Hana Kimi 1-6

Hana Kimi's pretty boys + girl cast :)

The Dorama Hanazakari no Kimitachi e a.ka. Hana Kimi is the very popular Bishonen packed show airing in Japan as the moment. It’s based on Hisaya Nakajo’s popular manga and is basically about a girl Mizuki who transfers to a Japanese all boy’s school all the way from America. She dresses up and acts as a boy all to try and get Sano back into High Jumping after he quit about 1 year ago. Throughout her stay as the all boys dormitories, mischief and trouble arises as she tries to hide her identity.

Each episode sees to a new “challenge” where by the 3 dorms compete among each other to win the challenge and gain a prize such as LDC tv in each dorm! or not cleaning up for the rest of the year! The story like and sequence of events are quite ridiculous. The humour is quite Japanese (no wonder the Taiwanese couldn’t pull off the Taiwanese version of Hana Kimi) , heh so the bunch of pretty Japanese boys sure pulled it off well. THe story while being totally unrealistic, stupid and absurd, actually does quite well for itself. I find myself laughing a lot as all the unique characters. It’s like watching one of those Japanese talk shows.

Mizuki is acted but the girl who played as Nobuta in Nobuta wo Produce and Sano is played by none other than the one who played Rui in Hana Yori Dango I & II. So far they portrayed their characetrs fairly well I suppose. Mizuki’s pulled off pretty well, you can obviously tell its a girl, if you couldn’t then the actor would be pretty manly herself then. But then again, A lot of Jap boys look like girls :p

Hana Kimi'sLove chart

It’s pure Fangirl haven I say 😀 watching pretty boys being stupid and funny and stereotyped cute Japanese girls flock after them sure as hell funny. Like I say a unique sort of Japanese style Humour :p Anyway, yes pretty boys, lots of them, maybe you don’t like Sano or Mizuki or whever, but I’m pretty sure you’ll find a really hot/cute guy in there to like 😀 Personally I find Nakatsu (the one who THINKS he’s gay) hilarious! Brilliant character. Great friend. Sano personally pretty indifferent to him. He reminds me a LOT of Rui from Hana Yori Dango, uncaring and always acting cool ( I really find Hana Yori Dango and Hana Kimi quite similar in many respects, pretty boys and flocking girls are sure strong similarities :p) Mizuki herself is way better than Ella who acted in the Taiwanese version, so Propers to her. Horikita Maki I find is a pretty good actor, one of the new young ones, I’ve watched a couple of doramas with her in it as minor/major characters. Most of the time I find her character (if its a major one) quite similar.

As for more minor characters, the Dorm Leaders are all hilarious, the karate dude, the player previously with 15 girlfriends and the drama dude and super exaggerated yet great characters. My favourite minor character (whose name I can’t recall) is the one who introduced Mizuki to the dorm system and is also friends with Sano on the Field sports team. It was hilarious when he cosplayed as some Gundam character in epi4 to win the heart of a girl from sister school St. Blossoms.He’s just so adorable and cute! Sano’s High jump rival is the captain from the Prince of tennis movie! Anotehr good looking guy, but he’s not half bad interms of his character.

Anyway, just felt like a little rant of the series. I’ll be following it to the end (Epi 12) and see how things turn out. THe pace of the show is also good, it doesn’t feel show and drawn out like the Taiwanese version.


50 Responses to “Hana Kimi 1-6”

  1. 1 Diego August 12, 2007 at 10:53 am

    My brother and sister can’t seem to get enough of HanaKimi. My brother, for one, has been annoying the heck out of me by singing “homo ja nai” at every possible opportunity.

    I’ll give it a go myself, although I might wait until they get close to the end (say, Episode 8/9 or so).

  2. 2 Jan August 12, 2007 at 11:14 am

    haha. Well it’s definitely popular with the girls… with so many pretty boys about 🙂 but people (guys included) would watch it cause its just really funny. I was intro’d to it by a guy and he watches it cuz its funny. so yeh definitely give it a go if you’re interested in comedy jd’s

  3. 3 xXMikotoNakadaiXx August 26, 2007 at 4:34 pm

    I’m not really big on bishounens, but I’ll give this drama a go.

    Although the concept is strangely familiar… with a girl disguising herself as a boy in a boy’s school. At first, I thought I was thinking of Ouran High, but I don’t think that’s it…

  4. 4 rosa angelica December 22, 2007 at 6:51 pm

    hola ami me gusto muxo hanakimi sobre todo el pelirojo k no se como se llama

  5. 5 Anna January 1, 2008 at 2:28 pm

    Great great series! I finished every bit already. And it was based on the Manga and had a Taiwanese version, so that’s why it may seem familiar.

