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Regatta [レガッタ]



Drama Details
Title:Regatta
レガッタ
Telecast:2006-07-14 to 2006-09-08
Season:Summer 2006



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TV Station:TV Asahi
Duration:9 Episodes



Synopsis
Makoto is a promising oarsman at a University regatta team. One day, he loses his best friend by a tragic accident which he believes and blames himself for the very cause. Although he once leaves the team out of tremendous sense of responsibility, he finally decides to return by the encouragement of Misao and his teammates, and moreover, for the love and passion of regatta. He is determined than ever to become a top class oarsman and struggles to fulfill his dream to participate in the Olympic games. Through the severe practices and competitions of regatta, Makoto learns the bitterness and difficulties of life. Rivalry with teammates, agonies of love and friendship… The first ever drama of the rising actor Hayami to perform as the leading role!
TV Asahi

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Soundtrack and Theme Songs (1)
1. Kimi to iu na no tsubasa 君という名の翼 [Kobukuro コブクロ]

Actor/Actress Cast (10)
Hayami Mokomichi
速水もこみち
 
Aibu Saki
相武紗季
 
Matsuda Shota
松田翔太
 
Miyazaki Yoshiko
宮崎美子
 
Azuma Mikihisa
東幹久
 
Sato Jiro
佐藤二朗
 
Brother Tom
ブラザートム
 
Yamamoto Taro
山本太郎
 
Yamashita Shinji
山下真司
 
Kaji Masaki
加治将樹
 
  

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Drama Reviews (1)
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1. Full Steam ahead for Moko [Rating: 9/10]
I wouldn't call Mokomichi a great actor but this is a great sports drama which makes good use of Mokomichi's physical prescence. The best perfomances I felt were from the 2 supporting characters from Yamamoto Taro (this guy should get more credit for the roles he plays) and a short but hilarious appearance by Tomoka Kurokawa. Matsuda Shota performance was fair but I only wished that Aibu Saki's role hadn't been so passive in this drama.
Reviewed by Sun_Shang_Xiang on 29 November 2010

