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Dempagumi.inc “Dempari Night” Lyrics and English Translation

“Dempari Night” (でんぱーりーナイト) = “Dem-Party Night”

Dempari Night
Dempagumi.inc
Lyrics and Composition: Tamaya 2060%

Arrangement: Shunsuke Tsuri, Tamaya 2060%

Check a Dempa!
Do the Dempari Night!

Everyone, welcome to Dempari Night
All together fly, fly far away, boing!
Both adults and children can shine
Yeah yeah yeah welcome to the wonderland
This is a slightly strange country of dreams
You’re upside-down, how weird
Are you me and I’m you? What is this strange, strange, amazing world?

An inside-out backwards polka
You stumbled on a forest maze while dancing
After wandering through you found
An exciting place
A thrilling thing
We’re always waiting
Now dive into the illusion night (hey!)

Come here, Dempari Night all over the world
Fairies who escaped from the world of dreams
Are having a secret carnival tonight
See, it’s an infinite maze wonderland
When we take your hand, we can go anywhere and anytime
Don’t stop, boys and girls
If the magic eventually runs out,
then this place, this view, just this feeling
exciting (yes!) electrifying (yes!) I want to hang on to them, look
Dempari Night is over the top

Under a clown’s shadow, it goes tick-tock, the toy clock
When we get trapped between darkness and light, we’ll be smashed without a trace
So I want to do more silly things
Be laughed at and make people laugh
Because I’m a comedic clown
In a strange, strange, extraordinary story

Come here, Dempari Night all over the world
You’ve never heard this in a fairy tale,
Such an awful and great story
Hey, this is somebody’s Neverland
If this is okay, I wonder if this is okay
Because there’s no right answer
Movies and music and bookshelves
Doctors and brilliant scientists and even politicians
Can’t make it (yes) Can’t reach it (yes) Open the door, look
Dempari Night is over the top

Check a Dempa!

Come here, Dempari Night all over the world
Fairies who escaped from the world of dreams
Are having a secret carnival tonight

See, it’s an infinite maze wonderland
When we take your hand, we can go anywhere and anytime
Don’t stop, boys and girls
If the magic eventually runs out,
then this place, this view, just this feeling
exciting (yes!) electrifying (yes!) I want to hang on to them, look
Dempari Night is over the top

Twinkle twinkle your paradise
Come here, come here, to the shining place
Twinkle twinkle your paradise
We want to see you, and you
Twinkle twinkle your paradise
Come here, come here, to the shining place
Twinkle twinkle your paradise
I want to see you, welcome to Dempari Night

Japanese lyrics follow:

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10 things that make Japan female-friendly【Women in Japan Series】

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We at RocketNews24 previously told you about 10 Things Japan Gets Awesomely Right. Now we want to tell you about ten more things that are equally awesome, but especially for women in Japan. It doesn’t mean that men don’t also find these things impressive, but we’re betting that some of these have never been noticed by men, because, well, they were designed with women in mind.

Every woman likes to be pampered every now and then, and in Japan it’s just too easy to get used to some of the every day niceties we enjoy! Of course the Japanese are known for being polite, which helps tremendously to get through any stressful day, but Japan goes that extra step sometimes to make things that much nicer. After all, it’s the little things in life that matter, right?

So here’s our list of 10 things that make it so darn…

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Pigeon’s Halloween Costume: Sack Masks Are Always Scary (with instructions)

I have to wear a Halloween costume for work. I usually tend towards the cuter side of the spectrum (animals, a maid costume, etc.), but after seeing my scarier co-workers make children cry, I decided that I wanted a taste of that power. So this year, I’m going scary.

And what’s scarier than somebody with a sack on their head?

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NOTHING, that’s what.

Here’s how I did it.

You’ll need:

– a pillowcase

– a marker

– scissors

– make-up (or paint, needle and thread, etc….depending on what you want to make)

– hairspray

– a wig (or a hat, accessories, a costume, etc….depending on what you want to be)

1. First, think of what kind of mask you’d like to make. I thought it’d be scariest to have a messed-up face and be normal from the neck down, so I decided to make a crazy lady face and then make sure to wear skirts with it (to show my legs and emphasize the inhumanity of my face). So that’s my thing this year. But the sky’s the limit with pillowcase masks!

2. Put the pillowcase on your head.

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Oops, I didn’t mean to buy one with ruffles…but oh well, it was only 500 yen.

3. Use the marker to mark where your eyes are. WARNING: I got marker on my eyelids when I did this.

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If you’re copying my design, go ahead and draw some nostrils over your nostrils, too. (Don’t cut the nostrils out in the next step though!!)

4. Take off the pillowcase and use the eye dots as a guide to find where you need to cut the eyes out.

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5. Cut the eyes out.

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Next, we’re going to decorate. From here the instructions are specific to my mask:

6. Put the mask back on and apply some lipstick, using your own lips as a guide. Duckface like crazy while you’re doing this!

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7. Take the mask back off. Using the eyeholes, nostrils, and lips as a guide, apply a full face of makeup. Don’t worry about being too precise; the more unhinged your face looks, the better. Protip: This is a great opportunity to use old makeup that you probably should throw away.

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8. Spray hairspray all over the mask to set the makeup. Hang it up to dry for a bit.

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9. Voila!

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Oh…but those ruffles though…

10. Accessorize!

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This wig, by the way, cost 300 yen. 300 yen wig + 500 yen pillowcase = 800 yen costume. What a bargain!

And that’s it! Have fun making your own scary pillowcase mask! Don’t do anything I wouldn’t do!

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Happy Halloween!

Akimoto Yasushi and Watanabe Mayu take on the ice bucket challenge

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AKB48′s Mayu Watanabe and producer Yasushi Akimoto have taken on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which has become a viral phenomenon on social media recently. The challengers are tasked to dump a bucket of ice water on themselves and upload a proof video on social media within 24hours once they have received the challenge. If they choose to forfeit, they’d have to donate US$100 to the ALS Association. Donations aside, the aim is really to spread awareness about the ALS disease.

Gotensha’s CEO had challenged Akimoto Yasushi to this and he readily took up the challenge on the last day of AKB48’s Tokyo Dome concert. Rino Sashihara and Minami Takahashi dumped the bucket of ice on Akimoto’s head, while members watched from behind and shrieked in delight. Watanabe Mayu also stepped up to represent AKB48, as she dumped ice water on her own head, spoiling the precious bangs that she painstakingly manages.

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