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ミランダ (大丈夫)
21 December 2012 @ 08:55 pm


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Current Mood: productiveproductive
Current Music: Kimeru//JUNK BEAT
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
20 April 2014 @ 02:27 am
Look how fancy and productive I was today~ I made a bunch of icons too! These are made from paparazzi photos that I own that yomimashou was kind enough to scan for me! Enjoy~


[38] Paparazzi icons
[32] Nakamura Reia
[1] Matsuda Genta
[2] Jinguji Yuta & Nakamura Reia
[3] Iwahashi Genki & Miyachika Kaito


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Current Mood: artisticartistic
Current Music: TOKIO//Ambitious Japan
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
19 April 2014 @ 09:18 pm
Yaaay I did something productive! First non-shiritori fic in a while. =___=;;; Oops. Oh well, hopefully this will prompt me to be able to get off my ass a little more from now on! Enjoy~


title: Hold On
rating: pg
pairing: Kinzo/Shishimaru
warnings: vague mention of parental death, depictions of bullying
word count: 2,672
beta: yomimashou
author's note: Kinzo and Shishimaru give me all the feels, okay. ;__;
summary: Kinzo knows that somehow, he'll hold on for the both of them, he'll pull them both through.

The first time Kinzo sees Shishimaru, he's seven years old and struggling to put his world back together after, from his small vantage point, everything has been torn apart.Collapse )
 
 
Current Mood: accomplishedaccomplished
Current Music: Sexy Zone//Kimi no tame boku ga iru
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
18 April 2014 @ 11:55 pm


I'm glad I made it through this week (and Reia helps but is otherwise unrelated… XD) after the madness of classes really getting under way. I think elementary is going well so far (after one class for each class of 5th and 6th grade XD) but only time will tell for both elementary and junior high. It's been a really stressful and tiring late winter into early spring, but I'm really hoping things are starting to look up now. So, on the note of things being positive, here are some things I have to look forward to.

☆ Gamushara tomorrow night! Really excited for episode two~

☆ Trip to Hiroshima starting one week from tomorrow! I'm excited to see 9kinds again, and to go to Hiroshima again, and then for the Sexy Zone concert and Yokohama leg of the trip the next week!

☆ A relaxing weekend to make up for my sleep deficit and hopefully prepare me for next week~

☆ Shounen Club selection special on Wednesday~

☆ Myojo coming out with a Sexy Zone pouch next month~ Also Reia is still billed specially on the "next time" page online and in the magazine, so yay~

…hopefully that's enough to get me positive! Now time to get some rest and try to get the weekend off to a good start~
 
 
Current Mood: sleepysleepy
Current Music: Sexy Zone//A My Girlfriend
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
16 April 2014 @ 11:04 pm
There's nothing like sitting at home knowing that Gamushara J's Party is going on while you're not there. :/ Naturally, they announced the next one, which is also on weekdays. I don't understand why they're doing this. I mean, it's one thing for TV filmings and stuff, but… this is a concert. And it's one thing to make it on weekdays occasionally, but… if I just have to resign myself to never going, just like Shounen Club… I don't know. It's really aggravating.

In other news, in addition to a wild, possibly fake twitter account for Kakuta Yusei appearing, rumour now has it that Kuramoto Kaoru has left Johnny's as well? I don't have a strong emotional investment either way (as long as it doesn't affect Reia), but I wish that it would all just become clear so I don't have to keep wondering.

At any rate, looks like I may have to change my prediction more than expected. I'm still planning on making another one in half a year, at the one-year mark. In case you're curious, you can check out my massive Johnny's volleyball group research post and most recent 2015 prediction and see what I'm thinking. ^^; I love discussion, so… if you want to discuss, feel free!
 
