Happy 37th birthday Sho-chan!!

Happy 37th birthday Sho-chan!!
I can't believe you're 37!! ~ It seems like you can't believe it either!! <-- see pic
I hope you have the best birthday ever!! I hope you get to eat all of your favourite foods!
Recently Sho-kun has become all soft and cute since the beginning of this tour started. Your words are so honest, and touching :') I wish I could have understood it properly when you said it at the concert, but everytime I reread your speeches now I become teary. Thank you for sharing your memories of these 20 years. Thank you for working so hard these 20 years. Thank you for making us glad that we are Arashi fans :')
Thank you for knowing that international fans also celebrate your birthday every year :')
I'm so thankful that 24 years ago, you decided to send in your application to Johnny's and decided to continue with it despite all the odds.
May you have a great year blessed with happiness, good health and lots of love from those around you and all your fans. I'm so happy I could meet you at the concert last year. It's greedy of me, but I hope to see Arashi once again this year ^_^

Happy birthday!!! ~

P.s. balloting information is out!!!~ I'm so nervous!!! I had a hunch it would come out today on Sho-kun's birthday!!! Best of luck to everyone!! I hope I can go too!!
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Happy birthday Aiba-chan + sub TSD

Happy birthday dear Aiba-chan!!!
Wishing you the happiest 36th birthday!! I hope you have lots and lots of fun in the concert today! Exactly one year, at this time last year me and my friends were outside Tokyo dome buying goods and waiting for the concert to start. I was holding my Aiba uchiwa secretly wishing you a happy birthday from outside the dome. Even though we couldn’t go in we had an amazing time. I can’t believe one year later I have been lucky enough to see Arashi’s concert live! It was so fun!! Aiba-kun’s birthday holds this kind of special memory for me. I hope you have a blast today! I wish you another wonderful year of happiness, good health and fun times!! Please continue to laugh and smile always!! Thank you for continuing to do this tour for us fans all through the next year! Please look after your health ok?
I’ll always be wishing for your happiness!

To celebrate here is a sub for Aiba’s birthday. It’s from Tensai Shimura Doubutsuen where Aiba trims and shampoos this cute dog! This is a collab with anupapaya who has kindly done with timing/timesetting/part of the subs. Thank you!! The raw is from arashigoodies (thank you!) I hope you enjoy it and all have a great day celebrating Aiba’s birthday. Hope everyone also has a merry Christmas and a happy and safe new year!!
Link here
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Happy 38th birthday Ohno-kun!

Happy 38th birthday Ohno-kun!!
As always thank you for being Arashi's calm and easy going leader. Although you don't say very much, you always step in and support Arashi when it really matters. I really believe that Arashi can be who they are right now because Ohno-kun is the leader. Wishing you good health always, and wishing you a lovely birthday filled with lots of your favourite things! I hope you can eat lots of sweets and go fishing, and I don't mind at all if this year you are still dark! >_< I'm looking forward to hearing stories about what you did on your birthday and what presents you got from Arashi. ^_^ Also, happy 20th anniversary with Arashi. Ohno-kun was very cute in the concert talking about sweets with Aiba <3. I'm so happy to meet you at the concert even from far away!! Like you said, even if it looks like you're an old man, you're still young!!
Good luck and do your best for the long anniversary tour! I will continue to support you always ^_^

P.s. Thank you to Ohno's mum for always giving birth to him :'D

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    My Girl

Arashi 5x20 concert in Sapporo Dome 16/11/18 - Concert report and memories

 CONTAINS SPOILERS - Please don't read if you don't want spoilers
(and also contains lots of rambling, personal memories and cheesy things from me)
Before the concert
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The actual concert
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Thank you for taking the time to read all of my long ramblings!! Part of this was me wanting to write it down so that I will always remember it too and express my gratitude.
Best wishes to Arashi for their long 5x20 tour, and I hope everyone who goes has an amazing time!
I look forward to seeing the concert DVD of 5x20 so I can relive these memories :')

~ 夢見せてありがとうございます!!長いツアー頑張ってください!!最後まで応援します!!そして本当に20周年おめでとうございます!!! <3

Mariposa <3
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Happy single debut 5x19!! 💙❤️💚💛💜

Happy 19th single debut anniversary Arashi!!
Every time this year, I attempt to relisten to all of Arashi's singles from A.RA.SHI.
There are so much!! I've only just gone past 10 years. Thank you for continuing to produce many songs every year. Thank you for the encouraging messages hidden inside each song, thank you for the funny pvs that make me laugh :'D. Thank you for your endless hard work for us fans!
Wishing you all good health and happiness, and that your dreams will continue to come true!

One of my dreams is also coming true. One of my friends hit tickets to Arashi's 5x20 and is taking me with her! I'm so grateful and happy! :') Even though I've been wishing to see one of their concerts since about 3 years ago, I didn't really think I'd be able to see them in person so soon! It feels so unreal and although it's been weeks since it was announced, it's hard to believe. It just doesn't feel like I'm actually gonna see those 5 guys I always see on my computer screen in real life. I'm actually so nervous!! >_< I'm looking forward to celebrating Arashi's 20 years with them. My dream of becoming one of those synchronising penlights inside the dome is coming true! I want to do my best to support them! It's only 2 weeks away now! I'll make sure to update my thoughts here.

