Archive for the ‘ Morning Musume ’ Category

Michishige Sayumi Official Blog – April 2

Don’t like Sayu or even care about H!P anymore, but I’m subscribed to her on Google Reader. Among the 500 entries she writes everyday, this happened to catch my eye.

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Latest H!P PVs – Naichau Kamo & Fly away

This is sort of an excuse to talk about Mizuki Nana’s 29th birthday without making a post about her. Happy birthday, Nana-san! :D Moving on.

Morning Musume – Naichau Kamo

Wow. Do I smell plagiarism? Or is it just a coincidence because both songs have “tears” as a theme and naturally tears = water = “OMG RAINSTORM!!1”?

Putting that aside, I actually like the PV but please, can we have everyone look just a bit different? I’m not looking for a costume to be 500% different from another or anything, just maybe little things like colour or accessories. I’m actually quite impressed with some members’ acting skills (like Ai-chan’s). Line distribution was not great, but not as terrible as the disaster that was Resonant Blue either, though I still found myself forgetting about some people until they appeared like three quarters into the video.

I hadn’t heard the preview of the song before watching this. I don’t think it’s a bad song at all, but my “ktkr 神曲” radar isn’t picking up anything major yet.

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Q.E.D. Shoumei Shuuryou – 01 & 02




Meet Brawns.


Get along, ‘kay?

So the story is about a super genius boy, Touma Sou (Nakamura Aoi), and his sidekick, a stronger-than-your-average-boy girl, Mizuhara Kana (Takahashi Ai). Together, they solve murder mysteries blah blah. I wrote a post about this already.

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Yaguchi Mari appears ‘naked’ on own blog

… Well, by “naked”, I meant “without make-up”.

I saw this on Niwango news yesterday, and thought it was kind of interesting. Yaguchi Mari, like many other Hello! Project idols, has suddenly acquired a new blog. She seems to be very excited about it and posts several times a day. Right now, her blog is actually the second most popular Ameba celebrity blog. Anyways, what actually caused this bit of a buzz was a picture she posted on November 22, which didn’t quite look like her normal self. In a later post that day, she revealed that she had not put make-up on and also added a picture of herself with make-up applied. Here are the two pictures in question:

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