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by Kanin
Dec 13th, '12, 21:11
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4470
Views: 1469222

Hi, which drama do you think is the best, say top 5 or so this year 2012. any genre, don't matter. just pure good quality 9/10 or 10/10 dramas.

for reference I consider top dramas to be

1 litre of tears
aoi tori
love generation
by Kanin
Dec 19th, '08, 14:49
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Daisuki
Replies: 56
Views: 20472

I only saw this drama now. And must say this was one of the happiest drama I've seen. Surely one of the best dramas this year. I haven't seen all dramas of course. I also thought the younger Himawari was supercute but after a while the older Himawari won me over. She was made super cute too! Karina ...
by Kanin
Dec 18th, '08, 23:52
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4470
Views: 1469222

Daisuki , on the other hand i find a very good inspiring n highly recommended jdrama of the human genre. I'm not a parent but learnt a lot from Daisuki about raising a child through different age stages, and what it takes to be a good parent. Karina's acting was superb. It's the next best crying dr...
by Kanin
Nov 19th, '08, 13:25
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4470
Views: 1469222

I saw the movie Koizora and I thought it was pretty bad so maybe I see Daisuki first then. Yes I've seen Sekai, it was good but not anything near 1 litre. Very few dramas can ever come close to 1 litre no Namida cause it had roughly 7 out of 11 episodes that were fantastic and the rest were just gre...
by Kanin
Nov 19th, '08, 11:41
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4470
Views: 1469222

joykimlee wrote: The only other jdramas i enjoyed crying as much as Koizora are:
Daisuki
Ichi Rittoru no Hamida
Anything compared to 1 litre must be great.

Thanks for the tips I have to check out Koizora and Daisuki now.
by Kanin
Nov 6th, '08, 14:34
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4470
Views: 1469222

Re: ..

rhianne wrote:..try code blue Image
Thanks I watched that code blue but I thought it was soso.
by Kanin
Nov 5th, '08, 19:50
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4470
Views: 1469222

I can recommend Byakuyako now. It was one of the best series I've seen.

Are there anymore dramas in the same style as Byakuyako.

I can think of these so far:

Mahiru no Tsuki
Kou Kou Kyoushi
Beautiful life
Million stars falling
Aoi Tori
1 litre of tears
Strawberry on the shortcake
Summer snow
by Kanin
Nov 4th, '08, 19:33
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Byakuyakou
Replies: 247
Views: 76797

WTF how can I have missed seeing this for two years! :unsure: I just saw this drama it was one of the best series I've seen. I never thought I find a 2006 + drama that would break into my top 5 list. I thought the young Yukiho was so good in her role I was worried how Haruka would top that. I found ...
by Kanin
Nov 1st, '08, 14:42
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4470
Views: 1469222

Did you see Mahiru no Tsuki with Oda Yuji and Tokiwa Takako, Kanin? It's not as dark as Kono yo no Hate but you could enjoy it if you liked the other one. My favourite romance drama include: - Utsukushii Hito , le bel Homme which is also a thriller - Beautiful Life - Last christmas - Long Vacation ...
by Kanin
Nov 1st, '08, 12:53
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4470
Views: 1469222

Hi I want recs for either serious romance drama or family drama that is not a comedy. These are the dramas I have seen recently. Life (Very good!!!) Kono yo no hate (Very good!!!) Seigi no Mikata (Very good!!) cat street (Very good!!) Ame to Yume no Ato ni (Very good) Haken no Hinkaku (Good) Teru Te...
by Kanin
Nov 1st, '08, 12:23
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Seigi no Mikata (2008)
Replies: 170
Views: 63790

OMG Shida Mirai is sooooo cute with all her expressions and she wasn't even supposed to be cute in any of her scenes. :lol This drama was one of the best comedy dramas IMO and well compared to Nodame and Kekkon. I have enjoyed all Mirai's drama except for Haha which wasn't that good in general so ma...
by Kanin
Oct 15th, '08, 20:30
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Yoko Kamio's Cat Street Manga Gets Live-Action Drama
Replies: 61
Views: 39702

