聲の形 (Koe no Katachi/A Silent Voice)

Last weekend, a friend and I spent an entire day playing "otaku" as we watched the theatrical release of Koe no Kotachi, enjoyed a steaming bowl of ramen, attended a cosplay event, and purchased a few anime merchandise. The success of Makoto Shinkai’s Kimi no Na Wa paved the way for more anime movies to… Continue reading 聲の形 (Koe no Katachi/A Silent Voice)

Japan Info, Japanese drama

ボク、運命の人です。(Boku, Unmei no Hito Desu Ep.1-3)

Boku Unmei no Hito desu is the highly anticipated reunion of two popular Johnnys, Kamenashi Kazuya and Yamashita Tomohisa. The drama also stars Kimura Fumino and Nanao. I’ve already written this article, Kamenashi Kazuya and Yamashita Tomohisa’s Tandem Is Back for a New Song and Drama!, where I introduced the drama’s main plot as well as its… Continue reading ボク、運命の人です。(Boku, Unmei no Hito Desu Ep.1-3)

Korean variety

아는 형님 (Knowing Bros Ep.71)

Knowing Bros (A Hyung I Know) is a JTBC entertainment show that had some rough beginnings and several time slot changes until they finally settled on an effective and totally hilarious format. From the 17th episode onward, it follows the ‘Brother School’ concept where the members act as students while their guests arrive as aspiring transfer students.… Continue reading 아는 형님 (Knowing Bros Ep.71)