Category Archives: J-doramas

KimuTaku’s 2011 Dorama Is Remake of 1983 Movie Antarctica: 南極物語

King of J-entertainment KimuTaku (Kimura Takuya) has settled on his 2011 J-dorama project, and it’s a doozy. Something this large in scale and scope, the 60th anniversary drama for TBS, only one man has britches big enough to carry the … Continue reading

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Yamapi’s Drops His Latest Single “Hadakanbo”

A big thank you to @Anona for alerting to Yamapi‘s latest single dropping its PV. The song is called “Hadakanbo” (which means naked baby), and has a very Big Band crossed with J-pop vibe. In the video, Pi wears a … Continue reading

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Yamapi in Thailand for Press Conference on Upcoming Solo Asia Tour

My Pi is back! I have an inkling that 2011 will be a stellar year for Yamapi (Yamashita Tomohisa), what with his movie Ashita no Joe being released in February, and his solo Asia tour launching at the end of … Continue reading

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Queen of J-Pop Ayumi Hamasaki Gets Married

I always say – every New Year is welcomed with a piece of shocking news. 2011’s first big humdinger comes courtesy of J-pop. I left Japan just one day too early, otherwise I would have woken up to this news … Continue reading

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Pimp That Drama: Tatta Hitotsu no Koi

It’s time for another installment of Pimp That Drama. The first post was months ago, when I pimped out Hotaru no Hikari, and in the interim I simply got swept up into a veritable tidal wave of love for a … Continue reading

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BFFs Jin And YamaPi Are Back On

The earth has just been returned to its axis, and continues to spin again. Akanishi Jin and Yamashita Tomohisa were spotted out together over the weekend at, where else, some Roppongi night club. What was even more noteworthy was that they … Continue reading

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Hammer Session with Hayami Mokomichi

Two prisoners manages to escape after the police convey transporting them crashes. One of them is a gangster. The other is Otowa Yonka – our protagonist – a con artist whose cheats money from criminals or terrorists, who becomes the … Continue reading

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