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9:02 am - 11/01/2012

Nino entered the Guiness World Records with Pocky

On October 31st, Arashi’s Ninomiya Kazunari (29) attended a Guinness World Records Challenge Event held by “Pocky” (Ezaki Glico Co., Ltd.).

Pocky created a mosaic art based on their CM model character played by Ninomiya, “Devil Nino”. They entered the Guiness book by using 1,307,208 pocky. In order to achieve this, a total of 240 people worked during 48 hours.

When the 50.92 square meters mosaic art was unveiled, Ninomiya expressed full of joy; “Amazing!”, “I’m really glad I became an entertainer, I’m deeply touched”. Ninomiya also participated as representative of the brand and received the Guinness certificate on stage. Deeply grateful he said, “This was prepared by a lot of people, so I want to thank all of them”.

Among the agency, KinKi Kids and President Johnny Kitagawa are the only Guinness World Record holders. Though Ninomiya’s award is not a direct certification, for Guinness association, he is considered as the 3rd member of the agency to be awarded. To this, Nino dedicated a message to Johnny-san, “Finally! You can say we are side by side” he said with a smug face causing laugh among the audience.

In addition, it was revealed by “オリ★スタ” magazine that Arashi has won the top spot as “Favorite Artist Ranking chosen by 20,000 music fans” for the 3rd consecutive year.

[Oricon News] [Nikkan Sports] [Sanspo] via jenewsdaily

4moomoo 1st-Nov-2012 04:34 pm (UTC)


he seems so proud of it nevertheless..
martinrosem 1st-Nov-2012 04:41 pm (UTC)
Congrats (I guess) to Pocky, Nino, and the actual people who made this! With all the flavors snacks such as Pocky have in Japan, this mosaic could have easily been a multicolored one! :D
baboy_19 1st-Nov-2012 04:44 pm (UTC)

they still climbing up the mountain.I'm glad..go0d for them..
karavanuemura 1st-Nov-2012 05:18 pm (UTC)
I have an idea who is your icon, but I just wanna make sure. WHO IS IT? *Q*
lamely46 1st-Nov-2012 06:18 pm (UTC)
Ohno Satoshi!! :D
kazuninomi 1st-Nov-2012 07:04 pm (UTC)
i think it looks like nino*0*
baboy_19 2nd-Nov-2012 01:47 am (UTC)
it's Nino.. ^o^/
inachan89 1st-Nov-2012 07:44 pm (UTC)
i think it's Nino^^
baboy_19 2nd-Nov-2012 01:46 am (UTC)
lol it's Nino.. ^^
karavanuemura 2nd-Nov-2012 04:13 am (UTC)
I KNEW IT! *Q* Thank You for the HUGE image.
baboy_19 2nd-Nov-2012 11:05 am (UTC)
lol I'm to0 lazy to lo0k for a smaller full image of where I cropped it from so yeah..
it was the time where I couldn't get enough of this
isn't he gorgeous..he's not even my ichiban...haha..
karavanuemura 2nd-Nov-2012 11:46 am (UTC)
Well, he wasn't my ichiban in Arashi too- but. . .ohmygaud. It's hard having an ichiban in Arashi- but I settled with Nino-kun. And your icon just distracts the hell out of me. LOL
baboy_19 2nd-Nov-2012 01:53 pm (UTC)
right!! I just love that angle and shape of his lips..well I loved that photosho0t..with the oversized sweater and collar bones..unf!!

