Bi (Rain), Han Eun Jung, Kim Sung-Soo (Kim Seong-Su), Song Hye-Gyo
A story about love and heartbreak, sadness and self-preservation.
A naive, cheerful albeit, somewhat of a recluse writer, Han Ji Eun (Song Hye Gyo) is swindled out of everything she owns. Not by strangers, but her best friends! Stranded in China, she is determined to get home with the help of an actor, Lee Young Jae (Bi).
She borrows money from him after coming up with a clever lie and plans to pay him back after landing in Korea, only to find that all which is precious to her has been sold. In an attempt to get her possessions back, she has entered in a contract marriage with Young Jae for one year.
It is quite simple, until strong feelings start to develop. Everyone around them test the "love" Young Jae and Ji Eun have for one another.
In spite of it all, Ji Eun manages to be humorous and endearing - even when her heart is breaking.
Yoon Eun Hye ,Joo Ji Hoon ,Kim Jeong Hoon ,Song Ji Hyo
Goong is a story about young love in face of tradition, politics, and intrigue. In the imaginary world, modern-day Korea is a constitutional monarchy and the Royal Family lives in a grand Palace, the Goong. Story opens with the sudden death of the reigning the King. Faced with the decreasing popularity among the public for the Royalty, a grand wedding for the Crown Prince, Lee Shin (Joo Ji Hoon), is decided to be the best publicity move to improve the image of the Royalty and at the same time prepare Shin for immediate succession. The intended bride? The headstrong, awkward, and sweet spirited Shin Chae-kyung (Yoon Eun Hye) that just happens to go to the same exclusive art school. Chae-kyung was betrothed to become the next Crown Princess by her grandfather and Shin's grandfather.
After 14 years of living in England with his mom, Lee Yul (Kim Jeong Hoon) appears all of a sudden. He is Shin's cousin as well as the former Crown Prince. Everything seemed to be going normally until Chae-kyung's optimistic spirit wins the heart of internally lonely, Yul. As the Crown Prince Shin and simple-minded Chae-kyung's relationship appear to developing deeper feelings, a series of scandals are exposed to the public right after the pair were officially announced married. Will love prevail all in a world of political pressures and martial hardships? Or will being in the spotlight of the public be too much for the young newlyweds to endure?
Goong (궁) is based on the same titled manhwa by Park So Hee.
Boys Before Flowers (Hana Yori Dango) Korean Ver.
My Ratings:♥♥♥♥(so far)
Koo Hye Sun ,Lee Min Ho ,Kim Hyun Joong ,Kim Bum ,Kim Joon
Jan Di is an average girl whose family owns a dry cleaning store located near the luxurious and well known Shin Hwa College. Jan Di meets the four richest and most spoiled boys when she delivers laundry to the school one day. The boys are known as F4 and cause trouble to those who speak out against them.
1 Litre Of Tears/1 Litre no Namida/A Diary with Tears/Ichi Rittoru no Namida
Sawajiri Erika ,Yakushimaru Hiroko ,Nishikido Ryo ,Jinnai Takanori ,Narumi Riko
15-year-old Ikeuchi Aya was an ordinary girl, the daughter of a family who works at a tofu shop, and a soon-to-be high schooler. However, odd things have been happening to Aya lately. She has been falling down often and walks strange. Her mother, Shioka, takes Aya to see the doctor, and he informs Shioka that Aya has spinocerebellar degeneration - a terrible disease where the cerebellum of the brain gradually deteriorates to the point where the victim cannot walk, speak, write, or eat. A cruel disease, as it does not affect the mind in the least. How will Aya react when told about her disease? And how will Aya live from now on?
Based on a true story.
Nakama Yukie ,Matsumoto Jun ,Namase Katsuhisa ,Utsui Ken
The story of a young, idealistic teacher who enters Shirokin Gakuen with hopes of making a difference in the students' lives. However, Yamaguchi Kumiko (Nakama Yukie) is in for a rude awakening when she finds that she will be the homeroom teacher of 3-D, the hardest class to maintain in the school. The students have multi-colored hair, sloppy uniforms, and show absolutely no respect to her. The leader of the class, Sawada Shin is lazy but bright and shows some interest in Yamaguchi when he notices that she is very different from other teachers. The students try to bully her to make her quit, but their attempts don't get them very far.
