09.28.08
  • Hana no nioi preview

  • 'Watashi wa kai ni naritai's' official website has been updated with the official trailer. In the trailer you can hear a clip of Mr.Children's new song 'Hana no nioi'.


    Source:
    Watashi wa kai ni naritai official website


    09.24.08
  • Hana no nioi

  • Mr.Children will be releasing their first ever digital single titled 'Hana no nioi' on Chaku uta October 1, 2008 and Chaku uta full on November 1, 2008. The song will be the theme song to the movie 'Watashi wa Kai ni naritai' (I Want to Be a Shellfish). The story is based on the novel by Tetsutaro Kato and will be directed Shinobu Hashimoto. The story is a post-World War 2 war crimes trial drama about a man who is (unjustly) sentenced to death as a war criminal. Sakurai left a message on Mr.Children's official website where he speaks about the movie and song.



    Source:
    Mr.Children's official website (credit to Mr_Children @ JPM)


    09.22.08
  • Music Lovers

  • Music Lovers had a special on September 21, 2008 that commemorates Music Lovers by broadcasting music performances that fans want to see again (Music Lovers Award). The second half of the broadcasting will air on September 28, 2008. Both broadcasts contain previously aired Mr.Children performances.


    Source:
    Music Lovers


    09.20.08
  • Mr.Children performance to air?

  • Space Shower TV has created two new web pages for RISING SUN ROCK FESTIVAL 2008 in EZO, in which they still have Mr.Children included in the artists list. However they do not state whether or not the artist list is the list that will be airing. Sky Perfect TV (a part of Space Shower TV) announced earlier in the month that a RISING SUN ROCK FESTIVAL 2008 in EZO TV special will air on September 20, 2008 and September 21, 2008 from 22:00-25:00, and will be featuring Mr.Children on the September 21 episode.


    Source:
    spaceshowertv.com | spaceshowertv.com


    09.14.08
  • HANABI on Bokura no ongaku

  • It has been confirmed on Fuji TV's blog that Mr.Children will perform HANABI for the September 16, 2008 episode of 'Our Music - Bokura no ongaku'. The show will be looking at Mr.Children's music career.


    Source:
    Otogumi.fujitv.co.jp (credit to Mr_Children @ JPM)


    09.10.08
  • RISING SUN ROCK FESTIVAL 2008 in EZO

  • Sky Perfect TV has announced that the RISING SUN ROCK FESTIVAL 2008 in EZO TV special will air on September 20, 2008 and September 21, 2008 from 22:00-25:00, and will be featuring Mr.Children on the September 21 episode. The actual festival will be airing on the station in five seperate parts during the months of October and November (see website for air dates), however there has not been an announcement yet as to whether or not Mr.Children's performance will be shown.


    Source:
    Sky Perfect TV Official Website


    09.08.08
  • Ongaku to higetachi 2008 "ONE" to issue refunds

  • Festival organizers have announced that they will be giving refunds to customers for who attended 'Ongaku to higetachi 2008 "ONE"'. The staff also addresses the reasons why they canceled the show on their official website.


    Source:
    Ongaku to higetachi 2008 "ONE" Official Website


    09.07.08
  • Mr.Children performance postponed?

  • Due to bad weather, 'Ongaku to higetachi 2008 "ONE"' and Mr.Children's performance will not be happening. The live, originally set to take place on September 6, 2008 had to be canceled until further notice due to bad weather, with the festival organizers to make an announcement in regards to the live on September 8, 2008.


    Source:
    Ongaku to higetachi 2008 "ONE" Official Website


    ongaku to higetachi 2008"ONE" 09.06.08
  • GIFT rankings

  • Music.jp has released their list of the most downloaded songs for the month of August 2008. For full song downloads Mr.Children's GIFT ranked in at #6. In the sabi category, GIFT ranked at #1 for the month.


    Source:
    Rbbtoday.com


    09.05.08
  • Mr.Children special

  • On September 19, 2008, 'Our Music - Bokura no ongaku' will be airing a special on Mr.Children titled 'Mr.Children Works'. The special will be looking at Mr.Children's music career.


    Source:
    Fujitv.co.jp


    09.05.08
  • Mr.Children performance not to air

  • MUSIC ON! has announced the airing date and artist lineup for SETSTOCK '08 for October 12, 2008. While they have noted the artist lineup to air is not final, they have confirmed that Mr.Children's SETSTOCK performance will not be airing.


    Source:
    M-on.jp


    09.03.08
  • Barks and HANABI

  • BARK's has once again released an interview with Mr.Children. This time the group talks about the new single HANABI.


    Source:
    Barks.jp (credit goes to Mr_Children)






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