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by berserk
Oct 18th, '06, 08:40
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Plastic surgery in Japanese society or entertainment?
Replies: 133
Views: 276695

The proportions do seem off in a couple pictures. Not that it matters since most of the cosmetic changes seem to be in the eyelids or nose shape (plus I don't think it's possible for surgery to narrow a person's jawline). I take back my last point. Apparently it is possible to grind away a person's...
by berserk
Oct 17th, '06, 02:52
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What is considered pretty/beautiful in asia?
Replies: 23
Views: 10950

Is this just about women? Many women I've heard from think Tiger Woods is an ugly mo-fo. To me he looks Thai more than anything else, but I don't think he's ugly. His body shape is pretty strange by my own standard. I saw him in-person back in January. He's got very broad, strong shoulders, and a p...
by berserk
Oct 14th, '06, 10:45
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Plastic surgery in Japanese society or entertainment?
Replies: 133
Views: 276695

Hmmm... Why is it that the proportions are wrong on all the pictures? ("before" pictures: too wide, "after" pictures: too narrow) E.g.: http://nbbs.naver.com/nmulti/read.php?board_id=minimansey_3&nid=1126&page=1 The proportions do seem off in a couple pictures. Not that it matters since most of the...
by berserk
Oct 14th, '06, 09:43
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Plastic surgery in Japanese society or entertainment?
Replies: 133
Views: 276695

GUESS WHO? Answer below

[img]http://cbingoimage.naver.com/data/bingo_75/imgbingo_90/jijimansey2/37364/jijimansey2_24.jpg[/img]

Answer:
[img]http://cbingoimage.naver.com/data/bingo_98/imgbingo_52/gyaha98/27771/gyaha98_17.jpg[/img]
Shiraishi Miho had her eyes done.
by berserk
Oct 14th, '06, 09:36
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Plastic surgery in Japanese society or entertainment?
Replies: 133
Views: 276695

piccu wrote:
goygakgoy wrote:Itou Misaki had a face job????????
????
yep, her nose is fake
Nose job alright. From a wide, bulbous nose to a thin, streamlined nose.
[img]http://cbingoimage.naver.com/data/bingo_86/imgbingo_78/minimansey/29227/minimansey_140.jpg[/img]
by berserk
Oct 14th, '06, 09:34
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Plastic surgery in Japanese society or entertainment?
Replies: 133
Views: 276695

You'll be shocked by how many J-idols have had plastic surgery. Just click on the following link and scroll through the pages:

http://nbbs.naver.com/nmulti/list.php?board_id=minimansey_3&page=1

It will completely change how you look at celebrities.
by berserk
Oct 14th, '06, 04:23
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What is considered pretty/beautiful in asia?
Replies: 23
Views: 10950

Re: What is considered pretty/beautiful in asia?

I was just wondering... what is considered to be beautiful or pretty in Japan/Korea/Thailand/Phillipines..etc ? Because I recently went to a forum where they said Zhang Ziyi isn't pretty :blink ...and I happen to think she's very pretty :scratch: Read it from a forum eh? In that case, don't take th...
by berserk
Oct 13th, '06, 13:27
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Are you in love or not at all?
Replies: 425
Views: 104593

Not at all right now but I've been in love before and it was the biggest waste of time. You think about the person constantly, detracting you from more important things such as studying, earning money, and downloading/watching dramas. lol. I made a vow to myself not to fall in love with anyone until...
by berserk
Oct 13th, '06, 06:35
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What's your ethinicity??
Replies: 737
Views: 82112

No offence meant but I think the options are not comprehensive and rather vague between nationality and ethnicity. :salut: Does the option of Chinese refers to China Chinese or any Chinese in any part of the world as long as their ancestors are from China? :scratch: Yea, it can get confusing. Ethni...
by berserk
Oct 10th, '06, 23:23
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Would you go out with someone who's divorced with children?
Replies: 24
Views: 7139

Re: Tom says NO

If you are a male, the smart answer is no. There are plenty of fish, so do yourself a favor. http://tinyurl.com/zlw4g Lol, a student of Leykis 101! I don't always agree with his views but this is one topic I tend to agree with him on. There is a young single mom who always wants to hang out with me...
by berserk
Oct 10th, '06, 11:29
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [DISCUSSION] A Million Stars Fall From The Sky
Replies: 66
Views: 36270

