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by feedmeister
Mar 11th, '11, 15:48
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: 9.0 Earthquake and Resulting Tsunami hits Northern Japan
Replies: 155
Views: 33617

I'm in Tokyo right now. The quake hit at 2:46 this afternoon. It's now a little after midnight and finally my cell phone is working again. Every channel still has nothing but quake news and one of the biggest problems is the trains. They are all stopped so people can't get home. I just got a call fr...
by feedmeister
Feb 20th, '08, 05:03
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW - Koi Seyo Otome
Replies: 28
Views: 13908

Bakaneko_San wrote:For the love of dorama, please vote for any show that does not star a half pig, half human and monkey king! Seriously, watch first ep of Satorare before voting for that.
You forgot to mention a bald-headed Fukatsu Eri.
(Fortunately it's covered most of the time.)
by feedmeister
Feb 12th, '08, 23:18
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW - Koi Seyo Otome
Replies: 28
Views: 13908

Yeah Saiyuuki is about as faithful to the Journey to the West/Monkey story as Dragonball was. For those really interested, I reccommend a book called "Monkey" translated by, I forget. It's one of the better versions of the Loki-like monkey character being tasked with going west to get the three bask...
by feedmeister
Apr 4th, '07, 05:35
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: What languages are very popular in Japan?
Replies: 24
Views: 9759

This season Matsumoto Jun is going to try speaking Italian in Bambino! so I wonder if this time next year we'll be wondering about how popular Italian has become.
by feedmeister
Apr 4th, '07, 05:27
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Taiga Series of the Month SP (4/8/2007) - Musashi
Replies: 20
Views: 9696

I finally finished watching Toshiie & Matsu so I'm looking forward to Musashi which comes next from a historical point of view. I learned more about the warring states period by watching T & M than I did from the Japanese history class I am taking. No matter which Taiga drama you are voting for just...
by feedmeister
Mar 23rd, '07, 19:19
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: RECOMMENDED JMOVIES
Replies: 514
Views: 305099

Anyone know where I could find Shura Yukihime/The Princess Blade? Search for it as "Lady Snowblood". That's how I found both movies. Tarantino took some scenes from it for Kill Bill and the actress, Kaji Meiko, is who sings the two enka songs used at the end of each Kill Bill. The Princess Blade is...
by feedmeister
Mar 23rd, '07, 11:41
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: RECOMMENDED JMOVIES
Replies: 514
Views: 305099

thetechkid wrote:Anyone know where I could find Shura Yukihime/The Princess Blade?
Search for it as "Lady Snowblood". That's how I found both movies.

Tarantino took some scenes from it for Kill Bill and the actress, Kaji Meiko, is who sings the two enka songs used at the end of each Kill Bill.
by feedmeister
Mar 23rd, '07, 11:35
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: RECOMMENDED JMOVIES
Replies: 514
Views: 305099

Finally got around to watching Swing Girls the other day and it's great... Highly recommended. :) Like the drama Nodame Cantabile , the music makes it stand out. :thumleft: You might like "Linda, Linda, Linda". It is a little slow moving but that's kind of the point and it makes the climax that muc...
by feedmeister
Feb 21st, '07, 03:26
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Best all time kiss on Japanese TV drama
Replies: 29
Views: 8821

Wow, two Long Vacation kisses here and neither is the one I'm thinking of. My favorite is Kimtaku and Yamaguchi Tomoko at the end of episode six. There's no big romantic lead in, they're just talking until he asks "Kissu shiyou ka?", she gives him like a "yeah sure" with an "Ii yo" and then the slow...
by feedmeister
Feb 21st, '07, 02:59
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: What languages are very popular in Japan?
Replies: 24
Views: 9759

I'm not sure if I have the chicken or the egg here. Over the summer, I heard the songs "Daite Seniorita" and "Seishun Amigo" often enough that I still remember the tunes. At the time I wondered if they just got tired of throwing a couple of English words/phrases in every J-pop song and switched to a...
by feedmeister
Feb 20th, '07, 00:58
Forum: Travel
Topic: Planning a trip to Japan and just need some help, please?
Replies: 50
Views: 24558

thanks everyone so far, i'm going to make a list of everything you guys said or something before i leave so keep it up :D the reason i was asking about keeping cool was cause i heard there isnt much central air conditioning in japan, but at the same time on another thread i was told that it's more ...
by feedmeister
Feb 2nd, '07, 03:50
Forum: Travel
Topic: Planning a trip to Japan and just need some help, please?
Replies: 50
Views: 24558

