Random Facts about ‘Cherprang BNK48’ that you really don’t need to know, or…do you…?

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Random Facts about ‘Cherprang BNK48’

that you really don’t need to know, or…do you…?

Translated by senbatsu-T of Diplo-Ota

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Credits : https://factsbnk48.blogspot.jp/2017/08/cherprang-bnk48-bnk48-1-2.html
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1. was born in 1996
2. Yamamoto Sayaka (captain of NMB 48) and Okada Nana (member of AKB48) are her ‘idols’.
3. her ideal type of guys ? ‘I like someone who is smarter than me.’
4. her favorite watch is G-Shock – model G301B
5. is now staying at dorm
6. would love to cosplay Lunafreya (from Final Fantasy XV) but has no time to do so
7. wants to play games but has no time
8. cannot memorise the Periodic Table
9. doesn’t like to be called ‘Cher-tan’ because in Thai, ‘tan’ means chubby
10. still, you can call her by any nicknames like ‘CapCher,’ ‘Cher-tan,’ or any other names she is aware of, so that she can respond to your call
11. decided to enrol in the International Programme at Mahidol University, hoping to improve her English
12. takes classes 3 days a week
13. her name derived from a tree called ‘Ma Prang’ (‘marian plum’).
14. is also an LA (Laboratory Assistant). Her responsibilities are to help take cares of other students and check their homeworks
15. likes to talk to herself
16. makes her own cosplay costumes
17. has a sketchbook to design her cosplay costumes
18. her schedule is very tight, as she has to work almost everyday.
19. someday she feels lazy and feels like doing nothing
20. usually arrives at the BNK48 training session on Friday late, because she has classes on that day
21. her studying tip is to read textbooks everyday. You should at least remember something…
22. favorite subject is math but dislikes calculus, as she’s not good at memorising.
23. if she hadn’t become an ‘idol’, she would have been only a student and an LA.
24. insists that she’s not that smart
25. likes primary-school-level math, because it’s still easy
26. her dorm is in the vicinity of her university. (Mahidol University, Salaya campus)
27. her studying tips part II: read textbooks everyday, note them down, and ask professors if there is anything you don’t understand.
28. her granddad pays for her tuition fees, so she wishes to graduate from the university as soon as possible
29. failed in an exam once
30. told her supporters to pay for BNK48 at their comfort level
31. advises her supporters to study subjects that they like
32. her inspiration in reading textbooks ? try not to fail in an exam !
33. still cannot complete the whole T25 workout programme
34. believes that memorisation isn’t quite important because you can always look the information up anyway
35. her favorite Chemistry subject is Physical chemistry because it’s the combination of physics and chemistry with some calculation
36. advises her supporters to feel free to do anything they want to as long as they won’t regret doing it afterward
37. would choose something she likes but is not good at it, rather than the vice versa because she believes that anyone can improve themselves with practices.
38. learnt Japanese since the secondary school because she wanted to watch anime without relying on subtitles
39. wants to study some other languages as well but has no time to do it
40. usually sleeps 6 hours a day or less
41. believes that science and technology makes the world a better place
42. believes that faith and morale are also equally important
