Top NHK Yorudora Doramas

Yorudora are night time dramas characterized by episodes that are 15 minutes in length and under 35 episodes I guess

Shoutout to @Edward Wong for sharing and explaining me this term

https://wiki.d-addicts.com/Category:NHK_Yorudora 

ShadyParK Oct 7, 2023
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  • Kanakana

    1. Kanakana

    Japanese Drama - 2022, 28 episodes
    7.6
    961 points by 10 voters
    Higurashi Masanao (commonly known as Masa) is a former Yankee who has a legend of winning fights against 100 opponents, but now he runs a small izakaya "Paisen" near the sea. With ...more
  • Otonari ni Ginga

    2. Otonari ni Ginga

    Japanese Drama - 2023, 32 episodes
    7.6
    858 points by 9 voters
    Since his father died, manga artist Ichiro has barely scraped by, forced to support his two younger siblings on just a middle school education. He doesn't even have time to learn how ...more
  • Hoshi Shinichi no Fushigina Fushigina Tanpen Dorama

    3. Hoshi Shinichi no Fushigina Fushigina Tanpen Dorama

    Japanese Drama - 2022, 20 episodes
    8.0
    662 points by 7 voters
    Hoshi Shinichi is the "God of Short Stories" who published more than 1001 short stories during his lifetime, some of which are included in textbooks and continue to be read even today. ...more
  • Tsukuritai Onna to Tabetai Onna

    4. Tsukuritai Onna to Tabetai Onna

    Japanese Drama - 2022, 10 episodes
    8.4
    557 points by 6 voters
    Cooking is how Nomoto de-stresses, but one day, she finds herself making way more than she can eat by herself. And so she invites her neighbor Kasuga, who also lives alone. What ...more
  • Anata no Butsu ga, Koko ni

    5. Anata no Butsu ga, Koko ni

    Japanese Drama - 2022, 24 episodes
    8.0
    553 points by 6 voters
    Yamazaki Ako is a 29-year-old single mother working as a hostess to raise her 10-year-old daughter. Since April 2020, the nightclub business has been badly hit by COVID-19, while there has been ...more
  • I'm Home

    6. I'm Home

    Japanese Drama - 2015, 10 episodes
    7.8
    358 points by 4 voters
    The hero, nearly killed by carbon monoxide poisoning while on a solo assignment in another city, loses his memory and can no longer recognize his own family. Unconsciously, his feet carry him ...more
  • Tsumaranai Jutakuchi no Subete no ie

    7. Tsumaranai Jutakuchi no Subete no ie

    Japanese Drama - 2022, 24 episodes
    7.0
    262 points by 3 voters
    A residential area that could be anywhere in Saitama Prefecture. People with various circumstances lived there. One day, a female inmate escapes from a women’s prison and is found heading for the ...more
  • Sotsugyo Time Limit

    8. Sotsugyo Time Limit

    Japanese Drama - 2022, 24 episodes
    7.4
    262 points by 3 voters
    At the Keyakidai High School, where there'll be a graduation ceremony in three days, they encountered a kidnapping incident in which their popular English teacher, Mizuguchi Risako, was abducted. Kurokawa Yoshiki receives ...more
  • Koi Seyo Otome

    9. Koi Seyo Otome

    Japanese Drama - 2002, 20 episodes
    7.0
    261 points by 3 voters
    A woman who's tired of failing at love, decides to take a break from it and focus her energy on her job. At least, that's what she thinks until she crosses paths ...more
  • Karuta Queen

    10. Karuta Queen

    Japanese Drama - 2003, 16 episodes
    9.0
    261 points by 3 voters
    The 6th NHK Yorudora is Karuta Queen. This drama focuses on the "sport" of competitive karuta. However, this card game uses the Hyakunin Isshu as its playing cards. The new year is ...more
  • Homeru Hito Homerareru Hito

    11. Homeru Hito Homerareru Hito

    Japanese Drama - 2023, 32 episodes
    0.0
    259 points by 3 voters
    25-year-old Ichikawa Eiko works in general affairs. Even when she does her job properly, she doesn't get much recognition and is often scolded for even small failures. When she's depressed, she says, ...more
  • Watashi no Ichiban Saiakuna Tomodachi

