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Bom dia Rio!! (Good Morning Rio, in Portuguese)

Good Morning in many, many languages.

GOOD MORNING

IIt is the start of a new week.

Having finished our live event this Saturday and Sunday,

The warm atmosphere we created with everyone…

And the heartwarming fans of AKB48.

And including those who sadly could not make it.

And to those who cheer us on from far away.

And to the people overseas who send us their warm support

And to the people related to the live event,

I really, really thank you very much.

At this Show where I experienced an atmosphere I’ve never felt before,

Although I was very nervous for it, I’ve taken another step in learning something new.

While the event felt like it ended right when it started,

It would make me happy if we were able to

Fill everyone’s heart with a bit of gentle warmth.

Thank you very much.

【It’s the live event!! (゜ω゜●)”】


[MONDAY]

(228th day of 2016)

There is so much happening on the track-field of the Olympics. I believe Bolt is a great athlete, so I know he’s amazing,

But I also believe the smiles of the other athletes match up to his. Among them, I believe that Gatlin’s smile was special, And I think he is a cool guy. The smiles of the three winners of the Women’s 100m were also spectacular.

Oh… the last time athlete Nishikori ever won a medal for Japan For the Men’s Tennis was back in ‘96…Ichiro has reached his 3000 hits…

Japanese people, All over the world, are doing their best...

During the start of a new week, these Olympic athletes, And everyone else working hard around the word,

May you all feel the power

And live your life with warmth!! \(゜▽゜●)”


[TUESDAY]

(229th day of 2016)

During this morning… I am blessed with the summer sky

Which makes it feel that a typhoon will never come.

But as the afternoon comes, the white clouds bring rain, Yet it becomes sunny right after… but in the sky

Are heavy looking grey clouds, looming low, Swimming in the sky...

And when night fell, the rain came again…

I hope I do not need to go barefoot tomorrow…

I’m a bit worried…


[WEDNESDAY]

(230th day of 2016)

This morning, I woke up early. And as I was brushing my teeth,

One of the bottom teeth in the front fell out…

(´ д `●;)...

oh no.. at a critical time…And with that…

I’m out with one tooth less....

I’m not barefoot, but one tooth less… aha

Due to the typhoon, the city is blazing hot... My sweat doesn’t stop…

but since I’m missing a tooth, I’m feeling rather uncomfortable… one tooth really is important.

And on my way back from the rehearsal,I walk quickly while sweating a lot in this blazing town,

Just like a race-walking athlete… I cross over the Shibuya Scramble Crossing, And my sweating just doesn’t stop…

I also head to the dentist I made an appointment for…But even if they put a false tooth in, it might come out tomorrow.

Because of the chances, I was told to go to the dentist I’ve gone to before…

The x-ray fees were close to ¥3,000 (~30 US dollars),

And although I hurried to my former dentist, they were closed… aw man. ( ̄へ ̄●;) Why in the world…?

I finally met my third choice dentist, And got a proper diagnosis and examination.

They went with the treatment and aide, And put in a temporary tooth for me.

I’m glad to be able to meet with this kind dentist. Even though it’s temporary, I have my tooth back,

So I won’t have to perform as a one-tooth-less Jiiji…

And while returning during the evening,I chose today to walk home from the station…

and on my way, An elderly lady was cooking some Yakitori (grilled chicken),

And seeing this was such a sight… and with smoke in the air, There was a delicious smell…

After buying some chicken breast, green onion and liver, While looking up at the round moon,

I return home with a warm feeling in my heart (and a sweaty body (´ д `●;))


[THURSDAY]

(231st day of 2016)

Hooooot… ever since the typhoon, It’s been so hot… today again is a hot Thursday

Today was the last rehearsal for the live performance.

After entering the studio, while we rehearsed…

It rained… and rained… and thunder began to roar.

Today was the last rehearsal, so I face my worries

And practiced until I was sweating all over, Finishing this last rehearsal…

I look forward to being on top of the beautiful stage,

And be filled with as much warmth as I do my best.

There were dark clouds overhead on my way home…But the rain had stopped and I didn’t need an umbrella. Oh how lucky I am (゜▽゜●)”

Now then, off to let my body rest…