JEP CAST (Japanese Entertainment/Johnny’s Entertainment Podcast) is a podcast where four girls hilariously discuss the ins and outs of Johnny’s Jimusho (also known by fans as Johnny’s Entertainment or JE for short) which is a Japanese talent agency of male pop stars. Each episode covers a week’s worth of news from both the debuted groups (SMAP, Arashi, Hey!Say!JUMP, etc.) and Johnny’s Juniors. We also discuss and expand on fan’s opinions on certain topics–like PVs or a specific male of the Jimusho. Come join us for the latest news from your favorite talent agency!
Title: The One Where Kanjani8 Risks Their Lives Download Links:MU | MF Hosts: Kami & Rhey.
O P E N I N G
▪ Our 3rd year anniversary & 150 ep SP is coming up! ▪ Intro Don with the listeners is back! ▪ SP details will be on an upcoming post
N E W S
SMAP ▪ Shingo to be in new getsuku [ 1 ] ▪ The series is currently untitled. ▪ Shingo will be playing a marriage counselor. ▪ Kuroki Meisa and Fujiki Naohito also star. V6 ▪ Fuji TV airs special program of SP [ 1 ] ▪ This will air before March 12, before the movie release. ▪ SP Kakumei Zenjitsu, about the day before the evnts of the movie. ▪ Fuji will also air the first movie and other special programs about SP pre release. Arashi ▪ Aiba's butai to go on DVD [ 1 ] ▪ Kimi to Miru Sen no Yume, to be released on March 23rd. ▪ Is Aiba really that great a stage actor? Or is Johnny just riding the Arashi wave. Arashi/KAT-TUN ▪ Oricon Charts [ 1, 2, 3 ] ▪ Ultimate Wheels sold 180K copies, #1 single. ▪ Arashi's DVD is still on the top of the charts. ▪ Arashi surpasses 4Mil DVDs sold. First ever artist to reach this status. ▪ KAT-TUN's numbers are so low. Sad.Is it the song, or the tie in? :( Tackey & Tsubasa ▪ Takki to play 10 historical heroes [ 1, 2 ] ▪ Will be playing roles like Minamoto Yshitsune, Oda Nobunaga, etc. ▪ "I want younger people to get interested in Japanese history." ▪ Takki's roles will also include female figures. ▪ Tackey has been requested by fans to play an evil role. So he shall. ▪ Takki Ranger will make a comeback. NEWS ▪ Shige to star in special drama [ 1, 2 ] ▪ Will air March 7th. ▪ Takahata Atsuko stars. ▪ Shige to play an insurance cilams officer trying hard at his job. ▪ Yamapi puts on a boxing show [ 1 ] ▪ Various pro boxers (former and current champions) were present at the event and impressed. ▪ The event was held at Korakuen Hall. ▪ Sequel to Ashita no Joe? :o ▪ Oshareism, Feb. 6 [ 1 ] ▪ That Gyaru word seg was just a time filler, admit it. ▪ "MIyake Ken is gay." ▪ Yamapi rides the rhythm of the earth. ▪ Yamapi gets treated to super expensive super huge super yummy maguro. NEWS/Kanjani8 ▪ Ryo on Ousama no Brunch, Feb. 5 [ 1 ] ▪ Chonmage Puurin is released on DVD. ▪ THAT LITTLE BOY, SO PRESH. ♥_♥ Kanjani8 ▪ To have a new corner on "Onegai! Ranking" [ 1 ] ▪ Kanjani no Shiyake. Members will risk their lives. ▪ They will research what exists and what doesn't, etc. Johnny's love? Hey!Say!JUMP/NYC ▪ To have national tour spring concerts [ 1, 2 ] ▪ Starts in Fukuoka, March 28th, ending in Nagoya, May 29th. ▪ Okamoto won't be around for Yokohama perfs, perhaps, due to exams.
L E T T E R / Q U E S T I O N
▪ This week's question: What is your impression of KinKi Kids' Velvet no Yami PV? ▪ Listener responses from efftheineffable & dearyx. ▪ Next week's question: What is your impression of NEWS'Cherish PV?