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Ashita ga arusa [明日があるさ]

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Title:Ashita ga arusa
明日があるさ
There's Always Tomorrow
Telecast:2001-04-21 to 2001-06-30



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TV Station:NTV
Duration:11 Episodes



Synopsis
A decade of economic slump has certainly taken their toll on corporate Japan, and no one group more so than the white collar workers that laden Japan Inc. For Toaru Corporation, a large Osaka-based trading company, times are tough. At the products trading division in the Tokyo office of this struggling company, desperation is always in the air as this on-the-verge-of-being-downsized group tries hard to find a new business niche to survive. Their morale low and their activity listless, the group needs leadership. Enter Assistant Manager Hamada (of comedy group "Downtown" fame) to shake things up. But can the ever-positive-thinking and hard-charging Hamada turn things around? This comedy will have you enjoying all the trials and tribulations of work, friendship, inter-company romance, family, and future dreams. Remember, there's always tomorrow.
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Soundtrack and Theme Songs (2)
1. Ashita ga arusa [Re:Japan]
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Actor/Actress Cast (20)
Hamada Masatoshi 浜田雅功Hamada Masatoshi
浜田雅功

浜田 (37)
Inamori Izumi 稲森いずみInamori Izumi
稲森いずみ

阿部 (29)
Yanagiba Toshiro 柳葉敏郎Yanagiba Toshiro
柳葉敏郎

望月 (37)
Fujii Takashi 藤井隆Fujii Takashi
藤井隆

藤井 (27)
Sagara Haruko 相楽晴子Sagara Haruko
相楽晴子

浜田 貞代 (31)
Hazama Kanpei 間寛平Hazama Kanpei
間寛平

間 (45)
Ito Shiro 伊東四朗Ito Shiro
伊東四朗

橋本 (50)
Aoshima Yukio 青島幸男Aoshima Yukio
青島幸男

加茂 (68)
Fukikoshi Mitsuru 吹越満Fukikoshi Mitsuru
吹越満

真嶋 (39)
Higashino Kouji 東野幸治Higashino Kouji
東野幸治

東野 (31)
Nakama Yukie 仲間由紀恵Nakama Yukie
仲間由紀恵

仲間 (22)
Yamada Hanako 山田花子Yamada Hanako
山田花子

山田 (22)
Koura Kazumasa 小浦一優Koura Kazumasa
小浦一優

近藤 (27)
Endo Shozo 遠藤章造Endo Shozo
遠藤章造

遠藤 (24)
Tanaka Naoki 田中直樹Tanaka Naoki
田中直樹

田中 (24)
Tsuchiya Kumiko 土屋久美子Tsuchiya Kumiko
土屋久美子

山崎 (32)
Itaya Yuka 板谷由夏Itaya Yuka
板谷由夏

田村 (26)
Yamamoto Emi 山本恵美Yamamoto Emi
山本恵美

小谷 (23)
Hirata Yuka 平田裕香Hirata Yuka
平田裕香

上室 (18)
Matsumoto Hitoshi 松本人志Matsumoto Hitoshi
松本人志

謎の男
 

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Drama Reviews (2)
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1. Ashita go Arusa [Rating: 9/10]
I loved the drama so much...it was funny when Hitoshi Matsumoto plays random people out in the street when it gets too serious or weird in the episode. I think the first episode when he played a bike messenger talking all cool and reserved wating to get to his floor, and finally when he get to his destinaion he walks out of the elevator and smacks the lead cast member in the head with a large helmet i found it hilarious!!!!!!!!
Reviewed by doramafan21 on 10 May 2004
2. Is this really a drama? [Rating: 8/10]
Can this be really a drama? Of course it can, but really it is a comedy-drama. The never give up attitude really shines through in Ashita ga arusa(WE HAVE TOMORROW) as they try to raise to the company ranks as number 1. In a world of being the best, we sometime forget that quality is better than quantity. If you always root for the underdogs then this is a show to watch.
Reviewed by Siamman on 5 August 2002

Comments From Users (11)
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1. Comments by MixxDreamer [Rating: 6/10]
the first eps. were funny.. since i missed some important eps. but this is a cool show to watch with ur co-workers, it teaches u how to be with a teamwork.. i give it a 6 cuz yeh i did missed some.. but the ending was alright, overall it was hilarious and emotional at the same time.
2. Comments by [Rating: 10/10]
It's absolutly hilarious considering that this drama is about every-day work at the company.....I really like the theme song which was origanally Sakamoto Quu san's song. I give it a 10.
3. Comments by heimu [Rating: 8/10]
Hiralous dorama about this man facing all sort of problems in his office and along came Inamori Izumi to aid him. Worthwhile watching in my opinion. ;)
4. Comments by jjpsychic2 [Rating: 7/10]
it was aiite.. matsumoto hitoshi was soo funny.. he just would appear for a minute in every episode and makes the scenes so hilarious.. it was good
5. Comments by atheon [Rating: 7/10]
Feb 2004: Very motivating drama. Don't give up easily when facing obstacles. A great drama about salaryman, but not my cup of tea.
6. Comments by hana [Rating: 7/10]
Omigosh this stuff is hilarious! That part with the window washer guy still has me dyin'!
7. Comments by Tad [Rating: 7/10]
quite funny, gotta love the boys from Downtown, especially Macchan!
8. Comments by meruchan [Rating: 6/10]
Rah Rah office dorama for Japan's failing economy
9. Comments by mugenglider [Rating: 9/10]
It was just so random xD
10. Comments by Super No. 1 [Rating: 9/10]
Hilarious!
11. Comments by kaka [Rating: 7/10]
funny
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Users who voted for this drama (2)
1. nakashige
Excellent! Full of laughs. All the Yoshimoto comedians are on it. Funny, and also very emotional.