Monday, February 23, 2009

VOICE 07: Wake-up message

Lack of sleep because of a paper that's due today, so my thought process are going to be all over the place, not that it haven't been before...

Kaji (Eita), Ryosuke (Ikuta Toma), and Teppei (Endo Yuya) are having a sleep over at Teppei's apartment. The Doushite of the week: Why do you hit the snooze button when you still have to wake up anyways? This bothered Ryosuke a lot since the time between the snooze is precious. lol

Hanei (Sato Tomohito) and Kaji are in charge for the autopsy this week, their first time. Hanei, who had always been faint of corpse, of course feel nervous, but he assured Kaji he's going to manage. Though before any cutting was done, they were interupted by the victim's husband. Apparently he doesn't want them cutting up his wife. Aki (Ishihara Satomi), who felt the victim's death somewhat similar to her mom, try to persuaded the husband on letting them do the autopsy. She was declined.

Eita's Kaji's smile is so cute!!

Anyways, they tried going to his home (shoe maker's house) to persuade him, but instead helping him moved his washer. Aki then told the husband of her mother's death, and feelings, hoping he would reconsider, but no luck. Depressed Aki caused Kaji to worry. >:3

Hanei-nii (as I will call him from now on ever since last episode of him acting like a big brother), is depressed and worried about unable doing the autopsies. Assistant sensei Reiko (Yada Akiko) told him if he can't, then just give up studying forensics. The upset Hanei-nii ran away. Ryosuke tried to follow, but was stopped. Later, in his restaurant, Hanei-nii continued being depressed, thus Ryosuke and Teppei consoled him. <3

Kaji and Aki visit the shoe maker again for more bonding, dog included. At the end of the day, due to the lacks of clues, Aki walked home dejectedly, causing Kaji to worry even more. His stares to Aki's back made me go "Kya~ Kya~!" again. lol.. I'm sorry.. >_<;; After finding figure out something, Kaji (specifically) pulled Aki along to visit the shoe maker again. Aki is being pulled along by Kaji a lot in this episode. <3 (Keyhole is breaking up on me.. =_=;; Can't hear what's going on!!)

"I'm not doing this for my self. I'm doing this for the victims."

They asked once again, and the shoe maker finally give them the ok. Hanei-nii assured Reiko that he will be able to do the autopsies. >o<;; Due to Aki's strong emotions and Kaji's persistence, they are able to get the permission of the shoe maker for his wife's autopsy, thus the professor (Tokito Saburo) told them to bring the shoe maker's the results. The wife had cancer, and she knew she was going to die soon, thus she prepared many things for her husband.

The scene from the preview!! On the way home, Aki was sniffing, using his weird way of cheering her up, Kaji pushed his face close to her, smile and walk off leaving the confuse Aki and me. But Aki is cheered up, while I'm still confused.

The shoe maker was able to live with his wife's voice waking him up every mornings. Kaji was forced to pay for Aki's new shoe, which he refused but reluctantly payed in the end. XD;;

This episode, I thought they are going to let the seminar students begin their first human dissection, but apparently not. Hanei-nii's moment of triumph is also not shown. In fact, I'm not even sure if he succeed with his first autopsy at all, or faint midway. Well, as least he looks confident enough when he was told to open the flesh.

I understand the cost of doing medical/surgery shows, so I don't mind the lacks of any actual medical happenings and I don't expect much, after all, VOICE is all about the human interactions. But at least showed up Hanei-nii breathing a sign of relief on the sofa after his job well done, you know. I guess this is the major draw back of this episode.

There is also lacks of excitement on my highest expectant scene from last week's preview. But a surplus of worried Kaji over Aki made it up for me. XD;; I'm not complaining. >:3

Next week preview, something's going on with Teppei where Aki is feeling responsible(?). Teppei in the hospital, which leads to emo Hanei-nii (?!). Aki going through an interview?

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Monday, February 16, 2009

VOICE 06: Siblings

random: Eita's little brother also made an appearance as well, along with Horikita Maki, in a cellphone commercial. XD;; lol.

Shida Mirai (Tomoko-chan) and with her brother is brought to the hospital.

