“Hero AAAA – A Game Show that You Can Watch and Kinda Get Even if You Have Zero Gaming Knowledge” 『勇者ああああ〜ゲーム知識ゼロでもなんとなく見られるゲーム番組〜』

I just discovered this show called “Hero AAAA – A Game Show that You Can Watch and Kinda Get Even if You Have Zero Gaming Knowledge” 『勇者ああああ〜ゲーム知識ゼロでもなんとなく見られるゲーム番組〜』.
https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%8B%87%E8%80%85%E3%81%82%E3%81%82%E3%81%82%E3%81%82

You might like it if you like video games and Japanese variety comedy. No subs as far as I’m aware (the show is only 1 year old).

The MCs are Alco and Peace (comedy duo). https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E3%82%A2%E3%83%AB%E3%82%B3%26%E3%83%94%E3%83%BC%E3%82%B9

The show is produced by Square Enix.

It’s quite different from game center cx though, which is to me 80% gaming and 20% comedy. This show is more 70% comedy, 30% gaming, even though the whole show is firmly video game-themed and the MCs are much better gamers than Arino of GCCX (they also make references to gaming culture than only gamers would understand). Also, GCCX is pretty family-friendly while this show has a more “bro” feel to it (it’s a late night show, for one).

Here is a streaming link to the first episode: http://www.miomio.tv/watch/cc318177/
An upload of the first ep (aired 2017-04-06): https://mega.nz/#!FTxywbAD
Decryption key: !dOi2_6njwqTTEsga11-6n5TKE303ciHRgrk3kw_uRsM

Here is a site that semi-reliably (some links may be broken) posts links to each episode: http://variety111.blog.fc2.com/?q=%E5%8B%87%E8%80%85%E3%81%82%E3%81%82%E3%81%82%E3%81%82&page=5
Episodes can also generally be found on miomio.tv or pandora.tv
http://search.miomio.tv/?keyword=%E5%8B%87%E8%80%85%E3%81%82%E3%81%82%E3%81%82%E3%81%82
http://www.pandora.tv/search/searchResult?query=%E5%8B%87%E8%80%85%E3%81%82%E3%81%82%E3%81%82%E3%81%82&type=movie
Miomio.tv has better uploads than pandora.tv. An episode on pandora.tv I found had the video start 1 minute into the show while miomio didn’t have that issue.

An example of a show (using the first ep): in the first segment, the MCs and some guest comedians play a “challenge” from a video game. In the first ep, they taken turns trying to successfully do a “hadoken” in Street Fighter II 9 straight times. If they fail at any point, they get (mildly) electrocuted, batsu game style.

In the second segment, they bring in entertainers who claim that video games is a hobby of theirs. Alco and Peace comically grill them on their gaming knowledge to expose them as fakes (who don’t really know about gaming) or authentic.


“Later, I was a car show model.”


“There’s no way a car show model who has guys all over her is into video games.”

In the third and final segment, comedians perform video-game themed skits.

The first segment where they play the challenges probably need no subs to understand, but the following segments probably do.

It’s a different take on video game-themed comedy than GCCX, and it’s pretty hilarious.

Another first segment I watched was from this episode: http://variety111.blog.fc2.com/blog-entry-44630.html
(miomio.tv and pandora.tv links still work), where everyone tries to do this thing from Mario:

across a section of the level. I remember this skill as being one of the harder things to do in this Mario game, so it shows that they do bring in comedians who have a certain level of gaming under their belts already.

Matsumura Sayuri: It was a fun 46 hourss (o・・o)

Source Official Blog: http://blog.nogizaka46.com/sayuri.matsumura/2018/04/044260.php
2018/04/01 21:06

It’s Matsumura Sayuri!
 
 
 
 
It has already been a week since

the Nogizaka 46 Hours TV,
 
 

so it’s already been a while, but I would like to summarize it!
 
 

It’ll only be about the segments that Matsumura Sayuri appeared in.
 
 
 
 

Day 1 (3/23)
 
 
 

Ikuta Erika and I were in charge of
being the MCs on the first day!

Kara-age Shimai! (Fried Chicken Sisters!)
 
 
  

It has been years since

the Kara-age Shimai were formed, so

I’m happy that they pair us together for live concerts
and as the MCs for shows!

Do you guys still remember the call for Muhyoujou?
 
 

We’ll definitely perform it at the Birthday Live, (Nogizaka46 6th Year Birthday will be held at Meiji Jingu Stadium in July 2018)

so pleases try to slowly remember it by then ♡
 
 
 
 
 

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This was Ikutarosu after her channel,
so she’s wearing a yodeling outfit!

