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  • 2014 Recochoku Yearly Rankings

    January 3, 2015 @ 8:36 pm

    Recochoku, one of the biggest online and mobile music download portals in Japan, recently released the 2014 download charts for the period from December 1st, 2013 until November 30th, 2014. Check out the top ranking for digital singles, chaku-uta, music videos, theme songs and more over the past twelve months below! - < Recochoku Ranking > 01 - "Let It Go (Japanese Ver.)" - Matsu Takako 02 - "Zutto feat. HAN-KUN & TEE"

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  • May J. to release her new single in February

    January 3, 2015 @ 5:10 pm

    Its been revealed that May J. will release a new single (currently untitled) on February 25. May J.'s last single "Hontou no Koi" was released about 5 months ago in September of last year. Her upcoming single will include "Futari no Mahou", which is currently being used as the opening theme for anime 'Gundam Reconguista in G'. This song was written by Maeda Takahiro in the image of the anime's director Tomino Yoshiyuki. It was composed and arrang

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  • Mr.Children's new song used in CM for 'BMW'

    January 3, 2015 @ 4:09 pm

    Mr. Children's new song "fantasy" has been chosen as the CM song for 'BMW Active Tourer'. "fantasy" is a refreshing number that matches the product's image of "blue skies" and "family". The release date has not been confirmed at this time.BMW has revealed a 30-second CM through their official website. You can also take a look at it below. Source: natalie

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  • Sakanaction's Kusakari Ami announces her pregnancy

    January 3, 2015 @ 1:34 pm

    Kusakari Ami (B) of Sakanaction has announced her pregnancy. She will refrain from band activities until this fall. This announcement was made on January 3 during their live UStream program "Sakanaction NHK Special 'NEXT WORLD Watashitachi no Mirai' Housou Chokuzen USTREAM". Yamaguchi Ichiro (Vo, G) made an appearance on the program and announced, "Sakanaction bassist Kusakari Ami is pregnant." He continued to explain, "Although she's entered her

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  • Model Michibata Jessica gets married to F1 driver Jenson Button

    January 3, 2015 @ 2:07 am

    Model Michibata Jessica (30) has announced her marriage to F1 driver Jenson Button (34). On January 1, Jessica wrote on her official Twitter, "Happy New Year from Mr & Mrs Button!" She then announced her marriage through her official Facebook account, "I would like to announce that I got married to F1 driver Jenson Button, whom I have been dating for some time now, on December 29, 2014." Button's racing team McLaren announced

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  • Chatmonchy announce their plans for 2015

    January 2, 2015 @ 2:15 pm

    On January 1, Chatmonchy announced their plans for 2015 through their official website. The band announced 4 activities for 2015: 1. a 10 year anniversary at Nippon Budokan; 2. a new single in March and their 6th album in May; 3. a nationwide tour starting in June; and 4. a festival in Tokushima. It will be Chatmonchy's first time in about 7 years to hold a live concert at Nippon Budokan. As for their upcoming nationwide tour, it will b

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  • Hamasaki Ayumi to hold an arena tour starting in April

    January 2, 2015 @ 12:11 pm

    Hamasaki Ayumi will start her arena tour 'ayumi hamasaki ARENA TOUR 2015 A Cirque de Minuit ~Mayonaka no Circus~' in April.Hamasaki just wrapped up her live event 'ayumi hamasaki COUNTDOWN LIVE 2014-2015 A Cirque de Minuit ~Mayonaka no Circus~' which was held from December 29 to 31. The upcoming tour will host a total of 18 shows in 9 locations. Ticket pre-reservations will be available through her official fan club 'TeamAyu' beginning somet

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  • Golden Bomber announce 2015 nationwide tour

    January 2, 2015 @ 1:59 am

    Golden Bomber have announced that they will hold a nationwide tour starting in July.The upcoming tour will kick off on July 4 at Ichihara-shi Shimin Kaikan in Chiba and will wrap up on November 13 at Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo for a total of 29 shows. Ticket details will be revealed at a later date.[Golden Bomber 2015 Tour] Saturday, July 4 - Ichihara-shi Shimin Kaikan (Chiba)Tuesday, July 7 - Kagoshima Shimin Bunka Hall (Kagoshima)Frida

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  • BREAKERZ to resume their activities in 2015

    January 1, 2015 @ 3:55 pm

    On December 31, BREAKERZ held their countdown live 'BREAKERZ COUNTDOWN LIVE 2014-2015' at Pacifico Yokohama.The members of BREAKERZ last got together for a live a year and 10 months ago. While the crowd of 4,500 fans screamed and welcomed the band, they kicked off the live with "Gekijou". The setlist was centered around their singles such as "Everlasting Luv", "Miss Mystery", and "Tsukiyo no Itazura no Mahou". They also made their fans enjoy them

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  • AAA to release a new single for 7 consecutive months

    January 1, 2015 @ 2:48 pm

    It's been revealed that AAA will release a new single every month from January to July.On New Year's Day, AAA held a live event called 'NEW YEAR PARTY 2015' at Tokyo Taiikukan. After their performance, the group announced their 7-month consecutive single release as a part of their debut 10th anniversary project. The first single "I'll be there" will be released on January 28, and the second "Lil' Infinity" on February 25. Singles purchased f

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