Koori no Sekai


When nostalgia comes knocking, you’ve got to answer it. So it was that after coming across an MV of Koori no Sekai, I decided it was time for a proper rewatch. It’s been years since I first watched it, and except for the occasional revisit of certain memorable scenes, it was like approaching the drama again on a relatively clean slate. It was also a good opportunity to see if it has held up well over the years.

Investigations into what seems to be an unfortunate death of a teacher and possible insurance fraud lead detective Ujou Takeshi (Nakamura Toru) and insurance investigator Hirokawa Eiki (Takenouchi Yutaka) to Eiwa Girls School and its earth sciences teacher Egi Toko (Matsushima Nanako). Eiki’s suspicions are raised when he discovers that Toko had three fiancés who died soon after cancelling their life insurance policies that had listed her as a beneficiary… Continue reading

Suteki na Sen Taxi


Greetings again on the first day of spring! I apologise for the lack of posts recently, been really busy and had no time to write anything. Now that I have a bit of time, here’s a look at a lovely gem from last season’s dramas.

Suteki na Sen Taxi is time travel with a twist: Edawakare (Takenouchi Yutaka) is the driver of Sen Taxi, a vehicle that will take passengers back in time to make changes to their lives. So long as they can afford the fare, which is a little pricey, they can go back in time more than once to make things right (but not too far back in time as to change their entire life). The outcome isn’t always the desired one, but along the way, both Edawakare and his passengers learn a few lessons on how to approach various situations as they come… Continue reading