Tag Archive: Hiroki Narimiya

Mar 17 2014

UTB Los Angeles premieres record-setting Japanese drama Hanzawa Naoki

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Los Angeles television station UTB 18.2 has announced the start of two new drama series in Spring 2014. Hanzawa Naoki stars Masato Sakai (who previously starred in UTB’s crime drama Joker) as a loan officer forced to take the blame for a bad loan approved by his superiors. Hanzawa decides to recover the money himself …

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May 03 2013

Bloody Monday – Episode 11 (Review)

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BLOODY MONDAY Episode 11 Review by David Cirone J (Hiroki Narimiya) makes a final negotiation with Falcon. SUMMARY THIRD-i and Kano barge into the church, but Maya and Anzai (K) get away. Gravely injured, Takagi hands over a data stick containing all his intel on the terrorists, including the real nature of the “jewelry box” …

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Mar 18 2013

Bloody Monday – Episode 8 (Review)

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Bloody Monday Episode 8 Review by David Cirone SUMMARY Falcon isn’t safe for long, and the terrorists find his hiding spot in the school darkroom. The terrorists shuffle Falcon and his friends into an empty classroom (it’s Saturday) for a special lesson. J says “hi” via webcam and reveals that all the kids are infected …

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Feb 03 2013

Bloody Monday – Episode 5 (Review)

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BLOODY MONDAY Episode 5 Review by David Cirone Falcon (Haruma Miura) uses his skills to help THIRD-i SUMMARY Maya brings Falcon into crowded cafe, promising to reunite him with his missing father if he’ll just have a sit-down with the terrorist group’s leader, codenamed “J” (Hiroki Narimiya). J talks in ultra-cool whispers and sips melon …

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Jan 18 2013

Ace Attorney (live-action) (Review)

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Ace Attorney Review by Jen Wang Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban in Japanese) takes place in the “near future”, in which people have anime hair and punny names. Courtrooms employ holographic technology that looks like it came from Stark Industries, and cases must be settled in three days in a reality TV-like format. Phoenix Wright (Hiroki …

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