Iine! Hikaru Genji-kun (2020)

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  • Drama:
  • Romaji: Iine! Hikaru Genji-kun
  • Japanese: いいね!光源氏くん
  • Director: Kazuya Konaka, Satoshi Tanaka
  • Writer: Est Em (manga), Mika Abe
  • Network: NHK
  • Episodes: 8
  • Release Date: April 4 – May 23, 2020
  • Runtime: Saturday 23:30-23:59
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot Synopsis

Saori Fujiwara (Sairi Itoh) comes back home after work. She opens a bamboo blind and burns incense. She purchased the bamboo blind and incense while in Bali. With the relaxed setting, Saori Fujiwara takes a nap, but, suddenly, a man (Yudai Chiba) dressed in clothing from the Heian period appears in front of her. She talks to him. Suddenly Saori Fujiwara thinks of name Genji Hikaru, the protagonist of from classic literature “The Tale of Genji.” She blurts out “Genji Hikaru” and the man unexpectedly hugs her.


  1. Based on manga series “Iine! Hikaru Genji-kun” by Est Em (first published December, 2015 in manga magazine Feel Young).


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Yudai Chiba Sairi Itoh Ren Kiriyama
Genji Hikaru Saori Fujiwara Chujo
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Anna Iriyama Fuju Kamio Shinya Kote
Shiori Fujiwara Cain Section Chief Abe

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