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Japan's emergency medical care system suffers from a severe labor shortage. Overtime work per doctor in emergency medical care rises, with a lack of experienced doctors being the cause of the problem. Night time emergency medical care is worse than daytime. The Hakuoukai Asahi Kaihin Hospital, which is a hospital branch of the Hakuoukai Group, starts a reform of the emergency medical care system at their hospital. They create a night doctor system. The night doctor is an emergency medical team that only works during night duty. Thanks to this system, the shift system is abandoned and the hospital is able to appropriate care 24 hours a day. Asakura Mitsuki, Naruse Akihito, Fukazawa Arata, Sakuraba Shun and Takaoka Yukiho are members of the night doctor team. These five doctors differ in personalities and age, but, under the motto of never refusing a patient, they begin their work. (Source: AsianWiki) Edit Translation

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  • עברית / עִבְרִית
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  • Country: Japan
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 11
  • Aired: Jun 21, 2021 - Sep 13, 2021
  • Aired On: Monday
  • Original Network: Fuji TV
  • Duration: 54 min.
  • Score: 7.9 (scored by 500 users)
  • Ranked: #2930
  • Popularity: #5893
  • Content Rating: Not Yet Rated

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Old Fan
4 people found this review helpful
Sep 14, 2021
11 of 11 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 9.5
Story 9.5
Acting/Cast 10
Music 10
Rewatch Value 7.5

Realistic night time hospital experience

A very good story. At times, one wonders where this drama is leading to . In its gentle pace manner, it has everything that a night time emergency doctor has to face and deal with. Haru was excellent in leading this bunch of young doctors, each with their own issue. There was no single dull episode. Apart from caring for their emergency patients received during the night shift, they had to defend their reputations as a team of highly trained professionals dedicated to their chosen career. The pain was laid bare when they had to take abuses from their daytime colleagues as their efforts were often taken as granted. The team spirit between them was tremendous and was infectious. One must watch it to the end to appreciate what the whole story is all about. Veteran senior doctor Sawamura was excellent as the team director with a hidden agenda. I like his drama a lot. The original soundtrack is very good and memorable. I will rewatch it again in the future.

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3 days ago
11 of 11 episodes seen
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Overall 9.0
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 10
Rewatch Value 5.0

Saving Lives and Breaking Norms with a Dose of Quirk!

"Night Doctor" isn't your typical medical drama – it's a heartwarming journey through the chaos of a hospital's night shift, with a team of quirky and lovable doctors leading the charge. Haru takes the reins as Asakura Mitsuki, steering this band of medical misfits through the highs and lows of emergency medicine.

At first glance, you might think it's all about the crazy medical cases that keep popping up. And sure, there's plenty of that, but "Night Doctor" is more like a rollercoaster ride of emotions. The slow pacing might throw you off initially, but that's just the drama's way of saying, "Hey, let's get to know these characters before we dive into the wild medical stuff."

Fukazawa Arata, played by Kei Tanaka, steals the show with his journey of self-discovery. The drama dives into the nitty-gritty of mental health in the medical world, saying, "Hey, doctors are human too, and it's okay to struggle." The cast, including the mysterious senior doc Sawamura (Ikki Sawamura) and the steadfast nurse (Sae Okazaki), forms a crew that's like family – dysfunctional but endearing.

Team dynamics? Oh, it's a mix of chaos and camaraderie. Daytime colleagues judging the night doctors? Cue the eye rolls.

But what really sets "Night Doctor" apart is its mission to shake up the idea of 'normal.' It's like a rebel yell against society's rules. The drama screams, "You don't have to fit in! Embrace your weirdness!" And honestly, it's refreshing. There's a lot of emotion packed into each episode, but it won't hit you over the head. It's more like a gentle tug at your heartstrings.

And oh, the soundtrack? It's like the icing on an already delicious cake. The songs hit just the right notes, making the emotional moments even more impactful.

In a nutshell, "Night Doctor" isn't just about saving lives in a hospital. It's about embracing the messy, imperfect, and wonderfully unique side of life. So, if you're up for a mix of medical drama, personal growth, and a sprinkle of rebellion, grab your popcorn and join the night shift party!

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  • Drama: Night Doctor
  • Country: Japan
  • Episodes: 11
  • Aired: Jun 21, 2021 - Sep 13, 2021
  • Aired On: Monday
  • Original Network: Fuji TV
  • Duration: 54 min.
  • Content Rating: Not Yet Rated

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  • Score: 7.9 (scored by 500 users)
  • Ranked: #2930
  • Popularity: #5893
  • Watchers: 1,671

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