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by ssih
Aug 30th, '17, 15:43
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Horikita Maki Part 2
Replies: 9
Views: 3425

Re: Horikita Maki Part 2

Thanks, Keiko!
by ssih
Aug 30th, '17, 12:43
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Horikita Maki Part 2
Replies: 9
Views: 3425

Re: Horikita Maki Part 2

What happened to Horikita Maki Part 1?
by ssih
Jan 11th, '15, 02:23
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Massan
Replies: 187
Views: 28906

Re: [Discussion] Massan

See? Toldja.
by ssih
Jan 9th, '15, 12:54
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Massan
Replies: 187
Views: 28906

Re: [Discussion] Massan

LunaSlave wrote:Can't seem to find any of the new episodes/subs anywhere - I have up to episode 66 and then nothing. :/
Keep faith. More is coming fairly soon.
by ssih
Oct 3rd, '11, 11:03
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: soft subs vs hard subs - which do you prefer
Replies: 179
Views: 58035

You against srt and not primarly against softsubs? For my personal viewing, I far prefer hard subs for reasons that I won't rehash. But as part of a subbing team, I understand that there are a lot of people who prefer soft, so we create those as well. Perhaps the discussion should be brought up as ...
by ssih
Oct 3rd, '11, 10:43
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: soft subs vs hard subs - which do you prefer
Replies: 179
Views: 58035

For the most part, you're preachin' to the choir here. .srt subs are more difficult to produce, and IMHO, and YHO as well, the final product is inferior. However... http://www.d-addicts.com/forum/viewtopic_p1081537.htm#1081537 ...and several of the posts following are one argument. And if you read o...
by ssih
Oct 3rd, '11, 09:55
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: soft subs vs hard subs - which do you prefer
Replies: 179
Views: 58035

Getting back to the hard vs. soft thing, I time for both soft and hard subs, and many compromises must be made with soft subs. If there is spoken dialog at the same time as onscreen text, you've got to be a little creative with the timing placement. With hard subs, you simply place the onscreen tex...
by ssih
Oct 2nd, '11, 16:06
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: soft subs vs hard subs - which do you prefer
Replies: 179
Views: 58035

k361 wrote:What progam to you use for timing hardsubs?
Can this programs generate softsubs in more flexible format than srt?
I use Aegisub. It can save soft subs in .ass format which is far superior, but some people prefer .srt, or can't use .ass. This issue is discussed in other threads.
by ssih
Oct 2nd, '11, 13:51
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: soft subs vs hard subs - which do you prefer
Replies: 179
Views: 58035

What I think and my opinion why you have smaller file size than the raw video is maybe the video quality of the raw was reduced when published it with the hardsubs. The video quality of the subbed releases might not be as good as the raw. I think you'd find that, at least in the case of our group's...
by ssih
Sep 29th, '11, 09:18
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: soft subs vs hard subs - which do you prefer
Replies: 179
Views: 58035

If you go hardsubs, the file size would be larger than of the one using softsubs. Why is that? I work with Heiwa Fansubs, and our hardsubs are always smaller than the original raws. Look at anything we've done, such as Magerarenai Onna. The final encoded softsubs are typically 1/3 smaller than the ...
by ssih
May 14th, '11, 18:16
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Kitagawa Keiko
Replies: 825
Views: 416570

I liked her in Buzzer Beat, too. She's a very good physical comic actress, ala Lucille Ball and Tea Leone. In a dramatic role, she doesn't do that much for me, aside from always being nice to look at.
by ssih
May 6th, '11, 22:07
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Private Tracker
Replies: 84
Views: 16927

furransu wrote: makes me sad..
As someone who benefits regularly from your uploads, me too.
by ssih
Feb 20th, '11, 22:36
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Propose Kyodai
Replies: 6
Views: 5595

furransu wrote:wow this looks good! hoping someone will sub this :)
Good chance.

