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by saki-chan
Dec 5th, '08, 01:37
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Takahiro Moriuchi [One Ok Rock, ex-NEWS member]
Replies: 7
Views: 19709

well, i could be wrong, but i used google translator on taka's japanese wiki page a couple months ago and it said something about him getting caught smoking and drinking with half naked girls or something. and he was really young at the time, so it was a big deal. JE decided to say he left to pursue...
by saki-chan
Dec 4th, '08, 13:06
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Takahiro Moriuchi [One Ok Rock, ex-NEWS member]
Replies: 7
Views: 19709

when i first found out about one ok rock, i knew the name sounded familiar but i wasn't sure why. about a week into my obsession, i realized taka used to be in news. so i went around my house screaming "HE'S THE PHANTOM NINTH MEMBER OF NEWS, THE PHANTOM NINTH MEMBER!" because i was so shocked. i lov...
by saki-chan
Nov 5th, '08, 23:15
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: books and music suggestions?
Replies: 9
Views: 2797

thanks for all the suggestions. i'll definitely look into them all. @quashlo: Alas, if i could. i can't read any japanese at this point, let alone a whole book. @infundibuliform: Hahah, NewS has never failed me either. but, you know, i've listened to them so much i've memorized practically every son...
by saki-chan
Nov 3rd, '08, 06:07
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: books and music suggestions?
Replies: 9
Views: 2797

books and music suggestions?

I love reading and i love japan, so i would really like to read some japanese books (translated into english, of course.) but i have no idea how to find them. it's not like i can just type 'japan' into the library or book store's search engine, because all that comes up are non-fiction or fiction ab...
by saki-chan
Oct 2nd, '08, 06:05
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Do you like to sleep with your T.V on??
Replies: 17
Views: 3937

I prefer to fall asleep with my TV on--I set it to shut off after 90 minutes or so. To be honest, I'm kinda embarrassed to share my sleeping habits. Let's see...really soothing, slow voices help me relax, so I usually watch home shopping programs. Or, I listen to yoga programs on You Tube (though I...
by saki-chan
Oct 1st, '08, 07:15
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Do you like to sleep with your T.V on??
Replies: 17
Views: 3937

i do. i literally can't sleep without it. i actually have some shows on my mp3 player that i watch if i'm not near a tv. but i'm weird. i can't sleep without glasses on either, so i have a special set of sleep glasses. the best shows to fall asleep to, to me, are good eats, how it's made or mythbust...
by saki-chan
Jul 23rd, '08, 08:54
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: HAVE YOU WATCHED ANY DRAMA's MORE THAN ONCE?
Replies: 99
Views: 15196

i watched hana kimi i think 7 times. and hana yori dango i watched about 6. and nobuta was 5, tho, that's nothing compared to 11. wow.
by saki-chan
Jul 21st, '08, 04:04
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: A Not So Interesting Story
Replies: 10
Views: 2894

A lot of what you're saying, i can totally relate to. i'm only fifteen, but i too have felt these things my whole life. everyone's told me it's gonna get better and that's been the extent of their involvement or advice or caring. there are only a few things that make me feel better when i'm feeling ...
by saki-chan
May 5th, '08, 00:39
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: GUYS : What kind of girl do u like???
Replies: 166
Views: 35473

a couple of nice flaws which can be exploited would be interesting as well. haha, that made me laugh. but in a 'that's so mean' kinda way... i'm a girl, yeah, and most of these answers totally confuse me. i'd say 97 percent of guys i've encountered are totally shallow and superficial. is it just D-...
by saki-chan
Apr 20th, '08, 04:15
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Confirmed by TBS Hana Yori Dango Movie
Replies: 585
Views: 202342

i'm so totally buying it. it's pretty cheap too. i waited for the scans on all the JE calendars and i want to have this tangible.
by saki-chan
Apr 15th, '08, 19:24
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Last Friends - Nagasawa Masami/Ueno Juri/Eita
Replies: 2909
Views: 738509

