Oriental Radio !! They're a fun Japanese comedian duo. You might have heard of them as RADIOFISH with "Perfect Human". Apparently Yoshimoto Kogyo did a collaboration with Medicom to bring some comedian-themed bearbrick figures. I wasn't sure how to display them but then I realized the bears had clamps for hands so I did it this way for now. I need something more stable/permanent though.
I started reading a guide about bearbricks but I hope I don't collect more, although there is a set with One Punch Man characters now...
I kinda tried to parody their 'valiant story' gag while working on displaying this
Valiant story, a valiant story!
She spent some time arranging the case.
But without any tape it'll topple with haste.
Valiant story, a valiant story!
It's not funny unless I dance too, I think.
Video footage of the display case
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As always it doesn't make sense but it means I enjoyed it. I had high tension because Yahagi from OgiYahagi and Summers' Ootake were on the same team. The double-megane here put me in such high spirits. I don't want to watch anymore shows but I'll probably watch part two. I hope Mimura plays some more.
Day 1 - August 25
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Day 2 - August 26
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Day 3 - August 27
All in all, CRX was very fun! I had a great time and was treated very kindly. I stayed safe and met many people. I am really a lucky person. Now it's back to work!
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Actually, on that note, I just remembered I subbed this bit also with Sanshiro/Komiya.
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You can just tell how happy they are to be together again. Kaa-kun has said time and time again how he'd love to reunite as Hikari GENJI, but who knows what kind of business affairs complicates that =/
(when asked if they can race)
Kaa-kun: We don't really race. We do acrobats and tricks on skates, but we don't challenge each other in speed.
Ariyoshi: "Is that a (Hikari) tattoo on [Osawa's] forehead?"
Atsushi: It's not a tattoo, you idiot. What genius would get a tattoo that says "Hikari" on their forehead?
The comedians the place their bets on which Hikaru GENJI member they think will win.
I SCREAMED AT THE FINALE OF THAT RACE LAMFEWAO
Osawa: I was hella crushed LMAO
If anything I'm happy Kaa-kun appears quite a bit on variety. It looks like Nakai is starting to appear on some of them too, like Ame-talk..
I've started this entry a few times, but we did so much on our first day that it was a lot to remember and write about! I just didn't have the time. Today, I made sure to finish it once and for all! From here on, I will post the days in order up until our final day in Japan.
Without further ado, the entry for the OFFICIAL DAY 1 IN JAPAN!!
We got on a few trains that took us to Odaiba where went to Cafe de Miki with Hello Kitty. This was a place one of my friends has always wanted to go to in place of another Hello Kitty themed place that closed down when she was in Japan the last time.( Read more... )
I ordered a cheesecake 'cause I'm craving sweets. Look at the cute kitty art!!
We had to leave to catch the train to Asakusa. After a certain time the trains wouldn't run anymore. We dropped into our bunks to get ready for day 2 at Tokyo Disney Sea!
8/14 was the second to last day of our two week stay in Japan. I'm starting with this day and will try to move forward with the days and then backtrack. So many things happened on each day that I feel each can have their own theme anyway!
I'm watching Japanese comedy again and have been subbing random short clips that I thought were funny. I originally posted them on a forum but realized I should house them somewhere where it'll be easier to sort through.
[HB] Moya Summers Macho Cafe (ENG) by Hikabunny
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Well, I haven't watched a lot of Moya Moya Summers yet, but I did start with a Paris one since my friend came back from Paris recently when I grabbed it. Then I found out they shot in Vietnam, so I went and watched that. Then I grabbed Singapore because I thought I was going to go this year. BUT AS I WAS WATCHING SINGAPORE I found out they had done a location shoot in Singapore 5 years before! So I kind of want to watch it in order! Thanks to gaki-no-tsukai forums, I found a site that has many older episodes of variety shows available for stream. I found a Moya Moya Summers one and the Singapore episode I was looking for from 2007 and am working my way through it right now.
Anyway, I decided instead of livetweeting nonsense as I've been doing, I'll take it to a blog for now. I'll just go ahead and jump in where I left off.
+After seeing merlion, they went to a gift shop to look for merlion goods.
Mimura shows Ootake a hat with merlion on it, saying "Isn't this a good pattern?"
