March 1st, 2012


Kago Ai reveals her 6 month pregnant look!

Talento Kago Ai recently revealed through her official blog that she is visiting the Southern Country with musician NAOMI.

She wrote, “Just as I thought, the South is warm~. I got to do a little bit of yoga while listening to my favorite music. relax~ relax~”

Kago, who is currently 6-months pregnant, also shared a photo of herself. In the photo, Kago poses in the mirror for fans to get a good look at her pregnant stomach.

“I’ve grown so much that everyone asks me, ‘Are you 8-months?‘” she said. “But somehow, to see my stomach getting bigger is a strange feeling to me. Above anything, I’m happy.”


Beautiful <3
Ryuu-bb salute♥

Gouriki Ayame joins Okada Masaki in Mirai Nikki Live Action

Actress Ayame Gouriki will play the heroine opposite actor Masaki Okada in the live-action television adaptation of Sakae Esuno's Future Diary (Mirai Nikki) manga this April.

In the story of Mirai Nikki -Another:World-, 12 young people come into the possession of Future Diaries in which their futures are written. The 12 are forced to play a survival game and kill each other off.

According to producer Ryouta Fujino, Gouriki will play Yuno Furusaki, a new "Yuno" reimagined from the manga's female lead character Yuno Gasai. Like the manga Yuno, the live-action Yuno is one of the Future Diary owners, and she has a one-sided, stalker-like crush on Okada's male protagonist character Arata Hoshino (Yukiteru Amano in the manga). Yuno invariably shows up wherever Arata goes, and her beauty, blind love for Arata, and eccentric behavior belies her true intentions.

After smaller roles in various projects such as the Thriller Restaurant film, Gouriki had her major break in the January 2011 live-action series Taisetsu na Koto wa Subete Kimi ga Oshiete Kureta. She has starred in six consecutive live-action television series — one for each season — ever since. Okada's other works include Hana Kimi, BokuKimi, Otomen, Maho Tsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto, and this May's Space Bros. (Uchuu Kyoudai).

The new live-action series will be the first one to run in Fuji TV's 11 p.m. (specifically, 11:10 to 11:55 p.m.) timeslot on Saturdays in two years. Yusuke Watanabe (20th Century Boys trilogy, Gantz, Bloody Monday) is scripting the series.

The manga has sold 4 million copies and inspired both a video anime project and a television anime series which premiered in October. Tokyopop published 10 of the 12 manga volumes before shutting down its North American publishing operations last May. Funimation and the video-streaming service Niconico are streaming the television anime series as it airs in Japan.

source: ANN | Oricon

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Detective Conan drama to return with special episode

The live-action “Detective Conan” television series is returning with a special episode this spring. Mizobata Junpei (22) will reprise his role as the protagonist Kudo Shinichi, and Kutsuna Shiori (19) will also return as Mori Ran.

The new special is titled “Kudo Shinichi: Kyoto Shinsengumi Satsujin Jiken.” The story revolves around two locked room mysteries, one taking place in an airplane and the other on the set of a movie.

Matsuzaka Tori, Okamoto Rei, Usuda Asami, Sato Aiko, Nakamura Shunsuke, Kojima Kazuya, Itoda Jun, and Dante Carver will also appear in the drama.

NTV will broadcast the special on April 12.

source: 1 | 2 

New album from Shimizu announced!

Shimizu Shota’s 4th album has been announced!

Entitled “Naturally” it will be released on March 21. Shota said:

“I wanted to investigate my abilities in a more natural way. I want people to listen and feel me and the music facing each other.”

Now 23 years old, Shota has grown from a singer/songwriter into a track maker and an arranger, and that will be shown on the new album. Please take a listen when it’s released!

Singles included on the album are “love,” “MADAOWARANAI,” “Fuyu ga Owaru Mae ni,” and “Kimi sae Ireba.” There will be eight new songs, making for a twelve-track album.

First press editions will include an invitation to a special live being held in Tokyo on April 30.

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Which actresses & actors possess healthy sex appeal?

Actress and model Yamada Yu recently graced the cover of the beauty and fashion magazine ‘anan‘ (2012.2.29 Edition).

The magazine is known for featuring various popular female and male celebrities in sexy or semi-nude covers and pictorials. Therefore it’s no surprise that Yamada’s pictures were well received, as she bared her beautiful upper body for the magazine’s cover-shot. The ‘perfect ageless body’, as the magazine described it, with the beautiful body line, clean skin and curvy hip must be pretty close to many women’s ideal body.

Many people praised Yamada for looking both, very sexy and very healthy on the cover-shot. Of course she isn’t the only one with healthy sex appeal and therefore goo (NTT DoCoMo) reached out to their mobile users again and asked them ‘which actresses & actors possess healthy sex appeal’.

