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  • Nakata Yasutaka of 'capsule' produces sound for charity app

    April 1, 2011 @ 11:21 am

    Producer and capsule member Nakata Yasutaka has done the sound productions for an iPhone 3G/3GS app called "Telomere" which will go on sale April 1st. Telomere's design production is by ooo (Triple O), and it is a digital clock app that randomly displays one of 117 varieties of flowers each minute. By tapping, flicking, shaking, or blowing, the pictures will change randomly along with a corresponding sound. Nakata Yasutaka has created all o

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  • 6Theory Media's Japan Disaster Relief fund garners over 10k in donations!

    April 1, 2011 @ 6:03 am

    6Theory Media recently set up a disaster relief fund for Japan through our two web properties, allkpop.com and tokyohive.com. Our members contributed over $5,000 USD, and 6Theory Media matched 100% of our member contributions up to $5,000. In the end, we exceeded our goal and making a total contribution of over $10,000! The donations are still coming in though, and totals can be seen here. We are extremely grateful to all of our generous mem

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  • Koda Kumi to donate proceeds from three songs to earthquake victims

    April 1, 2011 @ 5:41 am

    Singer Koda Kumi is taking her support for the earthquake disaster victims to the next step. Much like other artists who have been donating money, the singer hopes to comfort people with her songs, and is going to start making donations a very regular activity. Koda will be donating all the money earned by the downloads of her very own three songs through her official fan club. "Kiseki", "walk", and "Comes Up" will be the three songs, and

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  • AKB48 chosen to MC for "MTV VIDEO MUSIC AID JAPAN"

    April 1, 2011 @ 5:02 am

    This year, MTV Networks Japan are heading into their 10th year and they’ve announced that the international music award ceremony, “MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS JAPAN”, (VMAJ) will become “MTV VIDEO MUSIC AID JAPAN”; a relief event for the area struck by the Great Eastern Japan earthquake. This event is in coordination with the Red Cross of Japan and will display things like what the people are doing to reconstruct the area. Furthermore, it has been

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  • Fujiwara Norika donates 63 million yen to disaster relief

    March 31, 2011 @ 7:45 pm

    On March 30th, actress Fujiwara Norika (39) handed a donation of 63 million yen (~$757,000 USD) to the Japanese Red Cross Foundation in Tokyo. The money she donated included her personal donation and the donations she collected through her charity, "Smile Please★Fujiwara Norika World Children Fund". The star also stood in front of the donation box after every showing of her recent musical, "Marguerite", encouraging the audience to donate

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  • SMAP's new commercial for Softbank revealed!

    March 31, 2011 @ 3:10 pm

    SMAP's new commercial for Softbank titled "Yozora no Mukou" has begun airing nation wide in Japan starting today. Softbank created this commercial to bring awareness of a website that was launched on YAHOO! JAPAN. The website was launched to support the people who were affected in the disaster and also for those people wanting to help by gathering all the information in one place. In the commercial, the members of SMAP are singing the

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  • JUN SKY WALKER(S) to hold a reconstruction support live

    March 31, 2011 @ 1:33 pm

    On March 29th, four member rock band JUN SKY WALKER(S) announced that they would be having a reconstruction support live for victims of the Great Eastern Japan earthquake, and the live will be called, “JUN SKY WALKER(S) Great Eastern Japan Reconstruction Support LIVE 'START'”. JUN SKY WALKER(S) have had many live performances in the Tohoku region since their 1988 debut, so they feel a close connection to the area. They sent a message, “Let’s

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  • Kuraki Mai sings national anthem at soccer charity match

    March 30, 2011 @ 5:03 pm

    On March 29th, a soccer charity match, called "The Tohoku Earthquake recovery support charity match Ganbarou Nippon!", was held at Nagai Stadium, Osaka, and singer Kuraki Mai showed up to sing the national anthem. Kuraki sang "Kimigayo" in a capella and received great applause from the audience.  Kuraki commented after the performance, "I was very touched to see the players who are active not only in Japan, but also overseas, get together

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  • T.M.Revolution's nine hour charity concert to be streamed live!

    March 30, 2011 @ 3:13 pm

    On April 2nd, starting at 3:00 PM, T.M.Revolution's planned charity program, "Hisaichi ni YELL wo Okurou! Ima Koso Tachiagare NIPPON! STAND UP! JAPAN", will be streamed live on GyaO! and Nico Nico Live Broadcast. The program's main personalities will be T.M.Revolution, SHOGO (175R), Tsuchiya Reo (RAG FAIR, Zboned Zubon), and Micro (HOME MADE Kazoku). There are many other celebrities participating as well, including Ono Mayumi, Tahara Souichi

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  • GACKT to begin worldwide video + photo project for earthquake relief

    March 30, 2011 @ 11:10 am

    Popular singer GACKT has begun multiple projects to assist victims of the Tohoku earthquake, but recently revealed through his official Twitter that he would like to begin yet another one to show Japan that citizens all over the world care about Japan's well-being. "I have a new idea here. Would you try something else with me?", he tweeted on March 29th. "I want messages from people all over the world. Please take a video of yourself and your

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