Friday, September 9, 2011

Smile


 


I just finished watching a Japanese Drama titled "SMILE"

The story is about a half-Filipino half Japanese named Vito,  whose father has died and his  mother has disappeared. Despite his misfortune and the issues he deals with, such as race, he lives his life positively with a constant smile.

As a Filipino myself, I am really curious on how my nationality will be depicted in this Japanese Drama

The soap stars Japan’s most popular actor Jun Matsumoto.  And  Jun is suitably darkened up to be a half-Filipino

I really love the story because it  deals with social issues and problems

Vito had a dark past at nagbagong buhay siya. At marami  siyang  pinagdaanan  na kamalasan sa buhay niya, pero  nalagpasan niya lahat eto  at lagi siyang may positive attitude in life.

I can really relate to Vito’s character. Because I did felt discrimination before because of my skin color. 

Maputi kasi ako at medyo may pagkamestizo and I went to a public school in my elementary years

Kasi medyo hirap ang parents ko financially at that time. And I was bullied in that school. I didn’t have friends. And everytime I got to school they would hide my pencil case and my notebooks. At yung notebooks ko ay sinusulatan din nila at pinunit. I didn’t feel welcome at all sa school.

Yung mga classmates ko even teased me na ampon lang daw ako at anak daw ako ng Amerikano. At napulot lang daw ako sa tae ng kalabaw ng magulang ko. Siempre sa murang edad eh nasasaktan ako sa sinasabi nila at siempre,  di naman totoo na ampon ako. But honestly, nahurt talaga ako sa mga tukso nila sa akin. At narealize ko na di lang pala mga negro or mga  maiitm ang tinutukso,  pati mga mapuputi rin.

 But when I reached Grade 5,  nalipat na rin ako finally,  sa isang private school. And medyo loner pa rin ako dahil nga sa mga naranasan ko noong  nasa public school ako. And I didn't trust anyone. Because my classmates before sa public school made fun of me.

At least this time din na ako  nakaranas ng pampabully or tukso sa mga classmates ko. And I was also a  teachers pet kasi tahimik ako masyado  hehehehe. But in my highschool days that’s the time na nagkaroon na rin ako ng confidence and I already had made some friends.

 If there is one thing that  I really hate, it's got to be discrimination,  whether its race, sexual preference or social status. Because we are  all equal in the eyes of our creator. 

Speaking of  half-Filipino and half-Japanese there is one actor sa Japan who is a half Pinoy and half Japanese. And his name is Hayami Mokomichi








If you want to watch Smile, you can watch it here:

http://www.mysoju.com/japanese-drama/smile/

or download it here:
 http://myasiancinema.com/j-drama-smile-2009-2/





17 comments:

  1. grabe naman ang mga school mates mo nun, ikaw may k mang asar kasi ikaw maputi, aba sila pa kumontabida? di bale, we all went through some point where we felt discriminated. we can't do anything about it, sadly, but best we can do is not let it affect us and try to be the best we can be. tapos isang malakas at malutong na 'che!'

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  2. always remember that whatever happened in your past should be the same reason why you are able to survive the present and even the future... transform negativity into postivity. like the drama series, always SMILE

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  3. inaaway ako dati kasi lanky ako masyado

    ngayung buff na ako at lahat, ako na nambubully LOL

    bitchy na rin ako kaya di sila umuubra ^^

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  4. Bullied rin ako nung elementary. Pero meron naman akong small circle of friends kahit paano.

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  5. naintriga ako sa series na ito.

    may lahi ka palang azkals papa milch. totoo bang pag blonde ang buhok mo, blonde din dun? juk!

    pwede tayong sumikat sa japan. kasi half filipino tayo. and half filipina.

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  6. Yammie ni Hayami! haha. fafi, i sympathize sa naranasan mo nung elem well we have our own shares of discrimination

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  7. @zaizai
    siguro ganyan talaga pagbata mahilig
    manukso. maganda sinabi mo dapat di ka
    affected

    @kikomax
    oo nga pero sa highschool and college
    ang best years ko sa school

    @wandering
    yup always have a positive atttitude in life
    kasi kung negative ka lagi eh mamalasi ka talaga

    @seth
    hehehe ayos balikan mo mga umapi sa yo at gulpihin mo
    LOL!

    @mugen
    ako wala talaga, im a loner when i was in elementary

    @sean
    Di naman ako blond hahahaha
    oo nga actually merong transgender na singer
    sa japan and sikat siyang beki at name niya ay si Ai Haruna

    @green breaker
    yup lahat naman ata nakakaranas nun at maraming salbahe na bata

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  8. malungkot pala elementary years mo pero ok lang yan!

    ngaun proud kang sabihin na "hey this is me! this is hu i am"

    nakafirewall video sa office kaya sa haus ko na lang watch to later.

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  9. Hehe, papanoorin ko yang smile. Cute nung half fil-japanese actor.

    Grabe talaga ang mga mahigil mang-bully. May mga araw rin sila. Godbless : )

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  10. nkkapagtaka naman bakit pati ang mga mapuputi eh binubully din... kasi ang pagkakaalam ko ang mga mapuputi eh habulin ng mga girls... mga ganon2x.... grabe naman yang bully ginawa senyo ser hard...

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    natawa ako sa koment ni sean.. MADEE MY DAAAYYYYYY!!!!!! hahaha lolz

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  11. Hmmm, I think I'll go look for that film. Parang maganda nga. Thanks!

    Fickle Cattle
    ficklecattle.blogspot.com

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  12. ako binubully nung high school kasi payatot ako, galing manila (sa province ako ng high school) tapos hindi ako marunong ng dialect nila. so what i did, was to prove them na kaya kong pag aralan salita nila and kahit payat ako, i can do whatever it is they are doing. ayun, naging ok na sila sakin. pero miltch, gusto ko mapanood yung movie, san pwede i-download?

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  13. @ka-swak
    yup pero ok naman ang highschool and
    college

    @daniel
    kadalasan naman sa elementary my bully
    hanggang highschool

    @egG
    maybe i look different kaya ganun at masmaganda
    ang school supplies ko at damit compare sa kanila
    feeling ko inggit lang sila sa akin or something

    @fickle
    its really nice jdrama

    @matt
    payatot din ako noong bata hehehe
    nasa link sa itaas yung download link
    pero you need to register pa sa website

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  14. @egG may girl din nagbully sa akin!! gosh! nakakahiya hehehehe

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  15. Ayus lang yan hot ka naman :) haha baka sabihinmo wala sense comment ko ah. :) honesty is the best policy. :)

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  16. Sadyang ang mga bata e walang alam kundi gross truth.

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