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  • Nakashima Mika to challenge herself to voice acting for the first time

    April 5, 2013 @ 8:55 am

    On April 4th, singer Nakashima Mika attended a press conference to announce the voice cast of the Japanese dubbed version of the animated movie, 'Despicable Me 2' (scheduled for release in September). Nakashima will challenge herself to voice acting for the first time with the role of 'Lucy', a mysterious girl who the protagonist 'Gru' falls in love with. While she commented, "It's my first time so I'm very nervous," she also showed enthus

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  • Ashida Mana holds her first solo concert

    December 28, 2012 @ 1:57 am

    On December 27th, child actress Ashida Mana (8) held her first solo concert, 'Ashida Mana First Concert Winter Wonderland', at Curian Shinagawa General Citizen Hall in Tokyo. During the middle of the concert, Ashida sang and danced to AKB48's "Everyday, Kachuusha". There was also a video message from AKB48 members Oshima Yuko, Takahashi Minami, Minegishi Minami, Watanabe Mayu, and Kojima Haruna. Oshima called out, "Make sure you enjoy y

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  • Ashida Mana to make her Hollywood debut in 'Pacific Rim'

    December 13, 2012 @ 10:42 pm

    On December 13th, the first trailer for Guillermo del Toro's upcoming "beautiful poem to giant monster movie", 'Pacific Rim' was released and already it has received a lot of attention. Paying an homage to Japanese monster movies, the movie stars Japanese actress Kikuchi Rinko alongside English and American actors such as Charlie Hunnam and Idris Elba. All of them have already been known to appear in the movie since its production stage, b

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  • Ashida Mana attends lighting ceremony at Omotesando Hills

    November 2, 2012 @ 5:18 am

    On November 1st, child actress Ashida Mana attended a Christmas illumination lighting ceremony at Omotesando Hills. Ashida appeared in front of the crowd wearing a princess dress while being escorted by a prince. "It's like a dream! I've always wanted to dress like a princess, so I'm happy," she expressed. Wearing a dress she was unused to, Ashida had a hard time climbing up the stairs toward the illumination tree. The crowd shouted wor

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  • HEY! HEY! HEY! to have a live Autumn Matsuri on September 24th with 20 popular artists

    September 23, 2012 @ 5:15 am

    On September 24th, HEY! HEY! HEY! will be holding a three hour Autumn Matsuri special live from Odaiba. The program will take place from 19:00 to 21:54. The groups will perform live and chat with Downtown, since it airs live people at home can feel like they’re there as well. [Performers] Aqua Timez Ashida Mana Ikimonogakari AKB48 SKE48 NMB48 m-flo Kato Miliyah & Wakadanna Golden Bomber Saito Kazuyoshi

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  • Ashida Mana to hold her first solo concert

    July 31, 2012 @ 11:02 am

    Child actress Ashida Mana will be releasing her 3rd single, "Ame ni Negai wo", on August 1st. It's just been revealed that she will be holding her first solo concert on December 27th at Curian Shinagawa General Citizen Hall in Tokyo. This concert was decided as Ashida had wished, "I want to directly meet the people who have been supporting me and express my gratitude to them." Fans can expect to hear her perform her solo debut single, "Sut

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  • PV teaser for Ashida Mana's 3rd single, "Ame ni Negai wo", revealed

    July 25, 2012 @ 5:04 pm

    The PV teaser for Ashida Mana's upcoming 3rd single, "Ame ni Negai wo", has been revealed! "Ame ni Negai wo" was written by singer-songwriter Matsutoya Yumi (Yuming), and it currently serves as the theme song for Fuji TV's drama series, 'Beautiful Rain'. It will be released in both limited and regular editions on August 1st. Check out the teaser below!

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  • Full trailer released for the upcoming epic film 'Nobou no Shiro'

    July 17, 2012 @ 3:08 am

    The full trailer for the upcoming movie 'Nobou no Shiro' (English title: 'The Floating Castle') was recently revealed online and impressed with superb performances, a gigantic set, and a great theme song by Elephant Kashimashi. 'Nobou no Shiro' is an adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name by Wada Ryo and is based on true events that happened during the Sengoku period. It's a co-production of the two major movie distributors

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – June 29th~July 5th

    July 6, 2012 @ 10:10 pm

    [caption id="attachment_251402" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Drama Prime Time Report – June 29th~July 5th"][/caption] The summer season is here and eight new dramas already tried to brighten up the rainy season over the last six days. Last week on Friday and Saturday, the new season didn't yet arrive, but a couple of night dramas from the spring season had yet to air their final episodes. On Friday they were 'Clover' (TV Tokyo)

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  • Ashida Mana & Toyokawa Etsushi appear at a press conference for their upcoming drama

    June 29, 2012 @ 7:05 am

    Popular child actress Ashida Mana and actor Toyokawa Etsushi recently appeared at a press conference for their upcoming drama, 'Beautiful Rain'. The drama portrays the love and bond between a father and daughter. Kinoshita Keisuke (played by Toyokawa) is diagnosed with juvenile Alzheimer's Disease, and he must face the disease together with his daughter Miu (Ashida). Ashida shared an episode from their filming saying, "There was a scene

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