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Category: Japanese TV Series

1 Litre Of Tears

1 Litre Of Tears

1 Litre Of Tears / 1リットルの涙 / Ichi Rittoru no Namida, is a Japanese TV drama, based on a true story. The story is about a girl who was diagnosed with a disease called Spinocerebellar Degeneration when she was 15 years old, and was able to continue her life until her death at the age of 25 years old. This is about Aya, a 15 years old girl who suffered from an incurable disease, but lived life to the fullest until her death at 25. The original story is based on the diary Aya kept writing until she could no longer hold a pen. The book that later followed entitled “One Liter of Tears” has sold over 1.1 million copies. Aya’s only wish was “to live.” By carefully depicting Aya’s earnest desire to live, and the love of her family, friends, and lover, the drama, “One Liter of Tears” wishes to deliver her simple but strong message: “Just being alive is such a lovely and wonderful thing.”

Jodan ja nai!

Jodan ja nai! / 冗談じゃない! is Japanese drama comedy series. Takamura Keita is a 40-year-old man who marries the 20-year-old woman, Takamura Ellen. He finds out that Takamura Ellen’s mother, Hirose Rie, is his former lover. The mother will live with them, and Takamura Keita will start on a workplace dominated by women.

Liar Game

Liar Game / ライアーゲーム is a Japanese psychological thriller TV series. The story is based on the manga series. Kanzaki Nao is a college student. She receives a hundred million dollars one day, with a card saying that she has been chosen to take part in the “Liar Game”. The aim of the game is to trick the other players out of their hundred million dollars. The winner gets the hundred million and the loser is a hundred million dollars in debt.

Konnichiwa, Kaasan

Konnichiwa, Kaasan / こんにちは、母さん is Japanese drama series. This is a family drama about a son in his 50s and his mother in her 70s who live together again. Akio, a salaried worker who is faced with layoff and family breakdown, comes back to his parents’ house. He is surprised to see how his mother Fukue has changed during the two years he has not seen her. His mother participates in volunteer activities, and also has boyfriend. Akio and his mother start pouring their heart out to each other.