The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows TV Programs

The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows

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List Criteria: Shows near the top must be only the best TV series.

The very best japanese television drama shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest japanese television drama shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular japanese television drama TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining japanese television drama show of all time is. Don't let your favorite japanese television drama television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of japanese television drama television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List shows range from Scrap Teacher to Engine.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best japanese television drama show of all time?" and "What are the greatest japanese television drama shows?"

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    Carnation Chiaki Kuriyama, Mari Natsuki, Akira Takarada

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    Don Quixote Yuki Uchida, Shota Matsuda, Satomi Kobayashi

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    Innocent Love Maki Horikita, Yuki Uchida, Hiroki Narimiya

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    Meitantei no Okite Shota Matsuda, Yuu Kashii

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    Nazotoki wa Dinner no Ato de Keiko Kitagawa, Sho Sakurai, Kippei Shiina

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    Ashita Ga Arusa Yukie Nakama, Yuka Itaya, Izumi Inamori

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    Tokyo Control Misa Shimizu, Zen Kajiwara

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    Boku to Star no 99 Nichi Kim Tae-hee, Hidetoshi Nishijima

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    Oka no Ue no Himawari Yoko Shimada, Riona Hazuki

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    The Reason I Can't Find My Love Yuko Oshima, Karina Nose, Izumi Inamori

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    Pride Takuya Kimura, Kōichi Satō, Yūko Takeuchi

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    Takako Matsu, Hiroshi Abe, Takuya Kimura

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    Honjitsu wa Taian Nari is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows

    Honjitsu wa Taian Nari Yuka, Miho Shiraishi, Mari Hoshino

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    Freeter, Ie wo Kau Kazunari Ninomiya, Naoto Takenaka, Atsuko Asano

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    Natsu ni Koisuru Onnatachi Yoshio Harada, Masakazu Tamura

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    Nankyoku Tairiku Haruka Ayase, Takuya Kimura, Mana Ashida

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    Ohisama Mao Inoue, Ayumi Ito, Hikari Mitsushima

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    Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi, Hozumi Gōda

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    Aikurushii Haruka Ayase, Erika Sawajiri, Shun Oguri

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    Mitsu no Aji: A Taste of Honey Nana Eikura, Miho Kanno, Arata Iura

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    Nobuta wo Produce is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows

    Nobuta wo Produce Maki Horikita, Erika Toda, Kazuya Kamenashi

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    Tony Pope, Karen Strassman, Sôichirô Hoshi

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    Gaiji Keisatsu Yuriko Ishida

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    Heaven's Flower The Legend of Arcana Yoshiko Mita

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    Ponytail wa Furimukanai Kazue Itoh

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    Penance is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows

    Penance Eiko Koike, Yū Aoi, Ryo Kase

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    Uchi no Ko ni Kagitte... Nobuko Miyamoto, Masakazu Tamura

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    Saiko no Jinsei Atsuko Maeda, Tomohisa Yamashita, Tsutomu Yamazaki

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    Bull Doctor

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    Saigo Kara Nibanme no Koi Yuki Uchida, Kyôko Koizumi, Kiichi Nakai

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    Omoide Zukuri Yūko Tanaka

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    Deka Kurokawa Suzuki Seiichi Tanabe

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    Hungry! Osamu Mukai, Goro Inagaki, Ryoko Kuninaka

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    Renai Neet: Wasureta Koi no Hajimekata Yukie Nakama, Tsubasa Honda, Kuranosuke Sasaki

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    Majisuka Gakuen Haruka Shimazaki, Mayu Watanabe, Haruna Kojima

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    Nantatte 18 sai!

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    Gift is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows

    Gift Ryoko Shinohara, Anne Suzuki, Ai Kato

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    Sūgaku Joshi Gakuen Reina Tanaka

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    Nana Mizuki, Chiwa Saitō, Hideyuki Tanaka

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    Cheeky Angel Megumi Hayashibara, Nobuyuki Hiyama, Banjō Ginga

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    Kaitō Royale Nozomi Sasaki, Hiroki Aiba

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    Tokyo Girl

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    Watashitachi no Kyōkasho Mirai Shida, Hiro Mizushima, Yōko Maki

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    Last Money: Ai no Nedan

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    Suzuko no Koi is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows

    Suzuko no Koi

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    Strawberry on the Shortcake Kyoko Fukada, Hideaki Takizawa, Yōsuke Kubozuka

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    Yumiko Shaku, Kazunari Ninomiya, Anne Suzuki

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    Love Generation is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows

    Love Generation Norika Fujiwara, Takako Matsu, Takuya Kimura

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    Asu no Hikari wo Tsukame

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    Love Shuffle Karina Nose, Karina

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