Yamashita Tomohisa Dons Arm Prosthetic for J-dorama Adaptation of Hit Manga In Hand

I have a new Spring J-dorama to look forward to and it totally blends together what Japan does so well. Yamashita Tomohisa is returning to the small screen to headline the J-dorama adaptation of popular manga In Hand. The visual conceit is that the male lead a super smart parasitologist has a black prosthetic arm for a replacement hand but the narrative is about how his research helps find the cause and cure for weird parasitic infections. His loner ways and arrogant attitude calls to mind class Black Jack and I also love Japan exploring weird medical conditions without the added baggage of throwing in emotional story lines that don’t need to be there. In Hand premieres April 2019. Continue reading

Current K-drama Male Leads on the 10 Year Challenge Have Aged Like Fine Wine

The current It thing on Facebook is the 10 Year Challenge, to post a picture of yourself today versus 10 years ago on your first post when Facebook started. Some people have aged hard, some hardly at all, but looks … Continue reading