It is revealed to Japanese media today that Japanese idol group Arashi's Jun Matsumoto will star in live-action TV drama adaptation of Setona Mizushiro's Shitsuren Chocolatier shoujo manga. The TV drama will premiere on Fuji TV in January 2014. Hit the jump for more information.
Japan's Famitsu magazine polled online readers from December 13-19th to figure out which stories caught people's attention the most over the past year. They also revealed which stories were biggest hit-wise. See both lists after the jump!
Due out on December 1 in Japan, Mario Kart 7 for Nintendo 3DS is now getting a marketing push similar to Super Mario 3D Land's, with members of boy band Arashi helping to promote in the game's latest commercials.
We've seen our fair share of celebs jump in those iconic overalls—though none have quite surpassed the late Captain Lou Albano. Watch Kazunari Ninomiya, of popular boy band Arashi and live-action Gantz fame, leap into the TV game world in a commercial for Super Mario 3D Land after the jump!
The video began airing across the globe in an effort to increase tourism in Japan. Watch the video and learn more information at the jump.