Ganges Gawa de Butterfly

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Ganges Gawa de Butterfly


  • Title: ガンジス河でバタフライ
  • Title (romaji): Ganges Gawa de Butterfly
  • Also known as: Butterfly at the Ganges River
  • Genre: Human drama
  • Format: Tanpatsu, in two parts
  • Viewership ratings: 07.6 (1st), 06.2 (2nd)
  • Broadcast network: TV Asahi
  • Broadcast dates: 2007-Oct-05 and 2007-Oct-06
  • Air time: Friday 23:15 and Saturday 23:00
  • Theme song: Haneyume by Yaida Hitomi


Teruko, a third year university student, comes across as a forthright and sunny girl but is in truth a rather timid person. She's also the sort who easily gets carried away and does things impetuously only to regret her actions later. Influenced by her older brother who has taken to wandering the world, Teruko too hopes to make her own journey one day but she lacks the courage, content to live the life of a normal university student ... However, she's also plagued with the insecurity of having done nothing she can be proud of in her lifetime, and mustering all her courage embarks on a solo trip to India ... While in India, she meets a fellow backpacker, Shingo. Teruko first regards Shingo as a frivolous person but as his encouraging words clear her hesitation and touches her, she falls in love with him. Then, Teruko plans to head to Bodh Gaya to see India's biggest festival but Shingo ... ...--jade_frost

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  • Kudo Kankuro stayed in India for 2 weeks in order to write the script for this series.
  • The drama celebrates the 45th anniversary of the founding of Nagoya Broadcasting Network, NBN.

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