My Top 30 Favorite Members In The AKB48 Family, March 2016.

March 30, 2016

30. Juri Takahashi (AKB48 – Team 4 Captain).

Although Aki Takajo graduated in February, she was to continue doing AKB48 events til the end of May. I’ve said I was going to continue to ranked her til that time, will I change my mind. I won’t be ranking her anymore, so it left a position for someone else to come in here. 2 members I considered it was very close between those two, I choose Juri for no reason except I felt like it.

She’s been ranked her before, but not since I’ve change this to the AKB48 family ranking (It used to be just AKB48 members). More than a couple of years ago, back then she was so cute and kinda funny looking, now she’s kinda hot looking. Back then I could not imagine seeing her in a bikini, now she looks really hot in it. I’ve gotten back to following her a little bit for almost a year now.AKB48 Juri Takahashi Tenshi no Yoni on EX Taishu Magazine 00429. Nanase Nishino (Nogizaka46 – 1st Generation).

I don’t know what it is with her, I just get hypnotize by her everytime I look at her.Nogizaka46 Nanase Nishino Kokochi-ii on WPB Magazine 00128. Minami Takahashi (AKB48 – Team A).

She will be saying Bye-Bye to AKB48 very soon. Her graduation concert was a few days ago, and her last theater performance will be April 8th. Which just happens to be her Birthday.

Happy 25th Birthday in advance, Takamina.b494578327. Minami Minegishi (AKB48 – Team K Captain).AKB48 Minami Minegishi Mirai no Watashi Honmono no Watashi on Young Magazine 00126. Sayuri Matsumura (Nogizaka46 – 1st Generation).tumblr_o2lomgjQpH1uj609jo5_128025. Rena Kato (AKB48 – Team B).

I just still can’t get over with how beautiful and sexy she has become.tumblr_o0ucw5KX5s1usci4io5_128024. Miori Ichikawa (NMB48 – Team BII).

I’m not really seeing and hearing much of Lemon lately, make that kinda long lately.CSFGlZcUYAADyRb23. JingYi Ju (SNH48 -Team NII).tumblr_ntn3hc3A1e1ri7x69o1_128022. Yuria Kizaki (AKB48 – Team B Captain).

I still can’t get over her rise and understand how it happen, to where she is now.AKB48 Yuria Kizaki Otona Peace on WPB Magazine 00121. Nanami Hashimoto (Nogizaka46 – 1st Generation).

Her hair in longer now, I don’t know how long she will let it grow. She looks really pretty, I don’t know if I prefer her with short hair or not. She looks beautiful either way.nh2f20. ZheHan Wu (SNH48 – Team SII and Team X).

I’ve mention this before, I think she really looks like Yurina Kumai.wuzhehan201509272347e19. Haruka Kodama (HKT48 – Team H and AKB48 – Team K).tumblr_nqr7x0D6nM1u8tdmlo2_1280

18. Ryoha Kitagawa (SKE48 – Team S and AKB48 – Team 4).SKE48 Ryoha Kitagawa and Ami Miyamae Valentine Present on Young Gangan Magazine 00417. Rie Kitahara (NGT48 Captain – Team NIII).

I just listen to AKB48 single “Kimi wa Melody”, on Type D NGT48 has a song “Max Toki 315go”. Which I really like alot, hope they release a single sooner than later.AKB48 Rie Kitahara Sayonara Akihabara on WPB Magazine 00116. Rino Sashihara (HKT48 – Team H and HKT48 Theater Manager).AKB48 Group Saikyo no Kami Mizugi Special! on Flash Magazine 00815. Mion Mukaichi (AKB48 – Team K).905401fajw1ep5a7yavt4j212w0q447214. Sumire Sato (SKE48 – Team E).SKE48 Mina Oba, Sumire Sato and Marika Tani Flap Triangle Bomb Love Special Magazine 00513. JiaMin Zhao (SNH48 – Team SII).

I think she’s still on hiatus, hope she returns soon. I think she’s done a few photoshoots while she’s been on hiatus from SNH48.e1cca823gw1ewkzkaddnoj210a1ieqdo12. Haruka Shimazaki (AKB48 – Team A).

