Dean Fujioka Releases Full MV of “Unchained Melody“

The multi-talented actor Dean Fujioka recently released the full music video of “Unchained Melody“.

The song is a mid-tempo track with a poetic lyrics that includes a rap that mainly questions conflict and suffering as part of the human condition.

Dean’s first EP “Permanent Vacation / Unchained Melody” was released July 5. The short version of the music video for “Permanent Vacation“ was released last month.

Source: Arama Japan

YouTube Sensation PikoTaro marries model girlfriend Hitomi Yasueda

The popular YouTube sensation Piko-Taro, known for his viral song “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen” announced Friday that he has tied the knot with model girlfriend Hitomi Yasueda.

The 44-year-old comedian, whose real name is Kazuhito Kosaka, and the 29-year-old Yasueda filed for marriage on Thursday, he said on his blog. The two became acquainted through work and had been seeing each other since 2013.

I will work even harder at home and at work,” said Kosaka in a statement under the alias Kosaka Daimao, who is said to be Piko-Taro’s producer.

Piko-Taro gained international fame with his 45-second viral hit “PPAP” in 2016. The song was recognized by Guinness World Records as the shortest song to enter the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and in July, he performed at the U.N. to promote the organization’s Sustainable Development Goals toward eradicating poverty and inequality.

(via Arama Japan)


Gen Hoshino channels in his feminine side in his new MV trailer “Family Song”

The official MV trailer of Gen Hoshino’s  “Family Song” and DVD content for its upcoming release has been released.

In “Family Song” music video, Hoshino dons a dress and wig to play the mother of a family, inside a pink-stylized flat. Additionally, female actress and singer Mitsuki Takahata plays the role of the husband, male comedian Takashi Fujii and Petrolz singer and guitarist Ryosuke Nagaoka act as their daughters, and Noriyasu “Kasuke” Kawamura is on the drums as grandma. Hajime Kobayashi takes on piano, retaining his identity as their son.

The song will be used as the theme song to the upcoming NTV drama “Kahogo no Kahoko” which premiered on July 12, of which Hoshino said he began writing this new song after reading the drama’s script.

Source: Arama Japan