Sekai No Owari's Pv For 'stargazer' Features Hirate Yurina

SEKAI NO OWARI's PV for 'Stargazer' features Hirate Yurina

The PV for SEKAI NO OWARI's new song "Stargazer" has been uploaded onto YouTube. 

"Stargazer" can be found in the band's new album "Eye" to drop on February 27. Directed by Fujishiro Yuichiro, the PV depicts the daily life of a young girl played by Hirate Yurina (Keyakizaka46). 

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Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku's New Album To Include Collaboration Song With Momoiro Clover Z

Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku's new album to include collaboration song with Momoiro Clover Z

Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku's new album "MUSiC" (March 13 release) will include their collaboration song with Momoiro Clover Z, "COLOR feat. Momoiro Clover Z."

Momoclo is a senpai group to Ebichu under Stardust Promotion's idol section 'Stardust Planet.' While they have worked together in Stardust Promotion's idol projects, this will be their first time working together alone. "COLOR feat. Momoiro Clover Z" is produced by Tamura Ayumi, who has worked on many of Ebichu's songs.

On participating in the album, Momoclo commented, "Ebichu-chan, congratulations on your 10th anniversary! While we debuted around the same time, we've went down separate paths, but we are able to collaborate for the first time and look forward to singing together at a live one day!"

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Shibasaki Kou To Cover Maroon5's Song 'maps'

Shibasaki Kou to cover Maroon5's song 'Maps'

It's been revealed that Shibasaki Kou will be doing a Japanese cover of Maroon5's popular song "Maps." It will be released digitally on February 20. 

The song will be produced by Jazztronik's Nozaki Ryota. Shibasaki commented, "As a listener of Maroon5, I feel very honored to do an official cover. With arrangement done by Jazztronik's Nozaki Ryota-san, there will be new sounds incorporated into the original melody, but the lyrics will have the same worldview.

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King & Prince's New Song To Be Used In Cm For Shinken Zemi

King & Prince's new song to be used in CM for Shinken Zemi

King & Prince's new song "Kaze ni Nore" will be used as the new CM song for Benesse Corporation's 'Shinken Zemi' starting February 8.  

The CM stars comedian Degawa Tetsuro who shows the appeal of the evolution of Shinken Zemi's teaching materials. The CM song "Kaze ni Nore" will be included in King & Prince's new single "Kimi wo Matteru" to drop on March 20. On this song, the group commented, "There are days when you want to give up. But you are not alone. You always have family or friends by your side. We recorded 'Kaze ni Nore' hoping that it would support those whoa re chasing after their dreams.

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Da Pump Reveal Pv For 'sakura'

DA PUMP reveal PV for 'Sakura'

DA PUMP have revealed the PV for their new song "Sakura" on Avex's official YouTube channel. 

"Sakura" will be released as the group's new single on March 6. Through dance and song, they convey the beauty of Japan's four seasons and its language. 

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Hey! Say! Jump's Takaki Yuya Poses Nude In 'anan' Magazine

Hey! Say! JUMP's Takaki Yuya poses nude in 'anan' magazine

Hey! Say! JUMP's Takaki Yuya will grace the cover of the next issue of 'anan' magazine to hit shelves on February 13. 

Takaki poses nude in anan's popular feature 'Otoko no Karada' ('A Man's Body'). After receiving the offer, he worked hard on sculpting his body despite his busy schedule. 

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Nmb48 To Tour The Kinki Region For The First Time In 7 Years

NMB48 to tour the Kinki Region for the first time in 7 years

NMB48 will hold a Kinki tour called 'NMB48 Kinki Juuban Shoubu 2019' from March to April. 

It's been about seven years since the group last toured the Kinki Region. They are scheduled to hold seven shows in Osaka, one in Wakayama, and two in Hyogo. The members will be performing with their new teams as the team shuffle will be effective as of March. 

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Ariyasu Momoka Is Dating A Doctor With Marriage In Mind

Ariyasu Momoka is dating a doctor with marriage in mind

On February 6, former Momoiro Clover Z member Ariyasu Momoka updated her Twitter account revealing that she is dating a doctor with marriage in mind. 

Ariyasu also revealed that she was interviewed by a tabloid magazine the other day regarding this matter. "I actually wanted to inform everybody at a better timing for myself, but I didn't want incorrect information spreading to everybody, so I decided to let you know before the start of my lives in March," she said. 

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Hyde's Pv For 'zipang' Set At Toji Temple In Kyoto

HYDE's PV for 'ZIPANG' set at Toji Temple in Kyoto

The PV for HYDE's new song "ZIPANG" has been uploaded onto YouTube. 

This is the title track to HYDE's latest single released on February 6. It's a ballad song in which YOSHIKI (X JAPAN) participates on piano. The PV was shot at Kyoto's Toji Temple, which is registered as a World Heritage Site. The Limited Edition B DVD will contain this PV as well as a documentary footage.

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Turn Back Time With Back Number's Pv For 'happy Birthday'

Turn back time with back number's PV for 'HAPPY BIRTHDAY'

back number have revealed the short PV for their new song "HAPPY BIRTHDAY."

"HAPPY BIRTHDAY" is the theme song for TBS' drama 'Hajimete Koi wo Shita Hi ni Yomu Hanashi' and will be released as the band's new single on February 27. Banba Shuichi, who directed the PV commented, "Your birthday starts when the date changes and ends when the date changes. It's a PV that shows one's desire of turning back time.

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Sashihara Rino To Be The Center For Akb48's 55th Single

Sashihara Rino to be the center for AKB48's 55th single

Some details for AKB48's 55th single (currently untitled), to be released on March 13, have been revealed. The senbatsu members for the title track have been selected, and Sashihara Rino (HKT48) will serve as center. 

This will be Sashihara's last single before graduation. Besides Sashihara, the senbatsu members are Yahagi Moeka (first time senbatsu), Okada Nana, Okabe Rin, Ogino Yuka, Oguri Yui, Kashiwagi Yui, Sakaguchi Nagisa, Shitao Miu, Shiroma Miru, Sugawara Maya, Suda Akari, Takahashi Juri, Takino Yumiko, Tanaka Miku, Nakai Rika, Matsui Jurina, Matsuoka Hana, Mukaichi Mion, Yamauchi Mizuki, Yokoyama Yui, and Yoshida Akari. 

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Akb48 Takahashi Juri's Birthday Event To Be Postponed After Traffic Accident

AKB48 Takahashi Juri's birthday event to be postponed after traffic accident

It's been reported that AKB48 member Takahashi Juri was involved in a traffic accident on February 3. As a result, her birthday event, which was scheduled to be held on February 6 at AKB48 Theater, will be postponed. 

On her way home on February 3, Takahashi was riding a vehicle that struck by another vehicle that was making a right turn in the opposing lane. Doctors did not find any broken bones, but she was instructed to wait and see for about a week. As such, her birthday event will be postponed to sometime in or after March. 

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