OCN Drama The Uncanny Counter the First to Break 10% Ratings, Gets 2nd Season, and Cast Featured in Cine21 Pictorial

There is so much to celebrate and be proud of and it the biggest surprise of the last month has got to be OCN drama The Uncanny Counter. It airs on the smallest of the three notable cable networks and features a main cast without any big name stars. But it’s been a hit for the network since the premiere and the ratings has only gone up. This Sunday the drama broke 10% ratings, the first time for ANY drama airing on OCN, hitting 10.581% for episode 12. The series is schedule for 16 episodes but due to the supernatural fighting crew genre and because it’s based on a webtoon, there is still more story to tell and the network has confirmed the series will get a second season. This week leads Jo Byung Kyu, Kim Se Jung, Yoo Joon Sang, and Yeom Hye Ran also got a glossy pictorial on movie magazine Cine21, nicely done underdogs!

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Demon Slayer Anime Movie Becomes Japan’s #1 All Time Box Office Hit as Talk Goes to Live Action Adaptation with Casting News Spoilers

Over Christmas 2020 the anime movie Demon Slayer: Infinity Train (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Train) surpassed Spirited Away to become the #1 box office hit in Japan. Along the way it passed Your Name and Titanic as well, and honestly … Continue reading

Poster and Trailer for Upcoming J-movie Adaptation of Popular 90’s Manga Marmalade Boy

I can’t believe it’s been over thirty years (!!!) since shoujo manga Marmalade Boy came out. It’s actually still readable though the drawing style may seem too quaint for those who prefer the current renderings, this is actually my manga … Continue reading

Yamazaki Kento Transforms into Classic Manga Character for Movie Adaptation of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

Japan is stacking the summer 2017 deck in terms of highly anticipated adaptations, not only is there the live-action version of Gintama coming with Oguri Shun, there is also the live-action adaptation of classic shonen hit manga Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure. … Continue reading

More Spot On Character Posters for Highly Anticipated J-movie Adaptation of Popular Manga Gintama

More character posters are out for the highly anticipated summer Japanese movie live-action adaptation of popular shonen manga Gintama (Silver Soul). The first set of movie posters released last month were of the three main characters – Oguri Shun as … Continue reading