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Reasons why Netflix’s “First Love” starring Takeru Satoh and Hikari Mitsushima is a Japanese series you shouldn’t miss!

“This is my treasure. The story of my first love. that day, you gave me a reason to live and taught me the path I needed to follow. My dream is to make you happy.”

-Harumichi Namiki

Haven’t watched First Love yet? here are the reasons why you should start watching this masterpiece now.

1. Inspired by Utada Hikaru’s song, First Love and Hatsukoi

First Love is Netflix’s romantic series that tells the beautiful love story of Yae Noguchi and Harumichi Namiki who first met in the 1990s. They became friends to lovers, but unexpected circumstances happened to them that results in their parting, will they be able to fight for their love for each other?

The drama is inspired by a Japanese singer, Utada Hikaru’s First Love and Hatsukoi. It really feels so Nostalgic hearing the song, First Love in the drama. This drama is so beautiful, it’s a masterpiece and I am sure you’ll love it so much.

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2. Takeru Satoh is the Male Lead

Following his great portrayal as Kenshin Himura in the Rurouni Kenshin sequels, Takeru Satoh is here again to make us fall in love with his character Harumichi Namiki.

Yes! you’ll love him here, his character’s passionate love for Yae Noguchi will touch your heart that even different woman passes through his life, his love for her first love is irreplaceable and unconditional.

This is his television series, next to his drama, Love Lasts Forever, the drama which I first captivated by Takeru Satoh’s charm.

3. Takeru Satoh and Hikaru Mitsushima’s Chemistry

Takeru Satoh and Hikaru Mitsushima’s chemistry is something you shouldn’t miss! their tandem is awesome that will make your heart race because of kilig!

After parting for a very long time, Yae Noguchi and Harumichi Namiki cross paths again, unfortunately, only Harumichi Namiki recognizes his first love, Yae is still suffering from amnesia. They say, the mind forgets, but the heart will always remember. It’s really magical!

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4. Shows the Beauty of First Love and Youth

Rikako Yagi and Taisei Kido play the young versions of Yae Noguchi and Harumichi Namiki, respectively. Their acting as young versions of them is really commendable. They flawlessly expressed the beauty of youth and First Love. Rikako and Taisei’s chemistry as well is really perfect!

This drama will make you reminisce about the old times, your first love, and your first heartbreak.

5. Inspiration in Pursuing Our Dreams

This series is such a great inspiration to those who have dreams, especially to all aspiring pilots and flight attendants. Whatever situation you’re in right now, always remember to stand firm and not give up on your dreams.

Learn from Yae Noguchi’s story- she had to give up on her dreams because she needs to take care of her son and needs work hard to provide for his needs. But in the end, she never let the failures of her life take down her burning desire of becoming a flight attendant and became the real one.

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6. A Short Series

Yes! it is a short series that contains 9 episodes, so you can finish the series in one sitting (just like me).

So what are you waiting for mga bes? start watching it now, it’s definitely worth your time!

Images Source: netflixjp

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