Suzuki Umi raised her son Daichi singlehandedly while she worked. Daichi is a high school student and mummy’s boy who has been raised as the perfect, obedient son. He loves his mother and is a high achiever who tries desperately to please her while getting rid of the men who come to woo her. One day, Umi starts on a new part-time job. However, it is at the cafeteria of an all-boys high school that is notorious in the area for its troublemakers. Determined to protect his mother from them, Daichi quits the prestigious preparatory school that he has been attending without seeking Umi’s permission and decides to put himself in that school. However, the adorable, high-achieving Daichi is like a meek lamb thrown into a den of wolves.

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  • Mar 16, 2012 7 of 10 episodes seen
    12 of 15 people found this review helpful
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    • Overall  8
    • Story  8
    • Acting/Cast  8
    • Music  9
    • Rewatch Value  8
    This is my first review... And I have to say I only have good things to say about this drama....

    Firstly the pace of the drama is just amazing, there are no unnecessary scenes or any dragging on.

    The plot is cute and the characters are cute even though they are supposed to be ruffians. the only thing I must warn you about is the fact that it is a bit unrealistic but that just adds to the comedy of the whole drama so I see it as a good point.

    I thought the actors have a good grasp of their characters and so the acting is good. About the cast; Yamada Ryosuke and Yuto Nakajima are members of the popular jhonny group Hey Say Jump
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  • Mar 16, 2012 9 of 10 episodes seen
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    • Overall  8
    • Story  7
    • Acting/Cast  7
    • Music  6
    • Rewatch Value  6
    To be honest, I only started watching this because of Yamada Ryosuke. I really liked him from Hidarime Tantei eye,so i was looking forward to this drama ever since it was it was announced to be released. It has plenty of fight scenes, and the use of graphics and its quality was very impressive.Acting and Cast was good, specially the main characters; they were great. I loved the twisted and strange love between the mother and son. and for all those Yamada fans, it got great footage of bishounen Yamada :D

    A downside of the drama is that it is fairly predictable. The previews pretty much told the story of the next episode. The drama stretches the realism, a LOT. For me , this drama is
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Comments (22)

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  • csilichan Feb 26, 2013
    I hate the mother's character in the drama. She is really annoying. -.-" Good drama though :)
    3 ❤
  • nielyngrace Jan 9, 2013
    i was surprised. i am actually enjoying it. hehe. currently watching. can't wait to go home from work. haha
    2 ❤
  • stashio78 Dec 28, 2012
    so good, really enjoyed this drama, its funny and serious what can't you love
  • darkness323 May 13, 2012
    I'd say this drama is cute and Yamada's acting is really good in it. ^_^ It has a lot of funny moments too~
    3 ❤
  • ruhena May 5, 2012
    Does anyone know the name of the actress that played that girl that liked Daichi in the last couple of episodes?
  • HAVA-RAVA Apr 30, 2012
    Wow I didn't know Yamada had this good acting skills : D
    6 ❤
  • shadowdancer Apr 18, 2012
    I like the poster of this. The expression on Yamada's face is?...well unique. :)
    9 ❤
  • yankumicho Mar 24, 2012
    So funny. Every episode has a message, a new friend, and hence and new animal. I started this drama on a whim, but fell in love with it instantly. Love Yama, Taipi, and Yuto here!
    2 ❤
  • stormy_yume Mar 4, 2012
    I think Yama-chan, Taipi and Yuto fit really well with their characters (Yama-chan?s sweetness, Taipi?s toughness and Yuto?s cowardliness, lol)
    6 ❤
  • goldenseal50 Feb 22, 2012
    this is super funny. I love it lol mom is just raising him so he will buy her a house lolol
    5 ❤
  • Hafsah25 Feb 12, 2012
    Just finished watching the first three episodes and I gotta say, it's really funny and I'm really curious about how it'll turn out! Even though there are some lame moments, there are others that are just so funny and interesting that I gotta keep watching ^o^ I think it's worth watching :)
    4 ❤
  • Mirichan Feb 9, 2012
    Right now watching the first episode and it is just hirilous !!!Such an funny Drama..almost perfect :)Hehe I am even stopping parts because it is too exiting and hirilous xD
    3 ❤
  • Mirichan Feb 9, 2012
    Wow it has been longs since I have been so exited from just an explained plot!!!!Interesting!! <3
  • foreveranny Feb 7, 2012
    It's so awesome <3 Yama-chan in dresses ?
  • Saintrat Jan 26, 2012
    I want a son like that! Why wasn't it shown how exactly did she rase him?? Mine's 6. Is it too late to start a special training?
    12 ❤


Risou no Musuko

Risou no Musuko


  • Main Title: Risou no Musuko
  • Native title: 理想の息子
  • Also Known as: Ideal Son ; Perfect Son

General Details

  • CountryJapan
  • Aired: January 14, 2012 to March 24, 2012
  • Airs On: Saturday
  • # of Episodes 10
    Average Duration 45 min. per episode
  • Genres: Comedy, Drama, Family, Youth


  • Score: 7.65 (scored by 728 users)
  • Ranked: #418
  • Popularity: #405
  • Members: 1,643
  • Favorites: 0
3.8 stars - based on 728 votes

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