28-year-old Sho Himonya (Masataka Kubota) is passionate about two things in his life: one is to love his girlfriend Yuriko Kasuga (Haruna Kawaguchi) and the other thing is to not work. One day, he gets kicked out of his parents' home. He moves in with his girlfriend Yuriko who is 26-years-old and works as a nurse. She works hard and struggles to change Sho.
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My Moochy Boyfriend looked like a good drama. Comedy, check, good actor, check, based on a manga, check. However, the story was simply over the top. The leading lady could not be THAT forgiving!! She was trying to change Sho, her boyfriend, but it was clear that she was failing, as she was pulling back at the last minute and just overspoiled him. On the other hand, Sho, even though he loved her, he was not even willing to change.... So, why stay together? At least, there were some fun moments and they looked good as a couple. But, Masataka Kubota could have picked a better role. He is not my favourite actor, but I can at least admit that he is good. And this character just felt less. The girl was extra cute! Kind of saved the drama for me. Finally, the comedy scenes were handled well and they didn't look rushly made or fake, though the events were clearly too over the top to actually happen... Overall, 6 out of 10.