Proposal Daisakusen

Proposal Daisakusen (2007)

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Iwase Ken and Yoshida Rei have been friends since elementary school. Ken, is obstinate and unskilled in love, but he fell long ago for the lively and cheerful, Rei. But Rei is about to get married to another man. While Ken and other friends from high-school attend the wedding ceremony, a fairy appears and sends Ken back in time, giving him a second chance to win the girl he loves.

  • Native title:

    プロポーズ大作戦
  • Also Known as:

    Operation Love; Proposal Mission; puropoozu daisakusen

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Rourou
15 of 18 people found this review helpful
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Nov 18, 2012
  • Overall 6.0
  • Story 5.0
  • Acting/Cast 7.0
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 1.0
1) The reason I watched this:

The first reason was Yamapi then I read about it in a well written blog by a friend of mine therefore I decided to give it a try.

2) Storyline/Plot:

*Generally speaking, it's a romantic story wrapped up with some comedy and let's not forget the fantasy element represented by the "fairy".

Positive Points:

*I can't think of many positive points in this drama but let's read more speak about the main genres present here:

--->Humor: I think it's the only element that I appreciated it while watching the drama, it's not like I laughed so hard but the funny scenes thrown every once in a while were good to watch even though they weren't freakily present but the random choice of humor was good.

Negative Points:

--->Romance: Considering the fact that this is a romantic story, I haven't felt the romantic atmosphere till the last episodes, I kept waiting and waiting for something lightening to happen yet it was practically the same each episode: No major changing, that's why after watching the first 3 episodes I knew that I have to wait for the end to see the major changing when it comes to romance.

*The story development was really slow as annoyingly slow; you know how the episode will begin and how it will end. The last 3 episodes of the dramas were the most important ones when it comes to story development, other than that it was moving like a turtle.

Story rating 5.5/10

2) Acting/Cast:

*Yamashita Tomohisa:

So Yamapi is one of my favorite actors, he's the sort of actor that I feel happy when I see him on screen not to forget that he's one of the main reasons why I started watching this drama.
Now let's be objective; no matter how much I like Yamapi I have to admit that his acting was really poor in this drama, I haven't felt anything, it's like he haven't delivered a thing that can touch me: Sad but true.
Ken character wasn't good, I liked it at some points but I quickly lost interest in it, the main reason is the slow movement of the drama that made it so dull.

*Nagasawa Masami:

I am not familiar with her as an actress, I hate to admit this but when it comes to acting she was better than Yamapi but that doesn't mean that she was dazzling; she was acceptable.
When it comes to Rei, she was really annoying as a character, I didn't like the character development; it was really bothersome to watch.

*Other Cast: Some the supporting roles lacked development (such as Mikio's character), some of them were fun to watch (Hisashi) and the rest weren't bad; acceptable overall.

*Relationships:

--->Friendship: The only relationship that I appreciated while watching this drama, I enjoyed watching the friendship between Ken, Rei, Mikio, Hisashi and Eri; it seemed pure and pretty strong in a way that makes you want to see more scenes were those 5 are gathered.

--->Romance: I haven't felt any chemistry so it wasn't that great but again it's all due to the slow development of the storyline.

--->The triangle: When I speak about the triangle I would say that it existed while it haven't actually exist; Cryptic right? Well, that's because there wasn't the usual feelings of a triangle when you see Ken, Rei and Tetsuya.


Cast: 8/10
Acting: 6/10.

3) The ending:

"I made it!!" That's what I was thinking when I finished the drama. I knew from the beginning that the major development and the "jump" of the drama will happen at the end, it was all expected.
Since there was a Special after this drama, I don't think it would be considered as an ending yet both of the drama and the Special endings weren't any different.

The ending: 7.5/10.

4) My Impression (How did it affect me):

*This drama had one of the slowest storyline's developments out of all dramas that I’ve seen so far. As a person that have the lowest level of patience, it really played with my nerves, I won't deny that I skipped many parts because like I said you know how every episode will begin and how it will end.
*It's one of those dramas that I wanted to reach the last episode to find out what will happen (even though I already anticipated it), I just wanted to finish and get over with it. It was simply one of the boring dramas that I’ve seen.

