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Itazura na Kiss

*Adapted from Itazura na Kiss (Manga)

Alternative title:
Mischievous Kiss
イタズラなKiss (Japanese)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance, School Life (University as well)

Plot Summary:
In the romantic comedy story, a high school girl named Kotoko finally tells a fellow senior
named Naoki that she has loved him from afar since she saw him on their first day of high school. However, Naoki, a haughty "super-ikemen" (handsome male) with smarts and sports talent, rejects her offhand. Fate intervenes when a mild earthquake ruins Kotoko's family house. While the house gets rebuilt, Kotoko and her dad stay at the home of her dad's childhood friend...whose son is Naoki.

Running Time: Half an hour

Number of Episodes: 26

Opening Theme:
"Kimi, Meguru, Boku (キミ、メグル、ボク)" by Motohiro Hata

Ending Theme:
"Kataomoi Fighter (片思いファイター)" by GO!GO!7188

Official website:
アニメ「イタズラなKiss」公式サイト (Japanese)

Japanese Cast:
Daisuke Hirakawa as Naoki Irie
Nana Mizuki as Kotoko Aihara
Bin Shimada as Shigeo Aihara
Naoko Matsui as Noriko Irie
Romi Paku as Yūki Irie
Takashi Hikida as Sukeo
Takashi Nagasako as Shigeki Irie
Kinoko Yamada as Jinko Komori
Shuuhei Sakaguchi as Kinnosuke Ikezawa
Risa Hayamizu as Satomi Ishikawa
Yuuki Ono as Watanabe





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Creator of Itazura na Kiss ~ Kaoru TADA (かおる 多田)

Date of birth:1960-09-25

Hometown: Neyagawa, Osaka, Japan

Chronology:
(1999-02-21) While moving to her new residence with her family, she accidentally bumped into a marble table and fell into coma
(1999-03-11) Died from cerebral hemorrhage
Date of death: 1999-03-11

Blood type: A

Website:
多田かおる オフィシャルホームページ (Japanese)

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TV Live Dramas of Itazura na Kiss

Itazura na Kiss Live-action TV drama ~ Japanese Version


*Adapted from Itazura na Kiss (Manga)

Alternative title:
Naughty Kiss
Teasing Kiss
Mischievous Kiss
イタズラなKiss (Japanese)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Plot Summary:
Late for a meeting, Kotoko was running along the corridor in school and bumped into Naoki, their lips meeting. Naoki showed his disgust, but Kotoko started to idolise him, who was good at everything from studies to sports. When Kotoko's house burned down, her father's good friend Machiko invited them to move in with her family. It was then that Kotoko realised Naoki was the elder son of Machiko, who took up the role of a fairy-godmother to bring the two together...despite the fact that Naoki was disgusted. Not discouraged, the clumsy and not-so-bright Kotoko started to do everything that would change her impression on him. Gradually, the icy-cold Naoki who disliked girls started to feel for Kotoko...

Number of Episodes: 9

Opening Theme:
"Steady" by Speed

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Itazura na Kiss Live-action TV drama ~ Taiwanese Version

*Adapted from Itazura na Kiss (Manga)

Season 1

* Title: 惡作劇之吻 / 恶作剧之吻 / E Zuo Ju Zhi Wen
* English Title: It Started With A Kiss
* Genre: Romance / Comedy
* Broadcast network: CTV / GTV
* Related shows: Itazura na Kiss
* Episodes: TV: 20, DVD: 30
* Broadcast period: 2005 Sep 25 - 2006 Feb 12
* Air time: Sundays 22:00 to 23:30
* Opening theme song: Say U Love Me by Jason and Lara
* Ending theme song: E Zuo Ju by Wang Lan Yin
* Insert songs: See It Started with a Kiss OST

Synopsis:
After an earthquake destroyed Xiang Qin's house, she and her father moved in with the family of her father's college buddy, Uncle Ah Li. To her surprise, the kind and amicable aunt and uncle are the parents of her cold and distant schoolmate Jiang Zhi Shu, a genius with an IQ of 200 whom not too long ago rejected her endless crush on him. Will the close proximity give her a second chance to win Zhi Shu's heart? Or, will her love for him end under his cold words? What happens when there is competition for his heart?

