While Japan’s attention has shifted to big name shounen live-action adaptions (Gintama, Fullmetal Alchemist, and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure are just a few of the series getting movies in the near future), the shoujo train is still chugging right along and next up is the first love series Hirunaka no Ryuusei (Daytime Shooting Star). Continue reading Hirunaka no Ryuusei ramps up the love triangle with two trailers before premiere
I was a little (ok, a lot) overwhelmed by all the dramas that I was watching, so I had to pull back for a bit and take a breather, but I’m good now. After all, there is still so much to watch this season.
Continue reading Spring 2014 Part 3: Fixers, Detectives, and Old Loves
After a drama season dominated by crazy housemaids, bounty hunter flight attendants, and lovelorn women, I’m happy to see some men back in dramaland. Leading the pack is Mukai Osamu (YAY!) in his first leading drama role, Hungry! The first episode is mostly set-up for stuff we already know if you’ve read the synopsis and while it’s not incredibly witty or very heartfelt, it’s pretty feel good and I can go for that. Continue reading Hungry! Episode 1