Thanks for a great show. I loved this one!
by Kanin
Jan 3rd, '08, 19:29
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: What do Japanese People think of American Remakes?
Replies: 55
Views: 13603

I am not a Japanese either: But, personally I think this wave of remaking Asian movies is bad because these remakes are not brushed-up remakes of a black and white movie in the 50's. These movies are practically sold the moment their success is a fact. These remakes have become an industry of it's o...
by Kanin
Jan 3rd, '08, 18:23
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: What do Japanese People think of American Remakes?
Replies: 55
Views: 13603

Here are more remakes. Please let me know if there are more to be added or if there are any corrections. Hollywood remakes of Asian movies: Dark Water Eight Below Last Man Standing (Yojimbo) Pulse (Kairo) The Departed (Infernal affairs) The Grudge The Grudge 2 (sequel to a remake) The Lake House The...
by Kanin
Nov 16th, '07, 22:46
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Do you like Japan? Well, Japan doesn't like you!
Replies: 202
Views: 22397

There are plenty of anti-Japanese trolls in South Korea and China. I reckon this one originally comes from China.
by Kanin
Oct 31st, '07, 16:37
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Effects of JDrama on your opinions about Japan?
Replies: 23
Views: 3923

Honestly you seem very immature for being 22 and coming from a high-tech and progressive country as Sweden. I guess Sweden could need better PR agents. LOL! Don't take it so personal (unless you're a Japanophile.) So far, his comments offer the best insights of an outsider I've seen yet. --- groink...
by Kanin
Oct 30th, '07, 19:38
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Effects of JDrama on your opinions about Japan?
Replies: 23
Views: 3923

My impression of Japan based solely on having watched twenty-ish JDramas is: * Japanese men are really weak cowards. They are all the beta-male type that I used to beat up in high school. * Women are annoying because being strong and independent is not Kawaii. Acting like a 13-year-old when you are...
by Kanin
Oct 16th, '07, 17:56
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Love Generation
Replies: 45
Views: 27083

Hi thanks for ur effort. I will watch it asap. But after i re-watch the series, don't wanna spoil it. :lol
by Kanin
Sep 19th, '07, 19:26
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4470
Views: 1469222

I guess anything light hearted, i don't mind romantic comedy unless it has sad ending or involves love triangle Serious drama is good as well!! If you haven't seen this drama: Konya Hitori no Beddo De I would grade it 9/10. It's serious and hooks quickly. It also have funny moments without trying t...
by Kanin
Sep 18th, '07, 16:19
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4470
Views: 1469222

Hiapo wrote:At the moment, I am searching for a romantic drama for adults, without that whole comedy-thing.
I dunno, but I don't like the humour in japanese dramas, but I LOVE dark and sad dramas like LIFE or One Litre of Tears.
Hope someone can recommend something.
Love Generation!
by Kanin
Sep 9th, '07, 18:51
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Love Generation
Replies: 45
Views: 27083

Nice thread! I love this drama it's my favourite romance drama (reserved for dramas I haven't seen ofc.). Almost every episode have at least one of those memorable misty eyes scenes and it's hard not to fall for Takako when she's such a sweetheart. It's also one of those drama where I don't forward ...
by Kanin
Sep 5th, '07, 22:07
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Hanazakari no Kimitachi e [2007]
Replies: 7382
Views: 1103871

**Mejoka** wrote:everyone can you see my avatar...!!! cuz I can't (that's weird :blink )

I can see your's though...so what's the problem??? :scratch:

it's suppose to be Yuu Shirota.. :wub:
I think you linked wrong. You should use the 'Direct Link' option in photobucket.
by Kanin
Sep 4th, '07, 15:09
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Midnight Drama] Xenos
Replies: 8
Views: 8037

It seems few saw this series. I think it was a great thriller drama with quite good acting especially from the heavier characters like the lead male Ishibashi Naoto (Kaito Ken) and Mina (Hotta Yuika). What I noticed was the vast amount of characters in this series, and that almost all of them were i...
by Kanin
Sep 2nd, '07, 22:52
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 303817

Finally saw this. It was great. Thanks again for subs!

