So this year my birthday I finally got my first Hello!Project CD/merchandise/anything H!P related ever! (Which isn’t entirely true because I won a few photocards from H!O a few years ago, but that doesn’t really count.) This must be pretty astonishing for some. I’ve been a H!P fangirl for 4 years and had this blog for 2, but I’m just getting my first H!P CD now. But regardless of how much time has passed I am super jazzed that I got this CD in the first place. So naturally I had some pictures to commemorate this historic event.
The CD! Which I of course opened. Eventually though, I do want to start collecting H!P stuff and never open them. But this was from Japan Files so there really wasn’t much point to not open it.
The photocard, which I really lucked out on. A group card is one of the best you can get. Sure I would have loved an Aika card or a LinLin card, but I would have hated a Sayumi or Reina card.
The CD opened. Not really sure what to say about this, but I felt the need to take a picture of it like this. XD
What I think is almost better than getting the CD itself is my seeing my family’s reaction to it. I try to keep my family as in the dark about my H!P and JE fandoms as possible. The only time I ever mention a group is when I want my mom to buy me a CD of them. First off my mom thinks Morning Musume is way beyond lame. She thinks it’s stupid for me to like a group that dresses alike, walks alike, and talks alike. And has even said to me “don’t you know girlgroups and boybands aren’t popular anymore?” And my only response to that was maybe in this country. Another hilarious thing is having my mom try to pronounce anything Japanese. She’s called Gyoza Goya, Arioka Daiki Daihiki, and to my mom Morning Musume is Morning Museum. She argued with me that it’s not Musume but Museum. Saying I bought the CD I know what it is, it’s spelled the same way as Museum. I had to actually spell it for her to believe me. And still while I was spelling it she was spelling Museum under me as if I was actually going to say seum instead of sume.
But my sisters reactions are probably way better. As soon as I got the CD she had to immediately see it, so she could mock me. Her reactions were, “oh I thought the were going to be dudes.” Then she asked me if I was in love with them. But you gotta love that logic. I can’t like female singers unless I’m a lesbian. And finally they’re all ugly expect for Ai-chan and LinLin. She obviously didn’t say their names. She just say that one and that one. Which I think is interesting. Ai-chan is an obvious pick for being one of the prettiest, but LinLin isn’t really. I mean she’s pretty but I didn’t really think she’d stand out much to a non fan. Other than saying they were ugly my sister also laughed at me when I say Morning Musume usually sings about girlish feelings of love. Which they do.