- エイベのお家騒動から落ちていった感じIt felt like she started falling after that Avex Internal feud
- 謎の結婚・離婚Her inexplicable marriage and divorce
- 元信者って昔は良かったみたいな事を言うけど昔から酷いFormer believers say that she used to be good, but I think she's always been horrible since before
- ポーカーフェイスとか歌ってた初期の頃が一番よかったI think she was the best during the time she was singing Poker Face
- あーいつか永遠のーってやつが最後の認知されてる曲じゃねHer song that went "Ahhh, Itsuka eien no~" was her last well known song
- 耳が聞こえなくなったって言った3ヵ月後に奇跡の回復をしたのは笑ったなI LOL'd when she made a miraculous recovery 3 months after declaring that her ear lost the ability to hear
- 歌唱力は昔から無いけど顔は酷くなりすぎたShe never really was a good singer, but her face just became horrible
- このババア話題作りに嘘ばっか吐くんだもんBecause this granny keeps telling lies just to generate buzz
- Mステのドタキャンで松浦から見捨てられたMatsuura abandoned her after she suddenly cancelled that Music Station booking
- 存在感が大きすぎて、少し活動を控えただけで心配するファンがいる。なるほど～She just became too huge, and when she lied low for a bit, her fans suddenly get worried about her. I see~
- a-nationsでハマがゴネて東方神起がトリになった事件でもう末期だったけどまだエイベックスの功労者だから許されたその後のMステゴネてドタキャンで完全に干されたI think she was already in her twilight years when she argued about Tohoshinki getting the last spot at a-nations, but she was still forgiven after that because of her contributions to Avex. It felt like her career plummeted when she suddenly cancelled her Music Station appearance after that one.
- 年収１０億を何年も続けた大金持ちだもの、引退しても構わないんではShe's super rich since she earned a billion yen yearly for consecutive years, so I think she should just retire.
- もう100億くらいの貯金と数十年は印税で年5億は堅いお人だからなｗ余裕だろうI think she already has about 10 billion in savings and will still be getting 500 million a year for the next few decades thanks to royalties. She's smart, so she'll be fine.
- 問題起こしてもCD売れてれば文句は言われなかったはず離婚した外人の旦那と結婚して以降はチャート1位も取れなくなったまあ前から売り上げ落ちてたの1位取れる週に入れてもらってただけだけどThere was a time when as long as she released her CDs, no one would complain about the problems that she caused. But she never placed 1st in the charts again after she got married to that foreigner. Well, her sales have already been dropping prior to that, and she was just lucky her CDs were released on the weeks where she had a strong chance of ranking 1st.
- ルー大柴クラスならともかく超人気女優だった矢田亜希子や売れっ子歌姫だったハマですら業界のルールを破ると一瞬で干されるんだなSo even people like the super popular actress Akiko Yada and the songstress Hama were frozen out once they broke the rules in showbiz, huh.
- あゆ劣化したもんしょうがないと思うAyu deteriorated. It couldn't be helped.
- なんかの番組でAKBの前座扱いされてその仕事拒否したんだよねそしたらテレビから消えたI think she declined the project in one program where she was treated like AKB's front act.
After that, she disappeared from TV.
- 松田聖子の最大のヒット曲は３４歳の時まだまだ浜崎にも一発があるかもしれんよSeiko Matsuda's biggest hit came when she was 34 years old.
Who knows, Hamasaki might still have one last knockout punch in her.
- 浜崎は曲で売れてたわけじゃなくて本人のタレント性で売ってたどけだろあそこまで劣化したらもう見向きもされないよHamasaki didn't really become popular with her songs; it was thanks to her star factor as a talent. No one will even take a look at her anymore after she's deteriorated like that.
- 買い支えてたヲタは激減したなThe wotas who supported her by buying her albums decreased in number
- 渡辺美里みたいになるには歌唱力がちょっと足りないからなShe lacked the singing ability in order to become someone like Misato Watanabe.
- Mステドタキャンでテレビから干されたんだろ？よくやるよタトゥーと同じことShe was frozen out from TV thanks to that Music Station cancellation fracas, right?
She did that all the time, same as Tatu.
- 元々人気がなくなってたけど事務所のバックアップで体裁を保ってたそれなのに事務所に楯突いたから一気に消えたHer popularity was already going down, but she was still supported by her agency...
Until she went against them and totally disappeared.
- シングル1位を取れる隙間が無くなって出せなくなったという指摘あるけど探せば1位取れる週あるんじゃないのPeople are saying that there are no more weeks where she can get the top spot in singles sales, but I think there are still some weeks if you just look closely.
