Holiday Osaka Setlist + Next concert info

Hello Koakuma!!

In this post I will just let you know the set list of yesterday's live and information about the next concert!

■HOLIDAY OSAKA SET LIST
M-01.憧憬 - Doukei
M-02.感情雨 - Kanjyouame
M-03.渇きの扉 - Kawaki no tobira
M-04.闇裂く羽 - Yamisakuhane

You can take a look at the picture on our facebook page, twitter or just take a look at the member's official twitter accounts.

NEXT LIVE INFO

■2016 JAN. 10 (Sun)RUIDO OSAKA
DNL Present's-Breaking Bad

〔OPEN/START〕16:00/16:30
〔ADV/DAY〕¥3500/¥4000( + D)
〔Performer〕SHAPE SHIFTER / GAGA / シビレバシル / DOAK / Nihilizm / パノラマ虚構ゼノン / THE BLACK SWAN / REIGN

If you want info about the ticket send me a message or check SHAPE SHIFTER official website

See you soon Koakuma!!

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Z blog post translation "Art Cube Disassembly" (Dual Core Summit)

Hello Koakuma!
I translated the Z's blog post in which he talked about Dual Core Summit! You can read the original post here
The title is "Art Cube disassembly"
Thank you so much for reading my post!!

To all of you who enjoyed Dual Core Summit, thank you ☆

yaaaa~~♪♪♪

I had too many presents, thank you ☆

Also, thank you for the letters full of love☆

That was perfection right?

It was the Zsama Summit ~ (laugh)


I almost was the leading actor ((๑Z(ㅂ)様))و✧


Well

I woke up early in the morning


And I checked many times the clothing


and I went to Rockmaykan with a cheerful mood


First I had rehearsal with Art Cube!


This time was Art Cube disassembly live

With confidence I brought together the drummer Hayato-kun and Kaz-kun's strength to complete [the group].

From the rehearsals MAX tension raised for a great start !!!


Live's preparation continued


Big session band's rehearsal

Perfect group of music instrument ☆ once again MAX tension (laugh)


After that


SHAPE SHIFTER's rehearsal

The best finish and the rehearsals ended

This time human shape!

Z FOTO BLOG 1


The president tomo-chan was making fun with the god of thunder [God of Thunder = Z](Laugh)


[I] not defeated by such a cruel treatment


The pink hair's God of Thunder depart to the stage!


On the set list there was the new song


Kanjyou ame ☆


Wonderful right? ~♪♪♪


Is a good song ~☆

Look forward to the release!!!

The feeling for the last tokyo live this year was


Z-sama kawaiii, the chorus was popular (laugh) [Kawai=cute]


SHAPE SHIFTER was so much fun!


Returned to the dressing room Z-sama changed for Art Cube


After a long time [i wore] the white horn!

Z foto blog 2


I wrapped up my body in this dear costume

Everybody

Said that it was yellow?


I'm sorry (laugh)


Is antique white!!!


Don't misunderstand a wonderful color with a color that turned yellow (laugh)


We took pics

Click click!!!

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z + hYATO BLOG POST


Z + KAZ

fOTO DI GRUPPO BLOG POST


In this condition

Art Cube started!!!


In this last special stage I really enjoyed myself



From the beginning of the first song 秘憎愛~Love and hatred~
even the assembly hall had fun raising the fist!


During Pain~Wing...with N-san stability there was an intense involvement!

As always it followed a slow MC

During暁の舞 [Akatsuki no mai] flutter folding fan (laugh) [During Akazuki no mai everybody dance with a fan]

I really liked the spectacle of everybody fluttering [the fan]!


During虹化鏡 the strength were mustered and the fist were raised~


The last one was 失楽蝶 (Shitsukarkucho)



But Art Cube


Haven't finished, this is not over yet!


Something unexpected…


During the last song we had some problems (laugh)


In the middle [of the song], from Z-sama point of the word [of the song]


suddenly stopped!


But after finishing saying something



One by one [to every member]we restarted from the guitar solo


This last became splendid and warm production!


N-san, Hayato-kun, Kaz-Kun, Thank you ☆


S-san who came to see us, for the first time on the opposite side but it was fun (laugh)

Thank you ☆


But… still more to come, Z-sama is busy!!!


Next,change the costume for the big session band


[I made] The hair stand on end ☆

Z blog post


Like this!!!

