A Box of Chocolate vol 1

Event A Box of Chocolate vol 1
Location Live House Manhole (Ikebukuro)
Date 2001.08.28
Time 18:30 - ??:??
Cost 1500 yen
Guests Cutie Pai
many bands
  • Event report version 0.6 by Hitoshi Doi, 2001.08.30

This event was basically a band live, but the "idol" group Cutie Pai was invited as the first guest. The Manhole live house was a very small live house. There wasn't even a dressing room, so the performers just stood around and waited in the back of the room. There were no seats (chairs) either.

Since I took a day off (this was a weekday event), I arrived at the live house before 15:00, and it wasn't even open. Some of the band groups were waiting outside. So, I went to eat and shop, and then returned to the Manhole before 17:00. I saw Kasumi (Cutie Pai's Miyuu) sitting on the stairs! The Cutie Pai girls were still waiting for their turn at rehearsals.

They let in around 15 minutes late (18:15), and the event started a few minutes late too.

Cutie Pai wore their layered, orange and white idolish outfits. Their stage (around 25 minutes) flowed as follows.

  • Hello Cutie Pai
  • Gakuen Tengoku
  • Peaty Time
  • Reflection Love
  • Yell

The Cutie Pai girls sold tickets and goods (just a Cutie Pai lighter), on the stairs (^_^; after the second band finished.

photo notes

I bought a EF 50mm F1.8 II lens on the way to the event.. (^_^; Since I had to take both videos and photos, I only took 2 rolls of pictures, Konica Sinbi 200 and Fuji Provia 400. The stage was very dark, so the AF on the EOS 7 didn't work at times..

[event reports]
[Cutie Pai event reports]

similar web pages