Juka's Instagram

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  1. etherealspirits -dead scape- dead scape

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    Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:21 pm

    It sounds like it's something that is more current, although he wrote that it is not as much as when he was singing. That whatever it is (online criticism?) affects his work and private life.

    I can't tell if it's just that it puts him in a bad mood or if it's affecting more than that. It is Japan, so reputation tends to be a bigger deal there than it does in other countries.
     
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    Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:21 pm

    Revelation wrote:
    Working overtime and weekends to sell X3s? Who the heck buys an X3 in Japan?
    I had one as a loaner for the past couple weeks and it was fairly huge as these things go. I can't imagine many people in Japan liking it, or being able to physically fit it where they want to go.
    No wonder he's working so much overtime XD
     
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    Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:46 pm

    flowersofnight wrote:
    BMWs, much like Mercedes and Jaguar, merely survive on as status symbols and that's why they will always be in demand, especially in Japan where status does matter.

    Who knows, maybe Gackt can get a X3 and fill it up with Sumifru bananas.
     
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    Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 6:33 pm

    Revelation wrote:
    Sure, but the X3 isn't a particularly prestigious line either. No one's going to say "Here comes a big-shot" if they see you drive up in one XD
    If you drive up in, like, a 7-Series or 8-Series with a custom paint job, sure.
    So I think Juka does have kind of a hard row to hoe here. He's selling cars that aren't particularly suited to the Japanese market and don't really have the sort of "halo effect" that will get people to overlook its impracticality.

    Revelation wrote:
    Nah, I found his car and it's something else:
    [​IMG]
     
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    Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:01 pm

    This conversation kinda reads like an Achewood strip... but for ex-MM/MdM vocalists.
     
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    Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:02 pm

    flowersofnight wrote:
    On the prestige front, well, that's contestable; as a general rule of anything attached to a luxury brand, there are plenty of people (asians especially) who see logos and that is all that matters. So, while you and I may certainly agree that a X3 isn't exactly the creme de la creme of BMWs, to others they just see a BMW and may assume "Oh, it's from a foreign luxury brand; that person must have money". That said, I do agree with you that Juka has it rough, but such is life when you're not a J-rocker of Gackt/Yoshiki levels of fame.

    Now, that Volkswagen- Wow. I shouldn't be surprised and yet.....
     
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    Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:10 pm

    Witchka wrote:
    No complaints here. :P
     
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    Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:40 am

    flowersofnight wrote:
    It sure is.

    But I don't believe that's his car.
    It could totally be, but I still don't think it is because you posted it.

    Aside from the parking ticket thing, I don't think we ever found anything out of the ordinarily-bad about Juka online.
    ...oh yeah. And the sweat from that one video XD
    Most of the horrible stuff I heard was about Dada...
     
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    Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:29 pm

    faith wrote:
    I dunno, Dada seems to be pretty inoffensive these days on twitter (or did I miss something?). All I see him tweet are random model cars and his line of stockings/pantyhose... And retweeting random animal pics/goff gifs like someone's mum on facebook.
     
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    Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 2:01 pm

    I meant back in the days (2000-2005)
    They really tore into him online.

    Nowadays there's not much floating around.
     
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    Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 2:44 pm

    faith wrote:
    This little girl Gets It ::meev::
     
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    Posted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:47 pm

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    Posted: Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:10 pm

    Witchka wrote:
    He’s even blatantly tagged it as imitating Tetsu. At this point I feel like Juka is Cinderella and just wants so badly to go to the ball. Come on Mana, make him Tetsu for one evening! Bippity boppity boo!
     
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    Posted: Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:18 pm

    Rule #1 of working with Mana: if you walk out that door, don't expect you can just walk back in ::gaku::
     
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    Posted: Sun Jan 5, 2020 9:28 pm

    Well, here’s another in Gackt this time: https://www.instagram.com/p/B68xD-0p3Bu/?hl=en

    I’m done with the karaoke posts (unless we get Gackt cosplay down the road), nevertheless I truly admire how Juka’s kept his vocal ability in tip top shape. Mana’s seriously missing out.
     
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    Posted: Mon Jan 6, 2020 3:22 pm

    voixdinferno wrote:
    Whoever gave him so many bad comments must be tone-deaf. The sample you've provided is beautiful and if anyone can hit notes as low as Klaha without going flat, it's Juka. Too bad the feedback bruised him so badly that he deleted the whole recording, though.
     
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    Posted: Mon Jan 6, 2020 3:41 pm

    voixdinferno wrote:
    lordofdarkness0319 wrote:
    The real Klaha wasn't a QUITTER
     
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    Posted: Mon Jan 6, 2020 3:50 pm

    flowersofnight wrote:
    If you're not pulling our leg this time- Heh, that's a riot. As if any of us know if Juka quit of his own volition or was, rather, forced out.
     
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