ayu_19980408: This summer, we?
ERI_A1002: Will shine brighter than ever before〜♬
ayu_19980408: Correct ☆
ayu_19980408: This summer, we?
k_tarou: Will go on a new journey!
ayu_19980408: Correct ☆
ayu_19980408: So let’s treasure the present.
timwellard: Let’s go to LAS CHICAS, JUNIOR’s Mojito is delicious
ayu_19980408: No—!!!u kidding right??
JUNO_Japan: @lesliekeesuper Thank you for today. The photos were cool. Leslie-san is the best
ayu_19980408: U 3 guys should come to yoyogi on sunday♪
Ayun17Branko: I feel like Yoyogi may evolve into Love Hotel Tour!!! (๑ŏ‿ŏ)
ayu_19980408: Who knows ( ´ ▽ ` )ﾉ
timwellard: I love Tokyo Salon xx
ayu_19980408: Dont drink till get done with that☆Lol
ayu_kazu_avex: Love Hotel???
ayu_19980408: I was going to reply that, but I pressed retweet by accident, and I can’t undo it now. Sorry. (laugh) ↑
kayo_19980408: Will Love Hotel start from Osaka?? Or at Saitama?? o(^▽^)o
ayu_19980408: When it all ends, maybe we’ll do it~ ♪ Maybe not~ ♪ It’s up to Yankashi ( ´ ▽ ` )ﾉ♪
ayufansouri: Hmm~, if there are going to be concerts after the Saitama ones, it’ll lead into October and November, when other artists have lots of additional concerts too. So venues may be hard to book…
ayu_19980408: Genius ☆
SYU19880601: So can I assume that it’ll be PoM at Saitama?
ayu_19980408: Course of (^_−)−☆
g070bio: Say something for tomorrow!!
ayu_19980408: Yoyoginbaaaaaaaa (￣▽￣)♪
sugiko_19940606: ayu-chan! The 【True Rankings You Never Learn in School】 in nuts’ latest issue asked “Who is your favourite artist?” And the results were ☞＼❶Hamasaki Ayumi／. As for the poll “Whose song do you listen to the most?”, the results were ☞＼❷Hamasaki Ayumi／! By the way, Lady Gaga-sama is in 3rd place ✧
ayu_19980408: Thanks ☆
kkkids0590: Eh? If Saitama is PoM too, then why did you say 9 shows!? ヾ(゜０゜*)ノ?
ayu_19980408: Well…. giggle (￣▽￣)v
ky21oN: ayu’s has been crowned in the favourite artist poll!! As an ayu fan, I’m really glad—
ayu_19980408: I feel my age (￣▽￣)
karin_1219: Will Sabu-ayu come tomorrow? @(・●・)@
ayu_19980408: Who is that? @(・●・)@
papipi5: I feel that all of ayu’s lives are alive! Like they are living along with us…
ayu_19980408: (*^^*) It is. The troupe is alive, along with the audience, and in that brief interval between that day’s dreams and reality, the show lives ☆
rmamimnmbmomwm: What is ayu-chan feeling now?
yukaringo_ayu: You’re not having a cold, right??
ayu_19980408: Nope, not at all, there’s no reason to think that ヽ(；▽；)ノ
kayzu_teamayu: If I visit TA now, I can solve the mystery of the 9 shows~ ♪((o(^-^)o))
kayo_19980408: I’ve solved the mystery——– ☆*:.｡. o(≧▽≦)o .｡.:*☆ How does ayu-chan always manage to up our expectations and make such awesome announcements? ☆*:.｡o(≧▽≦)o .｡.:*☆ Kyaaaa ♡
ayu_19980408: Done ☆
UN1982: When I opened my window this morning in Tokyo, good weather!!!! A hot summer is coming.
ayu_19980408: Nao-teen is coming tomorrow ♪(´ε｀ )
UN1982: Nao-teen will work hard tomorrow!! I’ll burn it up!!
