Tanaka Koki To Release First Solo Album

Tanaka Koki to release first solo album

Tanaka Koki (ex. INKT, KAT-TUN) will release his first solo album "Easter" on January 23. 

The album will feature 12 tracks all written by Tanaka himself. He announced, "This year marks one year since I resumed my activities, and a lot of things have happened, and this is the biggest announcement I have yet." He continued, "This is my important first album I'm releasing as Tanaka Koki. With the support of many friends, it's finally complete."

Tanaka Koki To Embark On Nationwide Tour In February

Tanaka Koki to embark on nationwide tour in February

Tanaka Koki (ex. INKT、ex. KAT-TUN) will embark on a nationwide tour called 'Tanaka Koki presents Easter TOUR2019' next February. 

The tour will kick off on February 2 at shibuya eggman in Tokyo with the finale on April 6 at KASHIWA PALOOZA in Chiba for a total of 26 shows. On his blog, Tanaka commented, "Like a one-man live, it's a very important tour for me, so I will tour nationwide with my friends that I want to perform with right now!!"

Yamadera Koichi Announces Divorce From Tanaka Rie

Yamadera Koichi announces divorce from Tanaka Rie

On August 3, voice actor Yamadera Koichi (57) announced that he and voice actress Tanaka Rie (39) divorced in July. This is Yamadera's second divorce.

On Twitter, Yamadera released a joint statement saying, "We are very sorry for announcing this very personal matter, but after discussion, we decided to make this announcement. Last month, we submitted our divorce papers. When we registered our marriage in 2012, many people congratulated us, but we gave chosen to go our separate ways in order to pursue the future we each envision.

Hirose Alice Confirms Relationship With Basketball Player Tanaka Daiki

Hirose Alice confirms relationship with basketball player Tanaka Daiki

Actress Hirose Alice (23) attended the awards ceremony for the 'COTTON USA AWARD 2018' on May 9. During an interview at this event, the actress confirmed her rumored relationship with basketball player Tanaka Daiki (26).

Just the other day, it was reported that actor Katsuji Ryo (31), who is her senpai at her agency, is dating former AKB48's Maeda Atsuko (26). She commented, "I was surprised to see it on the news. I will ask him when I see him at the office next time." When asked about how her love life is going, she replied, "I am having a good time."

Yabuki Nako And Tanaka Miku To Be The Double Center For Hkt48's New Single

Yabuki Nako and Tanaka Miku to be the double center for HKT48's new single

HKT48 will release their new single "Hayaokuri Calendar" on May 2. 

The senbatsu members for HKT48's 11th single are Miyawaki Sakura, Sashihara Rino, Matsuoka Hana, Moriyasu Madoka, Tashima Meru, Matsuoka Natsumi, Motomura Aoi, Toyonaga Aki, Fuchigami Mai, Tomiyoshi Asuka, Komada Hiroka, Ueki Nao, Aramaki Misaki, Unjo Hirona, Yabuki Nako, and Tanaka Miku. Yabuki and Tanaka will serve as the double center. This will be the first time for both of them to be the center of a single's title track. 

Hkt48's Tanaka Yuka To Graduate To Focus On Studies

HKT48's Tanaka Yuka to graduate to focus on studies

HKT48 Team KIV member Tanaka Yuka has announced her graduation.

Tanaka passed HKT48's second generation audition when she was just 12 years old and has been an active member of the group since. Her hobby is looking for tanuki (raccoon dog) and her special skill is pretending to be asleep. 

Tahara On Tanaka: Light On Earth And Flesh

Tahara on Tanaka: Light on earth and fleshTwo years ago, Min Tanaka, an internationally renowned dancer and award-winning actor, received a phone call from an old friend and fellow artist he hadn't been in contact with for more than 30 years. "What shall we do with the photographs?" asked the still familiar voice on the other end of the line.


The answer to that question has taken the form of a stunningly powerful exhibition of photographs of Tanaka by Keiichi Tahara, now on show at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art in Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo.

Mlb: Tanaka Named Yankees' Opening Day Starter

MLB: Tanaka named Yankees' Opening Day starterNew York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka will start for the team on Opening Day for the third year in a row, manager Joe Girardi announced Tuesday.
"Our plan is for him to be the Opening Day starter," Girardi said at a news conference. "You've got to see where he's at, but I don't really see him being not our Opening Day starter unless something was to arise that I wasn't expecting."

Baseball: Yanks' Tanaka Outduels Former Teammate Iwakuma To Earn 11th Win

Baseball: Yanks' Tanaka outduels former teammate Iwakuma to earn 11th winMasahiro Tanaka worked seven scoreless innings to outduel former teammate Hisashi Iwakuma and earn the win as the New York Yankees defeated the Seattle Mariners 5-0 on Wednesday.
Tanaka (11-4), who succeeded Iwakuma as the ace of the Rakuten Eagles in Nippon Professional Baseball's Pacific League, turned in a vintage performance, consistently getting ahead of hitters and becoming a bulldog with runners in scoring position.

Tanaka Hurls Yanks Over Angels

Tanaka hurls Yanks over AngelsHe started brilliantly, paused for only the smallest of moments, and then just kept rolling on.
The Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka is in the midst a special kind of stretch, none of which had to be explained to the Los Angeles Angels after he pitched New York to an easy 7-0 victory Friday night.

Homers Save Shaky Tanaka From Loss

Homers save shaky Tanaka from lossTrailing by four runs in the ninth inning, the somnambulant New York Yankees were on the verge of falling 10 games behind division-leading Baltimore in the AL East. Many in the crowd of 39,875 already had streamed out, convinced they had seen another listless loss in a season filled with them.