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Artists & Celebrities

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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D – 7th Rose

Posted  March 14, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.03.24 7th Rose is the fifth overall and second major album released by D. It was released to also commemorate the band’s seventh anniversary. This was released in three different versions: a limited CD+DVD edition, a limited CD+Photobook edition, and a regular CD only edition. The limited editions each comes with one randomly chosen […]

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KOKIA – REAL WORLD

Posted  March 13, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.04.31 “REAL WORLD” is the eleventh album released by KOKIA.

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Salyu – MAIDEN VOYAGE

Posted  March 13, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.03.24 “MAIDEN VOYAGE” is Salyu‘s third original album. The DVD includes footage from her concert performance on February 11, 2009 at Nippon Budokan.

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Angela Aki – Kagayaku Hito

Posted  March 13, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.04.14 “Kagayaku Hito” is the tenth single released by Angela Aki. This time, she has trade her piano for an acoustic guitar. The title track was used as the theme song for NHK drama “Kokoro no Idenshi“. Limited edition includes a bonus DVD featuring music video of the title song, making-of, and digest version […]

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BUCK-TICK – Dokudanjou Beauty

Posted  March 9, 2010  by  eXodius

Released 2010.03.24 “Dokudanjou Beauty” is the sixteenth single released by BUCK-TICK. The main track was used as the ending theme for the series “GALACTICA Season 2”. The single has three different versions: a CD-only version and a limited CD+DVD version. The DVD includes footage from their concert on October 11th at ZEPP Tokyo, featuring the […]

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