Police investigation starts as singer cancels all upcoming concerts.
In Japan, one kanji character can make a lot of difference.
It’s a “making of” video like you’ve never experienced before!
The ordinarily attention-averse musician treks through some of Japan’s most gorgeous scenery.
Sparks online questions about why she was singled out.
Anime has plenty of rousing anthems, but some are calling this data downright depressing.
Well-endowed star Ai Shinozaki celebrates her major record debut in a majorly cool way.
”Idols are people too,” says one man in favor of freeing idols’ love lives.
“We won’t stand for this,” assert vocalists.
Our Japanese-language writer gets a visual kei makeover as part of her quest to join the all-female follow-up to X Japan.
20-year-old Mayu Tomita now in stable condition following brutal attack.
Osaka theme park doubles down (48-times down?) on its Japanese appeal with daily performances by members of four Japanese idol supergroups.
Here’s your chance to breathe the rarefied air of AKB48, Japan’s highest-flying idol mega group.
Fans will need to part with two million yen (US$18,181) to earn the weekend getaway.
Believe it or not, there’s a perfectly good reason for these costumes.
This clever little video makes it seem like they’ve hacked your iPhone.
From its amazing visuals to its pure-hearted rock theme by Radwimps, the upcoming anime film from the celebrated director is proud to wear its heart on its sleeve.
Nogizaka 46 romance simulator is an odd mix of daydream fantasy and unintentional cynicism.