[identity profile] spsn.livejournal.com posting in [community profile] arashi_bangumi
Sakurai + Hawaii + invasion of privacy, what a perfect combination. Johnny's seriously made full use of Arashi while they're in Hawaii. The boys were practically worked non stop there even up till late night (well, guess they're used to this... am not though LOL).

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My goodness, they literally started filming just before midnight, the boys no need to sleep eh?

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Well, apparently Sho-chan was ready to snooze in soon too. I think this is his kind of home clothes, and he doesn't waste. Re-use his concert t-shirt (which I want because the one for the fans is hideous). What does this show us? Sakurai Sho is just like us, normal! What do the Japanese think? Sakurai Sho sleeps in glitters?

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No, Sho-chan, it's not embarassing, it's NORMAL! LOL

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Judging from his room, looks like they're staying in service apartment type rooms (those with minimum stay of 3-4 days). I love this kind or room with the kitchen but they're not cheap and Sho-chan's room is the better type (based on the pillows stack, yeah I'm very subjective LOL)

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So apparently in Hawaii, there's a rule that you cannot buy liquors after 12, and during the filming it's almost midnight, hence they need to get out now if they want to buy liquors.

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Ah, Sho-chan, you still think of your image if fans found out that you're wearing last year's con t-shirt on daily basis. Show the world that you're the number one Arashi fan! LOL

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Fan service!

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There's a reason why Sho-chan keeps on losing on Manequin Five... self explanatory from the before (left) and after...

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They're finally on the way to the supermarket.
So, Sho-chan likes to have alcohol + kimchi? Why not try milk + kimchi, quite nice, no?

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Sho-chan, what are you trying to show here? LOL!!!

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Totally forget the reason why he's in the supermarket in the first place until the staff reminded him...
So, the calendar spread made such an impact, eh?

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Sho-chan's wallet... I don't understand what's the big deal with the gang on that wallet.
It's just a normal wallet, Sho-chan is not Matsujun no? You'd think national idol must have a super striking wallet? goodness me!

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When they do this kind of contrast, it's kind of funny though.
And Sho-chan's like me. I keep all my foreign currencies in envelopes, the only difference is I take it out from the envelope and put on my travelling wallet whenever I travel. Sho-chan cannot be bothered, look at how he shoved in the receipts, change, everything into that tight envelope. What I'm more interested is how much currency he brings when he travels, HA!

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They're making Sho-chan make Spam & egg. Why Spam?

To spread the show longer, they make sho-chan being nostalgic on his memorable places of Hawaii.

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And he really was being nostalgic...

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And the cameraman has no idea what Sho-chan's talking about LOL

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OK, we cannot let Sho-chan going wild on the Waikiki beach at night alone, this is just LOL

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Sho-chan wanted to take picture of that statue, he explained the story on that surfing statue with his Zero caster smug face LOL
Staff: You're so imformed
Sho-chan: That's because I read the guide book like mad!

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Yes, Sho-chan you deserves a pic!

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By the time they got back, it's almost 1am, and it's invasion of privacy time.

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Sho-chan has this 1 little bag and inside it is too many varieties of tissues, sunglasses, fan (LOL). It's almost like an OL's bag. You bring more stuff than me, Sho-chan!

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He's very well prepared for travel with all the plugs etc.

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Other than normal clothes, he got this black mesh tanktop LOL
Staff: So you wear the tanktop just like that with no layers?

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Sho-chan: Yes, why? Weird? I don't think so. If T-shirt and jeans is weird, what else is OK? If kakesoba tastes bad then what else is good?
*I may not translate this correctly because it sounds weird after it's written in English, but basically Sho-chan is just being cutely defensive on his choice of clothing, and probably that tanktop is from Aiba-chan for all we know wahahaha*

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Interestingly he folded his parka and jacket sleeves to the shoulder. I guess it's for practicallity else it'll be too long and may hit the floor.

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And for sleeping Sho-chan has his own sleeping trunks. From top idol to trunks as pajama.
Me: So?

