1998.1.9 - 1998.3.27
11 episodes 75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps
For International Broadcasters, Distributors, Licensees
When the Saints Go Marching In 聖者の行進 성자의 행진 聖者的行進
1998.1.9 - 1998.3.27
Episode / Duration
11 episodes 75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps
Exploring the perception and treatment of mentally-challenged youth and their similarities to juvenile delinquents in Japanese society, this drama series follows the trials and tribulations of a group of adolescents in a work/study program for mentally-challenged teenagers. Although the program’s intention is to gently “normalize” them for introduction in society, the group is subject to constant physical and mental abuse unbeknownst to their parents and teacher, Ms Hagawa. However, the friendship between Towa, a naive but unusually articulate member of the program, and Arisu, a rebellious schoolgirl, helps both of them learn to overcome their troubles. Features a star-studded cast of current popular youth idols.
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