Rurouni Kenshin

Name: Rurouni KenshinWriter/director: Fujii Kiyomi / Otomo KeishiDate: 2012 - 2021Number of episodes: 5 moviesGenre: Action, Adventure, Samurai, gore, assasinBased on book/manga?: Yes, adapted from manga serious "Rurouni Kenshin" by Watsuki Nobuhiro Why did I press play? After bing thoroughly impressed with Setoh Takeru's acting, I nossied around for some of his other projects and these movies were … Continue reading Rurouni Kenshin

An Incurable Case of Love (Japanese) – Mini First Impression

Name: An Incurable Case of Love (Koi wa Tsuzuku yo Doko Made mo)Writer/director: Kaneko Arisa / Kaneko Fuminori, Fukuda Ryosuke, Tanaka KentaDate: January 2020Number of episodes: 10 Genre: Comedy, Romance, Medical Based on book/manga?: Yes, Why did I press play? While I was perusing for a new drama to watch, this one had great reviews! A few thoughts … Continue reading An Incurable Case of Love (Japanese) – Mini First Impression

Brief thoughts: The Long Ballad, The Imperial Coroner, Miss Crow with Mr. Lizard

The Long BalladThis is a marathon of a drama. It's got a rich and heavy plot. You almost can't watch this drama to chill out, but rather to get absorbed into a story. The casting for this drama would have been tricky because the two mains have very distinct individual roles within their worlds and … Continue reading Brief thoughts: The Long Ballad, The Imperial Coroner, Miss Crow with Mr. Lizard

Brief thoughts: Imitation, Taxi Driver, So I Married an Anti-Fan

Below are brief first impression about three Korean dramas that are currently airing. ImitationThis drama is a total gem. It's about the behind-the-scenes of the idol world. Following those who are successful, desperate, and becoming famous. It shows a lot of the politics and the difference between the elite and bottom of the barrel entertainment … Continue reading Brief thoughts: Imitation, Taxi Driver, So I Married an Anti-Fan

Oh! My Emperor!

Name: Oh! My EmperorWriter/director: Wang Wen Tong / Yu Zhong Zhong & Wu Jian XinDate: April 2018Number of episodes: 36Genre: Time Travel, period, romantic, friendship Based on book/manga?: Not sure, maybe a web novel. Why did I press play? I was in the mood for a good quality comedy drama and this one had great reviews. … Continue reading Oh! My Emperor!