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  • Title: バーテンダー
  • Title (romaji): Bartender
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Drama
  • Episodes: 8
  • Viewership rating: 10.0 (Kanto)
  • Broadcast network: TV Asahi
  • Broadcast period: 2011-Feb-04 to 2011-Apr-01
  • Air time: Friday 23:15
  • Theme song: Lotus by Arashi


Upon return from Paris, Sasakura Ryu spends some time wandering amiss, but after some time he decides to start anew by becoming a bartender. On a daily basis as a bartender, he helps solve the various problems burdening his customers, including work and love and family troubles, one cocktail at a time.

Furthermore, what will happen to the romantic relationship between Ryu, who seeks the best cocktail, and Kurushima Miwa, who is pertinent to his growth as a person. Also in the drama you'll see the fateful showdown between Kuzuhara Ryuichi, referred to as Mr. Perfect, and Master Kase Goro. -- TV Asahi

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Episode Information

Episode Subtitle Ratings
1 The man that calls upon the storm VS The legendary hotel king...Forever a bad tasting drink 11.0
2 The dangerous all female get together...The astonishingly beautiful best friend's secret 10.6
3 A 40-year old woman decides against marriage!! Period of popularity arrives...the miraculous cocktail 10.9
4 The cocktail full of the tearful poison...The 12 o-clock Kabukicho Cinderella 09.2
5 I won't accept you as my mother!! The last drink left for the daughter of Ginza's Empress hostess 08.9
6 That person gave me courage…Now I can make the best drink 08.8
7 The final chapter!! Goodbye…my last days at Lapin 09.1
8 Finishing tonight!! The last drink I dedicate to you…even if I don't ever get to see you again 11.7
Average 10.0

Source: Video Research, Ltd.

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TV Asahi
Friday 23:15
Inu o Kau to Iu Koto