SKE48 and Keyakizaka46 Top the Oricon Charts
SKE48 and Keyakizaka46 Top the Oricon Charts for the Week of 7/17 – 7/23Arama Japan (press release)This week, SKE48 topped the Oricon single chart with their new single “Igai ni Mango”, selling 272,872 copies in its first week. Keyakizaka46 topped the Oricon album chart their debut album “Masshirona Mono wa Yogoshitaku Naru”, selling 279,093 copies ...
Posted on 30 July 2017 | 3:26 pm
KinKi Kids' 'Red Light' and UVERworld's
BillboardKinKi Kids' 'Red Light' and UVERworld's 'Decided' Top Billboard Japan Hot 100BillboardKinKi Kids' 38th single, "The Red Light," shoots to No. 1 on the Billboard Japan Hot 100, dated July 10 to 16. "The Red Light," written by J-Pop virtuoso Toshinobu Kubota, is the third single release from the duo's 20th anniversary year. The Billboard ...
Posted on 20 July 2017 | 12:55 pm
Perfume Preview New Single “If you
Arama Japan (press release)Perfume Preview New Single “If you wanna” in Ora2 CMArama Japan (press release)Earlier this week, Electro-pop trio Perfume announced they their plans to release a new single on August 30. Titled “If you wanna,” it will be the group's 24th single overall. The song will be used as part of the advertising campaign from Sunstar's ...
Posted on 18 July 2017 | 4:34 pm
Hey! Say! JUMP Leads, End of the World Rises
BillboardHey! Say! JUMP Leads, End of the World Rises on Billboard Japan Hot 100BillboardHey! Say! JUMP's "Precious Girl" bows at No. 1 on this week's Billboard Japan Hot 100, dated July 17, after selling 277,081 CDs in its first week and coming in at No. 1 for sales and look-ups, No. 15 on Twitter mentions, and No. 24 for radio airplay ...
Posted on 18 July 2017 | 1:33 pm
Hey! Say! JUMP, Ken Hirai, E-girls, DEAN
Hey! Say! JUMP, Ken Hirai, E-girls, DEAN FUJIOKA, and More Perform on Ongaku no Hi 2017Arama Japan (press release)On July 15, TBS aired this year's edition of its annual mid-year show, Ongaku no Hi. Performers included Hey! Say! JUMP, Ken Hirai, E-girls, DEAN FUJIOKA, Nana Mizuki, Beverly, Takahashi Yu, and Hata Motohiro. Check out the full show below! Part 1 (1/2).
Posted on 17 July 2017 | 2:42 pm
BORN's Song from their Mini Album to be Used
BORN released their mini album "Alternative Tarantula" on July 22nd. The song "RUTSUBO" from this mini album will be used as the opening theme song of "Out Division", a game distributed from BLobby. BORN has also started their Japan tour with this song ...
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 10:00 am
HeartB Announces A Collaboration With Jung
This remake song was originally sung by Japanese singer Hirai Ken and was remade by Jung Jae Wook in 2005. With its composed melody about missing an ex-lover, this album released a lot of love. Particularly, HeartB, who will be collaborating with Jung Jae ...
Posted on 28 July 2015 | 10:36 am
Ken Kutaragi takes the Ice Bucket Challenge,
Ken Kutaragi also known as father of PlayStation recently took the Ice Bucket Challenge. It went well. In fact, we ended up getting impressed by how polite Japanese people are. It’s very cute. Kutaragi was challenged by Kazunori Yamauchi who was also ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 10:00 am
TOUCH makes their Japanese debut with a
The members made sure to include special individual stages where leader Chulmin covered Hirai Ken's "Hitomi o Tojite". Jaewook and Sunwoong showed off their pop song talents with a piano performance before wrapping up the event with a special opportunity ...
Posted on 26 May 2012 | 10:00 am
Shake-up At Sony: PlayStation Inventor
Following the security breach in the PlayStation network in April (77 million PlayStation Network user accounts were compromised), Sony saw a radical management reshuffle in its gaming division, Sony Computer Entertainment (SCEI), today. As you could ...
Posted on 28 June 2011 | 11:45 pm