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Only Just Married: rant on episode 8~10, final thoughts

I never thought Momose could be more aggravating than Sakaken’s character in Tarareba, the more since he’s a straight-up pure guy here, but lo and behold, Momose’s thickheadedness might be more insufferable than Key’s assiness. Continue reading “Only Just Married: rant on episode 8~10, final thoughts”

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5×20 Film “Record of Memories”: mata koko de kimi to aeta…

‘On the road to 5×20’ is the series i made to celebrate Arashi’s career milestone in my own quiet way as well as a way to keep my mind occupied till the concert DVD/BD was released… and yet i ended up never blogging about it.

Because by the time my copy reached me and i finished watching the 2018 and 2019 legs of the concert, it was already November-December 2020; and after Arafes2020 and TIAL posts, i felt like i missed my timing to talk about 5×20. And then ARASHI Anniversary Tour 5×20 FILM: Record of Memories came about.

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Only Just Married: first impression on episode 1~3

Fake relationship/Contract marriage is probably the trope with the most obvious setup and formula. Such dramas hardly deviate from the tried-and-tested plot line: it ties two strangers over an absurd reason; inquisitive questions such as what they like about each other will pop up; there will be situations that force them to fake intimacy or sleep in the same room; one of them will catch feelings for the other and hence break the contract… to name a few.

Case in point: most of them are already present in the first three episodes of Konin Todoke ni Han wo Oshita dake desu ga alone.

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