Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Aiba Masaki to challenge the narration for NHK’s special documentary program

Arashi member, Aiba Masaki will be challenging the narration for E-tele’s (NHK Educational TV) upcoming special documentary program “21 nin no Wa~Shinsai no Naka no 6-nensei to Sensei no Kiroku~.”  This program will be aired monthly, and the first episode is scheduled to air on June 4th at 3:00 pm.

This documentary will be about the 6th grade students at Isobe elementary school in Souma city, Fukushima.

This is the area that has affected by the earthquake disaster, and will follow the students until they graduate from the elementary school in next March.  NHK has revealed why they appointed Aiba as the narrator stating, “He is very understanding towards children’s feeling, and also is extremely popular with kids.  We are sure that everybody will be cheered by the warm message with Aiba’s voice.”

This will be the first time for Aiba to challenge a narration role, and he commented, “I hope that I would be able to send out the anxiety in children’s heart as well as the hopes to the future.”

Source: Chunichi Sports

Which Arashi Member Do You Want As Your Homeroom Teacher?

At a charity event this June in the Tokyo Dome, Arashi will play at being teachers, taking charge of the lucky "students'" learning. So goo ranking asks, which member do you want as your homeroom teacher?

1. Sakurai Sho
2. All the members on a rota
3. They'd be better as classmates
4. I'd rather they were my co-workers
5. Ohno Satoshi
6. Aiba Masaki
7. Ninomiya Kazunari
8. Can't decide!
9. Matsumoto Jun

The voting was done through NTT Docomo's mobile voting service "Minna no Koe" ("Everyone's Voice") from the 21st to the 28th of May.

Which member would you pick? Or would you not be able to choose?