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  • Aoki Kotomi's manga "Kano-Uso" to get live-action movie adaptation

    February 24, 2012 @ 9:19 am

    It was announced on the latest issue of manga magazine "Cheese!" (released on February 24th), that Aoki Kotomi's manga "Kanojo wa Uso wo Aishisugiteru" (also nicknamed as "Kano-Uso") will get a live-action movie adaptation. This is Aoki's third manga to get live-action movie adaption, as her previous series "Boku wa Imouto ni Koi wo Suru" (starring Matsumoto Jun and Eikura Nana) and "Boku no Hatsukoi wo Kimi ni Sasagu" (starring Inoue Mao

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  • Amuro Namie reveals jacket covers for "Go Round / YEAH-OH"

    February 24, 2012 @ 8:45 am

    Singer Amuro Namie has unveiled the jacket covers for her upcoming single, "Go Round / YEAH-OH"! The single is slated for release on March 21st and will be available in two different versions: CD+DVD and CD-Only. The DVD will contain music videos for both "Go Round" and "YEAH-OH". As reported earlier, "Go Round" is currently the campaign song for the cosmetic brand, 'KOSE ESPRIQUE'. The jacket covers feature a gentle side of Namie, a

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  • Abe Hiroshi & Ueto Aya visit Rome for "Thermae Romae" premiere

    February 24, 2012 @ 6:26 am

    On February 22nd, a premiere for upcoming movie "Thermae Romae" was held at Cinema The Space in Rome, Italy. The main cast members Abe Hiroshi, Ueto Aya, and the director of the movie Takeuchi Hideki attended this overseas stage greeting. "Thermae Romae" is a live-action adaptation of Yamazaki Mari's popular manga.  It's a story of Lucius (played by Abe), a bath design engineer, who slips through time between Ancient Rome and modern Japan.

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  • RAINBOW reveals the short version PV of "Gonna Gonna GO!"

    February 24, 2012 @ 4:16 am

    As reported earlier, Korean girl group RAINBOW will be releasing their 3rd Japanese single titled "Gonna Gonna GO!" on March 14th, and recently, the short version of  "Gonna Gonna GO!" PV was revealed on Universal Music Japan's official YouTube channel. "Gonna Gonna GO!" will be their first original Japanese song, and it will be released in three different types. (Check our previous post for more details here.) Watch the short version P

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  • Arashi reveals PV preview to their upcoming single "Wild at Heart"

    February 24, 2012 @ 3:36 am

    Arashi's new single "Wild at Heart" which is being used as the theme song for Matsumoto Jun's ongoing drama "Lucky Seven", is scheduled to be released on March 7th. The PV preview to the upcoming single has just been revealed! In the preview, you can see Arashi members' comical dance on the 70s disco-style set. Check it out below! Thanks to Emily for the tip!

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  • moumoon to provide CM song for Canon's "IXY" + jacket covers

    February 24, 2012 @ 1:16 am

    It's been revealed that pop duo moumoon's new song, "Love is Everywhere", was chosen as the CM tune for Canon's 'IXY'. This song will be released as their new single on March 14th. Canon's new CM will broadcast starting early March, and will star actress Yoshitaka Yuriko. In the CM, Yoshitaka will capture scenes of the beach, mountains, cities, and skylines with the new IXY. Vocalist YUKA commented on their new song saying, "This time,

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  • Ishiguro Aya & Tsuji Nozomi to make guest appearance at Dream Morning Musume's last live

    February 23, 2012 @ 10:04 pm

    It's been announced that former Morning Musume members Ishiguro Aya (33) and Tsuji Nozomi (24) will be making a guest appearance in Dream Morning Musume's last live! Dream Morning Musume was created temporarily in January of last year, and consists of 10 former members of Morning Musume. The group will hold their last concert at Nippon Budokan on March 10th. This will be Ishiguro's first concert since graduating from Morning Musume over

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  • Oshikiri Moe designs an apartment building

    February 23, 2012 @ 8:08 pm

    It was recently revealed that popular model Oshikiri Moe (32) designed an entire apartment building. The new 7-floor tall designer apartment complex, the “PREMIUM CUBE Meguro Higashiyama # mo,” is located in Higashiyama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo.  Oshikiri personally chose and decided on everything from the warm orange color of the exterior to the decorated entrances and the individual, fresh-feeling rooms. Prior to this, she also designed a we

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  • FUNKY MONKEY BABYS's song "Kono Sekai ni Umareta Wake" grabs 4th place on Japanese Billboard Charts

    February 23, 2012 @ 6:04 pm

    FUNKY MONKEY BABYS’s song “Kono Sekai ni Umareta Wake,” released on February 15th, grabbed 4th place on the Billboard Japan's Single Sales and JAPAN HOT 100 charts. The song, a heart-warming ballad number, was written as the title song of the drama “Hayami-san to Yobareru Hi,” which began airing in January and stars Matsushita Nao.  Matsushita appears wearing a wedding dress in the same role for the song’s promotion video. After releasi

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  • AKB48's Sashihara Rino becomes model for 'Samantha Thavasa'

    February 23, 2012 @ 3:22 pm

    On February 22nd, AKB48 member Sashihara Rino attended a press conference for the fashion brand, 'Samantha Thavasa', as their latest Muse. Sashihara appeared at the event wearing a pastel-colored blouse and a white mini-skirt. She shared that she was taken by surprise to receive the same title as Beyonce and fellow member Itano Tomomi, who are also Muses for the brand.  "I had my doubts whether it was real or not," she said. Sashihara w

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