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  • Sexy Zone's 6th single tops Oricon weekly chart

    May 20, 2014 @ 3:04 am

    Five-member group Sexy Zone's sixth single "King & Queen & Joker" (went on sale on May 14) sold 151,000 copies in the first week and topped Oricon's latest weekly single ranking. Since their debut song "Sexy Zone" (released in November 2011), this is the sixth consecutive time that their single has topped the chart. The first week sales for this latest single exceeded the previous one's 145,000 copies.The title track is being used t

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  • Abe Natsumi to release self-cover album and kick off nationwide tour

    May 20, 2014 @ 1:38 am

    It's been revealed that Abe Natsumi will release her first self-cover album "Smile...♥" on her solo debut day, August 13.   This will mark Abe's first solo work in about 4 years. Her last was a single titled "Ame Agari no Niji no You ni" which was released in September 2010. The album will include a re-arranged and re-recorded version of 10 songs that reflect Abe's history.In addition, Abe will kick off her nationwide tour "Abe Natsumi Summer L

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  • LinQ to release their customary summer song

    May 20, 2014 @ 1:33 am

    On May 18, idol group LinQ held their 462nd performance at Tenjin Best Hall in Fukuoka where they announced the release of their 4th major single "Natsu Koi" on July 30.  Every year, the girls release a song with a summer theme. Previous summer songs include "Matsuri no Yoru ~Kimi wo Suki ni Natta Hi~" in 2012 and "HANABI!!" in 2013. The upcoming summer single will be performed during the idol festival 'TOKYO IDOL FESTIVAL' on August 2

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  • TOKIO's Joshima Shigeru chosen as the marathon runner for 24-Hour TV

    May 20, 2014 @ 1:32 am

    It was announced that TOKIO's leader Joshima Shigeru has been chosen as the charity marathon runner for NTV's annual telethon '24-Hour Television' (to be aired on August 30th ~ 31st).This announcement was made on the night of 18th during the live broadcasting of NTV's variety show "Gyouretsu no Dekiru Houritsu Soudanjo".   Joshima will be the second TOKIO member to take on the charity marathon as fellow member Yamaguchi Tatsuya has don

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  • Ichihara Hayato & Mukouyama Shiho to get married this year?

    May 19, 2014 @ 6:26 pm

    Recently there have been rumors circulating that actor Ichihara Hayato (27) and model Mukouyama Shiho (28) will get married this year. Ichihara's agency admitted to the rumors with, "We have heard that they are talking about things positively."  The couple's relationship was first reported back in April 2012. Shortly after, Ichihara admitted to the reports through his blog saying, "I'm sure some people have heard about this through the medi

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  • Sheena Ringo collaborates with jazz singer Jose James

    May 19, 2014 @ 4:03 pm

    New York jazz singer Jose James will release the Japanese version of his new album "WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING" on June 4. He has collaborated with Sheena Ringo for its bonus track "Ashita no Hito feat. Sheena Ringo".   This collaboration was decided when the two hit it off after Sheena had attended Jose's live. A part of this song can be heard on Jose's label website. "WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING" is produced by Brian Bender, and it features Kris Bowe

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  • Perfume release short version lyric video for 'Hold Your Hand'

    May 19, 2014 @ 4:02 pm

    Perfume has released the short version lyric video for their new song "Hold Your Hand" through their official YouTube channel.  "Hold Your Hand" was written as the theme song for NHK's drama 'Silent Poor'. It's a message song with a harmony that will give you warmth. Source: Perfume's Official Website

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  • Dempagumi.inc to simultaneously release new single & live DVD

    May 18, 2014 @ 7:50 pm

    On July 30, Dempagumi.inc will simultaneously release their new single "Chururi Chururira" and their live DVD "Wild World☆Dempa Tour 2014 in Nippon Budokan ~Yume de Owaran yo!~".  This was announced on May 18th during their live event at Hibiya Outdoors Music Hall. The title track for their new single is a number that was written by Maeyamada Kenichi, and it's currently being used as the CM song for Nisshin Cup Noodle starring the members

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  • Kyary Pamyu Pamyu announces her 1st arena tour + 3rd album

    May 18, 2014 @ 3:28 pm

    On May 18 at Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's live concert at Zepp Tokyo, sheannounced that she would release her 3rd album "Pika Pika Fantajin" on July 9, and hold her 1st arena tour in this fall. Kyary's 1st arena tour will be kicked off on October 18 at Makuhari Messe Event Hall, and according to her, the theme will be "death."During the concert, Kyary who is currently in the middle of her world tour "NANDA COLLECTION WORLD TOUR 2014", talked about the wo

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  • Check out the short PV for Naoto Inti Raymi's new song 'The World is ours!'

    May 18, 2014 @ 6:05 am

    Naoto Inti Raymi has revealed the short version PV for his new song "The World is ours!" through his official YouTube channel.  "The World is ours!" is the title track to Naoto's new single that's slated for release on June 18 It's being used as the anthem for Coca Cola's 'Minna no Trophy Campaign' which is being held to liven up the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. Naoto visited Brazil to shoot the PV. You can see scenes of local children playing so

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