Unlike every year, this SMTown Japan is the first without Tohoshinki or any of its members. Their absence was greatly felt by not just the fans, but also their label-mates. Nevertheless, they managed to deliver their feelings and even funny remarks to the venue by their label-mates as fan reported on both first days of SMTown Live Tour V in Japan at Osaka Dome:
First Day Fanaccounts (160716):
東方神起 Yunho’s “Champange” and Changmin’s “Rise as One” were heard playing before the concert started, in addition to TILL concert video ad as well [cr: @anywhere4you, @KeepSmilingTVXQ and @fuucim1029 respectively, in English via @snxy: 1, 2 and 3]
On the Japanese Show on TV Asahi’s “Secret Greenroom”, Minho talked about changmin’s recommending Japanese singer Fukuyama Masaharu to him. It seems that Tohoshinki are great fans of Fukuyama Masaharu, as in their last time they appeared in Music Station they picked his song “sakurazaka” in the show and sang along with it.
Changmin attended an SM staff wedding (it seems to be a Super Junior manager’s) together with other SM Artists like Kangta and some members of Super Junior, SHINee, EXO and Red Velvet. In addition to Lee Sooman too.
충성! (Loyalty!) It’s xx Regiment, xx Company, xx platoon, xx Squad no. 54 Trainee Shim Changmin.
Are you doing well? I am doing very well. I’ve become close to my platoon-mates, my squad-mates; the food too, as it suits my tastes, so I’ve been eating it well like mad.
As my way of speaking is harsh, so please understand! By nature, soldiers speak in a more soldierly and cooler way. As I want to speak in a cooler way, I am also in the midst of working hard. Continue reading →