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Hi and welcome to NEWS_JPOP! This community is devoted to Johnny's Entertainment's popular group, NEWS. The current members are Koyama Keiichiro, Masuda Takahisa, Tegoshi Yuya and Kato Shigeaki. Share your pictures, media, news or just talk about the boys of NEWS by joining the community! You won't regret it!

 1. This community is for all NEWS fans, so NEWS fans ONLY!

 2. If you are a new member, THIS POST is a must-read!

 3. All entries should only be related to NEWS and its current members.

 4. RESPECT your fellow fans - no bashing or flaming. No spamming or causing internet dramas, either. Many of the community members and moderators put a TON of effort towards updates about NEWS and community maintenance in hope of fulfilling every fan's needs. Please give them some respect, as they have for you.

 5. Copyrighted media (i.e. MP3s / PVs / perfomances / TV shows) and any posts related to copyrighted media (including, but not limited to, reprint and concert tickets re-sales) must be locked.

 6. Absolutely no reposting of media (music/video/scans) without full credit and granted permission.

 7. If you are posting sales, please take a look at this post first!

 8. Take a look at the community's tags and memories before making any requests, ensuring what you want hasn't already been put up. If it hasn't been put up, please make a request HERE rather than making a new post.

 9. Whenever a NEWS member has a birthday, there will be a birthday post made by a mod, so DO NOT make new posts. Regarding past members, they will be included in the weekly posts.

 10. When posting graphics, there must be at least 8 icons, 3 banners OR 1 wallpaper related to NEWS.

 11. PLEASE tag all posts appropriately. The tags should be self-explanatory, if not, straight-forward. If you don't know which tag to use, please message and ask us.

 12. Use the LJ-CUT for any large images to prevent chaos and disfiguration of the current layout.

 13. Anonymous commenting is disabled. If you have something to say, don't be a coward and just speak your mind. The mods will be sure to answer your inquiry as soon as possible.

 14. If you receive a comment by one of the mods warning and informing you that your post will be deleted due to violation of rules or if we feel that your post is unnecessary/irrelevant, we WILL delete it and let off with a warning. If you're unsure about posting an entry, feel free to contact us at news.jpop @ gmail.com.

 15. Most importantly, have fun ♥!

September 2003: Formation of NEWS with 9 members

November 7, 2003: Release of NEWS Nippon single, exclusive to 7-11 stores & used for the 2003 world women's volleyball championship.

December 2003: (ex-member) Moriuchi Takahiro left, making NEWS an 8-member group

May 12, 2004: Debut single, Kibou ~Yell~, released and reaching #1 on Oricon

July 13, 2005: Suspension of (ex-member) Uchi Hiroki for drinking underage in public

January 2006: (ex-member) Kusano Hironori faced underage drinking scandal and voluntarily withdrew from NEWS

March 15, 2006: 6-member NEWS released Sayaendou/Hadashi no CINDERELLA BOY and went on a 1-year hiatus

January 2007: Comeback perfomance at Johnny's Surprise Countdown 2006/2007; return of NEWS as 6 official members; return of (ex-members) Uchi and Kusano as trainees

January 2008: Uchi Hiroki and Kusano Hironori graduated from their trainee ranks, but did not re-join NEWS

October 7 2011: Yamashita Tomohisa and Nishikido Ryo withdrew from NEWS, making the group a quartet.

→ 2003.11.07 ‥ NEWS Nippon
→ 2004.05.12 ‥ 希望 ~Yell~
→ 2004.08.11 ‥ 紅く燃ゆる太陽
→ 2005.03.16 ‥ チェリッシュ
→ 2005.07.13 ‥ TEPPEN
→ 2006.03.15 ‥ サヤエンドウ/裸足のシンデレラボーイ
→ 2007.03.21 ‥ 星をめざして
→ 2007.11.04 ‥ weeeek
→ 2008.02.27 ‥ 太陽のナミダ
→ 2008.05.08 ‥ SUMMER TIME
→ 2008.10.01 ‥ Happy Birthday
→ 2009.04.29 ‥ 恋のABO
→ 2010.03.31 ‥ さくらガール
→ 2010.11.03 ‥ Fighting Man
→ 2012.07.18 ‥ チャンカパーナ

→ 2005.04.27 ‥ touch
→ 2007.11.04 ‥ pacific
→ 2008.11.19 ‥ color
→ 2010.09.15 ‥ LIVE
→ 2012.06.13 ‥ NEWS BEST

→ 2004.04.07 ‥ NEWSニッポン 0304
→ 2005.04.19 ‥ SUMMARY of Johnny's World (with KAT-TUN)
→ 2007.08.08 ‥ Never Ending Wonderful Story
→ 2008.08.13 ‥ NEWS CONCERT TOUR "pacific" 2007-2008 - THE FIRST TOKYO DOME CONCERT
→ 2009.11.04 ‥ NEWS Live Diamond

→ JE Power concert 2004 (Taiwan)
→ A Happy NEWS Year 2004
→ NEWSnowConcert 2004
→ NEWS Nippon East to West concert 2005
→ A Happy NEWS Year concert 2006
→ NEWS Concert Tour 2007
→ NEWS FIRST CONCERT 2007 in Taipei
→ NEWS CONCERT TOUR "pacific" 2007-2008

『 Official Sites 』
Johnny's Net
Johnny's Net Profile
Johnny's Entertainment (record label) official site

『 NEWS-related 』
Wasurenaisa (A NEWS fanfiction community)

『 Affiliates 』

『 Creator and Moderator 』

『 Co-moderators 』
sumairu❜, ❛minamoto❜, ❛daytimedrunk
(For any questions regarding the community, send us an email at news.jpop @ gmail.com)

『 layout credit 』
Coding:silver881❜, Header:sumairu
Quick info about the header: each member is spelling out 'N E W S,' in case you're wondering why they're positioned awkwardly.

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