Yonezu Kenshi's "Lemon" has won the 'Best Theme Song' award at the 'Tokyo Drama Award 2018.'
The 'Tokyo Drama Award' recognizes excellent dramas that the Japanese want to show the world and have the possibility of doing well overseas. "Lemon" was used as the theme song for the TBS drama 'Unnatural' (January 2018) starring Ishihara Satomi. He accepted a trophy at the award ceremony held on October 25 at Tokyo Prince Hotel.
For years if you go to Tokyo, Japan, you will have the opportunity to dress up like popular Mario-themed characters and drive racing karts throughout the city. On first glance it looks like Mario Kart, but upon closer inspection it’s actually known as MariCar. It’s actually been amazing how long the company has been getting away with it, but unfortunately it has come to an end.
Sumo grand champion Hakuho notched an unprecedented 1,000th victory in the sport's top division on his way to claiming his record 41st Emperor's Cup at the autumn tournament on Saturday.
The Mongolian yokozuna finished the previous day with a record of 13 wins and no losses, followed by ozeki champions Takayasu and Goeido with 11 wins and 2 losses.
The PV for Obukuro Nariaki's song "Selfish" has won the 'Spotlight Award' in the Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2018.
The 'Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia' is an international film festival founded by actor Bessho Tetsuya. On the PV, he commented, "The story and music become one stirring the hearts of those who watch it. The film quality of the footage sublimates the worldview of Obukuro-san's verses to a fresh yet nostalgic cinematic world."
On June 16, AKB48's "General Election", which will decide the Senbatsu members to participate in the group's 53rd single, was held at Nagoya Dome.
A total of 339 girls ran for candidacy in the group's 10th event. This year, SKE48's Matsui Jurina came out on top. She started her speech by saying, "I won't cry today, because I'm only grateful." She continued, "I've always thought that becoming first in the General Election was the goal. I am number one right now. Which is why... I won't graduate!"