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by aoi_hana
Jul 5th, '06, 04:58
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: The Gifts!
Replies: 26
Views: 2983

I have a similiar problem, I'm leaving for Japan in 20 days and I don't know what to bring. I live in Arizona, so.. cacti and dust?
by aoi_hana
Mar 18th, '06, 17:14
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 206315

erm..i havent watched a lotta jdramas..but out of all of them, id have to say "slow dance" was the least of my favorites.. i only watched it coz tsumabuki satoshi was in it..and even though i managed to finish all of it, i still didnt feel anything other than relief that it was finally over hahaha~...
by aoi_hana
Mar 18th, '06, 02:45
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 206315

i've seen...i don't now how my jdramas. but it's a lot and certainly more than most people. i have to say the worst jdrama i've ever seen is kimi wa petto. i like koyuki a lot - even if she isn't the greatest actress. and although matsumoto jun annoys me a great deal, he tends to pick good dramas. ...
by aoi_hana
Mar 16th, '06, 20:09
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Anime that is rewatchable over and over and over, ect...
Replies: 144
Views: 20367

I could watch Azumanga Daioh every day and never get tired of it.
by aoi_hana
Jan 25th, '06, 01:03
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: what in Japanese Culture U dont like?
Replies: 125
Views: 18401

I think the whaling issue is definitely important to discuss, but it seems to me that the problem lies with the crossection between modern times and holding on to traditional culture. I don't think that traditions should just be abandoned, but regulation is in order definitely. I definitely think th...
by aoi_hana
Jan 4th, '06, 00:40
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Childhood pictures of J-Celebs
Replies: 51
Views: 16229

Oh wow, overloaded by cute! ^__^
by aoi_hana
Dec 27th, '05, 19:59
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Hana Yori Dango (Meteor Garden Manga) jdrama
Replies: 1646
Views: 321194

on a more serious note...ewww....twincest? why are the japanese so fascinated with this brotherly-sisterly, etc incestuos love? I wouldn't have a problem if it was a story like Marmalde Boy or SOS. But I don't think the twincest is only a part of Japanese culture, other countries do it too. Taboo a...
by aoi_hana
Dec 27th, '05, 18:33
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Hana Yori Dango (Meteor Garden Manga) jdrama
Replies: 1646
Views: 321194

ugh...I cant believe they're making a drama based on that manga...


I read the manga and it made me feel all icky... twin sister... :unsure:
by aoi_hana
Dec 27th, '05, 04:44
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Hana Yori Dango (Meteor Garden Manga) jdrama
Replies: 1646
Views: 321194

I want more~!
by aoi_hana
Dec 22nd, '05, 21:16
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Ayumi Hamasaki
Replies: 96
Views: 32489

The squirrel picture is cute!
by aoi_hana
Dec 15th, '05, 07:43
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: D-Addicts's Ranking for 2005 JDramas (finished, results in)
Replies: 244
Views: 33274

OOh fun!


Hana Yori Dango 25
Gokusen 2 15
Jyoou no Kyoushitsu 15
Engine 10
Brother Beat 10

I'm a little behind in 2005 apparently.
by aoi_hana
Dec 12th, '05, 20:49
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What's your MAJOR??
Replies: 372
Views: 69945

I'm a humanities major with a minor in Japanese.

You can't really do much with a humanities degree unless you're working with literature... I would have done a Japanese major but I didn't have time to take Chinese too (they require you take both). Humanities is fun though!
by aoi_hana
Nov 22nd, '05, 21:53
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Are you in love or not at all?
Replies: 425
Views: 108005

I'm in love with the greatest guy. I'm super lucky <3




Oh yeah, and he loves me back. Hooory!
by aoi_hana
Nov 22nd, '05, 21:51
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Racism
Replies: 135
Views: 25504

This article wasn't that suprising to me, especially since I've been taking a Japanese history class, where they went into the details of the past and why there is such animosity between the three countries. I don't think there is any way that Japan is going to cut off ties with Korea especially, si...
by aoi_hana
Nov 20th, '05, 08:53
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: November's KSOTM - Phoenix (Fire Bird)
Replies: 75
Views: 32094

I would like to re-nominate Marmalade Boy or Attic Cat ^____^
by aoi_hana
Nov 16th, '05, 16:30
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Satoshi Tsumabuki
Replies: 150
Views: 79414

