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« on: June 21, 2005, 09:24:38 PM »
Sonim / ソニン

I finally got so bored that I had nothing better to do than post a thread for my favorite jpop artist  :)
I've been a huge Sonim fan ever since I saw the cover of Curry Rice No Onna single back in 2002 and she's still my favorite non-H!P artist.
And since her new movie is coming out on dvd in couple of days I think it's about time to get her thread up.

Information:
Originally discovered when she tried out to be part of Morning Musume (the same tryouts that produced Goto Maki and also saw Koda Kumi trying out), Sonim was paired up with Goto Yuki - brother of famous Hello! Project singer Goto Maki - to create the J-pop group EE Jump. With fun and light-hearted songs, and produced by H!P guru Tsunku, EE Jump had a promising future until Yuki was kicked out for being caught drunk in a strip club at the ripe age of 16. Sonim released a solo-single under the artist name 'EE Jump featuring Sonim'. After the single proved to be EE Jump's most successful one to date, the group put out one more as a duet and EE Jump was disbanded. After EE Jump, Sonim began a solo career which now consists of a string of successful singles and an album. Some of her single's B-tracks are solo versions of EE Jump's songs.

Profile:

Name: Sonim Son / ソニン
Birthday: March 10, 1983
Birthplace: Kochi-Ken, Shikoku
Blood Type: O
Height: 159cm
Three Sizes: B90cm W60cm H83cm
Favorite Color: Pink
Likes: Baking, using the internet, listening to music, collecting CDs, Winnie the Pooh goods
Dislikes: Sashimi, Shiitake mushrooms, housework
Place she wants to visit: Canada
Special: Has failed at getting a driver's liscence, and has given up on the idea
Favorite bands/artists: The Fugees, Speed, Cocco, Avril Lavigne
Favourite idol when she was young: Nakai from SMAP

Discography:

1st single Curry Rice no Onna 2002/08/21

Tracklist:
1. Curry Rice no Onna
2. Ai Wa Motto Soujanakute
3. Curry Rice no Onna (instrumental)

2nd single Tsugaru Kaikyou no Onna 2002/11/20

Tracklist:
1. Tsugaru Kaikyou no Onna
2. Missing You
3. Tsugaru Kaikyou no Onna (instrumental)
4. Missing You (instrumental)

3rd single Tokyo Midnight Loneliness 2003/04/16

Tracklist:
1. Tokyo Midnight Loneliness
2. Natsu Ga Konai
3. Tokyo Midnight Loneliness (instrumental)
4. Natsu Ga Konai (instrumental)


4th single Goukon Ato No Famiresu Nite 2003/10/08

Tracklist:
1. Goukon Ato No Famiresu Nite
2. Ada Boy & Da Girl
3. Goukon Ato No Famiresu Nite (instrumental)
4. Ada Boy & Da Girl (instrumental)

5th single Honto wa ne 2004/02/11

Tracklist:
1. Honto wa ne

6th single Jigsaw Puzzle 2004/09/15

Tracklist:
1. Jigsaw Puzzle
2. I LOVE YOU
3. Jigsaw Puzzle (instrumental)

7th single Asunaro Ginga 2005/01/13

Tracklist:
1. Asunaro Ginga
2. Dare yori Suki nanoni
3. Asunaro Ginga (instrumental)

1st album Hana 2003/05/14


1st PB Sonim Mania

Real thing: http://www.amazon.co.jp/exec/obidos/ASIN/4334870783/ref=pd_bxgy_img_2/250-2144890-2491433
Release Date: 2003/07/25
Details: 32MB / 102 pictures
Quality: A
http://files.filefront.com/Sonim_PB;3899751;/fileinfo.html

2nd PB - Gekkan

Credit: http://sonim.jpopfrance.com
Real thing: http://www.amazon.co.jp/exec/obidos/ASIN/4107901289/
Release Date: 2004/06/10
Details: 40 MB / 52 pictures
Quality:  A
http://files.filefront.com/gekkan;3877973;/fileinfo.html