43. doesn’t like to study the social science, seeing that she is part of the society already
44. sometimes likes to be on her own
45. thinks she will not get any taller
46. wants to study for a Master degree abroad
47. but still wants to be in BNK48 and sees the band goes further
48. wants to do PhD too but has to see if she’s good enough to do it or not
49. looking forward to the Thai version of the song ‘River’ (translator: already available by the time the English translation of this article was made)
50. thinks that her favorite activities would be the ones that she can keep on doing without having to stop to glance at the watch
51. advises her supporters to think what they’d like to do in the future, before choosing a faculty
52. likes to make cosplay costumes, particularly hair wigs
53. thinks that Japanese is a difficult language to learn
54. knows ‘Can’ before the audition, because she is her junior at the faculty
55. studied Japanese since grade 8 but nowadays she hardly has got time to attend the course
56. likes Akihabara
57. is into Japanese music and anime
58. her Kami-oshi is Yamamoto Sayaka a.k.a.‘Sayane’ because she finds her cool and good-looking, and thinks that she could never be like her
59. sort of likes Rino Sashihara, a.k.a. ‘Sashi,’ too
60. likes the twin members of HKT48
61. couldn’t attend AKB’s concert when they visited Thailand for the first time, as she had to work on the same day
62. never have thought that being an idol would be this exhausting
63. likes to live a busy life
64. likes an AKB48 song called ‘Tenmetsu Pheromone (Blinking Pheromone),’ of which Jurina is the center, because Jurina looks very cool !
65. her favorite song of all 48 groups for now is ‘365 nichi no kamihikouki’
66. gets to know about the 48 group from the anime ’0048’
67. has followed AKB48 for more than 6 to 7 years and will go on following the group
68. her favorite song in Sayane’s first solo album is ‘Yuki Koi [雪恋]’
69. when asked if she likes good-looking guys, she replied ‘I’m also a girl.’
70. likes women who look cool, because she wants to be like one
71. there was a time when she kept listening to the song ‘365 nichi no kamihikouki’ over and over again (before it’s got translated into Thai)
72. also likes songs by Atsuka Maeda, a.k.a. Atchan
73. never thought that she would become an idol
74. her dream is to get a PhD and go to space
75. in her view, one of the benefits of becoming an idol is that she can raise public awareness regarding issues she views important
76. that is to say, if a scientist becomes an idol, the public might also be interested in his/ her researches too
77. would love to dance along the song ‘Koi (恋)’ or ‘Love’ by Hoshino Gen. She get to know the song from a tv series called ’Nigeru wa Haji da ga Yaku ni Tatsu’
78. would love to act in a role totally opposite to her own character
79. before she has become an idol, her daily routine was simply to study, listen to the music and read manga.
80. one of her dream is to see BNK48 perform at the Impact Arena, or Rajamangala National Stadium, or any big concert hall
81. watched all AKB48 documentaries
82. initially thought that ‘Pun’ and ‘Jennis’ would be chosen as the captain of BNK48.
83. now thought that ‘Pun’ and ‘Jennis’ would be the vice-captains. (translator : by the time the English translation was made, ‘Pun’ and ‘Jennis’ were chosen to be the captain and vice-captain of Team BIII.)
84. looking forward to the first handshake event
85. wanted to know how would it feel to become an idol, that’s why she went for the BNK48 audition
86. if given a chance to join AKB48, she’d do so