uwa, there are softsubs for it too now? i think i'm gonna end up watching this ep three times: first raw, second soft sub, third from Kioku. haha, it's good enough for it, ne?
by saki-chan
Apr 13th, '08, 16:52
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Last Friends - Nagasawa Masami/Ueno Juri/Eita
Replies: 2909
Views: 738509

i'm too lazy to quote or remember who exactly said what, but here are my thoughts on the last couple of responses: With Eita's hair, i absolutely love every hair style i'm ever seen him with because they're all so weird. my best friend was scared by his hairstyle in the Last Friends CMs (but i'm gon...
by saki-chan
Apr 12th, '08, 17:30
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Last Friends - Nagasawa Masami/Ueno Juri/Eita
Replies: 2909
Views: 738509

junebug6272 : your ideas certainly seem plausible and i'm glad my theory wasn't too out there. Salz : i hope Sosuke doesn't die! i know it's nuts and he probably (so far) deserves it the most out of the characters, but i'd hate to see Ryo die, even just in character! just the idea of it makes me sa...
by saki-chan
Apr 12th, '08, 15:34
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Last Friends - Nagasawa Masami/Ueno Juri/Eita
Replies: 2909
Views: 738509

so, i've been thinking, and who do you think knocked Michiru up? do you think it was Sosuke? or could there be someone else? personally, i have a hunch that it was Eita's character (whose name totally escapes me, sorry) cos wouldn't that add, like, twelve different flavors of drama? He obviously has...
by saki-chan
Apr 11th, '08, 04:42
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Last Friends - Nagasawa Masami/Ueno Juri/Eita
Replies: 2909
Views: 738509

i couldn't wait for the subs but i don't speak Japanese, so i've been watching the RAW but i don't understand it. actually, i'm only half way through, but it looks great so far! i actually wanted to share a continuity mistake i found, if anyone cares. it doesn't spoil anything about the plot, but i'...
by saki-chan
Apr 8th, '08, 13:17
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What is your occupation??
Replies: 287
Views: 87110

as for me, i'm a part-time high school student with no ambitions for the future. great, ne?
by saki-chan
Apr 4th, '08, 11:34
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Proposal Daisakusen (Operation Love)
Replies: 2249
Views: 421048

so i just watched it and here is my humble opinion: it was quite lovely, ne? the kiss at the end almost ruined the whole thing for me! i mean, is KimuTaku the only Johnny who knows how to kiss? but besides that, it was adorable and sweet. is it just me or were they kinda making fun of the themes fro...
by saki-chan
Mar 30th, '08, 05:43
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Stream Japanese TV on your computer with KeyHoleTV
Replies: 992
Views: 765995

yea, i'm 90% sure it's the movie version of Taiyou no Uta starring YUI. she was just singing 'Goodbye Days' so if they use that in the drama, it could be the drama too. but i think it's the movie.
by saki-chan
Mar 23rd, '08, 05:26
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Hanazakari no Kimitachi e [2007]
Replies: 7382
Views: 1105087

yay! i can't wait to watch it! the ending of the show was so begging for a speacial. but hwat i don't get is, why would Maki-chan need to cut her hair if it's set after the show ended? wouldn't Mizuki's hair have grown a bit?
by saki-chan
Mar 3rd, '08, 12:02
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Kato Shigeaki
Replies: 822
Views: 119468

Shige is in my top three JE boys (And the other two are Matsujun and Pi, who got me into the fandom, so the fact that Shige has risen to the top means a lot!) and when i saw that clip, my reaction was: "........WHY AM I NOT IN JAPAN?!?!?!?!? *dead*" It was amazing and it seems so Shige-tastic to me....
by saki-chan
Mar 3rd, '08, 11:48
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Tanaka Koki
Replies: 182
Views: 62056

