Oshin (1983) [ENG Subs] (ep1-173 of 297)

Oshin (1983) [ENG Subs] (ep1-173 of 297)

Episode 173 is out!
“If you’re going to wait for anyone, wait for Kota!”

oshinpic003Title: おしん
Title (romaji): Oshin
Episodes: 297
Sub-genre: Human drama
Broadcast network: NHK
Broadcast period: 1983-Apr-04 to 1984-Mar-31
Viewership ratings: Ep1=39.2, High=62.9, Avg=52.6
Opening theme song: Oshin Main Theme

Oshin is born as a poor sharecropper’s daughter in a small village of Yamagata Through hard work and perseverance she eventually triumphs over pain and adversity to achieve fame and success.

Main Cast
Kobayashi Ayako as Oshin (6 to 10 years old)
Tanaka Yuko as Oshin (16 to 46 years old)
Otowa Nobuko as Oshin (50 to 84 years old)

Additional cast


Izumi Pinko as Fuji (Oshin’s mother)
Ito Shiro as Sakuzo (Oshin’s father)
Oji Michio as Naka (Oshin’s grandmother)
Yoshioka Yuichi as Shoji (Oshin’s older brother)
Watanabe Eriko as Tora (Shoji’s wife)
Sendo Nobuko / Senno Hiromi as Haru (Oshin’s older sister)
Watanabe Fumiko as Riki (family friend)

Namiki Shiro as Ryuzo (Oshin’s husband)
Sato Hideo as Daigoro (Ryuzo’s father, as listed in the NHK book)
Kitamura Kazuo as Daigoro (Ryuzo’s father)
Takamori Kazuko as Kiyo (Ryuzo’s mother)
Kitamura Soichiro as Fukutaro (Ryuzo’s older brother)
Kanze Yoko as Tsuneko (Fukutaro’s wife)
?? as Sataro (Fukutaro’s son)
Imafuku Masao as Imamura Genemon
Ito Takeshi -> 萩堂 -> Yamano Reo -> 槇浩 -> Matsuda Yoji -> Fuke Norimasa as Yuu (Oshin’s oldest son)
Yamashita Shinji -> Takahashi Etsushi as Hitoshi (Oshin’s son)
Tanaka Misako -> Asaji Yoko as Michiko (Hitoshi’s wife)
Kawakami Maiko as Midori (Hitoshi & Michiko’s daughter)
Suzuki Mie as Akane (Hitoshi & Michiko’s daughter)
Yoshino Yukiko as Tei
Kirihara Fumio as Sakita Tatsunori (husband of Tei)
Nagashima Yuko → Sasaki Ai as Hatsuko (Oshin’s adopted daughter)

Kaga-ya (rice dealer)
Shikiya Aya -> Azuma Terumi as Yashiro Kayo (Oshin’s friend – same age)
Nagaoka Teruko as Kuni (Kayo’s grandmother)
Kobayashi Chitose as Mino (Kayo’s mother)
Ishida Taro as Seitaro (Kayo’s father)
Nomura Manzo as Yatsushiro Nozomi (Kayo’s son)
Ohashi Goro as Kei (Nozomi’s son)

Hairdressing Shop
Watanabe Misako as Hasegawa Taka (owner)
Nagawa Shinobu as Ritsu
Tomizawa Michie as Natsu
Shimamura Miki as Kei
Kiuri Mirai as Sode
Maya Yuko as Sono
Tanaka Setsuko as Toyo

Screenwriter: Hashida Sugako
Music: Sakada Koichi
Naraoka Tomoko
Producer: Okamoto Yukiko
Directors: Eguchi Hiroyuki (ep1-6, 55-60), Kobayashi Heihachiro, Takemoto Minoru (ep13-18, 49-54, 127-132), Mochizuki Yoshio, Ichiryu Kunihisa, Yoshimura Fumitaka, Ebata Jiro, Oki Kazufumi

English WIkipedia
Japanese Wikipedia

Please, do not stream or make profit from these subtitles. Feel free to translate into other languages.

