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by koyama22
Jun 25th, '10, 03:01
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4474
Views: 1471690

Hi everyone, I am looking for a drama that is comedy/romance type. I don't really prefer those dramas where 1 or a few boys are idolized as the hottest guy ever by a whole school. I've only seen a few dramas and they are.. Love Shuffle (thought it was great because the story had great twists and it...
by koyama22
Apr 5th, '10, 20:05
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4474
Views: 1471690

mog123 wrote:...

Also, when will we get the nodame cantabile movie ? I'm really waiting for it since december.

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I believe that the Nodame Cantabile Movie part 1 will be released on DVD June 6th, 2010 in Japan.
by koyama22
Apr 4th, '10, 00:45
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4474
Views: 1471690

I have seen so many good dramas , but I'm looking for something new^^ *list of dramas* to name just some favorites^^ Do you have any gem in your collection that I maybe haven't seen and that you would recommend?^^ I just finished watching GiraGira :-) Orange Days . Stand Up!! (http://wiki.d-addicts...
by koyama22
Apr 2nd, '10, 19:38
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4474
Views: 1471690

Re: New dramas?

Hey, So can someone please tell me what's a good 'new' drama that is out and it's sub files are being released? I'm currently watching Bloody Monday 2, Yamato Nadeshiko and I saw few episodes of Tokujo Kabachi but not really interested. And I kinda just stopped watching Deep Love and Shokojo Seira....
by koyama22
Mar 30th, '10, 02:28
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Godzilla to return to the US
Replies: 3
Views: 2462

Godzilla does not belong in Hollywood. The last attempt was abysmal...
by koyama22
Mar 29th, '10, 22:44
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4474
Views: 1471690

I really enjoy funny JDramas! Comedy with romance types. A few that I watched and liked are: - First Kiss - Manhattan - Oniyome Nikki - Boys over Flowers (Hana Yori Dango) Any suggestions that I might like? (^.^) The obvious answer for you may be Hana Kimi , if you haven't seen it yet. Other than t...
by koyama22
Mar 29th, '10, 21:00
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Self-learn Japanese?
Replies: 44
Views: 40324

Seems like an old topic was brought back from the dead. If your goal is fluency, and you plan to study on your own, input (i.e. listening, reading), should take central focus. Listen to Japanese, all the time. In fact, go to All Japanese All The Time and read up. This guy knows what he's talking abo...
by koyama22
Aug 15th, '09, 20:11
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Kubozuka Yosuke
Replies: 99
Views: 52882

It's up at ADC, if you have an account there.
Amour Legende @ Asian DVD Club

Pretty strange film. At last it's finally on DVD, though.
by koyama22
Mar 2nd, '09, 08:00
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Kudo Kankuro - Kudos to the man who Kan(kuro)!
Replies: 8
Views: 10192

Nice post, not many people think about the writer when watching good movies or dramas. This guy definitely is one of the best, and pretty much anything that he writes should be good. "Go" had an amazing script, and this guy seems to write very well for some characters, including, as you mentioned, Y...
by koyama22
Jul 22nd, '08, 21:45
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Yamada Takayuki
Replies: 310
Views: 146195

To me-he was the best character in Crows Zero. I really didn't expect him to act like he did, it was a total change from his usual roles! He is a pretty good actor, but needs to get out of the "makes you feel sorry for him" stereotype. Good start with Crows Zero! Looking foreward to a couple of his ...
by koyama22
Jul 16th, '08, 06:11
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Osen - Aoi Yu and Uchi Hiroki
Replies: 134
Views: 60582

is "welcome to the Quiet room a good watch? i hear "all about lily chouchou" is a very melancholic film.... I've seen hana and alice and hula girls, those are a good watch! i would recommend it to anybody who's an Aoi Yu fan. Both Welcome to the Quiet Room and All About Lily Chou-Chou are brilliant...
by koyama22
Jul 8th, '08, 19:31
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: New Tohoshinki Video
Replies: 15
Views: 5661

Very good MV and song.

The actress is Mina Fujii.

