This day has been really sunny and warm, no jacket needed!
We made a short visit in Harajuku where we went to a Purikura place. You know, these cute, pastell colored photos that Japanese highschool students like to take together. I simply think it’s fun.
It was very crowded today…
Everything is about being KAWAII in Japan! ^^
I think I’ve told you about this before, but you need to make a lot of choices before you can actually take the photo.
Then you go into a booth, follows the instructions and take your photos.
Then you need to find another booth where you can decorate your photos.
And here is the result… lol.
Today we had big plans…. we were going to Ikebukuro for a visual kei event and see following bands: GRIEVA, MEJIBRAY, BORN, DIARUA, Liphlich and DEZERT!
We saw some sakura in bloom. ^^
Inside the arena. It’s Tatsuya ‘s birthday today, drummer in DIAURA.
Flowers… since it was the arena EDGE’s 2nd anniversary. But we weren’t actually in the EDGE building… I don’t know why. That’s why we got lost a lot today.
We thought that we would be standing during this event, but it turned out that we all had seats in the arena. I liked it, ’cause I was still quite sore after the GazettE gig yesterday (where I more or less had to fight for my life). ^^ We sat on the balcony and got a really good view.
First to perform was GRIEVA. To me it was really amazing to get the opportunity to see them live. They were actually my favorite this night. It was really hard, fast and a lot of screaming and headbaning. They were all dressed in black and rivets, and the singer ran around and rolled on the floor. High energy!
Band: GRIEVA (グリーヴァ)
Next up was DEZERT. I have actually not heard them before, I think. But they were pretty good. The singer had two top-knots and a “bloodstained” white shirt. The bassplayer wore a panda-mask for a while before the singer took it off and threw it to the audience. The singer poured a bottle of water over himself and a guy from the staff had to run in and dry the floor. It looked a bit funny.
Then there was Liphlich and they played at least three songs that I like. They looked the less visual kei today I believe, in comparison with the other bands. The singer wore a quite simple, red and shiny costume. He had a quite powerful vibrato.
And next up was BORN. I really didn’t like the singer’s clothes, I don’t know how to describe it… some kind of black and golden body suit… any way he looked really redicilous in it and when he started to hump it didn’t look sexy at all. 😉 He had really sharp red lips, blond hair and glitter under his eyes. He has a very powerful voice and the whole crowd below us started to jump from side to side in the arena.
Then there was MEJIBRAY, Jessicas favorites. I saw Meto enter the stage, crawling with is teddybear in his mouth. Then did Koichi and MiA enter and last came Tsuzuku with a black cape. Mejibray was awesome, as expected. Shit, that man has an extremely high-pitched scream sometimes. And it didn’t take long before he took off his cape and his jacket below. Then he was wearing a black string vest. He tied his jacket around his neck and simulated himself being hanged and fell down on his knees. The first song they played was RAVEN. MEJIBRAYconcert included a lot of headbaning and it was fun!
|Vocal: Tsuzuku (綴)||Bass: Koichi (恋一)||Guitar: MiA||Drums: METO (メト)|
And last was DIAURA. That singer looks really really good, and… he he he, especially with this shirt off. That man has some serious abs!!! I think he had the most handsome clothes of them all tonight. And the music was good.
All band were great, I must say that it has been a wonderful evening. But the best bands for night – according to me – was GRIEVA and Mejibray.
I bought a lot of chekis tonight…
After a beer it was time to go home and buy something to eat for the evening.
Do you want some Japanese snacks?
Jessica ate soba noodles.
I gave Jessica a cherry mochi, but she spit it out and gave to me. Lol…