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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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S/mileage sub-member Kosuga Fuyuka drops out due to health

Less than a month after the Hello! Project idol group S/mileage added 5 new “sub-members” to its lineup, one of them is dropping out of the group. 13-year-old Kosuga Fuyuka was suffering from poor health during rehe...
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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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AKB48 to finally release an original album

After 20 major-label singles and 3 best albums, popular idol group AKB48 has just announced their plans to release their first original studio album on April 6. The currently-untitled album is expected to contain a total of 16 ...
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AKB48 to launch Indonesian sister group JKT48

AKB48 has officially announced the creation of JKT48, a new sister group that will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Although plans for a Taiwan-based group were previously revealed, it appears that JKT48 will likely be AKB48R...
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