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Hakoiri Musume! [ハコイリムスメ!]

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Drama Details
Title:Hakoiri Musume!
ハコイリムスメ!
Telecast:2003-10-07
Season:Fall 2003



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Soundtrack and Theme Songs (2)
1. My Last Fight [LOVE PSYCHEDELICO]
2. Portrait [Tasy Jam]

Actor/Actress Cast (11)
Iijima Naoko
飯島直子
古森 花 (34)
Fukada Kyoko
深田恭子
古森 灯 (20)
Yoshizawa Hisashi
吉沢悠
高村徹郎 (24)
Tamayama Tetsuji
玉山鉄二
小泉純平 (23)
Katsumura Masanobu
勝村政信
田久保 健 (38)
Furuta Arata
古田新太
山田十郎太 (37)
Hakamada Yoshihiko
袴田吉彦
高村一成 (33)
Yoshida Hideko
吉田日出子
古森朝子 (57)
Chii Takeo
地井武男
古森吉太郎 (60)
Mark Kenji Condon
マーク コンドン
Keith Corbett
キース・コーベット (30)
Maki Yoko
真木よう子
 
 

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Drama Reviews (3)
!!WARNING!!
The review section may contain spoilers! Please understand
that you may find out about this drama's endings and plots!


1. The female version of Beach Boys, oh and change th [Rating: 8/10]
Quite a feel-good and easy-going drama. The after-taste is just like having had a plate of cold soba or a day of walking around the mountain - refreshing and relaxing. The actors are great too (well, except Fukada Kyoko aka Fatty, she is still the one-face-girl). Iijima Naoko as the older sister Hana is perfect. She brings out the character like nobody can (especially when she tries to hide her own sorrow to make others happy). The parents played by Chii Takeo and Yoshida Hideko are sooooo funny, I especially like Yoshida as the mother, so modern and hip (the Japanese version of a former hippy mother, :) ). Tamayam Tetsuji did a great job too as Junpei, the guy who always liked Akari and only tries to make her happy. The gaijin actor who played Keith Corbet, is a little, let's say, low on the acting side and his Japanese is quite mono and horrible as well. However, his ignorant look and boring personality is what fits the character (what do you expect a gaijin character to be like in a Japanese drama other than a gimick and a source to be poked fun at...well, serve them right, look at how they portray Asians in their TV shows and movies). Oh and the fact that he is actually Australian even though the writers tell the audience he is American, not that they would be able to tell the difference.

Overall, a very relaxing fun drama, kind of reminded me of Beach Boys. Not as good, but more exciting and funnier. Watch this, even though Fukada Kyoko is in it, watch it for Iijima and all the other great actors.
Reviewed by FierceStriker on 19 June 2004
2. Not bad. [Rating: 8/10]
Although fukada kyoko's acting has still not improved during the years, the storyline is still acceptable. Ejima naoko gave a terrific acting in the show. She is sometimes funny. Perhaps she can try to take on a comedy next time.
Reviewed by ahfong on 13 June 2004
3. .:: Not bad ::. [Rating: 8/10]
Although fukada kyoko's acting has still not improved during the years, the storyline is still acceptable. Ejima naoko gave a terrific acting in the show. She is sometimes funny. Perhaps she can try to take on a comedy next time.
Reviewed by ahfong on 13 June 2004

Comments From Users (16)
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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 FierceStriker [Rating: 8/10]
Quite a feel-good and easy-going drama. The after-taste is just like having had a plate of cold soba or a day of walking around the mountain - refreshing and relaxing. The actors are great too (well, except Fukada Kyoko aka Fatty, she is still the one-face-girl). Iijima Naoko as the older sister Hana is perfect. She brings out the character like nobody can (especially when she tries to hide her own sorrow to make others happy). The parents played by Chii Takeo and Yoshida Hideko are sooooo funny, I especially like Yoshida as the mother, so modern and hip (the Japanese version of a former hippy mother, :) ). Tamayam Tetsuji did a great job too as Junpei, the guy who always liked Akari and only tries to make her happy. The gaijin actor who played Keith Corbet, is a little, let's say, low on the acting side and his Japanese is quite mono and horrible as well. However, his ignorant look and boring personality is what fits the character (what do you expect a gaijin character to be like in a Japanese drama other than a gimick and a source to be poked fun at...well, serve them right, look at how they portray Asians in their TV shows and movies). Oh and the fact that he is actually Australian even though the writers tell the audience he is American, not that they would be able to tell the difference.

