Totsuzen Desu ga, Ashita Kekkon Shimasu

Totsuzen Desu ga, Ashita Kekkon Shimasu (2017)

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Successful career woman Takanashi Asuka has an old-fashioned dream of getting married and becoming a housewife. After her long-term boyfriend breaks up with her to pursue his own career goals, she encounters Nanami Ryu, a popular newscaster at PTV. Asuka and Ryu get along well, but the last thing he wants is to ever get married. This level-headed pair who want the opposite things in life should never get involved, except Nanami read morethinks people will lose their freedom once they get married. Moreover, marriage is just an escape place for a woman. "I absolutely don't want to get married," he said. For Asuka, Nanami is an ideal partner, except for his value concerning marriage. And the 'Battle of Value' begins.

  • Native title:

    突然ですが、明日結婚します
  • Also Known as:

    Even Though It's Sudden, We're Getting Married Tomorrow; Everyone's Getting Married

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RisefromBlackAshes
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Mar 23, 2017
  • Overall 6.0
  • Story 6.0
  • Acting/Cast 7.5
  • Music 5.0
  • Rewatch Value 5.0
After seeing how excited everyone was for this adaptation I hopped on the bandwagon and started watching as well. I wasn't disappointed per say, but this wasn't the best feature either.

Based off the manga of the same name, I can't honestly judge how accurate of an adaptation this was. Overall, the story was completely and utterly rushed during the second half. Originally slated to be a ten to eleven episode drama, read more unfortunately got cut into 9 episodes resulting in pretty mixed feeling for most. While all the ends are tied up and most everyone gets a happy ending; as a viewer you won't be satisfied in the slightest since everything is so quickly thrown together. The pacing of the first episodes was pleasent and enjoyable, but around episode 7 you can see the marked change in pace.

Overall, the acting was really well done. No one is over the top dramatic, but you'll still get your juicer moments you crave. For Yamamura Ryuta (Nanaryu)'s first role, he's surpirsingly charming and well rounded. He's a bit of a rock; he doesn't get too emotional, but the rather smooth delivery and consistancy for this drama is key. Nishiuchi Mariya (Asuka) is pleasent and not overwelming, dispite who her character is set up and devotion to her beliefs is very convincing. The side characters, from friends to family to implied romantic partners are all belivable and likeable as a whole. There's no real 'villian' character, much to my surprise but the plot still plays out well. All the characters are fairly well developed, aside from their rushed ending. I'm curious to see where Shono Hayama (Kanade), and Kishii Yukino (Momoko) end up in their next roles.

Nishiuchi Mariya lends her voice for the ending theme, and it suits the series well. The music is nothing special, but happily lends itself where it needs to be. My rewatches are always low so no worries.

Overall, this story had the potential to be a really good adaptation. What killed the series was having the content cut from 10/11 episodes down to 9. Not a favorite series of mine, but one I didn't mind passing the time with.
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Hanna
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Mar 30, 2017
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 7.0
This drama had so much potential! The first few episodes were excellent, but rushed writing really brought the quality down near the end. It still gets an overall 8 from me for it’s strong start that gave me all sorts of cute butterfly feelings, but it just couldn’t maintain that initial wow factor.

The beginning of this drama was absolutely adorable! It was refreshing to see two adults be, well, adults about read more their relationship and the romantic chemistry between the leads was electric. But the plot really started struggling once it began focusing too much on the male lead’s perceived struggles rather than Asuka’s storyline. Despite his good looks and soft-spoken charm, he became such a noble idiot that I actually switched loyalties to the second lead, something I rarely do. It’s pretty clear that cutting the length of this drama had a negative impact on the script writing and subsequent character development.

Nishiuchi Mariya really carried this drama and I loved her portrayal of Asuka. First-time actor Yamamura Ryuta impressed me a lot too and I hope he continues acting. The supporting cast didn’t have much to work with when their characters got quickly pushed into random plots near the end but they also performed very well. There was so much potential!

Conclusion: It was a good drama that needed more time to develop its plot and characters. Not a must-watch but if you like cute and realistic relationships check it out!
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    BrightestStar 16 days ago

    I like the lead girl, some occasional good dialogs. The rest is either nothing special, or I just hated it. Overall a wasted potential, with the main question of the drama never addressed.

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    Shizuka 26 days ago

    I loved the story !!!
    But I love Nishiuchi Mariya the most!!

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    sutekinanijinoiro 26 days ago
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    Nana8 30 days ago

    I agree! Started well and then it went a little boring but somehow I enjoyed wathing this one, I admit I watched it mainly because of Ryuta Yamamura <3 XD I really hope he keeps acting haha

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    Max May 25, 2017

    It took me a long time to finish this one. It will not remain in my mind I think...

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    Tamago May 7, 2017

    Yamamura Ryuta's voice is SO SEXY. SO SEXY. SO SEXY.
    Btw, this drama is actually quite good! I'm enjoying it thus far (ep. 3)

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    Meli Apr 23, 2017 - edited

    good or nah?

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      Rangadeviii May 1, 2017

      Nah

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      Tamago May 7, 2017

      I think it's good. depends on one's tastes. It's not bad though!

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    Fortuna Apr 19, 2017

    Started out great but kinda went downhill. Nice music. Ryuta-san acts well for his first role.

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    fanitha Apr 12, 2017 - edited

    This a lighthearted drama, the main couple is very cute and have good chemistry, is not the best romance drama out there but is pretty entertaining. I was thinking not to watch it because it has so many negative comments here, but I'm glad I decided to watch it. So give it a chance!

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    shapesofeverything Apr 12, 2017

    I love this drama. The relationships were so realistic and the main couple was so refreshing. It's been awhile since I smiled and teared up over a romantic getsuku drama.

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    May Apr 10, 2017

    I can't believe it's the male leads first time acting. I couldn't tell at all!

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    AnanyaS Apr 9, 2017 - edited

    So do they actually get married?

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    KimsaAbe Apr 5, 2017

    I really love this drama. Excellent story! Huge fan of Nishiuchi Mariya!

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    Shizuka Apr 5, 2017

    Love this drama!!

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    Sarahs Mar 30, 2017

    This started so well but became a total meh towards the end. :|

Details

  • Country:

    Japan
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    9
  • Aired:

    Jan 23, 2017 to Mar 20, 2017
  • Aired On:

    Monday
  • Network:

    Fuji TV
  • Duration:

    54 min.

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  • Score:

    7.4 (scored by 615 users)
  • Ranked:

    #1504
  • Popularity:

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