I have to say the LGT woman was extremely hot! :w00t:



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by Kanin
Aug 29th, '07, 21:49
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Why are DVD's for Japan so expensive?
Replies: 43
Views: 13543

I'm pretty sure they're not pirated stuff like the ones you can find in China cause the Malaysian company is labeled visibly on the back. But it's not likely I will ever buy from them again as the subs sucked big time. No, this is not the way to detect bootlegs. Even if the merchandise consists of ...
by Kanin
Aug 29th, '07, 20:04
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Why are DVD's for Japan so expensive?
Replies: 43
Views: 13543

I got another question that I hope is not off-topic here. A while ago I bought Long Vacation and 1 litre from dvdasian. I was fooled cause it appears they were Malaysian versions of the series and they only costed about 50 dollars each. How is it possible they can sell these series for about half th...
by Kanin
Aug 29th, '07, 19:03
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4470
Views: 1469222

Subbing group Kioku did that series.

I think they only posted it on JPopsuki.


JPopSuki

Kioku Konseki
by Kanin
Aug 28th, '07, 21:43
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Bambino
Replies: 439
Views: 102803

If I was a fangirl I probs loved this show. :lol

That Karina and sailor venus was over the top hot though. :roll

Ayaka Komatsu! Anyone else thought she looked like something taken from an anime show. :wub:
by Kanin
Aug 28th, '07, 21:22
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Sexy Voice and Robo
Replies: 116
Views: 42216

I really liked Suzuka in this drama. She's as good as you can get at age 14 and I hope she will get future leads.
by Kanin
Aug 27th, '07, 19:37
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4470
Views: 1469222

Misaki in Taiho shichauzo kicked it off First drama I saw was "you're under arrest". From there on GTO and Long vacation knocked me out and I was hooked! :lol I like meaningful dramas and I prefer romance (usually not in the lovey-dovey meaning but more of Long vacation or Love generation), but I'l...
by Kanin
Aug 27th, '07, 18:41
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] LIAR GAME (All Seasons)
Replies: 937
Views: 303817

furransu wrote:it should be done sometimes in September
Cool and thanks for info. I'm looking forward to this series.
by Kanin
Aug 25th, '07, 22:14
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Iryu Team Medical Dragon (All Seasons)
Replies: 318
Views: 101759

Yuki Uchida! :wub:
by Kanin
Aug 7th, '07, 20:08
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Yama-onna Kabe-onna - Itoh Misaki
Replies: 81
Views: 37750

Wow Kyoko and Misaki together. :wub:

I totally love Misaki and Kyoko and it was long time I saw a drama with Kyoko so I'll check this out for sure.
by Kanin
Jul 5th, '07, 19:18
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Toshishita No Otoko, Younger Man
Replies: 0
Views: 3760

[Discussion] Toshishita No Otoko, Younger Man

Title: Toshishita No Otoko, Younger Man Genre: JDrama Year: 2003 Episodes: 11 Theme: Ka, by Sinba Cast: Inamori Izumi, Takahashi Katsunori, Fubuki Jun, Kashu Toshiki, Asou Yumi, Hoshino Mari http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v17/Kanin/Toshishita-Chikako.gif Jdrama at its best! I knew this was somet...
by Kanin
Jan 14th, '07, 16:39
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Which Drama do you like best? Korean Chinese or Japanese?
Replies: 294
Views: 70228

I have to say JDramas. But I admit, I can only speak for JDrama at the moment. So I realise it's an unfair opinion due to the fact I've seen about 70 (lol) JDramas and 1 KDrama. Heck, I'm not even a qualified JDrama expert either cause I know there are tons of old as well as new dramas and taiga dra...
by Kanin
Jan 6th, '07, 03:24
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Great Teacher Onizuka
Replies: 131
Views: 43198

