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 marathoned one weekend and need moar) and the dorama adaptation with fresh leads Hirano Sho, Sugisaka Hana, and Nakagawa Taisho. They created their own characters, youngsters attending the same prestigious high school years later in the narrative timeline, without ever being compared to the iconic roles and performances of HanaDan leads Matsumoto Jun, Oguri Shun, and Inoue Mao. The dorama created the throwback feels to a great shoujo love triangle with both male leads having their lovable qualities and being a great option for the female lead in different ways. Even better was having three of the four original F4 cameo, Jun and Shun showed up early while Matsuda Shota nearly stole the show with his final episode appearance. A most excellent dorama for those craving classic shoujo feels. Continue reading

Meteor Garden 2018 Wraps Filming and Releases Awesome First Look at the Drama

I’m so in! The first teaser is out for Meteor Garden 2018, the TW/C-drama latest adaptation of the perennially popular shoujo manga Hana Yori Dango (Boys Before Flowers), and it looks like the ideal summer guilty pleasure drama watch. The … Continue reading

Meteor Garden 2018 Releases Official Character Posters of Fresh-faced Pretty Young Leads

The first character posters are out for the upcoming 2018 drama remake of Meteor Garden, now more officially a TW-drama and C-drama mashup thanks to the producer being Angie Tsai who produced the classic 2001 version but this time getting … Continue reading

Japan to Adapt Hana Yori Dango Manga Sequel Hana Nochi Hare into J-dorama Scheduled for April 2018 Airing

The J-dorama adaption of popular manga Hana Yori Dango¬†scheduled for 2018 has finally been confirmed but it’s not the adaptation or rumored leading lady initially thought. TBS will be adapting the HanaDan sequel Hana Nochi Hare¬†– Hana Yori Dango Next … Continue reading