Category: J-Pop News

Miwa Yoshida – FANCL CM (video)

New CM is online for Miwa Yoshida’s “My Time to Shine” tie-in with FANCL cosmetics. (Check out the 30- and 60-second versions) Link to CM website

HoriPro announces 37th Talent Scout Caravan auditions

HoriPro announces 37th Talent Scout Caravan auditions Japanese talent agency discoveries include Haruka Ayase, May’n, Satomi Ishihara Japanese talent agency HoriPro announced the start of its 37th HoriPro Talent Scout Caravan talent auditions today in Japan. This year’s goal is to find a “Super-Idol” – a girl who can dance, sing, and act. The annual …

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May’n fans are mad crazy for May’n☆GO!AROUND!!

May’n’s special live show “May’n☆GO!AROUND!!” just started at the Yokohama Arena. Here are some pics from Twitter:

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May J. and Joe Inoue join Tune in Tokyo for HARAJUKU HOLIDAY

Tune in Tokyo , L.A.’s first monthly J-Pop event, presented HARAJUKU HOLIDAY on February 22, 2012. Held at the world-famous Royal/T Café, Shop & Artspace, HARAJUKU HOLIDAY featured May J. and Joe Inoue, hosts of NHK World’s “J-MELO” English-language music show as part of a Lolita Fashion Showcase and J-Pop Dance Party. May J. (Avex …

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DREAMS COME TRUE donates over 13M Yen to Japanese Red Cross

DREAMS COME TRUE announced this week that the band has donated 13.35 million yen to the Japanese Red Cross Society, the result of the benefit album “THE SOUL FOR THE PEOPLE ~Higashi Nihon Daishinsai Shien Best Album~”. Special album site: http://dreamscometrue.com/THE_SOUL_FOR_THE_PEOPLE BUY AT CDJAPAN! THE SOUL FOR THE PEOPLE – Higashi NIhon Daishinsai Shien Best …

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May J will appear at Tune in Tokyo in Los Angeles

May J, J-Pop singer and host of NHK’s J-Melo show, will make a special appearance at Tune in Tokyo on Wed., February 22, 2012 in Los Angeles. Info at Tune in Tokyo’s Tumblr site.