    Love the Jap version better! whoo! The guy who dressed up as a gundam character is Sekime xD

  6. 6 sliver January 9, 2008 at 5:41 pm

    Shame on you! you don’t remember Sekime? He’s lamenting about that in the entire series… nobody can remember his name… hahaha! I loved everybody in this series… Although I got the Japanese version by mistake, it took me around five minutes into the first episode to be really grateful I didn’t get the Taiwanese version…

    I love Nakatsu… Half the time I can’t decide who to root for… His struggle kind of reminded me of Han Kyul’s struggle in coffee prince, but Nakatsu-kun’s waaaay more hilarious…

    And the three dorm heads… Tennouji the martial arts freak, Nanba the playboy, and Masao (Oscar) the drama king… I so loved Nanba…

    And of course… who can forget… “Hibari Four!”

    Love it, love it, love it.

  7. 7 emy January 21, 2008 at 9:40 am

    hana kimi drama is the best drama i saw it ever!!!!

  8. 8 carla January 22, 2008 at 12:20 pm

    i so love nakatsu and namba:)

  9. 9 carla January 22, 2008 at 12:20 pm

    i so love nakatsu and mamba^^,

  10. 10 yessa January 28, 2008 at 8:37 am

    its cute and funny! i love it! that sano boy, was he the guy in azumi?

  11. 11 Bethany March 3, 2008 at 5:20 pm

    OMG!!!!!!! i jus loved this show… i jus finished watching it on mysoju.com… it is hilarious and rlly cute…. i jus love nakatsu and sano.. they’re sooooooooo hot……!!!!!!!!!

  12. 12 secretbear March 13, 2008 at 11:34 pm

    i loved this show! super dooper loved this show! i laughed with tears with this! and cried with buckets of tears! i’ve watched this last year and now, it looks like i’m going to watch it again because its going to be aired in our local tv network. although i really don’t like the idea that it will be dubbed in our local language because i know how bad our local they do the dubbing here. and i feel like i don’t want to share hanakimi!! ^__^;; but anyway, the more who love the show, the more we can talk about it. ^__^ please let me add your blog in my blog roll.^__^

  13. 13 annielyn March 15, 2008 at 6:32 am

    its so nice story talaga!i love it so much!i love to watch it over and over again!i love it much especially ikuta toma(nakatsu) and also mizuki!its so funny series!jaja!

  14. 14 annielyn March 15, 2008 at 6:35 am

    jaja!i love this show very very much!nakatsu!go!go!go!nakatsu!

  15. 15 Monica March 18, 2008 at 4:39 am

    OMG!!!!! i seriously LOVE this series!!! why does it have to be so short!?!?! the manga is 145 chapters… i mean… how does that turn into 12 episodes?? anyway… all of my friends think im a wierdo for watching and obsessing over manga… especially hana kimi.. but i dont care… i love sano sooooo much!!! even though i think he is WAY cuter in the taiwanese version, i still prefer this series over the other one…. nakatsu is hilarious!!!!i loved him in all three of them… the manga, the taiwanese and the japanese version… ugh!!! u just cant get enough of him!!! i love the way he talks to himself and makes all those funny expressions and hand movements… love him

  16. 16 Vianca March 25, 2008 at 4:48 am

    Yeah! I really like the st0ry and the characters! I also really want to read the manga ver. of it!

  17. 17 marinel-yahumi March 27, 2008 at 8:04 am

    this movie is so great!!!It’s so amazing….keep going in making good movies…..:->

  18. 18 mimasaka March 31, 2008 at 1:35 am

    I love the story of hana Kimi, it give lesson about life & love……..
    that’s all thank you…. love you… i love you toma ikuta!!!!!!!!!!! uyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy…

  19. 19 mimasaka March 31, 2008 at 1:38 am

    I love the story of hana Kimi, it give lesson about life & love……..
    that’s all thank you…. love you… i love you toma ikuta!!!!!!!!!!!…..the actors are cute….. especially toma ikuta & oguri Shun…….

  20. 20 aESj March 31, 2008 at 5:00 am

    hAnA kImI rOcKz!!!.. wAtCh eVeRydhAEy..

  21. 22 Vianca March 31, 2008 at 5:47 am

    I like the japanese ver. than the taiwanese b’coz the jap. ver. is m0re thrilling.. hehehe.. Especially that time when Sano kissed Nakatsu!! Ahhh!! OMG! Very funny!

  22. 23 Vianca March 31, 2008 at 5:48 am

    I like the japanese ver. than the taiwanese b’coz the jap. ver. is m0re thrilling.. hehehe.. Especially that time when Sano kissed Nakatsu!! Ahhh!! OMG! Very funny! Don’t you agree?

  23. 24 che April 1, 2008 at 6:43 am

    i love the story so much!!!!!!!!it”z so aztig!!!!!!!!!

