Change

Jun. 10th, 2008 02:31 pm
scottishlass: (KS Kimutaki lonely)
Found an interesting article about CHANGE here. While I do agree with some of what is written here, I hope articles like this one will bring about the change this dorama needs to get a higher viewership. I wish such a series was made here as our government also consist of self-serving bureaucrats who have lost touched to the base, the people, whom they should be serving.

Change

Jun. 10th, 2008 02:31 pm
scottishlass: (KS Kimutaki lonely)
Found an interesting article about CHANGE here. While I do agree with some of what is written here, I hope articles like this one will bring about the change this dorama needs to get a higher viewership. I wish such a series was made here as our government also consist of self-serving bureaucrats who have lost touched to the base, the people, whom they should be serving.

Change

Jun. 10th, 2008 02:31 pm
scottishlass: (KS Kimutaki lonely)
Found an interesting article about CHANGE here. While I do agree with some of what is written here, I hope articles like this one will bring about the change this dorama needs to get a higher viewership. I wish such a series was made here as our government also consist of self-serving bureaucrats who have lost touched to the base, the people, whom they should be serving.

Sigh ...

May. 15th, 2008 07:58 am
scottishlass: (KS Lee Joon-ki)
Lee Jun-ki .. you MORON!!! I know, I know you want to protect your home country from the bad red rabbit across the border in the North, but puhleeeze ... you still have a few years before you are drafted. Why do you have to enlist VOLUNTARILY??
So please Korean producers, come up with something totally irresistable for Jun-ki otherwise he will vanish into the hills like Gong Yoo with a really bad hair cut for two years next year. SIGH!

In other news...
Watched CHANGE and OMG!! This will be so good. Ratings for first ep was 22.3% not bad though Japanese media already compared it to Gokusen3 which gained 26%. Well those Johnny-Junior doramas always gain a lot of momentum and then just sizzle out while Kimuras doramas always gain high ratings throughout the series. Will write more about it once I have seen more eps but so far all I can tell, I love the concept!!

Ryokiteki na Kanojo is delicious as I thought it was and Tsu is just love! It is so much fun watching Tsu stretching his comical legs. His facial expressions are hilarious and yet, he is both hot and cuddly as marine biologist Masaki Saburo.

But strange the two doramas of this season that surprised me by being both delightful, funny and irresistable are Around 40 and Osen.

I love Osen for its worshipping of food. OMG! You get hungry watching it and I have now at least so much grasp of the Japanese language to know that the adjectives they use in the subtitles to describe the food and its tastes is just a hair width of words the original Japanese script says. I guess English is a limited language after all :) Additionally, Uchi Hiroki as Ezaki Yoshio looks like a dark-haired Tackey (T&T sing the ending song) it's a bit weird :) Aoi Yu is so cute ... like a little china doll and yet she plays okami-san with a quirkiness that is refreshing. She is a fragile flower with a backbone of steel :)

Around 40 is fun. Watching Amami Yuki as Satoko and Fujiki Naohito as Okamura is a pleasure. Satoko is a nearly 40 professional psychologist who is happy as a working woman. From time to time she mises the romance in her life but her work really fills her with happiness. But family and friends pressure her to marry at last. Her new work colleague, 35 year old Okamura, is a very conscientious man who gets on everyone's nerves including Satoko with his ecologial sense. Those two very different persons start out at odds but slowly disvcover that even though they come from different backgrounds, are of different ages, they have indeed a lot of similarities.
I have high hopes for this dorama, and with ep5 out right now, and the beginning of romance I think my hopes have been answered. And OMG! (I do repeat myself, ne?) Fujiki Naohito looks so fucking young in this dorama. Did they send him to some sort of spa of youthfulness? In Hotaru no Hikari he looked over 40 in his stern suits and with that earnest mien but here? He looks 30 at most.

ETA: Anyone know where I can download this week's SxS??? I'm on turkey here ...

Sigh ...

May. 15th, 2008 07:58 am
scottishlass: (KS Lee Joon-ki)
Lee Jun-ki .. you MORON!!! I know, I know you want to protect your home country from the bad red rabbit across the border in the North, but puhleeeze ... you still have a few years before you are drafted. Why do you have to enlist VOLUNTARILY??
So please Korean producers, come up with something totally irresistable for Jun-ki otherwise he will vanish into the hills like Gong Yoo with a really bad hair cut for two years next year. SIGH!

In other news...
Watched CHANGE and OMG!! This will be so good. Ratings for first ep was 22.3% not bad though Japanese media already compared it to Gokusen3 which gained 26%. Well those Johnny-Junior doramas always gain a lot of momentum and then just sizzle out while Kimuras doramas always gain high ratings throughout the series. Will write more about it once I have seen more eps but so far all I can tell, I love the concept!!

Ryokiteki na Kanojo is delicious as I thought it was and Tsu is just love! It is so much fun watching Tsu stretching his comical legs. His facial expressions are hilarious and yet, he is both hot and cuddly as marine biologist Masaki Saburo.

