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  • Tamura Yukari unveils full PV for 'Himitsu no Tobira kara Ai ni Kite'

    February 3, 2014 @ 10:39 am

    Tamura Yukari has unveiled the full PV for her new song "Himitsu no Tobira Kara Ai ni Kite" through King Records' official YouTube channel."Himitsu no Tobira Kara Ai ni Kite" is Tamura's new single that's scheduled to be released on February 5th. It's currently being used as the opening theme for the anime 'Nourin'. The full PV will be available for viewing for a limited time until February 16th.   Additionally, Tamura's staff has star

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  • Utada Hikaru to get married!

    February 3, 2014 @ 8:30 am

    On February 3rd, Utada Hikaru updated her official website announcing that she will be getting married. Below is a translated message from Utada Hikaru. "I will be getting married soon.I thought about making the announcement after quietly holding the ceremony, but I've already received inquiries and it seems there are already rumors, so I am making the announcement at this time. I laughed a little because it was unexpected myself. My partner is

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  • Mizukawa Asami & FAKY appear at stage greeting for her new film 'Bilocation Ura'

    February 3, 2014 @ 1:00 am

    On February 2, actress Mizukawa Asami (30) appeared at the Kadokawa Cinema Shinjuku in Tokyo for opening day greetings of her starring film 'Bilocation Ura' (directed by Asato Mari.) Last month, on the 18th, Mizukawa did not appear at the completion stage greeting for the film due to illness. Thus during this appearance she felt touched stating, "I am sorry I missed the last stage greeting. As I was able to come today, I am a bit emotional." 5-

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  • A.B.C-Z announce release of their first album

    February 3, 2014 @ 12:53 am

    A.B.C-Z will be releasing their first album (currently untitled) on March 12th.The group made their "DVD debut" in February of 2012 and has released 5 DVDs since then. Their anticipated first album will be a 2 CD set including songs from before and after their debut.The 5stars Limited Edition, in which only 55,555 copies will be available, will come with a special DVD. The DVD will feature solo interviews with the members and the group's original

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  • Angela Aki reveals jacket covers for best-of album + launches special website

    February 2, 2014 @ 6:55 pm

    Angela Aki, who will be going on an indefinite hiatus later this year, has revealed the jacket covers for her best-of album 'TAPESTRY OF SONGS -THE BEST OF ANGELA AKI'. She has also launched a special website for the album.Angela will release "TAPESTRY OF SONGS -THE BEST OF ANGELA AKI" on March 5th. The jacket covers feature the singer with a calm and gentle expression with a soft pink background.The special website also features the same visual

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  • MUSIC STATION artist line up for February 7th

    February 2, 2014 @ 4:25 pm

    The February 7th broadcast of TV Asahi's music program 'MUSIC STATION' will feature performances from T.M.Revolution, AKB48, BABYMETAL, Hey! Say! JUMP, miwa, and Yuzu.  T.M.Revolution will perform "Count ZERO" and "WHITE BREATH". This will be T.M.Revolution's first appearance on the program in 10 years. As for the other performers, BABYMETAL will make their very first appearance on the show and will introduce their 1st single

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  • 'Frozen' directors greet Japanese press

    February 2, 2014 @ 1:27 am

    The 86th Academy Awards multi-award nominee "Frozen" held its Japanese press conference on January 30. Directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, Producer Peter Del Vecho all attended the event. Mizayaki Hayao's recent movie "The Wind Rises" was also nominated in the same category. On this, Lee commented, "Miyazaki-san is our inspiration. We are very honored to have been nominated together. My favorite Miyazaki movie is 'Spirited Away', and I have a

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  • Sakurai Sho chooses work over family at 'Kamisama no Karute 2' press conference

    February 1, 2014 @ 5:34 pm

    Arashi's Sakurai Sho, actress Miyazaki Aoi and more attended the press conference for movie "Kamisama no Karute 2" on January 30. In the sequel, Sakurai plays a doctor who works in a clinic away from the city. This is the sequel to the first movie that was released 2 and a half years ago. On his co-star's changes during this time, Sakurai said, "She doesn't sleep anymore. Last time, she would always fall asleep in the dressing room." Miyazak

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  • Actor Fujiwara Tatsuya talks about his respect for Arashi's Sakurai Sho

    February 1, 2014 @ 3:50 pm

    Arashi's Sakurai Sho (32), actor Fujiwara Tatsuya (31) and more attended the stage greeting for the movie "Kamisama no Karute 2" on January 30. As a fellow actor of about the same age, Fujiwara talked about his image of Sakurai, "Even though he cannot be busier, he goes into recording without even checking his script. Sometimes I have to retake 30, 40 times, and Sakurai doesn't have to be at the scene, but he still stays to watch over." he smiled

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  • Ohno Satoshi attends JAL new services launch press conference

    February 1, 2014 @ 1:43 pm

    On January 30, Japan Airlines held its press conference for "new products and services in domestic flights" introducing its new services starting in May. At the press conference, Arashi's Ohno Satoshi attended the event as Arashi is the image character for JAL. He promoted the new products in a "mature atmosphere". Starting in May, all the seats including those in Economy class will have new leather seats and the lighting in the plane will b

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