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  • Drama Prime Time Report – December 16th~18th

    December 20, 2011 @ 9:31 am

    [caption id="attachment_211264" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Drama Prime Time Report – December 16th~18th"][/caption] Here is the Friday and weekend edition of the Drama Prime Time Report, highlighted by various concluding dramas, including the grand finale for TBS's 60th anniversary work, 'Nankyoku Tairiku'. Two dramas aired their final episode on Friday, 'Sengyou Shufu Tantei' (TBS) and '11 Nin mo Iru!' (TV Asahi). Somehow, b

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – December 9th~11th

    December 13, 2011 @ 9:00 pm

    [caption id="attachment_209810" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Fighting against the other networks... Abe Hiroshi in 'Saka no Ue no Kumo' (NHK)"][/caption] Here is the Friday and weekend edition of the the Drama Prime Time Report, highlighted by the drama specials, 'Ranma 1/2' and 'Akujotachi no Mes', a new season-low for 'Yokai Ningen Bem', and a gradually improving 'Nankyoku Tairiku'. Friday's prime time began with two s

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – December 2nd~4th

    December 5, 2011 @ 11:11 pm

    [caption id="attachment_208178" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Even has its normal moments... ("Koko ga Uwasa no El Palacio" - TV Tokyo)"][/caption] Here is the Friday and weekend edition of the the Drama Prime Time Report, highlighted by revitalized "11 Nin mo Iru!", another challenging Saturday for "Yokai Ningen Bem", and the continuation of "Saka no Ue no Kumo". Friday's prime time once again started with a men's voll

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – November 25th~27th

    November 29, 2011 @ 8:03 pm

    [caption id="attachment_206811" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Asano Tadanobu in "Yonimo Kimyo na Monogatari 2011 Fall SP" (Fuji TV)"][/caption] Here is the Friday and weekend edition of the the Drama Prime Time Report, highlighted by a tough Saturday for the monsters of "Yokai Ningen Bem", the grand finale of "Gou – Himetachi no Sengoku", and yet another nose dive of "Nankyoku Tairiku". Friday was a rather ordinary day

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – November 18th~20th

    November 22, 2011 @ 2:24 am

    [caption id="attachment_205096" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Back from the dead? ("Nankyoku Tairiku" - TBS)"][/caption] Here is the Friday and weekend edition of the the Drama Prime Time Report, highlighted by a 'Baseball Sunday' that revived "Nankyoku Tairiku". The 'FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Cup Japan 2011' (Fuji TV) continued on Friday with the final matches of the tournament. The women of Japan were on the four

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – October 28th~30th

    October 31, 2011 @ 6:36 pm

    [caption id="attachment_200535" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption=""Boku to Star no 99 Nichi" (Fuji TV)"][/caption] Here's the Friday and weekend edition of the the Drama Prime Time Report, highlighted with a disappointing Friday, one new drama, and a still crumbling "Nankyoku Tairiku". Friday was completely under the spell of the "All-Star Geinojin Uta ga Umai Ouza Ketteisen" special on Fuji TV, the second most-successful s

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – October 21st~23rd

    October 24, 2011 @ 10:14 pm

    [caption id="attachment_199126" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="A monstrous drama with monstrously good ratings! ("Yokai Ningen Bem" - NTV)"][/caption] Here is the Friday and weekend edition of the the Drama Prime Time Report, with a couple of new fall dramas and yet another very successful debut among them. Friday already offered a lot of entertainment compared to what we're used to. Fuji TV won the prime time battle wit

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – October 14th~16th

    October 17, 2011 @ 9:06 pm

    [caption id="attachment_197524" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Kimura Takuya plays around with announcer Tanaka Minami (TBS)"][/caption] Here is the Friday and weekend edition of the the Drama Prime Time Report, with the much-anticipated first episode of "Nankyoku Tairiku" as one of the biggest highlights of the new fall season. The first day of the report, Friday, didn't really offer much for drama fans. Fukada Kyoko guested on "

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  • First episode of Kimura Takuya's drama pulls in average rating of 22.2%

    October 17, 2011 @ 5:27 pm

    The first episode of Kimura Takuya's drama, "Nankyoku Tairiku", which aired on October 16th, pulled in an average rating of 22.2%! The 2-hour and 5-minute drama reached its peak rating of 25.5% at 10:37 pm. Kimura plays the role of geologist 'Kuramochi Takeshi', who risks his life in an Antarctic expedition with his team and Sakhalin huskies. Meanwhile, Ayase Haruka plays Kuramochi's sister-in-law 'Takaoka Miyuki'. This is the first time i

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  • Why are more and more people starting to worry about Ashida Mana?

    October 16, 2011 @ 12:17 am

    In Japan, there isn't a day you don't see child actress Ashida Mana (7) on TV. Whether it's a CM, a movie, a drama, a music or a variety show, this young girl seems to be everywhere. Many people love her and can't get enough of her charming personality, which becomes evident when looking at the numbers. Tabloid 'Shukan Bunshun' wanted to get some insider information about her from within the industry and found an official from a TV network

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