Sorry, all, I forgot to get this added to the original episode post. Don’t want anyone to miss out, so here it is:
The post they got the original idea from is here.
Aaaand, we’re back with more quiz show goodness! This time we are super excited that we managed to get a lot of the crew together, so please join Anna, Carly, Elin, Jen, Kitty, and Julie and play along at home.
Apologies, there were a lot of technical difficulties, which means that although we recorded this back in April, it’s taken us this long to get it put together, so some of the questions are a bit out of date already. There are also a lot of rough bits in the podcast quality, but we’re so excited that we got everyone together, we hope you’ll enjoy it anyway.
So, bring your A-Game! Then tell us how you did in the comments below. 😀
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If we get a couple choices we’ll put it up to a vote for everyone. 🙂 But, you know us, this probably won’t happen until June, so you have a bunch of time to submit something.
(Correction: Senka really got rid of the sub-categories in the early 80s, not late 60s.)
Links to Things Mentioned In the Podcast:
Join Carly, Heidi, and Lella for a recap of recent news and an in-depth report of Cosmos Troupe’s recent production of West Side Story in Tokyo.
West Side Story: Tokyo International Forum cast
Takarazuka Journal review of West Side Story (Japanese)
Carly’s translation of the program special talk
West Side Story special edition Le Cinq (Amazon)
Asaka Manato in NYC
Reimi Urara’s Instagram
Join Jen and Julie for some top star musumeyaku love. Present and past star love, with a bit of talk about musumeyaku fandom. (This was recorded the weekend just before Chapi’s retirement was announced, which is why we don’t mention it at all.)
PS – Okay! Email us with trivia questions for our game at email@example.com.
PPS – This wasn’t mentioned in the podcast, but here is Tsubasa Makoto gushing about getting to be on stage with her former partner Dan Rei again today. I feel like we see a lot of these kinds of posts from OG musumeyaku, but not from OG otokoyaku.
Links to Things Mentioned In the Podcast:
West Side Story
Makoto Tsubasa’s Koshiji Fubuki Tribute Concert blog post
Red River flier
Aono Yuki (Marimo)
Hanafusa Mari (O-Hana)
Hizuki Hana (Ume)
Manaki Reika (Chapi)
Misaki Rion (Mirion)
Shirahane Yuri (Tonami)
Tsukikage Hitomi (Gun-chan)
A round table episode with a bunch of the fans who came to see World of Dreams in Seattle, recorded live at the after party. Along with Carly, Jen, and Heidi, a special appearance of Erin’s voice! Also many thanks to Al, Amelia, Connie, Gen, Karin, Maizy, Megan, Rachel and everyone for sharing their many experiences over the weekend.
If you missed our video interview with the OGs who performed in the show, check it out here.
Lots of photos and videos were taken over the course of the weekend. If you have any you’d like to share, please link them in the comments below!
(Also, Jen apologizes for being really, really tipsy. This would explain why she said “Cornell” instead of “Cornish” during that one anecdote. Everyone else is lovely and eloquent, though, so don’t miss out!)
Come join Carly, Heidi, and Jen and pit yourself against some crazy Takarazuka song trivia!
Can you name the singer, year, show and (toughest of all) song title? All are from Grand Theater shows from 2000-2017, sung by the top star.
Don’t be shy, let us know how you did in the comments!
(Don’t cheat… but if you must, here are the answers.)
If you have any ideas for other games we can play on the podcast, please let us know!
PS – This ep is PG-13 for mild cussing. ;D
Join Julie, Kitty, Heidi, and Carly for a love-filled tribute to retiring Cosmos Troupe top star Asaka Manato! WARNING: contains Land of the Gods/Classical Bijoux spoilers.
Chateau de la Reine/ VIVA FESTA
Count of Monte Cristo
Takarazuka’s Dream Kingdom
Rose of Versailles: Oscar (2014)
The Bund/Neon Shanghai
Gone with the Wind (2013)
Land of the Gods/Classical Bijoux
Oath of the Midnight Sun/Phoenix Takarazuka
This week Heidi, Lella, and Carly talk in-depth about traveling to Japan to see Takarazuka and the various ways you can procure tickets, both official and secondhand.