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  • NMB48's Suto Ririka eats a durian fruit in PV for 'Durian Shounen'

    June 20, 2015 @ 5:24 am

    The short PV for NMB48's new song "Duran Shounen" was recently uploaded onto the group's official YouTube channel."Durian Shounen" is the title track to NMB48's new single scheduled to be released on July 15. In the PV, which was shot in Taiwan, you can see the center Suto Ririka eating durian as well as scenes of the members enjoying Taiwan's night market. There is also a dancing version PV, which features the members dancing in their bikinis.&n

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  • SPYAIR perform inside of a cage in PV for 'Fire Starter'

    June 20, 2015 @ 5:22 am

    SPYAIR have revealed the PV for their new song "Fire Starter", which will be released as their new single on July 22.  Directed by Fukatsu Masakazu, the PV features the band members performing inside of a cage. It tells the story of people who have lost their freedom after being thrown into a cage for unfair reasons. They gradually recover their vitality, break out from the cage, and become free again. Source & Image: natalie

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  • MUSIC STATION 2-hour special to feature Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, NEWS, and more

    June 20, 2015 @ 5:21 am

    TV Asahi's music program 'MUSIC STATION' will air its 2-hour special on June 26.Next week's episode will feature performances by Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Golden Bomber, JUJU, SEKAI NO OWARI, Sexy Zone, NEWS, and Yuzu. Check out the set list below! ・Kyary Pamyu Pamyu - "Mondai Girl"・Golden Bomber - "Jirettai"・JUJU - "Itoshi no Eri", "PLAYBACK"・SEKAI NO OWARI - "Starlight Parade", "Moonlight Station"・Sexy Zone - "Cha-Cha-Cha Champion"・NEWS - "Chum Chum"

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  • Takeuchi Yuko & Hashimoto Ai to star in a live-action film adaptation of Ono Fuyumi's horror novel

    June 20, 2015 @ 5:18 am

    It was announced that Takeuchi Yuko and Hashimoto Ai would star in a live-action adaptation of Ono Fuyumi's award-winning horror novel "Zane." This marks the first time the two actresses are co-starring. "Zane: Sundewa Ikenai Heya" starts where "I", a mystery novelist, receives a letter from her reader Kubo, a female college student. The letter says that she hears strange noises in her room. Prompted by curiosity, "I" and Kubo start in

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  • Viewers complain the CM for new 'Juon' movie is too scary

    June 20, 2015 @ 5:15 am

    Actress Taira Airi is starring in the horror movie "Juon: The Final" (opens on June 20), and its TV CM has been airing. However, many viewers complained that the CM was too scary, so changes have been made. "Juon: The Final" is the last chapter of the popular "Juon" series, which is known as 'the scariest Japanese movie.' There have been 8 films released from the series, and this newest one will be a sequel to last year's "Juon: Owari no Hajimar

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  • Voice actor Tatekabe Kazuya passes away at the age of 80

    June 20, 2015 @ 2:48 am

    Veteran voice actor Tatekabe Kazuya (80), who is best known as the voice of Gian from popular anime "Doraemon", passed away on June 18 at 1:49 pm, due to acute respiratory failure. Tatekabe voiced as Gian during 1979 to 2005, and he was also popular for his voice as Goriraimo in "Dokonjo Gaeru".His funeral will be held at Aoyama funeral hall on the 24th.Our condolences to his family and friends. May he rest in peace.Source & Image: Oricon

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  • SKE48's Matsui Rena to hold her graduation concert on August 30

    June 20, 2015 @ 2:38 am

    On June 19, it was announced that SKE48 member Matsui Rena, who announced her graduation earlier on the 10th, will be holding her graduation concert at Toyota Stadium in Aichi on August 30.The announcement was made by SKE48's theater manager Yuasa Hiroshi. According to the theater manager, the concert is titled "Matsui Rena, SKE48 Sotsugyou Concert in Toyota Stadium: 2588 DAYS". The "2588 days" refers the the number of days from when Matsui

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  • Mizushima Hiro and Ayaka celebrate the birth of their first child

    June 19, 2015 @ 7:23 am

    On June 19, singer-songwriter Ayaka updated her official blog, announcing the birth of her first child, a baby girl."Dear everyone," she began, continuing with, "Every time I look at our child's calm sleeping face, I can't help but to be happy. The moment she was born, it was like God gave us a wink. That is how happy and grateful she is making us feel." Ayaka also expressed her gratitude, "When I think about how this journey has led me to t

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  • Oricon Ranking for the first half of 2015 : Music DVD

    June 18, 2015 @ 4:37 am

    After the rankings for singles and albums, shall we move on to the music DVD ranking?Check it out below, and see who came on top. [Music DVD Top 25]01. "ARASHI BLAST in Hawaii" - Arashi : 4/15 (341,617)02. "Jussai" - Kanjani8 : 12/24/14 (201,003)03. "2014 Concert Tour Kis-My-Journey" - Kis-My-Ft2 : 2/4 (199,390)04. "Kanjanism LIVE TOUR 2014>>2015" - Kanjani8 : 4/29 (189,768)05. "EXILE TRIBE PERFECT YEAR LIVE TOUR TOWER OF WISH 2014 ~THE RE

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  • Johnny's WEST to release a new single this summer

    June 18, 2015 @ 4:36 am

    It's been revealed that Johnny's WEST will release a new single titled "Bari Hapi" on July 29.The choreography of the title track will be put together by Lucky Ikeda. Both limited editions will come with a DVD. The Limited Edition A DVD will contain the PV and making-of footage for "Bari Hapi", while the Limited Edition B DVD will contain the PV and making-of footage for the coupling track "All My Love". In addition, the Limited Edition B DVD wil

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