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UMECHAN SENSEI Genre: Drama Episodes: 156 Synopsis The story is set in the devastated area of Kamata, Tokyo, in 1945 just after the end of the war. Horikita plays Shimomura Umeko, the youngest of three siblings whose father is a doctor at a university hospital. Compared to her outstanding sister Matsuko and brother Takeo, she […]

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Don Quixote Review

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Masataka Shirota (Shota Matsuda) has a weak disposition and works in a child consultation center. One day, his soul changes bodies with yakuza boss Jin Sabashima (Katsumi Takahashi) who lives in the same small town. After this, Masataka Shirota becomes strong willed, dispenses odd advice and boldy goes forth to save the lost children at […]

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DOCTORS Saikyou no Meii Review

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The story follows a prodigal surgeon who works at a corrupt hospital. A kind doctor to his patients, he also has a darker side, using sometimes questionable means to punish colleagues who have forgotten their duties due to greed. Where to watch DramaCrazy  Review Even though this drama was very short, eight episodes to be […]

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Kaseifu No Mita Review

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In the drama, Matsushima plays a mysterious housekeeper named Mita Akari, whose age is a secret and who is completely unsociable. However, she is perfect in her housework, and through her work she resolves hidden issues among the family members of the homes she is dispatched to. Despite her clients? eventual wishes to keep her […]

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Deka Wanko Review

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Deka Wanko” is originally a manga by “Gokusen” creator Kozueko Morimoto. The comedic series revolves around a rookie detective named Ichiko Hanamori (played by Tabe), whose exceptional dog-like sense of smell is used to solve difficult cases, in addition to earning her the nickname of “Deka Wanko.” –Tokyograph Trailer Where to watch Viki DramaCrazy Theme […]

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Fuyu no Sakura Review

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Fuyu no Sakura” is described as a pure love story with similarities to the popular Korean drama “Winter Sonata” (titled “Fuyu no Sonata” in Japan). Kusanagi plays a gentle glass craftsman in Yamagata who has no experience in love. Imai plays an older housewife with a husband and daughter who goes on a trip alone […]

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SCHOOL Review

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The drama revolves around a public elementary school beset with problems. Eguchi plays the passionate protagonist, who worked at construction sites for 20 years with a mid-sized general contractor. However, in order to keep a promise he made with his former teacher, he suddenly changes jobs and becomes the principal of his old school, which […]

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Fuyu No Sakura Review – First Impression

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Fuyu no Sakura” is described as a pure love story with similarities to the popular Korean drama “Winter Sonata” (titled “Fuyu no Sonata” in Japan). Kusanagi plays a gentle glass craftsman in Yamagata who has no experience in love. Imai plays an older housewife with a husband and daughter who goes on a trip alone to Yamagata, hoping to […]

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2011 Japanese Drama

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Fake Kyoto Bijutsu Jiken Emaki Title: フェイク 京都美術事件絵巻 Genre: Mystery Episodes:6 Synopsis Set in Kyoto, the story revolves around a single, 40-year-old part-time university lecturer named Urasawa Yu. Although she is awkward in normal social situations, she possesses extraordinary judgment when it comes to understanding people in art-related contexts and determining the authenticity of historical works […]

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Hotaru no Hikari Season 2 Review

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Three years ago, the heart of Amemiya Hotaru, the ‘dried up female’, had settled on Takano ‘Buchou’, and the ‘dried up female’ was supposed to have grown up … However, right after that, Hotaru was posted as a project team member to far-away Hong Kong. She is cut off from ‘Buchou’ and devotes herself to […]

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