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Series cast summary:
Mao Inoue ...  Tsukushi Makino 9 episodes, 2005
Jun Matsumoto ...  Tsukasa Dômyôji 9 episodes, 2005
...  Rui Hanazawa 9 episodes, 2005
Shôta Matsuda ...  Sôjirô Nishikado 9 episodes, 2005
Tsuyoshi Abe ...  Akira Mimasaka 9 episodes, 2005
Megumi Satô ...  Sakurako Sanjo 9 episodes, 2005
Aki Nishihara ...  Yuki Matsuoka 9 episodes, 2005
Saki Seto ...  Yuriko Asai 9 episodes, 2005
Aki Fukada ...  Erika Ayuhara 9 episodes, 2005
Emiko Matsuoka ...  Minako Yamano 9 episodes, 2005
David Itô ...  Nishida 9 episodes, 2005
Mako Ishino ...  Chieko Makino 9 episodes, 2005
Mariko Kaga ...  Kaede Domyoji 9 episodes, 2005
Takako Katô ...  Sachiyo Sengoku 9 episodes, 2005
Susumu Kobayashi ...  Haruo Makino 9 episodes, 2005
Satoshi Tomiura ...  Susumu Makino 9 episodes, 2005
Takayuki Takuma 6 episodes, 2005
...  Tsubaki Domyoji 6 episodes, 2005
...  Shizuka Todo 5 episodes, 2005


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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21 October 2005 (Japan)  »

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Boys Over Flowers  »

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The ring tone on the cellphone Doumyouji gave Tsukushi is based on the Theme for Doumyouji used in the 1996 anime version. Specifically, the theme is "The Imperial March" from the "Star Wars" score by John Williams. See more »


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?
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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Version of Hana yori dango (1995) See more »


Performed by Arashi
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Fantastic Series!
3 August 2006 | by See 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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