Sonim Collection (DVD Clips) 2004/03/17

Tracklist:
1. EE Jump - Love Is Energy
2. EE Jump - Hello! Atarashii Watashi
3. Winter - Samuikisetsu No Monogatari
4. Curry Rice No Onna
5. Tsugaru Kaikyou No Onna
6. Tokyo Midnight Loneliness
7. Goukon Ato No Famiresu Nite

Filmography:

Dramas:
Koukou Kyoushi (2003)

Moto Kare (2003)
Tengoku He No Ouenka Cheers (2004)
Tokyo Wankei (2004)

Movies:
Ah! Ikkenya Pro Wrestling 2005/06/24

http://global.yesasia.com/en/PrdDept.aspx/pid-1003995321/code-j/section-videos/

Links:
Official site: http://www.harmonypromotion.co.jp/sonim.html
Official Ah! Ikkenya Pro Wrestling site: http://www.ahah.jp/
The best non-japanese Sonim fansite: http://sonim.jpopfrance.com/
Sonim Special: http://www004.upp.so-net.ne.jp/lightyear/sonim.htm
NEW official site: http://www.sonim-net.com
Blog: http://ameblo.jp/sonim310
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SonimFanPage
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/SonimOfficialTube
Twitter: http://twitter.com/Sonim_official
Instagram: http://instagram.com/sonim_official

Flash magazine set:


credit: http://sonim.jpopfrance.com/

Sonim advertising ECC


ECC CM 1
ECC CM 2
http://www.eccjr.co.jp/cm/index.html

The Official Sonim Picture Thread
Ah! Ikkenya Pro Wrestling Thread (Sonim's wrestling movie)
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Offline Happosai

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« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2005, 09:35:04 PM »
Her "hana" album is da awesome !!!!  :)  And not only she is a talented singer and musician, but she has the finest pair of boobs !!!   :jerk:

Candy for your ears and your eyes !!!  :wink:

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« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2005, 09:53:45 PM »
Sonim 1st PB - Sonim Mania

Real thing: http://www.amazon.co.jp/exec/obidos/ASIN/4334870783/ref=pd_bxgy_img_2/250-2144890-2491433
Release Date: 2003/07/25
Details: 32MB / 102 pictures
Quality: A
DOWNLOAD

Flash magazine set:


credit: http://sonim.jpopfrance.com/

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« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2005, 11:59:11 PM »
Awesome thread Masa...it must have taken you quite awhile to write up! It's nice to see another Sonin fan-- I've been supporting her ever since I saw EE Jump's "Hello! Atarashii Watashi" appearance on Utaban in 2001. I was devastated when the group disbanded, but was happy when Sonin continued with a solo career.

For the record, I have all of EE Jump and Sonin's singles/album thus far, and she's also my favorite non-H!P artist! Plus, she's Korean! KOREAN PRIDE! :lol:

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« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2005, 12:17:32 AM »
http://files.filefront.com/Sonim_Domino_Therapy_on_Utaban;3900043;/fileinfo.html

Here's Sonim's Novemeber 2002 appearance on Utaban.  As a promo for her single Tsugaru Kaikyou no Onna they kidnap her and make her undergo a "Domino Therapy Study Session".  This episode is a rollercoaster ride of emotions as Sonim experiences equals amounts of success and failure and nearly cracks from the pressure of having to construct a massive domino set in under 6 days.  Does she succeed?  Watch it to find out!

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« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2005, 12:33:53 AM »
I loved that episode...although the marathon one was a lot more emotional.

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« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2005, 12:42:20 AM »
Quote from: eyeballcancer
That photobook was kinda scary, at least I could read the stuff she'd written though I guess.



kick my ass anyday, i won't resist.

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« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2005, 04:38:19 AM »
Not much of a fan of her newer stuff but I thought her first two singles were damn good. I'd still nail her a good one though.

No flavor of the month this time at the Compound.

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« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2005, 05:43:25 AM »
Nice.  :thumbsup  I saw Sonim on something recently, and she is just as fine and elegant as she can be.  Like the Sun, she gotten hotter as she's gotten older.