Is an annual event that I get along with!

And yet this time there's the pal appearance!

Blog post fine


Reassuring ~(laugh)


Because until now I did it alone ~


Of course, the performance closed with a great climax!

This was really a great day, I enjoyed it with all my heart


Rockmaykan Director pepe-san [told me that] it seemed really fun until the end! (laugh)


Yes!


It was fun☆


I love you!!!


Thank you ☆

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Ok, this was the translation!
Thank you Koakuma!
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Dual core Summit Shape Shifter + Art Cube

Yesterday I went to Dual Core Summit to see Shape Shifter and the last Art Cube live

SHAPE SHIFTER

They had the human outfit and they were awesome, Z during the MC started being stupid and made everybody laugh! For example when he talked a girl from the public screamed "Kawaiii" it means "cute" and he said something like "Oh really? Am I cute? This is the first time that someone tell me that I'm cute" and from then he started saying "Kawaii Zsama..." at the beginning of almost every sentence (often he talks about himself in third person)

■Meguro RockMayKan SET LIST
M-01.憧憬
M-02.盲目の僕
M-03.感情雨
M-04.渇きの扉
M-05.闇裂く羽

They played Kanjyou ame and it's really amazing! I love this song and if you'll have the chance to buy the single, do it!
Set list copied from Jin's Blog

ART CUBE

I don't have the set list, I remember the songs but not the order so I will post a set list when and If it will be available...
anyway... it was so moving and fun! It was moving because from the beginning I could see that Z and N were really emotional, it was fun because it was a really fun concert XD
We danced, screamed, jumped and cried... I can't explain with words what I feel and what I felt in that moment, me and my friend have so many memories connected to their songs and lives...
I don't know what to say about it beside thank you!

And now Info for the next SHAPE SHIFTER's live

■Dec 30 2015 (Wed)HOLIDAY OSAKA
mine presents CYBER CIRCUS TV
COUNTDOWN SPECIAL 2DAYS [DAY-1]

〔OPEN/START〕15:30/16:00
〔ADV/DAY〕¥3500/¥4000(+D)
〔Performer 〕FEST VAINQUEUR(SPECIAL GUEST)
SHAPE SHIFTER / Shellmy / ASTARIA / THE BLACK SWAN / アカシジア / REVINE / DEADSTO CK Co, / 他

Guest MC BOO / TANK

〔Ticket 〕
release date:2015/11/21

On E+

Thank you for reading this post
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Z blog post translation + Next live info

Hello Koakuma!
My friend Sarah, translated Z's blog post. It was taking me forever to translate it, so thank you for being so fast XD. Anyway I really want you to read this! Thank you Koakuma <3

The sudden formation of SHAPE SHIFTER, Art Cube, Enka, and the other named band's activity…

Art Cube's activity has stopped, but I think there are people who are worried about the various activities I'm doing. I want to express everything about myself to you.

But I don't know if this is something I can write entirely correctly…

I'm going to just spit out all my thoughts inside of me fright now so I'll be able to compose myself more perfectly for next year!


ーーーーーーーーーーーー

The year before last year at the beginning of the year, I have always enjoyed going back to Hiroshima for new years every year for several days and then returning to Tokyo.

There were some affairs with my father; when I was about to go I got in contact with my family and I heard from them that my father was in poor physical health.

After that for several days I thought about doing something that would make him happy.
My family had something that I could do my best at music-wise that could help him out — we remembered that my father loved Enka.

From there I got acquainted with THOGO-kun, an acquaintances in various industries, and I had an earnest talk with him about how I wanted to perform singing Enka.
From there we decided to proceed with doing a performance…

Speaking of which, from the next day…and on, and from the next months forward I didn't do anything else but that.
I've got costume preparations and song preparations, right?
Time went by kind of like that.


I spent my time doing this and that…

I was contacted by my mother and she told me that my father had a successful operation, and he would be doing his best in rehabilitation.
In accordance with the image I had of my father, I thought if he could exercise from the start and continuously work really hard, then with all his might he might be able to recover quickly.

However… the results were disappointing; he relapsed and had to have surgery again.

And then, we were told if it was a success he should be able to keep on going for a long time, but

In the second half of November he went to Heaven when he was approaching his birthday that was to come several days later.


