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upload the dvd???

hey guys~

well, i wanted to ask, whether anyone has the maxi single aaaand wants to upload the 30min dvd??
i just thought i could try.. since i didn't get it anywhere else on the web and don'T want to pay high shipping costs.. ûU;;
i'd love you to share it.. ^^

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(this hasn't been posted has it? :o since it was just announced today)

on the french part jmusiceuropa site, they wrote that sakito has left [FIGURE:] because there was a death in his family.
so now [FIGURE:] is disbanding.
they didn't even make it a year :(
(oh, i translated this with bablefish, so feel free to correct me XD)

very sad news :/
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[Figure;] CD/DVD Review - Kashikoi Kanojo no Oroka Na Sentaku

Just a small review of Figure;'s latest release, the CD/DVD set that was released on July 6th.

I picked this up at the 8/13 live in Saitama, and haven't regretted it for a moment. ^^ It was 2800yen (about $28USD), and contains 2 discs. The first is a CD containing the four songs that were released on their previous 2 singles, and one new release (Not 'deaikei.com', fyi. ^^ )

disc-1 CD side
1. Kashikoi Deorei no Oroka na Sentaku
2. Made in Kanojo
3. Na mo naki boku no, na mo naki uta
4. Siikuretto Mama
5. 3/4x Go-Round

Disc-2 DVD Side:
[Kashikoi Deorei no Oroka na Sentaku] MUSIC CLIP
Ofushotto(I think??) 2004 December - 2005 June

The CD, on top of giving you the conveniance of being able to listen to (almost) all of [Figure;]'s released music on one CD, has the new song sandwitched between the two releases. It's a slower song, more along the lines of Siikuretto Mama, but much more catchy and fluid. Saki's voice really shines, and the basswork is fabulous.

The DVD is 30 minutes, and has footage of the photoshoot for the 3/4x Go-Round promo shots, and more of the backstage footage from filming what -looks- to be a PV. It includes the footage that was sent out on the bonus VHS you could get for preordering both the singles, and a lot more of the same. The first bit of this is dubbed over with 'Kashikoi Deorei...', but it does have a bit of the boys and staff chatting backstage with american rock playing.
After that there's a bit of studio footage with them recording the new song, and some particularly nice basswork from Kikasa. Sakito plays the guitar for a bit, and there's some fooling around in studio.
The last leg of the DVD is some live footage - just clips, not full songs, sadly, but it's nice and crunchy, and some footage from them warming up.

Credits are dubbed over with more [Figure;] music. Credit Kika with 'VTR edit', so I'm guessing he may have put together the DVD footage and audio.
They give special thanks to, amoung other things, Unzu <3 and Shelly Trip Realize, and Tuxedo Productions, and credit Sex Pot Revenge for their costumes.

You can get this CD through Third Stage, at list price of 2800yen:
http://www.mandrakeroot.co.jp/english/index_atoz_a.htm (under "F". ^_~ )

They list it twice, one as (A Privilege), the other (B Privilege), but I have no clue what the difference is, as both descriptions include "With privilege of 1st pres"? They're the same price.

There were no extras with the CD/DVD.
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[Figure;] Lives in August

I had the opportunity to see [Figure;] in august, in Saitama at a huge, 9 hour, 14-band live where they were a guest, on 8/13.

However, when the band came out, I was very surprised to see just Kikasa with the support drummer & guitarist. After singing the number, he introduced the band, and said that although Figure was usually Sakito on Vocals and himself on Vocals and Bass, today it was just himself on Vocals/Bass/Vocals, as Sakito had to go home to visit his family. (Kept calling Sakito "Saki-pon".)
He finished up the short set - just their four songs - on his own. His voice was very sweet, good tone and pitch, much like he sounds on the Unzu singles, but you could tell everyone missed Sakito's energy and charisma onstage.

There were a pair of really cute cosplayers in [Figure;] jumpsuits in front of me that I asked about Sakito, as my shoddy Japanese comprehension couldn't figure out if he was sick or what.... and they said that he just had to visit his family. I assumed at this time that he'd had to go home for O-Ban, which was that weekend, but later in the month I met up with a European girl who'd been to the live on 8/22, and said that Kika's had to foot it alone again, and said Sakito was having family troubles. ;_; I hope everything turns out all right...

They had photosets availble at the live from the singles, and the shots from the add for the new CD/DVD set, which I picked up. The CD has all the songs from the first two singles, and sadly I haven't found a region 2 DVD player yet to see what's on the DVD, though I'm guessing maybe the backstage clip that I got on VHS as a bonus when I pre-ordered both their singles....?

Has anyone else had a chance to take a look at it?
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