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  • 2012 J-Pop Summit Festival Presents the U.S premiere of the 'Evangelion Pop Up Museum'

    June 23, 2012 @ 3:58 am

    NEW PEOPLE, a dynamic entertainment destination bringing the latest examples of Japanese popular culture to North American shores, is proud to present the U.S. premiere of the Evangelion Pop Up Museum as part of the 2012 J-Pop Summit Festival. This special exhibit staged inside the SUPERFROG Gallery [3rd floor], launches on Saturday, August 25th and is co-produced by Nippon Television and NEW PEOPLE. The 2012 J-POP Summit Festival commences

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  • AAA reveals jacket covers for "777 ~We can sing a song!~"

    June 23, 2012 @ 2:32 am

    AAA has just revealed the jacket covers for their upcoming single, "777 ~We can sing a song!~"! Even though the group is currently busy with their nationwide tour, AAA plans to release a new single on July 25th titled "777 ~We can sing a song!~", with 7 being a lucky number for them this year since they're celebrating their 7th anniversary. The title track is said to be a party tune that will hype up men and women everywhere with its summery

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  • Denpagumi.inc reveals full PV for "Kirakira Tune"!

    June 23, 2012 @ 12:46 am

    Idol group Denpagumi.inc has just revealed the music video for their song "Kirakira Tune" through TOYS FACTORY's official YouTube channel! As we previously reported here on tokyohive, the girls will be releasing a brand new single titled "Kirakira Tune / Sabotage" on July 18th. The first track and the song featured in the PV is an original tune, while "Sabotage" is a cover of the Beastie Boys' popular song of the same name. Take a look at

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  • Korean idol group MYNAME reveals PV for "Message (Japanese.ver)"!

    June 23, 2012 @ 12:03 am

    Korean boy band MYNAME has unveiled the music video for their Japanese debut single, "Message"! As tokyohive previously reported, the group will be making their official Japanese debut with the single "Message" on July 25th. The title track of their debut single is a Japanese version of the song they debuted with in South Korea. Check out the video below and let us know what you think! Source: MYNAME's Official YouTube Channel

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  • Buono! & C-ute to release new works this fall

    June 22, 2012 @ 10:11 pm

    It has been revealed that Hello! Project groups Buono! and C-ute will be both be releasing new music this fall! On CD Japan's complete listing for Buono!, a currently untitled mini-album is available in both CD+DVD and CD-Only versions. Although the track list and covers have yet to be revealed, the mini-album will contain a total of six tracks and is scheduled for a release on August 22nd, a little over a year since they released their la

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  • Morning Musume to release 13th album, "Colorful Character"!

    June 22, 2012 @ 9:37 pm

    According to online shopping website Neowing, idol group Morning Musume is set to release their 13th album this fall! The page for Morning Musume lists a limited CD+DVD version and a regular CD-only version of an album titled "Colorful Character". The album will be the first for the new 10-member Momusu under Michishige Sayumi's lead, and will include the previously-released singles "Pyoko Pyoko Ultra", "Renai Hunter", "One・Two・ Three", "T

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  • Dream opens an official Facebook page

    June 22, 2012 @ 8:47 pm

    Dream has opened their own official Facebook page, giving their fans another way to stay up to date on the latest news about this lovely girl group. The Facebook page has already been updated with important events in the girls timeline, pictures from their blog, and even a welcome video for their fans. Make sure to visit the Facebook page for yourself, and watch their welcome video below! Thanks to Polyrhythm for the tip!

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  • 2NE1's new song to be used for Maybelline New York + Park Bom attends PR event in Tokyo

    June 22, 2012 @ 8:02 pm

    On June 22nd, 2NE1's Park Bom attended a PR product launch event for the makeup brand 'Maybelline New York' in Tokyo. At the event, Maybelline announced that 2NE1's new song (title not yet announced), which will be released on August 29th, is going to be used as the theme song for their upcoming CM promoting their 'Volume Express Magnum Cat Eyes Waterproof Mascara'. Bom was wearing a sexy dress that accentuated her gorgeous body line an

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  • Full trailer released for Takita Yojiro's 'Tenchi Meisatsu'

    June 22, 2012 @ 7:05 pm

    On June 22nd, the full trailer for the upcoming live-action adaptation of the award-winning novel 'Tenchi Meisatsu' starring V6's Okada Junichi was revealed on its official website. The movie, directed by famed director Takita Yojiro ('Departures'), is set in the early Edo period and depicts the life of 'Yasui Santetsu' (Okada), who is a Go player. One day, chief of the Aizu Domain; Hoshina Masayuki (Matsumoto Koshiro) ordered Yasui to cre

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  • Yamada Yu goes semi-nude for the cover of 'GINGER'

    June 22, 2012 @ 6:00 pm

    It was revealed today that actress and model Yamada Yu will be gracing the cover of fashion magazine 'GINGER' (August Edition) with a semi-nude picture. The shot was taken as part of a special spread called 'New - Body of a Fine Woman to Fall in Love With' which is going to feature a few more semi-nude shots and an extra long interview with the actress. In the interview she talked a lot about her relationship with fellow actor Oguri Shun.

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