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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 4/28~5/1

    May 3, 2014 @ 8:02 pm

    This is Tokyohive's regular Drama Prime Time Report that gives you a detailed look at prime time ratings, with a focus on the weekly dramas. On Monday, TV Asahi topped the 9pm time frame with Ikegami Akira's coverage of the ferry incident in South Korea on his show 'Koko ga Point!'. This accelerated the decline of viewers for Fuji TV's Monday drama 'Gokuaku Ganbo', which dropped by 2.2% to 9.1%. Tuesday marked "Showa Day" in Japan, a publi

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  • Members of BiS wear bikinis for their last single

    May 3, 2014 @ 5:51 pm

    The ladies of BiS will release their last single "FiNAL DANCE / nerve" on May 28. They have revealed a new artist photo and the jacket covers for their single. For this single, the girls visited Okinawa and held a photo shoot under the blue skies and on the sandy beach. The members smile as they show off their summer bodies. The single features "FiNAL DANCE" which is a powerful rock tune that is filled with the girls' feelings. Meanwhil

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  • Flower to release new single 'Nettaigyo no Namida'

    May 3, 2014 @ 3:16 am

    Flower will release a new single titled "Nettaigyo no Namida" on June 11."Nettaigyo no Namida" has the keywords "Asian taste", "summer", and "a woman's mind". It's described as a number that portrays the sad feelings of love and is serving as the theme song for NTV's 'Sukkiri!!' for the month of May. A preview of the song can be heard here. Flower will also start holding release events for this single across Japan on May 3.  [Limited E

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  • Check out the jacket covers for aiko's new album 'Awa no You na Ai Datta'

    May 3, 2014 @ 3:14 am

    aiko is getting ready to release her new album "Awa no You na Ai Datta" on May 28. "Awa no You na Ai Datta" will mark aiko's 11th original album. The jacket covers that she recently revealed come in 2 different types - 'First Press Edition' and 'Regular Edition'. The 'First Press Edition' jacket cover features the singer up close with a soft smile, while the 'Regular Edition' pictures her jumping at the beach.  Check them out below. [F

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  • Amuro Namie to hold 36 shows for her upcoming arena tour

    May 3, 2014 @ 3:13 am

    Amuro Namie has revealed the schedule for her upcoming arena tour.Titled 'namie amuro LIVE STYLE 2014', the tour will kick off on August 22 at Ecopa Arena in Shizuoka and will wrap up on December 18 at Nippon Gaishi Hall in Aichi for a total of 36 shows. Ticket pre-reservations can be made through Amuro's official fan club starting on May 9.In addition, Amuro will release her best-of ballad album "Ballada" on June 4. It will feature 15 popular ba

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  • The title of Berryz Kobo's new song announced

    May 3, 2014 @ 1:50 am

    The title of Berryz Kobo's new song has been announced through their special website 'Berryz Kobo 10 Shunen Kinen Special Site'. Berryz Kobo will release a new double A-side single on June 4th. At this time, only one of the titles have been revealed: "Futsuu, Idol 10-nen Yatterannai Desho!?'. The group has uploaded a single title announcement video onto their YouTube channel, which can also be seen below. The title of the other track will be ann

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  • Kimura Kaela reveals PV for unreleased song 'My Love'

    May 3, 2014 @ 1:28 am

    Kimura Kaela has revealed the PV for her song "My Love" which is an unreleased track that will be included in her upcoming best-of album "10years" (to be released on June 25th)."My Love" was composed by KENSUKE.A (SISTER JET) and produced by Tomita Keiichi. The PV is a compilation of video clips collected from the general public, clips of fan club members in the studio, and clips that Kimura shot herself. Source: natalie

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  • Superfly unleashes PV for new single 'Live'

    May 2, 2014 @ 4:49 am

    Superfly has unleashed the PV for her new single "Live", which is scheduled to drop in stores on May 14.  "Live" is Superfly's first single of 2014, and it's the theme song for the movie 'Yamikin Ushijima-kun Part 2'. The single will also include "Mangekyou to Chou", which is the image song for the same movie, as well as a new song titled "The Long Way Home".Check out the PV above!

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 4/21 ~ 4/27

    May 2, 2014 @ 4:47 am

    Oricon's weekly charts for April 21 to the 27th has been revealed. Check it out below. [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Eejanaika" - Johnny's WEST : 4/23 (262,154)2. "NEVER LET YOU GO" - GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE : 4/23 (86,442)3. "Sore wa Bokutachi no Kiseki" - μ's : 4/23 (65,930)4. "Truth" - CNBLUE : 4/23 (35,602)5. "Departure" - SCANDAL : 4/23 (30,953)(Check out the full ranking here.)===[Album Weekly Ranking]1. "already" - Not yet : 4/23 (

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  • Japan Box Office Report – 4/26~4/27

    May 1, 2014 @ 2:09 am

    Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart – April 26/27 01 (02) Frozen (Weeks: 07) 02 (01) Meitantei Conan Ijigen no Sniper (Weeks: 02) 03 (00) Thermae Romae II (Weeks: 01) 04 (00) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Weeks: 01) 05 (00) Aibou: The Movie III (Weeks: 01) 06 (03) Crayon Shin-chan: Gachinko! Gyakushu no Robo To-chan (Weeks: 02) 07 (05)

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