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. 


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. 


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. 


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.


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.  


Oguri Shun To Star In 2022 Taiga Drama

Oguri Shun to star in 2022 Taiga drama

The 61st NHK Taiga Drama that's scheduled to air in 2022 has been confirmed to be 'Kamakura-dono no 13-nin.' It will star actor Oguri Shun, and the script will be written by Mitani Koki. 

This announcement was made on January 8 during a press conference at NHK Broadcasting Center. Following 'Shinsengumi!' and 'Sanada Maru,' this will be Mitani's third time writing the script for a Taiga drama. Oguri will take on the lead role of 'Hojo Yoshitoki,' the younger brother of Hojo Masako, who was married to Minamoto no Yoritomo, the founder of the Kamakura shogunate. The drama is said to be a survival entertainment focusing on the 13 people who supported Yoritomo's rule. 


Stu48 Dance On The Beach At Sunset In Pv For 'mubo Na Yume Wa Sameru Koto Ga Nai'

STU48 dance on the beach at sunset in PV for 'Mubo na Yume wa Sameru Koto ga nai'

The PV for STU48's new song "Mubo na Yume wa Sameru Koto ga nai" has been uploaded onto YouTube. 

"Mubo na Yume wa Sameru Koto ga nai" is the title track to the group's fourth single to drop on January 29. The PV was shot at Chichibugahama in Kagawa and Ushimado Olive Garden in Okayama. At Chichibugahama, the 16 senbatsu members and a group of dancers do a 'gunbu dance' choreographed by Tsujimoto Tomohiko, who is known for choreographing Foorin's "Paprika." 


Hinatazaka46's New Single To Be Titled 'sonna Koto Naiyo'

Hinatazaka46's new single to be titled 'Sonna Koto Naiyo'

The title of Hinatazaka46's next single has been revealed. 

The title of the group's fourth single will be "Sonna Koto Naiyo." More details on the single will be announced at a later date. However, the schedule for handshake events, both group and individual related to this single has been uploaded onto the group's official website.