A few days before my father died, I got a phone call from my mother…
Mom "Can you come home?"
Me "I'm sorry, I have an Art Cube photoshoot in a few days and I have to prepare for it."
Mom "ooh, sorry. Its fine, its fine."

With that said, she hung up making me worried

A few days after I got a phone call from my sister as she was crying…
Sister "Can't you come back? Its dad…he doesn't know me anymore…"

and she said…

the death word; his mind has gone

I was feeling impatient because of the various responsibilities I have to do, like caring for my dogs, so I asked someone I knew near by to take care of them and early the next morning I went to Hiroshima

My sister's husband picked me up and brought me to the hospital, but my heart couldn't understand what was in front my eyes.

I wondered when I arrived at the hospital if my mother and sister would have tears streaming down their faces…
With a tender expression I was shown in.

The figure of my father that I saw laying down on the hospital bed was was not how he looked smiling at New Years.

I couldn't bear having conversation with my father, I couldn't even talk with my hand overlapping his, but… by the pulsation of our overlapping hands my father's words were transmitted.

After that I heard various stories and worried remarks from inside the hospital told to my mother about my father's state of affairs and unexpected things that happened when he was in rehabilitation.

The thing I was most surprised about was that my father would boast about my band activities.
He said "My son went on a European tour and hes in a DVD!" (laughs)
Then after that, someone prepared the DVD for him at the hospital in his rehabilitation room on a big screen so they could show it while he was doing physical therapy.

That night I wasn't able to keep the voice crying out in my heart silent.
With hands overlapping tears just flowed down my face…

That night, concerning the leader of the other named band in which I'm active in…
My father contacted him to say "Thank you for giving me something I could boast about in my neighborhood concerning my son!"

A few days prior that leader had even gotten in touch with me when it happened and immediately came to me with his own response.
Maybe he didn't go to sleep like me…

From the leader as well, I got a 'thanks for coming into my life!'
with him saying that…the tears wouldn't stop.
Until I told this person to stop, he was determined to get his point across to me.

Then a few days later my father passed away and with the end of his funeral service I returned to Tokyo.
The next day we finished up the Art Cube photoshoot.

Then from the next day we worked on the CD Jacket and since we were integrating it with the booklet I started facing my computer screen to create the booklet.

And then with the Art Cube anniversary live and the other named band's live in December…
I wondered how I would be able to smile at a time when I was so tired.

Would I be able to smile skillfully…?


Then before we got through the year
I got word that one of the Art Cube members would retire…

I immediately understood.

But the label representative Tomozo-kun got mad that I understood so quickly.
He said they can't stop.

I had no intentions of restraining them.
Because this was my friend before he was an Art Cube member (laughs)
He should be able to decide for himself where he wants to go and what he wants to do with his life…
Art Cube would still go on with it's activity unchanged, not having any less fun during lives as we went out to meet everyone.

So then we welcomed a new year

The other named band's leader's birthday live was sold out!

We even planed an additional live in May!!

…However, that May the support Gu. kng-kun who participated in Art Cube as well went to heaven.

It was so harsh…
We spent so much time together for nearly 10 years…
Whenever we went on tour we always shared the same room together…
I have too many memories to be able to write an article about.



It had been a year and a half since my father died.


Thereafter, it was around the time the memorial live had ended
I remember the junior guitarist-kun often being near to me.
And then I often went out drinking and having band conversations with those guys.

After that, with one member retiring and one not being there, Art Cube decided to go on hiatus.

With the other named band's activities being my only focal point for lives at that time, I returned to my home town Hiroshima and took business trips to Tokyo to have conversations with Igarashi.

Several months later I went from [hanging out with] Igarashi, to returning to Hiroshima and from not going out to being left in Tokyo…
If I put a band together I couldn't return to Hiroshima, so in the middle of the night I had conversations making offers.
I remember all the members got together probably in the middle of the night too.

This meant I had to start work on my new Z-sama project…but there were various circumstances for me to make the band perfect and as it was my project I made the first official announcement.

I was really happy to say I did the first sponsorship of SHAPE SHIFTER and that I could go up in front of everyone and sing again with my own band.

I am really grateful to the current members for gathering by my side.


Also as SHAPE SHIFTER's vocalist, the amount of lyrics I've been writing has been increasing.
Should I also add the lyrics I didn't write until recently…
Lately it seems like once again I'm having a hard time just expressing myself once I've started writing lyrics, and as I rewind to painful memories I feel myself coming up with nothing making it so I can't advance in writing.
Then again after a little bit more time it becomes something totally different from what I want to convey… But I think this is something that derives of writing methods.

