A Fangirl’s Japanese Drama Review: Danger-Less Detectives

Are you looking for a fun drama to help you relax from the daily stress? A good option is Danger-Less Detectives, aka Oretachi wa Abunakunai. It’s a short Japanese drama about two slacker detectives who keep accidentally finding evidence for troublesome cases.

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What to Watch if You Liked Start Up

In my ongoing quest to recommend dramas by their writers rather than their actors, I knew I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to explore more of what writer Park Hye Ryun has to offer. She is SO VERY SKILLED at tying together warm characters and tight plots that I find myself entertained every time I watch. And look at Start Up! Kim Seon Ho shot onto the A-list because of the drama, as have other Park Hye Ryun second leads. Come see what else you should watch if you liked Start Up.

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3 Bingeable classic dramas to watch this winter

The nights come early this time of year, which means you have all the more time to stay home and watch some great drama. With the increase in popularity of Asian television, it has come to my attention that there are a lot of dramas that were super popular but none of the new viewers know they exist. So what better time than January, when we are in between new big drama releases, to check some of the classics out?

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The Fangirls’ Japanese Drama Review: Under the Miracle Cherry Tree

This is a story about Kota, a teenage boy who has died but then shows up again several years later, seemingly out of the blue. Actually, Kota died several years earlier on the way to confess to his love under the cherry blossoms. Now, the old cherry tree has been slated to be removed, so he’s come back to tie up the loose ends in his life and confess his love. It’s kind of like Hi Bye Mama but with a lot less crying.

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