Beautiful Life

Beautiful Life


Disc(s): 4dvd
Genre: Romance, human drama
Episodes: 11

Synopsis

Kyoko, a young woman with an unhindered spirit despite being physically bound to a wheelchair due to illness, and Shuji, a stylish and popular fashion magazine hairstylist, are brought together in a fateful traffic incident. Despite their confrontational meeting, they soon find themselves falling in love, with Shuji drawn to her courage and enthusiasm and Kyoko attracted to his ability to look beyond her physical limitations and into her heart. However, Kyoko’s protective older brother and her worsening condition begin to test the bounds of their love for each other and threaten to end their beautiful life together.

Cast


Kimura Takuya as Okishima Shuji (Hairstylist at Hot Lip)
Tokiwa Takako as Machida Kyoko (Librarian)
Watabe Atsuro as Machida Masao (Kyoko’s brother)
Mizuno Miki as Tamura Sachie (Kyoko’s colleague & friend)
Ikeuchi Hiroyuki as Okabe Takumi (Hairstylist at Hot Lip, Shuji’s friend)
Hara Chiaki as Ozawa Mayumi (Hairstylist at Hot Lip, Shuji’s ex-girlfriend)
Nishikawa Takanori as Kawamura Satoru (Hairstylist at Hot Lip)
Matoba Koji as Miyama Kouzou (Volunteer)
Moro Morooka as Tsuchiya (Owner of Hot Lip)
Koyuki as Nakajima Satsuki (Shuji’s ex-girlfriend)
Omori Akemi as Machida Kuniko (Kyoko’s mother)
Kawarazaki Kenzo as Machida Yoshio (Kyoko’s father)
Katagiri Hairi

Awards


24th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Drama
24th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Actor: Kimura Takuya
24th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Actress: Tokiwa Takako
24th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor: Watabe Atsuro
24th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Supporting: Actress: Mizuno Miki
24th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Newcomer: Nishikawa Takanori
24th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Screenwriter: Kitagawa Eriko
24th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Director: Shono Jiro
24th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Theme Song
24th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Cast
24th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Opening

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