1: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 12:47:28.39 0
What do you do if you run into a friend? Or a co-worker? How do you take care of crisis prevention?
2: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 12:49:42.53 0
By staying at home.
3: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 12:50:48.65 0
Friends or co-workers are no problem. What’s embarrassing is when you run into people who you only kind of know.
4: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 12:51:11.23 0
I ran into a friend from my junior high days at an event. We both pretended like we didn’t know each other.
6: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 12:51:43.89 0
Naturally I avoid the events that are really close to me. But apart from that, there’s no helping it.
7: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 12:52:40.51 0
I was wearing a mask and hat to disguise myself, but I was still found out… To make matters worse I was even copying the dances so I couldn’t pretend like I was just randomly passing by either.
8: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 12:52:51.10 0
I once noticed my ex-girlfriend among the curious onlookers, so I made my escape before she could notice me.
9: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 12:53:45.19 0
It’s like I enter my own world. I don’t even imagine the possibility of someone noticing me.
11: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 12:55:22.60 0
I was once seen by a friend and his family to whom I hadn’t come out to as a wota. (laughs) I wanted to die.
14: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 12:59:46.32 0
I’ve told my close friends I’m a wota, and it’s really not such a big deal if the not-so-close friends were to find out either.
15: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 12:59:49.87 0
Please tell me how to prevent disaster if I do happen to bump into someone I know.
17: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 13:01:40.04 0
“I was just shopping and I noticed there was this idol handshake thing going on, so I took part just to see what it was like. I guess they were cute and all, but yeah, they’re still children! (laughs)“
19: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 13:04:49.64 0
“Why are you wearing a wota T-shirt? Why are you holding a glowstick? Why were you just dancing with everyone?“
18: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 13:02:53.62 0
No problem for me since I don’t have any acquaintances.
20: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 13:04:53.24 0
Basically I just wear a mask and try not to look at the faces of the people closest to me and just concentrate on watching the stage. When entering and exiting, I be quick about it and keep my head down.
23: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 13:06:44.79 0
I pose as someone else by means of plastic surgery and hair transplantation.
24: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 13:07:18.06 0
When I was attending a public radio recording, apparently an acquaintance of mine happened to be passing by. When he asked me “hey, you were at XX the other day, right?“, I just feigned ignorance and said it must’ve been someone else.
26: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 13:09:20.20 0
I live in the countryside so I’ve felt disappointed how they never come here for concerts, but it looks like there’s another side to the coin, too…
28: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 13:10:09.73 0
I try not to wear my wota T’s unless it’s a room separate from the public area. Then when it ends, I immediately change clothes.
32: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 13:31:15.12 0
“I-I just happened to be passing by is all…“
38: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 13:52:54.23 i
“I-I picked up this glowstick that I was just about to drop off at the nearest lost-and-found…“
40: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 14:03:46.05 0
34: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 13:36:42.34 i
I just remembered that there’s an event near me next week. What to do…?
37: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 13:51:00.72 0
Local events are tough. Especially the open spaces at places like Aeon Mall.
44: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 14:22:36.00 0
If it’s just my personal acquaintances, I don’t really mind. If it’s an area somewhere near where my wife’s friends live, I take real good care to disguise myself.
46: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 16:05:21.72 i
Remember: the average onlooker is more interested in the strange movements of the wota rather than the performers themselves.
48: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 17:24:59.53 0
My co-worker (along with his wife and kids) saw me jumping and generally going crazy at an Odaiba event. Just like I expected, when I went back to work on Monday, it’d become a rumor around the office. But thanks to that I also started having more luck when asking for days off, so at the end of the day I’m glad it happened.
41: 名無し募集中。。。 2013/11/14(木) 14:11:02.16 0
“I’m just here to check out the magician who comes on after these girls…“
Henkka: “Oh, no, I was just killing time before the Hokkaido Scat Fetishists Convention 2014 starts down the hall there.” “Ooooh! Right. For a second there you had me worried you’d become one of those disgusting wota types!” “Eww, no way! LOL.”
Source: http://helloprocanvas.ldblog.jp/archives/35038227.html (jp)
I wish i had those problems. No idols ever visit my country.
First-world problems, eh
lmao @ #7
I bet these guys come up with some pretty awesome disguises, lol
“Hey, funny seeing you here!”
“….oh….yeah, um, I was just passing by. What’s going on here?”
“Looks like a handshake event for some girl named Sayashi. She looks kind of gloomy, eh?”
“Nah, man, Riho is actually pretty energetic these days.”
“……………………………………………YOU HAVE ACTIVATED MY TRAP CARD”
(It’s probably a lot “safer” to wear idol apparel over here in the USA since BITCHES CAN’T READ MAH HIRAGANAS)
I want to be friends with these guys, too bad I’m a cabbage orz
I have never understand why they need to hide
Because they are 40+ year old men lurking after teenage and pre-teen girls.
In Japan otakus/wotas are generally looked down upon as gross and weird.
Not only in Japan ! But I would have imagined that being so popular (not being some indy american band) people would have no problem with that. I guess the problem comes for wotas who could have children the age of the members :P I like to think that if I went to a concert in Japan when im 22 or so, there would be no major issue, other than racism.
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i think we’re still more mainstream than anime fans. i think. i mean we still like 3D girls, amirite?
Animated girls or underage girls. Pick your poison.
I take both, love live & idolm@ster
I kinda understand what these guys mean, i don’t really talk about my idol fandom with anyone i know in real life. People close to me know i like japanese music but thats about it.
I really don’t care. All my friends know. Random ppl I know at work, know. I have music videos playing on my 10″ tablet in the car, so random people who drive by me know.
Thanks Henkka for yet another translation….Your comment at the end really cracked me up! I’m sure you’re sick of hearing people thank you all the time, bro, but we really appreciate and respect you, from your alcohol loving habit to your so called “lousy” moustache to your beard right down to your toes! Long live Henkka!
Thanks! My dad is going to be proud of me when he learns that there’s a guy on the internet who loves my toes.
Mano-chan’s butt is no where nearly as erotic as your toes, Henkka! :P just kidding xD
Stewed Henkka toes with lots of pepper please ;)
I was gonna chose comment #4 as my favorite until I read Henkka’s comment lol… There is definitely something wrong with lmao, that was tooo funny
But yeah, i wish i had those problems… i would sell my left testicle for a chance to go to a Momusu event…
well no friends = no problem
You HAVE to go. Your oshis have asked you to support them. Ignoring such a request from such persons is unthinkable. If you want to avoid this problem then don’t be an wota.
I went to the Juice=Juice release event. Had the advantage of no one knowing me because I am a foreigner. However… I posted everything on Twitter and I have some high profile people following me…
I wonder if lady-wota have these same apprehensions? I can understand male wota worrying that they make come across as “gross perverts” for following a group full of young girls. As a woman though, I just have fun with it and let my older-sister-feelings flow without any regrets while doing chants.
Besides, if the co-worker or friend is a wota too, then you have an event/concert buddy, right? Or is that strange?
translate more about wota please lolololol
I like to read something like this