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  • RIAJ reveals hard copy sales certifications for February 2012

    March 9, 2012 @ 11:17 pm

    The Recording Industry Association of Japan (or 'RIAJ') has just released their hard copy sales certifications for the month of February. This certification is based off the total numbers of CDs and DVDs sold to retailers. RIAJ hands out these awards based on the following standards: Gold - 100,000 units sold Platinum - 250,000 units sold; Double Platinum - 500,000 units sold; Triple Platinum - 750,000 units sold Million - 1,000,0

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 02/08~02/14

    February 15, 2012 @ 11:45 am

    Recochoku has just updated their weekly charts for the week of February 8th to February 14th. Check out the top ranking digital singles, chaku-uta, and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta Full (Digital Single) Weekly Ranking > 01/(00) "GIVE ME FIVE!" - AKB48 02/(00) "Kono Sekai ni Umareta Wake" - FUNKY MONKEY BABYS 03/(00) "how beautiful you are" - Hamasaki Ayumi 04/(01) "Kimi ni Aitakatta" - Naoto Inti

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  • NMB48 creates a new Oricon chart record with their 3rd single, "Junjou U-19"

    February 14, 2012 @ 9:21 am

    On February 8th, NMB48 released their third single, Junjou U-19, and it's already sold 329,000 copies in its first week! Not only that, but the single has also topped the Oricon Single Ranking for the week of February 20th. This marks NMB48's third single topping the Oricon charts in its first week -- their previous singles, Zetsumetsu Kurokami Shoujo and Oh My God!, had also placed a triumphant first on their release weeks. With

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  • Performances from Music Japan's February 12th episode!

    February 13, 2012 @ 2:36 am

    On the February 12th episode of Music Japan, the girls of the 48 family (SKE48, NMB48, AKB48's Iwasa Misaki and Sashihara Rino) dominated this broadcast along with Johnny's Entertainment group, V6, bringing a lively stage with these idol groups. Check out their respective performances below! === <"Kataomoi Finally" - SKE48> <"Junjou U-19" - NMB48> <"Mujin Eki" - Iwasa Misaki> (Performance starts a

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  • NMB48 to collaborate with "Pocky" for Valentine's day

    January 30, 2012 @ 9:46 pm

    Idol group NMB48, the sister group of AKB48 based out of Namba, Osaka, will be collaborating with Glico's "Pocky." Their collaboration with Pocky is for a Valentine's day giveaway, and they will be featured on Pocky's complete box featuring the photos of 44 members. The complete box consists of a total of 45 small boxes of Pocky, and each box is printed with NMB48's original logo and a member. One box should feature all of the members toget

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  • Check out the full PV for NMB48's "Junjou U-19"

    January 19, 2012 @ 3:46 pm

    Earlier, tokyohive revealed the short PV for NMB48's upcoming single, 'Junjou U-19'. The full version of the video has just been released, and its production is top-notch. This fun PV is set in a glitzy circus, and the NMB48 girls fit right in with the tumblers, magicians, and clowns. A lot of idol PVs tend to go a little overboard with their gimmicks, but NMB48's "Junjou U-19" managed to blend just the right amount of quirk without losing

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  • NMB48's Yamamoto Sayaka challenges her first solo

    January 15, 2012 @ 11:49 pm

    On January 15th, NMB48 announced that captain Yamamoto Sayaka will be making her "solo debut" with their third single, "Junjou U-19". As we reported earlier, the single will be available in four different versions: Type A (CD+DVD), Type B (CD+DVD), Type C (CD+DVD), and 'Theatre' (CD-only). Yamamoto's solo song, "Jungle Gym" will be included in the 'Theatre' edition of the single. "Jungle Gym" was written by AKB48 mastermind Akimoto Yasu

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  • NMB48 reveals their short PV for their third single, "Junjou U-19"

    January 11, 2012 @ 8:45 pm

    On January 11th, AKB48's sibling group NMB48 released the short version of their PV for their upcoming single "Junjou U-19" through their their official YouTube channel. The single is scheduled for release on February 8th. Surrounded by colorful rays of light, this dance shot version of this PV features the girls in golden outfits along with this upbeat music. Check out this 1-minute video below! Tip: joe.oppa

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  • NMB48 reveals tracklist + jacket covers for "Junjou U-19"

    January 3, 2012 @ 12:01 pm

    Idol group NMB48 have finally revealed their jacket covers and tracklist for their upcoming 3rd single, "Junjou U-19"! On January 2nd, NMB48's official website posted an update with the tracklist info as well as all four album covers. As reported previously, "Junjou U-19" will be available in four editions: Type A (CD+DVD), Type B (CD+DVD), Type C (CD+DVD), and 'Theatre' (CD-only). The single is scheduled to hit stores on February 8th.

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  • NMB48 reveals title for their 3rd single

    December 18, 2011 @ 9:25 am

    AKB48's sister unit NMB48 has revealed the title for their new single! Their 3rd single will be called "Junjou U-19", and is slated for release on February 8th. The single will be available in four different versions: Type A, Type B, Type C, and Theater Edition. The participating senbatsu members in the title track were revealed to be: Ogasawara Mayu, Kadowaki Kanako, Kishino Rika, Kinoshita Haruna, Kotani Riho, Kondo Rina, Jonishi Kei,

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