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by Spielbol
Jul 21st, '08, 02:17
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion]Yasuko to Kenji-Matsuoka Masahiro, Hirosue Ryoko
Replies: 120
Views: 43376

Talking about overacting. Being adapted from a manga doesn't mean overacting is acceptable.
by Spielbol
Jul 21st, '08, 02:15
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] CHANGE - Kimura Takuya's Spring 2008 drama
Replies: 218
Views: 91723

Relatively speaking... yes, he is above average. Strictly speaking... he is a very good entertainer, but an average actor at best. “The distinguishing features of Asakura's character was that "He had the words" (passionate), and that people are drawn to him (charisma/charm). The character was clearl...
by Spielbol
Jul 20th, '08, 19:39
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] CHANGE - Kimura Takuya's Spring 2008 drama
Replies: 218
Views: 91723

Takuya had never been an awesome actor. He is decent mostly, sometimes good, never awesome. He had shown no remarkable growth as an actor with the same focus on his lip bitting. I guess you can call him a steady actor with cookie cutter perfomances. Although he had played many characters of differen...
by Spielbol
Nov 14th, '07, 22:47
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Do you like Japan? Well, Japan doesn't like you!
Replies: 202
Views: 22522

http://www.debito.org/index.php and check out the rogue's gallery if you want to see some more signs re: no gaijin. A bit leaning to the left, but some of the stuff on that site sounds true. Up to you to believe or not. xenophobia with misconceptions -> no gaijin signs = racism. I believe everybody ...
by Spielbol
Apr 6th, '06, 05:00
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: The Ballad of Suh Dong / Seo Dong Yo (SBS, 2005/6)
Replies: 109
Views: 67685

My first post and I need to vent my frustration. Summary: A crappy male version of Dae Jang Geum. I must disagree as this frustrating drama is average at best as it certainly has some entertainment value, but great??? Expecting he same korean melodramatic, unrealistic cliche with beautiful people wh...