夜もすがら君想ふ (Dance Cover) Trivia

October 15, 2017

– I filmed this on September 22nd.

– This was the first dance that I filmed after getting my braces off (though it wasn’t the first one I uploaded; that would be “Morning Misoshiru”).

– As seems to be the case with a lot of Nico Nico dances, this one didn’t take me too long to learn. o_O

– I had no idea what to wear for this, so I found a random top that I had never worn and some socks that had one color that matched the top, and then I just built the rest of the outfit around that.

– My lips would dry out and stick to my retainers like crazy when I tried to lipsync, which is partially why I didn’t bother lipsyncing the second verse. XD (^__^”)

– My favorite move is probably the heel tapping after turning around (around 1:05). I think my mom liked the sort of running in place move near the beginning of the chorus. =D

– I had my nails painted for this dance, too. I believe they were dark green, but they might have been dark blue.

– I added the little snap-point before the clapping near the end of the dance~. I also changed the end move slightly because I wanted it to go with the music a little more.

I think that’s it for this one~. Thanks for watching and reading~.

Happy Birthday, Mom~!! ♥

~ Surimu-chan

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カラダだけが大人になったんじゃない (Dance Cover) Trivia

October 9, 2017

– I wanted to make sure to get this done in time for Juice=Juice Day (10/10)~. ^__^

– I had this dance learned not too long after it came out, but various things distracted me from filming the dance: health issues (it was around the time my entire family came down with the flu), other dances, and not having the song. I could have gotten this song on iTunes, but “Next is you!” was not available, so I figured I had to buy the physical copy anyway, but I wasn’t working at that time, so I was waiting until I sold more on Etsy or got more Patreons (and we all know how that turned out). orz

– I am so… SOOOOO tired of all of the white or silver or white and silver outfits H!P has been using for singles in the past few years. (-_-*) I was debating on whether or not I should depart from their outfits completely for this one, because there are only so many things I can do (not to mention it doesn’t show up very well with the light background). =/

– The one thing I struggled with the most in this dance (at first) was getting my left arm extended down at the same angle as my right arm during the opening/transition moves. XD orz I would always have my left arm closer to my side even though it totally felt like it was at the same angle as my right arm! XD

– The red lipstick and red gloves are references to the lipstick and boxing gloves in their music video (and the lyrics mention red lipstick, too).

– I haven’t worn lipstick for a dance since last year’s “Every Day Halloween” (and I don’t know if I ever wore any for a dance before that!). I like how bright the color is, because it show’s up well on the camera, but that specific kind transfers too easily. orz

– I’m wearing silver nail polish, so I do have the white and silver to match the original outfits. XD

– I had just had surgery to have a dental implant post put in four days before I filmed this, so my mouth was still a little sore. I had to pile on concealer because I still had the greenish-yellow bruising on my face as my mouth healed. o_o

– I had washed my hair shortly before I filmed this, and I prefer to let my hair air dry, so it was in that weird still-a-little-damp-but-dry-enough-to-look-frizzy-and-stick-to-everything phase. XD orz I had to use a couple of dark purple hair clips to keep it away from my face because it kept sticking to my lipstick. XD

– Even though I had a dance shot to watch, I had to watch various live performances to check on the upward punch at the end of the dance break. Karin had made a small mistake in the dance shot by not punching up with her right fist, so I corrected that for my cover.

– I love the arm swings during the chorus, but I had to be careful because that’s my unstable shoulder.

– I did change the tilting arm movement during the opening/transition moves because they have an extra little tilt in there, but I thought it goes better with the music without that. (^__^”)

– It’s been, what, over fifteen months since my last Juice=Juice dance cover?! O_O

That’s all~! Hooray! It’s finally done~~~! =D Thanks for watching and reading!

~ Surimu-chan

Outfit for Upcoming カラダだけが大人になったんじゃない Dance Cover

October 8, 2017

This is the outfit I’ll be wearing for my dance cover of Juice=Juice’s “Karada Dake ga Otona ni Nattan ja nai.”

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Karada Dake ga Otona ni Nattan ja nai Outfit

I finally got this fiiiiillllmmmed~!!!! =D I’ll be uploading this on October 9th (the day before Juice=Juice Day (10/10))~! Please look forward to it~! ^__^

~ Surimu-chan

Outfit for Upcoming 夜もすがら君想ふ Dance Cover

October 5, 2017

This is the outfit I’ll be wearing for my dance cover of the Vocaloid song “Yomosugara Kimi Omofu” (though I’ll be using the りぶ version of the song)~.