First drama I saw and it's still one of the best.
by Kanin
Jan 5th, '07, 15:36
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Ichi Ritoru no Namida
Replies: 849
Views: 207797

I saw this drama a few weeks ago and what can I say... it goes right to your heart. My favourite dramas used to be Long vacation, Love Generation, Kamisama mou sukoshi dake and Beautiful life. But 1 Litre of tears has changed my perception of a touching story. And it didn't really have to be freely ...
by Kanin
Jan 3rd, '07, 14:44
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: How did you discover JDrama?
Replies: 124
Views: 33791

Re: How did you discover JDrama?

I not really a big fan of JDramas for some reason I can't find one's that are of real interest to me...However, I just now started to look back over some JDramas in hopes of finding something to appeal to my taste and so far the only one I've found is "Hana Yori Dango" and another I forgot it's nam...
by Kanin
Jan 3rd, '07, 14:23
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

For tourists who go on guided tours, their primary interaction with Japanese people are those working in service related positions which leads to this skewed perception that most Japanese are normally this polite and conscientious when the reality is it is more or less a superficial facade dictated...
by Kanin
Jan 2nd, '07, 14:48
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: How did you discover JDrama?
Replies: 124
Views: 33791

How did you discover JDrama?

I guess most here don't live in Japan and since Japanese movies, dramas, music or whatever is a big non-factor in most countries (due to many factors), except perhaps for some Asian countries I wonder how people got in touch with this genre. Personally I think it was either Pretty guardian Sailor Mo...
by Kanin
Jan 2nd, '07, 14:30
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Which JDrama Pairing is your Favorite?
Replies: 157
Views: 37780

I haven't seen every love drama and I haven't seen Tokyo love story. But so far Love Generation is the best in my opinion. I seen lots of cuter girls than Matsu Takako but she wins in charm. :wub:
by Kanin
Jan 2nd, '07, 14:24
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Survey] Your Best J-dramas: Ranked! (Update #17)
Replies: 923
Views: 278717

Shuin wrote:1) Sekai no chuushin de, ai wo sakebu
2) 1 litre of tears
3) Taiyou no Uta
All crying stories here. :lol
by Kanin
Jan 1st, '07, 16:38
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: YOUR FAVOURITE JAPANESE GESTURE
Replies: 45
Views: 11809

My favorite is ... it's impossible to tell! Most of Japanese corporal expressions are juste so cute. Well an image worth a thousand words; No whorish skanky or just bad taste is what you will find at the oscar or any other 'big' red carpet display. There you will have some real ingenuine gestures a...
by Kanin
Jan 1st, '07, 16:15
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW (1/7/2007) - Style!
Replies: 31
Views: 14258

Yuko Takeuchi :wub: and the guy from Konya Hitori no Beddo De. Gotta vote for this one. :D
by Kanin
Dec 30th, '06, 01:00
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Survey] Your Best J-dramas: Ranked! (Update #17)
Replies: 923
Views: 278717

1) 1 litre of tears (Words are not enough)
2) Love Generation (Best love drama I've seen)
3) Konya Hitori no Beddo De (Really good drama)
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 18:53
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

To be honest, I don't see what's the problem with "japanophiles" at all. I don't see what makes them any worse than Star Trek geeks, computer nerds, football maniacs, Brit-Pop boygroup fans, WoW addicts, etc. People get obsessed with so many things all the time. I've seen 20 year old girls break ou...
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 18:36
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

Haha yes. I think you assumed I thought less of you or something when I didn't :) as I do not know you. Let us end this now and plant flowers. Well you did question my base to form an opinion. Which is the essence of me arguing. And you did say that JPHs may love something ingenuin which is a criti...
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 18:28
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese actors survive in hollywood?
Replies: 72
Views: 13324

After Spirited Away won the ascar, Disney re-release the movie for 1 week with NO PROMOTION as all. Did Howl's Moving Castle or Princess Mononoke even get a national release? I don't think SO...Oh I remember seeing Miyazake crying on TV because Disney cut up his movies... Ugh I didn't know, was it ...
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 17:53
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

