27
Apr
Remember just the other day I wrote about the teaser poster for the new sequel Death Note live action movie? Good things come to those that wait as today we're graced with a video teaser trailer. It's only 30 seconds long but it shows that there isn't just one Death Note in the human world but six! Everyone's favourite shinigami, Ryuk, also shows up in...
10
Sep
A new powerhouse from Japan has jumped into the fray to help promote the 3DS launch of Super Smash Bros. Japanese girl group AKB48 features in the new commercial screening on Japanese TV in a cute Mii style. The ad also serves to show exactly how the Miis can be used in the game and what kind of action you can expect from the game...
23
Aug
Do you happen to love J-Pop super girl group, AKB48, and can't get enough of them to the point when you even learn the dance routines? Not that much, never mind as now thanks to Konami, that reality is one step closer. Konami had earlier on released the dancing game, Dance Evolution, which was Kinect enabled and now it's making the transition to arcades with...
April 28 marked the final day of “AKB48 Group Rinji Soukai ~Shiro Kuro Tsukeyoujanaika!~“, the 4 day concert event which saw AKB48 and their sister groups appear on stage to perform shows for their eager fans. Close to the end of the show, Togasaki Tomonobu, the general manager of the AKB48 theater had some announcements to make or as he called it, “the personnel changes for spring.” The changes...
25
Apr
Kuramochi Asuka is one of the many idols that makes up the Japanese super girl group, AKB48, she's also another one of the growing idols who's about to release her debut solo single. The single which is currently without a name is due to be released on May 29th. Her single is being released as part of the winnings for taking out the “AKB no Gachiuma 2...
22
Apr
Watanabe Mayu, from Japanese super girl group AKB48, will be releasing her new solo single in July. Currently the song doesn't have a title or a firm release date but this will mark her 4th solo release. She went so far as to hold a competition called “Anata no Illust ga Shinkyoku no Jacket ni Nari Mayuyu (lit. ‘Your illustration will be the cover jacket for...
19
Apr
Details around the 31st single release from Japanese super girl group, AKB48, are begging to emerge. First off, it releases on May 22nd and it will also include a ticket which can be used in the upcoming AKB48 general election which will be held on June 8th. And the all important title of the song is, 'Sayonara Crawl.' The single will be shipping in 4 different...
16
Apr
We recently ran a story about AKB48 being present for the opening of the event along with a performance to kick things off. Today, AFA posted pictures of the performance along with the setlist they used. By all accounts, it was a very fast show with one song after another over the course of an hour, performing 11 songs in all, taking the encore into...
15
Apr
Sayaka Akimoto, AKB48′s 2nd generation member and Team K ex-team leader, has revealed that she intends on graduating from the AKB48 and will not be playing a part in the 5th AKB48 General Election. She states her reason for leaving as deciding she wishes to concentrate on her acting career. The following statement is from her blog and translated by Tokyohive. The Senbatsu General Election. Today is...
15
Apr
This past weekend saw the Tokyo Auto Salon being run in Singapore, where car manufacturers show off what they've been working, what they're going to release and the usual array or futuristic looking concept cars. One of the first day of the Salon, a press conference was held for AKB48 to announce that they will be performing at the car show later that day -...