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10 29 13 - [280]

 N E W S | 10.19.13 → 10.25.13


General
          ▪ Waratte Iitomo ending [ 1 ]
               ▪ Not exactly Johnny's but 3 of the SMAP members are regulars, so it will affect them
               ▪ Will be ending next March after 32 years
               ▪ Again, not JE, but doesn't this make you wonder about Tamori's future in TV? (At least it does for me!) Thoughts?


SMAP
          ▪ Shingo on Bokura no Jidai, Oct. 20 [ 1 ]


KinKi Kids
          ▪ To voice act for dubbed version of Rush [ 1 ]
               ▪ Set for release on Feb. 7 in Japan
               ▪ Koichi will voice for Hunt (played by Chris Hemsworth) while Tsuyoshi will play the voice of Lauda (played by Daniel Brühl)
               ▪ "Rush" is the first movie in about 20 years for the duo to participate in together after "Shoot!" (released in 1994)


KinKi Kids/Arashi
          ▪ Music Station, Oct. 25 [ 1, 2</>, 3, 4, 5, 6 ]


Arashi
          ▪ LOVE Album and P.A.R.A.D.O.X PV [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ]


Johnny's Jrs.
          ▪ Kansai Jrs. Christmas Concert 2013 [ 1 ]
               ▪ Starts Dec. 1 - Dec. 24, 31 shows
               ▪ Certain Kansai groups will do certain dates, so make sure to look up which group you'd like to go see!


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10 29 13 - [279]

 N E W S | 10.12.13 → 10.18.13


SMAP
          ▪ Ando Lloyd Promos, Oct. 11-13 [ 1 ]


SMAP/Kis-My-Ft2
          ▪ Nakai on Kisumai Busaiku, Oct. 13 [ 1, 2, 3 ]


Arashi
          ▪ Hidamari Promos, Oct. 11-14 [ 1 ]


Kanjani8
          ▪ Juke Box Live Tour [ 1 ]
               ▪ Tour goes from Nov. 8 - Jan. 19, 13 shows

          ▪ Ryo on Ousama no Brunch, Oct. 12 [ 1 ]
          ▪ Juke Box Album and DVDs [ 1, 2, 3 ]
          ▪ Music Japan, Oct. 17 [ 1 ]


KAT-TUN
          ▪ To hold countdown concert, mini-album [ 1 ]
               ▪ To have their first live countdown concert at Kyocera Dome Osaka, Dec. 30-31
               ▪ To take Kanjani8's place as they're at Kouhaku
               ▪ Johnny really just wants them to spread out to earn more money, huh?
               ▪ Mini-album, -kusabi-, is set for release Nov. 27
               ▪ Title track is the theme song to Nakamaru's drama


Akanishi Jin
          ▪ Ainaru Hou e single and PV [ 1, 2 ]


Kis-My-Ft2
          ▪ Kamen Teacher to get a movie [ 1 ]
               ▪ Movie will come out Feb. 22, 2014
               ▪ Cast gets an update with Johnny's Jrs. Snow Man members joining for the movie


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10 15 13 - [278]

 N E W S | 10.05.13 → 10.11.13


SMAP
          ▪ To provide Hello Kitty's 40th anniversary song [ 1 ]
               ▪ Their new song, "Hello," chosen to be Hello Kitty's 40th anniversary song
               ▪ Song was written and composed by Ozaki Sekaikan of creephyp
               ▪ "Hello" will be used in Sanrio's mini-program 'FOR YOU ~Tsutaetai Arigatou~' on Fuji TV starting Oct. 9 as well as Sanrio's TV CMs

          ▪ CDTV, Oct. 6 [ 1 ]

SMAP/Kis-My-Ft2
          ▪ Nakai on Kisumai Busaiku SP, Nov. 5 [ 1, 2, 3 ]

TOKIO
          ▪ Nagase on Ousama no Brunch, Sept. 21 and Oct. 5 [ 1 ]
          ▪ Nagase on A-Studio, Oct. 4 [ 1 ]

TOKIO/Arashi
          ▪ Matsujun on TOKIO Kakeru, Oct. 9 [ 1 ]

