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Anna-san no Omame [アンナさんのおまめ]



Drama Details
Title:Anna-san no Omame
アンナさんのおまめ
The Best Friend of Beautiful Anna
Telecast:2006-10-13 to 2006-12-15
Season:Fall 2006



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TV Station:TV Asahi
Duration:10 Episodes
Viewership:7.18%



Synopsis
What happens when a female best friend fantasizes that she is breaking the relationship of a couple by her beauty and charm?

Anna (Anzu Sayuri) is everyonefs dream; beautiful, intelligent, kind and elegant. But in this drama, she is not the heroinec it is her best friend Riri (Becky). Riri is a girl who fantasizes that the whole world is in love with her through her bizarre misunderstandings. She even feels sorry for Anna who is always chased by the boysc as she believes that they are using Anna to become acquainted with her own self.

Anna, her best friend, knows that Riri's misconceptions are caused by Riri's misunderstandings, and as dedicated herself in protecting her hopeless friends. What happens, then, when Anna is suddenly in a relationship?
TV Asahi

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Soundtrack and Theme Songs (1)
1. VERY LOVE -0.5 [MAO/d]

Actor/Actress Cast (20)
Becky
ベッキー
Momoyama Riri (23)
Anzu Sayuri
杏さゆり
Sanyoji Anna (23)
Kashiwabara Shuji
柏原収史
Sakagami Kyoutaro
Ikeda Tsutomu
池田努
Momoyama Kou
Kusakari Masao
草刈正雄
Momoyama Ryuichiro
Takahashi Hitomi
高橋ひとみ
Momoyama Birei
Takizawa Saori
滝沢沙織
Kamino Aki
Daito Shunsuke
大東駿介
Kameda Isamu
Tokui Yoshimi
徳井義実
Hazama Sanpei
Watanabe Hiroshi
渡邉絋平
Tsuruoka Masato
Kirishima Yusuke
桐島優介
Okutsu Ouji
Kinouchi Akiko
木内晶子
Tsuki Akari (epi 4)
Yamashita Yorie
山下容莉枝
Sakagami Harumi (epi 5)
Nakamoto Koji
仲本工事
Sakagami Jiro (epi 5)
Hagiwara Nagare
Ookawara Kenzo (epi 6)
Hasegawa Tomoharu
長谷川朝晴
Higuruma Wataru (epi 6)
Matsushita Moeko
松下萌子
Takarabu Sayaka (epi 8)
!TODELETE Jimbo Satoshi
神保悟志
Kanzaki Iwao (epi 8)
Murakami Kohei
村上幸平
 
Jinbo Satoshi
神保悟志
Kanzaki Iwao (epi 8)
 

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Drama Reviews (3)
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1. Good job, Becky! [Rating: 8/10]
Another drama I went in to with no expectations, and another drama Ifve completed feeling wholly satisfied. For her first role as the lead protagonist, Becky does an amazing job. Shefs everything her character needed to be: irritating, frustrating, annoying, pathetic, and downright unnerving. At first it was hard to watch the episodes because her character made the experience so exasperating. Yet, the more I watched, the more I realized that the drama itself was getting frustrated with her as well. The other characters expressed what I, the viewer, felt, and it dawned upon me that this was the point. As a viewer, I was SUPPOSED to feel frustrated and annoyed, the narrator constantly reminds me that I should.

This drama is a light comedy that makes fun of itself. The animation is reallyc wellc animated, and some scenes are downright hilarious because of its lame antics (characters being replaced by dummies comes to mind). Kyoutaro (Kashiwabara Shuji) and Anna (Anzu Sayuri) make perfect secondary characters, and without either (especially Kyoutaro, for which Kasiwabara did an excellent and hilarious job in portraying), the drama simply wouldnft exist.

I tip my hat to the creators. The concept of this drama was really interesting and kept me hooked, Riri withstanding. ;)
Reviewed by Wynter on 14 August 2007
2. Solid 8 [Rating: 8/10]
This is the kind of gag that always manages to be amusing. The drama starts off with a story of a stunning, eligible girl - but the plot is deliberately hijacked by her best friend, a temp who thinks that every guy is interested in her. The comedy is buoyant and frequently LOL funny.

Becky has the lead role as Riri, a heroine who's so positive-minded that nearly everything she says (or thinks) is wildly distorted. This drama's concept catches fire at around episide 6, and, at its best, continues as a meta-parody of Japanese dramas. True, the writing is rather blunt as opposed to razor sharp, but the unique concept makes this a nice diversion.
Reviewed by jdoramadotcom on 10 November 2010
3. Mitai naaaaaaaaaa [Rating: 8/10]
A light romantic comedy. This is Becky's first lead role and she doesn't disappoint. They're not taking themselves seriously, like when someone is replace with a dummy.

Becky's really annoying, yet, you can't really hate her. Great cast and tongue-in-cheek humor. Recommended. ^_^
Reviewed by tabana on 14 April 2007

Comments From Users (33)
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1. Comments by nishishi [Rating: 6/10]
OMFG.... Becky's character is the most annoying character EVER! I mean. Gotta give some credits to the dorama for that. The other actors did a good/funny job as well (didnt know a thing bout Sanzu Sayuri.... well... shes pretty cute. hope to see more of her in the future); Well... bout the dorama itself.... having a annoying char as the protagonist is pretty unique but it didnt work out for me. The dorama is really "noisy" and there are waaaay to many exaggerating scenes (sometimes the doramas seems more like an anime than a dorama) and i dislike it. But in the end i guess i laugh pretty hard from time to time while watching this dorama... if one is looking for same laughs i recommend this one... otherwise stay away from this!
2. Comments by Jumpdiva [Rating: 7/10]
It's Becky! While this drama is actually more or less and parody or spoof, and makes fun of the characters in the story -it does get annoying and over-bearing after a while. Still, I think the drama wants you to feel this way and pushes for you to grow annoyed by the main character.

