Thursday, November 29, 2018

Cowboy Bebop Goes Live

On November  27, 2018 Netflix announced  its approval of the 10-episode live action series of the Japanese hit animated series Cowboy Bebop.  To refresh the fans memories of the animated series, Cowboy Bebop centers around the characters of Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, Faye Valentine, Ed and Ein, and their space adventures as bounty hunters.

The synopsis is as follows;

In the year 2071, humanity has colonized several of the planets and moons of the solar system leaving the now uninhabitable surface of planet Earth behind. The Inter Solar System Police attempts to keep peace in the galaxy, aided in part by outlaw bounty hunters, referred to as "Cowboys." The ragtag team aboard the spaceship Bebop are such individuals.


Mellow and carefree Spike Spiegel is balanced by his boisterous, pragmatic partner Jet Black as the pair makes a living chasing bounties and collecting rewards. Thrown off course by the addition of new members that they meet in their travels—Ein, a genetically engineered, highly intelligent Welsh Corgi; femme fatale Faye Valentine, an enigmatic trickster with memory loss; and the strange computer whiz kid Edward Wong—the crew embarks on thrilling adventures that unravel each member's dark and mysterious past little by little.

Well-balanced with high density action and light-hearted comedy, Cowboy Bebop is a space Western classic and an homage to the smooth and improvised music it is named after. ---     MAL


 Cowboy Bebop has been an international hit since it first aired on Tokyo TV back in 1998. A few years back the web was all a buzz with the rumor of a live-action movie with Keanu Reeves possibly starring as Spike Spiegel. Yet, to the disappointment  of Cowboy Bebop's many fans nothing more was said about the making of the movie.  However, this 10-episode live-action series  from Netflix will be a welcome treat.

It is too early in the production  of Cowboy Bebop  for there to be an announcement of an air date at this time, but at the rate in which Netflix produces series a late 2019 air date could be possible. In addition, who will play the main characters is also unknown at this time.

Care to speculate on which actors are best suited to step into the shoes of Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, Faye Valentine, Ed and Ein?

Those in charge of putting live flesh on Cowboy Bebop are as follows:

  1. Co-Production: Netflix and Tomorrow Studios (a partnership between Marty Adelstein and ITV Studios). Netflix will handle physical production.
  2. Showrunners / Executive Producers: Andre Nemec, Josh Appelbaum, Jeff Pinkner and Scott Rosenberg of Midnight Radio
  3. Executive Producers: Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements of Tomorrow Studios (Snowpiercer, Good Behavior); Yasuo Miyakawa, Masayuki Ozaki, and Shin Sasaki of Sunrise Inc; Tetsu Fujimura and Matthew Weinberg.
  4. Writer/Executive Producer: Christopher Yost (Thor: The Dark World, Thor: Ragnarok) will write the first episode.
  5. Consultant: Shinichiro Watanabe (director of the original anime)



To date the Cowboy Bebop series consist of 26 animated episodes, one special and one animated movie, known in Japan as Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door (no US release).

Related: Cowboy Bebop

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Pokémon Detective Pikachu Coming May 2019

Pokémon Detective Pikachu
The world of Pokémon comes to life!

Friday, May 10, 2019.


The first-ever live-action Pokémon adventure, “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” stars Ryan Reynolds as Pikachu, the iconic face of the global Pokémon phenomenon—one of the world’s most popular, multi-generation entertainment properties and the most successful media franchise of all time. Fans everywhere can now experience Pikachu on the big screen as never before, as Detective Pikachu, a Pokémon like no other.  The film also showcases a wide array of beloved Pokémon characters, each with its own unique abilities and personality.


The story begins when ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened.  Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to communicate with one another, Tim and Pikachu join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery. Chasing clues together through the neon-lit streets of Ryme City—a sprawling, modern metropolis where humans and Pokémon live side by side in a hyper-realistic live-action world—they encounter a diverse cast of Pokémon characters and uncover a shocking plot that could destroy this peaceful co-existence and threaten the whole Pokémon universe.


“POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” also stars Justice Smith (“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”) as Tim; Kathryn Newton (“Lady Bird,” TV’s “Big Little Lies”) as Lucy, a junior reporter following her first big story; and Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (“Godzilla,” “The Last Samurai”) as Lt. Yoshida.


 Directed by Rob Letterman (“Goosebumps,” “Monsters Vs. Aliens”), the “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” creative filmmaking team includes two-time Oscar nominated director of photography John Mathieson (“The Phantom of the Opera,” “Gladiator”), production designer Nigel Phelps (“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Lies”) and Oscar-winning editor Mark Sanger (“Gravity”). Visual effects are by Moving Picture Company (“Wonder Woman”) and Framestore (“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”).



Launched in 1996 to overwhelming response, the Pokémon brand is a global sensation that now encompasses a robust video gaming fandom with over 300 million units sold worldwide; trading card games available in 11 languages with more than 23.6 billion cards purchased; an anime television series in its 21st season that is available more than 160 countries; and over 20 animated films; as well as books, manga comics, music, toys, merchandise, and apps, including the wildly popular Pokémon GO, that has been downloaded over 850 million times and is enjoyed across the globe by fans of all ages.



“POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” is set for release on Friday, May 10, 2019. The film will be distributed outside of Japan and China by Warner Bros. Pictures, in Japan by Toho Company, Ltd. and by Legendary East in China.




Genre: Sci-Fi/FantasyAnimationFamilyMysteryAction/Adventur

Saturday, October 13, 2018

The New City Hunter Movie


If you missed seeing Lee Min-Ho in the live action television series City Hunter, which is based on Tsukasa Hojo's  manga, well, you can always watch it again on DramaFever. However, if you are looking for more from the City Hunter saga, then prepare yourself to enjoy the new animated City Hunter series set for release on February 8, 2019 JST.

This new animated adaptation of City Hunter is not the first. The first
City Hunter anime ran from April 6, 1987 up until  March 28, 1988 with 51 episodes.  In addition, the first live action movie was release in China in  1993. Then in 2011, the most memorable adaptation of Tsukasa Hojo's  City Hunter manga was the live action television series that aired in South Korea and starred Lee Min-Ho  in a dual role as Lee Yoon-sung and Poochai, alias the City Hunter. While loosely based on the manga and its previous incarnations, the series still stands out today as very popular worldwide.
 
While there is not a synopsis available for this new anime version of City Hunter at this time; having it based on the 2011 live action television series would be great.

Tsukasa Hojo's  City Hunter manga was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1985 to 1991 and collected into 35 volumes.
 
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Police







Get Ready For Three New Psycho-Pass Movies

The creator of the Psycho-Pass, Gen Urobuchi, creation is heading to the theaters beginning in January 2019. There will be three movies in all. They are as follows:
Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System Case.1: Tsumi to Bachi
 Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System Case 2.: First Guardian
Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System Case.3: Onshuu no Kanata ni


The storylines for each of the films have not been disclosed as of this writing; however, for the fans of the anime below is the series synopsis to refresh your memories on just what the Psycho-Pass team is about.

Psycho-Pass  Anime Synopsis

Justice, and the enforcement of it, has changed. In the 22nd century, Japan enforces the Sibyl System, an objective means of determining the threat level of each citizen by examining their mental state for signs of criminal intent, known as their Psycho-Pass. Inspectors uphold the law by subjugating, often with lethal force, anyone harboring the slightest ill-will; alongside them are Enforcers, jaded Inspectors that have become latent criminals, granted relative freedom in exchange for carrying out the Inspectors' dirty work.

Into this world steps Akane Tsunemori, a young woman with an honest desire to uphold justice. However, as she works alongside veteran Enforcer Shinya Kougami, she soon learns that the Sibyl System's judgments are not as perfect as her fellow Inspectors assume. With everything she has known turned on its head, Akane wrestles with the question of what justice truly is, and whether it can be upheld through the use of a system that may already be corrupt.


Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Bleach the Live-Action Movie, A Review



Just what was Warner Bros in Japan thinking when they made and released Bleach the Live-Action Movie. It was suppose to be based on Tite Kubo's popular  manga and equally successful anime series "Bleach". However, it did not seem like it.

Most manga/anime that go from print/television to live action movie's adaptations usually follow the series in the order is which the manga/anime was created by the artist. However, with bleach several scenes were out of place. Like the opening scene in the movie of the young Ichigo Kurosaki and his mother. This scene in anime came near the close of the first season as a way to explain to Rukia Kuchiki why he was reluctant to attend his mother annual funeral ceremony. 

In addition, some of the dialog was changed and many scenes and the relationships with the character appeared forced. The close bonds between the characters did not mesh as well as in the anime. And the actor who played Chad could have looked more Mexican and Japanese descent, as in the series, but he did not. In fact in the movie, he looked short, slim, shaggy and demented.

As a diehard Bleach fan on my second viewing of the anime, Warner Bros should have remain faithful to the manga and the anime. However, what we as fans got was a very loosely based and choppy viewing of a still very popular international work of creative art.

This film deserves a makeover to make it into what Tite Kubo created and what we as fan expected.

If you are new to Bleach and would not mind the inconsistencies with the film, it is streaming now on Netflix.

In addition, I have not been able to find the film on sale.

Your Heroes Are Playing Now In Pinellas Park, Florida

That's right! Being on Sept 25th at the Park Place Stadium 16 In Pinellas Park, Florida, Funimation Film's My Hero Academia The Movie is now showing for your enjoyment. 





PARK PLACE STADIUM 16
7200 US HWY 19 NORTH
PINELLAS PARK, FL 33781
Distance: 3.85 miles
Start Date: 2018-09-25


Click here for showing and tickets.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Yukito Kishiro's Famed Manga "Battle Angel Alita" Hits Theaters on December 21, 2018

In Theaters December 21, 2018

From visionary filmmakers James Cameron (AVATAR) and Robert Rodriguez (SIN CITY), comes ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL, an epic adventure of hope and empowerment. When Alita (Rosa Salazar) awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past. As Alita learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield her from her mysterious history while her street-smart new friend Hugo (Keean Johnson) offers instead to help trigger her memories. But it is only when the deadly and corrupt forces that run the city come after Alita that she discovers a clue to her past – she has unique fighting abilities that those in power will stop at nothing to control. If she can stay out of their grasp, she could be the key to saving her friends, her family and the world she’s grown to love.


Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
Screenplay by: James Cameron and Laeta Kalogridis
Based on the Graphic Novel ("Manga") Series: "Gunnm" By Yukito Kishiro
Produced by: James Cameron and Jon Landau



Cast: Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley, Keean Johnson

Netflix to Stream Tite Kubo's Live-Action Movie "Bleach" This September 2018



According to Otaku USA online magazine, Netflix, in a surprising move so fast that they have not even posted it within the their latest press release yet, is all set to begin streaming the "Bleach" live action movie beginning Friday, September 14, 2018.

Main Characters:
    Sota Fukushi as Ichigo Kurosaki
    Hana Sugisaki as Rukia Kuchiki
    Ryo Yoshizawa as Uryu Ishida
    Taichi Saotome as Renji Abarai
    Miyavi as Byakuya Kuchiki

For those who are unfamiliar with Tite Kubo's "Bleach" manga and anime series (Oh, and how could you not be?!!!) here is a brief summary of what to look forward to in the live-action movie. 


