The One Where HSJ Learns Nothing From NEWS/K8Running Time:
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Will we ever get these three together again?
O P E N I N G
▪ Four JE dramas next season!
▪ Kazama joins the cast of Soredemo Ikite Yuku.
▪ Drama picks for next season! Bull Doctor, Arakawa, Zenkai Girl, Ikemen Desu Ne, (AKB48), etc.
N E W S
▪ Higashiyama on Asaichi, June 24 [ 1 ]
▪ Very in deapth, lots of new things to learn about Higashiyama.
▪ Talks about his memoir, childhood, how he got into JE, his relationship with other JE boys...
▪ Higashiyama on VS Arashi, June 30 [ 1, 2 ]
▪ Higashiyama defects Team Arashi and joins the Hanshin Fans team. VS, after all.
▪ FALLING PIPE!!! Higashiyama is scared of cockroaches. Sort of.
▪ HIgashiyama pwnz the hell out of Arashi at a display of reflexes.
▪ Nakai to host 7 hr, 40 min long music show [ 1 ]
▪ Record for longest music show to ever be televised.
▪ Nagano on Waratte Koraete, June 29 [ 1 ]
▪ Nagano goes to New York! Visits Yakiniku West.
▪ With a little help from Yelp, Nagano eats NYC in three days.
▪ Aiba to narrate for nature movie [ 1 ]
▪ This is a first in Japanese cinema history.
▪ To be released next year.
▪ 500 hours of footage has been shot over 2.5 years.
▪ Aiba hospitalized for collapsed lung [ 1, 2, 3, 4 ]
▪ Aiba is hospotalised for a week for rest. Will miss some interviews and rehersal.
▪ No surgery neccessary this time, thankfully.
▪ New single [ 1, 2 ]
▪ Run For You, August 3rd, CM for Suzuki car, LE + DVD, RE 1 8 tracks, RE.
▪ Title song, plus B-sides are all tie-ins.
▪ Morimoto is suspended indefinitely [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 ]
▪ The cause: pictures of him smoking (underage) were published on a mag.
▪ HSJ will continue as a 9 member group. No changes on OVER, though.
▪ Summary will not feature Morimoto.
▪ Uchi/Kusano incident, suspension, trainee status, resignation, BLAH BLAH.
▪ Did HSJ not learn? JE has been harsh on this sort of behaviour so they should know.
▪ Morimoto's presence on some prerecorded promo material has been edited out.
▪ Over Single, PVs and Making of [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 ]
▪ Opening is awful, abnormal, why would they do this. BAD ACTING.
▪ Shut up, Yabu, your explanation is annoying.
▪ Image layering technique thing was cool. Stair slow-mo, too.
▪ OH MY GOD OKAMOTO IS ALIVE. HE IS TALKING.
▪ Comparisons between HSJ and NEWS.
▪ The other PV is awful and cheap and was probably $.05 on windows media maker. Shitty fanvid.
▪ Obnoxiously sugary songs will give you cavities. Stay away.
▪ This single is blah.
▪ Music Japan, June 26 [ 1, 2, 3 ]
▪ Heisei quiz. Not Best vs 7. YAY PANDA!
▪ They were really not in sync. Camera work was really good, though.
L E T T E R / Q U E S T I O N
▪ Next week's question: What is your impression of Hey!Say!JUMP's Arioka Daiki?
Songs used in this week's podcast are from
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