ayu_19980408: Summer boy Nao-teen. (lol)
odayoshio: Paris now! I missed my connecting flight, have to wait for 4 hours orz
mikajohn: That’s not like you
ayu_19980408: That sucks! (lol)
odayoshio: What are you lol-ing about? My Osaka dialect sounds exactly like French w
ayu_19980408: I thought you couldn’t speak in Osaka dialect? (laugh)
yoneaki1019: Yesterday, I strongly felt that I should not give up. I’ll believe in myself and move forward today too!
ayu_19980408: Big bro, I felt the same way too ☆ And it somehow made me want to cry m(_ _)m
kana_xxx2002ayu: What are ayu’s plans for today?? ( ´ ▽ ` )ﾉ Nao-teen?! ( ´ ▽ ` )ﾉ (laugh)
ayu_19980408: Summer boy Nao-teen and I can’t seem to pull out time to meet today (´･_･`)
ayumix102: @ayu_19980408 @yoneaki1019 If you don’t give up, the troupe will get stronger (*^^*)☆☆☆
ayu_19980408: That’s riiiiiiiiiight (｀_´)ゞ
ayu_19980408: Pino-san with an Ienaka face. Maeno-kun?
ayu_19980408: Papi-san… will become human soon.
JUNO_Japan: Is that Nuna’s dog? (*^^*)
ayu_19980408: Yep, 쌍둥이이야~(*^^*)♪
mikajohn: 【Cast Introduction】 Killer Whale (22 year-old beta male, soon to be independent, name comes from the fact that he randomly eats excessively), Whale (24 year-old alpha male, now leisurely moving up the North Atlantic, name comes from the fact that he doesn’t have a fighting heart), Ayu (heir daughter, artist, name comes from the fact that she’s tiny)
ayu_19980408: I’m not having a cold, I’m not having a cold, I’m not having a cold, there’s no reason for me to have a cold now…
labomatsuki: 【Please Spread】 Graduation to Fight http://bit.ly/n9tv6v
keiichinitta: I got this photo of the Empire from Tanabe Hiroshi-kun, who is in NY now. Today’s Empire is white&red to celebrate Japan’s female team’s win. That’s awesome~! Congrats, Nadeshiko Japan! Hiroshi-kun, thanks!
lesliekeesuper: Congrats, Nadeshiko Japan!
ayu_19980408: I’m in the mood to rewrite everything till tomorrow~!!! Let’s do it all again– (｀_´)ゞ
ayu_19980408: And♡it’s♡done! Kome, I’m ready for recording tomorrow (or today?)!!! ← Kome’s my director.
lesliekeesuper: Have a great recording.Looking forward to the sound & your genius lyrics!!
ayu_19980408: Thx(^_−)−☆gonna b reli cool!!
littlejimmy1989: @SHUYA_Mizuno Sensei! I see you in one Hong Kong magazine, you are soooooo handsome!
ayu_19980408: I think my name is there as well. Pin-chi-buu!! (laugh)
SHUYA_Mizuno: Oh… There it is! (￣◇￣;) Didn’t know that. w
ayu_19980408: Anyway, I really like YOUR scarf (￣▽￣)
(Misa’s note: Pin-chi-buu is the Chinese pronunciation of ayu’s full name)
masa19810616: ayu won’t give up on Twitter, right? (´･ω･｀)
ayu_19980408: It’s become a duty to tweet ♪
avexnews: 【News & Releases】 Hamasaki Ayumi to Release MINI ALBUM 『FIVE』 on 8/31. Preorders open at TeamAyu Official Shop and mu-mo Shop！ http://dlvr.it/brL66
ayu_19980408: That’s why, H-E-A-T-R-A-S-H ヽ(；▽；)ノ
ayu_19980408: Now. The one beside ZIN-san is…
ayu_19980408: JUNO— ☆ By the way, ZIN-san’s eyes are supposedly open here. ← He said it himself.
JUNO_Japan: ZIN-san was really kind! But his eyes are closed ♪(´ε｀ ) Nuna, ZIN-san, everyone, thank you.
ayu_19980408: The way you said that was so interesting!! ㅎㅎ
ZIN19791126: Yosha–!! Now I just need to readjust my emotional self, and become a player–!!
ayu_19980408: Eyes are closed… Eyes are closed…
keisui_: What is ayu-chan waiting for now? (laugh)
momomaroxxta: ayu-chan, what made you laugh the most today??
ayu_19980408: JUNO and ZIN-san being great buddies in their youth team.
