Sexy Zone, who celebrate their 10th debut anniversary this year, have transferred to Universal Music. They will release a new single titled "RUN" under a new label to be launched jointly by Universal Music and Johnny's & Associates. From now on, they will be active not only in Japan, but overseas as well.
"RUN" will serve as the theme song for drama 'Miman Keisatsu Midnight Runner' starring member Nakajima Kento and Sexy Zone's Hirano Sho. More details such as the new label and CD release date will be revealed at a later date.
Chara has transferred to Universal Music and will be releasing a new album titled "Baby Bump" on December 19.
With the theme "to conceive love," the album is a fusion of Chara's roots of soul and dance music. It will feature a total of 11 tracks including songs produced by Takahashi Kai (LUCKY TAPES), TENDRE, Gakushi, mabanua, and SWING-O. The Limited Edition will come with an additional CD containing live audio tracks from her Tokyo stop of her nationwide tour 'Shut Up And Kiss Me! ～Sweet Soul Sessions Supreme～' held in July.
OSAKA--With visitors on the increase, Universal Studios Japan here will raise its ticket prices from Jan. 31, it announced Dec. 27.
It marks the ninth consecutive year prices have been bumped up. USJ last increased admission prices in February, but the visitor spike continued. Visitor numbers to the theme park in Osaka's Konohana Ward are expected to exceed 14.5 million, which was the record high set last year.
Universal Studios Japan in Osaka will resume nighttime parades from 2018 following a year-and-half hiatus as part of efforts to draw overseas tourists as well as domestic visitors, its operator USJ Co. said Monday.
Using projection mapping, scenes from the Harry Potter, Minions and other movie series will be displayed on floats and a 587-meter-long route to give visitors an immersive experience, with a Transformers float shaped like a robot.