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by howtwosavealif3
Jan 19th, '19, 18:10
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: Site for downloading Japanese Variety Shows
Replies: 425
Views: 70137

Re: Site for downloading Japanese Variety Shows

I am interested in an invite as well. I am so sad that clubbox no longer allows free downloads!
by howtwosavealif3
Jan 6th, '14, 16:00
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1457202

any super funny drama this season? can't seem to find one... Well here's old dramas that are funny. my boss my hero, Mop girl, hanazakari no kimitachi e, nodame cantabile Hey Guys reached the point where your bored everyday, the same games are getting too boring and your already rewatched all the t...
by howtwosavealif3
May 14th, '12, 21:52
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: How About J-Actresses/Actors you DON'T like??
Replies: 398
Views: 162529

I hate Tatsuya Fujiwara . He overacts every single time, every single second. he puts the melodrama in jdrama. He was horrible in kaiji.... his overacting was so bad. I was like I know you think that by overacting that you think you're putting in your alll or at least you think you appear that way t...
by howtwosavealif3
Feb 4th, '12, 15:02
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1457202

Hi, Can anyone recommend me jdramas with REALLY good scripts and plot lines? I'm open to pretty much any genre. There are a lot of bubbly and fluffy dramas out there, and I like them, but I'm hoping to watch more dramas that have been well written and developed. Some dramas that I found to have pre...
by howtwosavealif3
Jan 11th, '12, 21:21
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: What J movie or dramas makes you cry or moves you?
Replies: 123
Views: 44919

JIN of course~ It's so well done. great acting, story... how can you not be moved. stuff people that mentioned that i didn't feel moved by : mother - boring, slow, melodramatic 14 sai - melodramatic 1 littter - melodrmatic, fake, forced. it's so obvious they're trying to make the viewer cry. proposa...
by howtwosavealif3
Jan 5th, '12, 21:42
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE KDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 3570
Views: 1293558

I'm korean and I don't like korean dramas but they're really useful for learning korean so try to recommend k-dramas that are REALLY good... best of the best. Worth watching etc etc. that you think I'l like. before I thought all jdrama was crap with the pausing while they talk etc till i saw the rea...
by howtwosavealif3
Dec 9th, '11, 16:18
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Top 5 most underrated jdramas
Replies: 91
Views: 37795

god we have the oposite problem. i can't stand ayase haruka... at least in hotaru no hikari... her voice, and everything. she was fine in JIN. welllll like i said i personally think it's loads better than hotaru no hikari in like every department including cuteness lol. Off-topic but whenever other...
by howtwosavealif3
Dec 8th, '11, 21:21
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Top 5 most underrated jdramas
Replies: 91
Views: 37795

^^The only reason why I haven't watched Mop Girl yet is because I'm not a fan of Ketagawa Keiko. Her voice really gets on my nerves so I tend to stay away from her dramas. Maybe one day I'll give this drama a fairer chance. :P Oh and I looove Hotaru no Hikari. god we have the oposite problem. i can...
by howtwosavealif3
Dec 8th, '11, 02:55
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Top 5 most underrated jdramas
Replies: 91
Views: 37795

My under rated J-Drama: Mop Girl <-I thought this show was super cute, and fun to watch. Not many have given it a chance though :P I just think of it as .... a drama that is loads better than hotaru no hikari yet hotaru no hikari is more popular. hotaru no hikari is ayase haruk's pathetic attempt a...
by howtwosavealif3
Dec 4th, '11, 16:48
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: J-Drama Blog Review Sites Recommendations
Replies: 15
Views: 14126

I enjoy Akiramike's blog: http://hamsapsukebe.blogspot.com He updates regularly and puts a lot of thought into his posts. I've found some great dramas through his site. (Keep at it, Mike!) I found tihs blog recently from google some how. I think I might similar taste as him so i recommend this blog...
by howtwosavealif3
Oct 15th, '11, 23:46
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1457202

Hey people, I'm looking for some romance drama with minimal melodrama, something like Kekkon Dekinai Otoko. Some requirements are: 1) Real actors (no JE idols please...except the guy from 1L of Tears. He can actually act) 2) No shoujo genre 3) Again, minimal melodrama (Zenkai Girl...dropped it beca...
by howtwosavealif3
Sep 29th, '11, 01:11
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1457202