No I'm a lazy Japanophile. I haven't been to Japan and I don't plan to go either. Well that's due to time, cost and lots of other reasons as well. I haven't started to learn Japanese either. I'm really interested in learning Japanese though. . :blink meh you're confusing. More of a joke using that ...
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 17:33
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

No I didn't admit I was a Japanophile, I am against the very term you seem to love, if you think that, then you haven't understood a thing. I humbly went in to this thread with a post acting like it trying to defend them. And about your money. He isn't wrong. If we should go by your way of behaviour...
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 17:13
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

what reaction was that? Your reaction was like, moi? :lol NOW KANIN I WILL SAY THIS ONCE AGAIN: You said that you loved Japanese women, found Japanese kids extremely cute, loved office design, the high techness etc etc etc - those are pretty specific things - I'm just wondering WONDERING how you ca...
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 15:09
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

Aulcard - hahah your posts are funny regarding the people you've met! I don't have any prejudice against otaku funnily enough or anyone that has an avid interest in something - I'm just confused however regarding Japan specifically - how someone can claim to love so much about the country without h...
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 13:48
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese actors survive in hollywood?
Replies: 72
Views: 13324

The fact of the matter is that Japanese TV does not encourage great acting. And neither do the people watching the dramas. If they did, you would see the talent agencies invest a lot more time and expense to get their employees to focus on their acting. But no... a little bit of learning to read li...
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 12:39
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

6 pages o_O;; and hey Kanin , first time seeing you here :lol Oh hi, if it wasn't for you avatar I wouldn't have recognized you. :lol Yea I don't post much here, actually I didn't know there was these discussions around here. I didn't want to post in this thread but I guess I was drawn into it. :lol
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 02:12
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

Believe it or not, you CAN love something to such an extent that it's problems/bad points are not visible. I think you can apply this to those "Japanophiles" or "otakus" who are so apologetic and defensive about Japan that they can't accept something bad or objective being said about it. Yes I gues...
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 01:45
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

Thanks for you post. If that is what people think about 'Japanophiles', that they don't consider Japan as a country with problems like any other, I can believe everyones concern. But rest assured, no one has that naive stance towards anything . If that was true, these JPH should be ridiculed for far...
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 01:28
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

I'm going to start taking Chinese classes when I return, though. Maybe Japanese, too. @Kanin: No, I'm not Korean. Does my avatar look so Korean? :lol No, I'm just German-Italian. And the band my friend loves so much is Kent. So you live in Germany, that's one of two. Oh well didn't know it was actu...
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 01:23
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

Maybe what I'm saying...that Japanophiles are in love with something ingenuine...you didn't answer my question about where you found your passion for Japan from - was it from Jdrama? As I said, Japanophiles are your mind-ghost. How can anime, cars, movies, electronics be ingenuine? My interest for ...
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 01:17
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

Perhaps she's Korean living in Germany.

Btw Nea, what band did she like, I'm from Sweden.
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 01:04
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

to Kanin - I'm sorry I misunderstood where you were coming from. I didn't mean to offend you - I was just confused as to how you were able to express your love for these things without visiting Japan and seeing it for yourself through your own eyes. Well confused or not. We are all basing our opini...
by Kanin
Dec 29th, '06, 00:30
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

So, Japanophiles who have unreasonable opinions on Japanese women. Do I think they exist? We all know they do, but I never once said that EVERY man who liked them was that way. I stated before that I knew why people liked Japanese girls and admitting to finding them attractive myself - did you not ...
by Kanin
Dec 28th, '06, 23:59
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

Depends on what your definition of fully appreciate is? By saying you love Japanese women does not have to mean you slept with a majority of them. Is there a correltion between loving Japanese women and sleeping with them in the first place? I'm not sure I get that analogy... Anyway you stated: I l...
by Kanin
Dec 28th, '06, 23:31
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