Aki (Ishihara Satomi) begin the episode with a sneeze, and thus Kaji begin his "doushite". Only less than 5 minutes into the show and the Aki teasing is back!! >:D

And here I am, going wtf are they doing, as Kaji (Eita), Hanei (Sato Tomohito), and Teppei (Endo Yuya) are (1) stare and inhale at the sun, and (2) stare at the light while trying to figure out the reason behind Aki's sneeze. *waitforsub*

Yuuki-kun (Tomiura Satoshi) came for a few days to visit his beloved sister. He also spilled all the beans that Aki can't cook anything except one dish, which the guys forced Aki to make it for them (again). Kaji gloated that he knew she can't cook all along (from episode 02). Yuuki-kun suddenly start to sneeze, Kansai style, which surprise Kaji. XD;;

This time around, Ryosuke (Ikuta Toma) was splited from the team, and along with assistant professor Reiko (Yada Akiko) to discover Tomoko-chan's problem. Reiko then met up with Ryosuke's father while Ryosuke hang out with Tomoka. Later on Ryosuke and Kaji formed a team to continue the investigation and the confrontation with Tomoko's onii-chan.

Apparently, Aki's infamous food is natto with rice. XD;; Everyone looks grossed out, while Yuuki looks extremely proud of his sister. <3 align="center">
So, uh.... the ending is Tomoko's brother did something bad? Therefore they have to separate?! The case for this episode is pretty confusing with my limited/nonexistence Japanese, so I didn't really get that much from this except Yuki-kun is an adorable little brother!!! <3>an AkiKaji kiss???? *___________* Now I need to wait for the download version to make sure!!! >_<;; Also, not too sure, but I think Ryosuke is sporting Akira's (YamaP character in Nobita wo Produce) sleeping hair while arguing (probably with Kaji) in his futon.

I'm curious, but it's probably not a kiss, definitely! It's only just the 7th episode, they can't begin the AkiKaji couple that fast! Nope nope.. D: He's probably just coming over to take something out of her hair or something. >_<;; Or maybe I was seeing things during that less than a sec scene.. I don't know. I'll wait for the download file. =_=;;

After watching it carefully again, yup, it's not a kiss! Even though I knew it all along, I can't help but feel a bit disappointed. >_<;;

Friday, February 13, 2009

Uhhhhhh... WHAT?!

From the front page of Hello!Online website, from July 2-5, Morning Musume will be guest honor for Anime Expo convention in LA, California!!!


*brain unfreezes*


So my friend and I was planning on going on a trip to San Francisco this summer a few days ago. I said I want to go!! But we'll be in San Francisco instead, and I'm not sure on the exact date, but but, hopefully, I'll be able to go!! *_*

If I'm able to go, it's in San Francisco, but, my cousin actually lives in LA at the moment!!! I have a roof over my head to stay in for free!!! FREE!

But, I also kind of planning to go to Dallas Texas' A-kon. LOTS of my classmates are going to be there!! :D And it's around the same day at LA's Anime Expo... D:

But, if I really can't make it, one of my Japanese kouhai is going to California, sometimes in the summer to see Korean's Wonder's Girls in concert, and she's also a H!P and Momusu fan, so if things come to worst.... I'll leech all her pictures and stories!! *___* Now, must tell her the wonderful news!!! >:D

Monday, February 9, 2009

VOICE 05: Pictures

Dead body of guy was found in a chicken scoop. With camera.

Ryosuke (Ikuta Toma) was taking a picture of his lucky tea with his cellphone. Kaji (Eita) is once again bothered by it.

Hanei (Sato Tomohito) finally getting used to the body checkup?!! Lol, at least he's didn't faint, even if he does felt faint.

Ishihara Satomi got new advertising work during the commercial bit. XD She's sporting her Voice hair! XD;;

Ever since third episode about Aki (Ishihara Satomi), Teppei (Endo Yuya) started to like the lab work. He's going to the direction of Kaburagi Makoto sensei (Izumiya Shigeru). Yesh! We need some of those evident analysis people around!! Looking sharp with protective wear! :)

Hanei, Kaji, Ryosuke meet up with the victim's son (cute kid!!!) but he ran away. XD;;
Ryosuke: Hanei, you're too scary!!
Hanei: I was smiling arn't I?

"Mixing the parent (chicken) with the child (egg) is just wrong!!"

While sporting Ryosuke's jacket, Kaji getting mad about eating egg with chicken meat (again), only to have Hanei getting pissed at him (for the first time!). So Hanei pretty much gotten mad at almost everyone, even Aki, from the last episode. I don't think Ryosuke get that chance yet though, maybe next episode.

Apparently, the victim work for a scandal magazine. But even so, he had a lot of nature/object pictures. Lol at Ryosuke sneak peak at the semi-nude picture victim's co-worker's computer. XD;;

Kaji decided to have a stake out in front of a house from one of the victim's picture. After Hanei's mom told the group to join Kaji, Aki decided to visit the next day and brought him food. And thus they started to have a VERY short picnic.

