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  • Sexy Zone grabs No.1 spot on Oricon weekly album ranking for 3rd consecutive time

    March 17, 2015 @ 3:25 am

    Popular group Sexy Zone just released their third album "Sexy Power 3" on March 11, and it's topped the Oricon weekly album ranking within the first week sales of 101,000 copies. This marked their third consecutive #1 album. "Sexy Power 3" not only contains the group's chart-topping singles like "King & Queen & Joker", "Otoko never give up", and "Kimi ni HITOMEBORE", but also the members' solo songs. For the full track list of

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  • KAT-TUN's latest single tops Oricon weekly ranking

    March 17, 2015 @ 3:23 am

    Oricon revealed that popular group KAT-TUN's "KISS KISS KISS" (released on March 11) came out on top of its latest weekly single chart after the single sold 153,000 copies during the first week.This is the group's 24th consecutive No.1 single since their debut song "Real Face" (released in March 2006), and they are currently in second place for "the number of consecutive chart-topping singles since the first one," following KinKi Kids' record of

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  • ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION to hold release tour for new album

    March 17, 2015 @ 3:20 am

    To commemorate the release of their new album, ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION will hold a nationwide tour called "ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION Tour2015: Wonder Future" from July to October.The tour will kick off on July 5 at Toda-shi Bunka Kaikan in Saitama and will wrap up on October 24 at Okinawa Shimin Kaikan in Okinawa for a total of 30 shows. Their new single "Easter", which will be released on March 18, will enclose a flyer with details on ticke

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  • Johnny's WEST's new album to include all brand new songs

    March 17, 2015 @ 2:54 am

    It's been revealed that Johnny's WEST will release their new album "Paripipo" on April 22.The album will commemorate the group's 1 year anniversary since their debut and it will include all brand new songs. All members were involved with the song writing and composing. The album will be released in both limited and regular editions. The limited edition will come with a CD (5 songs), a DVD (60 minutes of 'Minasama no Okage Summer Carnival!'), and

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  • GLAY announce hall tour in May

    March 17, 2015 @ 2:53 am

    GLAY have announced that they will hold a new hall tour, titled "20th Anniversary FINAL GLAY HALL TOUR 2015 Miracle Music Hunt Forever+", this May.GLAY are scheduled to hold their 2-day Tokyo Dome live "20th Anniversary Final GLAY in TOKYO DOME 2015 Miracle Music Hunt Forever" on May 30 and 31. The upcoming hall tour will be held prior to the Tokyo Dome concerts. This tour was decided as TERU wanted to hold concerts support in keyboardist SE

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  • Kamen Joshi to welcome 6 new members

    March 17, 2015 @ 2:45 am

    On March 16, idol group Kamen Joshi attended a release event for BMX robot Japan's new robot.Earlier this month, 5 members announced their graduation from Kamen Joshi. On this day, leader Sakura Nodoka made the announcement that they would be welcoming 6 new members in late-April. She declared, "As a brand new Kamen Joshi, we hope to increase in both power and force in order to run with an even greater speed. We will do our best aiming to become

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  • AKB48 Kizaki Yuria's 11-year-old cousin passes SKE48's 7th generation audition

    March 16, 2015 @ 3:55 pm

    On March 15, SKE48 announced the successful candidates of the 7th generation audition which has been running since last July. Among the 35 members who made it into the final round, 15 girls passed with 11 being the youngest and 19 the oldest. While only 10 girls were supposed to pass the audition, the staff decided to add 5 more. The youngest members are Aikawa Honoka and Asai Yuka, who are both 11 years old, while the oldest is 19-year-old Takah

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  • FLOW announce their first World Tour in 8 Countries - 'FLOW WORLD TOUR 2015 KIWAMI'

    March 16, 2015 @ 1:45 pm

    Popular Japanese rock band FLOW, consisting of two vocalists KOHSHI and KEIGO, guitarist TAKE, bassist GOT'S, and drummer IWASAKI, will hold their first world tour in May. FLOW is known for singing many Japanese animation theme songs, including the opening themes for the famous Japanese animation <NARUTO>. They will be visiting eight countries: Japan, Taiwan, United States, Peru, Brazil, Argentina, and Canada.  They

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  • NMB48's Yamada Nana poses in a bikini for new photo book

    March 16, 2015 @ 12:02 pm

    NMB48 member Yamada Nana, who will be graduating from the group on April 3, announced that she will release a new photo book, tentatively titled "Yamada Nana NMB48 Sotsugyou Memorial Photo Book", on April 28.This was announced on March 14 during a handshake event at Intex Osaka. The photo book will capture Yamada's 4.5 year career from her debut in October of 2010 to her graduation. It will feature long interviews, as well as gravia photos. On he

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 3/10~3/12

    March 16, 2015 @ 12:02 am

    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 10th to March 12th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! === 3/10 – Tuesday 13.8%(?.?%) – 19:56-20:54 – Odoru! Sanma Goten!! 12.1%(3.6%) – 21:00-21:54 – Kaiketsu! Ninety-Nine 12.0%(

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