I have a random but semi-important question: when did he cut his hair off? Like, when he was a Jr he had that long hair, na? so when did he shave his head? was it for the debut? personally, i think he looks creepy with long hair and i really like what he's rocking now coz it's so weird. it somehow s...
by saki-chan
Mar 3rd, '08, 02:23
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Gokusen (All Seasons)
Replies: 1028
Views: 237088

i'm really looking forward to the next season. about the casting, i actually decided that they should just cast the Johnny's Jr groups Question? and Kis.My.Ft2 as the class. that's about 13 perfect students right there. for anyone who's familiar with them, don't they seem like the total Gokusen-type...
by saki-chan
Feb 26th, '08, 23:36
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Disturbing rumors about JE (Johnnies Entertainment)
Replies: 426
Views: 112329

i read the entire thread. all 26 pages, and i'd say over half of them were mindless drabble by sahansah-san and kozumifan-san (i added the suffixes so as not to seem rude because what i was saying was kinda rude, even though i meant it jokingly). it was quite difficult to wade through all the squabb...
by saki-chan
Feb 25th, '08, 04:50
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Confirmed by TBS Hana Yori Dango Movie
Replies: 585
Views: 202342

Hey! I haven't posted in a while, have i? to be honest, i couldn't because everytime i thought about Matsujun, i'd start to cry. he was so beautiful!!! wah!!! If anyone wants to hear my whole experience, tell me and i may type it up, but i'm too lazy to right now. i did however start my new lj and m...
by saki-chan
Feb 19th, '08, 10:05
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Confirmed by TBS Hana Yori Dango Movie
Replies: 585
Views: 202342

UPDATE, GUYS! BIG BIG NEWS!!! i'm in the orleans now, and i went down went down at about 1:00am to check out what was happening cos there was a blank spot on the schedule i got and they were making a stage in the casino! three crappy pics: http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj107/sam-sama/100_1996....
by saki-chan
Feb 16th, '08, 21:14
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Translation Request
Replies: 24
Views: 3905

thank you soo much, siantut-san!! it makes me feel better that my little speach was translated by someone on D-Addicts! thank you again, you don't know how grateful i am!
by saki-chan
Feb 15th, '08, 07:39
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Confirmed by TBS Hana Yori Dango Movie
Replies: 585
Views: 202342

NanaTorigawa, i'd think all the fans who are going would be from here or soompi, right? where else would they find out from, ne? i suppose they could just float without an account, tho. Anyway, i will (and i'm sure everyone else will too) take as many pictures as possible and share every detail i c...
by saki-chan
Feb 14th, '08, 06:43
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Translation Request
Replies: 24
Views: 3905

i need help with a translation, please!!

You see, i'm going to go see the Hana Yori Dango movie filming next week, and there's a slight chance i may get to meet the stars, rather than just see them. as such, i would like to say something coherent to them, but with my current Japanese skills, all i can say is "I LOVE YOU PLEASE MARRY ME!!!"...
by saki-chan
Feb 14th, '08, 02:28
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Gokusen (All Seasons)
Replies: 1028
Views: 237088

i have a question not related to the third season, which i am looking forward to, and just in case no one has seen the first season, i shall put it in spoiler: in the first season, what was the deal with Sawada and Yankumi? He liked her, right? but he totally never said anything to her, did he? i ca...
by saki-chan
Feb 13th, '08, 23:18
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Confirmed by TBS Hana Yori Dango Movie
Replies: 585
Views: 202342

trunkims wrote:so excited. less than a week to go!
i know! me too! every time anyone mentions filming (which is alot cos of a certain project at school) i freak out and am rendered unable to breath. i can't wait!
by saki-chan
Feb 12th, '08, 06:52
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Confirmed by TBS Hana Yori Dango Movie
Replies: 585
Views: 202342

yea, i did read that. and i didn't mean the crew, i meant the cast. who really cares where the crew is staying, ne? it's not like the best boy grip is a member of Arashi! and anyway, the orleans isn't not nice. it's pretty good, in fact. i guess i was just trying to rationalize myself out of getting...
by saki-chan
Feb 12th, '08, 02:42
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4474
Views: 1471592

