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  • Drama: Jimi ni Sugoi! Koetsu Garu Kono Etsuko
  • Country: Japan
  • Episodes: 10
  • Aired: Oct 5, 2016 - Dec 7, 2016
  • Aired On: Wednesday
  • Network: NTV
  • Duration: 55 min.
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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  • Score: 8.2 (scored by 1,378 users)
  • Ranked: #757
  • Popularity: #931
  • Watchers: 3,598

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Jimi ni Sugoi! Koetsu Garu Kono Etsuko
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Kouno Etsuko joins a publishing company with her sights set on becoming a fashion editor. But she is assigned to the very unglamorous proofreading department which examines and fixes errors in manuscripts. Dressed in flashy clothes, Etsuko goes beyond her proofreading work to see the writers in person and also get into actual locations to verify facts. She tries to do each job to perfection for a transfer to the fashion magazine editorial department. Despite her worries about the gap between her ideal job and reality, Etsuko dedicates herself to the work of proofreading in her own unique way and gradually starts to realize its allure. Add Synopsis In Spanish

  • Country: Japan
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 10
  • Aired: Oct 5, 2016 - Dec 7, 2016
  • Aired On: Wednesday
  • Network: NTV
  • Duration: 55 min.
  • Score: 8.2 (scored by 1,378 users)
  • Ranked: #757
  • Popularity: #931
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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KenWong
27 people found this review helpful
Nov 19, 2016
10 of 10 episodes seen
Completed 2
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 10
Rewatch Value 10
Moving from 5 to 9, to proofreading drama. Well, it is not just all about proofreading career in Japan, it is more like the cover page of fashion and exciting romance happening. She is assigned to the very unglamorous proofreading department which examines and fixes errors in manuscripts. Dressed in flashy clothes, from day to day. Excellent drama with funny scene. Excellent performance from Satomi Ishihara. She is one of my favorite actresses.
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YueofBlueGables
10 people found this review helpful
May 8, 2017
10 of 10 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 9.0
Story 9.0
Acting/Cast 10
Music 9.5
Rewatch Value 9.0
According to the recommendations in MDL, this one is similar to "Juhan Shuttai", which I can totally understand. It is about work and the heroine being inspired by it and inspire people around her.

I think Ishihara Satomi was spectacular as Konno Ecchan. She has that bubbly personality that fits the character. Her laughs always made me laugh, they are so silly and contagious. Her clothes were beautiful and fit her like glove. I love the various hairstyles and accessories she wears throughout the episodes. Since I am a huge fan of nail art, I was a bit disappointed to see that her nails were simple done, nothing fancy. I get that her character is based on a girl who loves fashion, but it was also a bit unrealistic that she wears a different outfit every day, wears a different piyamas every day, and has a elaborated hairstyle every day. Oh well, at least she repeats the shoes...

But more than anything, I liked how hard she worked (even though Proofreading wasn't her vocation) and how her work inspired her co-workers to give it all. Maybe Proofreading is a bit tedious, and I don't think it involves all the research they did, but I wanted so much to work in that Editorial, it looked so much fun. Reading books and researching, to check that all facts were correct. With a calm work group and a nice boss. What more to ask??

There is more romance than I thought it would be, but I wouldn't watch this for it (in my humble opinion, I think she falls for the wrong guy...not that he is a jerk, quite the contrary, he is the nicest, but she has more chemistry with another guy). The beauty of this show is the characters and the the motivation to and for work.

I loved the OP sequence and song, catchy and fun and kinda girly.

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