*Is this drama memorable: Partly yes. Even though I didn't like this drama, I will remember those boring feelings that I had while watching this and I will remember not to recommend it to anyone that has a slow patience level.

My impression: 4/10.

5) Overall:

*If you're die-hard Yamapi fan then you will like this.
*If you don't mind slow development then you may like this.

*Proposal Daikusen is a drama that you have to wait for the last episode to see the major change; if you don't mind that then I think you won't hate this.

Overall: 6/10.
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Sonkido
11 of 13 people found this review helpful
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Apr 21, 2012
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 7.0
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 8.0
Well, I must say, as much as I think that Yamapi is cute and all (cute as in kawaii, still), his acting skills need much work. For some reason I don't like Nagasawa Masami, but she was more likeable than way-too-cool-to-actually-act Yamapi (sorry to fans, but most of the times his idol-ness was too transparent in the story). Fujiki Naohito here seems quite a boring character - I mean it's probably the read more role, but for the first time watching him, I felt like that about his characters.
All in all, I actually watched it two times, but I can't say I was left with much from the story.
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even if the storyline is different you might find some similarities dans the caracters sweetness id the same ^^
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    meroron Jul 23, 2014

    best drama ever!! could watch it 10times lol. also the music is so good :)

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    ShameOnMe2 Apr 19, 2014
    Reveal Spoiler »
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    Kyra-x Jan 28, 2014

    This has to be the best drama I've ever seen. It was so sad but bittersweet! I've cried and laughed a lot throughout the drama.

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    Miya Nov 29, 2013

    "The key that opens the door to a miracle can be in any person's hand.
    It's simply that ... people who realise that are just a precious few.
    Miracles that can change fate do not arrive quickly.By thinking that you want something to change,by that one small step...someday...the door to a miracle will open."

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    mrhid Nov 24, 2013

    oh come on man this drama is the best, give it more score

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    kit1186 Nov 15, 2013

    I thought the Korean Version of this was better because they added more angst and the characters got to date in the past

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    abigaile Sep 17, 2013

    i cried almost in every episode and i really loved the song Monpachi "chiisana koi no uta",its one of the best dramas i have ever seen,

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      _Muffty_ Apr 12, 2014

      YES! when I listen to that song I can see Yamapi running and running....

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    Panda-san Aug 24, 2013

    Anyone else notice that random black dude that kept appearing throughout the series? XD That guy was so random and hilarious lol.

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    Gaijin_ Jul 11, 2013

    what do I have to say about this drama? I think it's the first one that I actually found myself shouting at the screen filled with anger: "SAY IT, YOU IDIOT!" or "GO GET HER, DUMBASS!" or "WHAT THE HECK DO YOU THINK YOU'RE DOING?!"
    yeah..it was reaaaally frustrating.. but overall I loved it.

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    Mhio Jun 27, 2013

    nothing beats the original.

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    EJ_101 Jun 3, 2013

    maybe b-coz i've seen the korean version to this one not appealing to me anymore

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    ylisse Apr 20, 2013

    When it comes to running, this drama will definitely win. xD. I never thought that I would love it, (there are so many repetitive and frustrating acts of the lead from the start) but the last 2 eps made me cry. Apart from their friendship that I love, a lot of life's lessons are delivered right. :)

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    Powster Apr 2, 2013

    would rate above 10 if I could

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    fwaaaah Mar 8, 2013

    Ugh, I totally spoiled myself by starting to watch the Special episode 1 instead of the actual episode 1 >-< Okay, I think I'm gonna watch another drama first;-;

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    CrazyInLove Feb 15, 2013

    Can this entire Series with English Subtitles be found on YouTube?!?! or DailyMotion!?!

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      _Muffty_ Apr 12, 2014

      a bit late:
      http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xqdqs6_proposal-daisakusen-01_fun

      the others are there too. It's also on gooddrama.

Details

  • Country:

    Japan
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    11
  • Aired:

    Apr 16, 2007 to Jun 25, 2007
  • Network:

    Fuji TV
  • Duration:

    45 min.

Statistics

  • Score:

    7.6 (scored by 3,274 users)
  • Ranked:

    #977
  • Popularity:

    #489

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