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  • Anime 'Kuroko no Basket' to get 3rd season in 2015

    July 6, 2014 @ 9:59 pm

    It's been revealed that the 3rd season of TV anime 'Kuroko no Basket' will begin its broadcast in 2015. 'Kuroko no Basket' is based on a basketball manga written by Fujimaki Tadatoshi. It revolves around a high school student with remarkable eyesight named Kuroko Tetsuya and a returnee student named Kagami Taiga. It first received its anime adaptation in 2012, and its 2nd season aired from October 2013 to March 2014. The latest manga, volume 28,

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  • Actor Hongo Kanata and more attends press conference for 'Danganronpa' stage play!

    July 6, 2014 @ 9:56 pm

    Actor Hongo Kanata (23) attended the production press conference for his upcoming stage play "Danganronpa" based on the popular game of the same title. The performance will run from October 29 to November 3, 2014 at Tokyo's Nippon Seinenkan. The actor commented, "It's a game I like a lot so I want to work hard to make it a great show for everyone as well." His co-star Kanda Sayaka (27) also appeared at the press conference, and the

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  • Kis-My-Ft2 announce a summer single

    July 6, 2014 @ 9:52 pm

    Kis-My-Ft2 will release their 11th single 'Another Future' on August 13.This announcement was made on July 5 during the opening show of the group's tour '2014Concert Tour: Kis-My-Journey' at Nagoya Dome. After announcing it to the fans, they performed it on stage for the very first time.   "Another Future" has been picked up as the theme song for member Tamamori Yuta's starring drama 'Nobunaga no Chef' which premieres on TV Asahi on July 10. Mea

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  • Koizumi Kotaro used to lie about himself when he went on group dates

    July 6, 2014 @ 9:18 pm

    Actor Koizumi Kotaro (35) attended the production press conference for his upcoming TBS drama "Petero no Souretsu ("The Funeral Procession of Peter")" - July 7, 8:00pm, thereafter Mondays 7:00pm. Speaking about the theme of "lies" with regards to the drama, Koizumi admitted that he used to lie about himself, "When I was in my late teens to early 20s, I didn't want people to know about my father (Koizumi Junichiro, former Prime Minister of Ja

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  • MAN WITH A MISSION cancel Nevada concert of US tour

    July 6, 2014 @ 9:15 pm

    Rock band MAN WITH A MISSION has canceled the Nevada concert of their 'NORTH AMERICAN TOUR 2014' which was scheduled to be held on July 6 (local time).  Through their official website, the band explained that the reason of the cancellation was due to "circumstances of local promoters." They apologized, "We deeply apologize for causing the inconvenience to those who were looking forward to it." There are no plans for a make-up show.MAN WITH A MIS

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  • Masuwaka Tsubasa is a cute policewoman for a day

    July 6, 2014 @ 9:13 pm

    Model and talent Masuwaka Tsubasa (28) posted a picture of herself with black hair on Twitter. It was later revealed that the talent had been a 1-day Division Leader at the Harajuku Police Station. She uploaded a picture of herself in a policewoman uniform with the caption, "I had kept this a secret, I dyed my hair dark!" This was a rare hair color for Masuwaka, a popular gyaru model, whose hair is usually light or with red or blue exte

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  • NMB48 takes on part-time jobs!

    July 6, 2014 @ 6:28 pm

    Details on NMB48's newest variety show on KTV, which will begin airing on July 8, titled "NMB no Meccha Baito" (Tuesdays 1am), have been announced. The show will feature various members of the idol group taking on odd part-time jobs. In the first episode, members Yamada Nana (22), Takano Yui (20) and Kawakami Rena (18) will work at a public bath. On top of cleaning the baths and lockers before the shop opens, they will also help wash the cus

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  • Watarirouka Hashiritai announces final DVD!

    July 6, 2014 @ 5:15 pm

    AKB48 sub-unit Watarirouka Hashiritai disbanded on February 9, 2014. However, fans of the group can now rejoice as it has been announced that the group's final performance at Zepp DiverCity Tokyo will be released through DVD and Blu-Ray on September 3!The volume will consist of the performance itself, as well as rehearsals scenes and off-shots. Watanabe Mayu (20), one of the original members of the unit, calls out to fans, "I hope Warota (nicknam

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  • AKB48 resumes handshake events

    July 6, 2014 @ 4:02 pm

    On July 5th, 41 days after the May 25th AKB48 handshake event attack, the group resumed handshake event activities at the Tokyo Big Sight.     After the handshake event restarted, general director of the whole AKB groups, Takahashi Minami (23), uploaded a photo of her palm onto Google+ and expressed her happiness with, "I am happy to have met everyone." On Twitter, HKT48's Sashihara Rino (21) thanked fans with,

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  • Nogizaka46 hold their first overseas live in Paris

    July 6, 2014 @ 3:27 pm

    On July 5, Nogizaka46 held their first overseas live at the 'JAPAN EXPO 2014' in Paris, France, and excited over 5,000 fans who gathered from all over Europe. The girls kicked off the live with "Tsuki no Ookisa" which was the theme song for the popular anime 'NARUTO'. When the intro started playing, the venue immediately filled with enthusiasm.   The crowd broke out into loud cheers when captain Sakurai Reika called out in French, "Everyone, are

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