87. was so exciting the first time she visited AKB48 theatre
88. her posts in social networks usually end with ‘p.s.’ as she finds it funny.
89. thinks that dance routines performed by Nogizaka46 are very demanding in term of physical strength and must be quite difficult to do
90. if she was one of the judges selecting people to join BNK48, her selection criteria would be be ‘attitude,’ ‘demeanor’’ and ‘perseverance’
91. views that good looking-ness is also important because it’s inherent and hence cannot be altered, whereas other things like dancing skills or body weight can be changed
92. views that the ‘no boyfriend,’ which is one of the golden rules of the 48 Group, is like an unspoken agreement between an idol and her supporters.
93. doesn’t want anyone to feel disappointed in herself so she tries to do her best in everything she does
94. finds ‘Satchan’ cute
95. happy that ‘Kru Tik’ pushes her hard to do tough workouts (translator: he is of the BNK48 trainers. ‘Kru’ means teacher in Thai)
96. she feels close to everyone in BNK48. People whom she often converse with are ‘Jennis’, ‘Pun’, ‘Music’, ‘Miori’, ‘Tarwaan’ and ‘Can’
97. views that ‘Kru Ae’ is not so strict (translator : also one of the BNK48 trainers)
98. in her views, to lose weight, one should exercise more, rather than being on the diet
99. knew ‘Music’ and ‘Can’, even before the BNK48 audition because the former was a cosplayer like herself whereas the latter studied in the same faculty
100. the item she always has on herself is her G-Shock watch
101. the BNK48 member whom she’d like to make fun of the most is ‘Pupe.’
102. the BNK48 member who makes the greatest first impression on her was ‘Orn’
103. if she was a guy, she would like to have ‘Tarwaan’ as her girlfriend, because she’s good at cooking
104. if she was a guy, she would like to go on a date with every member. Must be fun to hang out with everyone all together.
105. not good at cooking
106. views that being a good MC is a natural. (but doesn’t think of herself as one)
107. sees ‘Music’ as an adorable younger sister
108. not good at making jokes and sometimes finds herself quite slow in understanding them
109. cannot imitate Pikachu’s sound like the way ‘Music’ can. Quite impressed by ‘Music’ for being able to reach such a high octave
110. told by her supporters that she looked like a cat
111. likes to eat snapper
112. can play the violin. She played it from grade 1 to grade 12 and stopped playing it since entering the university
113. also knows how to play ‘Ja-Khae’ (translator : it’s a traditional Thai musical instrument with three strings.)
114. used to try playing the piano but didn’t like it
115. her favorite Japanese food are Sashimi, Okonomiyaki, Takoyaki or anything yummy
116. really a big fan of fanarts
117. likes almond, since she’s now on the diet
118. her favorite dessert is ice cream bun
119. dislikes durian
120. usually wakes up before the alarm clock rings
121. might looks like she gets slimmer after joining BNK48 but as a matter of fact, she hasn’t lost weight. Guessed it’s because she has gain muscle.
122. likes dolls
123. likes fantasy novels and also, to a lesser extent, romance novels
124. likes to play RPG games, for example, Final Fantasy, Tale of …, and also music games
125. used to try playing tennis
126. used to go to the cinema almost every week, but now no has no time to do so
127. is a collector of anime merchandise and bag keychains
128. her favorite anime genre is fantasy, and also, to a lesser extent, teenage romance
129. favorite animal at the moment is the chinchilla ( Not Shin Godzilla) [Cherprang was said so puffy like music]

