Japanese Winter Drama Season Review (2017)

Rakuen (2017)
Tokyo Tarareba Musume (2017)
Quartet (2017)
Seirei no Moribito II: Kanashiki Hakaishin (2017)


Sadly, I’m STILL watching Winter season dramas. Talk about biting off more than you can chew! I think I started a total of 20 dramas from this season and finished around 12 so far. Of the 12, I can safely say these four easily bubble to the top of my list. Let’s get started. Continue reading

Movie Monday – Lucid Dream (2017)

Starring: Go Soo as Dae-Ho, Sol Kyung Gu as Detective Bang-Sub, Kang Hye Jung as So-Hyun, Park Yoo Chun as mysterious man, Park In Hwan as Sung-pil, Chun Ho Jin as Jo Myung-chul, Lee Shi Ah as Mi Yeo, and Jun Suk Ho as Choi Kyung Hwan

Rating: R, subject matter and some violence

Running Time: 101 min

Twinkies: 3 stars Continue reading

Forest of Secrets: Teaser’s Pros and Cons

You know, I have PURE love for both Jo Seung Woo and Bae Doo Na! It’s like an early Birthday and Christmas gift tied together to have these two in a drama together! I’m so looking forward to it and really hope it is picked up by someone! Hell! I’ll just watch it raw!!!

Dramas With A Side of Kimchi

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Well, this drama is starting off with a huge, beautifully shot, intense teaser that has me itching to solve whatever mystery  Jo Seung Woo & Bae Doo Na are investigating.  It is almost time to start another great weekend TvN drama and Forest of Secrets looks like it will be full of intrigue and gritty politicking.  Just what I like in my suspense dramas.

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Movie Monday – Enemies In Law (2015)

Starring: Hong Jong Hyun as Han Chul Soo, Jin Se Yeon as Park Yeong Hee, Shin Jung Keun as Han Dal Sik, Jun Soo Kyung as Jo Gang Ja, Kim Eung Soo as Park Man Choon, Park Eun Hye as Park Yeong Mi, Kim Do Yeon as Park Yeong Sook

Rating: PG-13/R, subject matter and some violence

Running Time: 119 min

Twinkies: 4 stars Continue reading

Spring 2017 J-Drama Wish List

Spring 2017
Japanese Dramas


I’ve pretty much have done a post for what I want to watch since last winter season, 2016. It never fails that I’m always disappointed at the number of dramas on my list I DON’T get to watch. I think this season will be full of disappointments also. There are some I would be surprised if they aren’t subbed (Crisis and Boku, Unmei no Hito desu) and some that I kind of want to watch even more (Hokuto and Bouncer); however, here is my official wish list for Spring 2017. Not that long as there really isn’t a lot I want to watch but these definitely bubble to the top of my must-see list. Continue reading

Movie Monday – Master (2016)

Starring: Lee Byung Hun as Jin Hee Jang, Kang Dong Won as Kim Jae Myeong, Kim Woo Bin as Park Jang Goon, Uhm Ji Won as Shin Gemma, Oh Dal Su as Hwang Myeong Joon, and Jin Kyung as Kim Eom Ma

Rating: R, subject matter and some violence

Running Time: 143 min

Twinkies: 2 1/2 (first 50 min); 4 stars for rest Continue reading

Japanese Drama Winter 2017 Wish List ~ Once Again Incredibly Long!


Without a doubt, there are so many dramas this season that I want to see. I was very fortunate that almost every drama on my wish list was subbed! As a matter of fact, I ended up watching a whole lot more! Thank you, subbers for making my dismal 2016 bearable. Now, if I can put these in my drama shopping list now, here are the dramas I am BEGGING get subbed this season! Yeah, the list is long once again! Continue reading