Translation: UTB Channel
Editor: keiko1981
Timer: keiko1981, kagi (ep1-28)
Additional help: y0ssy (ep23, 29, 57-58, 66, 71-72, 77-78, 81, 97, 104, 115, 117-118, 140, 150, 167)
Also thanks to: Avallac’h and XrayMind

For status updates, see the projects page or follow me on Twitter.

ENG Subs / 英語字幕 episode 001-173 (RMVB 512x384p)
ENG Subs / 英語字幕 episode 001-166 (DVDrip 640x480p)

Subtitles sync to these videos
TradCHI, 512x384p – RMVB The Pirate Bay
640x480p – DVDrip Nyaa or AvistaZ

ENG hardsub can be found here Nyaa or AvistaZ.

Piano scores for Oshin Main Theme as played below can be found in a book named: ピアノ・ソロ NHKテーマ名曲大全集

I found four books on Amazon.co.jp, to me it looks like the book published in 2012 has the scores for Oshin.

Asa ga Kuru (2016) [JPN Subs] (ep1-3 of 8)

Asa ga Kuru (2016) [JPN Subs] (ep1-3 of 8)

Asa ga Kuru episode 3 480p and 720p-DoA is out!

asagakuruTitle: 朝が来る
Title (romaji): Asa ga Kuru
Also known as: Comes Morning
Format: Renzoku
Genre: Human drama
Episodes: 8
Broadcast network: Fuji TV / Tokai TV
Broadcast period: 2016-Jun-04 to 2016-Jul-30
Air time: Saturday 23:40
Theme song: Si jamais j’oublie by ZAZAZ

Satoko had thought that this happiness would last, but on the day of Asato’s birthday, she receives a phone call from a mysterious woman identifying herself as the boy’s mother, Katakura Hikari. “I’m Katakura. I want my child back. I gave birth to Asato-kun.” – Jdrama Weblog

Yasuda Narumi as Kurihara Satoko
Kawashima Umika as Katakura Hikari
Hara Nanoka as young Hikari (age 14)
Tanaka Naoki as Kurihara Kiyokazu
Ishida Eri as Asami Yoko
Satsukawa Aimi as Goto Kasumi
Takizawa Saori as Hoshino Risa
Hayashida Yusaku as Kurihara Asato
Kurokawa Tomoka as Hirata Konomi
Yamamoto Ryuji as Yamamoto Tetsuo (deceased)
Akama Mariko as Katakura Sakiko
Senoo Seiko as Katakura Hiroshi
Kojima Riria as Katakura Akane
Saito Taiyo as Hoshino Ozora
Minahara Yuki as Sugimoto Miki
Akino Roza as Tachibana Naomi
Sakakibara Tetsuji as Ando Ryota
Yamada Masayuki as Sakagami
Suzunosuke as Gonda
MEGUMI as Shirakawa Akemi
Hayashida Yusaku as Kurihara Asato
Yamashita Rio as Haruna (ep8)

Production Credits
Original work (novel): Asa ga Kuru by Tsujimura Mizuki
Screenwriter: Takahashi Maki
Producer: Matsumoto Keisuke, Shibuya Miki
Director: Furusawa Takeshi, Kaneko Yoshikazu

External Links
Official site

Please, do not stream or make profit from these subtitles. Feel free to translate into other languages.

For status updates, see the projects page or follow me on Twitter

Japanese subtitles by Jpsubbers (untimed)
JPN Subs / 日本語字幕 ep1-3 of 8 (480p and 720p-DoA)
Timer / 計時機構: keiko1981

Japanese subtitles for episode 4 is missing. Please let me know if you’re able to provide me with them.

To translators
Episode 1-3: If you use 480p as base when translating, you only need to rename it to match 720p-DoA, so you don’t have to do twice the work.

