September 1st, 2016



Firstly, thank you very much to everyone who took part in the vote for our new layout!! And secondly, thank you very much to akanida for making the new layout! It is now up and running and looks awesome :D

In addition to changing the look of the comm, I've edited the sidebar to bring it up to date. I've dispensed with the links to masterposts as everything is now allowed to be posted directly to the community, so please feel free to share your sales, requests, fanfiction etc directly onto the community. The only masterpost I've left there is the Introduction post since introductions aren't entirely related to KAT-TUN and hence don't belong on the main community page.

If anyone has any other suggestions that they would like to see on the community, you can comment here or PM me directly.

[MOD] September Update Post


  • 2016.09.21 - INKT's 3rd mini-album 'Life's Color' release

  • 2016.09.21 - JINTAKA's (see general updates) debut single ' Choo Choo Shitain' release


  • 2016.09.18 - INKT - 'The Best of Anime 2016' festival in The Phillipines

  • 2016.09.21 - INKT - 'King Chimera ~ 2016 Mixture is Back'

TV Appearances:

  • 2016.09.05 - Nakamaru will appear on 'Bucchakeji & Qsama!! Goka 2hondate 3jikan Special)

Other Appearances:

  • 2016.09.17 - INKT will be taking part in a Meet & Greet at 'The Best of Anime 2016' festival in The Phillipines

  • 2016.09.01 - There will be an interview with INKT in PUNK LOID magazine.

General Updates:

  • Taguchi officially announced his comeback to the music industry. He has an official website where he has announced his debut solo single 'Hero' to be released in November.

  • Jin has teamed up with Yamada Takayuki to form a subunit called 'JINTAKA'. This started as an April Fool's prank when Jin posted a picture of the pair on his instagram announcing a single, it seems that since then the pair have decided to actually do it.

Community Updates:

  • kawauso_subs have subbed the second disc of KAT-TUN's Countdown Live 2013-2014 DVD here. The post is now f-locked

  • spinelie shared her hilarious vlog posts here and here

  • Scans from 2016.09 Wink Up and Potato can be found here

  • trance_angel is selling various KAT-TUN collectables here

  • kawauso_subs have subbed the KAT-TUN 9 Quarter Real Face Karaoke PV & Making here. The post is now f-locked

  • latinamom has offered to help International fans join the official Japanese fanclub, information here

  • reika_kun has uplaoded Jin's Yellow Gold Tour 3011 DVD here. The post is now f-locked

  • yukimahou shared and interesting interview with one of KAT-TUN's songwriters here

  • deacaput has shared KAT-TUN's 10th Anniversay Live DVD here

  • roro_ieda has shared MP3 rips of KAT-TUN's 10th Annivresary Live here


[MOD] Taguchi's solo debut discussion

Since there were a few comments on the September Update post about it, and I've seen a fair few elsewhere on LJ and Twitter I thought this might be a good idea for a discussion.

With the announcement of Taguchi's solo debut, I think it's safe to assume this was partially (if not entirely) the reason for his decision to leave KAT-TUN and Johnny's. What do you guys think about that? Do you feel happy that Taguchi will be back in the entertainment industry? Betrayed that he left KAT-TUN for this seemingly more selfish career? Are you worried that he won't make it as a solo artist?

Please remember this is a discussion and that everyone is entitled to their own opinion so no bashing of other community members!