high school comedy? the first thing that comes to mind is My Boss My Hero. it's hilarious. also Nobuta wo Produce and Hanazakari no Kimitachi e and Hana Yori Dango. all funny and highschool-related.
by saki-chan
Feb 12th, '08, 00:55
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Confirmed by TBS Hana Yori Dango Movie
Replies: 585
Views: 202342

haha, after that thing about the grandmother, i actually had to ask my dad if he pretended to be my Baba-chan on the phone, cos i wouldn't put that past him. he likes being on phones so he's be doing research, but we only found out everything that luchs said there. besides that, we have officially b...
by saki-chan
Feb 11th, '08, 02:22
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Confirmed by TBS Hana Yori Dango Movie
Replies: 585
Views: 202342

i think at very very first, i though hiro-san was jun too. then i discovered the subtle differences in their hotness. that'd be cool if he was in the movie tho.
and i agree with sahansah, the one of the right is definitely jun.
by saki-chan
Feb 9th, '08, 03:33
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Confirmed by TBS Hana Yori Dango Movie
Replies: 585
Views: 202342

is it just me, but for those of us who are going, is it kinda disheartening that there's no pictures and that we most likely won't be able to talk to them? i mean, it totally makes sense, but it's a little disappointing. of course, i'd still go even if they made us wear blindfolds, just because my f...
by saki-chan
Feb 7th, '08, 04:20
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Hey! Say! JUMP (BEST & 7)
Replies: 184
Views: 52771

ne, doesn't chinen yuri look a bit like ueno juri? not when she's doing nodame and not when he's smiling, but in the 1 pound no fukuin chinen was in, he totally looks like Ueno Juri when she's acting moody, like in engine.
i totally jut repeated the same thing over and over didn't i? >.<
by saki-chan
Feb 6th, '08, 23:08
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Confirmed by TBS Hana Yori Dango Movie
Replies: 585
Views: 202342

yea i suppose the hotel wouldn't say, ne? well, i guess tentativley confirmed is good enough. now i need to work on translating what i want to say to them, don't i?
by saki-chan
Feb 6th, '08, 22:56
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Confirmed by TBS Hana Yori Dango Movie
Replies: 585
Views: 202342

is this itinerary confirmed? like, for sure? cos i told my dad what was going on and he called the Orleans, and at least the front desk didn't know anything. i don't mean to say anyone's lying or anything, i just wanna be sure before i reserve plane tickets...and yes, i do honestly plan to go. ^.^
by saki-chan
Feb 6th, '08, 10:09
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3136
Views: 708366

okay, i shall join in too, since it's not like it's 3:00 AM on a school night here. i lost my memory card for my digital camera and my cell phone seems to hate me, so this is taken with my webcam, thus i am not wearing glasses because of the glare. just imagine me with big black squares around my ey...
by saki-chan
Jan 30th, '08, 22:56
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Utahime - Upcoming Nagase Drama!
Replies: 221
Views: 71445

Hard to know but with such poor ratings it is very unlikely to see a SP, after all, japanese dorama are all mae to earn money and ratings are the most important thing to producers... As a big fan of IWGP and My Boss My Hero, i'm wondering whether to watch this drama. yes, definitely watch this dram...
by saki-chan
Jan 29th, '08, 23:25
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Confirmed by TBS Hana Yori Dango Movie
Replies: 585
Views: 202342

haha, my dad totally loves vacationing in vegas and now i have a reason to go! thanks to whoever said February. i'll mark my next four day weekend in my calendar. hopefully there will be more info soon so i won't go for nothing!
by saki-chan
Jan 29th, '08, 01:16
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Why do guys love pretty girls?
Replies: 60
Views: 36521

well, isn't it instinctual? it's built in our genes to go for people that are pretty because then offspring produced with that person would also be pretty. most of the time, our brains think pretty=symmetrical. and facial symmetry is something our bodies developed to portray the good genes inside. i...
by saki-chan
Jan 28th, '08, 04:55
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Binbou Danshi
Replies: 379
Views: 92160

