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by sensei991
Nov 4th, '17, 14:35
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What happened to Jdramacity?
Replies: 71
Views: 13750

Re: What happened to Jdramacity?

furransu - Let me join in thanking you for your work through the years in providing quality encodings of jdramas. To my mind, you have been the primary pipeline sustaining the community with your excellent choices. I understand your reasons but am saddened by the decision. Best wishes for you in the...
by sensei991
Jun 3rd, '17, 14:43
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: AvistaZ (all questions regarding the site goes here)
Replies: 105
Views: 45195

Re: AvistaZ (all questions regarding the site goes here)

AvistaZ announcement - Registration open just for June 4th 2017.
by sensei991
Apr 24th, '17, 00:31
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: furransu's site does not work for me (ever)
Replies: 21
Views: 1756

Re: furransu's site does not work for me (ever)

@keiko1981 Thanks for the info. I too have been wondering and hope all is well with furransu.
by sensei991
Mar 24th, '17, 23:37
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: AvistaZ (all questions regarding the site goes here)
Replies: 105
Views: 45195

Re: AvistaZ (all questions regarding the site goes here)

AvistaZ has open registration until the end of March, 2017.
by sensei991
Oct 13th, '16, 14:26
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Please keep using x264 over x265
Replies: 11
Views: 1155

Re: Please keep using x264 over x265

Thank you, furransu, for considering using x264 again. I have no problem viewing x265 files on my computer but my WDTV media player that streams to my large screen TV cannot handle x265 files. I have been using a conversion program to re-encode to x264 and I find that the files generated are roughly...
by sensei991
Jun 2nd, '16, 00:48
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Which Series Would You Like To See Finished/Subtitled?
Replies: 1163
Views: 163639

Re: Which Series Would You Like To See Finished/Subtitled?

'Fragile', unless posts of the subs for the episodes after 04 have been placed somewhere new.
by sensei991
May 24th, '16, 04:36
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: BEGIN Japanology
Replies: 22
Views: 11962

Re: BEGIN Japanology

YouTube has a Begin Japanology channel with seasons 5 and 6. If you want to save episodes you can use a browser video download app.
by sensei991
May 7th, '15, 15:10
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: BitTorrent trackers shutdown
Replies: 1
Views: 1212

BitTorrent trackers shutdown

@TorrentFreak has posted a link indicating that three of the major trackers, OpenBitTorrent, PublicBT and Istole.it, have been shutdown by the German music industry. http://torrentfreak.com/music-industry-shuts-down-top-torrent-trackers-150429/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter I've been noticin...
by sensei991
Dec 19th, '14, 18:42
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Game] What Jdrama is This?
Replies: 3207
Views: 317194

You got it, TimeCompression!

It's your turn now.
by sensei991
Dec 19th, '14, 16:25
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Game] What Jdrama is This?
Replies: 3207
Views: 317194

More recent than Loss Time Life.

Next hint.
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by sensei991
Dec 19th, '14, 03:44
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Game] What Jdrama is This?
Replies: 3207
Views: 317194

What? No guesses? Must be difficult.

Here is the next clue.
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by sensei991
Dec 18th, '14, 00:05
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Game] What Jdrama is This?
Replies: 3207
Views: 317194

Saikou no Jinsei no Owarikata is one of my favorite jdramas also.

Okay, here is the next one.
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by sensei991
Dec 17th, '14, 20:30
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Game] What Jdrama is This?
Replies: 3207
Views: 317194

Saikou no Jinsei no Owarikata?
by sensei991
Nov 27th, '14, 01:52
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Setting up a new torrent site. Who is willing to help? (take 1) [DISCONTINUED]
Replies: 303
Views: 109203

I have close to 900 jdramas titles on my external drives. However, I estimate that only 50% are complete with all episodes since I tend to stop downloading a series if I lose interest in it. Also before I joined DA in 2011, I used ddls from Megaupload so that the file names may be different from the...
by sensei991
Nov 15th, '14, 05:52
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Subtitle problem with Atsu-hime
Replies: 2
Views: 821

If you are using a Mac, it is much easier to use either Movist or VLC (both free downloads) to view the RAW and subtitle files together. That way you avoid the time-consuming step of using HandBrake to combine the two files. Just make sure that the subtitle file has the same name (up to the .srt or ...
by sensei991
Oct 31st, '14, 13:04
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Game] What Jdrama is This?
Replies: 3207
Views: 317194

purisu wrote:Saigo Kara Nibanme no Koi?
Yes, you got it!

