▪ Nakai just got a lot richer! [ 1
▪ SMAP IS ROLLING IN MONEY. $9 Mil/year
▪ Nakai has been working almost nonstop over the last 6 months. 9 SHOWS.
▪ Nakai is very involved in all the variety shows he chooses.
N E W S ( S E P T E M B E R 1 - 7 ) SMAP
▪ More dates/locations added to current tour [ 1
▪ Gift of SMAP tour expanded.
▪ Expecting to mobilise 900,000 fans with their 5 day Tokyo Dome leg of the tour.
▪ Tour will end on Christmas eve at Sapporo. SMAP/Kis-My-Ft2
▪ Fujigaya in SMAPxSMAP skit, Sept 3 [ 1
▪ Goro is so good at being an asshole.
▪ Fujigaya-Kanjiya Shihori-Goro triangle. Fujigaya wins as the better man. Tackey & Tsubasa
▪ Shin Domoto Kyoudai, Sept 2 [ 1
▪ Anytime "Spain" comes up, Takki's probably like GOD I HAVE HEARD THIS ALL BEFORE
▪ Does Koichi really resemble Takki?!!
▪ THE SELF AWARE ROOMBA!
▪ Is Koichi implying Takki and Tsubasa are ~together~?
▪ Koichi is so AFRAID to chill with Tsuyoshi alone, lol.
▪ The live band kind of detracts from this song? Better with choreo.
▪ Music Japan, Sept 2 [ 1
▪ Tenth anniv, or eleventh? When did they debut?
▪ Tsubasa used to get remote controls thrown at his head.
▪ Takki implying they're married? XD
▪ Takki on Tore!, Sept 3 [ 1
▪ Takki is really lucky! Winning.
▪ Nothing outstanding about this ep, though. :(
▪ Kayou Kyoku, Sept 4 [ 1
▪ Reminiscing about Takki and Tsubasa backdancing for SMAP, especially Nakai.
▪ Tsubasa flashing some skin~!
▪ Takki's tan looks good. Tsubasa's dancing is *_* NEWS
▪ Shige to star in fall late night drama [ 1
▪ Hana no Zubora Meshi-- cooking manga about bored housewife cooking sloppy meals
▪ Shige plays "the head of the sloppiness research centre."
▪ Shige will host a cooking segment at the end of each ep in character. Kanjani8
▪ K8's movie gets over 880,000 viewers [ 1
▪ July ~ August figures.
▪ FREE EITO RANGER EMOJI FOR YOUR SUMAHO
▪ Aoppana single and PV [ 1
▪ FUN PV. Playing around, being themselves, but maybe for only those who are already fans?
▪ Half the time I don't know what they were doing, but they were having FUN.
▪ Ryo's really into zooming in an out cameras?
▪ Ryo has a Mouth thing. Man of good taste.
▪ Hands down, best song in this single is Hana de Are. DEFINITELY. PLEASE LISTEN.
▪ Music Station, Sept 7 :: [ 1
▪ Fun performance, like the PV. Cool BG with pics from their childhood.
▪ Yasu is special and gets to wear silver. Hey!Say!JUMP
▪ Arioka joins the Kindaichi SP with Yamada [ 1
▪ Arioka is playing Saki, kouhai of Kindaichi.
▪ Losts of non Japanese actors will be joining cast (Seung Ri, Vivian Hsu, etc.) Kis-My-Ft2
▪ Kisumai Busaiku SP, Sept 1 [ 1
▪ FUJIGAYA KING OF INVITATION
▪ This is the best representation of KisMai considering there's no back four, front three
▪ PLEASE WATCH IT FOR YOURSELVES TO ENJOY FULLEST Multiple
▪ 73rd Television Drama Academy Awards [ 1
▪ Kagi no Kakatta Heya is #1 on reader's list, #1 Legal High on Jury's.
▪ Other dramas that made the list: Ataru, 37 sai de Issha ni natta Boku, Milky Holmes, etc.
▪ Ohno is best actor. Sakai Masato wins the juries and reporters.
▪ Aiba, Nakai, and Tsuyoshi all make the list.
▪ Ohkura and Tamamori make the best supporting actor list.
▪ Face Down and Your Eyes make the best theme list.
L E T T E R / Q U E S T I O N
▪ None this week.
Songs used in this week's podcast are from
KAT-TUN's To the Limit single.