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Some Common Themes – An Overview (1)

A story depends on schematas. The more common the schemata, the easier identifiable a story becomes…and perhaps more watachable as it offers pleasure rather than challenge. Here are some of the recognizable themes in Asian TV series.

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Recommendation of the Moment: Legal High, Japan, 2012

If you’re looking for a  smart but entertaining  satire on drama cliches, if you want a beautiful anti-hero, if you like good humour, look no further:                                      Legal High is for you! Genre: Comedy, Legal Episodes: 11 Is also a … Continue reading

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Don Quixote, 2011, Japan

Genre: Comedy, Drama Fantasy Episodes: 11 In don Quixote Matsuda Shota partners up with Takashi Katsumi. Matsuda Shota plays a shy and very emotional child welfare officer while Katsumi is a yakuza boss..

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Welcome to my Dramaland

I am interested in studying themes cropping up in Asain soap operas -tv series, popularly referred to as dramas. Let me invite you on  this journey with me. If you have any suggestions, please let me know. There is a … Continue reading

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