    12. Watashi no Ichiban Saiakuna Tomodachi

    Japanese Drama - 2023, 32 episodes
    7.4
    257 points by 3 voters
    Kasamatsu Hotaru, a fourth year college student, is failing terribly in her job hunt. She has a natural enemy, Kagiya Miharu, who attended elementary, junior high and high school alongside her, and ...more
  • Watashi tte Sabasaba shiteru kara

    13. Watashi tte Sabasaba shiteru kara

    Japanese Drama - 2023, 20 episodes
    7.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    Amihama Nami, a self-proclaimed "frank-mannered" woman, works at a publishing company. She is self-centered, never reflects on herself, and is a new kind of dark heroine who overcomes any difficulties with her ...more
  • Cho Ningen Yosai: Hiroshi Senki

    14. Cho Ningen Yosai: Hiroshi Senki

    Japanese Drama - 2023, 20 episodes
    7.7
    163 points by 2 voters
    Hiroshi is a seemingly ordinary young man that works part-time at a gyoza shop, but the reality is he’s actually a fortress for a planet! Each of his movements is produced by ...more
  • Warau Sannin Shimai

    15. Warau Sannin Shimai

    Japanese Drama - 2005, 20 episodes
    0.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    A lawyer, fortune teller, and actress all three sisters successful in life except in matters of love. When dad brings home a handsome man from work who will win his love?
  • Tokio

    16. Tokio

    Japanese Drama - 2004, 20 episodes
    7.6
    163 points by 2 voters
    The year is 1979, and Miyamoto Takumi's life suddenly changes when he meets a mysterious young man named Tokio at a park in Asakusa. The young man says, "I've come from the ...more
  • Shoro Nagashi: Anata wo Wasurenai

    17. Shoro Nagashi: Anata wo Wasurenai

    Japanese Drama - 2002, 16 episodes
    8.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    In the summer of 1982, Sakurai Masahiko returns home to Nagasaki so he can participate in sending off the floating lanterns during O-bon. It's the first O-bon since his beloved aunt, Setsuko, ...more
  • Roomshare no Onna

    18. Roomshare no Onna

    Japanese Drama - 2005, 24 episodes
    4.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    The 21st NHK Yorudora, Roomshare no Onna centers on recently divorced Usami Usako, who also has a young son named Tarou. Usako leaves Tarou at her mother's home in Nagano to begin ...more
  • Risou no Seikatsu

    19. Risou no Seikatsu

    Japanese Drama - 2005, 20 episodes
    0.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    Todoroki retires and his son moves out of the house. He is left alone with his wife for the first and all they do is bicker. Can he save his crumbling life?
  • Omiai Hourouki

    20. Omiai Hourouki

    Japanese Drama - 2002, 20 episodes
    10
    163 points by 2 voters
    A woman who had decided to meet her soulmate through arranged marriage meetings (omiai) while attending her 30th one she wonders if she will ever meet him.
  • Okami ni Narimasu!

    21. Okami ni Narimasu!

    Japanese Drama - 2003, 24 episodes
    10
    163 points by 2 voters
    The 8th NHK Yorudora focuses on a woman who attends a training school to become an okami, a mistress, at a Japanese-style inn. The protagonist, Yoshino Natsuko, is unhappy when she's transferred ...more
  • Nikoniko Nikki

    22. Nikoniko Nikki

    Japanese Drama - 2003, 28 episodes
    8.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    Kei is a young, not-so-successful screenwriter. One day, she finds an unexpected visitor at the door of her apartment. A little girl named Niko, a secret child of a famous actress Mifuyu ...more
  • Nanairo no Obanzai

    23. Nanairo no Obanzai

    Japanese Drama - 2005, 24 episodes
    4.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    Set in a pub in the office town of Nagoya City "Banzaiya", the workmen of OL workers and OLs working in the office town, finished into a heart-warming, human-like drama that intertwined ...more
  • Motto Koi Seyo Otome

    24. Motto Koi Seyo Otome

    Japanese Drama - 2004, 24 episodes
    6.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    Yuko Amano who works at a food company while being a daughter of a rice shop, is not lucky. Meanwhile, the men team that Sachiko fell in love at first sight appeared ...more
  • Megami no Koi

