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AKB48 (pronounced A.K.B. Forty-Eight) are a Japanese idol girl group named after the Akihabara (Akiba for short) area in Tokyo, where the group's theater is located.
is a Japanese pop singer and actress.
is a Japanese musician, singer and movie actor.
is a Japanese boy band consisting of five members formed under the Johnny & Associates talent agency.
is a Japanese recording artist, record producer, actress, model, spokesperson and entrepreneur.
is a Japanese rock duo, consisting of guitarist, composer and producer and vocalist and lyricist,佐伯明『B'z ウルトラクロニクル』ソニー・マガジンズ、2003年。新型光「 」 R25、2005年12月15日。（参照：2007年5月1日。） known for their energetic hard-rock tracks and pop ballads.
Chage and Aska are a Japanese popular music duo composed of male singer-songwriters from Fukuoka Prefecture: Chage (born January 6, 1958) and Aska (born February 24, 1958).
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
The Compact Audio Cassette (CAC) or Musicassette (MC), also commonly called the cassette tape or simply tape or cassette, is an analog magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback.
A corporate group or group of companies is a collection of parent and subsidiary corporations that function as a single economic entity through a common source of control.
(corporate name) is a Japanese manufacturer dealing in cosmetics and health food supplements headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Exile is a 19-member Japanese boy group.
Full-time employment is employment in which a person works a minimum number of hours defined as such by his/her employer.
GLAY is a Japanese rock band, formed in Hakodate in 1988.
was a Japanese musical idol group named after the character Hikaru Genji of The Tale of Genji.
Hirakawachi Itchōme (平川地一丁目) is a former Japanese folk music group consisting of brothers Ryūnosuke Hayashi (born April 14, 1988) and Naojirō Hayashi (born December 23, 1990).
A holding company is a company that owns other companies' outstanding stock.
J-pop (often stylized as J-POP; ジェイポップ jeipoppu; an abbreviation for Japanese pop), natively also known simply as, is a musical genre that entered the musical mainstream of Japan in the 1990s.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
is a Japanese talent agency, formed by Johnny Kitagawa in 1962, which trains and promotes groups of male entertainers known as.
, known professionally as, is a Japanese singer from Kyoto, known for her urban and R&B songs.
LaserDisc (abbreviated as LD) is a home video format and the first commercial optical disc storage medium, initially licensed, sold and marketed as MCA DiscoVision in the United States in 1978.
Lawson, Inc. (株式会社ローソン Kabushiki Kaisha Rōson) is a convenience store franchise chain in Japan.
Japan has long held the title of the second-largest music market in the world, only surpassed by the United States.
Japan has the second largest music market in the world.
This is a list of albums that have peaked at number-one on the Oricon Albums Chart, the preeminent singles chart in Japan.
This is a list of songs that have peaked at number-one on the Oricon Singles Chart, the preeminent singles chart in Japan, which was created in 1967, and monitors the number of physical single purchases of the most popular singles.
The LP (from "long playing" or "long play") is an analog sound storage medium, a vinyl record format characterized by a speed of rpm, a 12- or 10-inch (30 or 25 cm) diameter, and use of the "microgroove" groove specification.
is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan.
MiniDisc (MD) is a magneto-optical disc-based data storage format offering a capacity of 74 minutes and, later, 80 minutes, of digitized audio or 1 gigabyte of Hi-MD data.
Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time.
The music industry consists of the companies and individuals that earn money by creating new songs and pieces and selling live concerts and shows, audio and video recordings, compositions and sheet music, and the organizations and associations that aid and represent music creators.
is a Japanese recording artist, dancer, model, actress and entrepreneur.
NEWS is a four-member Japanese band consisting of Keiichiro Koyama, Takahisa Masuda, Shigeaki Kato and Yuya Tegoshi.
Non-governmental organizations, nongovernmental organizations, or nongovernment organizations, commonly referred to as NGOs, are usually non-profit and sometimes international organizations independent of governments and international governmental organizations (though often funded by governments) that are active in humanitarian, educational, health care, public policy, social, human rights, environmental, and other areas to effect changes according to their objectives.
Off Course was one of Japan's most influential folk rock bands.
is a 5-member Japanese rock band, based in Okinawa, Japan.
The Oricon Albums Chart is the Japanese music industry standard albums popularity chart issued daily, weekly, monthly and yearly by Oricon.
The Oricon Singles Chart is the Japanese music industry standard singles popularity chart issued daily, weekly, monthly and yearly by Oricon.
is a Japanese female pop music duo of the late 1970s and early 1980s, featuring Mitsuyo Nemoto ("Mie", born March 9, 1958) and Keiko Masuda ("Kei", born September 2, 1957).
A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period of time.
Reporters Without Borders (RWB), or Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that promotes and defends freedom of information and freedom of the press.
is a district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan, famous for the affluent Roppongi Hills development area and popular night club scene.
is a Japanese pop singer-songwriter.
is one of the largest dairy companies in Japan.
, also known by the abbreviations and SAS, is a Japanese rock band that first formed in 1974.
Statistics is a branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation, and organization of data.
A strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP) is a lawsuit that is intended to censor, intimidate, and silence critics by burdening them with the cost of a legal defense until they abandon their criticism or opposition.
A television advertisement (also called a television commercial, commercial or ad in American English, and known in British English as a TV advert or simply an advert) is a span of television programming produced and paid for by an organization.
, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.
TRF (an abbreviation of Tetsuya Komuro Rave Factory) are a Japanese pop band.
, who has also gone by Hikaru Utada and the mononym Utada, is a Japanese singer-songwriter and producer.
Video High Density (VHD) is a videodisc format which was marketed predominantly in Japan by JVC.
is a Japanese singer, lyricist, composer, guitarist and record producer, who is an important figure in Japanese music.
Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO) is a Japanese electronic music band formed in Tokyo in 1978 by Haruomi Hosono (bass, keyboards, vocals), Yukihiro Takahashi (drums, lead vocals) and Ryuichi Sakamoto (keyboards, vocals).
, nicknamed, is a Japanese singer, composer, lyricist and pianist.
was a Japanese pop rock group.
7-Eleven is a Japanese-owned American international chain of convenience stores, headquartered in Irving, Texas.
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