Now it's your turn.
by sensei991
Oct 31st, '14, 03:49
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Game] What Jdrama is This?
Replies: 3207
Views: 317194

zenith777 wrote:Tenchuu yamikin no shiokinin?
Nope. Not it.
by sensei991
Oct 31st, '14, 02:15
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Game] What Jdrama is This?
Replies: 3207
Views: 317194

Okay, here is the next one.
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This one should be easy.
by sensei991
Oct 30th, '14, 14:46
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Game] What Jdrama is This?
Replies: 3207
Views: 317194

Tokyo Scarlet
by sensei991
Jun 24th, '14, 01:47
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Saigo Kara Nibanme no Koi
Replies: 57
Views: 22918

I think that I like Season 2 even better than Season 1. And it is such a relief to be able to watch something so pleasant after viewing Mozu and Border.
by sensei991
Jan 23rd, '14, 03:41
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: aznv.tv invitation code (NO invite req allowed)
Replies: 9
Views: 4298

You should try the site on Fridays in the evening. I was able to register without an invite this way.
by sensei991
Jan 5th, '14, 21:07
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Media Players
Replies: 5
Views: 1060

I've been using an Asus Air OPlay! for about 3 years. It's not perfect (occasionally needs resetting by unplugging) but it does upscaling to 1040p and works with .srt and .ass subtitles. It reads most of the usual file formats but for some reason will not work with the latest .mp4 downloads by \( -o...
by sensei991
Dec 23rd, '13, 18:01
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Dokushin Kizoku
Replies: 27
Views: 6628

Reaction to the finale - So the male and female leads do end up together after several false endings. And Reiko is the one to slap some sense into Mamoru. Poor guy, he took a lot of physical and verbal abuse, but then again he deserved it. The scenes with Mamoru and Yuki embracing seemed stiff and f...
by sensei991
Dec 21st, '13, 21:19
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Trusted site status changed
Replies: 3
Views: 1754

It looks like the connection to d-addicts is no longer going through a secure gateway, i.e. the connection is through http:// rather than https://www.d-addicts.com as before. Don't know that it makes any difference since there is little personal information or financial implications here.
by sensei991
Dec 19th, '13, 21:44
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Trusted site status changed
Replies: 3
Views: 1754

Cleared my browser cache and haven't gotten the message again. Thanks.
by sensei991
Dec 19th, '13, 13:04
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Dokushin Kizoku
Replies: 27
Views: 6628

We'll see how this ends in the next few days. @yanie: Your comment about dramas where the male and female leads do not end up together (without deaths) got me trying to remember others. Among the older ones, Egao no Hosoku and Over Time come to mind. More recent ones include Soredemo, Ikite Yuku and...
by sensei991
Dec 19th, '13, 12:23
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Trusted site status changed
Replies: 3
Views: 1754

Trusted site status changed

When I tried to login yesterday I got the following message from Firefox. This Connection is Untrusted You have asked Firefox to connect securely to www.d-addicts.com, but we can't confirm that your connection is secure. Normally, when you try to connect securely, sites will present trusted identifi...
by sensei991
Dec 16th, '13, 03:44
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Dokushin Kizoku
Replies: 27
Views: 6628

I am now anxiously awaiting ep11 to see how this ends. After ep09 where Yuki discovered the common thread to the good things happening to her, I figured that the Mamoru-Yuki relationship was a slam-dunk. But ep10 with Yuki asking whether Shachō identifies with Sam from Sleepless in Seattle and findi...
by sensei991
Nov 7th, '13, 15:43
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: korean file names on japanese drama
Replies: 16
Views: 3614

@Gankooyaji - Thanks for the tip about renaming in Transmission - works great! The only downside that I foresee is that trying to use the downloaded file to reseed a torrent may be problematic since the original file name is no longer present.
by sensei991
Nov 7th, '13, 03:27
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: korean file names on japanese drama
Replies: 16
Views: 3614

There is another thread on this same topic.

