少女時代見聞録 Girls’ Generation MEMOIRS

Release Date: November 10, 2010

Catalogue #: 9784883863877

Publisher: 蒼竜社 (Souryuu Publishing)

Remarks:
-Intends to teach new fans, specifically Japanese SONEs, about SNSD
-Contains basic, general information about SNSD
-Will also include information about the girls’ dancing, singing, secrets, style/fashion secrets, stories from their concert, remarks from SoShi, etc
-204 pages
-All text written in Japanese

According to HMV the names of the sections in the books are as follows:
– Sexy & Cute! Let’s Dancing
– The cute secrets of the 9 members you want to know more about
– Fundamental knowledge of knowing SNSD
– Secrets to being fashionable
– Stories of concert impressions
– Their dancing is amazing! I am moved by their singing voices
– A record of SNSD’s cutie talk
– Plays and Variety, leave it to us!
Translated by: Kanki@Soshified.com

Content:
-001 Introduction of snsd: Let’s Dancing! Member/Dance/Fashion/Goods
-010 Introduction
-017 Chapter 1: Secret story of Snsd’s formation. The birth of snsd/a new group introduced on the homepage…etc.
-031 Chapter 2: Secret of the cuteness of the 9 members you want to know more about.
-032 Yoona: The mischievous and sweet natural beauty. The most popular among guys?/ YoonA fans are increasing even in the show business world/ her crying while watching Kimura Takuya’s drama! and the reason of those tears…etc.
-040 Sooyoung: long, beautiful legs that unintentionally fascinates, the reliable older sister who speaks Japanese fluently. She actually debuted already on ASAYAN./ We want to be successfull in Japan but also in America! …etc.
-048 Yuri: The dark skinned beauty who spreads her interest in health. full of playfulness, a girl that plays pranks a lot、the health enthusiast who drinks ma juice every day…etc.
-056 Seohyun: a refreshingly innocent girl that everyone wants to protect. her thoroughgoing self-discpline / a serious and beautiful ‘model student’/ ‘self-development’ is the favorite book genre of this diligent girl…etc.
-064 Jessica: She even attracts soushoku-kei danshi* / a cool and strong-willed queen. her freewheeling personality which everyone falls in love with./ Her younger sister is Krystal. The younger sister talks about her elder sister’s kindness…etc. (*shoushoku-kei danshi: boys whose personality is quiet, soft, gentle, not wild. This type of guy is a new phenomenon in Japan. so for more explanation go here: http://ht.ly/35tGb)
-072 Taeyeon: She also had solo activities, the leader of snsd. her aspiration is to become like BoA. /Will she also succeed as a solo artist!?…etc.
-080 Sunny: She is small, but the hardest worker in snsd. Her complex is that she is only 155cm./ Member by her own merit!…etc.
-088 Hyoyeon: Her nickname is dancing queen. trains hard in male-oriented dance style (popping)/She has thought about quitting snsd before…etc.
-096 Tiffany: The popular member that even others in SNSD acknowledge. Suffering from vocal cords nodules and injury to her foot. She was unlucky!/snsd is like a cake or dessert…etc.
-104 Snsd the friendly sunbae/sempai and the close kouhai/hoobaes
-105 Chapter 3: Snsd’s touching stories. 9 girls that debuted brilliantly/ participation in charity activities…etc
-120 Snsd’s footsteps/tracks
-124 Fashionable generation. Snsd changed into dolls!?/ SNSD occupied the cover (of a magazine) with rainbow colors …etc
-128 The birth of a big hit dance. Yoona’s concern/ Jessica’s thoughts
Credit translation: bekkychan@twitter

Editors: hiros2008@twitter, ramunemarble@twitter, reliablematt@twitter

Price:
Recommended Retail Price (RRP): 1,050 yen (tax inc.), approx. USD $12.26

[Online]
1,050 yen (tax inc.) ~ USD $12.26 @ www.hmv.co.jp
1,000 yen (tax inc.) ~USD $12.11 @ www.cdjapan.co.jp
USD $19.49/free shipping @ www.yesasia.com

Price @ eBay:

Thanks to Kim for the tip and Kanki@Soshified.com & bekkychan@twitter for the translations!

Image credits: HMV Japan, bestiz, mokochan :)@soshified

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10 Responses to 少女時代見聞録 Girls’ Generation MEMOIRS

  1. SeoHyun91 says:

    Zzz…why HMV and CDJapan out of stock so fast? tat’s mean they aint going to hav stock anymore even in d future?

    • iced_tea says:

      they aren’t taking any more pre-orders but you can wait until tomorrow to see if they get more in stock.
      it’s being released tomorrow ^^

      EDIT: HMV have restocked

  2. oh no… please don’t tell me most of this book is black & white text… i wanted PICTURES! ugh, now i’m wondering if i should cancel my order~

    • ugh yesasia won’t let me cancel T___T

  3. elizabeth says:

    I’m not really liking the look of this. good for japanese fans but I wanted more pictures and stuff, like even the cover doesn’t have a pic 😦

  4. tiff says:

    ugh black and white ><..

  5. eiii says:

    lets dancing? eh.
    lool

    i dont feel like buying this T_T

  6. SeoHyun91 says:

    just received mine from yesasia today….their delivery is quite fast….takes only around 4 business day….

    • mojacko says:

      does it have a lot of pictures?

      • iced_tea says:

        no it does not have a lot of photos unfortunately 😦 the first few pages contain photos and are coloured. then the rest of the book is in black and white with drawings rather than photos of SNSD.

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