Japanese Dramas

by kimberly_kiss | created - 13 Mar 2016 | updated - 08 Apr 2018 | Public

Japanese dramas I've watched

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1. Bloody Monday (2008– )

Drama

A brilliant high school hacker, Fujimaru Takagi (Haruma Miura), gets drafted by the Japanese equivalent of the FBI(Third-I), to help them stop a group of terrorists intending to attack ... See full summary »

Stars: Haruma Miura, Takeru Satoh, Michiko Kichise, Umika Kawashima

Votes: 337

2. Koizora (2008– )

45 min | Drama, Romance

An ordinary senior high school girl named Mika meets Hiro, a showy boy with dyed hair and pierced ears. It is a "pure love" story of the two going through many unimaginably sad incidents while nurturing their love single-mindedly.

Stars: Erena Mizusawa, Kôji Seto, Akiko Kikuchi, Nao Matsushita

Votes: 222

3. Yankee-kun to Megane-chan (2010– )

Comedy, Romance

An ex-delinquent girl becoy a class rep and asks for help from another delinquent to make her a better class rep thus there tala of fun and mischief begins

Stars: Hiroki Narimiya, Riisa Naka, Kanata Hongô, Miyako Aoki

Votes: 116

5. Yamato nadeshiko shichihenge (2010– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama

Four guys try to turn a wallflower girl into a popular girl.

Stars: Tatsuomi Hamada, Kazuya Kamenashi, Aya Ohmasa, Yûya Tegoshi

Votes: 328

6. Liar Game (2007– )

36 min | Drama

Trusting, gullible Nao suddenly finds herself participating in the mysterious Liar Game, a game where the players are issued large sums of money which they then have to cheat each other out... See full summary »

Stars: Erika Toda, Shôta Matsuda, Michiko Kichise, Kazuma Suzuki

Votes: 1,398

7. Boys Over Flowers (2005– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Makino Tsukushi, coming from a humble family of reduced income, feels out place at Eitoku Gakuen, a school largely attended by the progeny of the most rich and powerful people of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Mao Inoue, Jun Matsumoto, Shun Oguri, Shôta Matsuda

Votes: 2,604

8. Boys Over Flowers 2 (2007– )

45 min | Drama

After a year of separation, Makino and Domyoji see whether their love can triumph over the many obstacles placed in their path. F4 (Flower Four), 4 close friends, are crucial to their journey.

Stars: Mao Inoue, Jun Matsumoto, Shun Oguri, Shôta Matsuda

Votes: 1,296

9. You Taught Me All the Precious Things (2011– )

Drama

Shuji is a young teacher whose confidence and honesty has made him popular with the students. He is engaged to Natsumi, also a teacher at the same high school. At the morning of the new ... See full summary »

Stars: Haruma Miura, Erika Toda, Emi Takei, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 101

10. Kurosagi (2006– )

45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Kurosaki, aka Kurosagi (Yamashita Tomohisa), is a swindler who cheats other professional con artists to help their victims and avenge the death of his own family. Kurosaki buys information ... See full summary »

Stars: Tomohisa Yamashita, Maki Horikita, Yui Ichikawa, Kôji Katô

Votes: 575

11. For You in Full Blossom - Ikemen Paradise - (2007– )

54 min | Comedy, Drama

Mizuki disguises herself as a boy and transfers to the same all-boys high school her idol, Izumi Sano, a high-jump athlete that gave up on the sport, attends. In between the antics of their classmates, she'll try to get him to jump again.

Stars: Maki Horikita, Shun Oguri, Tôma Ikuta, Yasuhisa Furuhara

Votes: 1,416

12. I'll Still Love You in 10 Years (2010– )

Drama

The story focuses on 26-year-old Rika, a single editor who is unskilled in love. The story starts when a man appears before her, telling her that he is her husband from 10 years in the ... See full summary »

Stars: Aya Ueto, Seiyô Uchino, Gekidan Hitori, Haruka Kinami

Votes: 22

13. Nobuta wo produce (2005– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama

Shuji (Kamenashi Kazuya) is one of the most popular guys in school. He tries to avoid Akira (Tomohisa Yamashita), because of his constant annoyance. But Kame isn't just like that. At home, ... See full summary »

Stars: Kazuya Kamenashi, Tomohisa Yamashita, Maki Horikita, Eric Matahira

Votes: 1,245

14. Ikemen desune (2011– )

45 min | Comedy

Miko and her twin brother Mio Sakuraba stayed at an orphanage with dreaming of becoming nun until one day Mabuchi asks her to join a famous band called, A*N*Jell, due to her brother disappear.