I think my favorite drama that he has been in is Orange Days with Lunch Queen in second. I'm glad he got a main lead role in OD. Anyone know if he's doing anything lately?
by aoi_hana
Nov 16th, '05, 07:42
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Satoshi Tsumabuki
Replies: 150
Views: 79414

Pictures! http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v193/aoi_hana/Satoshi5.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v193/aoi_hana/Satoshi4.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v193/aoi_hana/Satoshi3.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v193/aoi_hana/Satoshi2.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v193/aoi_han...
by aoi_hana
Nov 15th, '05, 20:10
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: How do you feel after your favorite series ends?
Replies: 69
Views: 14941

I always get a little depressed after a drama is over, I mean, most of them are so short! I try to find another drama that fills the void - it is an ongoing cycle i suppose :)
by aoi_hana
Nov 13th, '05, 08:24
Forum: Korean Actors & Actresses
Topic: Song Hye Gyo vs Kim Tae Hee ( AJAJA FIGHTING!! ^^ )
Replies: 230
Views: 153402

I don't really know KTH, but no one can beat SHK ^______^ Tiz my opinion of course
by aoi_hana
Nov 12th, '05, 07:03
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 206315

1. Exactly. They were written for him. There isn't any other point in those dramas except for him. 2. He is not a voice actor. Miyazaki himself said that he was casted because he was a "young" idol with heaps of popularity. 3. What's to think about? "Sexy" implies the image, right? Has talent got a...
by aoi_hana
Nov 1st, '05, 20:06
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Food
Replies: 53
Views: 13555

For me: Breakfast: Coffee & possibly a bagel Lunch: Whatever I have time for - sushi most of the time Dinner: Curry rice, stir fried tofu, gyoza, riceballs I saw a recipe on D-addicts for Omurice (as seen on Lunch Queen). I haven't gotten around to making it, but it looks really good. Here's a link:...
by aoi_hana
Oct 14th, '05, 15:25
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Aloha! (for now?)
Replies: 53
Views: 12938

^____^ Good luck with the new job! We'll miss you! I'd much rather be in Hawaii than the East Coast, but whatever floats your boat :)
by aoi_hana
Oct 8th, '05, 17:16
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese Music Recommendations
Replies: 404
Views: 220982

Lately I've been into: J-Rock UVERworld (no album out yet, just singles- but they're awesome) Orange Range Asian Kung Fu Generation Stance Punks J-Pop Utada Hikaru Do as Infinity M-Flo Chemistry Mikuni Shimokawa There are a lot of bittorent sites out there that have their albums like http://mullemec...
by aoi_hana
Oct 8th, '05, 03:54
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Hana Yori Dango (Meteor Garden Manga) jdrama
Replies: 1646
Views: 321194

Wow I think my heart stopped beating for a second there. I'm so excited! MatsuJun & Shun!!


That sucks that it will only be 9 episodes.. I almost don't see how they can fit the entire storyline in it. The TW drama was so good, but this is awesome.
by aoi_hana
Oct 4th, '05, 20:42
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW (Flashback) Poll - 10/16/05 - Sutaa No Koi
Replies: 83
Views: 24948

koi ga shitai sounds good ^______^


I can help seed Hotman if it wins as well.
by aoi_hana
Oct 4th, '05, 20:17
Forum: Chinese Drama Discussions
Topic: what was your "First" watched TW series..?
Replies: 96
Views: 37281

I'm American and the first TW drama I watched was Mars because it was one of my favorite manga. Then I watched Meteor Garden cause I really liked Barbie. :)
by aoi_hana
Oct 3rd, '05, 05:11
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Do you remember life without computers and internet?
Replies: 117
Views: 54002

I think I was 16 when I got my very own computer and I think that was the first time I really spent anytime on it (aside from playing classic games like Oregon Trail on the old green-screen macs). I got addicted really quickly and pretty soon, I started to neglect my real life friends for the intern...
by aoi_hana
Oct 2nd, '05, 14:52
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4470
Views: 1468833

The funniest drama I've seen is Gokusen but the others that were listed are also really great. I think for the most part, you're going to get a mix of comedy and seriousness in Jdorama. Hero is definitely a good choice as well. While I prefer Jdorama, K-drama has a lot of good comedies under it's be...
by aoi_hana
Oct 1st, '05, 00:41
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Non-cheesy doramas... do they exist?
Replies: 22
Views: 7228

