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[120] The One Where You're One in a Million 
07 30 10
koyamapi!
Title: The One Where You're One in a Million
Running Time: 1:05:39
Size: 30 MB
Download Links: MU | MF
Hosts: All the ladies! \:D/


 O P E N I N G


          ▪ Unheard opinions about Akanishi's resigning/leaving KAT-TUN
               ▪ Responses from cobbabygirl89, makoto_no_mori, boxberg and finally Kami. :)

 N E W S ( 0 8 : 3 0 )


     Senpai/Kanjani8
          ▪ GM Odore Doctor cast on Ousama no Brunch, July 17 [ 1 ]
               ▪ Tabe Mikako is an old man.
               ▪ Higashiyama wanted to grow up to be a pornstar.
               ▪ Ohkura admires Morita Go.
     SMAP
          ▪ "We Are SMAP!!" album [ 1, 2 ]
               ▪ TRACK 13, THE TRACK KAMI HATES THE MOST SMAP NO POSITIVE DANCE
               ▪ You can hear that really really good musicians wrote this.
               ▪ Nakai's solo is the biggest surprise. it ...sounds really good, lol
               ▪ Tsuyoshi's solo: THE DRUNKARD RETURNS. ofc. ofc. lololol
               ▪ Daniel Powter's "Cry for the Smile" isn't all that impressive?
     V6
          ▪ To release new double a-side single [ 1, 2 ]
               ▪ "Only Dreaming" theme song for Inocchi's drama and "Catch" is CM song for Waseda Academy.
               ▪ Are Coming and 20th Century covering each other or are they being featured on each other's songs?
     Arashi
          ▪ Rating for first ep of Natsu no Koi wa Nijiiro ni Kagayaku is 15.7% [ 1 ]
               ▪ The fourth worst start for a getsuku?!
               ▪ The second episode even dropped to around 10 percent?! :O
          ▪ MatsuJun's guestings, July 19 [ 1 ]
               ▪ MatsuJun in a blooper with a bee!! JE allows this?!
               ▪ MatsuJun appears as a guest on VS Arashi and Ogura replaces him in Arashi. XD
               ▪ Nino marks his tenth year as a Takeuchi Yuko fan.
               ▪ Shingo, Takeuchi and MatsuJun try to form a love triangle on Waratte Iitomo lol
     NEWS
          ▪ Dome Concert Tour 2010 [ 1, 2, 3, 4 ]
               ▪ So few days? :(
               ▪ Will there be new material? Album? Are they performing old shit again?!
          ▪ YamaPi's "One in a Million" PV [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ]
               ▪ YamaPi is making panties drop, unf. unf.
               ▪ The red and black is Peyton's festish.
               ▪ YamaPi's kinda encroaching into Jin's territory.
               ▪ Hey, hasn't big bang done this before?
               ▪ lol Look the girl and him they match, twin deadfish pair.
     NEWS/Kanjani8
          ▪ Ryo on Marukoporori, July 18 [ 1 ]
               ▪ Ryo just wants to promote Chomage Purin and not talk about himself already.
     Kanjani8
          ▪ Ohkura on Chubo desuyo, July 17 [ 1 ]
               ▪ I CAN HAZ CHEESEBURGER?
               ▪ Ohkura introduces himslef as ~Johnny Ohkura~
               ▪ Ohkura kills Sakai!
               ▪ YUMMY HAMBURGERS.
     Johnny's Juniors
          ▪ Kansai Jrs to have concert [ 1 ]
               ▪ Two days concert! \:D/ Two different kinds of concerts!

 L E T T E R / Q U E S T I O N ( 5 2 : 2 7 )


          ▪ What is your impression of KANJANI8'S Maruyama Ryuhei?
               ▪ Listener responses from amanda_snape (youtube link), melodyprower11, makoto_no_mori, tribegirl17, and boxberg.
               ▪ Kami and Rhey fight over their shared impression of Maruyama - M pose anyone? XD
          ▪ Next week's question: What is your impression of YAMASHITA TOMOHISA's One in a Million PV (if the YouTube goes out, use this alternative)?




Songs used in this week's podcast are from
TegoMasu's TegoMasu no Ai mini-album.