March 30th, is her Birthday. Happy 22nd Birthday, Paruru.AKB48 Haruka Shimazaki Atarashii Asa Kitaaa on Young Magazine 00311. Sakura Miyawaki (HKT48 – Team KIV Co Captain and AKB48 – Team A).

Last year I mention I couldn’t believe how much she had grown, I think she grew some more. She looks like a giant next to some members.

March 19th, was her Birthday. Happy belated 18th Birthday, Sakura.HKT48 Sakura Miyawaki Chozetsu Fresh on Flash Magazine 00510. Anna Iriyama (AKB48 – Team A).AKB48 Anna Iriyama Diamond Beauty on Shonen Champion Magazine 0049. Aika Oota (HKT48 – Team KIV Captain).15 - 48. Sayaka Yamamoto (NMB48 – Team N Captain and AKB48 – Team K).AKB48 Mizugi Matsuri on Flash Magazine 0017. Miyuki Watanabe (NMB48 – Team BII and AKB48 – Team B).NMB48 Miyuki Watanabe Ai no Hibiki on EX Taishu Magazine 0056. Mayu Watanabe (AKB48 – Team B).

She’s suppose to be releasing her 6th single soon this year, for a while now I having heard anything about it.

A few days ago March 26th, was her Birthday. Happy belated 22nd Birthday, Mayuyu.AKB48 Big3 Best of Best on Flash Magazine 0055. Meru Tashima (HKT48 – Team H).HKT48 Meru Tashima Daydream on EX Taishu Magazine 0074. Kei Jonishi (NMB48 – Team N Co Captain).

March 18th, was her Birthday. Happy belated 21st Birthday, Keicchi.

Keicchi, You want to know what I was doing on your Birthday.

http://www.b-idol.com/

3. Mai Shiraishi (Nogizaka46 – 1st Generation).740full-mai-shiraishi2. Yuki Kashiwagi (AKB48 – Team B and NGT48 – Team NIII)AKB48 Yuki Kashiwagi Motto Marutto Yukirin 2 on Flash Magazine 0051. Haruna Kojima (AKB48 – Team A).AKB48 Haruna Kojima Hatsuharu on Young Magazine 004

 


Oricon Top 10 Singles and Top 10 Albums, Week 13, 2016.

March 30, 2016

Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 13, March 28, 2016.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Gravity – Kis-My-Ft2 (03/16/2016) (212,840).

* Kis-My-Ft2 16th number one single.CcEghNaUcAA9FwO2. Run ~Japanese Version~ – BTS (Bangtan Boys) (03/15/2016) (124,501).vsKmn453. Six Shame Faces ~Konyo mo Saiko!!!!!!~ – Voice By Totoko Feat. Osomatsu, Karamatsu, Choromatsu, Ichimatsu, Jushimatsu, Todomatsu) (03/16/2016) (49,886).o1374137981-x3zwxk6l__sl1379_4. Real – Hiro Shimono (03/16/2016) (23,365).intgzomeimxx_201500001768_001_0_15. Kimi wa Melody – AKB48 (03/09/2016) (21,554) (1,259,445).

Limited Edition Type B Cover.

6. Saraba Namida / Kimi to Deatte – Ketsumeishi (03/16/2016) (14,618).1200x1200-757. Saigo no Sayonara – JY (03/16/2016) (13,110).

* Ji Young former KARA member.3_160318111945_18. Mayday – DEEP (03/16/2016) (11,975).onenation_CD_BLH149. Re:Re – Asian Kung-Fu Generation (03/16/2016) (10,661).1200x1200-75

10. Susume Jipangu – Fes Tive (03/16/2016) (7,439).festivesusumezipangu____________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

13. Queen Of Pop – POP (03/15/2016) (4,561).91ANbEGJqOL__SL1418_31. Kita no Kuni Kara Ai wo Komete – Milcs Honmono (03/16/2016) (1,564).kita-no-kuni-kara-ai-wo-komete-cd-dvd-limited-edition-455451_249. Chikyu Jin – Kotori with Stitch Bird (03/16/2016) (895).81EeBh1EeFL__AA1425___________________________________________________________________________

Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 13, March 28, 2016.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Chou Ikimonobakari ~Tennen Kinen Members Best Selection~ – Ikimonogakari (03/15/2016) (136,808).