Hrm.. non cheezy drama? I think it's hard to find.. but IMO there are a lot less cheese in Jdorama - like GTO, Gokusen (although there is plenty of cheese in some spots as you said). I would also suggest: Orange Days - Great story, a little cheese. No one dies. Ace wo Nerae - Tennis story, not so mu...
by aoi_hana
Oct 1st, '05, 00:17
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie and Anime Discussion] Honey & Clover
Replies: 33
Views: 10374

I started watching this show but I haven't had the time to watch all the eps. I found it a little boring sometimes, but it is very drama-y ^____^
by aoi_hana
Sep 25th, '05, 08:55
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Cute Japanese Guys
Replies: 1025
Views: 599965

Only four to share because it's 2 am :) Toshihiro Wada (my new obsession! :wub: ) http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v193/aoi_hana/hotel_01.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v193/aoi_hana/M03-0544-0405.jpg Yamashita Tomohiso http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v193/aoi_hana/232155bj2008.jpg Tsumabu...
by aoi_hana
Sep 25th, '05, 02:58
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: D-Addicts Members' TOP 30 Favorite Korean Dramas - Vote Now!
Replies: 560
Views: 300736

I'm not really sure how many to put, but I'll just do top 5.


1. Full House
2. My Love Patzzi
3. Successful Story of a Bright Girl
4. 1% of Anything
5. All In

^__^
by aoi_hana
Sep 23rd, '05, 21:30
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Gokusen vs. GTO
Replies: 94
Views: 18875

I may be a bit biased because I adore Yukie Nakama and Jun Matsumoto but I thought that Gokusen was the better of the two. I like funny series' and GTO is a little bit too serious for me sometimes.
by aoi_hana
Sep 20th, '05, 19:41
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW Poll - 10/02/05 - Denchi Ga Kireru Made
Replies: 66
Views: 38504

Hey I have a suggestion for next week - no seeds and it's complete: Heaven Cannot Wait. No idea if it's good but it's got Kubozuka Yosuke in it. :) Anyone willing to seed or even watch it? If not, just a thought...
by aoi_hana
Sep 17th, '05, 07:01
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: JSoTW (09/18/05) - Itsumo Futari De / Tokyo Wankei
Replies: 126
Views: 32557

Yay Tokyo Wankei is in the lead! I was really hoping for a tie because that strip tease sounds interesting :)
by aoi_hana
Sep 2nd, '05, 00:00
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 206315

The worst drama? hrmmmmm... I think it was With Love for me. I really wanted to like it, but I gave up.


And along with this, but sorta unrelated. Has anyone seen Tokyo Tower yet? Again, I really wanted to like it because of Jun...
by aoi_hana
Aug 14th, '05, 06:52
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Kare Kano fans
Replies: 37
Views: 9403

Yeah it's a really good anime. I love the fact that it was really artsy at some points... with the streetlights and stuff. The ending was TERRIBLE though. I didn't even know that the last ep was the last. Well at least the manga is still going on. :)
by aoi_hana
Aug 12th, '05, 22:37
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTM Poll - 08/21/05 - TRICK 1/2/3
Replies: 70
Views: 20956

I tried to dl trick for months but no one was seeding it so I gave up. yay!
by aoi_hana
Aug 3rd, '05, 22:52
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Orange Days
Replies: 218
Views: 80804

I think this proves my devotion.


I had to write a Japanese speech about my favorite movie or actor... so I wrote about Orange Days and Tsumabuki Satoshi. :) yay!
by aoi_hana
Jul 25th, '05, 17:09
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW Poll - 08/07/05 - Pretty Girls
Replies: 59
Views: 21508

Tokyo Wankei! :) YUUUUKIIIE!
by aoi_hana
Jun 16th, '05, 16:37
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week Poll - 06/13/05 - Maria/Mariya
Replies: 77
Views: 26193

Yay Maria won! :)
by aoi_hana
Jun 8th, '05, 17:42
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Full House (KBS2, 2004)
Replies: 397
Views: 123308

I havent finished the series yet, but I already voted for 'see it' I cant wait to keep watching it.


BUT..

