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The new Japanese drama “Nigeru wa Haji da ga Yaku ni Tatsu” starring popular actress, Yui Aragaki (aka Gakky), the first episode aired on October 11, 2016 on TBS. The network released the promotional video on October 13, which surpassed 5 million views in just under five days. It received great responses on social media and people of different age groups commented all over twitter, many comments said they were interested in the show.
The romantic comedy drama, “Nigeru wa Haji da ga Yaku ni Tatsu” is based on the story of a new couple, Mikuri Morimoto (Yui Aragaki) and Hiramasa Tsuzaki (Gen Hoshino), they get married as a job. Neither had been in a relationship in the past; Mikumori had committed herself to her job her entire life, and Tsuzaki is an otaku salary man who has never had any love experience with women. The longer they live together the feelings start to grow. There is an unique sense of humor as the couple awkwardly interacts with each other. It may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but Yui’s sweet acting will surely put a smile on your face. The manga won the Kodansha award for best shoujo manga in 2015.