Also, I wanted to sub Arashi's new single Kimi no uta. It's a really nice and gentle song, I really love the lyrics. It's a pity, I've heard that it's not selling well at the moment. What are everyone's thoughts about it?
I'm a bit worried about sharing an official music video so I'm gonna remove it in 3 days, and just leave the soft subs. It is timed to the pv version on arashigoodies (thank you!).
Apologies for any translation parts that are incorrect as I am still learning.
Please don't upload/stream or share them anywhere else! I just want us to enjoy the song together.

Happy 5x19 everyone! :D 💙❤️💚💛💜

(I still made it on time if we're considering Japan time!!)
Mariposa xoxo

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    Kimi no uta

Happy 5x19!! 💙❤️💚💛💜

Congratulations Arashi on 19 beautiful years! From the time when you debuted on that cruiser in Hawaii until now, thank you for all the smiles, laughters and emotions you shared with us. Thank you for bringing joy to this world. Thank you for being just the way you are, and showing us the kindness, strengths, mistakes and how hard you work to achieve your dreams. While being so normal and so dorky and straightforward, they have grown into people that are inspirational and larger than life. They give me the strength to believe that everything will be alright, and that we too can reach for our dreams and become a better person.

I can't describe these feelings in better words, how happy and grateful I am that I got to know them and what they mean to me. I am glad I became an Arashi fan. Even though I became a fan later than many others, I will always continue to support them from here on. I wish with all my heart for them to keep smiling as they continue to have fun and follow their dreams. I remember when Jun-kun said, that the kanji of Arashi is written as "mountain" over "wind". For me, Arashi is like the wind that softly supports us to overcome the mountain in front of us.

Thank you for being my rainbow on rainy days. Thank you for all the miracles you shared with us.

~ ありがとう君といたすべての奇跡に~ 💙❤️💚💛💜

Mariposa xoxo

Subbed: This is MJ - Kinpuri cut

Here is a late birthday present for Matsujun's birthday! I've subbed the This is MJ cut with King and Prince making ice cream ^_^
I think it's pretty cute. It's also funny how much MJ likes Cinderella Girl. Have you guys listened to it? It's a nice song ^_^

Hope you enjoy it!!

Raw credit: arashigoodies/多多漢堡肉
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Please do not reupload/repost/make profit from this video.

Awww.. what a nice senpai <3

- Arashi's 5x20 ballot starts soon!! 13 September!! :D I hope I can go!!
- I really hope it's true that Jun-kun is the next Kouhaku host!! He will be great!! <3

Mariposa xoxo

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    Cinderella Girl

Happy birthday MJ!

Happy 35th birthday to my ichiban Matsujun!!!! :D
Wishing you another wonderful year filled with happiness, dreams and good health.
Please stay cool and cute and funny and dorky as you always are ^_^
Thank you as always for your hard work in Arashi <3
I'm looking forward to this year's anniversary concert and I really wish I could go!!

^^ I love this picture! So much joy!

P.s. I was gonna post something for MJ's birthday but as expected I didn't finish it on time... it will be posted on a later date ... >_<
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    Matsumoto-kun no uta

24 Hour TV 2013 - Sho

Hello everyone!! It's been a while! I can't believe my last post is on New Year's Day, and now it's already August!!

It has been a busy half a year from work, and I really wish I had more time to keep up to date with all the Arashi shows >.< And I haven't even written birthday posts for Sho and Nino this year yet :'( (sorry!! super late happy birthday!!)

Anyway, today I am sharing Sho's 24 hour tv from 2013 where he plays the piano for the students. I have finally figured out how to hardsub!! Thanks to sub sub gakkou :D

I hope you enjoy it!
(Apologies for any incorrect Japanese translations as I am only a beginner. Any corrections or comments are always welcome!)

Get it here!

^^ I like this picture.. Sho looked cool during this part, but my screenshot makes him look kinda scary :'D

P.S. It's nearly Matsujun's birthday .... what should I do to celebrate??

Mariposa xx

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    My Girl

Happy new year!!

Happy new year everyone!!!!

Wishing everyone a wonderful 2018 full of happiness and good health and dreams that come true! <3

Thank you to everyone who has been a part of 2017. I look forward to having more fun with you all this year. ^_^ Thanks to all the family and friends who have been here for me and supported me.

I finally finished uni after 6 years! It's been a long and stressful time but I've met some amazing friends and had amazing memories that I'll always treasure. It kind of feels strange now that I've finished. This was my dream that started about 8 years or so ago...and now it's really about to start. I will start working early this month, which I am very very nervous about! 

Also, I was finally able to enter Arashi's fc with the help of my friends (thank you Risa and CC)! Ever since I entered the Arashi fandom, this has been what I've wanted the most, so getting fc was already a dream come true for me. ^_^  Even though I didn't win the ballot, I was able to go to Japan twice this year, line up for goods and visit Tokyo dome on Aiba-chan's birthday while the concert was happening, take heaps of photos with photos of Arashi and meet lots of new fandom friends and hang out and receive Christmas gifts from them.

My goals for this year include settling into internship and getting along with people at work, looking out for people around me; my fandom goals include seeing an Arashi concert, having time to keep up to date with Arashi shows, learning Japanese and increasing my collection of CDs and goodies ^_^

To my family, friends, everyone in Arashi, thank you, and please look after me this year too! ~Yoroshiku ne~

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    Treasure of Life