Arashi is more than just faces on a billboard, the first spot on the Oricon charts, a regular show on prime time TV, or even their title “national idol group.”
Day 1 of trying to come to terms with their decision to go on hiatus starting Jan. 1, 2021
Words used to come easy to me. Not anymore.
What Dao Ming Si and Domyouji can teach Didi
Some lessons are learned the hard way but they hopefully teach us ways to better navigate the tricky turns and unseen traps of fandoms.
Dylan Wang’s looks may be the first thing that gets people’s attention but it’s his effective portrayal as Dao Ming Si that they’d remember.
Meteor Garden as a drama still makes us swoon over the leads, sing along to foreign songs and make us want to go places.
Thank you, Chengdu, for your gifts to the world.
Meteor Garden occupies a special place in my fan life even if I have moved on to other things.