Ichigo Kurosaki is a teenager from Karakura Town who can see ghosts, a talent which lets him meet Rukia Kuchiki, a Soul Reaper whose mission is to ushering the souls of the dead from the World of the Living to the Soul Society while fighting Hollows, monstrous lost souls who can harm both ghosts and humans. When Rukia is severely wounded defending Ichigo and his family from a Hollow she is pursuing, she transfers her powers to Ichigo so that he may fight instead of her, while she recovers her strength. But Ichigo finds himself in a fight beyond imagination as he contends with both a pair of Soul Reapers sent to retrieve Rukia against her will and the monstrous Hollow known as Grand Fisher.


Happy Streaming!

2018 ASIAN FILMS

2018 ASIAN FILMS

"January 24"

* Be-Bop-A-Lula (Korea)

* The Discloser (Korea)

"January 26"

* Colors of Wind (Japan)

"January 27"

* Chotto Mate Yakyubu! (Japan)

* The Crimes That Bind (Japan)

* Hoshi Meguri no Machi (Japan)

* Kami to Hito to no Aida (Japan)

* Midnight Bus (Japan)

* Rokuroku (Japan)

* Saraba Seijaku (Japan)

"January 31"

* Psychokinesis (Korea)

"February"

* Age Of The Rebellion (Korea)

* Detective K (Korea)

* Gate (Korea)

* Golden Slumber (Korea)

"February 1"

* Impossibility Defense (Japan)

"February 3"

* Blank 13 (Japan)

* Kanazawa Shutter Girl (Japan)

"February 10"

* Kenen (Japan)

* Sea Opening (Japan)

* Spiritual Bolsheviki (Japan)

* Tonight, At The Movies (Japan)

"February 16"

* River's Edge (Japan)

"February 17"

* Cherry Boys (Japan)

* Our Blue Moment (Japan)

* Sunny / 32 (Japan)

"February 22"

* In Between Seasons (Korea)

"February 24"

* Hana wa Saku ka (Japan)

* Legend of the Demon Cat (Japan)

* Reon (Japan)

"March"

* Dynamite Graffiti (Japan)

* Kyonen no Fuyu, Kimi to Wakare (Japan)

"March 3"

* Ice Cream and the Sound of Raindrops (Japan)

* Ikiru Machi (Japan)

"March 10"

* Kids on the Slope (Japan)

* Kyonen no Fuyu, Kimi to Wakare (Japan)

* Sakura Guardian in the North (Japan)

"March 17"

* Chihayafuru Part 3 (Japan)

"March 21"

* Laughing Under the Clouds (Japan)

"March 24"

* Eriko, Pretended (Japan)

"March 31"

* Honey (Japan)

* Misozi Onna (Japan)

"Spring"

* Ani Tomo (Japan)

* Inuyashiki (Japan)

* Kujira no Shima no Wasuremono (Japan)

* Little Forest (Korea)

* When I Get Home, My Wife Always Pretends to be Dead (Japan)

"April 6"

* Call Boy (Japan)

"April 7"

* Liverleaf (Japan)

"April 14"

* Baachan Road (Japan)

"April 27"

* Marmalade Boy (Japan)

* My Little Monster (Japan)

"May"

* Koi wa Ameagari no You ni (Japan)

* Laplace's Witch (Japan)

* Umi wo Kakeru (Japan)

"May 12"

* The Blood of Wolves (Japan)

"June 1"

* 50 First Kisses (Japan)

* Over Drive (Japan)

"June 8"

* A Forest of Wool and Steel "June 9"

* Life in Overtime (Japan)

"June 15"

* Recall (Japan)

"June 23"

* Neko wa Daku Mono (Japan)

"Summer"

* The Longest Picture In The World (Japan)

* Name (Japan)

* Wiretap (Korea)

* Yakiniku Dragon (Japan)

* You tachi Happy Eigaban Himawari (Japan)

"July"

* Rainbow Days (Japan)

* Shino Can't Say Her Own Name (Japan)

"July 27"

* Code Blue (Japan)

"Fall"

* Gangoose (Japan)

* You Are the Apple of My Eye (Japan)

* Hashire! T Ko Basuketto Bu (Japan)

* Shiori (Japan)

