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  • SKE48's 14th single grabs the No.1 spot on Oricon weekly ranking

    March 24, 2014 @ 6:42 pm

    SKE48's 14th single "Mirai to wa?" (went on sale on March 19) sold 398,000 copies during the first week, and topped Oricon's latest weekly ranking. This marked the group's 10th consecutive chart-topping single. This single allowed them to become the 3rd female group to have 10 chart-topping singles which has only been achieved by Morning Musume and AKB48. Moreover, they accomplished it in 4 years and 8 months since their debut which is the

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  • L'Arc-en-Ciel announce new song + live video & world tour documentary film

    March 24, 2014 @ 12:20 pm

    L'Arc-en-Ciel has announced the release of a new song, as well as the release of a live DVD/Blu-ray this fall. In addition, their documentary film 'DOCUMENTARY FILMS ~WORLD TOUR 2012~' will open in theaters in December.  This was announced on March 22nd during 'L'Arc-en-Ciel LIVE 2014 at National Olympic Stadium' at National Olympic Hall. The crowd of 80,000 people screamed with excitement to these 3 big news. Their new song, titl

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  • Multicultural group Hemenway to disband after one-man live in April

    March 24, 2014 @ 5:40 am

    It's been revealed that Hemenway will disband after their one-man live on April 5th at WWW, Tokyo.Regarding the disbandment, the members explained, "While thinking about our future goals, the 4 members found a difference in our music dreams and direction. It became impossible for all of us to walk towards the same goal."   Hemenway is comprised of two Korean-American members Issac (Vo,G) and Charm (G), and two Japanese members Ogaching

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  • Aimer to sing the theme song for 'Mobile Suit Gundam UC' for the 2nd time

    March 23, 2014 @ 8:45 pm

    Aimer's new single "StarRingChild EP" will be released on May 21st. The first song off of the single "StarRingChild" will serve as the theme song for popular anime Mobile Suit Gundam UC's new series 'episode 7: Niji no Kanata ni'. This will be Aimer's 2nd time providing the theme song for the anime. The song will be provided and produced by Sawano Hiroyuki.Aside "StarRingChild", the single will include new songs such as "Even Heaven" and "Mi

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  • Kuroyume announce tour schedule for 2014-2015

    March 23, 2014 @ 2:30 pm

    Kuroyume has announced their tour schedule for 2014 to 2015.The band's upcoming tour will be broken up into two parts.The first will be titled "BEFORE THE NEXT SLEEP VOL.1: Yume wa Muchi", and it will kick off on Hitoki's (B) birthday, July 19th at Zepp Nagoya for a total of 24 shows. The second will be titled "BEFORE THE NEXT SLEEP VOL.2: Doku to Hana", and it will start on December 4th and into the New Year for a total of 27 shows. The finale w

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  • Arashi to release the theme song for Ninomiya Kazunari's new drama

    March 23, 2014 @ 11:13 am

    Arashi will be releasing their new single "GUTS!" on April 30th."GUTS!" will be used as the theme song for Ninomiya Kazunari's new drama 'Yowakutemo Katemasu ~Aoshi Sensei to Heppoko Koukou Kyuji no Yabou' which will be broadcast by NTV starting April 12th. It will be released in both limited and regular editions. The limited edition will come with a coupling track, as well as a DVD containing the PV for "GUTS!" and as 12-page lyric booklet. Mean

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  • AKB48 to hold the 6th Senbatsu General Election

    March 22, 2014 @ 2:41 pm

    It was announced that AKB48 would be holding their annual Senbatsu General Election.The 6th election will be held to choose the Senbatsu members who can participate in the group's 37th single (Currently untitled, to be released in August). Up until now, top 64 girls were chosen in the past elections, but this year, the number will be increased to top 80 girls; • 1st ~ 16th : 37th single Senbatsu members• 17th ~ 32nd : Under Girls • 33

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  • SCANDAL to release new single in April

    March 21, 2014 @ 5:40 pm

    SCANDAL will release their new single titled "Departure" on April 23. SCANDAL revealed a studio live footage of "Departure" on March 3rd for one-day only. The release of this medium-tempo tune was decided as fans hoped for the song to be re-uploaded or released in physical form. It's written and composed by MAMI (G, Vo), and arranged and produced by Kameda Seiji. The coupling song will be "rainy" which will serve as the image song for the&nb

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 3/12~3/18

    March 21, 2014 @ 3:47 pm

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of March 12th to March 18th. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Harukaze" - Rihwa 02 - "Let It Go" - Idina Menzel 03 - "Hot Stuff" - JUJU 04 - "Let It Go ~Ari no Mama de~ (Ending)" - May J. 05 - "Story Of My Life" - One Direction 06 - "Aoi Ryu" - EXILE ATSUSHI 07 - "L

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  • BUMP OF CHIKEN's Fujiwara Motoo has surgery for pneumothorax

    March 21, 2014 @ 5:48 am

    BUMP OF CHICKEN's Fujiwara Motoo (Vo & G) has been hospitalized after surgery for pneumothorax. As a result, the band's concert on March 31 at Shinkiba STUDIO COAST will be postponed.  The outcome of the surgery was a success, and he is expected to be discharged in a few days. Currently, he has "started rehabilitation in order to return to work." After discussions with the members and staff and considering his physical recovery,&nb

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