Live from Tokyo…it’s Saturday Night!

5 Jun

What to write this blog post about…??

Well, yesterday (Saturday, 2011 June 4), the Japanese version of the long-running American late-night comedy sketch TV show called “Saturday Night Live” debuted on Fuji TV here.

"Saturday Night Live, Japan"

I watched it and it’s similar to the U.S. version. Just like the American “Saturday Night Live”…it’s nothing special enough for a blog post.

Also, I was reading this month’s issue of the Japanese heavy metal magazine Burrn!

In the back of the magazine, there was an ad for a charity album for the earthquake / tsunami victims in northern Japan. It will be titled 「ワン・フォー・オール,オール・フォー・ワン~東日本大震災チャリティ・アルバム」 (“One For All, All For One…Sendai Earthquake Charity Album”).
And it is due to be released on 2011 June 22.

I couldn’t find a picture of the album cover online…but the picture in the magazine ad was of the Japanese flag. A similar album cover to the earlier Sendai charity album titled “Song For Japan“.

But, unlike that album, the “One For All…” album will have songs by heavy metal artists such as Sonata Artica, Fair Warning, Gotthard, Edguy, Soilwork, Riot, Harem Scarem and others.

Not enough info about that album is available yet to make an interesting blog post.

Better than either of those stories is seeing my very cute turtle 「ルンルン」 (Lun-Lun) leaning on her favorite concrete block to dry off after a swim in her pool yesterday afternoon:

Isn’t she cute? She’s a 「草亀」 (“Chinese Pond Turtle”).

Do you have a pet? Have you ever had a pet turtle? If you want a turtle, I recommend the 「草亀」 (“Chinese Pond Turtle”)…they are very friendly and easy to care for.

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8 Responses to “Live from Tokyo…it’s Saturday Night!”

  1. Kroten November 1, 2011 at 12:06 am #

    I like that last 2 pictures 🙂

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    • tokyo5 November 1, 2011 at 11:56 pm #

      Thanks. I think she looks cute in those photos, too.

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      • Kame November 7, 2011 at 8:51 pm #

        Ano…Tokyo5-san, would you like to be a guest author for our blog?
        We have this special post about herptile and we are hoping to have more guest author in this area. We would like you to share about Chinese Pond Turtle.

        here is an example of herptile spotlight by our dear friend http://kamekroten.wordpress.com/2011/04/26/herptile-spotlight-2/

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      • tokyo5 November 7, 2011 at 9:34 pm #

        >would you like to be a guest author for our blog?

        Thank you.
        I’ll try and write a nice post for your site when I can get a chance. 😉

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      • Kame November 7, 2011 at 10:08 pm #

        Arigatou 🙂
        Please let me know once you’re ready

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      • tokyo5 November 7, 2011 at 10:45 pm #

        OK.
        But I’m not an expert, so I hope my post is good enough.

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  2. Tom Arrison June 10, 2011 at 12:03 pm #

    cool turtle!

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    • tokyo5 June 10, 2011 at 10:58 pm #

      Thank you. I think she’s very cute.

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