Hana Yori Dango

Hana Yori Dango 04

Title: Hana Yori Dango

Genre: Comedy , Romance

Episodes: Season 1 (9) Season 2 (11) + Movie

Year: 2005-2007

Language: Japanese

Main Cast:

Inoue Mao as Makino Tsukushi
Matsumoto Jun as Domyoji Tsukasa
Oguri Shun as Hanazawa Rui
Matsuda Shota as Nishikado Sojiro
Abe Tsuyoshi as Mimasaka Akira


Sato Megumi as Sanjo Sakurako
Nishihara Aki as Matsuoka Yuki
Seto Saki as Asai Yuriko
Fukada Aki as Ayuhara Erika
Matsuoka Emiko as Yamano Minako
David Ito as Nishida
Sada Mayumi as Todo Shizuka
Kato Takako as Sengoku Sachiyo
Tomiura Satoshi as Makino Susumu
Kobayashi Susumu as Makino Haruo
Ishino Mako as Makino Chieko
Matsushima Nanako as Domyoji Tsubaki
Kaga Mariko as Domyoji Kaede


Based on the manga with the same name Hana Yori Dango by Kamio Yōko.

Makino Tsukushi is a student at Eitoku Gakuen, the school of the all the rich and famous, but she is the only one who is poor… the school is ruled by F4, the are four boy that comes form powerful families: Domyoji Tsukasa, the heir of a Finance Group; Hanazawa Rui, who is really quiet is the son of a large company; Nishikado Sojiro, a player who is the heir of a tea ceremony school; and Mimasaka Akira, who likes older woman with ties to the underground. If someone in the school receives a red tag means that  you will be tortured not only by the F4 but the whole school will be against you. Things get complicated for Makino, when she stands up to defend her friend from Domyoji so the next day she gets a red card, but even if she is harassed, she won’t give up and declares to fight back against Domyoji and the rest of the F4. Later on she develops feelings for Hanazawa Rui since he is the only one who is kind to her… but Rui is in love with Shizuka no her… an also Domyoji have growing feeling for Makino even though they fight most of the time.

The Manga


Title: Hana Yori Dango

Mangaka: Kamio Yōko

Genre: Romance, Comedy, School Life, Drama

Length: 37 Volumes

Licensed by Viz Media

There’s also a Spin-off story Ore no Hanashi wo Shiyouka (2 chapters) This is the story about Rui Hanazawa trying to find love …with the help of Doumyouji who decides to  set him up with a girl named Kimiko…?

The Anime


Also with the same title with 51 episodes and a movie (not related to the story in the manga, the movie is about Tsukushi an aspiring dancer attempting to win a role in a large stage production)

Licensed by Viz Media

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. cindy hope cardenas
    Jan 22, 2011 @ 23:44:46

    i really like hana yori dango..
    fanatic to the highest level…
    im so addict on this tv series and also the movie..


  2. anil khatiwada
    May 02, 2011 @ 10:29:04

    I just love this kind of love story…… and oguri toooo


  3. harold macapado
    Sep 01, 2012 @ 03:33:26

    hahaha ako din addict din ako dyan!


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