TOKIO/NEWS
          ▪ DASH de ItteQ Hyouretsu no Dekiru Shabekuri SP, Oct. 06 [ 1 ]

Arashi
          ▪ Matsujun on Hanamaru Cafe, Oct. 9 [ 1 ]

NEWS
          ▪ 1-I wo Totta Meikyoku Ongakusai, Oct. 4 [ 1 ]
          ▪ Shige on Let's Stay Here Tonight, Oct. 6 [ 1 ]
          ▪ Nittere Ninki Bangumi SP, Oct. 6 [ 1 ]

Kanjani8
          ▪ Kinyo Road Show!, Oct. 4 [ 1 ]
          ▪ Ryo on Onmyouyasan nabi - Yorosu uranaisho onmyouya e yokoso, Oct. 5 [ 1 ]
          ▪ Ryo on NEP League, Oct. 7 [ 1 ]
          ▪ Ichiban Song Show, Oct. 9 [ 1 ]

KAT-TUN
          ▪ Koki is let go from his contract; KAT-TUN is now 4 members (includes interviews with Kame on this topic) [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ]
               ▪ According to Johnny's net, Koki was terminated due to "repeated infractions of agency rules" on Sept. 30
               ▪ There are many rumors floating around as to what these "repeated infractions" could be -- inappropriate photos (really, don't look this up at work), owning a bar, dj-ing without permission, etc. We don't know which of these are true/untrue though
               ▪ Based on Koki's apology message, he's interested in continuing activities as a talent, but in what capacity? Will he even be able to?
               ▪ How will KAT-TUN handle this new departure? Will they be able to rework their songs? How will their new sound without Koki?
               ▪ More importantly, WHO'S RAPPING NOW?

Akanishi Jin
          ▪ #JUSTJIN's Album covers and tracklist [ 1 ]
               ▪ Summer Loving is a track? Tapping into Grease?
               ▪ Interesting covers. Opinions?

          ▪ Club Circuit Tour 2013 [ 1, 2 ]
               ▪ 5 different (small) venues; 12 dates
               ▪ Starts Nov. 12 - Dec. 19

Kis-My-Ft2
          ▪ Kitayama/Senga on Waratte Iitomo, Oct. 4 [ 1 ]

Sexy Zone
          ▪ Bye Bye Dubai ~See You Again~ Single [ 1 ]
          ▪ Music Japan, Oct. 10 [ 1 ]

A.B.C-Z
          ▪ To release new DVD-single [ 1 ]
               ▪ 5th DVD-single "Never My Love" releases Nov. 20

Multiple
          ▪ Summer 2013 Season Drama ratings round-up [ 1 ]
               ▪ Usually not discussed, but here's how your dramas of last season fared!
               ▪ For those who hadn't been paying attention, Hanzawa Naoki's average ratings are 29.07% which is amazing in this day and age.
               ▪ Highest rated Johnny's-linked drama - Keishicho Sosa Ikka 9 Gakari 8 with Inocchi from V6 at 13.19%
               ▪ Lowest rated Johnny's-linked drama - Tenma-san ga Yuku with Domoto Tsuyoshi from KinKi Kids at 01.43%

          ▪ Fall 2013 Season Drama previews [ 1 ]
               ▪ What dramas are you checking out next season?

          ▪ Ganbatta Taisho, Oct. 7 [ 1, 2 ]

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10 08 13 - [277]

 N E W S | 09.28.13 → 10.04.13


SMAP
          ▪ Kimura (and Shibasaki Kou) on Ousama no Brunch, Sept. 21 [ 1 ]
          ▪ Shingo/Tsuyoshi on Pekepon, Oct. 4 [ 1 ]

Arashi
          ▪ Matsumoto's promotions for Hidamari no Kanojo [ 1 ]

Yamashita Tomohisa
          ▪ Yamapi shows up at Girl's Award Fashion Show [ 1 ]
               ▪ What's up with Pin and fashion shows?

