Arashi Members Hold Secret Birthday Party, Matsujun Moved to Tears


Johnny’s popular group Arashi’s Matsumoto Jun had his 27th birthday on August 30, members of Arashi specially prepared a grand celebration party which moved Matsujun to tears.

Organized by leader Ohno Satoshi, members of Arashi specially rented an Italian restaurant in Azabu last weekend to celebrate Matsujun’s birthday. Although his birthday falls on the 30th, due to the busy schedule of members, they decided to schedule the celebration earlier.  The staff of Hitmitsu no Arashi-chan and Arashi ni Shiyagare participated in the preparation of this party. “To give Matsumoto a surprise, everyone lied to him that they are coming to this eatery for the filming of Hitmitsu no Arashi-chan for location shooting.” Under normal circumstances, the staff does not help in the parties of artistes (as it is out of their work field) but this is “for the sake of Arashi only”. Arashi has not only became an extremely profitable idol group in a short time, their charm also mesmerised many in the entertainment industry.

The party started from midnight.  Members of Arashi each brought their personally prepared presents. “Recently Matsujun is into yakiniku (Korean barbecue) and hot springs,” members thus used this as a guide to start their “detailed investigation.” Ohno Satoshi and Ninomiya Kazunari had chosen hot spring lodging vouchers, while Aiba Masaki and Sakurai Sho selected vouchers of “10 free servings of yakiniku”.

The last part of the party was the viewing of a video the other 4 members, not including Matsujun, made together. The video consisted of their pictures pieced together from their debut to present. Each of them specially added their own narration and music alongside the video. After watching the video  Matsujun was moved to tears saying, “it’s happiness to be a member of Arashi.”

The friendship and teamwork between members of Arashi is one of their selling point.  This carefully prepared birthday celebration reflects the strong relationship ties between them.  It can be said that this is the secret of the popularity of Arashi.


ahw~ aint that sweet…

Source: geinou-7days and flashylicious

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