more popular young actors, thanks to his many projects. In fact, he will star in a NHK Taiga drama for  2012, which will mark his first time participating in this popular drama genre. With his previous starring dramas in mind, goo decided to ask its users, “What is your favorite dramas starring Okada Masaki?” Check out the ranking below! === 1. Hanazakari no Kimitachi e ~Ike

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  • Hirano Aya promises to start full-fledged singing activities next year

    December 17, 2011 @ 6:02 am

    On December 16th, Hirano Aya attended a Japanese dubbing session for the Blu-Ray and DVD of Korean drama, “City Hunter in Seoul”. This year marks the 10th year since Hirano’s debut as a voice actress. Hirano explained that it's been an eventful period, especially since she's changed agencies this past August. “I got to do a lot of things as a voice actress this year," she said. "This has been a step-up year for me, I’ve been a TV regular

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  • Matsumoto Hitoshi's slander suit gets dismissed

    December 17, 2011 @ 3:53 am

    Earlier this year, talent/comedian Matsumoto Hitoshi sued “FLASH” magazine for damaging his reputation. He demanded Kobunsha (owner of FLASH) to pay 11 million yen (~134,500 USD) and to release an article with an apology. On December 16th, Tokyo’s district courts completed their review of his claim and decided to dismiss it. The article in question was from September 7th, 2010. Titled, “He’s coming back from surgery, but also returning to

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  • Takei Emi unfurls singing career with a huge poster

    December 17, 2011 @ 2:37 am

    On December 14th, Takei Emi kicked off her singing debut with the release of her first single, “Koi Suru Kimochi”. To help promote the single, a huge poster has been put up at the exit of Omotesando Station B1. This poster is 28.5 meters (~93.5 feet) in length and a device has been prepared to play “Koi Suru Kimochi” as well. The poster will be up until December 18th, so people in the area should definitely check it out. In addition to

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