Happy Smappy 43rd Birthday!!! <3 <3 <3
I believe in SMAP <3 Let's Go to the Otherside together <3
a little translation to celebrate:
extracts from SMAP - Ashita e no kotoba
-Inagaki Goro's promise for tomorrow-
"We SMAP Members are very proud to be part of this group. Especially me, I feel grateful because if I wasn't a SMAP Member, I wouldn't be able to do things like meeting my favourite foreign celebrities. This is why for me there is no room for complacency, I must win against myself today, to be better tomorrow."
extracts from SMAP - Ashita e no kotoba vol.2
Maybe it's because of the other SMAP Members' comments about him not sharing details on his private life, but Inagaki Goro is generally seen as a mysterious character.
We talked with a young staff member of the show "Goro Deluxe". He told us that: "Actually, whenever you have eye contact with Inagaki-san, his stare makes you feel like he could see through your soul... and you end up thinking that he looks so mysterious... also scary, somehow. It's a subtle unsettling feeling." xD
Inagaki-san's co-MC Toyama Eri (TBS announcer), talked about him saying: "He's kinda always keeping an eye on me... he tends to observe people intensely... I think it would be hard to spend time with him only, in private... I can imagine him observing my style while holding a wine glass and my manners, especially if I got drunk... I couldn't relax at all in such a situation!"
But as far as we know, he never invited her for dinner. xD
This is the effect of Inagaki Goro's powerful eyes.
Comment from the young staff member:
"Describing him in this way might make you think that he is just scary, but actually he is so gentle. It's just that... well, if you try to talk with him, you will feel swallowed up by his eyes, like he could bare your real self just staring at you."
Inagaki-san's opinion on this matter:
"Recently, it often happens to me to be described as a mysterious man. I know that it should be a praise, but it makes me feel a bit uneasy... it's like people around me are making a wall between us, so I couldn't be their friend in any case... as I don't dare to break the wall made by them."
So this gift he received from Heaven has become a kind of double-edged sword. Instead of breaking that wall, he tried to make it just a little lower, that's why the effect is that mysterious aura surrounding him.