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  • BREAKERZ to hold a free live on May 20

    April 9, 2015 @ 4:34 am

    BREAKERZ have announced that they will hold a free live on May 20.This will be BREAKERZ' first stage after announcing that they will be resuming their band activities. The concert venue and time will be announced at a later date.May 20 also marks the release day of BREAKERZ's new single "WE GO". This will be their first single release in 2 years and 7 months.Source & Image: natalieThanks to Karen Pang for the tip!

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  • Crystal Kay to sing the theme song for EXILE TAKAHIRO's starring drama

    April 9, 2015 @ 4:33 am

    Crystal Kay will release her new single "Kimi ga Ita Kara" on June 3.This will be Crystal's first single release in about 3 years. The title track was written as the theme song for NTV's upcoming drama 'Wild Heroes' (premieres April 19) starring EXILE's TAKAHIRO. The drama is about a former yankee who teams up with his 6 friends to save a young girl targeted by the underworld. This will be TAKAHIRO's first lead role, and his 6 friends will b

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  • Oricon Comic Chart for 3/30 ~ 4/5

    April 9, 2015 @ 4:30 am

    Oricon has revealed its comic chart for March 30 to April 5. Check out if your favorites made it into the top 5! 1. "ONE PIECE", Volume 77 - Oda Eiichiro : (1,668,225)2. "BLEACH", Volume 67 - Kubo Tite : (239,346)3. "ONE PUNCH MAN", Volume 8 - written by ONE / illustrated by Murata Yusuke : (192,225)4. "Nisekoi", Volume 17 - Komi Naoshi : (148,324)5. "Shokugeki no Soma", Volume 12 - written by Tsukada Yuuto / illustrated by Saeki Shun : (144,657

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  • J-POP SUMMIT announces dates for 2015 festival that will offer a wider array of Japanese pop culture attractions

    April 9, 2015 @ 4:29 am

    The J-POP SUMMIT, the Japanese pop culture celebration held annually in San Francisco since 2009, has announced that its 7th annual event will take place Friday, August 7 through Sunday, August 9.The 2015 J-POP SUMMIT kicks off on Friday, August 7 with a very special Friday night premiere event at the historic Castro Theatre in association with the 2015 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco.This year, the popular Bay Area annual celebration of Jap

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  • Kikkawa You's new song to be over 17 minutes long

    April 9, 2015 @ 2:32 am

    The details on Kikkawa You's new single that's scheduled for a May 6 release has been revealed.Previously, we reported that Kikkawa's upcoming single would be "a unique work in idol history." The title of this single has been confirmed to be "Hana". Produced by michitomo, "Hana" is 17 minutes and 25 seconds long. The lyrics were written by NOBE, Omori Seiko, and Daika Naoka, thus conveying three different world views. Regardin

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  • SAKEROCK release last PV featuring original members

    April 9, 2015 @ 2:31 am

    SAKEROCK have released the PV for "SAYONARA", which is the title track to their last album that hit stores on April 8.SAKEROCK will disband after their concert "LAST LIVE 'ARIGATO'" on June 2 at Ryogoku Kokugikan. The band's last PV features the 5 original members: Hoshino Gen, Ito Daichi, Hamano Kenta, Tanaka Kei, and Nomura Takuji. It was directed by Yamagishi Santa, who has worked with SAKEROCK many times in the past. Source: natalie

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  • Ayaka thanks her husband Mizushima Hiro for his support and hard work

    April 8, 2015 @ 6:43 pm

    Ayaka and Mizushima Hiro have once again proved themselves to be the cutest celebrity couple.On April 7, Ayaka updated her blog with an entry titled "Thank you". She revealed that her new album "Rainbow Road" (April 15 release) is complete and showed confidence in her work saying, "I'm happy... too happy... I've completed an album that I can proudly call a masterpiece in my music career." Ayaka then uploaded a photo of a plate full of cake, which

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 3/31~4/6

    April 8, 2015 @ 5:00 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 March 31st to April 6th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! === 3/31 – Tuesday 16.3%(3.6%) – 19:20-21:24 – Football: Japan vs. Uzbekistan 10.3%(1.1%) – 19:00-21:48 – Geinojin Kakuz

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 3/30 ~ 4/5

    April 8, 2015 @ 3:58 pm

    Oricon has released its weekly charts for March 30 to April 5. Take a look at the results below![Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Coquettish Juutai Chuu" - SKE48 : 3/31 (640,451)2. "Don't look back!" - NMB48 : 3/31 (447,282)3. "The Middle Management ~Josei Chuukan Kanrishoku~ / GamushaLIFE / Tsugi no Kado wo Magare" - ℃-ute : 4/1 (60,689)4. "Kyuubi" - Kiryu : 4/1 (57,776)5. "Eikou Sunrise" - babyraids JAPAN : 4/1 (24,095)(Check out the full ranking her

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  • Flower unveil PV for 'Blue Sky Blue'

    April 8, 2015 @ 2:26 pm

    Flower has unveiled the PV for their new song "Blue Sky Blue" via their official YouTube channel."Blue Sky Blue" is the title track to Flower's new single scheduled to drop in stores on April 29. It's a spring tune that's currently being used as the CM song for KOSE's 'Fasio E-girls Jisshou Live'.  The PV portrays a girl's feelings for someone far away through the concept "wind and deep breath". Its full version will be included in the Limited E

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