Draco Rattus
21 July 2017 @ 01:16 pm
I'm Sorry, I Don't Love You But I'm Watching You Anyway  
I watched the first episode of Nagase Tomoya's new drama, 'Gomen, Aishiteru', and apparently I have some feelings about it, so here we go. LONG POST IS LONG AND VERY FULL OF PICTURES, I APOLOGISE IF THIS BREAKS YOUR INTERNETS.





Thank you, Tomoyan, this is pretty much how I felt while I was watching it.


(I'm just going to state for the record here that I haven't watched the original Korean version, I don't tend to watch jdrama romances as it's not my favourite genre, and I'm only watching it in the first place for Tomoyan's dorky face.)

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Hika
20 July 2017 @ 09:01 pm
Moya Moya Summers 2 - 071026 Singapore 1  
I want to liveblog watching Moya Moya Summers 2. I started picking it up after seeing all the subbed episodes on J-burogu and found it very fun. I like the manzai duo, Summers a lot. After my trip overseas last summer, I started gaining an interest in travelling in general so watching travelling shows is something I'm starting to do a lot. XD

Well, I haven't watched a lot of Moya Moya Summers yet, but I did start with a Paris one since my friend came back from Paris recently when I grabbed it. Then I found out they shot in Vietnam, so I went and watched that. Then I grabbed Singapore because I thought I was going to go this year. BUT AS I WAS WATCHING SINGAPORE I found out they had done a location shoot in Singapore 5 years before! So I kind of want to watch it in order! Thanks to gaki-no-tsukai forums, I found a site that has many older episodes of variety shows available for stream. I found a Moya Moya Summers one and the Singapore episode I was looking for from 2007 and am working my way through it right now.

Anyway, I decided instead of livetweeting nonsense as I've been doing, I'll take it to a blog for now. I'll just go ahead and jump in where I left off.

+After seeing merlion, they went to a gift shop to look for merlion goods.
Mimura shows Ootake a hat with merlion on it, saying "Isn't this a good pattern?"
Ootake: This part isn't good though *points at the merlion stitching*

+They're trying to go into "Snow City" but they're confused at how there are metal doors. The first metal door opened and there's alreadya  temperature difference. Ootake shouts out, "Wait hold on this is no good I have a lot of skin exposed!"
On that note though, Ootake in a tank top?! Very distracting. He's not fit or anything, but I kind of like his build. And this was 10 years ago, so it's OK for me to say so about a 40 year old, right?

+Poor Oe is slipping on the ice 'cause she's wearing high heels!! Summers are catching her LMAOFEWA

That's it for Part 1! I'll probably continue with part 2 later when I can. ^^


 
 
duriancake
17 July 2017 @ 01:27 pm
intro  
i am not terribly active on this journal (in terms of like... actually posting entries), it's mostly for me to be able to access/communicate through comms ;; but if you'd like to chat, feel free!

+ i also manage the (arashi) pv subbing community [community profile] milkteasubs it's... not really meant to be arashi-specific, but that seems to be what people want, and i aim to please LOL
 
 
lilly0
17 July 2017 @ 06:24 pm
New meme/game/challenge? :D  
To whoever reads this, please name your favorite pairing. Then think of the genre fantasy (or fantasy-ish). Choose a sub-genre/setting/short prompt that comes to your mind when you think of this pairing.

For example.
Sakumiya - fairies.

or: 
Matsumiya - reading minds.


I don't exactly know what I'm going to do with that, but... we'll see ^^
 
 
 
coolohoh
15 July 2017 @ 11:56 am
Ok, I need volunteers!  
I'm throwing in the towel on this one...

If anyone can help me with the updating on the masterpost on RNA that would be awesome.

Actually... I should do it myself since it isn't even *that* hard.... mmestrange has already helped me to find all the links in DW already... But... After my new job rolled around I just haven't been on DW/LJ much...

Today marks the first proper post I have on SF in months.... :X

All I need to do is to find the link in my message, and paste it where the old LJ link was in my masterpost... Maybe I'll get around to it someday... But if anyone wants to help... :X You'll have to work directly with the HTML in a google doc or something... 

