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  • Drama: Legal High
  • Country: Japan
  • Episodes: 11
  • Aired On: Tuesday
  • Network: Fuji TV
  • Duration: 54 min.
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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  • Score: 8.3 (scored by 1,394 users)
  • Ranked: #418
  • Popularity: #691
  • Members: 3,466

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8.3
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Ratings: 8.3/10 from 1,394 users
# of Members: 3,466
Reviews: 6 users
Ranked #418
Popularity #691
Members 1,394

Attorney Komikado Kensuke (Sakai Masato) loves money, prestige & women, but also has a 100% winning rate when it comes to his legal cases. Mayuzumi Machiko (Aragaki Yui) is a rookie attorney who holds a strong sense of justice & passionate about protecting the weak. She is also awkward and rigid in her work.
One day, due to unforeseen circumstances, Mayuzumi Machiko begins to work at Komikado Kensuke's law office. The twoattorneys constantly clash, but in the courtroom they cooperate to fight as one.

  • Country: Japan
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 11
  • Aired: Apr 17, 2012 - Jun 26, 2012
  • Aired On: Tuesday
  • Network: Fuji TV
  • Duration: 54 min.
  • Score: 8.3 (scored by 1,394 users)
  • Ranked: #418
  • Popularity: #691
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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Reviews

Narina
30 people found this review helpful
Aug 8, 2012
Overall 10
Story 9.0
Acting/Cast 10
Music 7.0
Rewatch Value 9.0
“Legal High” is an exceptional legal comedy. The story seeks to adopt the unorthodox aspects of litigators as its main theme and presents us a combination of peculiarity and logicality. Audacious humor, whimsical characters, eccentric litigation, hilarious encounters, fanciful mannerism and outrageous ridicules in every episode make this drama highly entertaining.

The main attraction of this drama is definitely the satires. The writers are commendable for being able to continue the bold use of candid humor throughout the drama without making it revolting or tiring at any point. This drama takes in many typical elements like-naive main girl, arrogant main guy, evil opponents, traumatic past etc. - smites them with absurd derision and serves as a great amusement to the person savoring it!

Another good point is the attention paid to the legal details. Although the principle selling point was to be the humor, the writers did not forget to focus just as much on legalism as to be expected in a legal drama.

The characters are simply outstanding. The lead character Komikado is whacky, cynical, wasteful and indulgent. He is not only the center source of interest and excitement but also of contempt and resentment. The preposterous remarks delivered by him are unbelievable and unforgettable.Mayuzumi as an upright, honest lawyer has nothing surprising to offer but her existence is certainly indispensable in emphasizing the contrast with Komikado and maintaining the balance of craziness with rationality. The supporting characters are equally capricious and funny and enhance the pleasing power of the series.

The cast is exquisite. Sakai Masato has done a splendid job in the role of Komikado which is entirely different form his past images. He is so magnificently convincing in this drama that it’s impossible to imagine anyone else to be more fitting for this role. I liked the acting of Aragaki Yui here more than in any other dramas I’ve seen so far. Satomi Kotaro, Koike Eiko, Namase Katsuhisa, Taguchi Junnosuke -all are impressive and persuasive in their respective roles.

Overall it an excellent drama and if you are in the mood to watch something that will make you laugh out loud in every episode then Legal High is a must for you.

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xnopex
25 people found this review helpful
Jun 29, 2012
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 8.0
Rewatch Value 10
I just finished watching the final episode and i'm really sad to see this one end! I began this drama with a lot of skepticism (i get bored easily of crime procedurals/legal dramas) but after 11 great episodes, i'm glad i stuck with it.

memorable leads, memorable supporting cast and a memorable story makes this drama my favorite of the sprint 2012 season!

if you long for a wacky but clever comedy to keep you in stitches, this is the drama for you.
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