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Our commute would be so much better with more Hello Kitty
Japan launches Hello Kitty bullet train Our commute would be so much better with more Hello Kitty Catching public transport in Australia can be unpleasant, but over in Japan it's a dream.Not only does Tokyo have one of the best metro systems in the...
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One of J-pop’s most consistent groups has another strong one for the summertime
Tokyo Girls’ Style return with a summery pop number One of J-pop’s most consistent groups has another strong one for the summertime In the ever-changing J-pop landscape, Tokyo Girls’ Style has long been a consistent force. The four-member group...
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Reflection gives way to high-energy pop, and thank goodness for that
Momoiro Clover Z celebrate their 10th anniversary with “Clover To Diamond” Reflection gives way to high-energy pop, and thank goodness for that Momoiro Clover Z is about to really get into a celebratory mood. The popular and influential idol group...
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If you haven't listened to these yet, you really should
8 must-listen K-pop boy group Japanese comebacks If you haven't listened to these yet, you really should It's been an amazing year for K-pop groups returning to or debuting in Japan with Japanese-language albums. Here's just some of the Japanese...
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When you're so successful that the only person to beat is yourself
TWICE break record (set by them) for Japanese first-day sales by K-pop group When you're so successful that the only person to beat is yourself TWICE have broken a record set by themselves by earning the highest first day sales for a K-pop girl...
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We got swords, we got costumes, we got people trying to put fire out with their hands!
The top five Produce 48 videos so far We got swords, we got costumes, we got people trying to put fire out with their hands! Produce 48 is about a month away from airing on Korea’s Mnet, but the show bringing K-pop and J-pop together to form a new...
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Truly a thrilling concept
WATCH: SEVENTEEN are biker boys in leather jackets for Japanese debut Truly a thrilling concept SEVENTEEN are soon to make their Japanese debut with mini-album "We Make You" and now we've got a taste of the title track!The teaser for "Call Call...
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They have a busy season ahead of them, which makes us wonder...just how hot does it get under those fuzzy heads?
MAN WITH A MISSION walk into the summer with new song “Winding Road” They have a busy season ahead of them, which makes us wonder...just how hot does it get under those fuzzy heads? It’s shaping up to be a busy summer for MAN WITH A MISSION. The...
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Fans started a hashtag looking for answers as the news first came in
Yuimetal of BABYMETAL not touring with the band in the US, but still a member Fans started a hashtag looking for answers as the news first came in Yui Mizuno, better known as Yuimetal in the group BABYMETAL, is currently not performing on the group...
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How many winks can you count over the course of this performance?
M! Countdown reveals the theme song to Produce 48, surprisingly titled “Pick Me” How many winks can you count over the course of this performance? Yep, this is happening. On last night’s edition of M! Countdown, performers taking part in the...
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So does it shed light on any of those cryptic previews from earlier in the year? Maybe.
BABYMETAL share their first new song in two years with the shout-along-ready “Distortion” So does it shed light on any of those cryptic previews from earlier in the year? Maybe. After months of cryptic announcements and non-music related reveals,...
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The group returned as a 6-piece with "The New Era"
GOT7 announce "The New Era" with six-member Japanese comeback The group returned as a 6-piece with "The New Era" GOT7 have made their latest Japanese comeback with "The New Era" and fans are buzzing about it!The group has been promoting as a six-...
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Their latest Japanese album is crushing the charts!
MONSTA X rank No.1 on Japanese charts Their latest Japanese album is crushing the charts! MONSTA X recently released Japanese album "Piece", and it's already topping the charts in Japan!The album which was released on April 25, is in the No.1 spot...
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Fans of SMAP, rejoice, because this sounds a lot like that group
Shingo Katori and Tsuyoshi Kusanagi’s new music project SingTuyo shares a new song Fans of SMAP, rejoice, because this sounds a lot like that group For a while there, it wasn’t clear if the three members who stepped away from mega-popular pop group...
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Charges against the J-pop bass player were dropped, following an alleged settlement with the victim
Tatsuya Yamaguchi expected to leave TOKIO following assault Charges against the J-pop bass player were dropped, following an alleged settlement with the victim Tatsuya Yamaguchi, a J-pop star who admitted to allegations this week that he kissed a...
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They also tease some other news, but you still have to try to figure that one out for yourself
BABYMETAL establish their own label, called BABYMETAL RECORDS They also tease some other news, but you still have to try to figure that one out for yourself Sure, the more BABYMETAL the better, but does this group ever take a week off from making...
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J-pop fans, looks like you are going to be busy over the next few months
Utada Hikaru announces a new album and a tour later in 2018 J-pop fans, looks like you are going to be busy over the next few months Last time we checked in with Utada Hikaru, she had shared a snippet of a new song tied to a carbonated beverage....
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You too can have the power of metal on your personage...for a fee
BABYMETAL get into the fashion game with a new line of clothes You too can have the power of metal on your personage...for a fee BABYMETAL are now branching out into the world of fashion. The metal-meets-pop trio have accomplished a lot in their...
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TV programs featuring Tatsuya Yamaguchi have said they will stop featuring him for the time being, and have even taken past episodes offline
Member of popular J-pop group TOKIO allegedly assaulted high-school-aged girl: reports TV programs featuring Tatsuya Yamaguchi have said they will stop featuring him for the time being, and have even taken past episodes offline TOKIO member Tatsuya...
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Fans are thrilled to say the least
EXO-CBX make Japanese comeback with "Horololo" and fans are loving this bop Fans are thrilled to say the least EXO-CBX have made their Japanese comeback (because what is sleep) and fans are thrilled with the new song "Horololo".The full album, "...