Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Hamsapsukebe jdorama awards 2010
I know its already 2012 but I just had to wait until the subbing of Gold was completed to do the 2010 awards and it has been a long wait. Kinda regretted I did the 2009 awards without watching Soratobu Taiya, Untouchable and of course Gaiji Keisatsu. Maybe I should go back and redo the awards. 2011 awards will be forthcoming after the subbing of Suzuki sensei is completed or my Japanese improves so drastically that I can understand most of the dialogue for the last 3 episodes. Problem is of course that its been a long time since I watched the 2010 doramas and my memory is a bit hazy. So without further ado, let get doing.
I CAN'T BELIEVE AWARDS
I can't believe they fucked up the sequel award: Tie between Iryuu 3 and Jin 2.
I can't believe its not been fansubbed award: Rinjo 2. See here.
I can't believe he/she can act award: Ijyuuin in Tetsu no Hone
Ijyuuin always plays the same boring nice polite guy in boring doramas until he finally got a well written role and showed us that he could actually act.
I can't believe I finished watching this crap dorama award: Hammer Session
Hammer Session is a horrible show but omfg whoever the wardrobe designer is who created such tight and short uniforms is a genius. See pictures here and here.
WATCHABLE JDORAMAS OF 2010
Yabe Kenzo - Plenty of laughs
Gold - Nojima Shinji can makes the contrived entertaining. Too bad the kids were miscast. I couldn't buy into the Saotome family stuff but the banter and Amami Yuki's lines were awesome.
Nihonjin no Shiranai Nihongo - Concept is better than execution but still fun to watch.
Magerarenai Onna - I remember it was fun but fizzled out at the end.
Atami no Sousakan - Weird dorama with inconclusive ending.
Juui Dolittle - I was expecting it to suck and it turned out decent.
Tetsu no Hone - Interesting concept about bid rigging and worth it to see Ijyuuin act.
Shukumei 1969-2010 - Please make a sequel.
Keizoku 2: Spec - Good show until the final boss.
Moteki - Got a bit slow and repetitive at the end but still very entertaining.
Pandora 2: Better than the first one but not that good. Someone please sub 3!
Chase - Could have been so good if not for last episode.Hhmm, seems to be a running theme.
MUST WATCH DORAMAS OF 2010:
MARKS NO YAMA
The first three episodes are the most incredible mystery/thriller episodes you'll ever see. Slows down a lot during the last two but that's because the pacing for the first 3 was so good. Overall still an incredible must watch show.
Another excellent dorama with great acting that sort of faded a bit at the end. Great acting though and featured Ashida Mana before she began appearing everywhere in Japanese media.
RINJO SEASON 2
Get the HK Engrish subbed dvds cause this is police procedure dorama done right. Can't wait for the Rinjo movie coming out this year!
Truly epic dorama with great cast except for Koyuki. Can't believe it averaged only 11% ratings. Doramas like this don't come along every year.