Netflix Releases Apocalyptic Poster and Action Packed Official Preview for Alice in Borderland 2

A well crafted high stakes life as a game concept will always have room for variations that deliver fun and catharsis. I still remember the one-two punch of K-drama Sweet Home and J-dorama Alice in Borderland when both were released around the same time in December 2020, the perfect holiday binge watch during the height of COVID-19 stay home era. Netflix is filming sequels to Sweet Home but Alice in Borderland 2 will come out first at the end of this month on December 20th. I’ve read and loved the manga which was surprisingly short in that it ended when I actually wanted more, so is AiB2 maps the battle with the face cards then this will be the final installment for the story. There is a side-quel of sorts but it’s really short. Yamazaki Kento returns at the titular Arisu with Tsuchiya Tao as his stalwart partner navigating the increasingly larger games of this season. The most memorable of the face cards will definitely be Yamashita Tomohisa as the butt naked King of Clubs, a genuinely 3D “antagonist” with one of the most interesting games in the story. Check out the super exciting preview below.

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Alice in Borderland 2 Cast of Yamazaki Kento, Tsuchiya Tao, Yamashita Tomohisa, and Naka Riisa Take Center Stage at TUDUM Japan Hosted by Netflix to Showcase Upcoming J-doramas

I already posted about the upcoming Alice in Borderland 2 airing on Netflix in December of 2022 but this week the pictures and promos are out from the announcement event called TUDUM Japan. There were TUDUM events held around the … Continue reading

Alice in Borderland 2 Teaser Preview Hits All the Right Emotional and Action Beat Knowing the Characters We Care About Have Another Mountain to Climb

I feel so lucky to straddle so many different Asian entertainment show mediums, it opens my mind to how the differences can produce compelling but different products. The success of Squid Game is undoubtedly warranted but I understand why J-dorama … Continue reading

Ayase Haruka and Aragaki Yui Lead the J-news Poll for Top Actresses of 2022

The top J-actresses appear to have a stranglehold in the audience love for the past decade and probably even earlier almost 15 years. A top J-news publication held a poll of viewers to pick their top J-actress of 2022. To … Continue reading

J-dorama Version of You From Another Star Airing on Amazon Prime Gets Panned for Miscasting of Fukushi Sota and Yamamoto Mizuki After Release of First Trailer

Hahahaha, OMG this looks sooooooooo bad. Like, mwahahahaha trainwreck level bad potentially. The first trailer is out for the J-version of You From Another Star (My Love From the Stars) which premieres on Amazon Prime streaming on February 23, and … Continue reading