You supplying the raw? :thumright:
by ssih
Feb 20th, '11, 18:07
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Top 5 most overrated jdramas of all time
Replies: 110
Views: 33818

The premise of this thread seems a little silly to me. Everyone's list is simply a case of "This was a popular show that I didn't particularly like." If you disagree with everyone and you didn't like it, there's nothing wrong with that, but saying that everyone else is wrong and the show is overrate...
by ssih
Feb 19th, '11, 14:21
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Misaki Number One!! (Karina, Fujigaya Taisuke)
Replies: 30
Views: 13254

I actually never saw Gokusen, but I've seen this general plot many times before. The quirky teacher that all the students hate, but since she sides with them, she ultimately wins them over with her sincerity and off-beat methods. The show is stupid on several levels, but sometimes it's so absurdly o...
by ssih
Feb 12th, '11, 17:09
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Guilty Akuma to Keiyakushita Onna
Replies: 182
Views: 50940

I just watched the ending again, and that definitely seems like an "interpretation" of the scene. I don't see anything concrete that indicates he died. The scene closes with them motionlessly kissing. Perhaps he died. Perhaps he fell asleep. Perhaps EMTs showed up a moment later, gave her heart a s...
by ssih
Feb 12th, '11, 10:28
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Guilty Akuma to Keiyakushita Onna
Replies: 182
Views: 50940

[ XD ] wrote:
When he kissed Meiko after she died. Director-san says that
there are some of the poison left at her lips =/
Was this in some special or something? I didn't see anything like that in the final episode.
by ssih
Feb 10th, '11, 15:35
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Guilty Akuma to Keiyakushita Onna
Replies: 182
Views: 50940

Lol XD Did Mashima really died? I've watched until they start to remember the previous episodes -> skip -> close my MPCstar xD If that's true I'm so disappointed =/ what poison in her lips gonna kill him?! I thought she is the only one died xl Yes! :pale: Wait - what?? When did Mashima die?
by ssih
Jan 24th, '11, 18:25
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Most peers won't connect to me
Replies: 2
Views: 2623

That's some great info. Thanks!!
by ssih
Jan 24th, '11, 16:53
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Most peers won't connect to me
Replies: 2
Views: 2623

Most peers won't connect to me

Many times when I'm the only seeder (or one of the only seeders), it seems that very few of the peers connect to me. Why is this? Is there some configuration that I need to tweak? When I'm the primary seeder of a new release, I seed to upwards of 100 peers.

I'm using BitTorrent 7.2
by ssih
Jan 21st, '11, 18:27
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Diplomat Kuroda Kousaku(Oda Yuji,Shibasaki Kou)
Replies: 39
Views: 17323

Edohiguma, I seriously think you need to relax and enjoy the show for what it is. It's not a military training film. It's a drama aimed at the average person. They can't be expected to bring in experts in every facet of the show. As for me, my expertise is in computer technology, and every show that...
by ssih
Oct 30th, '10, 15:06
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: I can't see site on my PC - Still getting "Domain Sold&
Replies: 9
Views: 3288

Never minds it's called spyware my god !!...Does that mean we all have spyware in our computers !!! is there anyway to check spywares online ??!! No, that was a red herring. I'm not saying he didn't have spyware, but spyware had nothing to do with that problem that most of us had. The simple soluti...
by ssih
Sep 15th, '10, 18:59
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: How fast is your internet connection?
Replies: 95
Views: 35665

I do not know why the speed of the torrent is different than the speed of the Internet. (much less) Even if the files of torrent are new and lots of people downloading the same files. @@ Although my download speed is 33Mbps, that's only a reality if I'm downloading from a source capable of uploadin...
by ssih
Sep 14th, '10, 22:20
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: How fast is your internet connection?
Replies: 95
Views: 35665

Capital 'B' stands for "byte". A 1MB connection is about 8 times as fast as a 1Mb connection. A 3MB connection is pretty screaming fast, and you should be able to download a 700MB file in about 5 min. My speed is 33Mbps, but I rarely see that with torrents. If a file is recently uploaded and has sev...
by ssih
Mar 5th, '10, 15:37
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Magerarenai Onna (Kanno Miho)
Replies: 84
Views: 26079

