So have you heard the news huh? Huh?
Not much of a story you’d think. Well actually if you are a H!P fan this is NEWS OF IMMENSE PROPORTIONS. Yes for people are complaining that the staff should not be telling idols what to do (?) and that Oda should be graduated for speaking like that to someone from a more senior generation. It’s quite funny to see the staff being bad-mouthed for being too severe and then in the next breath often the very same people saying staff should graduate Oda (severe much?). Some fans are embarrassing. I mean this story comes from one person translating what another person heard at a concert. The MC itself was another person telling a story about what they had seen happen. We don’t know ourselves any of the background of this. We don’t know intentions, tone of voice or all the minutiae of the circumstances. But hey don’t let not really knowing anything stop you jumping to defense of Masaki. A girl who cries at seeing chicks and runs away in terror (see Momusu dvd magazine volume 53). It’s obviously all the staff and Oda’s fault. Also let’s not forget the choreography is important in shows. You let one person do what they want then soon everyone is doing what they want and it becomes a mess. Oh fandom. Why do you overreact so?
Onto another random bit of thinking and I’d like to talk about Junjun. Remember her? The hilarious and cute Chinese idol of awesomeness? Well recently on her Chinese blog she posted (not for the first time) a photo of Momusu from back in the day. To me the love Junjun still feels for Momusu makes her absolutely wonderful. Let us put things in context a bit. Being an idol is hard work. Very hard work. Idols have a lot of training in singing and dancing, a lot of events to attend, a lot of public scrutiny, a lot of recordings, a lot of probably very tiring live shows. It’s a hell of a lot of work for young girls. We’ve probably all seen the odd clips of girls being told what they need to do to improve by dance or voice coaches. We’ve seen the pressures and tears and so on just in the few little behind-the-scenes clips that exist. One can only imagine just how physically and mentally demanding it all is. Plus some idols do lots of magazine photoshoots, acting, etc. Then you take Junjun. She did all that same hard work and yet also had to leave her family in China, go to Japan and learn the language too. I know from personal experience that moving to a foreign country isn’t easy but Junjun was so young when she did it. Yet all these years later and it’s clear that she still loves her time in Momusu. It’s so heartwarming. Junjun is the idol fan’s idol. She doesn’t sneer at the idol world like some ex-members have (coughKoharucough). Ah Junjun…
♥ Never stop loving your past endeavours!
Finally the gorgeousness that is Nakajima Saki will be releasing a new photobook on her 20th birthday (5th February). There will also be an e-LineUP extended making-of dvd. Rejoice!
Princess Pretty has just grown more and more beautiful over the years. A great dancer, a fun person and a beauty too. I still pinch myself when I think that I met her last year. ♥♥ I’ll be ordering the photobook even if it means selling my soul to
the Devil Yasushi Akimoto in order to afford it! My number one idol must be supported! Support! Support! Support!