Michishige Sayumi To Release A New Photo Book On Her 29th Birthday

Michishige Sayumi to release a new photo book on her 29th birthday

Michishige Sayumi's new photo book "DREAM" will be released on her 29th birthday, July 31. 

After graduating from Morning Musume in November of 2014, Michishige took a short break, then made a comeback in spring of 2017. This marks her first photo book in over three years, and it was self-produced. She used various sets including European-style buildings and forests in Yamanashi, the beach and streets in Los Angeles, and retro hotels. 

Maison Book Girl Reveal Pv For 'raincoat To Kubi No Nai Tori'

Maison book girl reveal PV for 'Raincoat to Kubi no Nai Tori'

The PV for Maison book girl's new song "Raincoat to Kubi no Nai Tori" has been revealed via YouTube. 

"Raincoat to Kubi no Nai Tori" will be included in the group's new single "elude" to be released on June 20. Directed by suzzken, the PV shows the girls performing in new outfits. 

Breakerz Akihide's New Album To Come With A 120-page Picture Book

BREAKERZ AKIHIDE's new album to come with a 120-page picture book

BREAKERZ member AKIHIDE (G, Cho) will release a new album titled "Kikaijikake no Yuenchi -Electric Wonderland-" on June 20. 

This will be a concept album that tells "a story of a ghost that was left behind at an abandoned theme park who finds precious memories and a new self." Besides the CD, the album will come with a 120-page picture story book by AKIHIDE. In addition to the book, the limited edition will include a DVD. 

Maison Book Girl To Release A New Single From Pony Canyon

Maison book girl to release a new single from Pony Canyon

Maison book girl will release their new single "elude" from Pony Canyon on June 20. 

The girls made this announcement on May 4 during their one-man live 'Solitude HOTEL 4.9F' at Tokyo Kinema Club. "elude" will three songs "Raincoat to Kubi no Nai Tori," "Okaeri Sayonara," and "Kyoushitsu," along with its instrumental versions. They are also scheduled to hold release events from May to June.

Nmb48's Ichikawa Miori To Release First Photo Book

NMB48's Ichikawa Miori to release first photo book

Ichikawa Miori (NMB48) will release a photo book titled "Naritai no, Watashi." on May 17. 

Ichikawa is scheduled to graduate from NMB48 on May 1 after the group's performance at NMB48 Theater. Fans can look forward to what kind of content will be included in the idol's first photo book. 

Kimura Kaela To Release A Picture Book

Kimura Kaela to release a picture book

Kimura Kaela's first picture book titled "Nemu to Kokoro" will be released on April 22. 

Since her debut, it was Kaela's dream to release a picture book. She's loved picture books since she was young and received inspiration from them while writing her own. "Nemu to Kokoro" is about a young boy named "Nemu-kun" who is always troubled by uncertain feelings until he meets "Kokoro-chan" when he realizes what he needs in his heart. This story is based on her song "BOX" which was included in her album "PUNKY." 

Nogizaka46's Hoshino Minami To Release First Photo Book

Nogizaka46's Hoshino Minami to release first photo book

It's been announced that Nogizaka46 member Hoshino Minami will release her first solo photo book (currently untitled) on April 10. 

The photo book was shot in Portugal. In a video uploaded onto the photo book's official Twitter account (@373_kawaii), Hoshino promotes the book saying, "In the 20 years of my life, I worked on this the hardest. I want everyone to look at it."

Itano Tomomi To Release A New Photo Book And Single

Itano Tomomi to release a new photo book and single

Itano Tomomi will release her photo book "Wanderer" on February 19, then her new single "Just as I am" on February 28. 

On this project, Itano commented, "What I wanted to express through the photo book and single were the same. I challenged myself to various modes of expression such as photos, song, and footage (MV)."