karavanuemura 2nd-Nov-2012 02:50 pm (UTC)
OMG. You are not helping my thoughts. *x* And that GIF is making it worst, and I just noticed your username- "baboy" it's buta ne?
baboy_19 2nd-Nov-2012 03:27 pm (UTC)
haha not sorry for making it worst... =P
lol yef.. baboy is Buta it's either you're a filipina/o or you just have lots of filipino friends...haha..
karavanuemura 2nd-Nov-2012 04:40 pm (UTC)
I've also got supermassive Filipino friends, so you're a Filipino? LOL Silly me for even asking.
baboy_19 2nd-Nov-2012 05:38 pm (UTC)
haha yea I'm a filipina.. ^o^/
karavanuemura 3rd-Nov-2012 10:32 am (UTC)
Wow, so another Filipina spotted. It's kinda rare to see a LOT of Filipino JPOP fans. I know there are a LOT, but yeah- I mean on meeting them, shatting, and such. ;) Yoroshiku ne?
baboy_19 3rd-Nov-2012 01:27 pm (UTC)
there ARE a've chat with some of them..haven't met one in person but yea....well mostly in Tumblr lol...
oh thanks for adding.. ^o^/ I'll add you back..
karavanuemura 3rd-Nov-2012 01:57 pm (UTC)
Eh? Even in Gatherings? Where in Philippines are you? Err, is it okay to talk these stuffs here? LOL
baboy_19 3rd-Nov-2012 02:02 pm (UTC)
Oh I'm not in Philippines right'm in Canada..haha..but I'm Filipino..we're everywhere.. XD
lol I don't really know if it was ok..haha..
karavanuemura 3rd-Nov-2012 02:46 pm (UTC)
LOL That explains. And, oh! Thanks for adding me back. Yoroshiku ne! >;D
karavanuemura 1st-Nov-2012 05:15 pm (UTC)
And I thought ARASHI is Guiness Book holder for their AU CM's?
jamasunda 1st-Nov-2012 09:07 pm (UTC)
If I recall correctly, Arashi held either 2 or 3 Guinness records for their AU cm, but AKB48 beat them

XD I'm not really sure though.
love323able 2nd-Nov-2012 03:37 am (UTC)
yep they only got one of the three arashi did
kazuninomi 2nd-Nov-2012 06:54 am (UTC)
which ones did they get and which ones does arashi have???
love323able 2nd-Nov-2012 02:54 pm (UTC)
-Most versions of CMs for the same product within 24 hours on terrestrial broadcasting
- Most versions of CMs for the same product within 8 hours on paid channel
- Most versions of CMs for the same product during a 30 minutes-long TV program

AKB set the first one

karavanuemura 2nd-Nov-2012 10:55 am (UTC)
Oh, that explains. And again, AKB48. XD
rosemaine 1st-Nov-2012 05:40 pm (UTC)
Sugoi! Indeed :)
riori_addict 1st-Nov-2012 05:54 pm (UTC)
that's soooo cool! .. i want some pocky now ( well mikado) but what's going to happen with all the pocky biscuits? is it going to be thrown away?
0227964 1st-Nov-2012 11:22 pm (UTC)
the staff eat it..they mentioned it towards the end of the clip..
inachan89 1st-Nov-2012 06:34 pm (UTC)
this is seriously cool lol though Nino doesn't exactly have anything to do with it,still that doesn't stop him from being a brat XD
arara_chan 1st-Nov-2012 07:22 pm (UTC)
Isn't really Nino's award but congrats anyway xD And the comment about being side to side is sooo Ninoish xDD
midnitesmyst 1st-Nov-2012 07:37 pm (UTC)
Did anyone else just want to take a chomp at the mosaic when they did the close up?? Hahaha I'm really craving some Pocky now .__.;
kat_desu 1st-Nov-2012 11:17 pm (UTC)
THIS. I'm glad I wasn't alone. XD
ma_i_do_a_ri 1st-Nov-2012 10:09 pm (UTC)
Though Ninomiya’s award is not a direct certification, for Guinness association, he is considered as the 3rd member of the agency to be awarded. To this, Nino dedicated a message to Johnny-san, “Finally! You can say we are side by side” he said with a smug face causing laugh among the audience.
corlee1289 1st-Nov-2012 11:14 pm (UTC)
kat_desu 1st-Nov-2012 11:18 pm (UTC)
I'm really craving for pocky, rn!
Congrats to Nino & to everyone involved in creating the mosaic!!!
love323able 2nd-Nov-2012 04:34 am (UTC)
my back would hurt so much from doing that!

still congrats and everyone else who worked to make it happen
baboy_19 2nd-Nov-2012 08:26 am (UTC)
haha i was too lazy to look for an edited photo of that so i just tool what's there
citrine047 12th-Nov-2012 08:59 pm (UTC)
good for you nino!! and thanks to Pocky for choosing him!
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