Japanese Netizens Vote for Most Beautiful J-actress of All Time with Kitagawa Keiko Topping the List

The votes are in and this is a huge polling size and spans decades to get a good sense of what Japanese find most beautiful among their actresses. With over 50,000 votes, J-actress Kitagawa Keiko tops the list of most beautiful face actresses in Japan, followed by 1960’s top actress Yoshinaga Sayuri, with one of the youngest stars on this list Sasaki Nozomi coming in third. Fourth spot goes to Ishihara Satomi with 70’s actress Natsume Masako taking up the fifth position. The rest of the top ten are the stalwarts of J-ent for the last decade in Aragaki Yui, Kiritani Mirei, Sawajiri Erika, Fukada Kyoko, and Ayase Haruka. I find J-netizens much more accepting of different looks and types of beauties from the healthy sun dappled busty types to the sweet innocent cute visuals, whereas K-ent has been homogenizing one set of attributes for what it considers top beauty. Continue reading

Popular J-ent Male Stars Yamapi and Kame Still Going Strong with Respective Rumored Girlfriends Ishihara Satomi and Fukada Kyoko

The recently premiered J-dorama You Are My Destiny is off to a solid start and I’m liking what I’ve seen so far after episode 1. It’s not as cracktastic as male lead Yamashita Tomohisa‘s last dorama From Five to Nine … Continue reading

Yamapi and Ishihara Satomi Wrap up J-dorama 5-ji kara 9-ji made with a Deluge of Sweet Romance

What a fantastic ending to a fun ride all around from the recently wrapped Fuji TV renzouku dorama 5-ji kara 9-ji made (From Five to Nine) with charismatic and gorgeous leads Yamashita Tomohisa and Ishihara Satomi. I haven’t had this much fun watching … Continue reading

Charming Drama Previews for J-dorama 5-ji kara 9-ji made Premiering this Monday

This Monday night October 12th is the premiere of Fuji TV J-dorama 5-ji kara 9-ji made (From Five to Nine), starring a full cast of well known Japanese acting stars who each can and have headline their own doramas. Ishihara … Continue reading

So Much Eye Candy in Latest Cute Promos for 5-ji kara 9-ji made with Yamapi and Ishihara Satomi

it’s countdown time to upcoming Fuji TV Getsu 9 (Monday at 9) J-dorama 5-ji kara 9-ji made (From Five to Nine), premiering next Monday October 12th just in time to fully usher in the fall season. I’m hoping a mood … Continue reading

Furukawa Yuki and Mokomichi Hayami Join Yamapi and Ishihara Satomi in 5-ji Kara 9-ji Made

Well, well, well, look who just joined 5-ji Kara 9-ji Made (From Five to Nine) to really shake up Mondays. Fuji TV‘s upcoming Getsu 9 (Monday at 9) dorama 5-ji Kara 9-ji Made just added to the already stellar leads Ishihara … Continue reading