Nakai Masahiro hosts Ongaku no Hi this year once again

TBS’s ‘Ongaku no Hi’ will air on this July 16th, with Nakai Masahiro and Azumi Shinichirou as the host of the show, which makes this the 6th year in a row they both will be hosting the show.

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Bits & Pieces 35

April is coming soon, and I have been mentioning about how excited I am for “Sekai Ichi Muzukashii Koi” and “99.9”, and I’ll say it again, I just cannot wait to watch those two dramas. I’ve been rather busy around the end of these months, especially with finals for the Japanese course I’ve taken, so I’m really looking forward to April in a whole anyway.

Involved Parties in this edition are: the Junior Boys, Kanjani8’s Maruyama Ryuhei, V6’s Okada Junichi, and Sexy Zone’s Sato Shori.

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Bits & Pieces 34

Another Bits & Pieces! I seriously need to think about how to configure things out here. And I get the feeling that I might be doing a lot of this category. I just cannot filter out the articles, they all seem interesting to me… Anyways, it’s March now, April is right close, and that means Ohno & MatsuJun drama are close so I am very happy. Who else is happy about that?

Involced parties in this edition are: Ikuta Toma, SMAP‘s Katori Shingo, Arashi‘s Ohno Satoshi, Sakurai Sho‘s TV Show, Yamashita Tomohisa, Hey! Say! Jump‘s Inoo Kei.

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Kimura Takuya’s One Million Breakthrough for “HERO”

All those promotions from trains to Universal Studios Japan must have helped a lot as “HERO” movie starring SMAP‘s Kimura Takuya managed to mobilized 1 million audience in five days. The said movie hit the theaters last July 18th. So far, “HERO” is the fastest movie to reach one million audience for 2015.

Well, aside from loads of movie tie-up, HERO movie also highlights the return of Matsu Takako, more popularly known as Amemiya, who played Kimura’s heroine in HERO’s first season back in 2001. In the latest installment, young actress Kitagawa Keiko plays the feisty assistant to Kuryuu (Kimura).

From July 18th to 22nd, “HERO” was shown 443 theaters and has mobilized 1,026,290 audience and box office receipts have totaled to 1.3 billion Yen.

via Yahoo!Japan