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  • Title: スマイル
  • Title (English): Smile
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Romance
  • Episodes: 11
  • Viewership rating: 10.1 (Kanto)
  • Broadcast network: TBS
  • Broadcast period: 2009-Apr-17 to 2009-Jun-26
  • Air time: Friday 22:00
  • Theme song: Ariamaru Tomi by Shiina Ringo


Hayakawa Vito has a Filipino father and a Japanese mother, but he was born and raised in Japan and has never visited the Philippines. The ever-smiling Vito works at Machimura Foods during the day, and at night, he works a part-time job trying to make his dreams come true. One day during an incident at a bookstore, he meets a girl named Mishima Hana, who lost her ability to speak due to an accident. But even though she can't speak, Vito is drawn to her beautiful smile. However, Vito becomes wrongly suspected by the police for a crime, and after meeting the lawyer Kazuma, the issue begins to grow... Together, Vito, Hana, and Kazuma will go through challenging times and have to overcome many obstacles. --Tokyograph

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Episode Information

Episode Subtitle Ratings
1 The Pure Love and Justice of a Man Who Dreamed of the Future ~
Concealing the Truth Behind a Smile
11.7 ? ?
2 I Will Save You!! 10.2 ? ?
3 The Reason I Avoid Your Smiling Face 12.3 ? ?
4 I Will Protect Her!! 09.2 ? ?
5 A Forever Treasured Birthday Gift 11.0 ? ?
6 I Will Clear Away My Boss's Regret 08.9 ? ?
7 First Kiss 10.1 ? ?
8 The Battle to Recovering A True Smile 07.1 ? ?
9 The Fateful Trial With a Jury Begins! 09.7 ? ?
10 The Wheels of Fate Spins!! -- The Jury's Decision 10.1 ? ?
11 The Smile We Attained in the End 10.9 ? ?
Average 10.1 ? ?

Source: Video Research, Ltd.


External Links

Winter 2009 TBS Summer 2009
Love Shuffle Friday 22:00 Orthros no Inu