Japanese Fall Dramas

Ive actually only watched Q10 which I have been really enjoying but the other ones that are highly recommended are the ones am planning to watch. The other ones seems interesting but am unsure about them. Which ones are you planning to watch?

Q 10

Broadcast period: 2010-Oct-16 to 2010-Dec
Cast: Sato Takeru, Maeda Atsuko, Renbutsu Misako, Kaku Kento

Heita is an ordinary high school boy with a kind heart but no real interest in romance. His class is joined by a transfer student named Q10 (pronounced “kyu-to,” the same as “cute”), who looks like a girl but is actually a robot. Together, the two end up causing trouble at school, and Heita even begins falling for Q10…

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Freeter, Ie o Kau.

Broadcast period: 2010-Oct-19 start
Cast : Ninomiya Kazunari ,Karina ,
Igawa Haruka, Maruyama Ryuhei ,Inoue Masahiro,
Okamoto Rei

Synopsis

The story revolves around Take Seiji, who quits his job after three months. With no dreams, no savings, and a poor relationship with his family, he becomes a hikikomori. However, after his mother falls ill with depression, he ends up having to take on a part-time job at a construction site. Because of that, he soon decides to work towards rebuilding his life: “Even though I’m just a freeter, I’m going to buy a house for the sake of my family.” One of the people he meets at the construction site is Chiba Manami, who graduated from a top-class university and joined a well-known general contracting firm. Manami is the complete opposite of Seiji. But while their personalities clash at first, they gradually come to understand each other. –Tokyograph

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Face Maker

Broadcast period: 2010-Oct-07 start
Cast: Nagai Masaru as Kirishima Shun, Hinata Chiho as Kirishima Kyoko

Synopsis

Kirishima, a skilled plastic surgeon who previously used to work for the US ‘Federal Witness Protection Programme’. His nickname is “Face Maker.” Patients come to him seeking to change their lives, and he grants them that wish with a new face. He doesn’t take money but asks for his patients’ previous faces as a payment. How would you feel if you encountered someone with your former face?

Guilty Akuma to Keiyakushita Onna

Broadcast period: 2010-Oct-12 to 2010-Dec

Cast: Tamaki Hiroshi, Kanno Miho, Kichise Michiko

A pet groomer at a salon in Shirogane, Nogami Meiko has a lot of celebrity dog-lovers as customers. She cheerfully serves customers with care, and her skills are tried and tested. The salon’s owner, Kotomi, has a strong faith in her, and she is admired by her colleagues. Meiko leads a quiet and fulfilling life… however, there is another side to her. She has a plan for revenge that she must accomplish. In truth, when she was 19, she was imprisoned for murder but there was also another side to this case. And just as she’s about to execute her plan, she meets a man named Mashima Takuro. She acts mysteriously around him and for some reason, he makes her feel better. Is he the only miscalculation to her? Or a reckoning? Jdramas@wordpress

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Ju Ju Do Little

Broadcast period: 2010-Oct-17 start
Cast:
Oguri Shun, Inoue Mao, Narimiya Hiroki, Fujisawa Ema

Tottori Kenichi is a foul-mouthed but gifted veterinarian nicknamed Dolittle. His catch phrase is ‘pet care means business’. He is the director of his animal clinic and rescues not only ‘voiceless’ pets but also helps their owners, who lack understanding and caution, with their problems and worries.Working with him is animal nurse Tajima Asuka. Hanabishi Masaru is Dolittle’s rival, a charismatic vet and director of another animal hospital who has not only an opposite personality but also a different stance towards pet care. The drama focuses on the love triangle between those 3 and tries to teach the viewers about human-pet relationships.

Himitsu

Broadcast period: 2010-Oct-15 start

Cast: Shida Mirai as Sugita Monami ,Sasaki Kuranosuke as Sugita Heisuke, Ishida Hikari as Sugita NaokoMotokariya, Yuika as Hashimoto Taeko

Synopsis

In the summer of 2007, Sugita Heisuke, who works for an electronics manufacturer, sends-off his wife Naoko, who is going home to visit her parents in Nagano, and 16-year-old daughter Monami. Several hours later, the express bus carrying Naoko and Monami plunges off a cliff, and Heita, who learns of the accident through the news, rushes to a hospital in Nagano. Naoko momentarily regains consciousness but passes away. On the other hand, Monami miraculously returns to life but has lost her facial expressions and speech. One day after Naoko’s funeral, Monami recovers her speech and Heisuke is overjoyed. However, the words she says are, “I’m not Monami. I’m Naoko.” Monami starts talking about the first night Naoko spent with Heisuke, who has difficulty grasping the situation. @jdramas.wordpress.com


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  1. I was like ‘OMG! Shida Mirai!!’ and then like ‘…What the heck is this story!? Incest!? EWWWWWWWWW!’ ~_~
    The others…hm.

  2. I know…creepy but it might be interesting or I might uncomfortable to watch through it all. O_O

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