The Other Self
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The 7/6 final date at Zepp Tokyo will be aired on B-Channel on 7/6 at 16:00 and again 7/12 at 21:00. Tickets are 2000 yen and can be purchased via the B-Channel Web site.Tickets are on sale from 6/27 @ noon until show time (7/6 @ 16:00). The live can be view on PC, Android phones and IOS devices (iPhones and iPads).
And yes, sorry foreign fans, you need to be in Japan to view the live, though they will accept foreign credit cards for ticket purchase.
When you pay, you will receive a URL and a ticket number you must enter for that viewing. “Curtain” time is one hour before the air time.
This show was recorded last week, and e-zuka was on his own because Kiiyan sprained his leg in Kumamoto and went to the hospital to have it checked out. Leaving e-zuka on his own without Kiiyan to keep him in line is a dangerous thing. So we learn that Val apparently drinks a lot of protein drinks and is “very manly.” And that e-zuka thinks Kiiyan’s upper arms are too muscled … and he likes to turn the air conditioning down near freezing.
This week’s Mr. Tambourine Man is all about Japanese novelist Soseki Natsume. While on a walk near Waseda University one day, Kiiyan encountered a small stone monument dedicated to Soseki (he tweeted the picture a few weeks ago), and that was his inspiration for this show. He’s apparently a big fan of Soseki’s, and shared a rather amusing tidbit about Soseki’s wife. In case you don’t know, one of Soseki’s best known novels is I am a Cat. Well … ironically, it turns out Soseki’s wife hated cats.