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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Apr 26, 2013
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 6.0
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 5.0
  • Rewatch Value 1.0
It is a good drama that gives you morals and teachings of staying together, friendly and happily with everyone. It teaches you faith and how strong the power of just trying something out without thinking of giving up or what the results will be like. Also, if you're in a situation like Takei Emi (in this drama), you can gain some tips from her through out these 9 episodes! :P
The story's read more the normal high school plot. Cast is good and the music's less but compensating.
For me it is a one time watch. It makes you happy and realize that you can't just sit back and miss the awesome school life because your friends and ambitions make you realize what you want to pursue in future :)
Overall, its a drama of hope, goodness, faith, dreams, aspirations, learning and never backing down. A light drama and easy to finish.
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Sep 3, 2012
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 8.0
Randomly saw a few gifs of this drama on tumblr and it interested me. I usually love dramas where there is only one girl with a bunch of rowdy guys. It always comes out as such a good friendship drama.

This all in all was a cute drama to me. Not as much romance as I hoped for but the friendship the drama portrayed made it sweet.

Loved the cast, though the read more main girl got on my nerves at times. I really loved most of the guy students, not because of their looks but they played that yankee turned friendly character type well. Oh and the jiichan in this drama was just too cute!

Not sure if there was more music but the only one that was constantly played was a song by Funky Monkey Babys and I always love their music, it fit well with the drama and the scenes it played it.

Overall, it's a cute drama. there are some parts where you just get annoyed but it's expected, and even though the ending wasn't to my liking, i still loved the drama as a whole.

oh and may i add, i have never cheered for so many guys to get with the main girl. And the main guy wasn't even one of them! I never cheer for the second man, but i did and then i wanted the girl to get with the other guys too! ;~~;
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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 7 days ago

    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

    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

    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
  • Duration:

    45 min.


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    7.4 (scored by 2,181 users)
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