* Ikimonogakari 8th number one album.いきものがかり_2. Egg – Flumpool (03/16/2016) (20,859).b47ef83f3. Debut Again – Eiichi Ohtaki (03/21/2016) (20,053).92c23f8b4. 3 – B1A4 (03/16/2016) (11,353).Jkt案_e5. Yume mo Ai mo Nai Nante – NICO Touches the Walls (03/16/2016) (10,804).45604297404146. Sweet Song Covers – May J (03/16/2016) (8,168).1200x1200-757. Sea Breeze 2016 – Toshiki Kadomatsu (03/16/2016) (7,825).49880176962008. Yugiki “Girls Und Panzer” Vocal Mini Album – Ankou Team, Choucho, Sayaka Sasaki (03/16/2016) (7,216).33918774_800_8009. TV Anime Data Carddass “Aikatsu!” 3rd Season Best Album : Love Party!! – Aikatsu Stars! (03/16/2016) (6,994).AIKATSU_3RD_SEASON_BEST_ALBUM_LOVELY_PARTY10. Quartetto – NEWS (03/09/2016) (6,685) (115,534).oth827170347047c40dca30a4acebe90b416d5e5f65e1101_________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

12. Pile – Pile (03/16/2016) (5,759).81PYGmikEuL__SL1200_16. Hello – Sonoko Inoue (03/16/2016) (3,794).498803113823636. Judai Happyou – Ganbare! Victory (03/16/2016) (1,693).shokai_booklet_1_hanshita_ol

110. The Velvet – Red Velvet (03/21/2016) (594).

*Korean release mini album.Red-Velvet-One-Of-These-Nights

232. No. 825 – Honey Go Run (03/16/2016) (306).no-825-455401_1

273. Sakura – Rina Yamato (03/16/2016) (261).

* A former Nogizaka46 member.sakura-460921_1


AKB48 43rd Single “Kimi wa Melody”, First Week Sales.

March 18, 2016

hXZl1O2AKB48 43rd single “Kimi wa Melody” which was released on March 9th. Sold 1,237,891 copies in it’s first week of release to ranked number one, on the weekly oricon singles chart. This singles features 4 graduated AKB48 members Atsuko Maeda, Mariko Shinoda, Tomomi Itano and Yuko Oshima. It’s nice to see them back with AKB48.

This singles was released in 11 versions including the Theater Edition.

Video – Kimi wa Melody (Live) http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3xj6yi .

Limited Edition Type A Cover.

Limited Edition Type A Cover.

Regular Edition Type A Cover.

Regular Edition Type A Cover.

Limited Edition Type B Cover.

Limited Edition Type B Cover.

Regular Edition Type B Cover.

Regular Edition Type B Cover.

Limited Edition Type C Cover.

Limited Edition Type C Cover.

Regular Edition Type C Cover.

Regular Edition Type C Cover.

Limited Edition Type D Cover.

Limited Edition Type D Cover.

Regular Edition Type D Cover.

Regular Edition Type D Cover.

Limited Edition Type E Cover.

Limited Edition Type E Cover.

Regular Edition Type E Cover.

Regular Edition Type E Cover.

Theater Edition Cover.

Theater Edition Cover.

 

 

 

 

 

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Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 12, March 21, 2016.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Kimi wa Melody – AKB48 (03/09/2016) (1,237,891).

* AKB48 30th number one single.

Limited Edition Type A Cover.

2. Boggie Woogie LOVE / Koi wa Magnet / Ranrarun ~Anata ni Muchuu~ – Country Girls (03/09/2016) (41,557).91j8xyQnZ9L__SL1500_3. Motto -Aiko (03/09/2016) (34,974).aiko4. Marshmallow – Arsmagna (03/09/2016) (28,745).514DTwttAPL5. Moment Ring – M’s (03/02/2016) (16,799) (113,278).1200x1200-756. Sakura no Uta – Yu Takahashi (03/09/2016) (16,593).E1457490012811_3e68_37. No More – Exile Atsushi + Ai (03/09/2016) (15,106).sRZCD_86060-2919838. Unlock – KAT-TUN (03/02/2016) (11,471) (206,382).20d5d32d3dc01424c01b3bc7d2225802_14567681829. Fukkatsu LOVE – Arashi (02/24/2016) (9,244) (526,233).2016012900360310. Survivor – Blue Encount (03/09/2016) (9,143).BLUE_ENCOUNT_-_Survivor_lim_DVD___________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

