[drama] the dark side of dramas: SHINIGAMI-KUN & ALICE by the RIVER’S EDGE

The Japanese dramas that I am watching this spring season are all dark in nature: there’s the angel of death, a doctor who is out for revenge and a shabby detective agency by the Sumida river. Aside from the dark themes, they also have awesome soundtracks and feature three of Japan’s top actors. I’m not…

[crack] the things that Arashi does for entertainment

Sometimes I wonder if these guys are comedians or stuntmen, instead of idols who need to look kakkoi 24/7 with not a single strand of hair out of place. And watching the 20140508 BET DE ARASHI, that VS ARASHI special, has made me admire them even more, if that’s at all possible considering the utter…