Anime · Anything Japanese

Barakamon: An Utterly Wonderful Anime

The anime revolves around the 23 year-old professional calligrapher, Seishuu Handa, who punches an elderly curator after criticizing his calligraphy at an exhibition as “unoriginal copybook style”. As for punishment, Seishuu’s father sends him off to Goto Islands in order to self-reflect his actions and to also find some peace of mind. As someone who has… Continue reading Barakamon: An Utterly Wonderful Anime

Anything Japanese · JPOP · My Words

“Found new love in Hey! Say! JUMP!”

It all started with a message from my sister, spazzing. “Found new love in Hey! Say! JUMP!” To clarify things, no we’re not into JPOP. We watch anime, Japanese movies and dramas, but no, not into JPOP. So I was surprised when she was telling me that they’re “My first ever J-group” along the line… Continue reading “Found new love in Hey! Say! JUMP!”

Anything Japanese · Jdrama

NTV Drama Special 2015: “Okaa-san, Ore wa Daijoubu”

*SPOILERS ALERT* As much as I want to stay true to my reviews of not giving out any major spoilers, I just cannot with this drama. I have no idea how to do that in this review. Gomen~ Also, a friendly warning before watching this, make your tissues handy and don’t watch if you’re not… Continue reading NTV Drama Special 2015: “Okaa-san, Ore wa Daijoubu”

Anything Japanese · Jdrama

Boku Unmei no Hito desu (I’m Your Destiny)

Director:  Sakuma Noriyoshi, Inomata Ryuichi Production: NTV, 2017 Cast: Kamenashi Kazuya, Kimura Fumino, Yamashita Tomohisa, Mitsushima Shinnosuke, Nanao Genre: Romantic Comedy (10 Episodes) Language: Japanese Yes, it’s a KamePi reunion after Nobuta wo Produce! Well, I haven’t watched Nobuta wo Produce yet, but that was all the hype about in this drama when it was announced. Truly, a KamePi bromance don’t… Continue reading Boku Unmei no Hito desu (I’m Your Destiny)

Anime · Anything Japanese

Akagami no Shirayukihime (Snow White with the Red Hair) Season 1 & 2

Vaguely based on the fairy tale of Snow White, the anime focuses on the main character Shirayuki who has vibrant red hair. Due to her unusual hair color, she is constantly fussed over and subjected to danger because of it. Running away, she unexpectedly finds herself ending up in the kingdom of Clarines with the help… Continue reading Akagami no Shirayukihime (Snow White with the Red Hair) Season 1 & 2