 
Current Mood: sleepysleepy
Current Music: Sexy Zone//Kimi no tame boku ga iru
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
15 April 2014 @ 10:48 pm
I'm sort of in wonderment at the new FumaKai paparazzi photos that just appeared online. Yasui and Amu have been quiet the duo recently. o__o; It's times like this that I'm really surprised, because I joked with yomimashou that Amu had a crush on Yasui back at JUMP's Dome concert last May when he answered "Who's your favourite member of JUMP" with "Chinen... but I like Yasui-kun too!" but since then he took photos of Yasui on JJL without Yasui knowing, and Amu wrote some gushing messages to Yasui in Wink Up Dengonban, and now this… it just surprises me when I get things right without expecting to.

Unrelatedly, Yugo looks really hot. Go get 'em, Kouchi-sensei! XD;

I meant to make a real post, but… it didn't happen. I'll try harder tomorrow. >___>;;;
 
 
Current Mood: sleepysleepy
Current Music: Bakaleya6//Six Senses
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
13 April 2014 @ 07:15 pm
Icons! I still haven't made icons from the Johnny's 2020 World images, whoops. >__>; But I'd had a bunch of images kicking around that I wanted to icon, so… here those are XD; Enjoy~


[38] Johnny's Juniors and Sexy Zone
[1] Takahashi Fu
[2] Kishi Yuta
[2] Nakamura Reia
[1] Jinguji Yuta
[1] Haniuda Amu
[2] Kikuchi Fuma
[9] Marius Yo
[5] Matsumura Hokuto & Kikuchi Fuma
[3] Nakajima Kento & Kouchi Yugo
[8] Iwahashi Genki & Miyachika Kaito
[1] Iwahashi Genki & Nakamura Reia
[2] Kishi Yuta & Takahashi Fu
[1] B.I.Shadow


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Current Mood: productiveproductive
Current Music: B.I.Shadow//Lalalila
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
12 April 2014 @ 11:17 pm
I made it back to Gunma alive! I'm really tired and feeling like I'm going to pass out before Gamushara (which is still TWO HOURS from now, sheesh), but a drive-by account of today:

✔ Got pretty much everything I was looking for, including Japanese pants that actually fit me (thanks Uniqlo), Airism in my skin tone (idk what was with that really pale colour last year), pantyhose, and of course, Johnny's shop photos… and bagels as a plus!

✔ Met the lovely doctoggy, if sadly only for a few moments before having to run. I'm looking forward to meeting up and chatting more!

✔ Spent my 500 yen coupon at Olive on a style of shirt I'd really been wanting.

✔ Managed not to spent too much money in general!

So… all in all today was pretty good! I also got my assignment for je_wakamono and ate some surprisingly good "make your own" pasta in Sunshine City. But now I'm exhausted and I can't wait to watch Gamushara and get to bed… XD; I'm so much fun, I know.

Does anyone have any photographic evidence of this supposed scandal with Kakuta Yusei, by the way? When I search around in Japanese all I can find is tabloidy websites with a lot of speculation and no proof.
 
 
Current Mood: sleepysleepy
Current Music: Sexy Zone//A My Girlfriend
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
06 April 2014 @ 10:06 pm
Woo, squeezed in my shiritori at the last moment. I wish I could have been more productive this weekend, but I'm still recovering from being gone for the past ten days. @___@; At any rate, enjoy?

title: Let it Go
rating: pg
pairing: YamaChii
word count: 1,484
beta: yomimashou
author's note: This is seriously 0% inspired by the song, even if maybe Yamada really ought to learn to love himself ari no mama de XD;; Written for shiritori @ writetomyheart
summary: He's been trying to do better these days about jumping to angry words before thinking, and while it feels like he's going to burst sometimes, the sensation of Chinen's hand lightly on his thigh under the table, letting him know that he's made the right choice, calms him down at least a little.

'He couldn't be a bunny.'Collapse )
 
 
Current Music: May J//ありのままで
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
05 April 2014 @ 12:18 pm


Happy belated birthday, Reia! You seriously have made my life a brighter place for the past almost-one-year since I became your fan. Your confidence and positivity all the time really inspires me, and the way you're not ashamed to be who you are, cute and girly as it may be, is both admirable and adorable. I hope that all your wishes come true, and that you succeed and find happiness in your 17th year~


I'll do my best to post about my trip and my report for Gamushara J's Party 2 in the near future! I'm still getting my life in order after being away for so long, so just bear with me, please!
 
