-both films have terminal illness issues
-School setting
-wonderful plot and acting
-slow-burning story
-pov of the 3rd person
Recommended by dracarysvhager
Both depict a high school aged female lead with a terminal illness and a bubbly persona, and male leads that don’t have any large reaction to learning about the illness. Acting is wonderful, and each movie depicts unique and meaningful friendships amongst the characters. Both movies have unexpected twists and turns with emotional voice overs/narrations.
Recommended by Nao_Yamamoto
- Both films are about terminal illness
- Hospital setting
- Bittersweet romance
- Heartbreaking stories that will make you appreciate life
Recommended by nola
Both have ML/FL with clinical issues. They both make each other want to live or better versions of themselves
Recommended by DCook206
Both dramas follow a plot where one of the leads have a life threatening illness. Both stories are centered around how the characters try to make most out of their remaining time left as they face medical hardships in the presence of the love they have for one another.
Recommended by redn3nder
The female leads both have terminal illness. Male lead meets female lead in hospital and get closer.
Recommended by MidnightKnight
How could I forget my first jdrama and the reason why I'm a fan of this kind of films. If you cried a cup of tears in Drawing Closer, then be ready for a liter of tears here.
Recommended by UKIYO
Akito and Haruna both love art and painting. In Taiyou no Uta, the leads are bind with music. Both the female leads have an illness that they got since birth.
Recommended by UKIYO
A drama with the same ML together with Suzu Hirose. It doesn't include any terminal illness. But just like as Drawing Closer, it shows how someone can find a new purpose and meaning in life by a fateful encounter.
Recommended by UKIYO
When Sendawara Ichika was in the 2nd grade of high school, a doctor told her she only had two years left to live. More than two years has passed since that diagnosis. Sendawara Ichika is now a university student. She spends her days not knowing if this will be her last day. Sendawara Ichika enjoys attending Yurugi Akifumi’s philosophy class. Yurugi Akifumi’s class is popular, but the students don't pay attention to his lectures. Sendawara Ichika though listens attentively. He often talks about the meaning of life and its importance. Sendawara Ichika and Yurugi Akifumi slowly get closer, but Yurugi Akifumi suddenly quits his job at the university and disappears. One day, Sendawara Ichika meets Yurugi Akifumi again and she hopes to continue their relationship, but Yurugi Akifumi tells her something unexpected.

(Source: AsianWiki)
Recommended by Nanako
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