What the……. >_>

28 02 2009

OK, I have to much time on my hands so I put BlogPatrol onto my blog. Don’t know why because it doesn’t get a lot of hits, but I thought it would be fun ^-^

So, for the “What the….”

I was checking my stats after seeing that I had 4 new visitors. I went through the many stats that BlogPatrol gives you and it was all good. That is until I got to the referrer part. It had one for Tsuyoki de Yukoze, which is Murr’s blog (you make good friends on #wotachat) and one for a Google search for “intl wota” = International Wota.

I don’t know how anyone could find my blog by searching Google for International Wota, I just don’t see how it’s possible o_o but what boggles my mind even more is that I’m on someones Blogroll~! XD Which is super cool…………. to me in any case ^_^

Well, I’m going back to my course study/reading stuff and finishing my Winter Live review thingy. Ja ne~


Well, my WordPress blog doesn’t have BlogPatrol T_T It doesn’t support the use of javascript

Some Wonderful Hearts 2008 Screencaps

24 02 2009

So, I have tonnes of screencaps after going a tad overboard. So, I shall share them with you now ^o^ Also I needed to distract myself for a while because I’m getting nowhere with my reveiw T_T

Image Hosted by PhotoBucketMaimai does the Thriller XD (that’ll make sence when I finish my “review” :D)

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Airi Stomach~! XD

Image Hosted by PhotoBucket“Why Yes! I was going for creapy!”

Image Hosted by PhotoBucketChuu!

Image Hosted by PhotoBucket“Get a shot of her butt~!…….. Cameraman #14, are you drunk!?”

Image Hosted by PhotoBucket“HERE’S JOHNNY!!!!……. I mean, Here I am…..<_<….>_>”

Image Hosted by PhotoBucket“I’m over here!!!……. XD”

Image Hosted by PhotoBucket….. XD…..!

Image Hosted by PhotoBucketBecause she’s awesome~!….A..W..E..S..O..M..E~!!

Image Hosted by PhotoBucketThey’re cute, so I had to include them XD

Image Hosted by PhotoBucket*smolder* *smolder* ……. She knows it~! XD

Image Hosted by PhotoBucketChooo! Chooo!

Image Hosted by PhotoBucketMiya = <3…… XD

Image Hosted by PhotoBucketErika <3…… I liked the dance and the outfits, but I’m not sold on the song.

Image Hosted by PhotoBucket………pervert……… XD

Image Hosted by PhotoBucket“It’s just sooo funny! Look everybody…..”

Image Hosted by PhotoBucket“Also, I’m a Super Hero….. <3”

Image Hosted by PhotoBucket“Well…… So am I!”

I’ll add more later. I’m going to bed. Ja ne~

Hello!Project Winter Live 2008 – Wonderful Hearts

24 02 2009

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Wonderful Hearts~!

This is the concert that I bought the box set for ^-^ It has Berryz, °C-ute and Momusu……. The holy trinity XD Well, in as far as they’re three – nothing else though :3

I sat down and started the first disk with the idea in mind to take screencaps, but I just find myself sitting back and enjoying it XD I watched it first on my TV (all 52 cm of it T__T) and my sound system…… I believe my next door neighbours may now know some H!P songs XD Woops~!

It started out with Momusu, Berryz and °C-ute being revealed from behind a big ass curtain. I would like to pull out a screencap of Risako now:

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So much emotion

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Woops~! How’d that slip in there XD

Back to the concert. I’m going to just talk about my favourite performances, and it happens the opening, parts of the MC event and a few other acts at the beginning are part of my favourites. The camera pans out and we are greeted with this:

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And WOW~! I haven’t seen one of these concerts before, and now I know what I’ve been missing. It makes me want to go over to Japan even more ^ ^ The fans seem to make the whole thing even more energetic with their jumping around and their glow sticks (I so wanted to get my wota on while watching this…….. but I didn’t have a glow stick T_T), it’s like a sea of light with them jumping around.

OK, I have to stop for a second and thank someone. I was looking for a track-listing in English (well not English, but the songs titles in English….. I’m lazy and I don’t translate all that well) for this Wonderful Hearts concert but for the life of me I couldn’t. That is until I found a friends review of it XD Thank You maiZe~!!!! (#wotachat again :3)

They start out with everyone singing Aozora ga Itsumademo Tsuzuku You na Mirai de Are! (青空がいつまでも続くような未来であれ!). This looks so much fun when they perform it together.

