Please login or register.
Login with username, password and session length

The Nihon Review Forum

December 18, 2017, 05:47:35 AM
News: Check us out on Twitter and Facebook!
Pages: [1]   Go Down

Author Topic: Densha Otoko! [The Train Man]  (Read 1754 times)

Offline Tamashii

  • Always Very Prepared
  • Administrator
  • Full Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 392

Densha Otoko! [The Train Man]
« on: August 30, 2005, 12:09:47 PM »
Densha Otoko
(Train Man)
Japanese Live Action

This new series, fresh from Japan, is about an otaku who falls heads over heels for an attractive woman. It's got a great sense of humor and some cool camera action and special effects. I had a blast watching just the first episode, seeing as to how incredibly accurate it is in terms of how a stereotypical otaku acts. Though the lead role overreacts and responds to his encounters like a 12-year-old, he's got that quirkiness that a lot of us otakus have. For the most part, I laughed at all the silly otaku-like behavior (personally I've never gone that far), but some of it is very much like how I used to be. I highly recommend this series, especially for our fellow otakus. Be warned, though, the show tends to exaggerate. Some may find this tolerable, while others will think it's flat-out ridiculous.

You can find it on HongFire's torrents, have fun!

(I don't think we should forbid filesharing talk anymore. Sometimes, it's the ONLY way to let our members know where to find this stuff.)

Also, I think Live Action should have its own forum.......
« Last Edit: August 30, 2005, 12:16:49 PM by Tamashii »

Offline Skywēl

  • Shin Seiki Phate
  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 10

Densha Otoko! [The Train Main]
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2005, 01:05:18 PM »
The times when he's getting advice from the people on 2ch are the best moments of the show.
Phate, Head of Anime Division at Anime Secrets
Visit us, dammit!
Pages: [1]   Go Up