 
Current Mood: enthralledenthralled
Current Music: Sexy Zone//Congratulations
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
04 April 2014 @ 11:31 pm
I'm back and I survived my parents' visit! I'll post photos from Tokyo and stuff later, but for right now, I'm just about ready to collapse, so I don't have the energy to write much. |D;; I probably missed something while I was away (I was checking LJ on my smartphone, but it wasn't exactly the most thorough way to stay up to date), so if I missed something I should be seeing or commenting on, please point me in the right direction!

BUT! I also wanted to drop in and comment on Shounen Club from this week! Talk about big changes!! Yeah yeah yeah, I know the MCs changed and Johnny's West became regular members, but what I'm talking about is the change in juniordom. First of all… Sexy Boyz were in B.I.Shadow's old costumes??? I nearly spit my drink across the room when I recognized them. Talk about craziness. It was a bit upsetting and more than a bit unreal, to be frank, because especially in that last number they did before the finale, their choreography and movement was EXACTLY like B.I.Shadow. I could almost see their little faces instead of Sexy Boyz's, and it was… pretty weird. But this pretty much makes it legit-- putting them in B.I.Shadow's old costumes is a clear indication that they're the next doomed 4-member group. Of course, it is a bit odd that Kishi has been absent so much, but I assume his various replacements are just replacements because he has school obligations or something. Though it doesn't really matter, because in my opinion, his position is doomed anyway. Jinguji and Genki are the clear Yabu/Hikaru or Fuma/Kento of this group.

And Reia! REIA!! He got featured in a talk section!!! For the first time since he was a baby in Snow Prince Gasshoudan?? He was clearly nervous, which was adorable, but totally unnecessary, because he's perfect in every way. ♥ He totally shone, and I'm glad he finally got a chance to be featured! (That whole section was priceless honestly; Kento and Shori's loveydoveyness, Jinguji's awkward crush on Shori continues, Genki is uncomfortable, etc XD) Also, I'm really hoping he gets called on for Jr. ni Q, because his card about his name said "Gender doesn't matter!" on it, ahaha. Though I'm really perplexed that Masuda Ryo gave up on "Shany" already. WHY DID YOU CHANGE NAMES FOR ONLY TWO MONTHS?

Other than that, I'm being annoyed by the J's Party 3 situation (Reia, Kishi, Amu, Gengen confirmed for attendance, tickets super cheap on resale, and I can't go because it's on a work night), excitedly waiting for Gamushara to start, contemplating how much I'm going to drop on Crea in resale, and trying not to stress over the start of the new school year! On the bright side, I finally have a glorious full weekend to sleep in and be productive in a not-work-related sort of way, so I'm looking forward to that!
 
 
Current Mood: sleepysleepy
Current Music: Sexy Boyz//Don't Stop Sexy Boyz
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
26 March 2014 @ 11:55 am
Back from today's adventures! Somehow, pretty much everything went off without a hitch. I'm probably going to have a million dollar cell phone bill this month from trying to communicate with my parents, but… oh well. At least they made it here safe!

Meanwhile, Gamushara J's party was… utterly bizarre. Unlike last time, where there was a wide variety of ages and groupings, this time was… literally ten people. Jesse, Hokuto, Yasui, Juri, Shintaro, Hagiya, Shoki, Noon Boyz, and that guy I hate Okamoto Kauan. Yasui put up a fair fight, but there was basically no mood-maker, and since the cast of the show was only listed as "Johnny's Junior" everywhere, a huge percentage of the audience was disappointed that the person they wanted to see wasn't there (I heard several girls complaining after the show and one girl flat-out ripping the show apart on the phone to a friend). During the show (I was in the balcony, where there were seats), a lot of girls were sitting down, and for a lot of the numbers, the lower floor didn't have as much enthusiasm as last time, either. There were definitely enjoyable parts? But I don't think that the audience as a whole enjoyed it as much as they might have, and that made me feel bad for the guys, who I'm sure could tell. I'm planning on writing a pretty brief report whenever I get the chance, which will undoubtedly be after my parents leave, but yeah. Really strange experience overall.