Summer’s biggest outdoor event
a-nation for Life 10th Anniversary
has finally begun today
at Ehime Prefecture’s Sports Park Ninjinia Stadium!!!!!
Let’s live through this hot summer together—– ☆★☆★
A STAFF Minazou
For this year’s 「a-nation for Life」, 7&i Group will be selling collaboration mechandise of the participating artists. Items with the 「a-nation for Life」 logo will be on sale at all 7-11 stores nationwide from 30 July!
Out of those items, Hamasaki Ayumi has 3 collaboration items!
Clear File (5 designs)
A full set of files featuring the colourful CD jacket covers of 「ayu-mi-x 7」. The back is clear with the A mark printed on it, making for a fashionable look ♪
Price: ￥200 each, also comes in a full set for ￥1,000
A cute heart design with a colour gradient. With a double-layered design, this can help to keep drinks hot or cold. This is a lock mechanism, making it safe for travel.
a-nation 10th Anniversary CD (10 discs)
*Disc 1 contains 「glitter」, and Disc 10 contains 「Sunrise ～LOVE is ALL～」!
Visit the Official Page:
Hamasaki Ayumi x Woodberrys “Fresh Frozen Yoghurt”
The much talked-about Kichiouji Woodberrys’ “Fresh Frozen Yoghurt” will be sold in limited quantities at the venue!
Without heating or preservatives, you can a good chance to taste the goodness of the ingredients packed into the frozen yoghurt at the a-nation venue ♪
Comes with a A mark spoon!
– Plain ￥400
– Raspberry Mix ￥450
The popular shaved ice from last year is back again!
Comes in 2 flavours: Strawberry and Lemon, both will nata de coco and fruits mixed jelly as toppings ♪
Of course, it comes in an original cup!
Furthermore! As part of a recycling effort, if you bring the following cold cups, you get a ￥100 discount off your shaved ice ♪
– Cold Cup (a-nation 10th Anniversary for Life)
– Cold Cup (POWER of MUSIC TOUR)
*Personal cups other than these will not get the discount.
*All items are limited and sold on a first-come-first-served basis.
*Aside from the show at Fukuoka, those without tickets can still enter a-park.
*There will be 2 booths with separate queues.
ayu goods for a-nation 10th Anniversary for Life will be on sale from mu-mo shop and Seven-net Shopping from 19 August 19:00 onwards!
This year’s feature is the A mark wearing a navy beret for a marine look ☆
All items are colored to fit the summer ♪
A sports towel with a simple design of the A mark on a striped navy background!
Size: 410mm × 1,050mm
A jumbo towel fit for summer use is definitely an item to be sold at a-nation!
With the marine A mark printed boldly on it, this item will surely catch everyone’s eyes at the beach this year ♪
Size: 800mm × 1,450mm
A take-out bag with a summerish clear white base, the striped design and the pattern on the back makes it good to use on both sides ♪
Size: Height 320mm × Length 430mm × Width 150mm × Handle Length 550mm
Life Buoy Strap (RED.BLUE)
Featuring the life buoy held by the A mark ☆
The life buoy is shrunk to mini size and made into a strap!
Price: ￥1,000 each
Size: 140mm × 55mm
Marine A mark made into a rubber keyholder ☆
Size: 130mm × 60mm
Mini Pouch with Carabina
A pouch with a round carabina attached, made into a convenient size for handphone and coin storage.
A great item for outdoor event use ☆
※ This item will only be sold from 6 August at Nagoya onwards.
Size: Height 130mm × Length 100mm× Width 50mm ■Carabina： 60Φ
The clear summerish pouch comes in a larger size too!
An item good for keeping travel toiletries and beach items, definitely easy to use ☆
Size: Hieght 110mm × Length 180mm × Width70mm
Cold Cup (a-nation 10th Anniversary for Life)
A companion to the cold cup released in the 2nd chapter of POWER of MUSIC TOUR GOODS, this a-nation version has the A mark as a design ♪
As the cup is made with a double-layer of plastic, the heat outside cannot get in, making this the perfect summer item.
