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[2018.07.18] Tsubaki Factory - Date no Hi wa Ni-do Kurai… / Junjou Centimeter / Kon'ya Dake Ukaretakatta 4th Single 45 replies to this topic Started by Shoujo Q , May 21 2018 07:33 PM · 

#1 Shoujo Q

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 07:33 PM

Announced on the latest The Girls Live, Tsubaki Factory's next single will be a triple A-side released on July 18th, tentatively. 

 

Song order may change but they are

 

Date no Hi wa Ni-do Kurai…

Junjou Centimeter

Kon'ya Dake Ukaretakatta

 



#2 DonJuan

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 08:41 PM

Announcing it three months before the release? I guess there's a lot of events coming again. Granted they'd kill the hype if they sold around 50k copies like the other non-MM groups atm.

 

/EDIT: Two months. I'm blind. That's pretty normal.



#3 Anderei

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 09:52 PM

Surprised it’s not an album, because I’d be surprised if they get another release this year unless it’s like the last week in December.

#4 TicTacAnyone

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 12:32 AM

I'm ready for Tsubaki to wreck my lowly opinion of them again :)

 

Honestly, if this single is a hit for me as well, they'll probably pass Kobushi song-wise for me. Let's just say I have expectations that this single will be good!!



#5 Solarblade

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 12:41 AM

Title of the first track is "Date no Hi wa Ni-do Kurai Shower Shite Dekaketai"

 

http://helloproject....tail/EPCE-7409/

 

(デートの日は二度くらいシャワーして出かけたい / 純情cm / 今夜だけ浮かれたかった)



#6 DonJuan

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 02:04 AM

I was thinking about how such a long title could only be a Tsunku song and yeah, it is. From Jplop:

 

First song is an electro dance number by Tsunku since Just Try
2nd song is a sad song by Teion Yakedo lyrics writer
3rd song by Kodama and Takui, a summer digital ska beat song. Pay attention to their yukata in the MV


#7 Anderei

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 04:43 AM

Just Try sucked, so I don't trust Tsunku one bit.



#8 Saya

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 05:04 AM

Yeah Just Try is one of my least favorites of Tsubaki. The girl who did Teion Yakedo and Ameko though are awesome!!

#9 TicTacAnyone

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 08:22 PM

Kodama and Takuiiiiii ohhhhh myyy godddd I'm so ready. Give me that song right now. A SUMMER HIT BY KODAMA AND TAKUI. With ska too? end me.



#10 honey

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 04:48 PM

dang I’m anticipating a bop from this. I hope I’m not disappointed lol

#11 yuzu

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 05:14 PM

I read Junjou Centimeter as Juicy Center at first and it made me want to die temporarily.



#12 Saya

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Posted 17 June 2018 - 05:35 PM

Radio Preview of Date no Hi

New profile pics: http://helloproject....actory/profile/

#13 TheParuProject

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Posted 17 June 2018 - 05:43 PM

Whoa. When did Kiki lop off all her hair? O_O She looks like someone's mom, haha.

#14 arcobaleno

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Posted 17 June 2018 - 06:23 PM

Kishimon's hair is such a refreshing style right now, I think that kind of length looks great on her and her personality.



#15 Saya

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 01:13 PM

Junjou cm PV is on Hello Station
It’s nice- not an instant love, but I like the chorus.

#16 JPope

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 05:42 PM

Covers are out:

 

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Reg A

 

 

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Reg B

 

 

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Reg C

 

 

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Lim A

 

 

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Lim B

 

 

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Lim C

 

 

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SP



#17 JPope

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 05:46 PM

Outside of both A's -- and Limited A in particular -- this is a really nice set of covers. WTF is the deal with Lim A, though?  :facepalm:



#18 Saya

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 06:58 PM

Ami kind of looks like Park Hye-Shin. I wonder how she would do in Korea.

#19 Farrah

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 08:52 PM

Some of those covers are straight up embarrassing LOL.  I hope Hello!Project's graphic design team is paid barely minimum wage tbh.  They continually serve junior high level skills.

 

I have to hand it to Tsubaki... not only is their music getting better, but I can finally listen to them without grimacing.  Their vocals used to be painful even on the studio cut.  I can't attest to their live skills, I doubt they're very good, but they've come light years in terms of studio vocals.



#20 DonJuan

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 10:34 PM

Management is probably already saving money for the new groups.



#21 TicTacAnyone

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Posted 22 June 2018 - 12:12 AM

Akiyama's new bangs style is liiiiiiiiiife <3 Maopin <3



#22 honey

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Posted 23 June 2018 - 02:46 AM

Albiet boring, I think that some of these are pretty cute and I’m really really liking Tsubaki Factory right now (limited A though, lol wat). I also feel like I understand why the covers are consistently boring and basic— H!P just has SO many groups right now that have maybe way too many editions of every single, and they probably stretch their small graphic design department thin with these, so I can imagine it’s hard to be creative with every single one of them when the graphics department is just handed some stock photos of the girls and told to work with what they have. I’d then like to think maybe we could at least get one like awesome cover per single if they NEED all these limited versions but what’s the point when sales don’t seem to really seem to be effected by the cover quality either way lol. I don’t anticipate the trend of boring covers ending any time soon.

#23 JPope

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Posted 25 June 2018 - 07:33 PM

Junjou full PV out.

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=v4SCOUBKuOc



#24 Zange

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 02:13 AM

Probably my favorite part of the entire video was the fact that they put a little border on the top and bottom of the thing to make it look like a centimeter ruler and I thought that was a nice little touch.

 

Other than that, I loved the song and I really hope H!P keeps that lyric writer because they are doing wonders.



#25 Mukuro

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 02:34 AM

This song really reminds me of a Nogi46 B-side and I am here for it!



#26 Saya

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 03:19 AM

I like how they’re incorporating the mainstream Idol sound into Tsubaki. It keeps H!P more interesting!

#27 Farrah

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Posted 27 June 2018 - 01:17 PM

Preview of the PV for Date no Hi in this week's Station episode.

 

Both of these songs are pretty solid, but I definitely prefer Junjou.  This song is a little too generic, to the extent it could've easily gone to any other active group other than Kobushi or ANGERME imo.  Like I can easily see MM doing this as one of their slower tracks or J=J doing it as one of their "mature" releases. 

 

It's a shame the videos so far are very cheap, 'cause Junjou might be my favorite H!P song this year.  H!P videos are always cheaper than they have an excuse to be though so it's not like I can say anyone else is getting superior treatment lol.



#28 Saya

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Posted 27 June 2018 - 06:07 PM

I’m not instantly in love with this single like I was with the last 2, but it’s still pretty solid. I’m hoping the 3rd song will be more upbeat.

#29 DonJuan

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Posted 28 June 2018 - 04:58 PM

It is more upbeat indeed :lol:

Radio preview of Konya Dake Ukaretakatta.

 

I wonder if they'll do a dance shot with alternative outfits because I can't imagine them dancing in yukatas to this :lol:

 

I think Tsubaki is going the more mainstream idol way, which they might success at. If there's one positive thing I can say about H!P right now, it's that they are starting to get a bit more deverse:

 

  • Morning Musume: "Cool"/"lame-cool" EDM
  • ANGERME: alternative (not so much the song as the general group dynamic - of course compared to actual alternative idol groups they still seem very traditional, but among H!P fans they're the most likely to be considered that)
  • Juice=Juice: mature, voice-focused
  • Kobushi: rockish
  • Tsubaki: mainstream


#30 JPope

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Posted 28 June 2018 - 05:12 PM

It makes sense that the least talented group should be the most mainstream :lol: