RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)

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Post by luvelyasian » Oct 23rd, '06, 05:06

what's a good real-life, relationship type of series?
for example Great Teacher Onizuka and Orange Days dealt with personal issues and relationships in a very well-executed way

are there any other superb series such as these?

I also don't like the super-slow sad sad dramas
Patience is a virtue... Life is just too short :salut:

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Post by choco_panda » Oct 23rd, '06, 07:05

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If you like GTO how about Yankee bokou ni kaeru? I thought that was pretty good.
Another serie I would like to recommend is Kekkon Dekinai Otoko, it was my fav
from last season. I dont really know if it could be called real-life relationship, but
I guess maybe, but with a humour twist.

Another one that can probably suit your need is
14 no haha. Its about the girl becoming a mother at the age of 14. So far there are
2 episodes but seem very promising. I'm not sure that some people might view it
as a super-slow sad sad drama. but for me it would be more like a touching and
heart warming drama.

Hope thats help.
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Post by endon927 » Oct 24th, '06, 01:21

mmmm any recommendations for...a teenager/romance/drama type of...err...drama? o.o

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Post by auroragb » Oct 24th, '06, 01:39

most high school based dramas have romance elements. Hana Yori Dango is one of the most successful school romance dramas in recent memory
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Post by jellybean » Oct 25th, '06, 01:05

any dramas where its the male lead that falls ill? In the 'vulnerable' role so to speak... :lol

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Post by japysia » Oct 25th, '06, 01:31

jellybean wrote:any dramas where its the male lead that falls ill?
Konna Koi no Hanashi,Itoshi Kimi e,Ai no Uta,Boku no Ikiru Michi,Kisarazu Cat's Eye,Koukou Kyoushi 2003,Ima Ai ni Yukimasu and Satorare.

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Post by Mwulf » Oct 25th, '06, 20:13

Anyone know of some good, mostly funny, partly cool dramas I could get into?

I haven't really seen very much, and I'm pretty knew to this whold J-Drama world... so Im fairly ignorant on what's good, what isn't, so I'd really aprreciate some suggestions!

So far I've only seen....

Great Teacher Onizuka ~ it was a tad cheesy... but really fun to watch...
H2 ~ Not as funny as Adachi's stuff... but I loved how it was filmed, and the music....
Lunch Queen ~ Hilarious. I love it!
My Boss My Hero ~ One of the funniest things I've ever seen....
Gokusen ~ Somehow the Yakuza + School = Wacky Hijinks formula seems to work for me every time.... :P

...And of course.... Nodam Cantabile, which is awesome beyond belief.

~____~

Anywho, basically I'm looking for something funny and well-acted... preferably something "in line" with what I've seen and liked (and so listed) in the past.....

Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated!


~and in the meanwhile, I'll start reading through this MASSIVE topic..... ~___~

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Post by wapuro » Oct 26th, '06, 02:20

Mwulf wrote: Anywho, basically I'm looking for something funny and well-acted... preferably something "in line" with what I've seen and liked (and so listed) in the past.....

Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated!
hmmm..... :scratch: you cant try densha otoko http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Densha_Otoko
it's very funny and one of my fave dorama.........recommended..... :thumright:

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Post by BOGCHI » Oct 26th, '06, 05:07

Mwulf wrote:
So far I've only seen....

Great Teacher Onizuka ~ it was a tad cheesy... but really fun to watch...
H2 ~ Not as funny as Adachi's stuff... but I loved how it was filmed, and the music....
Lunch Queen ~ Hilarious. I love it!
My Boss My Hero ~ One of the funniest things I've ever seen....
Gokusen ~ Somehow the Yakuza + School = Wacky Hijinks formula seems to work for me every time.... :P

...And of course.... Nodam Cantabile, which is awesome beyond belief.

~____~

Anywho, basically I'm looking for something funny and well-acted... preferably something "in line" with what I've seen and liked (and so listed) in the past.....

Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated!
So you're into.. comedy..
Last Christmas - romantic/comedy.. you'll like it
Orange Days - funny and sad.. you wont be disappointed
Attention Please - really funny
Hana Yori Dango - based on a manga.. comedy with some love story.
Nobuta wo Produce - comedy
1 litre of tears - sorry just had to add this.. just in case you wanna shed some tears.

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Post by Mwulf » Oct 26th, '06, 18:02

My HD is big enough to watch ~all~ of that, but I've started d/ling Attention Please and the Last Christmas batch torrent.

However.... many of the Attention Please torrents have zero seeds... so if anyone who has 'em feels like seeding this week, it would sure make me happy! :)

I've heard about Orange Days before... so I'll check that out once I burn a bunch of stuff off my comp.

Thanks for the suggestions!

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Post by jump » Oct 29th, '06, 16:31

People says that you can cry alot in {1 litre of tears} BUT I cried more in {Kami wa Saikoro Wo Furanai} which is even better!!!!

I also think that {Attention Please} is good becuase it is funny but also it shows how Misaki Yoko (Ueto Aya) changes.

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Post by auroragb » Oct 29th, '06, 21:54

jump wrote:People says that you can cry alot in {1 litre of tears} BUT I cried more in {Kami wa Saikoro Wo Furanai} which is even better!!!!

I also think that {Attention Please} is good becuase it is funny but also it shows how Misaki Yoko (Ueto Aya) changes.
yay, another Kami wa Saikoro Wo Furanai fan, I thought it was one of the best jdramas of that season. However, I think it stalled a bit towards the end.
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Post by Blacky » Nov 1st, '06, 17:57

MUST SEE:
Densha Otoko
Majo no Jounken
IWGP
Byakuyakou
Kamisama mou sukoshi dake
My boss my hero
Nobuta no produce
Long love letter
Kekkon dekinai Otoko
Hana yori dango
1 litre of tears
Taiyou no kisetsu
Friends
Haruka 17

NORMAL:

Koi ni ochitara
Gokusen
GTO
Boku dake no madonna
Attack number 1
Sapuri

MUST NOT SEE:
You are under arrest.
Stand up
Kurosagi
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Post by newersumm » Nov 2nd, '06, 20:14

Must not see:
SAPURI ?


Please explain :O

I (was) planing to watch it, but im in doubt now :-)

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Post by Blacky » Nov 2nd, '06, 21:02

Well, actually from what i've seen (ep4), i was bored.
I have no right to tell you that you shouldnt see this drama, but its the kind of serie who is slow to start.
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Post by newersumm » Nov 2nd, '06, 21:43

yeah i know what you mean, i dont like that kind of dramas either :glare:
well.... ill watch the first two eps and see :-)

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anime based jdrama's?

Post by keiei » Nov 4th, '06, 05:39

i have seen gto and hana yori dango so far, can anyone recomend other anime or manga based pls :D

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Post by Mwulf » Nov 4th, '06, 08:15

Watch "My Boss My Hero" it is very, very, very good. It's MUCH funnier than HYD.

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Post by skachild » Nov 4th, '06, 08:28

Mwulf wrote:Watch "My Boss My Hero" it is very, very, very good. It's MUCH funnier than HYD.
yeah.. agree with u...!!!! cannot stop laughing when i watch this drama again... :lol :lol
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Post by newersumm » Nov 4th, '06, 12:11

I agree with both of you.... My boss my hero is currently my n1 dorama :wub:
The funniest part for me was the lumberjack in the heart :lol

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Post by Blacky » Nov 4th, '06, 12:24

I'm taking back what i said^^ Sapuri is a nice drama, sorry for that.
Long start, but really nice and funny drama since EP4^^
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Post by Rukix » Nov 5th, '06, 14:29

endon927 wrote:mmmm any recommendations for...a teenager/romance/drama type of...err...drama? o.o
I would like to know some as well =/

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Post by skachild » Nov 5th, '06, 14:54

Blacky wrote:MUST NOT SEE:
You are under arrest.
Stand up
Kurosagi
are u sure..???? plz explain... i watch it.... great drama if u ask me.... :blink :blink
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Post by newersumm » Nov 5th, '06, 20:40

I didnt like Kurosagi either ....

