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Favorite Japanese Drama ?

Postby Chibiotoko » Thu 10.27.2005 1:34 am

Im not a big fan of mangas, But I love my JDramas. I think they are better to learn from too because they deal with every day conversation.

Ok my fav to date is Densha Otoko hands down

then Pride

then Orange Days

the Shomuni 1 & 2:)
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RE: Favorite Japanese Drama ?

Postby soldierNeptune312 » Tue 11.22.2005 11:08 am

o yeaa ive seen that once in a while-its pretty good
i would watch slow dance more but i dont really understand it...
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RE: Favorite Japanese Drama ?

Postby yankumi » Tue 11.22.2005 12:47 pm

Trick is my absolute favorite. A Million Stars Falling From the Sky was very good, but very sad. I enjoyed Gokusen, but Gokusen 2 isn't as good. I tried watching The Sleeping Forest but couldn't get into it.
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RE: Favorite Japanese Drama ?

Postby ryuubu » Tue 11.22.2005 9:42 pm

Great Teacher Onizuka is AWESOME! Kimi ha petto is pretty interesting aswell.
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RE: Favorite Japanese Drama ?

Postby lomagu » Mon 12.19.2005 7:59 am

I like Gokusen. It's funny. Actually, I've just started watching the first one, but I haven't seen the second. Also, Hana Yori Dango is good too. I think it's better than the anime version.
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RE: Favorite Japanese Drama ?

Postby Kates » Mon 12.19.2005 10:20 am

HYD drama is from Korea, if I'm not mistaken. >_> (Called "Meteor Garden" right?)

I saw a couple espisodes of "Orange Days" and thought it was pretty neat. Not only was I practicing my listening, but I could learn some Japanese sign language (shuwa) as well! :D
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RE: Favorite Japanese Drama ?

Postby colind » Mon 12.19.2005 11:15 am

On TV at the moment is a sad story called 1リットルの涙 (1 Litre of Tears). And although this might be seen as a girly drama, I'm really enjoying it. Its based on a true story, and now I want to buy a related book.
Also, an extremely funny drama now is 鬼嫁日記 (Demon Bride Diary?). If you can, i recomend you watch them. hehe Tuesday from 9pm on Fuji terebi ;)
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RE: Favorite Japanese Drama ?

Postby AJBryant » Mon 12.19.2005 7:31 pm

I mostly get into jidai geki. (I'm a Japanese historian, what can I say? ;) )

But I've recently gotten hooked on "Tokumei Kakarichou Tadano Hitoshi."

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RE: Favorite Japanese Drama ?

Postby blakjapaneseangl » Wed 05.17.2006 5:41 pm

MY FAVORITE DRAMA IS SAKURA

I LOVED IT EVERY SUNDAY I COULDN'T WAIT FOR CHURCH TO END SO I COULD WATCH IT
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RE: Favorite Japanese Drama ?

Postby hamsterfreak4evr » Wed 05.17.2006 11:19 pm

for those of you in the united states, what channel do you get JDramas on or what stores rent/sell them?
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RE: Favorite Japanese Drama ?

Postby kotori » Wed 05.17.2006 11:22 pm

Densha Otoko
Beautiful Life
and just started to watch One Litre of Tears, and I'm hooked.
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RE: Favorite Japanese Drama ?

Postby nikonikoniko » Wed 05.17.2006 11:36 pm

hamsterfreak4evr wrote:
for those of you in the united states, what channel do you get JDramas on or what stores rent/sell them?


Via satellite you can subscribe to TV Japan, which features NHK programming, for about $25 a month. If you live anywhere near a Korean video store or a Korean grocery with a video section, they often have some JDramas in addition to the KDramas.
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RE: Favorite Japanese Drama ?

Postby Schattenjedi » Thu 05.18.2006 12:01 am

My favorite is H2- 君といた日々. I got really caught up in the suspense of it. Other jdramas which I enjoyed are ドラゴン桜、電車男、世界の中心で愛をさけぶ、1リットルの涙、 野ブタをプロデュース。The first one I watched was 電車男 and that got me hooked on jdramas.
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RE: Favorite Japanese Drama ?

Postby SuzuQ » Thu 05.18.2006 12:15 am

I love jidai-geki, especially Abarenbo-Shogun and Toyama no Kinsan. I was so sad the Abarenbo-Shogun series was finally over :(

I usually don't watch dramas, but I liked Furikaereba yatsu ga iru, an old drama about doctors.
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RE: Favorite Japanese Drama ?

Postby colorpen » Thu 05.18.2006 9:25 pm

Oku The Inner Palace I and II is nice..
anything Kyoko Fukada (God Please Give Me More Time, To Heart, Fighting Girl..)
The recent Saiyuki has so much hype in it but really disappointed me.. cannot bear it..
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