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by orichan
Feb 2nd, '10, 04:23
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion]Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge (Kamenashi Kazuya)
Replies: 184
Views: 104350

So far all the stories they did came from the manga. They are not in order, I have a feeling they are just doing what ever stories they can that's not too over the top. The acting is pretty bad in this show, but I guess it works out okay because this manga is supposed to be so over the top. I hope t...
by orichan
Dec 13th, '09, 18:49
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Oooh looks like there may be some NxA theme going on in the movie! I am glad. I feel like Akizama is wasting is life away doing labour work in the manga. I always feel that if he gets into some sort of relationship with Nao he would actually try in life, and actually use his psycology knowledge for ...
by orichan
Dec 12th, '09, 00:43
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion]Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge (Kamenashi Kazuya)
Replies: 184
Views: 104350

I am excited about this drama simply because I will probably see a satisfactory end to the story. The truth is in the manga nothing is ever really resolved even after 24 books. >_<
by orichan
Feb 12th, '08, 03:51
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Edison no Haha
Replies: 26
Views: 11152

Finally saw ep4.

Not a bad episode. The kid is such a good reader.

I wish I have time to help out... but my marks dropped a whole grade after LG.
by orichan
Feb 5th, '08, 16:29
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Edison no Haha
Replies: 26
Views: 11152

Would I want to deal with a kid like Kento in real life? No. Do I like Kento in the show? Yes. The show is supposed to be about a "troucle child" who most teachers would want to strangle to death. Kento is supposed to be a trouble maker, he is not supposed to be your normal cute/nice kid. He is supp...
by orichan
Jan 27th, '08, 16:42
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Edison no Haha
Replies: 26
Views: 11152

Episode 3 came out via superpig. Poor teacher. She got into trouble because of him. I feel kinda bad for her for the first time ever I think. The president of the school is so cool! Won't break under pressure. Okay, seriously, that prof needs to end up with the mother! He would make the coolest fath...
by orichan
Jan 23rd, '08, 03:42
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Binbou Danshi
Replies: 379
Views: 92403

Yorokobi wrote:whats with the heavy rating drop though!?
Probably because watching him pay for everyone's debt is just as painful as watching Nao get tricked again in Liar Game?
by orichan
Jan 23rd, '08, 03:37
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Edison no Haha
Replies: 26
Views: 11152

You never heard of mobius strip before? It's something that often show up in kids' IQ books... and then you kind of forget about it until much later when you see it again in university math class. I saw both the Liar Paradox and mobius strip in a discrete math course. ^_^; I love shows with intellig...
by orichan
Jan 21st, '08, 16:56
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Edison no Haha
Replies: 26
Views: 11152

Oh Good. So I am not the only one who watches this show. ^_^; If I am not mistaken, if you are talking about the paradox illustrated by Plato and Socrates calling each other liars, then it's the Liar Paradox. Generally taught when you are studying philosophy or if you are studying wonderful things l...
by orichan
Aug 10th, '07, 17:49
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion]- JOTEI [2007] - Upcoming Shota Matsuda drama!
Replies: 317
Views: 81834

Oooo, just watched episode 4. That was kind of like a breather for last episode I guess. I can't wait for episode 5 though. Shota is going to appear again!!!! He looks so pretty in his new suit!!!
by orichan
Aug 6th, '07, 01:24
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion]- JOTEI [2007] - Upcoming Shota Matsuda drama!
Replies: 317
Views: 81834

Wait... isn't Rosa a very popular star in Japan? If she is not pretty to Japanese, she can't really be one, can she?

I mean, maybe she is not a good actress, but she must have her appeal to the Japanese people.
by orichan
Jul 23rd, '07, 17:03
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion]- JOTEI [2007] - Upcoming Shota Matsuda drama!
Replies: 317
Views: 81834

But the point of a hostess is that they are not a slut more of an entertainer They explained in episode one, private relationship (outside of host club) is often what matters (remember? Rosa was saying something like, "Oh... so a woman's body is really that powerful."). It's where the current empre...
by orichan
Jun 20th, '07, 15:46
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

LOL I can't believe Fukunaga called that guy "mini-mushroom". Great. Now we have "Mushroom" and "son of Mushroom". I just hope that Mini-mushroom become a laugh-a-holic.... :-p The funnest thing is that Mushroom head actually called Ono Mini-mushroom, it's not something that came to be because we t...
by orichan
Jun 17th, '07, 04:03
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Ep 9 raw should be out soooooooon.