Story was not interesting to me neither were characters...somehow drama didnt touch me : /
It was pretty boring all the time long and I had to force myself to watch the last few parts (6,7,8) ..... I watched it till episode 8 i think

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I watched eps 1,2 and 3 of Sapuri till now and its OK.. till now
Maybe a bit too monotonous if you ask me, I hope it gets better in nxt eps :-)

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Post by 206 » Nov 5th, '06, 21:51

I think it's only been about 3 years since I first started watching J-Dramas. My very first series was You Are Under Arrest which was OK but it spurred my interest for more. Thanks to D-Addicts and JEM sites, I've been able to get a fill-up for the addiction that we all seem to have. The happy ones make me happy and the tragic ones make me cry but all of them have become my preference to what's on the local tube. All of these have been made possible because of the hard work of the fan sub community. To them I thank so much. My favorites are below:
Favorite Dramas:
Yamato Nandeshiko - Long Vacation - Orange Days - Hana Yori Dango - Last Christmas
Tokyo Love Story - Densha Otoko - Hero - Sekai no chushin de ai wo sakebu
Proposal Daisakusen - Last Friends

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Post by shinorei » Nov 12th, '06, 09:16

Rukix wrote:
endon927 wrote:mmmm any recommendations for...a teenager/romance/drama type of...err...drama? o.o
I would like to know some as well =/
Yeah, I'd like to know some too. ;D

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Post by BOGCHI » Nov 12th, '06, 09:29

shinorei wrote:
Rukix wrote:
endon927 wrote:mmmm any recommendations for...a teenager/romance/drama type of...err...drama? o.o
I would like to know some as well =/
Yeah, I'd like to know some too. ;D
H2 - sports drama with love story. it has nice love triangle (more like square)
Hana Yori Dango
Orange Days - well not really teenager.. but college so close enough
Sekai No Chuushin - depressing
1 Litre of Tears - depressing; love between a man and a woman is not really the main focus but it does have it.

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Post by shinorei » Nov 12th, '06, 19:12

^ I'll check out H2. Thanks for recommendation =)
P/S: I've watched the Taiwanese ver of Hana Yori Dango so I don't think I'd wanna watch another again. Plus I don't really like Matsumoto Jun heheheh (gets killed by Matsumoto's fangirls o.o)

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Post by C0kaCoLa » Nov 13th, '06, 05:22

Any drama with magic and fighting??

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Post by shinorei » Nov 13th, '06, 11:59

^ You'd be better off with anime personally. =)

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Post by fairytwix » Nov 13th, '06, 12:26

shinorei wrote:^ I'll check out H2. Thanks for recommendation =)
P/S: I've watched the Taiwanese ver of Hana Yori Dango so I don't think I'd wanna watch another again. Plus I don't really like Matsumoto Jun heheheh (gets killed by Matsumoto's fangirls o.o)

hahah...the taiwanese and the japanese versions are different..lol.. the taiwanese one gets a bit draggy..but the japanese one isn't..lol..theyv got different approach to the scenes.. and eventho im a huge matsujun fan..iL forgive you for saying that..if you watch HYD...haha..jkjk.. ^^



hmmm..and some teenager romance drama?? lol..well... Tatta Hitotsu no Koi..hahah..its really sweet.....waaaah..its not over yet tho..still airing.. ^^ and there is always HYD.. hahh..
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Post by auroragb » Nov 13th, '06, 15:24

C0kaCoLa wrote:Any drama with magic and fighting??
You should check out the sentai series. They are where the power rangers come from. Tho many are sci-fi, but lots of them have magic elements.

But since live action FX are expensive to do in a level that would satisfy an adult audience, they are not often in nighttime drama. However, in recent dramas, Saiyuuki comes to mind
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J-Dramas without Moralistic tone

Post by Hydex » Nov 14th, '06, 00:49

So I tried a few dramas (DragonZakura, Kurosagi, My Boss My Hero and a few others), and I often enjoyed the first few episodes, then I got bored for a few reasons :
Romance (I don't mind romance in general, but for instance in Kurosagi the good girl who always tries to change the hero ... made me mad, it was too much :salut: ), and moral (Work Hard ! in DragonZakura, and "Bad Boy Yakuza becomes a good student who loves working" in My Boss my Hero).
The humour was good in my boss my hero, but the moralistic tone was too much , and i hated the ending.
So do you have any series I should appreciate? Something that doesn't have dumb romance (e.g not something where you can guess what will happen just loonking at the first episode), and is not moralist? :scratch:
Or is it impossible ? :cussing:

Thank you !

