Okada Junichi And Miyazaki Aoi Are Expecting Their First Child

Okada Junichi and Miyazaki Aoi are expecting their first child

On May 19, V6's Okada Junichi (37) and actress Miyazaki Aoi (32) made an official announcement that they are expecting a child together. 

In a joint announcement, the couple wrote, "At this time, we would like to announce that we have been blessed with a baby. Right now, we are overjoyed to be welcoming a new family member, and pray that the baby will be born without any problems. It's an important time for us, so please watch over us warmly."

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Base Ball Bear To Hold Battle Of The Bands Tour

Base Ball Bear to hold Battle of the Bands tour

Base Ball Bear will hold a Battle of the Bands tour called 'Base Ball Bear Tour: LIVE IN LIVE ~I HUB YOU~' this fall. 

This will be the band's first time holding this type of tour in about nine years. They are scheduled to perform at Namba Hatch (Osaka), Hibiya Outdoors Concert Hall (Tokyo), and DIAMOND HALL (Aichi). The Osaka and Aichi concerts will be a two-man live, while the Tokyo one will be a three-man live. The guest artists will be announced at a later date. 

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Kuroki Meisa Launches Instagram Account

Kuroki Meisa launches Instagram account

Actress Kuroki Meisa has launched an Instagram account! 

In her first post, she wrote, "I'm kind of late as I couldn't find the right timing, but I have started Instagram just in time, at the last moment of my twenties.

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Gesu No Kiwami Otome. To Release New Album In August

Gesu no Kiwami Otome. to release new album in August

Gesu no Kiwami Otome. will release their new album "Sukinara Towanai" on August 29. 

The album will include a total of 11 tracks, such as the band's 12th anniversary digital single "Mou Setsunai to wa Iwasenai," the title number for "Tatakatte Shimau yo" (released in January), and its coupling song "Image Senryaku." The Limited Edition will come with a DVD containing footage from their MTV Unplugged performance at Toyosu PIT. 

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Radwimps Announce Their Biggest Asia Tour

RADWIMPS announce their biggest Asia tour

RADWIMPS have announced that they will hold an Asia tour this summer.

The upcoming tour will kick off in China on July 11, and they are scheduled to make eight total stops. They are expected to attract 40,000 guests, making this their biggest Asia tour to date. 

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Passpo☆ To Disband

PASSPO☆ to disband

It's been announced that PASSPO☆ will disband on September 22 after their live at Nakano Sun Plaza Hall. 

Since late last year, while talking about their future activities, some of the crew (members) expressed their wishes of taking another path. They decided that if they are unable to continue with the seven members, they would disband. Negishi Ai and Mori Shiori, who said they would like to "continue singing PASSPO☆ songs even after disbandment," will continue their activities in another way. 

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V6 Show Off Their Dance Skills In Pv For 'keep Going'

V6 show off their dance skills in PV for 'KEEP GOING'

V6 have uploaded the PV for their new song "KEEP GOING" onto YouTube. 

"KEEP GOING" will be released together with "Crazy Rays " as a double A-side single on May 30. It serves as the image song for WOWOW's 'Spain Soccer League Espanola 17-18 Season 2nd half.' The video was made to show "dancing V6," and as such, the members show off their dance skills.

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Details On Aiko's 13th Album Revealed

Details on aiko's 13th album revealed

The details on aiko's 13th album "Shimetta Natsu no Hajimari" have been revealed. 

"Shimetta Natsu no Hajimari" is slated for release on June 6. In addition to her singles "Straw," "Yokoku," and "Koi wo Shita no wa," the album will include 10 brand new songs. You can check out the jacket covers and track list below the cut.  

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Miwa To Provide Theme Song For Sakaguchi Kentaro's Starring Drama

miwa to provide theme song for Sakaguchi Kentaro's starring drama

miwa is providing the insert song for Fuji TV's drama 'Signal: Choki Mikaiketsu Jiken Sosahan.'

miwa made this announcement on May 16 during the Osaka stop of her acoustic tour 'miwa acoustic live tour 2018 - acoguissimo 4.' The drama is a human suspense revolving around Saegusa Kento (Sakaguchi Kentaro) who solves cold cases with Oyama Takeshi (Kitamura Kazuki). 

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Tegoshi Yuya To Be The Main Caster For Ntv's Coverage Of The 'fifa World Cup'

Tegoshi Yuya to be the main caster for NTV's coverage of the 'FIFA World Cup'

Tegoshi Yuya (NEWS) has been appointed as the main caster for NTV's coverage for the upcoming '2018 FIFA World Cup.' Additionally, NEWS' new song "BLUE" has been selected as the program's theme song.

The '2018 FIFA World Cup' will start on June 14 in Russia. Tegoshi previously served as the main caster for NTV's 2014 coverage of the World Cup in Brazil. He commented, "While enjoying it myself, I hope to deliver the of the heat of the festival of the FIFA World Cup.

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Daigo To Release 15th Anniversary Single

DAIGO to release 15th anniversary single

DAIGO (BREAKERZ) will release his new single "Manatsu no Zankyou / Konya, Nostalgia de" on July 11. 

The upcoming single will be DAIGO's fifth one, and it will commemorate his 15th anniversary year. Both title tracks were written and composed by TAKURO (GLAY). Also participating in the single as the guitarist will be HISASHI (GLAY). 

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Moriyama Naotaro Marries Pianist Hirai Mamiko

Moriyama Naotaro marries pianist Hirai Mamiko

It's been revealed that Moriyama Naotaro has gotten married. 

Moriyama's wife is pianist and composer Hirai Mamiko. According to reports, the two were both born in the same year (1976) and have known each other before Moriyama's debut in 2002. She has served as the support pianist in some of Moriyama's concerts. Persons close to the two say that they have been dating for about a year or two. 

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