What the class and the rest of the school does not know is that Yamaguchi Kumiko is actually the 4th generation heir to the Ooedo Group, a notorious yakuza clan. Even though her family would like her to take the title of Ojou when her grandfather dies, they have accepted the fact that Yamaguchi would rather be a teacher.
Eventually, the students learn to respect their quirky teacher because of her devotion to them, and even give her a nickname: Yankumi.
Nakama Yukie,Namase Katsuhisa ,Utsui Ken,Kamenashi Kazuya ,Akanishi Jin,Koike Teppei
Half a year has passed and Shirokin Gakuen has closed down. Yamaguchi Kumiko (Nakama Yukie) finds herself a teacher of a few young kids who don't really benefit much from her style of teaching. Through some twist of fate, she is offered a job as a teacher in Kurogin Gakuen.
She becomes the teacher of a delinquent 3D class which make her previous students look like angels. In order to protect her job, she must again hide her true identity — the fact that she is the 4th generation of the Oedo Family, a prominent yakuza group.
Nakama Yukie ,Namase Katsuhisa ,Enami Kyoko ,Utsui Ken ,Takaki Yuya,Miura Haruma
Kumiko (known by her students as “Yankumi”) becomes a teacher at an all-boys private high school. Her class is full of delinquents, but she tries her hardest to teach them not just about academics (her subject is Mathematics), but about lessons of life, much like any “dedicated teacher” story. Though she’s forced to keep her family a secret from the public, her Yakuza upbringing gives her the strength and the experience to reach out to her students, while also providing comedic relief.
Miura Haruma ,Kawashima Umika ,Sato Takeru ,Fujii Mina ,Tokunaga Eri ,Hisano Masahiro
After a biological terrorist attack kills off the population of a Russian town; Japan's Public Safety Special Third unit, code name THIRD-i, believes that the terrorist organization responsible plans to unleash the same virus known as Bloody X into Tokyo. Subsequently, THIRD-i recruits the help of genius hacker Takagi Fujimaru to find out what happened in the Russia. However, as Fujimaru becomes involved, he soon finds out that he is in over his head and that the terrorist groups influence reaches not only his school but even the police. Fujimaru must now rely on his skill as a hacker to unravel the organizations sinister plot and find out the truth behind "Bloody Monday."
Tantei Gakuen Q
Kamiki Ryunosuke,Shida Mirai,Yamada Ryosuke ,Matsukawa Naruki ,Kaname Jun
Tantei Gakuen Q revolves around a team of genius students studying in a detective academy run by a famous detective, Morihiko Dan.
Seigi No Mikata
Shida Mirai,Yamada Yu Mukai Osamu ,Hongo Kanata
15-year-old Yoko, a young girl who is constantly tormented by her self-centered and devilish older sister Makiko, who works for a government office after having graduated from a famous university. But despite her ill nature, Makiko's actions tend to somehow make things better for those around her, causing others to praise her as an "ally of justice."
Hayami Mokomichi,Mizushima Hiro ,Aibu Saki
Robot maker, Kronos Heaven, finally develops "Night Tenjo", the perfect male humanoid programmed to be devoted and completely loyal to his lover. The company chooses temp worker Izawa Riko to take part in a 5-day free trial. At first, Riko only sees Night as a household appliance. But when she finds out how deep Night's devotion to herself is, Riko finds herself falling in love with him. Joining the love triangle is Asamoto Soshi, a distinguished young executive at her company who has feelings for her.
Miura Yuu ,Tochihara Rakuto ,Ojima Naoya ,Takano Hassei
This series follows the daily lives of 4 vampires that live together in a European-style building: Kiyoi is the eldest who takes care of the others, Masakazu is a college student who gets information on criminal activities, and Ageha and Makoto both go to high-school (and tend to end up helping Masakazu whether they really want to or not). They fight against crime when the cops are unwilling or unable to do so. The series is based off of a shounen-ai manga published in B's Log. Whether you like shounen-ai or not, it hasn't been very obvious in this series and it may not be... the jury's still out on that.
It Started With A Kiss
Ariel Lin ,Joe Cheng ,Jiro Wang ,Tiffany Xu ,Cyndi Chaw
After an earthquake destroyed Xiang Qin's house, she and her father moved in with the family of her father's college buddy, Uncle Ah Li. To her surprise, the kind and amicable aunt and uncle are the parents of her cold and distant schoolmate Jiang Zhi Shu, a genius with an IQ of 200 whom not too long ago rejected her endless crush on him. Will the close proximity give her a second chance to win Zhi Shu's heart? Or, will her love for him end under his cold words? What happens when there is competition for his heart?
