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  • Japan Box Office Report – 4/16~4/17

    April 19, 2016 @ 10:43 am

    Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart – April 16th/17th 01 (00) Detective Conan Movie 20 (Weeks: 01) 02 (00) Crayon Shin-chan Movie 24 (Weeks: 01) 03 (01) Assassination Classroom: Graduation (Weeks: 04) 04 (02) Doraemon Movie 36 (Weeks: 07) 05 (03) Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Weeks: 04) 06 (04) Chihayafuru: Kaminoku (Weeks: 05)

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  • Akanishi Jins receives 'Asian Most Popular Japanese Artist' award

    April 19, 2016 @ 10:43 am

    On April 15, Akanishi Jin attended the '20th China Music Award (CMA)' at the Cotai Arena of the Venetian Macao where he received the award for "Asian Most Popular Japanese Artist". The CMA is China's most influential music awards sponsored by Channel [V]. Besides mainland China, the award ceremony was live broadcast in Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore, and Thailand. Akanishi was chosen as the "Asian Most Popular Japanese Artist" as he h

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  • Kyary Pamyu Pamyu drops PV for 'Sai&Kou'

    April 19, 2016 @ 10:40 am

    Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is getting ready to release her new single "Sai&Kou" on April 20. At this time she has dropped its full PV.  "Sai&Kou" was written by Nakata Yasutaka (CAPSULE) who kept Kyary's grateful feelings toward her fans and staff in mind. In the PV directed by Tanaka Hideyuki, Kyary is a giant robot who celebrates her 5th anniversary with her "gang." At the end of the PV, Kyary appears as a doll and dances on a ramen bowl s

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  • aiko to release new album after two years

    April 19, 2016 @ 10:39 am

    aiko will release a new album (currently untitled) on May 18.It's been about two years since aiko released her last album "Awa no You na Ai Datta" in May of 2014. The upcoming album will feature tracks, such as "Motto", "Atashi no Mukou", "Yume Miru Sukima", and "Puramai". More details on the album will be revealed soon.Additionally, aiko will release her DVD / Blu-ray "ROCK to ALOHA" on May 3. This DVD / Blu-ray will include the Zepp Tokyo

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 4/6~4/12

    April 18, 2016 @ 4:04 pm

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of April 6th to April 12th. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Anata no Suki na Tokoro" - Nishino Kana 02 - "Feel So Alive" - Sandaime J Soul Brothers 03 - "FLASH" - Perfume 04 - "Share The Love" - THE Sharehappi 05 - "Tomo yo ~ Kono Saki mo Zutto..." - Ketsumeishi 06 - "Sil

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  • Drama Prime Time Report - 4/12~4/14

    April 16, 2016 @ 10:43 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 April 12th to April 14th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current spring dramas below! The following dramas did not air in full or at all due to the initial Kumamoto Earthquake on Thursday: 'Keishichou Sousa Ikkacho' (T

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  • SCANDAL announce Europe tour and fan club tour

    April 15, 2016 @ 10:16 am

    SCANDAL have another busy year in store for them. They will hold a European tour in September, then a fan club tour from October to November.This was announced on April 13 during the kick off of their live house tour "SCANDAL TOUR 2016: YELLOW" in Miyagi. At the time of their encore, HARUNA (Vo, G) happily reported, "Today, we have a couple of announcements for everybody," and announced their European tour, which stretches from Amsterda

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  • Spitz combine performance scenes and anime in PV for 'Minato'

    April 14, 2016 @ 10:26 am

    Spitz have revealed the PV for their new song "Minato" via their official YouTube channel. The black and white PV combines scenes of the band performing as well as clips of animation. Kitayama Daisuke, who served as director of the PV, commented, "What came to my mind when I first heard the song was 'a shadow of a person standing alone' at the 'minato' (harbor) and 'a big bird circling above'."  "Minato" will be released as the band's

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  • NMB48's Watanabe Miyuki announces graduation

    April 14, 2016 @ 10:25 am

    NMB48 & AKB48 member Watanabe Miyuki has announced her graduation from the groups. This announcement was made on April 13 during NMB48's performance at their theater. Watanabe, better known as 'Mirukii', has been a part of NMB48 since 2010. On the group's official blog, Mirukii wrote, "Thank you for allowing me to stand on this stage for five and a half years. I was very happy to spend these wonderful days. Many members from my generation have gr

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  • Crystal Lake Release Cover of 'Wide Eyed' by The Ghost Inside

    April 14, 2016 @ 10:24 am

    You have likely already heard about the horrific accident last November involving a bus carrying The Ghost Inside that left all of the band members in critical condition and tragically claiming the lives of two crew members. Today, Tokyo's Crystal Lake has released a cover of The Ghost Inside's "Wide Eyed" via Alternative Press and will be donating all profits directly to the band to help support their medical expens

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