This short eight-episode Japanese television series is about a fascinating interwoven story of four women that appear to have had relationships with the same man. An older woman, well known for her earlier television series and female advice counselor, conducts interviews with these women in an effort to develop a new television series script. Not so much comedy as indicated on the IMDb, this series is more part drama, part mystery, and offers up a creative cinema experience through the use of split screen, voice over narrative by the principle character who invisibly to the series characters inhabits some of the scenes that she recalls to the audience. The first four episodes and the last four episodes seem to have the greatest overlap as scenes are shot and replayed later from different character perspectives. This series is much more dramatic and serious than Good Morning Call (2016) or Mischievous Kiss (2013). Nonetheless, the drama isn't soap operatic and comes across in a way that is captivating and revealing. For the most part, the individual lives of the characters come of age throughout the series in a quite acceptable and satisfying way. Except for the last episode that seems a bit choppy and rushing towards the conclusion, this series is well worth the experience, especially for women going through relationships.
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