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  • DAZZLE VISION featured in Final Fantasy Agito battle scenes

    May 24, 2014 @ 1:16 am

    Japanese hard rock screamo band DAZZLE VISION will be featured in the new Square Enix smartphone game Final Fantasy Agito. The band's vocalist Maiko lends her signature shouts to the iOS/Android game during the weekend "Toubatsusen" battles where players fight together against giant bosses. Ishikawa Tsuyoshi (Pay money To my Pain/BONEZ) on the bass and Kanza Jin (Pay money To my Pain/BONEZ) also join in the BGM recording.DAZZLE VIS

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  • May'n to release her 2nd single of 2014

    May 24, 2014 @ 1:15 am

    May'n's new single "Re:REMEMBER" will be released on June 18.The singer's 2nd single of 2014 is currently the opening theme for the TV anime 'M3 ~Sono Kuroki Hagane~'. It's described as a heartrending love ballad with a waltz arrangement. As the coupling tracks, the single will include "Dare ga Tame ni" and a Japanese cover of Taiwanese singer Jay Chou's "Katatsumuri". In addition, May'n will hold events to commemorate the single's release. They

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  • VAMPS to hold 2-day summer live in Niigata

    May 24, 2014 @ 1:13 am

    VAMPS will hold their outdoors live event 'VAMPS LIVE 2014 BEAST PARTY' on August 23 and 24 at Echigo Hillside National Government Park in Niigata.  This year marks VAMPS' 3rd year to hold the live event. Through this live, fans can experience a different side of the duo. Ken livened up the show as the special guest for the past 2 years. Ticket reservations will be available through VAMPS' fan club 'VAMPADDICT', Hyde's mobile site 'HYDERoom', an

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 5/14~5/20

    May 23, 2014 @ 6:21 pm

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of May 14th to May 20th. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Let It Go ~Ari no Mama de~ (Japanese)" - Matsu Takako 02 - "Kenka Joutou" - Kishidan 03 - "Hello new me" - Hamasaki Ayumi 04 - "Kaze" - GReeeeN 05 - "Let It Go ~Ari no Mama de~ (Ending)" - May J. 06 - "Happy" -

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  • Utada Hikaru holds her wedding ceremony in Italy

    May 23, 2014 @ 2:47 pm

    Singer-songwriter Utada Hikaru (31) and Italian bartender Francesco Calliano (23) held their wedding ceremony in Polignano a Mare, Southern Italy on May 23.Utada wore a simple, full-length white dress with laced sleeves. It was a tightly-guarded wedding with about 7-8 bodyguards to prevent pictures from being taken. Among the chaos, the couple stepped out of the church in smiles. About 300 spectators flocked to the c

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  • MUSIC STATION artist line up for May 30

    May 23, 2014 @ 12:59 pm

    The artist line up for MUSIC STATION's May 30 broadcast has been revealed.Next week's episode will feature performances by aiko, Arashi, AKB48, Kobukuro, and Sheena Ringo. Check out the full set list below.  ==="Ashita no Uta" - aiko"Dare mo Shiranai" - Arashi"Labrador Retriever" - AKB48"Hidamari no Michi" - Kobukuro"Seishun no Mabataki" - Sheena Ringo===Source: natalie

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  • ONE OK ROCK to release double A-side single in July

    May 23, 2014 @ 5:06 am

    ONE OK ROCK will release their new single "Mighty Long Fall / Decision" on July 30.  "Mighty Long Fall / Decision" will mark the band's 9th single. The title tracks have both been picked up as theme songs for movies. "Mighty Long Fall" will be the theme song for 'Rurouni KenshinKyoto Taika-hen', while "Decision" is currently the theme song for ONE OK ROCK's documentary film 'FOOL COOL ROCK! ONE OK ROCK DOCUMENTARY FILM'. Both songs wer

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  • Oricon Comic Chart for 5/12 ~ 5/18

    May 22, 2014 @ 6:09 am

    Oricon has revealed its comic chart for May 12 to the 18th. You can check it out below. 1. "FAIRY TAIL", Volume 43 - Mashima Hiro : (181,569)2. "Diamond no Ace", Volume 41 - Terajima Yuji : (110,168)3. "Magi Sindbad no Bouken", Volume 3 - written by Otaka Shinobu / illustrated by Odera Yoshifumi : (85,679)4. "Arslan Senki", Volume 2 - written by Tanaka Yoshiki / illustrated by Arakawa Hiromu : (84,892)5. "NARUTO", Volume 69 - Kishimoto Masashi :

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  • Rola challenges herself to fishing for 30 kilogram maguro

    May 22, 2014 @ 6:07 am

    It's been revealed that talento Rola has challenged herself to fishing for maguro (tuna) in the 30 kilogram (66 pounds) division for the June 29th broadcast of Fuji TV's program 'Nippon wo Tsuritai!'.   This is the 20th of the series, which began back in 1995. Rola has been crazy about fishing after being introduced to the sport by a friend about 3 years ago. Since then, she claims to go fishing at Tokyo Bay and at her travel

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  • SPYAIR cancel their tour due to IKE's vocal cord condition

    May 22, 2014 @ 6:01 am

    SPYAIR, who are currently in the middle of their tour, have canceled their concert on May 23 at Zepp DiverCity TOKYO and on May 25 at Zepp Tokyo. After receiving medical examination, it was found that IKE (Vo) has developed vocal cord polyps as well as acute inflammation of the vocal cords, and he is required to receive long-term medical treatment. Earlier this month, IKE developed bronchitis, which caused the band to pos

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