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Todome no Kiss: on episode 9~10, final thoughts

“In the end, going back is just an infinite loop of regrets.”

This show really steps up its game toward the finale, changing up the game and bringing in unexpected development. While i hope the variations were introduced much earlier, i couldn’t hold it against DomeKisu since the latter half is more interesting than the first half, which is my preferred scenario. Continue reading “Todome no Kiss: on episode 9~10, final thoughts”

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Todome no Kiss: on episode 7~8

My likes and dislikes about this drama haven’t changed much in the past few weeks — frivolous, fun but also quite predictable and repetitive — that i’m happy with the development we get in these two episodes. The tables start turning again, but with a much higher stakes. We’re heading to the final two weeks so it’s about time Eight lost some battle. Continue reading “Todome no Kiss: on episode 7~8”

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Repeat: on episode 3~6

“We have to make an effort if we want to change our life whether you do Repeat or not.”

When the Selected 8 was given a second shot at life through Repeat, they must have thought it’s once in a lifetime chance to change their past, especially with the lack of rules and restrictions. But after hearing news of fellow Repeaters’ uncanny deaths and possibly being the next target, i wonder if they think their lives pre-Repeat were better. Continue reading “Repeat: on episode 3~6”

Posted in Movie, Review

[Movie] I Want to Eat Your Pancreas

Honestly, i never heard of this movie before, even though big names like Oguri Shun and Kitagawa Keiko were in it. But this strangely titled movie kept coming up on my timeline recently, especially about how much it made them cry, so i looked it up out of curiosity. Besides the weird title, it also has a confusing synopsis with its use of first person.

Reading people’s accounts on this live-action made me ready myself to an emotional watch; and while i did cry toward the end, i think it is more of a beautiful and touching story instead of a tearjerker. Continue reading “[Movie] I Want to Eat Your Pancreas”