Glay's Takuro Reveals Pv For Album Lead Track 'yasuragi No Chise'

GLAY's TAKURO reveals PV for album lead track 'Yasuragi no Chise'

GLAY's TAKURO (G) will be releasing his second solo album "Journey without a map II' on February 27. At this time, the PV for its lead track "Yasuragi no Chise" has been uploaded onto YouTube. 

"Yasuragi no Chise" is described as a slow ballad with a gentle tone. "Chise" in the Ainu language means "home." Shot in Los Angeles, the PV features scenes of TAKURO playing the guitar as well as scenes of Los Angeles and the people who live in the city. 

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Exile Shokichi To Release 2nd Album + First Arena Tour

EXILE SHOKICHI to release 2nd album + first arena tour

EXILE SHOKICHI (EXILE, EXILE THE SECOND) will release his second album "1114" on May 15. He will also hold his first solo arena tour 'UNDERDOGG' from June. 

The upcoming album will be released 1114 days after his first album "THE FUTURE" (April 2016). All songs were written and composed by SHOKICHI himself. It will include "Underdog," which was released as a single last May, "Futen Boyz," which is the opening theme for the movie 'DTC -Yukemuri Junjou-hen- from HiGH&LOW,' and his new songs "Kimi ni Au Tame ni Boku wa Umaretekitanda" and "Psychedelic Romance." 

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Juice=juice Leader Miyazaki Yuka To Graduate In June

Juice=Juice leader Miyazaki Yuka to graduate in June

On February 13, idol group Juice=Juice held a release event for their triple A-side single "Bitansan / Potsuri to / Good bye&Good luck!" in Tokyo. 

As reported earlier, leader Miyazaki Yuka will be graduating from the group as well as Hello! Project after their spring tour. During one of the MC segments, it was announced that she will be graduating after their Budokan live on June 17. "Budokan is a really big place, and it's also an unforgettable place for us. So I am very happy that this place will be my last," she commented. 

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Check Out The Trailer For Akanishi Jin's Live Blu - Ray & Dvd

Check out the trailer for Akanishi Jin's live Blu-ray & DVD

A trailer for Akanishi Jin's live Blu-ray / DVD "JIN AKANISHI JINDEPENDENCE TOUR 2018" (March 13 release) has been uploaded onto YouTube. 

The Blu-ray & DVD features footage from Akanishi's first live house tour. In the trailer, you can hear clips of "Let Me Talk To U," "Lucky," and "Murasaki."

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Becky Announces Marriage To Baseball Coach Kataoka Yasuyuki

Becky announces marriage to baseball coach Kataoka Yasuyuki

On February 13, Becky (34) announced that she has gotten married to baseball coach Kataoka Yasuyuki (35). 

Becky uploaded a photo of a bird onto Instagram and announced, "It's a personal matter, but I recently married minor league Yomiuri Giants coach Yasuyuki Kataoka-san." She continued, "Without forgetting my grateful feelings, I will move forward slowly and steadily. Please continue to support me.

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Tokyo Girls' Style Reveal Short Pv For 'hikaru Yo'

TOKYO GIRLS' STYLE reveal short PV for 'Hikaru yo'

TOKYO GIRLS' STYLE have revealed the PV for their new song "Hikaru yo." 

"Hikaru yo" will be released together with "Reborn" as the group's double A-side single on February 27. In the PV, the girls do a formation dance with four dancers who were selected from a back dancer audition. On the PV, Shoji Mei commented, "We shot the dance scene for the first time with 8 people, so it's more powerful than usual, and is a music video worth seeing."

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Hiragana Keyaki Change Their Name To 'hinatazaka46'

Hiragana Keyaki change their name to 'Hinatazaka46'

Hiragana Keyakizaka46 have officially changed their name to 'Hinatazaka46.' They will also release their debut single (currently untitled) on March 27. 

This announcement was made on February 11 during a special program on SHOWROOM starring Kakizaki Memi, Kato Shiho, Saito Kyoko, Sasaki Mirei, and Kosaka Nao. The group's debut single will be available in Limited Editions A~C and a Regular Edition. Besides different coupling tracks, the limited editions will come with a Blu-ray with different content. The title track has already received a tie-up with fashion rental service 'Mechakari.'

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Details On Sashihara Rino's Graduation Single Revealed

Details on Sashihara Rino's graduation single revealed

The details on AKB48's 55th single, to be released on March 13, have been revealed. 

The title of Sashihara Rino's (HKT48) graduation single will be "Jiwaru DAYS." Type A's coupling track (currently untitled) will be sung by "AKB48 Coupling Senbatsu" comprised of Asai Nanami, Ota Nao, Onishi Momoka, Oda Erina, Kato Rena, Gyoten Yurina, Kubo Satone, Kuranoo Narumi, Komiyama Haruka, Sato Shiori, Suzuki Kurumi, Taguchi Manaka, Tanikawa Hijiri, Taniguchi Megu, Nishikawa Rei, Maeda Ayaka, Muto Tomu, Murayama Yuiri, Yamada Nanami, and Yokoyama Yui. 

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King & Prince's New Song 'kimi Wo Matteru' Written By Takahashi Yu

King & Prince's new song 'Kimi wo Matteru' written by Takahashi Yu

The details on King & Prince's new single "Kimi wo Matteru" have been revealed. 

Written by Takahashi Yu, the title track is described as a support song that backs the feelings of those who are wanting to change as well as those who are looking for a new self. Besides this, all types will include "Kaze ni Nore," which was picked up as the theme song for Benesse 'Corporation's 'Shinken Zemi.' In addition, Limited Edition A will come with "Chu (SORA)," Limited Edition B with "Spark and Spark," and Regular Edition with "Gutto Good Life" and "Wake me up."

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Ikimonogakari To Digitally Release New Song On Debut Anniversary Day

Ikimonogakari to digitally release new song on debut anniversary day

Ikimonogakari will release their new song "Taiyou" on their major debut anniversary day, March 15. 

Ikimonogakari halted their activities and entered a 'grazing period' on January 5, 2017, then resumed their activities on November 3 of last year. "Taiyou" was distributed to fans who remained in the group's fan club during their 'grazing period.' It's the first song that the three members wrote and composed together.

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Max To Release A New Album In Early Summer

MAX to release a new album in early summer

MAX will release a new album, titled "NEW EDITION II ~MAXIMUM HITS~,"  in early summer. 

This announcement was made on February 11 during the group's concert 'MAX LIVE CONTACT 2019 ~HIT THE SPOT~' at Shinagawa Intercity Hall. After the main show, video clips of their hit songs including "TORA TORA TORA," "Give me A Shake," and "GET MY LOVE!" played on the screen, then the album's announcement appeared in big letters. MAX then took the stage again for an encore and performed "Dracula," which is one of the songs that will be included in their upcoming album.

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Watch Sakura Gakuin's Short Pv For 'carry On'

Watch Sakura Gakuin's short PV for 'Carry on'

Sakura Gakuin has unveiled the short PV for their new song "Carry on" on YouTube. 

The group performed this song for the first time during their one-man live 'The Road to Graduation 2018 ~Happy Valentine~' on February 11 at MyNavi BLITZ Akasaka. It will be included in their ninth album "Sakura Gakuin 2018 Nendo ~Life Iroasenai Hibi~" to be released on March 3, and the full PV can be found in its Limited Sakura Edition.

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