Brother, didn’t you say that “people should take more hardships when they are still young”? It has been too smooth-sailing for the two of us. I think Kotoko is an ordeal that God has sent to us. – Yuki
Year of Broadcast: 1996
P L O T
Late for a meeting, Kotoko was running along the corridor in school and bumped into Naoki, their lips meeting. Naoki showed his disgust, but Kotoko started to idolise him, who was good at everything from studies to sports.
When Kotoko’s house burned down, her father’s good friend Machiko invited them to move in with her family. It was then that Kotoko realized Naoki was the elder son of Machiko, who took up the role of a fairy-godmother to bring the two together…despite the fact that Naoki was disgusted. Not discouraged, the clumsy and not-so-bright Kotoko started to do everything that would change her impression on him. Gradually, the icy-cold Naoki who disliked girls started to feel for Kotoko… (source: DramaWiki)
T H O U G H T S
Itazura na Kiss (InK): 9.7
Despite its age (and the quality of the video), I have loved this unexpectedly.
My type of love for this Japanese drama goes beyond the realm of objectivity. It is purely subjective. Itazura na Kiss (the plot in general) is one of my favorite stories of all time so it is understandable if I may be biased but that does not stop me from noticing flaws.
Even with the over-the-top acting and changes in the story, I have enjoyed InK tremendously. I finished it in one sitting (except for Continue reading »