If you haven't already seen Ep 8, watch the Michael Jackson video first, especially starting around 3:30.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WObfcDIf6lY
by ssih
Feb 28th, '10, 17:53
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Magerarenai Onna (Kanno Miho)
Replies: 84
Views: 26079

It's just a television show, and I suppose we have to accept a few premises, regardless of how absurd they are, but if we're going to look at this realistically, I don't think that studying hard for the remainder of the time is going to help her pass. I think it's been established that this study re...
by ssih
Feb 22nd, '10, 15:55
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Magerarenai Onna (Kanno Miho)
Replies: 84
Views: 26079

Boy, Saki has a bendy back! She'd kick everyone's ass at a limbo tournament.
by ssih
Feb 16th, '10, 19:00
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Magerarenai Onna (Kanno Miho)
Replies: 84
Views: 26079

After ten years without cheese, I hope she hasn't lost her taste for it!
by ssih
Feb 16th, '10, 11:19
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1452929

haylz27 wrote:Can anyone recommend some dramas for me?
Nobuta wo Produce
Nodame Cantabile
(My #1 & #2 jdramas of all time)
by ssih
Feb 15th, '10, 18:15
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1452929

Magerarenai Onna is currently running, and it's an excellent show. 70% drama - 30% comedy.
by ssih
Feb 15th, '10, 15:42
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Magerarenai Onna (Kanno Miho)
Replies: 84
Views: 26079

Toward the end of the episode, Aida meets Saki on the street. They're standing in front of some trees where each branch is lined with lights - very striking effect. Last night, I watched an episode of "Kiina", and a scene appears to have been shot in the same location with the lit trees. Does anyone...
by ssih
Feb 13th, '10, 16:31
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Magerarenai Onna (Kanno Miho)
Replies: 84
Views: 26079

And someone's got to get rid of that passive-aggressive mother-in-law somehow.
by ssih
Feb 12th, '10, 23:40
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Magerarenai Onna (Kanno Miho)
Replies: 84
Views: 26079

Episode 5... Ok, now I have no idea who's hooking up with who. I still don't see Aida with Saki, but now it's looking like Riko is going to try to be with her kids more, which isn't conducive to dating. At this point, I think the smart money is that no one ends up with anyone. I'm also a little conf...
by ssih
Feb 9th, '10, 17:58
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Magerarenai Onna (Kanno Miho)
Replies: 84
Views: 26079

Well, I truly hope that the lack of activity in this thread isn't indicative of the number of people watching it. This is the best show I've seen in a few seasons. Ep 4 spoilers... It's nice to see things turning around for Saki. I still don't see her and Aida together. I honestly don't understand w...
by ssih
Feb 7th, '10, 16:24
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: soft subs vs hard subs - which do you prefer
Replies: 179
Views: 58035

It depends. Often times, the softsubs come out long before the hardsubs, and if I'm watching a series, I don't want to have to wait forever. However... Usually, the quality of end product is better with hardsubs. It's been my experience that there are a lot of people who want to try their hand at su...
by ssih
Jan 29th, '10, 12:29
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Magerarenai Onna (Kanno Miho)
Replies: 84
Views: 26079

This is the first show I've seen Kanno in, and I'm an instant fan. I'm stockpiling older shows she's been in for when I have more time. Her character is very robotic. She kind of reminds me of Nobuta a little. Pure of heart, but socially inept. I've been trying to predict where the romantic angle(s)...
by ssih
Dec 4th, '09, 00:48
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Samurai High School (Miura Haruma, Shirota Yu)
Replies: 63
Views: 34594

annoyedwabbit wrote:I love the dad more every episode. He's so odd and endearing. I think he would be the kind of dad that all your friends loved, and that drove you nuts.
The dad steals the show in Ep 6, imo. I'd like to see a lot more of him. He and his wife are such a great contrast.
by ssih
Oct 10th, '09, 17:45
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: How to convert from DVD to avi or mkv?
Replies: 4
Views: 2958

