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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Chihayafuru: Kami no Ku (First Verse) — Let’s Play Karuta!

“There is no bad person who likes Karuta.”

— Ayase Chihaya

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Letters to Juliet & The Last Word: Turn What Ifs to What Is

A writer is truly one with a backstage pass to someone else’s life

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Death Note Lighting Up My Laptop Screen

L’s legacy lives on as another detective takes up his mantle and engaging in another cat and mouse chase with the death note holders — or so it would it seem in the cover and description.

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