Whether you want Sherlock adaptations, mothers becoming politicians or comically-sized handguns, J-drama has it all. Here’s a look at what I watched this year.
Who needs The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones? We’ve got shows about ten-way affairs, detectives with magic eyes and at least two shows that give the Ace Attorney games a run for their money. Here’s what I watched this year.
There’s no better way to avoid the drama of 2016 than by watching drama. And hey, it was a decent year for foreign J-drama fans. Here’s what I watched this year.
Aspiring manga artist Kurasawa Kanae has noticed her husband becoming increasingly distant, and soon discovers that he’s cheating on her. Furious, she starts to look into options for a divorce, but quickly realises she doesn’t have the money to pay for an attorney. The stress causes her manga to suffer, and all hope seems lost until a chance meeting with Hakamada Yukio, a divorce lawyer who claims Kurosawa can win millions from her husband, and with no up-front fees.
There was a lot of bad anime this year, and Japanese drama does a pretty good job of filling the spare time you get when you drop all of those awful magical school harem shows. Here’s what I watched this year.
Gacha! is your fortnightly (or thereabouts) look at the weird world of Japanese capsule toys. In this instalment, we discover that it’s pretty hard not to feature toys that cling to drinking glasses. At least we have all these branded food items.