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そうじゃない (Dance Cover) Trivia

May 23, 2018

– This was filmed on May 1st.

– I had to pin my hair back because the wind kept whipping it in my face. XD orz

– I wore light blue in honor of Haa-chin: because I was following her part and because she’ll be graduating next month. orz (Also, I’m so unbelievably sick of white, silver, and white-and-silver outfits (and black with white and/or silver)! (-_-*))

– The special effects were for a little variation… and also the fact that there was some giant water stain or something on the garage door (?) so I had to edit it out in post, but I couldn’t fix the parts where I walked in front of it, so I had to change the camera’s focus. XDD

– I wanted to try to do a dance outside before the pollen got too bad… but it was already pretty bad at this point. O_O (It is unbelievably AWFUL right now. O___O TT_TT)

– I kind of wanted to split screen at the least part of this… but split-screening doesn’t work as well outside. =(

– I always like the arm movements during the chorus (… but there’s not too much to this dance…). (^_^”)

– This marks the first time I’ve done all of the dances for one of Morning Musume’s triple A-side singles! =D

That’s all for this one~. Thank you for watching and reading~!! =D

~ Surimu-chan


Outfit for Upcoming そうじゃない Dance Cover

May 22, 2018

Here’s the outfit I’ll be wearing for my dance cover of Morning Musume ’16’s “Sou ja nai.”


Sou ja nai Outfit

I wanted to do a dance to commemorate Haachin’s graduation (though it’s over a month away (^_^”)), but I had already done a lot of the dances for singles she was in–at least, the ones that had dance shots, so I followed her part for this song (I already have different parts chosen for the other dances I haven’t done yet orz). I also wore her color for the outfit~. I’ll be uploading this dance tomorrow (May 23rd). Please look forward to it~! ^__^

~ Surimu-chan

~Update 66~

April 27, 2018

Here’s a quick update on what I’ve been working on (or what I will be working on).

May 13th – Namida no Iro [Completed]
May 21st – Surimuchan’s Dance Bloopers 4 [Completed]
May 23rd – Sou ja nai [Learned, not filmed]
June 15th – Ee ja nai ka Ninja nai ka [Started learning]

There may be a MINI Clip or a Surimu Story thrown in there somewhere (since those are some pretty big gaps between uploads), but I don’t currently have any ready. (^_^”) As always, videos listed in these posts that are not completed could be pushed back or dropped completely.

That’s all~. ^_^

~ Surimu-chan


April 21, 2018

Some dances I definitely want to do and why…

Morning Musume – Resonant Blue
– This was the first Morning Musume song that came out after I became a knowledgeable fan. That is, “Mikan” came out shortly after I found the group and their music, but I didn’t know who anyone was, and I didn’t know most of the songs. “Resonant Blue” was the first single I got to look forward to; I even burned a radio rip (including intro and outro from… I believe Gaki-san and Kamei) onto a CD! XD

Berryz Koubou – Munasawagi Scarlet
– I usually credit this song (and Matsuura Aya’s “Ne~e?”) with pulling me into the rest of Hello! Project. I really loved the original, but there was also a remix someone had made (I think it was called the APX KlubMix… and I believe it’s still on YouTube!) that I also really loved. ♥ Plus, I love the dance break! I re~~~ally want to dance to this! I’ve even been gathering items to make a somewhat accurate outfit~! =D

°C-ute – Sekaiichi HAPPY na Onna no Ko
– Though this one came out after I started dancing, I still haven’t learned it… (^_^”)> The music video is one of my favorites from °C-ute (anyone who knows me knows that I like bright colors). Besides that, I always found the song to be a lot of fun~. =)

S/mileage – Eighteen Emotion
– This is probably one of my favorite singles from S/mileage (or ANGERME for that matter)~! I’m not sure what it is about it that I like so much; I don’t even remember the music video… just the dance shot. (^_^”)> It’s high-energy with a catchy sound, so I’d really like to dance to it~.

Minimoni. – Lucky Cha Cha Cha!
– So nostalgic! This was one of my absolute favorites early on as a Hello! Project fan, and I still really love it. The video, the song, the dance… love it~! ♥ Fun fact: this was supposed to be part of the “Minimoni Madness! Dance Set” from last year, but I didn’t have time to finish it by the deadline. orz

Morning Musume ’16 – The Vision
– I’ve thought for a long time about what dance I want to do for my “graduation” from dancing (when the time comes), and this one has always been in the top three (along with a redo of “ALL FOR ONE & ONE FOR ALL!” and various other songs rotating in and out for the third option). The song is beautiful; it makes me cry, but it also makes me smile. The dance is unique (and the music video was absolutely gorgeous). I really want to dance to it when the time comes… though, who knows? Maybe something else will come out before I’m done, and I’ll choose that instead. What I mean is, don’t freak out whenever I do upload this dance. XD (… Not sure who I’m talking to… I think people mostly come here for my dance tutorial downloads anymore… orz)

Anyway, I just wanted to make it known that those six dances are ones that I’m particularly looking forward to doing~. ^_^ ♥

~ Surimuchan

ふんわり恋人一年生 (Dance Cover) Trivia

February 16, 2018

– This was filmed on January 19th.

– I rather liked these outfits even though they were somewhat plain (compared to other outfits I’ve worn for dances). ^_^

– The steps in the beginning of the dance were one of the things that made me really want to dance to this. XD

– This song was only performed a few times (and always a shorter version), so it took me forever to figure out what they were doing for some parts (like during the raps).