And yes. Ep 10 is gooooood ---- And so a Matsuda fan is born.
by orichan
Jun 15th, '07, 19:06
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

That's cause in the manga Akiyama got his revenge. Akiyama in the drama did not. He lost his cool once already, when gold tooth cornered him.

Anyway. I suggests you go and put what you said under spoiler tags.
by orichan
Jun 15th, '07, 14:40
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

auroragb wrote:if so, it seems like a major deviation from the manga
It's supposed to be.

The manga artist said in an interview that one of the things manga readers get to look forward to is an ending different from the drama.

In any case the third game is not finished in the manga as of now. So.
by orichan
Jun 14th, '07, 07:47
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

I read a bit of the spoilers for ep 10. Please don't read if you don't want to be spoiled. This is from the web site and not from the episode preview at the end of ep 9. Apparently Akiyama lost his cool and lost pretty badly. O_o How will he turn his lost into a win this time with just 10 rounds to ...
by orichan
Jun 14th, '07, 07:41
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Tantei Gakuen Q 2007
Replies: 77
Views: 31559

I WAS considering this series (was going to mention this to LB) despite how disappointing the anime turned out....

But since someone else has announced this project, I am not going to fight over this.
by orichan
Jun 11th, '07, 18:37
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

That happens in episode 10. In episode 9 we're introduced to Yokoya, a white-haired man who claims to have the ability to see through things and is always seen sniffing some sort of powder called "cool honey". It also seems he is actually behind the whole game, or at the very least can give orders ...
by orichan
Jun 9th, '07, 19:39
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

hikkichan wrote: Next week, we may see Akiyama at his weakest.
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Here's your chance, Nao!

Yay! We are finally getting to the original material! I can finally actually discuss the episode with you guys now. =) I can't wait to see the Akiyama angst!!
by orichan
Jun 8th, '07, 04:23
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

I tried to find out how old everyone is in the LG web site, but it looks like they tell us the age of EVERYONE other than Akiyama and Nao. X_X I don't get it. It's a save bet that Akiyama is about 25ish and Nao is 20ish, but I don't know for sure. Is liar game blogspot not active anymore? I love to ...
by orichan
Jun 5th, '07, 06:30
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

About the mysterious "X" Screencap from Ep.8: Under spoiler cut thingy cuz its big. http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w232/ittiou/snapshot20070603215251.jpg http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w232/ittiou/snapshot20070603215154.jpg That guy yes? No. The final boss will only show up in last episode,...
by orichan
Jun 4th, '07, 18:45
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

don't worry mate its probably not true, i think it was mearly a guess by my friend, unless someone can confirm it, for now lets just leave it at my guess for the ending. But hey so many things are sometimes different from the manga-> live action, so cheer up and hopefully im wrong :D It definately ...
by orichan
Jun 4th, '07, 14:12
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

BELOW IS SUPER SPOILER THAT MY RUIN THE WHOLE SERIES, ONLY READ IF YOU HAVE READ THE WHOLE MANGA. well since my mate has read the manga and told me that Akiyama is Mr.X and that he is the one who made this entire game, i am still waiting to see how that will unfold. ] Actually... Unless this inform...
by orichan
Jun 3rd, '07, 06:24
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

@alstar: That's right.
by orichan
Jun 2nd, '07, 15:07
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Mushroom head seems to be a prime area of show hatred. the sound of his voice is certainly cringe-worthy, but once he's stopped he's pretty hilarious. his terrible outfit gets points with me - i find his annoyance very entertaining. I feel the same way as you. He does amuses me to some extend. Abou...
by orichan
May 30th, '07, 19:27
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