Cast:
* Ariel Lin as Yuan Xiang Qin
* Joe Cheng as Jiang Zhi Shu
* Jiro Wang as Jin Yuan Feng
* Tiffany Xu as Pei Zi Yu
* Cyndi Chaw as Ah Li's wife / Jiang Zhao Zi
* Zhang Yong Zheng as Jiang Ah Li
* Tang Tsung Sheng as Yuan You Cai
* Zhang Bo Han as Jiang Yu Shu
* Candice Liu as Liu Ya Nong
* Petty Yang as Lin Chun Mei
* Jason as Wang Hao Qian
* Bianca Bai as Bai Hua Lan
* Qian De Men as Director Bai
* Lai Zhi Wei as Du Jian Zhong
* Wu Wen Hong as Ah Hong (Ah Jin's friend)
* Wang Di Jun as Zhang Lang (Ah Jin's friend)
* Chen Bo Zheng as Kong Ling Yang (High School Principal)
* Hong Jiao Nang as Yang Da Xin (Xiang Qin's teacher)
* Yvonne Yao as Wen Zhen Guan (Zhi Shu's teacher)
* Lee Shiau Shiang as Chang Wu Ren
* Aaron Yan as Chun Mei's boyfriend, Ah Bu
* Xie Xin Ying as Pei Zi Qi
* Kitamura Toyoharu as Qing Yu

Production Credits:
* Producers: Chen Zhi Han 陳芷涵 / Jerry Feng 馮家瑞 / Qi Yang Lin 齊鍚麟 / Wang Xin Gui 王信貴
* Director: Qu You Ning
* Screenwriter: Qi Yang Lin 齊鍚麟

Trivia:
* The series was based on the Japanese shoujo manga "Itazura na Kiss" (Mischievous kiss) by Tada Kaoru. There are 23 volumes of the manga. There is no ending for the manga; the series was still running in Margaret when the author passed away at the age of 38 from a brain aneurysm.
* The filming of It Started with a Kiss lasted one entire year. Some scenes were filmed in different seasons, which resulted in many goofs.
* The director, Qu You Ning, made two cameos in the drama: One as the fat, middle age woman on a bus who accuses Ah Jin was harassing of her and another as Zhi Shu's boyfriend in Xiang Qin's imagination (birthday gift giving scene).
* The show's highest rating was 7.35%

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Season 2

* Title: 惡作劇2吻 / 恶作剧2吻 / E Zuo Ju 2 Wen
* English title: They Kiss Again / It Started With A Kiss: They Kiss Again
* Episodes: 20
* Broadcast period: 2007-Dec-16 to 2008-Apr-27
* Air time: Sundays 22:00 to 23:30
* Opening theme song: Xing Fu He Zuo She by Mavis Fan
* Ending theme song: Ni by Ariel Lin
* Insert songs: see They Kiss Again OST

Synopsis:
The sequel of It Started With A Kiss begins with Xiang Qin and Zhi Shu's wedding and honeymoon. Even after marriage, they experience problems and interferences within their marriage such as mistaken pregnancy, misunderstandings, and a run-in with a girl from Zhi Shu's past. Xiang Qin and Zhi Shu switch to medical school to become nurse and doctor. During that time, Zhi Shu meets new rivals who wish to outdo him and Xiang Qin makes four new friends, and one of them likes her and wishes to replace Zhi Shu.
How will their lives turn out to be?

Cast:
* Ariel Lin as Yuan Xiang Qin
* Joe Cheng as Jiang Zhi Shu
* Jiro Wang as Jin Yuan Feng
* Zhang Yong Zheng as Jiang Ah Li
* Cyndi Chaw as Ah Li's wife
* Tang Tsung Sheng as Yuan You Cai
* Zhang Bo Han as Jiang Yu Shu
* Cong Yang (崇洋) as teenage Yu Shu

Coworkers:
* Tang Yu Zhe as Ouyang Gan
* Figaro Ceng Shao Zong as Yang Qi Tai
* Cai Yi Zhen as Luo Zhi Yi
* Jiang Pei Zhen (江佩珍) as Zhang Ni Na
* Xiu Jie Kai as Zhou Chuan Jin
* Ma Nian Xian (馬念先) as Du Ze Sen
* Hu Pei Ying (胡珮瑩) as Zhao Qing Shui
* Zhu De Gang (朱德剛) as Zhang Xi Hen

