10.31.08
  • SUPERMARKET FANTASY cover and track list

  • Mr.Children's official website has been updated with the cover and track list for the latest original album, SUPERMARKET FANTASY:







  • SUPERMARKET FANTASY Tour update

  • Mr.Children's Official Tour website has been updated with a new look.


    Source:
    Mr.Children Official Website | Mr.Children Official Tour Website


    10.28.08
  • New profile image

  • PIA has updated their artist profile of Mr.Children with a new profile image of the group:



    Source:
    PIA


    10.26.08
  • Sakurai is Cool

  • A questionnaire survey was given to "ORI★ SUTA" readers and released in the November 3, 2008 issue of ORI★ SUTA. Readers where asked to pick which artists they thought were cool (kakkoii). Kazutoshi Sakurai ranked at #2.

    Top 4:
    1. Fukuyama Masaharu
    2. Kazutoshi Sakurai
    3. Koshi Inaba (of B'z)
    4. Hyde (of L'Arc~en~Ciel)




    Source:
    Oricon


    10.25.08
  • New Sompo Japan Commercial

  • Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. has released the newest CM for their Simple & Smile campaign which features Mr.Children's 'Itsudemo Hohoemi wo' and stars Aragaki Yui who starred in the 2008 Japanese drama Code Blue which used Mr.Children's 'HANABI' as its theme song. The theme for the new Sompo Japan commercial is 'miracle cake'.




    Source:
    Sompo Japan


    10.22.08
  • Book appearance

  • Mr.Children will be appearing in the official SETSTOCK '08 book. The book is 102 pages (all colored) and will feature both back stage photos and interviews. The book went on sale October 17, 2008.



    Source:
    SETSTOCK '08


    10.21.08
  • Magazine appearance

  • Mr.Children will be the cover artist for the December 2008 issue of SWITCH magazine. The magazine goes one sale November 20, 2008.


    Source:
    SWITCH


    10.20.08
  • RSR appearance

  • Space Shower TV has updated the RISING SUN ROCK FESTIVAL 2008 in EZO page with the artists that will be playing during each part of the five volume series of the festival. Mr.Children will be appearing on volume four of the live which will air on October 26, 2008.


    Source:
    Space Shower TV


    10.17.08
  • Mail Magazine

  • The website for Mr.Children's 2009 Tour -End of Confidence Song- has been updated with Mail Magazine subscriptions for fans in which they will be mailed with the latest information regarding the tour, ticket sale dates, etc..


    Source:
    Mr.Children Tour 2009


    10.16.08
  • Magazine Appearances

  • Mr.Children will be the cover artists for the December 2008 issues of WHAT'S IN and CD DATA. Both issues go on sale November 14, 2008.


    Source:
    CD DATA | WHAT'S IN


    10.07.08
  • Hana no nioi PV

  • Mr.Children's Toy's Factory website has been updated with a 45 second promotional video preview for the new song 'Hana no nioi'.


    Source:
    Toy's Factory Official Website


    10.06.08
  • MUSICA cover revealed

  • The cover for the November 2008 issue of MUSICA has been revealed with Kazutoshi Sakurai on the cover:



  • 'Daremo shiranai nakeru uta' 2 hour special

  • Bank Band will be appearing on the show 'Daremo shiranai nakeru uta' on October 7, 2008 from 20:54 to 22:48. The show will be about songs that have touched people.


    Source:
    MUSICA | Television.co.jp


    10.04.08
  • SUPERMARKET FANTASY CD+DVD information

  • According to various reports, the DVD for Mr.Children's 15th original album, SUPERMARKET FANTASY, will be around 30 minutes long. However it has not been officially confirmed.


    Source:
    Goo.ne.jp | BARKS | BARKS


    10.02.08
  • MUSICA 11/08 issue

  • Sakurai will be in the November 2008 issue of MUSICA where he will discuss the new album 'SUPERMARKET FANTASY' and the process behind recording it.

  • Two promotional videos of Hana no nioi

  • It has been revealed that Hana no nioi will have two versions of the promotional video. The second version will be a directors cut of the video in which Sakurai will appear in it.


    Source:
    MUSICA | Yahoo JAPAN! (credit to Mr_Children @ JPM)


    10.01.08
  • SUPERMARKET FANTASY

  • Mr.Children have updated their official website with their 15th original album 'SUPERMARKET FANTASY'. The album will be released on December 10, 2008 and will contain a total of 14 tracks. The album will also come with a first press version that will include the promotional videos for 'Tabidachi no uta', 'GIFT', 'HANABI', 'Hana no nioi', and a new song. Also announced is Mr.Children's new Tour titled 'Mr.Children Tour 2009 ~End of confidence songs~' which will run from February 14, 2008 to May 31, 2008.


    Source:
    Mr.Children's official Toy's Factory website






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