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Surimuchan Recap – October 2017

October 31, 2017

Recap 10-2017

Here are links to all of the videos and blog posts I made this month.

October 1stSurimu Stories #4 – Itsonvideoagain…
October 5thTsubaki Factory – Just Try! [MINI Tutorial]
October 5thOutfit for Upcoming 夜もすがら君想ふ Dance Cover
October 8thOutfit for Upcoming カラダだけが大人になったんじゃない Dance Cover
October 9thカラダだけが大人になったんじゃない (Dance Cover) Trivia
October 15th夜もすがら君想ふ (Dance Cover) Trivia
October 20thMorning Musume ’15 – Oh my wish! [MINI Tutorial]
October 21stOutfit for Upcoming ラブチーノ Dance Cover
October 21stOutfit for Upcoming 記憶の迷路 MINI Clip
October 21stSurimu Chance! Contest #3 Information and Rules
October 22ndSurimu Stories #5 – A Total Sneezefest
October 23rdSurimu Chance! Contest #3 – Assortment [Name That H!P Song, H!P Trivia, H!P Mystery Pictures]
October 23rdラブチーノ (Dance Cover) Trivia
October 25th魔法使いサリー (Dance Cover) Trivia
October 27thOutfit for 魔法使いサリー Dance Cover
October 29thSurimu Chance! Contest #3 Answers and Results
October 31stSurimuchan [Now] #24 – October 2017

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

~ Surimu-chan

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ラブチーノ (Dance Cover) Trivia

October 23, 2017

– This was filmed on October 13th (Friday the 13th~!).

– I had absolutely no idea what to wear for this dance. The only thing I knew I had to wear was sleeves, because, after a particularly bad bout of anxiety, my left arm was scratched to oblivion (you can see part of it above the sleeve). TT_TT

– The sleeves I eventually decided on have ice cream scoops on one side and a Ferris wheel on the other side. … Like most of my sleeves/arm accessories, they used to be socks. XD

– I was originally going to wear the sweatshirt I have tied around my waist, but I thought white looked better with the pastel colors of the sleeves, shorts, and hair clips. I still wanted to use the sweatshirt because of the cute doughnut picture, though~.

– One of the necklaces I’m wearing is a green hobbit hole door, which was a gift from a friend (either last year or the year before).

– I added the “Thank you~!” end screen to block out most of the shot just a couple days ago because I thought my face looked particularly creepy in the lighting/angle at the end there. orz

– I tried to be a little more animated with some of my facial expressions in this. (^_^”)

– This marks the fifth year in a row that I’ve danced to a Fine and Tsurutei choreography for my birthday dance~.

I think that’s all for this one… I can’t quite remember. (I’m rather tired because I just came back from WWE TLC about an hour and a half ago; what a show!) Thanks for watching and reading~! ^__^

~ Surimu-chan

Outfit for Upcoming ラブチーノ Dance Cover

October 21, 2017

This is the outfit I’ll be wearing for my dance cover for the Vocaloid song “Love-ccino” (using the Fine and Tsurutei choreography).

Loveccino 7

Loveccino Outfit

I’ll be uploading this dance cover for my birthday on the 23rd. Please look forward to it~! ^__^

~ Surimu-chan

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

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)~.

Yomosugara 12

Yomosugara Kimi Omofu Outfit

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

~ 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

Surimuchan Recap – May 2017

May 31, 2017

Recap 5-2017

Here are links to all of the videos and blog posts I made this month.

