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Coming right off from Dear Sister, I found this drama somewhat trite. Problems seem to come out of left field just to suit the themes presented by the "mysterious author" of whose identity you can guess from episode 1. It's kinda cute, I guess, but Fujii's character, while endearing, is vaguely written, Mako's gets a terribly convenient ending, and I only felt really satisfied with Saki, who makes bold decisions and doesn't back down. Most of the show felt like a chore. I have no reason to watch it again, but it was at least pretty and I was content with the performance.
At first glance, I was disgusted by pretty much every character. It seemed like they all brought on their own messed-up lives (besides Hazuki, who worked hard and seemed to be heading for the happily-ever-after ending on her own). Over the course of the show each of them manage to show striking humanity, so even the teacher who gets his student pregnant seems like a real person with guilt, not just some nameless villain. In fact, it's strikingly realistic. Mizuki assumes the worst about her disease, and going against drama norm she turns out fine. Yes, I cried when I heard Misaki's revelation, thinking about my own sister. The cast list is filled only with people who fit their roles exactly (except Eito/Hachi, who was a bit lifeless and is probably an idol actor). Since it's only 10 episodes, it's worth the watch.