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  • AKB48 to release a sequel to their documentary movie

    December 12, 2011 @ 12:49 am

    AKB48 will be releasing a sequel to their hit documentary which will be titled “DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 Show must go on Shoujo-tachi wa Kizutsuki Nagara, Yume wo Miru”. The first documentary focused on the girls’ start, but this one will specifically be focusing on the heartache and success the girls went through in 2011. The documentary won’t be a news segment, but will be behind-the-scenes footage of AKB48. It will show the light and darkne

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  • Acid Black Cherry reaches 40,000 download limit in less than 24 hours!

    December 11, 2011 @ 11:37 pm

    We mentioned the other day that Acid Black Cherry would be offering a free download of his live concert held on July 23rd at Fuji Q Highland Conifer Forest. This free download was the 3rd part of his 4th anniversary project, “ABC Dream CUP 2011”, which was created to thank fans for their support over the past four years. The free download was limited to 40,000 fans and would be opened from December 10th to the 19th. However, as soon as fans

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  • Idoling!!!'s Yazawa Erika & Fonchi to graduate from group

    December 11, 2011 @ 9:49 pm

    [caption id="attachment_209291" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="L to R: Fonchi & Yazawa Erika"][/caption] It's been announced that Idoling!!! members Yazawa Erika and Fonchi have decided to graduate from the group. The pair are both first generation members who appeared on their debut program, 'Idoling!!!', back in October 2006. However, both girls wish to do more activities as talents, so they decided to graduate from the grou

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  • Mano Erina appears at a stage greeting for "Kamen Rider" movie

    December 11, 2011 @ 8:35 pm

    On December 10th, Hello! Project's Mano Erina appeared at a stage greeting for the upcoming film, "Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Fourze & Ozu MOVIE Taisen MEGA MAX". Mano, who plays the role of 'Kamen Rider Nadeshiko', commented, "Once again, I feel I was given a great role. 'Nadeshiko' was also this year's popular word." She continued, "It's a bittersweet movie, so I want Nadeshiko to be a first love for a child, and I want adults to rememb

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  • Who do fans want to win the 53rd Japan Record Awards?

    December 11, 2011 @ 6:34 pm

    Last month the nominations were revealed for the 53rd Japan Record Awards. Goo has polled its readers to find out which song they believe deserves the ‘Best Song’ award. Check out the results below and find out where you stand and then let us know how you would vote. == [Favorite Song From The Japan Record Awards Nominees] 1. Flying Get (AKB48) – 7045 votes 2. Warattetainda (Ikimonogakari) – 3230 votes 3. GO GO Summer! (KARA)

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  • Fukui Mai wins the grand prize at the Japan Cable Radio Awards

    December 11, 2011 @ 5:17 pm

    On December 10th it was revealed that Fukui Mai won the grand prize at the 44th Japan Cable Radio Awards. She was award for her hit songs and being a highly requested artist among the general public. Fukui debuted on August 20, 2008 with her single “AI no Uta”; the theme song to TBS drama ‘Koi Zora’. During that same year, at the 41st Japan Cable Radio Awards, Fukui won the award for ‘Best Newcomer’. Fukui commented happily on her trophies,

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  • AFTER SCHOOL holds special event at Shibuya 109

    December 11, 2011 @ 4:10 pm

    [caption id="attachment_209178" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="L to R: Jooyeon, Kahi, Lizzy, Raina, Nana, E-Young, Jung Ah"][/caption] On December 10th, After School attended a talk event at Shibuya 109. Uee (23) wasn’t able to attend due to a scheduling conflict with her drama, but the other seven members showed off their beautiful legs in their sexy outfits. The girls’ are currently decorating the building on a gigantic billboar

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  • Girls are all over Komori Jun's new hairstyle!

    December 11, 2011 @ 2:29 pm

    Popular model Komori Jun has a new hairstyle that's become a huge hit among young girls. Last month, Komori cut off her long locks for a more adult-looking bob. Around a month later, Komori went to her salon and found out that more than 100 girls came in to get the ‘Junpo Bob’. Komori blogged, “More than 100 people came to get the Junpo Bob ☆☆☆ AWESOME AWESOME (^_^) I’m glad O(≧∇≦)o” She continued, “Bobs are comfortable and straight

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  • NMB48's Takiyama Akane to graduate from group

    December 11, 2011 @ 12:45 pm

    It's been reported that NMB48 2nd generation research student Takiyama Akane (17) will be graduating from the group. This sudden news was announced during NMB48's performance on December 10th. Takiyama passed the 2nd generation auditions back in May, and made her theater debut in August. However, she's decided to pursue her dream of going to college, and so she'll be graduating from the group when she enters her last year of high school ne

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  • Tokyo Jihen reveals track list for "color bars"

    December 11, 2011 @ 9:57 am

    On December 1st, 2nd, 6th, and 7th, Tokyo Jihen held the Tokyo performances of their nationwide tour, "LIVE TOUR 2011 DISCOVERY", at Tokyo International Forum. The tour kicked off on September 30th, mainly promoting their 5th album, 'Daihakken'. Amongst the loud cheers from the crowd, there were fans who called out, "Congratulations on your appearance on Kohaku!", to which vocalist Shiina Ringo replied, "Thank you. I will work hard until the

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