On February 17th, Hey! Say! JUMP members Yamada Ryosuke, Nakajima Yuto and Chinen Yuri officially graduated from high school through a ceremony at Horikoshi High School.
The boys held a press conference after the ceremony, and reporters noticed that Yamada had tears in his eyes. Shaking his head, Yamada protested, "No no, it's eye drops."
He also recalled a 'cold' memory from high school, "My teachers scolded me a lot. I had to sit in the hallway a few times. Sitting there in the winter was though."
Contrast with Yamada, Chinen who has image as honor student,
shared a cheerful memory from high school, saying, "I was happy I placed 4th on the tests in our grade level."
When asked, "When did you study?"
, he quickly responded, "I just listened to the lectures."
When Yamada heard it, he said "I feel unpleasant that the gap between me and him is too far"
with bitter smile.
Then, Yuto recalled their memory as trio that have close relationship in school, he said "I and Chinen often eating Ontama Curry in school canteen together, that was fun."
with a bit tears on his eyes and smiling.
Now that they've graduated high school, the three members plan to devote themselves entirely to their entertainment activities. "We'll get employed by Johnny's Entertainment,"
they said in unison (Yamari moment)
. Yamada added, "I want to take advantage of the time I'm not in school to build up my own abilities and mature as a member of JUMP."
Hey! Say! JUMP will embark on their first Asia Tour starting March 24th. They are scheduled to hold concerts in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Bangkok, and Seoul. Yamada said, "To make up for the language barrier, we want to show it in our performance."
Chinen also promised, "Let's do some acrobatic stunts."
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