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  • Japan Twitter Trends for October 2012!

    November 23, 2012 @ 7:58 pm

    Every month, BIGLOBE releases a list of the top Twitter trends in Japan. Now that October has come to an end, they’ve compiled their data and revealed their rankings for the month. (If you want to go back in time and compare what trended in the past, you can check out September’s ranking here.) == [Word Ranking] – [Most Popular Day] 1. Halloween – October 31st 2. Magi – October 7th 3. Typhoon – October 1st 4. Wolfrun – Oc

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  • Japan Twitter Trends for August 2012!

    September 10, 2012 @ 6:32 am

    Every month, BIGLOBE releases a list of the top Twitter trends in Japan. Now that August has come to an end, they’ve compiled their data and revealed their rankings for the month. With the Olympics in full swing, it's no surprise that sports and athletes were at the top of the rankings in August. (If you want to go back in time and compare what trended in the past, you can check out July’s ranking here.) == [Word Ranking] – [Most

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  • Japan Twitter Trends for July 2012!

    August 13, 2012 @ 8:17 pm

    Every month, BIGLOBE releases a list of the top Twitter trends in Japan. Now that July has come to an end, they’ve compiled their data and revealed their rankings for the month. With the Olympics starting up, it's no surprise that sports were a hot topic this month. (If you want to go back in time and compare what trended in the past, you can check out June's ranking here.) == [Word Ranking] – [Most Popular Day] 1. Totoro – July

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  • Japan Twitter Trends for June 2012!

    July 9, 2012 @ 5:13 pm

    Every month, BIGLOBE releases a list of the top Twitter trends in Japan. Now that June has come to an end, they’ve compiled their data and revealed their rankings for the month. Many trends this month involved the level 4 typhoon on June 21st, so there is a special ranking of what the top 3 trends were during various hours that day. In addition to that, soccer was also quite popular this month with the championships going on. (If you wan

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  • Japan Twitter Trends for first half of 2012!

    July 4, 2012 @ 5:23 pm

    With June coming to an end, this marks the end of the first half of 2012, and with that, the first half of 2012 Japan’s Twitter Trend Ranking via Twipple! Below will be the ranking of various words, hashtags, and celebrities over the past six months! Click on our tag at the very bottom to see the previous month rankings. Also, be on the look out for the June rankings in the next few days. Check out the rankings below! == [Word R

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  • avex CEO Max Matsuura closes Twitter account due to JYJ fans?

    July 20, 2011 @ 5:50 am

    After getting flooded with comments from angry fans, it appears as if avex Entertainment CEO Max Matsuura has shut down his official Twitter account. The comments began coming in when fans discovered that a Chinese singer named Ray Chou - who is signed with avex - seems to have plagiarized a song written by JYJ's Jaejoong without his explicit consent. The song in question is "Wasurenaide", from Tohoshinki's last album as a five-member group,

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  • KARA is the first foreign female artist to top Oricon's Composite DVD Chart, sets new record

    March 4, 2011 @ 6:00 pm

    Korean girl group, KARA, has released their music video collection DVD “KARA BEST CLIPS” last week and it topped Oricon’s Weekly Composite DVD Ranking chart; selling around 132,000 copies. KARA has personally been first in the single, album and DVD rankings. However, it's been revealed that they're the first foreign female artist to top the composite DVD ranking chart since its inception in 1999. The previous record was held by Chinese gr

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  • Shirota Yu joins twitter

    February 26, 2011 @ 1:03 am

    We recently reported some exciting news that actor, Shirota Yu, would be debuting as a singer. Now we're here to report some more great news for his fans! On February 21st, Shirota opened up his own Twitter account. He has currently received tweets from AAA's Urata Naoya and is being followed by JYJ's Kim Jaejoong, six☆star designer FUKUTARO, singer Takahashi Yu, and ORANGE RANGE's Miyamori Ryo. His first tweet was: "Nice to meet you! I’m U. I

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  • Fujiwara Reiko, an actress in the making, in "Weekly Playboy"

    February 16, 2011 @ 7:07 pm

    The 16-year-old Fujiwara Reiko from Okayama is still an actress in the making, but a few people have already noticed her face in the drama special, "Miporin no Ekubo". The drama, starring Hirosue Ryoko from the same agency, aired during the 24h TV marathon and marked Fujiwara's first ever appearance on TV. Its title can be translated to "Miporin's Dimples", and in a recent interview, Fujiwara said, "My charming point are my dimples, so I h

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  • Big Bang to replace JYJ in Avex?

    November 12, 2010 @ 4:09 pm

    An interesting rumor was recently brought up by Japanese website Cyzowoman concerning Korean groups JYJ and BIGBANG, the website cites their source as fashion magazine Edge Style. The rumors are based off of several musical insiders from various record labels in Japan. JYJ worked on a global album [The Beginning] with many famous producers in America and that if possible, JYJ is planning to hold a live concert in Japan before the end of th

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