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So this is the expectation. And we all know Sho-chan's cooking skill is almost the same as his drawing skill. LOL

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He sighed too many times as if it's a torture to make spam&egg. Even to the point, saying something like do I need to cut? LOL

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And this is the reality. The person himself commented that it looks like a dog food. Well, who asked you to use the gigantic bowl LOL

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Sho-chan's drinking session is self service. What? You expect him to be Matsujun? LOL

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Taste? Tastes like spam & egg LOL

There's a long talking session from the pre-debut moment etc etc. It's same old stories so I skip those parts but there're some parts that I find it interesting

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The moment in drama where Sho-chan felt he failed.

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During filming of Kisarazu's cats eyen and he's in the middle of exam period. So this is the point when he had to juggle between study and drama to the point that he put his script underneath his jacket to peek on whenever he could during filming and that book almost fell off). I read from somewhere that he seldom slept during this period. I gues this is the birth of our workaholic boy.

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Then we have the cute pic of 3 ikemen in 1 tiny little ofuro... Gah...

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They're commenting on the wallet. There's this 1 lady saying that if that wallet came out during date, it's like a no no something like that. WTF, how shallow can you be, girl? I think if it's Sakurai Sho, people heck care about what your wallet look like because we all know his value :p. I know this is for a show, but still... I just can't it.

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Sho-chan's explanation: it's his going abroad travelling wallet since high school, been using it because it's LEATHER. LOL can't be cuter.

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They made fun on the bag as well with same 'lame' comment. Sho-chan's defence: I've been using it since junior high!
Sho-chan doesn't waste folks!

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As for the gift to the show, Sho-chan noticed something that he encountered 2 years ago and was confident with his selection.

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It's a rare Hawaii white honey (organic) selected as #1 during the honey competition.
They made fun of it, really...

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Sho-chan's defence it's #1, right.

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Ariyoshi: I can understand if it's a gife from some grandma, but from you?
Sho-chan: but it's number 1, no?

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Just when this gathering of 2 people looked too sad and whether it's a failure...

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He noticed something.
Sho-chan: Ah, they're back!

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Kyaaa, the clearly drunk Ohno and super sober Matsujun.
What? Matsujun chaperoning Ohno? LOL

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Ohno looks so happy seeing Sho-chan. Cute

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So what's Sho-chan ending words for his midnight Hawaii episode?
Sho-chan: Jinseitte wakaranai (I don't understand life)

Despite of the lame bashing on Sho-chan's fashion sense. This episode actually gives Sho-chan more boost on his total image. Despite of his success, he's normal just like us. He's a little dorky, which makes him cute. He's hard working, has some deep thoughts for his life and with the fan service earlier, I'm not surprised if there are more people baited. LOL

Date: 2014-10-10 06:20 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] livinbyfaith01.livejournal.com
This must be subbed!! Please somebody!!! LOL...so cute!!

Date: 2014-10-10 07:22 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dingdong2988.livejournal.com
I, too, hope someone or some community will sub this episode. This really showed another side of Sho that we didn't see before.

The funniest thing is that Ariyoshi and other guests said at the end that what showed of Sho didn't really contributed to the dreams of the kids who wanted to join Johnny's LOL I guess it's not what they'd expected from a top idol?

Date: 2014-10-11 05:48 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dingdong2988.livejournal.com
Yes, and seeing him still using the same overseas wallet since high school, same handbag since junior high, still using iphone 4s (according to other fan) shows that despite being a celebrity and earn high income, he's not an extravagant spender which he could totally afford to do.

I think another guest even said true or not, he should glamorize the private life of a top idol by appearing in a bath robe and holding a glass of champagne. Of course he may be just joking.

Date: 2014-10-10 07:50 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] nadzsanz.livejournal.com
beautiful episode XD
Ok...ok... i dont know what words to describe... ><
have fun reading this. you nearly turn me to otp mode when you said aiba there and who those 3 in bath?

they back? It not like they sharing 1 room right :O
Oh my! XD
Drunk ohno is something i miss before..just think he look weird..fail fan ==!

Date: 2014-10-11 06:05 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] nadzsanz.livejournal.com
lol..oh... poor sho he been making fun sooo much. i wish aiba was there to confort him. ok.. totally in otp mode.xD

i dont know them! i got the vid but not wathing it ><

hahahaha..yes, by showing member ai.. hehehe..