Photoscape / Old Train Just The Ticket For Book-hungry Kids

Photoscape / Old train just the ticket for book-hungry kids

By Tsuyoshi Yoshioka / Yomiuri Shimbun PhotographerAfter school and kindergarten, children gather at a yellow train car resting in the corner of a Tokyo housing complex in the Misumicho area of Higashimurayama, Tokyo. The old Seibu Railway Co. train carriage, which once ran along an important railway line for local residents, is the home of the Kumegawa train library, which mainly targets children.

The carriage, which holds about 5,000 books and is operated by 25 volunteers, is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Noriko Munemura, 46, visited with her second son Taishiro, 6. "He can concentrate on reading here more than at home," she said with a smile. The library also serves as a place for parents and locals to talk and interact.

Nogiaka46's Ito Marika To Release 1st Photo Book On 22nd Birthday

Nogiaka46's Ito Marika to release 1st photo book on 22nd birthday

Ito Marika, who is set to graduate from Nogizaka46 at the end of the year, will release her first solo photo book (currently untitled) on her 22nd birthday, February 20. 

Ito has been demonstrating her artistic sense like opening her first exhibition 'Ito Marika no Nounai Hakurankai' in October. Her upcoming photo book was shot in Hong Kong with the theme "a strange graduation trip." Those who purchase the book will receive a post card (1 out of 4 types).

Mouse Computer M-book K686bn 15.6-inch Full Hd Notebook

Mouse Computer m-Book K686BN 15.6-Inch Full HD Notebook

Mouse Computer has once again expanded its line of 15.6-inch Full HD notebooks by launching the m-Book K686BN. As part of the m-Book K series, this mid-range notebook sports a 15.6-inch 1920 x 1080 Full HD LED-backlight display, a 2.80GHz Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, an Intel HM175 Chipset, a GeForce MX150 2GB graphics card, an 8GB DDR4 RAM and a 500GB 5400rpm hard drive.

Ngt48's Kitahara Rie To Release First Photo Book

NGT48's Kitahara Rie to release first photo book

NGT48 member Kitahara Rie will release her first photo book (untitled) on January 17.

Kitahara joined AKB48 in 2007, then transferred to NGT48 in 2015. She's scheduled to graduate from the group next spring. Her first photo book was photographed by Hosoi Koujirou in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The 112-page photo book will feature various pictures of Kitahara including one of her wearing ao dai, a Vietnamese traditional clothing.

2018 Accord Named Overall Best Buy Of 2018 As Honda Models Win 7 Of 12 Kelley Blue Book Awards

2018 Accord Named Overall Best Buy of 2018 as Honda Models Win 7 of 12 Kelley Blue Book Awards

The all-new 2018 Honda Accord was named the Overall Best Buy of 2018 by Kelley Blue Book (KBB) as Honda vehicles took top honors in 7 of twelve 'Best Buy' award categories. The all-new Accord bested every other new vehicle in the market because, according to the expert team of editors and evaluators at KBB, "it outclasses the competition in almost every meaningful measure. It also sells for far less than the average new car while providing more features, better fuel economy and a more proven reputation for quality and reliability."

Honda led the industry with seven 2018 Best Buy winners including:

Oda Kazumasa, Sky-hi, And More Contribute Articles To Utada Hikaru's Lyric Book

Oda Kazumasa, SKY-HI, and more contribute articles to Utada Hikaru's lyric book

The names of the celebrities contributing articles to Utada Hikaru's lyric book "Utada Hikaru no Kotoba" have been revealed.

"Utada Hikaru no Kotoba" is slated for release on the singer's debut anniversary day, December 9. It will feature the Japanese lyrics for all songs released from her debut number "Automatic" to her most recent "Anata." In addition, Oda Kazumasa, SKY-HI, Ikimonogakari's Mizuno Yoshiki, photographer Ishikawa Ryuichi, copywriter/lyricist Itoi Shigesato, poet Saihate Tahi, film director Kawase Naomi, and writer Yoshimoto Banana will be contributing articles focusing on Utada's lyrics.