Watashi ga Watashi de Aru Tame ni

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Watashi ga Watashi de Aru Tame ni


  • Title: 私が私であるために
  • Title (romaji): Watashi ga Watashi de Aru Tame ni
  • Also known as: Because I Am Me
  • Format: Tanpatsu
  • Genre: Drama
  • Viewership ratings: 7.8%
  • Broadcast network: NTV
  • Broadcast period: 2006-Oct-10
  • Air time: 22:00~23:53
  • Theme songs:
  • Related show: Drama Complex (NTV)


Asahina Hikaru was born a male, but never felt comfortable in her own skin. After being diagnosed with gender identity disorder, Hikaru begins hormone therapy and lives life as a woman. One day Hikaru decides to tell her family about her decision to get sexual reassignment surgery. However, with Hikaru being the family's only son and heir to its landscaping business, her father finds it difficult to cope with this decision.

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  • The opening theme Tomodachi no Uta, sung by Nakamura Ataru (who is herself transgendered, and also makes an appearance in the drama) reached #9 on Japan's Oricon chart.

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