Monthly Archives: May 2007

Sayu, Tanakachi, and Kamei signed card.

I finished framing this signed card that I got awhile back along with pics of each member. It was a good thing that Paul at Hello!Blog (see "my links") posted his signed card earlier as I was originally just going … Continue reading

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A few items arrived today.

I was happy to see an express mail package arrive today from Cd Japan. This order contains Arashi's "Arashi Around Asia" first press DVD set, GAM's "1st GAM~amai yuuwaku~" first press edition w/DVD, Biyuuden's new single "Koi suru angel heart" … Continue reading

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The last Momusu autographs that I may ever need.

Of course right after typing in that heading I'm guessing that I will probably see another autographed item by them that I will have to have. LOL. This poster was autographed at last year's H!P Sportsfest by every member pictured … Continue reading

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Zard’s “Oh My Love” and “My Friend” translations.

Here a 2 songs that I linked Youtube clips of in my previous post The following romanizations and translations were done by Eugene Mok. Oh My Love Lyrics by Sakai Izumi/ Music by Oda Tetsuro/ Arranged by Akashi Masao Yurui … Continue reading

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J-Pop artist Sakai Izumi passes away at the age of 40.

Late last night I got some very saddening news as I checked my e-mail. I got a news article reporting that Sakai Izumi singer/songwriter (lyrics) of the J-Pop group Zard had passed away. She had not released a new single … Continue reading

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Hendrick Motorsports continues its domination of the Cup Series as Casey Mears wins at LMS!!

Casey Mears wins at Lowe’s Motor Speedway! Some of my friends find it amazing that I can sit in front of the t.v. for 3 1/2 to 4 hours every time a NASCAR Nextel Cup series race is on which … Continue reading

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田中れいな のディジタルフォトブック。

Much of today will be spent watching the Coca-Cola 600! Nothing like 400 laps around the high banked Lowe's Motor Speedway during this long weekend. Hope everyone's weekend is wonderful too! Here are some pics from Tanakachi's just completed Digital … Continue reading

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Letters From Iwo Jima Clint Eastwood has done something really amazing and special by directing 2 films which show the tragedy and hardships that both sides endure during a war. While "Flags of Our Fathers" shows the American aspect, "Letters … Continue reading

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Only recently I've heard of Toda Erika when I saw her in the great drama "Nobuta wo produce." She had such a nice character in this series and it was sad that she didn't end up with Shuuji in the … Continue reading

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Mikitty!? Friday’d! 信じられない。

Saburo just sent me this most alarming news! Seems that Mikitty has been seeing Tomoharu Shouji who is part of a comedy duo since last Autumn. They were seen by Friday reporters going into a sauna in Ebisu and later … Continue reading

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