TV Drama Ratings (Feb 7- Feb 14)

Check out the latest in drama ratings below!

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Oricon’s Male Celebrity I Want As A Lover 2019

What kind of man Japanese women would like to give their chocoolates to? ORICON STYLE released results for their all-too-important Valentines season poll, “Which male celebrity do you wish to be your lover?”.

This time, Tanaka Kei of “Ossan’s Love” fame took the top spot. Aiba Masaki who took the top spot for 3 consecutive years is at no. 2. The ‘drama effect’ is seen all too well as male leads of hit dramas made it to the ranking. Three men in their 40s also made it this year, with Oizumi Yo (45), Muro Tsuyoshi (43) and Takenouchi Yutaka (48).

Find out the overall results and top 5 for the different age groups below.

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Open Post

Hey, Arama Japan! It’s Friday, so it’s Open Post time! Feel free to chat with your fellow readers about whatever you like! Enjoy!

Aimyon, Kis-My-Ft2, Nissy, and More Perform on Music Station for February 15

This week’s guests were IZ*ONE, Kis-My-Ft2, Aimyon, Nissy, Leo Ieiri, HONEST BOYZ, Kobukuro, and Yamazaki Masayoshi.

IZ*ONE – Suki to Iwasetai

Kis-My-Ft2 – Kimi wo Daisuki da

Aimyon – Marigold

Nissy – Addicted / Toriko

Leo Ieiri – Kono Sekai de


Yamazaki Masayoshi – One more time,One more chance

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Oricon Flashback: Week of 2/11

We’re back with this week’s edition of Oricon Flashback! This is where we look back on what topped the charts this week 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 years ago. Think of it as a way to reminisce and learn about the past of Japanese music.

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Becky Announces Marriage

Becky‘s love life has taken a turn for the better! She took to social media today to announce that she is now married! Becky’s new husband is Kataoka Yasuyuki, former baseball player for the Yomiuri Giants who is now a coach for the team.

Becky wrote that she is usually a private person, but that she did want to share this news. She expressed gratitude and said that couple will build a future together.

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Johnny’s WEST, GOT7, Aimyon, Yonezu Kenshi, and Hoshino Gen Top the Billboard Japan Charts for the Week of 1/28 – 2/3

This week, Johnny’s WEST topped the Hot 100 single chart with their new single “Homechigirisuto.”

GOT7 topped the Hot Albums chart with their new mini album “I WON’T LET YOU GO.”

Aimyon topped the Streaming Songs chart for the fifth consecutive week with her single “Marigold.”

Yonezu Kenshi also topped the Download Songs chart for the 21st non-consecutive week with his single “Lemon.”

Hoshino Gen retook the top spot on the Download Albums chart with his album “POP VIRUS”, topping it for the fifth non-consecutive week.

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Ohkura Tadayoshi and Narita Ryo challenge frantic love in “Kyuso wa Cheese no Yume wo Miru!” movie adaptation

The newest live action manga adaptation announcement took fans by surprise! Kanjani8’s Ohkura Tadayoshi and Narita Ryo will be headlining “Kyuso wa Cheese no Yume wo Miru!” (The Cornered Mouse Dreams of Cheese) movie. Depicting sexuality issues and passionate love between men, the movie will be directed by Yukisada Isao (Narratage, River’s Edge). The movie is slated for a 2020 release.

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