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Postby aKuMu » Sun 11.26.2006 6:33 am

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RE: Becoming a model in Japan! YES, IN JAPAN!

Postby Kagemaru » Sun 11.26.2006 7:49 am

I do realise the OP is female although, I don't know about anyone else, but I find many of the Japanese male models, idols, boy group members extremely feminine in appearance and physique. I personally don't know of any men who wear foundation and wear mascara other than Japan. I don't mean on par with the glamour pop days of Bowie and the like either. I often see teens and men on the train, in restaurants, wearing makeup. In fact, I have a come across a mens foundation in departments stores amongst mens frangrances.

From my understanding, Japanese women aren't a big fan of macho.
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RE: Becoming a model in Japan! YES, IN JAPAN!

Postby Matsumoto_hideto » Sun 11.26.2006 10:27 pm

aKuMu wrote:

HAHAHA! I knew that would happen.


......then why post it?

to see how many would fall for it of course.


Proud to know Japanese Porn?
:|


Theres a Persian saying for a situation for this (as for everything)

its "Khabeh Bad Didi?"

Did you see a bad dream. Funny enough with ur SN an all.

What it intends to the person your saying it to is "why dont you lighten up?"

[Quote's fixed -Paul]
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RE: Becoming a model in Japan! YES, IN JAPAN!

Postby Mike Cash » Mon 11.27.2006 8:15 am

There's a Yiddish saying as well: "Isch ga Bibble?"
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Postby keatonatron » Mon 11.27.2006 8:54 am

There's a famous Klingon saying, "ARGGG GRAH GORGGG!!!!" which means something along the lines of "I will consume the souls of your ancestors and feed your children to my dogs."

I think it is quite appropriate in this type of situation.
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Postby Oracle » Mon 11.27.2006 9:03 am

keatonatron wrote:
There's a famous Klingon saying, "ARGGG GRAH GORGGG!!!!" which means something along the lines of "I will consume the souls of your ancestors and feed your children to my dogs."

I think there's something in that for all of us
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Postby Ozymandias » Mon 11.27.2006 9:38 am

Kagemaru wrote:
I personally don't know of any men who wear foundation and wear mascara other than Japan.


So you don't watch western movies much then?
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RE: Becoming a model in Japan! YES, IN JAPAN!

Postby Kagemaru » Mon 11.27.2006 11:09 am

Ozymandias wrote:
So you don't watch western movies much then?


Obviously, insufficiently.
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RE: Becoming a model in Japan! YES, IN JAPAN!

Postby Ozymandias » Mon 11.27.2006 11:30 am

Kagemaru wrote:
Ozymandias wrote:
So you don't watch western movies much then?


Obviously, insufficiently.


I used to go to a modeling/acting school in the states and one of the first things they teach you is how to apply makeup and what the various different types of makeup 'do for you'. This isn’t just for models, most actors use it also.

Admittedly I don’t think I many men in this country (UK) use such products during their normal daily lives, but even if they did it would be hard to tell (if they applied it correctly).
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RE: Becoming a model in Japan! YES, IN JAPAN!

Postby two_heads_talking » Mon 11.27.2006 12:25 pm

kukkii wrote:
Well, I'M NOT GIVING UP~! >.<"
If becoming a supermodel in Japan means that I have to be fluent, then I WILL BE FLUENT IN JAPANESE!!
BELIEVE IT! I WON'T GIVE UP!!!! No matter how HARD it might take to get my dreams to come true,
I. WILL. DO. IT!!!! Hahaha, I'm soo determined though!.


if typing in caps is determination, you have plenty, however, there is more to it than just determination. Luck, being in the right place at the right time with the right people, etc. Do your best, but realize you are behind the 8ball on this one and you have everything currently standing in your way.
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RE: Becoming a model in Japan! YES, IN JAPAN!

Postby two_heads_talking » Mon 11.27.2006 12:30 pm

Mike Cash wrote:
Who are those nondescript young ladies in your sig?


they are the same girl I believe.
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RE: Becoming a model in Japan! YES, IN JAPAN!

Postby Matsumoto_hideto » Mon 11.27.2006 11:12 pm

kukkii wrote:
Well, I'M NOT GIVING UP~! >.<"
If becoming a supermodel in Japan means that I have to be fluent, then I WILL BE FLUENT IN JAPANESE!!
BELIEVE IT! I WON'T GIVE UP!!!! No matter how HARD it might take to get my dreams to come true,
I. WILL. DO. IT!!!! Hahaha, I'm soo determined though!.



Easier Said than done.


So how much have you studied so far?
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RE: Becoming a model in Japan! YES, IN JAPAN!

Postby shinjuunk » Sat 03.10.2007 10:45 pm

Coming from the modeling culture of Philippines and Hong-Kong, models who look entirely Asian are at a severe disadvantage. The current trend in asian "top models" seems to be of half-European or "Eurasian" men and women.

Super models in Asia must be tall, many agencies set a height requirement and Asian blood isn't going to help you. Like in the USA or Europe, they want models who are different. They don't want to see the same looks over and over again. Modeling agencies do not want Asian looking models for high fashion asian magazines or for runways, nor do they want totally caucasian models. However, if you happen to be one of the few asian women who get up to at least, I think 5 feet 6 inches in American standard, you might get discovered.

I don't have any expirience yet with the Japanese modeling culture, so this might not apply. I have also found that agencies care just about nothing about your speaking abilities in certain languages (except commerical models) or your educational background.
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RE: Becoming a model in Japan! YES, IN JAPAN!

Postby Delekii » Sun 03.11.2007 12:00 am

Here I was thinking... "didnt I read a thread about someone wanting to model in Japan last year?"

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