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I really enjoyed this part, all the girls seem to be enjoying themselves……. Even playing up to the camera *cough*Risa*cough* And Miya is adorable in this. I wont start on Momo and Airi because the whole post will end up being a love fest for them =] It really is a great song and act to open up on. I like the part where they take time to wave at everyone. You can also feel the…. hmmm, I want to say love, but maybe that’s not the right word…….. between the different groups. Well, I felt the love in any case. It was nice ^-^

The next song was Renai Revolution 21 (恋愛レボリューション21)

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Renai Revolution 21

I love this song, I really do. Although it always creeps me out with the real deep voice at the beginning XD Again they all sing this, and it sounds brilliant (….. I seem to always be upbeat don’t I~?..) It just looks fun to watch, which is what a good concert should be like. But I have to say that when they do that arm swinging thing it looks like some of them might dislocate something.

Right, that’s the opening all out of the way and time for the MC event. They do this split screen thing which is sorta cool looking:

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Those up there ^^^ are the two MC’s for the concerts. All three of them 😀 I like how they introduce the groups that’ll be performing:

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Well, I condensed them into one pic; they were each up separately on the slip screen, as well as one of the sreens flicking through a pic of each member of the group. Also, they’re not in order XD Apart from the slip screen thing I can’t say anymore….. I don’t understand a single word of what they said. Oh, I can say that they all bow, which is cute and the guy MC is crazy goofy :3 He’s cool =]

After the MC they get back into it with LALALA Shiawase no Uta (LALALA 幸せの歌) which they all sing. Now, I have to say this wasn’t my favourite  ℃-ute song. BUT…. I actually enjoyed it with all of them singing it. Ai can really sing~! No matter what your feelings are about her you can’t say she isn’t great at what she does ^-^

Tokaikko Junjou (都会っ子 純情) is the next song and it’s sung by it’s owners, °C-ute =D I did love this song and PV. I still do, but this is the polar opposite of the PV~! Maimi in a tutu and angel wings:

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Tokaikko Junjou in Tutus~!

Super, super cute, but not what I would have put them in for it =] I’m not complaining, they do it very well live. Maimi, when the camera comes close, is just dripping with sweat. They work hard man~! Now I would like to point out that they don’t show enough of what the girls who aren’t performing are doing, it’s really funny when you see them:

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Don’t Stop~!

OK, now for something over the top and fun……. Chance! (チャンス!) by Tsukishima Kirari starring Kusumi Koharu (?). I’ve never completely understood the whole “starring” thing………. ’cause Koharu is the only one singing o_o But anyway, this is a super cute act:

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It’s Koharu Time~!

The first time I heard her soloing from Momusu was “Happi Happi Sunday” and “HATTEN X Joy” <= I though I was listening to the wrong song to start with XD You just can’t not watch her when she’s in one of her PV’s or live on stage….. You just have to watch~!

I saw this coming:

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She did an on-stage wardrobe change. It wasn’t very subtle, you could see that the previous outfit didn’t fit her all that well. But I still like it. It’s cool. It still doesn’t fit quite right, but it looks good on her.

Now sticking with Koharu, we have Happy (ハッピー☆彡) . I think this one is a little off in the dancing department:

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Koharu does the Thriller

Is it me or does that look like Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” dance……. or a part(s) of it? O_O It was a bit odd to watch……. fun, but odd.

Time for a side thought. I really like Converse All Star shoes. Always wanted a pair. Now, is it me or am I just insane……. o_o…… don’t answer that……. but doesn’t the shoes the egg girls (I think that’s them :S, if I’m wrong please tell me :3) are wearing look like them.  It makes me want to own a pair even more now XD

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Am I right~?

I liked the 2nd MC event. It’s nice. I didn’t understand a word they were saying but it was enjoyable to me just to see them talk……… Although they did have Erika up on the top part with the Egg girls, but for some reason they totally ignored her >| Which I don’t think is very nice 😦 I like Erika.

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Next is Renai Rider (恋愛ライダー) by Buono! I love this song to death~! It’s so fun.