And please, excuse my bad english, as it's not my native tongue ...
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Post by quashlo » Nov 14th, '06, 01:13

Judging from your list, it seems like you picked pretty mediocre dramas (no offense intended :lol).

If you like humor, then I suggest Trick (all seasons). I found that to be the funniest series in recent memory. I also liked Tiger & Dragon (stars same lead as My Boss, My Hero), but it may be difficult to appreciate that one if you don't understand Japanese or if the subs don't capture all the humor.

If you want action or suspense, try Unfair. Rondou is also pretty good, but it also has romantic elements, which it seems you do not like.

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Post by Hydex » Nov 14th, '06, 01:20

I'm currently searching DramaWiki for these series :) Thanks!
Concerning romance, it's not that I really dislike it, it can be interesting when the girl isn't dumb and when there is at least a bit of suspense, so that you don't know that the girl will end with the hero at first sight...

Edit : Well I'm not sure if the change of title is really appropriate :cry: ...
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Post by jholic » Nov 14th, '06, 01:22

we have a bunch of related threads:
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JDrama Discussions
Recommended/Favorite Japanese Dramas

but i edited your subject line to see if some people may be able to offer you better suggestions.
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Post by goygakgoy » Nov 14th, '06, 04:08

anyways, yeah, the dramas u listed aren't top on my list. Just look at what's recommend.

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Post by Riee109 » Nov 14th, '06, 08:14

my recommendation would be Ikebukuro West Gate Park (IWGP), it's more or less about gang life in Ikebukuro (Tokyo) and not really moralistic (I think).

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Post by Rokawa » Nov 14th, '06, 13:09

Aulcard wrote:That is because what interests me isnt the suspense of who will end up together, but the process. How the characters meet, come to like each other, what good and bad times they go through and how they finally resolve problems to have a happy ending. It is the emotional rollercoaster of the relationship that hooks me, not suspense.
I would recommend Ame to Yume no Ato ni. In my opinion it has what u're looking for. The trials the lead characters go through and strengthen their bond. It's very beautiful.

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Post by impression151 » Nov 15th, '06, 06:40

Yeah, you're definitely watching the wrong dramas.
People praise the dramas you've seen just because of one or two actors/actresses like Yamapi.

The best advice is to stay away from all school dramas, they will suck. Try watching the really weird and wacky ones.

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Post by mizune » Nov 16th, '06, 05:35

merging this thread where it belongs (minus all the other extra commentary)... :fear:

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Post by siangsaolong » Nov 16th, '06, 12:58

I like my boss my hero very much
I think it's so funny but if you don't like it I don't mind
If you don't like too moral drama
try kekkon dekinai otoko and nobuta wo produce
it's more about progress of charactors

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Post by Raeyl » Nov 18th, '06, 06:34

impression151 wrote:Yeah, you're definitely watching the wrong dramas.
People praise the dramas you've seen just because of one or two actors/actresses like Yamapi.

The best advice is to stay away from all school dramas, they will suck. Try watching the really weird and wacky ones.
Not all school dramas are bad, although I must admit that I haven't watched many. I liked Nobuta wo Produce enough, and watched it purely because of recommendation. Didn't know who the actors and actresses were either when I started to watch it.

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looking for specific drama

Post by geoff2005 » Nov 19th, '06, 10:07

well not really specific, but any suggestions on drama with yakuzas besdies tiger&dragon iwgp, my boss my hero

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Post by groink » Nov 19th, '06, 10:44

Try Kemonomichi, although there aren't any English subtitles available. It isn't exactly yakuza, but I also like the yakuza theme and this drama hangs around that genre.

http://www.d-addicts.com/forum/torrents ... emonomichi
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Kemonomichi

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Post by geoff2005 » Nov 19th, '06, 10:49

groink wrote:Try Kemonomichi, although there aren't any English subtitles available. It isn't exactly yakuza, but I also like the yakuza theme and this drama hangs around that genre.

http://www.d-addicts.com/forum/torrents ... emonomichi
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Kemonomichi

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Otaku in J-dramas

Post by yukisaru » Nov 19th, '06, 22:49

Does anyone know of any J-Dramas (apart from Densha Otoko) which portray Otaku (men)? I'm really interested in how they are represented on J-TV.

