Maki Horikita Cotton USA

Promotion picture for Cotton USA featuring popular actress Maki Horikita.

Maki Horikita Cotton USA

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Satomi Ishihara Do Smart advertisement

Promotion pictures of actress Satomi Ishihara with Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ. The bank is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG).

It’s the largest bank in Japan and also one of the biggest in the world.

Satomi Ishihara Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ

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AKB48 Screen Magazine

AKB48 in a special pull-out from recent copy of Screen Magazine.

It’s a special feature for Documentary of AKB48: No Flower Without Rain, the girl group’s latest documentary film.

Magazine pictures first, check the teaser video end of the post.

AKB48 Japanese Screen Magazine

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AKB48 sold million copies for So Long

So Long became girl group AKB48’s 10th consecutive single that sold over a million copies in the first week of release.

It’s a record for Japanese artists. Check out the short PV:

AKB48 So Long music video

The full “music video” is a 64 minute long film. The Nippon Television aired that as a three-episode special mini drama.

Han Hyo Joo Hallyu Pia Magazine

Scanned picture of Korean actress Han Hyo Joo from Japanese Hallyu Pia Magazine. Just one but looks nice.

Han Hyo Joo Hallyu Pia Magazine

Han Hyo Joo starred in a few Korean drama series that are popular in Japan, e.g. Brilliant Legacy and Dong Yi.

She cuts her hair for new Korean movie, Cold Eyes. She stars as a rookie officer in the police surveillance department in the crime thriller.

Meanwhile, Hallyu Pia, or Hanryu Pia, is a monthly magazine focuses on Korean entertainment. There’s no special meaning for “pia”, it’s simply the name of the corporation that published the book.