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News: Aiba Masaki and Arimura Kasumi as 2016 Kouhaku MC

「第67回NHK紅白歌合戦」の司会者が決まりました。紅組司会は有村架純さん。白組司会は相葉雅紀さんです。紅白公式サイトには、お2人からのコメントも掲載しています。 #NHK紅白 https://t.co/nhljZi0W8Z — NHK紅白歌合戦 (@nhk_kouhaku) November 12, 2016 Aiba and Arimura Kasumi will be the white and red teams Kouhaku MCs this year. This will be the 67th NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen (NHK紅白歌合戦). The theme of this year’s event is “Yume o Utaou 夢を歌おう”, or Sing the Dream. Kouhaku is an annual music show by NHK held on New Year’s Eve…. Read more »

News: Arashi’s Japonism Concert DVD/Blu-ray to be released on 24th Aug 2016

Japonism Concert Blu-ray

Update: Pre-order links below! Update: Cover designs released! The much awaited Japonism concert DVD and Blu-ray of the popular Japanese boyband Arashi will be released next month, on the 24th of August 2016. The ARASHI LIVE TOUR 2015 Japonism was held last year from 6th Nov to 27th Dec in Japan. They held a total of 17 performances in all the… Read more »

News: Arashi’s new single Power of the Paradise revealed!

The Japanese boyband Arashi has revealed their new single “Power of the Paradise” on the live music show “The Music Day”. The show features a wide range of Japanese artists performing 11 hours of songs, and featured Arashi member Sakurai Sho as the main host. Arashi finished off the song extravaganza with a powerful performance of three songs, “Daylight“, “I… Read more »

News: Arashi’s Waku Waku School 2016 to have Johnny’s West as students

The Arashi’s Waku Waku Gakkou (Lit: Arashi’s Exciting School) this year will feature the members of Johnny’s West as Arashi’s students. Johnny’s West is a Johnny’s Entertainment group from Kansai that debut in 2014 with the single with the single “Eejanaika”. Waku Waku Gakkou is a special event by Arashi that’s in it’s 6th year now. It started in 2011 after… 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, 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: Arashi BLAST in Miyagi DVD/Blu-ray out on 1st Jan 2016

Pre-orders are out, links below! Grab your copy now! The DVD and Blu-ray of the Arashi BLAST in Miyagi concert will be released on the 1st of January 2016! The Arashi BLAST in Miyagi concert took place on the 19th, 20th, 22nd and 23rd of September 2015 in Hitomebore Stadium in Miyagi. A total of 208,000 attended the event over four… Read more »

Vocabs: News Zero Ichimen Cut 2nd Feb 2015

案内 (あんない, annai) 1. Information; guidance; leading. 2. To guide; to show (around); to conduct. You you watch News Zero, you will hear this word a lot. Actually even on their variety shows when you go visit/interview a place… and there’s a person guiding them around. This word will be used to say XXX person will be the guide. (well,… Read more »

Vocabs: Aiba’s new drama news article translation

Some vocabs from a news article translation I did, about Aiba’s new Getsuku drama Yokouso, Wagaya e Definitions from jisho.org Vocab list:飛躍 (ひやく, hiyaku) 1. Leaping; activity. 2. Leapfrog (over a problem); making a leap (e.g. in logic). 3. Making great strides; making rapid progress. 4. Emerging. 5. Becoming active; playing an active part. 回避 (かいひ, kaihi) 1. Evasion; avoidance…. Read more »