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This is a late post...
I drew this one back in April.
May was a busy month as I mentioned in my previous post so I was only able to make more posts when June started

I drew a fanart based on the magazine scans of arashi that showed half of their face, as if they were peeping hehehe

here is the sketch:



inking process:



and the finished piece!



I wanted it to have a manga feel!

oh and here is the original images which i also turned into a collage!

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A Chinese Food Entry! Dumplings were featured this time around! ^__^ It looked like xiao long bao, the ones with soup inside the dumpling! The nice thing about this place is that it is in Ikebukuro! One of my fave destinations for my anime fandom!

Restaurant Name: Yong Xiang Sheng Jian Guan
from ANS SP 04.15.2017
official page: http://www.ei-show.com/ikebukuro/index.html
This place was also featured in Japan Times: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/places/restaurants/restaurant-guide/tokyo-area/ikebukuro-area/yong-xiang-sheng-jian-guan/#.WT1T_GiGOUk

Screenshots from ANS:





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This one I gotta visit in my next Tokyo trip. I am a potato fan, and I love fries! even if it's unhealthily cooked XD

I remember how I laughed at sho's expression after eating the fries, it was like sho got slain by the fries!

Restaurant Name: And The Friet
from ANS SP 04.15.2017
official page: http://andthefriet.com/
Read a review about the restaurant here: https://noramennolife.wordpress.com/2013/12/04/belgian-fries-at-and-the-friet-in-hiroo/

PS: there are two locations, within shibuya ward, one in hiroo, and one in jingumae

Screenshots from ANS:











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Hi!! It's been slightly more than a week since the release of the AYH concert BD/DVD

This was the first Arashi concert I watched, so I have so much feels for this! After watching the concert, it made me realize that it really was a wonderful concert that stayed true to their theme!

Are You Happy?

The intro video wasn't just any opening video that they always show. It was backstage footage during their preparation phase for the concert!! There were so much OTP/member ai moments, the member solos were amazing, how they delivered their performances were stunning!
Even if they had a really simple stage background of multiple square screens, the visuals were totally wonderful! I can still remember how amazed and in awe I was when sho's solo started and the very dull stage BG suddenly transformed into a HUGE HOUSE!

Arashi vocals have really changed throughout the years, like if you listen to a song released in 2005 and listen to a song released this year, you can tell their voices improved! Or is this the effect of maturity? hahaha! You get blown away by Arashi's ballad that everyone was looking forward too, Miles Away. Finally Arashi harmonizing! If they make ballads all like that, I will die happy everytime they release something!

Their concert DVD/BD also achieved the highest 1st week sales since Arafes release! Congratulations!

I'll end up my feels trip here for this concert! Truly was Happy! ;) Arashi fans should watch it!
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Another Place I'd like to try, this time it's an italian restaurant featuring these mini calzones!
It was Aiba who ate this after getting a correct answer

Restaurant Name: Panzerotteria
from ANS 05.20.2017
more details of this restaurant seen in this website: https://tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1303/A130301/13141001/
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I decided to make an entry of some featured eating places from recent Arashi ni Shiyagare episodes. I'll probably focus more on the ones that are located in Tokyo Area. Or, if there are some restaurants that I would find appetizing despite the far location, I might just consider making a post about it

Basically, this is for my reference for future food trips in Tokyo. :)

Restaurant Name: Agefuku (あげ福)
from ANS 05.20.2017


official page: http://www.agefuku.net/
more details of this restaurant seen in this website: https://tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1316/A131603/13154272/dtlmap/#anchor-rd-detail

Screenshots from ANS: See pics )
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It's been sometime again since my last entry.Part of which was because of my recent transfer to DW
though I still constantly check here at LJ
The May month passed by quickly again, and it was quite a busy month in terms of work
and because of that, I got sick yesterday. Had fever and sore throat

but today I feel much better now. I think I can work tomorrow.


also on a sad note, Me and my friends weren't able to hit at all for wakuwaku gakkou for tokyo dome. It's sad but I'll still fly to Japan for my well deserved short vacation. I look forward to watching shinobi no kuni in Japan Cinemas!!
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Hello again! I got busy in the past few days, plus something went wrong with our PC and it needs fixing!
So I am using a mobile device to post this entry..

The month passed by quickly and of course before the month ended, Arashi once again surprised fans with an announcement yesterday for their upcoming wakuwaku event once again. This coming June and July and they will have Sexy Zone as their students!

I was planning for a trip for July, and was having the intention of booking on the last week, but after hearing the news, I decided to change my tentative plan of last week into first week of july so that I can have a chance to watch the event!