11. Mecha High no Tenchi Souzou – Aoyama Saint Hachamecha High School (03/09/2016) (8,219).160309%20Aoyama%20Saint%20Hachamecha%20High%20School%20-%20Mechahai%20no%20Tenchisouzou_zpscy20c8cv18. Fu Refu Remirai!!! / Ryusei Flash Back / Wagamama Fairy – Fullfull Pocket (03/09/2016) (3,568).b7310ba541. Perfect Party! – Miss Monochrome (Yui Horie) (03/09/2016) (1,480).81ecXA12B9L__SL1500_42. Here We Go! – Miss Monochrome (Yui Horie) (03/09/2016) (1,473).here-we-go-cd-dvd-limited-edition-451099_257. Thanks A Million ~Arigatou~ – notall (03/08/2016) (1,047).CbfHRDOUkAAPk9R

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Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 12, March 21, 2016.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Quartetto – NEWS (03/09/2016) (108,849).

* NEWS 8th number one album.oth827170347047c40dca30a4acebe90b416d5e5f65e11012. Guess Who? – BEAST (03/09/2016) (23,514).49880311401613. Super Castle – SUPER GiRLS (03/09/2016) (11,479).super-castle-cd-bluray-limited-edition-455507_14. Speedster – Generations from Exile Tribe (03/02/2016) (11,015) (82,395).

H1

5. Timeless – JUJU (03/09/2016) (9,691).1200x1200-756. Zard Forever Best ~25th Anniversary~ – Zard (02/10/2016) (9,159) (122,246).54fddf3b580915d5e7eaf238b4c8699e4011de02_l7. Ms. Ooja The Best ~Anata no Shudaika~ – Ms. Ooja (03/09/2016) (8,527).1200x1200-758. E.G. Smile ~E-Girls BEST~ – E-Girls (02/10/2016) (7,653) (248,326).915YrK6v8qL__SL1500_9. Off The Wall (Deluxe Edition) – Michael Jackson (03/09/2016) (5,544).jackooffthewalldeluxe10. Hoshizora no Live Song Book History Of Hoshizora Live – Misia (03/09/2016) (4,987).61xL7XnXjGL________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

25. Chu-Z My Selection – Chu-Z (03/09/2016) (2,565).914nGEwRDPL__SL1500_50. Koe – Whiteeeen (03/09/2016) (1,400).5381509154. Daybreak – Aki Deguchi (03/09/2016) (1,342).

*Former SKE48 member.81HjHNNm+fL__SL1500_60. School Days – Flap Girls’ School (03/09/2016) (1,249).81v4RTVWqKL__SL1417_61. K – Kie Kitano (03/09/2016) (1,234).000060096


Oricon Top 10 Singles and Top 10 Albums, Week 11, 2016.

March 11, 2016

Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 11, March 14, 2016.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Unlock – KAT-TUN (03/02/2016) (194,911).

* KAT-TUN 26th number one single.20d5d32d3dc01424c01b3bc7d2225802_14567681822. Moment Ring – M’s (03/02/2016) (96,479).1200x1200-753. Fukkatsu LOVE – Arashi (02/24/2016) (31,983) (516,989).201601290036034. Yell – Choutokkyuu (03/02/2016) (27,059).14544518939875. Itsuka Mita Niji no Sono Shita de – Afilia Saga (03/02/2016) (23,487).81rPfJfzv3L__SL1500_6. Irodori – Kiryu (03/02/2016) (17,444).CcW-fBIUAAM0MwR7. The Idolmaster Cinderella Master 43 Ninomiya Asuka – Asuka Ninomiya (Shiki Aoki) (03/02/2016) (16,621).2da643a28. The Idolmaster Cinderella Master 41 Otsuki Yui – Yui Otsuki (Nanami Yamashita) (03/02/2016) (14,940).316892919. The Idolmaster Cinderella Master 45 Igarashi Kyoko – Kyoko Igarashi (Atsumi Tanezaki) (03/02/2016) (14,940).b03fbb6a10. The Idolmaster Cinderella Master 44 Aiba Yumi – Yumi Aiba (Juri Kimura) (03/02/2016) (14,475).c5df1dd9_________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

