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  • Makihara Noriyuki arrested again for drug possession

    February 14, 2020 @ 2:56 am

    On February 13, Tokyo police arrested singer-songwriter Makihara Noriyuki (50) on suspicion of possessing stimulant drugs.This is Makihara's second time being arrested for drug possession. The first time occurred back in September of 1999.  A statement has been released on Makihara's 30th anniversary website, stating, "It was reported today that our Makihara Noriyuki was arrested. We regret that something like this has happened. We sincerel

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  • Check out the teaser for Chara+YUKI's mini album 'echo'

    February 8, 2020 @ 3:00 am

    The teaser for Chara+YUKI's mini album "echo," to drop on February 14, has been uploaded onto YouTube. "echo" will feature eight songs including their single "Tanoshii Kenobi" (released January 31) and "Ai no Hi Mittsu Orange (2020version)", which is a re-recording of their 1999 release of ""Ai no Hi Mittsu Orange." You can listen to a clip of all eight songs in the teaser above.Source: natalie

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  • Chara & YUKI co-star in PV for first time in 20 years

    January 31, 2020 @ 3:07 am

    The PV for Chara+YUKI's new song "Tanoshii Kenobi" has been uploaded onto YouTube. "Tanoshii Kenobi" is composed and produced by TENDRE and mixed by Osawa Shinichi. It was released as a digital single as well as a 7-inch analog on January 31. In the PV, the two sing the song while doing a charming dance. It's been about 20 years since the two last co-starred in the PV for "Ai no Hi Mittsu Orange" back in 1999. S

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  • Chara & YUKI to release a single & mini album

    January 11, 2020 @ 2:58 am

    CHARA+YUKI will release their new single "Tanoshii Kenobi" on January 31 and a mini album "ECHO" on February 14. "Tanoshii Kenobi" will be released in a 7 in analog containing the title track and its instrumental version. Meanwhile, "ECHO" will feature a total of 8 songs including a re-recording of "Ai no Hi Mittsu no Orange," which was originally released back in 1999. The jacket covers and track list can below the cut.  [Tanoshi

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  • Fujimoto Toshifumi & Kinoshita Yukina announce divorce

    January 1, 2020 @ 3:06 am

    Comedian Fujimoto Toshifumi (49) and talent Kinoshita Yukina (32) have divorced on December 31. The couple made the announcement via their agencies. In a written announcement, Fujimoto reported, "I apologize for this personal matter, but I, Fujimoto Toshifumi, would like to announce that I have divorced Kinoshita Yukina-san on December 31." He went on to explain, "As we both work in showbiz, we've had many disagreements and differences in li

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  • THE XXXXXX to end their activities

    December 24, 2019 @ 3:03 am

    Yamada Takayuki (Vo), Ayano Go (G), and Uchida Asahi's (Syn) music project THE XXXXXX will end their activities at the end of the year. Since starting their activities in November of 2018, THE XXXXXX have released three singles and an album. On the unit's official website, it states, "Although their activities as THE XXXXXX will come to an end, the members will continue to individually deliver various things. Please continue to support them."S

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  • Check out the digest video for Inoue Yosui's tribute album

    November 13, 2019 @ 2:58 am

    The digest video for Inoue Yosui's tribute album "Inoue Yosui Tribute" (November 27 release) has been uploaded onto YouTube. As previously reported, 15 artists will be covering Inoue's songs for this album. In the digest video, you can listen to a clip of each song.Source & Image: natalie

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  • Songs covered by participating artists for Inoue Yosui's tribute album announced

    October 29, 2019 @ 3:00 am

    Inoue Yosui's tribute album "Inoue Yosui Tribute" is scheduled to drop on November 27.At last, we know which artist will be covering which song. You can check it out below!ACIDMAN - "Kasa ga Nai"iri - "Higashi e Nishi e"Makihara Noriyuki - "Yume no Naka e"Orquesta De La Luz - "Dance wa Umaku Odorenai"Tajima Takao(ORIGINAL LOVE) - "Crazy Love"Fukuyama Masaharu - "Riverside Hotel"Saito Kazuyoshi - "Canary"SIX LOUNGE - "Just Fit"Sheena Ringo - "Wi

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  • Fukuyama Masaharu to participate in Inoue Yosui's tribute album + track list revealed

    October 12, 2019 @ 3:05 am

    Fukuyama Masaharu will also be participating in Inoue Yosui's tribute album "Inoue Yosui Tribute" to drop on November 27. In addition, the track list has been revealed. The tribute album will be released to commemorate 50 years since Inoue made his debut as Andore Kandore on September 1, 1969. As previously reported, Utada Hikaru, Sheena Ringo, Ulfuls, Saito Kazuyoshi, Tajima Takao (ORIGINAL LOVE)

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  • Makihara Noriyuki unveil short PV for covers of YUKI's 'Kikimachigai'

    October 9, 2019 @ 3:13 am

    Makihara Noriyuki has unveiled the short PV for his cover of YUKI's "Kikimachigai." This will be included in Makihara's cover best album "The Best of Listen To The Music" to drop on October 23. On the PV, directed by Minami Hayashi, Makihara commented, "It's a really wonderful PV. It illustrates things like the reassurance of having someone close or the anxiety everyone has. I really like it. I think you will like this song more after w

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