Looking for something that’s fun and not too tense that you could watch with your family? We’ve got you covered with two Japanese mini-dramas!Continue reading
Everyone tells a little about their past in this episode. Ren thinks he is giving himself a chance to fall in love with Maki. Yo thinks Ren and Maki don’t know each other well enough for marriage. Maki thinks getting to know each other after they are married is fine.Continue reading
Having made a bet with each other about who will get married first, Yo and Ren do some thinking about how to accomplish that, and we find out how they really feel about each other.Continue reading
Your Home is My Business is a fun, rather light show that has a lot of heart. It’s about a branch of a realty company that is not doing well, and a woman who is sent from the head office to shake them up.Continue reading
Sumika Sumire is a Japanese drama about a magical cat. Well, it’s about a 65-year-old woman who the cat turns into a 20-year-old again. But, the cat still plays a major role in the story.Continue reading
A Sharply Graceful Girl is a quietly humorous Japanese drama about the difference one friendly face can make, and in making the most of your opportunities.Continue reading
Japanese dramas are usually not on my radar as much as Chinese or Korean. But every now and then something just catches my eye and I have to give it a try. OK, I’ll admit that I am watching this because the leading man looks really really hot in this poster. Luckily, the drama turned out to be top notch and I can’t get enough of Todome no Kiss. Come find out why I think you should join me for this fun and quirky descent into smooch induced time leaps. Continue reading
I Am Reiko Shiratori! is a fun show to watch with kids. It’s about Reiko, a nineteen-year-old girl who has unlimited money, can talk her parents into anything, and whose only problem is that she told the boy she likes that she won’t go out with him. It was adapted from a manga that was written for teen and pre-teen girls, and is really targeted to that age. It retains many of the qualities of a comic book, with a lot of magical-looking special effects. Just expect it to be silly!