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  • Drama Prime Time Report – March 19th~March 22nd

    March 25, 2012 @ 4:33 pm

    [caption id="attachment_228491" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Drama Prime Time Report – March 19th~March 22nd"][/caption] The winter season is gradually coming to an end with most prime time dramas airing their final episodes this week. The two Monday dramas 'Stepfather Step' (TBS) and 'Lucky Seven' (Fuji TV) were the first to say goodbye to their viewers. The former wasn't able to end with a strong finale due to the more popula

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – March 12th~March 15th

    March 18, 2012 @ 12:23 am

    [caption id="attachment_226863" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Drama Prime Time Report – March 12th~March 15th"][/caption] Today's 'Drama Prime Time Report' features a change of position among the top dramas as well as three farewells. This week there was not much change for both the Monday dramas 'Stepfather Step' (TBS) and 'Lucky Seven' (Fuji TV), although the former had to go against various specials. The latter, 'Lucky Seven'

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – March 5th~March 8th

    March 10, 2012 @ 8:32 pm

    [caption id="attachment_225501" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Drama Prime Time Report – March 5th~March 8th"][/caption] The top drama is losing viewers, while some others are already in their final sprint. Furthermore, we also have to say good-bye to two dramas. There isn't much more left to say about the mediocre to low ratings of this season. At least, the Monday drama 'Lucky Seven' (Fuji TV) surprised with an increase of 1.9%

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – February 27th~March 1st

    March 3, 2012 @ 9:00 pm

    [caption id="attachment_224164" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Drama Prime Time Report – February 27th~March 1st"][/caption] Some dramas were able to gain viewers last week, but all that momentum seems to have dissipated this week. On Monday, 'Stepfather Step' (TBS) gained a couple of viewers again (+0.7%), which isn't much of a surprise after going against variety specials only for two consecutive weeks. Fuji TV cannot stop the

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – February 20th~23rd

    February 25, 2012 @ 10:20 pm

    [caption id="attachment_222762" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Drama Prime Time Report – February 20th~February 23rd"][/caption] Things still aren't looking particular well for the winter dramas of 2012, but at least half of the Monday~Thursday dramas managed to improve their ratings compared to last week and four of them even raised their average rating. For 'Stepfather Step' (TBS) on Monday, it was the second consecutive week t

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – February 13th~16th

    February 18, 2012 @ 5:14 pm

    [caption id="attachment_221591" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Drama Prime Time Report – February 13th~February 16th"][/caption] This was a week full of variety specials and that usually is bad news for the dramas and their viewer ratings. On Monday, 'Stepfather Step' (TBS) had to compete against three specials and dropped to an even lower level. Fortunately 'Lucky Seven' (Fuji TV) got spared of the competition and only lost 0.2%

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – February 6th~9th

    February 11, 2012 @ 11:36 pm

    [caption id="attachment_220336" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Drama Prime Time Report – February 6th~February 9th"][/caption] After a week of sorrow follows a week of happiness. At least eleven out of the seventeen dramas that air from Monday to Thursday managed to record higher ratings than last week, but of course that doesn't mean much because of how deep the hole was last week. 'Lucky Seven' (Fuji TV) seems to have settled b

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  • Cast of "Hungry!" celebrate Mukai Osamu's 30th birthday

    February 7, 2012 @ 7:40 am

    On February 7th, the cast of "Hungry!" threw a surprise birthday party for actor Mukai Osamu on set. Reportedly, the surprise birthday party was planned on February 1st, which was also the 30th birthday of Mukai's character, 'Eisuke'. The party began when rock band THE BAWDIES suddenly appeared on set, singing the drama's theme song, "ROCK ME BABY". Stunned by the event, Mukai exclaimed, "What is this?" After receiving a bouquet of 30 r

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – January 30th~February 2nd

    February 5, 2012 @ 12:56 am

    [caption id="attachment_219070" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Drama Prime Time Report – January 30th~February 2nd"][/caption] It looks like it wasn't just a third-episode itch last week, as the ratings for almost all dramas continued to drop, one by as much as 3.8%. The downward spiral began on Monday, when 'Lucky Seven' (Fuji TV) received a blow falling 1.7% and thus failing in its pursuit of the Tuesday drama 'Strawberry N

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – January 23rd~26th

    January 28, 2012 @ 7:02 pm

    [caption id="attachment_217839" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Drama Prime Time Report – January 23rd~26th"][/caption] A third-episode itch seems to be developing this week, as the ratings for a couple of dramas fell as much as 3.5% with the third episode. However, there weren't just losers. A few dramas actually managed to gain nearly 2.0% compared to last week. Meanwhile, two new dramas aired their first episodes on Tuesday, wh

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