11. The Idolmaster Cinderella Master 42 Nakano Yuka – Yuka Nakano (Shino Shimoji) (03/02/2016) (13,399).ab976cc112. Ame to Namida to Otome to Taiyaki – Otome Shinto (03/02/2016) (9,415).Cac88RFVIAAag8I14. Accentier – Eir Aoi (03/02/2016) (6,877).Aoi_Eir_-_Accentier_(Limited_Edition)15. Sennen Shoujo ~Tin Ton de Schon~ – Mirai Skirt (03/02/2016) (6,752).YRCS-9011221. # Kirameite – Tsuyogari Sensation (03/01/2016) (4,553).710Frr66K2L__SL1280_23. Bye Bye Blue – Minako Kotobuki (03/02/2016) (3,560).51mrQO2AGFL__SL500_99. Wake Me Up! – Miku Sawai (03/02/2016) (467).201602042100360

127. Skip – Tahiti (03/04/2016) (366).

136. Guruguru Magic – Guruguru Punch (03/03/2016) (315).4562350490246_1L

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Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 11, March 14, 2016.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Speedster – Generations from Exile Tribe (03/02/2016) (71,380).

* Generations 3rd number one album.

H1

2. Yellow – SCANDAL (03/02/2016) (29,315).61614-4843eb79c0df44fa8640a8d144699c4d3. S – Silent Siren (03/02/2016) (21,538).SqZj94. Liberty – Miliyah Kato (03/02/2016) (14,110).LIBERTY_tuujou-15. E.G. Smile ~E-Girls BEST~ – E-Girls (02/10/2016) (11,727) (240,673).915YrK6v8qL__SL1500_6. Zard Forever Best ~25th Anniversary~ – Zard (02/10/2016) (8,880) (113,087).54fddf3b580915d5e7eaf238b4c8699e4011de02_l7. Shishamo 3 – Shishamo (03/02/2016) (8,189).45801590214308. Spring Tracks ~Haru no Uta~ – ClariS (03/02/2016) (7,503).33583441_800_8009. The World’s On Fire – Man With A Mission (02/10/2016) (6,875) (142,332).1200x1200-7510. Welcome to Sexy Zone – Sexy Zone (02/24/2016) (6,608) (117,513).kIAlq_________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

15. Sakura Gakuin 2015 Nendo ~Kirameki no Kakera~ – Sakura Gakuin (03/03/2016) (4,437).d767957947. Egao Zenryoku Doryoku Gattsu Heisei Kotohime Number One! – Heisei Kotohime (03/01/2016) (1,579).【RIPPLE-0004a】通常盤235. Tahiti Japan Debut 1st Best Album – Tahiti (03/04/2016) (298).


Oricon Top 10 Singles and Top 10 Albums, Week 10, 2016.

March 5, 2016

Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 10, March 7, 2016.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Fukkatsu LOVE – Arashi (02/24/2016) (485,006).

* Arashi 44th number one single.201601290036032. Dear Bride = BTOB (02/24/2016) (94,230).BTOB_-_Dear_Bride_reg_C3. Mata Kimi to… – Supernova (02/24/2016) (48,166).49880311360274. Kissing To Feel – U-KISS (02/24/2016) (34,007).81Nd3Asv0OL__SL1500_5. Jackpot (Japanese Version) – Block B (02/24/2016) (25,683).61IDLYkTINL7. Tomodachi to Yoberu Kimi e – Fudanjuku (02/24/2016) (21,318).81fyxxQ3XjL__SL1200_7. Fragile – Tokio (02/24/2016) (19,121).tokio8. Danger Heaven? – Hiroshi Kamiya (02/24/2016) (18,904).526641069. Mr. Wednesday – PASSPO (02/24/2016) (14,719).type_c_crcp.10357_wednesday10. Black Bulldog / Labrador Orchestra – Dog In The Parallel World Orchestra (02/24/2016) (12,697).91jpnDEFQSL__SL1500____________________________________________________________________________

