[JDrama~2011] Hachimitsu no Aji ~ A Taste of Honey
* Title: 蜜の味~A Taste Of Honey~
* Title (romaji): Mitsu no Aji~A Taste of Honey~
* Tagline: あなたがいれば。あなたさえいなければ。
* Tagline (romaji): Anata ga Ireba. Anata sae Inakereba.
* Tagline (English): If only you were here. If only you weren't.
* Format: Renzoku
* Genre: Romance
* Episodes: TBA
* Viewership rating: TBA
* Broadcast network: Fuji TV
* Broadcast period: 2011-Oct-13 start
* Air time: Thursday 22:00
* Theme song: TBA
Morimoto Naoko (Eikura Nana) is the only daughter of the owner of an olive farm that faces the Seto Inland Sea. She is in love with Ikezawa Masato (ARATA), a doctor who is also her father’s young step-brother. Masato was placed with relatives in Tokyo during his childhood and when he came back to his hometown, Naoko fell in love for the first time. Obsessed with him and willing to sacrifice everything, the passionate Naoko pursues him and qualifies for a prestigious Tokyo medical university. However, the Masato she has not seen in a while has a girlfriend, the beautiful and intelligent Harada Aya (Kanno Miho), who was his schoolmate in university. Aya was born the daughter of the director of a large hospital and can be said to have had a perfect life. Her presence brings anguish to Naoko, and she tries to let go off Masato. On the other hand, Naoko’s appearance causes Aya to experience her first setback and be consumed with a jealousy she had not expected when the man she loves has a change of heart and the three of them get mired in a love triangle.
#Eikura Nana as Morimoto Naoko
A first year student at Towa Medical University who has moved from the countryside to Tokyo. Her father owns an olive farm which faces the Seto Inland Sea. She has been attracted her uncle, Ikezawa Masato, since young. He is about her age and only comes from Tokyo once a year. She becomes a student at the same medical university as he had been in by studying hard. However, when she meets him again, he has a fiancee, Harada Aya, a female doctor in the same department, by his side.
#ARATA as Ikezawa Masato
A doctor at Towa Medical University Hospital’s Gastroenterological Surgery Department. The younger brother of Morimoto Naoko’s father. His relationship with Naoko is that of uncle and niece. As a child, he was adopted by a childless relative in Tokyo because of his mother’s remarriage. He qualified for the prestigious Towa Medical University due to his outstanding academic results, and met the intelligent and beautiful Harada Aya there. During their student days, he had watched her from afar, but one day, Aya expressed her love for him and they began dating.
#Kanno Miho as Harada Aya
A promising doctor at Towa Medical University Hospital’s Gastroenterological Surgery Department who devotes herself to studying the causes and effects of illnesses, and publishing papers in international medical journals. Ikezawa Masato’s university classmate and girlfriend. She had confessed her feeling to him when they were third year students. Born as the daughter of the university hospital’s director, she is a woman who has everything: beauty, intelligence, life philosophy, confidence. Although they are engaged, her feelings are different from Masato’s. She thinks that work is her priority and it is too soon to marry.
#Mizobata Junpei as Norisugi Yasushi
Morimoto Naoko’s classmate at Towa Medical University. The class leader and mood maker. He failed the entrance exams and retook it a year later. Born in Tokyo to a family of doctors, he lived in comfort and has a warm personality. He is assigned to the same group as Naoko and always does classes and lab work with her. He takes an interest in Naoko’s naivete from the first time he sees her, and grows attracted to her.
#Ichikawa Tomohiro as Kuriyama Kazuki
Morimoto Naoko’s classmate at Towa Medical University who has come to Tokyo from the countryside. He ends up dating Lai Yanghua, a classmate, and somehow is completely controlled by her.
#Kimura Fumino as Lai Yanghua
Morimoto Naoko’s classmate at Towa Medical University. An exchange student from China. Her academic results are outstanding and she is also good at languages. She has a refreshingly simple personality, and becomes a good confidant who pushes Naoko forward.
# Kondo Koen as Minoya Susumu
# Mori Ren as Takinohara Koichi
# Yamazaki Shigenori as Hosokawa Yuji
# Nishiyama Maki as Shirai Kana
# Anan Kenji as Morimoto Yosuke
# Kimura Midoriko as Morimoto Hisako
# Masu Takeshi as Takinohara Kenji
# Sano Shiro as Kirishima Tadashi
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