Of course as for Enka, I decided I will continue on with what I have been trying so I can see my mother and my father who has died smile again.

Art Cube had their disassembly live on the 22nd.
However, since everyone in the group is friends I have been talking about if we should have a concert together again if everyone would like to get back together (laughs)

Also, I aim for my highest goal to be the voice and expressive person for the leader of the other named band.

So, everyone…

Watch over me a little more…

And please come into my life. [be there for me]



"Let's to see a beautiful scene together."


by. SHAPE SHIFTER Z

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Next live info

2015 Dec.22(Tue )Meguro Rockmaykan
DUAL CORE SOUND ENTERPRISE presents
『DUAL CORE SUMMIT 2015』

〔OPEN/START〕16:30/17:00
〔ADV/DAY〕¥3500/¥4000(+ D)
〔Preformer〕TRIGGAH / SHAPE SHIFTER / アカシジア / GENGAH. / Art Cube / Others
※Like every year there will be a last session band?!

〔Ticket〕
9/30よりSHAPE SHIFTER Shibuya club asia Pre-sale (A1~A100)
10/3 E+ ticket sale
※Band reservation ticket not available

[TIcket entrance turn ]
1.Pre-sale ticket
2.E+
3.Same day ticket



Please take a look at my friend's blog http://monologuesanctuary.blog132.fc2.com/


Thank you
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Live report @ Shinjuku BLAZE

Hello Koakuma!

Me and my friend today went to Shape Shifter live at Shijuku BLAZE.
The live started at 2.30 pm but we didn't have the ticket so we were around BLAZE from 12, at 2 pm the staff let us enter in the venue and we bought the ticket.
This was ROCKSTAR RECORDS' event with alot of band!
Shape Shifter started around 4.30 pm and they played 3 songs, they had the demon outfit (CLICK HERE TO SEE THE OUTFIT) they were AMAZING! I had so much fun!
During the MC Z talked about the tour with "THE EGOIST" and other things that I forgot (sorry I'm an idiot I should've wrote some notes!!)
During the songs they had a great interaction with the public and with each other, even the people that weren't there for them started clapping hands and having fun!

Set list
1.憧憬
2.盲目の僕
3..闇裂く羽

NEXT LIVE

■2015 Dec 19 (Sat) Shizuolka Sunash
DUAL CORE SOUND ENTERPRISE Presents
TOMOZO音楽活動20周年&静岡Sunash17周年合同感謝祭無料2DAYS
『SHIZUOKA ROCK SUMMIT2015』

〔OPEN/START〕13:30/14:00

〔Performer〕SHAPE SHIFTER / GENGAH. / Roub / FOURTH CRATCH / 魔弐悪vsCilter / 鬼丸 / ZEEK / CHAPPY / LUAZY / SULFURIC ACID / +ISOLATION(O.A)

Shizuoka Sunash timetable


Thank you
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Next live + Tour with THE EGOIST

Hello Koakuma!
I will upload today's concert set-list when I'll find it

Next live will be

■2015 Dec 14(Mon) Shinjuku BLAZE
ROCKSTAR RECORDS PRESENTS"大激突" (Daigekitotsu - Big Crash)

〔OPEN/START〕14:00/14:30
〔ADV/DAY〕¥4000/¥4500(+D)
〔Performer〕アヴァンチック / Devil Kitty / THE EGOIST / メアリィ / ベティ / Dear / ヴィジュアル系演歌歌手TAKASHI
Guest:SHAPE SHIFTER / 「c」【Vo.南條戮(chariots)、Gt.東條一咲(ex.VII-Sense)、Ba.北條迅(ex.UnsraW)、Dr.西條美景(ex.VII-Sense)】 / NINJAMAN JAPAN / Synk;yet / ギャロ / GELLONIMO 【MC】ヴィジュアル系演歌歌手TAKASHI&おたけ(アヴァンチック)

Also there will be a coupling tour with THE EGOIST:

2/28 SHIZUOKA Sunash
2/29 HOLIDAY NAGOYA
3/1 SHINSAIBASHI paradigm
3/8 Meguro Rockmaykan

More info on SHAPE SHIFTER's official website


As always, if you need anything feel free to message me ^^
See you soon
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