An okay episode but to be totally honest bit of a letdown after the first show, realize Shioriko(Ayame) isn't going to be solving murder, bank robberies or serious crimes in this drama which is fine, kind of liked the low key mysteries she and her two cohorts were or appear as though they were going to solve but really hoping the cases will be a bit interesting, episode one's was but this last show it wasn't too interesting at all, started off as though it may have been one but ended up being a rather boring one.
Story this time around revolved around Shioriko's friend Shida who also owned a bookstore and had lived in the back of her store for some time now. Shida had a book stolen from him or was it perhaps an accident, one day a teenage female HS student knocked over his bike which he had some books stored on it, she ended up taking one of them but the question was why and was it on purpose? The book in question was not an expensive one and was easy enough to find but had much sentimental value to Shida but through Shioriko's cunning ways she was able to deduce much of what happened and why the girl took the book. Seems as though the girl was a love struck teen who needed the red ribbon attached to the book to wrap a present for a boy who eventually turned her down quite coldly, story at this point really went downhill as they had figured out halfway through the show what happened but this episode for the second half was pretty much of a sappy story and really uninteresting, couldn't wait for it to be over. Still was watchable but if you've seen the first episode then you'd see too how much this show pales in comparison, hopefully it was just a one time deal, hard for any series to every episode a real winner so this drama has plenty of time to get back on track, just need the stories to be a bit more interesting. Have some screenshots here of Ayame from this episode, she was fine but then again she always is, really can never remember doing anything but a superb job in all her dramas.
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Monday, January 28, 2013
Another week and another fine episode of Hancho but as I've mentioned this series hasn't been subbed and odds are it's not so really can't give an accurate review of it then so I won't but it does appear to be better than the last few seasons and of course Manami as Saori Yuki looks simply stunning in the show, don't know how she does it but seems to get more attractive by the day, here's some screenshots of her from this episode to back that statement up!!!!
This is really a fine photobook to browse through, it's Yuko's second one and was released in October 2009 to coincide with her 21st birthday, sure all her fans will enjoy these supreme pics, next post has the second half of the scans.