Because she practiced for it so much,
when I saw Ikutarosu singing,
it felt like I was watching over my first grandchild!

Ikutarosu is a genius,
but above all else, she is a hard-working genius!
Amazing!
 
 
 

While I was the MC, I got to see many girls’ channels,
and also got to see Tulip’s program, too.
It was very entertaining ♡

I also talked to many different members.
Being an MC has its perks ♡
Everyone was so cute. It was like being on cloud 9 ♡
 
 

During the member rating segment,

I was voted 2nd as the girl other members want to be and

I was voted 1st as the girl with the most luggage!
 
 

I can’t share in the feeling of voting for me as the girl that other members want to be (*sweating*)

but I’m grateful that the members, whom I love, think that way,
 
  

and I was 2nd place with Ikutarosu, whom I love,
so I was like, “It’s the Kara-age Shimai~♡” and really happy.
 
 
Since I’m aware that I have too much luggage,
for that whole week, I tried to live with just 1 bag. (LOL)
It was totally doable,
but the conclusion was that having 2 bags feels safer.
 
 
 
 
  

And then, Shirashihan~
 
 
 
It was hilarious and all of us laughed a lot while watching.
Afterwards, during the Hyokkorinhan championship as well,
everyone brought out their own unique qualities
and it was hilarious ♡
 
 
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Also, during yesterday’s TGC Grand Finale,

Matsumura said 「Let’s do Hyokkorihan~.」

Shiraish said 「My face can’t help but do a Hyokkori~(*´-`)」, so

「Well, let’s do a Hyokkori with a smile ♡」
is what went on.
 
 

Afterwards, watching the news,
they really had us doing the Hyokkorihan.
The way an apprentice gets into it
isn’t the same as
ordinary people (LOL)

No wonder, for she was bestowed a name!!
 
 
 
 
 
Afterwards,

was my Nogizaka viewing game!
 
 

It was the first time gaming with this Midnight Game Compettion,

but we had fun playing

with Alco & Peace as the game masters giving out directions!
 
 
 
Because of the time restriction, we only played 3 games.
But it was so much fun that
afterwards, Ikutarosu and I
kept telling the staff that we wanted to played more~!
 
 
 
End of day 1!
 
 
 
 
Because this was longer than I thought it would be,
I’ll divide the blog post into multiple parts ( T_T)\(^-^ )


Translated by: Veliem
Edited by: Conjyak

Matsumura Sayuri: Well, Everyone, it’s 「Hakumai-sama~!」>(o・・o)

Source Official Blog: http://blog.nogizaka46.com/sayuri.matsumura/2018/04/044259.php
2018/04/01 21:00

It’s Matsumura Sayuri!
 
 
 
Nogizaka 46 Hour TV Day 2 retrospective!

(3/24)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

This day

the Sayuringo Gundan Show was aired right from the morning!
 
 
We are indebted to Rakuten TV-san!
 
 
On Rakuten TV,
we borrowed Nogiten’s time slot

and did a Sayuringo Gundan pre-announcement show!
 
 

In that,

we did a Sayuringo Gundan introduction and

had a special behind-the-scenes feature on us while we shot a parody music video
to show what the Sayuringo Gundan is usually like!
 
 
As for the main event,
We held a games event playing games that are popular now with high school girls and

showed Sayuringo Gundan parody songs!
 
 

Thank you for sending in so many game suggestions!

It was super exciting ♡
 
 
 
 
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The goal of the parody songs we showed
was to take over the other gundan
 
 
「2dome no Kiss Kara」→「Ringo no Pakuri Kara」
「Shitsuren Osojinin」→「Gundan Nottorinin」
 
 
We made MVs for these 2 songs!
 
 
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I searched for and bought all of the oufits myself~!
For Gundan Nottorinin, we wore underwater goggles on our heads (The director for the MV for Shitsuren Osojinin likes goggles?)
 
 
 
 
 
They have a real homemade feel to them
but thanks to the professionals
the MV is stylish and high quality
It was well done!
 
 
We also saw it for the first time while it aired ♡
 
 
 
 
 
We really didn’t have much time
and shot 2 MVs in 3 hours, but
the MVs turn out really wonderfully.
It made me think how grown-ups amazing.
 
 
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Saitō Yuri and Nishino Nanase joined
the Sayuringo Gundan Elite Guards.
Takayama Kazumi joined as welll!
 
 
Nakada Kana is a Kenkyuusei!
 
 
 
(LOL)
 
 
 
 
 
The Catering Competition
 
 
The red team was utterly defeated
 
 
Sadness.
 
