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Real Clothes [リアル・クローズ]


Drama Details
Title:Real Clothes
Telecast:2009-10-13 to 2009-12-22
Season:Fall 2009

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TV Station:Fuji TV
Duration:1 Special
11 Episodes

Amano Kinue is a saleswoman in the futon section of a department store. Despite her plain clothes and poor makeup, she ends up being transferred to the women's clothing department, where she is trained by her extraordinarily fashionable boss.

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Soundtrack and Theme Songs (2)
1. Onnagokoro (special) [Sakazume Misako 坂詰美紗子]
2. Kitto Daijobu [Sakazume Misako 坂詰美紗子]

Actor/Actress Cast (35)
Amano Kinue
Kuroki Hitomi
Jinbo Miki
Takaoka Sousuke
Yamauchi Tatsuya
Nishijima Hidetoshi
Tabuchi Yusaku
Koizumi Kotaro
Hachiya Hideaki
Kato Natsuki
Sasaki Ryo
Nose Anna
Kimura Mizuho
Mano Yuko
Hayashi Yoko
Enomoto Michiru
Minami Akina
Mori Natsuko
Kubota Maki
Hoshino Sayuri
Maehara Eri
Sakano Yukari
Fukuda Moe
Yano Kaori
Tahara Rika
Sato Jiro
Omo Atsushi
Tanaka Tetsushi
Ozaki Takashi
Sakakibara Ikue
Yamamoto Kayoko (ep. 1)
Suzuki Sawa
Hibiya Shinobu (ep. 2)
Fujimoto Shizuka
Hibiya Maki (ep. 2)
Okada Kohki
Kurita (ep. 2)
Katahira Nagisa
Mizushima Tomoko (ep. 3)
Nishioka Tokuma
Hongo Takeshi (ep. 3)
Fukui Tomonobu
Yamauchi Kazuyoshi (ep. 4)
Washio Machiko
Yamauchi Yumi (ep. 4)
Yamada Maiko
Hori Harumi (ep. 4-6)
Toyama Toshiya
Kawara (ep. 5)
Nakabeppu Aoi
Konishi Mami (ep. 6-7)
Araki Yuko
(ep. 7)
Iwashimizu Kai
(ep. 7)
Okunuki Kaoru
Yukino (ep. 7-8)
Nakamura Yasuhi
Futaba Kimihiko (ep. 8)
Tayama Ryosei
Takeuchi Yuzo (ep. 9)
Tanihara Shosuke
Hachiya Toshiyuki (ep. 9-10)
Masu Takeshi
Miyazaki (ep. 10)
Tanimura Mitsuki
Ishida Tamiko (ep. 11)

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Drama Reviews (1)
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1. The Devil Wears Prada Japanese Style [Rating: 8/10]
Everything you ever wanted to know about high fashion or more exactly - this is about selling high fashion which is really the selling of dreams.

Karina does a superb job as Kinue, a girl who was doing quite well selling bedding, and then one day she finds she's been transferred to the Women's Clothing Department. So the stage is set for a Devil Wears Prada remake Japanese style.

Kinue is clumsy, klutzy, and without any fashion sense what so ever. Like Andy Sachs in TDWP. Her new boss is Chief Manager Miki Jinbo who is played by Hitomi Kuroki, and this role is styled as the Streep role in TDWP.

But this is series, not a two hour story for a single movie. So they had to open it up, hence the department store wars. Think Nieman-Marcus vs Bloomingdales vs Bergdoff-Goodman.

Plenty of nice threads to see, and these are worn by some of Japan's most beautiful actresses. So even if high fashion isn't your cup of cha, watching beautiful women is what you get in this series.

As the series progresses, it seems to veer away sharply from TDWP model. Kinue grows personally, professionally, and of course stylishly.

I think if you decide to watch this, just don't expect TDWP. Even with the similarities and the fact that it starts as if it would be the same it simply wasn't the same.

As a guy, Im not interested in fashion as a topic, but I did see TDWP and liked it so I thought I'd give this a chance.

To borrow Miki Jinbo's trademark - Kekko! (Fine!)

I thought this was a fine series which seemed to hit a lot of different areas - broken hearts, broken dreams and so forth. Straightmen and women and a few gays tossed in. A few bad guys too.

