Code Blue Poised to Break 10 Billion Yen Mark at Box Office Becoming 2nd Most Successful J-dorama Adapted into Movie

Dang, looks like the Japanese appetite for the helicopter docs are way higher than expected so a big congrats to the cast and crew of Code Blue. The three season running medical dorama set in a countryside hospital about a crew of ER docs doing helicopter medical assistance duty got a movie treatment this summer and it’s a runaway hit. The Code Blue movie premiered in late July and has been number 1 at the box office 3 weeks running, poised to break 5 billion yen in receipts. The production company anticipates it will break 10 billion yen eventually to become the second highest grossing J-dorama turned into movie after Bayside Shakedown. The success of the movie goes to the strong chemistry of the five leads Yamashita Tomohisa, Aragaki Yui, Toda Erika, Asari Yosuke, and Higa Minami. 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, Kame, and Fumino Sparkle with Chemistry in More Previews for I Am Your Destiny

This dorama continues to look cute and cuter, or maybe that’s due to the reunion combination of Yamashita Tomohisa and Kamenashi Kazuya shading everything in rosy tinted Nobuta nostalgia. It could be both, with Yamapi’s last rom-com being the most … Continue reading

Yamapi Plays Matchmaker for Kame and Fumino in First Teasers for I Am Your Destiny

This dorama looks majorly adorable, as hoped and expected when I hear the three leads casting consisting of three of my J-ent baes. There’s Kamenashi Kazuya doing his version of the earnest lovelorn suitor, Yamapi as his magical and cool … Continue reading

First Rose Tinted Poster for J-dorama I’m Your Destiny with Kame, Yamapi, and Kimura Fumino

I super can’t wait for the arrival of spring romance dorama I’m Your Destiny (Boku, Unmei no hitodesu), not just for the reunion of bromance from ten years ago Yamashita Tomohisa and Kamenashi Kazuya but also for the promised cuteness … Continue reading