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第084話 ツイッター(汐留編):それが声優!WEB

#084
Twitter (Shiodome Chapter)
① ‘This week’s guest on “Hikari★Denpakyoku” is’…  and send.
  *beep* *beep*
  [Out of 100,000 Twitter followers… 2 replies.]
  
② A nutritious avocado rice bowl for lunch…
  *snap*
  [Out of 100,000 Twitter followers… 4 replies.]
  
③ (Do those 100,000 followers really exist…?)
  ‘Butt’, and send…
  *snap*
  ] Shiodome Hikaru
  ] @hikaryunm
  [Butt♪]
  
④ [5,430 Retweets]
  [1,050 Favorites]
  [298 Replies]
  ————————
  ] Hikaryun LOVE
  ] @hikaryun pant pant sniff sniff
  ————————
  ] Maffy s2 when
  ] @hikaryun shakin’ it

Masumi Asano’s Commentary

Well, this week’s comic is about Twitter. Nowadays, lots of seiyuu use Twitter, from the big names to the new faces. I am one of them. I currently have 100,000 followers. With this many followers a single Tweet should get lots of replies, or so you would think… Right? …Actually, The number of replies is surprisingly low!
The lowest level is announcements. Tweets like, ‘We have a guest today’, or ‘Going on the air soon’ get minimal replies. If a photo is attached, the amount goes up by a little, but it’s still not that many. When I see this sometimes I think, “Is that 100,000 number really true?”
One day, driven by my suspicions, I resorted to somewhat drastic measures. I took a close up photo of my elbow and tweeted it. When I did that, a huge number people replied and I though, ‘Hey! Where have you all been!’ It was the first time that I felt like, ‘Ah, I really do have 100,000 followers’ haha. By the way, it seems like the elbow picture was mistaken for something obscene because it got deleted almost right away. Everyone, watch out for super realistic fake butt photos.
Now, people all have different ways of using Twitter. For the next few weeks, I think I’ll be writing about common Twitter occurrences. 
And so, until next week!

第084話 ツイッター(汐留編):それが声優!WEB

#084
Twitter (Shiodome Chapter)
① ‘This week’s guest on “Hikari★Denpakyoku” is’… and send.
  *beep* *beep*
  [Out of 100,000 Twitter followers… 2 replies.]
 
② A nutritious avocado rice bowl for lunch…
  *snap*
  [Out of 100,000 Twitter followers… 4 replies.]
 
③ (Do those 100,000 followers really exist…?)
  ‘Butt’, and send…
  *snap*
  ] Shiodome Hikaru
  ] @hikaryunm
  [Butt♪]
 
④ [5,430 Retweets]
  [1,050 Favorites]
  [298 Replies]
  ————————
  ] Hikaryun LOVE
  ] @hikaryun pant pant sniff sniff
  ————————
  ] Maffy s2 when
  ] @hikaryun shakin’ it

Masumi Asano’s Commentary
Well, this week’s comic is about Twitter. Nowadays, lots of seiyuu use Twitter, from the big names to the new faces. I am one of them. I currently have 100,000 followers. With this many followers a single Tweet should get lots of replies, or so you would think… Right? …Actually, The number of replies is surprisingly low!

The lowest level is announcements. Tweets like, ‘We have a guest today’, or ‘Going on the air soon’ get minimal replies. If a photo is attached, the amount goes up by a little, but it’s still not that many. When I see this sometimes I think, “Is that 100,000 number really true?”

One day, driven by my suspicions, I resorted to somewhat drastic measures. I took a close up photo of my elbow and tweeted it. When I did that, a huge number people replied and I though, ‘Hey! Where have you all been!’ It was the first time that I felt like, ‘Ah, I really do have 100,000 followers’ haha. By the way, it seems like the elbow picture was mistaken for something obscene because it got deleted almost right away. Everyone, watch out for super realistic fake butt photos.

Now, people all have different ways of using Twitter. For the next few weeks, I think I’ll be writing about common Twitter occurrences.

And so, until next week!
第083話 遅刻は厳禁③:それが声優!WEB

#083
You Can’t be Late #3
① Ahhhhh!
  I overslept! My alarm clock stopped!
  
② [The calls from her manager and agency are like arrows]
  *ttrremmbblle*
  {28 missed calls.}
  
③ Gyaaaa!!
  I need a change of clothes,
  And my wallet!!
  A shower!!
  The bathroom!!
  A bra, a bra!!
  