 
 
But the MCs, Rafurekuran,
were so cute, I was amazed.
An annoying sort of cuteness. No, no, they were very cute.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Afterwards

we visited Makuhari Messe

and did
 
 
a raffle and

a Sayuringo Gundan Mini Live as well!
 
 
 
We performed three songs,
the new song 「GunGun Gundan」, which we had performed at the Tokyo Dome concert,

the classic song 「Hakumai-sama」, and

the parody 「Ringo no Pakuri Kara」!
 
 
 
 
 
To the people who gathered to watch us, thank you!
 
 
Also, the kenkyuusei Nakada Kana-san!
 
 
was summoned in a hurry at the request of the gundan members
to come to the venue.
 
 
She is really capable!!
 
 
During the new song,

she held up a board with the response call for the song and led the audience so that people who don’t know it can follow along.
 
 
During Hakumai-sama and Ringo no Pakuri,

she was running around and jumping up and down more than anyone else.
 
 
She fired everyone up amazingly ( T_T)\(^-^ )
 
 
Every live concert needs a Nakada Kana ( T_T)\(^-^ )
 
 
 
She was sweating the most ( T_T)\(^-^ ) So lovely
 
 
 
 
 
And gundan members!
 
 
 
Thank you very much
for always going along with my selfish actions without being annoyed at all
and actually giving lots of advice when we get stuck!
Everyone always says, “We’re good with whatever the gundan leader wants to do,” and it really makes me feel safe.

Every one of us gets worried at times.

Wait, is this gonna be all right?
Is it ok to do this?
 
 
In those times, just ask a member of the Sayuringo Gundan,
and everything will be resolved!
 
 
When I am wrong, they will tell me that I am wrong.
When it is okay, they will tell me that it is okay.
They are such wonderful gundan members!
 
 

It has been a long time since we did a live performance so I was nervous,
but it was fun~!

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It looks like I’m getting too passionate, so
day 3 will be for another time! LOL


Translated by: Veliem
Edited by: Conjyak

Nishino Nanase: Go with the flow

Source official blog: http://blog.nogizaka46.com/nanase.nishino/2018/03/044226.php
2018/03/31 21:50

It has been a long time.
I’m doing fine~

Congratulations on your graduation Mahiro!
I hope that Mahiro’s future will bright and shiny. We should go eat and karaoke sometimes~
Go with the flow!
I forgot to take pictures~

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It has been decided that I will be releasing a photobook m(__)m
「Watashi No Koto」
The photoshoot was in Morocco~
and at Hatoya Hotel it Itō.
“I wonder if it will be good. I wonder if people will want to see it,” is what I’m feeling, but if you’d like to, please give it a look…
No, please do take a look!
Around the time I began as a Non-No model, I started writing a column called Nanaserufu as well, so those columns I wrote until now are all included.
It will go on sale on May 9th.

Biore UV Essential
I appeared in a sunscreen CM!
I’ve actually used this product from a long time ago, so I was really happy.
Oh! There are UV rays in the spring too, so everyone please do put on sunscreen.
It is light and comfortable to use.

I did a cover photoshoot for Mgirl №22,
Ninagawa Mika-san’s fashion magazine.
It was fun!
It was kinda different than the usual, so it felt fresh!
It will be on sale on April 24th.
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I will be on a segment of the NHK comedy skit show LIFE called “Muro Machi.”
I was super nervous. I’m still having a hard time getting used to comedy skits. It’s hardd~
It was an honor to meet Koganehara-san!
It will air on April 6th.
 
 
 
 
 
Resolution 9 and 10 are still backed up…
I’ll do them at my own pace~

Today is the last episode of Video Girl Ai!
Ai’s playback time is coming to an end…
By all means, please watch it m(__)m
By the way, the design for my individual towel merchandise borrows from the design of the script for Video Girl Ai.
Soldering! Circuit board!

20th
Synchronicity is a super good song
The choreography is difficult, but it is fun dancing to it!
The coupling song is something that I have always wished for, a 1st gen song! So happy.
Please look forward to it~
 
 
This is a personal affair, but my beloved dog, Mugita, has passed away.
Thank you for the 18 years.
He was like my little brother, always bringing me comfort. I still feel like he will be there
whenever I go back to my family’s home.
I wonder if Mugi was happy?
While he’s no longer physically here, I think he will be watching over my family.
As I am typed this out, I reminisced and felt sad and had a hard time continuing. I’m still kinda feeling it so I’ll stop here.
Just wanted to make the announcement.
 
 
Please continue to support me this April!


Translated by: Veliem
Edited by: Conjyak