Theres one song that drives me completely insane. And it's played every episode. That is the only flaw for me so far. Great drama indeed.
by aoi_hana
Jun 7th, '05, 03:53
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week Poll - 06/13/05 - Maria/Mariya
Replies: 77
Views: 26193

I think we need a happy/funny series after Maria. :)
by aoi_hana
May 31st, '05, 08:04
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week Poll - 06/13/05 - Maria/Mariya
Replies: 77
Views: 26193

BT-Slut wrote:Voted for Maria.

Please vote for Maria.

Thank you.
I second that.
by aoi_hana
May 30th, '05, 04:55
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: K-movies discussion
Replies: 501
Views: 103967

dsnowv-


Wow! Thank you for all the info :wub:
by aoi_hana
May 30th, '05, 04:53
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: K-movies discussion
Replies: 501
Views: 103967

aoi_hana, I liked the ones that you've mentioned :-) .. well, here's a few others that weren't mentioned: Windstruck (not really comedy per say, but it does have some humorous moments) Love So Divine My Little Bride (highly recommended, romantic-comedy) Spy Girl Korean films are also well known for...
by aoi_hana
May 30th, '05, 04:47
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week 05/30/05 - Seija no Koushin
Replies: 92
Views: 23827

There are seeds on the batch at JTV for Summer Snow. http://japan-tv.afraid.org:6969/index.h ... rch=summer
by aoi_hana
May 29th, '05, 17:07
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: K-movies discussion
Replies: 501
Views: 103967

K-movies discussion

One general thread for K-movies. Please do not start another topics with recommendations. Starting threads for a particular movie is fine. Rules: 1. Questions about movies should be asked here. 2. Creating a thread for a particular movie is fine. I love Korean movies, especially comedies. Can you s...
by aoi_hana
May 26th, '05, 03:32
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: What Were You Into First: Drama or Anime?
Replies: 148
Views: 22414

Sailor Moon --> Pokemon --> Rurouni Kenshin --> etc..

anime --> manga --> drama


I like making arrows.
by aoi_hana
May 23rd, '05, 01:47
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Vote for June's Chinese Series of the Month!
Replies: 68
Views: 17947

I can help seed Meteor Garden if needed. It's such a good series!

Voted for Starry Starry Night cause it looks perty.
by aoi_hana
May 16th, '05, 18:58
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week 05/30/05 - Seija no Koushin
Replies: 92
Views: 23827

I'd like to nominate Beach Boys. No seeds, complete and it looks good. Can anyone seed it?
by aoi_hana
May 16th, '05, 18:44
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What's your ethinicity??
Replies: 737
Views: 83619

yellow folk? Never heard that before... :unsure:


And I'm non-asian as well.
by aoi_hana
May 10th, '05, 16:33
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SotW 05/16/05 - 101st Marriage Proposal
Replies: 63
Views: 21678

Nao wrote:I hope I can finally see Summer Snow +__+


The batch is on JTV http://japan-tv.afraid.org:6969/index.html?search=snow
It has seeds (just in case it doesn't win this week)
by aoi_hana
May 8th, '05, 18:06
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SotW 05/16/05 - 101st Marriage Proposal
Replies: 63
Views: 21678

awww I wish I had saved my vote now :(
by aoi_hana
May 2nd, '05, 15:38
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Orange Days
Replies: 218
Views: 80804

That's it!!! That's a great observation. I didn't even realize it until you stated it, but there was no evil/bad character at all in this drama. It was good people all the way through. Ah... so nice. That's why I like this series so much. Granted, it could be argued that it's quite unrealistic beca...
by aoi_hana
May 2nd, '05, 15:34
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SotW 05/16/05 - 101st Marriage Proposal
Replies: 63
Views: 21678

okumasama wrote:Well since people want them you could add Maria & Seija No Koushin. I'll be the seeder. If Maria is the winner I'll do remakes for episodes 2+3. I'll also provide Chinese subs both.

:wub:
by aoi_hana
May 2nd, '05, 05:49
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Orange Days
Replies: 218
Views: 80804

The last ep was so kool. When Sae spoke, I was like oh my god she said Kai. That was so kool. I'm glad that it had a happy ending and that there together. I wish there was more to watch. It would be kool if the made a movie having sae and kai getting married. Also in it we could see Keita get the g...
by aoi_hana
May 2nd, '05, 01:56
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Orange Days
Replies: 218
Views: 80804

I just watched the ending... wow... it was so great!


