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by katzenjammin'
Aug 16th, '12, 04:30
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

I've recently taken to reading geinou blogs for reading practice (lol), and the other day I noticed a couple of the Ainori girls were in the top rankings for celebrity blogs and well... I ended up finding quite a few blogs by former Love Wagon passengers. Speaking of Momo, I was surprised to learn s...
by katzenjammin'
Apr 22nd, '12, 02:29
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

I actually started following Ainori when I'd first started Japanese classes; it was one of the few things I could follow along without subs, so it's got this special place in my heart. If the cast is actually okay this kind around, I might give it another go! But I have to admit that I really liked ...
by katzenjammin'
Apr 7th, '12, 02:26
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

So I like, just now found out that the show started back up around Christmas last year. Anyone still watching it? Is it even worth getting back into again?
by katzenjammin'
Jun 23rd, '10, 16:11
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Drama Fanfiction!
Replies: 11
Views: 4400

I actually stumbled across the some LiveJournal communities after I posted the topic; I'll be sure to check them out. And to XrayZ; no worries. So long as you're articulate, level-headed, and making valid points. At first, I was surprised at the amount of fanwork disdain here, but a lot of the thing...
by katzenjammin'
Jun 22nd, '10, 18:19
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Drama Fanfiction!
Replies: 11
Views: 4400

XrayZ, the way I see it, if I were to write fanfiction, it'd just be for fun. I definitely wouldn't do it because I want to get published, as I know that's highly unlikely and probably illegal in most cases. It would be for the purpose of exploring the characters an scenario I really enjoyed, and pe...
by katzenjammin'
Jun 22nd, '10, 14:12
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Drama Fanfiction!
Replies: 11
Views: 4400

Perfectly understandable. I used to be a pretty active fanfic writer (and pretty active in fandom in general) but I found a lot of things that got under my skin, too. I never 100% subscribed to that sentiment that those who can't really write only write fanfiction. However, back in the day I noticed...
by katzenjammin'
Jun 22nd, '10, 02:55
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Drama Fanfiction!
Replies: 11
Views: 4400

Drama Fanfiction!

I was wondering if anyone around here has written any drama fanfiction before? Would you be interested in reading some? I've poked around the net and haven't found much of it. Lately I've been watching... a certain series... and it's been giving me the urge to write about it! Or maybe, have you writ...
by katzenjammin'
Jun 22nd, '10, 02:10
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Stream Japanese TV on your computer with KeyHoleTV
Replies: 992
Views: 766067

I just checked the Freshverse page for the first time in ages, and it's not working for me. However, the webmaster is noting that the latest Flash update is causing problems so maybe downgrading would fix it (I'm too lazy to try it myself, though).
by katzenjammin'
Jan 17th, '09, 03:15
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

Well, dang. Thanks for the info, though.

As cheesy as the show's gotten recently, I'm sorry to see it go. : /
by katzenjammin'
Jan 17th, '09, 03:03
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

SERIOUSLY? Where did you hear that from?
by katzenjammin'
Jan 13th, '09, 02:34
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Thoughts on this Korean-looking GIrl
Replies: 18
Views: 4015

At first I was wondering, "what's the point of this thread? Do I think she's cute or something?" But apparently it's not even a photo. I was fooled. That's got to be one of the most realistic CGs I've ever seen!
by katzenjammin'
Jan 10th, '09, 04:00
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

CARBONARA!!! I love that cheesy face he made in that video! <3 <3 <3 Oose was a bit before my time. She doesn't seem to mention going out with anyone explicitly, but then again I only skimmed over the last few pages. But it seems like a fun read (and good practice), so I might look more into it later.
by katzenjammin'
Jan 2nd, '09, 17:27
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: if ur a white guy and u go to japan-they love you-true"
Replies: 15
Views: 4125

In the west we sell tanning creams. In the east they sell bleaching creams. Basically... what you don't have is what you want. Asians usually have a darker skin tone, so it makes sense. I also think it's the bizarre Eurocentric standard of beauty that's infected the world. Even in Asian countries, ...
by katzenjammin'
Jan 2nd, '09, 17:24
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: japanese, or korean guy hairstyle cut-where to
Replies: 2
Views: 1637

Depending on what kind of hair you have, it mightn't work too well, but... Also, remember that it's not just the cut, there's some styling to be down with products and such afterwards.

If there's a Koreatown or something like that in your area that might work.
by katzenjammin'
Jan 2nd, '09, 17:15
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

It's still airing, thought it's taking a small break for the New Year's holidays. Sylvain stopped reviewing episodes over a year ago, though... : /
by katzenjammin'
Dec 28th, '08, 21:47
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW (1/11/09) - Loss Time Life / Lost Time Life
Replies: 10
Views: 9382

Yes, finally some new stuff!

