Buying a CD of your favorite artist’s latest single may be a thing of the past in many countries, but that’s certainly not the case in Japan where CD sales still make up over a third of all music sales. Outside of Japan, many music collectors are … [Read more...] about A Guide to Japanese CDs – everything you need to know about collecting Japanese music
SixTONES and Snow Man are the first idol groups under Johnny & Associates to debut in the Reiwa era, ushering in a new generation of Japanese entertainment. Whether you're a long-time Johnny’s fan or a complete newbie to the genre, get ready to … [Read more...] about SixTONES and Snow Man – Enter the Reiwa era of Johnny’s!
AKB48's latest DVD "Manatsu no Dome Tour - Madamada, Yaranakya Ikenai Koto ga Aru" (We still have many things to do) was released on December 18th, 2013. The whole AKB family consisting of AKB48, SKE48, NMB48 and HKT48 participated in this summer … [Read more...] about AKB48 2013 Manatsu no Dome Tour DVD & Blu-Ray Released on December 18th
Popular girl group AKB48 created a new internet phenomenon with their hit single "Koisuru Fortune cookie" (Fortune Cookie in Love) which was released in August 2013. The song sold over one million copies on its release … [Read more...] about AKB48’s “Koisuru Fortune Cookie” – The latest dance craze and internet phenomenon
Mayu Watanabe (渡辺麻友) also known by her nickname Mayuyu, was born on March 26th, 1994 in Saitama Prefecture. She is a member of the Japanese idol girl group AKB48 (currently Team A). Furthermore she is a member of the AKB48 subgroups NO NAME, … [Read more...] about Watanabe Mayu (AKB48) – Chouzetsu Kawaii, Mayuyu!
The sister groups of AKB48 are SKE48, HKT48 and NMB48 and they have their own theater photos which are worth talking about because of the modifications that were done. The distribution of HKT48 and some photos of SKE48, however, remains the same as … [Read more...] about The Ultimate AKB48 Photo Guide Part 4 – The Sister Groups of AKB48 and Their Theater Photos