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by Keeper of hells gate2
Oct 16th, '06, 07:48
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Tatta Hitotsu no Koi
Replies: 445
Views: 101063

I guess pretty boy ended up getting dumped by Itoh Misaki and went back to his village and now works at a weld shop or something to bad for him. Couldn't see him landing Itoh Misaki to begin with. So now he gets to go after Ayase. You know something I really hate that guy. LOL :lol
by Keeper of hells gate2
Oct 6th, '06, 08:45
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What's your ethinicity??
Replies: 737
Views: 83940

I am an American
by Keeper of hells gate2
Oct 4th, '06, 09:54
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] London Hearts Variety Show Summaries & Syno
Replies: 46
Views: 45494

London Hearts Idol Trap - What in the world?

As a huge Japanese Drama watcher I came across this variety TV show. I have to admit I am not as much of a fan of Japanese variety shows as much as I like J Dramas. Well, I decided to DL this (while waiting for the new dramas) and watch this London Hearts Idol Trap. I may not know what the heck they...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Sep 21st, '06, 08:04
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW Poll (09/17/06) - A Sleeping Forest
Replies: 27
Views: 13549

In honor of Abe Hiroshi and the best drama of the season Kekkon Dekinai Otoko. I would like to make my first nomination - Egao no Hosoku - . It isn't well seeded and I hope it meets all of the criteria :pray: I Really would like to see this drama. It has an interesting plot and a good cast.
by Keeper of hells gate2
Sep 14th, '06, 05:43
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Kekkon Dekinai Otoko
Replies: 178
Views: 57708

Well, the person he always goes and sees when he has a problem is Natsumi and she is in worse shape personally then Abe - via person relationships. If you think about it even though Natusmi can connect with others she really doesn't have anyone. Notice the long long scene once she hangs up her cell ...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Sep 7th, '06, 06:08
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Just some thoughts related to Japanese Culture/media
Replies: 9
Views: 2748

'gaijin greet' They actually have a name for it. I knew I was on to something their.
by Keeper of hells gate2
Sep 6th, '06, 07:34
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Just some thoughts related to Japanese Culture/media
Replies: 9
Views: 2748

Just some thoughts related to Japanese Culture/media

First off I had a dream that I traveled to Japan and came across another foreigner like myself - I forget the rest of the dream, but it made me ponder something. If a foreigner and another foreigner in Japan come face to face on the side walk - is that an automatic hello? Or nice to meet you? Wouldn...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Aug 30th, '06, 23:05
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Kekkon Dekinai Otoko
Replies: 178
Views: 57708

Who needs a pretty young girl to draw and audience. I would try to make a play for Natsumi, even though she is 38 and I am 24. Older Japanese woman are hot. Well, the ones in this drama anyway. Actually, all the girls in this drama are really attractive. As for the popularity of this series. This is...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Aug 13th, '06, 19:07
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Vote for the most sexy Japanese actress!
Replies: 85
Views: 90619

Yukie Yukie Yukie Yukie

For all of you people who are voting for Ueta Aya. She is 3 feet tall and probably weighs less then 60LBS. She is soooo small and I am sorry, but she looks like she is 14 or 15. She is cute like puppy, but not sexy. OK, Yukie is the the sexiest. However, she is also enchantingly beautiful. Itoh Misa...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Aug 13th, '06, 18:17
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Favourite mangas
Replies: 109
Views: 44670

Berserk is probably the best Manga ever written. Its really really good and very unique for what is out right now. 1)Berserk (is just greatness) 2)Gantz 3)One Piece 4)Bleach 5)Hunter X Hunter 6)Inuyasha Yep, thats right Inuyasha. One day - One Day - It has to happen - doesn't it - they will defeat N...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Aug 12th, '06, 18:31
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4474
Views: 1471754

Thanks for the suggestions I have seen Joou no kyoushitsu (that teacher was still really messed up) Keizoku (The ending was kind of crappy) Sora Kara Furu Ichioku no Hoshi Kaidan Hyaku Monogatari Seems interesting, but Jem Tracker is down or has disappeared. Did he move? Koukou kyoushi NO SEEDS at a...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Aug 12th, '06, 06:40
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: RECOMMENDED JMOVIES
Replies: 519
Views: 334131

Hi, I was wondering if some people could reccommend some movies for me. I am looking for a Horror, Thriller, Mystery Movies. I am soooooo bad with names so bare with me please. Movies along the lines that I have seen and want to see more of: Ringu The Grudge A movie that deals with a ghost at a film...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Aug 12th, '06, 06:27
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4474
Views: 1471754

