As announced previously, the title track was provided by rock band FLOW as the vocalist KOHSHI wrote the lyrics, while the guitarist TAKE took on the composition. It has …
It was announced that D☆DATE’s new single “GLORY DAYS” will be released on June 12. This will mark their first single after new member Yamagishita Tomo joined the group, and also after they transferred to avex.
For the first single as a “new-born” D☆DATE, the members sent a love call to rock band FLOW as the members stated that they’re …
On January 6th, D☆DATE held an event to commemorate the release of their live DVD “D☆DATE TOUR 2012～DATE A LIVE～.” The members appeared at the event in Hakama, and participated in the “Kagami-biraki” (= breaking of a sake cask).
When asked about their ambitions for this year, member Igarashi Shunji strongly stated that they would like to top the Oricon chart. …
It’s been announced that D☆DATE has transferred to avex Entertainment, and will be releasing a new live DVD called ‘D☆DATE TOUR 2012 ~DATE A LIVE~‘ next spring.
D☆DATE is originally comprised of D-BOYS members Seto Koji, Igarashi Junji, Araki Hirofumi, and Horii Arata. They made their major debut through Universal Music in December of 2010 with “Ato 1cm no Mirai“. During their …
On September 25, it was announced that actor Nakamura Yuichi (24), who was previously said to be in recovery , will terminate his contract with Watanabe Entertainment at the end of September. A public post on the company’s website revealed, “Currently, he has recovered and would be able to make a comeback, but he has decided to pursue a path outside of …
On June 29th, D-BOYS’ four-member group D☆DATE ended their last performance of their tour at Tokyo Dome City Hall and welcomed Yanagishita Tomo (24) as their fifth member to the group.
The announcement was made after their one-song encore when Yanagishita made his surprise appearance at the venue. In front of 2,500 fans, he proclaimed, “I will do my best to …
D☆DATE has revealed the details, jacket covers, and track list for their first album, “1st DATE“!
The album will contain a total of 14 songs including the group’s singles “Ato 1cm no Mirai” and “JOKER“, along with a brand new song called “CATCH A TRAIN!”
“CATCH A TRAIN!” has already been picked up as the opening theme …
NHK’s music program MUSIC JAPAN aired their episode for March 4th with five groups of artists.
Check out the performances from the show below! (We are missing HY’s performance, but it will be added when we find it.)
DiVA – “Lost the way”
SDN48 – “Makeoshimi Congratulation”
D☆DATE – “JOKER”
JIN AKANISHI – “Sun Burns Down”
Popular music program, Music Japan, unveiled their guest line-up for March 4th, featuring groups such as DiVA, D☆DATE, SDN48, and HY!
In addition to these groups, soloist Akanishi Jin will also make his appearance on stage to perform his song.
Check out the full details of this upcoming episode below!
“Lost the Way” – DiVA
“Makeoshimi Congratulations” – SDN48
“Joker” – D☆DATE
“Gajumaru Beat” – …
On February 22nd, D☆DATE held a release event for their latest single ‘JOKER‘ at the Shinjuku Balto 9, where they announced that they’ll be releasing their first album in April. The boys will also launch a second live tour in June.
After showing their short movie, “JOKER”, on a large screen, the boys held an interview with the crowd. …
On February 3rd, D☆DATE revealed a 7-minute preview of their short film, ‘JOKER‘.
The movie tells a story about a group of thieves (D☆DATE), whose policies are ‘no killing’, ’steal from villains’, and ’succeed no matter what’. However, after stealing a certain treasure, their fellow member ‘Yoko’ (Omasa Aya) gets shot to death. The members start suspecting one another, and they try …
Back in November, the boys of D☆DATE revealed that they would be releasing two new singles to kick things off in 2012. They first released ‘Love Heaven‘ back on January 11th. Their second single for 2012 and fifth single overall titled ‘JOKER‘ is scheduled for released on February 22nd and earlier today, the PV preview was released.
Lee Sang …
NHK’s ‘Music Japan‘ has returned with a hot lineup of performers for this week’s episode.
On January 15th, the show hosted rock legend GACKT, as well as pop groups Fairies and D☆DATE. Mizuki Nana and Uemura Kana appeared to sing their latest hits as well.
Check out their performances below (and click here for D☆DATE’s stage):
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D☆DATE has returned to NHK’s ‘Music Japan’ with their new song, “Love Heaven”!
The four members wore the paint-spattered suits seen on their album jackets and at their CD release event in LAZONA Kawasaki Plaza.
Check out their charismatic performance after the cut.
D☆DATE has finally released their PV for “Love Heaven“!
The music video seems to play on a boxing concept, but adds certain aesthetic touches like paint splatter and crisp suits to make it more platable for J-Pop.
Check out their PV below!