Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru

Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru (2017)

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When Shoutarou Tatewaki first meets Sakurako Kujou, he knows his life will never be the same. Initially believing her to be responsible for a disappearance in the neighborhood, he later learns of her true talent: analyzing bone specimens. Sakurako has quite the collection of reconstructed animal bones, but she wishes she had more of the human variety, much to the chagrin of those around her. Soon, Shoutarou begins accompanying the eccentric osteologist read moreon the many different unsolved cases she comes across—usually in the form of decomposing bodies. But with so many incidents happening around them, could there be a larger mystery at work in their lives?
Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru is a story of two unlikely partners, each showing in their own way that bones can tell how one died, but only people can tell how they lived.

  • Native title:

    櫻子さんの足下には死体が埋まっている
  • Also Known as:

    Sakurako-san; A Corpse is Buried Under Sakurako's Feet; Beautiful Bones: Sakurako's Investigation

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Jun 8, 2017
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 10
"Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru" is another title called "Beautiful Bones". An unique story written by Shiorita. It is a story of two unlikely partners, each showing in their own way that bones can tell how one died, but only people can tell how they lived. Sakurako Kuj is a genius beauty in her mid-twenties whose life is centred around one thing and one thing only: bones. With little read more tolerance for others, she would be completely isolated in her study full of skeletons if it weren’t for high school boy Shotaro—her new assistant and constant companion. Why exactly she has taken a shine to him remains a mystery, but one thing is clear: Whenever the two go out together, the chances are high that they will come across a human corpse. Excellent performance and story. Love the unique music.

Sakurako Kuj
She is a sharp-witted beautiful woman who comes from a prominent family and lives in a big old house with only a housekeeper as a companion. She has a hobby of collecting the bones of dead animals and reconstructing them. However, she is more interested in human remains. And with her being an osteologist, she also developed forensic skills from her uncle, a prominent forensic scientist in the prefecture, and has helped with many unsolved murders. She has a dislike for interpersonal relationships, although she has a fiance working with the Hokkaido Prefectural Police.

Shatar Tatewaki
He is a high school boy who assists Sakurako in her bone-digging expeditions. It so happens that they always find human remains in the process. He keeps Sakurako in check, as she tends to go crazy and try to keep the human remains for herself.
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    KimsaAbe 3 days ago - edited

    Based on the story and the character development. Nicely done! Jdrama is better then Anime. Especially, people should know that Japanese drama is not all Anime.
    9/10

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    zuojenn 14 days ago

    it's based on a Light novel with the same name. In 2015 it got an anime which is nearly identical with the storyline of this Jdrama.
    Its nicely done, still I prefer the anime more than this Jdrama.
    6/10

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    Bodea Jun 11, 2017

    Sounds like Bones, which I love, so I'm going to give it a try.

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    Shizuka Jun 1, 2017 - edited

    Love the drama.
    I haven't seen anything like this drama in the past. I do recommend it!

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    KenWong May 31, 2017

    Great show!! Unique story!

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    Josh May 5, 2017

    With the change of Shōtarō's character from being in high school to working at a museum it could mess up a potential storyline that covered 2 episodes of the anime

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    Kai Apr 29, 2017 - edited

    Love the 1st ep... taisuke does fantastic acting.. love him

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      KenWong May 6, 2017

      I agree the 1st ep is good.

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    Josh Apr 28, 2017

    It is good, but some of the changes that were made from the anime make it lose some of its charm.

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    8man Apr 25, 2017

    This is adaptation from the manga? Not LN?

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    Catt-chan Apr 25, 2017

    i've watch the anime, almost 2 years ago..i hope they make a decent live action..!!!!!!

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    KimsaAbe Apr 24, 2017

    Interested... Im watching this one!

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    Oppa-kiss-me Apr 24, 2017

    Yuuuuuuusshhhhh!!!!! =^.^=

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    Ell Apr 22, 2017

    There's a drama adaptation OMFG!!! pls pls pls, don't suck!!

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    Yusaku Apr 16, 2017

    Mizuki Arisa!! Yes!!

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    Josh Mar 31, 2017

    OMG! YES! I loved the anime!

Details

  • Country:

    Japan
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    10
  • Aired:

    Apr 23, 2017 to Jun 25, 2017
  • Aired On:

    Sunday
  • Network:

    Fuji TV
  • Duration:

    45 min.

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  • Score:

    7.9 (scored by 136 users)
  • Ranked:

    #18846
  • Popularity:

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