"August 2"

* A Taxi Driver (Korea)

"August 4"

* JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (Japan)

"August 5"

* Stray Dogz 6 (Japan)

"August 9"

* Midnight Runners (Korea)

"August 12"

* Re: Born (Japan)

* Rinjin no Yukue (Japan)

"August 17"

* Criminal Conspiracy (Korea)

* The Mimic (Korea)

"August 18"

* Fireworks ... (Japan)

"August 19"

* High & Low The Movie 2 End of Sky (Japan)

* Meatball Machine Kodoku (Japan)

"August 23"

* V.I.P. (Korea)

"August 24"

* The Table (Japan)

"August 26"

* Asura Girl: A Blood-C Tale (Japan)

* Dear Etranger (Japan)

* Harunareya (Japan)

* Kansai Johnny's Jr. no Owarai Star Tanjo (Japan)

* Sekigahara (Japan)

* Tsukiko (Japan)

"August 30"

* Moo-hyun, Tale of Two Cities (Korea)

* Roman Holiday (Korea)

* Suicide Made (Korea)

* Perfect Revolution (Japan)

"September 2"

* Dadadada Seventeen (Japan)

* Friends Games: The Movie Final (Japan)

* Her Mother (Japan)

* Jinjin: Sononi (Japan)

* Second Summer... (Japan)

* Stray Dogz 7 (Japan)

* Tori Girl (Japan)

"September 7"

* Memoir of a Murderer (Korea)

* The Reservoir Game (Korea

"September 9"

* Before We Vanish (Japan)

* Good-Bye (Japan)

* Momo to Kiji (Japan)

* Seventeen, Hokuto Summer (Japan)

* The Third Murder (Japan)

"September 14"

* The End of April (Korea)

* Oh! My God: Returns (Korea)

* The Poet and The Boy (Korea) * The Running Actress (Korea)

* Spirits' Homecoming (Korea)

"September 16"

* Bokyo (Japan)

* A Boy Who Wished to be Okuda Tamio (Japan)

* Dream of Illumination (Japan)

* Tales of Chigasaki: My Little Hometown (Japan)

* Three Lights (Japan)

"September 21"

* I Can Speak (Korea)

* Star Nextdoor (Korea)

"September 23"

* Asahinagu (Japan)

* Miracles of the Namiya Store (Japan)

* Ten (Japan)

* Yurigokoro (Japan)

"September 30"

* Ajin: Demi-Human (Japan)

* Amy Said (Japan)

"October 3"

* The Fortress (Korea)

"October 4"

* The Outlaws (Korea)

"October 5"

* Perfect World (Japan)

"October 6"

* Ernesto (Japan)

"October 7"

* The Diary About Ayame's Easygoing and Aggressive Days (Japan)

* Moon and Thunder (Japan)

* Narratage (Japan)

* Outrage Coda (Japan)

* Wilderness: Part One (Japan)

"October 12"

* RV: Resurrected Victims (Korea)

"October 14"

* Kuruibana (Japan)

* Love and Lies (Japan)

* The Ringside Story (Japan)

"October 19"

* Autumn Sonata (Korea)

* Man of Will (Korea)

"October 21"

* Chi no Shio Yamamuro Gunpei (Japan)

* The Limit of Sleeping Beauty (Japan)

* Mixed Doubles (Japan)

* Psychic Kusuo (Japan)

* Wilderness: Part Two (Japan)

"October 25"

* Glass Garden (Japan)

"October 28"

* Birds Without Names (Japan)

* Dawn Wind in My Poncho (Japan)

* Linking Love (Japan)

* My Teacher (Japan)

2018 ASIAN FILMS CONTINUES

"November"

* The House Where The Mermaid Sleeps (Japan) "November 1-7"

* The Bros (Korea)

* Goodbye, Grandpa (Japan)

* Heart Blackened (Korea)

* Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets (Japan)

* The Last Recipe (Japan)

