Monthly Archives: December 2007

C-ute is honored with Nihon Record Taisho’s “Best New Artist” award!!

Just a quick little post to congratulate C-ute on their monumental award!! Saburo just sent me this great news this morning and how deserving they are! According to the article due to Japan law (minors aren't allowed to work/perform after … Continue reading

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A wonderful Christmas greeting from Yuki!!

Christmas greeting card from Yuki 🙂 Yesterday a cute pop up Christmas greeting card arrived from Yuki! And along with a beautifully written message Yuki also included a surprise gift with the card!  I must note how cute her handwriting … Continue reading

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Up to boy February 2008

Up to boy February 2008 issue & L’arc~en~ciel’s "Hurry Xmas" first pressing single release While in town today I picked up the latest issue of Up to boy and while browsing the CD shelf I noticed that they still had … Continue reading

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“Texas Hold ‘Em”, Hello! Project style!

Official Hello! Project playing cards (Morning Musume set) Earlier this year a couple of fan made H!P playing card sets appeared and it really brought up the idea of what if there were actual UFA produced playing card sets as … Continue reading

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NHK’s Kouhaku to pay tribute to Sakai Izumi & finding closure in “Tooi hi no nostalgia.”

Zard’s final single "Glorious Mind" On December 12th Zard released the final works of vocalist and lyricist Sakai Izumi. Just that sentence alone fills me with a strange disbelief and although months have gone by since her sudden and tragic … Continue reading

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The c-utest Hello! Project gift arrived today!! :)

Hello! Project plushy 2 photo set I found myself speechless after opening this incredibly cute Christmas present from Solitudity earlier today!! The time and effort that was put into making this one of a kind (Extremely Limited Edition: production 1/ … Continue reading

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Cdjapan delivers some Hello! Project goodness for the weekend! :)

Last Cdjapan order of this year! I hope that everyone has a happy H!P weekend and as for me a just a few more releases arrived today including C-ute's latest Fall concert DVD "Houkago no essence" which has a running … Continue reading

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道重さゆみ 蒼蒼写真集リリース。

Michishige Sayumi "Sousou" shashinshuu …and Shigechan has officially left the building! While Sayu's playful and cute personality will always remain a part of her, the transition to a much more mature Sayu is so profoundly stated with her latest pb … Continue reading

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HM@ 12/9/07-”The one with more Wii fitness, Kid BMX, Sayu’s surfing safari, & scary Musume photo!”

Today's episode continues right where we left off as the Wii Fitness tournament resumes! While both Sayu and Kamei were eliminated on the last episode, the next matchup features a battle between Tanakachi & Aichan and awaiting the winner is … Continue reading

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Harry Potter’s limited edition trunk delivers HD to your home!

Harry Potter Limited Edition HD DVD Collection, Sayu’s "Sousou" shashinshuu, & Saito Yua shashinshu Ah today was quite a busy day filled with errands including a long time spent at the post office along with a crowd of fellow last … Continue reading

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