Subtitles sync to 480p at Nyaa and 720p-DoA at Nyaa

Dear My Sister (2011) [ENG Subs] (ep1-84 of 130)

Dear My Sister (2011) [ENG Subs] (ep1-84 of 130)

Episode 84 is out!
Malgu tries to help out, but everything just goes wrong. Byeongman finds out the truth, and hell breaks loose.

bokhui002Title: TV소설 복희 누나 / TVsoseol Bokhui Nuna
Title (Japanese): TV小説 ボクヒ姉さん
Title (English): TV Novel: Dear My Sister
Also known as: Bok Hee
Genre: Family drama
Format: TV Novel
Episodes: 130
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2011-Nov-07 to 2012-May-04
Air time: Monday to Friday 9:00 AM

Everyone dream of success in life but it is not easy to find lifetime achievers in the real world we are living in. This would be one of the reasons why people love dramatic success story overcoming failures and setbacks, even though it is commonly happening in TV dramas. This drama tells us about an impressive life story of a woman named Bokhui. Let’s think about true meaning of life by seeing the stories of Bokhui and the people around her. – KBS World

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Seoul 1945 (2006) [ENG Subs] (ep1-20 of 71)

Seoul 1945 (2006) [ENG Subs] (ep1-20 of 71)

Episode 20 is out!
Woon Hyuk asks Suk Kyung to help him, will she?

seoul1945op00Title: 서울 1945
Title (Japanese): ソウル1945
Title (English): Seoul 1945
Genre: War, daeha drama
Episodes: 71
Broadcast network: KBS1
Broadcast period: 2006-Jan-07 to 2006-Sep-10
Air time: Saturday & Sunday 21:30

The story revolves around the lives of four young adults who grew up together. Choi Woon Hyuk is a child prodigy born into a family of poor miners, Kim Hae Kyung is the eldest daughter of tenant farmers, Lee Dong Woo is the heir to a wealthy, well-connected family; and Moon Suk Kyung is the only child of an affluent and powerful political ally of Japan.

In a blend of personal choices and circumstances beyond their control, each individual embarks on different paths that reflect the chaotic nature of the time as well as their true character. As their paths collide, love, friendship, loyalty, vengeance, moral conscience, and ideology become driving forces to irrevocably change the course of their lives.

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Inochi (1986) [ENG Subs] (ep1, 3 of 50)

Inochi (1986) [ENG Subs] (ep1, 3 of 50)

Episode 3 is out!
Miki finds out her mother has cancer. The doctor gives her the advice to not tell her mother, or other family members about it.

Makes you wonder if you really would want to know how long you had left to live if you were seriously ill. Would it really make you feel any better?

I look forward to working on this drama. Kobayashi Ayako and Izumi Pinko is in it. I’m not so familiar with the rest of the cast. It seems to have an interesting plot, and it has the same narrator, screenwriter, and music composer as Oshin.

inochi001Title: いのち
Title (romaji): Inochi
Format: Renzoku
Genre: Historical
Episodes: 50
Viewership ratings: 26,6% (1st ep), 36,7% (highest ep), 29,3% (average)
Broadcast network: NHK
Broadcast period: 1986-Jan-05 to 1986-Dec-14
Air time: Sunday 20:00

The drama is begins in August 1945, three days after the end of the Pacific war. A freight train completely jam-packed with passengers heads for Aomori from devastated Tokyo. Among the passengers is Takahara Miki Takahara and her sister Sachi.
Miki and Sachi are the daughters of a wealthy landlord living in a village in the Tsugaru area in Aomori prefecture but they have been living in Tokyo since before the war to attend school. After seeing her village does not have a doctor, Miki is determined to become a rural doctor.

