AI will sing an English version of ‘Story’ for Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6′


AI‘s biggest hit song was the ballad “Story“, so I suppose it’s only appropriate that it’s also the song she’s now performing in English for the Disney movie, “Big Hero 6“. Why AI? Besides being fluent in English, the movie is about a Japanese robotics prodigy, so that’s the tie-in to the J-entertainment scene. Hard to complain about the choice ... Read More »

AKB48 halts high-fives for fans after theater performances, does it shift dynamic?


AKB48 will further restrict fans from accessing the group by eliminating high-fives following the conclusion of theater shows. This is a part of the continuing fallout from the saw attack at a handshake event earlier this year. The officials stated, “Starting today, when the theater performance is over the members will bid farewell to the audience from the stage. All ... Read More »