Tamura's such a hoot. "Souri to Yobanaide", c'mon!
by katzenjammin'
Dec 8th, '08, 19:11
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

Whoo, after like MONTHS I've finally caught up with the show. yeah..i agree with everyone. i LOVE ainori, but these days, I feel like they drag on the same story line for 5 episodes straight. I also am tired of this special analyzing episodes they've been showing recently...really have no point at a...
by katzenjammin'
Nov 2nd, '08, 04:38
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: How About J-Actresses/Actors you DON'T like??
Replies: 398
Views: 165034

[...] And most of those pretty boys who can't act their way out of a paper bag. Quoted for truth. I'm seriously annoyed, by about 90% of Johnny's guys. There are some I can stand, a few I've grown to like as actors, but most of them I think are absolute crap. Akanishi, natch. Nishikido, you look da...
by katzenjammin'
Aug 1st, '08, 14:33
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Let's learn Japanese....
Replies: 837
Views: 213036

Okay, I can't for the life of me remember how to say this:

How do you say that you've become able to do something? Like, "I've become able to speak Japanese?"
by katzenjammin'
Aug 1st, '08, 14:20
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: U.S. Remake for DEATH NOTE
Replies: 151
Views: 44580

One million strong for MatsuKen as L in "Death Note" Hollywood remake! [...] <link> Are you serious? You guys know that totally MAKES NO SENSE. There's a little something called localization... Hollywood isn't about appealing to silly niche fangirls. I really don't see what all the rage is about. W...
by katzenjammin'
Aug 1st, '08, 14:04
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 206733

The worst drama I've seen, and one of the first I've watched was "S.O.S." It was so. Bad. I agree with everyone on that one. I've tried to stomach "Hanazakari no Kimi-tachi e" so many times, but it's so over the top, not cute at all. The writers were seriously on shrooms or something for that one. T...
by katzenjammin'
Jul 24th, '08, 16:58
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

#411 Eh. I kinda saw that coming, though I didn't know that Kousuke had been so touched by Kuro. I think he thinks that A SERIOUS MAN OF PANTS needs to be SERIOUSLY CLEAR about having a SERIOUS RELATIONSHIP. He didn't have much time to think about Kuro's confession (which was off the chain -- "your ...
by katzenjammin'
Jul 18th, '08, 05:49
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: New Tohoshinki Video
Replies: 15
Views: 5661

Wow, thanks guys. I'd been wondering, too. I've also been wondering about the guy in the video... I know I've seen him, but I can't place my finger on just where... I usually have this... thing... against boy bands... but I've watched this video so many times the past few days. I can't wait until th...
by katzenjammin'
Jul 15th, '08, 19:17
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

anyone got any info about Suuzan and Mie now days? Well, I think they would be still lovers but still my doubt kinda started from Outlaw x Gokis wedding... I haven't been watching that long (only about a year or so), but I vaguely remember the wedding, and remember that they were apart. I would've ...
by katzenjammin'
Jul 15th, '08, 02:41
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Is it wrong for an Asian man to date a "White" wom
Replies: 55
Views: 17471

Okay, I agree (and have experience) with a lot of this: It's pretty easy to simple to say "no," but unfortunately, some people think otherwise. I'd venture a bet, though, that you won't find a lot of people on this site that have a problem with it. I'm a halfer so of course I'd say there's nothing w...
by katzenjammin'
Jul 15th, '08, 02:26
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW (7/19/08) - Double Kitchen - (VOID)
Replies: 17
Views: 16937

I'd be okay with any of them except "Bokura no Yuuki" but "Haru e Natsu" sounds super-interesting to me.
by katzenjammin'
Jul 15th, '08, 00:33
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Stream Japanese TV on your computer with KeyHoleTV
Replies: 992
Views: 766067

I haven't seriously used Windows in a while (I've been using one of those virtual simulation programs on my Mac)... so I was wondering how you open links with the "MMS" protocol? I've opened streams that worked for like a couple of minutes in Media Player before they died. Should I need a plugin or ...
by katzenjammin'
Jul 15th, '08, 00:28
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Does Skin Color Effect Your Dating Preference???
Replies: 17
Views: 8292

I think it's really tough to separate race and skin tone because they're so closely related (as opposed to race and nationality). Unfortunately in Asia there is a very heavy stigma against darker skin and a strong preference for paler skin. Having pale, almost transparent skin is one of the hallmark...
by katzenjammin'
Jul 11th, '08, 01:54
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

Dang, I missed like a month of episodes... @ #406 - 409: Yokko: She literally disappeared since that dinner with the beef. I swear, I didn't even see her the last two episodes, heheh. Shrek: LOL. Kai... I mean Umi: Who? Kuro / Pantsman: There has been a big dose of insecurity flying around, and it's...
by katzenjammin'
Jul 9th, '08, 22:15
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Relationship = may not be the ultimate form of happiness
Replies: 25
Views: 7421