- 一年に一回あるかないかだよ浜崎が１位とれるほどレベル低い週はYou won't know if there's a week like that or not in a year where Hamasaki can place 1st
- アルバムですら１位取れなくなったからな浜崎Hamasaki's albums can't even reach No. 1 anymore
- 完全にアムロ＞＞＞＞ハマサキになったな30のアムロはカッコイイけどハマサキはもうオバチャンにしか見えないAmuro has completely overtook Hamasaki.
Amuro is still cool despite being in her 30s, but Hamasaki just looks like an old lady.
- 安室は小顔浜崎は巨顔この差は大きいAmuro has a small face.
Hamasaki has a large face.
This difference is huge.
- 今この時代にデビューしても売れるよな今のアイドルとはデビュー時点でレベルが違い過ぎるI think she would have still been popular if she made her debut now.
Her level when she debuted was already something else compared to the idols we have now.
- Boys&Girlsが一番好きだな初期から2001年くらいまでだな彼女の絶頂期はやっぱり突発性難聴で耳やっちゃうと駄目なんだろうなI like "Boys & Girls" the best.
I think her peak was from when she started until about 2001.
It really must be difficult once you get hit by sudden hearing loss.
- 一度大物扱いされると安い仕事が出来なくなるからどんどん活動の幅が狭まって詰んじゃうBecause once you're treated as this huge artist, you won't be able to do cheap and simple jobs anymore.
Your scope of activities will get narrower.
- 突発性難聴やると歌手として終了だからやっぱりそれが駄目になった原因かとYour career as a singer will end once you get hit by hearing loss, so I think that was the reason.
- 倉木麻衣ちゃんなんて第一線に登場することはほとんどなくなったけど何か楽しそうにやってるらしいねMai Kuraki disappeared from the front lines, but I heard that she's enjoying her life now.
- 麻衣ちゃんはアイドルになりたかったんじゃないかと思う固定ファンしか居ないけどそれはそれで充実してるんじゃないかなI think Mai-chan wanted to become an idol. She only has her core fans now, but I think she's pretty satisfied with that.
- 倉木はむしろここ数年テレビに良く出てるようなI actually think that Kuraki's been appearing a lot on TV these past few years
- 二十歳だと金髪にしても何してもファッションリーダーになれるけど三十路だと単なる痛い若作りに思われちゃうからな男だと三十路なりのしぶさが売りになってくるけど女の20から30の10年ってのは超絶でかいWhen you go blonde in your 20s people will think that you're a trendsetter, but when you're already in your 30s, you'll only be seen as someone who's just trying to look young. Men can start showing their dandyness once they hit 30, but I think the 10 years from when a woman turns 20 all the way to her 30s is the most important period for her.
- あゆのライブ見に来るヲタの平均年齢も高くなったんだろうなI think even the average age of Ayu-wotas who watch her live concerts went up
- 浜崎はアルバムの売れなさ加減から言って今後もアリーナツアーずっと続けるのは無理じゃね歌唱力とか普遍的なもので売ってきた人じゃないしWhen you think about how much Hamasaki's albums have been selling these days, I don't think it will be possible for her to keep doing arena tours. She wasn't the artist who sold records based on her singing prowess anyway.
- エーベも浜崎の後釜作ろうと金かけて新人出し続けてたけど結局誰も売れず未だに後釜現れないな全盛期の浜崎には遠く及ばないけど現代の浜崎的存在はエーベじゃない西野カナかなAvex tried to create Hamasaki's successor and kept debuting newbies but none made it big, so there's still no one to take her spot. I think Kana Nishino who isn't from Avex is the current person closest to her position, but of course she'd never hold a candle to how Hamasaki was during her prime.
- 小柳ゆきがエイベに入ったら化けただろうなYuki Koyanagi would have probably made strides if she joined Avex
- 浜崎あゆみ最近のシングル2010/10/11 初動売上*70,715枚 L2010/10/04 初動売上*73,961枚 crossroad2010/07/26 初動売上*70,568枚 MOON／blossom2010/01/18 初動売上103,351枚 You were...／BALLAD ※合算週2009/08/24 初動売上*75,352枚 Sunrise／Sunset 〜LOVE is ALL〜2009/03/09 初動売上*95,309枚 Rule／SparkleSales of Ayumi Hamasaki's recent singles
2010/10/11 Initial sales *70,715枚 L
2010/10/04 Initial sales *73,961枚 crossroad
2010/07/26 Initial sales *70,568枚 MOON／blossom
2010/01/18 Initial sales 103,351枚 You were...／BALLAD
2009/08/24 Initial sales *75,352枚 Sunrise／Sunset 〜LOVE is ALL〜
2009/03/09 Initial sales *95,309枚 Rule／Sparkle
- マドンナ…安室シンディーローパー…浜崎こんなイメージMadonna = Amuro
Cindy Lauper = Hamasaki
This is my impression.
