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Hotaru no Hikari
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Episodes
10
Directed by
Yoshino Hiroshi, Nagumo Seiichi, Shigeyama Yoshinori
Written by
Hiura Satoru, Mizuhashi Fumie
Producer
Hazeyama Yuko, Mikami Eriko, Uchiyama Masahiro
Cast
Ayase Haruka, Fujiki Naohito
Release Date
July 11, 2007

Hotaru works for a famous interior design company. It's a glamorous job but Hotaru's private life is totally the opposite of glamorous. She lives alone, and when she isn't working she's mostly lazing about her rented house in training wear. She's not interested in men. In fact, she isn't interested in anything. "I'd rather lay around than fool around," is her motto.

Her landlord is a bar owner, and one day his son, who has just separated from his wife, comes to inspect the rental property, not knowing that someone is living there. He is shocked at the mess, but not as shocked as Hotaru. He turns out to be her boss, Takano.

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Overall rating 
 
9.1
Story 
 
9.0  (3)
Acting 
 
9.0  (3)
Music 
 
9.3  (3)
Satisfaction 
 
9.0  (3)
 
Hotaru no Hikari 2009-10-04 01:03:01 asianmel
Overall rating 
 
10.0
Story 
 
10.0
Acting 
 
10.0
Music 
 
10.0
Satisfaction 
 
10.0
asianmel Reviewed by asianmel    October 04, 2009
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Are you a Himono Onna?

I finally made it! i have witnessed the greatest drama of the century!!!!!! although my 200 pesos have been spent unwisely because the dvd isnt complete and still have to stream two more episodes, while having problems with connection so the loading have been a loooooooong wait, i was able to watch three episodes of haruhi suzumiya because of that,,only knowing that after the 3rd part of the episode 10 the pc will just reboot...oh GOLLY.. so i still have to wait again for a decade to continue watching,,so i browse, for the moment, related info for haruhi because i got hooked mildly by the show, i thought it would grew into a more interest appreciation for the title but after the loading had finally come to its end and it's the time to continue what have been started....VOILA!!!!!!! the most incredible scenario in the history of man had just happened!!

it is the first time, as i remembered, that i really grab my hair so tightly and hold it so firmly because i felt that i was about to explode and will vanish from where i am sitting..yeah,exaggerated but the feeling is more than that, i really never felt and had reactions like that before, after watching great shows in the past (though i havent watched that lot). even hana kimi (japan) beat up my wooing for such a great show!!!! I CRIED, I LAUGHED, I WAS TOUCHED, I WAS MOVED, I WAS ECSTATIC AND I WAS HOOKED SO BADLY!!!!!! my golly, i really do not wish to expect a lot lot lot greatness from this, aside from reading from a blogger that this is a better one,,the plot was already enough to enjoy, a himono-onna character for a very beautiful and talented HOTARU who receive such good treatment from her kind hearted BUCHOU...woooooooooooohhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!! i never wished for them to end up together at first because i want hotaru for teshima for he is younger and more handsome but................the world suddenly rotates around its axis that is why my preference eventually changed............ I WANT NOW THE TWO TO BE TOGETHER FOREVER EVEN IN REAL LIFE!!!!!!! hehehehe....

these actors are really great..i really like ayase haruka for portraying the role because he definitely gives truly justice for it..i dont find her over doing it (OA) but i find her expressions really cute through out the show,,and BUCHOU is the ideal man ever!! i thought he is perfect to be the older bro for hotaru but then their relationship should not only be like that.........good thing they really made it...even i wish there would be an extra episode i already feel contented of how the story goes....that if there would be an additional one im scared there would be complications involve but im sure it will be amazingly hilarious!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

HOW TOUCHING THE LINES.................
Hotaru: see you.. see you..why?
Buchou: why? because you love me. and i love you too.

^__________________^ woooooooooooooooooohhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!

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Hotaru no Hikari 2009-10-04 00:53:11 Dramarater
Overall rating 
 
8.3
Story 
 
8.0
Acting 
 
8.0
Music 
 
9.0
Satisfaction 
 
8.0
Dramarater Reviewed by Dramarater    October 04, 2009
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Hotaru no Hikari Review

I was searching for a fun, light-hearted, short romantic comedy, and I found everything that I was looking for in this drama.

Story: The story line of this drama was alright. It was quite humorous on several occasions, and kept me chuckling throughout the ten episodes. There was, however, not as much romance as I had expected. I think that the directors could have taken a more intimate angle on some of the scenes, but other than that, there were few problems that I had with the storyline. The ending, however, disappointed me. In my opinion, it wasn't conclusive enough, and simply bugged me to no end.

Acting: The acting was alright. Most of the parts were played pretty well, but there were one or two roles that could have been cast with better actors.

Music: The music in this series was exceptional. It always fit the mood and setting, and the opening and closing themes were perfect for this drama. I personally had a fondness for the opening thing. And quite frankly, it reminded me of Super Mario Galaxy. ^__^ I wouldn't change a thing regarding the music in this series.

Satisfaction: I'd say that this drama was worth watching. It isn't the best drama that I've ever seen, but it was charming, and kept me occupied. It felt slow at some parts, but not enough to make me want to stop watching. Overall, I am fairly satisfied with this drama, and I think that anyone interested in a comedy drama, but doesn't have the time to start a long series, should try their hand at this one.

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Hotaru no Hikari 2009-10-02 20:42:32 bengalifob
Overall rating 
 
9.0
Story 
 
9.0
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9.0
Music 
 
9.0
Satisfaction 
 
9.0
bengalifob Reviewed by bengalifob    October 02, 2009
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huh? Huh?! HUH?!!!

Story:
Revolves around the transformation of a himono-onna and how she finds true love. The drama is more a comedy than romance and dialogues were definitely all LOL! Original theme with hilarious script.

Acting:
Everyone was superb and Ayase Haruka's Best Actress award for this role is well deserved! Her 'boyfriend' Teshima, however, was the only one in this drama that I felt did a very poor job. His performance hampered the drama, which is a shame since everyone else was soo good.

Music:
The opening and ending themes are cute and fit well with the drama.

Satisfaction:
One of the best comedies I've seen so far, however, the ending may cause grief to many. I was one of them.

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