TV series that tells the every-day stories of a group of teenagers in high-school, focusing on their romances and personal problems.
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Series cast summary:
Atsuko Enomoto ...
 Yukino Miyazawa (26 episodes, 1998-1999)
Christopher Nicholas ...
 Soichiro Arima (26 episodes, 1998-1999)
Dick Rodstein ...
 Mr. Kawashima (26 episodes, 1998-1999)
Chihiro Suzuki ...
 Soichiro Arima (26 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Yukino Miyazawa (26 episodes, 1998-1999)
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TV series that tells the every-day stories of a group of teenagers in high-school, focusing on their romances and personal problems.

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While "Kareshi Kanojo no Jijyou" (1998) literally means "The Circumstances of a Boyfriend and Girlfriend", its actual (and official translation used by RightStuf International) is "His or Her Circumstances." While "kareshi" and "kanojo" both mean "boyfriend" and "girlfriend" respectively, they are sometimes used to mean "his" or "her." However, this practice is rarely used outside of textbook Japanese. See more »

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Tsubasa Shibahime: So, I'll be happy.
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The closing credits run over films shot while moving through the halls of an unoccupied Japanese high school. See more »


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Kaze Hiita Yoru
by Yuki Watanabe & Maria Yamamoto
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One of the best series I've ever seen.
12 June 2000 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

Kareshi Kanojo no Jiyou, or Kare Kano for short, is a great series. It tells the story of a pair of high school students, Yukino and Arima, two over-achievers who finally loosen up when they meet each other. The series details the ups and downs that they have in their new relationship as it blossoms into romance.

The show alternates between comedy and drama, with the art style alternating to fit the situation. The balance of extreme comedy and drama is wonderful. It shows how life can be deadly serious one moment and undeniably absurd the next. This is a show that no one should miss.

P.S.: To fans of the film My Neighbor Totoro, be sure to watch episode 11. It's got a hilarious gag you don't want to miss!


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