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  • Title: MARS
  • Tagline: ただ, 君を愛してる / Tada, Kimi wo Aishiteru
  • Tagline (English): But, I Love You
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Romance, school
  • Related TV show: Mars (CTS, 2004)


  • Episodes: 10
  • Viewership ratings: 3.11%
  • Broadcast network: NTV
  • Broadcast period: 2016-Jan-24 to 2016-Mar-27
  • Air time: Saturday 24:55
  • Theme song: Gravity by Kis-My-Ft2
  • Insert song: Friends by Rebecca


The story revolves around Kira and Rei, two high school students. Kira is an extremely introverted artist, and Rei is an outgoing playboy with a frightening violent side. The two start a friendship and eventually a romance after Rei sees a drawing that Kira drew on the back of a map she gave him. However, both Kira and Rei are hiding troubled pasts, and through their relationship they confront their past demons. Makio, a student at Kira and Rei's school, has a connection to Rei's violent past. He enters Kira and Rei's lives to try to force Rei to return to the person he used to be. -- MyDramaList

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Episode Information

Date Episode Subtitle Ratings
2016-01-24 01 Rei and Kira have a fateful encounter. A teacher who sexually harasses Kira appears in front of them... 3.1
2016-01-31 02 Kira is jealous of the girls for getting close to Rei. Kira is trapped in a corner, and the one who comes to her rescue is... 3.3
2016-02-07 03 Kira's precious painting was plagiarized. Over the painting, Rei shows a side of him that he has never shown before... 3.6
2016-02-14 04 A sudden farewell from Rei to Kira. In addition, Makio takes a shocking action against Rei in a certain incident... 3.0
2016-02-21 05 Kira hears about Rei's sad past from Makio. Then one day, that man suddenly appears in front of Kira... 3.3
2016-02-28 06 When his ex-girlfriend Shiori appears, Rei is torn between her and Kira. Shiori's words and actions escalate, and Rei is caught by surprise... 2.7
2016-03-06 07 Rei and Kira are at odds with his ex-girlfriend Shiori. Then, Makio confesses his true feelings to Kira... 3.0
2016-03-13 08 Rei remembers the truth behind his brother Sei's death. And the hidden truth about Makio is revealed... 2.9
2016-03-20 09 Makio tells the truth about everything. His twisted love for Rei gives birth to his hatred for Kira... 2.8
2016-03-27 10 The truth behind the death of his younger brother, Sei, becomes clear. Makio's feelings for Rei reaches its limit, and he makes a decision... 3.4
Average 3.11

Source: Video Research, Ltd.


  • A movie sequel to the drama was released on June 18, 2016 and grossed ¥262 million ($2.4 million) in Japan.

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