Category: J-Pop News

AKB48’s Tomomi Itano CM for “candy magic” contact lenses

FUDANJUKU hits 20,000+ Facebook fans

Japanese idol group FUDANJUKU hits 20,000+ Facebook fans and celebrates with a warm “Thank You” to fans. http://www.facebook.com/fudanjukujapan

FUDANJUKU new outfits for Jinsei Wahaha

New outfits for FUDANJUKU at regular live event “Fudanjuku Ranbu” at Shibuya O-EAST. Read full article on Kawaii Girl Japan

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Kou Shibasaki – Special Christmas Show Live Stream

Kou Shibasaki’s special Christmas party “Kou Shibasaki 10th Anniversary “X’mas Lyrical*Wonder*Party” will be streamed live on December 11, 2012 at 7pm (Japan time) from Shibuya O-EAST in Tokyo. More Info: http://um-campaign.jp/shibasaki-kou/christmas Streaming links: Nico Nico Douga – http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv117136188 Jamboriii Station – http://www.jamboriii.com/station/pro01/channelId/10230.html Pigg (Ameba) – https://pigg.ameba.jp/ UStream – http://www.ustream.tv

FUDANJUKU Facebook page achieves 10,000 fans in first month

Japanese idol group FUDANJUKU (“Yatterman,” “Ginga e Kickoff!”) started their official Facebook page on November 9, and has surpassed 10,000 fan “likes” less than one month. Even in the first week of December, the fan count has more than doubled, spurred by international promotion and the release of their new PV “Jinsei Wahaha”. Fudanjuku’s members …

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BABYMETAL – Ijime, Dame, Zettai jacket covers

Perfume PTA WORLD FANCLUB Details Announced

The Perfume PTA WORLD FANCLUB new member registration will open online on 14 January, 2013, at 12 noon. Prices + what’s included (and not included) for international fans are on the PTA website. http://www.pta-world.com Special wallpaper download: http://www.pta-world.com/download

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UTB Los Angeles offers free Kouhaku broadcast on New Year’s Eve

Los Angeles Japanese television station UTB 18.2 will broadcast the special NHK music event “Kouhaku Uta Gassen” on December 31, 2012, with a repeat showing on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2013. The 63rd annual New Year’s Eve celebration featuring such high-profile J-Pop performers as Perfume, ARASHI, SMAP, Ayumi Hamasaki, Koda Kumi, and AKB48 will …

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FUDANJUKU launches official Facebook page

Japanese idol group FUDANJUKU (“Yatterman,” “Ginga e Kickoff!”) started their official Facebook page this month. The all-female group performs as young males who each have their own “otaku” obsession. http://www.facebook.com/fudanjukujapan FUDANJUKU’s official Facebook page has already accumulated over 5,000 fans since they began in early November, 2012. Posting messages in multiple languages, including English, Spanish, …

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Perfume’s official fan club P.T.A. begins international registration

Perfume’s official fan club P.T.A. has begun pre-registration for international members. Registration link: http://pta-world.com