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by aoi_hana
Jul 5th, '06, 04:58
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: The Gifts!
Replies: 26
Views: 3377

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: 214736

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 ov...
by aoi_hana
Mar 18th, '06, 02:45
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 214736

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: 21559

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: 19464

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: 16904

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: 335002

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: 335002

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: 335002

I want more~!
by aoi_hana
Dec 22nd, '05, 21:16
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Ayumi Hamasaki
Replies: 96
Views: 33531

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: 35586

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: 370
Views: 79064

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: 117112

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: 27386

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 16th, '05, 16:30
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Satoshi Tsumabuki
Replies: 150
Views: 81455

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: 81455

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: 15570

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: 155243

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: 214736

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, rig...
by aoi_hana
Nov 1st, '05, 20:06
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Food
Replies: 53
Views: 14169

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 l...
by aoi_hana
Oct 14th, '05, 15:25
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Aloha! (for now?)
Replies: 53
Views: 13932

^____^ 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: 237074

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: 335002

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, 20:17
Forum: Chinese Drama Discussions
Topic: what was your "First" watched TW series..?
Replies: 96
Views: 40288

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: 120
Views: 60098

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: 4484
Views: 1532742

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: 7396

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: 10781

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: 611292

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: 319557

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: 19715

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 2nd, '05, 00:00
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 214736

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: 9819

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 3rd, '05, 22:52
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Orange Days
Replies: 218
Views: 83452

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
Jun 8th, '05, 17:42
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Full House (KBS2, 2004)
Replies: 397
Views: 135836

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
May 30th, '05, 04:55
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: K-movies discussion
Replies: 502
Views: 122777

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: 502
Views: 122777

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 29th, '05, 17:07
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: K-movies discussion
Replies: 502
Views: 122777

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: 24031

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

anime --> manga --> drama


I like making arrows.
by aoi_hana
May 16th, '05, 18:44
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What's your ethinicity??
Replies: 737
Views: 89883

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


And I'm non-asian as well.
by aoi_hana
May 2nd, '05, 15:38
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Orange Days
Replies: 218
Views: 83452

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, 05:49
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Orange Days
Replies: 218
Views: 83452

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: 83452

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
Apr 29th, '05, 15:34
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Which JDrama Pairing is your Favorite?
Replies: 157
Views: 39446

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: 39446

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, 03:33
Forum: D-Addicts Stuff
Topic: WikiDrama Logo Competition (Voting)
Replies: 32
Views: 60265

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: 14578

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: 53614

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: 44754

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: 884
Views: 434142

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: 1697
Views: 305382

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. ^____^