- 落ち目だった浜崎に追い打ちをかけたCR浜崎あゆみ史上最強の糞台だったせいで本人にもミソがついたｗ倖田來未は出来が良かったけど３が糞台でこっちもまた同じく沈没しかけてるパチンコ台は曲が流れるし出来によって本人の見方もすごく変るAnother blow that the already fallen Hamasaki took was the CR Ayumi Hamasaki pachinko slot.
It was absolutely the worst pachinko machine in history, and she even took the heat from that.
Kumi Koda's was good, but the 3rd one is also horrible so it's also about to sink.
Her songs are heard on the pachinko machine, and one's opinions would change depending on the user's winnings.
- 浜崎のMステドタキャン事件って何？What was Hamasaki's Music Station cancellation fracas?
- 飛行機に乗れなかったとか言ってアメリカから帰ってこないでMステ生出演ドタキャンしたエイベックス内部でいろいろゴタゴタがあるらしいよShe just suddenly cancelled the Music Station live broadcast by saying that she wasn't able to get on the plane from the US.
It seems that there really is a lot of stuff going on within Avex.
- AKBがトリだからドタキャンしたってのはAKBヲタが吹いて回ってるだけだろ「浜崎がMステドタキャンしたのはAKBがトリだから！AKBってスゲー！」みたいな感じで実際は何の関係もないし東方神起と揉めた説が最有力I think the AKB wotas are the ones spreading the rumor about her cancelling her appearance. They're like, "Hamasaki cancelled the Music Station event because AKB is the finale! AKB's really amazing!", but it really wasn't the case. I think the theory about her arguing with Tohoshinki is the most valid one.
- エイベックスは内部紛争があったり映画でコケたり音楽事業以外でも忙しいなAvex is busy outside of the music industry too, what with their internal feud and their flopping movies.
- 浜崎あゆみの全盛期は知人友人でCDを持ってない人の方が珍しかったDuring Ayumi Hamasaki's peak, it was harder to find people who didn't have her CDs.
- 歌い方を変なビブラート使って歌詞もカッコつけて英語使いだしてルックスも似合ってないのにマドンナぱくって浜崎もアーティスト病にかかって自分の良さを自らぶち壊したなその点安室はダンスだけに集中して歌唱法はプロデューサーの指示を仰いだのが良かったなルックスも自分の顔に似合ＪＬＯとかのラテン系セレブぱくってるのがまた上手いShe started using vibrato in her songs and tried to make her lyrics look cool by using English.
She even changed her looks by imitating Madonna, which didn't suit her.
Hamasaki was just caught by the "artist bug" and she just destroyed all the good things going for her by herself.
Amuro on the other hand focused on her dancing and just followed her producer's instructions.
It was also a good move on her part to pattern her looks after JLo and other Latina artists, which actually suited her.
- エイベックスの内紛って前社長の依田と現社長の松浦で揉めたんだっけ浜崎は松浦派だったんだっけなThat Avex internal feud was between the previous president Yoda and the current president Matsuura, right? And Hamasaki was on Matsuura's side.
- 松浦が辞めるって言ったら浜崎も辞めるって言い出して相手が折れて丸く収まったんだっけ？When Matsuura said that he'd quit, Hamasaki also said that she'd quit, which led to the opponent surrendering to settle the argument, right?
- 依田は追い出されて映画会社の社長になったYoda was shoved aside and became the president of a movie company
- 依田が社長のままのほうが良かったんじゃないか？この低迷っぷりならWhen you think of how they're doing poorly now, don't you think they would've been better off if Yoda kept his presidency?
- 松浦は人脈はあるけど経営能力がないMatsuura has the connections but he has no managerial ability
- 浜崎とかいたよなぁ今ライブもサクラとか雇ってるんだってねそんな売れないなら会場小さくすりゃいいのにプライドが許さないのかねｗOh right, there was this person called Hamasaki.
I heard that they hire part-timers to attend her concerts.
If she can't even sell that much, they should just do the concerts in smaller venues. Is her pride too huge to allow such a thing?
- 浜崎は首都圏はアリーナ満員になるけど地方は厳しくなってきてるHamasaki can still fill arenas in major cities, but it's pretty difficult for her in the provinces.
