Takahashi Related Miscellany
Odds & Ends (rumic version)
Kuniko, Rumiko and Makiko on their way to vacation in Bali
Here are a few more tidbits about Takahashi as a person. I've collected
a few pictures and other info about her. Maybe someday I'll add interviews
too, but damn I hate translating so maybe if someone else does it.
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First off here's some publicity pictures of a Takahashi doing a signing.
Both males and females come in droves to hear her speak, and get her autograph.
Her assistants Kuniko and Makiko are also seen lending their signatures.
Take note of the some of the props that people come across waiting in
line. I especially get a kick out of the shrine bell with Mendo's picture
on it. People can go under it and yell "kuraiyo, semaiyo, kowaiyo"
just like he does in the manga. You'd never catch me doing that, but it's
still pretty funny that someone thought of the idea.
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A few shots of Takahashi and company when they went to Bali. This excursion
was later recounted in "kemo kobiru no nikki" issue 8. There
were a few other pages, showing beach shots and a very hard to see pic
of Kuniko windsurfing, but I only scanned this one page as a sample.
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Another vacation, this time Takahashi went to the Palau Islands (she really
seems to have a thing for polynesian beaches). Here we see her scuba diving
and sitting down for a feast that's way too big for just her.
one of the pictures I found from when Takahashi and her assistants took
an excursion to Nagasaki. There were more photos, but they were mostly
all of scenery and buildings. I'm sure if you wanted to see those, you'd
be at a travel site right now.
mono (Things I want to see)
- The new
Rodan movie [giant monster]
- The monster
"Matango" that was introduced the old movie of the same name.
I want to see it again.
tokoro (Places I want to go)
Hall (recently I moved, but I've been too busy to get my ID card re-registered).
So I want to go and get it over with soon.
mono (Things I want to eat)
(a roasted dish I ate in Bali. I can't find it in any restaurants around
here. I want to eat it!)
[can't translate, I think it's some kind of packaged seafood with
Japanese hot mustard]
ramen from my hometown Niigata. (I've forgotten what it tastes like!)
(What I like)
(With sake and cigarettes)
(If you leave it to air out during the day it stays much fluffier. But
closing it up is also good. It makes me want to sleep.)
- The moment
after the week's finished manga copy is taken off my hands.
(What I hate)
things in order (such as top 3 lists)