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Comments 
08 01 10 (UTC) - *Yamapi fans, please don't hurt me*
My opinion the One in a Million PV...it was not that great. For using the cliched "club scene", one would think he'd dance more... The hood/sunglass combo was the thing that irked me the most. Though I did find it amusing that on the girl's guest list, it lists Yamapi's name first, and the rest are names like : Anthony,Charles, Susan, etc. Made me laugh. As many have mentioned, the song is CATCHY, but doesn't necessarily mean that its phenomenal or even good. Personally, this song and PV are a thumbs down for me.
P.S.
Auto-tune = Frown Face :(
08 01 10 (UTC) - :)
Welllllllll. In my own opinion.....it reminds me of a certain JE boy lol.
This isnt meant to be mean! but i never really followed yamapis music stuff so, was it always like this or is he the new jin now that jins not in..japan?
I like the pv in general i guess not my ultimate favorite, but i like it (:
ummm....on my final note note Yamapi looks good...haha.
08 01 10 (UTC) - Re: :)
^^I made that post before I listened to the podcast >w<
on a P.S note I showed my little sister the PV (she has watched a few dramas with me that had yamapi in them) and she said "Is that the wig?"
(The wig is her nickname for Jin because well, she thinks he wears a wig! it started with the making of the RESCUE PV)
08 01 10 (UTC)
You guys mentioned something about him capturing Jin's demographic... Once there was that scene with the hoodie pulled down and the giant shades, I actually thought it was Jin for a moment. They hang out too much, maybe.
I liked it, and I liked the concept, but there was something lacking in this PV for me, the difference between "great" and "excellent". Maybe it was the girl only had emotion in one frame, maybe it was how they kepts showing close-ups of other girls before "that front chick is the one" concept really was solidified. I don't know. But for once. I liked the expression on Yamapi's face throughout this, as if his emotions are all subdued and internal, rather than on his sleeve.
This is a personal pet peeve, though, that the girl, and several other people are clearly half-Japanese. I don't often like random Caucasians in Japanese media, particularly when they don't have an obvious reason to be there. I acted with a drama group in Japan once, and I had this problem with them, too; I just hated the idea of speaking English, or being in a scene just for the sake of 'being foreign' and we sometimes had debates about that. It may seem stupid, but I'm somewhat put off by people in America using black people just for the sake of looking "gangsta" or Asians just to look exotic. It can be a powerful image, but it rubs me the wrong way, for some unknown reason. In Yamapi's video, I have decided that the club is in America, thus, all the foreigners or half-Japanese people, but I really don't see why Yamapi can't fall for a Japanese girl, or be cool partying in a Japanese club. (Yeah, this is sounding stupider by the minute...haha)
08 01 10 (UTC)
By the way! I didn't notice right away, with all the news this summer, but there has been NO DRAMA SEGMENT! CRY CRY CRY! Any chance we could squeeze one in sometime? Or even a tanpatsu or movie? I'll even endure someone dying via 24hr terebi if it means we get a drama segment!
(Also, I know you guys mostly cover Johnny's, but since the name is "Japanese" entertainment podcast... anytime you manage to mention Perfume, it makes me happy. I love Perfume with all my heart and soul, and whenever their name comes up in the podcast, it just makes my day. And forget anyone else- Kame should join Perfume; Auto-tune is his best friend!)
08 03 10 (UTC)
The One in a Million PV has a catchy song but I am not sure about the PV. It just doesn't seem like the same Yamapi who writes the sweet and totally innocent journal entries (you can read his diary on facebook, there is a translator who translates them from the cell phone diary). The sunglasses and hood combo take away from his face for me personally, and it definitely reminds me of a certain other JE boy as others have mentioned. I also think the PV is very American, not that that is a bad thing. Another thing is in the PV I couldn't really hear some of the lyrics too well. Yamapi did look good in the PV though, as there were plenty of parts where he didn't wear the hood/glasses combo.

In particular during the performance for music station the sunglasses really killed it for me because you could not see his face under those big glasses till the end when he only took them off for a little bit.

The performance on CDTV was much better and was even better than the PV, he removed the glasses early in it and you could see the emotion on his face which made it all that much better. In general I don't like when a singer covers up with big glasses, a hat or something else so you are unable to see most of their face (so its not just Yamapi here). I could also hear the lyrics much better in this performance.
08 03 10 (UTC)
Will attempt to record an audio comment and send it your guys' way. :)
08 03 10 (UTC)
we've already recorded the episode on monday, so please wait until the next episode goes up before you record a comment please! :) but yes, recorded comment!!! *grabby hands*
08 04 10 (UTC)
so responses to Yamapi's PV are all taken? T_T
08 04 10 (UTC)
yup. i'll be posting the new episode in a couple of hours.
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