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  • SKE48 reveals full PV for "Pareo wa Emerald"!

    July 25, 2011 @ 5:53 pm

    SKE48 has just revealed the full PV for their upcoming single, "Pareo wa Emerald"! The colorful is just as cute and colorful as the song itself, and features the girls of SKE48 in matching blue ensembles, cute schoolgirl outfits, and more as they dance on the beach and jump into the ocean. Check out the video below! Thanks to maki for the tip!

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  • Professional golfer Ishikawa Ryo to participate in "24 Hour Television"

    July 25, 2011 @ 5:01 pm

    Today, it was revealed that professional golfer Ishikawa Ryo will be participating in a Nihon TV’s charity program, “24 Hour Television 34 Ai wa Chikyu wo Sukuu”. His part of the program is called, “Ishikawa Ryo ga Mita Hisaichi no Ima” and for the program he visited an elementary school in the disaster area of Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture. Ishikawa, who acquainted himself with the students there, stated, “Although I do not understand th

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  • Iwata Sayuri hopes upcoming movie can help earthquake stricken region

    July 25, 2011 @ 3:13 pm

    On July 24th, actress Iwata Sayuri (21), who plays the heroine in the movie “Assassin” (directed by Go Ohara, opens on October 8), appeared at an event for Assassin which took place at Makuhari Messe in Chiba.  The movie was filmed last November in Sendai, Miyagi.  She spoke about the Sendai Airport that was flooded from the Tohoku Earthquake that occurred in March of this year and stated that “Because we also filmed at the airport, when I s

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  • aiko announces nationwide tour, "Love Like Rock vol.5"

    July 25, 2011 @ 1:45 pm

    Singer-songwriter aiko will be holding a nationwide tour, "Love Like Rock vol.5", starting this October. The announcement was made on July 24th after the encore performance during aiko's current tour, "Love Like Pop vol.14". The crowd burst into loud cheers as they read the info flashing on the screens. "Love Like Rock" is a standing-type concert mainly held at live houses. This new tour will revive her "Love Like Rock" series, which has

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  • Taiwanese singer SHOW holds his debut album release event with 2,000 fans

    July 25, 2011 @ 12:47 pm

    On July 24th, Taiwanese male soloist SHOW (31) attended a commemoration event for his new Japanese debut album, “Only for You (Japan Edition)” at Palette Town in Aomi, Tokyo. Approximately 2,000 fans showed up to see the singer, which delighted the singer. He said in Japanese, “I am really happy. Thank you.” Later, he performed an enthusiastic dance to his single, “ONLY YOU”, in Japanese. The press asked him, “Do you have anyone who is

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  • Nadeshiko Japan's Ando Kozue is a special guest at 'Nintama Rantaro' event!

    July 25, 2011 @ 11:18 am

    On July 23rd, child actor Kato Seishiro (9) attended a premiere event for his starring movie, 'Nintama Rantaro' at Shinjuku Wald, and Nadeshiko Japan’s forward player, Ando Kozue (29), made a special guest appearance! Ando gave a bouquet of flowers to Kato and encouraged him with, “Our team became number one in the world by becoming one and maintaining our attitude of never giving up until the end. This time, I want ‘Nintama Rantaro’ to gi

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  • ET-KING's Senkou gets married!

    July 25, 2011 @ 10:05 am

    ET-KING's MC, Senkou (32), has announced his marriage to a non-celebrity from Osaka. The two met before he started his activities in ET-KING, and submitted their marriage papers on July 22nd, their 10-year anniversary. On the same day, Senkou announced on his official blog, "To be able move forward in music, and live an enriched life, it was all possible because of the people who continued to listen and support ET-KING's music. Thank you v

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  • Masuwaka Tsubasa is a monkey for "Stride Stripe" gum?

    July 25, 2011 @ 8:23 am

    It’s been revealed that popular model Masuwaka Tsubasa was picked up for a “Stride Stripe” gum commercial that will begin broadcasting on July 25th. To bring attention to the gum's long-lasting flavor, the CM starts off with Masuwaka as a monkey; she starts chewing the gum, and keeps chewing it until she evolves into a modern-day runway model. Layered in three parts to bring out the multitude of flavors, this CM also features three women

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  • Music Japan reveals guest list for July 31st

    July 25, 2011 @ 6:46 am

    'Music Japan' has revealed its guest list for July 31st! For the next episode, child stars Ashida Mana and Suzuki Fuku will perform their hit song "Maru Maru Mori Mori" alongside Watarirouka Hashiritai 7, moumoon, and many more for a solid episode of great artists. Check out the amazing set list below! - "Maru Maru Mori Mori" - Kaoru to Tomoki, Tama ni Mukku. (Ashida Mana + Suzuki Fuku) "Hetappi Wink" - Watarirouka Hashiritai 7

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  • After School reveals debut PV for "BANG!"

    July 25, 2011 @ 5:57 am

    Korean idol group After School have launched their Japanese debut by revealing the full PV for "Bang!". Dressed in sexy marching band outfits, these girls are already 'drumming in' a lot of interest from both the music industry and pop fans alike. Check out their hot PV below!

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