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Waiting for Natsume Yuujinchou (Natsume’s Book of Friends) Season 7

I can’t believe I’m sleeping on this wonderful anime for so long. This anime teaches me so much about life. I have already binge-watched all 6 seasons, but still can’t get enough. Why? Because there are still many mysteries unanswered! Ugh!  Continue reading “Waiting for Natsume Yuujinchou (Natsume’s Book of Friends) Season 7”


An Ambitious Teiichi Builds His Own Country

Japanese films never fail to amaze me. Teiichi’s Country is one of them. Though the genre of this film is a comedy, there is a lesson we can get. The premise is so simple. Continue reading “An Ambitious Teiichi Builds His Own Country”

Putri Ayu – A Soprano from Indonesia

An appreciation post to one of the best singers of Indonesia (but really underrated), a Soprano, Putri Ayu Silaen. Continue reading “Putri Ayu – A Soprano from Indonesia”

After Ever After – Tragic Endings of Disney Princesses

If you’ve ever wondered why
Disney tales all end in lies
Here’s what happened after all their dreams came true  Continue reading “After Ever After – Tragic Endings of Disney Princesses”

My Voice – The Anthem of the Heart OST

Farewell, my voice…
Beyond that mountain,
into the lake sleeping so deeply.
Now it is gone.
Continue reading “My Voice – The Anthem of the Heart OST”

Trolls (2016) – True Colors

I watched Trolls, a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical adventure romantic comedy, which features the voices of Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick. An acoustic version of True Colors is an emotional centerpiece of this film. Continue reading “Trolls (2016) – True Colors”

RECAPS – Song of the Sea (2014)

!!! Warning !!! SPOILER Alert !!! Continue reading “RECAPS – Song of the Sea (2014)”

Manga or Anime or Live Action? – Top 10 Japanese Live Action

There are likely to be three options:

  1. Reading manga; you are satisfied with how the character is drawn. But you are required to imagine the whole thing (which is really challenging).
  2. Watching anime film/serial; you are satisfied with the animation quality and how the character sounds like.
  3. Watching live action film/serial; you are satisfied with the outstanding acting and how the film is directed.

Continue reading “Manga or Anime or Live Action? – Top 10 Japanese Live Action”

All About Family in Reply 1988

Before Reply 1988 in 2015, there were two series, i.e. Reply 1997 in 2012 and Reply 1994 in 2013. As the other two series, the story is obviously making the viewers wondering who will end up being female protagonist’s husband. However, Continue reading “All About Family in Reply 1988”

A Bunch of People in Cosplay

While many people say that live action adaptation could be worse because it looks like a bunch of people in cosplay, I love it even more. I enjoy everything if it comes from Japan; to the extent that I can stand watching ridiculous outfit or hairstyle in the film/serial; as long as the essences are still there, i.e. good story and good acting. Continue reading “A Bunch of People in Cosplay”

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