Refreshing Summer

15 07 2011

I actually just finished summer classes last week.           I wonder what these girls are like in school, for real.

School’s out! Summer has come, which can only mean one thing. Heat, absolute heat. It’s a hallmark of summer. I will come out and say that I am a person paranoid of extreme temperatures and significant changes in temperature. In fact, I highly dislike summer. I have a multitude of reasons why.


It’s hot, it’s too hot.

Fans are useful

And then when it rains, it hails instead or knocks out all your electronics because it’s a thunderstorm instead. Also there are too many tourists. I live in a city with 12 casinos! Just imagine the amount of tourists. What’s more, I live in a city next to the beach. Now I know what you’re thinking. “Why Siggy, why don’t you just go to the beach and have a nice day?”

I would always go to the beach if this were the case.

“Why, I mean you can do all sorts of fun stuff at the beach like:

Wouldn't it be great to learn how to surf?              I would surf with Takahashi anytime...

Lounging around, sun-tanning,
Sun-tanning Sun-tanning the back
This would make me want to go to the beach... yep
Playing with balls.    God this is so hot.

Well I hear what you’re saying. But I have to admit, I’ve been to the beach several times and there’s nothing like this there. What’s more I don’t like how the sand gets all over you. Now I won’t show you what my beach is actually like because I’m ashamed of it, so we’ll just say bye to the beach.

“Well Siggy, what about the water? You could go swimming in a pool, there’s no sand there!”

Swim Nakky!

Why aren't the workers at my local pool like Airi?

I could but I happen to also be hydrophobic. I’m afraid of large bodies of water and I can’t swim. What a terrible fate to live on an island and be unable to swim. Alas, such is my fate. Makes one wonder how I’ll be able to one day live the trip to Japan. But I’ll wait for when the time comes in regards to that.

International Wota Summer Refreshment Program

Honestly, I don’t like the beach probably because I’m so used to it after living two blocks away from it for years. But I love my idols associated with the above. Who doesn’t? I mean, Airi and Takahashi  and ugh so good. As I had mentioned before I was interested in doing the Intlwota Summer Refreshment Program and here is my post sponsored by Intlwota. Read on for long long passages of text outlining the conspiracy about idols and summer.

Just kidding, read on for a fun summery article on something that I’ve noticed. Which really means it’s a conspiracy.

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2009 Year End Hello! Project Rankings

27 12 2009

As a mark for me I’d like to remember this year as this year is one of the more important years in Hello! Project history. As far as I can remember I may have lightly sprinkled a ranking before, but I have never really solidified my rankings. And I would like to see year by year, through major developments and small subtle influences, how my rankings differ. Since becoming a fan of Hello! Project, many things have changed, many people have come and gone, and my likes and dislikes have varied.

Hello! Project after Elder Club had graduated in February

As for the year 2009, the collective group known as “Wonderful Hearts” was made the real core of Hello! Project with the mass graduation of Elder Club. As we see above, the core consists of Morning Musume (9), Berryz Koubou (7),    C-ute (7) and Mano Erina. That’s a grand total of 24 girls. Quite amazing to think that the core of Hello! Project is actually now 21 girls...

This year Berryz Koubou is the only group that hasn’t seen any change in members. C-ute was silently dropped to 6 girls soon after FOREVER LOVE. Kanna was later officially announced as resigned. Erika graduated in October. Finally, Koharu graduated earlier this month dropping Morning Musume down to 8 girls. This makes for a grand total of 21 girls in Hello! Project (excluding Eggs).

So here we are read more for my rankings for Hello! Project as of December 2009.

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Hello! STORE!!! USA

10 10 2009

I wish I could say I knew it was coming, but I certainly didn’t. I was quite surprised at the announcement of Hello! Store USA a while back. But I was determined to check it out and buy something to support my favorite girls. So about a week ago, was the midnight opening (PST) of Hello! Store USA. And I waited for it… to 3am in EST…

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30 08 2009

This past Wednesday I was over at my friend’s place for a mini-vacation. While I was there I got the opportunity to go to the Mitsuwa Japanese marketplace in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Now you may be thinking this sounds suspiciously like something I’d write in a real blog. Well, it certainly does, but there’s one part of the trip that pertains to my hobbies/entertainment interests. Read the rest of this entry »

Current Events (3-9-2009)

10 03 2009

On top of a final draft proposal due tomorrow in 8 hours, forgetting one of my best friend’s birthday by more than 24 hours, and a bunch of other stuff, I could not resist in just writing a short post.

So most probably know by now about Kago’s recent scandal. I’m pretty surprised to hear about it myself. But, as I mentioned today to someone, Kago isn’t what she used to be. Our idols outgrow their childhood. Kago seemed to be having severe problems and it wasn’t likely that she’d be an angel immediately. I mean look at what goes on in the American celebrity world. It can happen and I guess in a matter of time we’ll see what the results are in this scandal.

Boy Kago… way to go. On a related note, I went through 6+ pages of H!O picboard and… wow Maimi… I can’t believe I’m blocking her hotness with excel spreadsheets for my paper T_T

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Wow her hair is crazy. I like hair… a lot. Why is Maimi so hot…???

Oh, and for drama fans. It took me 2 years (maybe even more) but I finally finished watching Gokusen! Now I just have to watch the two other series… And I’m currently watching Mei-chan no Shitsuji. I really like it. I’ll write more about it later on when I don’t have a paper due in 8 hours XD

~Siggy, who is trying to resist Maimi’s hotness~

Wonderful Hearts Summer 2008

7 11 2008

Last week I had the pleasure of watching the Wonderful Hearts Summer 2008 Concert. And boy, it was a joy to watch. I could write about everything but that would be such a long boring post. So I will simply write highlights and my most important thoughts regarding the concert in general. And of course I include pictures for fear that it would be too boring of a post otherwise (which come on… we all know it would be).

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27 10 2008

Recently I destroyed my limited bandwidth by grabbing the Summer Wonderful Hearts concert. Was it worth it, losing internet for a week?

I think so. I did a live write-up as I watched the concert for fun, so I’ll post that maybe. Until then I’m just rotting here because of exams. So I won’t be able to update a lot for the next two weeks.

This week’s topic!

Buono… wow, I really like them. They have a really enduring pop-rock sound. I just heard Lotta Love Lotta Love and really like it (I already liked their previous release). I’m actually a bit confused about the title of the song but that’s for another day. The PV is okay. You can clearly see the girls dancing and all. Airi looks good but looks more like a kid (then again she is just like 14 years old XD).

Here’s random pictures to pass the time! (from the H!O picboard!)

Soon to be leader of everything!

For some reason, I really like this picture of Airi

My favorite member from C-ute!

LOL… I never tire of their antics (I love the Gaki-san’s expression <3)

So cute!

I Maimi Mine!

On a sidenote, the computer lab’s keyboards are extremely crunchy. I hate typing on crunchy keyboards. Also on another sidenote, I am eagerly awaiting Takahashi’s drama outing. I hope it doesn’t do a lot to the H!P schedule, as it will no doubt make her have a lot of work. But hey that’s what a leader is for.

PSS… I hate it when people text me on my cell-phone.