Good Morning Call (Netflix)

Genre:  Comedy, Romance
Running Time:  48 min.
Netflix: November 28, 2017

Current rating: Rating: 5.00
based on 4 votes and 2 reviews
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Cast: Haruka Fukuhara, Shunya Shiraishi, Moe Arai, Dôri Sakurada, Shûgo Nagashima, Erika Mori


When Nao Yoshikawa's (Haruka Fukuhara) parents move to the country, they let her stay in Tokyo to finish high school. She finds her own apartment and is excited about living alone, but Hisashi Uehara (Shunya Shiraishi), her heartthrob classmate, shows up with a key of his own and says he's the real tenant. They realize they're going to have to share the apartment.

Uehara, who lost his parents when he was young, is a quiet boy who ignores the attention he gets from girls at school. Although he comes up with a number of rules for Nao, such as they should pretend to be total strangers at school so no one realizes they're living together, the rules prove impossible to follow. Despite Uehara's initial indifference, they begin to develop a close relationship.

Director: Yô Kawahara
Studio: Netflix
Screenplay: Yue Takasuka, Yumie Takasuka

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  • 5 stars "Have watched this several times now, it's so funny. The main characters remind me of when I met my husband. I was 18yrs at the time, husband slightly older, so they remind me so much of how we were at the time. Glad they got together in the end so looking forward to the next series to see how the relationship develops when it starts on Netflix here in the UK on 28 November. Hope it's as good as the first series."
  • 5 stars "Cutest show ever. Interesting look at Japanese culture (may not be totally accurate, as it is a sitcom), but first and foremost a romantic comedy with very cute leads."
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