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  • Tokyo Tower to be lit up in Arashi's colors!

    March 14, 2012 @ 8:33 am

    On March 13th, Arashi appeared at the press conference for Fuji TV's "Hana Arashi" campaign. This campaign is to promote Fuji TV's spring programs, in which Arashi members appear during March 16th to April 16th. During the campaign, many CM spots starring Arashi will be aired intensively. They will also promote the programs through 5 minute late-night specials titled, "Haru Ichiban! Bokura ga Hana Arashi wo Makiokoshimasu!" (total 4 episod

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  • Itaya Yuka announces her second pregnancy

    March 14, 2012 @ 8:28 am

    On March 13th, actress Itaya Yuka (36) sent a FAX to the media, and announced that she is pregnant with her second baby.  According to the announcement, she will give birth in the middle of August. Itaya married a stylist back in 2007, and the couple had their first child a year later. Itaya wrote, "We are welcoming a new member to our family this summer.  Since I'm now in the stable period, please allow me to announce this.  I can already

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  • Oricon reveals their weekly charts for March 19th

    March 14, 2012 @ 6:43 am

    Oricon has just revealed the result of their weekly charts for the week of March 19th. Check it out below! ----- <Single Weekly Ranking> 1. "Wild at Heart" - Arashi : 3/7 (550,014) 2. "Makeoshimi Congratulation" - SDN48 : 3/7 (74,459) 3. "Go my way" - 3daime J Soul Brothers : 3/7 (68,291) 4. "Baby Baby" - Yusuke : 3/7 (43,462) 5. "Mouretsu Uchuu Koukyoukyoku Dainana Gakushou 'Mugen no Ai'" - Momoiro Clover Z :

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  • miwa to hold talk session & live on UStream

    March 14, 2012 @ 5:00 am

    Singer-songwriter miwa will be releasing her second album, "guitarium", on March 14th. To commemorate this album's release, it's been revealed that she will be holding a talk session and live called "guitarium Release Commemoration Special Talk & Live" via UStream! During this broadcast, miwa is scheduled to talk about her new album and sing a couple songs. Details on this program will be revealed through Sony Music's official Twitter

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – March 9th~March 11th

    March 14, 2012 @ 3:36 am

    [caption id="attachment_226105" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Drama Prime Time Report – March 9th~March 11th"][/caption] It was a weekend of commemoration, and even with many out and about with no time for dramas, the ratings slightly improved again. No changes at all for 'Renai NEET' (TBS) on Friday, although Fuji TV already used the prime time to air a special documentation about the Great Tohoku Earthquake. No changes were al

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  • AKB48' Shinoda Mariko to voice act for "Kami Usagi Rope" once again

    March 14, 2012 @ 2:09 am

    AKB48 member, Shinoda Mariko will be voice acting for upcoming anime film "Kami Usagi Rope", which is scheduled to be released on May 12th. "Kami Usagi Rope" is a short film that is being played at TOHO Cinemas nationwide before the actual movie starts screening. It features a surreal dialogue between a rabbit, "Kami Usagi Rope", and a squirrel, "Akira Senpai".  This short anime will be now released as full-length anime film. Shinod

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  • Alice Nine to release new video clip collection

    March 14, 2012 @ 12:07 am

    Visual kei band, Alice Nine, has announced that they will be releasing their new video clip collection, "Alice In Pictures III", on June 6th. This was announced on the opening of Alice Nine's live tour on March 7th at LIQUIDROOM ebisu. The DVD will feature a total of 12 music videos from "Hana" to their latest "Subete e". Additionally, it was announced that Alice Nine's albums "GEMINI" and "9" will be released in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Sing

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  • AKB48 members to share a 'Puccho' via mouth to mouth in new CM

    March 13, 2012 @ 10:06 pm

    The members of AKB48 have filmed a new CM for UHA Mikakuto's popular soft candy 'Puccho'. In the new CM the members perfectly showcase what it means to share your 'Puccho' with others. They are all sharing 'Puccho' among themselves and what could be a better method than doing it via a mouth-to-mouth relay? However, the seemingly innocent CM is causing quite an excitement among their fans. Can you understand why? - "Shamed be he who thinks

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  • Japan Box Office Report – March 10th/11th

    March 13, 2012 @ 9:00 pm

    [caption id="attachment_225935" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption=""Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" / "Doraemon" / "Liar Game Saisei (Reborn)""][/caption] "Doraemon" is still on top with a cumulative revenue of 1 billion Yen ($12.1 million USD). "Sherlock Holmes" begins to investigate the second position, while "Liar Game Saisei (Reborn)" lost a spot and is down to third place. It's the second consecu

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  • Full PV for Tohoshinki's "STILL" revealed

    March 13, 2012 @ 8:14 pm

    As a follow up to their popular hit "TONE", the boys of Tohoshinki have released their 34th Japanese single "STILL" on March 14th. After performing the song earlier in the month on TV Asahi's 'Music Station' and now the full promotional video has been released. Check out the full PV below! [Thanks to everyone who sent this in.]

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