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Boys Over Flowers 

Hana yori dango (original title)
Makino Tsukushi, coming from a humble family of reduced income, feels out place at Eitoku Gakuen, a school largely attended by the progeny of the most rich and powerful people of the ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mao Inoue Mao Inoue ...  Tsukushi Makino 9 episodes, 2005
Jun Matsumoto Jun Matsumoto ...  Tsukasa Dômyôji 9 episodes, 2005
Shun Oguri ...  Rui Hanazawa 9 episodes, 2005
Shôta Matsuda Shôta Matsuda ...  Sôjirô Nishikado 9 episodes, 2005
Tsuyoshi Abe Tsuyoshi Abe ...  Akira Mimasaka 9 episodes, 2005
Megumi Satô Megumi Satô ...  Sakurako Sanjo 9 episodes, 2005
Aki Nishihara Aki Nishihara ...  Yuki Matsuoka 9 episodes, 2005
Saki Seto Saki Seto ...  Yuriko Asai 9 episodes, 2005
Aki Fukada Aki Fukada ...  Erika Ayuhara 9 episodes, 2005
Emiko Matsuoka Emiko Matsuoka ...  Minako Yamano 9 episodes, 2005
David Itô David Itô ...  Nishida 9 episodes, 2005
Mako Ishino Mako Ishino ...  Chieko Makino 9 episodes, 2005
Mariko Kaga ...  Kaede Domyoji 9 episodes, 2005
Takako Katô Takako Katô ...  Sachiyo Sengoku 9 episodes, 2005
Susumu Kobayashi Susumu Kobayashi ...  Haruo Makino 9 episodes, 2005
Satoshi Tomiura Satoshi Tomiura ...  Susumu Makino 9 episodes, 2005
Takayuki Takuma Takayuki Takuma 6 episodes, 2005
Nanako Matsushima ...  Tsubaki Domyoji 6 episodes, 2005
Mayumi Sada ...  Shizuka Todo 5 episodes, 2005
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Makino Tsukushi, coming from a humble family of reduced income, feels out place at Eitoku Gakuen, a school largely attended by the progeny of the most rich and powerful people of the country, so she's determined to draw as little attention to herself as possible and pass her high school days without incident. She's specially cautious of staying out of the way of the F4, a group made up by the four richest boys in school and that rules over the entire student body by intimidation and bullying. However, when her one friend at school manages to draw the ire of the leader of the F4, Domyoji Tsukasa, Makino jumps in to defend her friend and confronts him. By doing so, she not only becomes the newest target of Tsukasa's anger, but also, and unexpectedly, the focus of his interest. This, just as Makino was starting to have feelings for the enigmatic Hanazawa Rui, another member of the F4 and close friend to Tsukasa, marks the end of her quiet and untroubled days and turns her life into the ... Written by Dama del Puente

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

TBS Program Catalog [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

21 October 2005 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Boys Before Flowers See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(9 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Based on a Manga by Kamio Yoko of the same name. See more »

Quotes

bully girl1: Oh my! for a second... Hanazawa Rui-San's eyes met mine!
bully girl 2: He's coming over!
bully girl1: Oh no! what should I do?
[excited]
bully girl1: [happy]
Rui Hanazawa: say.
bully girl1bully girl 2bully girl 3: Yes!
Rui Hanazawa: Where's Makino?
bully girl 3: Makino-San isn't here today, but i think she's just ditching school...
[tsukasa pushes her on the ground]
[...]
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Connections

Followed by Boys Over Flowers: Final (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Wish
Performed by Arashi
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Fantastic Series!
3 August 2006 | by titanica50See all my reviews

I discovered Hana Yori Dango and I was really stunned by it. What a wonderful series,while it was short lived,(9 episodes only), a sequel is coming in 2007 so I cant wait!I loved all of the characters specially Makino Tsukushi.What it is also great about the series is that depicts life in present day Japan and you get to see how the Japanese society deals with the concepts of love,drama, money...I really feel bad after seeing Tsukushi struggling to adapt to a higher place in society after she meet Tsukasa.And the final episode made me cry!!!!Now I am really looking forward to the sequel! Highly recommended!!!!


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