Ono Machiko

Poll time: Spring 2014 edition

Okay, it’s been a while since I did one of these.

This season, I am looking forward to:


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60-second J-drama Round-up: Winter 2013 edition

(I promise I haven’t abandoned this blog and will be replying to comments in due course!)

What I’m watching this season:

  • Saikou no Rikon
  • Tonbi 2013
  • Itsuka Hi no Ataru Basho de

I didn’t think the current J-drama season was going to be this good. There are a few more shows that I have my eyes on and I still have Hitori Shizuka and Tsumi no Batsu (though I’m going to have to wait till I’m in a nihilistic mood for this one) from last year. Not following any K-dramas at the moment — I need a break from the endless parade of chaebols, “geniuses”, plucky heroines and romantic contrivances. Yes, I am still bitter about the last few episodes of The King of Dramas. (more…)