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”
They say it’s impossible to stan only one group when it comes to Johnny’s, but i must be one of the exceptions… Continue reading “New generation of Johnny’s”
Koi Desu was setting up to be a perfect feel-good comfort show, and i was so ready to give a second 5-out-of-5-star rating this year, which would have been unprecedented in my drama-watching history… Continue reading “Koi Desu!: on episode 10, final thoughts”
“Isn’t it fine? To not be like everyone else.”
So, i finally finished a BL drama. Yay? Continue reading “Kieta Hatsukoi: not the kind of first love story they had in mind”
After five super solid and wholesome episodes, i thought Koi Desu could do no wrong… Continue reading “Koi Desu!: on episode 6~9”
In romance dramas with long-held unrequited love trope, i often feel that pining character moves on too fast to the endgame, but here, i’m getting impatient with how strong the male lead’s feelings for his first love is. Continue reading “Only Just Married: on episode 4~7”
‘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.
Ah, Police University. How i wish you had stuck to the title and focused more on the academy life, like what you did in the beginning. Continue reading “Police University: on episode 5~16, final thoughts”
Up until the halfway mark, YanGaru still delights and makes me grin from ear to ear. Continue reading “Koi Desu!: on episode 3~5”
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.