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Forbidden Love
Network
Episodes
11
Also Knows As
Majo no Jouken
Directed by
Doi Nobuhiro, Naniwa Kazuhiro, Katayama Osamu
Written by
Yukawa Kazuhiko
Producer
Yagi Yasuo
Cast
Matsushima Nanako, Takizawa Hideaki
Release Date
April 08, 1999
Genres

Michi, a 26 year old high school math teacher, tentatively accepts her boyfriend's proposal of marriage, uncertain of her love for him but feeling pressure from her father and society to do what is expected of her. Hikaru, a 17 year old boy frustrated by his home life with his single mother and having been expelled from many high schools for bad behavior, enters Michi's class as a new transfer student. As their relationship grows they realize that they both feel that they have lost themselves to the pressures of those around them, and it is this common bond that draws them dangerously close. What follows is a heart-wrenching story of forbidden love where Michi must face society's judgement for corrupting a minor, abandoning her fiance, and disappointing her parents and co-workers. -Jdorama

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Overall rating 
 
7.0
Story 
 
6.0  (1)
Acting 
 
7.0  (1)
Music 
 
9.0  (1)
Satisfaction 
 
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Forbidden Love 2009-10-03 22:37:37 BOGCHI
Overall rating 
 
7.0
Story 
 
6.0
Acting 
 
7.0
Music 
 
9.0
Satisfaction 
 
6.0
BOGCHI Reviewed by BOGCHI    October 03, 2009
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Anticlimactic

The drama could have been very intense, but fell short.

Story - The story was very controversial. It was about a teacher falling in love with her student.
As unusual as it may be, this things could and does happen in real life. A teacher could really fall in love with a student. With that said, the drama could have been believable. But in this drama, the way the teacher fell in love with her student seemed bizarre. In a nutshell, they bump into each other, they talk a few times, next thing you know they're in love. That could have been convincing, if executed well. No matter how skeptic I was on how the drama will turn out, I kept watching because I thought I could just let that minor flaw slide. Well the drama goes on dragging.. dragged the whole way through. Then there were scenes that almost made me shiver inside, but failed. It could have been a very exciting, very intense drama, but the execution was unsuccessful.

Acting - Matsushima Nanako and Hideaki were good, just wasn't good enough to save this drama.

Music - The reason I watched this drama was because of the soundtrack. "First Love" is such a good song, I didn't think the drama deserved to have this song as its theme song. It didn't really fit the song, but they used it well.

Overall this drama is anticlimactic. It could have been a really really good drama, it could really have, but didn't. It wasn't THAT bad, but I was very disappointed. It's disappointing to see something that could have been good go down the drain.
On the plus side, it received a very high viewership rating in Japan.

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