Japanese drama

最高の離婚 (Saikou no Rikon)

Saikou no Rikon is penned by Soredemo Ikite Yuku's writer Sakamoto Yuji. Eita starred in both dramas but the two are polar opposites in terms of their tone and theme, proving the writer's versatility. Saikou no Rikon tackles the woes of marriage as well as the benefits and consequences of divorce in an offbeat, laugh-inducing… Continue reading 最高の離婚 (Saikou no Rikon)

Japanese drama, live action, manga

信長協奏曲 (Nobunaga Concerto)

Nobunaga Concerto is the Oguri Shun-Takayuki Yamada reunion that I’ve been anticipating for quite a while now. The series is based on the ongoing historical manga by Ayumi Ishii that began in 2009. It is the story of Saburo, a typical carefree high school boy with a sketchy knowledge on Japanese history. He travels back in time and in… Continue reading 信長協奏曲 (Nobunaga Concerto)

Japanese drama, live action

地獄先生ぬ〜べ〜 (Hell Teacher Nube)

There were so many awesome animes in the 90s, Hell Teacher Nube wasn’t really included in my Top 5 favorites but I totally enjoyed watching random episodes when it was broadcasted dubbed in our country. I was quite excited when the news about a live action series came out since there are a lot of… Continue reading 地獄先生ぬ〜べ〜 (Hell Teacher Nube)

favorite actors, Japanese drama

まほろ駅前番外地 (Mahoro Ekimae Bangaichi)

It’s never too late to post about a 2013 drama if it’s as good as this one and just in time for the upcoming release of its 2014 movie Mahoro Ekimae Kyousoukyoku. I didn’t know what I was getting into when I started Mahoro Ekimae Bangaichi.I just wanted to see how my favorite actor Eita… Continue reading まほろ駅前番外地 (Mahoro Ekimae Bangaichi)