Shouldn't it be more properly titled "100 Million Stars Fall From the Sky" since Ichioku is 100 million? lol. I'm currently on episode 10; still patiently waiting for the episode 11 subs to come out.
by berserk
Oct 10th, '06, 11:22
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Name your HOBBIES :)
Replies: 221
Views: 58620

Other than watching dramas, I like playing/watching basketball, messing with the guitar and keyboard, and reading manga.
by berserk
Oct 10th, '06, 11:18
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What languages do you know?
Replies: 483
Views: 107059

Fluent in English and Mandarin, and conversant in Taiwanese and Spanish (studied 5 years). Currently learning Japanese.
by berserk
Oct 10th, '06, 11:10
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: I wish I was tall T_T
Replies: 576
Views: 105642

I'm 6'1 (~186 cm) which is no longer that tall compared to the new breed of Asian males with better nutrition. The last girl I dated was a full foot shorter than me at 5'1. I actually had to squat down to hug her. I also had to slouch slightly when we walk on the streets just to hold her hands. That...
by berserk
Oct 6th, '06, 22:58
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Japanese Girls
Replies: 62
Views: 20387

bah-tons wrote:i heard girls in japan like guys that have like higher pitched voices, and that act like kinda girly..is that actually true?..
Most definitely not true. I'm sure there are girls who dig that male androgynous look in every country.
by berserk
Oct 6th, '06, 22:46
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What's your ethinicity??
Replies: 737
Views: 82112

Ethnicity: Taiwanese (my ancestors lived in Taiwan since the Ming dynasty)
Nationality: American citizen
by berserk
Oct 6th, '06, 04:26
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Does Dr Koto - Shinryoujo exist?
Replies: 3
Views: 2676

I've been looking for this series as well. Apparently it won 7 drama awards, including best series. I wonder why nobody put it up.
by berserk
Oct 4th, '06, 23:34
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Bobby Lee Makes Fun Of Korean Dramas..
Replies: 49
Views: 10765

Yes, I'm a grandpa and you made me have a heart attack, little child. I also crapped my pants. Now I need to change my depends and get ready for bingo night at the senior center. Bye bye.
by berserk
Oct 4th, '06, 23:19
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Bobby Lee Makes Fun Of Korean Dramas..
Replies: 49
Views: 10765

Ha, you're the one having a heart attack over my comments. I seriously think you should lighten up. I just thought I''d let other people see the real Bobby Lee. But I didn't expect somebody to be offended by what I wrote. The original poster started a thread about a hilarious K-drama parody from Ma...
by berserk
Oct 4th, '06, 23:03
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Bobby Lee Makes Fun Of Korean Dramas..
Replies: 49
Views: 10765

I never said it wasn't funny. I just said I don't see him in the same light again ever since I saw that vid of him which has been floating around the internet. And I wasn't referring to the Kdrama parody. Did you even bother reading what I wrote or even checking the link I posted? Of course I check...
by berserk
Oct 4th, '06, 22:49
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Bobby Lee Makes Fun Of Korean Dramas..
Replies: 49
Views: 10765

Bobby Lee can die. He is just another Long Duc Deong. If you don't know who that is, search 16 Candles . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9CoFu033_w What an embarrassment. Can't believe I used to support this idiot. I do agree that he is funny, but most of the time I actually laugh at him instead of...
by berserk
Sep 25th, '06, 08:48
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: will you marry someone with different religion
Replies: 213
Views: 47409

My religion is very important to me so I'll never marry someone from a different religion. Our worldviews would be too different.
by berserk
Sep 25th, '06, 08:39
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: How do you to spend you time if you don’t have a bf/gf?
Replies: 95
Views: 26094

As a fiercely independent person, I actually prefer not having a gf; they're a waste of my time, emotions, and money. There are many things you can do with your spare time (when not working or studying). Go learn a new language, pick up a new musical instrument, do volunteer work, start a business, ...
by berserk
Sep 25th, '06, 03:29
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Favourite mangas
Replies: 109
Views: 43877

I think it's pretty obvious from my handle that my all-time favorite manga is Berserk. Some of my other favorites include: GTO Rurouni Kenshin (particularly the Jinchu Arc which was never animated) Hikaru No Go Naruto (only keep up with the manga, don't watch the anime) Gantz My favorite old-school ...
by berserk
Sep 25th, '06, 02:44
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Is it possible for a guy and a girl to be just friends?
Replies: 289
Views: 94961

