Hanazakari no Kimitachi e
  • Title:  Hanazakari no Kimitachi e (Japanese Drama)

  • Also Known As:  花ざかりの君たちへ / Hanazakari Kimitachi e ~ Ikemen Paradise
  • Genre:  Comedy, School
  • Broadcast Date:  July, 2011
  • Casts:  Kiriyama Renn, Maeda Atsuko, Miura Shohei, Nakamura Aoi, Yanagishita Tomo
  • English Subs:  Yes
  • Ost:  N/A
  • Synopsis/Summary/Review: 

    Ashiya Mizuki, a girl who has returned to Japan from California, conceals her gender and gets admitted to the male boarding school, Sakurazaki Academy. Her motive is to meet Sano Izumi, a second year high jump athlete in the school. Sano was one of the most promising high jump athletes, but quit jumping due to an injury to his pivot leg. Learning about this, Mizuki has a strong wish for him to jump again one more time because he had changed her own destiny in the past. When she arrives at Sakurazaki Academy, she meets Nakatsu Shoichi, a soccer player who is Sano’s good friend; Sekime Kyogo, the captain of the track team; Kashiyama Taiki, who is able to see a person’s aura; the beautiful Nakao Senri; and Noe Shinji, the president of the manga-anime society. All of them are Mizuki’s second year schoolmates. There are three dorms on campus. The first dorm houses the sporty type who are led by dorm leader, Tennoji Megumi, the captain of the karate team. The third dorm houses the arty type who are led by the dorm leader, Oscar M Himejima (Himejima Masao), president of the drama club, while the second dorm has a mixed bunch led by dorm leader, Namba Minami, the school’s playboy. Mizuki joins the second dorm which Sano and Nakatsu belong, and somehow becomes Sano’s roommate. Meanwhile, Mizuki finds out that the ball game competition that has been a long tradition between Sakurazaki Academy and Tokyo Academy, which Sano’s rival and fellow high jump athlete Kagurazaka Makoto attends, will be cancelled this year. Enlisting the help of Nakatsu, Namba and the others, she runs about to try to make the competition take place … …