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17 May 2014 @ 04:24 pm
[translation] Duet 2014.6: Johnny's Questions 50  
Translation for the first time in a long time! This is just a silly little thing, but I was really happy to see that Duet chose Reia this month for their 50 Questions segment, so I decided to translate it~


Johnny's Questions 50

We hit Nakamura Reia, the 17-year old skateboard whiz, with fifty questions. We got back tons of answers overflowing with humour! Watch out for this guy's charm & activities from now on!

1. Favourite food?
I love omuraisu!

2. Least favourite food?
Tomato. I just don't like it…

3. Favourite drink?
Orange juice.

4. What did you have for breakfast today?
Cream bread.

5. Favourite sport?
Skateboard and snowboard.

6. Lessons you had as a kid?*
I took swimming and oil painting lessons.

7. Favourite colour?
Pink, I think.

8. Favourite number?
0.

9. Favourite scent?
Incense.

10. Favourite type of girl?
A girl with tolerance and broadmindedness.

11. First kiss?
From my parents soon after I was born ♡ (laugh)

12. Your words for a confession?
I like you the most!

13. What age do you want to be when you get married?
Sometime between 25 and 30.

14. On average, how many hours of sleep do you get?
5 ~ 7 hours.

15. In the bath, where do you wash first?
My face or my head.

16. Certification you want to get?
High level first aid. The skill to be able to do emergency first aid treatment. I think it would be good to have in a pinch.

17. What would you do if you got 300,000,000 yen**?
Save it!

18. What would you bring to a deserted island?
For now, I'll just say my skateboard (laugh).

19. What would you do if you had a time machine?
I'd go to the Sengoku Period!***

20. What's your favourite fashion item right now?
Hoodies and shirts.

21. If you could become a girl for one day, what would you do?
Walk around town.

22. What's your current required item?
Caps.

23. Recently during your off time and vacation days, what do you do?
Go shopping.

24. Recently, what's something that made you happy?
I grew a little! …at least I feel like it did. (laugh)

25. Recently, what's something that made you angry?
I saw Tegoshi-kun on TV and he was too cool!

26. What's something you recently got?
An athletic jacket and a rose-patterned hoodie.

27. Who is a hero to you?
Tegoshi-kun.

28. If you were an animal what would you be?
A turtle.

29. What animals do you want to have as a pet?
A river otter, a tiger, a lion.

30. What are you really into doing right now?
Sleeping!

31. What's a place you want to go within the country?
I want to go to Hokkaido again.

32. What's a place you want to go internationally?
Canada, Switzerland.

33. Who's a guy you're close with in Johnny's?
Takahashi Fu.

34. What's your habit?
Puffing out my cheeks.

35. Indoor or outdoor?
Outdoor.

36. Bread or rice?
Bread.

37. Udon or ramen?
Udon.

38. Bed or futon?
Bed.

39. What do you wear to bed?
Sweats.

40. Favourite Johnny's song?
"Share" by NEWS

41. What's your specialty at karaoke?
"someday for somebody" by KAT-TUN

42. Favourite movie?
The Star Wars series.

43. Favourite book?
Elmer's Adventure.✝

44. What's your nickname?
Re~a

45. Tell us your weak point?
I'm really ticklish.

46. Well then, what's your signature move?
Ude Hishigi Juji Gatame and Shi no Ji Gatame.✝✝

47. Who's the senpai you want to become like?
Tegoshi-kun.

48. What's your charm point?
My crying mole.

49. Please tell us a secret about your body!
My arms get fat easily.

50. Please tell us your current ambition.
I can be the manager, I want to become a group leader-like person!

Data: Johnny's Jr. Nakamura Reia
Birthdate: 1997.4.2
Birthplace: Tokyo Prefecture
Height: 166 cm
Weight: 47 kg
Shoe size: 25 cm
Blood Type: A


* "Lessons" is my best translation for the concept of naraigoto, which we don't really have in English. It has sort of the connotation of the extracurricular activity you choose to pursue just for yourself. Usually in Japan, it's a musical instrument or something like dance or drawing or calligraphy, separate from the sports clubs done at school.
** This is about 3 million dollars.
***1467 to 1573 CE, the "Warring States" period of Japanese history.
✝ This is the Japanese title of the book My Father's Drago by Ruth Stiles Gannet.
✝✝ Pretty sure that Reia is making fun of the way they phrased the question, using "signature move," which usually implies something to do with martial arts.


