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  • Ishihara Satomi is the new face for 'Tokyo Metro'

    April 1, 2016 @ 10:23 am

    Actress Ishihara Satomi has been chosen as the new image character for Tokyo Metro's campaign "Find my Tokyo". The song for its first CM will be YEN TOWN BAND's "my town".  In the latest CM, directed by Yanai Michihiko, Ishihara visits Monzennakacho in Tokyo to try its signature dish fukagawameshi (rice cooked with clams). It also features a special appearance by YEN TOWN BAND's vocalist Chara. YEN TOWN BAND collaborated

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  • Mr.Children add new dates to hall tour

    April 1, 2016 @ 10:22 am

    Mr.Children have added new dates to their upcoming tour "Mr.Children Hall Tour 2016 Niji". The newly added dates include stops in the Tohoku and Hokkaido regions spanning from September to October. Details on tickets for these shows will be revealed later.  [Mr.Children Hall Tour 2016 Niji] Friday, April 15 - Korani Bunka Hall (Yamanashi)Sunday, April 17 - Nagaragawa Convention Center (Gifu)Friday, April 22 - Miyazaki Shimin Bunk

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  • Koizumi Kyoko, Ueto Aya, Kiritani Mirei, and more appear in Kose's 70th anniversary CM

    March 31, 2016 @ 10:26 am

    To celebrate 70 years since its establishment, cosmetic brand Kose revealed a CM starring their ten image characters.  The ten women in this CM are Aragaki Yui, Ueto Aya, Kitagawa Keiko, Kiritani Mirei, Koizumi Kyoko, Sumire, Fujii Karen, Fujii Shuka, Moritaka Chisato, and Rola. Source: Oricon YouTube Channel

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  • Ishida Haruka to graduate from AKB48

    March 31, 2016 @ 10:24 am

    It's been revealed that AKB48 Team K member Ishida Haruka will graduate from the group. This announcement was made on March 30 during a live concert at AKB48 Theater. After the show, Ishida tweeted, "I, Ishida Haruka, will graduate from AKB48. I have decided to pursue my dream of becoming a voice actress." She continued to express, "Thank you for liking me. I'm sorry I can't remain as AKB48's Harukyan... Honestly, I'm full of anxiety... Will

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  • Nishiuchi Mariya's 5th single is a double A-side

    March 31, 2016 @ 10:23 am

    Nishiuchi Mariya has announced the release of her new single "Chu Chu / HellO". Her 5th single is a double A-side that consists of "Chu Chu", which is the CM song for ABC Mart's "NUOVO FIT PUMPS FLEX" and a new song titled "HellO". It will be available in 4 different versions: Limited Edition (CD+DVD), Chu Chu Edition (CD+DVD), HellO Edition (CD+DVD), and Regular Edition (CD-Only). After releasing the single, Nishiuchi will hold live ev

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  • V6's new song is written and composed by Hata Motohiro

    March 30, 2016 @ 10:30 am

    V6's new song "Beautiful World" has been chosen as the theme song for popular drama series "Keishicho Sosa Ikka 9 Gakari" starring member Inohara Yoshihiko. "Beautiful World" was provided by singer-songwriter Hata Motohiro. This is V6's first time collaborating with Hata. Not only did he write and compose the song, but he was also in charge of the chorus and guitar performance. Fans can listen to "Beautiful World" when the new seri

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  • FLOW to release a new single this summer

    March 30, 2016 @ 10:29 am

    FLOW have announced that they will release their new single "Kaze no Uta / BURN" this summer. This was announced on March 26 during the finale of FLOW's nationwide tour "FLOW LIVE TOUR 2016『#10』" at Zepp Tokyo. "Kaze no Uta" has been picked up as the theme song for the TV anime "Tales of Zestiria the X" scheduled to air this summer, whereas "BURN" will be used as the opening theme for Playstation game software "Tales of Berseria". The releas

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 3/21 ~ 3/27

    March 30, 2016 @ 10:28 am

    Oricon has revealed its weekly rankings for March 21 to 27. Check out the results below!  [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Harujion ga Saku Koro" - Nogizaka46 : 3/23 (749,706)2. "Gyakkou X Raisan" - Tokyo Performance Doll : 3/23 (39,335)3. "Fine! ~fly for the future~" - GEM : 3/23 (25,558)4. "Mirai" - Kobukuro : 12/16 (21,495)5. "Ruten no Hatoba" - Yamauchi Keisuke : 3/23 (19,639)(Check out the full ranking here.)===[Album Weekly Rankin

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  • Kataoka Ainosuke & Fujiwara Norika register their marriage

    March 30, 2016 @ 10:27 am

    It's been reported that kabuki actor Kataoka Ainosuke (44) and actress Fujiwara Norika (44) have registered their marriage. On March 30, the couple made the announcement via fax to several media outlets. They are scheduled to appear together at a press conference on March 31 to announce the marriage. In May of last year, a tabloid magazine reported that the two were living together to which Kataoka responde

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  • Drama Prime Time Report - 3/22~3/28

    March 29, 2016 @ 6:53 pm

    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 March 22nd to March 28th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current winter dramas below! Screencaps: Sumika Sumire === 3/22 – Tuesday ??.?%(?.?%) – 19:00-20:54 – Odoru! Sanma Goten!! Special ??.?%(?.?%) – 21:

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