High School Debut

High School Debut (2011)

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High School Debut is a 2011 Japanese film based on the manga of the same name.
Haruna Nagashima devoted herself to softball while in middle school. Now that she is in high school, Haruna believes it's time find a boyfriend. Unfortunately for Haruna, she didn't pay attention to trends and is now clueless on how to attract a boy. Through a fortuitous event, Haruna encounters popular upperclassman Yoh Komiyama Haruna asks Yoh read moreto teach her how to become attractive to boys. Yoh agrees but with one catch. She can't fall in love with him.

  • Native title:

    高校デビュー
  • Also Known as:

    Koko Debut; Koukou Debut

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WhenFangirlsAttack00
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Jun 23, 2012
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 10
Just a super cute, super silly movie that's just fun to watch. I have in fact watched this movie maybe four or five times and I laugh every time. If you want to watch something serious don't watch this, but if you have some extra time on your hands and you just wanna watch something light and adorable, then you should defiantly watch this.
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Rourou
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Apr 7, 2012
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 7.0
  • Music 6.0
  • Rewatch Value 7.0
I watched this film when I had nothing better to do without high expectations or anything that's why I think it was fair enough.
I am familiar with the lead actor; I've seen and liked him in several dramas before. However, I was introduced to the lead female through this drama but Mizobata Junpei was the reason of my liking.
The story of makeover is known but somehow, I felt it was read more more captivating here.
This is a highly recommandable films for rom-com fans.
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in both movies, the lead male and female are shy, but in kimi ni todoke, the main leads are a bit or a lot more shy.
both female leads are not popular and socially awkward.
both male leads are cool, popular and kind.
both movies are about love stories!!!!
Recommended by Maryama
In both movies Ito Ono played the main role and in both of them she has to learn about love. Also in both of the movies they have a cool fashion style.
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    Too fast

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    Lili Oct 1, 2016

    I tried to watch, but honestly had to drop after 15 minutes . The acting for me didn´t seem real and there was no chemistry at all between the leads.

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    Shina Sep 20, 2016

    This is fairy

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    Mica Sep 9, 2016

    This is soooooooo poorly done! (T__T)

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    EkvarBlack Jul 2, 2016

    I was very dissapointed, manga is one of my favs, yet this movie wasn't that great.. :x

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    Maryama May 19, 2016

    it was fun!

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    Michelle Feb 27, 2016

    It's very corny and sweet, and in this way quite funny too. Good watch if you enjoy corny comedy.

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    Meeno Feb 19, 2016

    so cute and the fashions are totally manga style..over the top zany..

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    haitakaz Jan 17, 2016

    I think the movie was ok, but it wasn't really my taste. I haven't read the manga yet, but I guess it's better than this one ^^,

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    sugaryday Dec 6, 2015

    It was so corny and cheesy! If you don't mind it and comedy, then you should watch it.
    I personally didn't enjoy it at all, but it's personal preference haha.

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    BlackZen Jun 3, 2015

    This is soo cute and funny .

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    NesrineTao Apr 14, 2015

    oh god the scene when she sees all the black cats was really funny

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    101Rubellite Apr 1, 2015

    fluffy and sweet just like cotton candy.....beware those cavities! hehe! :D

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    maris Feb 23, 2015

    This drama is so cute <3 I love it <3 I love the story <3

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    babysmurf Nov 27, 2014 - edited

    Fast paced, super predictable, with cheesy acting. Everything you'd expect from a fluff movie based off a shojo manga. Not slamming it entirely though. There were some genuinely funny moments, but the whole story is a string of cliches and I couldn't tell if it was trying to be a parody of those cliches or if it was using them for real. If you have enough sense of humor to make fun of what you watch, watch this.

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  • Country:

    Japan
  • Type:

    Movie
  • Release Date:

    Apr 1, 2011
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 33 min.

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    7.4 (scored by 5,683 users)
  • Ranked:

    #1550
  • Popularity:

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