    25. Megami no Koi

    Japanese Drama - 2003, 20 episodes
    8.6
    163 points by 2 voters
    Yoshiko plans a vacation with fiance Kitaoka, when suddenly he is unable to attend. She goes by herself and winds up double booked with Oda Ryuunosuke.
  • Mayonaka wa Betsu no Kao

    26. Mayonaka wa Betsu no Kao

    Japanese Drama - 2002, 32 episodes
    6.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    This is a revenge story about a woman and the man that hurt her. ~~ Adapted from the novel “The Other Side of Midnight” by Sidney Sheldon.
  • Locker no Hanako-san

    27. Locker no Hanako-san

    Japanese Drama - 2002, 24 episodes
    8.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    Ruuko has just been assigned to an elite position within the first-class trading company she works for, but quickly tires of the monotonous work her boss gives her. Then, she suddenly encounters ...more
  • Kekkon no Katachi

    28. Kekkon no Katachi

    Japanese Drama - 2004, 24 episodes
    5.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    A common law marriage couple must live a part due to repairs on the condo where they resided. They struggle to define their relationship beyond just living together.
  • Kaettekita Locker no Hanako-san

    29. Kaettekita Locker no Hanako-san

    Japanese Drama - 2003, 20 episodes
    8.5
    163 points by 2 voters
    Sequel to Hanako-san Lives in a Locker, NHKs 3 yorudora, Hanako-san is a ghost who lives in a locker at the company and only OLs can see her.
  • Hyakunen no Koi

    30. Hyakunen no Koi

    Japanese Drama - 2003, 16 episodes
    10
    163 points by 2 voters
    Kishida Shinichi, a freelance writer, has an annual income of only 2 million yen. He meets Obayashi Rikako, a fashionable business woman who makes 60 million yen per year, and falls in ...more
  • Hikeshiya Komachi

    31. Hikeshiya Komachi

    Japanese Drama - 2004, 20 episodes
    5.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    Minamikoko passes the fireman's examination which she took when the company she worked for suddenly went bankrupt. Natsuko, who was not supposed to be a firefighter by nature, is always clumsy and ...more
  • Dream

    32. Dream

    Japanese Drama - 2004, 24 episodes
    10
    163 points by 2 voters
  • Donmai!

    33. Donmai!

    Japanese Drama - 2005, 24 episodes
    10
    163 points by 2 voters
    Satomi Yuu works as a home care giver and her motto to the family and patients is Donmai. ~~ Based on a manga by Yajima Masao.
  • Diamond no Koi

    34. Diamond no Koi

    Japanese Drama - 2005, 24 episodes
    4.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    Reiko Sawatari starts to experience menopause and gets fired from her job due to dizziness. She then returns to her hometown where she finds a new perspective on life.
  • Chotto matte, Kami-sama

    35. Chotto matte, Kami-sama

    Japanese Drama - 2004, 20 episodes
    9.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    The 14th NHK Yorudora is Chotto matte, Kami-sama, centers on a housewife who suddenly dies in an accident and takes over the body of a high-school girl. ~~ Adapted from the manga ...more
  • Blue Moshikuwa Blue: Mohitori no Watashi

    36. Blue Moshikuwa Blue: Mohitori no Watashi

    Japanese Drama - 2003, 16 episodes
    0.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    Sasaki Aoko has lived in an unhappy marriage for years and still remembers her former lover. Knowing about her husband's affair, she gets into one as well. During a trip with her ...more
  • Akachan wo Sagase

    37. Akachan wo Sagase

    Japanese Drama - 2003, 12 episodes
    6.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    A new midwife midwife Kameyama Yona (Kameyama · Hana Takano) is involved in various troubles and grows as a midwife It is a comedy that depicts the process pleasantly.
  • Ai to Yujo no Boogie-woogie

    38. Ai to Yujo no Boogie-woogie

    Japanese Drama - 2005, 24 episodes
    4.0
    163 points by 2 voters
    A story of five hopeless housewives who form an acapella group. They travel around bringing their music to the countryside.

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