Okay....so I haven't watched a j-drama since Code Blue season 2. I miss watching J-dramas! Can someone please give me a quick list of recommendations of good dramas to watch!? (if they are completely subbed that would be great!) I have enjoyed jdramas like hana kimi, bambino, my boss my hero, and h...
by howtwosavealif3
Aug 20th, '11, 14:34
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1457202

I recommend mop girl and hanazakari no kim itachi e and seigi no mikata for comedies!
by howtwosavealif3
Aug 20th, '11, 14:34
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Ikemen desu ne
Replies: 96
Views: 24424

i dont' knwo anything about this drama but I saw a clip of the girl performing kotoba mo naku and wow it's so good. People on japanese websites were going on about how she's so good at singing even though her occupation is actress. I like it better than the koraen version.
by howtwosavealif3
Aug 20th, '11, 13:44
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE KDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 3570
Views: 1293558

hmmm how do I explain this. so I have all these issues with korean dramas which are here. http://choronghi.wordpress.com/2009/07/13/j-drama-review/ but anyways I started watching secret garden (episode 3,4) and so far it's enjoyable... certain scenes I just skip cause I don't care about that scene (...
by howtwosavealif3
Aug 13th, '11, 17:04
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Top 5 most underrated jdramas
Replies: 91
Views: 37795

here's just 5 i like but they're not that popular? only one i'm uncertain of is LIAR GAME but rest i'm sure isn't thatpopular. mop girl gyne liar game watashitachi no kyoukasho LIFE I wanted to explain Mop Girl simply because it's better than hotaru no hikari. What makes me compare it is that ayase...
by howtwosavealif3
Jul 17th, '11, 13:58
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1457202

Anyone know of any good legal-type dramas (from any angle) like HERO or Gonzo? (Both of which are highly recommended to anyone looking for a generally awesome series to watch). How about Ningen no Shomei ? I thought Takenouchi Yutaka put in a very good performance. You can watch it with English sub...
by howtwosavealif3
Jul 16th, '11, 01:13
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Dramas with the highest production values
Replies: 46
Views: 12267

JIN is based on a manga that's why that's the setting/storyline. basically if you don't like it don't watch it. and anyways Japanese ppl say how historical korean dramas aren't accurate since they're hanbokk is too colorful or the hanbokk shouldn't be colorful snce that character isn't royality or w...
by howtwosavealif3
Jun 23rd, '11, 22:17
Forum: Other Korean TV Shows
Topic: Immortal Song 2
Replies: 29
Views: 24890

yeah personally I can't stand the way he sings... he always starts singing in this way that i hate.
by howtwosavealif3
Jun 23rd, '11, 15:36
Forum: Other Korean TV Shows
Topic: Immortal Song 2
Replies: 29
Views: 24890

The perfomrance I like the best so far is this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPyt_i-sFPQ

and number 2 is this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWtPLOku ... er&list=UL
by howtwosavealif3
Jun 22nd, '11, 15:51
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese Music Recommendations
Replies: 404
Views: 218181

good japanese bands http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YzkDRvYAzE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgUQQ7F5XAw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6Rsga-111A http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVP2EDpvPkA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQU1rzvXZ0g http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LCAwtRbN0c http://www.youtube.com...
by howtwosavealif3
Jun 21st, '11, 14:18
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Learning Korean
Replies: 213
Views: 115867

really useful links here;
http://forum.koohii.com/viewtopic.php?id=7211

including how to find scripts to dramas.
by howtwosavealif3
Jun 12th, '11, 15:38
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1457202

Are there jdramas, which revolve around bands(not classical music, like in Nodame Cantabile)? don't know of any but I can recommend good japanese bands lol. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YzkDRvYAzE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgUQQ7F5XAw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6Rsga-111A http://www.yo...
by howtwosavealif3
Jun 11th, '11, 01:35
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE KDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 3570
Views: 1293558

One question. How do you define bitchy female lead. Because in the most of fictional work(be it books, movies or dramas) with female leadcharacters,at some point of the story they are bitchy, well at least in fiction, which revolve around human relationships. With this conclusion you can exclude al...
by howtwosavealif3
Jun 8th, '11, 13:59
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE KDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 3570
Views: 1293558

