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63rd Kouhaku Uta Gassen artists revealed

Posted  November 26, 2012  by  tokyograph

NHK has announced the artist lineup for the 63rd Kouhaku Uta Gassen. This year will have a total of 50 artists performing, 25 for each of the Red and White Teams. 12 artists are making their first appearances – 6 from the Red Team and 6 from the White Team. The artists, in Japanese alphabetical […]

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Film and Video

Goriki Ayame to star in Getsu 9 drama “Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou”

Posted  November 21, 2012  by  tokyograph

Goriki Ayame (20) will star in Fuji TV‘s Monday night drama series this winter, titled “Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou.” This will be her first lead role during golden time, not to mention a “Getsu 9” series, though it will also mark her 7th consecutive season appearing in a drama series on a commercial network. […]

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Film and Video

Mizukawa Asami lands starring role in prime time drama series

Posted  November 20, 2012  by  tokyograph

Actress Mizukawa Asami (29) has been chosen to star in an NTV drama series next season, tentatively titled “Share House no Koibito.” Since the series will air on Wednesday nights at 10:00pm, this marks her first lead role during the prime time hours (7:00pm-11:00pm). As the title suggests, the series is a romance story is […]

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Film and Video

Nagasawa Masami, Okada Masaki to co-star in “Kiyoku Yawaku” movie adaptation

Posted  November 20, 2012  by  tokyograph

Ikeumi Ryo‘s award-winning shojo manga “Kiyoku Yawaku” is getting a live-action movie adaptation, starring Nagasawa Masami (25) and Okada Masaki (23). This will be their first time acting together. Shinjo Takehiko, who previously handled the “Paradise Kiss” and “Boku no Hatsukoi wo Kimi ni Sasagu” adaptations, will serve as director. “Kiyoku Yawaku” was originally serialized […]

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Artists & Celebrities

YUI announces another temporary hiatus

Posted  November 19, 2012  by  tokyograph

Singer-songwriter YUI (25) announced through her official website on Monday that she will be putting her activities on hold at the end of this year. This is the second time in her 8-year career that she has decided to go on hiatus, as she also took a break at the end of 2008 until mid-2009. […]

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misono – …Suki××× / Zero-ji Mae no Cinderella

Posted  April 9, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.05.05 “…Suki××× / Zero-ji Mae no Cinderella” is the 16th single released by misono.

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Love – Taisetsu na Kimochi

Posted  April 6, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.04.14 Taisetsu na Kimochi is the debut album released by Love. It was released in two versions: a limited CD+DVD edition that came with a Love teddy bear and a regular CD only edition.

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9mm Parabellum Bullet – Revolutionary

Posted  April 6, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.04.21 “Revolutionary” is 9mm Parabellum Bullet‘s third album.

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Sambomaster – Kimi no Tame ni Tsuyoku Naritai

Posted  April 6, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.04.21 Kimi no Tame ni Tsuyoku Naritai is the sixth album released by Sambomaster.

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Nakajima Megumi – I love you

Posted  April 6, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.06.09 I love you is the debut album released by Nakajima Megumi. It is described as a concept album with each song represents a “love letter” for each month, starting from April (“Shinning on“) to March (“Nostalgia“). The first press comes with a bonus 8cm CD single containing her character songs: “Lion Ranka ver” […]

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DOUBLE – Ballad Collection Mellow

Posted  April 4, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.04.14 Ballad Collection Mellow is DOUBLE third consecutive best album. It recollects all of her best ballads, including her singles “Let it go” and “Oyasumi no Kiss wo ~Good Night My Love~” and also the radio-single “Stranger”. Both editions comes with a limited special good depending on the store where it is bought: HMV […]

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FLOW – CALLING

Posted  April 2, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.05.12 “CALLING” is FLOW‘s nineteenth single. The title track was used as ending theme song for the anime “HEROMAN”.

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Virgil – -Desert-

Posted  April 1, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.04.07 “-Desert-” is the fourth single released by Virgil. This is the second entry in a three consecutive month single release plan, “-Loyal-” is the first while the third is of yet untitled. This was also released in two different versions: a limited CD+DVD edition (Type A) and a reguar CD only edition (Type […]

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KEN THE 390 – NEW ORDER

Posted  March 31, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.04.07 NEW ORDER is the fourth album (first major) released by KEN THE 390.

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COMA-CHI – Beauty or the Beast?

Posted  March 31, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.05.26 Beauty or the Beast? is the fourth studio album (third major label album) released by COMA-CHI.

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ORESKABAND – Jitensha

Posted  March 29, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.04.28 Jitensha is ORESKABAND’s fourth single. The title track was used as the 13th ending theme song for the popular anime Naruto Shippuuden.

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Kizuki Minami – Warabegami ~Watashi no Takaramono~

Posted  March 29, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.04.14 “Warabegami ~Watashi no Takaramono~” is the fifth single released by Kizuki Minami. The main track was used as the theme song for the NHK drama “Hachi Nichime no Semi”.

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Perfume – Fushizen na Girl / Natural ni Koishite

Posted  March 28, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.04.14 Fushizen na Girl / Natural ni Koishite is Perfume’s tenth major single. It was released in two versions, a limited CD+DVD edition and a regular CD only edition.

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Hilcrhyme – Daijoubu

Posted  March 28, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.04.28 “Daijoubu” is the fourth single released by Hilcrhyme. It was released in two versions: a limited CD+DVD edition and regular CD only edition. The title track was used as TV Asahi‘s Onegai! Ranking ending theme for April 2010, as well as a Recochoku CM song.

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Onitsuka Chihiro – "ONE OF PILLARS" ~BEST OF CHIHIRO ONITSUKA 2000-2010~

Posted  March 28, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.04.28 “ONE OF PILLARS” ~BEST OF CHIHIRO ONITSUKA 2000-2010~ is Onitsuka Chihiro‘s second “best of” compilation (third overall). It is the first compilation album released with Onitsuka’s consent, as the previous albums were released by Toshiba-EMI after they dropped her from their label. The tracklisting spans both her Toshiba-EMI and her Universal Music Japan […]

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