May 3rd – ~Update 60~

May 4th – Surimuchan’s Vlog Bloopers 5

May 7th – Outfits for Upcoming 誰にもナイショ Original Choreography

May 7th – SurimuChats #15 | Funny Quotes from My Mom

May 12th – Outfit for Upcoming BRAND NEW MORNING Dance Cover

May 12th – Outfit for Upcoming 立ち上がれ 乙女達 MINI Clip

May 13th – ~Update 61~

May 13th – 色っぽい じれったい (Dance Cover) Trivia

May 16th – 誰にもナイショ (Original Choreography) Trivia

May 18th – Surimuchan’s Terrible Tutorial Auto-Captions – Part 4 (+ Bonus Auto-Captions)

May 20th – SurimuChats #16 | Gross Food-Related Incidents

May 23rd – BRAND NEW MORNING (Dance Cover) Trivia

May 26th – Outfit for Upcoming まっさらブルージーンズ MINI Clip

May 26th – Outfit for Upcoming LALALA 幸せの歌 MINI Clip

May 26th – Outfit for Upcoming 都会っ子 純情 [2017 Vers.] Dance Cover

May 26th – ~Update 62~

May 30th – Surimuchan [Now] #19

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

~ Surimu-chan

誰にもナイショ (Original Choreography) Trivia

May 16, 2017

– I originally started working on this choreography in late September of 2015. I had pretty much everything except for the dance break figured out, but then YouTube Red hit, and I wasn’t sure if I would be able to use the song, so I stopped working on the dance. By the time Up Front music was made available again, I had already started working on a handful of other dances and videos, so I kind of pushed this one aside. After my other laptop stopped working last spring, I lost some of the choreography notes that I had for this dance, so I had to just remember what I could and fill in the rest. (Thankfully, I was able to remember most of what I had done.)

– After all of those setbacks, what took me the longest was learning the other side for the split screen. In doing that, I actually had to rework some of the first side, too. The first fifteen seconds or so were kind of a pain to learn in reverse at first.

– I had originally planned to wear corduroy pants on both sides, but I figured, if anyone wanted to learn the dance, having shorts on one side would make it easier to see knee movements. (^_^”)

– Just like I did with “Renai WARS,” I choreographed Moemi’s side and then just “learned” Asahi’s side.

– I feel like the outfit I had for Moemi’s part looks… incredibly 90s. XD

– I love the tomato shirt I’m wearing on Asahi’s side. =D

– My favorite part of the dance (and maybe the song) is the little hop forward around 0:55. I also really like the strings in the song right after they sing “motto amaku” (when I look to the right and left) the first time.

– I was absolutely determined to get that weird, walking-in-place part in there, even though it seemed to be a little more difficult in shoes (since I usually practice barefoot or in socks). XD I just thought it looked neat.

– If I remember correctly, the first moves I choreographed were the ones that go with the lines “Darenimo naisho de.”

– I usually do my dances at night, but I did this one during the day… I didn’t even think about the effect the sunlight in the window would have on the video’s lighting. orz I think that’s one reason the lighting for the two sides was off. (-_-“)

There might be more trivia for this… but I can’t remember any more right now~. Thanks for watching and reading~! =D

~ Surimu-chan

~Update 61~

May 13, 2017

The “Iroppoi Jirettai” dance cover will be uploaded in a little while, but here’s what to expect for the rest of May:

5/16Darenimo Naisho (Original Choreography)
5/20SurimuChats #16 – Gross Food-Related Incidents
5/22H!P Vlogs #10: No Thinking! – Top 11 °C-ute A-Sides
5/23BRAND NEW MORNING (Dance Cover)

Why is it a “Top 11” instead of a “Top 10” for the H!P Vlog? I explain that in the video~. Please look forward to these videos~! ^__^

That’s all for this update~!

~ Surimu-chan

Outfits for Upcoming 誰にもナイショ Original Choreography

May 7, 2017

It’s been a while since my last original choreography~! This time, I made a dance for Bitter & Sweet’s “Dare ni mo Naisho” (from their second indies singles). I actually made this dance quite a while ago… but I’ll talk about that more in the trivia post when I upload this dance! ^_~

Dare ni mo Naisho Both 3

Dare ni mo Naisho Outfits

I’ll be uploading this on May 16th~. (Bitter & Sweet will have their major debut on May 17th~!) Please look forward to it! ^_^

~ Surimu-chan