But strange the two doramas of this season that surprised me by being both delightful, funny and irresistable are Around 40 and Osen.

I love Osen for its worshipping of food. OMG! You get hungry watching it and I have now at least so much grasp of the Japanese language to know that the adjectives they use in the subtitles to describe the food and its tastes is just a hair width of words the original Japanese script says. I guess English is a limited language after all :) Additionally, Uchi Hiroki as Ezaki Yoshio looks like a dark-haired Tackey (T&T sing the ending song) it's a bit weird :) Aoi Yu is so cute ... like a little china doll and yet she plays okami-san with a quirkiness that is refreshing. She is a fragile flower with a backbone of steel :)

Around 40 is fun. Watching Amami Yuki as Satoko and Fujiki Naohito as Okamura is a pleasure. Satoko is a nearly 40 professional psychologist who is happy as a working woman. From time to time she mises the romance in her life but her work really fills her with happiness. But family and friends pressure her to marry at last. Her new work colleague, 35 year old Okamura, is a very conscientious man who gets on everyone's nerves including Satoko with his ecologial sense. Those two very different persons start out at odds but slowly disvcover that even though they come from different backgrounds, are of different ages, they have indeed a lot of similarities.
I have high hopes for this dorama, and with ep5 out right now, and the beginning of romance I think my hopes have been answered. And OMG! (I do repeat myself, ne?) Fujiki Naohito looks so fucking young in this dorama. Did they send him to some sort of spa of youthfulness? In Hotaru no Hikari he looked over 40 in his stern suits and with that earnest mien but here? He looks 30 at most.

ETA: Anyone know where I can download this week's SxS??? I'm on turkey here ...

Sigh ...

May. 15th, 2008 07:58 am
scottishlass: (KS Lee Joon-ki)
Lee Jun-ki .. you MORON!!! I know, I know you want to protect your home country from the bad red rabbit across the border in the North, but puhleeeze ... you still have a few years before you are drafted. Why do you have to enlist VOLUNTARILY??
So please Korean producers, come up with something totally irresistable for Jun-ki otherwise he will vanish into the hills like Gong Yoo with a really bad hair cut for two years next year. SIGH!

In other news...
Watched CHANGE and OMG!! This will be so good. Ratings for first ep was 22.3% not bad though Japanese media already compared it to Gokusen3 which gained 26%. Well those Johnny-Junior doramas always gain a lot of momentum and then just sizzle out while Kimuras doramas always gain high ratings throughout the series. Will write more about it once I have seen more eps but so far all I can tell, I love the concept!!

Ryokiteki na Kanojo is delicious as I thought it was and Tsu is just love! It is so much fun watching Tsu stretching his comical legs. His facial expressions are hilarious and yet, he is both hot and cuddly as marine biologist Masaki Saburo.

But strange the two doramas of this season that surprised me by being both delightful, funny and irresistable are Around 40 and Osen.

I love Osen for its worshipping of food. OMG! You get hungry watching it and I have now at least so much grasp of the Japanese language to know that the adjectives they use in the subtitles to describe the food and its tastes is just a hair width of words the original Japanese script says. I guess English is a limited language after all :) Additionally, Uchi Hiroki as Ezaki Yoshio looks like a dark-haired Tackey (T&T sing the ending song) it's a bit weird :) Aoi Yu is so cute ... like a little china doll and yet she plays okami-san with a quirkiness that is refreshing. She is a fragile flower with a backbone of steel :)

Around 40 is fun. Watching Amami Yuki as Satoko and Fujiki Naohito as Okamura is a pleasure. Satoko is a nearly 40 professional psychologist who is happy as a working woman. From time to time she mises the romance in her life but her work really fills her with happiness. But family and friends pressure her to marry at last. Her new work colleague, 35 year old Okamura, is a very conscientious man who gets on everyone's nerves including Satoko with his ecologial sense. Those two very different persons start out at odds but slowly disvcover that even though they come from different backgrounds, are of different ages, they have indeed a lot of similarities.
I have high hopes for this dorama, and with ep5 out right now, and the beginning of romance I think my hopes have been answered. And OMG! (I do repeat myself, ne?) Fujiki Naohito looks so fucking young in this dorama. Did they send him to some sort of spa of youthfulness? In Hotaru no Hikari he looked over 40 in his stern suits and with that earnest mien but here? He looks 30 at most.

ETA: Anyone know where I can download this week's SxS??? I'm on turkey here ...
scottishlass: (KS Kimutaki Fighter)
I can't wait for this to start .... it looks interesting and for once Kimura-san looks ugly! Really ugly with that broccoli hair.

scottishlass: (KS Kimutaki Fighter)
I can't wait for this to start .... it looks interesting and for once Kimura-san looks ugly! Really ugly with that broccoli hair.

scottishlass: (KS Kimutaki Fighter)
I can't wait for this to start .... it looks interesting and for once Kimura-san looks ugly! Really ugly with that broccoli hair.

scottishlass: (KS Kimutaki Bedhair)
According to the plot synopsis on wikipedia CHANGE really sounds interesting. I wasn't sure at first of the elementary school teacher turns politician plot but now with more substance to the plot it is even plausible considering how politics work in Japan.