Stars: Taisuke Fujigaya, Miyuki Imori, Nana Katase, Kumi Koda

Votes: 72

15. Buzzer Beat (2009– )

45 min | Drama

Fate brings together Shirakawa Riko and Kamiya Naoki-but fate is fickle.While Riko is an aspiring violinist,and Naoki a hopeful pro-basketball player, both strive to achieve their dreams ... See full summary »

Stars: Tomohisa Yamashita, Keiko Kitagawa, Saki Aibu, Shihori Kanjiya

Votes: 402

16. Atashinchi no danshi (2009– )

60 min | Comedy

Chisato is homeless and on the run from debt collectors, when a wealthy man offers to pay off her debt if she marries him for one month. However, Chisato discovers that there are clauses to... See full summary »

Stars: Maki Horikita, Jun Kaname, Yoshinori Okada, Osamu Mukai

Votes: 304

17. Code Blue (2008– )

Drama

If it can be treated one second earlier, the heart might start beating again. If there is one extra helicopter, another life in danger may be saved. If one more life can be saved, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Tomohisa Yamashita, Yui Aragaki, Erika Toda, Manami Higa

Votes: 376

18. Love Shuffle (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

A power failure strands four apartment dwellers living on the same floor in the elevator. While stuck, they decide to try "shuffling" their love relationships and partners with each other.

Stars: Shihori Kanjiya, Karina, Hijiri Kojima, Shôta Matsuda

Votes: 296

19. Ryûsei no kizuna (2008– )

Drama

"When we grow up - We'll kill him together". Koichi, Taisuke, and Shizuna are three siblings whose parents had been brutally murdered when they were just in elementary school, and they ... See full summary »

Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Ryô Nishikido, Erika Toda, Jun Kaname

Votes: 267

20. Rich Man, Poor Woman (2012)

54 min | Comedy

Sawaki Chihiro, a hardworking student from Tokyo University right out of college, is having a hard time finding a job due to her lack of experience. At a job interview she meets Hyuga Toru,... See full summary »

Stars: Shun Oguri, Satomi Ishihara, Saki Aibu, Arata Iura

Votes: 596

21. Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo (2013– )

49 min | Comedy, Romance

At a high school entrance ceremony, high school student Kotoko Aihara, who isn't that smart, notices pretty boy Naoki Irie. She falls in love with him immediately. Kotoko initially doesn't ... See full summary »

Stars: Honoka Miki, Yûki Furukawa, Tomomi Nishimura, Yoji Tanaka

Votes: 894

23. The Last Cinderella (2013– )

54 min | Comedy, Romance

39-year old Sakura Toyama is a hairdresser and salon assistant manager, who is concerned by her stagnant life. She has just been passed over for the manager position, which has instead been... See full summary »

Stars: Ryôko Shinohara, Haruma Miura, Naohito Fujiki, Shôzô Endô

Votes: 325

24. Switch Girl!! (2011– )

Comedy

A high school student named Tamiya Nika, appears to be a stylish and fashionable girl at school, but that's really a fake persona that she uses when she's in public.

Stars: Mariya Nishiuchi, Ren Kiriyama, Rikako Sakata, Shintarô Akiyama

Votes: 166

25. Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches (2013– )

54 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Urara Shiraishi is a model student with excellent grades. Ryu Yamada is a trouble student. One day, Urara tumbles down the stairs with Ryu. After the accident, their bodies become switched.... See full summary »

Stars: Mariya Nishiuchi, Yûsuke Yamamoto, Reina Triendl, Takuya Ide

Votes: 100

26. Death Note (2015– )

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Light Yagami, an ordinary university student, receives a death note which changes his life. The death note awakens his warped sense of justice and genius.

Stars: Masataka Kubota, Kento Yamazaki, Mio Yûki, Hinako Sano

Votes: 1,097

27. From Five to Nine (2015– )

54 min | Comedy, Romance

"From Five to Nine" is a romantic comedy drama. It is a story of girl who works as an English teacher and dreams of moving to New York, but unexpectedly, she encounters a handsome monk, and the story begins.

Stars: Satomi Ishihara, Tomohisa Yamashita, Kei Tanaka, Yûki Furukawa

Votes: 577

28. Keizoku 2: SPEC - Keishichou kouanbu kouan daigoka mishou jiken tokubetsu taisakugakari jikenbo (2010– )

Drama

After an incident in which a gun fired by Sebumi Takeru mysteriously turned around and hit one of his subordinate, Sebumi, the elite SIT unit's platoon leader was pushed to work in the most... See full summary »

Stars: Erika Toda, Ryô Kase, Kasumi Arimura, Saki Fukuda

Votes: 187

29. Bitter Blood (2014– )

54 min | Comedy

Story of two detectives and their relationship as father and son.