Temperature Range: -10℃~70℃
Furthermore, if you bring this cup to the Hamasaki Ayumi drinks and shaved ice booth in 「a-nation 10th Anniversary for Life」 a-park, you get a ￥100 discount off your shaved ice!
So do bring your cup to the drinks booth ♪
A T-shirt with the A mark boldly printed on the side of the body, as well as 2 lines on the right sleeve!
Price: ￥3,800 each
S-Size： Width 460mm × Length 640mm × Sleeve 170mm
M-Size： Width 480mm × Length 670mm × Sleeve 180mm
L-Size： Width 510mm × Length 700mm × Sleeve 190mm
XL-Size： Width 530mm × Length 730mm × Sleeve 200mm
Visit mu-mo Shop: a-nation Special Page ▼
Visit Seven-net Shopping Page: a-nation Special Page ▼
lesliekeesuper: You’re the Super Girl! Pls sleep well tonite.
ayu_19980408: U too;)))K,Im gonna take a power nap.C u soon again☆
ayu_19980408: Saying that, I ended up doing work (￣▽￣) Well, I ate lots, so I should be alright? (￣▽￣)v
ayu_19980408: By the way, I’ve been secretly thinking about this recently. Mother Go-Mi’s body, after undergoing training, is now like 2PM’s ↑↑↑
ohsixthirty: I thought Ayu was taking a power nap! (￣▽￣)
ayu_19980408: Lol Im vampayu(￣▽￣)v
ayu_19980408: Aah, there was something I wanted to pass to Katsu-King yesterday, but I brought it back home with me again… To think that I specially brought it all the way ヽ(；▽；)ノ
AAAyu_suba: Hey hey, A-chan? Does Katsu-King use Twitter? ( ´ ▽ ` )ﾉ♡ I just found his account ♡
ayu_19980408: Really? Katsu-King, reply us! (laugh)
fishxayu: Pls!Taiwan fans so miss U~ hope leslie and ayu will come…
ayu_19980408: We’ll try our best☆
lesliekeesuper: Pressure but Pleasure !☆♡
ayu_19980408: Haha right;))
Katsukitkat: Thank you for yesterday’s film session! Don’t tell me, the thing you wanted to pass to me, was it THAT plan? I’m so so grateful! It’s that thing which the fans are waiting for, right!?
ayu_19980408: Ah! Katsu-King saw my tweet!! (laugh)
ayu_19980408: @Katsukitkat Thank you for yesterday!! We really took great shots together, and chatted with Leslie into the night ♪ Looking forward to the final product (*^^*) By the way, yes yes, I wanted to pass you THAT ☆
ayushoko_shuya: Ayu-chan, who is Katsu-King??? Please explain (^_-)-☆
ayu_19980408: The one who made Deji Deji book (^_−)−☆
lesliekeesuper: Now editing the beautiful PV we shot. Looking too good, unbelievable! Want to show this PV & album 「FIVE 」to Asia & the world!
ayumix102: Ayu-chan… （；；） Please stay by Masa-san （；；）
ayu_19980408: I am (^_−)−☆
Toshiyuki_Fukuo: JUNO! Look at my Chopper too!
JUNO_Japan: Whoa~! Awesome. Is it 3D??
ayu_19980408: Wait a second. That’s definitely not 3D, JUNO!! (laugh)
JUNO_Japan: Really?~ If it is 3D, it’ll be a little scary (￣▽￣)
ayu_19980408: 동생 ~ ayu 누나는 항복입니다!폭소‼
asmayumi: Ayu~~~ Do u mean 행복 or 항복?? I wonder if u really could read Korean xD
ayu_19980408: Lol those words r sounds like almost same in japanese but they have different meaning ha?;))
TA_miyamoriko: Korean? I don’t understand now ϵ( ‘Θ’ )϶ ayu, what did you tweet? ♡
ayu_19980408: I wrote “Little bro, big sis ayu has surrendered! (lol!!). That’s what I wanted to write, anyway~ ㅎㅎ
JUNO_Japan: 저 chopper 볼수록 귀엽고 웃긴거같아요~눈이 조금 무서워요 이건 예전에 만든사진^^
ayu_19980408: 눈이 무서워～ Is it because it’s 3D~‼ㅋㅋㅋㅋ
JUNO_Japan: We need 3D glasses (￣▽￣)
ayu_19980408: True (￣▽￣)
ayumin17556: Are you in contact with CEO Masa-san? ヽ(；▽；)ノ
ayu_19980408: Yep, we talked both yesterday and today (*^^*)
TA0413: Is CEO Masa OK??
