Last Cinderella

Last Cinderella (2013)

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Sakura is a single 39-year-old woman. She works at a beauty salon as its vice manager. Sakura makes customers pretty, but she isn't interested in making herself pretty. She envies falling in love, but at the same time is afraid of falling in love. One day, at a party, Sakura meets Hiroto, who is much younger than Sakura. Hiroto is a bike rider and is attracted to Sakura.
Meanwhile, Rintaro is a read moremanager at beauty salon where Sakura works. Rintaro likes making biting remarks, drinking alcohol and using his scissors.

  • Native title:

    ラスト シンデレラ
  • Also Known as:

    Rasuto Shinderera

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Zhaoul
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Apr 27, 2014
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 6.0
  • Acting/Cast 7.0
  • Music 6.0
  • Rewatch Value 5.0
This was cute, refreshing but didn't turn out the way I expected it to. I would have personally liked to have seen a different outcome. It could be quite funny and I liked how the female character evolved even though I would have made different choices. It's good for a quick light watch. Also a good introduction to jdramas.
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Misti
21 of 22 people found this review helpful
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Dec 30, 2013
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 8.0
I love the way this ended! ( I won't give spoilers.) I started watching this one afternoon and found myself going to bed at 7:45 am the next morning having completed it. It is definately a "I'll just watch one more episode" kind of drama. I was unfamiliar with all of the actors, but thery were great. The plot was definately a lot spicier than K-Drama. I would highly recommend this for read more a rainey Saturday or an all night marathon!!
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Similar story about a woman who "sleeps" with someone much younger than themselves and then finds them dating that person while also being faced with a love triangle. They're a bit different but also very similar.
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Spinster started with dating. Similar embarassing situations (in OMD some scenes are over the top), funny... OMD is shortened +200 drama (2004), so the movie isn't comprehensive enough. LC is far better IMO.
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    Emily 21 days ago

    I wanted it to end both ways.
    Some...how...???
    Alas, my dreams couldn't be.

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    Kristal Mar 23, 2015
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    LegnedSky Mar 7, 2015

    It is a good drama because of Miura Haruma. Just my opinion.

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    gumix Feb 18, 2015

    I started watching this drama last summer and the first episode was quite boring so i stopped.A Few days ago i tried to watch it again and i can say it's a preety good drama. You watch and you laugh but also cry a little but nothing is too much(maybe just the fact that the main roles are in their 40 but act like teenagers) I was surprised by heh ending because i wans't expecting that... and yup Miura Haruma made me watch it till the end, he is soooo cute! I saw him in Bloody Monday years ago and he seems younger now! haha. But him (as Hiroto) and Sakura don't really look like a couple... i guess the age gap was too much for me....and she is a beautiful woman but the way they dressed her and her make-up...when they were supposed to make her beautiful they couldn't, it wasn't that jaw-drop appearence...sorry. But it's a good drama give it a try at leat for Miura Haruma

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    DBSK Jan 3, 2015

    I tried watching the first episode, but stopped after about 15 minutes. Should I try again?

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      KJDL Jan 6, 2015

      at least try finishing the first 2 episodes (that's what I do when in doubt)

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      Clarisse Feb 14, 2015

      Yes you should! I din't like in the beginning too but the drama becomes better at each episode! And the end is absolutely perfect!

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      DBSK Feb 14, 2015

      I guess I'll give it a try then.

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      DBSK Feb 14, 2015

      Thank you. I'll try watching again ^^

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    Haruhappiness Dec 27, 2014

    I really enjoyed watching this drama. At first I thought that the age gap was going to make things awkward, but fortunately it did not.

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    jagasthesecond Dec 6, 2014

    Miura Haruma <3 Shinohara Ryoko i like her and Fujiki Naohito.
    music here is great as well

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    NotYourOppa Nov 29, 2014

    Good drama with disappointing end.

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      rainruma Dec 18, 2014
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      Kristal Mar 23, 2015

      Isn't there a way to watch the "alternate" ending?

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      rainruma Mar 23, 2015
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      fragmentsofescape May 23, 2015

      I want to watch the alternate ending too! Hope someone can find it and post it here...

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    Syrin Nov 26, 2014
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    Yumi-dono Nov 10, 2014

    I was surprised by this drama, it started as any other silly comedy with cliche plot but as the storyline goes, the character development gets very good and the situations they go throught seem real to me

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    nayosh Nov 1, 2014

    Haruma ; is it legal to be so cute ?!

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    gakkirei001 Oct 17, 2014

    One of those dramas which have great characters, great details (OHHH I like those aphorisms so much), but do not end up well because of cliched wrong storyline

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    Chloe Oct 12, 2014

    Do NOT watch this! She picks the wrong guy and its heartbreaking.

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      rainruma Dec 18, 2014

      The audience was polled to pick which guy she ends up w/.... the viewers chose the ending !
      I also do NOT agree w/ her final choice as to which guy she chose , BUT , the drama is still Very Good and worth watching !!! .... ....
      Besides , I choose to believe she ended up changing her mind and going w/ the guy I like for her !!!

      so I recommend : People , WATCH this drama, it is worth it !!!

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    khjfan01 Sep 8, 2014

    I have one episode to go, and I'm dreading it because I want her to end up with Tachibana!!!! I love miura haruma to bits and pieces, but i don't want him to get the girl! I'll be so disappointed!!

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    arbutus Jul 13, 2014

    I thoroughly enjoyed this drama from start to finish... Honestly, I was dreading the day when I would reach the final episode. The plot is simple, but do not underestimate it. Many plot twists occurred which I enjoyed and sometimes did not expect. At first, I did not think I would like Hiroto and Sakura together, but I ended up liking them as a couple (Sorry to those of you Sakura x Tachibana fans!)! All the characters were great and well developed, so I was easily interested in them. The mature elements in this drama which I did not think I would like, actually ended up being a part of this drama which I thought was quite new to me (and not in a bad way). I am not a big fan of anything with too much mature content, but this drama made it a thing of humor, so I was quite pleased. Before I forget, I love humor (as I mentioned earlier) and if any of you are like me, you will laugh a lot while watching this! There were so many funny jokes and moments that made me smile! Another thing I must say, if you love Miura Haruma, then this is definitely worth watching (he looked so great in this and his acting was great too! this was my first time seeing him in a drama, by the way!)! Last thing: Although many of you stated you did not enjoy the ending, I must admit I think it ended very well! Long comment made short: Watch this drama!

Details

  • Country:

    Japan
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    11
  • Aired:

    Apr 11, 2013 to Jun 20, 2013
  • Aired On:

    Thursday
  • Network:

    Fuji TV
  • Duration:

    46 min.

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  • Score:

    7.8 (scored by 4,130 users)
  • Ranked:

    #856
  • Popularity:

    #273

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