Main Cast
Mita Yoshiko as Takahara Miki
Tanba Tetsuro as Miki’s father
Kuga Yoshiko as Takahara Chie
Ishino Mako as Takahara Sachi
Watanabe Toru as Nakagawa Kuniyuki
Ishida Taro
Osaka Shiro as Kudo Seikichi
Akagi Harue as Kudo Ine
Ibu Masato as Iwata Gozo
Sugai Kin as Iwata Teru
Yamazaki Senri
Kobayashi Daisuke -> Kato Akihito -> Uchida Junichi -> Shindo Eisaku as Tatsuo
佐藤央望 -> 清水愛 -> Nikaido Chihiro -> Takagi Miho as 岩田典子
高松涼子 -> Miyahara Nami -> Kobayashi Ayako -> Kishimoto Kayoko as 岩田征子
Kusami Junpei

Production Credits
Screenwriter: Hashida Sugako
Producer: Shibuya Yasuo
Directors: Tomizawa Masayuki, Komiyama Yoshinori, Abe Yasuhiko
Music: Sakata Koichi
Narration: Naraoka Tomoko

External Links
Japanese Wikipedia

Please, do not stream or make profit from these subtitles.
Feel free to translate into other languages.

I will not be able to provide subtitles for the complete drama. I’m hoping that maybe someone will be able to help out with the missing parts later on. Information about untranslated parts and missing episodes.

ENG Subs / 英語字幕 episode 1, 3 of 50
Timer / 計時機構: keiko1981
Translation: JN Productions (a little revised)
Special thank you to: Rashomon and Sigurd

For status updates see the projects page or follow me on Twitter.

Subtitles sync to Chinese hardsubbed videos at FSS (private tracker). Please do not ask me for an invite, I am not able to invite anyone.

Harry Hole books by Jo Nesbø

Harry Hole books by Jo Nesbø

jonesbosnowmanThe books follow Harry Hole, a police struggling with alcoholism and his own demons, who works for Crime Squad, later on with the National Criminal Investigation Service (Kripos).

Right now I’m reading Phantom, I don’t think this book is so good.

I like the following the most. The Bat, The Redbreast (Harry calls Ellen), The Snowman, it reminded me a little of Kuchisake Onna.

I have also read The Headhunters and The Son by Jo Nesbø. The Headhunters have been made into a movie, and a movie based on The Snowman starring Michael Fassbender is being worked on.

Overall I think Jo Nesbø’s Harry Hole series is okay, but he isn’t my favorite crime author. Read it if you got time.

Book No. Original Norwegian title Swedish title English title
1. Flaggermusmannen Fladdermusmannen The Bat
2. Kakerlakkene Kackerlackorna Cockroaches
3. Rødstrupe Rödhake The Redbreast
4. Sorgenfri Smärtans hus Nemesis
5. Marekors Djävulsstjärnan The Devil’s Star
6. Frelseren Frälsaren The Redeemer
7. Snømannen Snömannen The Snowman
8. Panserhjerte Pansarhjärta The Leopard
9. Gjenferd Gengångare Phantom
10. Politi Polis Police

Parts of The Leopard takes place in the Congo Republic where Mount Nyiragongo is located, one of the world’s most active volcanoes. I found the National Geographic documentary Volcano Under the City on YouTube.

Photographer and filmmaker Carsten Peter holding a seminar about what it was like exploring the volcano.

FansubWiki: Editing Jdrama Fansub Maps

FansubWiki: Editing Jdrama Fansub Maps

I’m taking a temporary break from subbing to do some editing of the Jdrama Fansub Maps, sorting dramas by date first aired, and adding the function to sort dramas by; date, network, or title. While I’m at it I’m also sorting subtitles by status; complete, in progress, announced.

There are several subtitles either in closed communities, or subtitles in none-English languages where I can’t check if a drama has been completed. I’d like to encourage those who knows to update the status on FansubWiki.

Done, back to subbing.

OUR HOUSE (2016) [JPN Subs]

OUR HOUSE (2016) [JPN Subs]

And the final episode of OUR HOUSE is here.

