Member of the national idol group
Overwhelming name value and popularity
Approximately earning \300 million a year
Graduate of Keio University, an intelligent person with high academic background
He probably thinks that you guys are lower than trash.
And the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications deals with the broadcasting licenses of the TV stations so he has the assurance that he'll never be frozen out.
The administrative vice-minister?
His dad isn't yet, but he's the number one candidate.
- でも事務次官って年収3000万くらいなんでしょ超絶エリートで激務な割りに少ねえなBut Administrative Vice Ministers only earn about 30 million a year, right?
That's a super elite position and a demanding job, but the pay is so low.
- 櫻井俊 総務審議官
Shun Sakurai, Deputy Vice-Minister for Policy Coordination
Because he'll be appointed to a job that earns a few hundred million a year, work there for 5 years and earn hundreds of millions in retirement pay.
- 名前もイケメンこれで山田光男とかだったら多分売れてないEven his name's an ikemen's.
If his name was something like Mitsuo Yamada, he probably wouldn't have become popular.
The current him is just a disguise, his true form is a rap-loving DQN
He seems like he looks down on others
If he were just taller...
But if you were as blessed as him when you were born, I don't think you'd even have to look down on others.
- 櫻井はなんか歪んでるよ途中であからさまに顔つきが悪いほうに変わった何が原因か知らんけど大麻くんとは逆だねSakurai seems twisted in a way.
His face has clearly become more evil somewhere along the way.
I don't know the reason for that, though.
It's the opposite of Taima-kun.
- 櫻井は頭がハゲるSakurai will go bald.
His dad is balding so there's no question about it.
All human beings are created equal.
- なんでジャニ入ったWhy did he join Johnny's?
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- zeroでのバカな視聴者の方々この説明でおわかり頂けましたでしょうか？I like his attitude on Zero where it seems like he's thinking,
"So all you stupid viewers, were you able to understand that explanation?"
He must be earning more than daddy
I heard that he shed tears during the 3/11 disaster, but I don't know if that's true
- 売りが家柄ってしょべえやつだなSo his strong point is his family background?
That's so lame.
I remember the time he tried to interview Bolt during the Olympics was it, or the World Championships in Athletics and failed miserably. It didn't look like he had an ounce of intelligence back then, though.
I was so surprised when he cried so hard after failing at the piano on 24-jikan terebi
- サクラップってイケメンなの？歯が出ててリスみたいじゃんかIs Sakurap an ikemen?
He looks like a squirrel to me with those teeth.
- しかも慶應の経済だからなSFCとは難易度も格も別の大学And he studied economics in Keio.
The difficulty and the class of that university is entirely different from SFC.
His younger sister got into NTV thanks to the connections
His younger sister looks exactly like Minegishi after her plastic surgery
The thought of 'what if he was 180cm tall' is threatening
- 年収3億か運転手兼掃除係として雇ってくれんかな300 million a year...
I wonder if he'll hire me as a driver/cleaner.
- 桜井って名字が卑怯あれだけで5割増でかっこよく思えるThe surname Sakurai is like cheating.
That alone increases his coolness factor by about 50%.
It's common knowledge among fans that he's a heavy smoker, but not to the general public
- 大野栽培と違ってタバコは犯罪でもないしというか全員喫煙者じゃなかったっけ松潤大麻くんは最近やめたとかやめないとか聞いたけど二宮も歯茎黒いしIt's different from the Ohno (weed) plantation, and tobacco isn't punishable by law.
Actually, all of them smoke, right?
I heard that MatsuJun and Taima-kun were thinking of stopping, but look at Ninomiya, he's got black teeth.
Most elites are smokers
- 櫻井だけじゃなく嵐は5人とも喫煙者中居や木村はテレビでも吸ってる姿が映ったりするけど嵐はイメージ的に出来ないIt's not just Sakurai. Everyone in Arashi smokes.
You can sometimes see Nakai and Kimura smoking on TV, but Arashi can't do that because of their image.
People may say he's small, but he's at least 170cm which is barely the average height. And when you think about his other specs, there's no problem about this at all.
Even his income is probably overwhelmingly huge too compared to the other people who graduated from Keio at the same time
- っていうかあれだけ働いて年収3億なのかよ上はいくらハネてんだRather, he's only earning 300 million for all the work he's doing!?
Just how much are the higher-ups pocketing?
- ジャニタレは固定給だよ3億円貰うには独立しなきゃしかし抜け駆けしたら業界では出来ないからヒモになるしかないJohnny's talents have fixed salaries.
You have to go indie in order to earn 300 million.
But the problem is that you won't be able to survive in the industry if you dare leave that agency, so there's no choice but to stay tied to them.
Looks like Main-chan
Also looks like nksk
- 櫻井くんもブースカだったのかI didn't know that Sakurai-kun's also like Booska
- 父親が超エリート官僚なのに芸能界を目指した根性は大したもんだと思うそれを認めた父親も凄いHis dad may be a super elite official, but I commend him for still getting into showbiz despite of that.
And his dad is amazing too for approving of that.
- この前ニュースウォッチ9で松潤のロングインタビューが放送されてたけど何を伝えたいのかさっぱり分からんかったな頭のいい櫻井なら良いインタビューになったはずMatsuJun's long interview was shown on Newswatch 9 a while back, but I totally couldn't understand what he wanted to convey there.
The interview would've probably gone a whole lot better if that was the smart Sakurai there talking.
- 櫻井はインタビューとかの受け答えは上手い逆にインタビューする才能はあんまりないSakurai's really good at answering interviews.
But on the flipside, he's not that gifted at conducting interviews.
If the theory that KimuTaku and Ka-kun Morohoshi are the only ones who weren't 'excavated' by Johnny-san is true, then does that mean that Sakurai also experienced what Tackey has gone through?
Sakurai doesn't look smart, though
He probably thinks to himself that he's omniscient and omnipotent
He may be balding, but I love Kisarazu Cat's Eye to death, I can't bring myself to hate him
What was it again? I heard that when he took off his top for a magazine once, it sold like hotcakes at 2-chome
- 生まれた時からスタートラインが違うからなIt's like the moment he was born, his starting line was already on a totally different position from everyone else's.
This guy was already 1 light year ahead of us.
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