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  • AAA to provide theme song for drama 'Ubai Ai, Fuyu'

    December 28, 2016 @ 10:20 am

    AAA's new song "MAGIC" has been picked up as the theme song for TV Asahi's drama 'Ubai Ai, Fuyu' premiering January 20. 'Ubai Ai, Fuyu' is a thrilling love story depicting stolen love, and it stars Kurashina Kana and Miura Shohei. "MAGIC" is a love song, which will be released as AAA's new single on February 8. On this song, Sueyoshi Shuta commented, "It would make me happy if you would soak yourself in the drama's worldv

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  • UVERworld to release new single in February

    December 28, 2016 @ 10:19 am

    UVERword will release their new single "Itteki no Eikyou" on February 1. This was announced on December 25 by the president of the band's agency at their Christmas live at Nippon Budokan. During the second half of their live, he appeared hanging in midair sporting a pink bodysuit and afro. The single will be available for purchase in three types: Limited Edition, Regular Edition, and Complete Production Edition. Besides "Itteki no

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 12/19 ~ 12/25

    December 28, 2016 @ 10:18 am

    Oricon has released its weekly ranking for December 19 to 25. Take a look at the results below! [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "God's STAR" - QUARTET NIGHT (CV: Morikubo Shotaro, Suzuki Tatsuhisa, Aoi Shota, Maeno Tomoaki) : 12/21 (107,765)2. "Winter Wonderland" - SHINee : 12/21 (88,048)3. "Dodonko Don't Worry" - Boys And Men Kenkyusei : 12/21 (57,996)4. "Don't be Afraid" - L'Arc~en~Ciel : 12/21 (40,453)5. "Muteki Dangerous" - B-PROJECT : 12

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  • Japan Box Office Report – 12/24~12/25

    December 27, 2016 @ 6:19 pm

    Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart – December 24th/25th 01 (00) Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (Weeks: 01) 02 (01) Youkai Watch Movie 3 (Weeks: 02) 03 (02) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Weeks: 02) 04 (03) Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Weeks: 05) 05 (00) The Mole Song: Hong Kong Capriccio (Weeks: 01) 06 (04) Boku wa Ashita

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  • X JAPAN's new song 'La Venus' nominated for the Academy Awards

    December 27, 2016 @ 10:33 am

    X JAPAN's new song "La Venus" will be released in early 2017 under Sony Music Entertainment's label Legacy Recordings. "La Venus" is the theme song for X JAPAN's documentary film "We Are X" and has been nominated for Best Original Song for the 89th Academy Awards. On "La Venus", Legacy Recordings president Adam Brock released a comment, stating, "I am very happy. This beautiful and powerful track, which was the theme song for a wonderful fil

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  • WEAVER to be in charge of theme song for 150 year anniversary of Kobe Port opening

    December 27, 2016 @ 10:32 am

    WEAVER will provide their new song "Umi no Aru Machi" as the theme song for the 150th commemorative event of the Kobe Port opening. The commemorative event will be held in 2017 to celebrate 150 years since the opening of Kobe Port to help citizens take interest in the ocean, ships, and ports. Kobe City native WEAVER will be in charge of the theme song, and Toda Erika, who is also from Kobe City, will serve as the image character.&n

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  • Akimoto Yasushi produces digital idol group '22/7'

    December 27, 2016 @ 10:30 am

    Akimoto Yasushi has produced a digital idol group called '22/7', and their main visual has been revealed. The group is comprised of eight members, and each character was designed by Hosoi Mieko, Misaki Kurehito, Koyama Hirokazu, Horiguchi Yukiko, Sakura Koharu, Tanaka Masayoshi, Kantoku, and Ohara Tometa. The voice auditions for the characters started on October 17. Out of 13,250 applicants, 12 people passed the final examination held on Dec

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  • Nakata Yasutaka reveals teaser for new song 'Crazy Crazy' featuring Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

    December 27, 2016 @ 10:27 am

    The teaser for Nakata Yasutaka's new song "Crazy Crazy(feat. Charli XCX & Kyary Pamyu Pamyu" has been uploaded onto YouTube. "Crazy Crazy" will be released by Nakata and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu as a double A-side split single on January 18. It's an all-English lyrics collaboration number composed by Nakata, written by Charli XCX, who is also the guest vocalist, and featuring Kyary. It will also be available for download in 110 count

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  • Dream5 to end their activities on December 31

    December 27, 2016 @ 10:24 am

    On December 31, Dream5 will end their activities with its current members. On their future plans, the group wrote on their official webpage, "We will devote ourselves toward each of our goals, so it would make us happy if you would continue to watch over us warmly." Leader Shigemoto Kotori also expressed, "There were many people cheering us on to do our best so that we would become even bigger. We are very sorry to fall short of your ex

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 12/14~12/20

    December 27, 2016 @ 10:21 am

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of December 14th to December 20th. Check out the top ranking digital singles, albums, and music videos for this week below! - < Digital Single - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Koi" - Hoshino Gen 02 - "Happy End" - back number 03 - "Christmas Song" - back number 04 - "Zen Zen Zense (movie ver.)" - RADWIMPS 05 - "Tomo e" - Kiyokiba Shunsuke 06 - "I was King" - ONE OK ROCK

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