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Jmovie: Library Wars

Library Wars Japanese movie

My first job was at my local library. I even worked in the college library during my undergraduate years. My first passion and obsession was reading. So the title definitely caught my eye while perusing movies online. This movie is based on a light novel series by Arikawa Hiro with illustrations by Adabana Sukumo. Later the novel series became a

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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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Kyo wa Kaisha Yasumimasu Episode 3

OMG. This episode was hilarious! It also introduces a plot formula that can get redundant fast, though. See with episode two we saw Aoishi going crazy wondering why a 21-year-old college student would bother liking her, going crazy wondering if he’s playing her for money, and going crazy because he greeted a same-age female friend so casually. Since she had

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Kyo wa Kaisha Yasumimasu Episodes 1-2

Wow. Yet another younger-man-older-woman drama. Not really all that original, is it? Nope, not at all. These romances are very common in dramaland. The plot of Kyo wa Kaisha Yasumimasu (translated to something like taking the day off of work) revolves around Aoishi Hanae (Ayase Haruka) who is on the cusp of turning 30, has never been in a real

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