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  • Weather Girls to release new single + make drama appearance

    April 9, 2014 @ 2:18 am

    It's been revealed that Weather Girls will release their new single "Like You ♥ Anyway" on June 4th.  "Like You ♥ Anyway" is the ending theme for Metele's drama 'Tetsuko no Sodatekata' which premiered on April 7th. It will be released in 3 different types: Limited Edition A, Limited Edition B, and Regular Edition. In addition, Weather Girls will be making an appearance in 'Tetsuko no Sodatekata'. They will play the part

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  • Japan Box Office Report – 4/5~4/6

    April 8, 2014 @ 6:32 pm

    Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart – April 5/6 01 (01) Frozen (Weeks: 04) 02 (02) Eiga Doraemon: Shin Nobita no Daimakyou (Weeks: 05) 03 (03) Heisei Riders vs. Showa Riders (Weeks: 02) 04 (04) The Snow White Murder Case (Weeks: 02) 05 (05) Team Batista Final Kerberos no Shozo (Weeks: 02) 06 (06) Eiga Precure All Stars New Stage 3 (Wee

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  • exist†trace reveal jacket cover for 'Spiral Daisakusen'

    April 8, 2014 @ 1:25 pm

    exist†trace has revealed the jacket cover for their new single "Spiral Daisakusen" which is slated to drop in stores on May 14.This will mark the band's first single since releasing their Tower Records limited edition single "DIAMOND" about 10 months ago. The title track is a 1980's dance number with disco sounds. As its coupling tracks, it will include "Antique Doll" and "Yume ni Kiss wo".The jacket cover features a woman's head being

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  • Prime Time Drama Preview – Spring 2014

    April 8, 2014 @ 12:32 am

    The spring season for dramas is just around the corner and as usual we want to give you a short overview of the upcoming prime time dramas. Maybe you haven't heard about all of them yet, so we hope that this little overview helps put 1 or 2 more dramas up on your radar for the upcoming season. Please note that all of the information is only based on the what is currently known (as of April 6th) and that taiga drama, midnight and late-night dra

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  • moumoon to release new single 'Jewel'

    April 8, 2014 @ 12:13 am

    It's been revealed that moumoon will be releasing their new single "Jewel" on May 8th."Jewel" was picked up as the CM song for cosmetics brand Shiseido's 'The Collagen Jewel Sparkling' which stars vocalist YUKA. As the coupling track, the single will include a track called "Super Sweet Spring Medley". This track will feature 8 songs including hit numbers such as "Sunshine Girl" and "Chu Chu".  [Jewel]01. Jewel02. Super Sweet Spring Medley (Love

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  • Miyazaki Aoi receives her first shampoo CM

    April 7, 2014 @ 6:19 pm

    Actress Miyazaki Aoi was chosen as the image character for Unilever's hair care product 'CLEAR' and attended its CM presentation event.   Miyazaki, who appeared at the event wearing a black dress, smiled and said, "This is my first shampoo CM. I've always wanted to try it, so I'm glad that I kept my hair long."The CM, which was shot in Thai, will begin airing on April 9th. The film staff came from different nationalities, so Miyazaki had the opp

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  • Happiness & E-girls member Sugieda Mayu to withdraw from both groups

    April 7, 2014 @ 5:10 pm

    It's been announced that Happiness and E-girls member Sugieda Mayu will be withdrawing from both groups.  Sugieda joined Happiness after passing the vocalist audition in December of 2009. Since December of 2011, she has also been a member of E-girls. In order to undergo medical treatment, Sugieda went on hiatus for about a year in August of 2012. After making her comeback, she has been thinking about her own future, which lead to this decision o

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  • Check out the PV for Mizuki Nana's new song 'Appasionato'

    April 7, 2014 @ 3:14 pm

    The PV for Mizuki Nana's new song "Appasionato" has been revealed through her official YouTube channel.  "Appasionato" is one of the tracks off of Mizuki's upcoming album "SUPERNAL LIBERTY" that's scheduled to be released on April 16th. It's an uptempo tune that Mizuki wrote and composed with the theme "liberation". The PV is directed by Imai "LuCY" Junya, and it features Mizuki wearing a black dress with a white owl perched on her arm. Source &

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  • AKB48 release teaser for 4th documentary film

    April 7, 2014 @ 12:36 pm

    Earlier, it was reported that AKB48's 4th documentary film 'DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 The time has come Shoujotachi wa, Ima, Sono Senaka ni Nani Omou?' would hit theaters on July 4th. Now, a teaser has been released. The documentary, which will be directed by Takahashi Eiki, will follow AKB48's activities from 2013 to June 2014. It will highlight the group's big team shuffle, Oshima Yuko's graduation, and the 'AKB48 37th Single Senbatsu General Electi

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  • Maeda Atsuko sheds tears at Zepp Tokyo live

    April 7, 2014 @ 1:09 am

    On April 3rd, Maeda Atsuko held her one-man live 'Maeda Atsuko 1st LIVE: SEVENTH CHORD' at Zepp Tokyo.The live was held to commemorate the release of her latest single "Seventh Chord" (released March 5th). Maeda took the stage with her songs "Hitorijime" and "Time Machine Nante Iranai". After singing the two songs, she greeted the fans saying, "I hope you enjoy your time today." While she had stated, "It's been awhile since I've held a live, so I

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