  24. 25 pAsH_nEaHh April 1, 2008 at 7:27 am

    hoW sWeeT iS haNa kiMi? i lOVE hAnA kImi

  25. 26 april rose April 1, 2008 at 8:07 am


  26. 27 jAsnah April 3, 2008 at 5:24 am

    *So cUte!
    cUte nYo tAlaga…!


    and otHerss!




  27. 28 shermaine t. April 4, 2008 at 7:10 am

    gosh! your’re so pretty horita maki! I wish that someday you will go here in philippines. isama mo narin si sano at nakatsu. i really wanted to see you in person. magaling talaga pumili ng show ang GMA 7.

    TO GMA 7:


  28. 29 MICHELLE April 9, 2008 at 2:07 pm

    hi to all
    i love hana kimi ang cute ni
    mizuki at ni sano!!!!!!!!
    nakatsu ahahahahah cute din

  29. 30 daniel April 9, 2008 at 3:22 pm

    The story of the Taiwanese Ver. is more accurate and was more based on the manga than the japanese one.

    The stories of the two are pretty much different but following the same plot.

    The Taiwanese is more MELODRAMATIC than the Japanese one.

    But I think NAKATSU is much much hottter than JIN XIU YI!

  30. 31 Echa April 10, 2008 at 8:53 am

    I really love this drama…
    I think
    The Japanese is more good than more the Taiwanese
    You’re so good to me…

  31. 32 tizza April 16, 2008 at 4:45 am

    i rily love hana kimi…and i love nakatsu!

  32. 33 .'.'.rhenz.'.'. April 24, 2008 at 8:01 am

    .’.’.grbE…nAkA2inEsS…anG bLisS nmAn mAtApOs nG !!!…hAnA_kImI…!!! mAmImIs kU tALagA UnG !!!…hAnA_kImI…!!! sAnA mAy pArt 2 tUlAd nG !!!…hAnAyOrI_dAngGo…!!! sAnA tAlGa UnG !!!…hAnA_kImI…!!!

  33. 34 deevine April 26, 2008 at 11:21 am

    owsss..that show is very corni it dosent make sense for me the most enjoying version of hanakimi is the original in abs-cbn and the characters are so attractive mostly wu zun, ella chen, and jiro wang emmmmm actally i have crush on wu zun but jiro is very funny and ella was so brave in that character hahahahahha i already finished the 15th episode of that version and i want to watch it again and again and again hehehehehe..^^I LOVE YOU WU ZUN ELLA AND JIRO i hope there was season 2 of that version…..JELLAY

  34. 35 asuka miashki April 26, 2008 at 12:13 pm

    im so very happy that there have a kind of show in japan!I hope theres a second season of that!!!!!!!!!!!!

  35. 36 danica bustamante May 3, 2008 at 7:57 am

    i love the story of hana kimi very much…

  36. 37 danica bustamante May 3, 2008 at 8:02 am

    i love olso ashiya specially nakatsu because,nakatsu is very handsome..and ashiya is very beautiful…
    i,m very addict in hana kimi…

  37. 38 acecylyn May 12, 2008 at 6:31 am

    hi maki ashiya mizuki i like you ajeje,..

  38. 39 gf of sano... May 26, 2008 at 7:54 am

    hana kimi the best ever!!!i had the most of my time watching it…

  39. 40 Rachel May 27, 2008 at 4:20 pm

    hmm i didt know this was here i mean i love the manga i now i want to read it XD

  40. 41 lime June 17, 2008 at 8:31 am

    hana kimi jap version is the best! I recommend this to all of you who loves watching jdorama.,its funny and lots of kawaii boys!!

  41. 42 Summer July 22, 2008 at 4:35 pm

    konnichiwa minasan ,hana kimi wa subarashi desu
    hellooooo i think HANA KIMI is fantastic 🙂

  42. 43 syakir July 29, 2008 at 2:50 am

    this is the most entertainment movie that i ever see…………although i is a guy but i still can hold my tears any longer when i sees this movie

  43. 44 syakir July 29, 2008 at 2:54 am

    hana kimi is the best movie ever………..

  44. 45 quene August 26, 2008 at 5:37 am


    I really,really,really appreciates your drama………..

  45. 46 quene August 26, 2008 at 5:45 am

    kindly write in english?

  46. 47 miss black October 23, 2008 at 5:16 am

    ooh ilove this drama

    and nakatsu is sooooooooooooo cute omg

  47. 48 janeth palacios November 18, 2008 at 8:27 pm

    hola Hana kimi fue maravilloso por eso me gusto mucho.

  48. 49 emo cute February 20, 2009 at 5:26 am

    hay ,, thise is cute and goood dreem .. i live in dubi in uae ,, and all people love hana kimi and a girl love that ., and Girls in the State and Iqantm Iehqounam >. that goooood !!

  49. 50 ana anne September 22, 2009 at 3:26 pm

    i love hana kimi!!…….

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