Date: 2014-10-10 08:40 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] helenmaldon.livejournal.com
Thank you so much!! I really wanted to know more about this episode :D
I agree, Sho just seems like a normal (though very hardworking and talented) guy, I'm happy he wears regular pajamas and has a plain leather wallet xD

Date: 2014-10-10 09:25 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] nofazz.livejournal.com
oh god i enjoyed reading about this eps !
i guess sho-chan is just how i imagined him to be
does anyone have any links to download this eps ?

Date: 2014-10-10 11:38 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kiriezero.livejournal.com
how cute! <3
and I agree... what happens to those people? it's just a wallet! and the comment of that girl is really embarrasing ¬.¬# also, I think the honey is a great gift! like... it's a rare honey! you can only buy it there! it's #1! what else do you want? *shrugs* (or maybe I'm biased? I gift food too! :P)

thank you! ^--^

Date: 2014-10-11 01:31 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] nurcahya.livejournal.com
thank you for the recap.

somehow, i'm glad that he just normal like us.

Date: 2014-10-11 01:33 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] madolyricszone.livejournal.com
this episode seems really interesting! though am not a sho fan, but these makes me learn more about sho, he's so kakoii !!

Date: 2014-10-11 01:40 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] stardust2213.livejournal.com
thanks for sharing... indeed, this episode made Sho-kun even more adorable.

Date: 2014-10-11 03:07 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] yuui1010.livejournal.com
The only lame thing there is that last ending words XDD Whatta lame punch line LOL
Other than that, Sho-kun, you're perfectly perfect in your own way ^^

Date: 2014-10-11 09:16 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sulkyygirl81.livejournal.com
Thanks for the review!!!
And what's with people being very highly expectant and shallow?!!
After all, Our boyz are human beings! they are allowed to do and behave like normal people!!
You like the person for what he/she is NOT what he/she wears or owns?!!!

Anyway, it was very nice.
Thanks for the hard work and for sharing ^^

Date: 2014-10-11 01:42 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] angelasyp.livejournal.com
kyaa...kakoiii...kawaiiii..

thanks so much...

Date: 2014-10-11 03:25 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] akai-kurochan.livejournal.com
Such a lovely episode! I'm kind of irritated that Ariyoshi and the guests make fun of him though. ==a
Oh well...
But drunk Ohno is really cuteeee~ LOL
I hope someone will sub this episode~!! Since I never found anyone subbed this show before...
Thanks for the review!

Date: 2014-10-12 12:56 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mielove.livejournal.com
Thank you so much for sharing ^^

I loved every comment... hope someone subbed it n_n

Date: 2014-10-12 03:29 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] candywalla.livejournal.com
I loved this episode!
Haha those comments on his wallet and everything were a bit cruel:D but yeah i guess it's for a show and it did make me laugh :D also there were so many random parts like repeating his words and making them 'memorable' :D like 人生って分からない。 that was really random :D but I guess the whole point of this episode was kind of bashin on Sho and showing his 'other' side :D

I didn't quite understand that part about Kisarazu until I read this review and now that I know, I feel a bit sad.. ahh Sho's been such a hard-working boy since always...

my favourite part was probably when Ohno and MatsuJun arrived. It felt so.. normal and ordinary, like a drunk and a sober friend coming and visiting another friend haha. there's just something heart-warming about that situation. they seemed like college students haha. reminds me of my friends so much :)

Date: 2014-10-15 04:36 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] perkyandproud.livejournal.com
Oooooo!

Thank you for the walk through!!

*squishes you*

Date: 2014-10-15 12:18 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] nakahalu.livejournal.com
so cute!
thanks!!
;-)
^_^

Date: 2015-10-10 02:44 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] eurovisionstorm.livejournal.com
OMG! I finally get everything now!
And I was surprised when Jun and Ohno came! My two ichibans came to see Sho-kun! Yehe~
Realising Jun is taking care of Ohno, it's just made my heart beat 1000xs than before (because I am a Juntoshi-biased person) CX

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