Why IDOL PRODUCER is Such a Treat for a Survival Show

“I always tell trainees there are no shortcuts, there is only practice, practice, never-ending repeated practice. Let it become a kind of habit, a routine.
Because the only thing that lets me have the courage to face all the sounds and lights is just the memories of my own body.”

Zhang Yixing
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My Annoying Brother: A Story of Brotherly Love and Redemption

“You have a brother (hyung), but you can’t call him your hyung?”

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Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso: The Only Truth is in Music

“Everyone’s scared to stand up on stage in front of an audience. You’re afraid that you might mistakes. That they’ll totally reject you. Even so, you grit your teeth and get up onstage anyway. Something compels us, moves us to play music. That’s how you create the most beautiful lie of all.”

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Chihayafuru: Shimo no Ku (Second Verse) — Let’s Play Karuta Together!

“I don’t know which Karuta is most genuine. But don’t you think the Karuta world we love is greater towards the people who are in a team?”

— Arata to Shinobu

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Death Note Lighting Up My Laptop Screen

After feeling a little bit guilty on my less than enthusiastic or in other words lazy description of L on my Five Flaming Hotties post, I felt compelled to make amends. My sort of apology to the genius detective was finally checking out this spinoff of the original Death Note. Continue reading “Death Note Lighting Up My Laptop Screen”

One Week Friends — Another Yamazaki Kento Live Action

Kaori Fujimiya is always alone because all of her happy memories, including time spent with her friends, disappear every Monday. Deciding that he wants to be friends with her anyway, Yuuki Hase tries to get close to Kaori each week, wishing that she would one day call him “a friend.” It is based on a manga of the same name by Hazuki Maccha.

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Anime & Manga turned Live Action featuring Kento Yamazaki

There are so many cases of manga or anime turned into Live Action. But how often does it happen that the same actor portrays the main role as this rising star – Kento Yamazaki. Dubbed as the master of live adaptation of manga and anime by fans. Continue reading “Anime & Manga turned Live Action featuring Kento Yamazaki”