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  • Arashi provide CM song for 'Zexy'

    May 22, 2015 @ 8:03 am

    Arashi have provided their new song "Ai wo Sakebe" as the CM song for wedding information magazine 'Zexy'.According to creative director Yanai Michihiko, this collaboration came about as he wanted "the 5 members of Arashi to sing 'a national song of celebration' that everyone can sing together during a wedding reception." In response to Yanai's request, Arashi put together a cheerful and uptempo wedding song that's sung from the point of view of

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  • Yamada Yu says she wants 5 kids

    May 22, 2015 @ 4:50 am

    On May 22, model Yamada Yu attended a girls talk event for movie 'Shinjuku Swan' at Shinjuku Station Square.Yamada and her husband actor Oguri Shun welcomed their first child last September. "I want 5 kids. I want a lot," she expressed during the event. Reporters asked Yamada when are moments she realizes that she's become a mother. "The moment she learns something new," she shared. She continued to express her wishes of building a large fam

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  • ANGERME's Fukuda Kanon to graduate from the group and Hello! Project

    May 22, 2015 @ 4:48 am

    ANGERME (formerly S/mileage) member Fukuda Kanon announced that she would graduate from the group and Hello! Project. She made the announcement on Hello! Project's YouTube program "Hello! Sta#118", which was released on May 20. Fukuda also released her comment on ANGERME's official site. She wrote regarding her graduation, "Now that it's been about 6 years since I joined S/mileage, I began facing sincerely with a big theme, graduation. When

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  • DAIGO nominated as charity marathon runner for this year's '24-Hour Television'

    May 22, 2015 @ 2:54 am

    On May 19 during the live broadcast of NTV's "Shiawase! Bonbi Girl", DAIGO was nominated to be the charity marathon runner for this year's "24-Hour Television 38 Ai wa Chikyuu wo Sukuu" (August 22 and 23 broadcast). This nomination was made by the program's MC TOKIO's Yamaguchi Tatsuya. "The person we want to see running is... DAIGO-san!" he called out.  Prior to the nomination, DAIGO had said, "One thing I know is 'ON' ('Ore wa nai' = not me). I

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  • AKB48's latest single sells over 1.47 million copies on the first day

    May 21, 2015 @ 3:31 pm

    AKB48's 40th single "Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai" (released on May 20) sold 1,472,000 copies on the first day!The first day sales for this single exceeded their own record of 1,462,000 copies which they achieved last year with "Labrador Retriever." This is the 9th single for the group to sell over a million copies on the release day, and the 2nd single for Shimazaki Haruka to surpass the million mark as the center. "Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai" i

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  • Preliminary results of AKB48's 7th general election revealed

    May 21, 2015 @ 2:47 am

    On May 20, the preliminary results of AKB48's "the 7th AKB48 General Election", which is to decide the Senbatsu members to participate in the group's upcoming 41st single, were revealed at the AKB48 Theater in Akihabara, Tokyo. Below is the list of Top 80 girls. Considering the interim report, who do you think will be the No.1 this year? The final result will be announced at the vote counting event at Fukuoka Yafuoku! Dome on June 6. =

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 5/13~5/19

    May 20, 2015 @ 3:03 pm

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of May 13th to May 19th. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Anata" - Ikimonogakari 02 - "Moshimo Unmei no Hito ga Iru no Nara" - Nishino Kana 03 - "Arigatou Forever..." - Nishiuchi Mariya 04 - "I know" - 2PM 05 - "Hapimari" - Silent Siren 06 - "Kimi ga Ita Kara" - Cryst

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  • AAA reveal trailer movie for 'Ashita no Hikari'

    May 20, 2015 @ 5:06 am

    AAA have revealed the trailer movie for their new single "Ashita no Hikari" that's scheduled to hit store shelves on May 27. The video includes live footage and off-shots of the group's first Asia tour 'WAKUWAKU JAPAN Presents AAA ASIA TOUR 2015 -ATTACK ALL AROUND- Supported by KOJI'. Member Atae Shinjiro reflected on the Asia tour, saying, "I was surprised to see that many people know about AAA." "Ashita no Hikari" is the 5th part of A

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  • Total number of albums and singles sold by Arashi reaches 30 million copies

    May 20, 2015 @ 2:59 am

    Popular group Arashi released their 46th single "Aozora no Shita, Kimi no Tonari", which is the theme song for member Aiba Masaki's ongoing Fuji TV drama "Youkoso, Wagaya e", on May 13.According to Oricon, the single sold 501,000 copies during the first week, and it topped its latest weekly ranking. When including the sales of the single, the total number of singles and albums sold by Arashi have reached 30,413,000 copies (46 singles: 21.74 mill

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  • Japan Box Office Report – 5/16~5/17

    May 19, 2015 @ 5:40 pm

    Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart – May 16th/May 17th 01 (01) Cinderella (Weeks: 04) 02 (02) Biri Gal (Weeks: 03) 03 (00) Kakekomi (Weeks: 01) 04 (03) Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno (Weeks: 05) 05 (05) Crayon Shin-chan: My Moving Story! Cactus Large Attack! (Weeks: 05) 06 (04) Furious 7 (Weeks: 05) 07 (07) Nounai Poison Be

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