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News: V6 to release new single, Beautiful World on the 8th of June 2016

Ok, this is more than a week late… But still… V6 will be releasing their first single of 2016, entitled “Beautiful World”, on the 8th of June 2016. Beautiful World would be V6’s 46th single. “Beautiful World” is the theme song for season 11 of the drama Keishicho Sosa Ikka 9 Gakari (警視庁捜査一課9係) starring member Inohara Yoshihiko. Season 1 of the… Read more »

Blog: I seek, Daylight and Tadaima

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Have you heard? The previews of I seek, Daylight and Tadaima from Arashi’s new, yet-to-be-released single I seek/Daylight. Band member Aiba Masaki has played the songs on his radio show, Rekomen, and I’m loving the songs so far. Admittedly, out of all three, my least favourite is I seek, despite it being for the theme songs of Ohno’s drama. (Background… Read more »

News: NEWS to be main personality for 24-hour TV

It has been revealed that NEWS will be the main personality for this year’s “24 Hour TV~39~Love Saves the Earth~” (24時間テレビ39 愛は地球を救う) program. This marks the second time that NEWS will serve as main personalities, after their previous appearance in 2009. This was announced on the 28th of Mar, on the show 人生が変わる1分間の深イイ話2時間スペシャル (Jinsei ga kawaru 1 funkan no fukaiihanashi 2 jikan supesharu),… Read more »

News: Arashi to Release new Single, I seek/Daylight, on the 18th of May 2016

Update: Pre-order links below! More links added. Update: Tracklist updated and CD covers released. Update: PV previews released. I seek/Daylight Regular Edition Cover Art Woah. Barely a month has passed since the previous single, Fukkatsu Love was released and we have news of a new single by Arashi! Of course, with Arashi members Ohno Satoshi and Matsumoto Jun both starring… Read more »

Blog: SMAP, Arashi, and stuff

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So… Just casual post this time. You probably noticed it. There was no post last week. I wanted to post something about SMAP’s apology and confirmation that they aren’t breaking up. And how even the prime minister Abe Shinzo expressed relief upon hearing that SMAP isn’t breaking up. Well, I didn’t get a chance to last week so here I am,… Read more »

SMAP Lives on! (At least for now)

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It seems like after the all the SMAP disbanding rumours, the well know JE group will live on after all. A tweet by @zen_nipponl shows a newspaper bearing the title that SMAP will continue. 【速報】SMAP存続!!!!!!! 【速報】SMAP存続!!!!!!! 【速報】SMAP存続!!!!!!! 【速報】SMAP存続!!!!!!! 【速報】SMAP存続!!!!!!! 【速報】SMAP存続!!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/MaZhuTymPr — マヂキチJapan (@zen_nipponl) January 17, 2016 Of course… All that could still change in the future. And for now,… Read more »

News: Arashi to release new single, Fukkatsu LOVE, on 24th Feb 2016

Update 1: Track titles and cover images have been released! Update 2: PV preview released! Just two weeks into the new year and we have news of a new Arashi release! The stormy five will be releasing a new single, entitled “Fukkatsu LOVE” on the 24th of February, Wednesday, 2016. The title song, Fukkatsu LOVE (復活LOVE, literally meaning revive, or… Read more »

News Commentary: SMAP has disbanded, Everyone but Kimura Takuya leaving Johnny’s?

UPDATE: While this news has been reported by Sports Nippon, no sources has been stated. JE has released a statement saying that this possibility is being discussed, but no decision has been made yet. Will SMAP really disband? I guess we’ll have to wait… UPDATE 2: Johnny’s has finally released an official statement regarding this. Basically, the rumour does have some… Read more »

Blog: Unboxing the Miyagi Blast

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Remember the post about Arashi BLAST in Miyagi DVD? Well, my copy has arrived! It arrived on Monday actually… But Monday was my day off, and my whole family was out. And I only saw that on Tuesday as I was putting on my shoes and heading out to work. Luckily for me though, the package has been placed in… Read more »

Vocabs: Arashi songs – Fly

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Fly is one of the coupling songs in the Limited Edition single of GUTS by Arashi. I really love this song, the tune is catchy and upbeat. It’s my favourite out of all the tracks in GUTS, coming a close second would be GUTS though. The single was released in 2014, you can still get the LE from PlayAsia, whereas… Read more »