AKB48 members attacked at handshake meet

The AKB48 world was rocked by an incident earlier today in which 2 members of the outfit were reported to have been assaulted. During a handshake event held today at the Iwate Industry Culture & Convention Center in Takizawa City, … Read More


2013 proved to be a very busy year in the world of J-Pop, particularly for the UK which saw some significant events and pointed the way forward for an intriguing future. We look at the highlights of the year, including … Read More

The J-Pop Go News Briefing : 31st May 2013

It’s time for another J-Pop Go News Briefing bringing you some J-Pop news, gossip and stories from around the wonderful web. This time we’ve got stories on GACKT’s new compilation albums, AKB48 scoring more chart success, DAZZLE VISION release their … Read More

AKB48 involved in Live Action PATLABOR

One of the biggest news stories to break recently surrounds a new live action adaptation of the popular PATLABOR series. With details now emerging that AKB48 have been approached to provide not only the theme song, but also AKB48 members … Read More

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