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  • Drama: Nigeru wa Haji da ga Yaku ni Tatsu
  • Country: Japan
  • Episodes: 11
  • Aired On: Tuesday
  • Network: TBS
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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  • Score: 8.4 (scored by 2,177 users)
  • Ranked: #268
  • Popularity: #507
  • Members: 4,618

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Nigeru wa Haji da ga Yaku ni Tatsu (2016)

8.4
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Ratings: 8.4/10 from 2,177 users
# of Members: 4,618
Reviews: 12 users
Ranked #268
Popularity #507
Members 2,177

25-year-old Moriyama Mikuri graduated but had no job offers. She became a temporary employee but was even laid off. So while she is taking a break right now, Mikuri feels unwanted and displaced. She starts work as a housekeeper for bachelor Tsuzaki Hiramasa by chance. One day, he proposes a contract marriage to her. The two of them get married in secret, but will their married life work out?

  • Country: Japan
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 11
  • Aired: Oct 11, 2016 - Dec 20, 2016
  • Aired On: Tuesday
  • Network: TBS
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Score: 8.4 (scored by 2,177 users)
  • Ranked: #268
  • Popularity: #507
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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Hanna
34 people found this review helpful
Jan 3, 2017
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 10
Rewatch Value 10
This drama was stunning - a complete breath of fresh air - and I just needed to write a review in the hopes that more people will watch it. I wish I could give it more than a perfect 10 because I really enjoyed it that much!

Right away, I’ll say that this is not the goofy romcom I was expecting it to be. Although there are plenty of laugh-out-loud moments and lighthearted comedic scenes, this drama gets heavy at some points and definitely moves into the melodrama category occasionally. But what made this drama so amazing is that it continually challenged my expectations of the comedy genre and the difficult emotions never felt unnatural. I laughed and I cried many times and found myself re-watching scenes again and again. The dialogue was fascinating, very quotable, and definitely gave me a new outlook on love and relationships.

It's the cast and characters that really make this drama special. Not only is the acting superb, but the individual characters are very complex and unique. Mikuri, the drama's heroine, overanalyzes and missteps often, can rarely reign in her colourful imagination, and is bold as brass, but that’s what makes her endearing and I loved watching her grow. Even the most minor characters shine in this drama! Each character is so well developed in their personalities and desires that you can’t help but root for everyone to find happiness!

Definitely don’t miss this beautiful drama!

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sebba
25 people found this review helpful
Jan 3, 2017
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 10
Rewatch Value 10
I don't even know how to introduce this drama. All I really want to say is 'watch it! - you won't be disappointed.' However even though I can't rave enough about it that's not probably true. It won't be for everyone but absolutely everyone who has wound up here, reading these reviews to assess whether or not they should watch it, I say 'WATCH IT.'

It starts off slow and all of a sudden you're thrown with the couple into something so implausible that you wonder how or why something so ridiculous would work - not just as something between the couple in the drama BUT also as a plot device. Like, is it just too ludicrous to see through to the end. However soon enough you realise that you're still watching, and you're still enjoying and suddenly you realise actually you relate to it all. Like you really connect because you're just as weird and wonderful as this couple.

I think the main success of this drama is due to the fact that it's picked up modern malaise that most of us must endure. Life is tough and full of struggles in which our dreams just seem so unlikely to ever manifest and yet we dream, we daydream, we wish, we want and so our hearts conjure up weird and kooky ways in order to just survive.

There are people out there like you and me, like Mikuri and Hirasama and well all the supporting cast too (I'm more Yuri than anyone else.) But yeah, I think it's a drama for all because you'll find yourself in there somewhere and you'll find relief in their message: life isn't what you wanted it to be, but it's not all bad either.

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