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Old 2008-07-10, 04:59   Link #41
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Just found out that Megumi Nakajima is a Japanese-Filipino.

Yeah!!!! Kabayan!!! Sugoi!!!
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Old 2008-07-10, 05:32   Link #42
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wow! I didn't know that! Galing! Nice! Too bad I don't like Ranka (I'm a Sheryl fan). But she does a great job voice acting and singing.
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Old 2008-07-10, 13:48   Link #43
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wow! I didn't know that! Galing! Nice! Too bad I don't like Ranka (I'm a Sheryl fan). But she does a great job voice acting and singing.
Indeed she has improved a great deal from the decultured episode. I guess she put those months between decultured and the broadcast to very good use on the voice acting front.
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Old 2008-07-10, 22:45   Link #44
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Just found out that Megumi Nakajima is a Japanese-Filipino.

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I've always wondered if she was a mix. Turns out my assumption was correct.

After all, her eyes were slightly bigger for a Japanese girl and then there is her facial features.

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Old 2008-07-10, 23:55   Link #45
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Probably got that from her mom, who's a Filipino...

I do wonder if she had the experience of hearing Tagalog and some English. But maybe not...
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Old 2008-07-10, 23:59   Link #46
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I do wonder if she had the experience of hearing Tagalog and some English. But maybe not...
Wouldn't bet on it. Japan is not very welcoming when it comes to South-Asian languages.

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Old 2008-07-11, 00:01   Link #47
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Just found out that Megumi Nakajima is a Japanese-Filipino.

Yeah!!!! Kabayan!!! Sugoi!!!
No wonder. Now she does look Filipino if I think about it. I doubt she can speak Tagalog though! She's prolly born and raised in Japan.
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Old 2008-07-11, 00:01   Link #48
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You mean Southeast Asian?

But yeah, it's possible. But who knows?

From what I heard, she did spend most of her life in Japan. Not enough info on her Pinoy mom.
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Old 2008-07-11, 02:21   Link #49
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Just found out that Megumi Nakajima is a Japanese-Filipino.

Yeah!!!! Kabayan!!! Sugoi!!!
I knew this from someone who posted in the Gabby news blog. I did kind of think she was either part Filipino/Thai/Vietnamese/Malaysian/Indonesian somewhere down the line but thought it was just me so I didn't comment on it. All I know is that she's got such a cute smile



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Old 2008-07-11, 02:24   Link #50
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Oh by the way, much love to Maaya Sakamoto on episode 14 <3 <3 <3
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Old 2008-07-11, 03:32   Link #51
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Half Filipino's ftw!
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Old 2008-07-11, 06:42   Link #52
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Is Megumi fluent in English? If yes, now I know why.

I'm hoping she could also voice the Tagalog dub of Frontier if ever it comes to Philippine shores. What are the odds? Considering that Frontier might not even show in the Philippines in the first place
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Old 2008-07-11, 07:26   Link #53
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Is Megumi fluent in English? If yes, now I know why.
Based on her singing 'bout my Star, I would have to assume not. Got that cutesy Japanese accent when she does it

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Old 2008-07-11, 07:54   Link #54
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Yeah she's not fluent but she's a lot better with English than May'n.
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Old 2008-07-11, 18:04   Link #55
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Which reminds me of some seiyuus who can speak fluent English IIRC...
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Old 2008-07-11, 23:17   Link #56
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Which reminds me of some seiyuus who can speak fluent English IIRC...
More than the perfect place to bring up Ijima Mari, who did Minmay in both R1 & R2 SDF Macrosses.

*still waiting for English versions of her songs*
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More than the perfect place to bring up Ijima Mari, who did Minmay in both R1 & R2 SDF Macrosses.

*still waiting for English versions of her songs*
Mmmm.... no

Much as I love Iijima Mari and all her cougary goodness... Some of her English songs just don't... 'work' IMO.
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Old 2008-07-12, 00:37   Link #58
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Mmmm.... no

Much as I love Iijima Mari and all her cougary goodness... Some of her English songs just don't... 'work' IMO.
Maybe it's the heavy accents that permeate through. Oh well thanks for the heads up.
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Old 2008-07-13, 10:23   Link #59
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Oh by the way, much love to Maaya Sakamoto on episode 14 <3 <3 <3
Exactly MOAR Maaya Sakamoto!!!
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Old 2008-07-14, 05:33   Link #60
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To all my Philippine compatriots:

It's either my imagination or Megumi-chan's somehow familiar with Tagalog and English.

http://www.blog-stardust.jp/blog.php...yId=52&aid=386

If it's my imagination, someone hit me in the back. If it's not, well...
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