26.Jun.2016: Added subtitles synced to episode 8 and 9 END 720p-DoA.

ep9 end

ourhouse03Title: アワーハウス
Title (English): OUR HOUSE
Format: Renzoku
Genre: Home comedy
Episodes: 9
Broadcast network: Fuji TV
Broadcast period: 2016-Apr-17 to 2016-Jun-12
Air time: Sunday 21:00
Theme song: Ai wo Tomenaide by Off Course

Six months ago, the mother of 12-year-old Ban Sakurako, died of illness. Sakurako, the second of four siblings and the eldest daughter, takes on all the housework and manages the family with extremely stern behavior that insidiously strikes terror in the hearts of her siblings. While the children are still feeling raw from the loss of their mother, their father, who works in the US, marries American Alice Shepherd and brings her back to Japan. Sakurako is indignant that he would marry a foreigner he has never even dated and opposes the remarriage. She uses all sorts of tricks in her attempt to drive her new mother out. – Jdrama Weblog

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Inochi drama notes

Inochi drama notes

inochi001I’m currently transcribing Inochi from an old VHSrip. I will post information about untranslated parts and missing episodes here.

episode 1 Untranslated 07:56-08-02, 16:05-20:00, 20:56-21:10, 38:15-39:28, 48:50-48:53
episode 2 MISSING
episode 3 Complete
episode 4
episode 5
episode 6
episode 7
episode 8
episode 9
episode 10
episode 11
episode 12
episode 13
episode 14
episode 15
episode 16-24 MISSING
episode 17
episode 18
episode 19
episode 20
episode 21
episode 22
episode 23
episode 24
episode 25
episode 26
episode 27
episode 28
episode 29
episode 30 MISSING
episode 31
episode 32
episode 33
episode 34
episode 35

D-Addicts status

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Is it Down Right Now?
D-Addicts Forum

D-Addicts status thread at Jdorama.com

When the forum is down you can not access the subtitles section. If you know who is subbing a drama try to find their blog/follow them on social media. You may still be able to access DramaWiki and FansubWiki.

Downtimes at noon
At 11:00 and at 12:00 (noon, European time) we do our daily scheduled backups. During that time the servers (forum and wikis) may be more or less unusable for some minutes. The critical database backups take only 1-2 minutes. After that some uncritical file backups and file transfers start, which take about 30-60 minutes. During that time the servers may run slower than usual. If the forum server is very busy then the forum and/or the search function will be automatically disabled.

The forum is now back online.

I’ve contacted admins regarding the recent problem with different browsers reporting about untrusted connection to D-Addicts forum. They are aware of the problem and will look into it.

Some things went kaput on the site. At the moment you get the message about untrusted connection when accessing D-Addicts forum. I don’t know the exact cause of the problem. A temporary solution is to use http://www.d-addicts.com instead.

For example the thread Firefox reporting untrusted connection to d-addicts.com

Remove the “s” from https:// to be able to read it.

MoerkJ wrote
524 and 520 errors (from CloudFlare)
Such errors may happen when accessing the forum when the forum server is very very busy or when it crashed. Then the cloudflare proxy cannot access our forum server. The CloudFlare proxy is a worldwide distributed network. The service quality may also depend on your location (country, state, or continent).

On November 19th 2014 D-Addicts closed down its torrent section.

Only the torrent section is closing. Discussions, subtitles, DramaWiki, etc will remain according to Ruroshin’s post.

At first, when I saw the I announcement I thought, “Maybe it’s an old thread.” I had to double check the date. Sadly it wasn’t. I wish it was April 1st. And I happened to be the last one.


After the torrent section closed many people sadly disappeared from the forum. Some have moved over to AvistaZ or Nyaa.

I think the following sites is used the most nowadays.

AvistaZ (private tracker)
540p-ZASK Earlier 540p-SAM, run by sinecure. Mostly Korean dramas.
A Virtual Voyage Part of the ZASK team. Mostly Chinese dramas.
JdramaCity furransu’s blog.
Light of Angels
Rare & Old Doramas xaxa’s blog. Japanese dramas.

Nyaa Dramas is found under the “Live Action” category.
– Results when only searching for jdrama and kdrama, or by uploader.

Heiwa Fansubs

See Links of Interest for other places to find information, dramas and subtitles.

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