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  • TOKIO leader Joshima Shigeru to marry

    September 28, 2019 @ 3:03 am

    It's been reported that TOKIO leader Joshima Shigeru (48) will be getting married. Reportedly, he will be getting married to talento Kikuchi Risa (24) whom he has been dating for some time.Through TOKIO's official fan club site, Joshima announced, "I have an announcement for my fans. I, Joshima Shigeru, will be getting married." He wanted to let his fans know first "to make things straight as a leader and a man."TOKIO is now in their 25th year

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  • Johnny & Associates cancels contract with Yamaguchi Tatsuya

    May 8, 2018 @ 3:40 am

    Johnny & Associates have officially cancelled their contract with TOKIO's Yamaguchi Tatsuya. In a fax announcement titled "Notification of annulment of contract with Yamaguchi Tatsuya," Jonny & Associates wrote, "In dealing with Yamaguchi Tatsuya, on May 2nd during the press conference with the four members of TOKIO, there was an explanation of his decision to resign. Once again, today on the 6th, he expressed his strong intention [t

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  • TOKIO hold press conference of apology regarding Yamaguchi Tatsuya's incident

    May 3, 2018 @ 3:05 am

    On May 2, TOKIO members Joshima Shigeru, Matsuoka Masahiro, Nagase Tomoya, and Kokubun Taichi held a press conference apologizing about the recent incident involving fellow member Yamaguchi Tatsuya. Leader Joshima Shigeru revealed that the five members met on April 30 and had a discussion. During the meeting, Yamaguchi got down on his hands and knees, and he submitted a letter of resignation. Joshima explained that he wasn't able to accept t

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  • TOKIO leader Joshima Shigeru expresses anger towards Yamaguchi Tatsuya

    May 1, 2018 @ 3:16 am

    On the April 28th broadcast of TV Asahi's information program 'Gekkan News Leader,'TOKIO leader Joshima Shigeru commented on the recent incident involving fellow member Yamaguchi Tatsuya.At the beginning of the program, Joshima apologized, "I am terribly sorry for the trouble that TOKIO's Yamaguchi Tatsuya has caused after being investigated for indecent assault. To the victim and family, please accept my sincere apology."During a press confe

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  • TOKIO's Yamaguchi Tatsuya to go on hiatus, placed on house arrest

    April 27, 2018 @ 3:12 am

    It's been announced that TOKIO member Yamaguchi Tatsuya will be going on hiatus and has been placed on house arrest for an indefinite period. Yamaguchi was under investigation of sexual assault after committing sexual acts against a high school girl in February. Consequently, Yamaguchi held a press conference on April 26 in Tokyo where he talked about the details of the incident and apologized for his actions. At the beginning of the pr

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  • Charges filed against TOKIO's Yamaguchi Tatsuya on suspicion of sexual assault

    April 26, 2018 @ 3:26 am

    On April 25, NHK reported that charges have been filed against TOKIO member Yamaguchi Tatsuya on suspicion of sexual assault.  Reportedly, the incident happened in February when Yamaguchi called a high school girl over to his apartment and forcefully kissed her. According to FNN, the two met through a NHK program. In a fax statement, Johnny's Entertainment commented, "We are terribly sorry that he kissed the victim while under the influ

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  • 'Johnny's Countdown' to be hosted by Kokubun Taichi & Inohara Yoshihiko

    December 9, 2017 @ 3:17 am

    Johnny & Associates' annual countdown concert 'Johnny's Countdown 2017-2018' will broadcast live on Fuji TV on December 31. This year's concert will be hosted by Kokubun Taichi (TOKIO) and Inohara Yoshihiko (V6). Performing artists include TOKIO, KinKi Kids, V6, Arashi, NEWS, Kanjani8, Hey! Say! JUMP, Kis-My-Ft2, Sexy Zone, A.B.C-Z, Johnny's WEST, Higashiyama Noriyuki, Sato Atsuhiro, Okamoto Kenichi, Yamashita Tomohisa, Kamenashi Kazuya,

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  • TOKIO to host this year's 'Johnny's Countdown'

    December 28, 2016 @ 10:22 am

    It's been announced that TOKIO will host the 'Johnny's Countdown 2016-2017' to be held at Tokyo Dome on December 31. This will be the group's first time hosting the event in 10 years.Johnny's Entertainment has also put together a project called "Thank You Medley" in which the groups will perform the songs they want their fans to hear the most. TOKIO will perform their latest song "Ai! wanna be with you", KinKi Kids will take the stage

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  • 'Johnny's Countdown' artist line-up announced

    December 1, 2016 @ 9:39 am

    Fuji TV will air Johnny's Entertainment's countdown live 'Johnny's Countdown 2016-2017' live from Tokyo Dome on December 31. This year's participating groups include TOKIO, V6, Tackey & Tsubasa, NEWS, Kanjani8, Hey! Say! JUMP, Kis-My-Ft2, Sexy Zone, A.B.C-Z, and Johnny's WEST. In addition, Higashiyama Noriyuki, Okamoto Kenichi, Sato Atsuhiro, Yamashita Tomohisa, Nakayama Yuma, Uchi Hiroki, and Yara Tomoyuki will be making appearances.&nb

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  • AKB48, Kuwata Keisuke, TOKIO, and more to perform on November 25th 'MUSIC STATION'

    November 19, 2016 @ 8:30 am

    TV Asahi has announced the performing artists for the November 25th broadcast of MUSIC STATION. The upcoming episode will host performances by AKB48, Kuwata Keisuke, TOKIO, BLUE ENCOUNT, and Porno Graffitti. Check out the set list below. AKB48 - "High Tension"Kuwata Keisuke - "Itazura Sarete", "Kimi e no Tegami"TOKIO - "Ai! wanna be with you"BLUE ENCOUNT - "LAST HERO"Porno Graffitti - "LiAR"Source: natalie

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