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[230] The One Where Koyama Uses a Pineapple Iron 
10 14 12
Title: The One Where Koyama Uses a Pineapple Iron
Running Time: 1:33:55
Size: 43 MB
Download Links: MF
Hosts: Melissa/Kami

 O P E N I N G

          ▪ Fan ranking of tunes [ 1, 2, 3 ]
               ▪ Fans were given the chance to rank Arashi's songs and choose their Top 30
               ▪ Arashi performed and announced results during concert and on J-Web
               ▪ Ten singles, ten album tunes and ten coupling songs
               ▪ Did Tokei Jikake no Umbrella make it?? Ooohh! THE SUSPENSE!!
               ▪ Top singles: 1. Face Down 2. Wild at Heart 3. Truth
               ▪ It's surprising how nice it was to hear Wild at Heart even tho we didn't love it at first
               ▪ Top album tracks: 1. Energy Song 2. 5x10  3. Love Situation
               ▪ Interesting that Energy Song, which was only on Seven-net edition, is so high
               ▪ Top coupling tunes: 1. Still... 2. Fight Song 3. [NOT TELLING!! It's a secret!!]
               ▪ Choice of 'Still...' surprised even Arashi but makes sense because of strength of song
               ▪ GIVE US OUR DVD, JOHNNY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 N E W S ( S E P T E M B E R  2 2 - O C T O B E R  0 5 )

          ▪ Shingo on Quiz! Kotoba no Housoki, Sept 26 [ 1 ]
               ▪ LOL! Mitani Kouki, it’s his show but he keeps messing up and the guests don’t know what to do XDD
               ▪ Shingo has fun trolling Mitani
               ▪ We're just as lost as the guests as to what is going on.... :P
               ▪ This show is supposed to be about Mitani Kouki, it seems, but it's really about how awesome Shingo is
               ▪ Shingo steals Mitani Kouki's date too <3

     SMAP/Yamashita Tomohisa
          ▪ Shingo and Yamapi on Ousama no Brunch, Sept 15 [ 1 ]
               ▪ Guest appearance by set noises!! Poor Yamapi gets interrupted
               ▪ Talk about Kouhai/Sempai and relationship
               ▪ We must not forget that Shingo IS THE SEMPAI!!

          ▪ Tape recording for 'Monsters' got lost [ 1 ]
               ▪ Tape of some episode scenes was lost
               ▪ Once it was discovered, the lost scenes were then re-shot by Yamapi and Shingo
               ▪ "Not clear if police report was filed" Wait! So was it stolen?? Or was it lost??
               ▪ Why would you steal the scenes?? So you can reveal it on the net or blackmail them?!?
               ▪ Or did someone re-record something over it XDDD
               ▪ The first episode should be them solving the crime of the missing tape!! DUN DUN DUN!!!!!

          ▪ Fujigaya to join cast of Priceless [ 1, 2, 3 ]
               ▪ Will join Kimura as cast
               ▪ Kimura first revealed it at SMAP concert but is now official
               ▪ Tama-chan has been very busy in dramas recently (or is it just us?)

     SMAP/Kis-My-Ft2/Kinki Kids
          ▪ Ayashii Uwasa no Atsumaru Toshokan, Oct 2 [ 1 ]
               ▪ Koichi guested on the episode (Kitayama and Nakai are regulars)
               ▪ Legend in the agency; Koichi got mad at KAT-TUN for wearing accessories during concerts “It’s dangerous”
               ▪ Kitayama: After Jrs heard this, we all rushed to remove our accessories.
               ▪ Koichi thought Nakai was nice for giving clothes from his dressing room, but they were all uncool ones
               ▪ Koichi pretended to like them, Nakai left, came back and the clothes were all still there
               ▪ Koichi and Kitayama apparently don’t talk
               ▪ Koichi tried to stop a taxi for Nakai, couldn’t, and got kicked in the butt. (Have we heard this before?)
               ▪ Good-looking quiz – Kitayama lost last time against Gekidan Hitori (OUCH! >.< )
               ▪ He blamed it on picture so they sent in new pic but don’t see difference
               ▪ Nakai: “Our job as Johnny’s is to be ikemen, you know!” Koichi: *laughs* “I’ve never said that”
               ▪ Nakai doesn’t vote for Kitayama in revenge match XDD But Koichi does (nice sempai)
               ▪ Kitayama loses to Watabe (Anjashu comedian) by 4 points!!!
               ▪ Kitayama: “What if I wear a suit?” Nakai: "Got it. I’ll take the picture for you. A picture that will appeal to all ages."
               ▪ Maybe it's a good thing he doesn't appeal to 80-year-olds... >.>

          ▪ Celebrates 18 years [ 1 ]
               ▪ 10,000 fans attended first day of tour at Budoukan
               ▪ TOKIO don't feel old... 
               ▪ Last day of tour will be shown in 94 theatres across country

     Kinki Kids
          ▪ Koichi's 'Gravity' album [ 1, 2
               ▪ PV for 'Dance Zone ~to the Unknown World~' is... puzzling....cool but puzzling
               ▪ Outfits and stage are very kakkoii!! XD
               ▪ PV is so well done. To be expected of Koichi!
               ▪ THE ALBUM IS AWESOME!!! <3333
               ▪ Liked Danger Zone, Jam, Lost World, Fallen Angel and Invisible
               ▪ Invisible is a slower song but is so beautiful. Koichi's voice is BEAUTIFUL in it!! *googly eyes*
               ▪ Why is there a track called 'Slave Maker'??
               ▪ Random gospel choir song??? WHAT??
               ▪ Jam and Freaky Night start out with the feel of a live concert

          ▪ Popcorn tracklist revealed [ 1, 2 ]
               ▪ Limited edition includes picture book called 'Ai to Yuuki no Popcorn ~Popcorn ga dekiru made~'
               ▪ Wonder what the book will be like? Was it written by Arashi and drawn by Ohno?

