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  • Yuzu announce new album and arena tour

    December 26, 2017 @ 3:07 am

    Yuzu will release their new album "BIG YELL" on April 4, then embark on a nationwide arena tour on April 29.It's already been over two years since Yuzu released their last album "TOWA." Their upcoming album will include a variety of songs such as "Tatta" (theme song for Fuji TV's 'Mecha x Iketeru!'), "Canaria" (theme song for NTV's 'NEWS ZERO'), and "Ai Koso" (CM song for Itoen's 'Oi Ocha').Meanwhile for their arena tour, Yuzu is scheduled to sta

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  • Song list and performance order for '68th Kohaku Uta Gassen' revealed

    December 24, 2017 @ 5:54 pm

    The song list and performance order for NHK's '68th Kohaku Uta Gassen' has been revealed.This year's Kohaku will feature performances by 23 artists from each team. The show will kick off with a performance by white team's Hey! Say! JUMP followed by red team's Little Glee Monster. Yuzu will be closing the show with "Eikou no Kakyou." In addition to these performances, Amuro Namie and Kuwata Keisuke are scheduled to make special appearances. Whose

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  • Miyazaki Aoi & Okada Junichi tie the knot

    December 24, 2017 @ 5:53 pm

    It's been reported that actress Miyazaki Aoi (32) and V6's Okada Junichi (37) tied the knot on December 23. The couple released a joint statement on December 24 via their respective agencies."We would like to announce that we got married on December 23. We are both immature, but we will do our best to meet everyone's expectations, so we are for your continued support," they wrote.Miyazaki and Okada co-starred in movies "Kagehinata ni Saku" (2008)

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  • Check out the PV for GENERATIONS' new song 'ALRIGHT! ALRIGHT!'

    December 23, 2017 @ 2:57 am

    On New Year's Day, GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE's first best-of album "BEST GENERATION" will be released. The PV for their new song "ALRIGHT! ALRIGHT!", which will be included in the album has been revealed via YouTube.  The PV is directed by Kubo Shigeaki, who has directed numerous EXILE TRIBE videos, as well as the 'HiGH&LOW' series. It conveys the positive message of the song through the members' performance scenes.Source: natal

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  • Do As Infinity to release new album after 3 years

    December 23, 2017 @ 2:56 am

    Do As Infinity will release a new album titled "ALIVE" on February 28."ALIVE" comes three years since their last album "BRAND NEW DAYS" was released in February go 2015. Like their singles released this year, the album will be produced by Sawano Hiroyuki.The album will be released in three different types: CD+DVD, CD+Blu-ray, and CD-Only. The DVD and Blu-ray will contain footage from their 18 year anniversary live as well as a documentary footage

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  • Sheena Ringo selected as member of planning team for Tokyo Olympics opening and closing ceremonies

    December 22, 2017 @ 3:13 am

    Sheena Ringo has been selected as a member of the planning team preparing the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The team was formed to create plans for the four ceremonies to take place during the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games as a chain of events rather than four separate ceremonies. The Tokyo Olympic/Paralympic organizing committee selected the members based on three criteria: "a genera

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  • Former Morning Musume's Fukuda Asuka starts solo activities

    December 22, 2017 @ 3:09 am

    Former Morning Musume member Fukuda Asuka will be starting her solo activities in 2018. Fukuda is currently active as asuka in the vocal group PEACE$TONE under STONEProject's label Osechi RECORDS. To kick off her solo activities, she will release two songs, "Never Forget" and "Minna Tabibito," as digital singles via iTunes on February 14. "Never Forget" was the coupling track to Morning Musume's 4th single "Memory Seishun no H

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  • back number to hold their first dome tour next year

    December 22, 2017 @ 3:07 am

    back number will hold their very first dome tour in 2018. For the upcoming tour, the group is scheduled to perform at Nagoya Dome on July 29, Tokyo Dome on August 11 and 12, and Kyocera Dome Osaka on October 27 and 28. On their first dome tour, Shimizu Iyori (Vo, G) commented, "We've only been making small songs, but we are moved that through perseverance, we are able to stand on a big stage like Tokyo Dome. Above all, we pride our

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  • Japan Box Office Report – 12/16~12/17

    December 21, 2017 @ 3:01 am

    Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart – December 16th/December 17th 01 (00) Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Weeks: 01) 02 (00) Youkai Watch Movie 4: Shadow Side - Oni-ou no Fukkatsu (Weeks: 01) 03 (00) The 8-Year Engagement (Weeks: 01) 04 (02) Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura (Weeks: 02) 05 (01) Kamen Rider Heisei Generations Final: Build & Ex-Aid w

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  • Drama Prime Time Report - 12/12~12/18 2017

    December 21, 2017 @ 3:00 am

    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 12th to December 18th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! Screencaps: Kangoku no Ohimesama === 12/12 – Tuesday 13.7% – Tuesday Surprise 13.1% – Odoru! Sanma Goten!! 12.5% –

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