– I was actually doing the move around 1:37 (stepping back while swinging arms out) wrong for a while; I would jump back on one foot and swing my arms in instead. (^_^”)

– The “part two” line at the beginning of the second verse was one of the reasons I wanted to do the full dance. XD I also kind of liked the move I added at 2:10-2:11~. =D

– My hat says “WEIRD.” XD

– I was originally going to wear my Hardy Boyz tank top for the rap side, but I decided to go with a plain white tank top instead.

– The sleeves I’m wearing have kiwis on them. =)

– I used my newer video editing software to split screen this, which has a nice soft split line so that it’s not so obvious… but it seems to slow the video down a little at random points, so I don’t know. O_O My mom said it’s not noticeable, but I always notice eeeeeverything. XD orz

That’s all~! Thank you for watching and reading! ^__^

~ Surimu-chan

Outfits for Upcoming ふんわり恋人一年生 Dance Cover

February 14, 2018

One of my favorite Morning Musume coupling tracks~! These are the outfits I’ll be wearing for my dance cover of “Funwari Koibito Ichinensei”~!


Funwari Koibito Ichinensei Outfits

I’ll be uploading this on February 16th. Please look forward to it~! ^__^

~ Surimu-chan

~Update 64~

January 22, 2018

Yikes, it’s been a long time since my last update post! O_O Here’s what you can look forward to for the next month.

January 26th – Disco Queen [MINI Clip]
February 8th – Surimu Stories #7
February 14th – Peanut Butter Jelly Love
February 16th – Funwari Koibito Ichinensei
February 25th – Reverse Dance Challenge

Also, I added a new page to the sidebar (the one called いつか。。。); it lists a good chunk of the H!P dances I’d like to do eventually (but it’s not the full list!). Check it out and let me know which ones you’re looking forward to~! =D

That’s all for this update~!

~ Surimu-chan

Surimuchan Recap – December 2017

December 31, 2017

Recap 12-2017


Here are links to all of the videos and blog posts I made this month. (You can find the blog posts for my H!P Vlogs over on Chotto Ikashita PURE BLOG.) This will be the last Surimuchan Recap (it just seems to be extra work… (^_^”)).

December 6thSurimuchan’s Terrible Intro Auto-Captions
December 8thOutfit for Upcoming ゆき Dance Cover
December 12thゆき (Dance Cover) Trivia
December 22ndOutfit for Upcoming Morning Musume 60’s Girls Pop Medley [2017 Vers.] Dance Cover
December 22ndMorning Musume 60’s Girls Pop Medley [2017 Vers.] (Dance Cover) Trivia
December 23rdSurimuchan Dance Cover Comparisons – Morning Musume 60’s Girls Pop Medley [2009 and 2017]
December 30thOutfit for Upcoming READY!! Dance Cover
December 31stSurimuchan [Now] #26 – December 2017
December 31st~2017 Wrap-Up Post~

And that was my December for 2017~. Thanks for watching and reading~! ^__^ Have a Happy New Year~! =D

~ Surimu-chan

~2017 Wrap-Up Post~

December 31, 2017

For this breakdown, “Darenimo Naisho” does not count as a Hello! Project dance cover, but the “Morning Musume 60’s Girls Pop Medley” does.

– I did a total of thirty-six dances in 2017.
One of these dances was an original choreography.
Eleven of these dances were MINI Clips.
Three of these dances were non-Hello! Project dances.
One of these dances was part of my “Agent 36” series.
– Of the thirty-three H!P dances, eleven were either album or coupling tracks.
Two dances were medleys, one of which was my longest video ever.
Three dances were ones that had already been done previously.
Seven dances were split-screened or had a split-screened section.
– For each H!P group, I had the following number of dances – Morning Musume (any year) = 10 (including both medleys); Berryz Koubou = 2; C-ute = 5; S/mileage/ANGERME = 1; Juice=Juice = 1; Country Girls = 1; Buono! = 3; Kobushi Factory = 1; Tsubaki Factory = 1; misc. H!P (Minimoni., 3nin Matsuri, CAT’S EYE 7, Matsuura Aya, High-King, Douyou Pops) = 8

Just like last year, I really enjoyed the MINI Clips~. ^__^ Some of my favorite outfits include “Mukidashi de Mukiatte,” “Ran Ra Run ~Anata ni Muchuu~,” “Minimoni。 Jankenpyon!” (just for its accuracy), “Iroppoi Jirettai,” “I NEED YOU,” “Sexy Cat no Enzetsu,” and “Kioku no Meiro.”

Favorite dances? Hmm… I’m really proud of putting that massive medley together~. =) My original choreography for this year wasn’t bad, but I can’t help but wonder if I’ll never like any of my choreographies more than the one I did for “RENAI WARS” back in 2015. XD orz

It was SO satisfying to finally dance to “Iroppoi Jirettai,” “Happy Summer Wedding,” and “Ne~e?” I’ve wanted to do them forever (especially the last two). Next year, I hope to get a few more long awaited dance covers off my list~. ^_~

As far as non-dance videos… to be honest, I’m not a huge fan of vlogging. (^_^”) The thing I like most about my vlogs is actually the blooper videos that they end up giving me. XD I’ll probably keep doing Surimu Stories, but I won’t be vlogging as much as I have over the past couple of years. I have a couple hundred dances to get done after all~.

It almost seems silly to ask, but how about all of you? Which of my 2017 dances were your favorites? Favorite outfits? How about your favorite of my non-dance videos in 2017?

2017… I got to do fun things like go to wrestling shows for the first time, but various incidents throughout the year made this a very tough year for me. Let’s see if 2018 is a little brighter~. ^__^ Happy New Year~! ♥

~ Stephanie

Surimuchan Dance Cover Comparisons – Morning Musume 60’s Girls Pop Medley [2009 and 2017]

December 23, 2017

… Seriously… How did I manage to do half of the dance backwards? Only half of it?! XD orz

~ Surimu-chan