Try Handbrake. Very very easy to use.
by ssih
Sep 28th, '09, 11:50
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Gakeppuchi no Hero / Buzzer Beat (Yamapi)
Replies: 441
Views: 142599

personally i thought that ep11 or the 75mins SP (as they named it) was useless. There is an SP, but it's different from Ep 11. But I thought your assessment of the episode was spot on. It was like cotton candy. Very sweet and enjoyable, but little substance. Absolutely no surprises whatsoever. In t...
by ssih
Sep 25th, '09, 20:29
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: How did you discover JDrama?
Replies: 124
Views: 33105

I download all my tv from Usenet. One day, my wife saw the last ten minutes of a show called something like "Grooming your pet with Kim", and asked me if I'd search on Usenet so she could watch the entire show. I didn't find it, but what did show up was the entire series "Kimi wa Petto". This intrig...
by ssih
Sep 20th, '09, 11:18
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] BOSS (All Seasons)
Replies: 261
Views: 112668

isabelh2o2 wrote:
Can Japan just send its police off to the US for training and/or employment at will?
When they look like her... yes. We have an open door policy.
by ssih
Sep 13th, '09, 19:36
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Koishite Akuma ~ Starring Nakayama Yuma
Replies: 104
Views: 43208

Aikawa Ringo wrote:
"death means become nothing, it will be as if u never existed
Oooh! Good memory. That makes a lot of sense and would explain everything.
by ssih
Sep 13th, '09, 16:31
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Koishite Akuma ~ Starring Nakayama Yuma
Replies: 104
Views: 43208

Could someone 'splain something to me? Finale spoiler... At the end, is everyone's memory wiped of Kuromiya? I was shocked to see that Makoto was still teaching, even though the Chairman and Vice Chairman were ready to burn her at the stake. And Handa seemed confused about why he was going to the wr...
by ssih
Sep 1st, '09, 19:53
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Koishite Akuma ~ Starring Nakayama Yuma
Replies: 104
Views: 43208

From ep 7:
Kuromia and Makoto are at the fair. They're sitting on a park bench and Kuromia is holding a rabbit. Makoto asks someone to snap a photo with her camera. Later when she looks at the photo, Kuromia is not there.

But neither is the rabbit.

OMG! They have vampire rabbits!!!
by ssih
Aug 24th, '09, 19:04
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Gakeppuchi no Hero / Buzzer Beat (Yamapi)
Replies: 441
Views: 142599

@ssih i'm pretty sure she said something along the lines of, " you idiot, haven't we already gone past friendship" after she kisses him No, she just says "Idiot. It doesn't go beyond friendship." Or at least that's what the subtitles said. If you know Japanese and can say that that is what they act...
by ssih
Aug 24th, '09, 16:32
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Gakeppuchi no Hero / Buzzer Beat (Yamapi)
Replies: 441
Views: 142599

Riko runs across Japan to see Naoki. She pretty much throws herself at him and then breaks up with Kawasaki, saying there's someone else. She tells Mai that she's in love. There's not a lot of room for interpretation here. Naoki ask her if perhaps the relationship goes beyond friendship. She kisses...
by ssih
Aug 7th, '09, 13:06
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Dramas you just couldn't finish
Replies: 182
Views: 68845

Teppan Shoujo Akane!! It looked like it might be fun enough, and I'm a big fan of Horikita Maki, but the subtitles went from mediocre to completely incomprehensible. An example: hour wool scull three height sleeps pwass like this, If if America khang ccang day gets, The sliced raw fish after firsts ...
by ssih
Jul 15th, '09, 00:00
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Don't Japanese actresses like to kiss?
Replies: 122
Views: 31457

groink wrote:Against public belief, Japanese dramas are written ONLY for the Japanese living in Japan.
Are you saying they don't base their drama decisions on what they read here in D-A?? I find that shocking.

;)
by ssih
Jul 13th, '09, 18:47
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1452929

can anyone recommend something really gooooooood. No. Gomen. :( really good:nobuta wo produce, Hanazakari no Kimitachi e , nodame cantabile good: last friends, , haken on hinkaku, life , liar game , My Boss, My Hero (only seen 1 ep tho lols) Totally agree on Nobuda and Nodame. I'd probably put Hana...
by ssih
Jul 9th, '09, 21:03
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Atashinchi no Danshi (Horikita Maki)
Replies: 635
Views: 222104

Hey, they recycled the lead actress...

