Tagged: year: 2005

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Letters from Kanai Nirai

Letters from Kanai Nirai tells the story of Fuki Asato, a girl living in the Okinawan islands away from everything that could resemble a big metropolis, including being away from her mother who left the island when Fuki was only seven. Since then, every year on Fuki’s birthday she receives a letter from her mom, making Fuki dream of meeting again.

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Annyong, Sayonara

Annyong, Sayonara is a documentary following Ms. Heeja Lee, a Korean woman that lost her father when she was only 13 months old, back when her father was drafted by the Japanese army.

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My Boyfriend is Type B

In this film, the writers take the stereotype that “Type B” men tend to be self-involved, arrogant and general jerks and run with it.

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Why I Love Korean Cinema

It’s a week of Korean extravaganza and who better than me to talk about it? *laughs* Well, jokes aside, there is something about Korean cinema that really intrigues me and here is my chance to talk about it!

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Beginner’s Guide to Jay Chou

So… you’re looking to get into Jay Chou after seeing The Green Hornet or what not? Maybe you’re planning to start your Mandarin lessons, and even plan into deeping your toes into some Chinese or overall Asian music? Well, what better way to get into Chinese/Asian music than starting with Jay Chou.

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Blue Meteor – Yu Aoi

Whenever I read of someone discovering Yu Aoi in films, they often mention how they can never get enough of her afterward. I’ve learned to call this phenomenon the “hit-you-in-the-face-like-a-meteor” factor. It happened to me, and it keeps happening to others.

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YAM – Issue 005

It’s here, it’s here! And on time!
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What do we have on this 5th issue?? Yu Aoi cover story, courtesy of Rojo~
Plus, there’s more! A DBSK concert review – live from Japan! Harry Potter 6, Transformers 2, Moon and Public Enemies~ As well as Bibi Zhou, SNSD, Clazziquai and Seo Taiji! And 10 years after The WB’s Popular~~~

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Tea Date

Tea Date is an American/Korean short film starring Mark Barkan and Doona Bae as an English teacher and his Korean student, respectively.

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YAM – Issue 004

On this issue?
The Brothers Bloom, Tsumiki no Ie (La Maison en Petits Cubes), Tea Date, Up, and a bunch of blockbuster films – on the music front? The Sounds, Shiina Ringo, SNDS, 2PM, Green Day and Shinee. Plus, Yu Aoi, Life on Mars and House M.D.