SHINee Featured in AnAn Magazine + Individual Interviews

23 Jun


SHINee sure is paving their way to success in Japan! SHINee just released their Japanese debut album as well as their music video for the Japanese version of “Replay”. Now, the boys are being featured in popular magazine, ANAN!
Each of the boys even get an individual page and interview to himself!

Onew

Q: Your favorite J-POP song?
Utada Hikaru’s first love.
Q: If you can take three things with you to a deserted island?
Mom, a friend, a cook (with a knife).

Q: What do you do during a break?
I mostly sleep [laughs], and then practice singing.

Q: What color do you like?
Monotone like white or black.

Q: What did you buy recently?
I bought and ate delicious chicken!

Q: What is your fashion item for this summer?
Loose pants and loose t-shirt. I like a comfy style.

Q: What kind of girl in terms of fashion do you like?
I think a flowing dress is cute.

Q: Your childhood dream?
To be an architect. I liked building or designing something.

Q: What do you think you’ll be doing if you were not a singer?
An architect again? Or an architectural designer.

Q: What are you expecting in Japan?
I want to improve my Japanese skills and do several things on TV programs!

Q: Anyone you respect?
EMI (Japanese record company) Suzuki san. Because he is teaching me oyaji gag (laugh). For example, “kaeru kaeru (frog is back)!”

Jonghyun

Q: Your favorite J-POP song?
L`Arc~en~Ciel’s song, but I forgot the title…

Q: If you can take three things with you to a deserted island?
A cell phone, an airplane (to come back), and a pilot (because I don’t know how to fly).

Q: What is your every day rule you follow?
I drink water and eat banana when I get up in the morning. Eating carbohydrate food like sweet potato.

Q: What do you do during a break?
I mostly practice singing.

Q: What color do you like?
Basic black. I have lots of clothes in black.

Q: What is your motto?
“Acknowledge rather than understand.” This is my way of life drawn from my experience.

Q: What kind of girl in terms of fashion do you like?
A girl who looks good in a polo shirt.

Q: What is difficult in learning Japanese?
People say Japanese gets more and more difficult as one studies it, but it is yet ‘interesting’ to me because I’m only a beginner. I’ll work hard!

Q: What do you think you’ll be doing if you were not a singer?
A vocal trainer or composer. It’s been my dream from a long time ago, and I’m studying composition.

Q: Anyone you respect?
My mom. She is always warm-hearted, strong-willed, and says what she thinks clearly to anyone.

Key

Q: Your favorite J-POP song?
Hirai Ken’s “Close Your Eyes”.
Q: If you can take three things with you to a deserted island?
A cell phone, a pot, and a tool for making fire like a lighter or matchstick.

Q: What is your every day rule you follow?
Drinking lots of water. And I don’t skip breakfast.

Q: What do you do during a break?
I practice, work out, and do hobbies.

Q: What color do you like?
Every color! Recently floral pink.

Q: What did you buy recently?
A Givenchy leather bracelet.

Q: What is your fashion item for this summer?
I wear clothes in a different style every day, so I can’t tell… but maybe a suit in floral pink?

Q: What kind of girl in terms of fashion do you like?
A girl who knows what clothes are good for her body type.

Q: Your motto?
“Enjoy life.” I’m happy because I live to enjoy life.

Q: Anyone you respect?
(In Japanese) Dad (Oyaji). Oyaji atama (laugh) – [*’Dad head’ don’t know why he laughs]. Isn’t dad unconditionally respected?

Minho

Q: Your favorite J-POP song?
Fukuyama Masaharu’s Milk Tea.
Q: If you can take three things with you to a deserted island?
A cell phone, SHINee members, and Korean instant ramen.
Q: What is your every day rule you follow?
Drinking water when I get up in the morning.
Q: What do you do during a break?
I work out and study Japanese.
Q: What color do you like?
White. It’s clean and fresh.
Q: What did you buy recently?
Sneakers for basketball.
Q: What is your fashion item for this summer?
Simple style like a blue jean with a t-shirt and snickers. Monotone line will be fine.
Q: What kind of girl in terms of fashion do you like?
Recently I think it is cute to match a long t-shirt with leggings or hot pants.

Q: What do you think you’ll be doing if you were not a singer?
Perhaps an athlete. I would like to be a soccer player since I like soccer.

Q: What is your motto?
Always be respectful and humble.

Q: Anyone you respect?
It’s been always my dad from my childhood. He teaches me lots of things, and we are very close.

Taemin

Q: Your favorite J-POP song?
Onitsuka Chihiro’s “Gekkou (Moonlight).” I listen to this song very often because of her beautiful voice.
Q: If you can take three things with you to a deserted island?
As many friends as possible, water, and a boat to use to come back.

Q: What do you do during a break?
I work out, sing, and dance. I’m also studying Japanese!

Q: What did you buy recently?
A t-shirt.

Q: What is your fashion item for this summer?
A skinny jean, a big size t-shirt, a jacket. I don’t wear accessories.

Q: What kind of girl in terms of fashion do you like?
A girl who knows what style is good for her and can wear it well to look pretty.

Q: What is your motto?
Do your best and wait for God’s direction. This is our family motto.

Q: What is difficult in learning Japanese?
(Taking an example of a word) Verb or adjective conjugation is difficult!

Q: What do you think you’ll be doing if you were not a singer?
A student. I’m now a high school senior, so I would be studying hard for college entrance exam.

Q: Anyone you respect?
My Japanese tutor. I’m envious of his Japanese skills.

Via: forever_shinee @ Twitter
Korean Translation by: ㅈㅈ@DC Shinee Gallery
English Translation by: jujugal
Picture Credit: TheTONGHYUN
Via: jpopasia
cr: gokpop.com

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