Ishihara Satomi is the Cutest Pharmacist for J-dorama Unsung Cinderella

I find J-actress Ishihara Satomi great in procedurals and she’s coming back this Spring with a new Fuji TV dorama called Unsung Cinderella. It’s based on a same name manga and her character visuals looks sooooo much like the manga character it just reinforces how crazy pretty she is in real life. It’s the story of a hospital pharmacist who takes her job above and beyond just mixing pills based on doctor diagnosis and prescription. She spends time with patients personally to offer up even more targeted treatments and gets flack from her colleagues. Sounds like the world’s best pharmacist to me, and a way to get this role to have more agency and interaction than behind the counter grabbing pill bottles. Count me in! Continue reading

J-dorama Unnatural with Ishihara Satomi Takes #1 in 2018 Top 10 Most Popular J-dorama Rankings

I only watched a few J-doramas this year in 2018 but most of the ones I did made the top 10 list of most highly rated J-doramas on China’s massive Douban platform. With hundreds of thousands of votes, forensic medical … Continue reading

Stepmom to Daughter Blues with Ayase Haruka is the Ratings Winner of the Summer 2018 J-dorama Season

The summer 2018 J-doramas are done or nearly done with airing and there were three big name cast ones caught my eye. Ueno Juri was back with the J-remake of Good Doctor and Ishihara Satomi was being her most fabulous … Continue reading

Oguri Shun and Matsumoto Jun Attend Hana Nochi Hare Drama Wrap Party After Success Airing

For those who want a throwback good time then check out recently completed J-dorama Hana Nochi Hare, the sequel to hit manga franchise Hana Yori Dango (Boys Before Flowers). I legit adore this story in both the manga (which I … Continue reading

Top J-actresses Ishihara Satomi, Ueno Juri and Ayase Haruka All Have Big Summer 2018 Doramas Coming

I’m triply stoked for the summer 2018 J-dorama season, and in general have enjoyed the last three dorama seasons with always one show I get hooked on to watch. Summer ’18 has three high profile top actresses with anticipated series … Continue reading