Of Intertest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

11. Sailor Fuku to Kikanjuu – Kanna Hashimoto (Rev. from DVL) (02/23/2016) (12,339).img_89203_113. Takaramono / Itsuwari – LoVendoR (02/24/2016) (9,398).1bEPCE7197_TP1A_O_prep.pdf14. Sky Gate – Cheeky Parade (02/24/2016) (8,277).498806439253717. Sore wa Chiisa na Hikari no You na – Sayuri (02/24/2016) (7,830).81GxxpECllL__SL1500_20. Toumei na Onna no ko – Kana Hanazawa (02/24/2016) (6,011).408214321. Seventh Haven – 7th Sisters (02/24/2016) (5,735).498800270946530. Kazakiri – Yanaginnagi (02/24/2016) (3,659).yanaginagi_-_Kazakiri_reg36. Nijiiro Jet – Party Rockets GT (02/24/2016) (2,583).4988031136195

54. Sreel ~Tekketsu no Kizuna~ – True (02/24/2016) (1,485).Cb8JqhqUkAAVQQS

72. Kuusou Triangle – ChouCho (02/24/2016) (989).Cb_oCFHUUAAW8JB

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Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 10, March 7, 2016.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Welcome to Sexy Zone – Sexy Zone (02/24/2016) (110,905).

* Sexy Zone 4th number one album.kIAlq2. Osomatsu-san Mutsugo no Oshigoto Taiken Doramatsu CD Series Osomatsu & Ichimatsu “Uranaishi” – Osomatsu Matsuno & Ichimatsu Matsuno (Takahiro Sakurai & Jun Fukuyama) (02/24/2016) (38,090).524845513. E.G. Smile ~E-Girls Best~ – E-Girls (02/10/2016) (18,780) (228,946).915YrK6v8qL__SL1500_4. Sekai Shusoku 2116 – Amazarashi (02/24/2016) (17,762).71HLMkS1zLL__SL1000_5. Sonapokeism6 ~Ai wo Komete Okuru Uta~ – Sonar Pocket (02/24/2016) (16,899).815+1y1hr0L__SL1500_6. Made Series – BIGBANG (02/03/2016) (14,278) (173,149).AVBY-583697. Zard Forever Best ~25th Anniversry~ – Zard (02/10/2016) (13,949) (104,207).54fddf3b580915d5e7eaf238b4c8699e4011de02_l8. The World’s On Fire – Man With A Mission (02/10/2016) (11,858) (135,457).1200x1200-759. Heavensward : Final Fantasy XIV Original Soundtrack – Soundtrack (02/27/2016) (10,682).3179f63810. Butterflies – Bump Of Chicken (02/10/2016) (10,416) (232,535).cover1___________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

13. Colors – Dream5 (02/24/2016) (6,258).

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27. Words Of Grace – Asami Imai (02/24/2016) (2,628).imai153029. Carta – Especia (02/24/2016) (2,558).498800270680856. New World – Akishibu Project (02/23/2016) (1,557).akishibu-project-new-world-c

118. Love Trooper – Prizmmy (02/24/2016) (713).1200x1200-75


Morning Musume at Anime Matsuri, Houston, 2016.

March 2, 2016

Anime Matsuri at Houston, Texas was on February 26-28. So I just took a vacation that week, before heading to Houston me and a friend went to New Orleans and stayed there for about 3 days. But I’m not gonna get into that, except that I’ve never been there before and really enjoyed and had fun during my time there.