Please give me k-drama recommendations based on my thoughts on j-dramas. I have no restrictions with genres but by all means recommend b.c. the drama is actually good and not only because it is __ genre. i like when stuff isn't slow-paced as hell and i don't like it when the ahmjumma/20something yea...
by howtwosavealif3
Jun 7th, '11, 13:31
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1457202

I've asked recommendations here before and I'm now relying on your knowledge on the matter once again!! ;D I'm a huge j-dorama addict and it's hard for me to find a good show that I haven't seen already. I hope someone can help me! (: Thanks for reading! ummm since you've seen so much the only one ...
by howtwosavealif3
May 27th, '11, 15:34
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1457202

I get the image that korean dramas are really popular so i think it makes more sense to post here (to find someone who watches k and j dramas). I want k-drama recommendations based on my thoughts on j-dramas. I have no restrictions with genres but by all means recommend b.c. the drama is actually go...
by howtwosavealif3
May 20th, '11, 15:03
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Ouran High School Club
Replies: 195
Views: 78969

it's true? i keep reading the rumor in this thread but i think it is. i googled it in japanese and i got http://otanews.livedoor.biz/archives/51786280.html# 2011 july. the actress is not horikita maki.... ホスト部 HOST CLUB MEMBERS 鳳鏡夜 大東俊介 常陸院光 高木心平 常陸院馨 高木万平 埴之塚光邦 千葉雄大 銛之塚崇 中村昌也 猫澤梅人 竜星涼 um their pict...
by howtwosavealif3
May 14th, '11, 00:30
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: What are the boys favourite dramas?
Replies: 41
Views: 9292

since you're saying you're gonna study japanese with dramas i just wanted to mention korean subs to aid learning when japanese subs are not available (they are definitely more helpful than english subs) http://choronghi.wordpress.com/2010/11/13/cant-find-japanese-subtitles-for-studying-japanese-try-...
by howtwosavealif3
Mar 20th, '11, 18:44
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Top 5 most underrated jdramas
Replies: 91
Views: 37795

here's just 5 i like but they're not that popular? only one i'm uncertain of is LIAR GAME but rest i'm sure isn't thatpopular.
mop girl
gyne
liar game
watashitachi no kyoukasho
LIFE
by howtwosavealif3
Mar 20th, '11, 18:26
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Japanese Drama Review Site Suggestions please :D
Replies: 24
Views: 13965

here's my blog. not promising anything that good (well-written etc) lol but just my opinions
if anything check out the topjdrama site too

http://choronghi.wordpress.com/2009/07/ ... ma-review/
http://choronghi.wordpress.com/2010/12/ ... s-part-ii/
by howtwosavealif3
Dec 29th, '10, 02:48
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 207928

I just wanted to post about sub2srs which requires anki http://forum.koohii.com/viewtopic.php?id=2643 Depending on the drama even if you're beginner you can use it I would think. http://subs2srs.sourceforge.net/ it was posted on this other forum that is about learning to write the kanji. and this s...
by howtwosavealif3
Dec 11th, '10, 00:12
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Candid Camera Variety Shows
Replies: 3
Views: 2444

panic face.

パニックフェイス
search on youtube and yoku
by howtwosavealif3
Dec 11th, '10, 00:09
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese Music Recommendations
Replies: 404
Views: 218181

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8q98Mq2gTE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKwfS2yL8v0&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQU1rzvXZ0g http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fEmPKhGAz4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YzkDRvYAzE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ko6lZiO01Yo http://www.youtube.com/wat...
by howtwosavealif3
Aug 29th, '10, 03:40
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1457202

I recommend GYNE for anyone who wants to watch a well-done drama/well-done medical drama. Of course I don't think it's better than JIN. I really just hate the way most j-dramas are... being cliche and they have this "cheap" feeling ( with the shoddy/old-style camera work or problems with backgorund ...
by howtwosavealif3
Aug 11th, '10, 02:41
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1457202

liked: JIN, nobuta wo produce hanazakari no kimi tachi e watashitachi no kyoukasho, nodame cantabile, my boss my hero, liar game, life, mop girl gyne/gine whatever it's called: well done medical drama~~ gonzo, last friends, haken no hinkaku, hana yori dango, - some parts are cringy and embarrassing...
by howtwosavealif3
Mar 6th, '10, 23:44
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Quality of Jdoramas dropping?
Replies: 80
Views: 21262

