My reviews on Japanese dramas, movies & music as well as anything to do with J-ent.From the ML to the forum and now to the blog version, here's hoping that this space will be a trusted source of information for all J-ent fanatics and a platform where we can come together and share our thoughts.I noticed that this was more of Chiaki’s dorama than Nodame’s.Until the very end, he had more character development than Nodame.After a 15-minute taxi ride, Hirosue arrived at Sato's apartment and used the intercom to inform him of her arrival.Soon after, the lobby was unlocked and she headed into the apartment building.Boasting a rare 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes, multitalented Han Han's sophomore production accelerated past the billion yuan (0 million) milestone domestically.July 15 PM Extraordinary Mission Alan Mak, Anthony Pun 2017 China DCP 120 minutes Actor Duan Yihong will be in attendance and will receive the NYAFF 2017 Star Asia Award Uber-cop Lin Kai (Huang Xuan) goes deep cover to take down a vicious drug cartel.
Battle of Memories is a hallucinogenic roller coaster ride built on dream logic, incorporating a stylish visual aesthetic into a tightly woven murder mystery.
FEATURES52Hz, I Love You (Taiwan) - CDFF 2017 opens with the latest film from Wei Te-sheng ( and makes a full on musical with this film, named after the whale whose emitted frequency no other species of whale can hear.
This is a metaphor for the collection of lonely hearts that populate the film (most played by actual singers/musicians popular in Taiwan).
They were all raves about it, so I thought this should be worth my time. My initial reaction is that I didn’t like the numerous anime-ish scenes that the director (or whoever) is so fond of. The harisen, the flying Nodame, and the Street Fighter-like punches are a bit out of place, even in a funny series like Nodame, IMHO.
Also, the first few episodes dealt mostly with Chiaki’s angst, and his desire to shut himself in his miseries about his ‘career limbo’ sort of drags the story.