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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…

Spoiler-Free Review of Good Morning Call on Netflix Japan

Netflix has successfully initiated the idea of streaming-based television content to the Japanese market, propelling the society further into an age of web entertainment. Staying true to their promise made during launch, Netflix Japan has been putting out original domestically-made content aside from their standard programs. While their first attempt with Underwear was mediocre at…

Cardcaptor Sakura Fans Rejoice with New Anime and Manga on the Works!

Are you a shoujo manga fan? Do you adore magical girl (mahou shoujo) anime and manga series? Great news to Cardcaptor Sakura fans! At long last, after 10 years of being dormant, there is a new anime and manga on the works by none other than CLAMP. Clear Card Arc 待望の「カードキャプターさくらクリアカード編」第2巻は4月1日発売♡ 今回もオリジナルグッズ付き特装版も発売決定。たて110ミリ×よこ75ミリの大まんぞくの大きさのオリジナルどデカアクキーや、オリジナル缶バッチが4コにポストカードもついてくる特装版だよ! (画像は2巻の表紙です) pic.twitter.com/9xkTbXYTR1 — なかよし (@nakayosi_manga)…

Kabedon: the Japanese Romancing Trend that Came from Shojo Manga

In Japanese, “kabe” means wall while “don” is the sound effect when a person slams the wall. Kabedon is the action of a guy placing one or both hands on the wall to pin a girl who has her back facing the wall. It is used to look cool and to converse intimately with the…

Yaoi Manga: Romance Between Boys, Loved By Girls!

I would like to give you a warning first: you are going to read something about gay romance. If you do not wish to read about anything related to that subject, you would be better off clicking on a different article. However, if you would like to learn more about this fascinating and captivating genre…

Don’t Miss This Anime Series for Girls: Ouran High School Host Club

Ouran High School Host Club is a series for girls by Bisco Hatori, and it is a parody of the host club culture in Japan. It follows the story of Haruhi Fujioka, who got a scholarship to study at the prestigious Ouran High School. When she was looking for a quiet place to study she…