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Mitsuko Kusabue (草笛光子)
The 2015 best-seller novel by Miu Kakiya has been adapted to film by director Tetsu Maeda (“A Banana? At This Time of Night?”). As of April, 2020, the book has sold over 260,000 copies.
90 min. x 1 ep. / 60 min. x 10 eps.｜11 episodes
The Villa Et Alors is a stylish retirement that allows its residents a great amount of freedom in living their lives. Maybe too much freedom! Takafumi Kurusu, a doctor, who has taken over management of the villa following his father’s death, has his hands full fielding the various romantic problems of the residents. The villa’s resident playboy is jumping from woman to woman. A female resident has fallen in love with the villa’s young physiotherapist and when Kurusu tries to dissuade her he suddenly finds himself the object of her affections! Exhausted by his charges, Kurusu grumbles to his longtime girlfriend about the residents at home, but soon finds them influencing his life in more ways than he imagined!