They did show us clips of Gamushara, though! I'm looking forward to it. It looks like it'll be a lot of fun, and, of course, Reia~~~~ was prominent in a lot of the preview clips~ ♥

On a final Johnny's-wtf note, they announced this at the show and just now by email… there's going to be a Gamushara J's Party part 3… on  4/16 and 4/17. Yes, that's right, on a Wednesday and Thursday, from 6 to 8 pm. Fuck you, Johnny's.

But now I'm exhausted~ Again, I may or may not be around much for the next week or so, but be patient with me and I'll try to respond when I can!
 
 
Current Mood: sleepysleepy
Current Music: NEWS//weeeek
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
24 March 2014 @ 05:47 pm
I had a shitty day today, but let's talk about Johnny's trolling with the Crea schedule! I got a Junior email today informing me of this, so I don't know if it's been posted anywhere else, but if not… take my word for it? :D;;; I have a that Johnny's higher-ups went to plan Crea and were like SHIT WE HAVE NO JUNIOR GROUPS and then thought for a while, and the best thing they could come up with is "let's add some random English words to 'sexy' and call it a Junior group." Or something. I don't even know.

Also, they seem to have forgotten that Masuda Ryo changed his name to Shani, so Masuda Ryo is listed on this schedule.

Livehouse Johnny's Ginza 2014!Collapse )

Thoughts? I'm still sort of in shock (like Kishi! *dadum ching*) and utterly confused. Johnny's are major trolls, but breaking up Noon Boyz was pretty unexpected. Also Jesse is completely separated from the Bakaleya guys. And what's up with two random Kansai juniors and Reia+Takahashi Kaito but not Kakuta Yusei? This is all just a big mess.

But hey, last year they changed the schedule on us AFTER balloting, so who even knows.
 
 
Current Mood: confusedconfused
Current Music: Hey! Say! JUMP//School Kakumei
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
21 March 2014 @ 10:31 pm
I finally did it! I wrote shiritori and broke my writer's block! It's pretty much the same old same old, but hey… that goes with the title of the fic? XD;


title: 相変わらず
rating: pg
pairings: Jinguji/Reia; background KishiFu
word count: 2,125
beta: yomimashou
author's note: What's this, another Jinguji and Reia fic? I, too, never change. Title is pronounce "aikawarazu" and mean something like "same as ever." Written for shiritori @ writetomyheart~
summary: It's not like Jinguji is ever going to change, anyway.

'Never change, Jinguji.'Collapse )
 
 
Current Mood: accomplishedaccomplished
Current Music: Heikeha//Graduation
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
16 March 2014 @ 11:59 pm
I made icons of the new JUMP 2014-2015 calender! I specifically set out only to icon the first 20 pages, and yet somehow, those 20 pages turned into 95 icons! Yeesh! The calendar was just too pretty, I guess~ So... please enjoy! There may be like 300 more icons coming, if each 20 pages turns into ~100 icons. |D;; I guess we'll see.

[95] Hey! Say! JUMP
[10] Yabu Kota
[4] Takaki Yuya
[15] Inoo Kei
[7] Yaotome Hikaru
[13] Arioka Daiki
[5] Okamoto Keito
[9] Yamada Ryosuke
[4] Nakajima Yuto
[16] Chinen Yuri
[3] Yabu Kota & Takaki Yuya
[2] Inoo Kei & Arioka Daiki
[1] Yamada Ryosuke & Arioka Daiki
[3] Nakajima Yuto & Okamoto Keito
[3] Yamada Ryosuke & Chinen Yuri


Jumping to my dream~Collapse )

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♩ Scans from here
♪ Unfocused light textures by myrasis
♫ Light spot textures by monstreum @ dA
♬ Light textures by lookslikerain @ dA
 
 
Current Mood: tiredtired
Current Music: Hey! Say! JUMP//AinoArika
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
❆ Saw the Kamen Teacher movie again! I took notes this time, so a full plot summary should be coming sometime in the near future. Also, we randomly got free Kamen Teacher stickers! They're super adorable, just little simple line drawings of the kamen helmet things. Super cute! I don't know why they randomly decided to give out free stickers this weekend, but I'm definitely not complaining!

