Gesu no Kiwami Otome., KREVA, and More Perform on Buzz Rhythm 02 for August 17

This week’s guests were Gesu no Kiwami Otome., KREVA, Friends, and SNUPER.

Gesu no Kiwami Otome. – Sasso to Hashiru Tonegawa-kun

KREVA – Sonzaikan

Friends – Tokonatsu Vacance

SNUPER – Natsu no Magic

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11 Johnny’s Acts to Perform on MUSIC STATION ULTRA FES 2018

On September 17, Music Station will air this year’s edition of its annual special MUSIC STATION ULTRA FES. Today, the first set of performers was announced, with a heavy emphasis on acts from Johnny & Associates. Eleven acts from the company will perform, including Arashi, KAT-TUN, Hey! Say! JUMP, and Kanjani8. Non-Johnny’s acts such as Sandaime J Soul Brothers, WANIMA, and Yuzu will also perform. See who else is included in the first set of performers below!

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Perfume, Yuzu, Keyakizaka46, and More Perform on Music Station for August 17

This week’s guests were Leo Ieiri, Keyakizaka46, Yuzu, Aimyon, Johnny’s WEST, and Perfume.

Leo Ieiri – Moshi Kimi wo Yurusetara

Keyakizaka46 – Ambivalent

Yuzu – Muscat

Aimyon – Marigold

Johnny’s WEST – Start Dash

Perfume – Let Me Know

Yuzu – Natsuiro

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Ayumi Hamasaki unexpectedly runs into Koda Kumi

Ayumi Hamasaki recently unexpectedly ran into fellow pop diva Koda Kumi while she was headed towards dance rehearsals. Kumi was also rehearsing and just came out of the elevator.

The two took a quick break to catch up with each other, a member of Hamasaki’s staff snapped a picture of the two where she uploaded it to her official Twitter and Instagam accounts.

In the caption Hamasaki shared that while it looks like they are having a very serious discussion, it was only a matter of time before the two burst into laughter. Saying that the two of them were probably laughing and talking very loudly.  Read More

Haruna Iikubo to graduate from Morning Musume ’18

It has been announced that Morning Musume ’18 sub-leader Haruna Iikubo will be graduating from the group and Hello! Project this fall.

In a statement released at their website, the 10th generation member has decided on her graduation after much thought about it since Spring this year. Besides singing and dancing, she wanted to challenge herself with more activities in the entertainment industry by going solo after her graduation.


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LAMP IN TERREN are returned to life in their PV for “Water Lily”

Alternative rockers LAMP IN TERREN have announced that they will be releasing a special live limited single titled “Water Lily” on August 19th, with a digital release to follow on August 24th.  Of note, this single contains the first songs to be written by the band since singer Hiroshi Matsumoto recovered from vocal polyp surgery.

In advance of both release dates, the group have chosen to publish the music video for the release’s lead track “Water Lily” to their label’s Youtube channel.  Directed by Yuuki Wakisaka, this PV is based around the themes of ‘underwater’ and ‘rebirth’, meant to symbolize the band’s return to life since their singer’s return.

Read on below to find not only this music video, but the single’s cover and track list as well.

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Awesome City Club express anxiety in their Lyric Video for “Hachigatsu to Moratori”

Retro-inspired rock band Awesome City Club will be releasing a new digital single titled “Hachigatsu to Moratori” on August 22nd.  This will be the group’s second digital single this year, following the release of “SUNNY GIRL” back in June.

Ahead of the track’s release date, the band have uploaded a lyric video to their label’s Youtube channel.  This video, like the song itself, attempts to convey the anxiety and vague expectations which young adults feel as they are forced to grow up and accept responsibility within society.

Both this lyric video, as well as the one released for “SUNNY GIRL”, can be found below.

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