How I wish I could attend the day of nino's bday but osaka wasn't in my expenses yet, so I will try my luck in Tokyo!

I hope I can hit and I also hope I can meet some arashi fans on the day of the event!!
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Posting a year old artwork here.
This is one of my favourite nino fanarts. Last year, Fukkatsu Love single was released, and it was one of my favourite PVs of Arashi in a loong time!

I drew this because of inspiration from the PV and shop photos
I drew Nino and Sho, but I only finished Nino (I'm so sorry sho... you're still WIP)

Pencil Sketch....



Line art done using Copic Multiliner Blue Color Ink




Skin and Hair Coloring. I wanted to use blue hues and gradiation with pinks for this piece



Did the clothes.. still using Blue and Pink gradiation




Violet Copic Colors for my BG




Finishing touches with white ink for highlights and to make my art not look too flat. I forgot to put nino's mole (forgive me again)




Here is the shop photo which I used for my reference!
I didn't really copy exactly the colors though.. Since I was limited with my copic marker colors on hand, I kinda modified the colors for this.





THANKS FOR VIEWING! :D
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I saw this in FB, but I don't wanna post my answers there, so what better option? HERE!!

18 questions about Arashi (since they are turning 18 this year)
Will not tag, feel free to answer them if you want to


^_________^


1) What year did you became an Arashian?

Officially became one last January 2012 :D I am a 5 yr arashian now!!


2) Which member baited you and how?
Nino! I know I watched hanadan like earlier, around 2007 and heard of matsujun but matsujun wasn't enough to lure me to arashi. I remember my friend even showed me a concert during hanadan days, but still didnt get hooked.
I watched stand up drama during 2011, and at that time I was really into JDRAMAS, and nino's acting amazed me! So I kept watching his other works, then realized that he could sing well, ended up with me realizing he was part of arashi! then I saw variety programs of arashi that featured lots of actors and actresses ( such as VSA, shiyagare, himitsu no arashi chan) and then I realized that they're a really entertaining group. and their songs were actually nice to listen! \

so, thanks nino!

3) Who is your ichiban when you started? & if you chnaged, who is your ichiban now?
ichiban is nino, and I kinda described it in number 2 how it started.. it went way back to the arashi baiting hahaha. and nino still remains ichiban until now

4) What was your first concert when you became a fan.
hmm I watched Beautiful World, I think.. I remembered seeing posts of its release and I even asked for a friend to email me the soft subs XD

5) Emoticon your Arashi rank
Umm I cant emoticon my arashi rank here though because I am in the PC
but this is my rank:
N>O>S>AM

6) Your first Arashi official merchandise?
what was it... probably the arafes 13 limited edition DVD.. coz that time I started work and I could earn money to buy what I like hihihi

7) Fav Concert (the one you keep on repeat mode)?
Fave concert is Boku no Miteiru Fuukei, others would include arafes, LOVE

8) Fave Song (group) from your favorite concert?
Mukae ni Ikuyo. This is one of my favourite, slow type/ballad/dramatic song by Arashi. and it is in this con
also Mada ue o and Let me Go.

9) Give me your FAVORITE QUOTE FROM A SONG & WHO SAID IT that has helped you and has been your source of strength?
frome the song, Everything (refrain part)
赤から青に変わるシグナル 戻ることの出来ない旅の途中で
明日を信じて進みたい

Aka kara ao ni kawaru shigunaru modoru koto no dekinai tabi no tochuu de
Ashita wo shinjite susumitai

A signal changing from red to green I'm in the middle of a journey that I can't turn back from
I want to go forward believing in tomorrow

translations taken from yarukizero of LJ :)

10) TOP 5 favorite Arashi Group Songs?
Troublemaker
To Be Free
Truth
Everything
______ i always have difficulty which one becomes my 5th rank..
if I would try to include B sides then I would put "it's good to be bad"

11) TOP 5 fav movies of your ichiban?
Gantz
Gantz Perfect Answer
Ooku
Platina Data
Assassination Classroom (he is there as korosensei)

12) Give me your 2 fave songs from each boy?
Jun: Stay Gold, Shake it
Sho: T.A.B.O.O., Hip Pop Boogie
Nino: Niji / Mata Kyou to Onaji Ashita ga Kuru
Aiba: Hello Goodbye, Magical Song
Ohno: Akatsuki, Song for You

13) Fav games played in VS Arashi
Kicking Sniper, Pinball Runner, Cliff Climb

14) Favorite album?
Boku no Miteiru Fuuke
LOVE
Japonism
Are You Happy?

