The short PV for aiko's new single "Yokoku" has been uploaded onto her YouTube channel.
"Yokoku" is the singer's 37th single that's scheduled for release on November 29. It's a number that aiko wrote because she wanted to have a positive attitude. In the PV, you can see her performing "Yokoku" with the band members in a backstage area of a theater.
The full artist line up for NTV's music special 'Best Artist 2017' has been revealed.
Performing artists include E-girls, NGT48, Kame to Yamapi, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Kuraki Mai, Keyakizaka46, THE YELLOW MONKEY, GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE, Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE, Perfume, TOKIO, B'z, Morning Musume.'17, Hoshino Gen, and more. The program will also feature a collaboration medley including a performance of "A・RA・SHI" by Arashi and Nogizaka46, "Polyrhythm" by Perfume, Miura Asami, and Kondo Haruna, and others.
flumpool's new single to be released on December 27 will be titled "Toutoi."
Besides the title track, the single includes "To be continued…," which is the theme song for anime 'Infini-T Force,' and "WINNER," which is the image song for TBS' 'S☆1.' The single's limited edition will come with a DVD containing solo interviews with the members. It features footage of the members in the studio and out shopping at convenience stores along with a special arrangement of "Toutoi" recorded in one take.
BoA has announced that she will hold a nationwide tour called "BoA THE LIVE 2018 ~Unchained~" starting next March.
The tour will be a part of her concept live series "BoA THE LIVE", which has the theme "to deliver song and performance." She is scheduled to perform in Hokkaido, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Osaka, and Tokyo.
Gastronomy students from around the globe are learning how to master traditional Japanese cuisine -- known as "washoku" -- in Tokyo, with the added bonus that they can obtain a diploma from one of the world's most famous culinary schools.
Le Cordon Bleu launched a Japanese cuisine program at its Tokyo campus last month, four years after the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization recognized washoku as an intangible cultural heritage, sparking increasing demands for Japanese cuisine in the global market.
It's been reported that Nogizaka46 member Kitano Hinako will temporarily stop her activities.
Since summer, Kitano has taken a break from some activities due to her poor health. In order to focus on recovery, she decided to withdraw herself from all activities for the time being. On her blog, she revealed that she has not been well since last winter, "I struggled to make this decision as this is an important time for Nogizaka46 and myself." She continued, "It might be difficult for me to fully recover and return, but I will come back right away when I am in a better condition than I am in now."