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Yomosugara Kimi Omofu Outfit

I’ll be uploading this on October 15th for my mom’s birthday~. Please look forward to it~! ^__^

~ Surimu-chan

Tsubaki Factory – Just Try! [MINI Tutorial]

October 5, 2017

It’s been quite a while since my last MINI Tutorial. I should have another one ready for later this month~.

~ Surimu-chan

Surimu Stories #4 – Itsonvideoagain…

October 1, 2017

This Surimu Story involves the aftermath of an impacted tooth extraction…

~ Surimu-chan

Surimuchan Recap – September 2017

September 30, 2017

Recap 9-2017

Here are links to all of the videos and blog posts I made this month. (My H!P Vlogs can be found on Chotto Ikashita PURE BLOG.)

September 4thSurimu Stories #1 – Man! I Feel Like a Story
September 6thね~え? (Dance Cover) Trivia
September 13thSurimu Stories #2 – Where to Wear First?
September 14thSurimu Stories #3 – Roller-blunder
September 25thOutfits for Upcoming モーニングみそ汁 Dance Cover
September 25thモーニングみそ汁 (Dance Cover) Trivia
September 30thSurimuchan [Now] #23 – September 2017

And that was my September for 2017~. Thanks for watching and reading~! ^__^

~ Surimu-chan

Surimuchan [Now] #23 – September 2017

September 30, 2017

Entertainment
– I started watching Heartland on Netflix. It’s pretty good! I will also admit to watching LEGO Elves on Netflix. … It’s not quite as good. XD It kind of reminds me of Totally Spies (which I liked to watch way back in the day).
– I got ten books from Thrift Books and have read four (and a half) of them. I’m really getting back into reading after not reading much for quite a while.
– I’ve had snippets of the most random songs stuck in my head (especially at work) including the following: Minimoni’s “Chiccha na Chiccha na Onna no Ko,” KAT-TUN’s “WILDS OF MY HEART,” “Let Me Be Your Wings” (from Thumbelina), Morning Musume’s “Aishuu Romantic” (Sayu and Fuku-chan) (only the “TEKE TEKKE TEKE TE” line), “Step in Time” (from Mary Poppins), and part of one line from Morning Musume’s “Motto Aishite Hoshii no” (just “dakiyosete choudai” … that’s it XD), Reel Big Fish’s “Sell Out,” and Cherry Poppin’ Daddies’ “Stay, Don’t Just Stay,” and “Irish Whiskey.” Quite a variety, huh?
– I’ve been playing Rhythm Heaven on my 3DS and doing much better than I did before~! =D

Purchases
– More H!P CDs (and a couple of NEWS CDs that I was missing), a bunch of nail polish (not sure why I’ve gotten back into painting my nails, but I have) and… mostly just food, I think, since I can finally eat more stuff! XD Ooh, I also got some snail cream from Amazon because I wanted to try it.

Happenings
I got my braces off~~~~!! =D I bought trail mix right away; it’s the thing I’ve been missing the most. ♥

Plans
I have (what will hopefully be my last) surgery on the 3rd of October to get the post for my implant put in, so I took all of next week off. I have quite a few plans for videos, but I’m not sure how many I can get done. O_O I already have the dance for my Mom’s birthday done (not edited), and the MINI Tutorial for “Just Try!” done (almost done being edited). I wanted to get a couple of Surimu Stories filmed on my vacation, and maybe a dance, and the “Oh my wish!” MINI Tutorial… but I don’t know. (^_^”) Also, I know I still need to do the final contest; life’s just been a bit hectic lately. orz I’ll do it before the end of the year!

Recommendation
Marx Brothers movies~! My favorite is “A Night at the Opera,” but most of their movies are really funny. =D

Thanks for reading~!

~ Surimu-chan

モーニングみそ汁 (Dance Cover) Trivia

September 25, 2017

– This is the first time in a long time that I’ve uploaded a dance on the day that I recorded it. O_O

– The hardest part about this video timing the “dance break” correctly. The second hardest part was figuring out what to wear. XD

– I absolutely love this song (as well as the original), so I was able to listen to it repeatedly (to learn all three parts) without getting sick of it. ♥

– The part with the green sweater was a little tricky because I had to stay so far to the side. I had to step on the tiled part of the floor as well a few times and it threw me off a little bit. XD

I think that might be it for this one~. Thanks for watching and reading!

~ Surimu-chan

Outfits for Upcoming モーニングみそ汁 Dance Cover

September 25, 2017

Here are the outfits I’m wearing for my dance cover of Morning Musume ’17’s “Morning Misoshiru” (which is essentially “Morning Coffee” for those who don’t know)~.

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Morning Misoshiru Outfits

I’m going to try to upload this today, so I need to hurry~~~~!

~ Surimu-chan