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  • Which guitarist do you think can be a representative for Japan?

    December 4, 2011 @ 3:18 am

    In the Japanese music industry, there are handful of guitarist who are extremely talented and full of aura on the stage. Amongst these people, there can only one person who can represent the guitarist of Japan. With this fact in mind, goo decided to ask its users, "Which guitarist do you think can be a representative for Japan?" Let's see who the Japanese citizens picked as their representative below! === 1. Matsumoto Takahiro

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  • KARA places 5th on United World Album Chart

    December 4, 2011 @ 2:03 am

    After making history with a record-breaking #1 rank on the Oricon Album Chart, KARA's second Japanese album, 'Super Girl' lands at an impressive 5th place on the United World Album Chart, in week 49 of 2011.  The United World Chart ranks the most popular albums according to “global sales figures and national album charts”. Fans were thrilled to see the five adorable idols mixed in with music heavyweights, Rihanna  Nickleback, and Jus

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  • Perfume and Watarirouka Hashiritai 7's performances on Happy Music!

    December 4, 2011 @ 1:18 am

    On the December 2nd episode of Happy Music , the trio Perfume and AKB48 sub-unit group Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 performed their respective songs. The ladies of Perfume danced to their latest hit, “Spice” and Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 sang to “Kibou Sanmyaku” – both songs that brought a twist of the new with the old. Check out their performances below! <”Spice” – Perfume> <”Kibou Sanmyaku” – Watarirouka Hashiritai 7>

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  • Yuki Maomi decides to opens a Twitter account to clear up a misunderstanding

    December 4, 2011 @ 12:26 am

    On December 3rd, Yuki Maomi announced that she had opened an official Twitter account. This announcement was first posted on her blog stating, “Although it’s late, I started my own Twitter account!” Until now, it was said that many of her fans mistook someone who was pretending to be her, as her real account. Knowing this fact, she stated, “It seems that there was a fake Yuki Maomi on Twitter!” She continued, “Since it was misleading, I d

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  • Takei Emi's full PV for "Koi Suru Kimochi" unveiled!

    December 3, 2011 @ 11:05 pm

    Just hours ago, actress Takei Emi's short PV for her debut single, "Koi Suru Kimochi" (scheduled for release on December 14th), was revealed. Now, the full glory of this PV has been revealed and is available for your viewing pleasure! Written by GLAY’s TAKURO, this 5-minute video features Takei in various settings from a cozy room to a cold forest where she stumbles upon a door. Check out this snowy PV below!

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  • Yahoo! Japan reveals Search Keyword Rankings for 2011

    December 3, 2011 @ 10:05 pm

    Japan's biggest Internet search portal, Yahoo! Japan, just released the final rankings of their annual 'Search Word Ranking' list. They accumulated all search words from January 1st until October 31st and ranked the results according to various categories. The overall ranking contains some familiar search words, such as YouTube, which has been the number one search word on Yahoo! Japan for four consecutive years. The biggest leaps were

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  • AKB48 reveals PVs for B-side and team songs off their upcoming single, "Ue Kara Mariko"!

    December 3, 2011 @ 9:13 pm

    On December 3rd, idol group AKB48 revealed their B-side and team songs off their upcoming single, "Ue Kara Mariko" (scheduled for release on December 7th)! Their B-side song, "Noel no Yoru", features the girls in a pink, fluffy poncho that suits the song beautifully with its holiday themed soundtrack and soothing voices perfect for this winter. For "Rinjin wa Kizutsukanai", Team A took on a fierce look with black, urban outfits and star

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  • Watch the first teaser for "Liar Game -Reborn-"

    December 3, 2011 @ 8:00 pm

    It was announced back in October, that a new "Liar Game" movie called "Liar Game -Saisei-" (-Reborn-), starring Matsuda Shota and Tabe Mikako, will be opening in Japan on March 3rd, 2012. Now the official site of the movie was updated with a 30-second-long teaser, and while it doesn't reveal much, it gives us a quick glimpse at familiar characters, including Matsuda as the protagonist, Akiyama Shinichi, and Suzuki Kosuke as the peculiar Fu

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  • MUSIC STATION reveals guest line-up for December 9th

    December 3, 2011 @ 6:33 pm

    MUSIC STATION has updated their official website with the guest list for its December 9th broadcast! Next week, actress Takei Emi will perform her debut song, "Koi Suru Kimochi", while AKB48 will promote their upcoming single, "Ue Kara Mariko". Kis-My-Ft2, SMAP, flumpool, and BoA will also take the stage for an exciting episode you can't miss! Check out the set list below! - "Ue Kara Mariko" - AKB48 "We never give up!" - Kis-My

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  • 4minute performs "Ready Go" on Music Fair

    December 3, 2011 @ 5:16 pm

    Korean pop group 4minute is scheduled to release their sixth Japanese single titled, "Ready Go" on December 7th. To help promote this upcoming release, the girls performed the track on the December 3rd edition of Fuji TV's "Music Fair". The song is a fast-paced, aggressive track that infuses a bit of rock and has tons of attitude, this was also reflected in their performance. Check it out below! Tip: Lee Nom

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