Back to Anime Matsuri I wanted to get there just after it open on Friday around noon, because I wanted to get an Autograph ticket for Morning Musume. You had to buy a Morning Musume T-shirt and that got you a raffle ticket, I think their was only 400 tickets available. Only 120 winning tickets available for that, I don’t think they sold out. To find out if you had a winning number you had to go there on Sunday at the autograph booth to find out, they had a list of the winning numbers there. The line up to buy the T-shirt to get the ticket wasn’t as long as I expected, but I was in line for about 2 hours. Which was a good thing the Opening Ceremonies wasn’t til 3:00pm, so I really didn’t have that much time to kill. I wanted to see the Opening Ceremnies because Morning Musume was going to be there, they introducted them last or near it. I was very thrilled too see them they look so much better, prettier and cuter in person. That lasted just over and hour, Morning Musume had Q & A in the same room around 5:00pm. I attended that my friend didn’t, the Q & A was just under an hour. Later on the day, or night I had a funny experience with Morning Musume. Where I was standing basically with Morning Musume, without knowing it. After Morning Musume Q & A I decided not to attend the J-Fashion show which was schedule for 8:00pm, since everything was running late and I still had to check in to the hotel we were staying near the convention center. Back to my story, after Morning Musume Q & A. Me and my friend walk all over the convention center where Anime Matsuri was held just to see what was there for about an hour or more. Anyways we’re heading to the 1st floor to leave, I see these cute looking asian girls they look like they were waiting to go to a room or something. So I go up to were they are, to see what they’re lining up for. Then my friend tells me “isn’t that your group”, so I took a closer look. I was like “Oh Shit”, that’s Haruna Iikubo. I froze and was in shocked for abit, just when I was about to do or say something. Someone opens the door that was infront on them, I didn’t know it was an exit door, they were leaving to go somewhere I guess. How I failed to notice them at first, I really don’t know. They had staff members with them there, I guess that threw me off.

Now to Saturday, I went there around noon. I wanted to get Kelly Hu autograph and get a picture taken with her, who I’m a fan of. Then we went to the auto show spent almost an hour there. Then around 1:30pm I went to see Morning Musume do there autograph session with the super pass people, so I just watch it went for more than an hour. Maria Makino was just to cute, my eyes were on her most of the time. She really has nice legs. After that me and my friend just walk around the vendors area to see what was available for sale, and take pictures of some of the cosplay people. After a couple of hours we went back to the hotel, to rest for Morning Musume concert later on. Morning Musume concert was suppose to start at 7:00pm, as with everything else it started way later than it was schedule to start. Considering how far back we were in the line up, I thought we would in up near the back. It was a really big room, We were actually not to far from the stage, Had a great and kinda close view. I’m not going to talk about the concert what they did and sang, or this could be very long. I had a great time best J-Pop concert I’ve seen so far.

How to Sunday, Morning Musume had an autograph session for the raffle ticket winners. This was schedule for 10:00am, I knew it would be starting late so I was planning on going at 10:30am. We check out at the hotel, then headed down to the convention center. We got there just after 10:00am, went to check to see if I had a winning ticket, and I did. I was near the end of the line, there’s advantages of being at the end or near the end of the line up. The closer I got to getting Morning Musume autograph, the more nervous I became, I brought a poster with me for them to sign. I guess I’ll do a little summary of my experience of each member, on getting there autograph.

Mizuki Fukumura – 1st up was Mizuki, I was so nervous in front of her. She was asking me where I wanted her to sign,  I was a little nervous to understand what she was saying. After few times asking me I finally figured out what she was saying, yeah there is good. To where she was pointing at, after that I loosen up abit.

Erina Ikuta – It just might be me of all the members, I observed. She made the least eye contact to the fans and smiled the least, she rarely waved. So when it came to getting get her autograph, I was a little scared. Then She said “Hi”, then gave me the biggest and sweetest smile “Thanks, for seeing us”. It made me melt and loosen me up even more. She really took her time signing my poster, when she was done she gave me that big smile again.

Kanon Suzuki – All I really remember about her is she was cheerful, and she seem really thrilled any happy to meet you. She made you feel really relaxed, so it made it easy to talk to her. Before I left I said something, which I can’t remeber now. Which was my way of saying I’ll miss you when you graduate.

Haruna Iikubo – When I got to her was just so pretty, that I got all nervous and shaky. I could barely say anything, I could have I just stared at her all day.

Ayumi Ishida – She kept on saying calendar a few times , so I just smiled and nodded my head. Then I realise she was talking about my poster, I never noticed it before. It’s also a calendar. Kanon Suzuki also mention it, I didn’t know what she was taking about. I had trouble finding her in the poster.

Misaki Sato – I had no trouble at all pointing her out in the poster, and showing her were to sign. A joy to watch always smiling and a really sweet cute voice.

Haruka Kudo – Had alittle nice conversion with her, after I pointed out she wrote her name in english.

Sakura Oda – She seems like the most sincere, of all of them. Had a nice little talk with her, she really is beautiful.