15) Fave PV?
Troublemaker
Crazy Moon
All or Nothing
P.A.R.A.D.O.X.
Everything
GUTS
Fuukatsu Love
Don't you get it

haha long list it was

16) Do you own an outfit similar to your ichiban's outfit?
... nope

17. Given the chance you meet the boys, what will you tell them individually
For Ohno; Let's do an art jam or draw together
For Nino: I want to ask your psn account if you have, let's play games together
For Sho: I want you to meet my friend who is a big fan of you
For Aiba: I want to eat in your family's chinese restaurant, please recommend me a menu
For Jun: I look forward to your next concert production!

18) How will you celebrate the boys anniversary this year?
Last year my theme was arashiful 2016 and I was able to go to my first concert
this year my theme is motto arashiful 2017, and I hope I can attend more concerts, and watch all the member movies coming out this year in Japan!

^_^
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As the subject says,

Drew Nino last night coz I felt like drawing something, even thought this was a very quick art ^__^
felt happy to have a little drawing time!

done using copic markers :D

if you follow me at twitter, you can see my work in progress for this piece (sketch + line art)

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Yesterday the announcement that fans have been waiting for has happened!

The Arashi Live Tour 2016-2017 ARE YOU HAPPY? concert DVD/BD release date is on May 31, 2017

That is not too far away from now!!!

After one day of refreshing yesasia for PO links to appear, finally I was able to place my preorder on the Limited version, Blu Ray AYH concert!!!

I haven't placed an order on the RE because I plan to buy it when I visit Japan later this year.

My wallet is ready to shed off money. JE knows how to do market strategy indeed!!

Bundling the Japonism Arena Show with the LE... though I already had this feeling since last year that the arena would possibly be released in DVD but bundled to one concert DVD...

I know fans are excited, and I am also aware fans are in despair with the financial crisis..

This was my first Arashi concert, and I NEED to get my hands on that LE! Can't wait for it to arrive!!
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Hi! This is my first entry here in DW!

After the issue that is happening now at LJ, I also want to keep it safe.

So I think from now on I'll post more of my rants and artworks here.

I'll slowly catch up to adding people here in DW.

I will eventually join communities here as well, when I have free time or when I am off duty.

Feel free to add me!
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April has come!!

What I look forward for this month I summarize it to these 3:

1. Persona 5 game release for the PS4!!

Can't wait for my premium take your heart edition to arrive!

2.New season anime line up will start!!

Shingeki no kyojin S2, boku no hero academia S2, kabuki bu, boruto, and the second cour of little witch academia!!

3. Hoping for Arashi to announce a DVD/BD release for their concert!

Coz I have a feeling they will announce this month. So I hope it will be true!!

That's all!!

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Feeling a little productive! I drew aiba masaki with the hairstyle I like of his the best!

this is based from this post in twitter:https://twitter.com/aibaojou_/status/844494099218554880

I picked no.4 :D

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I am now a 5 year old Arashian!! Since January 2012

Made a quick chibi style fanart of Arashi with their troublemaker PV outfits! I still love this PV and can never get bored drawing Arashi in troublemaker PV outfits!! This PV was so much fun and it opened my eyes to the world of Arashi fandom!! :D

Done with copic markers :)

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Before the month ends, will post a fanart I drew of sho! Shows his look from troublemaker PV, my most favourite Arashi PV of all!! And yes sho kun had his birthday a few days ago!

My workspace is slightly messy.. used copic markers on this one :)

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While watching Kouhaku last night, I made a fanart of aiba Chan in kouhaku mode! I actually had fun with him as an MC! He was himself but was able to deliver a formal and entertaining performance as shirogumi MC!

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When 2016 started, I set a theme for it, and it was "Arashiful" which meant as what it literally means! Lots of Arashi! With that, last year, I became n FC member with the help and advices from lots of friends.

Tried my luck on the concert balloting tour, hit a ticket, flew to Japan for a second time last year, watched my very first live Arashi concert, and had a wonderful fangirling time!

This was what I was most thankful of for 2016!

This year, 2017... Will be もっと嵐フル!!!

More Arashi-ful! Hope to have more chances for Arashi-ful adventures this year!

今年の嵐フルテーマは大成功です❗️来年も,もっとアラシフルになりO ます!

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Finally ... After 3 agonizing years of 24hour duties and overtimes, with only few days of vacation per year...

I can finally say good bye to my makkuro na jinsei!

It's tiring to be a doctor in the Philippines.. So many sacrifices..

I hope this new year will treat me well!

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