Stay Tuned! is a story about six new hires at a television station. Five of them are flummoxed that the station also hired the most clueless and inept person from the interviews. Little did they know there was a special program for dummies.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
With Kingdom only a week away from it’s premier I felt that now is the perfect time to share some more great Asian content you can binge on Netflix.Continue reading
While we typically focus on Korean dramas, we also love dramas from other Asian countries. Recently more Japanese dramas have been subbed on Viki which has made us very happy. Join Clkytta and Telzeytalks as we discuss our first impression of the Japanese drama, Pretty Proofreader.Continue reading
Koi Suru Hong Kong
This little four-episode series was a cute surprise. We open with a view of food being prepared at a cafe and then get a few minutes of confusion as several people chase through the room causing pandemonium. Continue reading
What would you do if you were asked to fly to a different country to meet a man whose dead girlfriend looked just like you? We get to see what happens in one case. Continue reading
It’s time for a hidden gem post again and today we have Switched! It’s a short Japanese drama that landed on Netflix a few weeks ago.
Are you in the mood for atmospheric winter shots that make you want to grab an extra blanket? Child Serial Killers with HORRID beards? A cast full of talented and adorable kids who may have done a better job than the adults? If you want any of those things, Erased is the right drama for you. Continue reading
Thanks to suggestions from Dramas With a Side of Kimchi reader Junny, I have been watching some classic older Japanese dramas lately. Today I am talking about Hero, which aired in 2001 and was so popular it spawned a special, a second season, and two movies. It stars Takuya Kimura and Takako Matsu, who had already been together in two dramas (including Long Vacation) and had an established chemistry. It is a humorous view of a young prosecutor who had been a high school delinquent, and his unorthodox way of investigating cases. Let’s look at it and see why people loved it so much!