Asuko March!

Asuko March! (2011)

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Takei plays Nao Yoshino, a girl who fails the entrance exams of her target high school. She winds up enrolling in a technical high school called Kenritsu Asuka Kougyou Koukou, also known by the nickname "Asukou." Out of the 148 entering freshmen, only three are girls, and Nao is the only one in her class.

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Jul 6, 2011
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 6.0
This reminded me a lot of Gokusen. Not necessarily because of the story but how its told. Its not really one storyline till the end but each episode has its own little story concentrating on one side character (...which is being helped by the female lead).

I really liked the idea of one girl being in a school full of boys.

(I mean what girl doesn't? ^.^) Sometimes it read more was cute and sometimes it was a little dramatic (ok, maybe sometimes a little too dramatic). The music was catchy, the acting was great and the boys were cute. This drama has a special atmosphere. You know, when you watch those (american) movies where the lead character dramatically gives a Speech/Explanation in front of an audience/other lead character towards the end and the audience so moved by his/her words that they all cheer/kiss or whatever. This kind of atmosphere leads you through all 9 episodes. Not much romance but a lot of "fighting"-attitude, so if you don't mind a little cheesiness on the side, you should give this a try. I did and I didnt regret it.

*Fighting* (makescutefistmoveintoair)
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14 of 18 people found this review helpful
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Jul 21, 2011
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 7.0
  • Rewatch Value 7.0
At first I thought this drama would be boring because of the theme but it turned out be interesting enough. This is one of those dramas that is more about teaching life lessons. I was more interested in the relationship with the main girl and the actor boy. I did like most of the cast. Overall it is a very good watch but I wanted more from the ending.
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Almost the same plot: a girl attends a high school filled only with bad boys and soon-to-be drop outs.
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The main leads are the same.
Also the male leads story is quite similar and the character of the female lead.
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    Helene Sep 29, 2015

    I could really use a second season for this drama :/
    It was much better than i anticipated.

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    khat_chan Jul 13, 2015 - edited

    love love this drama <3 I never thought my random pick will be great! I always love takeuchi, hirose, tamaki,aruto and the rest of the guys! :3

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    maiaiam Jun 11, 2015
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    OtakuMarianek May 28, 2015 - edited

    I was like : oh i will give it 6/10 if she chooses Tamaki but she didn't so 3/10 :/

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      maiaiam Jun 12, 2015

      It should have been Tamaki................. ;_;

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    jbeat Mar 11, 2015

    Enjoyable drama. Had good morals. Takeuchi was my favorite of the guys.

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    Hamex Mar 8, 2015

    finally i finish this drama,, i wish there is SP movie for this drama to finish about the loveline between nao and aruto since he was promise her that he will return and say that he loves her,,, aaahhhh may be it just in dream.

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    Banana-chan Jan 1, 2015

    I really liked this drama. And MUSIC IS SUPERB!

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    realdeal Nov 29, 2014

    I think it has same music composers as waterboys, the music sounds the same.

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    realdeal Nov 29, 2014

    love the soundtrack the music not the songs......nao kawainess + that upbeat music = KAWAI LOL. Yuta kanai if i remember correctly did an emotional scene in ikigami movie where he sings then died, Im shock that he is good at comedy too.

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    frost Aug 11, 2014

    cute story and good development, i like how she is the connection of the group until the end, and the one that they made at the last epi is so cool and the candle scene too..

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    Hozrien Jul 20, 2014

    This is kind of one of the few dramas I like to rewatch, I love the setting and the actors/+plus the main actress. I almost kind of hope in the future some time there will be a season 2.

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    Dango92 Jul 18, 2014

    Oh man, I'm crushing on Kaku Kento big time.. he is so nice in this.

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    AmyLovesDramas Jun 25, 2014

    This was pretty cute! I shipped Nao with Tamaki more though xD I wished it had more romance also.

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    LillithEvans Oct 15, 2013

    Why is Kaku Kento not listed in the top 6 of the cast T.T? He's like her bffl in the show man

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    nurfitriyyah Jul 24, 2013

    im not a rewatcher but i seriously have to rewatch this because i need to find Furukawa Yuki!!!!!!

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      leahakiko Jul 25, 2013

      oh what i didn't even realize he was in this?!

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      nurfitriyyah Jul 25, 2013

      he was just one of the classmates, kind of a delinquent (he always wore bandana & his hair was dyed) but i found a picture where he cross-dressed in the drama xD i remember that scene but i didn't realise that was him!!


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    Apr 24, 2011 to Jul 3, 2011
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    TV Asahi
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    45 min.


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    7.4 (scored by 2,227 users)
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