When I saw the news about Haruma Miura's suspected suicide, I felt a small part of me had also died.
I had a love-hate relationship with An Incurable Case of Love at first, but it turned out to be one that lingered in the back of my mind for a few days after I finished.
Excited to see Haru in a new Japanese drama, I instantly picked this up. While the concept had potential, the characterization of our protagonists was incredibly flat.
Dying Eye is a paranormal mystery mixed with modern and psychological elements that's worth a watch due to its underlying theme.
In December, I checked out two Japanese shows that I think are worth the watch. One of them being Tokyo Bachelors, the Japanese adaptation of the Gentleman's Dignity, a South Korean show. While I saw the posters and snippets of it here and there, I never gave it much thought until I was bored one … Continue reading Career or Love for our Tokyo Bachelors?
It's been a while since I did a review. But as I recently caught up with a mystery and thriller Japanese show I'd been watching and decided to give my two cents simply because it was too good not to write something about it. While the last episode has yet to be subbed, I already know it's going to be a hell of a rollercoaster ride.
At 51 years old, Kyoto detective, Rekihiko Tokiya, lost his memory and confidence after falling into a water storage while apprehending a murder suspect. After waking in a hospital, he discovers that he cannot remember anything past 31 years old when he first became a detective. While he resumes his duties, he gets paired with a rookie female investigator, Tomoka Saso, and deals with cases differently than before.
A twist on Battle Royale and Assassination Classroom, Hiiragi Ibuki (Suda Masaki) is a quiet art teacher who traps class 3-A in their classroom 10 days before their graduation. To obtain their freedom, the class must find out the truth behind their deceased classmate, Kageyama Reina's, suicide.
This review is spoiler-free.
It's much too early to be calling out the best 2019 Japanese drama, but no matter what comes out this year, Japan's latest law drama, QUEEN, will be a strong contender. Himi Ko is a crisis management lawyer and always fights to the bitter end for justice to take place.
Ie Uru Onna no Gyakushu is the second season of Ie Uru Onna. For those who are interested, I did a review on the first season here. In season two, Sangenya Machi returns to Tokyo and is married to her superior, Yashiro Dai. However, she is faced with a rival real estate agent, Rusudo Kenji, … Continue reading Ie Uru Onna no Gyakushu [First Thoughts]