maki_ayu22: ayuuu (´･_･`) Is 2-YAN OK? （；＿；）
ayu_19980408: YAN-2 is too sunburnt, karano~ he’s dancing today too.
ayu_19980408: Yes it’s hereeee! It’s been a long time since I’ve done it!… The delete incident has occurred now ヽ(；▽；)ノ
maru0506: It’s been a long time, but ayu-san always experiences the delete incident periodically. ←
ayu_19980408: That trueee. Such a high level!!
maronritz: Were you writing the new song??
ayu_19980408: Yes. We’re supposed to do recordings tomorrow. I mixed up the copy and paste buttons…
masashiku_oshan: I always thought it very rare when the iPad’s Memo functions such that everything is totally erased ヽ(；▽；)ノ Are you ok? ヽ(；▽；)ノ
ayu_19980408: Aside from writing the new song, I was also doing loads of other things, so guess I got mixed up.
ayu_19980408: Oh, I know. Somehow, after selecting an option, I mixed up copy and paste and pressed the wrong button.
UPDATE (28 July 2011):
Ticket preorders for these shows will apply only for TA members who joined (successfully paid membership) before 21 July 2011.
Ticket Price: ￥8,500 for all seats
■ Preorders open
26 July 2011 6pm ~ 2 August 2011 11:59pm
■ Confirmation of preorders
26 July 2011 6pm ~ 2 August 2011 11:59pm
■ Checking of lottery results + Payment period
6 August 2011 1pm ~ 11 August 2011 11:30pm
■ Ticket Redemption
1 September 2011 1pm ~ Concert Date
▼ Check this site for more details on tour schedule and ticket lottery applications.
*The shows listed here are those which have been postponed due to the earthquake disaster.
*For those who already have tickets from before, there is no need to take part in this again. Your original ticket can be used to enter the venue, and seating arrangement remains unchanged.
*Tickets sold may be for seats which make it hard to watch the show.
*Difficulty in watching the show differs for each person, so please check beforehand and contact the staff via e-mail or the fanclub site for any enquiries.
*No refunds/claims will be entertained after payment is made.
ORIGINAL MESSAGE (23 July 2011):
『ayumi hamasaki ～POWER of MUSIC～ 2011 A』, which began in May, will continue to evolve into 『ayumi hamasaki ～POWER of MUSIC～ 2011 A FINAL Chapter』.
Furthermore, the final shows at Saitama will have the new title 『ayumi hamasaki ～POWER of MUSIC～ 2011 A LIMITED EDITION』, and it will definitely be a show filled with the troupe’s emotions that will leave its mark in the history of Hamasaki Ayumi lives!
Let’s create the moment together!!
『ayumi hamasaki ～POWER of MUSIC～ 2011 A FINAL Chapter』
2011/9/30 (Fri) Osaka Jou Hall
2011/10/1 (Sat) Osaka Jou Hall
2011/10/5 (Wed) Shizuoka Ecopa Arena
2011/10/6 (Thu) Shizuoka Ecopa Arena
2011/10/12 (Wed) Nippon Gaishi Hall
2011/10/13 (Thu) Nippon Gaishi Hall
『ayumi hamasaki ～POWER of MUSIC～ 2011 A LIMITED EDITION』
2011/10/18 (Tue) Saitama Super Arena
2011/10/19 (Wed) Saitama Super Arena
Ticket Price: ￥8,500 for all seats
Preorder Period: 26 July 18:00 ~ 2 August 23:59
※ This preorder will be applicable only for members who joined before 21 July 2011.