A Review and Recap of the Paradise Kiss Movie with Kitagawa Keiko and Mukai Osamu

The Paradise Kiss live-action movie can be viewed two ways. For folks unfamiliar with Yazawa Ai‘s brilliant source manga, the ParaKiss movie starring Kitagawa Keiko and Mukai Osamu is likely just a frothy harmless shallow piece of fashion coming-of-age entertainment … Continue reading

First Impressions on Bu Bu Jing Xin (步步惊心) with Liu Shi Shi and Nicky Wu

It’s here! And it’s everything I hoped for and more, literally drama crack on demand and I’m already in withdrawal mode needing more new episodes. More, I need more Bu Bu Jing Xin (步步惊心), THE long-awaited time-travel period C-drama. Before … Continue reading

First Impressions: Ouran High School Host Club

J-doramas have officially gone off the cross-dressing end this Summer, with not one, not two, but THREE girl-crossing-dressing-with-a-bunch-of-guys dramas out at the exact same time. And two are remakes to boot. Where’s the originality Japan? I checked out all three … Continue reading