Love That Makes You Cry

Love That Makes You Cry (いつかこの恋を思い出してきっと泣いてしまう) is a Japanese television drama series premiered on Fuji TV from January 18, 2016 on Mondays at 21:00. It was written by Yūji Sakamoto starring Kasumi Arimura and Kengo Kora.[2][3][4]

Love That Makes You Cry
Love That Makes You Cry-poster.jpg
Promotional poster
GenreDrama
Romance
Written byYūji Sakamoto
Directed by
  • Michiko Namiki
  • Yūsuke Ishii
  • Mai Takano
Starring
Ending theme"Asu e no Tegami" (明日への手紙) by Aoi Teshima[1]
Country of originJapan
Original languageJapanese
No. of episodes10
Production
ProducerKen Murase
Running time54 minutes
Release
Original networkFuji TV
Original releaseJanuary 18 (2016-01-18) –
March 21, 2016 (2016-03-21)
External links
Website

SynopsisEdit

Love That Makes You Cry follows the story of love, friendship and growth of six young men and women who move from countryside to the big city of Tokyo, each with their own dreams and aspirations. Among them is Sugihara Oto and Soda Ren. After her mother died, Oto was raised by adoptive parents in Hokkaido. Although she has given up on having any high hopes or big dreams for her future, she still remains positive and faces life with optimistic attitude. One day, she finds out the fact that her adoptive parents are planning to marry her to the wealthy man in town in order to solve their financial debt. Soda Ren was raised by his grandfather in Fukushima. Ren works hard on one job after another in order to earn the money to buy back his grandfather's land so that they can start farming again. By chance, Oto and Ren meet in Hokkaido and they decide to move to Tokyo to find new life to change their fate and future. However, as soon as they arrive in Tokyo, they get separated in the crowds... -- Fuji TV

CastEdit

EpisodesEdit

No. Title Directed by Original air date Ratings
(%)[5]
1"失くした手紙が繋いだ奇跡…二人は出逢った"Michiko NamikiJanuary 18, 2016 (2016-01-18)11.6
2"東京編スタート 都会の現実、募る想い…もう一度会いたい戻れない距離"Michiko NamikiJanuary 25, 2016 (2016-01-25)9.6
3"突然のキス、幸せな1日"Yūsuke IshiiFebruary 1, 2016 (2016-02-01)10.0
4"あなたを好きになりました"Mai TakanoFebruary 8, 2016 (2016-02-08)8.9
5"第一部・完結編 突然のさよなら…訪れた運命の日"Michiko NamikiFebruary 15, 2016 (2016-02-15)8.8
6"衝撃の再会"Yūsuke IshiiFebruary 22, 2016 (2016-02-22)10.7
7"明かされる真実 彼に何が起きたのか"Mai TakanoFebruary 29, 2016 (2016-02-29)8.9
8"好きです"Michiko NamikiMarch 7, 2016 (2016-03-07)8.8
9"決意のとき、別れの夜"Yūsuke IshiiMarch 14, 2016 (2016-03-14)9.4
10"永遠の約束"Michiko NamikiMarch 21, 2016 (2016-03-21)10.2

ReceptionEdit

The first episode received the highest viewership rating of 11.6% in the Kantō region, and the average was 9.7%.

RecognitionsEdit

Year Ceremony Category/Recipient
2016 3rd CONFiDENCE Award Drama Prize Best Drama
Best Original Screenplay (Yuji Sakamoto)
Best Newcomer (Takahiro Nishijima)
88th Television Drama Academy Awards Best Actor (Kengo Kora)
9th International Drama Festival in Tokyo Excellence Award for Drama Series
Theme Song Award ("Asu e no Tegami" by Aoi Teshima)

International adaptationsEdit

A Turkish remake called Aşk Ağlatır produced by Faruk Bayhan, debuted on September 8, 2019 on Show TV.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 手嶌葵、次期月9主題歌歌う 有村架純&高良健吾感激「心がしめつけられる」 (in Japanese). oricon ME inc. Retrieved 2016-06-06.
  2. ^ TV いつかこの恋を思い出してきっと泣いてしまう. allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 2016-06-06.
  3. ^ 「自身最後の月9ラブストーリー」脚本家・坂元裕二がドラマ『いつかこの恋を思い出してきっと泣いてしまう』に懸ける想いとは? (in Japanese). AOL Online Japan, Ltd. Retrieved 2016-06-06.
  4. ^ 有村架純×高良健吾「いつ恋」最終回、長い恋模様の結末は?視聴者の“余韻”収まらず (in Japanese). modelpress. Retrieved 2016-06-06.
  5. ^ いつかこの恋を思い出してきっと泣いてしまう (in Japanese). Sports Nippon Newspapers. Retrieved 2016-06-06.
  6. ^ "Aşk Ağlatır final yapıyor! Aşk Ağlatır'ın finalinde neler olacak?". Hürriyet (in Turkish). December 21, 2019. Retrieved December 22, 2019.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
5-ji Kara 9-ji Made: Watashi ni Koi Shita Obōsan
October 12, 2015 (2015-10-12) – December 14, 2015 (2015-12-14)
Fuji TV Getsuku Drama
Mondays 21:00 – 21:54 (JST)
Succeeded by
Love Song
April 11, 2016 (2016-04-11) – June 13, 2016 (2016-06-13)