Naniwa Danshi to Drop Debut Album in July

JPop boy band Naniwa Danshi will finally release their highly-anticipated first studio album “1st Love” in mid-July. In their social media post, the group revealed that their debut album will come out on July 13. It will include some of their previously-released hit singles like “Ubu Love,” “Sachiare,” and “The Answer.”  Aside from these tracks, […]

Legendary All-Girl J-Rock Band SCANDAL Reveals Summer 2022 North American Tour

Fan-favorite JRock band SCANDAL announced their upcoming North American concert tour this summer.  The all-female band will begin their tour in Toronto on July 9, the same day as their 15th anniversary as well as the release of their much-awaited 10th studio album, “Mirror.” In a statement, the band expressed their excitement to be on […]

Yamashita Tatsuro Drops First Album in 11 Years

Japanese “King of City Pop” Yamashita Tatsuro finally released a brand-new studio album “Softly” on Wednesday, June 22.  It is the first album from the renowned musician since his 2011’s “Ray of Hope.”  During the promo for the album release, Yamashita Tatsuro mentioned that the album re-established what he can contribute to the present music […]

Ito Chiaki Halts Lifestyle Brand ‘KIKI AND DAYS’ Operations Indefinitely 

Singer-actress Ito Chiaki revealed that she will suspend the operation of her “KIKI AND DAYS” lifestyle brand indefinitely.  The former AAA member made the announcement on her social media account Sunday, June 19, citing her upcoming summer lookbook as the reason why she must suspend the brand. She also revealed her plans to create a […]

Tomohisa Yamashita Drops English Song for Bulgari

Singer-actor Tomohisa Yamashita released a brand-new digital single in English called “Forever in My Heart” for luxury jewelry brand Bulgari over the weekend.  On Friday, June 17, Tomo dropped the English-language single that he co-wrote for the brand, which he is currently an official product ambassador. It talked about cherishing the moment when communicating with […]

Why Japan’s ‘Old Enough’ Is The Hottest Must Watch Show Right Now? 

It has been a couple of weeks since Netflix dropped Nippon TV’s long-running variety show “Old Enough!,” but the world remains smitten with the bright and cute kids of the TV series. The show’s premise is actually simple yet very entertaining. Kids as young as two years old were sent for errands by their parents […]

Hikaru Utada To Release Vinyl Edition of all Albums; To Open  Shibuya Pop-Up Store

After her explosive performance at the Coachella Valley Music Festival in California on April 16, Japanese music icon Hikaru Utada unveiled big plans for her music, including the release of vinyl editions of ther songs and a Tokyo pop-up store.  The Hikaru Utada Pop-Up Shop will open its doors to the public on Tuesday, April […]