The F4 actors are getting nominations for their roles. Shota Matsuda is nominated for 'Best Newcomer' in Hong Kong International Film Festival Society for his role in the "Hana Yori Dango Final". More info from ANN.
Meanwhile "Boy Before Flowers" actors, Lee Min- Ho and Kim Bum are nominated for Popularity Award and New Actors at 45th Baeksang Arts Awards. Kim Bum's nomination for the latter category is for a different drama. More info from dramabeans.
Peach-Pit will resume their mangas including "Shugo Chara" this January and February. More info from ANN.
Here are some of the stories wherein the bishies gravitates towards the main hero.
"Vampire Knight Guilty" - 13 episodes
The sequel is better but the ending sucks. The build up was filled with dramatic suspense and I wasn't prepared to see the story simply ending just like that. The manga is still ongoing and I'm hoping for the proper finishing touch straight from the original creator herself. Up to the end I still can't decide if I'm Team Zero or Team Kaname. :s The bishies are pretty much fanatic over Kaname until the very end of the anime. But for those who are wishing for a reverse harem, here's a great news. There'll be an otome called "Vampire Knight DS" to be released this January 29. It's a different storyline and you can pair up Yuki with your favorite bishie. Watch the teaser here.
"Hakushaku no Yosei"- 12 episodes
Lydia becomes Edgar's fairy doctor in his quest to become the Earl. This is one sweet anime. I love the …
"Hana Yori Dango Final" is the second highest grossing film in Japan for 2008. It grossed US$83.5 M or Y7.75B. It came next to animated film "Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea", so we can say HYD is the top grossing live-action movie for last year. More info from ANN.
The two Kpop stars of "Boy Before Flowers", Kim Hyun-joong of SS501 and Kim Joon of T-Max, will also be featured in the drama's soundtrack. More info from dramabeans.
The pilot episode of "Boys Before Flowers" earned a national record of 14.3 rating. More info from ANN which coincidentally linked this site. What a nice new year surprise for me since I never contribute to them. ^_^ More pics from coolsmurf.
Kamio Yoko, the creator of 'Hana Yori Dango', was in fact one of attendees in the 'Boys Before Flowers' presscon last December 22. She drew the Korean cast and even noted how they resembles her original HYD characters. More info from dramabeans.
'Neo Angelique Abyss' will now be streamed for free every Friday in Crunchyroll. Higher-quality and ad-free versions will also be streamed starting January 8. More info from ANN.