GENERATIONS "ANIMAL" Exclusive Interview Translation

Source: Oricon


-- I was shocked by how cool the music video for your 1st Single, “BRAVE IT OUT,” was and was more shocked when “ANIMAL” actually trumped it! The dance portion isn’t fragmented at all.

Kazuhara Ryuto: Because it feels like it’s speeding up, this song has a lot of force to it.

Komori Hayato: As the sensation of speed and expansion became important we disregarded the previous roles the members of the group filled. The members thought about how the taste of the composition fits with the instinctual theme and gives the song an image of acceleration.

Kazuhara: For us performers, it was trial and error. We made a composition to make the vocals stand out. During the interlude we kind of spin around and around; it was my favorite part.

--Your personalities had more of a chance to stand out this time. Nakatsuka’s dance moves are particularly interesting; it looks like you’re having a lot of fun.

Nakatsuka Yuta: I try to be aware of myself and how much I enjoy dancing. I always study how I move.

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Tohohshinki "Catch Me -If you wanna-" Interview Translation

Source: Oricon


Their first new song in half a year. We spoke privately with Tohoshinki about the Japanese version of the title track from their Korean album “Catch Me,” released in September of last year.

--“Catch Me -If you wanna-,” your new theme song for the drama Saki, is a cool dance number. It's dancy and distinctive, and it shows a new side of Tohoshinki. It's a great way to start 2013.

Yunho: The melody line is our easiest to listen to so far. I think dance and formation are crucial features of the song. I really want people to anticipate seeing a performance of it.

Changmin: They really captured the feeling of a body that’s breaking apart in the music video. We really tried our hardest and did our best making it, so I hope you all look forward to it.

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