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Buono! XD

I have to say though that the performance wasn’t as hyper as the PV is. But I put that down to them performing the other acts before and now they’re buggered (OK, buggered in Australia, in this context, means really tired, not the other meaning that the word “bugger” has. I did a google search just to check, and it came back screwy. Just making myself clear =])

Next is….. well I don’t know for sure. Seishun! LOVE Lunch (青春LOVEランチ) by Athena & Robikerottsu is what maiZe has ’em as, and I’m good with that. I did some searching and I found pics of them. I just hadn’t heard of them before, which isn’t new =]

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I’m not sure, but I love ’em 😀

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Whee~!…. Because I can 😀

I love this song and their performance. I’ve heard it before in one of Johpan‘s mixes. But I’ve never heard it in it’s original form. And it’s gooood ~! I love the little “Hai Hai Hai Hai” bits, and the others who aren’t in the performance sitting down doing the dance. It’s cute as hell 😀 I really want to buy something by them, but I can’t find anything T_T

I have to say that I’m always amazed at how dedicated these girls are. They sing songs they weren’t meant to, like °C-ute and Berryz singing Momusu’s songs and vice versa. It’s amazing that they know them all word for word, even the parts they don’t need to sing. You’ll be watching them and the mic will be away from thier mouth and they’ll be dancing, but they’ll still be singing…….. I take my hat off to them and bow as low as I can.

OK, Mars said that if I liked this that I should put it in here, so here it is 😀 Turns out I liked it. It’s  EVERYDAY YEAH! Kataomoi (EVERYDAY YEAH!片想い) by Shimizu Saki, Hagiwara Mai & Arihara Kanna:

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Cute! 😀

There’s this one guy and he’s LOUD as hell……. you can hear exactly what he’s saying. “KAANNAAA!!!” XD It really is a fun and cute performance 😀 I was a little worried about Kanna the first time I watched it. She has her shoulder strapped up 😦 I was like “Man, these girls are troopers!” and then I thought that me saying that made me feel OLD….. ;_;

*SHOCK*, my next one is a °C-ute song!! 😛 Meguru Koi no Kisetsu (めぐる恋の季節):

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°C-ute are cute! :3 😀

I love these outfits! They’re damn cute…… if a little short on material….. but hey *shrugs* The performance is really energetic and the audience seem to really love it. And the tune is so stick-in-your-head catchy as well. They’re an all round package 😀 I also have to say that they’ve grown so much since last years concert (I watched some on YouTube :D) Both physically – they’re way taller, and they’re voices have matured.

I seem to like a rather lot in this concert T_T I was hoping to get away with a shorter post……. Well, here’s the next one. Omoitattara Kichi desse! (思い立ったら 吉でっせ!) by Berryz Koubou. They act the fool in this, and it’s so good XD I love their entrance – they sort of walk bow legged =)

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Their outfits aren’t as cute as they could be 😦 Which is a shame ’cause this is the perfect song for super kawaii threads! :] I love how they play everything up in it, and the song is pretty good as well. I’m only getting into Berryz now – I’ve been a Buono! and a °C-ute man up until now 😀

Special Generation (スッペシャル ジェネレ~ション!) by Berryz Koubou & °C-ute…….. *shakes head* Almost done 😀

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°C-ute/Berryz Relations

I just had to include this performance. They pronunciation of this song is awesome……. you’re probably not going to understand what I mean by that 😦 Ummm, the timing of the lyrics and the words they use is well thought out. Well I think they are. And the choreography is pretty darn entertaining……… It’s old school disco meets…… o_o….. I don’t know. In a way it’s sort of cheesy.

Eri’s (I’m sure it’s Eri :S) expression in the below pic from Bon kyu! Bon kyu! BOMB GIRL (ボンキュッ!ボンキュッ!BOMB GIRL) by Morning Musume sums up this concert for me:

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To sum it up….. ❤

It’s some of the most fun I’ve had watching a DVD. It really is an experience that I want to actually have i.e: Go to a concert. Maybe when I finish studying and have the money :3 Well that’s me done…………… FINALLY…… (^_^)/

I’m never doing this again!! *goes and puts in the next DVD* T_T……… Oh well 😀 Also this isn’t very good, I know, and I also know that it’s long. But I had fun =] I also wish wordpress didn’t complete my smilies with images, it makes it look messy 😦 …….. I’m a heavy user of emoticons XD

Ja ne~

SO happy~!….. Winter arrives ^o^

20 02 2009

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OK, I got this about a week or more ago, but as it is three DVDs and a fourth special feature DVD, it took me a while to work in watching it and working and everything else I have to do. And I don’t believe in blogging when you don’t feel like it. It should always be fun, otherwise why do it? ^_^

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I have to be honest. I only really enjoyed the first and third DVD of the concerts. The second DVD is of Elder Club and such, which I’ve never had to much exposure to so I can’t really comment on from a fans point of view. Although, I can go fanboy on you about the others XD

I bought it for a really good price on eBay from GKOHouse. That’s where I got my Kiss! Kiss! Kiss! LE single from. Very good place to get cheap but excellent H!P and J-pop etc stuff from. I Had been wanting to get this for the longest time, but as the exchange rate kept getting worse and worse it just seemed to slip through my fingers………… but when I found it on eBay for a whole $50 AUD cheaper I couldn’t just leave it there.

