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  • Japan Box Office Report – 9/13~9/14

    September 17, 2014 @ 6:14 pm

    Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart – September 13th/14th 01 (00) Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends (Weeks: 01) 02 (01) Stand by Me Doraemon (Weeks: 06) 03 (00) Guardians of the Galaxy (Weeks: 01) 04 (02) Lupin the Third (Weeks: 03) 05 (00) Maiko, A Lady? (Weeks: 01) 06 (04) Hot Road (Weeks: 05) 07 (03) Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 9/12~9/14

    September 17, 2014 @ 3:49 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 September 12th to September 14th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! === 9/12 – Friday 14.1%(?.?%) – 19:00-19:30 – NHK News 7 08.8%(?.?%) – 19:30-19:55 – Tokuho Shutoken 08.0%(1.1%) – 2

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  • Akanishi Jin to release new mini-album + go on 5-city tour

    September 17, 2014 @ 3:04 pm

    It's been revealed that Akanishi Jin will kick off his nationwide tour "JIN AKANISHI 'JINDEPENDENCE' TOUR 2014" on November 11, and will also release a mini-album, titled "Mi Amor", on November 12. This will be Akanishi's 2nd release from his own record label Go Good Records. The  entire album will be written, composed, and produced by Akanishi himself. It will be released in 3 different versions: Limited Edition A, Limited Ed

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  • Yamashita Tomohisa to release new album, 'YOU'

    September 17, 2014 @ 3:04 am

    Yamashita Tomohisa will release a new album titled "YOU" on October 8."YOU" comes about a year after releasing his last album "A NUDE". Regarding the upcoming album, Yamashita commented, "From songs that will gently cuddle up next to you to songs that will powerfully push you from behind, it's an album packed with songs that you can listen to in every situation." Similar to his previous album, a handful of well-known artists were involved in the

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  • THE BAWDIES to release first album in 2 years + tour

    September 17, 2014 @ 3:02 am

    THE BAWDIES have announced that they will release their new album "Boys!" on December 3. To coincide with its release, they will hold a one-man tour called "THE BAWDIES 'Boys!' TOUR 2014-2015" from mid-December.The album will drop about 2 years since their last album "1-2-3", which was released in January of 2013. While the details have not been revealed at this time, we can expect a lot out of the band as this album will wrap up their 10th band-

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  • SEKAI NO OWARI's new single to include cover of HAWAIIAN6

    September 17, 2014 @ 2:32 am

    SEKAI NO OWARI has revealed the details on their upcoming single "Dragon Night" which will be released on October 15.The title track "Dragon Night" is produced by Dutch DJ and producer Nicky Romero. Besides this, the single will include a cover of HAWAIIAN6's "MAGIC" and a rearrangement of "Love the warz". Limited editions A and B will come with a live DVD including 9 songs each from the set list of their arena tour 'Honoo to Mori no Carnival -St

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 9/8 ~ 9/14

    September 17, 2014 @ 2:24 am

    Oricon has revealed its weekly charts for September 8 to 14. Check out the results below. [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Tokyo VICTORY" - SOUTHERN ALL STARS : 9/10 (92,645)2. "Highschool♥love" - E-girls : 9/10 (61,046)3. "SOLO DAY -Japanese ver-" - B1A4 : 9/10 (47,479)4. "Get Up!" - Nakayama Yuma : 9/10 (34,435)5. "Shoumei Teenager" - Yumemiru Adolescence : 9/9 (19,491)(Check out the full ranking here.)===[Album Weekly Ranking]1. "TRAD" - Takeuchi

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  • VAMPS tease fans with a preview for 'VAMPIRE'S LOVE'

    September 16, 2014 @ 5:27 pm

    VAMPS has uploaded a preview for their new single "VAMPIRE'S LOVE" on Universal Music Japan's official YouTube channel. The preview for the single features the title track, along with a fairytale-like footage. The full version PV will be included in the Limited Edition A DVD. "VAMPIRE'S LOVE" will not only be released in Japan, but also overseas. Pre-orders will begin via iTunes in Japan on September 24. Thereafter, it will gradually be rel

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  • Narimiya Hiroki and Sasaki Nozomi share a kiss for 'anan'

    September 16, 2014 @ 3:28 pm

    Actor Narimiya Hiroki and model/actress Sasaki Nozomi will be featured on the cover of women's magazine 'anan' that will go on sale on September 17.This issue features the magazine's first 'Mote Cosme Award'. Mote Cosme refers to cosmetics that make you popular with the opposite sex. As a part of the feature, Narimiya and Sasaki challenge a situation of a couple with the image "a happy love that begins with the power of make-up".   Whi

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  • L'Arc-en-Ciel's 'EVERLASTING' to receive worldwide digital release

    September 16, 2014 @ 2:02 pm

    It's been revealed that L'Arc~en~Ciel's latest song "EVERLASTING" will be digitally released both within and outside Japan."EVERLASTING" was released as a complete production limited edition in Japan in August. It's a ballad that the band first performed on March 21 and 22 during their show at National Olympic Stadium. At this time, it's has been confirmed for digital release in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Peru, Canada, the United States

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