Kanjani8
          ▪ Murakami cast in live action drama for Hakushon Daimao [ 1 ]
               ▪ Hakushon Daimao is an old anime, broadcast from 1969~1970
               ▪ Hakushon Daimao, played by Hina, is a genie that comes out of his bottle anytime someone sneezes. Kan-chan, a young boy, finds this bottle in his attic.
               ▪ (Hakushon Daimao has a daughter!!!!)
               ▪ Theme song will come from the original anime; Hina will be covering it!

Akanishi Jin
          ▪ To release an album [ 1 ]
               ▪ Title of album is #JustJin, to be released 11/06, self-produced
               ▪ 3 editions, 2 limited editions and 1 regular edition
               ▪ Limited Edition A - Bonus CD filled with English songs under JIN AKANISHI
               ▪ Limited Edition B - DVD with "Hey What's Up?" Special Event -Digest Movie and his single PVs

Hey!Say!JUMP
          ▪ To have tour DVD [ 1 ]
               ▪ Zenkoku e JUMP Tour 2013 DVD releases on 11/13

Kis-My-Ft2
          ▪ Kitayama to get solo radio show [ 1 ]
               ▪ KisuMai Kitayama Hiromitsu Nanikin will be aired on Nippon Housou at 19:40 every Friday for 10 minutes
          ▪ To have concerts at Tokyo Dome and Osaka Dome [ 1, 2 ]
               ▪ Tokyo Dome - 11/15, 11/16; Osaka Dome - 12/14, 12/15

A.B.C-Z
          ▪ Tsukada/Kawai on Downtown DX DX SP, Sept. 26 [ 1 ]
          ▪ Tetsuko no Heya, Oct. 2 [ 1 ]

Multiple
          ▪ Johnny's World 2020 Tonitoni [ 1 ]
               ▪ Sexy Zone and A.B.C-Z and Johnny's Jrs to have a concert tour
               ▪ Show starts 12/07-01/02

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09 29 13 - [276]

 N E W S | 09.21.13 → 09.27.13


SMAP/Kis-My-Ft2
          ▪ Fujigaya to join Kusanagi's drama [ 1 ]
               ▪ Drama, Dokushin Kizoku, to start Oct. 10
               ▪ Fujigaya to play "line producer" within company that Kusanagi's character is the president of

Arashi
          ▪ LOVE Album tracklist/covers [ 1 ]

KAT-TUN
          ▪ Kame/Tamaki Koji to form unit for drama theme song [ 1 ]
               ▪ The unit is to be called "Hotta-ke BAND"; drama theme song is Sayonara☆Arigatou
               ▪ Drama, Tokyo Bandwagon, to start Oct. 12

Kis-My-Ft2
          ▪ To release new single [ 1 2 ]
               ▪ Title unconfirmed/Luv Sick single, to be released Nov. 13
               ▪ According to Johnny's Net, heart-warming ballad with heart-pumping dance number meant to stave off the cold of winter
               ▪ 5 different editions: 2 limited editions, regular edition, shop edition, and 7-11 edition

Sexy Zone
          ▪ Music Station, Sept. 27 [ 1 ]

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Title: The One With The End
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 O P E N I N G


          ▪ ARAFES AT KOKURITSU!!!
               ▪ Arashi's first ever Kokuritsu performance was such an emotional big deal cuz they thought they'd never get to do this again.
               ▪ Oh but look, here they are again~!
               ▪ Kokuritsu itself is getting a makeover for the Olympics~
               ▪ Some Olympics officials were possibly present at Arashi's concert..?
               ▪ Could Arashi be performing at the Olympics? (2020 is really far away though)
               ▪ (DO NT MAKE THEM WEAR THOSE DAMN COSTUMES LOL)

 A N N O U N C E M E N T


               ▪ LAST RECORDED EPISODE OF JEPCAST.
               ▪ Thank you for these wonderful five years. We ♥ you guys.
               ▪ We may not be recording, but we will definitely keep up with JE.
               ▪ You can still follow us for a weekly summary (newsletter format) of JE news.

