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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: Kinkyori Renai

Yamashita Tomohisa, Komatsu Nana

Kinkyo Renai, aka Close Rang Love/Short Distance Love, is a 2014 movie starring ex-News member Yamashita Tomohisa and Komatsu Nana. This movie is based on a manga series of the same name by Mikimoto Rin which was serialized from 2008 to 2011. I do not think this was one manga series that I read, so I wasn’t really expecting anything

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JMovie Review: Rurouni Kenshin Finale

Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno

The first movie in the live action Kenshin series was pretty awesome. The next two movies (Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends) both ratcheted up the awesomeness even more! The acting was superb (for the most part) and the action sequences are great and not as bad as some movies with the overly obvious wire work that defies the laws

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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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Japanese Movie: L♡DK

Nothing like a movie about first love. Especially when the film hit theaters in April, a spring month very suitable for first love. L♡DK is a live action movie based off the manga of the same name by Watanabe Ayu. It revolves around a male and female high school student who both live alone in the same building and end

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