Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Meishi Game Episode 1

Tsustumi Shinichi is a quiz program producer who wakes up in a cage and has to guess the identities of 3 people who hold a grudge against him in order to save his daughter and himself. He was once at the low end of the totem pole but once he got successful, he completely changed into a Harvey Weinstein.

Episode 1 was interesting because it looks at the high pressure world of tv where ratings are king. I whinge a lot about the state of jdoramas and prevalence of idorus and tarentos but in the end its about ratings and ratings determine whether producers and staff get to keep their jobs.

The story for episode 1 was really sad and I'm sure there's more to come. I don't know what twists are coming but its a WOWOW show so I have more faith in the show. The raws can be found on nyaa here and the subs by Monchi at d-addicts here. Watchable.


Anonymous said...

Oh! Great that it's already subbed. How's the acting?

nanimono said...

I'm surprised you haven't watched Kangoku no Ohimesama, since there are Hikari & Kaho, your favorites :)

Akiramike said...

@anon = Acting is good. Just watched episode 2 and what a good episode!

@nanimono = I will get around to Kangoku no Ohimesama.

nanimono said...

Can't wait for your review ^__^ It's my fave of this season, I really think KudoKan deserves the best screenwriter award for this dorama, the first few episodes' flashbacks might be a bit disorganized, but after you reach ep5, everything is clear and interesting ^^

Anonymous said...

Curious to know what you think about the overall of this show. Especially on the twist.