④ Waaaah!
  How did I get naked!!
  [True story]

Masumi Asano’s Commentary

Well, Futaba has finally woken up.
And that last panel leads us to today’s story about being late. It’s a true story that takes place two years after I debuted.
I woke up and it was 10:35. I was holding my phone and trying to contact my manager but my hands were shaking so hard I couldn’t press the buttons. Somehow I managed to send, “I’m awake!”. 
Okay, I’ve gotta get out of here! Not a second to lose! Gotta wash my face and, actually nevermind that, do I have my script? Where’s my purse? Should I take a taxi to the studio? Will the subway be faster? Ah! Gotta get changed, gotta do this, gotta do that…
As I was swept up in that state of panic, I suddenly realized I was standing in place stark naked.
However,
Humans are capable of amazing things when they really try, and 30 minutes later I arrived at the studio. I was wearing the same clothes I wore the day before, I had no makeup on, and my face was drenched in sweat. But worst of all, I felt terrible about causing trouble for everyone and I hung my head in shame. Just thinking about it now makes me feel sick.
You absolutely, positively cannot be late!
Okay?
And with that, this has been Masumi Asano♪

第083話 遅刻は厳禁③:それが声優!WEB

#083
You Can’t be Late #3
① Ahhhhh!
  I overslept! My alarm clock stopped!
 
② [The calls from her manager and agency are like arrows]
  *ttrremmbblle*
  {28 missed calls.}
 
③ Gyaaaa!!
  I need a change of clothes,
  And my wallet!!
  A shower!!
  The bathroom!!
  A bra, a bra!!
 
④ Waaaah!
  How did I get naked!!
  [True story]

Masumi Asano’s Commentary
Well, Futaba has finally woken up.
And that last panel leads us to today’s story about being late. It’s a true story that takes place two years after I debuted.

I woke up and it was 10:35. I was holding my phone and trying to contact my manager but my hands were shaking so hard I couldn’t press the buttons. Somehow I managed to send, “I’m awake!”.

Okay, I’ve gotta get out of here! Not a second to lose! Gotta wash my face and, actually nevermind that, do I have my script? Where’s my purse? Should I take a taxi to the studio? Will the subway be faster? Ah! Gotta get changed, gotta do this, gotta do that…

As I was swept up in that state of panic, I suddenly realized I was standing in place stark naked.

However,
Humans are capable of amazing things when they really try, and 30 minutes later I arrived at the studio. I was wearing the same clothes I wore the day before, I had no makeup on, and my face was drenched in sweat. But worst of all, I felt terrible about causing trouble for everyone and I hung my head in shame. Just thinking about it now makes me feel sick.

You absolutely, positively cannot be late!
Okay?
And with that, this has been Masumi Asano♪

Today’s mail

第082話 遅刻は厳禁②:それが声優!WEB

#082
You Can’t be Late #2
① What!?
  Ichinose hasn’t shown up yet? I’ll check it out out!
  Manager →
  
② I- Ichinose’s not there!? 
  We’ll call her from here, you just go bring a box of cakes and apologize!
  Agency desk worker → 
  
③ *buzz buzz*
  
④ *buzz buzz*
  Farewell
  Ichinose Futaba!

Masumi Asano’s Commentary

Well, this is a continuation from last week’s story about being late.
If a seiyuu is late, first, the manager or agency is contacted.
Then, the manager and the agency will take turns calling the seiyuu. I overslept once. My phone had over 20 missed calls. I went pale the instant I saw that.
The manager will wake up the seiyuu, and depending on the circumstances,  get a box of cakes. When I was late, shortly after I scrambled into the studio, my manager came running in with a box of cakes to apologize. Aaaah! Just thinking about that time makes me feel nauseous and ashamed…
Seiyuu work basically begins at 10 in the morning, so if I get a phone call from the agency a minute or two after 10, I immediately think “Huh, what? Did I forget I had a job today and they’re calling me about it?”  This feeling is probably a common thing among seiyuu. Haha.
Well, Futaba still hasn’t woken up.
What will become of her?
Continued next week♪

第082話 遅刻は厳禁②:それが声優!WEB

#082
You Can’t be Late #2
① What!?
  Ichinose hasn’t shown up yet? I’ll check it out out!
  Manager →
 
② I- Ichinose’s not there!?
  We’ll call her from here, you just go bring a box of cakes and apologize!
  Agency desk worker →
 
③ *buzz buzz*
 
④ *buzz buzz*
  Farewell
  Ichinose Futaba!

Masumi Asano’s Commentary
Well, this is a continuation from last week’s story about being late.

If a seiyuu is late, first, the manager or agency is contacted.

Then, the manager and the agency will take turns calling the seiyuu. I overslept once. My phone had over 20 missed calls. I went pale the instant I saw that.

The manager will wake up the seiyuu, and depending on the circumstances, get a box of cakes. When I was late, shortly after I scrambled into the studio, my manager came running in with a box of cakes to apologize. Aaaah! Just thinking about that time makes me feel nauseous and ashamed…

Seiyuu work basically begins at 10 in the morning, so if I get a phone call from the agency a minute or two after 10, I immediately think “Huh, what? Did I forget I had a job today and they’re calling me about it?” This feeling is probably a common thing among seiyuu. Haha.

Well, Futaba still hasn’t woken up.
What will become of her?
Continued next week♪