;) ;)
by ssih
Jul 7th, '09, 10:42
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] BOSS (All Seasons)
Replies: 261
Views: 112668

Did someone else notice that in the "abandoned hospital scene" in Boss Ep 4, they used a piece of music from the recent "Star Trek" movie (namely: "Nero Sighted", track #6 on the CD) ? I wonder whether the composer was correctly credited ! And I also wonder why they didin't ask Sawano to compose so...
by ssih
Jul 5th, '09, 17:35
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Love Shuffle (Winter 09) Tamaki,Karina,Matsuda
Replies: 248
Views: 108498

They might be familiar with Roger Daltrey's famous song:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bVGTVrQd6M
by ssih
Jul 3rd, '09, 09:57
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Atashinchi no Danshi (Horikita Maki)
Replies: 635
Views: 222104

yoko0201 wrote:Sorry to go off topic, but it is really a parent's duty to boast about their children.
Absolutely! Sounds like you've got a reason to be proud. :-)
by ssih
Jul 2nd, '09, 22:26
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Atashinchi no Danshi (Horikita Maki)
Replies: 635
Views: 222104

My three year old has a particularly interesting take on things, what is important is excitement, noise and color. I see your location is "UK". Does your three year old speak Japanese (i.e. recently moved there from Japan), or was the show simply entertaining enough without understanding the dialog...
by ssih
Jul 2nd, '09, 21:22
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Atashinchi no Danshi (Horikita Maki)
Replies: 635
Views: 222104

Well, I certainly don't regret spending the time watching it, but it definitely wasn't one of my favorites. It had its moments, but it was a bit too juvenile for me - a little too "Disney". When Tokita was standing outside the castle wearing the Elton John glasses and pirate hat, I would have felt b...
by ssih
Jul 1st, '09, 23:40
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: I don't get it... How come most J-dramas have HORRIBLE PQ?
Replies: 42
Views: 8243

groink wrote:C'mon dude... I read your post record. You never once posted in the Japanese drama forum until today. And that one post you made in that link above was made today - AFTER my earlier post.
BUSTED!! :cheers:
by ssih
Jul 1st, '09, 16:04
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: I don't get it... How come most J-dramas have HORRIBLE PQ?
Replies: 42
Views: 8243

Re: I don't get it... How come J-dramas have HORRIBLE PQ?

xk wrote:I have decided to stop watching Japanese dramas cause the pictures look like ****.... I almost threw up.
Maybe you should see a doctor.
by ssih
Jul 1st, '09, 15:45
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Who's the BIGGEST Drama addict?
Replies: 5
Views: 1246

I watch 27 hours a day. I'd watch more, but I share my time machine with my roommate.
by ssih
Jun 26th, '09, 12:18
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Wow, Michael Jackson Dead!
Replies: 42
Views: 8290

toyotaku wrote:Don't you ever read the news? Being accused of something does not make it true and after a lengthy, very bizarre trial, a jury acquitted him.
OJ was acquitted, too.
by ssih
Jun 21st, '09, 15:46
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Looking for very raw, literal translated subtitles
Replies: 16
Views: 4141

Thanks, Kakijun! I'll take a look at them.

fwiw, I couldn't find them in the list of soft subs. Doing a search on d-addicts brought them up, though.
by ssih
Jun 21st, '09, 15:14
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Looking for very raw, literal translated subtitles
Replies: 16
Views: 4141

Even if, as an adult, you would only need half the time because you already understand the social protocols and abstract concepts... Well, I think that's a double-edged sword. As an English speaking person, I already have a fixed knowledge of how something "should" be said. A child has no pre-exist...
by ssih
Jun 21st, '09, 13:30
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Looking for very raw, literal translated subtitles
Replies: 16
Views: 4141

Yeah, I guess what I'm looking for doesn't exist. It was just a thought. I guess I should just continue with my Pimsleur lessons.

