Title: アワーハウス Title (English): OUR HOUSE Format: Renzoku Genre: Home comedy Episodes: TBD Broadcast network: Fuji TV Broadcast period: 2016-Apr-17 to 2016-??-?? 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
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.
2016.05.21 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.
2015.08.13 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
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).
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.
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.
Episode 80 is out!
Eunyeong is still in the hospital. Malgu tries to convince Mija to help out save Deokcheon Winery.
Title: 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
Episode 164 is out!
Kayo tells Kota about Oshin’s current situation.
Title: おしん Title (romaji): Oshin Episodes: 297 Sub-genre: Human drama Broadcast network: NHK Broadcast period: 1983-Apr-4 to 1984-Mar-31 Viewership ratings: Ep1=39.2, High=62.9, Avg=52.6 Opening theme song:Oshin Main Theme
Synopsis 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.
Episode 17 is out! Suk Kyung is being questioned. The Kim family travel south.
Title: 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.
Title: 偽装の夫婦 Title (romaji): Gisou no Fuufu Format: Renzoku Genre: Romance Episodes: 10 Viewership ratings: 12.13% Broadcast network: NTV Broadcast period: 2015-Oct-07 to 2015-Dec-09 Air time: Wednesday 22:00 Theme song:What You Want by JUJU
Everyone who chances upon Kamon Hiro will think her the ideal woman, with her aloof looks and beautiful and gentle smile. They are all dead wrong, as Kamon Hiro, 45 year old single, actually hates everyone else. Deep within her heart, seethes endless poisonous thoughts of other people. On those numerous times she unleashes her true self, many have been hurt in the process. Ever since the only man she had ever loved left her during her university days, she had closed up her heart, and became who she is today. Determined to live her life out alone, one day, she suddenly meets up with the love of her life again, and finds herself in a marriage… a fake one, that is!
Tokai TV will stop broadcasting their hirudoras at the end of March. They have been airing for 51 and a half years. The first drama Yukimoe (雪燃え) aired in 1964, and will end with the 214th hirudora Arashi no Namida (嵐の涙〜私たちに明日はある〜) starting on February 1st 2016. MONKEY MAJIK‘s “The Mistakes I’ve Made” will be used as theme song.
Tokai TV will be producing dodora (Saturday night dramas) instead. Currently this time slot is used by Fuji TV, but from April Tokai TV will take over it and get extended time, from the current Saturday23:40-00:05 to 23:40-00:35.
Hirudora 昼ドラ (昼 hiru – noon, midday. ドラ dora – short for Japanese “dorama” meaning drama.) These dramas usually air Monday-Friday at 13.25-13:55. They can be described as soap operas with much melodrama in them.
Sources: Oricon, and Zemus, thank you for letting me know. 🙂
Interesting video with Hikosaemon, Jake Nalton and Gimmeabreakman talking about AKB48, SMAP, Jdramas, and idol culture in Japan. You don’t need to watch the video, you can listen to it while doing your laundry. 🙂
One year has gone by since D-Addicts torrent section closed, I still clearly remember that day, and the following turbulent days. Those days I listened much to “Tusen Bitar” (Thousand Pieces) by Björn Afzelius.
It was very sudden news, and I got very very very sad. I have visited (and still am) the site daily for 10+ years.
I wonder how many people have been inspired to study Japanese/Korean/Chinese, taken part in the JET program because of it.
I’m not angry at Ruroshin for the decision he made, but so sad that this had to happen to such a great community. With the closing of the torrent section and new layout a lot of people left, and the drama discussion threads got less active.
I want to thank all members of the D-Addicts from the bottom of my heart, those who left (I miss you), stayed, returned, or recently joined for still sharing your love for Asian dramas. Many whom I consider a friend, and a few of you mean very much to me.
A special thank you to some, I’m sure many more could be added here.