 N E W S


September 14-20

TOKIO
          ▪ To release new single [ 1 2 ]
               ▪ October 3 release
               ▪ Double A side Hontontoko/ Future
               ▪ LE A will have PV for Hontontoko; LE B will have PV for Future
               ▪ Hontontoko will be theme song for Nagae's TBS drama Kurokochi
               ▪ All members contributed to the writing/arrangements of the songs.
TOKIO/V6
          ▪ Go on TOKIO Kakeru, Sept 18 [ 1
               ▪ AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH EVERYONE WATCH THIS RIGHT THIS MOMENT
               ▪ Hot Chicks from Spain school Tokio and Morita Go (               ▪ Namase) on LOVE.
               ▪ "Japanese men's kissing technique is awful."
               ▪ "The way Japanese men move their tongue during kissing, it's like a washing machine."
               ▪ Matsuoka's got game. (We are so proud, lol)
               ▪ Go fails at getting hit on by a Spanish hottie.
               ▪ There is apparently another episode with Nigerian ladies schooling the guys which is also hilar.
V6/KAT-TUN
          ▪ Inohara to join Kame's drama [ 1 ]
               ▪ Tokyo Bandwagon Shita Machi Dai Kazoku Monogatari
               ▪ Inocchi plays an IT pres who loves old books
Arashi
          ▪ Ohno's Kagi no Kakatta Heya to have drama SP [ 1 ]
               ▪ Murder in the Country of Mirror
               ▪ Ohno, Toda and Sato all return for the SP
               ▪ This will air in 2014
          ▪ Arashi ni Shiyagare's revamped show [ 1 ]
               ▪ Apparently starting the talk without the audience in the waiting room can ease the nerves.
               ▪ The new format seems part Himitsu, part Shukudai-kun, and part Shiyagare. Which is great!
               ▪ Ueno Juri confirms that J has an aura. Like, he's THE MATSUMOTO.
               ▪ What's up with the horse logo..?
               ▪ Of course, there will be female guests on the new Shiyagare.
Kis-My-Ft2
          ▪ Fujigaya to travel through Russia [ 1 ]
               ▪ Fujigaya will be working in multiple Japanese restaurants in Russia for a week
               ▪ In preparation, he's already worked at multiple restaurants to learn Japanese style of hospitality
Johnny's Juniors
          ▪ Uchi and Takada Sho to star in daytime Fuji TV daytime drama [ 1 ]
               ▪ Drama titled Tengoku no Koi
               ▪ Plot: 40 year old lady in strained marriage fnds herself a younger lover
               ▪ Uchi will play both Kunitomo Satoshi and Komota Ushio (romantic interest)
               ▪ Takada Sho plays Shida Motoharu who gets caught stealing porn (LMAO)

Songs used in this week's podcast are from
Yamashita Tomohisa's Que Sera Sera single.



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Title: The One Where Nino Is Forever Alone
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O P E N I N G


          ▪ Top 10 artists you'd like to get married to [ 1 ]
               ▪ Seven of the ten boys mentioned are Johnnys. WHAT.
               ▪ Is it any wonder Sakurai Sho tops the list? MARRY ME, SHO.
               ▪ MatsuJun, Aiba, Ohno, Kame, and KinKi all make the list.
               ▪ NO ONE WANTS NINO, BOO HOO.
               ▪ People actually want to marry Koichi? Even though he's Mr. Awkward?

N E W S


September 7 - 13
SMAP
          ▪ SMAPxSMAP's 40 min non-stop medley [ 1, 2 ]
               ▪ Lots of clips of baby!SMAP. SO YOUNG.
               ▪ SMAP in clown outfits submerged in water performing?
               ▪ Very cool to see SMAP's evolution from debut to now in one flow
               ▪ Current!SMAP attempting do choreo they used to do back in the day is hilar
               ▪ SMAP in Black. Suits. HELLO HOT
               ▪ There were three sets prepared for this medley.
               ▪ Shingo keeps refusing Tsuyoshi's advances of lurve~
               ▪ Fans join in with the performance at the end for Joy, very cool.
               ▪ Nakai and Shingo fall to their knees as soon as the singing stops.
               ▪ Nakai admitted to not having sung any of it? So all of it was lip synched?!

