Asian Drama Simulcasts: February 8-14, 2016

Happy Lunar New Year!

ATELIER, a.k.a. UNDERWEAR (Japan, 2015; Fuji TV & Netflix)
ATELIER, a.k.a. UNDERWEAR
(Japan, 2015; Fuji TV & Netflix)

It’s the Year of the Monkey! Some of this week’s episodes were pre-empted for holiday programming, but most schedules will be back to normal next week. This week’s highlights include a recently wrapped and manga-inspired simulcast, a J-drama on Netflix, and more additions to the lists.

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Asian Drama Simulcasts: February 1-7, 2016

Part-Timers, Rickshaws & Nietzsche.

RIDERS: CATCH TOMORROW (South Korea, 2015; E Channel & DRAMAcube)
RIDERS: CATCH TOMORROW
(South Korea, 2015;
E Channel & DRAMAcube)

A K-drama with an entrepreneurial spirit features some familiar faces, and a Japanese comic inspired by convenience store workers’ Twitter posts goes live-action.

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Asian Drama Simulcasts: Jan. 25-31, 2016

Manga & Pop (Idols!)

SHIRATORI REIKO, a.k.a. SHIRATORI REIKO DE GOZAIMASU! (Japan, 2016; SPO Entertainment)
SHIRATORI REIKO
(Japan, 2016; SPO Entertainment)

A beloved rom-com comic receives an all-new adaptation with an idol-filled cast, plus Korean and Chinese web dramas and a mainland daily drama also join the simulcast lists. Let’s go!

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