I have yet to finish this drama, but you really need to be in the mood to get through it. XD
3. Comments by loveaomori [Rating: 10/10]
Fantastic! My first drama with Becky and I think she's just great! With so much charm!! KAWAIIIII mitainaaaaaaa! teyuka kono dorama wo 148528 kai mitemo akinai tte kanjiiii! mitainaaaaaa. It was very funny, I laughed a lot. And It's not the type of drama that you'll see another time! It's UNIQUE! So good! Have fun, forget your stress of the everyday life and Watch it!!
4. Comments by compaqmac321 [Rating: 9/10]
ehhhhhhhhh atashi deeeeesu????

lol very funny
at first i thought she was annoying but funny, but towards the middle i thought she was cute and funny....i had ZERO expectations for this show, but it turned out to be a great one...the cast impressed me, the gags were great, becky was the best kashiwabara was funny as well..great show
5. Comments by michimaru [Rating: 7/10]
OMG... mitai na?!?!?! i DON'T know how i got through this series... but i did. Becky was HELLA annoying, but i kept watching her! and that stupid best friend, hello! it's okay to let your friend have your man, WTF... yeah, i honestly don't know how i got through this one. lol.
6. Comments by liquidlzero [Rating: 8/10]
although i knew the premise before hand i did not think it was going to take it to this extent...but even it gets a bit annoying it does have its own charm and i like it...the last two episodes so funny so different...just don't take this show to serious ..take it as is
7. Comments by Patazilla [Rating: 9/10]
I loved the plot and all the characters... It's rare to see such sympathic girl roles in doramas... xD~ They are really cute and the male actors also did a great job... Very professional, funny acting, which I totally enjoyed watching! ^.^v
8. Comments by Terryb [Rating: 8/10]
Gotta love or hate Riri - but the overexaggeration of her character and her ridiculous misunderstandings made me laugh oftenly. I just hope people (in Japan) don't start to think that it's absolutely normal to share their bf's.
9. Comments by oldasianguy [Rating: 1/10]
All I can say is Becky! Becky! Becky!!! She is so interesting as a actress....but this drama was really bad!!!!Plot tended to repeat it self with each episode......I don't recommend......
10. Comments by temmahkrik [Rating: 8/10]
Very funny. Becky is hilarious and adorable. This is a series I've rewatched just because it's so cute and funny. (Also, I neeed Anna and Lily's apartment. I NEEEEEED IT.)
11. Comments by Mabelka [Rating: 7/10]
Hilarious is all you can tell about this drama. Becky is just crazy and I started to respect her for crating such difficult character as Riri. Very enjoyable to watch:)
12. Comments by pinkokoro [Rating: 4/10]
COMPLETE. actually, I'm yet to finish all the episode. it's pretty repetitive, and Becky playing the lead girl is really annoying. a very annoying character I say.
13. Comments by Michikohime [Rating: 9/10]
It's soooo good, sooo funny. You have to love stupid girl though, but Becky so good, she'll make you laugh for sure. This drama brings me happiness everytime.
14. Comments by Mimori [Rating: 10/10]
Oh, gawd. I've never laughed so hard because of a drama. The antics never got old and each episode had me laughing my butt off. Becky was awesome, MITAINAAA~~
15. Comments by natzumi [Rating: 7/10]
Pretty funny. The 2 leads and her bf are all soo good looking. Good to know Kassy's bro decides to take up acting. He such an awsome musican.
16. Comments by T4iyaki [Rating: 10/10]
Loved this drama. It was hilarious! All of the characters also had their own charms, especially Riri. Becky is awesome. xD
17. Comments by Wynter [Rating: 8/10]
A really funny, light comedy about a girl who's misunderstandings create a web around two people trying to be together.
18. Comments by Maxrobo [Rating: 8/10]
Irritating to the highest level, but when it was finished I just felt something is now lacking in my life.
19. Comments by estranged [Rating: ?/10]
Started off pretty funny. But eventually gave up watching because I couldn't stand Anna's antics anymore.
20. Comments by kewell [Rating: 8/10]
The most misunderstanding girl in the world :) Genius, over the top and hilarious. Becky rules :)))))
21. Comments by EstherM [Rating: 5/10]
Had it's funny moments but was often painful a la Becky. If you like her style you'll love this.
22. Comments by kirtil [Rating: 5/10]
Had its moments but in the end found Anna-san too irritating to continue watching.
23. Comments by cybilcora [Rating: 9/10]
over the top funny, interesting plot, with some heart felt scenes. Great acting.
24. Comments by Hinano [Rating: 10/10]
Awesome drama. I laughed my butt off. xD Becky rocks...mitai naaaaa! xD
25. Comments by furia [Rating: 1/10]
Realmente insopotable. El peor dorama que vi
26. Comments by tabana [Rating: 8/10]
Light, tongue-in-cheek humor. Loved it.
27. Comments by fasix [Rating: ?/10]
The Best Friend of Beautiful Anna
28. Comments by mammothb [Rating: 8/10]
misunderstandings run the story
29. Comments by Lee-chan [Rating: ?/10]
on hold ( 06? / 10 )
30. Comments by tachan [Rating: 9/10]
mitaii naaa!!!

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1. hayya
so funny, really!
2. fromjapan