Maa-chan wants to challenge her gen-mates to a karaoke duel:
Getting a bit confident, are we?
How she fared in a karaoke contest the last time around:
Result of Karaoke contest in Hello! Channel vol. 8
Round 1 : Your group's song
Risako : Tanjun Sugi na no Watashi... 88 points
Mai : Tsuugaku Vector ☂ 85 points
Aika : Haru Beautiful Everyday 86 points
Masaki : PYOCOPYOCO ULTRA 84 points
Round 2 : Freestyle song
Risako : Hajimari no toki (Ayaka) 87 points
Mai : Winter Love (Boa) 83 points
Aika : Heaven 83 points
Masaki : Dekkai Uchuu ni Ai ga Aru (Momusu) 82 points
Round 3 : C-ute's song
Risako : Kirai de Kirai de Kirai 88 points
Mai : Hitorijime Shitakatta Dake na no ni 83 points
Aika : Forever Love 80 points
Masaki : Sekaiichi HAPPY na Onna no Ko 84 points
1.Risako 263 points
2.Mai 252 points
3.Masaki 250 points
4.Aika 249 points
I also finished watching H!P DVD Magazine vol. 29, and Tsunku's assessment of Masaki is pretty interesting:
Sato came in with knowing nothing, like completely blank. But I think she understands music the most. Should I say rhythm wise?
Like different types of rhythm, or there's syncopation after this part, or things like that.
There's a break after the 4th beat. She understands those clearly.
Those are parts even Nakazawa and Iida couldn't distinguish after years.
Well she's still fresh. I wonder how she will grow. I am looking forward to it.
Even in terms of personality she has one that hasn't existed in Morning Musume or Hello Project from Hokkaido.
She has a pretty interesting personality. She definitely has something for the tour.
And Masakissu Channel just subbed the first part of her interview in her greeting DVD: