Watashi ga Renai Dekinai Riyuu

Posted by Jonas on January 15th, 2012. Filters:

More than half of women in their 20’s to 30’s admit to “currently lacking a boyfriend.” Men, love, sex, work, marriage… All the issues women face today are revealed in truth through this generation, an “ice age of love.” Watashi ga Renai Dekinai Riyuu is a Japanese drama about three perfectly normal girls, Fujii Emi […]

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Watanabe Mayu in “Saba-dol”

Posted by Dean on January 9th, 2012. Filters:

What?! Watanabe Mayu is getting her own drama as a leading actress? What?! It’s about an unattractive teacher who’s 38 years old, but has a double identity as “Watanabe Mayu”, a much-beloved 17-year-old idol?

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Momoiro Clover Z starring in their very own web-drama “Momodora”

Posted by Dean on December 3rd, 2011. Filters:

Momoiro Clover Z began streaming their very own web-drama “Momodora” on December 1st, 2011.

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Madame Butterfly Drama

Posted by Loc on August 20th, 2011. Filters:

Here’s something that’s sure to please fans of opera, theatre, and Japanese drama. Ichikawa Shinichi’s novel Chouchou-san, which was adapted from Giacomo Puccini’s well-known opera Madame Butterfly, will be turned into a drama this November on NHK starring Aoi Miyazaki. (Source: Tokyograph)

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New fall drama “Nazotoki wa Dinner no Ato de”

Posted by Amy on August 20th, 2011. Filters:

Sakurai plays “Kageyama” a butler and chauffer with a “wicked tongue” who helps “Honsho Reiko” (Kitagawa) who is the daughter of a powerful businessman and a novice detective, solve various cases.

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Marumo’s Rules

Posted by Loc on July 15th, 2011. Filters:

Marumo no Okite or Marumo’s Rules is a new family drama on Fuji TV that has been warmly received by viewers during its run since April of 2011. The final episode was recently aired on July 3rd to a grand slam rating of 23.9% and peaked at 27.5% (source: Tokyograph). I’ve so far seen 2 […]

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AKB48 in My Dramaland

Posted by Loc on June 7th, 2011. Filters:

So I have to admit that I know next to nothing about this group except that it’s a very large girl band. What I do know of them comes from recent posts at this very blog. However, it appears they’ve seeped into all aspect of Japan’s entertainment as of late and that includes the acting […]

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RPG Drama

Posted by Loc on May 28th, 2011. Filters:

In all my years of watching Japanese drama, I have never come across this type of drama before. I don’t even know if I should even separate this from the likes of ancient drama shows. Yuusha Yoshihiko to Maou no Shiro (Hero Yoshihiko and the Demon King’s Castle) is a new drama premiering on TV […]

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Yankee-kun to Megane-chan (review)

Posted by Loc on May 6th, 2011. Filters:

Based on: Manga series by Miki Yoshikawas of the same name. Broadcasted in: 2010 Directed by: Mahoko Takanari, and Akio Yoshida Overall Rating: A Main Cast: Actors / Characters Riisa Naka as Hana Adachi Hiroki Narimiya as Daichi Shinagawa Kanata Hongo as Gaku Izumi Yu Koyanagi as Seiya Chiba Haruna Kawaguchi as Rinka Himeji My fist […]

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Arashi’s First Single for 2011

Posted by Amy on January 16th, 2011. Filters:

It has been announced that Arashi will be releasing their first single of 2011 titled “Lotus”.  It will be released on February 23rd and will be the theme song for the drama “bartender” in which member Masaki Aiba will be starring.  The track list has not been released, but as usual there will be Limited […]

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