It's possible if both parties remain unattracted to each other. But once one side develops feeling for the other that cannot be reciprocated, the friendship is more or less over.
by berserk
Sep 25th, '06, 01:21
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Can you tell asians apart?
Replies: 124
Views: 27797

Scored a 10. I'm not Korean but I identified all the Koreans correctly for some reason.
by berserk
Sep 25th, '06, 01:14
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1453485

mog08 wrote:I've just picked up Byaku Yakou. Half way through A Million Stars Fall. any more?
You may want to try "Nemureru mori" (Aka A Sleeping Forest). It's a 1998 suspense/mystery also starring Kimura Takuya. The viewership was through the roof when it aired--30.8%
by berserk
Sep 20th, '06, 16:59
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Ito Misaki
Replies: 267
Views: 122562

just curious, but does anyone know if Itoh Misaki is in a relationship? <sighs> i'd be so jealous but i still wanna know ^^' >< I think someone already brought this up in a previous page. She may be dating Issa, that washed out guy from Da Pump. I hate that guy because he supposedly cheated on Shib...
by berserk
Sep 20th, '06, 08:42
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Densha Otoko
Replies: 1044
Views: 221141

I just finished this drama. Densha is the biggest crybaby I've ever seen! Everytime he starts crying (which is 3847634897 times every episode ), I feel like punching him. lol! I can't imagine ANY woman (beautiful or plain) liking a shrimpy, whiny guy like him. I also browsed through the entire origi...
by berserk
Sep 18th, '06, 14:41
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: How many jdorama have you watched?
Replies: 71
Views: 21900

I don't think anyone here can beat my record of watching 10 dramas in a month. Other than attending classes, going to my part-time job, and occasionally playing sports, I haven't left my house much this past month. lol. It takes me 2-3 days to finish a series. I know, I need to get a life but I get...
by berserk
Sep 18th, '06, 14:26
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Which language to learn first Korean or Chinese
Replies: 73
Views: 21859

Chinese and Korean originate from different language families, Sino-Tibetan and Altaic respectively, so learning one won't help you with the other. But learning Chinese is definitely more useful and practical since we're at the "dawn of the Chinese Century." In a couple decades, China may supplant t...
by berserk
Sep 18th, '06, 14:21
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Nobuta wo Produce
Replies: 956
Views: 201515

There's definitely nothing gay about their friendship. If anything, I'm envious of Shuji and Akira because I've never experienced a friendship where someone is willing to stick by me through thick and thin. As the maxim goes, "rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer." Unfortunately, society n...
by berserk
Sep 18th, '06, 01:36
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: "I want a korean boyfriend"
Replies: 459
Views: 230327

Not.. Quite... Do you understand why they were beating you... Do you understand why they have stopped beating you? It's not because you;re bigger and stronger... Do you know the reason behind the spanking and punishing? If you haven't figured it out you have no authority to talk about Asian way of ...
by berserk
Sep 18th, '06, 00:55
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: How many jdorama have you watched?
Replies: 71
Views: 21900

I don't think anyone here can beat my record of watching 10 dramas in a month. Other than attending classes, going to my part-time job, and occasionally playing sports, I haven't left my house much this past month. lol. It takes me 2-3 days to finish a series. I know, I need to get a life but I get ...
by berserk
Sep 18th, '06, 00:41
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Vote for the most sexy Japanese actress!
Replies: 85
Views: 90311

Not the most complete list but out of those girls, it's gotta be either Ito Misaki or Ueto Aya. I picked Ito Misaki.
by berserk
Sep 18th, '06, 00:34
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: "I want a korean boyfriend"
Replies: 459
Views: 230327

That's it we all beat our wives... :crazy: Newer generations are complete opposite of older generations or authoritarian style... My father never beat my mom... While he did spank me when I was growing up it was trying make me into a tough kid... Of course not all beat their wives but an alarmingly...
by berserk
Sep 17th, '06, 21:57
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: What actor/tress You think that should take a leading role?
Replies: 60
Views: 17856