Not sure about the actor.
by koyama22
Jul 7th, '08, 19:30
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Has dramas affected you in High School/College?
Replies: 8
Views: 1926

I'm in almost the same exact boat as you in terms of Dramas influence on my life. I feel that it's not worth it to be in a relationship at this time, college is right around the corner and that means break-up...usually; followed by various things that I don't really wish to deal with. Anyways, Drama...
by koyama22
Jun 12th, '08, 18:28
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Am I the Only Boy Watching Drama?
Replies: 137
Views: 28173

/ Guy. Grew up around Japanese Dramas/Movies, so I pretty much enjoy every genre as long as it's, you know, actually good. Go go Last Friends, I hope it ends well.
by koyama22
Jun 8th, '08, 01:57
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Koide Keisuke
Replies: 1
Views: 3837

Average. He's a nice face to look at and has some good expression, but especially among film actors, he is average. It is good that he is doing films though! Getting better! To tell you the truth, I haven't really noticed him in dramas, I'll check back.
by koyama22
May 15th, '08, 03:16
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Your top 5 fav Jp actress, still the same or changed?
Replies: 224
Views: 108303

1. Shibasaki Kou : Really, really fun actress to watch on the screen. 2. Ueno Juri : Great actress! Enough said. 3. Takeuchi Yuko : Good actress, very pretty. 4. Aragaki Yui/Nagasawa Masami : ...Just for their cuteness. 5. Shiraishi Miho : Very excited when I see her in something, brightens up whate...
by koyama22
Apr 17th, '08, 13:57
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4474
Views: 1471690

Nobuta wo Produce Hana Kimi Stand Up!! Yamada Taro Monogatari oh....and...My Boss My Hero! Definately Nobuta wo Produce first. EDIT: You said College drama's as well :whistling: Orange Days - A definite must-watch. Proposal Daisakusen Nodame Cantabile - Music University drama These are off the top o...
by koyama22
Apr 17th, '08, 04:07
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Last Friends - Nagasawa Masami/Ueno Juri/Eita
Replies: 2909
Views: 738555

Yeah, Eita's character is really interesting to me...I wonder how he will develop. Eita's character seems to have the most mystery surrounding him. Is he gay? Was that just a joke from his good friend? What is his and Asami's character's relationship, or what was it? So many questions in this drama,...
by koyama22
Apr 17th, '08, 03:42
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Year One in the North
Replies: 5
Views: 1023

I'll PM you~

If anybody else would like this, let me know. I'll most likely just upload for it on eMule for a bit if anybody expresses interest.
by koyama22
Apr 17th, '08, 03:41
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4474
Views: 1471690

Most of the medial drama's are pretty sad ~_~ although some do get overdramatic. 1 Litre of Tears if you want a good sad JDrama.
by koyama22
Apr 16th, '08, 20:23
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Last Friends - Nagasawa Masami/Ueno Juri/Eita
Replies: 2909
Views: 738555

Wow! Super good first episode! I think all of the actors/actresses are perfectly cast for their parts. Mizukawa Asami really adds a brightness to the drama, I really like her weirdness and the way she expresses her character. Ueno Juri is also playing quite a different character in this drama, and p...
by koyama22
Apr 15th, '08, 18:48
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Year One in the North
Replies: 5
Views: 1023

Well, the subtitles are not incredibly accurate haha.

Anyways, DL finished, if you'd like it let me know. Its a 640 x 256 rip, only one out there as far as I know.
by koyama22
Apr 15th, '08, 00:52
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Year One in the North
Replies: 5
Views: 1023

Okay, found it on eMule... The download is going at a fairly good rate, also found subs for 2cd version, which is the one i'm downloading atm. Not sure if they work, but will test. Here's the two links: eMule DL: http://www.amdb.lv/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=356 Subs: http://www.divxsubtitles.net/pa...
by koyama22
Mar 31st, '08, 19:55
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Most Popular JE actor.
Replies: 149
Views: 45247

Dramas...well, if you haven't watched Stand Up!!! then you should watch that. For a different kind of drama i'd watch Haikei, Chichiue-sama. Its a quiet drama with great camerawork and acting, although many consider it a bit boring. Also, his most recent drama, Yamada Taro Monogatari is a more mains...
by koyama22
Feb 10th, '08, 04:42
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Narumi Riko
Replies: 162
Views: 35929

As to the ending of Shindo... The ending of Shindo...Its tough to say. She, throughout the movie is constantly perceptive about her hearing because of what happened to her father. It does seem like she is deaf in the last 10 or so minutes of the movie(maybe she's pretending), but at the end, she rep...
by koyama22
Feb 10th, '08, 04:13
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Narumi Riko
Replies: 162
Views: 35929