http://www.d-addicts.com/forum/viewtopic_141637.htm

Unfortunately there is no resolution to the problem. My assumption is that the original files are being captured from a Korean source rather than a Japanese one.
by sensei991
Oct 21st, '13, 02:06
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] ANDO-LLOYD: ~A.I. Knows Love?~
Replies: 65
Views: 27184

Ep01 looked like 'Kimutaku meets The Matrix'. Not much chance for kimutaku to show the more subtle facial expressions in scenes requiring sensitivity that we've come to expect.
by sensei991
Oct 15th, '13, 18:37
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: korean file names on japanese drama
Replies: 16
Views: 3614

Yeah, me too. I've tried using Google Translate to convert from Korean to Japanese and to English but that doesn't seem to work. So I have to go back to the torrent list and try to remember which ones I chose. What a bother, although I can perhaps understand if the uploader is dealing with lots of u...
by sensei991
Jun 30th, '13, 22:39
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Yae no Sakura
Replies: 38
Views: 22647

I just finished watching episode 18 and I am astounded that there is no mention of the role of Sakamoto Ryoma in bringing about the alliance of Satsuma, Choshu and Tosa, especially in view of NHK's Ryomaden from 2010. It's as if we are viewing a history of an alternate universe where Ryoma never exi...
by sensei991
Apr 30th, '13, 02:39
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Educational Dramas
Replies: 4
Views: 1161

For Japanese history, I would recommend the Taiga dramas, in particular Atsuhime, Ryomaden, and Yae no Sakura.

For Japanese art, I would recommend FAKE Kyoto Bijutsu Jiken Emaki.
by sensei991
Apr 19th, '13, 03:16
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Game] What Jdrama is This?
Replies: 3207
Views: 317194

@FOM You got it right!

It's your turn.
by sensei991
Apr 19th, '13, 03:07
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Game] What Jdrama is This?
Replies: 3207
Views: 317194

I don't have a website to store images so I am using an image from the web. In other words, the image is not a screen capture of mine.

Hint 1
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This should be easy.
by sensei991
Apr 18th, '13, 22:23
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Game] What Jdrama is This?
Replies: 3207
Views: 317194

Made in Japan.
by sensei991
Apr 6th, '13, 16:17
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: SOPA/PIPA/ACTA
Replies: 428
Views: 89164

Effect of Megaupload shutdown Article in the Wall Street Journal (4/6/2013) cites a study that says that shutting down Megaupload resulted in a 6-10% increase in digital revenues for the US motion picture industry (who funded the research). When applied to the total revenues of the industry, this ge...
by sensei991
Feb 27th, '13, 01:21
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: SOPA/PIPA/ACTA
Replies: 428
Views: 89164

ISPs in the US will be going after torrent downloaders of copyrighted content. http://www.ubergizmo.com/2013/02/isps-adopt-alert-system-to-warn-users-of-illegal-downloads/ This article seems to say that the actions will be initiated by the producers of content so it is likely that the major producer...
by sensei991
Feb 7th, '13, 19:09
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Jdrama Music Games
Replies: 0
Views: 520

Jdrama Music Games

As an amateur musician, I appreciate the contribution of music to jdrama productions. In some cases, music plays an integral part in the story (for example Long Vacation). I find that listening to the music triggers memories of scenes and feelings associated with the drama. This interest has led me ...
by sensei991
Dec 26th, '12, 19:52
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Stream Japanese TV on your computer with KeyHoleTV
Replies: 995
Views: 740965

Message today (Dec 26) when trying to access www.117yes.com - Google translation from Chinese. The page can not be found The page that you are searching for might have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable. Please try the following: Ensure that the browser's address bar t...
by sensei991
Dec 26th, '12, 17:19
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Rich Man Poor Woman
Replies: 264
Views: 91971

Rich Man, Poor Woman SP planned for Spring, 2013

http://www.tokyohive.com/2012/12/rich-m ... l-episode/
by sensei991
Oct 4th, '12, 15:54
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: SOPA/PIPA/ACTA
Replies: 428
Views: 89164

The anti-piracy law is pretty scary in its implications. The observation that Japanese ISPs are cooperating further doesn't look good. http://torrentfreak.com/japanese-isps-agree-to-ban-pirates-from-internet-080315/ This law certainly has generated a lot of comment and perhaps a rush to VPNs within ...
by sensei991
Oct 1st, '12, 16:11
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Video Player App for Ipad
Replies: 9
Views: 5584

