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Upcoming Drama: Code Blue Season Two

Posted by on Jan 4, 2010 in Reviews | 3 comments

Coming up in the Winter season 2010 is season two of Code Blue. It starts on the 11th of January and will air Monday nights on Fuji TV. Looks like the important characters from Season one are returning, including Yamashita Tomohisa, Aragaki Yui and Toda Erika.

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Proposal Daisakusen SP – Review

Posted by on Feb 8, 2009 in Reviews | 2 comments

Proposal Daisakusen SP

Proposal Daisakusen
Carlie’s Rating:
Rate This Special: 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (15 votes, average: 4.73 out of 5)
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In this special of Proposal Daisakusen, it is Eri and Tsuru’s wedding. However, Eri isn’t prepared to go through with it because she isn’t sure if Tsuru is serious about her. Once again, Ken wishes there was something he could do, and thus he is transported back to the past to change the future…


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Almost Finished Uni…

Posted by on Oct 27, 2008 in Life | 6 comments

OK, right now I’m so close to finishing uni, I am so excited yet so stressed!! I look forward to writing on this site more often, I am often blogging in my head, I just rarely get the chance to actually write it down.

It’s not long now until I go to Japan! I’m so excited yet I have a lot to do before I go so I am probably thinking about it more than I should.

This is going to be my first time in Japan. I plan on going everywhere. I’m starting in Osaka, going up to Tokyo and then back down to Kyoto before leaving.

One thing I am hating right now is the exchange rate. Why did it have to happen NOW??? My money has effectively been halved thanks to it. I’m only going to be able to buy half the manga and visit half the love hotels I planned on going to.

Another thing I’ve been *naughty* in doing is studying Japanese my way. I really have a lot of things I need to be doing, yet I’ve been plugging away at my Intermediate Japanese textbook, and again have been using Anki – that program has changed a lot since I last used it, which I think was around July.

As for Dramas, I have been watching:

  • Innocent Love
    I am really enjoying this, I think this one is my favourite so far this season. Of course, the season is still young though.
  • Oh! My Girl!!
    *Yawn.* I found nothing special with this one. While cute, I’m not sure I’ll watch the rest of this one.
  • Ryusei no Kizuna
    I’m enjoying this one. I think the cast have great chemistry, and it was more “mature” (i.e. lots of sex talk!) than I thought it would be for a Johnny’s show. I like the non-linear-ish story line. This one is a bit of fun, so far, but with dark undertones.
  • Bloody Monday
    I haven’t finished watching the first episode yet, as I got interrupted, but this is one show I am planning to watch. From what I’ve seen it’s really intriguing.
  • Room of King
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New Season “Summer” 2008! Yay!

Posted by on Jul 5, 2008 in Life | 0 comments

Hi Everyone. I’ve been sick. In fact, I still feel sick, I can’t shake it! Dammit! But, today I’m feeling a lot better – mainly because this week the new Japanese drama season has begun! I’ve spent most of tonight watching lots of promotional stuff of Maou, Ikuta Toma and Ohno Satoshi’s new drama that aired last night. OMG, I’m so excited. I love tarot, and I love Ikuta. ;)

Even though I didn’t do as well as I usually do at university last semester, plus I was suffering from serious burnout, I got better marks than I was expecting, which is fantastic. In regards to my quest to Remember the Kanji, I’m still at the 600 kanji mark, however I’ve been practising a lot trying to get back up to where I was before. Over the next six months I hope to keep reviewing these as well as slowly increasing the amount of kanji I know.

I haven’t been reading manga, however I’ve been going through my copies of the Japanese Graded Readers, level two. For me, the only problem I really face with them is vocab. I can understand the stories except for a word here or there. Some I can get from context, but others I read the whole story and still can’t guess the word. I want to go through them again with a dictionary.

That’s the news, you’re up to date.

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Last Friends – Episode Four – Review and Caps

Posted by on Jun 10, 2008 in Reviews | 3 comments

Last Friends
Episode Four
First Aired:
1st May 2008
Carlie’s Rating: heart heart heart heart heart
Rate This Episode: 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (9 votes, average: 4.56 out of 5)
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Michiru stays at the share house while Sousuke stalks Ruka to find out where Michiru is. Meanwhile, Orugin and Eri go pair cup shopping.

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