Code Blue 3 with Yamapi, Aragaki Yui and Toda Erika Premiere to Successful 16.3% Ratings

Nearly all the summer 2017 J-doramas have aired so the arrival of highly promoted Code Blue 3 with big name popular stars Yamashita Tomohisa, Aragaki Yui, and Toda Erika feels like a white knight late to a party but bringing the beer when before it was all fruit punch. The third season of the popular doctors on a medical transport helicopter series premiered this past Monday to the highest ratings for this season, and the highest premiere ratings for a prime time dorama in recent memory.

Episode 1 took in 16.3% when nowadays anything over 10% is a promising start, and is nearly the same as the first and second seasons which also averaged around 16% ratings but that was back then when doramas were still doing better overall. That’s great news for Fuji TV which has seen most of it’s Gestu9 doramas average less than 10% ratings in the last two years, and the last to average 11.9% was Yamapi’s own From Five to Nine with Ishihara Satomi. I thoroughly enjoyed the nostalgia back entertainment of episode 1 and can’t wait for more, it’s got all the angst of trying to save lives and the requisite topless Yamapi scene, lol. 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