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May 2006

Best of KAT-TUN

by Lesca on May 26, 2006 · 110 comments · AddThis

Real Face PV screencap Best of KAT-TUN
Artist: KAT-TUN
Product Code: JACA-5038
Release Date: 2006.03.22
Debut Ranking: #1
Label: J-One Records

The long awaited debut of KAT-TUN finally reached the shelves of Japanese music stores on the 22nd of March. Perhaps to make up for the fact they have not debuted until 5 years from their formation, Johnny’s Entertainment on that date: a single (“Real Face”), an album, and a DVD.

KAT-TUN, a 6-person boy band, is one of the highest profile Japanese boy bands around to this date, despite only debuting recently. With good looking members who not only sing, but act (as do most other Johnny’s Entertainment boys), the boys of KAT-TUN have charmed not only the Japanese, but people from overseas. KAT-TUN’s members consist of Kamenashi Kazuya, Akanishi Jin, Taguchi Junnosuke, Tanaka Koki, Ueda Tatsuya and Nakamaru Yuichi.

The “Best of KAT-TUN” album comprises of 15 popular songs which the band themselves have performed previously in lives (with the exception of “Real Face”). Is this a worthy album to tribute the greatness of KAT-TUN before their debut?

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Issai Gassai Anata ni A-GE-RU

by Lainay on May 19, 2006 · 8 comments · AddThis

Issai Gassai Anata ni A-GE-RU Biyuuden 6th Single: Issai Gassai Anata ni A-GE-RU
Label: Piccolo Town
PKCP-5064
1,050yen
01. Issai Gassai Anata ni A-GE-RU
02. Kyou mo Mattemasu
03. Issai Gassai Anata ni A-GE-RU (Instrumental)

Biyuuden has released a new single on May 10th, after several months of no releases, titled Issai Gassai Anata ni A-GE-RU. This is definitely not your ordinary Biyuuden single: It’s an upbeat, cutesy pop song, not one of their usual mid-tempo mature songs. Will this style work for them? Will they do well on the charts? Will I finally find out what happened to my Aunt Martha?* Let’s see!!

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