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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Carnation Chiaki Kuriyama, Mari Natsuki, Akira Takarada

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Don Quixote is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Don Quixote Yuki Uchida, Shota Matsuda, Satomi Kobayashi

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Innocent Love is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Innocent Love Maki Horikita, Yuki Uchida, Hiroki Narimiya

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Nobuta wo Produce is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Nobuta wo Produce Maki Horikita, Erika Toda, Kazuya Kamenashi

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Meitantei no Okite is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Meitantei no Okite Shota Matsuda, Yuu Kashii

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Tokyo Control is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Tokyo Control Misa Shimizu, Zen Kajiwara

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Nazotoki wa Dinner no Ato de is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Nazotoki wa Dinner no Ato de Keiko Kitagawa, Sho Sakurai, Kippei Shiina

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Hero is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Hero Takako Matsu, Hiroshi Abe, Takuya Kimura

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Boku to Star no 99 Nichi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Boku to Star no 99 Nichi Kim Tae-hee, Hidetoshi Nishijima

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Nankyoku Tairiku is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Nankyoku Tairiku Haruka Ayase, Takuya Kimura, Mana Ashida

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Ashita Ga Arusa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Ashita Ga Arusa Yukie Nakama, Yuka Itaya, Izumi Inamori

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The Reason I Can't Find My Lov... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
The Reason I Can't Find My Love Yuko Oshima, Karina Nose, Izumi Inamori

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Pride is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Pride Takuya Kimura, Kōichi Satō, Yūko Takeuchi

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Oka no Ue no Himawari is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Oka no Ue no Himawari Yoko Shimada, Riona Hazuki

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Omoide Zukuri is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Omoide Zukuri Yūko Tanaka

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Honjitsu wa Taian Nari is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Honjitsu wa Taian Nari Yuka, Miho Shiraishi, Mari Hoshino

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Hunter × Hunter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Hunter × Hunter Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi, Hozumi Gōda

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Love Shuffle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Love Shuffle Karina Nose, Karina

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Freeter, Ie wo Kau is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Freeter, Ie wo Kau Kazunari Ninomiya, Naoto Takenaka, Atsuko Asano

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Ai Yori Aoshi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Ai Yori Aoshi Tony Pope, Karen Strassman, Sôichirô Hoshi

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Uchi no Ko ni Kagitte... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Uchi no Ko ni Kagitte... Nobuko Miyamoto, Masakazu Tamura

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Watashitachi no Kyōkasho is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Watashitachi no Kyōkasho Mirai Shida, Hiro Mizushima, Yōko Maki

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Natsu ni Koisuru Onnatachi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Natsu ni Koisuru Onnatachi Yoshio Harada, Masakazu Tamura

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Bull Doctor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows

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Kaitō Royale is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Kaitō Royale Nozomi Sasaki, Hiroki Aiba

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Saigo Kara Nibanme no Koi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Saigo Kara Nibanme no Koi Yuki Uchida, Kyôko Koizumi, Kiichi Nakai

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Nantatte 18 sai! is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows

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Sūgaku Joshi Gakuen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Sūgaku Joshi Gakuen Reina Tanaka

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Renai Neet: Wasureta Koi no Ha... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Renai Neet: Wasureta Koi no Hajimekata Yukie Nakama, Tsubasa Honda, Kuranosuke Sasaki

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Deka Kurokawa Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Deka Kurokawa Suzuki Seiichi Tanabe

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Asu no Hikari wo Tsukame is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows

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Hungry! is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Hungry! Osamu Mukai, Goro Inagaki, Ryoko Kuninaka

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Last Money: Ai no Nedan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows

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Ohisama is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Ohisama Mao Inoue, Ayumi Ito, Hikari Mitsushima

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Suzuko no Koi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows

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Mitsu no Aji: A Taste of Honey is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Mitsu no Aji: A Taste of Honey Nana Eikura, Miho Kanno, Arata Iura

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Love Generation is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Love Generation Norika Fujiwara, Takako Matsu, Takuya Kimura

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Stand Up!! is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Stand Up!! Yumiko Shaku, Kazunari Ninomiya, Anne Suzuki

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Aikurushii is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Aikurushii Haruka Ayase, Erika Sawajiri, Shun Oguri

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Strawberry on the Shortcake is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Strawberry on the Shortcake Kyoko Fukada, Hideaki Takizawa, Yōsuke Kubozuka

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Good Luck!! is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Good Luck!! Kou Shibasaki, Naoto Takenaka, Takuya Kimura

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Sora Kara Furu Ichioku no Hosh... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Sora Kara Furu Ichioku no Hoshi Kou Shibasaki, Takuya Kimura, Eri Fukatsu

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Gift is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Gift Ryoko Shinohara, Anne Suzuki, Ai Kato

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Ore wa Abare Hatchaku is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows

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Ponytail wa Furimukanai is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows

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Heaven's Flower The Legend of ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows

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Penance is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Penance Eiko Koike, Yū Aoi, Ryo Kase

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Allison & Lillia is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Allison & Lillia Nana Mizuki, Chiwa Saitō, Hideyuki Tanaka

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Gaiji Keisatsu is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Gaiji Keisatsu Yuriko Ishida

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Cheeky Angel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Japanese Television Drama TV Shows
Cheeky Angel Megumi Hayashibara, Nobuyuki Hiyama, Banjō Ginga