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by Enki
Nov 30th, '07, 16:08
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Kdramas, Jdramas, Twdramas: Which is more addicting?
Replies: 33
Views: 9926

The silly comedic idol jdramas are like candy: no substance, not good for your health, but sweet, bite sized and very very addicting :lol
by Enki
Sep 12th, '07, 05:57
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: North Korea Publicly Executes Youths For Watching S.K Dramas
Replies: 19
Views: 4035

I asked about this. It's an urban legend.
by Enki
Sep 2nd, '07, 05:14
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Becoming an actress in Japan
Replies: 30
Views: 8940

I've been thinking about this recently Look at Hollywood and its Asian actors. On one side you have Asian-American actors like Daniel Dae Kim or Lucy Liu who are absorbed into American society and are Westernized....and they get more respectable, serious roles. Then on the other side you have actors...
by Enki
Aug 27th, '07, 02:30
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Becoming an actress in Japan
Replies: 30
Views: 8940

Man I wish I knew the name of the show.... But on NHK international the other day I saw this program which had a gaijin cast, and they were acting "normal"! By that I mean, like regular drama characters, not sticking out because of their foreigness or anything, with perfect accents ect.. One of them...
by Enki
Aug 11th, '07, 04:17
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: How is the life in Korea?
Replies: 138
Views: 52322

I should add a little warning If you're one of those touch-phobic North Americans who freak out at physical contact with members of the same sex..........be prepared for a little shock in Korea :mrgreen: Bigjmaster14 I'm in Korea now and half-Arab. I'm not very very dark skinned, but I don't look li...
by Enki
Aug 9th, '07, 04:38
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: How is the life in Korea?
Replies: 138
Views: 52322

I've been in Korea for 6 months so far, and I think the best advice is Don't believe what others say about Korea :lol :lol No, to be more reasonable....half believe and half disbelieve. Keep the advice of others in mind, but don't think of it as solid rules set in stone. Use the advice and opinions ...
by Enki
Feb 13th, '07, 03:47
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Dramas lose effects over time?
Replies: 20
Views: 6125

It's true that re-watching a good drama too close after the first time the emotions tend to cool down. But after a few years, when I almost forget about the drama, I can re-watch it and still feel like it was fresh. Especially if something happend in life to make me see the story and characters in a...
by Enki
Feb 12th, '07, 05:13
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Movies / Dramas with japanese + white ppl love stories
Replies: 13
Views: 3664

Ichigensan- http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0248099/

A 1999 movie based on the novel by David Zoppeti, the first (and as far as I know only) non-Japanese to write a novel in Japanese and win prestigous Japanese literary prizes.
by Enki
Feb 8th, '07, 05:17
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What asian bands/singers do you know?!
Replies: 18
Views: 4999

I like punk-ska and alt rock. My list is kinda obscure... :P Japanese: Bump of Chiken, Hi-Standard, The Blue Hearts, Ellegarden, Kishidan, 175R, Stance Punks, Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, Muramasa, Amano Tsukiko, Yum!Yum!Orange, Midnight Pumpkin, Holstein, Riddle, Super Thunders, Squeeze!!, Good4No...
by Enki
Feb 7th, '07, 01:36
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: How many language do you speak?
Replies: 490
Views: 128347

I grew up in a household that spoke Arabic English and French. I don't know which one counts as my native language but English is the language I think in and use the most :lol I can speak French (but can't write it -_-) and my Arabic is conversational...but I only know Gulf dialect really well. Pick...
by Enki
Feb 6th, '07, 08:10
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Ever had a teacher from hell? Share your stories
Replies: 33
Views: 10623

My 9th grade Maths teacher...he was universally hated by ALL the students, no exception. He was an obnoxious ass who would go on in class about what a genius he was. He could NOT teach at all. His explanations were always incomplete and his math problems in exams made no sense and were completely be...
by Enki
Feb 1st, '07, 21:43
Forum: Travel
Topic: Planning a trip to Japan and just need some help, please?
Replies: 50
Views: 25837

Gotcha. Well I've only been to Tokyo so I'll try to tell you what I know from there ^^ I'm planning to go to Kyoto or somewhere else this summer. Personally, I stayed at a couple of places the times I went there, but my favorite place to stay in Tokyo was Ikebukuro. It's not as well known as say, Sh...
by Enki
Feb 1st, '07, 20:13
Forum: Travel
Topic: Planning a trip to Japan and just need some help, please?
Replies: 50
Views: 25837

Re: Planning a trip to Japan and just need some help, please

Hello everyone, I hope I posted this thread in the right place. Anyways I am planning a trip to Japan this July and I just need help finding out planning. Does anyone know: - where the best places in Japan to site see are? like the really pretty places that a lot of tourists go - Where are the best...
by Enki
Feb 1st, '07, 20:09
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Kelly Osbourne Turning Japanese ITV2
Replies: 44
Views: 18676

I saw two episodes of this.

