D.Y.T and Suzuki Emiko Perform on Love music for November 29

This week’s performers were D.Y.T and Suzuki Emiko. The talk guest was NiziU.

D.Y.T – Juliet

Suzuki Emiko – After All

Oricon Flashback: Week of 11/16

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.

End of the World release new MV “Rollerskates” and English album “Chameleon”

End of the World is the international project for Japanese band SEKAI NO OWARI. The group recently dropped their debut album “Chameleon“, along with an MV for one of the lead promotional tracks “Rollerskates

The MV for “Rollerskates” was shot and filmed in New York City, actress Nana Komatsu plays the love interest for the bands lead vocalist Fukase. Members of the band along with Komatsu can be seen enjoying the New York skyline, cutting to scenes with everyone having fun in a roller rink. Check out the full MV below:

Eito Performs on SONGS for November 28

This week’s episode featured Eito. This episode marks his debut on the show. He will also make his Kohaku debut next month. In this episode Eito visits his hometown of Yokohama with Oizumi Yo, the host of SONGS and the leader of the White Team at this year’s Kohaku. While in Yokohama, they visit the snack bar where his mom works to talk about him becoming an overnight sensation. They also visit the hamburger shop where he works part time.

Eito – Kousui / HIPHOP wa Utaenai / Happiness (AI cover)

Yumi Matsutoya Performs on Music Fair for November 28

This week’s guest was Yumi Matsutoya.

Yumi Matsutoya – Shiranai Doshi / Yuki no Michishirube / Kageriyuku Heya

Is Koki’s New Elle Japan Photoshoot Too Sexy for a 17 Year Old?

Koki is the cover star of the January 2021 issue of Elle Japan. The photos of Koki in this issue were shot by her sister, Cocomi. However, the photoshoot has raised eyebrows due how it sexualizes its 17 year old star.

In this situation, some would ask where were her parents. Koki’s mother, Kudo Shizuka, apparently has no problem with this photoshoot, seeing as how she liked her daughter’s Instagram post containing the photos. No word on the thoughts of her father, Kimura Takuya.

Check out the photoshoot below, and decide for yourself.

NEWS’ Kato Shigeaki & Koyama Keiichiro Test Positive for COVID-19

Johnny & Associates has announced that Kato Shigeaki and Koyama Keiichiro of NEWS have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. On the morning of November 28, Shigeaki had a fever of 37.7℃. A PCR test was taken, and a positive result was found.

After Shigeaki’s positive result, the other two members of NEWS, along with their manager, were tested. Keiichiro was found to be positive as well. While he does not have a fever, he does have other symptoms, including cough, headache, and malaise. Both Shigeaki and Keiichiro are under the care of medical staff and are receiving treatment.

Arama! Japan Podcast: October 2020 Review

We’re back with another episode of the Arama! Japan podcast! This episode covers October 2020! This month we covered a variety of topics, including the success of “Demon Slayer”, LiSA‘s related success, VTuber drama, the MTV VMAJ 2020, and more.

Featured on the podcast alongside myself this time is Hannah. Check it out below!