Akagi (Drama)

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  • 5
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  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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4.0
 out of 5
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  • 7 out of 8 people found this review helpful:
    taught dramatic adaptation
    This really captures the tension and atmosphere from the manga/anime series pretty well. The intensity of Akagi and madness of Washizu are in full effect. The incidental music completes this portrayal constantly on a knife edge. The casting of Ougi and Yasuoka are also pretty much spot on. It really made me yearn for a live action of Ten since the start of the series is also based on the first ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    This drama is absolutely amazing
    If you enjoy board games and like the competition that can arise from it you will truly enjoy this series. My first thoughts about this is the uniqueness the story brings to the table that I have yet to see in any other game style dramas. This is a edge of your seat drama and you will want to see how each and every episode leads to the next. For the acting itself, I think its so/so. I have not ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Suspenseful and kinda funny
    I don't know how it compares to the anime/manga since I haven't seen either but I really enjoyed it.
    Sure there were some problems like I don't know a thing about mahjong so I was a little lost there, there was a bit of annoying camera shaking, he didn't have to kill the ants, the ending was a little clipped at the very end, etc.
    The suspense was pretty great, at one point in the last episode ...
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  • 1 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    So boring words cannot describe...
    The show has its moments, and the idea, albeit not successfully executed in my opinion, is kind of interesting. But the suspense is overdone and it kills the show. While it works well for the first one or two episodes, it keeps repeating itself endlessly. At some point the show begins to feel like one long filler stretching into eternity with hardly any story or progress.
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