I’m just going to make up a post with the three, well maybe only two, concerts in it, with screencaps ^-^ And then if I have any screencaps left over I’ll have a captactular post~! This might take a while though, so don’t be holding your breath =D

Ja ne~

My first photo buys ^o^

12 02 2009

OK, when I got this (after I got Hello!Project Winter Live 2008, I just haven’t written it up yet ^-^) I was so happy and thrilled. I haven’t bought any of the H!P photos yet…….. I thought they were too small and expensive. Well not anymore, I can’t wait to get some more.

Well, after I unpacked it and separated the two sets I opened the Momo tour mini file and photo set first.

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I got this one because Momo looked so adorably cute~! I had to have it ^_^ I have no idea what tour this is supposed to be from, so if anyone knows PLEASE tell me XD I really do want to know.

Now for the set that made me near shat myself.

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I should clear up what I mean. The two Airi photos are fine; more than fine. I’m really happy with them. She looks like a cute Space Explorer or something. I’ve been wanting to get these ones since I saw them at HELLOPROLAND on eBay. But like I said, I thought they were way to small T__T

So as I was opening the plastic bag they were in I pulled the end one out and instead of the fronts companion I find this:

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My heart stopped for a full split second~! And I mean it. I quickly pulled what I thought was the first photo out and found the actual second photo sitting right behind the first, statict to it ^__^ My heart leveled out and I was truly happy.

I’ll have to find some time to sit down and take some screencaps of Winter Live and write up what I think of it….. might take me a while though.

Ja ne~

Which one to buy~????

3 02 2009

I’ve been thinking of late “I really want to buy another Airi-chan photobook, and soon~!” So, I figured I would ask the few, if any, people who may read this.

So, I went and found a poll making site and joined up. If you could please vote between her first (Airi) and her second (CLEAR) photobook I would be very happy. I just can’t seem to make up my stupid mind ^-^ Hopefully this’ll work and my decision will be made for me ^_^ And this is for my next-next order, I’ve already decided what I’m getting next XD so it will be a while before I’ll be buying it.

Oh~! I almost fogot. I’m going to be buying myself a magazine subscription to either Kindai or UTB and again can’t make my mind up – very frustrating~! I’m buying it if I pass my driving test (kind of like an incentive to do well XD). I’m quite pathetic. I’m still on my learners, in part because my parents couldn’t take me out driving enough. So I’m going for my P’s next week, wednesday actually ^-^

OK, that’s it. Thank you very much~! Ja ne~



I didn’t get my P’s, and then I had to book for another test 2 HOURS away T_____T

Then I didn’t get them again, so now I have to drive for another 60 hours before I can go for them again  T______T

Too True, Too true…

3 02 2009

OK, I took some advice given and went onto #wotachat. Man is it brilliant there~!! I recommend it, it’s a must. So nice and friendly. I’m not use to people being so friendly straight out of the gate.

OK, back to what I wanted to post about.

I was reading through Amy’s Airi worship blog Tsuugaku Vector ☂ ^-^ and found a Kyuutii Karaa post featuring Airi, of course. It looks like interviews with the members of C-ute about Airi. Brilliant idea that~! ^o^

Well, I was reading through the interviews and came across Umeda Erika’s one and she was saying how Airi-chan get’s up real close to you when she wants to talk to you, even Maimi says so. It got me thinking how true that is. I started seeing flashes of Airi getting close to everybody when she was talking to them~! Not just people either, but video cameras.

As I was tying to find the right screencap to illustrate this I came up stumped~! I couldn’t seem to find the right ones (;_;), but I wont give up~! I swear I will try and find the right ones! If you have a suggestion, please tell me ^-^

That’s it. I wish I had some screencaps, but I don’t 😦

Ja ne~