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  • Golden Bomber in charge of opening theme for 'Chibi Maruko-chan'

    April 12, 2016 @ 10:15 am

    Golden Bomber is in charge of the opening theme "Odoru Ponpokorin" for anime "Chibi Maruko-chan".  In the opening footage for "Chibi Maruko-chan", the members hold a concert where the anime's character make an appearance one after another. Kiryuin Sho (Vo) commented, "The Golden Bomber members will be singing the opening theme 'Odoru Ponpokorin' for 'Chibi Maruko-chan'! There is also a new animation to go with it , so please watch it e

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  • Digimon theme singer Wada Koji passes away from cancer

    April 11, 2016 @ 6:20 pm

    It's been reported that singer Wada Koji passed away on April 3 due to cancer in his upper pharynx. He was 42 years old. Wada made his major debut in 1999 with his single "Butter-Fly" which was the opening theme for TV anime "Digimon Adventure". He continued to provide theme songs for the series after that.  Wada's funeral service was held in private with his close relatives as he had wished. Later this month, there will be a farew

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  • Ichikawa Yui announces her pregnancy

    April 11, 2016 @ 5:20 pm

    Actress Ichikawa Yui (30), who married actor Totsugi Shigeyuki (42) last September, is pregnant with their first child. She is currently five months pregnant and is due sometime this fall. Through her agency, Ichikawa expressed, "We are overflowing with the joy of gaining a new family member." On becoming a mother, she commented, "I am perplexed by all of the changes in my body, but when I see our beloved child growing inside of me, all of the an

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  • Kato Rumi to graduate from SKE48

    April 11, 2016 @ 3:51 pm

    SKE48 Team E's Kato Rumi has announced her graduation from the group. This announcement was made during Team E's performance on April 10 at SKE48 Theater. On the group's official website, Kato wrote, "It's painful to part ways my fans and the members that I love so much, but I decided to take a step forward for my dream and walk a new path. I plan to continue my activities in showbiz, so please continue to support Kato Rumi."  Kato's last day of

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  • Nogizaka46's second album to drop in May

    April 11, 2016 @ 3:50 pm

    Nogizaka46's new album (currently untitled) will drop in stores on May 25.  This is the group's second album following "Toumei na Iro" released in January of 2015. It will be available for purchase in five different versions: Limited Editions Type A-D (CD+DVD) and a Regular Edition (CD-Only). More details will be revealed soon, so stay tuned! Source & Image: natalie

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  • Mizuki Nana to release her 34th single

    April 11, 2016 @ 3:22 pm

    It's been revealed that Mizuki Nana will release her 34th single.This was announced on April 9 during her live concert "NANA MIZUKI LIVE GALAXY 2016" at Tokyo Dome. The first song off of the single will be used as the opening theme for TV anime "Kono Bijutsubu ni wa Mondai ga Aru!" starting in July. Mizuki will also voice 'Tachibana Yumeko' in the anime.  In addition, the single will include "Antiphona" which is the theme song for the iOS/Androi

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  • Perfume, Johnny's WEST and others to perform on next 'MUSIC STATION'

    April 11, 2016 @ 3:21 pm

    The artist line up for MUSIC STATION's April 15 broadcast has been revealed. Next week's episode will feature performances by Perfume, Hotei Tomoyasu, Ikimonogakari, [Alexandros], HKT48, Johnny's WEST, and PUFFY. You can check out the full set list below.  [Alexandros] - "NEW WALL"Ikimonogakari - UndecidedHKT48 - "74 Oku Bunno 1 No Kimi e"Johnny's WEST - "Gyakuten Winner"PUFFY - "Asia no Junshin", "Ai no Shirushi"Perfume - "FLASH"Hotei Tomoyasu

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 3/30~4/5

    April 11, 2016 @ 3:20 pm

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of March 30th to April 5th. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Feel So Alive" - Sandaime J Soul Brothers 02 - "Motto" - aiko 03 - "Fukkatsu LOVE" - Music Box 04 - "Born in the EXILE" - Sandaime J Soul Brothers 05 - "365 Nichi no Kamihikouki" - AKB48 06 - "FLASH" - Perfume

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  • YUKI to sing the theme song for new 'Pokemon' film

    April 7, 2016 @ 10:22 am

    YUKI will be singing the theme song "Post ni Koe wo Nageirete" for 'Pokemon the Movie XY&Z: Volcanion to Karakuri no Magiana'. YUKI, who wrote the lyrics after reading the movie's script, commented, "I love letters. It's because I always picture the recipient's face when I throw it in the mailbox. And that face is always smiling. Cherishing someone other than yourself is also loving yourself. I wrote this song th

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  • Chatmonchy's new song to be used in CMs for vocational schools

    April 7, 2016 @ 10:21 am

    Chatmonchy's new song "majority blues" has been picked up as the CM song for healthcare related vocational schools Shuto Iko, Osaka Isen, and Nagoya Isen."majority blues" is a support song for people who chase after their dreams. It's a song that vibrantly sings about the courage of standing up to anxiety. You can preview the song in the CMs below. Source & Image: natalie

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