Wide Na Show, 20140121, (Matsumoto Hitoshi, Fujimoto Miki, Takeda Tetsuya), subbed

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Wide Na Show is a talk show led by Matsumoto Hitoshi of Downtown and MCed by Higashino Koji.  They cover topics from the Japanese entertainment industry and current events.  Guests on this episode are ex-Morning Musume Fujimoto Miki and actor Takeda Tetsuya (of Kinpachi Sensei).  Topics they cover in this episode are paparazzi (starting with news about Utada Hikaru) and the privacy of entertainers’ lives (touching upon Matsumoto and Fujimoto’s previous experiences), lip-syncing, and a question Matsumoto had about Kinpachi Sensei.

 

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Ougon Densetsu, 2011-11-17, Michishige Sayumi (Morning Musume) vs. Akiyama Ryuji (Robert): Live on 10,000 Yen for 1 Month Challenge, Episode 1/5, Subbed

Ougon Densetsu is a show hosted by Cocorico.  In this episode, Michishige Sayumi of Morning Musume and Akiyama Ryuji of Robert battle each other in a “Live on 10,000 Yen for 1 Month Challenge.”  (For all episodes of Ougon Densetsu that we’ve subbed, check here.)

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Ougon Densetsu, 2011-11-17, Michishige Sayumi (Morning Musume) vs. Akiyama Ryuji (Robert): Live on 10,000 Yen for 1 Month Challenge, Episode 1/5, Subbed

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(Subbing the later episodes is planned but when they’ll be complete is undetermined.)

 

8 English Words that Come From Japanese (Merriam-Webster)

Tycoon (大君), honcho (班長), kudzu (葛 クズ), skosh (少し), ramen (ラーメン), futon (布団) – which means something different in Japanese (mattress you lay on the floor), Sudoku (数独), rickshaw (力車).

 

http://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/8-english-words-that-come-from-japanese/tycoon

Gaki No Tsukai – 500 Things About Yamasaki Aya

Hosei’s wife, Yamasaki Aya, answers questions about herself.  Undoubtedly the best of the “500/100 Things About (500のコト)” series of Gaki No Tsukai.

Download: Gaki No Tsukai 0874, 2007-10-14, 500 Things About Yamasaki Aya, Subbed
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