3 hours? Well, sans commercial breaks it's probably gonna end somewhere around 2 hours, but still... To be honest, I'm not yet sure whether the writers (and the cast as well) have what it takes to turn the material into feature-film length. Of course you're all aware what this means for your truste...
by orichan
May 27th, '07, 06:41
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Re: about nao

i think shes slowly learning because of Akiyama.. but she still said sorry to the people for doing what she did in episode 7.. she is so innocent that she doesnt think about herself much.. i never read the mangas yet but ill buy them maybe tomorrow =D But I would say sorry if I am surrounded by a g...
by orichan
May 26th, '07, 15:40
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

About the Evil Mushroom:

At least he did his job well and made everyone hates him. XD

About episode 7:
Good job Nao~! You told your first lie(s).
by orichan
May 23rd, '07, 07:17
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Hey guys, Did you have nice LG watching? @ tatsuri - How do you know the old guy is in the wheelchair is her dad? I don't remember the scene with her pushing a wheelchair or working in a home? Which ep or is it the opener (I kinda skim those). That guy in wheel chair IS Nao's father. The website sa...
by orichan
May 22nd, '07, 01:45
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

I wish she could get some smarts all on her own too However if I was mushroom head guy, I would want Nao in the game. He's thinking short term "I gotta get me in the game". What he should be thinking of is the last round - he should try and illiminate the smartest people first so the game gets easi...
by orichan
May 20th, '07, 05:50
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

@ GoddessCarlie well studies show that men usually look for a partner that more or less like their mother...so you can't really completely discount the love story between Akiyama and Nao...though i hope this won't come true...well maybe until after Nao becomes wiser... Especially if they like their...
by orichan
May 20th, '07, 02:54
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Well... people get closer through extrodinary situations/adventures. If Nao doesn't get conned she would never have a chance to get close to Akiyama. I wouldn't really call their relationship the relationship between a dog owner and a dog. You are not supposed to see your beloved mother in a dog... ...
by orichan
May 19th, '07, 05:48
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

While I was subbing... I realized something interesting. Akiyama actually got more out of game 2 than the other players. Even after all those deductions... Akiyama still had 131,250,000 yen left of his prize money if I did not calculate anything wrong. Then, he got the 100 000 000 check (since it ca...
by orichan
May 18th, '07, 14:35
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Really?? I find the resurrection game and the 3rd game to be very interesting... The other two was a bit boring... So, the drama just got interesting now... But, im glad they're not gonna do that game in manga right now as well... I mean, why spoil the whole manga? If you like the story, go read th...
by orichan
May 17th, '07, 20:16
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Sigh...the writers dumbed down the plot...again. Another totally unnecessary scene (in the manga, Akiyama's actions are much more logical). If he'd already known the identity of X and his strategy as suggested at the end, then he would have known even before the voting began that he had to always v...
by orichan
May 13th, '07, 06:14
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

This is a bit late. But I finally got a chance to translate episode 4 article (which actually came out after the episode was aired on Monday).

Read it here: http://liargame.blogspot.com/

Episode 5 article is actually out on the site for a couple of days. I will translate that next.
by orichan
May 11th, '07, 02:09
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

l0nEr wrote:Im so sorry to say that you are wrong...lol....
=) I think for people like us who read the manga, we have no choice but to keep our mouth shut until we get the drama-only stuff.

This show is a lot more fun when people get to keep guessing. So let's not ruin it for others.
by orichan
May 10th, '07, 04:06
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Yeah, LoL at the offense and defense metaphor. Akiyama should have just used a Small and Medium :) That wouldn't work. Cause "small" and "medium" don't start with S and M in Japanese. Offense and defense (seme and mamori) do though. ;P It was really cute cause he made up a little white lie just for...
by orichan
May 9th, '07, 14:33
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

This makes me ROFLMAO.... Really, from the episodes so far, Nao is totally dependent on Akiyama. I wonder how could she survive before she met him. The Liar Game aside, it's still a cruel world out there. Well she does get slightly smarter soonish. If we call slightly smarter as being able to lie...
by orichan
May 9th, '07, 01:13
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

=D And gosh, does anyone know what Akiyama was doing with the #15 lady at night? DID THEY HAVE SEX TOGETHER OR SOMETHING. Because his shirt was off afterwards, in the morning. And that worries me because Akiyama belongs to Nao. AHAHA. lol. In the manga, Nao phoned when Akiyama was taking a shower o...
by orichan
May 8th, '07, 15:09
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