Ichikawa Yui (too many dramas to count) - Forever the supporting character, I think things will change after her co-lead role in NANA 2. I could never really gauge her acting, because she's always given the role as a spoiler or other girl, never the main love interest. I second Ichikawa Yui! She is...
by berserk
Sep 17th, '06, 21:44
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Nobuta wo Produce
Replies: 956
Views: 201515

I LOVE this drama, (one of my favorites) but the ending was a dissapointment.. I didn't really mind them being seperated, but Shuji & Akira's part was weird.. o_o; It would've been really cool if they got to stay together though. Pg. 55! Yea, it was weird how Akira abandoned Nobuta so he could be w...
by berserk
Sep 17th, '06, 21:37
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: "I want a korean boyfriend"
Replies: 459
Views: 230327

I laughed out loud when I read a recent article about how many Japanese girls are crazy for Korean boyfriends--because Korean guys are supposedly more caring and sensitive as portrayed in the K-dramas. On the contrary, they are the opposite. Korean husbands are very traditional and many beat their w...
by berserk
Sep 17th, '06, 00:22
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Kurosagi - starring Yamashita Tomohisa
Replies: 819
Views: 221235

I've seen two episodes and I'm very disappointed so far. This was a horrible, lackluster adaptation of the manga. The producers sucked all the life out of an innovative premise with painstakingly slow pacing, yawn-inducing background music, and amateurishly boring editing + camera-work. I'm a big fa...
by berserk
Sep 16th, '06, 19:55
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: What blood type are you?
Replies: 20
Views: 2737

I'm type A. Lots of universal donors in here! I'm surprised.
by berserk
Sep 16th, '06, 19:53
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Nobuta wo Produce
Replies: 956
Views: 201515

I absolutely love this drama! I was also a bit disappointed by the ending, seeing Nobuta left all alone by herself again. But Akira seems much more interested in Shuji anyway. lol! Ideally, I would want to see Nobuta with Akira, and Mariko back together with Shuji. Mariko is such a sweet, wholesome ...
by berserk
Sep 15th, '06, 07:40
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4465
Views: 1453485

I haven't watched too many but here are the ones I recommend: If you like deep, meaningful melodramas... 1.Orange Days (won 7 drama awards) 2. Beautiful Life (won 11 drama awards--record) 3. Long Vacation (won 10 drama awards) (Incidentally all written by Kitagawa Eriko--I'm a big fan of her work) I...
by berserk
Sep 15th, '06, 07:11
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: What actor/tress You think that should take a leading role?
Replies: 60
Views: 17856

My vote goes to Shiraishi Miho! She was great in Orange Days and Densha Otoko. I have no doubt she will land a leading role in the near future. She has beauty, versatility, and talent.
by berserk
Sep 15th, '06, 07:01
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Kou Shibasaki
Replies: 42
Views: 16567

Yea, Kou-san has been really busy focusing on her music and film career. I'm glad to see her back in a new drama. Has anyone seen the first Dr. Koto? Apparently, it won a good number of drama awards (including best series) but I don't see too much buzz about it on jdrama forums.
by berserk
Sep 15th, '06, 06:51
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Ito Misaki
Replies: 267
Views: 122562

Yeah, she definitely looks taller than 171 cm. I think wearing high heels could give her 2 extra inches. But she is still perfect for me since I'm almost 186 cm. :D
by berserk
Sep 14th, '06, 11:13
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Your top 5 fav Jp actress, still the same or changed?
Replies: 223
Views: 105860

My top 5 in no particular order:
Shibasaki Kou
Nakama Yukie
Takeuchi Yuko
Matsushima Nanako
Itoh Misaki

The list hasn't changed since I'm relatively new to J-dramas (seen 10 of them)
by berserk
Aug 29th, '06, 11:48
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Long Vacation
Replies: 72
Views: 28057

Anyone know if "Long Vacation" had a special episode? I read on some LV fan site that there were "11 episodes + 1 special."

By the way, I found this clip of some Taiwanese student playing Sena's song:
[url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=861RYj0RBb8[/url]
by berserk
Aug 29th, '06, 11:29
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Orange Days
Replies: 218
Views: 79704

I'm glad I'm not the only one puzzled by Kai's monologue at the beginning of episode 1. Unless a blatant typo, the "I'm 26" part should denote a flashback. Kai also narrates another line near the end of the scene when he sees Sae for the first time (right before the opening song). It goes: "And so, ...