Kudos to you for the honest post. So, Kanin, have you been to Japan or are you planning on living there? Are you majoring in Japanese? Sorry for being nosy, I'd just like to know how much a self-confessed Japanophile is willing to dedicate his life to Japan. Oh thanks Néa! No I'm a lazy Japanophile...
by Kanin
Dec 28th, '06, 23:25
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese actors survive in hollywood?
Replies: 72
Views: 13324

When thinking Hollywood I don't exactly think Japanese environment for Japanese actors and actresses. It's more like fast cars and lots of explosions and a swift mouth. It's completely different to what I would like to watch and very far away from JDrama. Therefor is Hollywood even a goal other than...
by Kanin
Dec 28th, '06, 23:10
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

Kudos to you for the honest post. So, Kanin, have you been to Japan or are you planning on living there? Are you majoring in Japanese? Sorry for being nosy, I'd just like to know how much a self-confessed Japanophile is willing to dedicate his life to Japan. Oh thanks Néa! No I'm a lazy Japanophile...
by Kanin
Dec 28th, '06, 22:44
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Most Japanophiles haven't visited Japan yet
Replies: 151
Views: 18720

A Japanophile's defence: :D I really don't like the use of japanophile to refer to other people's interest level, at least not how it's used by non-Japanese to non-Japanese people. Because it's basically used to put a negative spin on other people's interest for Japan. It's usually done by projecti...
by Kanin
Jul 29th, '06, 20:25
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Fujiwara Norika
Replies: 17
Views: 10957

You should see her in this series:

Kinyoubi no Koibitotachi e (Friday's Lovers) (2000) (10 eps)

Starring: Fujiwara Norika, Takahashi Katsunori, Mizuno Maki


I agree Norika is very cute, but check out Maki in that series.
by Kanin
Feb 6th, '06, 19:59
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Your top 5 fav Jp actress, still the same or changed?
Replies: 224
Views: 108227

Females only! :lol 1) Matsushima Nanako (GTO, Majo no jouken) Having starred in two of the best dramas ever, she's one of the best. 2) Fujiwara Norika (Sutaa no Koi, Friday's Lovers, Love generation, Akimahende) Got hooked on Norika in Friday's lovers. She's over 30 and looks like a mature Ishikawa ...
by Kanin
Jul 3rd, '05, 18:05
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Beautiful Women in Japan
Replies: 344
Views: 149429

Requesting new pics of Yuko Takeuchi! Yes my vote! :D
by Kanin
May 6th, '05, 01:53
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Beautiful Women in Japan
Replies: 344
Views: 149429

Voted for Yuko Takeuchi!

But basically all JDrama females are drop dead georgeous.

Here are some personal favourites:

Fujiwara Norika
Hasegawa Kyoko
Fukada Kyoko
Matsushima Nanako
Kuroki Hitomi
Mizuno Maki
by Kanin
Jul 21st, '04, 20:54
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week 08/02/2004 - Merry Christmas in Summer
Replies: 27
Views: 11086

Nominating this if it's already subbed:

Sorewa, Totsuzen, Arashinoyouni
by Kanin
Jul 15th, '04, 21:27
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week - 07/19/2004: Younger Men
Replies: 72
Views: 21403

ryanlum wrote:hey
is it possible if you all upload ice world again :)
thx
Hell yeah I want Ice World too. In fact I want all Nanako's dramas. :)
by Kanin
Jul 7th, '04, 12:15
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week - 07/19/2004: Younger Men
Replies: 72
Views: 21403

Food fight with Fukada Kyoko!

I can seed this.
by Kanin
Jun 23rd, '04, 19:34
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week 07/05/04: Friends/Story of One Century
Replies: 67
Views: 31452

lol I'm sorry my bad!
by Kanin
Jun 23rd, '04, 19:04
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week 07/05/04: Friends/Story of One Century
Replies: 67
Views: 31452

Is it possible to nominate this drama?

Kamisama Mou Sukoshi Dake (God please give me more time)

I heard so much about it.