First Impressions on Japanese Drama Fall Season 2017 – ‘Ashi Girl’, ‘Saki ni Umareta Dake no Boku’, ‘Okusama wa, Tori Atsukai Chui’ & ‘Kuonodori – S2’ [Issue #1]

I think it’s about time to make a recap post on Fall 2017 Japanese drama season. Let’s cut to the chase and go straight to the reviews, shall we? This is part 1 of my recap, with plenty more coming up, including interviews (and analyzing them).

Japanese historical drama, in any form, is always a welcome news for me. In Ashi Girl, Kuroshima Yuina takes the role of an unsuspecting girl who can do time travel (she did the same in The Girl Who Leapt Through Time). In her first time leap, she arrives in the Sengoku period and is destined to protect a young lord (Kentaro) in the battlefields.

Continue reading “First Impressions on Japanese Drama Fall Season 2017 – ‘Ashi Girl’, ‘Saki ni Umareta Dake no Boku’, ‘Okusama wa, Tori Atsukai Chui’ & ‘Kuonodori – S2’ [Issue #1]”

Drama viewing becomes an enriching experience if you find the right drama for you. The problem is, once you pick a drama or two, you have to make sure someone is going to sub it.

With approximately 150 Japanese drama produced annually, only about 30-40 have been ‘endowed’ with an English subtitle. This figure nosedives, even more, when it comes to other languages. There also exists a few LiveJournal accounts who compel people with unreasonable requirements just to download their precious subs – and the arrogance is epic! Continue reading “Fall 2017 Drama Season: Top 10 Most-Anticipated Japanese Drama [Notwithstanding its subbing status]”

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