Latest

  • Details on the HIATUS' new album + nationwide tour revealed

    February 18, 2014 @ 1:58 pm

    The details on the HIATUS' new album, which will be released on March 26, has been revealed. The band has also revealed the schedule for their upcoming nationwide tour. the HIATUS' first original album in about 2 years and 4 months will be titled "Keeper Of The Flame". It will feature a total of 11 songs including tracks off of "Horse Riding EP" which was released this past July. Similarly, their tour will be called 'Keeper Of The Flame Tour 2014

    Read More

    • 0
    • 815
    • 0
  • Drama Prime Time Report – 02/10~02/16

    February 18, 2014 @ 1:38 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 February 10th to February 16th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! (NTV is the only network that still discloses all of their ratings on a daily base. If anything, the other networks only reveal t

    Read More

    • 0
    • 2600
    • 0
  • Ieiri Leo collaborates with Jungle Emperor Leo for 'a boy' PV

    February 17, 2014 @ 5:28 pm

    It's been revealed that Ieiri Leo has collaborated with the protagonist "Leo" from 'Jungle Emperor' ('Kimba the White Lion') for the PV for her new song "a boy". The anime in the PV was done by Tezuka Production's anime director Nishida Masayoshi. The one in charge of fusing the anime with the real video image was Ito Gabin.   This collaboration took place because Tezuka Production heard that Ieiri's stage name "Leo" came from Leo

    Read More

    • 0
    • 1663
    • 0
  • SPYAIR and NICO Touches the Walls to be in charge of theme songs for anime 'Haikyu!!'

    February 17, 2014 @ 11:58 am

    It's been revealed that SPYAIR will sing the opening theme and NICO Touches the Walls will sing the ending theme for the MBS/TBS anime 'Haikyu!!' scheduled to start its broadcast in April.  'Haikyu!!' is a volleyball manga by Furudate Haruichi that is currently being serialized in 'Weekly Shounen Jump'. For the anime, SPYAIR will be providing a new song titled "Imagination" and NICO Touches the Walls will be providing "Tenchi Gaeshi".As for sing

    Read More

    • 0
    • 2132
    • 1
  • Oshima Yuko promises fans that their 'bonds are forever'

    February 17, 2014 @ 2:45 am

    On February 16th, AKB48 held a handshake event at Marine Messe Fukuoka. Oshima Yuko, who will soon be graduating from the group, also participated in the event and sent out a message to her fans.   This marked Oshima's last day to appear at a handshake event in Fukuoka. Before the handshake event, the group held a live concert where they performed 9 songs including Oshima's center songs "Mae Shika Mukanee", "Gingham Check", and "Heavy

    Read More

    • 3
    • 4614
    • 0
  • SMAP to release their 52nd single in April

    February 17, 2014 @ 2:34 am

    SMAP will be releasing their 52nd single "Yes we are / Koko Kara" on April 9th.The group's first single of 2014 is a double A-side including "Koko Kara" which was written and composed by Wada Sho (TRICERATOPS), and "Yes we are" which was written and composed by Sakai Yu and arranged by Mori Toshiyuki.   "Koko Kara" was written as the project song for Nihonbashi's community development. It will support Nihonbashi as "a city where people who gathe

    Read More

    • 2
    • 1951
    • 0
  • Sashihara Rino opens a Twitter account

    February 17, 2014 @ 2:30 am

    On the night of February 16th, HKT48's Sashihara Rino started up her own Twitter account. At about 10:00 pm, she wrote her account name "@345__chan" on her Google+ which led fans to her Twitter account. Her first tweet was a reply to one of her fans saying, "It's you!!! ... Who? ;_;"   Among those she follows are fellow members Kitahara Rie and Yokoyama Yui, former members Maeda Atsuko and Itano Tomomi, as well as Tanaka Masahiro who recently jo

    Read More

    • 0
    • 9496
    • 0
  • Endo Mai announces her first solo single after graduation from Idoling!!!

    February 16, 2014 @ 6:47 pm

    Endo Mai, who graduated from Idoling!!! on February 14th, will be releasing her 2nd solo single "MUJINA" on May 14th.Endo made her solo debut last July with the single "Today is The Day" provided by Base Ball Bear's Koide Yusuke. Her first single after graduating from Idoling!!! is a rock tune written by Akai Kouen's Tsuno Maisa. Regarding this song, Tsuno commented, "The love trap is pleasant, yet painful. It's that kind of song. I wrote it whil

    Read More

    • 1
    • 1616
    • 0
  • Check out DAIGO's digest movie for his first solo album

    February 15, 2014 @ 1:53 pm

    DAIGO has uploaded the digest movie for his first solo album "DAIGOLD" onto YouTube.  The digest features footage from the Osaka International Convention Center concert of 'DAIGO LIVE TOUR 2013: BUTTERFLY' which was held on December 28th. This footage will be included in the special DVD that will come with Complete Production Edition GOLD Edition. DAIGO will release his first solo album on March 5.Source: natalie

    Read More

    • 0
    • 1119
    • 1
  • Ohno Satoshi to star in a drama adaptation of 'Shinigami-kun'

    February 14, 2014 @ 6:12 pm

    On February 15, it was announced that Arashi's Ohno Satoshi would star as a rookie reaper in TV Asahi's new drama "Shinigami-kun." "Shinigami-kun" is a live-action drama adaptation of Endo Koichi's (best known as the author of "Tsuide ni Tonchinkan") manga which began its serialization in 1983 on Fresh Jump. Though the protagonist is a reaper whose role is to send the dead soul to the spiritual world, it is a heartwarming fantasy that

    Read More

    • 1
    • 5214
    • 0