Just call me Mr. Left-Field Analogy Man.

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« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2005, 07:02:48 AM »
Props to JB for uploading that Utaban :thumbsup
I will post that DL thread later today, once I have uploaded few more files.

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Awesome thread Masa...it must have taken you quite awhile to write up!

It sure took longer to write than my usual posts :lol:

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For the record, I have all of EE Jump and Sonin's singles/album thus far, and she's also my favorite non-H!P artist! Plus, she's Korean! KOREAN PRIDE! :lol:

Dude could you upload those EE Jump singles?
I think I'm missing some instrumentals.

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« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2005, 07:58:27 AM »
Sure, did you want all of them...including the c/w's and instrumentals?

Also, is it true that Sonin once stripped nude in a Sanma appearance? I've seen screenshots, but not sure if they were photoshopped or not. I'd like to see it! :D

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« Reply #11 on: June 22, 2005, 08:32:31 AM »
Quote from: Kenji
Sure, did you want all of them...including the c/w's and instrumentals?

Actually I just need the full Ikina Rhythm single.

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Also, is it true that Sonin once stripped nude in a Sanma appearance? I've seen screenshots, but not sure if they were photoshopped or not. I'd like to see it! :D

Nah, that shit is fake. I should have a gif of that scene somewhere.

edit: found it  :)
http://www.miumu.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?p=27863&mforum=jpmx#27863

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« Reply #12 on: June 23, 2005, 05:38:59 AM »
Thanks for all this stuff Masa!

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« Reply #13 on: June 23, 2005, 07:14:15 AM »
Ahh~ Yay, thread for Sonim.  (Probably only girl in the thread) I have to say I noticed her when I saw her acting in KouKouKyoushi (She plays a really SAD role in it) and then saw her in Music Station 2002 live.

You should mention the part how she got AXED from Toy Factory before moving to Harmony Records because I guess she wasn't selling as well on her 4th single or something?  Her stuff is just loads better from Harmony records though (5th single on)

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« Reply #14 on: June 23, 2005, 07:26:52 AM »
Koukou Kyoushi is the only j-dorama I've seen and to be honest Sonim is the only reason why I watched it :D

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You should mention the part how she got AXED from Toy Factory before moving to Harmony Records because I guess she wasn't selling as well on her 4th single or something?  Her stuff is just loads better from Harmony records though (5th single on)

Her contract with Toy Factory ended after Goukon Ato No Famiresu Nite single and since it didn't sell that well they never offered her a new contract.
So now she's basically an indy artist and the funny thing is that Honto wane actually sold more than Goukon Ato No Famiresu Nite  :)

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« Reply #15 on: June 23, 2005, 09:20:30 AM »
I agree...I like her recent singles a lot better than her older ones. While Curry Rice no Onna was awesome, Honto wa ne, Jigsaw Puzzle, and Asunaro Ginga were far better than her first three.

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« Reply #16 on: June 25, 2005, 01:24:47 PM »
Interesting observation: After seeing her cook on both Ayuready and Ai no Apron, I've noticed that it seems that Sonim is good at cooking cakes, but for SOME REASON, not good at cooking regular food at all.  :scratch
That girl truly is an enigma....




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« Reply #17 on: July 11, 2005, 10:19:49 PM »
can't wait for the wrestling movie.

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« Reply #18 on: July 14, 2005, 01:07:08 PM »
My Aa! Ikkenya Puro Resu review is now up at Nozomi Online :):

http://www.nozomionline.com

Anyhow, I took some screenshots from my DVD. It's Sonin pic spammage time!:

Larger versions of the pics from my article:









And finally, Sonin gives us what we've been asking for oh so long :twisted: :













(The main character is such a fattie! I wanna punch his fat belly...that tub o' lard! :lol: )

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« Reply #19 on: July 14, 2005, 01:07:48 PM »
My Aa! Ikkenya Puro Resu review is now up at Nozomi Online...check it out and tell me what you think! :D:

http://www.nozomionline.com

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