This may sound a little on the dorky tourist side but it's worth doing if your going to be in Tokyo. Go to the TMG (Tokyo Metro Government) complex in Shinjuku. It is something you will probably want to see anyway. You can go to the top of the building (go into the building shaped like an H not the ...
by feedmeister
Feb 1st, '07, 17:12
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW (2/4/2007) - Love & Eros
Replies: 32
Views: 27983

Speaking of experiments, is there any interest in setting up a Series of the Month poll using series that have multiple seasons? [/b] ... Let me know how you feel about something like that, and if you're for it, which series you'd like to put head-to-head. I am interested in a Series of the Month p...
by feedmeister
Jan 23rd, '07, 14:35
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: How do u store ur DRAMAS :)!
Replies: 218
Views: 30327

I guess how you store you doramas has a lot to do with how you play them. I used to burn to playable DVDs and then watch on a player but that was too time consuming so I cut out the middle-man, the DVD player. I connected my PC to my TV so I can play the files from my hard drive or the disks I archi...
by feedmeister
Dec 24th, '06, 02:35
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Survey] Your Best J-dramas: Ranked! (Update #17)
Replies: 923
Views: 268649

Personally I'll watch anything (VHS-rip etc) if it's a good drama... :-) I feel the same way. I even watch crappy dramas all the way to the end juuuuust in case. Just a few weeks ago, by request, I burned a copy of Ohsama no Resutoran for my old Japanese lit professor. The new DVD rips were just ge...
by feedmeister
Dec 23rd, '06, 22:08
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Survey] Your Best J-dramas: Ranked! (Update #17)
Replies: 923
Views: 268649

1. Long Vacation 2. Shomuni (All but I'll vote for season 1) 3. Narita Rikon Honorable Mention: Double Kitchen Mada koi wa hajimaranai Ohsama no Resutoran Sora kara furu ichioku no hoshi Sekai no chuushin de, ai wo sakebu Tokyo Wankei Trick With Love Guilty Pleasures: Gal Circle Golden Bowl Kuitan I...
by feedmeister
Nov 5th, '06, 00:33
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: RECOMMENDED JMOVIES
Replies: 514
Views: 305099

Shimotsuma Monogatari (Kamikaze Girls) was one of the funnier movies I've seen in a while. Does anyone know anything about Honogurai mizu no soko kara (the original Dark Water). I'd love to have it for my growing collection of Kuroki Hitomi stuff but every time I look for it, all I find is the US ve...
by feedmeister
Oct 24th, '06, 14:28
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Japanorama Documentary Series
Replies: 5
Views: 5584

Once the logjam for Japanarama clears I was planning on uploading "Adam & Joe Go Tokyo" also from the BBC. (8 1/2 hour episodes, a little over 2gig since I'll batch them.) I'm starting to wonder if documentaries about Japan don't merit a subforum of their own under Japanese Culture & Entertainment. ...
by feedmeister
Jul 21st, '06, 19:44
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW Poll (7/24/2006) - Five Spies
Replies: 31
Views: 15232

This is what stupid people do. I could have broken the 60 X 60 tie between a drama I have and a drama I haven't seen. But this is what stupid people do, I cast my vote for Family Values the clutch winner for 4th place. But that's the series I'd like to see the most.
by feedmeister
Apr 16th, '06, 00:24
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Ryoko Hirosue's new TV series this Spring!!
Replies: 32
Views: 10529

Maybe I'm stating the obvious but she was just in Slow Dance with Fukatsu Eri last year. (That's 2005 for people still getting used to it being 06 ) So while you're all waiting for the new series, you can check out Slow Dance which has been on D-addicts for a while. She only plays a supporting role ...
by feedmeister
Nov 2nd, '05, 02:08
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW Poll - 11/13/05 - Wedding Planner
Replies: 108
Views: 25468

Suekko chounan ane sannin

Fukatsu Eri !!!
by feedmeister
Oct 24th, '05, 03:47
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: JSoTW Poll - 10/30/05 - Koi ga shitai
Replies: 115
Views: 28615

I agree. It seems kind of pointless to make a drama SOTW when it's already being seeding enough. Isn't the whole point to revive poorly seeded dramas that are really good? I would think the ones that need seeders should get the chance. yeah right .. .. dont some people understand... i'm sorry to sa...
by feedmeister
Oct 21st, '05, 03:04
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: RECOMMENDED JMOVIES
Replies: 514
Views: 305099

