At the heart of this post lies a singular question; what is love? Hana Yori Dango (or Boys Over Flowers) is an anime packed with complex, interesting, well fleshed out, DEEPLY FLAWED teenage characters, both of prestigious means and lacking them. This problematic title, while admittedly cringy at times, holds special appeal for its realistic portrayal … Continue reading What is Love? (On Romanticizing Abuse in “Hana Yori Dango” [anime])
Category: Boys Over Flowers
Opinions: I’m Watching “Hana Yori Dango” the Drama!
Hey, guys. Who out there is familiar with the anime/manga "Hana Yori Dango" or "Boys Over Flowers?" I've just stumbled across the JDrama and GOOD NIGHT it is sooooo...I can't even explain it? It has an inexplicable, odd appeal that I've experienced in my VERY limited exposure to it's type of media... I'm going to … Continue reading Opinions: I’m Watching “Hana Yori Dango” the Drama!