Noh Dramas By Royall Tyler I read four popular and significant Noh dramas written by Kan’ami and his son, Zeami. Two of the plays, Atsumori and Tanadori, are warriors plays … Continue Reading Grudges & Enlightenment: Thoughts on Noh Dramas
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (鬼滅の刃) (Anime 2019) Studio: ufotable I admit, at first, I wasn’t interested in watching this series. I wasn’t sure if the style of art was … Continue Reading “You have to get to Episode 19 because it’s so good.” Thoughts on Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
The World Owes Me A First Love (世界欠我一个初恋) (Chinese Drama 2019) The World Owes Me A First Love is a 2019 Chinese business romance drama centered on a young working-class … Continue Reading Three Love Stages: Thoughts on The World Owes Me A First Love
My Ambulance (รักฉุดใจนายฉุกเฉิน) (Thai Drama 2019) Before you read this review on the Thai romantic comedy and fantasy drama, My Ambulance, you need to listen to the adorable opening song … Continue Reading Years Don’t Define The Amount of Love You Have for Someone: Thoughts on My Ambulance
Hua Jai Sila (หัวใจศิลา) (Thai Drama 2019) The next Thai series I decided to watch was a melodrama entitled Hua Jai Sila or in English, Heart of Stone. The only … Continue Reading Stone-Cold Revenge: Thoughts on Hua Jai Sila (หัวใจศิลา)
Vinland Saga (ヴィンランド・サガ) (Anime 2019) Studio: Wit Studio Warning: Spoilers! I would have never watched this series because it isn’t my cup of tea. However, my friend recommended it to … Continue Reading “You have to watch the entire series because the last episode is amazing.” Thoughts on Vinland Saga
Devils’ Line (デビルズライン) Anime (2018) Studio: Platinum Vision Created By Ryo Hanada Devils’ Line is a mixture of Vampire Knight and Twilight but in this series, we are dealing with … Continue Reading Vampire Cops: Thoughts on Devils’ Line
Kongi’s Harvest (1965) By Wole Soyinka Kongi’s Harvest is a dramatic African play written by Wole Soyinka. Soyinka won the Nobel Peace Prize for Literature in 1986. Soyinka writes political … Continue Reading A Power Exchange: Thoughts on Kongi’s Harvest
Miss Julie (1888) By August Strindberg Miss Julie is a late 19th-century naturalist tragedy written by August Strindberg.
My sister and I went on a Japanese live-action binged spree. She was amazed at all the live-action movies that she didn’t know about, which are based on some of … Continue Reading Japanese Live Action Frenzy: Thoughts on Fullmetal Alchemist, Bleach, & Erased
Train to Busan (부산행) (2016) Train to Busan tops all the other zombie movies I have ever watched. You would assume that it would be scary because of the zombies. … Continue Reading Zombies on a Train: Thoughts on Train to Busan
The Hour of the Star (1977) By Clarice Lispector The Hour of the Star is a peculiar text for me to read. We have a narrator that interrupts the story … Continue Reading Death of a Poor Starlet: Thoughts on The Hour of the Star
Kiss Me Again (2018) On my blog, there has been an increase in views on a particular post about a Thai series entitled Kiss The Series. Kiss The Series had … Continue Reading Kiss & Tell (Maybe?): Thoughts on Kiss Me Again
“The Dancing Girl” (1890) By Mori Ogai “The Dancing Girl” is the first short story published by Mori Ogai. It was written around the Meiji Period, the time when Japan … Continue Reading Changing Times: Thoughts on “The Dancing Girl” (1890)
What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim? (김비서가 왜 그럴까) (Drama 2018) This South Korean drama is based on a 2013 novel of the same name and a 2015 serialized webtoon. Vice … Continue Reading “A Business Power Couple”: Thoughts on What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim?
Love at First Hate (มารร้ายคู่หมายรัก) (Drama 2018) I’m a huge fan of the Thai actress, Mook Worranit Thawornwong. She has this innocent and kind aura around her so she plays … Continue Reading You’ll Grow On Me: Thoughts on Love At First Hate