Arama! Japan Interviews Genki Iwahashi

After leaving King & Prince and Johnny & Associates in March of last year, Genki Iwahashi made his solo debut the following December with the single “My Lonely X’mas.” On August 10, he released his debut album, “How To Love.”

Arama! Japan recently conducted an interview with Genki in conjunction with the release of “How To Love.” In the interview, Genki opened up about the album, his mental health, and his future activities! Check it out below!

Anri Sakaguchi Announces Divorce 2 Months After Marriage Announcement

Former talent Anri Sakaguchi has announced through her Instagram that the divorce she filed for has been finalized. On June 8 of this year, Anri announced she married her new lover that she introduced to her followers in March. Her now former husband is a Kabukicho host and kickboxer by profession. Through his instagram he has referred to himself as a “former woman” leading people to believe that he is transgender. (He does not state his preferred pronouns). After the divorce was announced she posted an Instagram story with just text and a black background revealing “I was willing to stay and act like a happy couple until his birthday was over.” 

FANTASTICS, THE ORAL CIGARETTES, and FANTASTICS Perform on “Love music” for August 14

This week’s guests were THE ORAL CIGARETTES, Wienners, and FANTASTICS.

FANTASTICS – Summer Bike

Wienners – SOLAR KIDS


Johnny’s WEST and Sakurazaka46 Top the Oricon Charts for the Week of 8/1 – 8/7

This week, Johnny’s WEST topped the Combined Single chart with their new single “Hoshi no Ame”, with 292,110 points in its first week.

Sakurazaka46 topped the Combined Album chart with their debut album “As you know?”, with 124,613 points in its first week.

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!

milet, THE ORAL CIGARETTES, and More Perform on “Buzz Rhythm 02” for August 12

This week’s guests were milet, THE ORAL CIGARETTES, Zetta-kun, and Sakura Cinderella.

milet – Always You


Zetta-kun – Rent a Car

Sakura Cinderella – Senya Ichiya no Koi Monogatari

Yusuke Performs on “MUSIC BLOOD” for August 12

This week’s guest was Yusuke.

Yusuke – Natsu no Omoide (Ketsumeishi cover) / Roman Hikou ~Kimi to Aetara~

Yui Asaka Becomes a Professional Mahjong Player

On August 12, singer and actress Yui Asaka announced through her Instagram and YouTube accounts that she has passed the examination of the Japan Professional Mahjong Association. She will continue to be an active member of the association, but has no plans to compete in any competitions at the present moment.