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Hitori gurashi [ひとり暮らし]


Drama Details
Title:Hitori gurashi
Living single / Living alone
Telecast:1996-10-11 to 1996-12-13
Season:Fall 1996

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TV Station:TBS
Duration:10 Episodes

The lives of young adults living alone is explored in this artistic drama as the heroin Miho, set on living in her own apartment, refuses her best friend Kyoko's offer to move in together. Things get sticky when Miho is driven by loneliness into a rocky love affair, and Kyoko follows her own romantic pursuits while making a point of ignoring her best friend out of jealous spite. Conflicting emotions and a deep despair lead to a dramatic climax. Torn between her new love and the deep friendship she feels for Kyoko, Miho must make a decision.

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Soundtrack and Theme Songs (1)
1. Saigo no Uso 最後の嘘 [Matsutoya Yumi 松任谷由美]

Actor/Actress Cast (10)
Tokiwa Takako
Takahashi Katsunori
Nagasaku Hiromi
Takahashi Kazuya
Shimizu Kei
Takagi Saya
Yada Akiko
Yamamoto Kei
Maya Junko
Ito Takaaki

Related Links (2)
1. Official Hitori gurashi Homepage @ TBS (Japanese)
2. Hitori gurashi Infopage (Big5)

Drama Reviews (1)
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1. Simple but good [Rating: 7/10]
I bought this really only to add to my Tokiwa collection. With the title of 'Living Single' I wasn't expecting much, but it turned out to be better than I thought. This is not for anyone with a short attention span because it takes a while for the plot to develop. It starts with the simple premise of Tokiwa being pushed out of the nest, and her getting an apartment on her own. But it develops into a coming of age story including her first real romance and the series of betrayals she suffers trying pursue her dreams. It also touches on the burden of befriending someone who is obviously mentally ill and having to be mature enough to overlook that persons back-stabbing to meet the responbilities of being an adult.
Reviewed by warren.mcclendon on 26 August 2002

Comments From Users (7)
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1. Comments by Ezalor [Rating: 8/10]
Very realistic approach of an "deep 90s" style dorama, that means concentrating solely on the relationship and feelings of a few people. The role of Kyoko is extraordinaryly well-acted, you can feel every change in her emotions.
I particularily like this dorama, because Tokiwa Takako plays the "normal girl" role here in contrary to her other roles which are a little bit crazy and unreasonable.
2. Comments by gaijinmark [Rating: 7/10]
At episode 4 I was wondering why I was still watching this, but in episode 5 we find out that Nagasaku's character obviously has some issues and it got a lot more interesting after that. Can't rate this higher because it took so long to get going.
3. Comments by ct_subang [Rating: 3/10]
one of the worst,slow n boring dorama ive seen with takako init...though she's my fav...this is the one dorama tht ill definitely won't recommend to others...
4. Comments by Signo [Rating: 7/10]
A typical drama from the 90s - A woman wants to live alone in Tokyo, she feels very lonely, fell in love with a man and their relationship become complicated.
5. Comments by Akakage [Rating: 5/10]
It was soo boring I almost fell asleep..I regret for buying this drama.
6. Comments by toiling [Rating: 3/10]
Story is slow and very boring. Not Tokiwa Takako's best work.
7. Comments by tInoltin [Rating: 3/10]
kind of boring..
8. Comments by himawari [Rating: 4/10]
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