Episode 11: Documentary Fever

Addendums!

  • We had some technical difficulties with this ep, so although we recorded it on May 1st, it’s coming to you now and some of the news is a liiiiiittle out of date. XD
  • While checking out their website, we realized that the English-language Dream Girls documentary is available as a private DVD for $19.95. Totally, totally recommended!

In This Podcast:

  • Retirement news
  • What’s making us happy in Takarazuka lately (9:00)
  • 学校へ行こう!MAX (Gakkou e Ikou! MAX): Takarazuka Music School [original broadcast date: April 4th 2006] (17:00)
  • Dream Girls documentary (TMS and the Revue in 1993) (51:40)

Links (things discussed in this podcast):

Glossary:

  • Daimon: Nozomi Fuuto’s nickname
  • Fuu-chan: Hinami Fuu’s nickname
  • Micchan: Hokushou Kairi’s nickname
  • fukukumichou
  • juku: cram school
  • kumichou
  • taidan / sotsugyou (graduation)
  • TMS: Takarazuka Music School