mo! i saw "binbou danshi" on the recent topics bored but i didn't read the [Discussion] bit so my heart was like "YATTTA!!!!!!" with backflips and all, then i saw it and i was sad. (this is probably because i totally wanna see this drama and that, in conjunction with the fact that i'm running off tw...
by saki-chan
Jan 26th, '08, 06:39
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Bambino
Replies: 439
Views: 102905

is this drama worth watching? i mean, is it good besides the fact that Mastujun is in it? i haven't heard anything one way or the other, but it seems a bit boring. i'm all for watching a boring movie just cos MatsuJun's in it, but i dunno if i should bother downloading this series just for him. wha...
by saki-chan
Jan 26th, '08, 02:22
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Bambino
Replies: 439
Views: 102905

is this drama worth watching? i mean, is it good besides the fact that Mastujun is in it? i haven't heard anything one way or the other, but it seems a bit boring. i'm all for watching a boring movie just cos MatsuJun's in it, but i dunno if i should bother downloading this series just for him. what...
by saki-chan
Jan 26th, '08, 00:47
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Confirmed by TBS Hana Yori Dango Movie
Replies: 585
Views: 202342

does anyone have any idea when they'll actually be shooting in vegas? i feel like stalking....
by saki-chan
Jan 24th, '08, 22:44
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Nana
Replies: 229
Views: 59031

i loved the first NANA so much! it was one of the greatest movies i have ever seen. the second one was not so good. the casting really bothered me. i mean, i was pretty much able to put the first hachi's face on the second one, so she wasn't a very big deal, and i was ddissapointed that there was a ...
by saki-chan
Jan 23rd, '08, 03:56
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Heath Ledger is dead?!?!
Replies: 19
Views: 5098

Heath Ledger is dead?!?!

I'm kind of totally in shock, but today, Heath Ledger was found dead in a Soho apartment. His body was found by the housekeeper or something. And since he was naked with a bottle of sleeping pills beside him, they think it's suicide! For more info: http://www.smh.com.au/news/film/ledger-did-not-kill...
by saki-chan
Jan 23rd, '08, 03:44
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: [Girls only!^^] What r u carrying in ur bag??
Replies: 125
Views: 32011

i don't normally carry a bag, but when i do, i have: laptop zune cell phone wallet book but that's only when i carry a bag, which is only when i need to bring my laptop somewhere. i'm kinda tomboyish on that front. i normally just have my pockets stuffed with electric devices (zune, cellphone etc) a...
by saki-chan
Jan 22nd, '08, 10:51
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Fujiki Naohito
Replies: 99
Views: 748959

my story involving him is actually really funny. see, proposal daisuken was one of the first dramas i watched, and throughout the whole thing, i hated Fujiki Naohito's character for being Yamapi's romantic rival. because i'm slightly crazy, i refused to watch anything with him in it for about three ...
by saki-chan
Jan 18th, '08, 06:22
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Daisuki
Replies: 56
Views: 20487

i agree with Natsu-chan, the name draws me in, but the story seems so sad. i was considering not watching it, but as i've heard good things, i suppose i will once the subs come out. my main motivation is still Hiraoka Yuta though >.<
by saki-chan
Dec 28th, '07, 03:44
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Utahime - Upcoming Nagase Drama!
Replies: 221
Views: 71445

Utahime Easter Egg: (Episode 6) In the jazz room "Utahime" there is a raccoon statue with a hat in the cupboard. It is the same raccoon statue in Kisarazu Cat's Eye in the episode where Asada senseii used it as a bomb. The two shows are connected by that Crossiant is Master in Kisarazu. That's awes...
by saki-chan
Oct 23rd, '07, 04:06
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4474
Views: 1471592

Hi, so i'd like to find a new drama to watch. i like romances and comedies, or even romantic comedies! I've seen the following. [the ones with stars are my favorite] ***Hana Yori Dango*** [1+2] **Hana Kimi** Akihabara@deep Strawberry on the Shortcake Gokusen [1+2] GTO Dragon Zakura Proposal Daisuken...