Tag Archive: Ryoko Yonekura

Jan 25 2018

dLibrary Japan launches Japanese drama streaming service in North America

When dLibrary Japan’s ad showed up in my Facebook feed boasting legal streams of Doctor X, Sanada Maru, and Matsuko no Shiranai Sekai, I was on their website signing up for the free one-week trial faster than you could say “Shippai shinai no de!” dLibary’s lineup might look familiar to cable subscribers who’ve used the …

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Jan 09 2018

35-sai no Koukousei (Series Review)

35-sai no Koukousei Series Review by David Cirone No Dropping Out -Back to School at 35- (35-sai no Koukousei) aims for shock value and social relevance, framing the struggles of modern high school students inside an outrageous premise — what if a beautiful, smart, world-experienced 35-year-old woman put on a school uniform and came to …

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Sep 15 2013

Ryoko Yonekura at Diana film premiere

Japanese actress Ryoko Yonekura (who is providing the voice-over for Diana in the Japanese-language version of the film) attends the world premiere of Diana in central London on September 5, 2013. The film is a biopic of the late princess of Wales who died in a Paris car crash in 1997, and follows Diana’s romance …

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Apr 26 2013

Doctor X – Episode 8 (Review)

Doctor X ~ Gekai Daimon Michiko Episode 8 Review by David Cirone Michiko Daimon (Ryoko Yonekura) works to save Professor Torii SUMMARY Daimon successfully completes Professor Torii’s surgery as Busujima and the news reporters watch from the observation room. Teito University Hospital chairman Teshigahara, Busujima’s boss, is furious that a “temp” doctor performed such an …

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Apr 12 2013

Doctor X – Episode 7 (Review)

Doctor X ~ Gekai Daimon Michiko Episode 7 Review by David Cirone Professor Torii pleads with Michiko Daimon to ignore his illness. SUMMARY Torii continues to deny treatment, and powers through the completion of his research presentation. As soon as he hits “send” on his PC, his condition worsens, but he insists on getting ready …

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Mar 26 2013

Doctor X – Episode 6 (Review)

Doctor X ~ Gekai Daimon Michiko Episode 6 Review by David Cirone Daimon tries to save the life of an old family friend. SUMMARY Teito University Hospital Director Busujima knows a lot about Daimon’s past. Her father was his classmate in medical school, but he and Busujima parted ways over Daimon’s high moral standards and …

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Mar 12 2013

Doctor X – Episode 5 (Review)

Doctor X ~ Gekai Daimon Michiko Episode 5 Review by David Cirone Young patient Saki pleads for Daimon’s help. SUMMARY Busujima questions Daimon’s manager Kanbara about the identity of “Doctor X”. Kanbara claims to know nothing, but a nearby photo of Michiko Daimon in Cuba matches the newspaper story everyone’s been looking at behind closed …

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Mar 03 2013

PicSpam: Doctor X

Promotion photos from Ryoko Yonekura’s medical series Doctor X – Gekai Daimon Michiko

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