It's cool cause you get to see a very wide range of life in Tokyo (traditional ceremonies and modern jobs). But, yknow, Kelly Osbourne has to complain about every single freaking thing all the time... :lol
by Enki
Jan 29th, '07, 17:39
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: So.. What was the first drama you watched??
Replies: 1697
Views: 286162

When I visited Japan there was one afternoon where I had to spend some time in my hotel room waiting for my friend. I flipped the channels and found a show that looked pretty interesting, and had enough slapstick gags so I could understand it (naturally, Japanese TV has no subtitles :lol ); luckily ...
by Enki
Jan 26th, '07, 06:27
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: korean language....
Replies: 43
Views: 10130

Anybody has an idea how I can improve my reading and writing? :unsure: Kinda my "strong point" :lol When I read something in Korean, I try to analyze the style really really thoroughly. To see how things are written differently. Like for example, I notice in Japanese and Korean writing, adjective m...
by Enki
Jan 24th, '07, 09:52
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: things I've seen in dramas I dream to do!
Replies: 55
Views: 7995

Things I've seen in dramas I dream of doing?

Starting a group of something (whatever sport, work, hobby...) with 4 overly enthusiastic friends and go on wacky adventures to realize that goal :lol :lol :lol

hey, we can all dream!
by Enki
Jan 20th, '07, 19:51
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: korean language....
Replies: 43
Views: 10130

For everyone that says getting to a conversational level is the easy part: What's your trick?

For me conversational is the *hardest* part. I can read some articles and understand a fair amount of stuff. But when it comes to speaking I can't for the life of me say even the simplest of phrases orz
by Enki
Jan 18th, '07, 04:51
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Which Drama do you like best? Korean Chinese or Japanese?
Replies: 294
Views: 71051

Though I'm studying Korean, and should be watching kdramas for studying...I can't, I just can't orz (well OK I did like Kim Sam Soon, the first few episodes of Hello My Teahcer [before they stopped focusing on the students] and Soul Mates) At least there's awesome kmovies, ksitcoms and kvariaty show...
by Enki
Jan 17th, '07, 16:33
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: korean language....
Replies: 43
Views: 10130

While studying (note I said WHILE studying, not "instead of") immerse yourself lots in the language. Lots and lots of movies, music, ect. If you're by yourself (or not, if you're brave enough :lol ) sing along or try to imitate the voices. It's very helpful for listening and pronounciation. Listenin...
by Enki
Jan 3rd, '07, 21:05
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Are you in love or not at all?
Replies: 425
Views: 111580

I'm in love...with life!! :lol

(okay no more cheesiness sorry :lol)
by Enki
Dec 31st, '06, 05:00
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Proud or embarrassed at your addiction to Drama?
Replies: 250
Views: 31422

Not embarassed or proud, it's just one of my hobbies like all others. But I don't go around talking to people about it unless they're interested. Only time I'd go in depth about dramas with people is if they like it too, or show interest. But that's the same with my other hobbies. Why chew people's ...
by Enki
Oct 7th, '06, 06:49
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE KDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 3570
Views: 1315513

Hi everyone! I was wondering if anyone can recommend me some Korean dramas...that are NOT romances :lol I'm new to k-dramas and still have the stereotype in my head that they're all very weepy sappy romances...I guess I'm just too much of a stereotypical guy because they don't interest me that much ...
by Enki
Aug 16th, '06, 08:52
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: K-movies discussion
Replies: 501
Views: 109586

Personally I think the best and most interesting movies these days are coming out of Korea. I think a lot would disagree but I really really love k-movies :lol Some favs (my tastes are comedy, horror and action/vengeance flicks, in that order, to give you an idea of my recommendations :lol ) The Par...
by Enki
Jul 19th, '06, 07:39
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What Makes You Watch a New / Unknown Drama?
Replies: 109
Views: 19034

1.What is the most important factor that makes you watch a new / unknown drama? Genre I tend to be attracted to the comedies, especially the really goofy but inspirational ones about different work/activities and friendships. Usually shy away from romances and sad stories and the like, unless it was...