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Series cast summary:
Erika Sawajiri ...  Ikeuchi Aya 11 episodes, 2005
Ryô Nishikido Ryô Nishikido ...  Asou Haruto 11 episodes, 2005
Hiroko Yakushimaru Hiroko Yakushimaru ...  Ikeuchi Shioka 11 episodes, 2005
Takanori Jinnai Takanori Jinnai ...  Ikeuchi Mizuo 11 episodes, 2005
Riko Narumi ...  Ikeuchi Ako 11 episodes, 2005
Naohito Fujiki ...  Mizuno Hiroshi 11 episodes, 2005
Saori Saori ...  Sugiura Mari 11 episodes, 2005
Yuma Sanada Yuma Sanada ...  Ikeuchi Hiroki 11 episodes, 2005
Ani Miyoshi Ani Miyoshi ...  Ikeuchi Rika 11 episodes, 2005
Ken'ichi Matsuyama ...  Kawamoto Yuji 11 episodes, 2005
Maya Hamaoka Maya Hamaoka ...  Oikawa Kikue 11 episodes, 2005
Ryô Hashizume Ryô Hashizume ...  Nakahara Keita 11 episodes, 2005
Hiroshi Katsuno Hiroshi Katsuno ...  Asou Yoshifumi 11 episodes, 2005
Kazuko Katô Kazuko Katô ...  Fujimura Madoka 11 episodes, 2005
Kana Matsumoto Kana Matsumoto ...  Matsumura Saki 11 episodes, 2005
Momosuke Mizutani Momosuke Mizutani ...  Onda Kohei 11 episodes, 2005
Asae Ohnishi Asae Ohnishi ...  Oikawa Asumi 11 episodes, 2005
Yûki Satô Yûki Satô ...  Keisuke Asou 11 episodes, 2005
Toshihide Tonesaku ...  Takano Kiichi 11 episodes, 2005
Shigeyuki Totsugi ...  Nishino Ryouzou 11 episodes, 2005
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This TV drama version of "Ichi rittoru no namida" tells the story of 15-year-old Ikeuchi Aya, an ordinary girl and a new highschool student. But soon she discovers she has spinocerebellar degeneration, an incurable disease that affects the cerebellum of the brain. Based on a true story, Aya lived her life to the fullest until her death at 25. From seeing the strong earnest wish of Aya's wish "to live", the drama delivers the message: "Just being alive is such a lovely and wonderful thing." Written by aki

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Official Sites:

Fuji TV [Japan]

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Japan

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Japanese

Release Date:

11 October 2005 (Japan) See more »

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1 Litre of Tears See more »

Filming Locations:

Japan

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Fuji Television Network See more »
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(11 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color
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tragic yet touching
13 May 2014 | by shawty88See all my reviews

1 Litre of Tears addresses the discrimination towards disabled people by screening a documentary diary of Aya showing her fear, courage, and struggles with her disease. It not only addresses the issue but also evokes emotional feelings towards the casts' performance. Each casts portrays their character perfectly making the series very enjoyable to watch. The TV series is based on a 15 year old girl, Aya Ikeuchi, who has an incurable disease that dramatically changes Aya's view of life and the relationship with her friends and family. This TV series is great for those who want to watch a tragic story with a tint of romance, however, I suggest keeping a box of tissues nearby because you might need it.


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