Comments From Users (40)
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1. Comments by ScrappedShinigami [Rating: 7/10]
A really sweet dorama. To be honest I didn't expect to enjoy it as much as I did... maybe that's why I did enjoy it. When I start watching a show with high expectations I generally come out disappointed.
All the characters were likable suprisingly a female character in this show was my favourite *shock horror* and not only a female but the other woman (kind of) I really liked Chiko I thought she was adorable.
I was happy to see Matsuda Shota in another dorama, I looked forwards to seeing him in other stuff after HanaDan and here I found my chance (though a complete suprise when he walked into the show... but a nice suprise XD)
Aibu Saki was likable I really liked her character as did I like Hayami he did a great job as the lead (their characters were sweet together)
A really good show! ^_^
2. Comments by nishishi [Rating: 5/10]
The first episode is really boring... Then the show starts to get a lil bit interesting and the last few episodes u get the feeling that whoever did "Regatta" could use one more episode. Not the endind is confusing or anything like that but it feels like they had to make the last few episodes shorter (they dont even show the most important race of this dorama.... only the results). And those "special effects" (also in the last few episodes) were really unnecessary (not to mention lame). And thats a shame... the plot of Regatta is quite enjoyable... the casting is ok (nothing memorable but they put quite a nice acting)... even the OST is good but the last episodes (and the first one) just ruin this show.
3. Comments by Tiffany [Rating: 7/10]
Though nothing exceptional, it was rather enjoyable! Some have likened it to 'Ganbatte Ikkimashoi' but save for rowing and Aibu Saki, the similarities are slim to none. The story moved quickly and the acting pretty good. It definitely didn't leave me bored too much as I finished it in two days. And besides, Mocomichi looks pretty DAMN HOT all tan and muscular. ;]
4. Comments by Swedish_Japan_Lover [Rating: 8/10]
I liked it. good actors, not mokomichi though, he cant really act, but it was interesting, i heard it was so unpopular that they just made it 9 episodes? well if thats true, you will notice, it seemed too short at the end. i liked the loverelationship between makoto and mi-chan, very cute! and taro yamamoto rocks why world!
5. Comments by Kirari Ililah [Rating: 6/10]
Cute, but predictable, not so much impact in scenes that are to be suspensful. Mokomichi and Matsuda are a pretty nice combo though, but I just like Matsuda ^o^ Not too different from a lot of love stories, like Ganbatte Ikimashoi, but it's nice to watch if you want that causual love story...
6. Comments by rikastar [Rating: 5/10]
Quite predictable and boring... Mocomichi is so tanned, he looks burnt. But still hot. XD Overly nice characters like Misao drive me crazy. Actually the leads Makoto & Misao irritate me a little. I like Hitsuji and Chieko much more, they should get together.
7. Comments by onigiriman [Rating: 5/10]
I'm not sure what happened here. The last few episodes were really out of synch. I wonder if this was supposed to be an eleven episode show but was brutally and clumsily edited to nine episodes due to poor ratings?
8. Comments by Nermal [Rating: 5/10]
Ended up watching it with no interest to start with.. and it proved to be right. I never could get into the story at all. A waste of time.. for me anyway. Doesn`t mean others won`t enjoy it but I didn`t
9. Comments by g_hunter1 [Rating: 7/10]
Nice drama involving the dream of making it to the olympics. Of course some of the major events were never filmed. The ending had big time jumps which made it seem sorta rushed.
10. Comments by moonfairy [Rating: 10/10]
Excellent drama that left me wanting more each episode. I really don't understand the low ratings it got. Definately one of the best summer dramas this year. Great cast too!
11. Comments by kou [Rating: 3/10]
i watched e first 3 episode n find e show has predictable plots n actors n actresses arent realli in sync with each other. oh man, e show jus suck to me :(
12. Comments by xxhiroxx [Rating: 9/10]
The only drama that I look eagerly look forward to this season. Hayami's first leading role doesn't disappoint, and the story is a classic seishun drama.
13. Comments by gaijinmark [Rating: 5/10]
If you feel that your life will not be complete unless you've seen everything done by Saki Aibu, then you should watch this. Otherwise, forget it.
14. Comments by sw33t_laydee [Rating: 8/10]
Awww, this drama was really cute and I enjoyed watching it. It was a whirlwind of emotions but really good nonetheless. Moko is great!
15. Comments by adrxuan [Rating: 9/10]
NICE!!! the 1st episode is kinda boring but the story picked up quite fast..and it really left me clinging there..
16. Comments by shortmei [Rating: 6/10]
Honestly wasn't too impressed with it. Storyline and acting weren't too exceptional. But it was a nice watch.
17. Comments by natzumi [Rating: 8/10]
Enjoyed it dispite its' low rating. Watched everything from the beginning to the end. I like the cast combo.
18. Comments by kindaichee [Rating: 8/10]
Love it & Mokomichi is so kakkoii in it. Cannot comprehend why the rating is so low in Japan.
19. Comments by shiroi_tora [Rating: 10/10]
The pairing of Matsuda Shota and Hayami Mokomichi is amazing. It is sooo intense and powerful.
20. Comments by ct_subang [Rating: 8/10]
more like Ganbatte Ikimashoi..but instead of Ryo...U get a very tanned MOKOMICHI..
21. Comments by stardope [Rating: 10/10]
any of u know how to get this?or where?especially in Jakarta or Bandung?
22. Comments by chibichan [Rating: 6/10]
dropped it, not really interesting story and no chemistry at all
23. Comments by jessiesoon [Rating: 8/10]
hmmm...yummy!
two of my fav stars are in it...moco and shota!!
24. Comments by Mada [Rating: 5/10]
I just saw fragments of this one... seemed pretty... normal?
25. Comments by jdqueennm [Rating: ?/10]
want to watch!!let me know if you find sum where to watch it
26. Comments by 206 [Rating: 6/10]
A crew movie with some of the usual hangups and triangles.
27. Comments by JackClark [Rating: 10/10]
Nice story. Saki Aibu was awesome in this drama.
28. Comments by aoi_dolphine [Rating: 8/10]
Moko is really tan and slim in this drama ^_^.
29. Comments by C-yber Rhapzody [Rating: 10/10]
Hayami Mokomichi ^
Aibu Saki ^
Matsuda Shota
30. Comments by dianil5272 [Rating: 8/10]
I want more of YagiXMisao scenes. Love it.

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Users who voted for this drama (2)
1. shiroi_tora
Hayami Mokomichi and Matusda shota are a great pair in this drama. They are both sexy and well skilled actors
2. GameChili