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Preferred Arashi Members Among Japanese Celebs…

12 Aug

Arashi’s popular variety show “Himitsu no Arashi-chan,” was broadcasted on the 12th. This week’s episode was an editorial of “VIP ROOM” which showed 42 previous guests and included some unseen footage.

In the corner, “VIP ROOM,” the guest (usually female) picks her “favorite Arashi” member. In this episode, they announced “the best of ‘favorite Arashi’, which revealed who has been picked the most. The winner was Ohno Satoshi, the leader of Arashi. Satoshi was chosen by 11 female celebrities, including Shibasaki Koh, Kuroki Meisa, and Karina.

The next weeks guest on “VIP ROOM” will be Aragaki Yuki. She will talk about her upcoming film “Hanamizuki,” which also stars Ikuta Toma and Mukai Osamu.



UVERworld Premieres 3D Music Video for “GOLD”

20 Apr

Rock band UVERworld premiered Japan’s first full 3D music video on April 17th for their song GOLD, the lead track on their new album LAST.

At a screen test event, UVERworld showed off their new 3D music video in front of 200 contest winners. Japanese entertainment information guide Oricon reported that video was filmed and shown using the same technology as Avatar, making it Japan’s first complete music video created using new 3D techniques.