Any suggestions welcome? :-)

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Post by groink » Nov 19th, '06, 23:02

Regarding trendy dramas, Densha Otoko was really the first one I know of. Otaku do play supportive and minor parts in others, but Densha Otoko is the leader. There are a few other that followed Densha Otoko, such as Akihabara@DEEP, so you may want to try that drama, although I'm not sure if there are English subtitles for it.

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Post by luzd_84 » Nov 19th, '06, 23:04

well, there's this new jdrama from tv-nihon called Akihabara@deep. The story is about an otaku group tryng to save their city. This one is a comedy type of drama.

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Post by yukisaru » Nov 20th, '06, 10:04

:cheers:

Thanx you guys - I will take a look at Akihabara@deep. I've never heard of this before! It seems to me Otaku are positioned in comedy more than any other genre. I wonder why?

What I also find fascinating is the idea of Otaku(ness) & Otaku masculinity. Not sure if you have any thoughts on this?

I'd like to see more J-Dramas with Otaku in so I can compare. If you know of any other J-drama which feature Otaku, even if they are minor parts, then I would be grateful if you could let me know.

Thanks again!

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Post by groink » Nov 20th, '06, 11:12

yukisaru wrote::cheers:

Thanx you guys - I will take a look at Akihabara@deep. I've never heard of this before! It seems to me Otaku are positioned in comedy more than any other genre. I wonder why?

What I also find fascinating is the idea of Otaku(ness) & Otaku masculinity. Not sure if you have any thoughts on this?
In summary, otaku isn't exactly something a person would be proud to be. In the West, people are almost "proud" to be otaku (Hey man, I'm a treker!!!) In Japan, being an otaku isn't exactly a lifestyle to be proud of. From what I've observed over the years, most parents of these people eventually "give up" on them, and allow them to pursue these obsessive passions for certain things. Some of the parents even fund these otaku obsessions - even when these otaku are in their 20s. Otaku males can be masculine just like other men; they just have that one mental problem where they can totally consume their mental and physical time with a certain hobby. One other thing to keep in mind is that otaku aren't just males; there are also female otaku.

This is why otaku are used in comedies; they're really a joke. There really isn't anything serious about them when used in a storyline. At least I can't think of any non-comedic scenarios. Maybe if one is found beaten up to a pulp at a back alley on Otome Road. :lol

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Post by C0kaCoLa » Nov 20th, '06, 12:24

any drama that is not about comedy or love but something that have more suspense?? for example drama about battle of wits in high organisation ..dont really know how to say it but something that are more mature.. recommend please

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Post by Sakari » Nov 20th, '06, 16:33

impression151 wrote: The best advice is to stay away from all school dramas, they will suck. Try watching the really weird and wacky ones.
Hakusen nagashi is a school drama that I like. Enormously. It's not weird or wacky, though. I think it's beautiful.

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Post by Xeonslyde » Nov 22nd, '06, 23:38

Anyone wanna recommend me some good sport/romance dramas?

After watching Sawajiri Erika in two typical "dying girl" dramas, I feel I need a change in genre. (I also just finished watching Pride, and H2)

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Post by newersumm » Nov 23rd, '06, 13:55

Can someone please recommend me some good dorama to start watching now.....

I just finished Kekkon Dekinai Otoko :-) ( so i need a new dorama fast :lol

Im looking for some kind of school dorama but I already watched GTO, Dragon Zakura, Gokusen 1,2 ; My boss my hero, Hana yori dango, 1 ritoru no namida etc.

And I dont like sad doramas very much, they make me depressive for days khm1literoftearskhmkhm :glare:

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Post by mizune » Nov 23rd, '06, 20:41

C0kaCoLa wrote:any drama that is not about comedy or love but something that have more suspense?? for example drama about battle of wits in high organisation ..dont really know how to say it but something that are more mature.. recommend please
You might like the Trick series... There is a lot of humor, but there is also a lot of mystery and suspense. Along the same lines would be Odoru Daisousasen.
The Ooku series are purely about plots and court intrigue in feudal Japan.
I've never actually gotten around to watching it, but Koi ni Ochitara might more accurately fit the description you posted.
You might also try Rondo, which ppl often compare to a Japanese version of the Infernal Affairs HK film series...

