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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 03/07~03/09

    March 11, 2014 @ 10:10 pm

    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. 'Pittanko Kan Kan' (TBS; 14.4%, -1.1) was the highest rated show during the prime time on Friday, but NTV and TV Asahi were close behind with good ratings for their own variety shows and anime specials. The two dramas of TV Tokyo and Fuji TV came in last again. Especially the fact that Fuji TV's drama 'Ten

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  • miwa to play the heroine in movie 'Maestro!'

    March 11, 2014 @ 1:46 am

    It's been revealed that miwa will be starring in the 2015 film 'Maestro!'.This was announced on March 9th during miwa's concert 'miwa spring concert 2014: Shibuya Monogatari ~Kan~' at Yoyogi National Gymnasium. After singing her new song "Let me go" for the first time during the encore, she started, "I have something to say to everyone," and excited the crowd by announcing her first movie appearance. She continued, "I'm going to have to manage my

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  • flumpool to sing opening theme for new anime 'Captain Earth'

    March 10, 2014 @ 5:03 pm

    flumpool's new song "Believer's High" has been picked up as the opening theme for the new anime 'Captain Earth' which will premiere in April.   "Believer's High" will be included in flumpool's first best-of album "The Best 2008-2014: MONUMENT" that's scheduled to be released on May 21. It's a pop tune that has the message "we must choose the path we walk on ourselves". The official website for 'Captain Earth' will reveal a trailer

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  • Akai Kouen to hold a free live in Tachikawa

    March 10, 2014 @ 1:50 pm

    To commemorate the release of their 4th single "Zettaiteki na Kankei / Kikkake / Tooku Tooku" (March 12 release), 4-member girl band Akai Kouen will be holding a free live on March 16 in their hometown of Tachikawa, Tokyo.   The band formed in 2010 as members of a music club in high school. They started their activities by holding lives at Tachikawa BABEL which is a live house located in their hometown. The upcoming live will

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  • Former AKB48 & SDN48 member Tojima Hana serves as fire station chief for a day + talks about Oshima Yuko

    March 10, 2014 @ 12:27 pm

    On March 10, former AKB48 and SDN48 member Tojima Hana (25) participated in a fire department exercise in Tokyo as the Takanawa Fire Station chief for the day.  Aboard the fireboat "Kachidoki," she directed the simultaneous hosing practice near the Rainbow Bridge in the Tokyo Bay.  As she was sprayed by ocean water due to the wind, she was shy as she said, "It was salty," and smiled as she said, "I am happy that I was able to come aboar

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  • Details on Fukuyama Masaharu's upcoming album unveiled

    March 9, 2014 @ 8:03 pm

    Additional details on Fukuyama Masaharu's upcoming album "HUMAN", which will be released on April 22nd, have been unveiled.The album will come with 2 discs; one with brand new songs, while the other will contain singles released from 2011 to 2013 as well as a self-cover of KOH+'s "Koi no Maryoku". [Limited Edition][Regular Edition][Track List]DISC 1:01. Kusunoki02. Prelude03. HUMAN04. Toribi!05. Miscast06. 24607. Cherry08. Akatsuki09. Show

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  • AKB48 groups to hold special concert this week for Tohoku Earthquake restoration support

    March 9, 2014 @ 8:02 pm

    On March 11th, AKB48 groups will hold special concerts for restoration support for the Tohoku Earthquake.Two years ago, the group launched a disaster recovery project called 'Dareka no Tame ni'. Until February of this year, they have visited the disaster area a total of 34 times. The upcoming concert will be a part of this project, and it will be held at AKB48, SKE48, NMB48, and HKT48 Theaters. More details will be revealed later. 

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  • L'Arc-en-Ciel's new artist photo revealed

    March 9, 2014 @ 12:41 pm

    L'Arc-en-Ciel, who will be holding a 2-day concert at National Olympic Stadium on March 21st and 22nd, has revealed their new artist photo.   The new artist photo is a stylish black and white artwork that will surely raise the expectations for their upcoming live performance!Tickets for their upcoming concert, which went on sale on March 9th, have completely sold out and is expected to draw in a total of 160,000 people. There will also be live v

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 03/03~03/06

    March 8, 2014 @ 2:28 pm

    This is Tokyohive's regular Drama Prime Time Report that gives you a detailed look at the prime time ratings with a focus on the weekly dramas. The highest rated show on Monday was NTV's special of 'Sekai Maru Mie! TV Tokusobu' (13.5%), followed by a great performance of 'Ippunkan no Fukaii Hanashi' on the same network (13.4%) and NHK's 'Tsurube no Kazoku ni Kanpai' (13.3%). The last episode of Fuji TV's 'Generation Tengoku' didn't attract mor

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  • Sheena Ringo reveal five songs from her 15th anniversary live

    March 8, 2014 @ 6:23 am

    Sheena Ringo has revealed a portion of her live DVD/Blu-ray 'Toutaikai Heisei Nijyugonen Kamiyamacho Taikai' through her official YouTube channel.'Toutaikai Heisei Nijyugonen Kamiyamacho Taikai' is scheduled for release on March 19, and it will feature footage from Sheena's 15th anniversary live held last November at Bunkamura Orchard Hall. At this time, she has revealed 5 songs from the live, which are "Carnation", "Yokushitsu", "Irohanihoheto",

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