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  • 9nine's Satake Uki to release her first photo book in 2 years

    July 26, 2012 @ 10:26 am

    Idol unit 9nine member Satake Uki will be releasing her first solo photo book in about 2 years. The photo book is titled 'SATAKE UKI 2nd Photobook: Satake Uki to 2haku 3kka', and its theme is "short distance relationship". Satake commented, "I turned twenty this year. I think you'll be able to see me gradually approaching adulthood." The photo book follows Satake's two-night three-day journey in Bangkok, Thailand. "It was my first time

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  • Igawa Haruka gives birth to her second child

    July 26, 2012 @ 9:11 am

    On July 25th, actress Igawa Haruka (36) announced on her official website that she's given birth to her second child. Igawa reported, "With the end of the rainy season, I've safely given birth." She also happily added, "While cherishing these satisfied feelings, I hope to take a new step forward." According to Igawa's agency, both mother and baby are in healthy condition, and they've already been discharged from the hospital. The actres

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  • Tamura Yukari to release best of album in October

    July 26, 2012 @ 6:52 am

    It's been revealed that voice actress Tamura Yukari will be releasing a best of album (currently untitled) on October 17th! The track list will consist of a total of 13 tracks including Tamura's hit songs "Hoshizora no Spica", "Oshiete A to Z", and "Platinum Lover's Day". The limited edition will come with a DVD containing the music video and making-of footage for her new songs. It will also enclose a mini photo book. To coincide with t

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  • Check out the PV preview for BRIGHT's new song "Forever feat. Matsushita Yuya"

    July 26, 2012 @ 5:15 am

    Recently, BRIGHT revealed the PV preview for "Forever feat. Matsushita Yuya", which is their collaborative song with Matsushita Yuya. As reported previously, this song will be included in BRIGHT's upcoming best-of album "BRIGHT BEST." Though the best-of album is scheduled for a release on August 22nd, "Forever feat. Matsushita Yuya" will begin distributing for Chaku Uta (and Chaku Uta full) ringtone, ahead of its release, starting on Augus

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  • Amuro Namie's new song to be used as the theme song for the upcoming movie 'Ougon wo Daite Tobe'

    July 26, 2012 @ 3:27 am

    On July 26th, it was announced that Amuro Namie's new song "Damage" will be used as the theme song for Izutsu Kazuyuki's new movie 'Ougon wo Daite Tobe' (English title: 'Fly With The Gold') starring Tsumabuki Satoshi. The movie is based on the award-winning debut crime novel of the same name by best-selling author Takamura Kaoru. Set in Osaka, it follows six men as they plan and accomplish one of the boldest bank heists in order to steal g

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  • Fairies cheer for Japan's rhythmic gymnastics team "FAIRY JAPAN"

    July 26, 2012 @ 1:13 am

    Fairies held a commemorative release event for their 4th single "Tweet Dream/Sparkle" (schedule to be released on July 25th) at Lazona Kawasaki Plaza. The group gave a live performance of their new song “Tweet Dream” for the approximately 4,000 people in the audience for two shows.  The song has a crisp, upbeat tune that with lyrics that describe how girls today express their love through Twitter. A simple and catchy “Twi Twi Dance” is al

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  • PUSHIM announces new mini-album during final stop of tour

    July 26, 2012 @ 12:06 am

    On July 22nd, PUSHIM held the performance for her last stop on the "PUSHIM Special Live in Summer 2012" tour at her hometown at the Billboard Live Osaka. The tour featured selections from her April cover album "The Great Songs", and performances in venues such as NAGOYA Blue Note and Marunouchi's COTTON CLUB. PUSHIM decided to kick off the last performance of this tour in Osaka with the song "Hoshikage no Komichi", continuing with a stream of

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  • plenty unveils PV for "Katamuita Sora"

    July 25, 2012 @ 10:05 pm

    Rock band plenty has unveiled the PV for their song, "Katamuita Sora"! "Katamuita Sora" is one of the title tracks off of plenty's upcoming single, "Katamuita Sora / Noutenki Biyori / Hitotsu, Sayonara". The PV was directed by Banba Shuichi, who was previously in charge of the PV for "Machiawase no Tochu". plenty's new single will be released on August 1st. Check out the PV below! Source: natalie

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  • AKB48's Watanabe Mayu holds release event for "Otona Jelly Beans"

    July 25, 2012 @ 8:52 pm

    On July 25th, AKB48's Watanabe Mayu held a release event for her 2nd solo single, "Otona Jelly Beans", at a live house in Shibuya. After performing her new song in front of her fans, Watanabe drew in the eye of a large daruma doll on cardboard. She smiled as she said, "I made a wish to take number 1 in AKB48's General Elections if there is one next year. Wishes have to be big!" She also declared, "I will work hard this year, and will do my

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  • Nakashima Mika to release new single, "Ashita Sekai ga Owaru Nara"

    July 25, 2012 @ 7:32 pm

    It's been revealed that Nakashima Mika will be releasing her new single, "Ashita Sekai ga Owaru Nara", on September 19th! This marks Nakashima's first single in about a year, and as reported earlier, it'll serve as the theme song for the Japanese version of the upcoming film, ‘Resident Evil: Retribution'. It's described as a piano ballad that will give "comfort and relief" to the audience who watch the film. The single will be availabl

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