February 9th, 2012

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Jin and Meisa already married



It is confirmed that Jin Akanishi and Meisa Kuroki are officially married!

After news surfaced that former KAT-TUN member Jin Akanishi and actress Meisa Kuroki are getting married, Johnny's Entertainment released an official statement stating that the two are officially married and are currently living together.

The marriage happened on Feb 2nd and according to Johnny's faxed statement, Jin Akanishi reported registering his marriage to Meisa Kuroki. He also stated that even though both of them are still young and immature, he will continue to work hard and hopes that people will respond with kindness and warmth to their marriage. There is no mention regarding Meisa Kuroki's supposed-to-be pregnancy.

Jin Akanishi is 27 while Meisa Kuroki is 23.

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Odagiri Joe to star as rock musician and father in drama series “Kazoku no Uta”



Actor Odagiri Joe (35) will star in a Fuji TV drama series this spring, titled “Kazoku no Uta.” The series will be broadcast on Sundays at 9:00pm, beginning in April.

Odagiri plays the role of Hayakawa, a rock musician who was once extremely popular but who has now faded from public memory ever since his band broke up 13 years earlier. His only regular work that remains is a 30-minute live radio show early in the morning and occasional fan events.

One day, he encounters three young girls who are his daughters, and he ends up having to live with them. However, he can’t let his situation be publicly known, especially to his record company that wants to find a way to end its contract with him. Through his living with the three girls, Hayakawa matures as a person and as a father.

Yusuke Santamaria plays Hayakawa’s manager, while Kanjiya Shihori plays a photographer named Yoko who secretly has feelings for Hayakawa. Otsuka Nene plays Asako, a former photographer who is like an older sister to Yoko and who is familiar with Hayakawa’s glory days as a musician.

The three actresses playing Odagiri’s daughters have not yet been announced.

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interesting plot even though movies/dramas about singers always bore me tbh

STEREOPONY is coming to Sakura Con this April!



For the fourth year in a row, female rock band STEREOPONY will be coming back to the U.S. and this time to the anime convention Sakura Con in Seattle, WA.

The convention will be held from April 6th to April 8th at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Downtown Seattle.

The girls’ previous shows in the U.S. include performances at SXSW (2009), AnimeNEXT (2010), and Anime Boston (2011). So coming here in 2012 will mark a record for them for being invited four times to the U.S.

As with all conventions, the STEREOPONY will join in a Q&A panel and autograph sessions. More news will be available on Sakura Con’s official website.

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