▪ WINK-UP Dengonban [ 1
▪ Chinen asks Hasshi out to go shopping, Nakamaru asks Massu out on a summer date.
▪ Koyama admires Miyake Ken's apparently amazing back muscles.
▪ What the hell are Tamamori and Kame doing together? Oh yeah, Dreamboys!
▪ Chinen is being a douche to Senga, what the hell. Senga's life is hard.
N E W S ( A U G U S T 1 1 - 1 7 ) SMAP
▪ Kimura to star in getsuku drama [ 1
▪ Titled "Priceless"
▪ Salaryman falls into destitution after being wrongly fired from his job and becomes penniless
▪ Co starring Karina
▪ How often has Kimura been in a comedy?!?!? If ever...
▪ Airs starting October SMAP/V6
▪ Oricon Charts [ 1
▪ GIft of SMAP, #1 Album., 7th consecutive. 200K+ copies sold.
▪ V6 is #3 on the singles chart with Keep On, 56K+ copies sold. V6/Kanjani8/Kis-My-Ft2
▪ Ousama no Brunch, August 11 [ 1
] Kinki Kids
▪ Koichi to get concert tour [ 1
▪ Yay, solo world tour! Cities in Japan, and OVERSEAS! Be on the look out.
▪ Concert may be titled "Gravity." Arashi
▪ Aiba to host kid's show [ 1
▪ HEY LOOK ARASHI NEWS FINALLY!
▪ Aiba Masaki's Debut Kids, on FUJI TV, 7 pm, one time SP
▪ Show will focus on children challenging adult tasks
▪ Aiba: "I REALLY LOVE CHILDREN"
▪ To release compilation album [ 1
▪ Ura Ara Mania
▪ Compilation album, 62 songs, 49 b-sides, 13 other, no pics
▪ Only available through J Storm website, must have valid Japanese address
▪ Will the hidden tracks be like conversations? Would be cool! NEWS
▪ Massu to be in medical drama [ 1
▪ Resident Go Nin, TBS, starting in October
▪ Starring Naka Riisa, story about group of medical interns at a university hospital
▪ Massu will be playing one of the interns Kanjani8
▪ Ohkura to star in movie [ 1
▪ First lead movie role! Hyakkai Naku Koto
▪ Tear jerker love story, also starring Kiritani Mirei
▪ Amnesiac and cancer patient meet and tragic romance ensuses
▪ To be released in 2013 KAT-TUN
▪ Koki to be a monk in drama [ 1
▪ Koki has said he wished to be a monk. Is this wish fulfilment?
▪ The story is based on Ooku manga, focusing on vol 2-4, will have a movie.
▪ Starting October 12 on TBS.
▪ Potentiallt KAT-TUN tie-in song there somewhere? Akanishi Jin
▪ 47 Ronin postponed again [ 1
▪ Pushed from Feb 2013 release to Dec 25 2013
▪ Apparently this is due to extensive visual effects work and reshooting Kis-My-Ft2
▪ Wanna Beeeee!/Shake it Up single [ 1
▪ Summer Lover is unfortunate. Wanna Beeee grows on you. SHAKE IT UP knocks it out of the water.
▪ Wanna Beeee features pirates? Fishing for roller skates? Pirates seeking the BEST SUMMER EVER.
▪ SHAKE IT UP!!!!!!!!!!!! "This PV is sex."
▪ Very BIG BANG, though.
▪ Kitayama is like, emulating TOP? Also, green does suit him very well.
▪ For a late debut, KisMai is KILLING IT.
▪ Kayou-Kyoku, August 14 [ 1
▪ No rollerskates D: Also, backgrounds are still backgrounds. D:
▪ Nakai is jealous of KisMai's youth.
▪ Music Station, August 17 [ 1
▪ Kitayama goes to India!
▪ Yay rollerskates are back!
▪ Tamamori falls on his ass hahahahaa
▪ Hey, the drive by rap has been toned down, yay!
L E T T E R / Q U E S T I O N
▪ Next week/This week's question: If your favorite Johnny's group were to do an English album, choose five songs you'd want on it.
(In other words, song that they've already done, but translated to English.)
▪ None this week. Moving to next week AGAIN!
Songs used in this week's podcast are from
Hey!Say!JUMP's Jump World album.