Stars: Takeru Satoh, Atsuro Watabe, Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Tetsushi Tanaka

Votes: 190

30. The Perfect Insider (2014– )

54 min | Mystery

Due to Professor Kita's suggestion, student Nishinosono Moe and Associate Professor Saikawa Sohei head to Professor Kita's research institute. There, various experiments have been conducted... See full summary »

Stars: Emi Takei, Gô Ayano, Akari Hayami, Erena Mizusawa

Votes: 61

31. The Clinic on the Sea (2013– )

54 min | Comedy, Drama

Popular Japanese actor, Matsuda Shota (Boys Over Flowers), stars in this picturesque and unique medical drama about a traveling doctor who can't seem to separate business from pleasure. A ... See full summary »

Stars: Shôta Matsuda, Emi Takei, Norika Fujiwara, Sôta Fukushi

Votes: 36

32. Border: Keishichô Sôsa Ikka Satsujinhan Sôsa Dai 4-gakkari (2014– )

54 min | Drama

Ishikawa Ango is a very capable detective that lives only for his job. One day, while investigating a crime scene, he gets shot in the head by the criminal that was still lurking about. ... See full summary »

Stars: Shun Oguri, Munetaka Aoki, Haru, Ken'ichi Endô

Votes: 129

33. Asukô mâchi: Asuka kôgyô kôkô monogatari (2011– )

45 min | Drama

Nao Yoshino is a girl who fails the entrance exams of her target high school. She winds up enrolling in a technical high school called Kenritsu Asuka Kougyou Koukou, also known by the ... See full summary »

Stars: Emi Takei, Tôri Matsuzaka, Kento Kaku, Takuya Ishida

Votes: 53

34. N no tameni (2014– )

54 min | Mystery

University students Sugishita Nozomi, Naruse Shinji, Ando Nozomi and Nishizaki Masato end up coming upon the scene of the murder of the Noguchi couple, because of a plan they had devised. ... See full summary »

Stars: Nana Eikura, Keisuke Koide, Masataka Kubota, Kento Kaku

Votes: 142

35. Rinshô Hanzai Gakusha Himura Hideo no Suiri (2016– )

54 min | Mystery

The story is about a man who teaches Criminology and his friend who writes mystery novels. They both try to figure out the mystery behind the cases as they try to find the beautiful crime.

Stars: Takumi Saitoh, Masataka Kubota, Yûka, Mizuki Yamamoto

Votes: 46

36. Piece (2012– )

30 min | Comedy

University student Mizuho Suga learns that her former high school classmate Haruka Origuchi died from an illness. At her funeral, Mizuho meets another former high school classmate, Hikaru ... See full summary »

Stars: Yûma Nakayama, Tsubasa Honda, Hokuto Matsumura, Airi Suzuki

Votes: 35

37. Seisei suru hodo, Ai shiteru (2016– )

54 min | Romance

Kurihara Mia works for the public relations department of a company. She falls in love with her company's vice president Miyoshi Kairi after he helps her locate her missing engagement ring ... See full summary »

Stars: Emi Takei, Hideaki Takizawa, Aoi Nakamura, Erena Mizusawa

Votes: 27

38. A Girl and Three Sweethearts (2016– )

TV-13 | 54 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Sakurai Misaki is a patissier who dreams of having her own business in the future and has prioritized work to the extent that she has forgotten how to kiss. But one day, she is suddenly ... See full summary »

Stars: Mirei Kiritani, Kento Yamazaki, Shôhei Miura, Shûhei Nomura

Votes: 415

40. Good Morning Call (2016– )

TV-14 | 48 min | Comedy, Romance

Nao rents her dream apartment, but things are not what they seem when she finds out she will be sharing it with high school heart throb Uehara.

Stars: Haruka Fukuhara, Shun'ya Shiraishi, Moe Arai, Shûgo Nagashima

Votes: 2,427

41. Hirugao: Love Affairs in the Afternoon (2014– )

54 min | Drama, Romance

The story is about two women who each have a affair.

Stars: Aya Ueto, Michiko Kichise, Takumi Saitoh, Ayumi Itô

Votes: 207

42. Totsuzen desuga, ashita kekkon shimasu (2017)

54 min | Romance

Takanashi Asuka is an office lady working for a big bank. She has a number of financial qualifications and is the most dedicated worker. Despite the trend to marry later today, Asuka's ... See full summary »

Stars: Mariya Nishiuchi, Ryûta Yamamura, Ikusaburô Yamazaki, Anne Nakamura

Votes: 34

44. Scum's Wish (2017)

TV-14 | 24 min | Drama, Romance

Hanabi Yasuraoka and Mugi Awaya look an ideal high school couple, but they both like someone else. Hanabi Yasuraoka has liked Narumi Kanai since she was a kid and Mugi Awaya likes his ... See full summary »

Stars: Chika Anzai, Miyu Yoshimoto, Dôri Sakurada, Sarii Ikegami

Votes: 100

45. Penance (2012– )

270 min | Mystery

58 Metascore

The murder of Emili, a young girl, leaves the inhabitants of a small Japanese village in shock. The body of Emily is found by the four classmates with whom she was playing. The murder is ... See full summary »

Stars: Kyôko Koizumi, Hazuki Kimura, Manatsu Kimura, Kyôka Shibata

Votes: 907

46. Jimi ni Sugoi! Kôetsu Girl Kôno Etsuko (2016)

54 min | Comedy

Kouno Etsuko joins a publishing company with her sights set on becoming a fashion editor. But she is assigned to the very unglamorous proofreading department which examines and fixes errors... See full summary »

Stars: Satomi Ishihara, Masaki Suda, Tsubasa Honda, Masato Wada

Votes: 256

47. Erased (2017)

TV-14 | 30 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.9