What are the best Japanese TV shows?

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    #1Gokusen

    Gokusen

    Gokusen is a Japanese shonen and action drama series directed by Toya Sato and Taro Otani. It was released April 2, 2002 by NTV. It starred Yukie Nakama, Misaki Ito, Yuma Ishigaki and Jun Matsumoto.

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    Christina Thompson
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "This Tv show is a bit silly and the video is a little off, but again who dose not love Japanese TV! "
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    #2Hana Yori Dango: Boys Over Flowers

    Hana Yori Dango: Boys Over Flowers

    Hana Yori Dango: Boys Over Flowers is a Japanese drama TV Series directed by Yamashita Kosuke and produced by Katsuaki Setoguchi. It was released October 21, 2005 by Tokyo Broadcasting System. It starred Mao Inoue and Jun Matsumoto.

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    Brenda Carroll
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "It fits the topic, But I have never been able to get into foreign films"
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    #3Great Teacher Onizuka

    Great Teacher Onizuka

    Great Teacher Onizuka is a Japanese comedy-drama anime series that aired in 1999 based on the manga series of the same name by Tooru Fujisawa. It centers on former biker Eikichi Onizuka who teaches at the Holy Forest Academy. 

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    Catherine Medina
    Written on February 24, 2019
    "I love Japanese TV shows, and surprisingly, I recently found a DVD of GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka in my local library. Naturally, I checked it out and watched it. I liked this show a lot. It isn't my favorite Japanese TV show of all time, but it is really good."
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    #4Takeshi Castle

    Takeshi Castle

    Takeshi Castle is a Japanese game show presented by Takeshi Kitano and Hayato Tani. It was released April 14, 1989 and ended November 9, 2002. It was an original work of Tokyo Broadcasting System.

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    Dennis Alvarez
    Written on May 24, 2018
    "A friend of mine recommended I watch Takeshi Castle since I'm into Japanese TV shows. Maybe because it's very old, or because I just didn't like the characters, but I didn't like it at all."
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    #5Tokyo Girl

    Tokyo Girl

    Tokyo Girl is a Japanese drama television series that aired on BS-TBS from 2008 to 2009 with eleven episodes starring Asami Mizukawa. It follows the story of Aya as she adjusts her life in Tokyo. 

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    Samantha Turner
    Written on May 28, 2018
    "Tokyo Girl is a Japanese drama television series that follows the story of Aya as she adjusts her life in Tokyo"
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    #6I Survived A Japanese Game Show

    I Survived A Japanese Game Show

    I Survived A Japanese Game Show is a Japanese game show for American participants created by David Sidebotham and Karsten Bartholin. It was released June 24, 2008 and ended August 5, 2009. 

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    Wang Sun
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "I love weird and crazy Japanese TV shows. I think the best one that I ever watched was "I Survived A Japanese Game Show." It features lots of drama and excitement. It keeps you guessing on what will happen right through the end!"

Summary

Best What are the best Japanese TV shows
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1GokusenTV Shows 9 Paid
2Hana Yori Dango: Boys Over FlowersTV Shows 6 Paid
3Great Teacher OnizukaTV Shows 5 Paid
4Takeshi CastleTV Shows 3 Paid
5Tokyo GirlTV Shows 1 Paid
6I Survived A Japanese Game ShowTV Shows 1 Paid
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