The last must-see drama was JIN (2009) so the person who started this thread please watch that.. And the ratings were mad high... BTW. honestly if you're going to create a thread about how it's worse you should have at least tried to watch some drama from 2009... it just doesn't make sense. it's mor...
by howtwosavealif3
Dec 27th, '09, 20:23
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Mop Girl
Replies: 100
Views: 38480

okay i found it out myself. the song is one of chopin's etude. op 10-12
by howtwosavealif3
Dec 25th, '09, 19:14
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Mop Girl
Replies: 100
Views: 38480

anyone know that piano song in episode 7 around 28:50

i know it's famous and all but i don't what it's called

anyways abt the drama, i love it. the mystery aspect is good & love the acting with the 2 main characters.... i haven't seen the last ep \yet though.
by howtwosavealif3
Sep 25th, '09, 00:33
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese Music Recommendations
Replies: 404
Views: 218181

some random music. i highly recommend, btw. i hate shitty j-pop. most of it is crap to me. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtcrAihuIM8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dF_gZMwxjTg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRDWY7sgtHA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hdw7rrQW_xo&feature=related http://www.imeem.com/...
by howtwosavealif3
Jul 23rd, '09, 15:10
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 204543

densha otoko - omg this is so boring and like there'sa lot of drag-out scenes to fill up the the time. there's like no twist, oomph, flavor, it's really really dulll. i should've started fast-forwarded through scenes or skip eps or given up. but ididn't dothat till like last 2 eos ( no idea how I m...
by howtwosavealif3
Jul 17th, '09, 18:47
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Watashitachi no Kyokasho
Replies: 58
Views: 20486

such a good drama. doesn't seem all that popular though.
I loved how Icouldn't predict what was gonna happen next. The acting was reallty good :) Became a fan of kanna miho.
It was really nice to see susumu (HYDango) in a really dfiferent role andall that.
by howtwosavealif3
Jul 14th, '09, 00:27
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1457202

since watashitachi no kyoukasho got cut off in the quote above I'll recommend it~ (it's one of the dramas I putin good: ) Well it won best scriptwriter. I couldn't predict what was gonna happen next (or maybe the better wording is finding out what happened). I read no summary before watching so I wa...
by howtwosavealif3
Jul 10th, '09, 21:51
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1457202

can anyone recommend something really gooooooood. 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), watashitachi no kyoukasho -so glad I watched. I loved how i just wanted...
by howtwosavealif3
Jul 4th, '09, 00:17
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Survey] Your Best J-dramas: Ranked! (Update #17)
Replies: 923
Views: 276548

god I was searching for this thread forever. lol.


1. hanazakari no kimitahcihe - i was scared this show was gonna be **** but it has substance yo. but uh mei-chan no shitsuji is just ugh...
became a big fan of mizshima hiro and ikita toma~

2. nodame cantabile -
3. nobuta wo produce
by howtwosavealif3
Jul 4th, '09, 00:13
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Scrap Teacher ~ Nakajima Yuto, Yamada Ryosuke
Replies: 70
Views: 51768

hideko wrote:I would just like to express my absolute amusement at the Gokusen reference near the end of episode 2. I was watching it at work, and laughed rather loudly in my very quiet bookstore... heh heh...
curious. what was the refernce?
by howtwosavealif3
May 20th, '09, 14:17
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1457202

NOTE please do not mention anything about the plot of the drama in my list or the one you want to recommend. I like going in COMPLETELY BLIND. Reading summaries,etc justruins it andmakes it boring to watch. What I want is a really GOOD drama that's not melodramatic ie. 14 sai,b loody monday, hana yo...
by howtwosavealif3
Mar 9th, '09, 22:50
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1457202

please add to my plan to watchlist (I want REALLY good ones, not just above average,etc) and if you strongly about soething on my plan to wach list that you think I won't like it feel free to say that. I'm pretty new to j-drama, only saw 2 that I really like.. I loved nobuta wo produce & LAst frien...