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  • Drama: Cinderella Formula
  • Country: Japan
  • Episodes: 8
  • Aired: Jul 10, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016
  • Aired On: Sunday
  • Network: NHK
  • Duration: 49 min.
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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  • Score: 8.0 (scored by 203 users)
  • Ranked: #99999
  • Popularity: #3010
  • Watchers: 739

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Cinderella Formula
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Tooru Igarashi is a lecturer with charisma, working at a prestigious preparatory school. Recently, he drinks a lot, and his life falls apart. Maki Endo is a student at a part-time high school. Every day, she is exhausted with working multiple jobs to cover her expenses. One day, Tooru and Maki happen to meet each other. Maki wants to graduate high school to get a regular job and asks Tooru to tutor her for her test–retest. After Tooru quit his prep school job, he has lost his pride and passion for teaching but he agrees to teach Maki and get her into the University of Tokyo.

  • Country: Japan
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 8
  • Aired: Jul 10, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016
  • Aired On: Sunday
  • Network: NHK
  • Duration: 49 min.
  • Score: 8.0 (scored by 203 users)
  • Ranked: #99999
  • Popularity: #3010
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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Cntrldfusion
13 people found this review helpful
Sep 13, 2016
8 of 8 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 8.5
Story 8.5
Acting/Cast 9.0
Music 8.0
Rewatch Value 8.0
This is another drama where the summery/description does not do it justice. I have passed over this show several times for that fact alone, until now. Once I started watching, I didn't stop until it was over. At only eight episodes it is relatively short by most drama standards, but I think it makes up for that by having a story that fits perfectly in that time frame. The cast was really amazing and I found their acting to be quite believable with only a few annoyances from some of the supporting cast members. The flow of the story was really good as well, giving you the highs and lows that are a must for a good drama. This is not a classical Cinderella story, so if you think it's about an older man and a younger girl falling in love, then think again. She is Cinderella in a figurative sense, not actual, and she meets someone that can change her life. So if you enjoy a story where characters seem to grow and change as the story comes along then I recommend this drama. You will not be bored or disappointed.

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