This section may contain spoilers! Do not proceed if you
do not want to read about this drama's endings and plots!
|1. ||Comments by ShomuniFan [Rating: 7/10]|
The 7 Shomuni characters (let's not forget Inoue, shall we?) can act pretty darn well...and episodes 1 and 4 is a big laugh.
I review this after I've watched the entire Shomuni saga from the very first episode to the very last Special (Shomuni Forever), and I have to say the scriptwriters have had their creative juices sucked dry...Episode 6 was way too predictable and I was tempted to switch off my DVD player.
But as always, there are two parts to a joke: the joke itself and how the person tells it...even if you know the joke after hearing it for tens of times, the way a good joke teller tells it to you can still make you laugh. And laugh I did, though not too full-heartedly.
And if you're a fan of Rie (like I am), you're going to hate this: She will not appear very often throughout this series.
The "7" I give does not factor in the disgust I have for the scriptwriters who failed to give Takahashi Yumiko's character a storyline; that actress's acting had stolen the show from Esumi Makiko in seasons 1 and 2.
|2. ||Comments by amane [Rating: 4/10]|
well,i am a die-hard esumi makiko fan.however i don't really like her role in shomuni series.plus her straight front hair which has become her style in shomuni, (in my opinion) conceals her true beauty.but i must admit that her hair style did succeed in bringing out her tough,adventurious looking character.considering this show was once a hit in japan, i have to say this final one was entertaining and hilarious.however still shomuni series wasn't excellent enough to make me burst-out laughing.it was not an eye-watering show,so giving 4 out of 10 is definitely generous of me.
|3. ||Comments by enen_shun [Rating: 6/10]|
Shomuni Final was quite a disappoinment ~~ compared to part 1 & 2 ~ the final was bad .... one of the main reason is the storyline became weaker than the previous 2 season ... and the assistant of HR department has been changed ... the new assistant can't be compared wif the original one .... the stories became a bit boring .... if u've not watch any .. i would recommend u to watch "Shomuni 1" & "Shomuni 2" ~~ better not watch "Shomuni Final" ... coz it'll affect the good quality in ur mind of "Shomuni 1 & 2" ~~ hehez ~~ personal opinion ~~
|4. ||Comments by mochi [Rating: ?/10]|
light comic relief! but still manage to communicate important messages (i remember once that Makiko, in her role, gave her opinion that one should take one's job seriously no matter how society views the importance/status of your job) it kinds of makes me want to put my best foot forward and give my 100% in everything i do, big or small!
apart from that shomuni final was fantastic as a comedy as well :D it made my day those sunday nights! (it used to be aired on sunday nights here)
|5. ||Comments by AK [Rating: 9/10]|
The only reason i'm not giving a 10 is the loss of Nonomura-kun (the actor passed away before filming this part). The Personnel section was a high point of fun in Shomuni and the change of the actor was like -20% of fun.
Amazing mention to Sugita-san (Naho Toda) who was really into the drama.
Real personalities appear here... we knew a perfect Chinatsu in Shomuni 1 and 2... in this third part we can see that she's not as perfect we thought she was...
|6. ||Comments by yume [Rating: 5/10]|
This drama puts Esumi in an unbelievably corny and comedic role that--while she can pull off--somehow makes you feel annoyed. It's a little too slapstick for me. I am never sure if I really want to continue watching till the end of an episode. I don't think any of it's too funny.
|7. ||Comments by donna8157 [Rating: 7/10]|
Again, the third and final installment to Shomuni. It's still in the same style as its predecessors but fails to give any conclusion to the Shomuni Series. I rated this lower than the other ones because it didn't seem to further the series much if any.
|8. ||Comments by FierceStriker [Rating: 9/10]|
This show is hilarious. Definitely a live anime drama desu. Yet all the characters (other than Shomuni no minasan) seem to have grown throughout the drama - quite incredible for a gag show like this.
|9. ||Comments by arashinokoto [Rating: 8/10]|
i've always loved shomuni evey ep has a happy ending style of drama, and this final addition is good! i love maekawa shacho to bits! ^^ all the returning cast did a great job, especially toda naho.. a drama that provided a lot of laughs..
|10. ||Comments by myarrow [Rating: 10/10]|
i love esumi makiko....
u are so fantastic... huhu... im love this drama coz the story is so nice n funny!!!!!
with the tallest girl in this story make it so beautiful...... i want to see it again !! plz make it again, producer !!!!!
|11. ||Comments by atheon [Rating: 8/10]|
July 2004: Shomuni series never fails to caught my interest to watch it, hilarious and entertaining, tis series turn out to be my fave office dramas, well usually i dun like these type of dramas....
|12. ||Comments by nishishi [Rating: 7/10]|
IMO Shomuni 2 was the best one... Shomuni Final starts really well. But the last episodes really sucks (speacially the LAST ONE) Well... but its still a good dorama to watch... really enjoyable!
|13. ||Comments by kaonashi [Rating: 7/10]|
Just like the first 2 series. Some episodes are really funny & some are boring. Especially the episode with Tokunagas husband, it was terrible. 7-
|14. ||Comments by anoneko [Rating: 7/10]|
A tad repetitive but still very enjoyable because of Makiko Esumi's excellent acting. Sad that there's no more Shomuni after this one!
|15. ||Comments by Geezer [Rating: 10/10]|
I love everything about Shomuni. Shomuni Final was a bit sillier than the others. A bit more cartoonish. But that was fine with me.
|16. ||Comments by celest8787 [Rating: 9/10]|
wonderful episodes with a moral behind each and every story... it bears quite a good conclusion to the prequels of the drama...
|17. ||Comments by chokakoi [Rating: ?/10]|
I remembered I only watched some episodes, may be just only the ending. Anyway... it was not bad I thought...
|18. ||Comments by Wynter [Rating: 8/10]|
Shomuni continues to be successful in my books. This drama was a wonderful addition to the Shomuni saga!
|19. ||Comments by Jessicasoon [Rating: 7/10]|
it's a funny drama. not bad if it's a movie i guess. but it gets really repetitive after a long time.
|20. ||Comments by syu77 [Rating: 10/10]|
shomuni drama is always entertaining to watch... with all the lovely and super women.
|21. ||Comments by yijing [Rating: 7/10]|
funny as usual...& it once again breaks the Jpn's concept of living for the company.
|22. ||Comments by Coolsmurf [Rating: 7/10]|
just wasnt funny the third time round, had to dragged myself to finish watching it
|23. ||Comments by cheery [Rating: 6/10]|
Change of cast and was quite disappointing compared to the previous 2 series...
|24. ||Comments by SabrinaOshio [Rating: 10/10]|
Love this Shomuni Final......and can't wait Shomuni Forever came out........
|25. ||Comments by gaijinmark [Rating: 9/10]|
Better than Shomuni 1, not quite as good as Shomuni 2, deserves a 9.25/9.5
|26. ||Comments by Dorochive [Rating: 2/10]|
Thank God this is the finale of the series. I guess I can wake up now.
|27. ||Comments by gto_girlz83 [Rating: 10/10]|
always good n laughable drama although it's already the 3rd season
|28. ||Comments by Bsalez [Rating: 9/10]|
New Boss,..New situation,...New kind of fun and laughter ne.
|29. ||Comments by oldasianguy [Rating: 10/10]|
Love this show...so funny...tongue in cheek humor....
|30. ||Comments by wanderingfish7 [Rating: 7/10]|
It is a fun drama to watch, even nothing is there.