They Kiss Again
Ariel Lin ,Joe Cheng ,Jiro Wang
The sequel of It Started With A Kiss begins with Xiang Qin and Zhi Shu's wedding and honeymoon. Even after marriage, they experience problems and interferences within their marriage such as mistaken pregnancy, misunderstandings, and a run-in with a girl from Zhi Shu's past. Xiang Qin and Zhi Shu switch to medical school to become nurse and doctor. During that time, Zhi Shu meets new rivals who wish to outdo him and Xiang Qin makes four new friends, and one of them likes her and wishes to replace Zhi Shu.
How will their lives turn out to be?
Devil Beside You
Mike He ,Rainie Yang ,Kingone Wang ,Ivy Fan Xiao Fan
After finally getting the courage to confess her feelings, Qi Yue (Rainie Yang) was handing her love letter to Yuan Yi (Kingone), but by a stroke of bad luck, he did not see and walked passed her. The person standing in front of her was the troublemaker of the school, infamously known for his devilish ways – Jiang Meng (Mike He). The devil will get what he wants, and the object of his desire was Qi Yue. Although having a cruel exterior, Ah Meng’s heart is kind and caring, which truly touched Qi Yue. The big problem remained – Ah Meng is the son of the man Qi Yue’s mother is going to marry. Even though they were not related by blood, who will accept this step brother-sister relationship? What is to become of their relationship when other lovers come into the picture?
D.I.E. (Death Investigation Extension)
Roger Kwok ,Sonija Kwok ,Margie Tsang ,Kenneth Ma
The "Death Investigation Extension (D.I.E.)" in the police force was established to accommodate those who have been sent away by their supervisors. As everybody knows, members of the Extension are to investigate unsolved cold cases. YUE CHI-LONG (Roger Kwok), who has cracked a large number of difficult cases by extrasensory means, is assigned to the D.I.E. believing that he will get promoted soon. Later LONG finds out that his supervisor still has a long way to go before he reaches retirement age. Hoping to leave the Extension as soon as possible, he gets to solve a lot of intriguing cases. New appointee YING CHING-CHING (Sonija Kwok) is a good-looking girl but she means to act tough and sassy in front of others. She takes an uncompromising stand over every case she deals with, which leads her into constant quarrels with LONG. The relationship between the pair is deteriorating day after day.
LONG's elder sister, YUE CHI-CHING (Margie Tsang), has been living with him. While investigating an old case, LONG gets to find his long-lost father YUE TAI-HOI (Leung Ka Yan). Through close collaboration with LONG, CHING-CHING has gradually developed affection for him. As she is still torn between LONG and her two-timing boyfriend SHING KA-TSUN (Kenneth Ma), LONG has started to try to avoid her without rhyme or reason. Feeling so confused about what is happening, CHING-CHING decides to do some probing and is shocked to discover that LONG has been dogged by a female ghost called SIU SIN (Kitty Yuen).
The Seventh Day
Kevin Cheng ,Lawrence Ng ,Niki Chow ,Bosco Wong ,Natalie Tong
Ling Ka Yan is a saleswoman in a pet shop. She was diagnosed with a terminal illness as a child, causing her family members to be overprotective of her. As a result, even as a young woman in her twenties, she has never experienced true love until she meets Yau Zi Wing, a man who changes her life forever.
Into Thin Air
Michael Miu ,Melissa Ng ,Bernice Liu ,Kenneth Ma ,Power Chan
A Pillow Case of Mystery
Bobby Au Yeung ,Benny Chan ,Kenix Kwok,Tavia Yeung
Sze Sai Lun, along with his family, comes into town to be its new judge. He soon ends up having to sentence the town fool. When the fool ends up hanged at his house, Wong Tin Pak is blamed for his suicide by all the town's people. Everything seems like it is getting worse and worse until Sai Lun finds a simple ceramic pillow by accident. The pillow contains a helpful (but not too helpful) spirit who tries to help him solve the case.