I use Azul Media Player on my iPad2 and find it to be great. It supports a wide variety of file formats including avi, mvk, mp4, flv and also supports srt subtitles under the CC option. Videos can be downloaded directly or they can be easily loaded within the app sync procedure using iTunes The onli...
by sensei991
Sep 22nd, '12, 18:21
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Need help to identify a Jdrama? Ask here!
Replies: 1000
Views: 86615

@squall789

Could the drama be "Last Friends" from 2008? The opening scene shows a pregnant Nagasawa Manami walking on a fishing pier. Ueno Juri and Eita are also in it.

edit added - Natsu no Koi wa Nijiiro ni Kagayaku with Matsujun and Takeuchi Yuko also opens with a woman walking on a beach.
by sensei991
Sep 21st, '12, 18:14
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Saigo Kara Nibanme no Koi
Replies: 57
Views: 22918

Yatta!
by sensei991
Sep 3rd, '12, 14:02
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: SOPA/PIPA/ACTA
Replies: 428
Views: 89164

FileSonic gone! Another one bites the dust!

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-575051 ... &tag=title
by sensei991
Mar 26th, '12, 20:19
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Saigo Kara Nibanme no Koi
Replies: 57
Views: 22918

I really enjoyed this dorama. It’s now firmly ensconced in my group of all-time favorites, and I’ll recommend it to my friends. I have the feeling that a large number of the fans of this show (including me) think of themselves as being somewhat more mature than the fans of, say, Hungry! or Renai NEE...
by sensei991
Mar 21st, '12, 02:36
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Saigo Kara Nibanme no Koi
Replies: 57
Views: 22918

Thanks to GaussAlgorithmus for the location-spotting tour of the Kamakura sites important to Saigo kara. It was fun. I also had tried to look for some of these site with Google maps but hadn't taken it to that extent. While fooling around with this I found a YouTube video of a visit to Goryo Jinja, ...
by sensei991
Feb 12th, '12, 21:18
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Boku to Star no 99 Nichi
Replies: 124
Views: 41782

For those fans of the theme Time Travel by Spitz, some kind soul has posted it on YouTube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYhMSppJteI

I suggest watching or ripping quickly since I suspect that it may disappear soon.
by sensei991
Feb 7th, '12, 05:41
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Saigo Kara Nibanme no Koi
Replies: 57
Views: 22918

Thanks for setting up this topic. This is my current favorite jdrama. I really like the characters and the dialogue. Koizumi Kyoko is great and carries the show in my opinion. And Nakai Kiichi has a knack for comedy, a trait hidden in recent things like Taira no Kiyomori and 99 Nen no Koi, although ...
by sensei991
Feb 3rd, '12, 05:14
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Best Taiga Drama of All Time (Round 1 - Preliminary)
Replies: 72
Views: 30248

I'm a fan of the Bakumatsu period so naturally my top pick is Atsuhime. Second choice, if there had been an opportunity, would be Ryomaden. I am also a fan of the Sengoku period and liked Aoi Tokugawa and Furin Kazan whereas I felt that the scriptwriting for Gou was flawed. Overall, I think that Ats...
by sensei991
Jan 31st, '12, 16:38
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: SOPA/PIPA/ACTA
Replies: 428
Views: 89164

Tyrea -

Many thanks for your links. I'm trying to digest all this information. My initial reaction is that we are deep, deep into chilling times.
by sensei991
Jan 29th, '12, 16:19
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: SOPA/PIPA/ACTA
Replies: 428
Views: 89164

If you use torrent downloads, you can get some protection by using a client that only allows connections with encrypted peers (I use Transmission on my Mac) and by setting up a list for blocking connections to ISPs and other entities that may be gathering info on your torrents. http://www.iblocklist...
by sensei991
Jan 23rd, '12, 19:41
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: SOPA/PIPA/ACTA
Replies: 428
Views: 89164

Now it appears that even torrents are being affected.

http://www.webpronews.com/megaupload-take-down-2012-01
by sensei991
Jan 23rd, '12, 16:26
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: SOPA/PIPA/ACTA
Replies: 428
Views: 89164

