A bit of a belated post if only because there seems to be a dearth of anime this past week. Continue reading
Well, what do you know — there’s a live drama adaptation of “Arakawa Under the Bridge.” Continue reading
Forgive this rambling post. I just go into one of those binge cravings for Japanese live dramas every once in a while, and after watching a particularly lame one last night, I felt compelled to write about it.
You never would’ve guessed that Usui’s rich, huh?
I’ve been watching a few Japanese live dramas (‘jdorama’ if you wanna be a dork) lately and they are hilarious but not always for all the right reasons. These shows’ exaggerated portrayals of the rich can sometimes reach levels of self-parody and they are full cognitive dissonance regarding the West.