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  • BABYMETAL drop PV for 'THE ONE'

    March 27, 2016 @ 11:21 pm

    BABYMETAL have dropped the PV for their new song "THE ONE".  "THE ONE" will be included in BABYMETAL's new album "METAL RESISTANCE" which will be released worldwide on April 1. It's a number with the member's thoughts "to make the world 'one' with BABYMETAL's music." The PV is comprised of footage from BABYMETAL's live concert "BABYMETAL WORLD TOUR 2015 in JAPAN -THE FINAL CHAPTER OF TRILOGY-" held back in December at Yokohama Arena. T

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  • URBANGARDE announces solo projects and Live-limited album

    March 25, 2016 @ 4:45 pm

    Riding on the momentum from their latest album 'Showa 90,' Japanese trauma-techno-pop band URBANGARDE has announced a series of new projects for 2016.URBANGARDE's vocalist Yoko Hamasaki will release a solo album, 'Blue Forest,' on June 15, which will be her second since the Film Noir EP released 6 years ago. Hamasaki herself will produce the project, without lyrics from URBANGARDE leader Tennma Matsunaga, to create a completely different musical

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  • Itano Tomomi plays princess and old woman in PV for 'HIDE & SEEK'

    March 25, 2016 @ 10:27 am

    The PV digest for Itano Tomomi's new song "HIDE & SEEK" has been uploaded onto YouTube."HIDE & SEEK" will be released as Itano's new single on April 20. It has already received a tie-up with the film "Nozokime" that's scheduled to open in theaters on April 2. In the PV, Itano plays two roles, a princess and an old woman. It's a fantasy-filled video that is set at a Western-style castle.The single's Limited Edition A will contain the

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  • Sheena Ringo sings the CM song for Shiseido's 'Ma Cherie'

    March 25, 2016 @ 10:25 am

    Sheena Ringo's song "MA CHERIE" has been picked up as the CM song for Shiseido's "Ma Cherie".  On the song, Sheena commented, "It's a magical tune that any girl can become beautiful by humming it in front of the mirror." The CM stars actress Komatsu Nana, who also made an appearance in Sheena's PV for "Jiyuu e Michizure". Source: natalie

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  • 'Kung fu dance' is the concept for Perfume's latest PV

    March 25, 2016 @ 10:23 am

    The short version PV for Perfume's new song "FLASH" has been revealed.  "FLASH" was released digitally on March 16. The PV has the concept "kung fu dance," and its full version will be included in the Blu-ray and DVD of their new album "COSMIC EXPLORER."Source: natalie

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  • Arashi to release new double A-side single in May

    March 25, 2016 @ 10:22 am

    Arashi will release a new single, titled "I seek / Daylight", on May 18.One of the title tracks, "I seek", is the theme song for Ohno Satoshi's starring drama "Sekaiichi Muzukashii Koi". This drama will premiere on NTV starting April 13 at 10:00 pm. Meanwhile, "Daylight" will be used as the theme song for Matsumoto Jun's starring drama "99.9 -Keiji Senmon Bengoshi-", which will begin on April 17 at 9:00 pm on&nb

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  • Drama Prime Time Report - 3/18~3/21

    March 24, 2016 @ 6:29 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. You can check out more of the most recent ratings from March 18th to March 21st and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current winter dramas below! Screencaps: Seirei no Moribito Season 1 === 3/18 – Friday 11.0%(?.?%) – 19:00-20:54 – Nep & Imoto no Sekai Banduke Speci

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  • Amuro Namie to sing theme song for NHK's broadcast of Rio Olympics & Paralympics

    March 24, 2016 @ 10:19 am

    Amuro Namie's new song "Hero" has been picked up as the theme song for NHK's broadcast of the Rio 2016 Olympics & Paralympics. NHK requested Amuro to sing the theme song because "her powerful voice has the ability to make an impression in people's hearts," and also because "she has supporters from many generations." The singer commented, "I'm very honored. I want to sing this song with a feeling of support." Imai Ryosuke&n

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  • Kikkawa You announce new single + birthday tour

    March 24, 2016 @ 10:17 am

    Kikkawa You will release a new single (currently untitled) on June 1. This will be Kikkawa's first single since "Hana" was released last May. Details on her new single will be revealed on March 28 on SHOWROOM's program "Kikkawa You no Showroom de Haishin Shitemikka!". Kikkawa is also scheduled to hold release events starting April 9, and similarly, more information on this will also be unveiled through the program. In addition, Kikkawa

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 3/14 ~ 3/20

    March 23, 2016 @ 10:21 am

    Oricon has released its weekly ranking for March 14 to 20. Take a look at the results below! [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Gravity" - Kis-My-Ft2 : 3/16 (212,940)2. "RUN -Japanese Ver.-" - Boudan Shounendan : 3/15 (124,501)3. "SIX SHAME FACES ~Konya mo Saikou!!!!!!~" - Totoko feat. Osomatsu, Karamatsu, Choromatsu, Ichimatsu, Jushimatsu, Todomatsu (CV. Aya Endo, Takahiro Sakurai, Yuichi Nakamura, Hiroshi Kamiya, Jun Fukuyama, Daisuke Ono, Miyu Irino)

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