OFFICIAL THREAD: Michael to arrive in Japan for fan event (pics, vids etc)

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Post by mysteriousone » Sat Mar 10, 2007 7:17 pm

[QUOTE=Shannon;187270]I haven't seen any video of Michael's visit at Camp Zama yet, but Norwegian news showed this footage an hour ago. I hope you guys can view it. :unsure:

http://www1.nrk.no/nett-tv/indeks/89953[/QUOTE]
It wasn't very clear, but I saw MICHAEL......a WHOLE 28 seconds of him! :mf_w00t2: Beats no coverage at all! :thumbsup

Thanks so much for posting, Veronica! :wub:

And thanks also to, Carla, for the pictures of Michael at Camp Zama, Birch, for the pictures you posted too, and Whisper for the audio clip! :thumbsup

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Post by FriendinMoscow » Sat Mar 10, 2007 8:01 pm

Well, I can't say that I would recommend flying to the other side of the earth to get mauled and bitten while Michael is on stage for five minutes, but it's so nice to see him being honored in public, rather than tried. As far as this event goes, I'm grateful I had the opportunity to go here, but I enjoyed looking at the pictures and video more than seeing Tara traumatized and almost killed. Live and learn I guess.

Tokyo is a great city, and I'm grateful to have seen it, especially while MJ is here, but we're exhausted from standing in the rain for hours and fighitng the mauling, biting fans. As Tara said in an earlier post, this event wasn't organized very well- it wasn't worth all the money and time. Ofcourse Michael is worth it, and more, but Positive Productions did not, in my opinion, do a good job organizing this. I'm going to be much more careful before I go to another fan event.

Ofcourse, a concert or tour would be very different. I'm looking even more forward to Micheal's next album or public performance.

We're off to the airport now. We'll keep our eyes open for souvenirs to share with everyone on our way.

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Post by InspirationMoonwalks » Sat Mar 10, 2007 8:11 pm

[QUOTE=FriendinMoscow;187272]Well, I can't say that I would recommend flying to the other side of the earth to get mauled and bitten while Michael is on stage for five minutes, but it's so nice to see him being honored in public, rather than tried. As far as this event goes, I'm grateful I had the opportunity to go here, but I enjoyed looking at the pictures and video more than seeing Tara traumatized and almost killed. Live and learn I guess.

Tokyo is a great city, and I'm grateful to have seen it, especially while MJ is here, but we're exhausted from standing in the rain for hours and fighitng the mauling, biting fans. As Tara said in an earlier post, this event wasn't organized very well- it wasn't worth all the money and time. Ofcourse Michael is worth it, and more, but Positive Productions did not, in my opinion, do a good job organizing this. I'm going to be much more careful before I go to another fan event.

Ofcourse, a concert or tour would be very different. I'm looking even more forward to Micheal's next album or public performance.

We're off to the airport now. We'll keep our eyes open for souvenirs to share with everyone on our way.[/QUOTE]


I couldn't agree more, Evalie. :8-26-03fruits_apple It was great to finally get a chance to see Michael again, but I think the next time will be better. Oh well..I do hope, however, that he doesn't work with Positive Productions too often, again, that's all I'll say..

It was a lot of fun to see and travel within a whole new country, though, and meet so many new fans and such. Other than the bum rush, it was fun! :lol

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Post by mysteriousone » Sat Mar 10, 2007 8:17 pm

[QUOTE=FriendinMoscow;187272]Well, I can't say that I would recommend flying to the other side of the earth to get mauled and bitten while Michael is on stage for five minutes, but it's so nice to see him being honored in public, rather than tried. As far as this event goes, I'm grateful I had the opportunity to go here, but I enjoyed looking at the pictures and video more than seeing Tara traumatized and almost killed. Live and learn I guess.

Tokyo is a great city, and I'm grateful to have seen it, especially while MJ is here, but we're exhausted from standing in the rain for hours and fighitng the mauling, biting fans. As Tara said in an earlier post, this event wasn't organized very well- it wasn't worth all the money and time. Ofcourse Michael is worth it, and more, but Positive Productions did not, in my opinion, do a good job organizing this. I'm going to be much more careful before I go to another fan event.

Ofcourse, a concert or tour would be very different. I'm looking even more forward to Micheal's next album or public performance.

We're off to the airport now. We'll keep our eyes open for souvenirs to share with everyone on our way.[/QUOTE]
Aww...yeah, I can't say I envy you guys that much now either! As you mentioned though, you live and learn! And you gotta remember, there is always Vegas! :mf_w00t2: *crosses fingers* And, a concert or tour, yep, I'm definitely saving my pennies and will fly as far as Aussie to see Michael if he tours again!

Have a nice time shopping for souvenirs, and who knows, perhaps there will be someone just around the corner.......you never know!!! Hope you ladies have a safe trip home!

