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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XColonelsKingdomX
8 of 12 people found this review helpful
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Jun 24, 2013
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 6.0
  • Rewatch Value 6.0
Quick and simple; Last Cinderella is a light rom-com that
is a wonderful watch for women of all ages to satisfy the dark

fantasies we keep locked in out hearts. Not only is it extremely

romantic drama, it is realistic. Although it is quick paced, it does go

over some serious topics about betrayal and forgiveness. The

characters where all love-able in their own ways from Sakura's

constant old man gibberish to read more the bar owners eccentric but helpful
talks he has with his regulars. When I started this drama I had hoped

it would be longer but it is actually perfect the way it is: Short and

sweet. There really isn't anything bad I can say about this drama
because it was just wonderful. The harsh reality of aging into an older women...but only on the outside. I learned that in our hearts,

when it comes to love it will always be new and exciting. I highly

recommend this to women even though men could enjoy this too. If you have any more questions just message me!! Enjoy!!!!
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dramafreak007
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May 14, 2014
  • Overall 8.5
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 6.5
  • Rewatch Value 8.0
The following is an Everything HONEST review(fusion of cinemasins EVERYTHING WRONG WITH and screenjunkies HONEST TRAILERS). Sarcasm up ahead.

From SBS which have produced good j dramas comes Last Cinderella! A story about a 39 year old woman named Sakura who looks 24 that is seduced by a 24 year old man named Hiroto who looks 19. Man Japanese people never look their age. Yet Hiroto carries a secret that can ruin read more their relationship his step sister Chiyoko's derranged jealousy. Using Hiroto, Chiyoko will pursue Rintaro, a friend of Sakura who clearly likes her more than a friend, but teases her. Kinda like a gradeschool kid. A love story that would be more Cinderella like if Hiroto was rich, Sakura's two friends were evil stepsisters instead of nice people, Rintaro was the fairy godmother instead of a love rival, and Chiyoko was the evil stepmother instead of the evil love rival. Wait a mintue Hiroto is rich even though his father hates him and Rintaro does play the fairy godmother role in the beginning, meh close enough. A j drama that is comedy filled like one would expect and KISSED filled scenes like one would not. Seriously,never have I seen so many love scenes in a j drama and the kiss scenes...oh no I am remembering(nosebleed). Watch a show with the most interesting subplots ever that fit the show so well and are not annoying. Taiwanese dramas should take notes. A drama that manages to be cliche, but not cliche it will have you wondering why is it so obvious who she'll end up with?

Starring
Obaachan(Sakura)
Hiro(Hiroto)
Not Ren(Rintaro)
Boobs(Shima)
Yamamoto's Mom(Miki)
Chiyono(Chiyoko)

Last Cinderella! What happened to Masaomi the host? I thought he was going to cause drama between Miki and her husband... and I also though he was running illegal funds. I know he is a minor character, but he vanished with a cliffhanger.

Cliche Counter
Childhood Friends' close relationship
Psycho second lead
Older women going to host clubs
Special hang out for characters
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Make a Recommendation More recs (12)Recommendations

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.
Recommended by loranar
Both are noona romances. Where older women date younger men and realize they can find love in unexpected places. There are also 2 male leads who seem suitable for our heroine.
There are also other stories surrounding the main couple. The storylines of a few of the secondary characters are also similar.
Recommended by shountz

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    Yumi-dono 13 days ago

    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 22 days ago

    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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    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!

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    Maria Jul 1, 2014
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    fireflower Jun 24, 2014

    Just finished this. I love it!! 9.5/10

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    Twyx Jun 18, 2014

    Ok... Miura Haruma in this drama is SO HOT! the only reason why I kept watching the drama. But it seems that everyone of you here enjoyed it a lot XD

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    AmyLovesDramas Jun 15, 2014

    This was such a cute drama! It made me love Miura Haruma even more! <3

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    iamsarah Jun 8, 2014

    My first romantic J - drama I loved it:)

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    dramafreak007 Jun 3, 2014

    Loved this drama. I didn't have high expections, but this was better than I expected.

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    dramafreak007 Jun 3, 2014

    Loved this drama. I didn't have high expections, but this was better than I expected.

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    ApplePendragon Mar 8, 2014

    I really loved this drama, including the ending, but the last two episodes were kind of slow.

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    orangetree Feb 7, 2014

    I totally agree. It indeed has the Sex in the City aura.

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 3,405 users)
  • Ranked:

    #743
  • Popularity:

    #40

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