Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Sketches

A couple of drawings I’ve made on Galaxy Note 4, using the default S Sketch app.

Thoughts
4. Drawn from memory. I think I’ll make a second try on coloring it.
6. Trying out shading in SketchBook Express.
7. Another drawing done in Sketchbook Express.

Oshin (1983)

Episode 126 is out!
Oshin runs away.

Added subtitles synced to ep117-126 (DVDrip).
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Searching for Home: Chapter 25

searching5homeTitle: Searching for Home
Authors:
Chelle and Nikki
Rating:
PG

Brianna had tried to figure out if Taylor was simply trying to amuse them or if he was serious with his questions. After a little while though, she had realized that he was, indeed, completely clueless about the whole story of a princess, and how she had fallen in love with a poor boy from a village and was forbidden to see him again.

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Banners batch 1

Here is banners I am, or have used on my blog.

Dear My Sister
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Credit: Keiko at Gifted Ones

Oshin
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Credit: Kaptain “Kappy” A at A Virtual Voyage. Thank you very much! :)

Lead the Dance
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Credit: Keiko at Gifted Ones

Cheo Yong

I’ve finished watching the ghost hunting drama Cheo Yong. I think the drama was so-so. Watch it if you have time.

I was watching episode 6 in the middle of the night. The opening scared me half to death :)

Dear My Sister (2011)

Episode 72 is out!
5 years have passed and Yeongmisa is doing very well. Yeongpyo is on business trip to Seoul, and while there meet up with Bokhui. Deokcheon Winery isn’t doing well, Malgu has (another) plan on how to save it. Jeomnye doesn’t spoil Yeongdeok at all. :)
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D-Addicts status

ao_nono2Official Twitter account for D-Addicts.

DramaWiki and FansubWiki appears to not be affected when the forum is down.

When the forum is down you visit the status thread at Jdorama.com. Some news may be posted there.

You can also see D-Addicts status at: www.isitdownrightnow.com

When the forum is down you can not access the subtitles index. If you know who is subbing a drama try to find their blog/follow them on social media etc.

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

Status Log
2015.03.29
Forum was down for a couple of hours.

2015.01.19
Forum was down for a while.

2015.01.17
Forum was down for a while.

2015.01.29
Forum was down for a couple of hours.

2015.01.20
Forum was down for a while.

2015.01.16
Forum was down from time to time.

2015.01.08
Forum was down for about 7 hours.

2015.01.03
Forum was down for a couple of hours.

2014.12.25-2015.01.01
Between Dec 25th-Jan 1st the forum will be upgraded to a newer version, during this time it will be in read-mode only. That means you can only view the site, not make any new posts. Read more about it here. The new forum is located at: https://www.d-addicts.com/forums/index.php

2014.11.27
Currently a new site is being worked on. Development updates will be posted here. Until the new site is up, see links of interest.

2014.11.19
Announcement
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.

From now on some will post over at Nyaa. Look under “Browse” and “Live Action.” For other places see links of interest.

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. :(

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Spoiler:

2014.08.12
Site down for about 5 hours.

2014.01.12
Forum down 12+ hours.

2014.01.10
Forum down 8+ hours.

2014.01.08
Forum down 6+ hours.

2014.01.07
Forum down 4+ hours.

2014.01.05
Forum down for a number of hours.

2014.01.02-03
Forum down 12+ hours.

2014.01.01
Forum down approx. 8 hours.

2013.12.16
Forum was down for a number of hours.

2013.11.20
Uploaders had problem posting new episodes, the following temporary thread was used until the problem was solved.

2013.11.15-18
Uploaders couldn’t access the upload page, that’s why there was no new episodes posted the regular way. The following thread was used as a temporary solution.

2013.11.14
Forum down approx. 14 hours.

2013.11.13
Forum appears to have been down from time to time.

2013.11.02-05
Problem with uploaders not being able to post new episodes and 10 most recent most on the main page (e-mail notifications) is solved. Thank you very much to MoerkJ!

2013.10.30
Forum down approx. 4 hours,

2013.10.27
Forum down approx. 6 hours.

2013.10.25
Forum down approx. 17 hours.

2013.10.19
Forum down approx. 12 hours.

2013.09.01
Forum down for 6½ hour.

2013.08.26-27
Forum down  7+ hours.

2013.08.12
Forum down approx. 7 hours.

2013.08.04
Forum down for 6+ hours.

2013.07.25-26
Forum down approx. 12-13 hours.

2013.06.26
Forum down for 9+ hours.

2013.05.12
Forum down for some hours.

2013.05.11
Forum down 18+ hours.

2013.05.04
Forum down 14+ hours.

2013.05.01
Forum down approx. 12 hours.

2013.03.17
Forum down approx. 8-9 hours.

2013.03.27
Temporary down-time.

2013.03.07
Forum was down 12-13 hours.

2013.02.14
Forum down approx. 7-8 hours.

2013.01.19
Site down approx. 9 hours.

2013.01.18
Site was down approx. 12 hours.

2012.12.25-26
I think Santa’s reindeers have been chewing on some cables.
Woke up around 10:45 a.m. and the site’s in “Debug mode/Site currently offline for maintainence.”
Word from @D_Addicts (Ruroshin/Admin): Forum going offline for maintenance.

