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  • B'z Inaba Koshi to provide song for sunscreen CM

    March 16, 2016 @ 10:21 am

    Inaba Koshi's (B'z) new song "YELLOW" will be used in the CM for KOSE's sunscreen "Sports Beauty". Inaba wrote the lyrics to "YELLOW" especially for this CM. It's described as an uptempo number that follows the product's image of the summer sun. In the CM, talento Sumire enjoys outdoor activities such as tennis, golf, and swimming. The CM will begin airing nationwide on March 19.Source & Image: natalieThanks to minlilin for the tip!

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  • DAIGO to sing the theme song for anime 'Kamiwaza Wanda'

    March 16, 2016 @ 10:21 am

    DAIGO will sing the theme song for TBS anime 'Kamiwaza Wanda' premiering on April 16.The anime's theme song "Wanda Nanda!?" was written by DAIGO himself. On the song, he commented, "This time, I wanted to put 100% into Kamiwaza Wanda. In the lyrics, I used the title as well as words that appear in the anime, so that this song would immediately come to mind when you think about Kamiwaza Wanda." He added, "This is a memorial work for me as wel

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  • Iwasa Misaki to hold solo concert next January

    March 16, 2016 @ 10:20 am

    Iwasa Misaki will hold a solo concert at Asakusa Kokaido on January 29, 2017. This was a surprise announcement on March 14 during an on-the-spot interview after Iwasa's graduation concert at AKB48 Theater. During the interview, the staff brought out a 'kusudama' (ornamental paper ball), which Iwasa cracked open. Inside was a hanging banner announcing next year's solo concert. "Next January?! I thought it would be this summer," she excla

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  • Japan Box Office Report – 3/12~3/13

    March 15, 2016 @ 5:02 pm

    Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart – March 12th/13th 01 (01) Doraemon Movie 36: Shin Nobita no Nippon Tanjou (Weeks: 02) 02 (00) The Good Dinosaur (Weeks: 01) 03 (00) Everest: The Summit of the Gods (Weeks: 01) 04 (00) What A Wonderful Family! (Weeks: 01) 05 (02) Kurosaki-kun no Iinari ni Nante Naranai (Weeks: 03) 06 (03) The Martian

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  • Yoshizawa Hitomi announces her pregnancy

    March 15, 2016 @ 10:31 am

    Yoshizawa Hitomi has announced that she is currently pregnant with expected delivery this summer. On March 14, Yoshizawa made the joyous announcement via FAX to several media outlets. She commented, "I am full of happiness, feeling the joy of gaining a new family member and spending time together with the baby inside of me."Yoshizawa married a non-celebrity man in November of last year. Congratulations! Source: natalie

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  • Perfume launch special website for their tour

    March 15, 2016 @ 10:30 am

    Perfume have launched a special website for their live tour "Perfume 6th Tour 2016: COSMIC EXPLORER". They've also released the logo for this tour. The tour will be held to coincide with the release of Perfume's new album "COSMIC EXPLORER" (April 6 release). This will be their first tour in Japan since 2014's "Perfume 5th Tour 2014: Gurun Gurun". For the upcoming tour, they are scheduled to perform 15 shows at 7 locations. The second half of

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  • Yoshiki to donate special drum set for charity auction as 5-year commemoration of the Great Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

    March 15, 2016 @ 10:29 am

    On March 11 Japan local time, X Japan's leader Yoshiki donated his premier special edition of signature TAMA drum set for a charity auction to commemorate Japan's 5 year memorial of the Great East Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011. (*see below for details) The drum set will include Yoshiki's autographed signature drum sticks. If the winner resides in Japan and is able to pick up the item in Tokyo, Yoshiki will personally hand them over to the winner

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  • Katsuta Rino & Arai Reira to graduate from SUPER☆GiRLS

    March 15, 2016 @ 10:24 am

    SUPER☆GiRLS members Katsuta Rino and Arai Reira will graduate from the group after their concert on June 25 at TOKYO DOME CITY HALL. This was announced on March 13 during a release event for their latest album "SUPER★CASTLE" at Shinjuku Station Square. In order to pursue her dream of becoming a sportscaster, Katsuta will devote herself to studying the required language and skill. Similarly, Arai wanted this time to think about the chang

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  • Spitz to release first single since 2013

    March 15, 2016 @ 10:22 am

    Spitz will release a new single, titled "Minato", on April 27. This will be their first single since "Sara Sara / Boku wa Kitto Tabi ni Deru" was released in May of 2013. The title track is being used as the CM song for NTT Higashinihon. In addition, it will include another song called "Garakuta". The jacket cover and track list for "Minato" can be seen below.  [Spitz]01. Minato02. GarakutaSource & Image(s): natalie

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  • RADWIMPS release another song for Tohoku Earthquake restoration

    March 15, 2016 @ 10:21 am

    RADWIMPS have revealed the PV for their new song "Shuntou" via the band's official YouTube channel. Every year on March 11, RADWIMPS have been releasing a song for the restoration of disaster areas from the Tohoku Earthquake. This year, the band asked their fans to send in "videos of my view now," and those videos have been compiled for the PV. Noda Yojiro (Vo) commented, "As usual, I can only worry and pray for restoration, s

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