Boys Over Flowers (Hana Yori Dango)

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Japanese Actor and Dreamboat, Matsumoto Jun

Matsumoto Jun, also affectionately known as “Matsujun” to his fans, is a talented actor, singer, and member of the nationally famous J-pop boy band, Arashi. He gained popularity with the hit high school romance series, Hana Yori Dango, or Boys Over Flowers in English, and continues to make fans give dreamy sighs when he appears…

Hana Yori Dango: A Touching Japanese Drama Series

If you’re familiar with Meteor Garden, then you must also be familiar with the Japanese version entitled “Hana Yori Dango” or “Boys Over Flowers.” The Japanese version stars popular Johnny’s idol from ARASHI, Matsumoto Jun, Inoue Mao, Oguri Shun, Matsuda Shota, and Tsuyoshi Abe. The drama series was based on the shoujo manga of the…

Check out These 5 Must-Watch J-Dramas Featuring Handsome Arashi Members!

Have you ever heard of Arashi (嵐)? It is one of the top idol boy groups in Japan. Apart from being famous as idols, members of the group are also recognized as great actors in both dramas and movies. Here are 5 dramas that left a deep impression on fans and non-fans alike! 1. Maou…

Top 10 Fascinating Live-Action Film Adaptations of Manga in Japan

The popular culture of Japan has long been known for its adaptations. Manga can be turned into anime or dramas, even movies. Below is the list of live-action adaptations of manga movie that are worth watching. They are also a good start if you are wondering what live-action films to watch this season: 10. Detroit…

The Most Popular TV Series with Matsumoto Jun

It is no surprise why every J-Pop fan loves Jun Matsumoto (松本潤) — he is dashingly handsome, and is such a talented actor. Although J-Dramas are probably not as popular as Korean and Taiwanese drama series in the Philippines and other Asian countries these days, there is no denying that Jun Matsumoto or “Matsu Jun”…