❆ Got the Junior calendar. There's some good and some bad? As per usual with Junior stuff, lol. It's not surprising that there's so much of the older/mid-age-range Kansai juniors since they debuted since this was made, but it cracks me up how many pictures of the former 4-member Johnny's West there are. Oops! They divided the Tokyo older juniors into age brackets, so it's Yasui, Hanzawa, Yugo, and Myuto as one group and Taiga, Yasui, Shintaro, and Hagiya as another. Naturally, this is pretty upsetting to me, but... what are you going to do. Johnny's has to play games with my heart always. Luckily, there's a lot of super cute photos of Reia! He gets included with Kishi, Genki, and Jinguji a lot instead of Miyachika still, since Myojo loves Reia more than Miyachika lol. And there is an adorable photo of Gengen. And best of all, the calendar part is detached from the photos, so you can choose who you look at and who you don't ever see! So I guess I'm okay with it all. XD;;

❆ T minus 4 days until graduation, brb sobbing my eyes out. I really can't bear the thought of these kids leaving me. They grow up so fast!

❆ I have so many fics on the back burner. @__@; I still owe fics from the meme I did a few entries back, and now I have Kamen Teacher inspiration, and I have a fic that I wanted to get done before one of the fics I'm going to write for the meme, but all of that has to wait so I can write the Kamen Teacher summary. So... sorry if all of this is really slow and takes a long time. @__@;; I'm basically the slowest ever, but... I'm going to do my best to be productive in the coming weeks!
 
 
Current Mood: tiredtired
Current Music: Kis-My-Ft2//Luv Sicks
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
08 March 2014 @ 08:47 pm
To celebrate my second favourite Sexy Zone member turning 19 on March 7th and my favourite Bakaleya boy turning a whopping 20 today, I made icons~ I meant to make twenty of each, but Yugo was just so gorgeous that I couldn't stop myself. XD; Oops~ At any rate, enjoy! And I hope both of them had a good time on their birthdays~

[45] Birthday Boys~
[20] Kikuchi Fuma
[25] Kouchi Yugo


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Current Mood: artisticartistic
Current Music: Aozu//Aruki Hajimeta Hi
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
07 March 2014 @ 11:55 pm
➼ Balloted for every Sexy Zone show in Yokohama twice; once on my membership and once on yomimashou's. We balloted for us and for 9kinds, who hasn't ever been to a Johnny's concert before, so we're really excited to bring her! She likes Reia, but has only seen a few Sexy Zone things, so we're looking forward to watching a bunch of stuff with her up until the shows XD; At any rate, I hope we both hit! Ideally, we'd like to go to as many shows as feasible... XD;

yomimashou hit for JUMPARTY?! What?! Despite the debacle with HMV while I had the flu where we literally didn't get most of our singles until after the deadline, somehow, with her crazy luck, she managed to hit. Exciting times! No clue when she'll get the DVD, but I'm looking forward to it!

➼ Since there's no fanclub ballot for Gamushara J's Party 2 (ugh) we'll be trying on Sunday like everyone else. But since the chances are basically impossible, I'm buckling down to buy tickets online. It's all sort of a tricky situation anyway; my parents are actually arriving in Japan to visit me on the 26th, and yomimashou and I are planning on rushing out of the show to catch a shinkansen to get back to Gunma in time to meet them. Hopefully this isn't the worst plan ever and we won't seriously regret it, but on the bright side, because of this escape plan, we were hoping for the balcony, which should be cheaper on resale.

➼ I'm nervous about the lack of announcement for the 1 am slot on NTV on Saturday/Sundays. It's supposed to be time for another delinquent drama, and while so much could go wrong with planning and casting and all that, more that any of that, I'm worried that there won't be a drama. If that timeslot ends, it'll be a serious detriment to things I have to look forward to or spend my time on. Bakaleya basically changed my life, Bad Boys J definitely had its high points, and Kamen Teacher is really one of my favourite dramas despite all its stupidity. If Johnny's doesn't have that slot anymore, I really don't know what I'll do. It's making them a lot of money on movies, so I can't understand why they wouldn't have it anymore, but you never know.

