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Studio Ghibli Enters A Production Hiatus

Studio Ghibli Enters A Production Hiatus

anime
Posted on 7 August, 2014 at 02:47 pm by teddiez · 16 comments
Director and co-founder of Studio Ghibli, Toshio Suzuki announced that Studio Ghibli will halt movie-making after 29 years of production. This overwhelming announcement for all Studio Ghibli lovers was revealed by Suzuki during his appearance on a Japanese TV program TBS.




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EXO Revealed Official Fan Club Name “EXO-L”

EXO Revealed Official Fan Club Name “EXO-L”

k-pop
Posted on 5 August, 2014 at 10:57 am by bbizzie · 13 comments
K-pop idol group EXO has made a surprise for its fans. The group has revealed the official fan club name. “EXO-L” will become an official spot for EXO fans from all over the world.

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It has been revealed that Kikuchi Ami, a member of the girl group Idoling!!, will graduate after the groups live concert 'Idoling!! 14th Live' on the 24th of November.
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Berryz Kobo: Indefinite Hiatus

Berryz Kobo: Indefinite Hiatus

j-pop
Posted on 3 August, 2014 at 01:18 pm by Arashiis1 · 2 comments
It has been announced that Berryz Kobo will go on an indefinite hiatus beginning Spring 2015.
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SPYAIR To Re-Start Activities Following Vocalist's Recovery

SPYAIR To Re-Start Activities Following Vocalist's Recovery

j-rock
Posted on 31 July, 2014 at 12:46 am by kenryoku · 16 comments
SPYAIR is now preparing for future activities as vocalist IKE progresses towards recovery. The band also thanks fans for their support by releasing online a new track recorded earlier this year.
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Hakuya Departs from Poltergeist

Hakuya Departs from Poltergeist

j-rock
Posted on 29 July, 2014 at 06:16 am by Keia · 2 comments
Poltergeist announced that drummer Hakuya will leave the band after the live on August 29th.
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UNiTE. Gains New Drummer and Announces New Single for September

UNiTE. Gains New Drummer and Announces New Single for September

j-rock
Posted on 26 July, 2014 at 09:17 am by Keia · 4 comments
Visual Kei band UNiTE. announced today that a new drummer has joined them and that they will release a new single that will hit the stores in September.

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LDH Agency Reveal EXILE's Members New Names

LDH Agency Reveal EXILE's Members New Names

j-pop
Posted on 25 July, 2014 at 08:37 am by NaNaShinobi · 1 comment
EXILE's agency LDH has announced through their Twitter account that the members changed their names to symbolize the beginning of their "fourth chapter".
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luri to Depart from BASH!

luri to Depart from BASH!

j-rock
Posted on 24 July, 2014 at 07:16 am by Keia · 2 comments
Only six months after its formation Visual Kei band "BASH!" will already lose a member.
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There are three announcements of Visual Kei band Scarlet Valse we want to talk about today: the band gaining a new bassist and releasing a new CD after joining Starwave Records.
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Orange Caramel To Comeback In August

Orange Caramel To Comeback In August

k-pop
Posted on 19 July, 2014 at 03:59 pm by NaNaShinobi · 2 comments
Pledis Entertainment has recently announced that After School's sub unit Orange Caramel will officially comeback with new music next August, anticipating the release of the main group.
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SEKAI NO OWARI to Release First Piano Score Book
SEKAI NO OWARI will be releasing their first official piano score book on the 13th of August!
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You can now listen to tofubeats' exclusive remixes on BBC's radio programme "BBC Radio1Xtra Diplo and Friends"! It is the first time for any Japanese act to appear on this special programme.
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ex-Virgil-Members' New Band "ONE NOT'E" Starts Activities with Live in London
Earlier this year Visual Kei band Virgil announced to go on indefinite hiatus but today we have good news: One member as well as a support member have formed a new band.
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"Bakumatsu Rock" Voice Actor Showtaro Morikubo Announces Marriage
Sorry, fangirls - Showtaro Morikubo is officially off the market! The charming voice actor recently announced that he had just entered his name into the family register.
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