Such a great series, I cant wait to see Satoshi Tsumabuki in lots more stuff. His character was great... and he's such a wonderful actor. (ahem.. and adorable too)
by aoi_hana
May 1st, '05, 17:16
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SotW 05/16/05 - 101st Marriage Proposal
Replies: 63
Views: 21678

I would like to nominate 'Maria' for Japanese series of the week.

And this time I checked to see if there were any seeds.. and there aren't any. :)


I have no idea if this is a good series or not, but I thought I'd suggest it.
by aoi_hana
Apr 30th, '05, 00:06
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week 05/02/05 - Stand Up!!
Replies: 66
Views: 20598

"Stand Up!!" is a really fun series to watch. =D I'm glad that it's winning this SOTW poll. I especially like all the parodies that it makes of other JDramas: ie.) Gokusen - When Yankumi puts out her hand in a fist in front of her and says "Oh!" It's funnier still cuz Narimiya H and Oguri Shun were...
by aoi_hana
Apr 29th, '05, 15:34
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Which JDrama Pairing is your Favorite?
Replies: 157
Views: 37694

lilswtangel wrote:
and.................in a really horrid way......i really liked Fujiki Naohito with Ueto Aya from Kou Kou Kyoushi 2003
I almost put that too. They were sorta cute... in a sorta icky way :)
by aoi_hana
Apr 29th, '05, 05:36
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Which JDrama Pairing is your Favorite?
Replies: 157
Views: 37694

OOo fun topic!


1) Tsumabuki Satoshi & Shibasaki Kou (Kai & Sae) - Orange Days
2) Koyuki & Matsumoto Jun (Sumire & Momo) - Kimi wa Petto
3) Nagase Tomoya & Yuko Takeuchi (Yui chan & Sakura) - Mukodono!


yay!
by aoi_hana
Apr 25th, '05, 04:32
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week 05/02/05 - Stand Up!!
Replies: 66
Views: 20598

odino wrote:Last Christmas is probably still available, it was only just completed.
okay then nm :)
by aoi_hana
Apr 25th, '05, 03:50
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week 05/02/05 - Stand Up!!
Replies: 66
Views: 20598

I would kinda like to see Last Christmas. I've heard it's good...


If anyone has it and is willing to seed... I'd like to nominate it :)
by aoi_hana
Apr 25th, '05, 03:33
Forum: D-Addicts Stuff
Topic: WikiDrama Logo Competition (Voting)
Replies: 32
Views: 58575

I vote for: Image


So perty :)
by aoi_hana
Apr 19th, '05, 06:10
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Files of Young Kindaichi Series
Replies: 38
Views: 14126

I've heard that 1 & 2 are better than 3. But I'm partial to Matsumoto Jun, so I have to watch 3 anyway :)


PS: if anyone has season 3, please seed. Thanks! :P
by aoi_hana
Apr 13th, '05, 05:08
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 50889

I think it's funny that he's still got listings on ebay... after over a year since people have been reporting it.

I reported it again, just for fun :)
by aoi_hana
Apr 6th, '05, 16:31
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What do you like more: j-dramas or k-dramas
Replies: 213
Views: 42406

I like J-dramas much more because I find Korean dramas to be too depressing. That said, a lot of J-dramas are tear jerkers as well... but I like the plots/characters in dorama much better. Plus, I like listening to Japanese because I'm studying it. I get happy when I can understand certain words or ...
by aoi_hana
Mar 16th, '05, 18:34
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE ASIAN DRAMAS
Replies: 879
Views: 408613

Wow there are so many to pick from!

Japanese

1) Kimi wa Petto (10)
2) Gokusen (10)
3) Orange Days (10)
4) Koukou Kyoushi (9)
5) Good Luck (9)

Korean/Chinese

1) Meteor Garden (10)
2) The Classic (10)
3) My Sassy Girl (9)
4) Il Mare (9)
by aoi_hana
Feb 28th, '05, 18:17
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: So.. What was the first drama you watched??
Replies: 1694
Views: 275976

My first television drama that I saw was Kimi wa Petto. I decided to watch it because I fell in love with the manga. (have you noticed that manga which they make into tv series are really good? - Gokusen, Meteor Garden, Mars...)


Then I started watching Gokusen. And so on. ^____^