▪ Stars you'd like to date [ 1
▪ Sho, Aiba, J, Domoto Tsuyoshi, and Ohkura, Kame all make the top ten.
▪ How would your list go? Would you pick these boys? Some other JE boys?
▪ Why aren't any of the older JE group members on the list?
▪ Nino and Ohno both didn't make it. (Maybe they're busy dating each other)
▪ Sho gives off the impression of being ideal marriage material, but is he?
▪ MatsuJun is really thoughtful, bust may be kind of shy about it and go doS to cover it up.
N E W S ( S E P T E M B E R 1 5 - 2 1 ) SMAP/Kis-My-Ft2
▪ Shingo/Tamamori on Maro Maro Isshou Kenmei SP, Sept 17. [ 1
▪ You may remember something similar from SMAP ganbarimashou, with Kimimaro.
▪ This program is targeted to an elderly demographic.
▪ Everything flies over Tamamori's head cuz this is all from before he was even born. TOKIO/Tackey & Tsubasa
▪ 5LDK, Sept. 13 [ 1
▪ Promoting TEN album.
▪ Everyone complains about Tokio!!!!
▪ Johsima does Air Neopolitan on stage at Countdown and Tokio joins in.
▪ When Taichi is drunk he kind of goes off about all the staff's mistakes.
▪ Takki and HIna are like BFF now, but they started out hating each other.
▪ Tsubasa (and Takki, too) have super refined palettes. Impressive. V6
▪ Okada on Hanamaru Cafe, Sept. 17 [ 1
▪ Promoting Tenshi Meisatsu.
▪ Okada was a really quiet, silent child.
▪ Five year old Okada was really fond of duck face.
▪ Okada's first words at 3 years of age: "I think that's wrong."
▪ Okada has...a hammock in his living room?
▪ Okada doesn't have a secret side that DJs secretly. He wishes. V6/Arashi
▪ Okada on Himitsu no Arashi-chan, Sept. 13 [ 1
▪ Nino is the only person who manages to look okay in over alls. EVERYONE SUCKS.
▪ The only good thing about Okada in his over alls, is his FACE.
▪ Okada has potentially horrible taste in shoes. HEART PRINT SHOES?!?!
▪ Okada wants revenge and challenges you to a hearts shoes battle!!! Arashi
▪ To release new album and have nationwide tour [ 1
▪ Popcorn album to be released October 31st.
▪ Nationwide tour starts November 16th.
▪ Album will have 4 singles, 5 solos, 7 studio songs.
▪ PLEASE GIVE US MORE SONGS LIKE FACE DOWN!!!! Kanjani8
▪ To release best of album [ 1
▪ Title "8EST," releasing October 17th!
▪ Bonus DVD will include 300+ minutes of video footage.
▪ There will also be a PV of a new song, and possibly a making of, too.
▪ Adds dome tour dates [ 1
▪ Tokyo Dome and Kyocera Dome get more dates.
▪ To host NHK documentary show [ 1
▪ Kanjani 8 no Ashita wa Dochira?
▪ Will air for three weeks, starting Oct 1st.
▪ Programme will feature K8 with people struggling to make it.
▪ Kanjani 8 was chosen because they can relate cuz they faced many hardships after their debut. Kanjani8/KAT-TUN
▪ Kame to be in last ep of Dragon Seneindan [ 1
▪ Kame will be in the final episode.
▪ Kame will be blond, and blue skinned. OOH SCARY
▪ Aired Sept 25th. Kanjani8/Ikuta Toma
▪ Ohkura/Toma on Okusama 100, Sept. 18 [ 1
▪ Ohkura makes Toma hamburger! Delicous!
▪ Toma thinks Sho is ideal mariage material. Ohkura thinks NO ONE in K8 is marriage material yet. KAT-TUN
▪ Ousama no Brunch, Sept. 15 [ 1
▪ Everyone pick on Taguchi, yay!
▪ The only good thing Taguchi hears is at the end when they compliment his choreo.
▪ Music Japan, Sept. 16 [ 1
▪ Kame doesn't want to have anything similar to Taguchi.
▪ Performance wasn't...bad at all! Changing the bg colour and clothes make all the difference.
▪ Perfume has no faith in Taguchi, lol. KAT-TUN/A.B.C.-Z
▪ Oricon Charts [ 1
▪ Fumetsu no Scrum sells 157K copies, 19th consecutive #1 single.
▪ What can KAT-TUN possibly do make things better for themselves.
▪ ABC-Z tops the DVD charts with Zutto Love, selling 23K+ copies. A.B.C-Z
▪ Music Fair, Sept. 8 and 15 [ 1
▪ Dodesuka, Sept. 12 [ 1
▪ Very Nagoya centered. Perhaps a local channel?
▪ The boys get to show off their artistic side, drawing a koala.
▪ Totsuka is REALLY GOOD. Goseki also does a pretty good job.
▪ Ichiban Song Show, Sept. 12 [ 1
▪ Performed Zutto Love.
▪ Pon, Sept. 14 [ 1
▪ ABCZ show off their on stage collective ~*~nude scene~*~
▪ Behind the clouded glass, where the naked boys shower, what's it like? It's Acrobatic.
▪ Hashi is evolving, learning the acrobatics already.
▪ The boys show off their flexibility, acrobatic skills, impersonations, etc. Multiple
▪ Inocchi, Tegoshi and Yokoyama form new unit for CM [ 1
▪ Promoting Knorr's cup soup.
▪ Tegoshi = Oishii Inocchi = Tanoshi Yoko = Genki
▪ They will be parodying some classic Japanese songs.
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
Yamashita Tomohisa's Love Chase single.