Ihi Reveals Engine Parts Were Improperly Inspected

IHI reveals engine parts were improperly inspected

Japanese heavy machinery maker IHI Corporation says it has found that thousands of improper inspections were carried out during the process of manufacturing aircraft engine parts.

The company says an in-house investigation uncovered 7,138 cases of misconduct over a two-year period at three of its domestic plants.

Chiemi Hori Reveals Advanced-stage Oral Cancer

Chiemi Hori reveals advanced-stage oral cancer

Japanese TV personality Chiemi Hori has revealed she has been diagnosed with the most advanced-stage oral cancer, and will soon undergo surgery.

The 52-year-old former pop idol made the announcement on her blog on Tuesday.

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. 

Mazda Slovakia Brochure Reveals Skyactiv-x Euro Power Numbers

Mazda Slovakia brochure reveals Skyactiv-X Euro power numbers

After driving a prototype of Mazda's Skyactiv-X engine in a Mazda3 in January last year, we wrote, "If you want to talk numbers, they're understandably fuzzy. The Skyactiv-X tune isn't final yet, so horsepower and torque figures are a moving target." They're no longer fuzzy in Slovakia, where a brochure for the new Mazda3 sells final figures as 181 metric horsepower and 222 Newton-meters, or 178 horsepower

and 164 pound-feet.

Aoi Sola Reveals She's Pregnant With Twins

Aoi Sola reveals she's pregnant with twins

On January 11, actress/talento Aoi Sola (35) updated her blog and revealed that she is pregnant with twins. 

Aoi said, "My father is a fraternal twin, and my cousin on my mother's side has fraternal twins. It seems like the twin genes are strong in my family. I'm currently in the middle of my 6th month. I am actually expecting twins."

Ieiri Leo Reveals Short Pv For 'kono Sekai De'

Ieiri Leo reveals short PV for 'Kono Sekai de'

Ieiri Leo has revealed the short PV for her new song "Kono Sekai de." 

"Kono Sekai de" is the opening theme for movie 'Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch' to open in theaters on February 9 and will be released as Ieiri's new single on January 30. Directed by Mitch Nakano, the PV shows Ieiri singing at three locations: a beach in Kujukuri, Chiba, atop a building in Tokyo, and the director's home. 

Da Pump's U-yeah Reveals He's Married And Is A Father

DA PUMP's U-YEAH reveals he's married and is a father

On December 18, DA PUMP member U-YEAH (35) updated his blog and revealed that he's married and has a child. 

He continued, "The two of them are irreplaceable and important family members. I didn't mean to hide it, but I am surprised that it's been brought to attention in this way. However, this shows that I have even more supporters and the group's activities are successful, so I am grateful.