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Best 5 Japanese Dramas Worthy To Watch

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Are you bored and want to binge into something, then watch these high rated Japanese dramas to make your weekends thrilling. These dramas are filled with mysteries and great chemistry.

1. Atelier (2015)

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Atelier in Japanese means “Underwear” and this series tells the insider look of lingerie industry through the eyes of women. The story revolves around the girl who is very passionate.   Mayuko is fresh out of college with big dreams. She has a passion for fabric and design but has no idea what to do next.

She starts working in a high-class lingerie shop. She had a demanding boss and struggles with him. She learns what it takes to survive in the business world. This series is about growth, inner beauty and finding your place in a world.

Cast –

  • Kiritani Mirei as Tokita Mayuko
  • Daichi Mao as Nanjo Mayumi
  • Chiba Masako as Tanaka Reiko
  • Kaito Ken as Saruhashi Jin

No. Of Episodes 13

Watch On Netflix

2. Angel Heart (2015)

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An action, mysterious crime  drama about the girls who are totally different from each other. Kairo Makimura, a police detective who follows the path of law and Xiang-Ying, an assassin, her life changes when both there lives become inextricably linked.

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Kaori dies in a freak accident, while Xiang-Ying tries to end her own life but is brought back from the brink of death thanks to a new heart—Kaori’s. Xiang-Ying now remembers both her own memories and Kaori’s. She tries her best to live a peaceful life after getting a new chance to live. She meets Ryo Saeba, Kaori’s fiancee. They gets entangled with each other.

Cast –

  • Kamikawa Takaya as Ryo Saeba
  • Miyoshi Ayaka as Xiang Ying
  • Aibu Saki as Makimura Kaori
  • Miura Shohei as Liu Xin Hong

No. Of Episodes – 9

Watch On Crunchyroll

3. Kakegurui (2018)

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Kakegurui is a live-action drama based on the Kakegurui manga directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa. It is a gambling drama and have many twists you will definitely love. This high rated drama will leave no expectations. Hyakkaou, a private academy where students are taught to learn business and politics. Children from influential families in politics and businesses attend this academy.

The hierarchy of the students is classified by a series of games. Students that win the games are on the ruling side and the students who lose become slaves. But things turn upside down when a a mysterious girl, Jabami Yumeko is transferred to this Academy. She looks innocent, but she is actually a branded gambler and seeks out the thrill of taking calculated risks.

Cast –

  • Hamabe Minami as Jabami Yumeko
  • Takasugi Mahiro as Suzui Ryota
  • Morikawa Aoi as Saotome Mary
  • Nakagawa Taishi as Manyuda Kaede

No. Of Episodes – 10

Watch On Netflix

4. Unnatural (2018)

THE DRAMA PARADISE | Best 5 Japanese Dramas Worthy To Watch

One of the best Japanese drama which surrounds around the unnatural death of humans and showing the other side of human nature when faced with the deaths of their loved ones. This drama is a forensic science based drama. A group of forensic doctors working at the Unnatural Death Investigation Lab (UDI), a fictional unit.

Mikoto Misumi is  a pathologist at UDI (Unnatural Death Investigation) Lab. She can’t stand neglecting unnatural deaths and believes there must be a truth behind the deaths. She works with her teammates, Kai Nakado, an autopsy doctor, Rokuro Kube, a recorder, clinical test technologist Yuko Shoji and UDI director Yasuo Kamikura. They work together to reveal the truth behind the unnatural death. Where this mystery lead to. Watch must.

Cast –

  • Ishihara Satomi as Misumi Mikoto
  • Iura Arata as Nakado Kei
  • Kubota Masataka as Kube Rokuro
  • Ichikawa Mikako as Shoji Yuko

No. Of Episodes – 10

Watch On AsianWiki

THE DRAMA PARADISE | Best 5 Japanese Dramas Worthy To Watch

This Japanese drama revolves around the law and justice. Machiko Mayuzumi, a newbie lawyer who always stands for justice. She is very passionate to protect her meek. She starts her first case with a person who is accused of murder and is being put under duress to confess to the crime.

Mayuzumi is unable to clear the case but she wants to fought till the end. Her boss, Miki insisted her to win the case. Binge into this mysterious show.

Cast –

  • Sakai Masato as Komikado Kensuke
  • Aragaki Yui as Mayuzumi Machiko
  • Satomi Kotaro as Hattori
  • Taguchi Junnosuke as Kaga Ranmaru

No. Of Episodes – 11

Watch On – AsianWiki

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