Hi, I was wondering if some people could give me some recommendation of Horror, Mystery, phycotoic Thriller Drama. I am looking for something with a little edge to it. I am soooooooo bad with names. Dramas - along the lines that I have seen and what to see more of. That ring like series Charuikins (...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Aug 2nd, '06, 00:44
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Idols vs Real Actors - Alot of crappy dramas recently IMO.
Replies: 87
Views: 14125

I still don't think the acting is the "major" problem if the script and the writing is bad. You can't win an oscar for an acting performance working with a "White Chicks" kind of movie script - no matter how good of an actor you are. I guess the really big question is do the Japanese themselves want...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Aug 1st, '06, 04:39
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Idols vs Real Actors - Alot of crappy dramas recently IMO.
Replies: 87
Views: 14125

The dramas that are coming out this part of the season are better then when I first started this thread. Sapuri (Itoh Miaski should play serious roles more often, not great or good, but decent in this role (I will admit she is so nice to look at). A much better actress in this type of role. When she...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Aug 1st, '06, 04:20
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW Poll (08/13/06) - Tokyo Wankei
Replies: 36
Views: 16477

dorama is not the only way for an actor to act... He's doing well in movies even if he's not a "star", having made only one dorama doesn"t mean he lived in the stree before, you're really insulting. and you can't even take the time to check before saying such abusive statement. maybe you have to se...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Jul 27th, '06, 02:48
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW Poll (08/13/06) - Tokyo Wankei
Replies: 36
Views: 16477

Well its Tokyo Wankei again

As much as I would like to..........None of you Business.......Nakama Yukie and how good she looks in business cloths, the drama isn't all that good. Besides its won before. It reminds me way to much of a Korean drama and it just isn't that good IMO. What I would like to know is who the heck is that...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Jul 2nd, '06, 04:04
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Idols vs Real Actors - Alot of crappy dramas recently IMO.
Replies: 87
Views: 14125

i dont think either kurosagi or gal circle is bad at all, they are both very entertaining for what they are. why dont you look for things you LIKE? this to me is like the "opera" question - someone asked me if i liked opera and i said no, but i didnt explain why it bored the crap out of me because ...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Jul 2nd, '06, 02:08
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Idols vs Real Actors - Alot of crappy dramas recently IMO.
Replies: 87
Views: 14125

Idols vs Real Actors - Alot of crappy dramas recently IMO.

I am really starting to question alot of the more recent dramas that we have been seeing. I am seeing alot of IMHO crap. Sayukii, Kurosagi, Attention Please, Glory Days, Gal Circle, The female lawer show, are and where terrible. Terrible acting and what seems more troubling is the overall plot and s...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Jun 29th, '06, 20:47
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Joou no Kyoushitsu
Replies: 115
Views: 43753

Thanks for brining this drama to our attention for JSOTW

This is a great drama. One of the better ones that I have seen. Nice to see something good come along. I have been pretty disappointed with the recent dramas lately. Attention Please, Kurosagi, Gal Circle are/where terrible. You know its pretty sad when the JAV adult film stars in Glory Days have as...
by Keeper of hells gate2
May 7th, '06, 23:42
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Glory Days.
Replies: 21
Views: 17097

Sora Aoi is the police woman :blink I feel kind of dirty now. I have to admit this kind of changes my view of this drama if thats fair or not. I don't think thats going to stop me or the other great amount of men from DL this drama. . . . . . Not that I have seen any of Sora Aoi AV films before........
by Keeper of hells gate2
May 1st, '06, 04:23
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Glory Days.
Replies: 21
Views: 17097

[Discussion] Glory Days.

This is discussion about the well written, spiritual enlighting, intellectual, drama glory days.
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I like the police lady best.
by Keeper of hells gate2
Apr 30th, '06, 19:10
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Things I noticed from Jdramas.
Replies: 253
Views: 84649

Heres my list from the entire thread. I am sure that everthing stated here is 100% accurate and correct as it pertains to Japanese Culture and life :D 1) Hitting 30 years of age is a major deadline 2) Once you are married I guess your life is set 3) I really have a hard time determing a Japanese pe...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Apr 30th, '06, 18:57
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Things I noticed from Jdramas.
Replies: 253
Views: 84649

88) Nose bleeds evertime someone thinks of something perverted 89) The head tilt. When someone is confused about somthing they tilt their head and then a noise is made. 90) Bycicles are stupid looking. You would think that the Japanese who care so much about appearances would trip out their bycicles...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Apr 30th, '06, 16:37
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Things I noticed from Jdramas.
Replies: 253
Views: 84649