Ootake: This part isn't good though *points at the merlion stitching*
+They're trying to go into "Snow City" but they're confused at how there are metal doors. The first metal door opened and there's alreadya temperature difference. Ootake shouts out, "Wait hold on this is no good I have a lot of skin exposed!"
On that note though, Ootake in a tank top?! Very distracting. He's not fit or anything, but I kind of like his build. And this was 10 years ago, so it's OK for me to say so about a 40 year old, right?
+Poor Oe is slipping on the ice 'cause she's wearing high heels!! Summers are catching her LMAOFEWA
That's it for Part 1! I'll probably continue with part 2 later when I can. ^^
Waaah, it looks good and I'm happy!! Since it was in black and white I wanted to try out screentones in Clip Paint Studio, a program that I bought but don't use often. Above all, I'm happy Shy thought they were nice and hope the boys enjoy them along with everyone else's letters and postcards too!!
I wanted to do a Koichi one too but now I'm just too tired..
Maybe I'll just do some standalone design for another charm and a sticker and send it in to print.
I hope they turn out okay!! I've never printed charms via a vendor before!
I plan on decorating mine with bunny stickers a dear friend gave me ^^
The four of us were talking about how we were curious about the other two groups headlining the show, Slot Machine and Kiha & The Faces. We wondered what they would be like, and we are pleased to say we really enjoyed them! Kiha & The Faces had a really soul/rock Korean music kind of feel to their songs. It was very different and I liked it a lot. Kiha wore a shirt that parodied the KIA car logo and the back of his shirt said Self 0. He was very funny. He doesn't dance much, but he takes the stage in a very unique way. Before he started "The Smell's Gone", he told us all to sing "papapapa" .. (the chorus line as I later found out in the music video), saying it didn't matter if we got it right or not because it was just a sound, not words. But then later he said he lied to us and that it was Korean. For "내 사람", he then told us he wanted to say a Korean phrase, "nae salam" which meant someone important to you?? So we sang it on cue. All the songs were very fun.
I wasn't familiar with Kiha & The Faces and Slot Machine or many of Miyavi's songs, but after checking them out on Youtube I know some of the set list for the artists went, in no particular order,
Now I'm checking out Kiha & The Faces' other works and it's interesting to see that each group had a respective fanbase we didn't know about! I know Miyavi was headlining the show, but I think the other two deserved mention in the show description as well. They were great bands and I'm glad they were there to introduce me into this cultural genre of music I hadn't known before.
I'm grateful to my friends who let me come with them so I could see this fantastic show!! It was really worth it and I'm so glad we all had a great time. Thanks guys!
But what I really wanted to write about today was events from last weekend! Three other friends and I bought a Groupon together to do a Castle Escape game. My friend Helen has done it a few times, but for the other three including me it was going to be a brand new experience. We wanted to see how we would work as a team. The place we went to wasn't exactly decked out as amazingly as the ones Helen had been to, but it was still fun for us first-timers. I noticed that our friend Jessica was really jumpy at anything scary! I had previously wanted to do a scary-themed one, but the way Jessica got spooked over nothing made me realize that's a no-go for future escape game plans. Both Jessica and Helen overthink things, and for this escape game, there were a lot of red herrings that they spend time on trying to figure out the meaning of the puzzle. As for me, I seem to resort to brute force when I can't open anything! Locked chests, hidden compartments... I would try to forcibly open them. XD It wasn't a bad thing since we got a hold of some key items that way.. We made it out but we had to ask for help twice. We took a pic after but I haven't seen it uploaded on their website yet!
After that we returned to base and wrote a letter to our friend in the next state over. We took turns writing it so it will probably be very confusing for her. XD We decided to have dinner at a new restaurant called Sizzle Spot that opened up nearby. They serve Japanese-Vietnamese food fusion which sounded very unique to me so I really wanted to try it. It was REALLY good in my opinion. They did mess up Helen's order but she still had a good time. I'd like to come back with my family sometime too!
When we finished dinner we returned to play card games: BS (I won) and blackjack since I was talking about casinos. We finished the rest of our hangout session talking about SAD ADULT LIFE RESPONSIBILITIES and then went home since everyone was tired and also down with the flu. Except me. I've been surrounded with sick family members and friends that I'm terribly worried I'll catch something! As of now, I SEEM to be okay!
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