➼ I swear I had something else to update about, but I totally forget now.
 
 
Current Mood: sleepysleepy
Current Music: Sexy Zone//Shout!!
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
06 March 2014 @ 11:51 pm
Finally got around to my first post-movie Kamen Teacher fic! There's like super vague spoilers, so watch out! Otherwise... this has way more dialogue than is typical for me?? XD;; So enjoy?


title: brave new world
rating: pg
pairings: Kinzo/Shishimaru; others if you want there to be
word count: 1,307
beta: yomimashou
author's note: First post movie fic… somehow turned out to be this |D;;; SPOILERS for the Kamen Teacher movie, but it's really a super minor thing, so don't be too worried if you do choose to read? It's literally the first thing that's said at the beginning of the movie, as a part of the exposition. For shiritori @ writetomyheart
summary: But now Kinzo is out discovering a brave new world, and maybe, Shishimaru thinks, maybe it's time for him to do the same.

'He's M4,' Bon asserts,'So we've GOTTA make sure he's okay, right?'Collapse )
 
 
Current Mood: accomplishedaccomplished
Current Music: Kis-My-Ft2//Luv Sick
 
 
ミランダ (大丈夫)
So apparently this is a thing. And I'm stoked! I guess it's a replacement for Johnny's Junior Land? But hey, who cares, because Reia is in the cast list. For the first time in... a really long time? But more than that (or at least of equal value, but still Reia-related) is just who's on the cast list. Let's take a look...
出演者
■ジャニーズJr.
(ジェシー/岩橋玄樹/神宮寺勇太/髙橋海人/松村北斗/中村嶺亜/安井謙太郎 他)
Cast:
■ Johnny's Jr.
(Jesse /Iwahashi Genki /Jinguji Yuta /Takahashi Kaito /Matsumura Hokuto /Nakamura Reia /Yasui Kentaro, others)

So let's see. That's Hokuto and Jesse, one other representative of the older group (no clue why not two but I'm guessing the Bakaleya guys have too much life going on and Hagiya wasn't worth mentioning?), two Sexy Boyz, and... what's that now? TWO FROM REIA3???

That's right! It looks like Reia3 (as I'm calling them until Johnny's gets off their ass and gives them a real group name) ranked as being of equal importance to Sexy Boyz. J.J.Express, anyone? In other words, I really feel like this supports the hypothesis I made here. With Sexy Boyz filling the spot of the necessarily 4-member junior unit and Reia in a spot where he's not threatened by Jinguji and Genki's popularity and can shine in his own right, for once, I'm actually genuinely feeling... almost optimistic about this. I know that in Johnny's, it's best to always keep one's hopes at a bare minimum, but... well... if nothing else, I'm going to silently cheer for Reia.

However, what I'm less thrilled about is that apparently, there's not going to be any fanclub balloting for Gamushara J's Party 2. What is that supposed to mean, exactly? That the fanclub being "under construction" currently has finally gotten in the way of ballots? But Junior fanclub members can still ballot for stageplays and Sexy Zone's new tour. That Johnny's is trying to come closer to being like AKB and is giving everyone a shot at tickets? That really just goes against everything that Johnny's has ever been, and while honestly, I was already planning on buying my tickets secondhand, anyway... it sets my teeth on edge just a little. Sometimes shit in Johnny's just means Johnny's can't get their crap together, but sometimes it means something more, and things like this will always make me anxious.

Does anyone know what faction TV Asahi is? I know they're airing a drama with Ohno soon, but besides that, all I can think of offhand that they show is Music Station, which is pretty neutral in my experience...?

...and I've been trying not to say anything about this because wank will be wank, but I do have to say I'm happy Ijima is taking a hit by Jin leaving Johnny's~ Suck it, Ijima.
 
 
Current Mood: coldcold
Current Music: Sexy Zone//Soba ni iru yo