Pop icon, Utada Hikaru--also known as Utada--has long been associated with video games. In addition to contributing tunes to the Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts II sound tracks, her single "Easy Breezy" was used on Japanese television ads for the Nintendo DS. Now, Nintendo is offering fans a chance to challenge the US-born singer to a game of Tetris at a special event to be held on August 12 in Tokyo. The Club Nintendo Web site announced the contest this week; it can be entered by buying a select number of DS games and entering an enclosed serial number on the Club Nintendo Web site. Alternatively, contestants may enter a drawing to win tickets to Utada's UNITED 2006 tour instead. Up to 30 people will be selected for the Tetris event, while 504 pairs of tickets will be given away. It has been known for some time that Utada is an avid Tetris player and has been long featured on Japanese variety shows trouncing other celebrities at the game.
Going head-to-head with Utada
Prize in Nintendo's latest promotional contest is the chance to play Tetris against Japanese pop legend Utada Hikaru.
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LMAO, I love Hikki, she's so funny. If you read teh translations of her blogs, she plays for hours on end. So funny.
america sure gets crap compared to japan. their nintendo club, you get to play tetris w/ hikki. let's see what i'm eligible for from nintendo USA... 3 issues of nintendo power. sure beats concert itx or meeting a celebrity!!
On a side note... Pokemon Puzzle *Challenge* was actually pretty decent since it mimiced the original Tetris Attack.
Okay... so what about Tetris *Attack*? I know it's younger than the Original Tetris, but it needs it's props, too! Plus, Intelligent Systems needs to make another Panel de Pon (What it's called across the pond) without either making it butt naked (Puzzle League) or putting pokecrap in it (Pokemon Puzzle League).
Her music is good... But Tetris is getting old. I compliment Alexi Pajitnov for making the game in the first place but all these reincarnations of the game are getting annoying. Lumines and Meteos are the current greatest puzzle games out there.
Koushin I hate Utada...(aka Hikki) BOOOOO! I don't want to play her in any game... Now if it was Koda Kumi...hey hey hey! PS: Utada isn't American and Japanese. She's just confused...She was born in NYC by Japanese (Japanese citizen) parents as her father was working in the music industry in NYC. She is Japanese by citizenship so she is just Japanese. Don't listen to all this other crazy stuff she says or what others say about her... (select an action below) ______________ Report Abuse To Moderator Posted Jun 24, 2006 12:21 am PT ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Silence n00b.
Cool. I'd like to play against her, but I'd probably get my ass kicked. I love her songs though. Jpop FTW!
Heh, I'd buy a DS and Tetris DS to play a game or two with Hikki... 'Bout the only reason I would buy a DS.
I love her songs from Kingdom Hearts, especially "Sanctuary"....man that drives me to tears. And I'm 18! And male! And(though perhaps not relevant) straight! But seriously, she's cool. And hot, I believe. :)
lol i love utada!!! i wish i could enter!!. In her blog she beat the unending tetris mode with 999999, i thin k thats what she said. http://www.hikki.blogspot.com She should not be taken lightly AT ALL. I love her sexy glasses but its bad shes so blind!!! ^_^
Ha! I've seen her Youtube videos. Bring it, woman, it is so on! :lol: I must say though, those glasses she wears in said videos... *throaty growl*
Element... A very sexy New Yorker of Japanese decent. J-Pop and Kingdom Hearts fans worship the ground she walks on.
I hate Utada...(aka Hikki) BOOOOO! I don't want to play her in any game... Now if it was Koda Kumi...hey hey hey! PS: Utada isn't American and Japanese. She's just confused...She was born in NYC by Japanese (Japanese citizen) parents as her father was working in the music industry in NYC. She is Japanese by citizenship so she is just Japanese. Don't listen to all this other crazy stuff she says or what others say about her...