KinKi Kids
          ▪ To have new single [ 1 2, 3 ]
               ▪ Double A Side : Mada Namida ni Naranai Kanashimi ga / Koi wa Nioi e to Chirinuru wo
               ▪ Theme : sad, tragic love songs in up tempo
               ▪ There will be 3 Edtions. Two B Sides. PV, Making Ofs
          ▪ Tsuyoshi's Mabataki single and PV [ 1, 2, 3 ]
               ▪ Song is very Tsuyoshi, mellow and calm. KIND OF BORING.
               ▪ The face censors are the only in the documentary are the only thing of note?
          ▪ Tsuyoshi on Music Station, Sept 6 [ 1, 2 ]
               ▪ Grey, calm. (DULL)
               ▪ Performed the piano ver of the song...so kind of even more low key.
          ▪ Tsuyoshi on Waratte Iitomo's Telephone Shocking, Sept 11 [ 1 ]
               ▪ Tsuoyoshi is already 34?!
               ▪ Tsuyoshi used to get scolded for his sense of fashion, lol
               ▪ He gets treated to a meal before a 2 hour lecture. Then gets told to ignore it all. wtf?
               ▪ Tsuyoshi has 30               ▪ guitars!
Arashi
          ▪ To have new album [ 1, 2 ]
               ▪ Release: October 23rd, titled LOVE.
               ▪ Two Editions. RE has 16 tracks. LE has 60 pg boklet
               ▪ Bonus DVD for PV for PARADOX
               ▪ Arashi ni Shiyagare gets revamped! [ 1 ]
               ▪ Instead of learning from celebs, the theme will be thinking with them (??)
               ▪ Also, ladies are now welcome on the show, lol.
               ▪ Arashi also produced and performed to express their gratitude to fans
               ▪ They sang Kansha Kangeki Ame Arashi and Endless Game
Kanjani8/Hey!Say!JUMP
          ▪ Chinen joins Ryo's drama [ 1 ]
               ▪ Chinen plays Sawazaki Shunta, a 10th-grader who works part-time in Ryo's Fortune-telling shop as his shikigami
               ▪ Wasn't Chinen recently playing a college student? He's regressed back to high school...
Kis-My-Ft2
          ▪ Kitayama to star in drama [ 1 ]
               ▪ He will play the lead in Saibanchou! Onaka Sukimashita!
               ▪ He is playing the role of a lawyer
               ▪ It will be a 15 minute one situation comedy

Songs used in this week's podcast are from
TOKIO's Tegami single.



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Title: The One Where We Doubt SMAP's Stamina
Running Time: 31:48
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N E W S


August 31 - September 6
SMAP
          ▪ SMAP to perform 40 min live non-stop medley for SMAPxSMAP [ 1 ]
               ▪ This will be in commemoration of SMAP releasing 50 singles
               ▪ The medley will consist of all 50 singles they've released
               ▪ Lol do they even have the type of stamina it would take to perform this?!
               ▪ You get to see SMAP's evolution from debut till present in one shot! Exciting!
SMAP/Kis-My-Ft2
          ▪ Kayou Kyoku, Sept 3 [ 1, 2 ]
               ▪ Ohoho, everyone's looking dashing in their blazers and ankle pants. I daresay the back four more so.
               ▪ Nakai the troll actually keeps pointing out how the front three are IDOLS and the back four are like a bowling league.
               ▪ Some obligatory Pin To Kona teasing, of course.
               ▪ Apparently KisMai like to have self review sessions after show-end
               ▪ Recently Miyata and NIkaido haven't been coming cuz they're busy with other work
               ▪ Nakai: "Oh shit, you guys actually get work?!!?!" LOL
               ▪ Performed Kimi to no Kiseki, which was nice, nothing crazy. Cute choreo.
Akanishi Jin
          ▪ Showed up at Tokyo Girls Collection as Special Performer [ 1 ]
               ▪ Apparently, Jin DJs. Okay.
               ▪ Performed Hey What's Up at the end of the show with all the models on the runway
          ▪ To release new single [ 1, 2 ]
               ▪ Ai naru hou e tbe released October 2nd.
               ▪ B-sides titled Forever and One Last Time
               ▪ Three editions. LE A will contain PV and Making OF DVD.
               ▪ Could there be an album coming in the very near future?
Sexy Zone
          ▪ Sato Shori to star in drama [ 1 ]
               ▪ Shori will be the lead in Nojima Shinji's upcoming drama "49" on NTV.
               ▪ Shori plays a shut-in who sucks at school... and gets possessed by the soul of his dead dad and turns his life around?!?!?!
               ▪ Will also star Johnny's Juniors Jinguji Yuta and Yasui Kentaro
A.B.C-Z
          ▪ Music Station, Aug 30 [ 1 ]
               ▪ What was the purpose of this? What are they promoting? They have nothing going on now, right?
               ▪ Cool performance, usual stuff, flashy moves and such.
Johnny's Jr.
          ▪ Jesse Lewis joins Kimura's drama cast [ 1 ]
               ▪ Jesse has been given a part in upcoming TBS drama 'Ando Lloyd ~A.I. knows LOVE?~'
Title: The One With 24 Hours of Arashi

