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  • Apr 9, 2011 11 of 11 episodes seen
    22 of 22 people found this review helpful
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    • Overall  10
    • Story  10
    • Acting/Cast  10
    • Music  10
    • Rewatch Value  10
    JIN has many genres wrapped in a single package. The show has its viewers exploring the history of the Edo period. It also manages to keep the viewers anticipated with its combination of suspense and mystery. All with a hint of romance. However, its primary focus is medicine at the end of the day. The cast is a truly remarkable bunch giving his or her character a realistic feature which enables viewers to connect with the characters. We get a glimpse into each character's stories, struggles, and ongoing hardships. The show's plot is a rather simple one, but its simplicity adds to the show's depth. It explores various themes including the meaning of life, how much we are willing to sacrifice for others, and most important, read more
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  • Feb 13, 2013 11 of 11 episodes seen
    1 of 20 people found this review helpful
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    • Overall  6
    • Story  7
    • Acting/Cast  5
    • Music  7
    • Rewatch Value  2
    Upon finishing the first episode of this drama I would not have been able to predict that I would be reviewing it with such a critical eye; once those end credits rolled I proclaimed, 'Wow, this one just might be the one'. I had that feeling, that I was at the beginning of something magical, starting 'a favourite'.
    Now, my experience with dramas that I've rated really highly overall usually follows the pattern of being drawn in, context being established over a few average episodes and then by the fifth or sixth finding myself completely engrossed in the drama... usually ending on an emotional high, my face full of tears and the memory of what I've just watched poignantly lingering in my mind for days, sometimes
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  • Main Title: JIN
  • Native title:
  • Also Known as: JIN-仁-

General Details

  • CountryJapan
  • Aired: October 11, 2009 to December 20, 2009
  • Airs On: Sunday
  • # of Episodes 11
    Average Duration 45 min. per episode
  • Genres: Sci-Fi, Medical


  • Score: 8.43 (scored by 761 users)
  • Ranked: #66
  • Popularity: #623
  • Members: 1,563
  • Favorites: 0
4.2 stars - based on 761 votes

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