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[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? ♥♥♥
Tags: being a juniors fan sucks okay, translation, 時代を創ろう
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