Music video for Heaven On The Beach by long running Japanese pop rock band Southern All Stars. The MV features cameo appearances of a host of Japanese celebrities, including Natsumi Abe, Kaori Iida, Yuko Nakazawa, members of AKB48, Tamio Okuda, Guts Ishimatsu, Kaela Kimura, Kazuyoshi Saito, Dreams Come True, Ken Hirai, Gen Hoshino, Keiko Masuda and Kazuya Yoshii.
Dreams Come True
Japanese pop band Dreams Come True archives - News and video of Dreams Come True
Dreams Come True – Love Love Love
Live performance video of Japanese pop band Dreams Come True, with their hit song Love Love Love which was released in 1995. The band made their debut in 1988 and still pretty popular these days.
[Update] As always, unofficial J-pop videos don’t last long on YouTube.
Oricon Favourite Japanese Artists 2008
Utada Hikaru tops Japanese magazine Oricon Style’s annual favourite artist chart [Jp] for the second year in a row. A total of 20758 votes were cast by the magazine subscribers for the poll. The top 20 Oricon favourite artists in 2008 are…
1. Utada Hikaru 2. Kobukuro 3. aiko 4. Mr Children 5. Dreams Come True 6. Southern All Stars 7. Namie Amuro 8. B’z 9. Spitz 10. Arashi 11. Masaharu Fukuyama 12. Kou Shibasaki 13. EXILE 14. Porno Graffiti 15. Ayaka 16. YUI 17.Ken Hirai 18. YUKI 19. Kuwata Keisuke 20. Yuzu
Kindly note that artists in Japanese terms often refers to musicians but not actors, so many of your favourite stars may not appear in the list.