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  • Drama Prime Time Report 06/24~06/30

    July 1, 2013 @ 11:59 pm

    This is the latest installment of Tokyohive's regular Drama Prime Time Report giving you a detailed look at the prime time ratings with a focus on the weekly dramas.   Only a few spring dramas were left to entertain us last week. In fact, there were only two prime time dramas left and both of them already aired on Monday.   'Kakusho ~ Keishicho Sousa 3 Ka' ended without much of a bang and failed to positively affect its season-

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  • Drama Prime Time Report 05/13~05/16

    May 18, 2013 @ 10:01 pm

    [caption id="attachment_296923" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="'Sennyu Tantei Tokage' (TBS)"][/caption] The two most popular dramas of this season have already made headlines this week. 'Galileo' (Fuji TV) finally showed it's true strength stripped off all of the bonuses with its fifth episode, which recorded a plummet of 3.0%. There wasn't any other program that was particularly strong that day, so you can't put the blame

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  • Drama Prime Time Report 05/06~05/09

    May 11, 2013 @ 4:08 pm

    [caption id="attachment_296441" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="'Kazoku Game' (Fuji TV)"][/caption] Not many noteworthy changes were recorded in the ratings department for the first half of this week. Among the positive developments were 'Kamo, Kyoto e Iku.' (Fuji TV) with a gain of 1.7% and 'Kazoku Game' (Fuji TV) with a gain of 1.1%. The former also improved its season-average a bit, just like 'Last Cinderella' (Fuji TV),

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  • Drama Prime Time Report 04/29~05/01

    May 4, 2013 @ 6:39 am

    [caption id="attachment_296000" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="'Kasuka na Kanojo' (Fuji TV)"][/caption] The Golden Week is difficult for dramas since they often have to compete against all kinds of special shows that serve as viewer magnets for the respective networks. Let's take a look at the positive trends first. The winners in terms of weekly improvement are 'Iryu Sousa 3' (TV Asahi), 'Kasuka na Kanojo' (Fuji TV), and

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  • Drama Prime Time Report 04/22~04/25

    April 27, 2013 @ 3:48 pm

    [caption id="attachment_295465" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="'Last Cinderella' (Fuji TV)"][/caption] One more prime time drama and a couple of late-night dramas have premiered this week. The new Thursday drama 'Keiji 110 Kilo' (TV Asahi) starring Ishizuka Hidehiko recorded a very nice start with a rating of 14.1%. The new late-night dramas include 'Hokago Groove' (TBS) starring Takanashi Rin, 'Monsieur!' (TBS) starring E

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  • Drama Prime Time Report 04/15~04/18

    April 20, 2013 @ 12:29 pm

    [caption id="attachment_294825" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="'Galileo' (Fuji TV)"][/caption] A total of 8 new dramas premiered from Monday to Thursday this week. Fuji TV's Monday drama 'Galileo' (season 2) - starring heartthrob Fukuyama Masaharu and a new heroine played by Yoshitaka Yuriko - attracted the most viewers with a great rating of 22.6%. Many viewers also swooned over the male duo Ito Hideaki and Sakaguchi Kenj

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  • Prime Time Drama Preview Spring 2013

    April 4, 2013 @ 1:21 am

    The upcoming spring season for dramas is just around the corner. During the break between the seasons it is time for the networks to promote their upcoming dramas as much as they can in order to attract as many viewers as possible for their season premieres. What happens after that depends on how viewers experience the framework consisting of the story, the acting, and the pacing. Is the story compelling enough to make you want to watch the

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  • Ieiri Leo's new song chosen as the theme song for TBS' upcoming detective drama

    March 17, 2013 @ 2:18 am

    Singer-songwriter Ieiri Leo's new song "Message" has been chosen as the theme song for TBS' upcoming detective drama 'Kakusho~Keishicho Sousa 3 Ka' which will start airing on April 15th. As reportedearlier, this drama is based on the police novel Kakusho written byKonno Bin. Takahashi Katsumi and Eikura Nana will team up for the drama adaptation. Regarding the theme song, Takahashi commented, "When I first listened to it, I thought i

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  • Takahashi Katsumi & Eikura Nana to co-star in new detective drama

    February 23, 2013 @ 1:04 pm

    On February 23rd, it was announced that actor Takahashi Katsumi and actress Eikura Nana are going to co-star in an upcoming TBS detective drama titled 'Kakusho ~ Keishicho Sousa 3 Ka'. 'Kakusho ~ Keishicho Sousa 3 Ka' is based on the police novel 'Kakusho' written by Konno Bin. The story focuses on the Third Investigation Division of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, which specializes on theft cases that make up 70% of all recorded

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