Good Morning Call

Good Morning Call (2016)

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Yoshikawa Nao stays behind to live by herself when her parents leave to inherit her grandpa's farm in the country. On the day she moves into her new apartment, she discovers that it was rented also to Uehara Hisashi; a cute, super-cool, popular guy from her school. Not only did their housing agency unexpectedly close down, the landlord of the apartment tells them that they had to pay more for their apartment read morethan they had expected. With no money and no home to return to, Nao and Hisashi decide to live together as flatmates.

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Sayantika
24 people found this review helpful
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Jun 11, 2016
  • Overall 7.5
  • Story 7.5
  • Acting/Cast 7.0
  • Music 5.0
  • Rewatch Value 5.0
This drama has been adapted from the shoujo manga of the same name, so it does have a very shoujoish atmosphere around it. It's like watching a manga instead of reading it. The circumstances are all same. The drama is like the main ambassador representing most of the shoujo manga ever written. Its highly cliched, hilarious and although we all know what is going to happen, we still read it up. Admit read more it or not, everyone sometime or the other likes a little dose of cliche,ain't we?
STORY:
The story is same. THE INNOCENT DULL UNPOPULAR GIRL + THE HIGHLY DESIRABLE, INTELLIGENT AND 'most important, should be there traits' POPULAR AND CONCEITED GUY( type of guy which makes a girl squeal and fall head over heals for him) reminds you of something, eh?
The drama is full of cliches but it is still enjoyable and hilarious, the type of drama you don't need to think hard, you just watch it. actually if you think and question the stuff, you will never gonna enjoy the drama. Just sit, watch, enjoy its hilarity, cliches and bubbly and light atmosphere and relieve your stress.
Its boring sometimes though and one thing is missing here. a little bit of skinship and real kisses( c'mon who doesn't love real kisses,the barely-touching-lips IS NOT KISSING)!
ACTING; I loved the girl. She is sweet, bubbly cute with her manga like reactions and over the top imaginations. i had a problem with the main lead. HE LOOKED SO INDIFFERENT, i know you are supposed to be cold but atleast show some emotions, a little bit of jealousy(we understand you are jealous but we can't feel it). the second lead actors were better. Issei was cool and i felt so bad for daichi. He is too hot to be made the second lead. In my opinion this actor should be given the role of the main lead.
Music; nothing i can remember. Though it gave a happy vibe
Rewatch: I don't rewatch dramas unless i super like it, so no no for me.
So, you can watch it as a filler show. Or as a break after super intense stuff or drama. Cause this is perfect for easy watch. DON'T WATCH IT ID YOU ARE A FAN OR INTENSE INTERESTING INNOVATIVE DRAMA, cause this is definitely not one.
p.s THIS SO REMINDS OF ITAZURA NA KISS AND L.DK
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George
21 people found this review helpful
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Jun 11, 2016
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 10
The story of this drama and the manga its adapted from, as everyone has pointed out, is not original. Girl and boy start living together and have to hide it from the people at school.

I enjoyed almost every episode, some felt like "filler" episodes but were still enjoyable. I didn't care much for Yuri's storyline. Girl needs to get it togther and stop unloading her problems on teenagers! It was also read more very annoying how cold Uehara was, but I still loved him because I am a sucker like Nao.

I enjoyed this drama so much, staying up till midnight on Thursdays, waiting for the new episode! The acting was very good, I really liked everyone's portrayal of their characters. Nagasawa Koya as Abe and Arai Moe as Marina were my favourites, such good comedic timing! Fukuhara Haruka was very, very good and I look forward to seeing her in more dramas.

I would definitely re watch this, and I really hope they do another season. I would recommend this drama for anyone who likes romantic high school dramas.
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Both of these dramas are about high school students have have a cutesy feel as well as supportive friends. Both have shared actors - Sakurada Dori and Shiraishi Shunya!
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Both adorable which feature the two high school aged love interests living together. Serious second male lead syndrome in both.

