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  • AKB48's Ota Aika & Hirajima Natsumi to star in their first movie

    December 10, 2011 @ 12:11 pm

    It's been announced that AKB48 members Ota Aika and Hirajima Natsumi will be starring in the upcoming film, 'X Game 2'. "X Game 2" is based on a novel by Yamada Yusuke, and is the sequel to horror suspense movie, 'X Game'. The first film was released back in 2010, and starred AKB48's Kikuchi Ayaka and Nakagawa Haruka. The storyline for its sequel will focus on characters who had been bullied at a young age. As they grow older, they seek re

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  • exist†trace announces 2012 U.S. tour

    December 10, 2011 @ 11:07 am

    All-female visual kei band exist†trace has announced that they'll be playing four concerts in the U.S. starting in March 2012. Unfortunately for those living in the West or Central areas, this tour will be limited to the East coast only. So far, only three dates have been revealed. The first is on March 18th in New York City, and the second will be in Philadelphia for March 20th. As for the third date, exist†trace will make a special ap

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  • JKT48 sings "Heavy Rotation" for Pocari Sweat CM

    December 10, 2011 @ 9:15 am

    AKB48's newest sister group, JKT48, has released a CM for 'Pocari Sweat'! Shot on a gorgeous beach, the girls are seen having fun in the sun while performing "Heavy Rotation". Rumor has it that they'll be releasing their first PV fairly soon, so stay tuned to tokyohive for further updates! [ Thank you to everyone who sent this in! ]

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  • Shirota Yu appears for talk event as FC Barcelona's first honorary fan

    December 10, 2011 @ 8:20 am

    Back in October, actor Shirota Yu became the first honorary fan of Spanish professional soccer team FC Barcelona. On December 9th, he attended a talk event held in honor of FC Barcelona's arrival in Japan at NIKE Harajuku. Wearing the team's 'No.25' uniform with "YU FERNANDEZ" on its back, Shirota gushed, "It's been a long time since I wore a uniform; last time I wore one, I was in elementary school. It feels like I could play like Ini

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  • Tomato n' Pine member WADA to return from hiatus

    December 10, 2011 @ 5:27 am

    Idol group Tomato n' Pine has announced that WADA (Wada Rieka) will be returning from her hiatus. In early-November, WADA fell ill and withdrew herself from the group's regular radio program. She decided to go on hiatus in order to focus on full recovery. WADA will resume her activities on December 10th to participate in the group's handshake events at Nagoya Nadya Park in Aichi and Hankyu Nishinomiya Gardens in Hyogo. They will also hold

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  • Kuroyume to hold their first Asia tour

    December 10, 2011 @ 3:45 am

    It's been revealed that rock band Kuroyume will be holding their first Asia tour, "THE ASIA SHOWCASE Vol.1", in March 2012. Kuroyume has been rapidly gaining popularity again after releasing their album, "Headache and Dub Reel Inch", in November. This album was their first in 13 years since "CORKSCREW" from 1998. For their very first Asia tour, Kuroyume has announced dates for Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Taiwan. Prior to this tour, however

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  • Download Acid Black Cherry's live concert for free!

    December 10, 2011 @ 2:47 am

    Acid Black Cherry is offering a free download of their live concert held on July 23rd at Fuji Q Highland Conifer Forest. The free download is the 3rd part of their 4th anniversary project, "ABC Dream CUP 2011", which was created to thank fans for their support over the past four year. The first part was a free Chaku-Uta download for all singles, and the second was a free live for 40,000 fans. The download will be available from December

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  • Check out the first teaser for "SPEC~Ten"

    December 10, 2011 @ 1:01 am

    The official website for upcoming movie, 'SPEC~Ten', has finally been updated with its first teaser. 'SPEC~Ten' brings back its two protagonists, Toma Saya (Toda Erika) and Sebumi Takeru (Kase Ryo), who've already solved various cases related to people with SPEC (special abilities) in last year's TBS drama. In the film, they will continue to find answers to questions raised at the end of the drama, however, the main case will be about the

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  • YELLOW FRIED CHICKENz to release new single + album

    December 9, 2011 @ 11:00 pm

    On December 28th, YELLOW FRIED CHICKENz will be releasing their second single, "ALL MY LOVE / YOU ARE THE REASON". "ALL MY LOVE" is a ballad number that has already been performed during their European tour, while "YOU ARE THE REASON" is an uptempo rock tune. The DVD will contain the music video for "ALL MY LOVE". "YOU ARE THE REASON" is currently being used as the CM song for the snowboarding equipment brand, "Rouge et Noir", GACKT's l

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  • Mano Erina releases PV for upcoming single "Doki Doki Baby"

    December 9, 2011 @ 10:00 pm

    Previously, we reported about the release of Mano Erina's new double A-side single "Tasogare Kousaten/Doki Doki Baby" which is scheduled to be released on February 22nd 2012.   Today, the full PV to one of the title tracks "Doki Doki Baby" was revealed on Mano Erina official YouTube channel! In the music video, Mano is co-starring with some Maiko-san. Check it out below! Image: natalie Thanks to Tommy Van Damme for the tip!

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