Overall, a very relaxing fun drama, kind of reminded me of Beach Boys. Not as good, but more exciting and funnier. Watch this, even though Fukada Kyoko is in it, watch it for Iijima and all the other great actors.
2. Comments by Golgo_13 [Rating: 8/10]
This is a sweet story about two sisters who live in a Mountain village on the outskirts of Tokyo looking for the love of their lives.

The younger girl (Akari) meets and falls for a medical student, who suffers from amnesia following a car accident. He loses all memories of her. However, she sticks by him and eventually they fall in love all over again.

The older girl (Hana) is pursued by Keith, a white American played by Mark Condon, though judging from his accent I think he might be Australian. They play emotional seesaw by she first rejecting him then falling for him, he then transfering back to the States, she then deciding to marry a Japanese, he then quitting his job and returning to Japan to be with Hana.
3. Comments by orenji [Rating: 8/10]
I wanted to give this an 7.5 as I didn't really like the role of Keith but he gets better as the dorama continues. The chemistry between Iijima & Kyoko is not bad but storywise, I prefer Iijima's part as Kyoko's part of the dorama is quite simple and straightforward. Not a bad dorama to watch. I love the theme song by Love Psychedelico... ^_^
4. Comments by jdfan [Rating: 7/10]
A surprisingly good dorama. I enjoyed that storyline of two sisters with a huge age difference has to face love in their own term. The message is to listen to your heart. Naoko Iijima and Kyoko Fukada both looks great in the show. Fukada lost a lot of weight and now she looks more like a lead. lijima is so pretty!
5. Comments by yume [Rating: 7/10]
A very basic story about staying true to your heart. It had some flaws in that the story overstepped its bounds in terms of reality, and that it dropped characters in and out whenever it pleased for some really over-dramatic scene it needed, but it's occasionally funny and cute, so a 7.
6. Comments by CtrlV [Rating: 8/10]
So far so good. I laughed at how they treated the 'gaijin' so harshly. In any case, both the female leads are great, plus there is also some extra material with the foreigner. I only watched one episode so far, but i will definitely watch more once they are released.
7. Comments by marzyu [Rating: 8/10]
pretty good, i liked the relation between iijima naoko and that guy . . .but i didn't like fukada's acting in here . . .it was too fake. . . and i also hate the ending song . . .i wouldn't buy it if i wasn't curious about this drama . .. . . thank you very much ^.^
8. Comments by 4julls [Rating: 9/10]
I LOVE IT!!!
and really like iijima san en fukada chan as the role ... all the role in the dorama i like it :D
hahahahaaha
and the story .... well you can tell by ur self if you watch it
:D
9. Comments by ct_subang [Rating: 8/10]
i loved it!!yappari iijima naoko is the best!!she's so bubbly...better thn kyoko-chang...it a funny one as well!!
10. Comments by hina-sama [Rating: 8/10]
Still watching...
Iijima Naoko & Fukada Kyoko are great in it. Iijima is soo energetic!!^^
11. Comments by emiko [Rating: ?/10]
haven't started watch this piece yet..
12. Comments by hananako [Rating: 7/10]
rilexing... great,.. funny... :D
13. Comments by smmlt [Rating: ?/10]
Episode 01.
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14. Comments by Dorochive [Rating: 3/10]
Is this supposed to be good?
15. Comments by ahfong [Rating: 8/10]
Not bad.
16. Comments by aik0 [Rating: ?/10]
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17. Comments by m|rA| [Rating: ?/10]
18. Comments by for3vergirl [Rating: 7/10]
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20. Comments by arnel98 [Rating: ?/10]
21. Comments by ditmercury [Rating: 6/10]
22. Comments by Yuki0212 [Rating: 8/10]
23. Comments by yoshizawa takashi [Rating: 10/10]
24. Comments by hill383 [Rating: ?/10]
25. Comments by Akakage [Rating: 8/10]
26. Comments by massaru [Rating: 7/10]
27. Comments by Bsalez [Rating: ?/10]
28. Comments by kinki_txr [Rating: ?/10]
29. Comments by leon_no2 [Rating: ?/10]
30. Comments by kinkitsuyo [Rating: 8/10]

Users who voted for this drama (5)
1. makimura_RAn
waow. The story is so classic. It has been a long time i don;t see dorama like this. I like Iijima Naoko Character in this dorama. So charming. The endingis so meaningful. What a nice story of dorama.
2. ahfong
Good storyline.
3. magic-girl
Kyoko kawaii.
4. LostOne[TR]
5. kawaii_blue