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Holy Pearl Episodes 6-7 Recap

I don’t dislike this drama. I enjoy it. That being said, there really is some campiness and cheesiness baked in. The fight scenes between demons or demons and humans makes me laugh at just how poorly executed they are and just how fake they are. Forget about wire work not being very believable at times, the blocked out fight scenes

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Holy Pearl Episodes 3-5 Recap

Jiang Yi

If you think we are out of exposition and back story territory, we’re not. Bit by bit we are getting more and more into the meat of the drama, but they still have to explain how some things happened. This set of episodes introduces even more characters to our cast, demons and humans alike. Since they aren’t following Inuyasha exactly,

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Holy Pearl Episode 2 Recap

The first episode was an introduction to our heroine and a bit of info about the ancient kingdom of Nan Yue. This episode continues on with exposition so not much happens in it since it’s Rong Di telling Ding Yao about Xian Yue and how this woman he loved came to pass away. That being said, once this stuff is

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Holy Pearl Episode 1 Recap

We open this drama at an archaeological dig where a new discovery is made. A man has found a zither embedded in a cliff side. After a long time searching, they have finally found something! Professor Ding (Shu Yao Xuan) who is in charge of the dig brushes dirt off the zither and red light shoots out and the sky

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JMovie Review: Say “I Love You”

Fukushi Sota, Kawaguchi Haruna

There are tons of dramas and movies that are based on manga. Say “I Love You” is another manga turned into a live action that was released in 2014. Unfortunately, this is a manga that I have read and rather enjoyed. I haven’t finished the series, but I’ve read up to the arc where Megu (more on her later) was becoming

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