Here's one hypothesis... In America, the artist carries the show and his reputation, and the TV network and his agency pretty much stays out of the picture. I.e. Pay-TV networks like HBO, the free TV networks, and the basic cable networks usually do not receive criticism for their choice of program...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Apr 29th, '06, 22:18
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Things I noticed from Jdramas.
Replies: 253
Views: 84649

Hmm, interesting. Moderation in the media - wow. I guess this is something which is totally different from the US. Its surprising really how similar Japan and America really are. (No the umbrella doesn't have the same effect). However, the media isn't one of them. In the US the more controversial an...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Apr 29th, '06, 19:47
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Things I noticed from Jdramas.
Replies: 253
Views: 84649

76) In a japanese court room the victim faces the accuser. If you are a victim of a violent crime that must be tough. 77) When filming a drama in Japan - when ever they do a street scene (which is alot) you can always see people walking by, staring at the camera, or laughing and giggling. It must be...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Apr 20th, '06, 01:11
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Things I noticed from Jdramas.
Replies: 253
Views: 84649

Abe Hiroshi is the man! One of the better actors in J Dramas and not some popular singer who can't act. The guy is an actor. 65) Japanese women are getting more and more attractive with each new season. Haven't figured out why, but I am doing research watching a lot of JDrama's. 66) How many people ...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Apr 9th, '06, 03:47
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Things I noticed from Jdramas.
Replies: 253
Views: 84649

More things

49) It appears that the majority of Japanese life happens in either a Hospital or a Class room. 50) Japanese actors are all singers and all singers are Japanese actors. Some are pretty bad actors also. 51) The goofy contests that have no relevance to anything. 52) Some of these Japanese boys act pre...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Apr 3rd, '06, 14:58
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW 4/16/06 - Shotgun Marriage
Replies: 39
Views: 20487

Yeah, it usually takes awhile for people to upload a series that they have burned. I remember not to long ago a JSOW took 4 or 5 days to get a seeder for the first few episodes. However, this is the entire point of the JSOW regenerate seeders for the older good series. I mean it would be pretty poin...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Apr 3rd, '06, 01:31
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW 4/16/06 - Shotgun Marriage
Replies: 39
Views: 20487

I think we all know which series is going to win. Kind of surprising that this series doesn't have any seeders. Alot of popular actors in this series.
by Keeper of hells gate2
Apr 3rd, '06, 01:17
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW 4/16/06 - Shotgun Marriage
Replies: 39
Views: 20487

Video Quality

I think Video Quality should start being a consideration when voting. DL the 1st episode of "Say you love me" and I can barely tell female characters from female characters and male charcters from male characters. The C grade is very generous. Captured off of Beta? I guess its better then nothing. J...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Jan 28th, '06, 21:59
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW Poll (02/05/06) - News no Onna
Replies: 64
Views: 20811

I voted for News no Onna. Not because I am going to watch it, I already have (the last time it was nominated). The other series are either well seeded or are a batch file that have 2 - 5 seeds. Why their are not more batch files on this site I don't know. News no Onna is a good series and I reccomme...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Jan 28th, '06, 21:21
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: what in Japanese Culture U dont like?
Replies: 125
Views: 18447

On the whale issue. I couldn't beleive that they actually still hunt them? I mean some things in tradition are just good to change. I mean nobody questions the traditional value of the Buffalo to the development of America (should be are national animal for its historic importance to america). Howev...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Jan 7th, '06, 21:38
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Jdorama 2006 Janurary - March [Info + Links]
Replies: 69
Views: 39046

Koumyou ga Tsuji

Another period drama or special for Nakama Yukie. Thats 3 in a row! More great amounts of clothing covering up Yukie. I am not a fan of period pieces out of Japan I think they are kind of dull, predictable and boring. I love thier modern setting stories and drama's alot better. Yukie needs to go bac...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Dec 18th, '05, 00:59
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Ai no Uta
Replies: 106
Views: 27422

This is one of the best shows of the season. Which isn't saying much with Kiken na AnekiI, Hana Yori Dango are some of the shows of the season. This was a pretty good show However, I really feel the ending was a cop out. They didn't take a risk and they should have. I don't want to give the ending a...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Dec 16th, '05, 05:47
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Things I noticed from Jdramas.
Replies: 253
Views: 84649

44) Apparently their is no good doctors in Japan. 45) A dizzy spell equals a date with the grim reaper 46) Any love relationship equals at least one trip to the hospital, its a forgone conclusion. 47) The Japanese over estimate their height. 48) If you are walking down a street in Japan you will see...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Dec 10th, '05, 08:59
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Things I noticed from Jdramas.
Replies: 253
Views: 84649