* Method (Korea)

* My Last Love (Korea)

* The Seeds of Violence (Korea)

* Yurari (Japan)

"November 8-14"

* Bow Then Kiss (Japan)

* High & Low The Movie 3 Final Mission (Japan)

* The Preparation (Korea)

* Pumpkin and Mayonnaise (Japan)

* A Special Lady (Korea)

* Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha Gekijoban (Japan)

"November 15-21"

* Death Row Family (Japan)

* Kanashi no Nora (Japan)

* Matchmaking Cruise (Japan)

* Room No.7 (Korea)

* Samurai Sensei (Japan)

* The Stand-In Thief (Japan)

* Tsumasaki no Uchu (Japan)

"November 22-30"

* The Age of Blood (Korea)

* Anonymous Noise (Japan)

* The Chase (Korea)

* Forgotten (Korea)

* Hikari (Japan)

* Itazurana Kiss The Movie (Japan)

* Lee Su-A (Korea)

* The Lowlife (Japan)

* Missing 2 (Korea)

* Spark (Japan)

* The Swindlers (Korea)

"December 1"

* Fullmetal Alchemist (Japan)

* The Last Shot in the Bar (Japan)

"December 2"

* Demekin (Japan)

* Red Sash (Japan)

"December 7"

* The First Lap (Korea)

* Sermon on the Mount (Korea)

"December 9"

* Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura (Japan)

* Vigilante (Japan)

"December 14"

* Merry Christmas Mr. Mo (Korea)

* Steel Rain (Korea)

"December 16"

* The 8-Year Engagement (Japan)

* Borderline (Japan)

* Hanagatami (Japan)

"December 20"

* Along With The Gods (Korea)

"December 23"

* Revenge Girl (Japan)

* That Is Not a Child But a Minor (Japan)

* Tremble All You Want (Japan)

* Waiting for the Moon (Japan)

"December 27"

* 1987: When The Day Comes (Korea)



2018 ASIAN DRAMA

2018 ASIAN DRAMA

"January 15-21"

* Ashitano Kimiga Motto Suki (TV Asahi)

* BG: Personal Bodyguard (TV Asahi)

* Kakuho no Onna (TV Tokyo)

* Our Place's Tasty Soybean Paste (tvN)

* Princess Jellyfish (Fuji TV)

* Residential Complex (Fuji TV)

* Return (SBS)

* You Always Haunt My Heart (TBS)

"January 22-31"

* Cross (tvN)

* Mother (tvN)

* Holiday Love (TV Asahi)

* Misty (JTBC)

* Radio Romance (KBS2)

"February"

* Children of A Lesser God (OCN)

* Sego-don (NHK)

"February 3"

* Kazoku no Tabiji (Tokai TV)

"February 5"

* Eulachacha Waikiki (JTBC)

* Should We Kiss First (SBS)

"February 7"

* The Supporting Actors 2 (TV Toky

"February 17"

* Bye Bye Blackbird (WOWOW)

"February 21"

* Queen of Mystery 2 (KBS2)

"March"

* Good Witch (SBS)

* Live (tvN)

* My Husband Oh Jak-Doo (MBC)

* My Mister (tvN)

* A Poem A Day (tvN)

* That Man Oh Soo (OCN)

* Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food (JTBC)

"March 10"

* Marry Me Now? (KBS2)

"March 12"

* Great Seducer (MBC)

"March 14"

* Let's Hold Hands Tightly and Watch The Sunset (MBC)

"March 18"

* Innocent Days (WOWOW)

"Spring"

* Are You Human Too? (KBS2)

"March 21"

* Kuinige Killer (WOWOW)

"April"

* The Confidence Man JP (Fuji TV)

* Miracle That We Met (KBS2)

* Mistress (OCN)

* Shitsuji Saionji no Meisuiri (TV Tokyo)

* Sick's Spec Saga (Paravi)

"April 2"

* Half, Blue (NHK)

"May"