picture from https://www.petcha.com/chinchilla-doesnt-react-well-to-being-held/

130. likes to read stories published in websites while traveling
131. already tried playing MOBA but has never tried playing RoV, because she’s afraid that she’d become addicted to it
132. if asked what place she’d like to travel to, her answer for now would be ‘staying at home’
131. likes snakes because they are soft, slimy and cute
132. viewed ‘The Idolmaster’
133. her favorite type of characters would be someone with short hair, cheerfulness and leadership
134. her latest favorite anime character is Tsukishima Kei from ‘Haikyuu!’
135. her drawbacks are speaking without thinking and being a perfectionist
136. loves to play the same sport featured in anime she’s following at that moment
137. the most memorable moment of her life so far was when she treated her parents at a restaurant and got a job
138. her favorite character in Final Fantasy XV is Prince Noctis
139. her myopia power is about 400 degrees
140. likes to add a cat or a a penguin in her signature
141. finds cockroaches disgusting
142. was born at Hat Yai, Songkla Province, but rarely had a chance to go back there
143. when she was a kid, she was once crazy enough to ride a bike downhill and, subsequently, fell off her bike and rolled down the hill instead
144. eat or Sleep ? ‘Sleep, please, thank you’
145. finds ‘Hat Yai’ Fried Chicken so yummy
146. partially of Chinese origin
147. Japanese people sometimes mistake her as a Japanese too
148. has been an exchange student in Japan and dressed in the Japanese student uniform
149. when asked if she’d like to be more like Takahashi Minami, a.k.a, Captain Takamina, or Captain Sayane, her answer was Captain Takamina, viewing that Captain Sayane works too hard to carry the whole group
150. viewing that it’s not quite difficult to be the BNK48 captain because all members have their own characteristics and uniqueness
151. her favorite season in Thailand ? Hmmm… it’s too cold in winter, too hot in summer, and too soaky in the rainy season, so, unfortunately, none…
152. mountain or seaside ? Mountain because it’s peaceful there
153. learnt how to drive when she was 19 years old
154. likes small sport cars
155. looking forward to seeing the MV version of Kiosuru Fortune Cookie by BNK48 (translator : already gotten more than 100 million views in YouTube by the time the translation was made)
156. likes to use GPS Navigator while driving
157. would like to buy Nintendo Switch but is afraid that she’ll have no time to play it
158. has one younger brother (Chan Areekul)
159. thinks that ’Jennis; is more masculine than ‘Pun’; Pun is actually quite girly
160. watches Disney animations
161. seldom hangs out with ‘Cha-ra Line’ (translator : in Thai, it means ‘the group of old people; it comprises of ‘Orn,’ ‘Tarwaan,’ ‘Kaew,’ ‘Noey,’ ‘Namneung.’ Jan was also part of the group before she graduated. All of them are university students and slightly older than the rest of BNK48 members)
162. finds that ’Mobile’ can sing Disney’s songs beautifully
163. members of ‘Salaya Gang’ are herself, ‘Tarwaan,’ and ‘Can.’ (translator: Salaya is the name of Mahidol University’s campus at where three of them are studying).
164. would like to tell ‘Jan’ that ‘please don’t call her ‘P Cher.’ You are older than me, sis !’ (translator : P means older sisters in Thai)
165. thinks that she might actually be less than 160 cm. tall.
166. likes to take a stroll around the pond behind her university
167. passed the Japanese language test level ’N4’
168. would like to try dubbing anime
169. frequently visits ‘Before Midnight Cafe,’ a coffee shop located in front of Mahidol University
170. when she was a kid, she used to try making candy floss with her aunt
171. wears contact lens
172. donates the hair she cut
173. wants to go singing karaoke in Japan
174. likes to end her sentences with ‘krab’ or ‘ha’ (translator: in Thai language, both words are actually for men, whereas women use ‘kha.’)
175. keeps all the letters her supporters sent to her
176. in the past, she attended cosplay events 5 times a year
177. prefer reading textbooks in the morning to doing it late at night
178. eats loads of vegetable
179. finds ‘Music’ awkward and ‘Jennis’ a social media know-it-all
180. still doesn’t know what ‘drunk in happiness’ means (translator : ‘Music’ once remarked that the way Cherprang laughed was like she is ‘drunk in happiness’)
181. since joining BNK48, her weight stays the same at 48 kg but her legs and arms get more toned
182. doesn’t want to try arm wrestling with ‘Jennis’ for fear that she’ll lose to her
183. when learning that someone talks behind her back, she’ll try to get over it
184. to relieve stress, she’d eat ice cream and dessert, listen to the music and watch ‘Sayane’ singing
185. has no favorite sport in particular
186. one of her biggest mischief in school was to accidentally cause molds to grow in the class
187. subsequently, she had to be the one responsible for removing them by keeping rubbing them with alcohol until they were all gone
188. has reached the beta cycle of T25 workout programme (so nowadays she exercises harder and harder!)
189. can eat spicy food
190. more like a dorm-body, rather than a homebody
191. has got a sewing machine in her room
192. would love to learn to play the guitar but has no time
193. used to be addicted to coffee but has already gotten off the addiction, knowing that it’s not good for health
194. the most difficult dance routine ? the one performed during the verse ‘ta-chop-hai-roo-wa-chop-loey-dee-kwa’ in the song Oogoe Diamond (translator : the equal Japanese verse is ‘好きって言葉は最高さ’ – ‘suki tte kotoba wa saikou sa’)
196. learnt some martial arts for self-defence : taekwondo, Thai boxing or ‘Mauy Thai’, Aikido and Thai-style sword fighting
197. finds ‘Noey’ adorable
198. feels hurt when hearing someone said ‘Cherprang can do anything in the world, apart from finishing Final Fantasy XV’

 

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