• Drama: In This Corner of the World
  • Country: Japan
  • Episodes: 9
  • Aired: Jul 15, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018
  • Aired On: Sunday
  • Network: TBS
  • Duration: 54 min.
  • Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older


  • Score: 8.9 (scored by 57 users)
  • Ranked: #99999
  • Popularity: #3967
  • Watchers: 639

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18-year-old Urano Suzu marries Hojo Shusaku and moves from Eba City to Kure City in Hiroshima Prefecture in the middle of the Pacific War. As Japan slides into a war it cannot get out of, the townspeople go on with their “ordinary” lives. Supplies are short, and family and friends get sent to the battlefield. Suzu and the Hojo family battle such anxieties as they try to live positively.
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~~ Adapted from the manga Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni by Fumiyo Kouno. Add Synopsis In Portuguese

  • Country: Japan
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 9
  • Aired: Jul 15, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018
  • Aired On: Sunday
  • Network: TBS
  • Duration: 54 min.
  • Score: 8.9 (scored by 57 users)
  • Ranked: #99999
  • Popularity: #3967
  • Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older

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7 people found this review helpful
Nov 26, 2018
9 of 9 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 10
Rewatch Value 10
By chance, I happen to watch the animation movie first of this story. It was too beautiful and I searched a lot about the manga and found out that there is the live drama made as well. I was so happy to find the series (even though it's complete, it's still raw. But luckily I understand Japanese a little bit, so I get most of it). After watching the anime, reading the manga and watching the drama, I felt like I couldn't get enough of watching Suzu and Shusaku's life together (I still can't move on yet.) The story is just beautiful.

The setting of the drama is in Kure, a naval city in Hiroshima province. The story told about Suzu's and her new family life during the harsh time of WWII. (it touch a little bit about the Atomic bombing at Hiroshima). It was very interesting to see how the Japanese lived and what they felt during the war. Personally, I was born from a country which was used to be occupied by the Japanese. The textbook only taught about one side view of the war. Being the oppressed or the occupier. It was interesting to see it from the other side of the view and learn that no one wants to go to war and war really does not benefit anybody (the one who starts always is the person from the above not the people).

I'm not very familiar with the casts. But they sure did a wonderful job. The act feels really natural and the story is not being forced at all. I can say very confidently that even if you read the manga, you won't be disappointed or being bored with this drama.

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