Absolute Boyfriend (2008– )
"Zettai kareshi" (original title)

TV Series  -  Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
8.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.0/10 from 266 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 1 critic

Unlucky in love office lady Riiko Izawa is ready to give up on relationships when a mysterious man who offers her the perfect boyfriend. However, just when she catches the attention of her ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 33 titles
created 03 Sep 2011
 
a list of 36 titles
created 28 Nov 2011
 
a list of 32 titles
created 13 Nov 2012
 
list image
a list of 210 titles
created 21 Aug 2013
 
a list of 48 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Absolute Boyfriend (2008– )

Absolute Boyfriend (2008– ) on IMDb 8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Absolute Boyfriend.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2009   2008  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Ouran High School Host Club (TV Series 2006)
Animation | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

At the ultra prestigious Ouran High School, Haruhi Fujioka looks for a quiet place to read and walks into an unused music room, and accidentally stumbles across the notorious Ouran High ... See full summary »

Stars: Maaya Sakamoto, Mamoru Miyano, Masaya Matsukaze
You Are Beautiful (TV Series 2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Go Mi-Nyu, a girl about to become a nun, is asked to cover for her indisposed twin brother, Mi-Nam, who's on the verge of becoming a k-idol. To do so, she disguises herself as a boy and joins A.N.Jell, a really popular boy band.

Stars: Shin-Hye Park, Jang Keun Suk, Yong-hwa Jung
Nobuta wo produce (TV Mini-Series 2005)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Shuji (Kamenashi Kazuya) is one of the most popular guy in school. He tries to avoid Akira (Tomohisa Yamashita), because of his constant annoyance. But Kame isn't just like that. At home, ... See full summary »

Stars: Kazuya Kamenashi, Tomohisa Yamashita, Maki Horikita
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Mizuki disguises herself as a boy and transfers to the same all-boys high school her idol, Izumi Sano, a high-jump athlete that gave up on the sport, attends. In between the antics of their classmates, she'll try to get him to jump again.

Stars: Maki Horikita, Shun Oguri, Tôma Ikuta
Boys Over Flowers (TV Series 2005)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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 »

Stars: Mao Inoue, Jun Matsumoto, Shun Oguri
Gokusen (TV Mini-Series 2002)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Gokusen is the story of recently graduated Kumiko Yamaguchi, aka. Yankumi, and her life as a new high school teacher. Unlike the other new teachers at her school Kumiko gets placed with teh... See full summary »

Stars: Yukie Nakama, Ken Utsui, Ken Kaneko
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Makino and Domyoji have decided to marry, but are they really ready to take that step? F4 (Flower Four), 4 close friends, are crucial to helping them determine if they are ready to make a lifetime commitment to each other.

Director: Yasuharu Ishii
Stars: Mao Inoue, Jun Matsumoto, Shun Oguri
Operation Proposal (TV Series 2007)
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Ken and Rei have been friends since childhood. Though he has been in love with her for years he was never able to tell her. On the day of her wedding to another man Ken sees a picture of ... See full summary »

Stars: Tomohisa Yamashita, Masami Nagasawa, Nana Eikura
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A tomboy is mistaken for a young man, but maintains the deception for the sake of employment. The situation is complicated when her male boss begins to develop feelings for this "boy".

Stars: Eun-hye Yun, Yoo Gong, Lee Sun Gyun
Black Butler (2014)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

An orphaned aristocrat summons a demonic butler to aid her, at the price of her soul.

Directors: Kentarô Ohtani, Kei'ichi Sato
Stars: Hiro Mizushima, Ayame Gôriki, Yûka
Mischievous Kiss (TV Series 2010)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Playful Kiss is a warm, bubbly drama about falling in love and growing up along the way. Oh Ha Ni, nicknamed "Noah's snail" by her father and friends for her ability to keep trying even ... See full summary »

Stars: Kim Joong Hyun, Jung So Min, Si-young Lee
Beck (2010)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Yukihiko Tsutsumi
Stars: Hiro Mizushima, Kenta Kiritani, Aoi Nakamura
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Saki Aibu ...
 Riiko Izawa (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Erena ...
 Ono Chiho (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mokomichi Hayami ...
 Night Tenjo / ... (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jingi Irie ...
 Hayashi Kota (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Masaki Kaji ...
 Tanaka Yoichiro (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Komoto Maki ...
 Sato Nozomi (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Miki Maya ...
 Wakabayashi Fujiko (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Rie Minemura ...
 Yoshioka Tetsuko (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Hiro Mizushima ...
 Soshi Asamoto / ... (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Shunsuke Nakamura ...
 Asamoto Masashi (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Tsubaki Nekoze ...
 Adachi Kyoko (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Ryosuke Sakuragi ...
 Morikawa Yasushi (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Eisuke Sasai ...
 Shirasagi Yuki (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Kuranosuke Sasaki ...
 Namikiri Gaku (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Kenta Satoi ...
 Hirata Hajime (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Natsuhi Ueno ...
 Ito Mika (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Shoichi Watanuki ...
 Dei Takeru (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Meikyô Yamada ...
 Asamoto Shiro (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Kei Yamamoto ...
 Asamoto Kazushi (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Edit

Storyline

Unlucky in love office lady Riiko Izawa is ready to give up on relationships when a mysterious man who offers her the perfect boyfriend. However, just when she catches the attention of her wealthy, playboy boss she finds herself the owner of the perfect, million dollar boyfriend - a robotic figure tailored to her exact ideals! Now Riiko's life is turned upside down as she finds herself caught up in a love triangle while trying to achieve her dream of becoming a world-class pastry chef. Written by mercy_angel_09

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Completely Perfect Boyfriend Robot. See more »


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 April 2008 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Absolute Boyfriend  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

In the first episode, Riiko names model 01, knight, because he will protect her. However, Riiko makes him a scarf with the initial "N." Therefore, throughout the series, he is called, "Night," In addition, in the last episode, when Soshi stumbles upon the robot manual, it reads that 01 is part of the "Nightly Series." See more »

Connections

Version of Absolute Boyfriend (2012) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Familiar but fun
1 July 2008 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

This dorama is amusing but also unusually engaging - a big hit in 2008's Fujisankei line-up. What if a cute, eligible girl wins the use of the "perfect boyfriend" - a robot?

An appealing group of players make the story fun in the same way as, say, Bewitched. Aibu Saki is the definition of cute in the role of the girl, though the remainder of the cast acquits itself capably as the people who slowly come to realize the strange situation. Of course, there are the expected episodes of mistaken identity as the robot gradually proves to me more "human" than the rest of them. This is the kind of fluffy entertainment you can polish off in a night or two - realizing, of course, there are eleven episodes.

For the genre, Zettai Kareshi ("Perfect Boyfriend") is refreshing and sweet, with any number of small laughs thrown in for good measure.


13 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
So sad... c_rese19
Love the manga! skids20
Discuss Absolute Boyfriend (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?