I don't think these were mentioned yet: Woman in the Dunes (Suna no onna) Ohayo Sisters of the Gion Ikiru Postman Blues Pornostar Shinjuku Triad Society Ley Lines Rainy Dog Lady Snowblood 1 & 2 Samurai Fiction Dodesukaden (Kurosawa. I haven't seen all of it but what I did see was a trip)
by feedmeister
Oct 9th, '05, 00:46
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Your top 5 fav Jp actress, still the same or changed?
Replies: 221
Views: 102524

here are my old favorites: -Yamaguchi Tomoko, (thanks to those who brought us Double Kitchen) -Fukatsu Eri, -Ryo, -Kuroki Hitomi (in Oyaji, Good Luck), -Esumi Makiko (what else has she done?) -Toda Naho (I hope she'll get better with age.) -Uchiyama Rina -Itoh Misaki (So forgettable in Under Arrest)...
by feedmeister
Sep 29th, '05, 10:20
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Densha Otoko
Replies: 1044
Views: 212445

Thanks for the info and the pic Kaji-shonen.

That's who I was asking about.
by feedmeister
Sep 28th, '05, 01:32
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Densha Otoko
Replies: 1044
Views: 212445

Can someone help me find the name of one of the actresses in Densha Otoko?

The person I am thinking of is one of the forum members. She's the girl that is always with the guy with the big hair. She looks familiar but I can't figure out where I've seen her before.
by feedmeister
Sep 1st, '05, 21:38
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 198016

Has anyone heard of a show called Loved to Love? This was recommended to me because it has Kuroki Hitomi in it. When I read the plot summary I got the impression that it's one of those stories that people will either love, hate or laugh at. Something about Japan's first space shuttle, time warps, a...
by feedmeister
Sep 1st, '05, 21:01
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 198016

Wow, it's been a while since I've looked at this thread so many good posts to respond to. 1. Hey what's so bad about SOS? It has that great ABBA music to carry it! javascript:emoticon(':P') Tongue 2. 20centuryboy - Thanks for the reccomendation. I watched Odoru a little while back. It wasn't bad but...
by feedmeister
Aug 28th, '05, 08:04
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 198016

. Take OMS for example. After two eps, I was thinking to myself that it was going to be poor scrappy chef assistant Kimtaku chasing the rich princess. If I had quit there I would have missed out on one of my favorite "Holy Sh_t! Did I just see that?" moments. (Not to spoil it for anyone, I'll just ...
by feedmeister
Aug 28th, '05, 07:53
Forum: D-Addicts Stuff
Topic: Permanent Seeding cancelled.
Replies: 73
Views: 130287

sounds almost VSSish, you might want to take your proposal up with jholic Just do it. seeding is nice but it's no fun without leechers. Seed what you love...I mean seed what you want to seed, but just let someone like Jholic know so that they can promote it. I was a closet seeder for a while but on...
by feedmeister
Aug 26th, '05, 20:33
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 198016

I'm in the Summer Snow was pretty lame camp as well but I did sit through all of it. One thing I think should be said is that giving up on a dorama after one or two eps may cause you to miss out on what could become your favorite dorama. Take OMS for example. After two eps, I was thinking to myself ...
by feedmeister
Aug 25th, '05, 05:31
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Trick Special...? Website news...
Replies: 11
Views: 5357

Looking at these numbers (from jdorama.com) I wondered why there wasn't a 4th season.

Season 1: 7.94%
Season 2: 10.57%
Season 3: 15.62 %

Isn't there already one movie out?

"Kami no zou no zou no zou...."
by feedmeister
Aug 12th, '05, 22:37
Forum: D-Addicts Stuff
Topic: Permanent Seeding cancelled.
Replies: 73
Views: 130287

Is there any way you can tell which series are most frequently unseeded?

If that was possible, I think those series would be the best candidates.
by feedmeister
Jun 22nd, '05, 00:05
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Age / How Old Are You?
Replies: 495
Views: 66916

Re: How old R u???

so u guys r o.k dat i'm a minor???rite??? I'll be 40 in August and the way I see it is, anyone who behaves like an adult should be treated as one. Everyone starts with their own rope. It's up to their own judgement whether or not they hang themselves. Stay familiar with the Help and FAQ threads to ...
by feedmeister
May 6th, '05, 03:03
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] My Little Chef
Replies: 11
Views: 6517

"Does anyone else find ueto aya or rather the character she plays in My Little Chef unbearably annoying?" I have three younger sisters myself and they are often annoying so I thought she played her role well. As for Yada Akiko, I might have got sick of her little thought sequences if it wasn't for e...