I thought Shindo was really good, and Kimi ni Shika Kikoenai(er Calling You) was semi boring, but interesting. Both of those movies are definately great to watch if you like to ponder and think a lot about a movie(like me).
by koyama22
Feb 1st, '08, 01:45
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Most Popular JE actor.
Replies: 149
Views: 45247

Ninomiya Kazunari also was pretty good in a few Tanpatsu format dramas like "Marathon"(he played an autistic boy), and Sukoshi wa, Ongaeshi ga Dekitakana(played a struggling cancer patient). In most of his dramas/movies he plays a narrator-type character with a quiet voice, and is really really conv...
by koyama22
Feb 1st, '08, 01:29
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Most Popular JE actor.
Replies: 149
Views: 45247

Kubozuka Yosuke's accident was ... On June 6, 2004, he survived a fall of approximately 26 meters from the balcony of his ninth-floor condominium in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, sustaining only minor injuries. I think many believed it to be suicide, but that was denied by Yosuke, etc. I'm not sure...
by koyama22
Feb 1st, '08, 00:51
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Most Popular JE actor.
Replies: 149
Views: 45247

^Kubozuka Yosuke is an amazing actor. He's had a few movies since the accident and I really hope he has a lot more. Just a bright non-JE star thats incredibly fun to watch on the screen. (If you haven't seen this guy, you need to watch the drama Ikebukuro West Gate Park and the Jmovie Go) I agree th...
by koyama22
Jan 31st, '08, 21:36
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Most Popular JE actor.
Replies: 149
Views: 45247

I think Ninomiya Kazunari is the best actor of the bunch, although Jun has had some very convincing roles, like the last 10 or so minute scene of Boku Wa Imouto Ni Koi Wo Suru where they are playing rock-paper-scizzors. Kame is fun to watch, and Yamapi as well. Yamapi has had some great acting scene...
by koyama22
Jan 26th, '08, 04:44
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Tamaki Hiroshi
Replies: 222
Views: 134552

Yeah, a drama. Just started the 17th of January I think. Title is...鹿男あをによし(Shikaotoko Aoniyoshi) or The Fantastic Deer Man(lol). Heres a link.
by koyama22
Jan 25th, '08, 03:18
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Tamaki Hiroshi
Replies: 222
Views: 134552

Seems they want him to have a more mature look, more worn than in Tada, kimi wo aishiteru.
by koyama22
Jan 25th, '08, 02:35
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Nagasawa Masami
Replies: 220
Views: 126530

I liked Sono Toki wa Kare ni Yoroshiku, although I do agree that Masami's acting was so-so. It was a little cheesy(?) at times and a bit overacted but she was still cute and it semi-fit the role. Love those movies...the adaptations of Ichikawa Takuji's novels.
by koyama22
Jan 25th, '08, 02:15
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Kubozuka Yosuke
Replies: 99
Views: 52882

My favorite actor! Just noticed theres a forum for him! The role of "King" in IWGP was too good, and his performance in Go was amazing. I can't wait for his new movie, and its good to see that he's recovered from the balcony falling incident in 2004. His movies are all out there, I have them. If you...
by koyama22
Dec 22nd, '07, 08:09
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Yagira Yuuya
Replies: 8
Views: 4729

Really, really, really good child actor. Was a Cannes festival winner for acting right? Nobody Knows was great, not sure about his more recent stuff~
by koyama22
Dec 19th, '07, 03:41
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: Asia Song Festival 2006 and 2007
Replies: 2
Views: 3913

Cool...thanks ^^
by koyama22
Dec 19th, '07, 00:41
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Narumi Riko
Replies: 162
Views: 35929

What an incredibly beautiful and talented young actress. I first saw her in 1 Litre of Tears and thought her portrayal of her character was really great. She's also had a bunch of movie leads and appearances, which is notable for a 15 year old girl (she can look both young and older, its amazing). H...
by koyama22
Dec 17th, '07, 23:21
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Survey] Your Best J-dramas: Ranked! (Update #17)
Replies: 923
Views: 279070

I'll list 3...if its going to be updated again soon~

1) Orange Days
2) 1 Litre of Tears
3) Proposal Daisakusen