* Ms. Hammurabi (JTBC)

"June 2"

* The Best Hit (MBC)

* Duel (OCN)

"June 3"

* Lurker in the Garret (Fuji TV)

"June 5"

* All Kinds of Daughters-in-Law (MBC)

"June 10"

* Stranger (tvN)

"June 11"

* Criminal Syndrome Season 2 (WOWOW)

"June 12"

* Sweet Enemy (SBS)

"June 16"

* Woman of Dignity (JTBC)

"June 17"

* Kenji Miyazawa's Table (WOWOW)

"June 23"

* Blanket Cats (NHK)

"July"

* Cheer Dance (TBS)

"July 1-7"

* The Bride of Habaek (tvN)

* Kensho Sousa (TV Tokyo)

* Maji de Koukai Shitemasu (TBS)

* Nou ni Sumaho ga Umerareta (NTV)

* We're Millennials Got a Problem? SP (NTV)

"July 8-14"

* Akira and Akira (WOWOW)

* Cecile's Plot (Fuji TV)

* Hello, Detective Hedgehog (TBS)

* I'm Sorry, I Love You (TBS)

* Keiji 7 nin (TV Asahi)

* Izakaya Fuji (TV Tokyo)

* MPD: Animal Unit (Fuji TV)

* My Loser Husband (NTV)

* Overprotected Kahoko (NTV)

* Saboriman Kantarou (TV Tokyo)

"July 15-21"

* Black Leather Notebook (TV Asahi)

* Code Blue Season 3 (Fuji TV)

* Etchan (NHK)

* Fugitive Boys (Fuji TV)

* Dead Stock (TV Tokyo)

* Gintama: Mitsuba hen (dTV)

* Keishicho Zero Gakari Second Season (TV Tokyo)

* The King in Love (MBC)

* Man Who Dies to Live (MBC)

* Ms. Kanna! (TBS)

* My Lover's Secret (NTV)

* Reunited Worlds (SBS)

* School 2017 (KBS2)

* Shimokitazawa Die Hard (TV Tokyo)

* Swimming in the Dark (TBS)

"July 22-31"

* Aino Mating Agency Inc (TV Asahi)

* Criminal Minds (tvN)

* A Person You Could Know (Naver TV Cast)

"August"

* Fall From The Sky (tvN)

"August 2"

* Meals Shogi Player Loved (Fuji TV)

"August 4"

* Strongest Deliveryman (KBS2)

"August 5"

* The Dream of Nepenthes (Fuji TV)

* Save Me (OCN)

"August 9"

* Manhole (KBS2)

"August 12"

* Live Up To Your Name (tvN)

* Plage (WOWOW)

"August 14"

* Dal-Soon's Spring (KBS2)

* Hip Hop Teacher (Naver TV Cast)

"August 15"

* Ito-kun A to E (TBS)

"August 23"

* The Best Skilled Surgeon 2017 (TV Tokyo)

* Single Wife (Dramax)

"August 25"

* Age of Youth Season 2 (JTBC) "August 28"

* Somehow 18 (Naver TV Cast)

"August 30"

* Hospital Ship (MBC)

"September 2"

* Man Who Sets the Table (MBC)

* My Golden Life (KBS2)

* Hitoshi Ueki & His Pupil (NHK)

"September 3"

* If We Were a Season (KBS2)

"September 4"

* Argon (tvN)

"September 8"

* Final Life (Amazon)

* My Voice For You (NHK)

"September 10"

* Andante (KBS1)

* Let Us Meet, Joo Oh (KBS2)

"September 11"

* Girls' Generation 1979 (KBS2)

* Magic School (Naver TV Cast)

"September 15"

* Borg Mom (MBC)

"September 16"

* Ame ga Furu to Kimi wa Yasashii (Hulu)

"September 17"

* You Are Closer Than I Think (KBS2)

"September 18"

* Kurara (NHK)

* The Secret of My Love (SBS)

