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  • Japan Box Office Report – 6/14~6/15

    June 19, 2014 @ 4:42 pm

    Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart – June 7th/8th 01 (01) Frozen (Weeks: 14) 02 (00) Noah (Weeks: 01) 03 (00) Climbing to Spring (Weeks: 01) 04 (03) Monsterz (Weeks: 03) 05 (02) X-Men: Days of Future Past (Weeks: 03) 06 (04) Seiten no Hekireki (Weeks: 04) 07 (06) All-Round Appraiser Q: The Eyes of Mona Lisa (Weeks: 03) 08 (08) T

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  • Goto Maki to perform with other former Morning Musume members on TV Tokyo's special music program

    June 19, 2014 @ 3:13 am

    Former Morning Musume member Goto Maki, who just announced her return from 2 and a half years of hiatus, will be appearing on TV Tokyo's special music program "Teleto Ongakusai (Hatsu)", which will broadcast live on June 26. On the live program, she will make an appearance along with other former Morning Musume members like Abe Natsumi and Nakazawa Yuko, and they will perform "LOVE Machine", "Happy Summer Wedding", and "Renai Revolution 21."For

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  • The Gifu's representative in AKB48 Team 8 announces her graduation from the group

    June 19, 2014 @ 3:09 am

    On June 18, idol group AKB48 Team 8 member Okubora Chinatsu, who is Gifu prefecture's representative, announced her graduation from the group.She explained the reason for her graduation on the team's official site, "It's been about 2 months since our activities began, and it was getting difficult for me to continue the activities while coping with my schoolwork, so I started feeling that I would not be able to stay as the way I am in fr

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  • Kago Ai blogs about Tsuji Nozomi's birthday party with 2-shot photos with her

    June 19, 2014 @ 3:06 am

    On June 18, Kago Ai blogged about Tsuji Nozomi's birthday party, which she attended yesterday on the 17th. The two were both 4th generation members of Morning Musume and were a part of sub-unit Minimoni as well. They also formed a duo called "W" together.With a two-shot photo of her and Tsuji holding microphones, she wrote, "We sang and danced to the songs from our 'W' and 'Musume' times for the first time in 10 years!! Though we d

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  • Do As Infinity's Van Tomiko gives birth to her first child

    June 19, 2014 @ 2:15 am

    On June 18, Do As Infinity's vocalist Van Tomiko (35) announced through her fan club website the birth of her first child.   According to the announcement, Van gave birth to a 3,450 gram (7lbs 9oz) baby boy on June 13. She joyfully stated, "Both my son and I are healthy. It was past the due date, but there were no big troubles. He was born safely in the presence of my husband. My heart is full of happiness of being able to hold our long-awaited

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 6/13~6/15

    June 19, 2014 @ 2:14 am

    This is Tokyohive's regular Drama Prime Time Report giving you a detailed look at the prime time ratings with a focus on the weekly dramas. You can check out the most recent ratings from June 13th to June 15th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! === 6/13 – Friday 07.2%(?.?%) – 19:30-20:45 – 2014 FIFA World Cup Special 05.3%(1.1%) – 22:00-22:50 – Doctor G 08.4%(4.2%) – 19

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  • NMB48's new album to be released in August

    June 18, 2014 @ 6:01 pm

    NMB48 will be releasing their new album (currently untitled) on August 13. The album will not only include their previous singles like "Bokura no Yuriika", "Kamonegikkusu" and "Takane no Ringo", but also its lead track "Ibiza Girl", as well as many unpublished songs. There will be 3 different versions for the album, and each version will come with a privilege DVD which contains music videos, footage from their theater performances, live performa

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  • BABYMETAL to join 'Lady Gaga's artRAVE: the ARTPOP ball' as supporting act + 1st one-man live in the US

    June 18, 2014 @ 1:43 pm

    It was announced that BABYMETAL would join "LADY GAGA'S artRAVE: the ARTPOP ball" performances in America as a supporing act. BABYMETAL will appear in 5 performances;7/30 (Wed) : Phoenix, AZ - US Airways Arena8/1 (Fri) : Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Garden Arena8/2 (Sat) : Stateline, NV - Harveys Lake Tahoe8/4 (Mon) : Salt Lake City, UT - Energy Solutions Arena8/6 (Wed) : Denver, CO - Pepsi CenterOn a side no

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  • Aoyama Thelma to release first album in 3 years

    June 18, 2014 @ 3:27 am

    Aoyama Thelma will release a new album titled "Lonely Angel" on August 6. This will mark Aoyama's first album in about 3 years and 2 months. It was created with the concept of "Girls Anthem", and it will contain "TOKEYO" which will be available for download via iTunes Store and Recochoku on July 9. In addition, Aoyama will hold a one-man live at Shangri-La (Osaka) and Shibuya duo MUSIC EXCHANGE (Tokyo) in September.[Lonely Angel]Limited

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  • Kis-My-Ft2 reveal track list for 3rd album

    June 18, 2014 @ 3:25 am

    Kis-My-Ft2 have revealed the track list for their third album "Kis-My-Journey", which will be released on July 2. The album will feature 13 tracks including the lead song "Seven Journey", which is written and composed by Kimaguren, their cool and comical number "3.6.5", and "Tana Kara Botanmochi" by the band's sub-unit Busaiku. The PVs for "Seven Journey" and "3.6.5" will be included in the Limited Editions A and B DVDs. Check out

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