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This week I was thinking about making a compilation of 20 actors (women and men) between the ages of 20-25 to keep track until they’re 30. I tried writing the post today, but it turns out I don’t have many names. Ha! First, some of the people I was considering adding to the list are 26, or not even 20… or are already in their 30s, which is great for them since I thought they were in their 20s… not so good for my list.

At the moment though, I have 8 actresses already picked out. However, I’m missing 2 more actresses. And I’m missing all of the guys (10). HAHAHAHA. So I need help. Leave a comment with some names of young actors/actresses.

Just some things to keep in mind…

  • must be between 20-25, can also be turning 20 this year.
  • must have more than one or two films on her/his CV.
  • too much TV and only 1 film doesn’t count.
  • award recognition is nice, but not mandatory.

As I add the people in single posts, I’ll be adding their names here and linking. :)

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Well, long time no see, eh?

It’s been nearly 4 or 5 months since our last discussion, and I really thought there’d be more people discussing Tekkonkinkreet, but alas~ No one has commented on it. If you have just discovered Yu Aoi (either through Osen, or a random watch of either Hana & Alice, One Million Yen Girl or Lily Chou Chou) and have been hit in the face with like a meteor, I invite you to watch Tekkon as well. Any animation fan won’t really regret it.

Anyway, we’re here to discuss Don’t Laugh at my Romance, or Sex is no Laughing Matter or Hito no SEKKUSU~~~ whatever your pick on names is.

First a little about the film~
Don’t Laugh at my Romance is a 2008 film adaptation of the the novel by Naocola Yamazaki, directed and sort of adapted by Nami Iguchi. It is about a 19-year-old student (Matsuyama) who falls in love/lust with his lithography teacher (Hiromi Nagasaku) at university, though he isn’t aware that his friend and classmate (Yu Aoi) is quite fond of him.

Genre: Dramedy with Romance
Starring: Kenichi Matsuyama, Hiromi Nagasaku, Yu Aoi, Shugo Oshinari, Yoichi Nukumizu
Duration: a little over +2hrs

Beware! Possible film spoilers~~~

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idsgn has a post on how Film Titles have evolved since its early days.

Of course if you read many of the posts here, you know about Forget the Film, Watch the Titles, as well as The Art of the Title Sequence. I don’t really need to explain them, right? Their names are pretty specific~~~

But how about The Movie Title Stills Collection?

And just so this post gets more hits haha,
let’s add some Yu Aoi pimping! She’s been tweeted!
And people are buzzing “Yu Aoi dressed up dude-like in the new issue of so-en”
– which I sorta blogged here.

Here are more photos of the photos of it!

Yu Aoi by Keiichi Nitta

September 4, 2009 — 5 Comments

This is a pretty old photoshoot, February 2007 in fact~
but I care about photographers, and I wanted to know
who shot it, for who and when xD so I took my time to post.

Yu Aoi - Eye Scream - Keiichi Nitta

Shot by Keiichi Nitta, who has photographed Lady Gaga x Koda Kumi, Kylee, Aoi Miyazaki, Justice, Chiaki Kuriyama, M.I.A., Beck, Madonna, Beyonce, The Chemical Brothers, Fergie and even La LiLo xD

His photographs, more often than not exude sexiness, sex oftentimes with a mix of innocence, playfulness and edgy. So it is no wonder that this is perhaps Yu’s more “Fierce” photoshoot to date. LOL To quote on Tyra xD In here, she plays a little with the Lolita-esque style looking oh-so-innocent… NOT. One of the photos, one of the very first photos I saw online, has that just-got-out-of-bed quality to it. Only I saw it in black and white and cropped on the face, which makes it look so good.

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Yu Aoi, a Mori Girl?

September 2, 2009 — 20 Comments

I think Kawaii Joyuu will explain it better,

Do you know the latest buzzword “Mori Girl”? It’s a term that got created in the mixi community, a huge social networking system and one of the most visited Japanese sites in the Internet. The general definition would be a “a girl who seems to be/live in a forest”, describing a girl who would fit more into a forest rather than into a city.

“She has to like fashion that’s natural, but also a bit quirky” or “She wears a lot of dresses that have a loose or comfortable feeling to them”, to name a few of the opinions. The difficulty is that the girl should like “natural clothes”

They did a ranking, in which Yu had nearly 50% of all the votes, pulling a head (for the first time?) of Aoi Miyazaki and Juri Ueno. Also on the list, Mikako Ichikawa – who I think looks amazing with hair pulled up *points to Atsu-hime* And YAY! for the Top 3~~~ xD

Anyway, spoon magazine did a whole issue on it on March. =D

spoon magazine - mori girl

I should use the cover, but this is my favorite shot. xD

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