FileServe has now stopped filesharing and MyAC says that FileSonic has also terminated filesharing. It's looking very grim for j- and k-dramas and movies. Torrent downloads seem to be the only way to go right now. But I expect that ISPs will take steps to shut down torrent traffic. I hope that a dow...
by sensei991
Jan 6th, '12, 22:39
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Taira no Kiyomori
Replies: 102
Views: 46241

Ethlenn - Thanks for the recommendations of the book and the website. I'll take a look at these. Regarding the ability of Fuka-Eri to recite long passages, because she is dyslexic, she learns by listening to audio tapes or being read to. So she is carrying on in the oral tradition of stories being p...
by sensei991
Jan 6th, '12, 20:22
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Taira no Kiyomori
Replies: 102
Views: 46241

Can anyone suggest a good, readable translation of the Heike Monogatari? I have the version by AL Sadler but it reads like Elizabethan English. I know that the story really develops after Kiyomori's death, but I'm interested in the whole tale. In a note somewhat off the track, Murakami Haruki's late...
by sensei991
Jan 6th, '12, 18:50
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] GOU ~Himetachi no Sengoku~
Replies: 929
Views: 293697

Sorry that I missed your earlier post, bmwracer. That's the problem with jumping in when not closely following the topic. And maybe it's already been said, but I think the production team did a big disfavor to Juri by having her play Gou as the mischievous young child. It destroyed much of her credi...
by sensei991
Jan 6th, '12, 17:04
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] GOU ~Himetachi no Sengoku~
Replies: 929
Views: 293697

I haven't viewed the last 2 episodes of Gou to see whether Fuku appears, but she certainly did not disappear from the Tokugawa shogunate. According to her Wikipedia entry, she established the Ooku, the women's quarter in Edo Castle. I'm guessing that this was during Iemitsu's time as Shogun. She was...
by sensei991
Jan 4th, '12, 03:19
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Densha Otoko
Replies: 1044
Views: 212507

This DO thread is old and moribund but I had to place a note here about a recent topic showing up in Life and Relationships that astounded me with its similarity to the DO story. The topic is titled "23 yrs old, never had a girlfriend". I just had to post a comment there pointing out the parallels (...
by sensei991
Jan 3rd, '12, 22:26
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: 23 yrs old, never had a girlfriend
Replies: 31
Views: 21663

The origin and development of this topic is so jdramatic! The whole thing shouts out - Watch Densha Otoko (the jdrama, not the movie). This story, supposedly based on a real-life case, is about a 23-year old socially inexperienced otaku and a beautiful office lady. While traveling on a train, he sav...
by sensei991
Dec 22nd, '11, 04:22
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Boku to Star no 99 Nichi
Replies: 124
Views: 41782

Ahh - Thanks!
by sensei991
Dec 22nd, '11, 04:10
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Boku to Star no 99 Nichi
Replies: 124
Views: 41782

While this jdrama is still current, I have the same question that was previously asked by Anon but I saw no answer (maybe I missed it?). Anybody know the actor playing Kuma (Kumada Kozue), Kohei's astronomer kouhai? Her name doesn't appear in the drama's credits either in the DramaWiki or at the Fuj...
by sensei991
Dec 20th, '11, 21:47
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Boku to Star no 99 Nichi
Replies: 124
Views: 41782

It's too bad that the ratings for Boku to Star episodes were not better. I suspect that this was due in part to running in the same Sunday time slot as NHK's Nankyoku Tairiku with Kimutaku and Ayase Haruka along with the negative publicity in Japan from Kim Tae Hee's comments about Korean ownership ...
by sensei991
Dec 20th, '11, 15:56
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Boku to Star no 99 Nichi
Replies: 124
Views: 41782

The Spitz cover of Time Travel is included in their next album release.
http://www.tokyohive.com/2011/12/spitz- ... m-orutana/ :cheers:
by sensei991
Nov 25th, '11, 23:06
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Non Asian Dramas
Replies: 4
Views: 2028

You can find a few non-asian dramas at http://www.asiancinematic.com/Other-Foreign-Dramas/. I am currently following Homeland from Showtime through torrent downloads.
by sensei991
Apr 28th, '11, 01:37
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: How to get .avi files and subtitles to work in a Mac?
Replies: 6
Views: 2811

I like to use Movist. It handles pretty much the same file formats as QuickTime, MPlayer and VLC, but the nice thing is that you have control over the size, placement and time syncing of softsubs. Also Movist will automatically advance to the next episode in the same folder.