Scandal Add Europe To World Tour

SCANDAL add Europe to world tour

SCANDAL have added more shows to their world tour 'SCANDAL WORLD TOUR 2020: Kiss from the darkness' that's scheduled to kick off this March. 

At this time, they have announced dates for the Europe segment of the tour, which will be held in September. Ticket details will be posted on the band's official website. 

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Johnny's Jr. Group Made To Disband On January 31

Johnny's Jr. group MADE to disband on January 31

Johnny's Jr. group MADE have announced that they will disband on January 31. 

On their fan club site, the group announced, "We, MADE, would like to announce that we will be disbanding on January 31, 2020." Inaba Hikaru, Tomioka Kento, and Fukushi Nobuki will continue their activities as solo artists of Johnny's & Associates. However, Akiyama Taiga will be leaving the agency, also on January 31, to pursue a career in choreography. 

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Oomori Seiko To Perform In China For The First Time

Oomori Seiko to perform in China for the first time

Oomori Seiko will hold a one-man live on March 14 at Bandai Namco Shanghai Bunka Center in Shanghai, China. 

This will be the singer's first time performing in China. Besides regular tickets, there will be a "Zettai Kanojo Ticket" in which you will receive an autographed card and chocolate in association with "white day," and a "Re:Lover Ticket" in which you will have access to early entry as well as the opportunity to take a two-shot with Oomori. Ticket applications will open on January 18.

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Check Out The Pv For Hinatazaka46's Song 'seishun No Uma'

Check out the PV for Hinatazaka46's song 'Seishun no Uma'

The PV for Hinatazaka46's song "Seishun no Uma" has been uploaded onto YouTube. 

"Seishun no Uma" is the coupling track to Hinatazaka46's fourth single "Sonna Koto Naiyo" to drop on February 19. It's the theme song to the group's starring drama 'DASADA', which started on January 15. The music video consists of scenes that were shot with a real white horse. 

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Yoshiki Donates $100,000 To Environmental Causes: Australian Wildfire Relief And Rainforest Trust

YOSHIKI donates $100,000 to environmental causes: Australian Wildfire Relief and Rainforest TrustInternationally renowned, composer, classically-trained pianist, rock drummer and leader of the rock group X JAPAN – has donated $100,000 ($50,000 to the Australian Red Cross to aid victims of the Australian wildfires and $50,000 to the Rainforest Trust's Conservation Action Fund) to two of the world's most urgent environmental issues through his 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Yoshiki Foundation America.
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Superfly Unveils Live Music Video For 'kakusei'

Superfly unveils live music video for 'Kakusei'

Superfly has unveiled the PV for her new song "Kakusei." 

"Kakusei" was written as the theme song for movie 'Promare' and will be included in her new album "0" to drop on January 15. The music video features live footage from her arena tour 'Superfly Arena Tour 2019: 0' held last year. 

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Androp To Hold One - Man Tour In Summer

androp to hold one-man tour in summer

androp will hold a one-man tour in June and July. 

This was announced on January 11 during the band's 10th anniversary live at Showa Women's University. The tour is scheduled to kick off on June 12 at Shibuya CLUB QUATTRO and wrap up on July 9 at EX THEATER ROPPONGI. 

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Chara & Yuki To Release A Single & Mini Album

Chara & YUKI to release a single & mini album

CHARA+YUKI will release their new single "Tanoshii Kenobi" on January 31 and a mini album "ECHO" on February 14. 

"Tanoshii Kenobi" will be released in a 7 in analog containing the title track and its instrumental version. Meanwhile, "ECHO" will feature a total of 8 songs including a re-recording of "Ai no Hi Mittsu no Orange," which was originally released back in 1999. 

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Former Angerme's Fukuda Kanon Withdraws From Upfront Promotion

Former ANGERME's Fukuda Kanon withdraws from Upfront Promotion

On January 10, former ANGERME member Fukuda Kanon updated her Twitter announcing that she left Upfront Promotion last month.  

Fukuda announced, "On the last day of December 2019, I left Upfront Promotion, whom I have been indebted to for about 15 years." She reflected, "They were like my second family that I joined in order to grant my dream of becoming a Hello! Project idol.

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Mizushima Hiro Appointed As Shimajiro Movie Ambassador

Mizushima Hiro appointed as Shimajiro movie ambassador

Mizushima Hiro has been appointed as the "Shimajiro movie ambassador" for 'Shimajiro the Movie: Shimajiro to Soratobu Fune.' 

The eighth Shimajiro movie will be the first in the series created in full 3DCG. Mizushima, who is an actor and entrepreneur, married singer-songwriter Ayaka back in 2009. He is a father to two daughters ages 4 and 1. As the "Shimajiro movie ambassador," he will be appearing at events to liven up the upcoming film.  

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