Aug 24 - 30
Arashi
- 24hr TV, August 24 [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 ]
Kanjani8
- To release new album and have tour [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ]
A.B.C-Z
- Music Station, August 30 [ 1 ]


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Title: The One where we bring Shuji and Akira Back!
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O P E N I N G


          ▪ Johnnys combis you hope to see collaborate again in a drama [ 1 ]
               ▪ Nino shows up a total of 5 times in the ranking!!
               ▪ Unsurprisingly (to us), Shuji and Akira are at the top XD
               ▪ Is the magic of Kame and Pi because of the characters? Or their acting?
               ▪ Sho and Nino are the magic behind Yamadatarou no Monogatari
               ▪ Ryo and Nino again, PLEASE!!! And Erika too!!
               ▪ We will never see Akame again. Just not possible.
               ▪ Why Domoto Koichi and Tsuyoshi again? The drama wasn’t that good.

N E W S


August 17-23
SMAP
          ▪ Kusanagi to star in Fuji TV drama [ 1 ]
               ▪ Kami-sama no Beret Bō ~Tezuka Osamu no Black Jack Sōsaku Hiwa (God's Beret: The Untold Story of How Osamu Tezuka Created His Black Jack)
               ▪ Live adaptation of famous manga
               ▪ Kusanagi will play Tezuka Osamu, famous author of Astro Boy and Black Jack
               ▪ Oshima Yuko plays a novice editor who ends up travelling back in time and meeting Tezuka
SMAP/Yamashita Tomohisa/Kis-My-Ft2
          ▪ SMAPxSMAP, August 19 [ 1, 2, 3 ]
               ▪ Matchy, Mizuta (LOL!), Senga and Tamamori join SMAP at restaurant
               ▪ Nakai and Matchy keep calling Miyata by “Mizuta”
               ▪ Matchy ignores Johnny when he calls
               ▪ Matchy has a race in September in the middle of the musical?!? O_O
               ▪ Tama will play young Miyata young Matchy, Matchy will play himself
               ▪ Story is about Matchy’s life
               ▪ Tamamori was once told by his dance instructor to leave Johnny’s!!
               ▪ Senga was even given train fare (10,000 yen) by his instructor in order to leave!!
               ▪ SMAP creates four separate “slightly different than normal” karaage dishes
               ▪ Shingo shows up as Match-y XDDD
               ▪ Yamapi performs ‘Summer Nude ‘13’
               ▪ Not much dancing, vocals are decent
               ▪ Why do they keep pairing Pi up with Nakai during his solo bits???
               ▪ Goro pretends to be Pi’s character during Summer Nude
               ▪ Skits are SO HILARIOUS!!!
V6
          ▪ Single and DVDs [ 1, 2 ]
               ▪ PV is set with the members at different locations
               ▪ Sound is very gospel choir-ish
               ▪ Sakamoto and Inocchi sing the most in this song
               ▪ (Did they mute Miyake’s mic during the recording?) XD
               ▪ Album is a mix of styles including ballads and big band sound
          ▪ Music Station, August 23 [ 1 ]
               ▪ Inocchi and Sakamoto take the vocals away as V6 looks pretty
               ▪ What is with Miyake’s hair?
               ▪ Sakamoto looks sexy in his suit (according to Kami)
Yamashita Tomohisa
          ▪ To have a new tour and a new album [ 1 2 3, 4 ]
               ▪ New album to be titled ‘A Nude’
