Top Japanese Dramas


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Hana kimi
Funny with a very good cast, it deserves a much better publicity
I love hana kimi! The best Version <3 It really made me cry and laugh. Because hana kimi. Going school is really fun :)))
Funniest drama ever with a perfect cast. Goofiness galore!

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!


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.
The movie was amazing, I never get tired of watching it over and over again though

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

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.
Good story.. More about life lesson
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.

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..

6Liar 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
[Newest]The best drama EVER

7Bloody Monday
Love HT and Bloody Monday!

8Ouran High School Host Club
Very Funny! Yamamoto. Yusuke is so cute and funny! He's a great actor! !

9Mei-chan no Shitsuji (Mei-chan's Butler)
Awesome! Eikura Nana, Mizushima Hiro and Satoh Takeru


10Stand up!

The Contenders

11Zettai Kareshi

12My Boss My Hero
Funny movie
Remind us of the lives of youth, after nononton this film I wanted to go back to youth

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

14Last Cinderella
Seriously It's very Great drama! > _ <
I re-watch a lot times this drama
I love haruma! This drama was totally worth watching because of his hotness

15Tonbi (Kite)
Very touching story :')

Sato Ryuta, Ichihara Hayato and Shirota Yu


17Yamada Taro Monogatari
It's so funny, the actors/actresses really get into the character, and it's just funny.

18Kimi wa petto
Great drama and Cute Actors ♥
So cute! Its just perfect!

19Atashinchi no Danshi
I watched this drama 4 years ago and I could still remember how great this drama. It's part of my life :')

20Itazura na Kiss ~ Love in Tokyo (2013)
This is the Best Dorama I've seen.
Kotoko and Naoki is Kakkoi~


21Samurai 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.

22Mr. Brain
Kimura Takuya and Hayase Haruka


23Attention 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

24Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge

25Hanazakari No Kimitachi E (For You In Full Blossom)
Oguri Shun and Horikita Maki


26Proposal Daisakusen

27Rich Man, Poor Woman
I love this drama! Definitely a keeper!
Love it. BEST EVER

28Hotaru no Hikari
One of my first japanese dramas

29Love Shuffle
A bit more of a mature drama. Features a lot of big named actors and actresses. It doesn't disappoint, with a lot of humor, drama, and some very real life situations that make your heart quench. Even felt sympathy for the most dis-likeable character near the end. Even if you don't think its the best, its certainly one of the greatest. You should really check it out.

30Yukan Club

31I Give My First Love to You

32Buzzer Beat


34Switch Girl!!

35Kazoku Game

36Ikemen Desu Ne

37Juui Dolittle

38Beautiful Life
Sypnosis: Love story between kyoko, who is disabled, and Shuji, a hair stylist.

Cast: Tokiwa Takako, Takuya Kimura
Touching story. Moved to tears.

39Futatsu no Spica

40Yokai Ningen Bem

41Last Friends

42Lovely Complex

43Hanzawa Naoki

44Island of Red Spider Lilies



47Koishite Akuma
A forbidden love story of a Vampire and Human


48Hammer Session!

49IS - Otoko Demo Onna Demo Nai Sei

50Secret Forest

51Kagi no Kakatta Heya


53Tatta Hitotsu no Koi
The most realistic and pure love story ever!
Beautiful setting, beautiful actors, and an absolutely beautiful plot! Awesome drama!


55Majo no Jouken

56Drucker in the Dug-out


58Code Blue
Medical drama for also for those who've never tried this genre - it was the same with me and now it's one of my all time favorites. Yamashita Tomohisa, Toda Erika, Aragaki Yui and others did great job. The acting was so realistic.

5999 Years of Love: Japanese Americans

60Yama Onna Kabe Onna

61Nodame Cantabile
I had the chance to watch this drama last year, it is absolutely great!


Seriously, this should be on top of the least!
So underrated (in this list).. One of the best live-action jdramas.

62Tokujo Kabachi!!

63Tokyo Dogs

64Team Medical Dragon

65Kaseifu No Mita

66Last Kiss


68Orthros no Inu


70Uta no Onii-san

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