Former Classmates:
* Jason as Wang Hao Qian
* Tiffany Xu as Pei Zi Yu
* Candice Liu as Liu Nong
* Petty Yang as Lin Chun Mei
* Kitamura Toyoharu as Qing Yu
* Lin Jia Yu (林珈妤) as childhood Lin Hao Mei
* Meng Geng Ru (孟耿如) as teenage Lin Hao Mei

Others:
* Rui Sha (瑞莎) as Christine Robinson
* Senda Aisa as Mary
* Gu Xuan Chun as Ah Qiao
* Wang Zi as Ah Nuo
* Aaron Yan as Ah Bu
* Billie as Ah Bu's mother
* Joelle Lu as Jun Ya's mother
* Guan Jia Yun (關嘉芸) as Zhang Jun Ya
* Qiu Xiu Min (邱秀敏) as Qiu Wang Yao
* Lin Xiao Rong (黎兒/粼筱蓉) as Xu Qiu Xian
* Qu You Ning

Relatives:
* Guan Cong (關聰) as Zhi Shu's grandfather
* Lin Yu Feng (林裕豐) as Xiang Qin's uncle

Production Credits:
* Producer: Chen Zhi Han 陳芷涵 / Jerry Feng 馮家瑞 / Wang Xin Gui 王信貴
* Director: Qu You Ning

External Links:
* CTV Homepage Season 1 (http://www.ctv.com.tw/event/2005/kiss/)
* GTV Homepage Season 1 (http://www.gtv.com.tw/Program/S051420051001U/index.htm)
* Japanese Official Site Season 1 (http://itakiss.tv/index.html)
* GTV Homepage Season 2 (http://www.gtv.com.tw/Program/S051420071215U/)
* CTV Homepage Season 2 (http://www.ctv.com.tw/event/2007/kiss2/)
* Hinet Season 2 (http://www.kissagain.hinet.net/)



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Links!

Itazura na Kiss Manga (Translated by ShoujoMagic, now IS*WAK):
www.onemanga.com
www.mangafox.com

Download Itazura na Kiss Manga:
www.mangatraders.com

Itazura na Kiss Manga Summaries:
http://www.suki-desu.com/itazuranakiss/index.html
http://www.suki-desu.com/itazuranakiss/summaries.html

Itazura na Kiss Anime:
www.crunchyroll.com
www.veoh.com
www.youtube.com

Download Itazura na Kiss Anime (English Subbed by Bakawolf):
www.bakawolf.com - Itazura na Kiss (Topic/thread ~ then sticky thread)
http://www.tokyotosho.com/ (Torrents)

Itazura na Kiss Live-action TV drama ~ Japanese Version
www.veoh.com
www.youtube.com

Download Itazura na Kiss Live-action TV drama ~ Japanese Version
www.d-addicts.com

Itazura na Kiss Live-action TV drama ~ Taiwanese Version
www.crunchyroll.com (Season 1 & 2)
www.veoh.com (Season 1 & 2)
www.youtube.com (Season 1 & 2)
www.overstream.net (Season 2)

Download Itazura na Kiss Live-action TV drama ~ Taiwanese Version
www.d-addicts.com
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Posted 5/16/08 , edited 5/16/08
thanks 4 the effort!~~
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wow u put much effort on this one heh?!!! Thanks for ur hard working
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Wow!
how long did that take?
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u worked soooooooooooooo hard thank you
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i thought the title is it started with a kiss
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Posted 5/24/08

shenyang007 wrote:

i thought the title is it started with a kiss


well, it isn't.
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Posted 5/25/08 , edited 5/25/08
you worked hard thanx
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Posted 5/26/08
Whoa! That's a lot of info.

Thanks for your hard work though.
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Posted 5/27/08
:owow, thanks
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wow thanks for all the info!
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Posted 5/28/08 , edited 5/28/08
Which is better the Japanese version or the Taiwanese drama? From the summary the Taiwanese somehow covered most of the manga's plot but how about the Japanese? Does anyone know?
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Posted 5/28/08
wow tnx..

so sad the mangaka passed away..


i really wanted 2 know how the story was goin 2 end in her intentions
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So sad cant find more eps
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