          ▪ Aiba wins Best Jeanist for 2nd consecutive year [ 1 ]
               ▪ No surprise. Aiba will likely win for the next 3 years unless something happens like 'the end of the world'
               ▪ Will a member of Kis-My-Ft2 succeed him???

     Arashi/Sexy Zone
          ▪ Music Station, Oct 5 [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 ]
               ▪ Sexy Zone performed 'Sexy Summer' but it's all Christmas-y
               ▪ WHY IS IT CHRISTMAS IN SUMMER?!?! It's not even Halloween yet!!
               ▪ This performance was just .... disappoint. Enough said.
               ▪ Why do all the Jrs change costume?? What was the point?
               ▪ Arashi perfomed 'Akashi' and 'Wild at Heart'
               ▪ Kami hates on their outfits which have a weird checkered sleeve...
               ▪ Outfit was anti-climatic for Akashi...
               ▪ MICHAEL JACKSON GLOVE!!!!
               ▪ Did Jun mess up the choreo? Or is it just Kami?
               ▪ Also, KAMI IS GOD.

     Tackey & Tsubasa
          ▪ Tackey to star in 'Akutou' SP [ 1 ]
               ▪ Based on award-winning novel
               ▪ Plays private detective that tracks down criminals at request of victims' families
               ▪ A dark drama but sounds like something to look forward to

          ▪ To provide Shige's drama theme song [ 1, 2 ]
               ▪ Titled 'Pokopon Pekorya' XDD
               ▪ Written by same person who wrote 'Chankapana' (this makes sense)
               ▪ Release date is yet to be announced
               ▪ What's the deal with the title?? NEWS is slowly trying to take over world with new language
               ▪ Five years from now, we will all be speaking in tongues XDDD

          ▪ Koyama on Ariyoshi & Becky no Quiz 80!, Oct 2 [ 1 ]
               ▪ Concept seems to be close to Himitsu no Arashi-chan’s 'Otona dekite Touzen Show'
               ▪ Split into girls and boys team. Boys team asked questions which are obvious to girls and vice-versa.
               ▪ Haruna Ai is on girls teams XD (Is this cheating?)
               ▪ Koyama thought the crimper was a “Pineapple iron” XDD (Called “Waffle Iron” in Japan)
               ▪ Quiz where choose statement that 80% will agree; one choice is “Koyama is intelligent”
               ▪ Only 30% agreed with that statement :(
               ▪ It's okay, Koyama! We love you!
               ▪ Girls team are asked Ikemen’s names
               ▪ Yanagihara Kanako thought Tegoshi was Massu!!! O_O
               ▪ Other girl thought Yamada is “Kismai’s Noguchi” WHAT??!? Koyama and Becky are horrified
               ▪ And so are we!!! How could you???

     Akanishi Jin
          ▪ Jin and Meisa have a baby girl!/Kusanagi and Matchy give congratulations [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ]
               ▪ Born Sept 23 in Okinawa
               ▪ Jin was there for the delivery and took pics
               ▪ Jin: "we want to continue spending everyday with endless smiles as a family"
               ▪ Matchy and Kusanagi expressed their congratulations and support for Jin at other events

          ▪ To release Jump World 2012 DVD [ 1 ]
               ▪ From their first Asia Tour 2012
               ▪ Contains digest footage from Yokohama, Taiwan and Hong Kong concerts

          ▪ Kisuma Learning, Oct 3 [ 1 ]
               ▪ Is this a new show? We hope they don't continue learning recorders for the rest of the time!
               ▪ Kismai learns to play recorder songs through repetition. That is the episode.
               ▪ It's fun to watch them cheer each other on but... gets boring after a while.
               ▪ The lessons go from easy to hard and the latter half with the hard songs will be in next ep! (UGH!)
               ▪ We love our Kismai but we hope this gets better
               ▪ Bring back Kisumai Busaikku instead!!

     Johnny's Jrs.
          ▪ Nakayama Yuma to release first solo single [ 1 ]
               ▪ Theme song to his drama 'Peace'
               ▪ Will be released October 31
               ▪ B-side is 'Mizu no Kaeru Basho' which will be a theme for another drama
               ▪ LE A: both songs plus instrumental and 'another version', + strings ver of 'Mizu no Kaeru Basho'
               ▪ DVD will include PV, making of and jacket shooting
               ▪ LE B: Same seven tracks + DVD with fan event including Kansai Jrs
               ▪ RE: 1. Missing Piece 2. Mizu no Kaeru Basho 3. Sayonara Merry Christmas + karaoke versions
               ▪ Why so many instrumental versions?

          ▪ Production announcement for 'Johnny's World' [ 1 ]
               ▪ Show is to celebrate Johnny's Guinness World Records for most shows produced
               ▪ Show will include Hey!Say!JUMP, A.B.C.-Z, and Sexy Zone
               ▪ Guests include Tackey, Kame and Koichi
               ▪ Will start Nov 10 at Imperial Theatre and run until January 2013 because of popularity

          ▪ Heyx3 Autumn Matsuri Special Live, Sept 24 [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 ]
               ▪ Domoto Koichi performed 'Danger Zone' with lots of fog and sexiness x_x
               ▪ Choreo and outfit was same as PV
               ▪ Sexy Zone but we avoided the Sexy Summer (make it stop!!)
               ▪ Tackey & Tsubasa opened up the show with bright red and yellow outfits?? (WHy??)
               ▪ They performed 'Koakuma Juliet'
               ▪ Kami expected lots of Tsubasa hip-rolls

Songs used in this week's podcast are from
NEWS's Chankapana single.

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