So looks like it may end after the next 'resurrection' round with a modified outcome so that they don't have to go to round 3. I just hope the writers don't come up with a lame ending that will ruin everything. :pray: Not necessarily. Esp since I think the next game will only bring us up to ep 8.5....
by orichan
May 8th, '07, 05:49
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Actually, I am pretty sure we will get original material. According to one of the interviews posted on the official site, the author of Liar Game said one of the things to look forward for in the manga is a different ending from the drama. I am kind of excited about the original material because the...
by orichan
May 6th, '07, 07:54
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Anyhows, I thought I'd do another 1 minute teaser for tonight's episode; hopefully it'll get a few giggles out of you all. Oh my God, that's one joke I did not recall... (it's in the manga too... But seriously, it's it's a lot more funny in the drama since you get to see their expressions and every...
by orichan
May 4th, '07, 02:24
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Unless you know Chinese or Japanese, getting the manga would be useful to you. There's no fan or official English translation of the manga out anywhere. While I think at times the colour tint they use is questionable, I do recognize that they add those colour for the sake of surrealism. So I guess I...
by orichan
Apr 29th, '07, 04:50
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Article 3 is now translated. You can find it here: http://liargame.blogspot.com/
by orichan
Apr 26th, '07, 08:45
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

I posted translations of Erika Toda's and Matsuda Shota's interviews from the official web site here:

http://liargame.blogspot.com/

I had lots of trouble translating them because interviews are so informal. Really sorry if I made any mistakes.
by orichan
Apr 23rd, '07, 19:32
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

If you are talking about the line that I think you are talking about...

The teacher was saying the bank he deposited the money in is open until 5pm. Not that they have to deposit the money in a bank at 5.

That's the only line in that translation that I remember seeing 5pm in.
by orichan
Apr 23rd, '07, 19:06
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

The rating is in. Liar Game got 12.8 this week vs. 12.3 last week.
by orichan
Apr 23rd, '07, 18:37
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Aside from the obvious, why does Akiyama get to participate in the second game, which is for winners of the first game? I know he helped Nao win the first game, but technically the game invite was for her, not him. There's no way Nao can win this on her own. If the storyline continues to be predict...
by orichan
Apr 22nd, '07, 06:53
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Articles 1 and 2

I made a quick and probably bad translation of the 2 psychology articles by some psyc. professor called Dr. Tomita from the Liar Game official web site. It may help you enjoy the last two episodes a bit more. Don't ask me why I jumped between tenses. I just did and I am too lazy to fix that. Note: ...
by orichan
Apr 21st, '07, 15:54
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Well... The point of game one was just to show how the simplest of tricks can still trick people if they are put into a vulnerable state of mind, so the way he tricks the teacher should be a cliche way. That being said... Yes, they probably didn't need 10 mintues to explain the card swap. I still st...
by orichan
Apr 21st, '07, 14:33
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Seriously! And I think you're putting it kindly. "Stupid" is the word I would have used. She is baka shoujiki for good reasons. That's why in my opinion, translating it as too honest for her own good is an understatement. No, no she is stupidly/idiotically honest (in my version of the sub -- http:/...
by orichan
Apr 14th, '07, 15:38
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

First game is your very normal swindling that we are all used to and that you see in Kurosagi, but when you get to game 2 and game 3, the games become very unique and intersting. Game 1 << game 2 and game 3. Game 2 is a minority game (people vote, minority votes win, people who voted with majority l...
by orichan
Apr 14th, '07, 02:14
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Personally, I think LiarGame is very different from an episodic show like Kurosagi. But that's for you to decide when you do watch the show.

I wrote a long post detailing some of the differences, but the reply system ate the post up. :cussing:
by orichan
Apr 13th, '07, 16:53
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 305911

Hi all. I am joinning this forum for this series. I am super excited about it because I have read the manga since day one. It's too bad the manga is not translated into English cause even though the art is kind of sucky, it's really quite good. I am just wondering if anyone here can translate the ps...