Monthly Archives: June 2013
“I My Me” navigator message for June 28th
Maimi has updated the navigator message on the “I My Me” website with a message of particular interest to readers of MaimiLog, especially those who participated in the Maimi Yajima 20th Birthday Project. In her message, Maimi looks ahead to her trip to France, and mentions an album filled with messages from overseas fans which she received. There’s no way to be certain without asking Maimi herself, but there’s a strong possibility that it’s the album with the messages all of us wrote for her! At any rate, to see what Maimi thought of the messages, hit the jump to see the full translation.
Blog update: “Tour final!!(・∀”
Maimi keeps it short and sweet in her June 29th update titled “Tour final(・∀“. Full translation below.
Blog update: “Sun’s warmth…ε= ヾ(*~▽~) ノ”
Maimi looks to the sky and gets dressed up with Nacky in her June 28th update titled “Sun’s warmth…ε= ヾ(*~▽~) ノ“. Full translation below.
Blog update: “Thrust forward!!( ・ー・´)”
Maimi tackles a variety of jobs and gets passionate about ℃-ute in her June 27th update titled “Thrust forward( ・ー・´)“. Full translation below.
Blog update: “Whi~ch is Yaji’s dominant eye!?(^-^)”
Maimi approaches a full 5 years at “I My Me” and learns all about dominant eyes in her June 26 update titled “Whi~ch is Yaji’s dominant eye(^-^)“. Full translation below.
Blog update: “Bird husband and wife(^-^) (^-^)”
Maimi preps for the “My Museum” event and discovers a couple of lovebirds while at a shoot in her June 25th update titled “Bird husband and wife(^-^)(^-^)“. Full translation below.
Blog update: “Fukuokaヾ(^ ▽^)ノ”
Maimi spent the prior day in Fukuoka doing two of her favorite things, performing and eating, in her June 24th update “Fukuokaヾ(^ ▽^)ノ“. Full translation below.
June 21st~23rd updates
For a variety of reasons, I’ve again fallen behind on translations of Maimi’s blog. With a trip to France for ℃-ute’s first overseas event drawing nearer, I don’t see myself having the time to catch up on the missed translations and still do her current ones. So I’ve made the decision to summarize the entries I’ve missed and hopefully get back on track starting with her update on the 24th. I apologize to those who were waiting for those translations, and I’ll do my best to not end up in this situation again. That said, here’s a summary of Maimi’s updates from June 20th to June 23rd:
▪Maimi began the 21st with an update wishing fellow ℃-ute member Okai Chisato a happy 19th birthday. Maimi speculated that Chisato’s personality makes it easy for fans to talk to her at handshake events, went on about how Chisato cares for her younger siblings, and wrote about how Chisato helps push her and the other ℃-ute members to do better. Maimi’s update can be seen here.
▪Maimi then returned for another update to tell everyone that the music videos for “Kanashiki Amefuri” and “Adam to Eve no Dilemma” had been uploaded to the official ℃-ute channel. This update can be read here.
▪On the 22nd, Maimi wrote that she had met one of her close friends the day before to record a birthday video for another one of their friends. Maimi was surprised when her friend came to pick her up in a car, and listened to stories about how her friend went back to their alma mater to teach 2nd graders in preparation for becoming a nurse. Maimi then reminded everyone to check out the new videos on ℃-ute’s YouTube channel and shared a 2-shot of her resting her head on Airi’s lap from during a break in the music video filming. Maimi’s full entry can be found here.
▪In her update on the 23rd, Maimi recapped yesterday’s “Kanashiki Amefuri”/”Adam to Eve no Dilemma” mini-concert and handshake event in Osaka, thanking the variety of people who showed up for participating. After the event was over, the entire group hopped on the bullet train and headed for Fukuoka for today’s performances of their current tour. It was Maimi’s first time going to Fukuoka via the bullet train, so she was unaware of the time it took and kept waking up early during her nap. Once there, Maimi filled up while chatting with the other members, and vowed to do her best with the power she gained from all the food. Her update can be seen here.
Blog update: “|OFF|(・∀・)”
Maimi spent her day off reconnecting with an old friend in her June 20th entry titled “|OFF|(・∀・)“. Full translation below.
Blog update: “Yesterday(^-^)v”
Maimi recaps the release event for her newest photobook “My Museum” and ponders a change in Aroma’s mood in her June 19th update titled “Yesterday(^-^)v“. Full translation below.
Blog update: “Imminent birthday”
Maimi participated in a birthday event and wrote all about it in her June 18th update titled “Imminent birthday“. Full translation below.
“My Museum” event reports
Today was the release commemoration handshake event for Maimi’s self-designed new photobook “My Musuem”, which was attended by 1,000 fans and an army of press corps. Here’s a summary of the many reports on the event that have been published so far:
Blog update: “Osaka。゛( ノ‥)ノ”
Maimi got to enjoy one of her favorite things, concerts, in Osaka yesterday, and she’s spending the day there again for a birthday event in her June 17th update titled “Osaka。゛( ノ‥)ノ“. Full translation below.
Maimi “Spirits” video and gallery
The “Shogakukan Comic” website has put up a video showing behind-the-scenes footage of Maimi’s photoshoot for the magazine “Shuukan Big Comic Spirits”. The video can be seen here for only a limited time (June 23rd).
In addition, the “Yawaraka Spirits” is featuring 20 images from the same shoot here.
Blog update: “Nagoya→Osaka(^^ ゞ”
Maimi wishes her dad a happy Father’s Day and recaps yesterday in Nagoya before moving to today’s events in Osaka in her update for June 16th titled “Nagoya→Osaka(^^ ゞ“. Full translation below.