Steven Ma ,Bernice Liu ,Wayne Lai ,Kate Tsui
Frankie Lam ,Kenix Kwok ,Chris Lai ,Lam Yuen Ying ,Jack Wu ,Don Li ,Law Kwun Fung ,Kwok Jing ,Matt Yeung ,Cheung Chi Hin ,Ip Wai , Wong Ping Hei
Kei Hau Yee is a spoiled wealthy girl, when she eats 10 magical seeds by accident, she gets pregnant. Chan Dai Ha lies that he is the father of her children, but Hau Yee dislikes him. Hau Yee gives birth to 10 strange children, these children become adults in one day, at night. Hau Yee and Dai Ha are scared but later take care of them and treat them like their own children. The couple lose their second and third son by accident and they were brought up by Man Sai Hung, a wealthy man.
Hau Yee and Dai Ha are really poor and they are forced to give Ah Sei and Ah Sap away to a theatre troop where they are mistreated by their teacher but are helped by the kind Siu Lan. Ah Gao is also given away to a couple who can't have children. Then Hau Yee's friend shows up, Hau Yee had a crush on him, looks like he likes Hau Yee too and he wants to go to Shanghai with her. Hau Yee does not know what to do.
The ten brothers find out they all have special powers, Hau Yee and Dai Ha later find this out. Everyone has a different special ability, but their parents don't want anyone to know about the special powers and they tell their sons not to use those powers in public.
Hau Yee and Dai Ha are trying to get their sons back, besides this there are more troubles. Ah Sei and Ah Dai both fall in love with Siu Lan, this causes trouble between the two brothers, also there is a man who's saying to Ah Dai that the ten brothers don't have a long time to go anymore.
Bobby Au Yeung ,Yoyo Mung ,Frankie Lam ,Linda Chung ,Florence Kwok ,Raymond Cho
Tim Sir and the police force are in charge of solving murder cases. Siu Yau is the head of her department. Sam is a doctor whose responsibility is to find out the victims' causes of death and other health-related jobs. Ding Ding is an investigator who helps to solve cases.
In between these cases, the characters of this story have a lot of personal issues to deal with. Yvonne finds that her husband has been cheating on her because she does not want to have children. Kong Jai develops a crush on Ding Ding, but soon finds out that she likes Sam. Tim Sir's wife, Charlie dies after being accidentally poisoned by a nurse. Although Tim says he is not ready for another serious relationship, he develops feelings for Siu Yau and vice versa.
Sam meets a young girl named Mon, who has been taking many wrong paths in her life and he is helping her to get her life back on track. Sam writes books about crime-solving and murder, which Mon enjoys very much. What Sam does not know is that Mon has strong feelings for him. Mon is jealous of Ding Ding because Sam is dating her. But one particular day, the police force is called to a very strange case. The murder victims have been killed in the same way the victims were in Sam's books! When the force begins to suspect Mon - they find her dead. Who is this strange serial killer and why are they killing people following Sam's books?
Forensic Heros 2
Bobby Au Yeung ,Yoyo Mung ,Kevin Cheng ,Frankie Lam ,Charmaine Sheh
My Ratings:♥♥♥(so far)
Nakamura Aoi ,Takahashi Ai ,Ishiguro Ken
A detective story that evolves around two high school students, Mizuhara Kana, a curious girl who can't help looking after others, and her new classmate, Toma So, who graduated from an elite U.S. college at the age of 15. The two try to solve mysteries with a help of Kana's father who is an investigator.
Hana Kimi Japan
Rating from me:♥♥♥♥♥
Episodes in all:13
Oguri Shun, Okada Yoshinori, Shirota Yu, Sugimoto Tetta, Tsutsui Mariko, Yamazaki Hajime
The drama is based on the popular manga of the same name by Nakajo Hisaya, which has already been dramatized in Taiwan. Horikita plays the protagonist Ashiya Mizuki, a Japanese girl in the U.S. who one day sees the young athlete Sano Izumi (Oguri) compete in the high jump on television. She begins to idolize him, and decides to move to Japan to attend the same school as him. However, Izumi goes to an all-boys school, so Mizuki disguises herself as a boy to achieve her dream of being with her idol.
Kami no Shizuku
My Ratings:♥♥♥♥(so far)
Kamenashi Kazuya as Kanzaki Shizuku
Tanabe Seiichi as Tomine Issei
Naka Riisa as Shinohara Miyabi
Toda Naho as Kiryu Ryoko
The story revolves around a young man whose father, a world-famous wine critic, suddenly dies. His father leaves behind a wine collection worth a fortune, but in order to take over his the collection, he must solve a challenge left by his father to find 13 wines. However, he has no real experience with wine, and his rival is his adopted brother, who happens to also be a prominent wine critic.