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Summer 2015: A Deadly Book, Mysteries, and a Chorus

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There is a startling amount of dramas streaming this season, about six or seven, I think, which is a lot more than usual and even more being subbed, so I’m happy about that, even if I haven’t gotten around to watching everything yet. Now that I have some downtime and the drama season is in full swing, I guess it’s about time to check in on what’s airing.

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Spring 2015: Stalkers, Handymen, and Crazy Hearts

YokosoWagaya1 FubenBenriyaKokoroPokitto I’ve sort of been in a drama slump lately as I’ve mostly been watching anime, but I resolved to do a write-up for each season this year because somehow or another, I always manage to miss at least one every year. It’s inevitable that there will be a bad drama season and while spring 2015 is certainly not the worst season I’ve sat through, it is the most lackluster I’ve seen in a while. Continue reading Spring 2015: Stalkers, Handymen, and Crazy Hearts

Review: High School Drive

High School Drive

I didn’t know what I was going to get going into High School Drive, the 2012 mobile drama by BeeTV, but it turned out to be a lot more charming than I expected. Low-key and atmospheric, High School Drive takes a stab at portraying the ups and downs of youth by following the lives of Souta (Horii Arata) and Kana (Shimizu Kurumi).

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