Best TV Shows to Watch on Rakuten Viki: May I Blackmail You

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May I Blackmail You is a show on Rakuten Viki starring Dean Fujioka and Emi Takei as the main characters. The show is about a professional blackmailer (he acts in a Robin Hood way though, helping the needy) and the cases he and his team try to solve.

If you have ever watched the US show Leverage, it is a pretty similar show. In both shows, the “good guys” sometimes do illegal acts in order to get some sort of blackmail/leverage on the people they are targeting. These are people who have committed some sort of wrongdoing, but for whatever reason are not being pursued or cannot be charged by the police.

There are also two supporting actors/actresses, one of whose name is Meguro, and the other who is named Tochiotome. Meguro is the thief of the group, and helps to do the dirty work when necessary. Tochiotome is the hacker/cyber security expert in the girl in the show, and she helps to get them out of a bunch of difficult situations. Tochiotome is played by Haruka Shimazaki, who is a former member of the popular Japanese music group AKB48.

The show is funny, but it is also a little different from other Japanese shows because there is no real love story. Instead, there is a lot of personal development in each character’s story, and a lot of information about all of their pasts and how they got into the positions they are currently in. In total, there are 9 episodes of about 45 minutes each, and it was another solid watch on Rakuten Viki.


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This is a blog for myself (and hopefully others) to keep track of all of the places, restaurants, books, movies, etc. that I do not want to forget. I am a college student who has lived in the US, Asia, and Europe for extended periods of time; I am very lucky to have had these experiences, and I want to share my recommendations with people interested in any of these locations.

NONE of these posts are advertisements. I do not have any discount codes or promotions for anything I write about; however, this should be considered a positive because it means that everything I write about reflects my true feelings. In order to keep this blog positive, my posts will only be recommendations for the things I enjoy the most in life. The topics will vary between whatever subjects I am interested in at a certain time, and I will have 1-2 new posts per day.

I wish I could have started this project earlier while some of my memories were fresher in my mind, but it is better late than never. I hope that other people will have the chance to visit or experience things that I write about, and I hope that people will have a similar taste in life to myself!

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