In TTBY Tae Joon is a popular athlete and Jae Hee is the new girl. In GMC Uehara is one of the "top three" (most popular and handsome) in his school and Nao is a quiet less popular girl with a heart of gold.
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    PrettyDramas Jan 13, 2017

    I expected a little too much from this I guess because it was so much hyped, what I got was an annoying female lead ugh her voice is so annoying and the cutesy act is as annoying, can't stand a female like this, she's not even cute to begin with, and there''s no chemistry between her and the male lead, dropped

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    Victor Dec 31, 2016

    How do you spell Have a Happy New Year in Japanese? Sounds like Yo Yo Tosho. Waiting on 2017 GMC.

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    naydesu Dec 21, 2016

    It's funny and cliche and I love it!

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    Lyra Dec 10, 2016

    I'm the only one who thinks this is a combination between itazura na kiss and ldk

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    Abigail Nov 14, 2016

    i dont see nozomi in cast does anyone know who she's played by?

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    Fifion Nov 8, 2016 - edited

    I don't know why I continued to watch this, Nao is dumb and obsessed and all those guys that like her she chooses the worst one for her? It was hard to watch in some episodes because of that.

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      Misha Nov 13, 2016

      Thanks for the heads up, now I know I will not watch itakiss. Can't deal with another Nao.

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      Beautiful_Bloom Nov 14, 2016

      this is seriously much better than itakiss, nao's friends make sense, the guys who like her make sense, the lead guy shows way more emotions and he's way more reasonable, the comedy was natural and not forced.

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      Beautiful_Bloom Nov 14, 2016 - edited

      you will like, if not love, nao if you watch kotoko

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      Misha Nov 14, 2016

      No thanks. I'll pass.

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      ayse 15 days ago

      itakiss is one drama that is worse than boys over flowers korean version, both korean and japanese version of itakiss was so painful to watch that i'd rather watch bof -_- and for me that says a lot
      i just wanted to strangle the female lead in itakiss but for some weird reason i don't feel the same way about nao, she is actually likable somehow, imo whole aspect of good morning call is miles better than itakiss

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    KenJiSan Oct 21, 2016

    Again.. watched it. Love this drama. Simply Terrific!

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    ladytristeza Oct 12, 2016

    drama is better than manga...even if main girl is stupid and with no self respect and guy treating her pretty much horrible, which honestly usually i just can´t stand, somehow i kind of like this drama...i don´t know i just loving these kind of fluffy dramas when i don´t have to thinking at all...it´s similar to Itakiss...i don´t know why exactly i like that story too...it´s mystery to me really :D well anyway beside that i wish i could go and give it full score, because it´s just wonderfully fluffy but main actor´s acting is pretty much lame

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    Tsuyu Oct 3, 2016

    A pretty decent cliched drama, but I did enjoy it. I got a bit annoyed by Daichi and Issei constantly on Uehara's case, but I guess that goes with the territory. Thank goodness for Matsuishi's character; he was in the background, but was a stable male character.

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    Meeiishal Oct 1, 2016

    Love that Netflix is catering to my drama needs!! Can't wait for Season 2. Loved it. Really cute and funny. Laughed so much. Didn't mind being 17 eps.

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    babe Sep 28, 2016

    romance shoujo manga's into live actions are always gonna be the death of me, they're all so cuteeeeeeee omg

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    cardcaptorkyo Sep 28, 2016

    Nothing against this drama, but how did it end up in the first page of the most popular dramas?

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    Zainab Abid Jathol Sep 18, 2016

    i like it

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    pooneh Sep 18, 2016 - edited

    can someone spoil it for me plz? does it have happy or sad ending?

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    Blademan2 Sep 16, 2016
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Details

  • Country:

    Japan
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    17
  • Aired:

    Feb 12, 2016 to Jun 10, 2016
  • Aired On:

    Friday
  • Network:

    Fuji TV
  • Duration:

    45 min.

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  • Score:

    7.8 (scored by 2,596 users)
  • Ranked:

    #1357
  • Popularity:

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