Article: Top 10 Japanese Dramas That Were Dubbed In Other Languages

Asian serials, or any, to be precise if good, always has remakes associated with them. It is a matter of pride, and nowadays, there are exact dubs of the originals which make it seem that the entire serial or drama has been made in the place where it was dubbed. Though we are supposed to give due credit to the originals, there are many copyright issues. Despite this, we have good companies coming up with storylines based on the sources.

1. Be With You

Can a girl get the guts to confront her high school crush? The most beautiful girl in her high school, Xia Man Li (Vivi Lee), was always well-liked at school and had terrible luck with men. She runs across Zhao Li Qi (Nylon Chen), a lovely boy she formerly had a crush on, as she goes to a high school reunion. Xia Man An, Man Li's younger sister, has a childhood infatuation with Zhen Ying Jie (Bobby Dou), but notwithstanding her best efforts to get closest to him, he always seems to be accompanied by someone else. Can the sisters gain the confidence to follow their emotions ten years later? Adapted from a Japanese, not very popular drama, the drama has become very wealthy through this expedition.


2. Liar Game

Liar Game is a remake 2014 South Korean television show based on the Japanese manga of the identical name by Shinobu Kaitani (Korean: RR: Raieo Geim). Shinobu Kaitani is the author and illustrator of the Japanese manga series Liar Game (modelled as LIAR GAME). The serial from February 2005 to January 2015 was published in Shueisha's seinen manga publication Weekly Young Jump. In 2007, a Japanese television adaptation was made, and a second season followed in 2009 and 2010. Additionally, two live-action movies were produced based on it—Liar Game: The Closing Stage (2010) and Liar Game: Reborn (2012)—. 2014 saw the debut of an adaption on a South Korean television series.


3. The 101st Proposal

The 101st Proposal, also known as My Perfect Girl or 101beonjjae Peuroposeu, is a South Korean television series from 2006 that stars Lee Moon-Sik and Park Sun-young. It has 15 episodes and is broadcast on SBS every Monday and Tuesday at 21:55 (KST) from May 29 till July 25, 2006. It is a remake of the 1991 Fuji TV drama 101st Marriage Proposal [ja] (101, 101 Jaime no Puropozu in Japanese and Hepburn).


4. He Who Cant Marry

Ji Jin-hee, Uhm Jung-Hwa, Kim So-Eun, Yoo Ah-in, and Yang Jung-a are the main characters in the 2009 South Korean television series He Who Can't Marry (Korean: RR: Gyeolhon Mothaneun Namja). It's a romantic comedy adaptation of the 2006 Japanese film Kekkon Dekinai Otoko and centres on a 40-year-old bachelor who is incredibly rigid and unyielding.


5. Boys Over Flowers

Stars Ku Hye-sun, Lee Min-ho, Kim Hyun-Joong, Kim Bum, Kim Joon, and Kim So-Eun in this 2009 South Korean television series. A working-class girl becomes entangled in the activities of a group of affluent young men at her prestigious high school in this manga series based upon that Japanese shjo manga Boys Over Flowers (Hana Yori Dango) authored by Yoko Kamio. It was shown on KBS2 for 25 episodes between January 5 and March 31, 2009. It is frequently credited with helping to spread the "Korean Wave" and being a trailblazer in Korean high school series. The show had tremendous audience rates in South Korea, spreading like wildfire throughout Asia.


6. Playful Kiss

is a 2010 South Korean television series by Jung So-min and Kim Hyun-joong that is a romantic comedy. From September 1 through October 21, 2010, 16 episodes were shown on MBC on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55. It is based on Tada Kaoru's Itazura Na Kiss, a Japanese manga. The Taiwanese It Began with a Kiss in 2005 and its follow-up They Kiss Again in 2007 are the first two television adaptations of the manga, while the Korean drama is the third.


7. To The Beautiful You

Sulli, Choi Min-ho, with Lee Hyun-woo are the main characters in the 2012 South Korean TV drama series, To the Beautiful You (Korean: ; RR: Areumdaun Geudaeege; MR: Armdaun Kdaege). It has 16 episodes and broadcast on SBS every Wednesday and Thursday at 21:55 (KST) from August 15 through October 4, 2012. It is based on Hisaya Nakajo's Hanazakari no Kimitachi e (For You in Full Blossom), a Japanese shjo manga series.


8. My Absolute Boyfriend

The 2019 South Korean television drama series My Absolute Boyfriend, starring Yeo Jin-goo, Bang Min-ah, Hong Jong-hyun, Hong Seo-young, and Choi Sung-won, is based on the Yuu Watase manga Absolute Boyfriend. Serial ran from May 15 to July 11, 2019, it broadcasted on SBS TV every Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 KST. Following adaptations in Japan and Taiwan, it is the third drama series based on a manga. In English-speaking nations, it is known just as Absolute Boyfriend on Viki, however My Absolute Boyfriend is the official English name in South Korea as well as on Netflix in Asia.


9. The Smile Has Left Your Eyes

A Japanese manga remake, An experienced murder investigator who is becoming bored of his work is Yoo Jin Kook (Park Sung Woong). Yoo Jin Kang, his younger sister, is the only source of hope in his life (Jung So Min). Since their parents passed away, he has adored her and has been fiercely protective of her.


10. Love Affair In The Afternoon

Adapted from a Japanese manga revolves aorund Housewife Sawa Sasamoto (Aya Ueto). She starts a relationship with another man after an event. Housewife Rikako Takikawa (Michiko Kichise) is having an extramarital affair. She encourages Sawa Sasamoto to have a relationship.