If you don't need english subs, then I'd also recommend something like Kemonomichi or Koori no Sekai...
Xeonslyde wrote:Anyone wanna recommend me some good sport/romance dramas?
After watching Sawajiri Erika in two typical "dying girl" dramas, I feel I need a change in genre. (I also just finished watching Pride, and H2)
Personally, I thought Attack No. 1 was one of the best sports dramas ever made...
Even though the conflict gets pretty weird and artificial, it somehow escaped being totally campy (and you can't really blame them for that since it is based off of a shoujo manga... ^_^; ). No dying girls in this one... :whistling:
And there's always Waterboys...
newersumm wrote:Im looking for some kind of school dorama but I already watched GTO, Dragon Zakura, Gokusen 1,2 ; My boss my hero, Hana yori dango, 1 ritoru no namida etc.
Joou no Kyoushitsu (aka Queen of the Classroom)
Nobuta wo Produce
Stand Up!
Kisarazu Cats Eye
Orange Days?

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Post by Xeonslyde » Nov 24th, '06, 01:27

Mmm, I think I'd watch Water Boys if I actually had a reliable source to get it from.

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Post by mizune » Nov 25th, '06, 01:55

Xeonslyde wrote:Mmm, I think I'd watch Water Boys if I actually had a reliable source to get it from.
Huh? How is this not a reliable source? :scratch:
http://jem.d-addicts.com:6969/index.htm ... water+boys

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Post by keiei » Nov 25th, '06, 07:24

This might sound a bit demanding... XD
Can anyone recomend a feel-good/comedy/school/teen related jdrama... with no sick/dying girl/guy...
I've seen most of the previous recommendations, ie: gto, gokusen, hana yori, dragon zakura, my boss my hero, attention please, nobuta produce, etc...

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Post by BOGCHI » Nov 25th, '06, 08:03

keiei wrote:This might sound a bit demanding... XD
Can anyone recomend a feel-good/comedy/school/teen related jdrama... with no sick/dying girl/guy...
I've seen most of the previous recommendations, ie: gto, gokusen, hana yori, dragon zakura, my boss my hero, attention please, nobuta produce, etc...

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well it has most of your requirements except it's not about teens, but close.. have you seen Orange Days?
and H2, if you haven't seen it.

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Post by keiei » Nov 25th, '06, 08:29

BOGCHI wrote:
keiei wrote:This might sound a bit demanding... XD
Can anyone recomend a feel-good/comedy/school/teen related jdrama... with no sick/dying girl/guy...
I've seen most of the previous recommendations, ie: gto, gokusen, hana yori, dragon zakura, my boss my hero, attention please, nobuta produce, etc...

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well it has most of your requirements except it's not about teens, but close.. have you seen Orange Days?
and H2, if you haven't seen it.
i've seen OD, will watch h2, thankies :)

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Post by oRIS » Nov 25th, '06, 16:59

Hi all, i wanted someone to suggest me some movies to watch. I did look through some pages in this topic but not all(50 pages :cry: ) so maybe someone already answered the same question.

I'm interested in drama, romance. Not comedies. Something that would give me a feel of what life in japan and its people are like, their life, troubles etc.(classics are okay too) Appropriate too :)

(one more question)
Why there are no Japanese MOVIES on this site, only series. I mean for some very well known movies there are even no dead torrents here.. (?)

Thanks

P.S. I watched Kikujiro just yesturday, i liked that one a lot.

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Post by Xeonslyde » Nov 25th, '06, 18:56

mizune wrote:
Xeonslyde wrote:Mmm, I think I'd watch Water Boys if I actually had a reliable source to get it from.
Huh? How is this not a reliable source? :scratch:
http://jem.d-addicts.com:6969/index.htm ... water+boys
When I searched through the 'torrent' link up top, I got nothing :roll

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Post by giagurrl » Nov 25th, '06, 22:59

Can anyone recommend a good 90s dorama? I really like d ohsama no resutoran and i'm hoping to watch another show of the same caliber.

