Idol Group Kat-tun Ex-member Taguchi Arrested

Idol group KAT-TUN ex-member Taguchi arrested

A former member of the male idol group KAT-TUN, Junnosuke Taguchi, has been arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana.

Sources say the health ministry's narcotics control department searched Taguchi's residence based on a tip and found dried cannabis on Wednesday.

Kat-tun Announce New Album & Arena Tour

KAT-TUN announce new album & arena tour

KAT-TUN will release their new album "CAST" on July 18. 

This marks the group's first album since "come Here" was released about four years ago in June of 2014. In addition to their latest single "Ask Yourself," the album will include 16 new songs. Furthermore, Limited Edition B will contain a project song called "Kaori," and the Regular Edition will come with a bonus track. Both limited editions will be packaged with a DVD with Limited Edition A containing the PV and making for the album's lead track "Unstoppable," while Limited Edition B will include a special movie starring the members. 

Kat-tun To Resume Their Activities

KAT-TUN to resume their activities

KAT-TUN, who have been on temporary hiatus since May of 2016, will be resuming their activities. They will sing the theme song "Ask yourself" for Kamenashi Kazuya's starring drama 'FINAL CUT' premiering on January 9.

The group made the important announcement on December 31 during 'Johnny's Countdown 2017-2018' at Tokyo Dome. The three also performed at the event for the first time in a long while. Nakamura Yuichi greeted, "Happy New Year," and Ueda Tatsuya declared, "KAT-TUN will restart in 2018," then Kamenashi announced that they will be in charge of his drama's theme song. In addition, it was announced that KAT-TUN will hold a concert at Tokyo Dome in April.

Kat-tun Tops Oricon Weekly Chart For 20 Consecutive Singles Since Their Debut Single

KAT-TUN tops Oricon weekly chart for 20 consecutive singles since their debut singlePopular group KAT-TUN’s 20th single “EXPOSE“, which was released on February 6th, sold 155,000 copies during the first week, and topped Oricon weekly single ranking. With this single, their number of consecutive singles topping the chart has reached 20, as they’ve been topping the chart since their debut single “Real Face” (released in March 2006).