Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 has revealed the jacket covers and full track list details for their new single “Shonen yo Uso wo Tsuke!”. The group is a sub-group of mega idol group AKB48 and this is their 10th overall which is set for release on May 30th. Previously we posted early release details on the single and updated details follow,
AKB48 has just exposed a teaser video for “Gugutasu no Sora”, coupling track on the Limited type-B edition of single “Manatsu no Sounds good!”. There are two different coupling tracks with music videos on the Limited A and B. Previously we reported on the release details for the new single which is due out on May 23rd. Video follows,
Idol group 9nine has announced their 6th single “Ryuusei no Kuchiduke” which is set for release on June 20th. Their new single is offered in four editions and the title track is featured a theme song for TBS drama NEO “Houkago wa Mystery to Tomoni”. Early release details follow,
Singer Mami Kawada has just announced her 4th album “SQUARE THE CIRCLE” which is set for release on August 8th. Its been over two years since her previous album was released and the new album is scheduled to have three of her previously released singles plus 10 new songs for a complete 13 tracks. The release will be offered in two editions, one which includes a bonus Blu-ray with three music videos, making-of the album footage, and interview. More details follow,
Korean boy idol group B1A4 has announced they will release “THE B1A4 I IGNITION” as their first Japanese album. The album was released in Korean during March and includes their hit “BABY I’M SORRY” – written by member Jin. The Japanese release will include a bonus DVD with music video for “BABY I’M SORRY” and extra track with off-vocal version of the song. The album is set for release in Japan on July 18th 2012. Early release details with track list follows, Read more
Nana Mizuki’s all-A-side EP-single “Time Space” has revealed the jacket cover and full track list. The release includes four songs one being the theme song “METRO BAROQUE” for the anime movie BLOOD-C The Last Dark. Previously we posted some early details on the single release and a preview video for BLOOD-C The Last Dark. The all-A-side EP-single is set for release June 6th. All the details on the release follow,
This week’s singles charts are topped by idol group Nogizaka46 with “Oide Shampoo” - their 2nd single and first number one charting single with over 155,000 copies sold (release details). In second is AKB48 member Sashihara Rino’s solo release “Soredemo Sukidayo” selling a strong 124,000 copies. The third spot is YUKI with double-A side single “Playball / Sakamichi no Melody” – (release details) – the second track is featured as the opening theme song for anime Sakamichi no Apollo (Kids on the Slope).
On the album charts not many new releases and last week’s #1 remains for the second week in a row with Yuzu topping with the compilation album “YUZU YOU [2006-2011]” with another 58,000 copies sold. In second is BENI with her album “COVERS” which as been charting since being released March 21st. The third spot see new release from Shoko Nakagawa (Shokotan) with her best release “Shokotan☆Best ――(°∀°)――!”.
The complete top 10 single and album charts follow,
U-KISS has officially announced their 3rd Japanese single, “Dear My Friend” which is featured as the ending theme song for anime Arashi no Yoru ni – Himitsu no Tomodachi. We previously announced its use in the anime along with Singapore idol group Sea☆A providing the opening theme song. The single will come in two editions and is set for release on July 25th. More release details and video from U-KISS’s live Japan Tour follow,
T-ARA has been teasing us with preview music video versions of their upcoming 4th Japanese single “Lovey Dovey” but they have given in to our desires and posted the full length version. We previously posted release details and preview videos on the single which is due out May 23rd. Updated release details and the full length video for “Lovey Dovey” follows,
Hey! Say! JUMP has revealed the title for their 2nd album – “JUMP WORLD” and set the track list. We previously posted early release details on the album before the title was released and with a track list that is a changed in ordering. The track list is now ordered and the First Press versions has more details – the new information follows,
NERDHEAD has a new mini-album announced “CRUISE WITH YOU” that is a compilation of 5 songs each with a different female singer. The album is due out May 30th and features singers MiChi, hiroko (mihimaru GT), Maiko Nakamura, TOKO (So’Fly), and Mai.K. NERDHEAD led by Giorgio Cancemi (GIORGIO13) as singer, producer, composer and lyricist has produced many collaborations including Kana Nishino and Kuraki Mai. In addition to the release details a preview music video for song featuring MiChi “i’m OK” was just exposed – video and information follows,