I'm so looking forward to this dorama ... I can so imagine Kimura as the dreamy, reluctant, rebellious school teacher Asakura Keita who gets ripped apart ethically and mentally by the world of politics and due to family obligations can't get out of the whole situation. The ANGST!!! I just hope he won't end up dead at the end of the series.
scottishlass: (KS Kimutaki Bedhair)
According to the plot synopsis on wikipedia CHANGE really sounds interesting. I wasn't sure at first of the elementary school teacher turns politician plot but now with more substance to the plot it is even plausible considering how politics work in Japan.

I'm so looking forward to this dorama ... I can so imagine Kimura as the dreamy, reluctant, rebellious school teacher Asakura Keita who gets ripped apart ethically and mentally by the world of politics and due to family obligations can't get out of the whole situation. The ANGST!!! I just hope he won't end up dead at the end of the series.
scottishlass: (KS Kimutaki Bedhair)
According to the plot synopsis on wikipedia CHANGE really sounds interesting. I wasn't sure at first of the elementary school teacher turns politician plot but now with more substance to the plot it is even plausible considering how politics work in Japan.

I'm so looking forward to this dorama ... I can so imagine Kimura as the dreamy, reluctant, rebellious school teacher Asakura Keita who gets ripped apart ethically and mentally by the world of politics and due to family obligations can't get out of the whole situation. The ANGST!!! I just hope he won't end up dead at the end of the series.
scottishlass: (Default)
CHANGE (変更) stars Kimura as an elementary school teacher who gets thrown into the political arena and ends up becoming the Prime Minister of Japan. Fukatsu Eri co-stars as his secretary. Other cast members include Abe Hiroshi as Kimura's election planner, Kato Rosa as a campaign assistant, and Terao Akira as the ruling party's general council chairman.

Additionally, pop star Madonna is now connected to one of Japan's biggest celebrities. It was announced on Sunday that she is providing the theme song for the upcoming Kimura Takuya drama that will air on Fuji TV. This is reportedly the first time one of her songs will be used as the theme for a television series.

Production staff for the drama, titled CHANGE (変更) wanted a major international artist to do the theme song. Thinking they had nothing to lose, they made an offer last December to Madonna, who happened to be working on her new album, Hard Candy. After hearing about the drama's story and seeing the staff's enthusiasm, she accepted the offer and created the ballad Miles Away.

In the past Madonna had appeared as Bistro guest in a SMAPxSMAP episode in 2005.

The drama will air on Mondays at 9:00pm, starting next month.
~ Tokyograph
scottishlass: (Default)
CHANGE (変更) stars Kimura as an elementary school teacher who gets thrown into the political arena and ends up becoming the Prime Minister of Japan. Fukatsu Eri co-stars as his secretary. Other cast members include Abe Hiroshi as Kimura's election planner, Kato Rosa as a campaign assistant, and Terao Akira as the ruling party's general council chairman.

Additionally, pop star Madonna is now connected to one of Japan's biggest celebrities. It was announced on Sunday that she is providing the theme song for the upcoming Kimura Takuya drama that will air on Fuji TV. This is reportedly the first time one of her songs will be used as the theme for a television series.

Production staff for the drama, titled CHANGE (変更) wanted a major international artist to do the theme song. Thinking they had nothing to lose, they made an offer last December to Madonna, who happened to be working on her new album, Hard Candy. After hearing about the drama's story and seeing the staff's enthusiasm, she accepted the offer and created the ballad Miles Away.

In the past Madonna had appeared as Bistro guest in a SMAPxSMAP episode in 2005.

The drama will air on Mondays at 9:00pm, starting next month.
~ Tokyograph
scottishlass: (Default)
CHANGE (変更) stars Kimura as an elementary school teacher who gets thrown into the political arena and ends up becoming the Prime Minister of Japan. Fukatsu Eri co-stars as his secretary. Other cast members include Abe Hiroshi as Kimura's election planner, Kato Rosa as a campaign assistant, and Terao Akira as the ruling party's general council chairman.

Additionally, pop star Madonna is now connected to one of Japan's biggest celebrities. It was announced on Sunday that she is providing the theme song for the upcoming Kimura Takuya drama that will air on Fuji TV. This is reportedly the first time one of her songs will be used as the theme for a television series.

Production staff for the drama, titled CHANGE (変更) wanted a major international artist to do the theme song. Thinking they had nothing to lose, they made an offer last December to Madonna, who happened to be working on her new album, Hard Candy. After hearing about the drama's story and seeing the staff's enthusiasm, she accepted the offer and created the ballad Miles Away.

In the past Madonna had appeared as Bistro guest in a SMAPxSMAP episode in 2005.

The drama will air on Mondays at 9:00pm, starting next month.
~ Tokyograph

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