Which actresses possess healthy sex appeal?

01 – 3439 votes – Kichise Michiko

02 – 2420 votes – Kuroki Meisa

03 – 2357 votes – Ayase Haruka

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Source: goo [1] [2] & tokyohive

Izumi - Hehe
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miwa's new tie-in with COTTON USA

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Just checked on her official website that she has new tie-in with COTTON USA (and new website layout). You can hear preview of the song that will be included in the album, "guitarium". Seems like that the song is Cotton no Kisetsu, although no official confirmation.

You can here the song on the section COTTON USA x miwa movie on this website. Beware of cuteness!!

Source : miwaddicts LJ
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NTV outlines behavior rules for AKB48, Johnny's Jr cast of TV drama

Members of AKB48 and Johnnys Jr will have to be on their best behavior when they film an NTV drama. The network has laid down the law on their behavior while they are filming “Shiritsu Bakareya Koko” (Private High School), which will be broadcast from April 14 each week at 12:50 a.m.

Johnny’s Jr is the “youthful” division of male singers at Johnny’s Jimusho. They usually include any artist who hasn’t released a CD yet. In the drama, they play delinquent students, while the AKB48 girls play spoiled rich girls.

Shintaro Morimoto, 14, who plays the leader of the bad boys, said: “I argued at school sometimes, but I never got into fights.”

To make sure there is no hanky-panky between the two groups, for whom a squeaky clean image is mandatory, NTV said it has three rules.

1. Romantic relationships between any members of the two sides are prohibited.
2. Giving each other mobile phone numbers and e-mail addresses is prohibited.
3. All cast members must go to bed (alone) early and get up early.

Morimoto said he’ll do his best with rule No. 3 but was evasive about Nos. 1 and 2.

AKB48 singer Haruka Shimazaki, 17, said: “A ban on relationships is normal anyway for AKB48, so it shouldn’t be a problem.”

The drama is the brainchild of AKB48 creator Yasushi Akimoto.

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PARTY PEOPLE WARNING: M Flo reveals tracklist + previews

So, I just randomly went to M FLO's website, and voila! There's the track list for their SQUARE ONE album, plus link for previews. Check the track list down here:

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Hopeful I guess. My fave so far are ALIVE, Never needed you, and RUN. btw, RUN was played at a CM party or something? early 2011? or late 2010?
Anyway, looking forward to this + those PVs and live performances ^^
reiwa aya

MISIA, Sara Bareilles, Hideki Togi to headline National Cherry Blossom Festival Opening Ceremony!

Today, the Festival and DC leadership gathered to announce plans for the Centennial Celebration. Paying tribute to the 100-year anniversary of the gift of trees, an unprecedented spectacular begins March 20, the first day of spring. The City in Bloom unites the region through April 27. Outstanding star talent is part of this year’s Festival.

The Opening Ceremony on Sunday, March 25 presented by Daiichi Sankyo and Metlife, includes two of Japan’s most exciting and popular musical artists, MISIA and Hideki Togi. They join Sara Bareilles, who became a household name in the US with her hit “Love Song.”

And that’s only the beginning. ABC’s Katie Couric co-hosts the nation’s premier springtime Parade along with special correspondent Alex Trebek. Members of the Taft, Ozaki, and Takamine families join us for the historical milestone, and renowned arts and culture is front and center. The peak bloom prediction of the blossoms is March 24 – 31, but the Festival has 5 weeks of events and programs that will amaze.

Make plans to be in Washington, DC for the nation’s greatest springtime celebration!


weeping @ my Canada-bound self rn
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a mini J-urban post

Jamosa teaser for a new track on her album, plus covers and tracklist (no point in pasting,the end of the video shows them)

it's a cover and both of her album drops March 21.

and Ms Ooja being a hot mess and promoting her new single BE on Coming Soon


avex is being cheap,Jamosa's album covers offend me tbh
also congrats Ms.Ooja getting her first hit
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Erika Sawajiri and Kiko on the cover of VOGUE GIRL

On the March 12th release of the 3rd issue of ‘Vogue girl’, Sawajiri Erika and Mizuhara Kiko stars of “Helter Skelter,” made their bold appearance as the cover girls for this particular magazine.

In this issue, the two starring actresses reprized their respective roles of models Ririko and Kozue to bring the movie’s original story in Vogue’s upcoming spring style.

Aside from this exciting collaboration, this issue will feature these two models in their own fashion page and even behind-the-scenes photos from their shoot. In addition to these featured pages, the magazine will also enclose an exclusive section to introduce the “Helter Skelter” movie to its readers.

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Erika looks amazing, I hope Kiko is enjoying her 15.