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O P E N I N G
▪ Johnny’s help Rayban rake in the sales :: http://aramatheydidnt.livejournal.com/3833780.html
▪ Ohno wears them in Kagi no Kakatta Heya
▪ Ryo wears them in Papadoru
▪ Wow! The power of our JE boys / Wow! Us fangirls can be majorly obsessed O.O
▪ What makes us so obsessed about our boys that we want their clothes (and glasses)??
N E W S ( M A Y 1 9 - 2 5 )
▪ SMAP-style tour of Tokyo Sky Tree :: http://aramatheydidnt.livejournal.com/3831022.html
▪ SMAP are pimps for Tokyo Sky Tree
▪ Perform Sakasama no Sora on top of a building / montaging their way thru Sky Tree
▪ Performance has PV feel (Pretty bubbles!!)
▪ Melissa goes on Canada/CN Tower rant!
▪ Goro’s afraid of glass floors (and Kimura laughs)
▪ Melissa: “That floor has NOTHING on the CN Tower’s floor!!” *rantrant*
▪ Kimura gets paid by the “Sugoi”
▪ Boys visit the Sky Tree town aquarium and marvel at the views
▪ Penguins are so cute!! <3
▪ SMAP is the first to eat at the Teppanyaki restaurant in the Sky Tree
▪ The things these boys get to do x_x
▪ ATARU cast on Ousama no Brunch, May 19 [ 1, 2 ]
▪ Tamamori’s ‘My Rule’ is that he wakes up only to be zombie-like for 30 minutes??
▪ Announcer: “Why not just sleep longer??”
▪ Nakai tries to make something up and fails
▪ Tamamori secretly plans cast lunches when Nakai is busy
▪ Tamamori is Kitamura’s type?!?
▪ Okada to star in "Eien no Zero" [ 1 ]
▪ Okada will play Kyuzo, a Zero fighter pilot during the Pacific War
▪ He plans to chop off his hair (T_T)
▪ Inoue Mao and Miura Haruma play his grandchildren who investigate their grandfather’s past
▪ Do Inoue and Miura get reincarnated in the past? (a la Byakkotai!)
▪ 24hr TV drama sp info [ 1, 2 ]
▪ Nino will play blond boy (oh, and he’s in a wheelchair too) in Kuruma Isu de Boku wa Sora wo Tobu
▪ Nino’s character WAS a delinquent? IS a delinquent? We’re confused
▪ Nino plays a counselor who counsels delinquents? x_x
▪ Arashi hates his blond hair (And we do too >.>)
▪ Nino’s hair will single-handedly kill the magazine industry XDD (just kidding)
▪ Arashi no Wakuwaku Gakkou 2012 [ 1 ]
▪ YAY!! It’s back!!
▪ Arashi-sensei will be back teaching five new classes
▪ This time will be at Tokyo Dome and Kyocera Dome
▪ Will it be for charity this time?
▪ Last time tickets didn’t sell fast; will they sell out this time?
▪ To have new single [ 1 ]
▪ Official announcement of release of ‘Love Chase’ as single
▪ 5 different versions!!
▪ LE A – ‘Love Chase’ and ‘Inside, Outside’ + PV and Making
▪ LE B – CD + 24 page booklet
▪ RE – ‘Love Chase’, ‘Inside, Outside’ and ‘Kimi to Kaze to Mikatsuki’
▪ Lawson’s LE – CD + DVD + Lawson Limited B2 Poster
▪ DVD contains recording of White Day secret event
▪ Yamashita Tomohisa Shop LE – CD + DVD + Shop Limited B2 Poster
▪ DVD contains clips from making of cover and PV
▪ To have new single [ 1, 2 ]
▪ Lead single to be ‘To the Limit’ with B-sides undecided as of yet
▪ Each boy will have rap part?? (Taguchi and rap? Uh oh! >.>)
▪ LE comes with DVD containing PV and making
▪ First song described as a ‘hard rock’ song since Lips!!
▪ Melissa is excited, Kamika is scared XD
▪ Haina PV and Single [ 1, 2, 3, 4 ]
▪ Very simple PV set at a festival
▪ NYC dressed in happi coats as they sing in front of (all-girl?) choir
▪ Feel of PV fits the song
▪ Will Melissa be brought over to the Dark Side??
▪ It was raining during filming??
▪ ‘Ameoto’ really showcases NYC’s voices
▪ Did one of the boys sound like Aiba?!? (Or is Melissa just Arashi-obsessed?)
▪ In making, Yamada sucks at choreo XD
▪ NYC actually gets to play the games at the festival
▪ Music Station, May 18 [ 1, 2, 3 ]
▪ NYC perform wearing the Happi jackets and it seems just like the PV
▪ Yamada messes up the dance just a bit?
▪ Music Japan, May [ 1 ]
▪ Wearing normal clothes: white outfits with shirts that match their colours
▪ Dance is a bit different
▪ Music Tuesday, May 22 [ 1 ]
▪ Fujigaya to be in mobile drama and solo CM [ 1, 2, 3 ]
▪ Mobile drama to be called ‘ShiniKare’
▪ Does the name mean ‘Death Boyfriend’ or ‘Cynical Boyfriend’?
▪ Fujigaya plays a relationship destroyer
▪ 50 episodes at a length of 15 minutes
▪ Drama may also be shown on TV
▪ Fujigaya’s acting in Zettai Kareshi inspired them to pick him? Huh?
▪ Dead fish eyes = lots of work?
▪ To release new DVD [ 1 ]
▪ To release ‘ABCza Star Gekijou’
▪ Two versions on DVD and Blu-Ray
▪ LE includes ABCza Star Gekijou and 40 mins of footage from rehearsals and documentary
▪ Also includes photo booklet, deluxe box and five postcards
▪ RE includes only ABCza Star Gekijou
▪ Both DVD and Blu-Ray versions are the same
▪ Will this DVD herald some more releases/work for them?
▪ Takada Sho and Morimoto Shintaro to be part of GTO remake [ 1 ]
▪ Takada and Morimoto will play students in Onizuka’s class
▪ EXILE’s Akira will reportedly replace Akanishi as Onizuka
▪ Can’t picture Jin as Onizuka…
▪ Will air on FujiTV on Tuesdays at 10pm in July
▪ Weird castings and pairings
▪ TINY OGURI SHUN!! XD
▪ Will this remake be doomed like the HanaKimi one?
▪ Original was just TOO awesome!
L E T T E R / Q U E S T I O N
▪ This week's question: If you were the director of Arashi's Face Down PV, how would you change it? Or what kind of PV would you make for it?
▪ Two responses from Facebook (we break new barriers in Social Media-thingamajigger)
▪ Next week's question: What is your dream JE and Hollywood star pairing?
▪ Who would you like to meet and/or be paired up with who?
Songs used in this week's podcast are from
Akanishi Jin's JAPONICANA album.
phone number: 213-537-2278