Category: tv reviews

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Wakamonotachi 2014

In honor of the 55th anniversary of Fuji TV’s Wakamonotachi (若者たち) series, they’ve decided to do a 2014 version with an impressive cast list that includes Satoshi Tsumabuki, Eita, Hikari Mitsushima, Yu Aoi, Ai Hashimoto, and Masami Nagasawa.

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Episodes – Season 3

While not as consistent and strong as its first two seasons, Episodes is still interesting to watch thanks to the interactions between Matt LeBlanc, Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig and Kathleen Rose Perkins.

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Masters of Sex – Season 1

Stimulating, satisfying, and hot, Masters of Sex is able to give an insight on life through a particular filter, tainted with the concerns, hopes, and fears of the typical American society and culture of the 50s.

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Normal Heart, The

Based on the 1985 play about the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City, as seen through the eyes of HIV activist, who sees his friends and lover die one by one as the government refuses the existence of a public health crisis.

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Breaking Bad – Season 1

Walter White has been dealt with a pretty shitty hand in life. However, when he is diagnosed with lung cancer, he goes to extreme lengths in order to secure his family financially before he dies.

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Mammon (Norwegian Series)

The brother of a journalist kills himself unraveling a chain of events that goes back decades and involves the most obvious and most unsuspected people.

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Ping Pong: The Animation

Taiyou Matsumoto’s Ping Pong manga series is taken off the pages by none other than the soaring mind of animator Masaaki Yuasa in this dynamic hard-hitting 11-episode series of two high school friends and their love for table tennis.