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N E W S
▪ Main personalities for 35th 24 Hour Television [ 1, 2 ]
▪ This is Arashi's third time being the personalities, having done it 2004 and 2008.
▪ Peyton's appalled by this, but who's really surprised.
▪ That said, even Melissa (who we talked to last week about this) was surprised by this news!
▪ We have a theory why they revealed this so early--time management!
▪ To sing theme song for drama [ 1, 2 ]
▪ The title of the song is Ai, Texas, and it is to be released under Warner Music Japan.
▪ What the hell does a "punchy" song mean?! Will we want to punch Yamapi out after listening?
▪ This is probably going to be disconnected to the drama, just like Daite Senorita with Kurosagi.
▪ So Jin and Yamapi are under the same label? Hmmm.
▪ Yamapi in Shanghai Countdown, Dec. 31 [ 1 ]
▪ This was pre-recorded a few days before. XD
▪ Peyton gets someone to translate this since Yamapi talks solely in Mandarin--rehearsed Mandarin.
▪ Yamapi's voice sounds like a monster when slowed down. XD
▪ Route 66, ep 1 [ 1 ]
▪ Yamapi is a good drinker because he can order well and drinks well? According to a bartender anyway.
▪ lolol Yamapi buys a ham for his car ride.
▪ Wow, the conversations on this show felt so fake and staged. Awkward.
▪ We wonder who and how many are traveling with Yamapi.
▪ KAT-TUN no Sekaiichi Dame na Yoru, Jan. 1 [ 1 ]
▪ "Every KAT-TUN fan I know who's seen this has been really kind of appalled on some level or another."
▪ ...Can you tell Kami hates Himura from Bananaman? XDDDDD
▪ Peyton details what happens on this show so you don't waste your time watching it yourself. XDDD
▪ Has KAT-TUN and Kanjani8 swapped in terms of popularity ranking? Would that explain this show? o.o
▪ To release new American single [ 1, 2, 3 ]
▪ The title of the single will be Sun Burns Down, released January 24th.
▪ There will be a Youtube contest! So be on the look out~
▪ First album and American tour [ 1, 2 ]
▪ Japonicana will be released in both America and Japan on March 6, 7 respectively.
▪ The Japanese version will have 4 more songs than the American because the songs are Japanese.
▪ ...The title is Japan + America + -na (Latin feminine) = girl album.
▪ Just realized it's not technically an "American" tour! Jin hits LA (March 9), Vancouver (March 10), Honolulu (March 12), New York (March 15), San Francisco (March 17).
▪ To have an Asia tour, new single [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ]
▪ Tour will go to Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand and Korea (as well as some at home in Japan) from March to June.
▪ XDDDDD Peyton elaborates on her Morimoto thoughts to clarify some things.
▪ Their new single will be Super Delicate, theme song to Yamada's drama, scheduled to be released in February.
▪ Wonderful Cupid/Garasu no Mahou single and PVs [ 1, 2, , 3 ]
▪ So this single kind of failed. >.> Wonderful Cupid is such a fail song and a fail PV.
▪ On the other hand, Nakayama's Garasu no Mahou is rather nice. ♥
▪ Peyton clarifies this is a song Nakayama sang at the butai with Takki.
▪ To hold their first concert [ 1 ]
▪ Tokyo at Tokyo International Forum Hall A on February 11, 12. Osaka at Umeda Arts Theater Main Hall on February 18, 19.
▪ Small halls? Sexy Zone starting a little small, huh?
▪ Kouhaku, Dec. 31 (includes news point on ratings) [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 ]
▪ We start out talking about how Kouhaku's ratings set the highest ratings record for 2011.
▪ NYC were the top batters for the White Team, singing Yume Tamago and Yuuki 100%.
▪ We do a little comparing between the NYC performance and the AKB48 performance.
▪ WARNING. WE SPOIL WHO WON--RED OR WHITE. THE GIRLS OR THE GUYS.
▪ We tangent a little and talk about the performances in a general sense to explain the said victory.
▪ TOKIO performs Miageta Ryusei, Arashi has 3 performances: Furusato, a medley, and a Disney performance! ♥
▪ Arashi's medley had this dancing interlude in the middle and it was fabulous. Peyton is also super happy with Hatenai Sora as the ending to their medley.
▪ Peyton is also super happy that SMAP ends with Original Smile.
▪ Johnny's Countdown, Dec. 31 [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 ]
▪ Kami has uncommon fandom thoughts and thought Countdown was kind of fail (in that people were failing left and right XD).
▪ Andalucia ni Akogare performance is hands-down the best thing of this Countdown. HOSHIT ALL THAT SEX. *__________*
▪ KINKI'S SET IS ALL SORTS OF FABULOUS. *______*
▪ Kanjani8 was hysterical with their costumes. A++++
▪ Tsubasa fails and doesn't ring in the year with Takki.
▪ Kamen Budakai was fucking awesome with the way they filmed it since Shounentai were in separate locations.
▪ NEWS!!!!!! It was kind of nice seeing them as four.
▪ A Hikaru Genji member showed up and performed with Kis-My-Ft2! Kind of like passing the torch.
▪ CDTV Premier Live, Dec. 31 [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 ]
▪ Yes, that's right. Yamapi and Jin were on. Just weren't on set at the same time.
▪ Awesome joke between Nakai/kouhai was the New Year's money that Nakai supposedly gave.
▪ Kitayama was the only one that got 1000 yen though. XD
▪ Nakai asks Yamapi and Maeda if their characters are going to fall in love. Maeda and Yamapi's faces are the best.
▪ They still favor the front three of Kis-My-Ft2--through their food. The hell?
▪ SMAP's performance was 32 minutes of sheer awesome--plus their song choices were so varied that 2/3rds are songs that the casual fan has probably not heard before.
▪ SMAP has a lot of fun talking and interacting with the male SMAP fans.
▪ We love seeing AKB48 and SMAP interact. They are SO fun together~
▪ SMAP's hijinks with Tsuyoshi during the sake portion were hysterical! ♥
L E T T E R / Q U E S T I O N
▪ Next week's question: What are your thoughts and impressions of on Nagase Tomoya's Hitoribocchi no Haburashi PV?
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