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SMAPxSMAP To Release a Commemorative Book

SMAPxSMAP To Release a Commemorative Book

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Posted on 21 April, 2012 at 03:52 pm by delilah · 12 comments
"SMAPxSMAP", the signature variety show of popular Johnny's Group, SMAP, will released a commemorative book starting this May.
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Hanasaku Iroha Chalks up a 7.4% Rise in Hot Spring's Visitors

Hanasaku Iroha Chalks up a 7.4% Rise in Hot Spring's Visitors

anime
Posted on 17 April, 2012 at 03:23 am by sakurawinds15 · 16 comments
Yuwaku hot spring inn in Kanagawa City saw an increase of 26.9% in guests in August and a subsequent 40% increase later in September after the streaming of "Hanasaku Iroha".
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Shigeru Araki Passes Away

Shigeru Araki Passes Away

j-pop
Posted on 16 April, 2012 at 10:16 am by sakurawinds15 · 24 comments
The Kamen Rider Stronger Live Action star passed away on April 14th, Saturday, at the age of 63.
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X Japan Wins Award for Best International Band

X Japan Wins Award for Best International Band

j-rock
Posted on 12 April, 2012 at 08:45 pm by Keia · 61 comments
Yesterday it was announced that X Japan won the Golden Gods Award for Best International Band 2012!
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Aya Matsuura Shows-off New Look Before Locking her Twitter

Aya Matsuura Shows-off New Look Before Locking her Twitter

j-pop
Posted on 12 April, 2012 at 05:02 am by delilah · 7 comments
Pop princess Aya Matsuura shows-off her new hairstyle and new nail art before locking her official Twitter account.
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Big Bang's Daesung Celebrates Birthday with Fans in Taiwan

Big Bang's Daesung Celebrates Birthday with Fans in Taiwan

k-pop
Posted on 12 April, 2012 at 02:16 am by silverlining · 29 comments
Big Bang is in Taiwan to promote their latest album "Alive". The company took the chance to celebrate Daesung's birthday in the presence of the fans!
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Teenager Arrested for Selling Fake AKB48 Handshake Event Tickets

Teenager Arrested for Selling Fake AKB48 Handshake Event Tickets

j-pop
Posted on 11 April, 2012 at 12:36 pm by delilah · 35 comments
Metropolitan Police Juvenile Department arrested a 17 year-old boy for fraud.
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SNSD's Yoona Wants to Get Married At 32

SNSD's Yoona Wants to Get Married At 32

k-pop
Posted on 8 April, 2012 at 02:35 pm by Aysohmay · 36 comments
SNSD member Yoona has revealed that she wants to get married in 10 years when she's 32.
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Hello Kitty Crosses Over With Sadako from 'The Ring'

Hello Kitty Crosses Over With Sadako from 'The Ring'

anime
Posted on 7 April, 2012 at 06:46 pm by wonderclover · 56 comments
With a new film in 'The Ring' franchise to be released, Sanrio will be launching a crossover product line with both Hello Kitty and the franchise's Sadako. The new line will be released next month.
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X Japan to be First Asian Band Nominated for Golden Gods Award

X Japan to be First Asian Band Nominated for Golden Gods Award

j-rock
Posted on 7 April, 2012 at 01:46 am by Keia · 45 comments
X Japan has been nominated for Best International Band at the Golden Gods Awards 2012 - the first band to ever be nominated for a Golden Gods Award!
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SKE48's Matsui Jurina Hospitalized Due to Overwork

SKE48's Matsui Jurina Hospitalized Due to Overwork

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Posted on 4 April, 2012 at 12:59 pm by delilah · 20 comments
SKE48's Matsui Jurina posted a picture of herself on her Google+ account while on a hospital bed. The singer has been hospitalized due to overwork.
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2PM's Nichkhun Named "Most Influential Person" At Kerd Awards

2PM's Nichkhun Named "Most Influential Person" At Kerd Awards

k-pop
Posted on 31 March, 2012 at 01:55 am by Aysohmay · 15 comments
Thailand's 2012 Kerd Awards honored 2PM member Nichkhun with the award for "Most Influential Person".
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Yamashita Tomohisa Will Have His First Radio Show

Yamashita Tomohisa Will Have His First Radio Show

j-pop
Posted on 29 March, 2012 at 03:13 pm by delilah · 26 comments
Warner Music Japan announced that Yamashita Tomohisa will have his first radio show.
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Meisa Kuroki Makes First Public Appearance Since Marriage

Meisa Kuroki Makes First Public Appearance Since Marriage

j-pop
Posted on 26 March, 2012 at 04:15 pm by Aysohmay · 37 comments
Meisa Kuroki attended the launch event of Bandai's "Smart Pet", marking her first public appearance since getting married to Jin Akanishi. She did not comment on her pregnancy rumors.
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T-ara Volunteers With Disabled Children In Seoul

T-ara Volunteers With Disabled Children In Seoul

k-pop
Posted on 25 March, 2012 at 12:19 am by Aysohmay · 15 comments
T-ara volunteered with children in Seoul, helping the welfare facility of Seoul Main Customs.
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