Tokyo Tarareba Girls: First Impressions – A Josei Drama Adaptation with Perfect Casting, Quirky Characters, & Talking Pub Grub

Tokyo Tarareba Girls (東京タラレバ娘) is a josei, romantic comedy Japanese live-action drama adaptation of the josei manga of the same name. It was originally released in 2017 and stars Yuriko Yoshitaka, Nana Eikura, and Yūko Ōshima. It follows a young woman named Rinko and her female comrades as they navigate their 30s. After spending their…

Criminologist Himura & Mystery Writer Arisugawa: A Dismal Detective Series with a Decent Bromance Element – J-Drama Review

Criminologist Himura & Mystery Writer Arisugawa (臨床犯罪学者 火村英生の推理) is a 2016 Japanese investigate mystery series with ten total episodes. It is the television adaptation of the novel series, Himura Hideo¸ that was originally authored by Alice Arisugawa in 1992. The series is about a brilliant college professor of criminal science who also works as a…