Naniwa Danshi’s Shunsuke Michieda to Star in New “Kindaichi Shonen no Jikenbo” Series

This coming April, Naniwa Danshi‘s Shunsuke Michieda will star in a new version of “Kindaichi Shonen no Jikenbo” on NTV. He will star as the fifth generation Kindaichi Hajime on the Sunday night drama series.

This role sees him following in the footsteps of many noted idols from Johnny & Associates. KinKi KidsTsuyoshi Domoto played the first generation Hajime from 1995 – 1997, followed by Arashi‘s Jun Matsumoto (2001), KAT-TUN‘s Kazuya Kamenashi (2005), and Hey! Say! JUMP‘s Ryosuke Yamada (2013 – 2014).

Macaroni Enpitsu, WurtS, and Nakigoto Perform on “Love music” for January 16

This week’s guests were WurtS, Nakigoto, and Macaroni Enpitsu.

WurtS – Wakattenai yo

Nakigoto – Hitori Gurashi

Macaroni Enpitsu – Nandemo nai yo,

Awesome City Club, Kudo Shizuka, and More Perform on “Music Fair” for January 15

This week’s guests were Awesome City Club, DEAN FUJIOKA, Niizuma Seiko, and Kudo Shizuka.

Awesome City Club – Wasurena / Yukidoke

DEAN FUJIOKA – Runaway

Niizuma Seiko – I Will Always Love You

Kudo Shizuka – Shima Yori

Johnny’s WEST, TAEKO, and More Perform on “Buzz Rhythm 02” for January 14

This week’s guest were Johnny’s WEST, Fukuhara Haruka, OKAMOTO’S, PhatSlimNevaeh, and TAEKO.

Johnny’s WEST – Reimei

Fukuhara Haruka – Lucky Days feat. OKAMOTO’S

PhatSlimNevaeh – Tsuitenai

TAEKO – Queen Bee

Sukima Switch Performs on “MUSIC BLOOD” for January 14

This week’s guest was Sukima Switch.

Sukima Switch – Shirushi ( Mr.Children cover) / Saredo Itoshiki Jinsei

Open Post

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Johnny & Associates and Avex Establish New Label

Today, it was announced that Johnny & Associates and Avex have teamed up to create a new label, MENT RECORDING. The word “MENT” is a combination of “music” and “entertainment.”

The two Johnny’s acts currently under Avex, Snow Man and Kis-My-Ft2, have both transferred to MENT RECORDING.

Yuuri to Release Debut Album

On January 12, Yuuri will release his debut album, “Ichi.” The album will include have 16 songs total, including the ten digital singles he has released since debuting, such as “Kakurenbo”, “Peter Pan”, “Dry Flower”, and “Betelgeuse.”

“Ichi” will come in three editions, three limited and one regular, all with one CD. Limited edition A will feature a 64 page photobook, limited edition B will come in a special box and include a keychain, and limited edition C will come in a sleeve case and include a Blu-ray which includes footage from Yuuri’s concert “Yuuri TOUR 2021 Otogibanashi no You na Happy End e Mukatte 2021.06.05 at LINE CUBE SHIBUYA.”

Check out more information on this release below!