Top Japanese Dramas

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1Hana kimi

Funny with a very good cast, it deserves a much better publicity

Funniest drama ever with a perfect cast. Goofiness galore!

I loved all the characters, I love the unity in the school. The comedy made me laugh so much, I had to film most of it for safe keeping Also, I cried like a whole tissue box at the end...Thinking about it makes me feel like crying lol

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2Hana Yori Dango

BEST drama ever! Must see! I absolutely love matsumoto jun! I like kimi wa petto too and gokusen but hanadan is the best! - aibaka

This is the best Japanese drama I had ever seen. I was going to give my vote for hana kimi since I like that story more than this, BUT taking acting, music, etc, etc, into consideration, I think this is better than hana kimi.

This is the first Asian Drama I ever watched, and I'm sure that has something to do with my vote, but HYD is the best drama I've ever seen and the only one that's ever come remotely close for me is Hana Kimi. Both of these titles are absolutely worth seeing.

Best Japanese Drama Ever! love the whole cast and the story. great actors!

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3Gokusen

This ever since I saw the first season I knew it was going to be my favorite drama... and it still is. I watched all 3 seasons and the movie twice in a row at one point. I can never get tired of it. And I loved all the actors.

I watched all episode and re-run many times... That's how much I love this.

Gokusen is so amazing. It has a lot of great messages and it will make you laugh and cry along with the perfectly casted characters. WARNING: ADDICTIVE.

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41 litre of tears

I'm sure most people agree that this was one of the most touching and heartbreaking dramas they had ever seen.

After the beginning of the drama, I cried with every episode. Very poignant. I have had cancer twice and and fully appreciate this drama personally.

Good story.. More about life lesson

Incredibly heartbreaking drama with fantastic acting, teaches us the importance of life

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5Nobuta Wo Produce

The acting is amazing for actors so young. While the main female lead didn't amaze me, Yamashita Tomohisa's acting stole many scenes. He had great on-screen chemistry with Horikita Maki. Despite everything, Kamenashi Kazuya was able to make his character likeable. It could have used a bit more character development near the end though, and perhaps have had a bit of a better ending..

6Bloody Monday

Though I love most of the dramas that listed here, hands down, Bloody Monday is the best. It has worth watching plot and powerful characters too. I've been re-watching this for uncountable amount of times and still love it

I first looked at this drama and was like hmmm looks boring not my type,days later I watched it and no joke it was the best decision of my life -it's well worth your time.
It's full of /plot twists/hot men/action/emotional scenes

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7My Boss My Hero

I loved the original Korean movie version of this drama, the Japanese version is fun to watch..

Funny movie
Remind us of the lives of youth, after nononton this film I wanted to go back to youth

8Stand up!
9Liar game

I really loved this drama, It's so awesome. It has lots of twists.

The mystery and suspense is really good and keeps you on the edge. Terrific plot

Epic drama. Awesome plot. No episode will make you bored. Chemistry between characters were amaazing. Definitely a must watch drama! :D

The plot was very interesting

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10Koizora

Very nice drama and movie. The love connection was AMAZING and the storyline was unique (in a good way)

Very nice story, I have watch at least 10 times this drama, and also wanna to see again

Watched it and its very touching.. I cried till my eyes puffed...

Recommended for you, its very2 romantic & touching heart

The Newcomers

?Boku No Ita Jikan

This is such a brilliant drama, I can't believe it wasn't on the list. It's got everything I want from a good drama. Compelling characters, great plot, BRILLIANT acting and a whole lot of feels.

The Contenders

11Samurai High School

It gives you encouragement whether you lose in any aspect of life. It makes you feel to live life happily & hopefully in any condition.

12Yamada Taro Monogatari

It's so funny, the actors/actresses really get into the character, and it's just funny.

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14Itazura na Kiss ~ Love in Tokyo (2013)

It's so nice seeing the actors relationship at the start and how it differs nearer the end. I love how the actors complement each other and how somehow they fall in love! It's a must watch and I think this is the best one out of the Korean and Taiwanese and Japanese one!

Best version in my opinion. The Korean one flopped (said by critics) and Taiwanese one was just...yeaah...
I really liked this one, I mean Yuki Furukawa...come on...It's YUKI FURUKAWA! Hehe lol

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15Ouran High School Host Club

Funny and love the actors! However, I feel like the adaptation was a little off...I don't know, it just didn't feel like a host club. But nevertheless I still loved it! It's just a thing you can't hate.

Very Funny! Yamamoto. Yusuke is so cute and funny! He's a great actor! !

16Mei-chan no Shitsuji (Mei-chan's Butler)
17Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge

I couldn't stop laughing when I watched this. This is one of the best romantic comedies I had ever seen! I really like the ending. I am not saying that I hate the anime ending but Sunako and Kyohei became a couple in the live action which made me very happy. I love both the anime and the drama.

18Attention please

Very interesting drama, feel good for her acting also a lot things to learn from this drama

Very convincing tomboy character and fun plot with a steady character growth. Pretty decent depth to the story. Better than sissy dramas in the top 10, anyday

19Zettai Kareshi

It's a good drama, I enjoyed watching it, if you are a j drama fan you will love it, as did I...

20Tonbi (Kite)

Very touching story :')

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List StatsUpdated 27 Aug 2016

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Top Remixes (4)

1. Mei-chan no Shitsuji (Mei-chan's Butler)
2. Zettai Kareshi
3. Tonbi (Kite)
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1. Bloody Monday
2. Hana kimi
3. My Boss My Hero
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1. Ouran High School Host Club
2. Hana kimi
3. Nobuta Wo Produce
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