[Drama/Movie] Kisarazu Cat's Eye/Kisarazu Kyattsu Ai

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[Drama/Movie] Kisarazu Cat's Eye/Kisarazu Kyattsu Ai

Post by mclam01 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:26 pm

Release Date: January 18 - March 15, 2002
Air time: 22:00-22:54

Twenty-one years old former high school baseball player, Kohei, learns that he is dying from cancer. He is told that he only has six months to live, and decides that he wants to do something daring and risky. He proposes to five trusted members from his former baseball club that they form a ring of cat burglars that would steal from those who commit crimes. His friends think it odd, but feel they cannot turn down a dying man's request. With only six months, how much could they do anyway? -- TBS

Bussan (Kohei Tabuchi) - Junichi Okada
Bambi (Futoshi Nakagomi) - Sho Sakurai
Ucchi (Uchiyama) - Yoshinori Okada
Master (Shingo Okabayashi) - Ryuta Sato
Ani (Kizashi Sasaki) - Takashi Tsukamoto
Wakana Sakai - Moko

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[Movie] Kisarazu Cat's Eye: Nihon Series

Release Date: 1 November 2003

When Bussan learns he has less than a year to live, he decides to continue his life as usual. He spends his time with his friends, a band called Kisarazu Cat's Eye. Their funny adventures range from playing gigs to solving a mystery surrounding counterfeit money, but Bussan's impending death is never far away.

◾ Junichi Okada - Bussan, Kohei Tabuchi
◾ Sho Sakurai - Bambi, Futoshi Nakagome
◾ Wakana Sakai - Moko Kuroi
◾ Yoshinori Okada - Utchi, Uchiyama
◾ Ryuta Sato - Master, Shingo Okabayashi
◾ Takashi Tsukamoto - Ani, Sasaki
◾ Sadao Abe - Nekota Kaoru
◾ Tomomitsu Yamaguchi - Yamaguchi
◾ Hiroko Yakushimaru - Miss Mirei Asada
◾ Yoon Son-Ha - Yukke
◾ Arata Furuta - Ozzy
◾ Fumiyo Kohinata - Kosuke Tabuchi
◾ Aiko Morishita - Rose
◾ Teruyoshi Uchimura - Joji "Smiley George" Murata
◾ Hiroki Miyake - Officer Takeda
◾ Tetsu Watanabe
◾ Ikkei Watanabe
◾ Masako Miyaji

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[Movie] Kisarazu Cat's Eye: World Series

Release date: 28 Oct, 2006

After terminally ill Bussan finally passes away he misses hanging out with his still living friends and decides to return to Kisarazu. In his ghost form however only his most trusted friends can see him, and his meddling in the lives of the living results in the return of Ozzy and a long dead team of American baseball players who drowned off the shores of Kisarazu. It's down to Bussan and the Cats to save the day and restore the town to order, but can Bussan bring himself to say bye-bye once and for all?

Junichi Okada - Bussan
Sho Sakurai - Bambi
Wakana Sakai - Moko
Yoshinori Okada - Utchi
Ryuta Sato - Masta
Takashi Tsukamoto - Ani
Sadao Abe - Nekota
Tomomitsu Yamaguchi - Yamaguchi Sempai
Yoon Son-Ha - Yukke
Eiichiro Funakoshi - Moko's Father
Arata Furuta - Ozzy
Kami Hiraiwa - Miiko
Fumiyo Kohinata - Tabuchi
Chiaki Kuriyama - Ayako Sugimoto
Mcu - Mini Ozzy
Hiroki Miyake - Officer Takeda
Aiko Morishita - Rose
Daisuke Shima - Obitani
Junji Takada - The Mayor
Takayuki Takuma
Ikkei Watanabe - Utchi's father
Hiroko Yakushimaru - Miss Mirei
Red Yoshida - Mayoral Aide
Yumiko Hosono
Sogen Tanaka

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Post by iheartaiba » Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:17 pm

My first Sho drama! And one of my first Arashi dramas in general (this and Kimi wa Petto, if I remember correctly).

Kisarazu was so weird but I still liked it :D It's one of the first j-dramas in general for me so that could explain why it still holds a special place in my heart. Tbh, if I were to watch it now I'd probably drop it after a few episodes... :x lol
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Post by pknumba1 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:10 am

This drama was so hard for me to find, and then when I did I wondered if I had the attention span to actually be able to finish it, as well as the next two dramas. I mostly watched it because of Sho. Little baby(no, college-aged) Sho. Aside from that, the most touching parts were the parts that dealt with the friendship and how they handled their best friend with cancer. Even though they know they're doomed, they still try to live life to the fullest and never look at him with pity.
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Post by TefaZepp » Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:51 am

This is one my favourite dramas from Sho, one my all time fav jdramas as well. I so wish they had a reunion just to chit-chat about their experiences during those days, the bond that they created and all, I miss them and I don't want them to lost time making a movie because they are not young anymore, I know the possibilities are endless, but our main lead said his farewell so~
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Post by ShirleyWade » Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:27 pm

It is sincerely one of my favourites j-dramas of all time. Because it´s funny, absurd but that also touches the nostalgic and sad feeling of enjoying your last days with your friends to the fullest. I even got my boyfriend to watch it and he loves it.
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Post by Mura_Kaze » Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:14 am

I've watch this series over than twice XD

First time watched, I just interest to Okada Junichi and Takashi Tsukamoto (I've watched Tiger & Dragon first, so I want to watch another series of them). But Bambi stole my heart lol He's cute but rebellious, just like me XD
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