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.
The joys of being a Jpop fan, or an Arashi fan in particular, far outweighs the pains. But to stay engaged, interested and excited, there are some do’s and don’ts.
We can never underestimate celebrity power in charity, whether it is through money or goods donation or personal presence.
I wish nothing but happiness and success for someone who has so unselfishly shared his talent and goodwill with his fans, rocked on through life’s upheavals and bravely walked on the road of fame littered with both thorns and flower petals.