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  • Ayase Haruka and Sakurai Sho to host this year's 'Kohaku Uta Gassen'

    October 18, 2019 @ 2:58 am

    The hosts for the '70th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen' have been announced. The main host for this year's program is Uchimura Teruyoshi for his third consecutive year. In addition, the host for the red team will be actress Ayase Haruka, while the white team's host will be Arashi's Sakurai Sho. On being the host for the first Kohaku of the Reiwa Era, Ayase commented, "I want to make it a Kohaku Uta Gassen that will

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  • Nishino Kana to sing the theme song for movie 'Koudaike no Hitobito'

    March 11, 2016 @ 10:08 am

    ishino Kana will be singing the theme song for the movie 'Koudaike no Hitobito' that's slated to open in theaters on June 4.Based on a manga by Morimoto Kozueko, 'Koudaike no Hitobito' is a love comedy about protagonist 'Hirano Kie' (played by Ayase Haruka), a poor talker with a big imagination, and 'Koudai Mitsumasa' (Saito Takumi), a 'high-spec' man who has the ability to read people's minds.  Nishino wrote the theme song, titled "Yo

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  • Red team wins this year's Kohaku Uta Gassen

    January 1, 2016 @ 10:24 am

    NHK's annual New Year's Eve music program "The 66th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen" was live-broadcast from NHK Hall to close the year 2015, and this year, red team won for the first time in 4 years. At the moment of the announcement for the red team's victory, Ayase Haruka, the host of the red team, shared a hug with Wada Akiko and Matsuda Seiko. She started shedding tears as she received the championship flag from a guest judge Sakai Masato.

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  • NHK reveals artist line up for '66th Kohaku Uta Gassen'

    November 26, 2015 @ 7:47 pm

    NHK has announced the artist line up for its annual New Year's Eve music program 'The 66th Kohaku Uta Gassen'.This year's hosts will be Ayase Haruka for the red team and Inohara Yoshihiko (V6) for the white team. Kuroyanagi Tetsuko and NHK announcer Udo Yumiko will serve as the program's general host. A total of 51 artists have been announced at this time. There will be first-time appearances by 10 artists; Ohara Sakurako, Sup

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  • Ayase Haruka denies being in a relationship with Matsuzaka Tori

    January 15, 2015 @ 2:16 pm

    On January 15, actressesAyase Harukaand Momoi Kaori attended a promotional event for skin care brand 'SK-II' at Omotesando Hills, Tokyo.This marked Ayase's first time appearing in front of reporters since rumors of the actress being romantically involved with actor Matsuzaka Tori surfaced earlier this month. With a smile, she denied the rumors saying, "We're friends."Momoi supported her fellow actress saying, "Yes, they're friends," to which

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  • Oricon reveals annual 'ideal faces chosen by women' ranking

    November 14, 2014 @ 2:42 pm

    ORICON STYLE has revealed the results of their 8th "ideal face chosen by women" ranking.From October 28 to November 4, ORICON STYLE held an online poll with 500 women in their teens to 40's asking them, "Which celebrity has the ideal face?" The number one spot went to actress Kitagawa Keiko, who also ranked in first place last year. Check out the top 10 "ideal faces" of this year below! [Oricon's 8th "ideal face chosen by women" ranking

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  • Tamaki Hiroshi & Fukushi Sota added to cast of drama 'Kyou wa Kaisha Yasumimasu'

    September 3, 2014 @ 2:30 am

    Additional cast members for the TV drama 'Kyou wa Kaisha Yasumimasu' have been revealed. The role of 'Tanokura Yuto' will be played by Fukushi Sota and 'Asao Yu' by Tamaki Hiroshi. Tanokura is a college student who works for the same company as the protagonist 'Aoishi Hanae' (played by Ayase Haruka). Whereas Asao is the CEO of a company located in the same building as Hanae's company. The drama is scheduled to air on NTV every Wedn

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  • Ayase Haruka takes over the Glico signboard in Osaka for a limited time

    August 26, 2014 @ 3:06 pm

    The 'Glico signboard', located in Dotonbori, Osaka, is currently undergoing a renewal. A special signboard recently went up featuring actress Ayase Haruka raising her arms as she finishes a race instead of the iconic Glico running man.Since the signboard was first installed in 1935, it has featured a runner finishing a race. The current one represents the 5th generation signboard and it has been used for 16 years. It was taken down on August

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  • 4 actresses to star in 'Umimachi diary' live-action film adaptation revealed

    June 23, 2014 @ 12:01 am

    As reported last month, Yoshida Akimi's popular manga "Umimachi diary" will be getting a live-action film adaptation, to be directed by Koreeda Hirokazu. Recently, it was announced that Ayase Haruka, Nagasawa Masami, Kaho, and Hirose Suzu would star in the film as the sisters. "Umimachi diary" tells a story of three Koda sisters that live in a house in Kamakura. One day, the sisters visit a funeral for their father who left them when t

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  • Ayase Haruka Reflects on Kohaku 2013

    January 16, 2014 @ 11:03 am

    Actress Ayase Haruka (28) attended the "SK-II Beautiful Skin Pitera Dock" event on January 16. At the event she reflected on her MC skills at last year's "64th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen" and expressed interest in MC-ing again. Ayase, who made her first event appearance this year, was flustered by Kohaku, "I was really nervous about singing, and I made many mistakes. The Arashi members and everyone else really helped me out a lot." She expressed

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