Lol, the director really starting to milk the Aki-Kaji couple now. X3;; Aki said boil egg taste good with mayonnaise, but Kaji disagreed. He tried eating it with mayonnaise, and found it to be pretty good! Kaji then gave Aki his half eaten egg. Being a girl, Aki was a bit hesitant, but she ate the whole thing much to Kaji's disapproval (Kaji is such a child XD;;). Aki is embarassed and ran away, leaving the oblivious and confused Kaji. I was going "Kya~! Kya~!" over it the whole time. <3 Lol, for some reason, I started to call Kaji, Daiki now (have to go back and change it, since I like Kaji better). The change really does come naturally.

I thought the AkiKaji scenes are very cute~! For some reason no one really like the AkiKaji couple from what I'd read. Most are focusing more on the HaneiTeppei and KajiRyosuke. I guess no one really like Ishihara Satomi except for me?! >_<;;

"I want to be a cameraman like you when I grow up!"

Father and son are playing shiritori with pictures. T_T Genius idea for a story.

Yay for the increase in ratings!! 16.0!!!

Overall, the show finally get back to its original pace, similar to its first episode. Not as much humor though, but still cute. For some reason, Kaji's little quirks keeps lessen by the episodes. D: I want more Kaji's weird quirks! On another notes, did I ever mention how cool Hanei's mother is? She just grow on me as the show continue! Hanei's mother and son duo team against Teppei is great!!

OMG!! Aki's little brother is finally going to make an appearance along with Shida Mirai next episode. *_____*;; I'd been waiting for Aki's brother since the preview from episode 2 you know! Can't wait! Aki's little brother is played by Tomiura Satoshi (also known as HYD Makino's little brother with the high voice). And I can't help but wondered why they didn't get this chance to get Fukuda Mayuko instead. :/ She's not doing any filming at the moment, I don't think. As you can see, I prefered Mayuko over Mirai.

Random: I just notice that Meichan no Shiitsuji and Triangle are both from FujiTerebi. :o

VOICE 04: Keitai

Tanaka Kei is cute!

Waterboys was my second japanese drama (first being Summer Snow). Beside from Eita, I also really like Tanaka Kei (even though not as much as Eita). He acted as the best friend of Yamada Takayuki. Even though his role was somewhat small, he's still great eyecandy. >:3

In this episode, Tanaka Kei (or Fujio) is Ryosuke (Ikuta Toma) best friend from highschool. Similar to Ryosuke, Fujio have a doctor dad where he'll have to inherit his hospital later. The only differences is that Fujio is actually willing to take over and that he got caught up with bad crowd. In the end, his death enabled Ryosuke to confront his own dad about going into Forensic.

I actually watch this episode a few times, but I have to say, similar to Aki's centered episode, it was pretty boring. Ryosuke and Fujio was cute. The guys trying to dress up for preparation to Valentine Day was fun to watch. AkiKaji arguing over foods and how to encourage Ryosuke was funny. Other than that, it was alright, not that special. The reason for Fujio's dead, while quite noble (and a bit stupid), just doesn't make me sniff like the first two episodes.

Kaji sheding a tear over the drop in ratings.

Next episode, Kaji feeding Aki!! <3

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Keichan speaking Kansai ben. <3

Currently, I'm watching TOKIO ~Chichi e no Dengon~ staring TOKIO's member Kokubun Taichi and Arashi's Sakurai Sho. Subs was done thanks to STORMY team sub (Aiba!!! <3).

I never really thought that it's possible for Johnnys and H!P to be in the same drama, with the exception of Nakazawa Yuko in Gokusen, but Yasuda Kei proved me wrong. Keichan made an appearance in episode 8 as one of the worker for a bar, whom is also bff with  Kokubun Taichi's ex-girlfriend. Apparently she also had a pretty dark past from the look of the preview for the next episode.

Anyways, since her character is living in Osaka, she got to speak in Kansai ben. Now I'm not an expert on Japanese dialects, but from what I'd seen so far, it was pretty darn amazing. Since her role was pretty significant in this episode, we got a whooping 5 minutes of Keichan's screen time. Lol. It's only a 15 minutes show, so 5 minutes of 15 is already 1 third of the show. Pretty significant don't you think? Her acting so far? I thought it wasn't too bad, but it's only 5 minutes, so can't say too much. But Keichan is pretty!

If anyone is interested in seeing Keichan's acting, do check out STORMY team sub, or D-Addicts, or Jpopsuki. I'm not sure where I got the files, but they are pretty recent.

On another note, Otsuka Ai's Daisuki Dayo is the ending theme for this 15 minutes drama!!! :3