The drama begins as three friends, Kai Yuuki played by Satoshi Tsumabuki (Slow Dance, Lunch no Joou), Aida Shohei played by Narimiya Hiroki (Sushi Oji!
) and Yashima Keita played by Eita (Nodame Cantabile
, Tokyo Friends
), steal an orange from a branch overhanging the side walk, laughing and running as the owner yells after them. The story is narrated by the Kai he’s 26 years old and has two weeks before classes end, he is looking hard for a job but is getting desperate and ready to take any employment offered to him. Now that college is almost over he realizes that college was the good days, the golden days. Then he meets Sae played by Shibasaki Kou (Good Luck!! Dr Koto - Shinryoujo 2006) when after watching her play violin she extends her hand, Kai looks for money but having none hands her the orange.
The drama has a really strong supporting cast including Konishi Manami as Takagi Maho (Hotman, Kirakira Kenshui), Shiraishi Miho as Ozawa Akane (Hanayome to Papa
, Nodame Cantabile
) and Ueno Juri as Kirishima Ayumi (Nodame Cantabile
, Jodan ja nai!
). Orange Days won 4 Television Drama Academy Awards. Satoshi Tsumabuki for Best Actor , Director, Opening and Screenwriter. The screenwriter Kitagwa Eriko wrote some of my favorite dramas, Long Vacation, Beautiful Life and Love Story
are terrific along with 8 more that I haven’t seen yet.
Download the bit torrent file for the complete j-tv hard sub release here
. The Orange Range song "Shanghai Honey" can be found here
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