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I have not seen Wasamin this excited -- since I found that coupon for a discount of 50 yen off wax paper!

I have not seen Wasamin this excited — since I found that coupon for the discount of 50 yen off wax paper!

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A song? Of course we cannot end without a song. Remember this great moment from Halloween?

Starlight: (gulp)

Iwasa Misaki’s 5th single “Gomen ne Tokyo” will release January 6th.

iwasa misaki gomen-ne-tokyo-limited

Kimonos on Friday? Yes! … nothing pulls me out of a blogging rut like the lovely and talented Miss Iwasa Misaki-san! You can read more about the details on the AKB48 Daily post below.

Source: Iwasa Misaki’s 5th single ‘Gomen ne Tokyo’ MV | AKB48 Daily

I am very happy to hear about the new Iwasa Misaki CD + DVD to be released on January 6th. Here is a look at the music video. Don’t worry, I already pre-ordered the CD + DVD.

Better watch it today!

Those are some grand landscapes!

iwasa misaki gomen-ne-tokyo

Those are some great kimonos!

iwasa misaki gomen-ne-tokyo-regular

This will be Wasamin’s 5th solo single. She will cover the classic Enka-song “Kawa No Nagare No You Ni” (川の流れのように).  The CD + DVD edition will also include a “Making Of” video.

My oshi will also cover AKB48 41 single song “Halloween Night” and another  song “Ippome Ondo”on the special edition.

Order from CD-Japan linked here. I have your image right here CD Japan.

I also found some YT video of Wasamin’s recent “one woman show” performed live last Halloween. She sings “Halloween Night” here (now it IS interesting to hear a solo-version), but she cracks up laughing during it, so you can expect that the real coupling song will be different.

Also, you can view more of Wasamin’s intimate little one-woman show here.

Better watch it today …

(Gulp) … My heart is filled with happiness now …

Starlight: Forget “Star Wars” … I’m standing in line for Misaki-san!!!

Wasamin: I still can’t help but “fanboy” all over her…

The wind has been knocked out of Denny’s sails, so he has not posted in several weeks.  I have not even logged in for a couple of weeks (sorry). The weasels in the Japanese music industry have made it extremely hard to be a fan.

I don’t blame the artists, I don’t blame the girls – just the management dickweeds. (Well, that would describe 99% of the music industry in America too).

Thus, this is the dream I had: … as I approach the Japanese islands in my Black Ship … a lone Samurai (who looks a lot like Toshiro Mifune, by the way) is waving his sword on the beach and shouting (in English, oddly).

toshiro mifune red lion

I know, I saw “Red Lion” too.

GET AWAY FROM HERE!!

THERE ARE NO “IDOLS” HERE!!!!

THERE ARE NO IDOLS … ONLY MULES!!!

… THAT’S RIGHT — WE ONLY HAVE MULES … GO AWAY!!!

IF YOU TRY TO LOOK AT ONE OF MY MULES I WILL CUT YOU DOWN!!!!!!

Ahem … needed some coffee after that…

Still, I can’t help but “fanboy” all over the delightful Miss Iwasa Misaki-san. Here she is on that Japanese variety TV show. I don’t know the same of it, all I know is that she is a frequent guest, and often sings “Enka” ballads while she wears an amazingly beautiful kimono.

Well, she is not wearing a kimono here, but she sings this wonderful “traditional” Japanese song.

im with the band wasamin

Note the junior high kids from that popular anime about the junior high school band “Hibike! Euphonium” are there — IN REAL LIFE!

http://myanimelist.net/anime/27989/Hibike!_Euphonium

Well, there will probably not be a Christmas song from Miss Iwasa, so this will have to do. I think it has a very “holiday” feel. Please enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWH8VGWN3pM

Happy Holidays if I don’t see you …

Starlight: Lots of parenthesis!

See more Misaki-san on my Pinterest board for her linked here.

Also see more Mifune-san on my board for him here !

 

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