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  • ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION reveals details on their best-of album

    November 29, 2011 @ 9:03 pm

    Rock band ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION has revealed the details for their upcoming best-of album! The band's first best-of album will be titled "BEST HIT AKG", and is slated for release on January 18th. For the album, they have selected 16 songs from their 6 full length albums and 2 mini-albums. It will also contain their latest single, "Marching Band", for a total of 17 tracks. The limited edition will come with a DVD titled "Return To The

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – November 25th~27th

    November 29, 2011 @ 8:03 pm

    [caption id="attachment_206811" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Asano Tadanobu in "Yonimo Kimyo na Monogatari 2011 Fall SP" (Fuji TV)"][/caption] Here is the Friday and weekend edition of the the Drama Prime Time Report, highlighted by a tough Saturday for the monsters of "Yokai Ningen Bem", the grand finale of "Gou – Himetachi no Sengoku", and yet another nose dive of "Nankyoku Tairiku". Friday was a rather ordinary day

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  • KinKi Kids announce 32nd single "Kawatta Katachi no Ishi"

    November 29, 2011 @ 7:01 pm

    Online music shop CD Japan has listed that Johnny's group KinKi Kids will be releasing a new single on January 11th titled, "Kawatta Katachi no Ishi". This will be the duo's 32nd single. The song will be a ballad written by AKB48 mastermind Akimoto Yasushi and will be composed by Mashiko Tatsuro. The limited edition will have a DVD that includes the title track music video and will have a 6-page jacket enclosed. - Regular Edition

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  • Nakama Yukie attends press conference for upcoming 3D movie, "Tempest"

    November 29, 2011 @ 6:11 pm

    On November 28th, actress Nakama Yukie attended a press conference for the upcoming 3D film, "Tempest". Set in the late Edo period, the film portrays the story of a woman named Mazuru, who disguises herself as Son Neion to protect the Ryukyu Kingdom. It started off as a stage play back in February, and was later adapted into a drama series in July. As her third time starring in this production, Nakama expressed, "I've been playing the s

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  • Music Station announces guest lineup for December 2nd

    November 29, 2011 @ 5:02 pm

    Music program 'Music Station' has announced their music guest lineup for December 2nd. This Friday's program will host six artists that include KAT-TUN, Koda Kumi, Sandaime J Soul Brothers, JUJU, Perfume, and Yuzu. Perfume will perform a special medly including a track from their upcoming album "JPN", which is due out November 30th. Check out the line up below! - KAT-TUN - 'BIRTH' Koda Kumi - 'Love Me Back' Sandaime J Soul Broth

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  • Koda Kumi performs at 2011 MAMA

    November 29, 2011 @ 4:02 pm

    Last week we reported that Koda Kumi would perform at the “2011 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA)” and she put on a great performance representing Japan. On November 29th, Korea's Mnet hosted its 2011 Mnet Asian Music Awards ('MAMA') at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, attracting stars and performers from both Korea and around the world. This year, the committee invited some platinum names from the international music community to come perfor

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  • Shibasaki Kou holds her first live concert at Nippon Budokan

    November 29, 2011 @ 3:06 pm

    On November 28th, actress/singer Shibasaki Kou held her first live concert at the Nippon Budokan. The Nippon Budokan was the final stage in her nationwide tour for her latest album, "CIRCLE CYCLE"; the tour was held in 17 locations (18 stages). In the beginning, Shibasaki looked at the 8,000-member audience, and told them, "I've heard that there is a demon living at the Budokan, but its true identity was your love. I will try my best pu

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  • BREATHE unveils "Aikagi" PV

    November 29, 2011 @ 12:39 pm

    Upcoming R&B duo BREATHE has just released the PV for their debut single, "Aikagi", via avex's official YouTube channel. The song is the opening track to 'FUTURE TRACKS→R' for the month of November, and is scheduled to be released on December 21st. Comprised of members Miyata Satoshi (27) and Tada Kazuya (23), BREATHE is part of the EXILE family. The members were finalists of the 'EXILE Presents Vocal Battle Audition 2 ~Yume wo Mot

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  • Cast members of "Wild 7" attend Japanese premiere for the movie

    November 29, 2011 @ 10:50 am

    On November 28th, the cast members of "Wild 7" attended the Japanese premiere for their movie. Actor Eita arrived on a motorcycle with the other "Wild 7" members, and expressed, "Finally, we are able to show the movie to everybody. I'm glad." According to Eita, the Tohoku earthquake struck during the middle of their filming schedule, and it caused a conflict as to whether they should continue. Eita said with deep emotion, "When we discu

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  • E-Girls release short PV for "Celebration!"

    November 29, 2011 @ 8:52 am

    avex has just shared the short PV for the E-Girls' new song, "Celebration!" The video starts with some glamor shots of Dream, Happiness, and FLOWER, who each have their own concept and set to reflect their individual styles. The introductory shots then give way to the E-Girls busting out their choreography in a lavishly decorated room. Check out their PV below!

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