Haruna Ogata – You just got to see this girl in person, she is really cute. I really feel bad about this I hoped she wasn’t hurt by this, when it came for her to sign I couldn’t figure out who she was in the poster. My hand was shaking trying to find her, then she pointed to where she was “that’s me”. After she sign my poster she pointed to Miki in the poster, she’s next. And she did in a really sweet way, has not to offend me. She was really sweet and sincere.

Miki Nonaka – She said lived in the US for 8 years, so her english is pretty good. We had a little talk about her injury, they wheeled her around in a wheelchair.

I forgot to mention this, even with her injury she still perform in the concert. She just had to sit a chair.

Maria Makino – She’s so cute, in the 3 days when I attended a Morning Musume event here. My eyes were on her most of the time, she really knows how to please her fans. She’s was very easy to talk to.

Akane Haga – She’s seems like a really quite girl, I kinda feel bad about her. She’s always sit at the end and with Maria Makino beisde her, let’s just say she gets really overshadowed by Maria. But, she was really nice to talk to and very sweet. I think I may have spent the longest time talking with her. She has smile that just makes you melt.

Some Pictures :

Opening Ceremonies.

Opening Ceremonies.

Morning Musume Q & A.

Morning Musume Q & A.

Akane and Maria during Saturday autograph session. Isn't Maria so cute. Akane you're cute to.

Akane and Maria during Saturday autograph session. Isn’t Maria so cute. Akane you’re cute to.

Akane and Maria, I just think this picture funny.

Akane and Maria, I just think this picture funny.

After the autograph session on Sunday.

After the autograph session on Sunday.

The poster I had them sign.

The poster I had them sign.

 


Oricon Top 10 Singles and Top 10 Albums, Week 9, 2016.

March 1, 2016

Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 9, February 29, 2016.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Sakura Night Fever / Chotto Gochoku ni! Chototsu Moushin / Osu! Kobushi Tamashii – Kobushi Factory (02/17/2016) (33,903).

* Kobushi Factory 1st number one single.299df92d2. Junpaku Antoinette – Houkago Princess (02/17/2016) (18,149).image_l3. Otome Gokoro no Kagi – Bakusute Sotokanda Icchome (02/17/2016) (16,245).91DwIhncndL__SL1423_4. Be Vibration – Zen The Hollywood (02/17/2016) (14,687).49880034819955. Break Ya – LU:KUS (02/17/2016) (14,568).POCS1409_26. Lovely Lovely Strawberry – Yurika Kubo (02/17/2016) (13,972).xlarge7. The Idolmaster Master Artist 3 Finale Distiny – 765Pro Allstars (02/17/2016) (11,748).83fb0e2d8. Goin’ On – i Ris (02/17/2016) (11,496).1200x1200-759. Hello To The World – Leo Ieiri (02/17/2016) (10,455).1200x1200-7510. Contrast – Vistlip (12/17/2016) (8,039).vistlip-–-CONTRAST__________________________________________________________________________

Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 9, February 29, 2016.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Hakkin no Yoake – Momoiro Clover Z (02/17/2016) (81,254).

* Momoiro Clover Z 2nd number one album.b47556d2e52. Amaranthus – Momoiro Clover Z (02/17/2016) (80,783).tsujo_H1-4_OL3. E.G. Smile ~E-Girls BEST~ – E-Girls (02/10/2016) (35,596) (210,166).915YrK6v8qL__SL1500_4. Butterflies – Bump Of Chicken (02/10/2016) (24,959) (222,119).cover15. The World’s On Fire – Man With A Mission (02/10/2016) (23,784) (123,599).1200x1200-756. Origin – Kana-Boon (02/17/2016) (21,946).45604272895957. Zard Forever Best ~25th Anniversary~ – Zard (02/10/2016) (21,889) (90,258).54fddf3b580915d5e7eaf238b4c8699e4011de02_l8. NO.X – Kim Jaejoong (JYJ) (02/17/2016) (17,677).

* Korean release.Kim_Jae_Joong_-_NOX9. Made Series – BIGBANG (02/03/2016) (10,355) (158,871).AVBY-5836910. 35th Anniversary Best Album “Suta Rebi” ~Live & Studio~ – Stardust Revue (10/17/2016) (10,269).スターダスト・レビュー%20-%2035th%20ANNIVERSARY%20BEST%20ALBUM