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JDrama Review – Taiyou No Uta (2006)

With Taiyou No Uta we’re once again subjected to yet another “dying girl” drama where everyone watching is expected to reach for tissue paper and give up loud sobs as the girl’s condition begins to deteriorate leading to her eventual demise.  Although the girl is ill her inherent charm, good nature and unflinching self-confidence that rises to the occasion to remain honourable in the face of death ultimately inspires everyone around her to live their lives to the fullest. Clearly, in terms of originality this show is running in the negatives.

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