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Nishikido Ryo stars as father in drama series “Inu wo Kau to Iu Koto”

NEWS and Kanjani8 member Nishikido Ryo (26) will be taking on the role of a father in a new TV Asahi drama series this spring. The show, titled “Inu wo Kau to Iu Koto ~Sky to Wagaya no 180 Nichi~,” marks Nishikido&#...
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Charts: Amuro Namie, Jang Keun-Suk, Ikimonogakari, Hamasaki Ayumi

Amuro Namie‘s first collaboration album “Checkmate!” topped the charts this week with more than a quarter million copies sold. This is her ninth number-one album, though it is also her fourth in a row. With th...
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AKB48’s “Sakura no Ki ni Narou” sells 655,000 copies in one day

Idol group AKB48 has just shattered the record for highest one-day sales of a single. Their 20th single, “Sakura no Ki ni Narou,” sold more than 655,000 copies during its first day on record store shelves. Ever sinc...
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Takaoka Sousuke resigns from agency over critical Twitter remarks

Actor Takaoka Sousuke (29) has been at the center of controversy over the past few days, stemming from some remarks he made on his Twitter account. The incident has led to his resignation from his management agency Stardust Pro...
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Model Iriyama Noriko gets starring role in daytime drama

Fashion model Iriyama Noriko (25) will soon tackle her first starring role in a television series. She will play not just one, but two, characters in the Tokai TV-produced “Kiri ni Sumu Akuma,” scheduled to air in F...
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