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...  Nao Kanzaki 20 episodes, 2007-2010
Shôta Matsuda ...  Akiyama Shinichi / ... 20 episodes, 2007-2010
...  Ellie 12 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Norihiko yokoya 12 episodes, 2007-2010
Shingo Ippongi 11 episodes, 2007
Masayuki Izumi ...  Kenya Okano 11 episodes, 2007
Shigeo Kiyama 11 episodes, 2007
Makoto Sakamoto ...  Ohno wataru 11 episodes, 2007
11 episodes, 2007
Mio Dazai 9 episodes, 2009-2010
...  Ryo Katsuragi 9 episodes, 2009-2010
Nobuo Kyô ...  Tatsuya Kawai 9 episodes, 2009-2010
Megumi 9 episodes, 2009-2010
Jutta Yûki 9 episodes, 2009-2010
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Trusting, gullible Nao suddenly finds herself participating in the mysterious Liar Game, a game where the players are issued large sums of money which they then have to cheat each other out of. A few get rich, while the rest find themselves in debt for life. Nao's opponent is her former teacher. Relieved, she goes to him for advice, but is tricked into giving him all her money. With no idea of how to retrieve the money to avoid debt, Nao is desperate. When she gets a tip that a genius swindler, Shinichi Akiyama, is about to be released from prison, she turns to him for help. With some initial reluctance, Akiyama agrees to be her right-hand man in the game. As the two get pulled deeper into increasingly difficult levels of the game, it gradually becomes clear that their participation was far from coincidental. Written by Anonymous

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Outstanding live action drama and thrilling experience
5 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

Usually I don't watch Japanese drama because of the "bad" acting. Always, in case of live action, manga is better so why bother with live action series when I can experience it better as manga. I read Liar Game manga and I like it very much so why not giving a chance to live action.

I just blow my mind. Acting is great and actors are perfectly chosen. Yes whole shows seems like theatrical piece but it gives charm. Camera angles, stage decoration, lighting is amazing. Plus awesome music.

Don't think this is stupid because of the irritating characters, that characters are based on manga and they show the unchangingly nature. It is great that they kept original integrity of the manga, didn't try to make it more realistic.

Best part is the thrill that show gives you with great innovative games. Especially cute explanations of each game and ways to win.

It is worth watching.


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