Rich Man, Poor Woman

Rich Man, Poor Woman (2012)

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29-year-old Toru Hyuga (Oguri Shun) is a wealthy man. He first started to run an internet website from his small room and his hobby began to make a lot of money. Nowadays, he doesn't like to socialize and if somebody comes to him he suspects that they may want his money.

Sawaki Chihiro (Ishihara Satomi) attends a job fair and by an unexpected occurrence begins to work for Toru Hyuga. Sawaki Chihiro read moresoon realizes that Toru Hyuga isn't so bad. There's pureness in him and also a good deal of loneliness. She then begins to have feelings for him.

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7 of 9 people found this review helpful
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Sep 17, 2012
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 6.0
  • Rewatch Value 6.0
This is the second J drama Ive seen as Im basically a K drama fan and I was sort of inbetween dramas.
This is certainly a watchable and cute drama. The story is nice and the acting is good, especially the main guy.
Its a romantic comedy about an eccentric man and a simple hardworking girl, although its not something to go all ga ga for, its quite watchable enjoyable and addicting. read more The ending is cute and the fact that it has 11 episodes is welcome as some korean dramas tend to drag on and get boring in the end.
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Feb 18, 2013
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 9.0
Okay, I finally got around to finishing this drama, and I watched it all in a day.

Although the title is not convincing, the actual drama itself and actors/actresses are amazing. There are so many plots in the story - romance problems, best friend problems, family/abandonment problems, work issues lalala.

It was a very cute romance drama, as most are. Compared to most romance dramas, though, it wasn't like... full-blown romance. There read more weren't cute scenes between the leads all the time, and I think that this balances with the other things happening in the drama. For most frequent romance drama watchers, we can predict how the end will turn out, but even so, the details of the other plots in the drama kept me interested. There was good camerawork, acting, and pretty music at pretty scenes.

Also, if you're an Oguri Shun fan, then WATCH WATCH WATCH. :]

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Whatching this drama I kept being reminded of Priceless all the time. Rich man is a lot more romance-y, but both these titles are about passionate and talented bussinessmen who end up having to rebuild their companies. Priceless is also very interesting, well written and extremely funny and enjoyable. A definitive must watch for all Jdrama lovers out there!
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Both are romantic comedies revolving around an ordinary girl who has been job seeking for a while, being employed by a rich man with an arrogant personality and poor social skills, and even though they dislike each other at first, they soon fall in love.
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    shambles 7 days ago

    Loved this...That the only thing I can say! And Oguri Shun looked absolutely gorgeous!!

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    jagasthesecond 15 days ago

    love the theme song by Miwa. Great acting! Oguri Shun is so hot! Ishihara looks so cute here! and she kind of looks like a Korean girl here haha.

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      JDRAMAFAN 1 day ago

      She did not look like a Korean girl,but I respect your opinion,still it was a great drama

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    Aida85 Oct 22, 2014

    I rewatched it again <3

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    jxsilicon9 Oct 17, 2014

    So did he ever find his mom?

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      Sheng Her 10 days ago
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    Dez-uh-re Sep 28, 2014

    Does anyone know where I can watch all jdrama's including this one online with english subs??

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    amo0on08 Aug 26, 2014

    i'm re watching this drama <333

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    Gaijin_ Aug 21, 2014
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    CatherineDuhGr8 Aug 19, 2014

    Where can I watch this please? ( # ^ . ^ # ) *

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      ishaa Aug 2, 2014

      omgg! i loved him thereeeee XD i can never forget that name LOL

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      Kagura Aug 3, 2014

      I know right?!? Hanazawa Rui stays with forevarr! Lol.

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    arbutus Jul 9, 2014

    Great acting and I love the element of technology in this one! Unfortunately, I was expecting more humor, but on the flip side, there were some very promising sweet and romantic moments! I enjoyed it, but it wasnt what I was looking for!

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    iamsarah Jun 11, 2014

    i love love love this awesome dramas with its awesome actors!!!

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    amo0on08 Jun 9, 2014

    Great Drama, i love the actors , oguri san so Cute <33333
    we want seasson 2 T~T

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    uppsid May 31, 2014

    Wow, I'm so glad I finally watched this! Oguri Shun proved to me once again that he's a brilliant actor ^_^ The title sure scared me away for a while tho lol :D

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    Sweety-Face Apr 19, 2014

    l dont like the serie at all,

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    vanillasalt Mar 26, 2014

    I really hope they add a second season :( they probably won't, but a girl can dream i suppose. lol


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    Jul 9, 2012 to Sep 17, 2012
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    Fuji TV
  • Duration:

    46 min.


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    8.3 (scored by 5,486 users)
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