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Hikaru Utada concert to air worldwide on Ustream

Utada Hikaru on Ustream Hikaru Utada‘s fans around the world will be able to watch her December 8 concert at the Yokohama Arena, as her staff announced on Monday that the concert will be broadcast live on Ustream.
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Arashi becomes first artist to sell 5 million DVDs

Last week, Arashi released their latest DVD, ARASHI 10-11 TOUR “Scene” ~Kimi to Boku no Miteiru Fuukei~ DOME+. According to Oricon, the DVD sold 539,000 copies, putting it at the top of the sales charts for the wee...
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Tokuyama Hidenori weighs in for boxing manga adaptation “Thanatos”

Actor Tokuyama Hidenori (29) is stepping into the ring for a movie adaptation of the boxing manga “Thanatos: Mushikera no Kobushi.” The manga, which ran in Shogakukan‘s Weekly Young Sunday from 2007 until the ...
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L’Arc~en~Ciel announces 20th anniversary tour, 2012 world tour

Over the weekend, rock band L’Arc~en~Ciel performed their two 20th anniversary concerts at the Ajinomoto Stadium. After the show, they announced that they will be doing a 20th anniversary tour later this year, followed by...
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B’z guitarist Tak Matsumoto nominated for Grammy

The nominees for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards have been announced, and B’z member Tak Matsumoto (49) is on the list. His collaborative album with American guitarist Larry Carlton, titled “Take Your Pick,” is ...
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