Brief Thoughts on Jdramas: Part One

So this is a little feature I’ve put together where I give info and my opinion on different jdramas (and occasionally kdramas) that I’ve watched over the years. I’m just going to do three at a time in alphabetical order. 

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Suikyuu Yankees Wrap Up Post: The Mizu Tama Awards

"This is an A+ show about water polo"

“This is an A+ show about water polo”

So since I absolutely love this show and don’t want to let it go, I’ve got one last SuiYan post for you all. It’s a fun little thing I like to call the Mizu Tama awards!

Alright, I’ll be honest. It’s just an excuse for me to share some of the screencaps I didn’t get to use in my recaps. Feel free to join me in the fun!

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Suikyuu Yankees Episode 9 Recap/Review: Model Behavior

So I was thinking after last week’s episode, that there’s a distinct lack of yankees in a show that has yankees in the title. Sure, Naoya looks like a stereotypical yankee with his ridiculous hair and his clothing style. But he doesn’t really act like one. He doesn’t really go around starting fights (except for that one time he punched Mean VP in the face) and he’s not carrying around lead pipes and stuff like that. With that thought in mind, let’s see how this episode turns out.

Okay y’all, I’ve been fighting off a cold all week and sadly have no leeks to cure me. But just like the Mizu Tama boys do, I keep on rolling. Today’s episode theme is “Never give up! The possibilities are endless!” And we’ve got some discussion on the subject of role models. So let’s talk about it!

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How I started watching Japanese dramas

Everybody has a story of firsts. Like maybe the first time they drive a car or the first time they try a new food. There’s even a popular American sitcom called How I Met Your Mother detailing the events leading up to the main character meeting his future wife for the first time.

So since I like to tell stories and I’m currently blogging about Japanese dramas, I figured I should make a post about how I got sucked into dramas in the first place. No, it’s not super exciting, and no, it’s certainly not as long as How I Met Your Mother (The show lasted for nine seasons!) but I hope maybe it’ll be of interest to someone out there.

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