Alyssa I. Smith

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Ep. 21 'Too Shy Girl'

TV | 'Terrace House Tokyo 2019-2020' Recaps Nov 8, 2019

Ep. 21 'Too Shy Girl'

Hold on, are we watching "Terrace House" or a spinoff of "The Bachelor"? Because it looks like everyone is receiving a rose this week, as Haruka, Emika and Hana — who all have flower kanji in their names (hence the previous episode's title "The ...

Ep: 18 'Bros Before Hoes'

TV | 'Terrace House Tokyo 2019-2020' Recaps Oct 11, 2019

Ep: 18 'Bros Before Hoes'

'Terrace House" served up two shockers this week: the sudden disappearance of Shohei and an unexpected crash course in the mantra of immature idiots, "Bros before hoes." After last week's date with Emika, a lunch where she declared she said she was only interested in ...