- お久しぶりの更新です｡先月末で半年働いたピザポケットを辞めました（笑）ま、いまは派遣しまくりな感じそんで半月で１０万稼いだ物販もしまくったけんね（笑）あゆのコンサートタダ観できたんだよお観客が少なすぎてww所謂 "サクラ"あゆタダで観れるのにお金もらえるとか嬉しいわIt's been a while.
After half a year, I quit pizza pocket at the end of last month (LOL)
No I just get dispatched to various places.
Then I earned 100,000 in half a month.
Though I also sold a lot of stuff (LOL)
I was able to watch Ayu's concert for free.
Because the audience turnout was so low LOL
Right, the one they call "Sakura".
I was able to see Ayu for free.
And also received money from it! It really made my day!
- 浜崎って本当にサクラ雇ってんのかいｗｗSo Hamasaki really hired Sakura? LOL
- サクラって捏造だと思ってたけど金払ってまで雇う必要ないんじゃないかタダでええやんI always thought these sakura things were false. I don't think there's a need to pay them, just make them watch the concerts for free.
- あの結婚がまずかったな信者もがっかりだろHer marriage was the biggest blow.
Her believers just got disappointed at that one.
- ９８年デビュー組１月21日 Kiroro「長い間」１月28日 モーニング娘。「モーニングコーヒー」２月21日 MISIA「つつみ込むように…」４月８日 浜崎あゆみ「poker face」４月29日 KOKIA「愛しているから」５月27日 椎名林檎「幸福論」６月３日 ゆず「夏色」７月１日 鈴木あみ「love the island」７月17日 aiko「あした」７月29日 Fayray「太陽のグラヴィティー」12月９日 宇多田ヒカル「Automatic／time will tell」1998 debutants
Jan. 21 Kiroro "Nagai Aida"
Jan. 28 Morning Musume Morning Coffee
Feb. 21 MISIA "Tsutsumikomu you ni"
Apr. 08 Ayumi Hamasaki "Poker face"
Apr. 29 KOKIA "Ai shiteiru kara"
May 27 Ringo Shiina "Koufukuron"
Jun. 03 Yuzu "Natsuiro"
Jul. 01 Ami Suzuki "Love the island"
Jul. 17 Aiko "Ashita"
Jul. 29 Fayray "Taiyou no gravity"
Dec. 09 Hikaru Utada "Automatic/Time will tell"
- 浜崎のブレイクのきっかけはなんだ！それが今も謎！！What was the reason behind Hamasaki's big break!? That's still a mystery to me!!
- 孤独な同世代の女性の代弁者、という感じであらゆるメディアにゴリ押ししたからな。テレビでも嘘くさいドキュメンタリーをやってた。ネットはまだまだ一般層に普及してなかったから、そういう手法が通用した。She was like a spokesperson for the women of her generation who felt alone, and that was how she was pushed into the light by the media.
They even did this fishy documentary about her on TV. The Internet wasn't widely available yet at that time, so that kind of method worked.
- 普通に年とって人気下がっただけだと思うがI just think that she went through the normal process of aging which led to the decline of her popularity.
- 初期の浜崎って朋ちゃんのようだ歌の下手だけど楽しそうで女王になるまで頑張ったんだなDuring her early years, Hamasaki was like Tomo-chan.
She wasn't exceptionally good at singing but she seemed to enjoy it and did her best until she became a "queen".
- その女王様キャラのせいで今シングル出せなくなってるんだけどなwAnd it's precisely because of her "queen" character that she isn't coming out with any more singles.
- だろねこのまま消えるか聖子ちゃん化して生き延びれるか今が正念場だなI think so too.
Will she just fade out like that or will she survive, taking on the Seiko-chan route.
Now's the most important time.
- さすがに消えるでしょ落ちぶれっぷりがハンパないしテレビ干されたのは痛いよI think she'll fade out.
The way she's dropped has been outrageous, and her being frozen out from TV has dealt her a huge blow.
- 今の浜崎って失笑の対象だもんなバラエティとかで芸人とかにあのヴィブラート、ネタにされてるしHamasaki's also become an object of ridicule even from the comedians on varieties who make fun of her vibrato.
- 浜崎の凄いところはどんなネガキャンにも動じない鉄の心臓だな河本や倖田みたいにめそめそしないBut what's amazing about Hamasaki is her heart of steel which doesn't seem to be affected by any sort of negative campaign aimed at her. She's not like Koumoto nor Koda who whimpers on TV.
- 活動状況がわかりにくくライト層がついていけなくなった感じIt's gotten harder to grasp her scope of activities, and it feels like the casual consumers just couldn't follow her anymore.
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She used to shine brightly during those days.
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