Go Ara makes Japanese drama appearance

Korean actress Go Ara is making her Japanese drama debut, although it’s only for one of the episodes in Karei naru Spy, starring Tomoya Nagase and Kyoko Fukada.

Korean actress Go Ara

The 19-year-old will appear in the third episode, which airs on August 1, playing a Korean actress who connects with Nagase, a swindler-turned-government spy.

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Kimutaku is Japanese TV commercial king

Japanese star Takuya Kimura was the most popular male personality in TV commercials in 2008. Kimutaku appeared in 10 TV commercials last year and tied with ex-professional tennis player Shuzo Matsuoka at the top spot.

Japanese artist Takuya Kimura

The most popular female personality in TV commercials in 2008 is Becky, who appeared in 14 TV commercials.

Male personalities – Takuya Kimura (10) – Shuzo Matsuoka (10) – Shingo Katori (9) – Hiroshi Tamaki (8) – Sekai no Nabeastu (8) – Shun Oguri (7) – Junichi Okada (7) – Shosuke Tanihara (7) – Tsuyoshi Kusanagi (7) – Senichi Hoshino (7) – Tomoya Nagase (7) – Tomohisa Yamashita (7)

Female Personalities – Becky (14) – Saki Aibu (11) – Yukie Nakama (10) – Aya Ueto (10) – Ryoko Shinohara (10) – Maki Horikita (10) – Aoi Miyazaki (10) – Yuri Ebihara (9) – Yuki Amami (8) – Norika Fujiwara (8) – Miho Kanno (8) – Yu Aoi (8)

Ayumi Hamasaki and Tomoya Nagase split

Japanese celebrity couple Ayumi Hamasaki and Tomoya Nagase have split after 7 years of relationship.

Ayumi Hamasaki and Tomoya Nagase split

Ayumi announced the split on her official website; the actual reason of the separation is not revealed, but it’s said that they split peacefully and will remain friends.

[Image credits to Sohu.com]