Heaps! :wub:

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Post by Saphster » Sat Mar 10, 2007 8:25 pm

Milton that was some kick ass email you sent!! I'm glad MJ fans are getting more active, and are all joining in and sending emails to anyone who bashes Michael.:8-26-03respect:

I'm so happy to see Michael happy.:D
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Post by danaluvsmj » Sat Mar 10, 2007 10:16 pm

Have a safe trip home, Tara and Evalie! I know that know I'm more wary of going to future fan events in case of something like that happening again.
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Post by Debbyg » Sat Mar 10, 2007 11:03 pm

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Post by devries » Sat Mar 10, 2007 11:27 pm

this video was on yahoo ap

it shows him helping a us army man with his badges

not sure if it been posted

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Post by whisper » Sun Mar 11, 2007 12:05 am

Thanks for sharing that info with us Milton! And YES it's proof positive that writing and emailing people does have an effect. :D

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Post by whisper » Sun Mar 11, 2007 12:27 am

Michael Jackson thrills the crowd during Camp Zama visit

By Vince Little, Stars and Stripes
Pacific edition, Monday, March 12, 2007

CAMP ZAMA, Japan – Hundreds of fans at this Army post got a peek at the “King of Pop” on Saturday afternoon.

Michael Jackson thrilled U.S. troops, their families and Japanese base employees with a brief but electric appearance at the Yano Fitness Center.

Most jammed into the building about two hours before he was flown in on a Black Hawk helicopter from Hardy Barracks in Tokyo. With Jackson favorites such as “Billie Jean,” “Beat It,” “The Girl is Mine” and “Thriller” playing overhead, the crowd was entertained with trivia questions and a raucous imitation dance showdown.

Screams erupted and camera flashes lit up the gymnasium when Jackson entered shortly after 3 p.m. People stood and flocked toward the roped-off stage, straining for a glimpse of the pop icon.

“It’s an honor and a privilege to be here,” Jackson told the audience. “You people are among the most special in the world because you have chosen a life of service. Because of you here today and others who have given their lives, we can enjoy our freedom at home. I thank you from the bottom of my heart. And I love you.”

The legendary gloved one did a giant loop around the stage. He waved, smiled and blew kisses at fans huddled against the barrier. Then he was ushered away.

Later, Jackson took part in a private promotion ceremony before departing.

He may not have stuck around very long – the entire stop lasted about 10 minutes. But hey, it was Michael Jackson. “I got two wishes before I die: See Mick Jagger and Michael Jackson,” said Walter Sampson, a retired petty officer first class who works at Yokosuka Naval Base and brought his family from Yokohama on Saturday. “Now all I gotta do is see Mick Jagger and I’ll be the happiest person in the world. ”

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Senior Airman Raphel Lucas, 22, said he wouldn’t go quite that far but there’s probably not much else he wouldn’t do for a chance to meet his idol. He and wife Maria made the hour-plus drive from Yokota Air Base on Saturday.

“The first thing I can remember doing as a kid was the ‘Thriller’ dance. I’m a huge fan, huge fan. I don’t think there’s a Michael Jackson song you can sing that I don’t know the words to,” Lucas said.

Ashlee Hempstead, a sophomore at Zama American High School, said she got some good photos of him.

“I was really, really excited and very happy,” she said afterward. “It was really great. Not a lot of celebrities come here and actually see us on base. …I’m not a really big fan, but I still like his music.”

Melissa Stimmler, 27, the wife of Lt. John Stimmler, a flight surgeon with Carrier Air Wing 5 at Atsugi Naval Air Facilty, said it was worth the drive. “I never thought I’d see him in person. We were about 2 feet from him,” she said. “It was pretty exciting. I got a little video. We have to post it to all of our friends back home.”

Three sailors assigned to Atsugi’s Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 14 said they were somewhat disappointed Jackson didn’t stay longer.

After learning about the visit on Friday, Petty Officer 3rd Class Ali Elazhari, 22, joked that he “got all excited like a little girl.”

“I was even practicing my Michael Jackson scream in the car on the way over here today,” he added.

“He came out with a bang, then it all fizzled out,” said Airman David Takacs, 20, an aviation technician with HS-14.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Melinda Ray, 25, said the Jackson event was billed as a 40-minute meet-and-greet with servicemembers, but that’s not what it turned out to be.

“He came out and talked for seven minutes, then left,” Ray said. “It was pretty exciting that they got him to come here, but it was kind of a letdown because they advertised something different. I can’t believe that many people showed up.

“But I enjoyed it. It was fun. It was definitely an experience.”

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Post by jaajayi » Sun Mar 11, 2007 1:06 am

showed a clip of his visit on my local station and was very positive:) !
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Post by FriendinMoscow » Sun Mar 11, 2007 1:48 am

Tara and I are about to get on the plane back to L.A. There was a huge mixup and language barrier problem with the cab when we got to the airport. Let's just say we were close to getting thrown into a jail with Japanese doo doo-feces on the walls.

Only for Michael.

We're almost home now,about to get on the plane. Thank God.

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Post by danaluvsmj » Sun Mar 11, 2007 3:08 am

oh Evalie, how awful that happened:( Thank God you didn't get thrown in jail. Looks like this hasn't been the best MJ experience. It's good that you made it on the plane though.
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Post by ajkinkycuffs » Sun Mar 11, 2007 3:26 am

They showed a clip of the visit on our local news. I'm glad to see that people are showing the recent visits. Very positive feedback (for the most part) of his appearances!

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Post by whisper » Sun Mar 11, 2007 3:21 pm

[highlight=yellow]VIDEO[/highlight]

Michael Jackson visited a U.S. Army base Camp Zuma in Japan to show his appreciation for the service men and women.

Check out the sailor doing his MJ impression!!
http://site2.mjeol.com/modules/smartmed ... &clipid=10 (streaming)

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