Category: tv reviews

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Juri Ueno and the Five Bags

Ueno Juri to Itsutsu no Kaban (上野樹里と5つの鞄) is the 5-episode mini-series produced by WOWOW, in which Japanese actress Juri Ueno alongside directors Hideta Takahata, Michael Arias, Nobuhiro Yamashita, Takuma Takasaki, and Koji Hagiuda tell five different stories surrounding five different bags.

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Kaitakushatachi

Kaitakushatachi, or simply The Pioneers, is a drama commemorating the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties between China and Japan.

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Kaseifu no MITA

The Asuda family is coping with the loss of their mother, when the mysterious Akari Mita enters their life as the perfect housekeeper — but be careful of what you ask her to do, she might just kill someone without hesitation.

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Keizoku

Keizoku is a 1999 Japanese show of 11 episodes centering on the life of Jun Shibata, who has just begun her internship at the Sector 2 of the police department in charge of unsolved cases.

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Keizoku 2: SPEC

Keizoku 2 follows two detectives, ill-suited to each other with the uptight and uncommunicative Sebumi clashing with the slobbish genius Toma, trying to track down criminals with supernatural abilities.

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Kennedys, The

The Kennedys is an 8-episode mini-series depicting the lives of the Kennedy family from Joe Kennedy, Sr.’s attempt to start a campaign as president, John’s run for president, marriage, assassination, and Bobby’s run for president and assassination.

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Kids on the Slope

A Jazz-filled coming of age story following the life of Kaoru Nishimi, a young and pretty brainy kid from a well-off family who has just moved into a new school in Kyushu in the mid-60s.

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L Word, The – Season 6 – Final

Showtime’s drama The L Word aired its last episode weeks ago, but what has the show left? The season was pretty messy, as it introduced a new storyline in 3/4 of a season, and it never wrapped anything up.

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Last Friends

Last Friends is a Japanese drama chronicling the friendship between Ruka and Michiru.