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  • Utada Hikaru, [Alexandros], and more win the 'CD Shop Awards'

    February 16, 2017 @ 9:15 am

    Seven works have been selected for the "9th CD Shop Awards 2017".The CD Shop Awards is an annual set of music awards sponsored by All-Japan CD Shop Clerks Union Winners. Each year, CD shop clerks from across the nation cast their votes for the awards. Out of 21 nominees, seven works were selected. This year's winners are albums by [Alexandros], Aimer, Utada Hikaru, D.A.N., never young beach, My Hair is Bad, and RADWIMPS. These

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  • Drama Prime Time Report - 2/10~2/13 2017

    February 15, 2017 @ 5:52 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 13th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! Screencaps: Seirei no Moribito II === 2/10 – Friday 12.4%(0.1%) – 19:00-20:54 – Kyukyoku no OX Quiz Show!! SP 12.5%

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  • Japan Box Office Report – 2/11~2/12

    February 15, 2017 @ 1:37 pm

    Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart – February 11th/12th 01 (00) Aibou: The Movie IV (Weeks: 01) 02 (00) Survival Family (Weeks: 01) 03 (01) Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Weeks: 02) 04 (03) Kiseki: Sobito of That Day (Weeks: 03) 05 (02) Doctor Strange (Weeks: 03) 06 (04) Kimi no Na wa. (Weeks: 25) 07 (00) Allied (Week

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  • Itano Tomomi to release 9th single, hold mini lives & high touch events

    February 15, 2017 @ 9:32 am

    Itano Tomomi's 9th single (currently untitled) will drop in stores on April 19. The upcoming single will be available for purchase in three different types: Limited Edition A (CD+DVD), Limited Edition B (CD+Photo Book), and Regular Edition (CD-Only). Those who purchase the single from specific stores, to be announced later, will receive a photo of the singer (1 out of 10) on a first-come-first-serve basis. The track list and other details wi

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  • Taguchi Junnosuke to make major debut from Universal Music Japan

    February 15, 2017 @ 9:31 am

    Taguchi Junnosuke (ex. KAT-TUN) has signed a 2-year contract with Universal Music Japan's label UNIVERSAL J. He will be making his major debut with the single "Connect" on April 5. Taguchi withdrew from KAT-TUN in March of 2016, then released his first solo single "HERO" from an indie label in November. The upcoming single is packed with his feelings of wanting to become a hub where he can 'connect' with various people.  On his ma

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  • EXILE ATSUSHI launches official Instagram account

    February 15, 2017 @ 9:30 am

    EXILE ATSUSHI has launched his official Instagram account (@exile_atsushi_official)!The first picture ATSUSHI uploaded is a self-portrait with a message saying, "From now on, I will post information about my activities, private photos, and sayings as #atsushizm, so please take care of me!!" In other news, EXILE ATSUSHI released his live DVD / Blu-ray "EXILE ATSUSHI LIVE TOUR 2016 "IT'S SHOW TIME!!"' on February 15. This includes footage

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  • Hamasaki Ayumi to hold her longest tour yet consisting of 60 shows

    February 15, 2017 @ 9:29 am

    It's been revealed that Hamasaki Ayumi will hold her longest tour yet this year. Titled "Just the beginning -20- TOUR 2017", the tour will be held to mark the singer's 20th anniversary next year. She is scheduled to perform 60 shows at various arenas and halls nationwide. The tour schedule and venues will be announced in the near future.Source: natalieThanks to minlilin for the tip! 

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  • flumpool reveal trailers for 'Last Call'

    February 15, 2017 @ 9:28 am

    flumpool recently uploaded two videos onto their official YouTube channel. The two videos include a trailer for their new single "Last Call" that's scheduled to be released on March 15 as well as a teaser for its Limited Edition DVD. The title track is the theme song for the movie 'Sakurada Reset' starring Nomura Shuhei and Kuroshima Yuina. It was written by Yamamura Ryuta (Vo, G) and composed by Sakai Kazuki (G). The Limited Editi

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 2/6 ~ 2/12

    February 15, 2017 @ 9:27 am

    Oricon has released its weekly ranking for February 6 to 12. Check it out below! [Single Weekly Ranking] 1. "EMMA" - NEWS : 2/8 (149,291)2. "THE IDOLMASTER CINDERELLA MASTER EVERMORE" - Jougaseki Mika (CV: Yoshimura Haruka), Kanzaki Ranko (CV: Uchida Maaya), Maekawa Miku (CV: Takamori Natsumi), Ninomiya Asuka (CV: Aoki Shiki), Ichinose Shiki (CV: Aihara Kotomi) : 2/8 (51,262)3. "MAGIC" - AAA : 2/8 (43,502)4. "REWIND" - Happiness : 2/8 (34,020_5

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  • 'Perfume FES!!' to be held for 2 days at Makuhari Messe in June

    February 15, 2017 @ 9:26 am

    Perfume's event "Perfume FES!! 2017" will be held in June at Makuhari Messe.  This year marks the group's 4th time sponsoring "Perfume FES!!" This time, it will be a 2-day event with an "eve event" on June 2 and the "main event" on June 3. More details on the performing artists and tickets will be revealed at a later date. Source: natalie

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