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  • Def Tech establish a new label + announce 20-show tour

    November 1, 2014 @ 2:04 am

    Def Tech, who will be celebrating their 10 year anniversary in 2015, have established an indies label called '2VOX'. The name '2VOX' comes from "two vocalists" to show Shen and Micro's determination of uniting and transmitting music. In addition, Def Tech will start their nationwide tour '2VOX tour 2014-2015' in November. They're scheduled to kick off the tour on November 10 at CRAZYMAMA KINGDOM (Okayama), and wrap it up on February 19 at Zepp Di

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  • Itano Tomomi to release her 6th single in December

    November 1, 2014 @ 2:02 am

    Itano Tomomi's 6th single "COME PARTY!" will be released on December 17.  This will be Itano's first release since her first solo album "SxWxAxG" was released back in July. Her next single will include 4 tunes that will surely liven up parties that may take place towards the end of the year. The title track "COME PARTY!" is described as an exciting song for anyone regardless of age or sex. As the coupling tracks, the single will includ

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  • Dempagumi.inc drop PV for 'Bali 3 Kyowakoku'

    October 31, 2014 @ 6:10 pm

    Dempagumi.inc have dropped the full PV for their new song "Bali 3 Kyowakoku".Written, composed, and arranged by Asano Takashi, "Bali 3 Kyowakoku" will be included in Dempagumi.inc's upcoming single "Denpari Night" which will be released on November 26. The PV was directed by Shiga Takumi who has previously worked on the group's PVs for "Sakura Apparition" and "Denden Passion". It will be included in the Limited Edition B DVD along with its making

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  • BUMP OF CHICKEN to sing the theme song for live action adaptation of 'Kiseijuu'

    October 31, 2014 @ 3:52 pm

    It's been revealed that BUMP OF CHICKEN will be singing the theme song for movie 'Kiseijuu' ('Parasyte') which will open in theaters nationwide on November 29. 'Kiseijuu' is a live action film adaptation of Iwaaki Hitoshi's popular manga of the same title. It's directed by Yamazaki Takashi ('ALWAYS Sanchome no Yuuhi', 'Eien no 0') who has a close relationship with BUMP OF CHICKEN. The protagonist 'Izumi Shinichi' is played by Sometani Shota and t

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  • L'Arc-en-Ciel reveal trailers for National Olympic Stadium live DVD & Blu-ray

    October 31, 2014 @ 1:21 pm

    L'Arc-en-Ciel will release their live DVD / Blu-ray "L'Arc-en-Ciel LIVE 2014 at National Olympic Stadium" on November 12. At this time, the trailers for the DVD / Blu-ray have been revealed through Sony Music Japan's official YouTube channel.  "L'Arc-en-Ciel LIVE 2014 at National Olympic Stadium" will feature the band's concerts on March 21 and 22 at National Olympic Stadium. The trailers show footage from the concert which attracted 160,000 fans

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  • CAPSULE's new song to be used in Christmas illumination show

    October 31, 2014 @ 2:39 am

    CAPSULE's new song (currently untitled) has been chosen as the theme song for a Christmas illumination show that will be held at Canal City Hakata (Fukuoka).  This year's Christmas illumination show at Canal City Hakata will feature a 'Crystal Tree' produced by Team Lab and portray a "near future" through lights and music. From November 8 to December 25, the show will occur 5 times a day for about 3 minutes each show. CAPSULE's ne

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  • 16 members of 'Baito AKB' to attend their first event

    October 31, 2014 @ 2:38 am

    It's been revealed that 16 members of 'Baito AKB' will participate in the release event for AKB48's DVD / Blu-ray on November 3 at SHIBUYA TSUTAYA. While the members of 'Baito AKB' recently made their CM debut, this will mark their first time appearing live in front of fans. The 16 members who will be participating in the event are Saeki Mika, Ogino Yuka, Kataigi Madoka, Ebisawa Megumi, Kamitani Saya, Kawaguchi Mami, Nishigata Marina, K

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  • ONE OK ROCK to tour Japan with Yellowcard and Tonight Alive

    October 31, 2014 @ 2:37 am

    ONE OK ROCK will be appearing in the live event 'AP Japan x Tokyo Loud presents "Ten Hundred Miles Tour 2015" in January of next year. The event will be held in 3 locations across Japan: at Zepp Nagoya (Aichi) on January 25, Namba Hatch (Osaka) on January 26, and Zepp DiverCity TOKYO (Tokyo) on January 28 and 29. Other performers besides ONE OK ROCK include American rock band Yellowcard and Australian pop punk band Tonigh

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 10/24~10/26

    October 31, 2014 @ 1:23 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 October 24th to October 26th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! === 10/24 – Friday 16.6%(2.3%) – 19:00-19:30 – NHK News 7 06.6%(1.3%) – 19:30-20:45 – Friday Eye 09.7%(0.6%) – 21:00-22:00 – News Wat

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  • Oricon Comic Chart for 10/20 ~ 10/26

    October 31, 2014 @ 1:22 am

    Oricon has released its weekly comic chart for October 20 to 26. Check out the top 5 below! 1. "Tokyo Ghoul", Volume 14 - Ishida Sui : (186,017)2. "Magi", Volume 23 - Otaka Shinobu : (177,439)3. "GIANT KILLING", Volume 33 - illustrated by Tsujitomo / Tsunamoto Masaya : (143,919)4. "Nanatsu no Taizai, Volume 11 - Suzuki Nakaba : (139,071)5. "Jojolion", Volume 8 - Araki Hirohiko : (123,728)(Check out the full ranking here.)Source: Oricon

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