I'm also going to try watching shows that I'm very familiar with WITHOUT the subs turned on.
by ssih
Jun 21st, '09, 11:39
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Looking for very raw, literal translated subtitles
Replies: 16
Views: 4141

Puppet Princess wrote:literal translations would be gibberish in most cases.
That would be perfect, however I doubt that this would be common from any translator, because they're probably going to do some level of westernizing on their own.
by ssih
Jun 21st, '09, 11:30
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Looking for very raw, literal translated subtitles
Replies: 16
Views: 4141

Looking for very raw, literal translated subtitles

There's an announcement that instructs us not to request subs, but I'm going to do it anyways. Does anyone have (or know where I can get) subtitles to a jdrama that are very literal, and accurate to the spoken dialog? I'm trying to learn Japanese, and I really thought I'd pick up quite a bit with al...
by ssih
Jun 20th, '09, 13:12
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Love Shuffle (Winter 09) Tamaki,Karina,Matsuda
Replies: 248
Views: 108498

Y'know, it's funny... It took me three tries to get into this show. The first episode was full of a lot of philosophical discussion between the characters. It might have been a combination of "lost in translation" and the cultural differences, but I had some trouble understanding and/or appreciating...
by ssih
Jun 16th, '09, 20:27
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Probs with high-res - MR.BRAIN EP01 (1440x1080i x264).mp4
Replies: 6
Views: 1330

Do you find the 1280x720 version unacceptable?
by ssih
May 29th, '09, 14:48
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: not receiving email on new PMs
Replies: 9
Views: 2316

I get notifications for new messages in threads, but I do NOT get them for PMs.

The configuration area is a convoluted hierarchy of nested tabbed pages.

Can someone tell me where you configure it to notify you for PMs?
by ssih
May 27th, '09, 12:21
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Don't Japanese actresses like to kiss?
Replies: 122
Views: 31457

If the Japanese (or actors) don't like to kiss, they really shouldn't "phone it in" in the dramas. They should do something passionate that they're comfortable with. In the final episode of Nodame Cantable, Chiaki runs up behind Nodame and embraces her. It was very passionate without being sexual, a...
by ssih
May 7th, '09, 12:55
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Asian movies/dramas - time travel
Replies: 24
Views: 29288

If you're looking for something in the sci fi genre, this isn't it, but... Proposal Daisakusen Iwase Ken and Yoshida Rei have been friends since elementary school. Ken, is obstinate and unskilled in love, but he fell long ago for the lively and cheerful, Rei. But Rei is about to get married to anoth...
by ssih
May 6th, '09, 11:03
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Innocent Love - Horikita Maki (Fall 2008)
Replies: 591
Views: 165361

If you haven't watched it already... Try Love Shuffle. The first episode may seem weird... But it's getting better with every episode and is a little bit more realistic and mature (and there is one really cute couple~~ ^0^). <-- but that's off topic now~~ Gomen nasai~~ That's interesting to know. I...
by ssih
May 1st, '09, 15:39
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] BOSS (All Seasons)
Replies: 261
Views: 112668

I'm really enjoying the series, but you've got to be ok with reality being merely an option. In ep 2... The first God hears about deaths on the Fire Dept's radio, hurries over and takes photos BEFORE the police get there. How are these deaths getting reported before anyone arrives on the scene? The ...
by ssih
Apr 28th, '09, 15:26
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Atashinchi no Danshi (Horikita Maki)
Replies: 635
Views: 222104

Oh, that's right. I got confused.
by ssih
Apr 28th, '09, 09:51
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Atashinchi no Danshi (Horikita Maki)
Replies: 635
Views: 222104

I think the maid is Takashima Reiko. She had a major part in Saito San (plus probably many other shows I haven't seen). This is such a different role than in Saito San, where she played an ultra-conservative, proper woman.
by ssih
Apr 26th, '09, 20:31
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Is acting a young man's game in Japan
Replies: 4
Views: 2408

Thanks for the explanation, groink! That's too bad about the situation (young subbers = no mature shows). I'll just try to look more closely at the plots and actors and less at what everyone's recommending.