In Japan

22 07 2009

I arrived last night in Tokyo.  Now I’m staying at the house of a family friend in Yokosuka.  Today was day one, and to kick things off we went shopping at a mall really close by in Yokosuka.

I don’t plan on documenting any parts of my trip here that don’t pertain to Asian entertainment, so today I’m going to share my Jpop purchases I bought.  We caught the music store on our way out of the mall and I must have been in there over an hour.  I can’t read kanji to save my life, so I kept asking the associate where everything was.  I felt so bad for him, bless his soul.

Anyway,  I spent about $130 on CDs and I could hardly carry them to the register.  Here’s what I got:

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From the top left: ARASHI – Ashita wa Koiku/Crazy Moon, High-King – C\C, Goto Maki – Garasu no Pumps, Morning Musume – Ai Araba ~It’s All Right~, Perfume – ONE ROOM DISCO (was supposed to be Dream Fighter, but she gave me the wrong one.  Oh well.), KAT-TUN – Break the Records, NEWS – color, Berryz Koubou – Seishun Bus Guide/Rival, Morning Musume – Shouganai Yume Oibito

It’s exciting.  I almost don’t want to open them.  Haha.

In other news, I will be going to the Hello!Chanpuru concert August 7th, and I plan on reporting on that in full detail; so please look forward to that!





Summer Revivals Revealed!

10 07 2009

The lineups for the “revival groups” in Hello! Project’s summer shuffle album have been revealed!  Now I’m about 89342 times more excited to get the album and see it live!  (Ftw, bought my ticket!  I’m sooooooo excited!!)

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Sigh… And I’m in Love All Over Again

1 07 2009

I’m pretty sure I’ve never shared my obsession with Versailles with you all before.  Here’s a good time!

Versailles recently released their major-label debut single, “ASCENDEAD MASTER.”  Most people agree that when indie bands go major it’s for the worse; however, Versailles didn’t change!!  The PV, I will admit, is a little bright for my Versailles-liking, but besides that, I noticed no major difference between this and their indie singles.

Oh, besides that Kamijo got about 8129301 times hotter deciding to go manly.  Good choice, Kamijo, good choice.

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