It played well as a drama, as a comedy, and as a life-affirming story. The only department that it failed in, and intentionally, was the romance department.

It's not as if it tried and failed, the romance had to be jettisoned otherwise the character of Kinue could not have grown in multiple spheres of her life.

Nice to look at , entertaining, and at times a lot of fun. I liked it. A lot.
Reviewed by michaelfromny on 25 February 2010

Comments From Users (22)
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1. Comments by Jeanxi [Rating: 5/10]
Interesting clothes, not so interesting plot. The similarities between this drama and The Devil Wears Prada is striking, though I'd have to say the script and the acting of this drama made the story more cheesy and less endearing than TDWP. I've always been a big fan of Kuroki Hitomi, but for some reason, her acting in this drama was very wooden, and does not match up at all to the level of Meryl Streep. I'm rather disappointed with this drama since I had high expectations for it.
2. Comments by miriya52 [Rating: 7/10]
This drama turned out to be more entertaining than I expected based on the premise. There is some good character development throughout the plot. However, since it's solely centered around fashion, that bored me after awhile.
3. Comments by ct_subang [Rating: ?/10]
Reminded me of Kabe Onna-ppoi...de-paa-to dorama...was awesome to see the Nose-sisters all in one drama!love the clothes karina wore...very oshare..& Anna Wintour wannabe - Kuroki...flawlesss
4. Comments by orange1806 [Rating: 9/10]
better than I expected. I loved how kuroki hitomi looks sooo good in this show. High fashion. Lots of encouraging statements from the show too. Great one!
5. Comments by Mabelka [Rating: 6/10]
Interesting at first after 6th episode it becomes a little borring. Karina fits to this role quite good, and some clothes and outfits are really cute.
6. Comments by bobspelledbqwrds [Rating: 10/10]
SOO good!!!
I loved every bit of it. Inspired me to do something, even if I don't love it. It also showed me that change is okay. :]
7. Comments by compaqmac321 [Rating: 6/10]
the women on this show are.......annoying, it was ridiculous. watch the devil wears prada if you want to see something like this
8. Comments by jessiesoon [Rating: 8/10]
kuroki hitomi is still so pretty!!! suteki!
karina is definitely a fashionista!!!
9. Comments by irwinner [Rating: 8/10]
Actually has a pretty good story in addition to being a good eye candy show.
10. Comments by loveaomori [Rating: 8/10]
the story doesn't have anything special but all actors are good!
11. Comments by EstherM [Rating: 6/10]
A little bit on the empty side - stunning wardrobe though.
12. Comments by chokakoi [Rating: 7/10]
i thought the movie was good. the drama was kinda draggy
13. Comments by shinjitsu [Rating: 7/10]
Better than I thought it'd be. Feel good comedy.
14. Comments by dira [Rating: ?/10]
bought dvd on 29/01/10 will be watching soon!
15. Comments by Signo [Rating: 7/10]
all about clothes and how they change people
16. Comments by misaki697 [Rating: ?/10]
watching...episode 7. really good so far!!
17. Comments by oldasianguy [Rating: 9/10]
Karina is a fine actress....
18. Comments by chibichan [Rating: 8/10]
really good so far
19. Comments by Eve [Rating: 8/10]
Simply good fun!
20. Comments by coldeyes [Rating: 7/10]
kekko des.
21. Comments by uchi23 [Rating: ?/10]
22. Comments by natzumi [Rating: 8/10]
23. Comments by runpup [Rating: ?/10]
24. Comments by yipsm [Rating: 7/10]
25. Comments by Doramako [Rating: ?/10]
26. Comments by kyoihishi [Rating: 8/10]
27. Comments by M [Rating: ?/10]
28. Comments by g_hunter1 [Rating: ?/10]
29. Comments by lonewolf82 [Rating: ?/10]
30. Comments by Taira-Panku [Rating: 10/10]

Users who voted for this drama (2)
1. Taira-Panku
Real Clothes! Woow! I just love this drama it's alot like Devil Wears prada! but the story line is amazing, and inspired me to contiue in the fashion business, it also gives insperation to people to find their style and be proud of who they are and go after what they want in life! Karina and Kuroki Hitomi are amazing in this!
2. knittinggirl1