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Month: December 2008

Absolute Boyfriend

absolute-boyfriendZettai Kareshi / 絶対彼氏。/ Absolute Boyfriend is Japanese drama series. With tagline “Kanzen Muketsu no Koibito Robot / The Completely Perfect Boyfriend Robot”, the story is about the Robot maker, Kronos Heaven, that finally develops “Night Tenjo”, the perfect male humanoid programmed to be devoted and completely loyal to his lover. They choose Izawa Riko to take part in a 5-day free trial. At first, Riko only sees Night as a household appliance. Asamoto Soshi, a distinguished young executive at her company, is also has feelings for her. The story is based on manga by Watase Yu.

Water Boys Finale

water-boys-finaleWater Boys Finale / Water Boys 2005夏 / Water Boys 2005 Natsu / Water Boys 2005 Summer is a Japanese mini series. Tanaka Masatoshi is having troubles getting into medical school, something he blames on all the time he spent on synchro two years earlier. While on a research trip to a remote southern island of Japan, he is forced into coaching a newly formed three member boys synchro team. Tanaka has to come to terms with his past and begins questioning his future, while the three boy synchro team dream of life off of the island.

Water Boys Season 2

water-boys-season-2Water Boys 2 / Water Boys Season 2, a Japanese TV series, is about the former all-girl Himeno High School opened its doors to male students, but remains a female-dominated institution with the majority of students being girls. One day Eikichi Mizushima transfers from prestigious Aoba High School in Tokyo where he was a member of the swimming team. While his father is away in New York starting a new business, Eikichi has decided to come to Himeji and live with his grandfather Kamekichi.

Water Boys Season 1

water-boysWater Boys Season 1, a Japanese drama series. Total 11 episodes, the story is about five high-school boys brought fame to a small town in Japan. What was so unique was that they formed a “men’s synchronized swimming club.” Their involvement and struggles while learning synchronized swimming – known to be a sport for girls – brought much attention to their school and town. Two years since that summer, the boys of Tadano High School are still in the club. Water Boys is about how the young boys fight to learn synchronized swimming, fall in love, and enjoy friendship with one another. Written by Hashimoto Hiroshi, music by Sato Naoki.

Nodame Cantabile Shinshun Special in Europe

nodame-cantabile-specialNodame Cantabile Shinshun Special in Europe / のだめカンタービレ 新春スペシャル IN ヨーロッパ is a Japanese mini series. This 2 night special takes off during their graduation, where Chiaki-senpai & Nodame left for Europe. The first special centered on Chiaki’s story, the story tells about Chiaki’s dream to be a conductor. Nodame on the other hand attended the conservatory to attain her dream to one-day play the piano for Chiaki. After her hard work, Nodame was given a chance to have a mini recital. During the recital, Chiaki saw her worth and realized that he cannot go on with out her.

Boys Before Flowers

boys-before-flowersBoys Before Flowers / 꽃보다 남자 / Kgotboda Namja / Boys Over Flowers / 花样男子 / 花より男子 / Hana Yori Dango, is a Korean comedy romance series. With total 24 episodes, this drama tells us story about Jan Di, an average girl whose family owns a dry-cleaning shop that is located near the luxurious and well-known Shin Hwa College. Jan Di meets the four most richest and spoiled boys when she delivers laundry to the school one day. The boys are known as the F4 and cause trouble to those who speak out against them.