39) Construction Jobs in Japan must pay very well! Seeing how when you get into debt its a forgone conclusion your going into the construction business. Go figure 40) Roof tops are places of spiritual enlightenment. And you can always access them. 41) The japanese take far far far to many pictures i...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Dec 4th, '05, 20:14
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Things I noticed from Jdramas.
Replies: 253
Views: 84649

36) The Japanese get a kick out of driving on the wrong side of the road. Its a practice that needs to STOP, it can be very dangerous. Also, they put the stearing wheel on the wrong side of the car. 37) Japan must have been a place of total and utter chaos before cell phones. Did Japan even exist be...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Dec 2nd, '05, 07:22
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Things I noticed from Jdramas.
Replies: 253
Views: 84649

33) Japanese english pronouciation or wording can be pretty bad. Watching the drama good luck. The co pilot was making an announcement to the passengers and said in english. I hope you enjoy your fight. GOOD LUCK. I was laughing so loud. The last thing I want to hear on my plane ride is GOOD LUCK LO...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Nov 30th, '05, 08:54
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Things I noticed from Jdramas.
Replies: 253
Views: 84649

26 ) All love relationships in Japan will be resolved in a span of 11 (45 minute to an hours) episodes usually. 27 ) Their is always an problem causing friend, that likes to cause problems especially with relationships and is way to straight forward. Long Vacation for example 28 ) Kimura Takuya is i...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Nov 26th, '05, 07:10
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Ai no Uta
Replies: 106
Views: 27422

Kanno Miho's is a good actress, she just isn't IMO properly cast for this role. The supporting cast is very good. The "outsider guy" and the energetic friend are played really well. As for the overall drama, it is starting to shape up to be pretty interesting. The main issue in my opinion isn't the ...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Nov 23rd, '05, 00:34
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4474
Views: 1471754

You have to see Sekai No Chuusin - It has a purity aspect to it that alot of Dramas lack. The girl main actress is very very good in this. Not just a pretty face, but a very very talented actress at such a young age.
by Keeper of hells gate2
Nov 21st, '05, 08:48
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Things I noticed from Jdramas.
Replies: 253
Views: 84649

About the uniform thing. I have been out of high school for a bit now, but I couldn't image going to school ever day looking like everybody else. Where is the individualism. If I had to go to school everyday looking like every body else I would feel more like a large group rather then a individual p...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Nov 21st, '05, 08:17
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Ai no Uta
Replies: 106
Views: 27422

This is a pretty good drama. Although, I can kind of picture where its headed. The problem I have with this drama is the main character. She doesn't fit the role of a low self esteem, suicidal, negative person. I have a hard time buying into her character. I don't think its a lack of good acting, bu...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Nov 20th, '05, 08:27
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Things I noticed from Jdramas.
Replies: 253
Views: 84649

Things I have learned

I have noticed some things as well :) 1) Hitting 30 years of age is a major deadline 2) Once you are married I guess your life is set 3) I really have a hard time determing a Japanese persons age. 21 looks like 15 and 30 look like 22 4) Yeah, I noticed the running thing two 5) Not alot of over weigh...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Nov 16th, '05, 05:24
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW Poll - 11/13/05 - Wedding Planner
Replies: 108
Views: 26461

Seed Seed Seed

Series needs seeders. Please Seed Thanks. Lots and lots of peers.
by Keeper of hells gate2
Oct 5th, '05, 02:43
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Beautiful Women in Japan
Replies: 344
Views: 149611

Nakama Yukie

I think this topic is pretty pointless. Everybody know that the most beautiful woman of Japan is Nakama Yukie :lol
by Keeper of hells gate2
Oct 2nd, '05, 02:12
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Gaijin (Foreign) Romances
Replies: 48
Views: 13517

So I take it an Associates is pretty worthless, huh? That sucks. And I was looking into translation work. If it's possible, I might try to find some work over here w/ a translation company for some experience, and at least try to get a Class 2 on the JLPT. Think that would make you interesting enou...
by Keeper of hells gate2
Sep 30th, '05, 05:15
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Gaijin (Foreign) Romances
Replies: 48
Views: 13517

That makes me mad

LOL - Could you possibly image what would happen to me in the united states if I put up a sign at my business that said, "NO JAPANESE". The ACLU, Civil Rights Union, NAACP and just about every lawyer in the country would have a field day with me and rightfully so.
by Keeper of hells gate2
Sep 30th, '05, 04:31
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Gaijin (Foreign) Romances
Replies: 48
Views: 13517

Bars, Clubs and restaurants.......

Question for Japanese residents - Is it true that if you are a foreigner some bars, clubs and restaurants will not allow you in because you are a foreigner? I thought I heard that once. As for finding a job - I would recommend becoming an english teacher or tutor. I heard alot of english speaking pe...