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  • Cast members of "Tenchijin" donate 20 million yen to disaster relief

    April 12, 2011 @ 1:52 am

    Ten cast members from the 2009 NHK Taiga drama, Tenchijin, donated a total of 20 million yen (~237,000 USD) to the Red Cross of Japan in order to aid with disaster relief from the Great Tohoku Earthquake. The ten cast members who participated are as follows: Tsumabuki Satoshi, Oguri Shun, Abe Hiroshi, Kakuda Nobuaki, Kitamura Kazuki, Koizumi Kotaro, Takashima Masanobu, Takashima Reiko, Tokiwa Takako and Papaya Suzuki. Aside from contr

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  • Top Coat Entertainment Agency holds chairty handshake event

    April 2, 2011 @ 8:22 pm

    11 groups and 13 people from Top Coat Entertainment Production attended the Kokoro wa Hitotsu charity handshake event at Ebisu Garden Hall in Tokyo on April 2nd. The fans that brought donations were allowed to have a handshake and a high five with some of the stars. Fans were able to get up close with a lot of the agencys talents and this caused a long line to be formed around the venue. Sasaki Nozomi called out to the fans stating, I

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  • Horipro donates 57.5 million yen to disaster relief

    March 18, 2011 @ 7:13 pm

    Horipro is an entertainment agency with around 270 talents under its wing. On the 17th, the agency donated 57.5 million yen (~709,205 USD) to disaster relief for Great Tohoku Earthquake. Representative Director, Yoshitaka Hori (44), stated to everyone in their agency, After thinking about it, weve thought of something we can do, so lets do it. The agency formed a foundation titled Ano Kane wo Narasu no wa Anata Foundation, named a

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  • UNIQLO corporation donates a total of $17.1 million USD for earthquake cause

    March 14, 2011 @ 7:33 pm

    Fast Retailing owns the casual clothing companies UNIQLO and g.u.. The company has enjoyed a lot of success and has chosen to donate money to the regions hardest hit by the earthquake: Miyagi, Iwate, Fukushima, Aomori and Ibaraki. Fast Retailing has donated 300 million yen ($3.6 million USD) to disaster relief for the Tohoku Pacific Ocean earthquake and an additional 100 million yen ($1.2 million USD) was tallied from donations from th

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