J-Drama

Want to Watch a Suspense-filled Drama? Try Ikebukuro West Gate Park!

For those of you that don’t know, Ikebukuro West Gate Park is a television drama based on a novel by Ira Ishida. It aired in the year 2000, on the Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS). Later on, it was released as a manga in order to reach a wider audience and continue the story.   blog.livedoor.jp/…

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…

Never Let Me Go the Japanese Drama Version to Air in 2016!

It was recently announced that popular actor of ATTACK ON TITAN, Miura Haruma, was casted alongside Ayase Haruka and Mizukawa Asami for the TV drama adaptation of “Watashi wo Hanasanaide” or “Never Let Me Go”. The TV drama adaptation will be based on the novel with the same title by the well-known British-Japanese writer, Kazuo…

2 Top Japanese Comedy Dramas Bound to Make You ’LOL’

Japanese drama is known for its gimmick in engaging with the readers. There is a lot of TV series that have made me cry, and I believe that ones like ‘1 Litre of Tears’ can make some of us cry as well. However, if you are looking for a comedy drama to make ‘LOL’ (laugh…

Traditional Japanese Cooking As Taught by the Drama “Osen”

“Wait! Let’s take a photo before we eat!” Taking a photo of food and uploading it on a social media seems to be a norm for a lot of girls nowadays. The prettier the food or menu looks, the more ‘likes’ we receive. However, as the outsiders, we may not know that the cooking methods…

5 Captivating and Exciting Japanese Dramas to Watch this Fall 2015

Are you interested in Japanese dramas but have no idea what is new or what to watch? Here are 5 of the latest dramas currently airing in Japan: 1. Siren This is a crime, love and suspense drama which is based on the seinen comic series of the same title by mangaka Yamazaki Sayaka. In…

Japanese Dramas: What is a Taiga Drama?

Taiga dramas (大河ドラマ) are also known as Big River dramas. The name was given by NHK, the local Japanese broadcast station, and refers to the annual, year-long dramas which are seen as the most significant dramas in Japan since 1963. Taiga dramas are based on historical fiction and are broadcasted every week on Sunday 8pm.…

3 Thrilling Japanese Dramas that Will Keep you on the Edge of your Seat!

Are you into watching Asian drama series? Have you tried watching Japanese dramas? Try these three exciting Japanese dramas! jp.fotolia.com/ 1. Hanzawa Naoki Hanzawa Naoki, a top Japanese drama in 2014 gained a superb 42.2% rating in its last episode! Well-known Japanese actor, Masato Sakai, plays as Naoki Hanzawa who is planning a revenge against…

Japanese Dramas VS Korean Dramas

Japanese and Korean dramas are two of the most anticipated Asian drama. But what makes them so distinct? Many people argue about which is better, The J-Drama or K-Drama? Well, I can’t please everybody and I am not in the right position to give judgment since I love both. However, I’ll just state what are…