This post will cover the next six monthly ‘tribute’ pages Yomiuri Shimbun dedicates to Arashi’s 20th year debut anniversary. See the first six here. Continue reading “on the road to 5×20: full-page newspaper ads #2”
Arashi isn’t called the national idol group for no reason; the 5-member group turning 20 today has garnered admiration and respect from fans, fellow Johnny’s, and people in the industry over the years thanks to their hard work, professionalism, and humility — collectively and individually. Continue reading “Different types of Arashi’s fan(boy)s”
I don’t use every single platform there is out there, not even the most popular ones, since i’m not one who readily jumps on hype or trend. Because it’s a waste unless i use it frequently. Continue reading “Locked out.”
I’m narrowing down the category of ‘faves’ here to (idol) groups. Because the points i cover here aren’t applicable to solo artists.
If you’ve ever been a fan of a certain group, whoever it may be, we’re most likely going through the same road: the introductory phase then going-down-the-rabbit-hole phase. Continue reading “How much do you know your faves?”
Today kick-starts the second leg of Arashi’s 20th Anniversary Tour, the first of 32 “and more…” shows in their planned year-long tour. With the total of 50 shows, they are able to welcome over 2.37 million fans to their concerts, enough to accommodate everyone in the fanclub before the number rose to 2.8 millions following that announcement. Continue reading “on the road to 5×20: and more… goods”
Year 2019 marks another milestone in Arashi’s career: the group turning 20. That’s no easy feat, especially considering how they never take a break. Celebration is therefore a given. Fans are celebrating, the members themselves are celebrating, and even the local media too.
Case in point: Yomiuri Shimbun. Continue reading “on the road to 5×20: full-page newspaper ads”
Today is the first day of the five-dome tour of Arashi’s 5×20 Anniversary Tour, the beginning of possibly a year-long tour. And more? 🙂
Because they have mentioned it being their biggest and longest tour yet Continue reading “on the road to 5×20: tour goods”
My first ever blog post about an ad. Because this one is just too precious. ^^ Continue reading “Nino’s dream house?”
“They’re my daily dose of happiness” must be a statement you come across often in the stormy fandom. Worry not, the ‘storm’ part is just their name. Sure, there will be ruckus/panic attack from time to time, especially when it comes to securing/pre-ordering their limited edition releases (be it single, album, concert DVD/blu-ray or sometimes even goods) or balloting/buying for the highly coveted concert ticket, but for most days it is calm, peaceful, and happy… i think?
They are not my source of happiness — ‘cuz, yunno, happiness supposedly comes from within — but let’s just say they are the surefire happy pills. Continue reading “5-colored rainbow of happiness”