Also, I watched King & Queen & Joker last night and OH MY GOD I don't think I've ever had such a wholly positive reaction to a Sexy Zone PV and making in like… ever? I need to watch it again before I can rave on here thoroughly, I think, but oh my god. Also who else caught that amazing loving look between Jinguji and Reia in the making? ♥♥♥
 
 
Current Mood: pleasedpleased
Current Music: Sexy Zone//King & Queen & Joker
 
 
 
S: Amu/Reia: >3>yomimashou on May 17th, 2014 08:19 am (UTC)
This is so cute omg. Bringing his skateboard to a deserted island XD And his love for Tego, and his friendship with Fu~ Also, I wonder if he and Jinchan ever watch Star Wars together... XD I definitely need to use his ticklishness in fic or rp now, and I'm totally going to be listening to Share~
ミランダ (大丈夫): Reia: love me?faded_lace on May 17th, 2014 09:06 am (UTC)
His love for Tego is awesome |D Reia, you should start biting people. And ahaha aww. They can combine their nerdiness and watch the Star Wars animated series together. I still think Reia started liking Star Wars because he has the same name as a main character…

And we definitely need to write his ticklishness into something~
S: Jinchan: I look so goodyomimashou on May 17th, 2014 10:53 am (UTC)
Yeah, I really hope that's why he started liking it XD But it'd be cute if they did watch it together |D
ミランダ (大丈夫): Reia&Jinchan: ♥faded_lace on May 17th, 2014 11:39 am (UTC)
Yeah, agreed XD
☆miNt | ミント: Jrs ☆ reia hmbigbang_mint on May 17th, 2014 05:58 pm (UTC)
so cute ♥
idk why but i really like how he answer about his first kiss, cuteeeee

thanks for the translation btw ♥
ミランダ (大丈夫): Reia: love me?faded_lace on May 18th, 2014 03:22 am (UTC)
I know, that answer was so cute ♥

You're welcome! Thanks for reading~
ルナーたん : Reia bbluna_truths on May 17th, 2014 07:41 pm (UTC)
Reia is so cute oh my god. Also he has quite a bit in common with me and this makes me like him just that much more. :3
ミランダ (大丈夫): Reia: cutefaded_lace on May 18th, 2014 03:21 am (UTC)
Awwww. Yay. He's so cute. ♥
KoTaro: Reia-chwankotaro_4_6 on May 18th, 2014 05:08 am (UTC)
Thank you for Translating this!~
He is very cute!~ He really like his skateboard XDD
I thought his closest is Amu...=( but it's not that shocking thta Fuu is his closest.... because fuu is so kind. AND WAAAAHH STAR WARS!!!! I LOVE IT!~
And where can I found the making and PV of KING&Queen&Joker?! Please!~
ミランダ (大丈夫): Reia: love me?faded_lace on May 18th, 2014 05:20 am (UTC)
You're welcome, thanks for reading. ^^

Reia and Fu are really close friends. Fu goes to Clarke with Reia now that he's in high school, and there's a lot of paparazzi photos of them together. ^^

I own the CD, but the King & Queen & Joker making has been available for a while now on the Sexy Zone community here. It's member-locked, so you need to join the community if you haven't already.
KoTaro: Reia-chwankotaro_4_6 on May 18th, 2014 11:56 am (UTC)
Thank you for the information!~
Thank you for the link!~ I'm a member~
ミランダ (大丈夫): Reia: love me?faded_lace on May 18th, 2014 12:02 pm (UTC)
No prob. ^^
harukana_linzi: bakaleya6harukana_linzi on May 18th, 2014 08:18 am (UTC)
This was pretty cute! Thank you for translating!
ミランダ (大丈夫): Reia: cutefaded_lace on May 18th, 2014 09:46 am (UTC)
Reia is adorable ♥ Thanks for reading!
Namin2: yugo2012namin2 on May 18th, 2014 11:35 am (UTC)
Thank you very much for translations. I like Reia, too.:)
ミランダ (大丈夫): Yugo: goldenfaded_lace on May 18th, 2014 11:53 am (UTC)
You're welcome, thanks for reading~
KKblahblah on May 18th, 2014 02:58 pm (UTC)
Thank you for your translation!!
ミランダ (大丈夫): Reia: cutefaded_lace on May 18th, 2014 03:11 pm (UTC)
Thanks for reading~
britkit27: genki sweetiebritkit27 on May 19th, 2014 09:58 am (UTC)
Aww, Reia~ I feel your super-ticklish pain T.T It's the worst.

And of course he bought a rose-patterned hoodie |D I read that and my first thought was "girls in hoodies club"
ミランダ (大丈夫): Reia&Jinchan: ♥faded_lace on May 19th, 2014 12:06 pm (UTC)
I know T__T I wonder if Jinchan tickles him~

Yup |D;;; Duh Reia is the newest member of Girls in Hoodies XDD