Re: Relationship = may not be the ultimate form of happiness

I'm gonna babble for a minute here. First of all, I think that there's a big problem with semantics when people talk about "happiness" -- in fact, the way the OP threw it around in their post reminded me of the way Westerners (particularly Americans) use the word "love". I love to dance. I love panc...
by katzenjammin'
Jun 15th, '08, 01:18
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

episode #405 what an episode i was annoyed by Zoumahon at first but then they made the whole episode practically about him and his history lol what a man!really inspiring even the hosts feel bad for talking bad about him before XD and finally it seems like they will get back to the main points of f...
by katzenjammin'
Jun 5th, '08, 10:39
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

At least in the US, I think we've all heard the whole Africa-slave thing, Kunta-kinte roots, etc. thing a thousand times... is it really that surprising news for those ainori members/Japanese audience? Hell, Zomahoun needs to realize not everyone is a "nazi" historian like him... Ainori's history l...
by katzenjammin'
Jun 4th, '08, 00:34
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

On episode #404... Not a lot happened. In fact... This episode turned out to be just a big ol' history lesson. In the beginning I was okay with it... Like, yeah, Zomahoun's bitch-slapping these kids with reality. But he kept going and going, and said a few things I perceived as...unfitting, I guess?...
by katzenjammin'
Jun 3rd, '08, 19:14
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: TV Show: 'This is what's strange about Japanese people'
Replies: 9
Views: 8610

I just watched the teen sex episode... it was pretty funny. I'm hoping that they managed to round up the sluttiest, most jaded and ignorant girls in Japan though. Or else this episode was pretty depressing... I'd love to see more of this show (and shows like it), but I've found that it's hard to fin...
by katzenjammin'
Jun 3rd, '08, 18:30
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: U.S. Remake for DEATH NOTE
Replies: 151
Views: 44580

I hate americans because they always copy, their really have anything own ...um, what? Besides the normal things such as worries about direction and casting, I'm iffy about the movie finding a niche over here. Psychological thriller-types of movies aren't the most popular... they'd have to do some ...
by katzenjammin'
May 31st, '08, 20:26
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

On the last episode (403): Announcer: On the stool Seiji carved for Yokko, a message: "FOREVER LOVE". Imada: LAAAAAAME! Sums up the confession for me. (LOLZ @ that they're giving it away in a contest, too.) Anywho, had Seiji not come on so hard and fast, maybe it could've worked out... (then again I...
by katzenjammin'
May 19th, '08, 20:07
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

The whole AD collapsing was the dumbest crap ever. Totally fake setup and waste of air time. Quoted for truth. Also, LOLZ at Seiji totally smothering Yokko. His incessant talk about marriage is very odd, especially considering that he still crying over his ex like two weeks ago. I think he seriousl...
by katzenjammin'
May 19th, '08, 16:25
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Who among the ARASHI members you like the most?
Replies: 18
Views: 9032

I actually don't like ARASHI as a musical group (sue me) so I'm not so familiar with the members. But because he's rather cute, is a decent singer (I've heard some of his solos), and can act, I have to pick Ninomiya. I'm also the type of person who typically can't stand "that guy" that everyone like...
by katzenjammin'
May 19th, '08, 16:18
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Where have all the nice guys gone?
Replies: 36
Views: 15648

This was a good post. I get a bit annoyed sometimes at the things posted in this subforum but hopefully some of those people in question manage to read some of this. That being said, let's look at the traits that are considered to be masculine... being logical or aloof, tall, competitive, strong, et...
by katzenjammin'
May 19th, '08, 04:13
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: Eita
Replies: 151
Views: 65123

I also agree with the "Eita" is underrated sentiment. While not the best-looking he's such a good actor and probably one of my favorite male actors in that age bracket. I first watched him in "Waterboys" some years back, and right now I'm watching "Nodame Cantabile" and "Last Friends" and he's just ...
by katzenjammin'
May 16th, '08, 03:03
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] Ainori/Love Wagon Reality Show (Summaries)
Replies: 371
Views: 163575

Re: ainori400

sacchan wrote:ainori400 = 400 TEARS!!!!
AND FOR THE SECOND TIME IT MADE ME CRY!
Heheh, I don't cry easily but watching this episode I came close. Especially when...
Seiji gave away his soccer ball, and the kids tasted chocolate for the first time.
by katzenjammin'
May 16th, '08, 02:54
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: American sings the soul of Japan ~ Jero
Replies: 18
Views: 5922

I love JERO, he's a cutie and so adorable and humble in the press. If nothing else, I'm appreciating the positivity he's giving for black males in Japanese pop culture (think of the other examples of black males in Japanese press and you'll realize how much that's needed...) However, I do wonder if ...
by katzenjammin'
May 16th, '08, 02:44
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Bento Boxes: Where to start?
Replies: 11
Views: 2983

Ah~ I've recently gotten into bento lately... I think I'm going to buy a box set and accessories soon. This (oops, just noticed this site was mentioned earlier...) is a great site that I came across that has lots of ideas for recipes and arrangements, as well as safety tips (i.e. antibacterial measu...