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Showing posts from June, 2014

Event: Jenny Han In the Philippines

I've mentioned in my book review of "To All The Boys I've Loved Before" that the author, Jenny Han, will be coming in the Philippines this June. I was really halfhearted about it. Take for example when Kim Hyun Joong and Lee Min Ho came into our country. I could buy the tickets or make extra effort to attend the free meet and greet but I didn't. F4 and Jerry Yan went several times in our country and yep still no show for me. This time I decided to go since I won museum tickets which is near the event location and it's about to expire on the 29th. So it was hitting two birds in one stone.
I was with my youngest son and when we got to the mall during opening time. I noticed the activity area was suspiciously empty. Then we spent the morning in the nearby museum. Before we took our lunch I found out that the event will actually happen inside the bookstore. I checked the place and there were already people seated on the chairs and on the floor. Majority of the …

Drama Review: Boys Before Friends

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Zoey is a "commoner" who was able to get in into the prestigious Ellison University through a dance scholarship. But the school is being ran by spoiled, rich guys who call themselves as F4. It's an American series inspired by the Japanese manga, "Hana Yori Dango". This review has been sitting on my drafts ever since the show was placed on hiatus last February. I think it's safe to blog about this now since there's been news of rebooting the series.
I really cringed during the first episode. It feels like a school project taken with a single camera. But after a while I got used to the cheesy acting of some characters, the low-quality audio and terrible shots and editing..everything! But still there were a lot of glaring inconsistencies like continuity in costumes like wearing the same clothes after a few months and magically growing bra straps in the next scene. And there were also unbelievable things they think can get away with like slip…

Summer Reverse Harem

Kamigami no Asobi  (anime special) - June 25. The bundled disk features Toth lecturing the Japanese brothers. From MAL.

The Records of a Night Watchman (kdrama) - August 4. Picture taken from Facebook. This is still an unconfirmed reverse harem.
Are there new shows that I missed out for summer? Just let me know! :)

News Round Up: BBF update and of pigeons, monsters and sushi otomes etc.

After three months in hiatus the American series, "Boys Before Friends", have updated their Facebook and Twitter accounts that they will reboot the series in three to six months. Their website has also been cleared of the contents save for the hiatus notice.

Here's another six degrees of separation reverse harem-style. Jang Keun Suk (You're Beautiful) and Yamamoto Yusuke (Ouran High School Host Club, Hana Kimi and Atashinchi no Danshi) appears together in variety "Agent Jang Keun Suk". From unleashthegeek twitter account.

And for some weird otome news:

The April fool's joke of pigeon dating remake of Hatoful Boyfriend (literally pigeon-ful boyfriend) which later on became a reality will also get an English remake. The game will be released this summer in PC and Mac formats. From ANN

Doujin circle, Nostalgia, have created an otome follow up, "Creature-to Koi Shiyo! for Otome". It's not a reverse harem though since the human girl will on…

Trick or Alice wallpapers

There's no news yet from "Trick or Alice" anime. But for now just check out the character wallies from the official site. More wallies after the jump.

Hello June and Happy Birthday Gemini