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NEWS news (week of Jan 21) - Part 1

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  • Tegoshi’s segment, ‘Tegoshi’s Nochara Seikatsu (Tegoshi’s Non-flashy Life)’, will be airing on ItteQ next week (Feb 4). (Source)




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  • So Good Day (Jan 5)


    • Sou wrote about getting dinner for the first time with an unnamed sempai, which we now know to be Tegoshi after he mentioned going out with Sou in this week’s Kchan NEWS.


      Sou talked about receiving advice from his sempai that really resounded with him regarding debuting really fast without spending much time as a junior. You have to find your own path and push forward. He talked about how though his and Tegoshi’s situations are kind of similar, the way they see the world is really different, but that it was heartening to feel that he wasn’t alone. It also made him think that he needs to be more positive and step out of his comfort zone.



  • Made ni Omakase (Jan 23)


    • Kento mentioned the release of NEVERLAND in his entry, saying he appears in it and it’s full of highlights. He also wrote about “U R not alone”, how he can still remember the last Tokyo Dome performance very clearly. It’s a song filled with memories and emotions, and he hopes everyone will look out for this moment in the DVD. At the end, he said twice that the release is tomorrow (because it’s important).



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    • Masuda Takahisa no Marumaru 2shunen datte yo (It’s the 2nd anniversary of Marumaru)


      He wrote about how he’s going into the third year of Marumaru and thanked everyone. He hopes to deliver a little joy to people registered on the Jweb. He then wrote about the triple release campaign, for everyone to please look forward to it as it’s something they’ve been wanting to do for the longest time and he thinks everyone would be happy. If it turns out any different, he’d go apologise, while crying.



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    • It was Shige’s turn to update


      He first thanked everyone for LPS’s top position on the charts, and promoted NEVERLAND’s release. He wrote about how NEVERLAND was really amazing and that they are working towards the next. He also teased on a piece of music he’s working on, saying he’s making a demo these days and posted a photo of the working file of the song.



  • A~yu~koto Fo~yu~koto (Jan 26)


    • Massu was mentioned in the Jweb of Oshioka from Fo~yu~ (Johnny’s Jr.), when Oshioka talked about how he happened to run into Massu recently and they went for ramen together. They actually entered Johnny’s the same period, and used to go shopping together. He also talked about how Massu ate a lot, getting an additional serving of noodles AND rice. Massu was in “Full Swing” since afternoon. He hopes to meet Massu again and treat him something, since Massu got the tab that day.



  • Masuda Takahisa no Marumaru (Jan 27)


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    • Masuda Takahisa no Arigatou


      He wrote about LPS getting first on the weekly charts, thanked everyone and said he’s happy. NEVERLAND has also been released. He hopes everyone can become happy through their music and said thanks again at the end.



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    • Koyama updated to say that NEWS had come to New York together and saw play(s) did voice training, and saw the Grammy’s. He said that he is updating having just finished the every live broadcast and is so tired he took of his tuxedo and climbed straight into bed. He said that they’re flying out in the morning. At the end he included a picture of his bare shoulder and chest area in bed at the hotel.




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  • zopp referenced to Tegomass’ “Yukidaruma” when he tweeted about being reminded of the song when people talk about snowman (Source)


  • zopp tweeted about the Neverland DVD/Bluray release, and how ‘Koi no ABO’ is included on it. He talked about how he’s honored that they still continue to sing it. (Source)


  • Massu went to watch Johnny’s Happy New Year Island on January 23rd. (Source)


  • Fuusuuya’s Taniguchi Osamu tweeted about how Koyama and Tegoshi talked about them on this week’s Kchan NEWS and thanked them for doing their gag. (Source)


  • heroism tweeted about the release of the Neverland DVD/Bluray, saying that he was honored to participate in another wonderful work. He encouraged everyone to check it out. (Source)


  • Voice actor, Urata Wataru, tweeted a picture of the Neverland Bluray RE and LE versions along with the caption ‘As expected, NEWS is awesome’. (Source)


  • “NEVERLAND” came in second for the “Best User Reviews” category and fourth for the “Male Idol” category for the “Live Fans Award”. This is organised by a website with information on various concerts, and results are determined based on fan reviews/ the website’s visitors. (Source)


  • It was reported in news every that NEWS went to watch this year’s Grammy’s award show in New York City together. Koyama also appeared live on every from the streets of New York after the show around 2am EST. He talked about getting to see Bruno Mars’ performance and when Fujii announcer asked where the other members were, Koyama said that though he asked them to come watch his broadcast they went out to eat instead.  (Source)


  • Tanaka Kazuhiko, a writer on Typewriters, tweeted about how the word ‘tuxedo’ was trending in Japanese after NEWS at the Grammy’s was shown on every. (Source)


  • Kameda Taku, keyboardist in the rock band ‘Owarikara’, tweeted about how he started to read Shige’s book, ‘Burn’, and how it start off with lyrics from Rage Against the Machine’s song ‘Guerilla Radio’. [It plays an important part in the book, as the main character’s name, Reiji, is pronounced the same as rage in Japanese.] (Source)


  • To keep up to date on NEWS’ activities don’t forget to check out the NEWS Schedule at the top of the sidebar!




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