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Not exactly your normal, everyday, run-of-the-mill high school student, Hayashi Miyoshi marches to his own beat. Frank, guileless, and full of quirks, Hayashi has a knack for quietly drawing the attention of classmates and strangers alike. Full of mysterious charm, Hayashi embraces life on his own terms, staying unapologetically true to himself, despite what others might think. While Hayashi embraces the lighter side of life and draws others toward that light, Nikaido Akira does exactly the opposite. Exuding nothing but doom and gloom, Nikaido has worked hard to build up his dark façade, knowing full well that it’s the best method for keeping others away. While nearly everyone around Nikaidou believes him to be a bad omen, there’s one person who isn’t so sure. Having once caught a glimpse of the boy behind the mask, this person is determined to find that boy once more and bring him into the light. Living two entirely different lives, Hayashi and Nikaido may not seem to have much in common, but deep down, could they be more alike than they realize? (Source: Viki) ~~ Adapted from the manga “Muchuu-sa, Kimi ni” (夢中さ、きみに。) by Wayama Yama (和山やま). Edit Translation

  • English
  • 日本語
  • 中文(简体)
  • Русский
  • Country: Japan
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 5
  • Aired: Jan 7, 2021 - Feb 4, 2021
  • Aired On: Thursday
  • Original Network: MBS
  • Duration: 24 min.
  • Score: 7.9 (scored by 1,629 users)
  • Ranked: #3169
  • Popularity: #3170
  • Content Rating: 13+ - Teens 13 or older

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Completed
lovetune
52 people found this review helpful
Feb 17, 2021
5 of 5 episodes seen
Completed 2
Overall 9.5
Story 9.0
Acting/Cast 10
Music 9.0
Rewatch Value 10

an escape into nostalgia.

It’s a mighty feat adapting any kind of work. There’s always something lost in the translation from one medium into another—the trappings of form too integral to the creation of any piece of media’s spirit. Muchuu sa, Kimi ni is, then, a rare case of an adaptation that not only captures the essence of its source material but almost elevates it.

In its original form, Muchuu sa, Kimi ni is a loosely tied together collection of vignettes: one, the tales of Hayashi, a “quirky” high schooler who revels in using his free time to its fullest, attracting companionship along the way; and the tale of Nikaido and Medaka, a “ghostly” outsider with a secret he intends to take to his grave and his classmate who wants to break him out of his shell.

In the drama, these two separate lines are expertly pieced together by director Tsukuhara Ayuko (who knows how to play with the material to shine a light on its best qualities) to craft a pseudo-fantastical narrative that celebrates the wonders of youth and camaraderie in deep vibrancy. Its charm is in its characters (plus their actors—a curated selection of some of the best up-and-comers in the industry) and the quaint little world they exist in. It may be quiet, but it's no less exciting. If you let yourself level with these kids, you'll find their joys and anxieties over the tiny things feel exactly as they should: earth shattering, life changing... but what else would you know when you still have so many years ahead of you?

If there's any gripe to be had, it's that the series ends. Not because things are left unfinished, but rather, because it’s hard to say goodbye. Muchuu sa, Kimi ni offers an escape into nostalgia: for days of youth gone by and freedoms once had, for friendships now lost and ones that could have been if we had let them. Still, it leaves you with a reminder that none of those are ever really out of reach. It's in your hands—you need only make a pitch for it.

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Completed
adriana
20 people found this review helpful
May 25, 2021
5 of 5 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 9.0
Story 8.5
Acting/Cast 8.5
Music 7.5
Rewatch Value 10

one of the best afternoons I've had in a while

At first it feels a little weird, ngl. BUT, HEAR ME OUT, it's actually really really good. There's a lot of time-jumps and it's gonna come off as stressing but once you get used to them it's the coolest thing ever, specially because the two mains didn't even know each other, it's through time-jumps and side characters that you see how their stories intertwine. I loved the coloring as well! if it had more soundtracks I would give it a 10 tbh, because it made me laugh so many times and the characters' interactions are mostly wholesome stuff.
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  • Drama: Muchuu-sa, Kimi ni
  • Country: Japan
  • Episodes: 5
  • Aired: Jan 7, 2021 - Feb 4, 2021
  • Aired On: Thursday
  • Original Network: MBS
  • Duration: 24 min.
  • Content Rating: 13+ - Teens 13 or older

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  • Score: 7.9 (scored by 1,629 users)
  • Ranked: #3169
  • Popularity: #3170
  • Watchers: 4,185

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