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Why Meisa Kuroki was offered Erika Sawajiri’s role!?

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With everything that’s happened with Erika Sawajiri being dismissed, and Meisa Kuroki taking the role of “Yuki Mori” in Space Battleship Yamato; what are the reasons?

Well other than the obvious, [people] are saying that Kuroki fits the role of ‘Yuki Mori’ than Erika. Another reason is that there is speculation with her connection to Johnnys’ talents. She is good friends with Rina Uchiyama and Maki Horikita, who are also good friends with Johnny’s talents. But another reason is the rumor of Koki Tanaka (KAT-TUN) and Kuroki; they were rumored to be involved. So it’s like Johnny’s was quick to approve of Kuroki taking over the role.

Johnny’s loves Kuroki, its like both of the agencies are on a honeymoon,” said one of the authorized media rep.

Kuroki has appeared in several dramas with Johnnys’ talents. In 2007 she starred in the New Year historical play “Byakkotai“, with Tomohisa Yamashita and Koki Tanaka. That same year she appeared with Kazunari Ninomiya, playing the part of his girlfriend in the drama, “Dear, Father.” Other Johnnys’ talents include Koichi Domoto, Kazuya Kamenashi, and Toma Ikuta.

This type of casting seems to be a formula for success.

Kuroki’s agency is Sweet Power. Both Sweet Power and Johnny’s Entertainment have a very good relationship, which explains why both their talents work together, and are sometimes to be rumored to be in a relationship. Kuroki and Tanaka, and Rina Uchiyama and Noriyuki Higashiyama. Maki Horikita with Yamapi, Ikuta and Kamenashi; all rumors have spurred from constantly working together.

With Erika out of the running, it seems that playing in Johnny’s favor has gotten her the role. In these past two years Kuroki’s been starring in drama’s with Tsuyoshi Kusanagi (SMAP), Kazuya Kamenashi (KAT-TUN), Kazunari Ninomiya (Arashi), Yuu Yokoyama (Kanjani8), Yamapi (NEWS), and Koki Tanaka (KAT-TUN). And now with SMAP’s Takuya Kimura.

source: 芸能7days

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Japan’s sexist guys… who made the cut?

Tsutaya online did a poll for the best male looking artist. With so many guys to choose from, only seventy made the cut. Did yours?

We’re going to highlight the one’s that made ours.

1) Hotaka Yamashita (Ikimono-gakari) – 30%
2) Jaejoong (Tohoshinki) – 23.9%
3) hyde (L’Arc-en-Ciel) – 23.9%
4) GACKT – 6.8%
5) INORAN (LUNA SEA) – 3.1%
6) Masamune Kusano (Spitz)
7) Nissy (AAA)
8) Masaharu Fukuyama
9) Go Nagabuti
10) DAIGO
11) Yuchun (Tohoshinki)
12) Ryo Nishikido
13) Noel Gallagher
14) Takashi Utsunomiya
15) Nakai Masahiro (SMAP)
16) Jon Bon Jovi
17) TERU (GLAY)
18) Takuya Kimura
19) Tsuyoshi Domoto (Kinki Kids)
20) JIRO (GLAY)
21) Jin Akanishi (KAT-TUN)
22) Matsuoka Mitsuru (SOPHIA)
23) Kokubun Taichi (TOKIO)
24) Koshi Inaba (B’z)
25) Yusuke
26) TAKAHIRO (EXILE)
27) JUNSU (Tohoshinki)
28) Tachibana Keita
29) Koike Teppei
30) Matsumoto Jun (Arashi)
31) ILMARI (RIP SLYME)
32) Chang Min (Tohoshinki)
33) Sakito (Nightmare)
34) YUNHO (Tohoshinki)
35) T.O.P (BIGBANG)
36) ATSUSHI (EXILE)
37) Sho Sakurai (Arashi)
38) Satoshi Ohno (Arashi)
39) Jin Yoshikuni Hall (CHEMISTRY)
40) Suga Shikao
41) Seiichi Shindo (Porno Graffiti)
42) Masayoshi Yamazaki
43) Kazuya Yoshii
44) Kyosuke Himuro
45) TAKUYA∞ (UVERworld)
46) Okano Akihito (Porno Graffiti)
47) Kiyokiba
48) Obuchi Kentaro (Kobukuro)
49) Shota Shimizu
50) Takashi Tani Ken Tau (Dragon Ash)
51) Kazutoshi Sakurai (Mr. Children)
52) Jerry Yan (F4)
53) Kim Hyun Joong (SS501)
54) Tomoya Nagase (TOKIO)
55) AKIRA(EXILE)
56) Tomohisa Yamashita (NEWS)
57) Shida (Aqua Timez)
58) Koichi Domoto (Kinki Kids)
59) Kazunari Ninomiya (Arashi)
60) Yuya Tegoshi (NEWS)
61) Takeshi Tsuruno
61) Yamamura Ryuuta (flumpool)
63) Shingo Katori (SMAP)
63) Kazuya Kamenashi (KAT-TUN)
63) Masaki Aiba (Arashi)
65) Fujiki Naohito
65) Atsushi Sakurai (BUCK-TICK)
66) Yamada Ryosuke (Hey! Say! Jump)
67) Mao (Sid)
67) Yuu Hitoshi Kitagawa (citron)
68) Chinen Yuri (Hey! Say! JUMP)
68) Horse Nakayama Masaru
68) KEIGO(FLOW)
68) Fujigaya Taisuke (Kis-My-Ft.2)
69) Hoon
70) Seungri aka VI (Big Bang)

So do you agree??

Apparently a majority of older women answered this pole. With that said, some of them should feel like pedo’s with some of those choices (i.e. Yamada Ryosuke). And how hyde lost to Jaejoong I will never understand, hyde is by far the better looking one, although I’m also prone to say that TOP looks better than all of them, but that’s a personal opinion and not based on physical looks alone. How Hotaka beat out any of the Big Bang, DBSK, GLAY members is beyond my me too. Well it goes to show that Japanese women there have odd taste. At least some they got it right with INORAN, you can never go wrong with him, although he should have been number one, he totally beats out Hotaka.

I do give props to DBSK and Arashi for having most if not all, it’s members in this ranking.

source: Tsutaya

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