* Temperature of Love (SBS)

* Wagahai no Heya de Aru (NTV)

* Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha (WOWOW)

"September 23"

* Ashi-girl (NHK)

2018 ASIAN DRAMA CONTINUES

"September 24"

* Chinmoku Hotei (WOWOW)

* Waltzing Alone (KBS2)

"September 27"

* While You Were Sleeping (SBS)

"October 1-7"

* Black Revenge (NTV)

* Bravo My Life (SBS)

* Caution, Hazardous Wife (NTV)

* Kang Duk-Soon's Love History (KBS2)

* The Last Week of Madam Jung (KBS2)

* Prison Hotel (BS Japan)

* Sakura's OyakoDon (Tokai TV)

* Warotenka (NHK)

"October 8-14"

* 20th Century Boy and Girl (MBC)

* Avengers Social Club (tvN)

* Because This Is My First Life (tvN)

* Black (OCN)

* Detective Yugami (Fuji TV)

* Doctor-X (TV Asahi)

* Dr. Storks (TBS)

* Go Back Couple (KBS2)

* Love Concierge 2 (Fuji TV)

* Mad Dog (KBS2)

* The Package (JTBC)

* Papa Katsu (Fuji TV)

* Revolutionary Love (tvN)

* Shinjuku Seven (TV Tokyo)

* Witch at Court (KBS2)

"October 15-21"

* Aibou: Season 16 (TV Asahi)

* Bad Families (KBS2)

* Juyo Sankounin Tantei (TV Asahi)

* Kataomoi (WOWOW)

* May I Blackmail You? (NTV)

* Prison Princesses (TBS)

* Re: Mind (TV Tokyo)

* Rikuoh (TBS)* School Counselor (Fuji TV)

"October 22-31"

* Aoi Tori Nante (Fuji TV Two)

* Hana ni Kedamono (dTV)

* Last Minute Romance (Naver TV Cast)

* The Public Enemy (Fuji TV)

* The Reason We Can't Sleep (KBS2"November 3"

* Red Beard (NHK)

"November 4"

* Money Flower (MBC)

"November 5"

* Buzzcut Love (KBS2)

* What Is Your Perfect Way To Eat Fried Eggs? (MBS)

"November 6"

* Meloholic (OCN)

"November 10"

* Hono no Tenkosei: Reborn (Netflix)

"November 12"

* Otoko no Misao (NHK BS Premium)

"November 13"

* Backflow (MBC)

* Love Returns (KBS1)

"November 17"

* A Female Factory Owner (NHK)

"November 20"

* Cote d'Azur No.10 (WOWOW)

"November 22"

* Judge vs. Judge (SBS)

* Prison Playbook (tvN)

"November 24"

* Untouchable (JTBC)

* Orphan Black: 7 Genes

"November 27"

* Enemies from the Past

(MBC)

"December 2"

* Meishi Game (WOWOW (Tokai TV)

* Assistant Manager Park's Private Life (tvN)

"December 3"

* Home Sweet Tokyo (NHK)

"December 4"

* Happy Sisters (SBS)

* Jugglers (KBS2)

* Rude Miss Young-Ae Season 16 (tvN)

* Smashing on Your Back (CSTV)

"December 6"

* Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me (KBS2)

* I'm Not a Robot (MBC)

"December 9"

* Assistant Manager B and Love Letter (tvN)

* The Most Beautiful Goodbye (tvN)"December 11"

* Just Between Lovers (JTBC)

"December 15"

* Erased (Netflix)

"December 16"

* Bad Guys: Vile City (OCN)

* History of Walking Upright (tvN)

"December 22"

* Impossibility Defense (dTV)

"December 23"

* A Korean Odyssey (tvN)

* Picnic Day (tvN)

"December 26"

* Think About Violence of Unforgiveness (NHK)

"December 30"

* Today I Grab the Tambourine Again (tvN)

"December 31"

* Han Yeo-Reum's Memory (JTBC)