2012.11.02-2012.11.06
Forum down approx. 15 hours.

2012.11.04
Word circulate on Twitter that CJ Entertainment America has shut down D-Addicts.

Quoting Edohiguma from Jdorama
Those are just removal requests, including asking Google to remove D-Addicts from the search. Besides, CJ Entertainment has been doing this for weeks.
What we saw was the server not loading, then the MySQL database being gone and now it’s all down. My guess is something got fried big time. Repairing can take a while (especially over the weekend), and usually you wait for any news on that before switching hosts. I’m convinced D-Addicts will come back, it may just take a while.

2012.09.28-29
Forum down approx. 8 hours.

2012.07.26
Forum down 4-8 hours.

2012.06.11
The site was down for a while but is up and running again.

2011.11.18-19
Forum down due to database crash.

2011.10.24-25
Down-time.

Lipstick (1999)

LipstickTitle: リップスティック
Title (romaji): Lipstick
Genre: Human drama
Episodes: 12
Broadcast network: Fuji TV
Broadcast period: 1999-Apr-12 to 1999-Jun-28
Air time: Monday 21:00
Theme song: Friends (remixed edition) by Rebecca
Insert song: Maybe Tomorrow by Rebecca
Insert song: Virginity by Rebecca

Synopsis
Hayakawa Ai commits a crime which lands her in a correction facility for juveniles. There she meets and becomes firm friends with four other delinquents and falls in love with one of the wardens, Ariake Yu, an artist with secrets…

Cast
Mikami Hiroshi as Ariake Yuu
Hirosue Ryoko as Hayakawa Ai
Ishida Issei as Kasai Takao
Nakamura Aimi as Mike Anna
Ito Ayumi as Matsuda Eriko
Ikewaki Chizuru as Ikawa Masshiro
Magara Kanako as Suzuoka Kobato
Kubozuka Yosuke as Makimura Koki
Tanaka Minako as Sawamura Yukino
Aso Yumi as Kuwata Chihiro
Natsuyagi Isao as Koizumi Shogo
Yoshimoto Takami as Nagumo Akiko
Ukaji Takashi as Tadokoro Shigehisa
Nojima Shinji as Yoshioka Atsushi
Yamashita Yorie
Tsukayama Masane

Production Credits
Original writing: Yu Miri
Screenwriter: Tabuchi Kumiko
Producer: Sugio Atsuhiro
Director: Sawada Kensaku, Nagayama Kozo, Nakae Isamu
Music: Yoshimata Ryo

Awards
21st Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Director (Sawada Kensaku)

Links
Japanese Wikipedia

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

Translation: Nippon Golden Network (slightly edited)
Transcriber/editor/timer: keiko1981
Also thanks to:
Avallac’h

2014.12.02 Added re-broadcast version.

Lipstick
English subtitles (HQ, 640x480p, re-broadcast)

Videos: Rare Doramas

The message at the end of last episode.

Spoiler:

ZeldAx and occultangle suggested the following meanings.
“And I’m sure you won’t eat a red apple on the eve of the new century.”

I notice that they use the English word “Eve”, which yes, could be eve such as “New Year’s Eve”, but it could also be the name Eve. Which might make more sense considering the apple, as in the biblical story, where the forbidden fruit is often depicted as an apple. The word they use for century, “seiki” is often used in a figurative way to refer to an “age” or “era.” So this sentence might mean something like, “I bet Eve of the new age won’t eat the forbidden fruit.”

Episode 1 名もなき恋人へ
Episode 2 第2ボタンの純情
Episode 3 私の心を当てて
Episode 4 窓ごしに告げた愛
Episode 5 青のプラトニック
Episode 6 私だけのあなた
Episode 7 17歳の妊娠
Episode 8 Her Loss of Eyesight (彼女の失明)
Episode 9 The Great Escape (大脱走)
Episode 10 Martians’ Love (火星人の恋)
Episode 11 さよなら私の先生
Episode 12 END 21世紀の恋人へ


GIVEAWAY: Banners needed – Win a MOE Magazine!

Update 2014.12.04
No contestants.

I would be very happy if someone would like to help me with some banners for some of the fanfics I’m hosting on my website. I’m not very good with Photoshop myself.

One lucky person will receive Hanson’s Official Fan Club MOE Magazine #6 (no longer in print), which I have an extra copy of. It is in good/very good condition. It will be mailed anywhere in the world without charge.

Note MOE Enhanced CD is not included. I’m only giving away the magazine.

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How to participate

Make a banner based on any of the stories listed below. The banner should have the dimension 960 x 198p.

Upload your banner to any of the following: Photobucket, Mega, MediaFire, ZippyShare, and leave a comment with a link to it.

Thank you in advance and good luck.

The contest is open until December 1st 2014, and the winner will be contact shortly afterward.

I’m requesting banners for the stories below. The year(s) in brackets is when the story takes place.

A Change of Grace (1997/1998/1883) You may use the image of the Dakota which can be found on index page.
And We Shall Shine On (1997/1998)
Journey (1997/1998)
Mirror Image (1997/1998)
Out of Order (1997/1998)
Searching for Home (2000 something)
Time Goes On (2004)
Walls (1997) and the sequel Roads (1998)

Artwork: J-pop & J-rock

Here are some drawings of Japanese musicians I’ve done over the years.

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