 We have a good number of SF members here on DW now... But mods... Sigh. We need new mods. Or at least, content providers. Right now it's basically me and junaibanina posting only. Half of the mods aren't even on DW/SF admin yet... Well you can't blame them... Just like I've disappeared for stretches because of RL... Stuff happens in RL and priorities change... What we need is new blood. I just feel a little... Hmm... How do I put it... Mean? If I were just to take control of things completely now because SF started out as a bunch of people... Then again considering how several have completely dropped off now...

Of course, the other problem is the lack of willing and qualified candidates....

But in all reality... It's content providers that we need more than mods. There isn't much in terms of 'modly duties' to be done... We have civilised members posting civil content... Haven't seen anything in need of intervention so far... So that's good.

On a different note...

I think I've found some new revelations about myself.

I really like new starts, new challenges... Like starting up a new community. Now that's fun. It's far from the level of difficulty in starting a new startup, but I can say it's kinda like an easy mode of starting up a new website... And I like doing that.

I really like writing. Yeah sure I can't produce mind blowing literature works, but I can write articles, guides, blog posts etc and I write them really well. I can easily find stuff to write about, and go in depth... Ideas come easily... I can tell you that I'm definitely another step closer to starting my next website... Yeah. It's definitely, 100% going to come...

It'll be good if I can get a sizeable chunk of $$ from these ventures eventually. Sigh. 

Alright. That's all for now.
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earth_colors
14 July 2017 @ 07:55 pm
Planned Projects: Summer 2017  
Since I've been needing a break since forever, my stance this summer is NOT to sub any current weekly drama, but only some SP or two (I was planning to sub some movie also but I saw that English subs will be available in its upcoming dvd/bluray release so nvm). However, seeing that there are many interesting dramas this summer, I cannot say I am fully committed to my promise. So my stance right now is... "it-depends-so-just-wait-and-see-but-if-possible-take-a-break-and-no-drama-subbing-this-summer-please".

One SP so far in my list...

Gokumontou. An NHK two hour SP shown November of last year, that slipped past the jdrama radar. It's a Kindaichi Kosuke masterpiece mystery, and quite challenging to translate. I've been working on this for some time now but seldom got the time to focus on it. Now that KodoGuru6 is done, I'll finally get to finish it. Special thanks to VampireXxX who helped me scour the internet for a good raw. While waiting, you can read about the plot/adaptations, HERE and HERE. Please look forward to it~.

That is all for now~.
 
 
kurisucchi
14 July 2017 @ 09:07 am
Arashi no Wakuwaku Gakkou 2017 - Another Dream Come True  



Last Week, July 8, 2017, I attended Arashi's WWG! It was my first time to attend it! I remember telling myself last year that I hope I can watch it the following year.. I just wanted to experience a WWG once in my life as an Arashi fan!!!

I was lucky that the Tokyo leg was scheduled on July month! I initially planned for a Japan trip in July because of shinobi no kuni, and having WWG in the same month, made my planned trip even more exciting!!!

I tried to ballot with some friends I knew in twitter... sadly we were all so unlucky even during the reballot period!!

But I recently met a friend, sacchan (or csaca in LJ) and she asked me if I wanted to join with her buying WWG tickets. I automatically said YES!!!

As the days grow near, I made a group chat in LINE for WWG 2017 tokyo goers, and it was fun to interact with them!

Experience with Lining up for goods:
The day before first WWG show, was the start of WWG goods pre -selling, at 10 am
I met up with 2 friends, risa and sacchan at 8:30 am in the venue. We initially planned on 7am but changed it to around 8am hehehe because we aren't hard core fans who would line up super early! And true there was arleady a lengthy line before us! Surprisingly the sky was gloomy and eventually started drizzling. Everyone took out their umbrellas! The staff noticed the situation and so they started opening the goods stall earlier than usual so we had a line moving as early as 9 am! I bought several goods ahead for friends. As for me I only bought shoe bag, group clear file and the umbrella. Amazingly, we finished buying goods even before 10am! How cool is that!!!







The Day of WWG:

Before I went to DOME in the afternoon, I actually hanged out with my close friend Rina. We went to Roppongi to watch Shinobi no Kuni, walked to Tokyo Tower after and ate lunch there, Went to Tokyo Station to visit Rilakkuma store to buy Rilakkuma idol plushies (which actually sold so quickly!!) Then we went to Tokyo Dome. I ate some Gindaco Takoyaki with Rina before heading up to the meet up point that our friends set up!

