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  • Sashihara Rino's last Team A performance to be on June 20th

    June 16, 2012 @ 9:09 pm

    On June 20th, Sashihara Rino will be holding her final performance with AKB48’s Team A at the AKB48 Theater before her transfer to HKT48. The news was blogged by the AKB48 Theater manager Tagosaki Tomonobu. Tagosaki wrote, “On June 20th (Team A’s) ‘Mokugekisha’ stage will be held at the AKB48 Theater. The performance was scheduled before the announcement of Sashihara changing groups, so it will go on as planned with Sashihara performing o

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  • AKB48's Sashihara Rino moved to HKT48 because of the scandal

    June 15, 2012 @ 5:42 pm

    On June 14th, tabloid magazine “Shukan Bunshun” published an article from one of Sashihara Rino’s alleged ex-boyfriends. According to Shukan Bunshun's report, Sashihara dated the man who was originally a fan of Sashihara, in the summer of 2008 ~ 2009.  The tabloid magazine included emails and photos which were supposedly sent by Sashihara. During the morning of the 16th, Sashihara appeared on “AKB48’s All Night Nippon” radio show to issue

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  • Akimoto Yasushi has harsh words for AKB48's Sashihara Rino

    June 12, 2012 @ 11:43 pm

    On June 12th, AKB48’s Sashihara Rino (19) attended a presentation for her new Kagome Vegetable Juice CM “Yasai Ichinichi Kore Ippon”. During AKB48’s “4th Senbatsu General Election” on June 6th, Sashihara moved up five places to #4; from her #9 spot last year. However, producer Akimoto Yasushi (56) didn’t praise her and instead gave her some "criticism" so that she could continue to improve. Sashihara confessed that Akimoto said, “You were

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  • Japan Twitter Trends for May 2012!

    June 8, 2012 @ 7:32 pm

    Every month, BIGLOBE releases a list of the top Twitter trends in Japan. Now that May has come to an end, they’ve compiled their data and revealed their rankings for the month. Many trends have to do with the solar eclipse and opening of the Tokyo Sky Tree in May. (If you want to go back in time and compare what trended in the past, you can check out April’s ranking here.) == [Word Ranking] – [Most Popular Day] 1. Solar Eclipse –

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  • 'The Best Idol General Election' site results from Twitter!

    May 22, 2012 @ 5:18 pm

    BIGLOBE is back with another ranking from Twitter. This time, they have opened their very own “The Best Idol General Election Site”. The site includes 23 groups, including AKB48, SKE48, Momoiro Clover Z, KARA, and Shoujo Jidai (SNSD / Girls' Generation), with a total of 421 idols to be chosen. The ranking is in realtime and idols are moved up or down based on how many tweets they receive. The service counts how many time the idol’s name o

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  • Check out the performances from May 18th's MUSIC STATION

    May 18, 2012 @ 4:58 pm

    On the May 18th broadcast of Music Station, a variety of artists such as NYC, Kimura Kaela, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Saito Kazuyoshi, AKB48's Sashihara Rino, and Shounan no Kaze took to the stage to put on exciting performances. Check out their respective performances below! "Soredemo Sukidayo" - AKB48's Sashihara Rino "Haina!" - NYC "CANDY CANDY" - Kyary Pamyu Pamyu "Mamireru" - Kimura Kaela "Enten Natsu" - Shounan no Kaz

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  • MUSIC STATION reveals lineup for May 18th

    May 11, 2012 @ 6:17 pm

    TV Asahi's popular music program, 'MUSIC STATION', has revealed the guest lineup for their May 18th broadcast! In next week's episode, AKB48's Sashihara Rino will take on the stage with her solo debut single, "Soredemo Sukidayo", and the boys of NYC will perform their upcoming single, "Haina!". The show will also feature appearances by Kimura Kaela, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Saito Kazuyoshi, and Shounan no Kaze. Check out the full set list

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  • AKB48 sub-unit Not Yet to release new single "Suika BABY"

    May 10, 2012 @ 5:21 am

    Oshima Yuko, Sashihara Rino, Kitahara Rie and Yokoyama Yui's AKB48 sub-unit, Not Yet, announced that they'll be releasing their 4th single "Suika BABY" on May 30th. It will be their other summer song after the 2nd single, "Naminori Kakigoori". The upcoming single will come in 4 types with limited and regular editions. Each limited edition will include the entry ticket for an event for which details have not yet been revealed, and a ticket

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 05/02~05/08

    May 9, 2012 @ 4:00 pm

    Recochoku has just updated their weekly charts for the week of May 2nd to May 8th. Check out the top ranking digital singles, chaku-uta, and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta Full - Weekly Ranking > 01/(00) "Himitsu ~Kimi no Soba ni Iru Tame ni~" - Juliet 02/(00) "Shine" - Ieiri Leo 03/(01) "Haru Uta" - Ikimonogakari 04/(04) "Orange" - GReeeeN 05/(00) "Hana ga Meguru Tokoro e" - JUJU  06/(00) "N

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  • Nogizaka46's 2nd single tops Oricon's weekly chart

    May 9, 2012 @ 3:42 am

    Nogizaka46's 2nd single, "Oide Shampoo", has sold 156,000 copies in its first week, topping the Oricon Weekly Single Ranking for the week of May 14th. Meanwhile, AKB48's Sashihara Rino's solo debut single, "Soredemo Sukidayo", sold 124,000 units, ranking in 2nd. Both singles were released on May 2nd, and Nogizaka46 showed an impressive achievement on the first day (May 1st) by selling 111,000 copies compared to Sashihara's 57,000. Sashihar

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