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  • BTS, Nogizaka46, Sheena Ringo, and more to perform on MUSIC STATION's November 9 broadcast

    November 3, 2018 @ 3:35 am

    MUSIC STATION has revealed the artist line up for its November 9th broadcast.Next week's episode will feature performances by Aimyong, Kanjani8, KICK THE CAN CREW feat. Okamura Yasuyuki, Kiritani Kenta, Sheena Ringo & Miyamoto Hiroji, Nogizaka46, and BTS. Check out the full set list below! Aimyong - "Konya Konomama"Kanjani8 - "Koko ni"KICK THE CAN CREW feat. Okamura Yasuyuki - "Juusho"Kiritani Kenta - "Ouchi wo Tsukurou"Sheena Ringo & Miyamoto H

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  • Hata Motohiro composes new 'au' CM song sung by Kiritani Kenta

    August 1, 2018 @ 3:35 am

    The new CM for au's "Santaro Series" have begun airing on August 1. Its CM song "Ouchi wo Tsukuro" is composed by Hata Motohiro.In the CM, Kiritani Kenta, who plays 'Urashima Taro,' sings "Ouchi wo Tsukuro" while playing the Sanshin. While being surrounded by his friends, they dream about their goal of "building a family."You can take a look at the 60-second and 30-second CMs below.60-second CM:30-second CM:Source & Image: natalie

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  • Matsuda Shota, Suda Masaki, and others cheer on Japanese soccer representative team in new 'au' CM

    June 12, 2018 @ 3:12 am

    Matsuda Shota, Kiritani Kenta, Hamada Gaku, Suda Masaki, Arimura Kasumi, Nanao, and Kawaei Rina star in the latest CM for 'au BLUE CHALLENGE.' 'au BLUE CHALLENGE' is a project that was launched with the aim to cheer on the Japanese representative team in the upcoming World Cup. The CM stars the cast of the "au Santaro" series, and they sing "Aida," the soccer cheer song, at different locations.Source & Image: natalie

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  • Suda Masaki and Kiritani Kenta cover Beat Takeshi's hit song for movie 'Hibana'

    September 27, 2017 @ 6:57 am

    Suda Masaki and Kiritani Kenta's cover of Beat Takeshi's "Asakusa Kid" will be used as the theme song for movie 'Hibana.''Hibana' is based on a novel by Matayoshi Naoki of comedian duo Peace that won the Akutagawa Prize in 2015. Suda plays a young comedian named 'Tokunaga,' and Kiritani plays the role of a senior comedian named 'Kamiya.'Suda and Kiritani's cover of "Asakusa Kid" comes at the very end of the film describing the feelings of young c

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  • Recochoku's yearly download charts for 2016

    December 12, 2016 @ 3:16 pm

    Recochoku, one of the biggest online and mobile music download portals in Japan, recently released the 2016 yearly download charts for the period from December 1st, 2015 until November 30th, 2016. Check out the top ranking of digital singles and more over for the past 12 months below! - < Recochoku Ranking > 01 - "Umi no Koe" - Urashima Taro (Kiritani Kenta) 02 - "365 Nichi no Kamihikouki" - AKB48 03 - "Zen Zen Zense (movie ver.

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  • Performing artists for '67th Kohaku' announced

    November 24, 2016 @ 10:31 am

    NHK has announced the artist lineup for its '67th Kohaku Uta Gassen', which airs on New Year's Eve. A press conference was held on November 24. This year there will be 23 artists for the white team and 23 for the red team for a total of 46 performing artists. First time appearances include Ichikawa Yukino, Utada Hikaru, Ootake Shinobu, Keyakizaka46, PUFFY, Kiritani Kenta, KinKi Kids, THE YELLOW MONKEY, RADWIMPS, and RADIO FISH. After th

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  • Next 'MUSIC STATION' to feature Kiritani Kenta, Momoiro Clover Z, and more

    August 27, 2016 @ 11:04 pm

    'MUSIC STATION' has revealed the artist line up for its September 2 broadcast.The next episode will feature performances by [Alexandros], SKE48, Kiritani Kenta, NEWS, Flower, Makihara Noriyuki, and Momoiro Clover Z. You can take a look at the full set list below! [Alexandros] - "Swan"SKE48 - "Kin no Ai, Gin no Ai"Kiritani Kenta - "Kanon"NEWS - TBDFlower - "Yasashisa de Afureru You ni"Makihara Noriyuki - "Riyuu"Momoiro Clover Z - "The Golden

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 7/13~7/19

    July 25, 2016 @ 1:54 am

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of July 13th to July 19th. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Have a nice day" - Nishino Kana 02 - "Ito" - EXILE ATSUSHI 03 - "Overflows ~Kotoba ni Dekinakute~" - Naoto Inti Raymi 04 - "MUGEN ROAD" - Sandaime J Soul Brothers 05 - "Taiga no Itteki" - Kuwata Keisuke 06 - "Hero

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  • Ikuta Toma to play a transgender woman in Ogigami Naoko's new movie

    March 22, 2016 @ 3:51 pm

    It was announced that Ikuta Toma would star in Ogigami Naoko's ("Kamome Shokudo", "Megane") new film titled "Karera ga Honki de Amutoki wa," and play the role of a transgender woman. "Karera ga Honki de Amutoki wa" is Ogigami's first film in 5 years, whose works receive a lot of support from women. The protagonists are Rinko (played by Ikuta) -- a transgender woman --, Tomo -- a neglected girl --, along with Makio --Rinko's lover and Tomo's

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 2/24~3/1

    March 6, 2016 @ 11:51 pm

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of February 24th to March 1st. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Minna ga Minna Eiyuu (Full Version)" - AI 02 - "Ashita e no Tegami (Drama Version)" - Teshima Aoi 03 - "Umi no Koe" - Urashima Taro (Kiritani Kenta) 04 - "365 Nichi no Kamihikouki" - AKB48 05 - "Saraba Nam

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