The sun was scorching and we were really dying because of the heat!!! So after meeting up, we headed to our respective gate entrances and went inside the DOME.


A pic from gate 22. I was in Gate 40 again!


I am back inside Tokyo Dome to see Arashi again!! It was wondefful!!!



Then at exactly 5pm, Arashi WWG started! OMG The whole show was sooooooo funny!!!! I kept laughing!!! and smiling!!!! I kept on spotting for ohmiya moments!!! I won't dwell on details because this is not really a report! But the main point was, I realized how much I could enjoy watching WWG! If we are in awe during a concert, then in WWG we kept on laughing!! like we are really watching a live taping of an Arashi variety show!!

The show ended in around 2.5 hours.. Me and my meet up group of friends had a photo taken together. They went out to eat in the shinobi no kuni soba place. But I headed back to the apartment that I stayed since I was quite beat after a loooong day of outing ^^


I had a wonderful and memorable experience with WWG! Seeing Arashi again this year was also what made it meaningful!

Now that a concert has been announced, I will just pray and hope that my work schedule will not be in the way for the December dates in Tokyo. I hope I can hit again this year, and watch Arashi once more before the year ends!

 
 
Current Mood: excited
 
 
earth_colors
13 July 2017 @ 10:04 pm
KodoGuru S6 Ep12 Finale: Drama Notes  
Ep. 12 Finale: "Deep Fried Corn and Beef Rice of Gotanda, Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo"


Episode Synopsis. Inogashira Goro (Matsushige Yutake) arrived at Gotanda Station, to meet with his last client for the day, Watanabe Masayoshi (Hasegawa Tomoharu), the president of a certain packing company. However, as soon as Watanabe saw him, he pulled Goro behind some crates to hide him from his mother. Goro was confused and bewildered... After the meeting, Goro stopped for a moment to watch the flow of Meguro River. He suddenly felt hungry and looked for a shop. He saw a signboard that said, "Fureai Eat and Drink Shop Area". It was located inside a building full of snack bars and pubs. Being a non-drinker, Goro at first, hesitated but when he saw the sign, "Shokudou Todaka", he decided to give it a shot. Inside, the master of the shop (Tsuyoshi Muro) asked him to choose a drink which comes with a side nibble. Disappointed, Goro felt uneasy since it seemed it was mainly a pub. But he looked at the menu, and realized that there were Beef Rice and miso soup available, too. Besides, many of the side items like Octopus and Cucumber with Salted Kelp, Deep-Fried Corn, Rockfish-Eggplant Roll, Deep-Fried Sesame Tofu-Tomato Dashi, and Uni On The Nitamago etc. sound curiously tantalizing and promising...

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Mei-chan
09 July 2017 @ 11:20 pm
52nd Single: Tsunagu  
Konnichiwa minna!

Been stressed out lately... It's only half of mid terms, but it feels like finals already... Totally tired and my schedule is just as ugly as me. There's no rest day! I hate it! Fudgin' hate it.

Anyhoo, since Arashi is one of my stress-relievers and I'm enjoying their latest releases, I've decided to make a review about their 52nd single, Tsunagu. And man! I love this one!
 
 
             
 
 
Current Music: Arashi - Dakishimetai
Current Mood: satisfied
Current Location: bed(room)
 
 
Sacchan
09 July 2017 @ 09:21 pm
Subs: 2017.05.13 Arashi ni Shiyagare CUT - Kakurega ARASHI (Okada Junichi & Oguri Shun)  
Actually started working on other things before this one but decided to finish this one first since it's shorter and I could finish it faster haha. The whole thing was timed by [livejournal.com profile] nyyyss so major props to her <3 Thank you so much for helping me!
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Highlights:
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MatsuJun and Oguri Shun being buddy-buddy.
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Sho being thrown around by Okada-kun
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earth_colors
09 July 2017 @ 08:13 pm
Last Recipe: Movie Trailer Translation  
Here is my translation of the movie trailer of "Last Recipe" (Running time: 30 seconds)