               ▪ ‘A’ stands for Autumn, ‘ee’ in Kansai dialect, and Analog
               ▪ To be released Sept 11
               ▪ To collaborate with big artists including miyavi, m-flo, SEKAI NO OWARI, and Katori Shingo
               ▪ LE A: Includes PV and making of "Genshiteki Janai to ~Analog Love~"
               ▪ LE 2: Comes with a see-through bag and special packaging
               ▪ RE: Includes bonus song, “Natsu no Orion”, written and composed by Yamapi
               ▪ Tour to be titled, “TOMOHISA YAMASHITA LIVE TOUR 2013 -A NUDE-”
               ▪ Will start off in Nagasaki on Oct 5 and end in Tokyo on Dec 19
               ▪ Total of 29 shows in 20 locations
Kis-My-Ft2
          ▪ Music Japan, August 22 [ 1 ]
               ▪ Perfume ask what they’ve been into lately
               ▪ Tama-chan’s into pillows
               ▪ Nikaido is into listening to classical music in the bath
               ▪ N: You wouldn’t have heard of the guy I like listening to. All: Who? N: Vivaldi
               ▪ Perform “Kimi to no Kiseki”
Sexy Zone
          ▪ To release new single [ 1 ]
               ▪ To be called “Bye Bye Dubai/Unknown Track”, double A-side
               ▪ Release date, Oct 9
               ▪ First Press K: Bye Bye Dubai, Unknown, Candy (Kento solo); ‘Bye Bye Dubai’ PV
               ▪ Back jacket will have Kento
               ▪ First Press S: Unknown, Bye Bye Dubai, Onaji Sora no Shita (Shori solo) and Bye Bye Dubai Friendship version
               ▪ DVD includes ‘Friendship’ (From ‘Bye Bye Dubai’) and Dance Lecture
               ▪ Back jacket will have Shori, and include 12p photo booklet of all members
               ▪ First Press F: Bye Bye Dubai, Unknown, FaKe (Fuma solo)
               ▪ DVD includes ‘Bye Bye Dubai’ Jacket and PV Making
               ▪ Back jacket will have Fuma
               ▪ Each FP will have a random cover of one of the three members
               ▪ RE: Bye Bye Dubai, Unknown, Young and Beautiful !, Bad Boys and karaoke vers
               ▪ First Press RE includes Picture Label and one of five original trading cards of the boys
               ▪ Sexy Zone Shop vers: same songs as RE minus karaoke
               ▪ Includes one of five original trading cards of the boys
Multiple
          ▪ Tore SP, August 19 [ 1, 2 ]
               ▪ Ohno shows off his athletic prowess and, with Hatori, manages to win the first game
               ▪ Sadly, he fails to save Funasshi
               ▪ Poor Funasshi, used like a pillow cushion
               ▪ BLACK OHNO!!!
               ▪ Ohno gets lost in the knowledge questions but leaves Hina in the dust with the face challenge
               ▪ Who won the ball game? Hina or Ohno? Even they don’t know…
               ▪ Yoko rocks the knowledge questions
               ▪ Ohno loses all his team mates and answers the questions purely through gut instinct
               ▪ Ohno and Yamada are <3 during the Gake no Ma challenge
               ▪ Yamada cheers his sempai on by giving him clues to the answers
               ▪ Sempai/Kouhai love!
               ▪ Hina hangs on by a THREAD!! KAKKOII!! Love that muscle strength!
               ▪ Yamada and Ohno win the challenge with their combi strength! <3

Songs used in this week's podcast are from
TegoMass's Sayonara ni Sayonara single.



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