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Post by oRIS » Nov 25th, '06, 23:10

Xeonslyde wrote:
mizune wrote:
Xeonslyde wrote:Mmm, I think I'd watch Water Boys if I actually had a reliable source to get it from.
Huh? How is this not a reliable source? :scratch:
http://jem.d-addicts.com:6969/index.htm ... water+boys
When I searched through the 'torrent' link up top, I got nothing :roll
Wait, what torrent is that? I can't get it in the search, are they not all visible to me? :blink

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Post by mizune » Nov 25th, '06, 23:48

oRIS wrote:Hi all, i wanted someone to suggest me some movies to watch. I did look through some pages in this topic but not all(50 pages :cry: ) so maybe someone already answered the same question.

I'm interested in drama, romance. Not comedies. Something that would give me a feel of what life in japan and its people are like, their life, troubles etc.(classics are okay too) Appropriate too :)

(one more question)
Why there are no Japanese MOVIES on this site, only series. I mean for some very well known movies there are even no dead torrents here.. (?)
This topic is for Jdramas, meaning televisison programs. Please use the Recommended Jmovies Thread for movies.

As for the reason why there are no movies here, it's plain and simple. This site is dedicated to Asian Television. There are plenty of other sites that cater to people interested in movies. You can get more info on where to find those places in these threads:
Links of Interest
Asian Movie Torrent Links

The No Movies Policy originally came about b/c of a couple incidents with the MPAA back in the early days, and we came to the conclusion that it really just isn't worth the hassle when we really want to focus on television anyways. So there is a ban on uploading movie torrents to the tracker. No posting of direct download links (or any other filesharing method) to movie torrents either. You can let ppl know about sites or sources to find them, but that's about it.

Xeonslyde wrote:When I searched through the 'torrent' link up top, I got nothing
oRIS wrote:Wait, what torrent is that? I can't get it in the search, are they not all visible to me?
The torrent search only finds torrents on DA's tracker. But we don't hold a monopoly and there are other trackers out there too, you know (most notably JTV and Jem)... :roll
Links are all on the lefthand sidebar.

And just for the heck of it, here:
D-Addicts FAQ
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Post by newersumm » Nov 26th, '06, 21:17

@mizune: thanks for suggestions! Ill have a look at those doramas : )

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Post by dzarif » Nov 26th, '06, 23:57

Hello guys..

Does anyone of you guys ever heard about a drama/movie title sound like "The beast and the beauty"?
Maybe it has title in japanese..so please help me searching for it..

Thank You..

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Post by BOGCHI » Nov 27th, '06, 00:04

dzarif wrote:Hello guys..

Does anyone of you guys ever heard about a drama/movie title sound like "The beast and the beauty"?
Maybe it has title in japanese..so please help me searching for it..

Thank You..
It's called "The Beauty or the Beast"
It's in Jem's site if you're looking for the torrent.
http://jem.d-addicts.com/

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Post by dzarif » Nov 27th, '06, 17:55

thanks alot BOGCHI..

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Post by geoff2005 » Nov 30th, '06, 08:41

any recommendation of yakzuas, or comedys ( doesnt have to be full comedy)

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Post by BOGCHI » Nov 30th, '06, 08:53

geoff2005 wrote:any recommendation of yakzuas, or comedys ( doesnt have to be full comedy)
i don't know if this counts but.. Gokusen? theres not much stuff about the yakuza in it, but she does kick some ass from time to time.
Youve pretty much seen all the ones I could think of.. (MBMH, T&G, IWGP)

for comedy.. you should try..
Kisarazu Cat's Eye

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Post by geoff2005 » Nov 30th, '06, 08:55

BOGCHI wrote:
geoff2005 wrote:any recommendation of yakzuas, or comedys ( doesnt have to be full comedy)
i don't know if this counts but.. Gokusen? theres not much stuff about the yakuza in it, but she does kick some ass from time to time.
Youve pretty much seen all the ones I could think of.. (MBMH, T&G, IWGP)

for comedy.. you should try..
Kisarazu Cat's Eye
lol i watched or im watching all those yakuzas. its werid id except a litte more drams about yakuzas but looks like there is very litte.

ill check out the cats eye

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Post by geoff2005 » Nov 30th, '06, 08:57

also i know this is off topic but any sites where i can find j movies

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Post by BOGCHI » Dec 1st, '06, 06:26

geoff2005 wrote:also i know this is off topic but any sites where i can find j movies
http://www.d-addicts.com/forum/viewtopic_13690_0.htm

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