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  • Kimura Kaela to voice a dog character in 'Moomins' movie

    December 9, 2014 @ 2:04 am

    It's been revealed that Kimura Kaela will be lending her voice in the animated film 'Gekijouban Moomins Minami no Umi de Tanoshii Vacances' (February 13 release).The movie will commemorate the 100th anniversary of 'Moomins' author Tove Jansson's birth. Kimura voices the character 'Pimple', a dog that Moomin and his friends meet during their vacation. This is Kimura's first time voice acting in a feature-length anime film. Kimura will also provide

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  • AKB48's Takahashi Minami announces her graduation from the group

    December 8, 2014 @ 1:31 pm

    On December 8, AKB48 held their "9th anniversary special theater performance" at AKB48 theater in Akihabara, Tokyo. During the performance, the general manager of the 48 groups, Takahashi Minami announced her graduation from AKB48 which will come by the group's 10th anniversary (December 8, 2015).Below is the speech made by Takahashi. "During 2014, so many things happened to AKB48 which included farewells with the members, and also a crisis

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  • Momoiro Clover Z to release a Christmas single

    December 8, 2014 @ 12:13 pm

    Momoiro Clover Z will release a limited edition single titled "Hitotsubu no Egao de... / Chai Maxx ZERO" on December 24. This single will be released to commemorate the group's Christmas live 'Momoiro Christmas' which will be held on December 24 and 25 at Saitama Super Arena. "Hitotsubu no Egao de..." is the theme song for 'Momoiro Christmas 2014' and "Chai Maxx ZERO" is the CM song for ebook comic service 'comico'. Besides the two titl

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  • Rihwa to greet her fans with a nationwide tour

    December 7, 2014 @ 11:39 pm

    From February to March, Rihwa will hold a nationwide tour "Greeting Tour 2015".For her previous tour "Rihwa 'BORDERLESS' TOUR 2014", Rihwa performed at venues in 5 locations nationwide. This time, she will visit 21 locations from February 5 at Yokohama BAYSIS to March 23 at Shibuya CLUB QUATTRO. Check out the full tour schedule below. [Greeting Tour 2015]Thursday, February 5 - Yokohama BAYSIS (Kanagawa)Saturday, February 7 - HEAVEN'S RO

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  • Nakazawa Yuko is pregnant with her 2nd child

    December 7, 2014 @ 11:30 pm

    On December 7, talento Nakazawa Yuko (41) updated her official blog and announced that she is pregnant with her 2nd child. Nakazawa reported the happy news in a blog entry titled "An announcement to everyone." She expressed, "My husband and I are happy that a younger brother or sister will be born to our daughter, who is growing quickly and energetically.  Nakazawa revealed, "I've entered my 5th month and my stomach is starting to show," and con

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 12/01~12/04

    December 7, 2014 @ 5:33 pm

    This is Tokyohive's regular Drama Prime Time Report that gives you a detailed look at the prime time ratings with a focus on the weekly dramas. You can check out more of the most recent ratings from December 1st to December 4th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! === 12/01 – Monday 13.6%(1.9%) – 19:00-19:30 – NHK News 7 09.7%(3.0%) – 19:30-19:56 – Close-Up Gendai 12.7%(6.0%) – 20:0

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  • KinKi Kids, Tackey & Tsubasa, Sexy Zone and others to appear in 'Johnnys' Countdown 2014-2015'

    December 7, 2014 @ 5:32 pm

    Johnny's Entertainment's live event 'Johnnys' Countdown 2014-2015' will be taking place on December 31 at Tokyo Dome.  'Johnnys' Countdown' is a countdown event held every New Year's Eve. This year's event will feature appearances by 11 artists who are Kondo Masahiko, Higashiyama Noriyuki, Uekusa Katsuhide, Okamoto Kenichi, KinKi Kids, Tackey & Tsubasa, NEWS, Hey! Say! JUMP, Sexy Zone, A.B.C-Z, and Johnny's WEST. Among the artists, Sexy Zone is

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  • AAA to hold their 1st Asia tour

    December 7, 2014 @ 5:31 pm

    AAA will hold an Asia tour titled "AAA ASIA TOUR 2015 -ATTACK ALL AROUND- Supported by KOJI" in April.For their very first Asia tour, AAA will visit Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taipei. On the upcoming tour, member Uno Misako commented, "To meet new people and share a fun time with them, we've never been so blessed." AAA is also scheduled to hold a New Year's live event called 'NEW YEAR PARTY 2015' on January 1, and an arena tour beginning in May. 

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  • SCANDAL adds Mexico, Germany, and Singapore to their world tour

    December 7, 2014 @ 3:16 am

    SCANDAL have added new dates to their upcoming world tour "SCANDAL WORLD TOUR 2015 HELLO WORLD" that's scheduled to start in January.It was already announced that SCANDAL will be making stops in Japan, France, England, the United States, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. At this time, the band have announced concerts in Mexico, Germany, and Singapore. Check out the schedule below.[SCANDAL WORLD TOUR 2015 HELLO WORLD]Saturday, January 24 - Atsugi-shi Bunka K

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  • Details on Nogizaka46's 1st album revealed

    December 6, 2014 @ 10:16 pm

    The details on Nogizaka46's first album, which will be released on January 7, have been revealed.The title of Nogizaka46's first album has been determined as "Toumei na Iro". It will include 10 of their already released singles, from their debut "Guru Guru Curtain" to their latest "Nandome no Aozora ka?", along with a song that they've been performing at their lives called "OVERTURE", and 4 new numbers "Dareka wa Mikata", "Kakumei no Uma", "Boku

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