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  • Denpagumi.inc to cover the Beastie Boys for new single, "Kirakira Tune / Sabotage"

    May 30, 2012 @ 1:51 pm

    Idol group Denpagumi.inc has announced that they will be releasing a brand new single titled "Kirakira Tune / Sabotage" on July 18. The group gave a surprise directly to their fans as they wrapped up their release event for the single "Denparade JAPAN / Tsuyoi Kimochi Tsuyoi Ai" on May 27. The sudden announcement caused the audience to burst into a seemingly never-ending bout of applause and congratulatory cheers, and as a result the membe

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  • Uehara Takako refutes rumors she has a child

    May 30, 2012 @ 12:53 pm

    SPEED member and actress Uehara Takako refuted a local Okinawa rumor about her alleged child on her official blog in a post titled, “Uehara Takako, not yet.” The rumor started when Uehara was seen holding her sibling’s child at Naha Airport, and airport staff mistakenly assumed that the child was hers. Uehara heard the popular rumor from her mother. On May 28, she refuted rumors of her pregnancy and childbirth on her blog with “Not yet,” a

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  • MAN WITH A MISSION announces world tour

    May 30, 2012 @ 11:51 am

    MAN WITH A MISSION recently announced on their official website that they will be embarking on a world tour to promote their upcoming album, 'MASH UP THE WORLD'! At the moment, only the venues for the first part of their tour have been revealed. The band will be touring Japan first, and plan to perform at Zepp Nagoya, Zepp Namba, and Zepp DiverCity Tokyo in November. Don't forget to check tokyohive for more on their upcoming tour, as th

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  • Director Kamiyama Kenji promotes '009 RE:CYBORG'

    May 30, 2012 @ 10:54 am

    On May 28, Kamiyama Kenji, who directed the anime movie '009 RE:CYBORG', which opens October 27. Kamiyama Kenji had a presentation at a press conference in Osaka.  The movie depicts “what happens after” the science fiction manga 'Cyborg 009'. He also showed the production process on screen, and personally promoted the movie. He stated, “I would like you to also receive the enthusiasm [that I received] from the actual production office.

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  • Harada Natsuki denies she's in a relationship with Mukai Osamu

    May 30, 2012 @ 9:58 am

    On May 29, actress Harada Natsuki attended an opening reception for Lacoste Shibuya, where she denied rumors about her relationship with actor Mukai Osamu. During the event, Harada commented, "We're just friends," and explained, "We're close, but we're not in a relationship." Wearing the brand for the first time, Harada stated, "This is the first time I've worn Lacoste. The designer changed, so it seems the mode changed. I would like to

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  • Angelo holds their first live band event

    May 30, 2012 @ 9:00 am

    Rock band Angelo will hold their very first battle of bands event on August 17, "-Angelo Presents- THE INTERSECTION OF DOGMA". The event will be held at SHIBUYA-AX in Tokyo. Vocalist Kirito of Angelo personally asked other rock bands girugamesh, lynch., MERRY, and Sadie to perform. The event will be a battle between some of the hardest rock bands in the scene. Ticket sales will be available on July 14. Right now, Angelo is scheduled to

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  • BOOM BOOM SATELLITES to collaborate with Nico Nico Douga

    May 30, 2012 @ 8:09 am

    Duo BOOM BOOM SATELLITES will be collaborating with Nico Nico Douga for their upcoming single "BROKEN MIRROR", due out June 6th. The regular edition of the single includes a track with parts for a remix contest. Fans who wish to participate in the contest can use any program to remix the song using the available track. Applications will be accepted starting from the single's release date on June 6 via Nico Nico Douga: Zero. In the first t

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  • Niigaki Risa to start her acting career in movie, 'Tobidase Shinsengumi!'

    May 30, 2012 @ 6:56 am

    On May 28, former Morning Musume member Niigaki Risa attended a press conference for the movie, 'Tobidase Shinsengumi!', with her co-stars Nagasawa Toshiya and Onodera Akira, and director Nobushi Shou. This marks Niigaki's first movie since starring in 'Gekijoban Honto ni Atta Kowai Hanashi 3D' about two years ago. Niigaki recently graduated from Morning Musume at their Nippon Budokan concert on May 18. She expressed, "I plan on continu

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  • Negoto to release 3rd single, "Lightdentity / Re:myend!"

    May 30, 2012 @ 5:49 am

    Female rock band Negoto has revealed that their 3rd single, "Lightdentity / Re:myend!", will be released on August 8th. "Lightdentity" is described as a refreshing number that will leave a lasting impression. It was chosen as the CM song for Recruit's nurse recruitment website, 'Nurse Full'. The CM will air on TV starting June 4th. Prior to this, a preview will be available on 'Nurse Full' starting May 30th. Meanwhile, "Re:myend!" is a

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  • Ketsumeishi releases short PV for "LOVE LOVE Summer"

    May 30, 2012 @ 4:08 am

    Hip-hop group Ketsumeishi has revealed the short PV for their upcoming single, "LOVE LOVE Summer", through avex's official YouTube channel! This summer tune is Ketsumeishi's first single in about a year, and it's scheduled for release on July 11th. In the video, a foreign band called 'KTM' is seen performing "LOVE LOVE Summer" and enjoying their summer vacation with Mizuhara Kiko, while the members of Ketsumeishi work at the hotel they

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