Before he pursues a career in Major League Baseball, Japanese slugger Yoshitomo Tsutsugo is on a mission to fix the sport in his native country, including the abolishment of what he says is corporal punishment and grueling practices.
Tsutsugo said after the 2018 season that he wants to play for an MLB team in the future. He will be eligible for international free agency in 2021 after 11 seasons with the Yokohama DeNA BayStars.
Imaizumi Yui, who graduated from Keyakizaka46 in November, has signed with Avex and has officially started her activities as an actress. From March, she will play the heroine in the stage play 'Atami Satsujin Jiken: LAST GENERATION 46' to be shown in Tokyo and Osaka.
Watching Kawaei Rina succeed after her graduation from AKB48, Imaizumi decided to join Avex to challenge herself in a wide range of things. Although she has starred in dramas as a member of Keyakizaka46, she now plans to shift her focus on acting.
Carlos Ghosn has a reputation as a savvy businessman. His efforts to save Nissan from financial disaster won him accolades and the nickname "the cost cutter."
Ghosn joined Nissan as its Chief Operating Officer in 1999, when French carmaker Renault invested more than 5 billion dollars in the ailing company.
It's been revealed that [ALEXANDROS] will hold the longest tour of their career beginning in December. At this time, the initial tour schedule have been released.
The tour is scheduled to kick off on December 4 and 5 at Zepp Nagoya. Currently, we know that they will hold 18 shows that will run until the beginning of February. More dates will be announced at a later date.
miwa will hold a nationwide tour titled 'miwa concert tour 2018-2019: miwa THE BEST' from this September to March of next year.
This tour will coincide with the release of miwa's first best-of album "miwa THE BEST" due out on July 11. It will kick off on September 22 at Olympus Hall Hachioji and wrap up on March 16 at Nippon Budokan for a total of 30 shows. This will be the singer's biggest tour of her career.
Japanese pop music producer Tetsuya Komuro said Friday he will quit his music career after a weekly magazine reported his extramarital affair with a nurse.
Komuro, 59, who produced many million-seller songs for top Japanese pop singers including Namie Amuro, said he is retiring a day after the Shukan Bunshun weekly reported that he had an affair with a female nurse while his wife was struggling with the after-effects of a stroke.