Dame na Watashi ni Koishite Kudasai TBS Winter Drama 2016

  • Drama: Please Love Me! (English title)
  • Romaji: Dame na Watashi ni Koishite Kudasai
  • Japanese: ダメな私に恋してください
  • Director: Hayato Kawai, Ryosuke Fukuda, Sho Tsukikawa
  • Writer: Aya Nakahara (manga), Tomoko Yoshizawa
  • Network: TBS
  • Episodes: 10
  • Release Date: January 12 – March 15, 2016
  • Runtime: Tuesdays 22:00-22:54
  • TV Ratings: 9.5% (weekly average)
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan


Michio (Kyoko Fukada) is 30-years-old. She keeps looking for a job after her previous employer went bankrupt, but she is unable to find work. Michio still supports her younger boyfriend and her savings is almost gone. Then, Michio meets her ex-boss Ayumu (Dean Fujioka). She was scared of Ayumu when they worked together. Ayumu now runs a tearoom which his grandmother ran. Michio decides to work part-time at Ayumu’s tearoom.

There, she various troubles everyday. Ayumu helps Michio, which allows her to see a different side of him that she never noticed before.


  1. Based on the manga series “Dame na Watashi ni Koishite Kudasai” by Aya Nakahara (first published May, 2013 in Japanese josei manga magazine You).


Dame na Watashi ni Koishite Kudasai-Kyoko Fukada.jpgDame na Watashi ni Koishite Kudasai-Dean Fujioka.jpgDame na Watashi ni Koishite Kudasai-Shohei Miura.jpg
Kyoko FukadaDean FujiokaShohei Miura
Michio ShibataAyumu KurosawaDaichi Mogami
Dame na Watashi ni Koishite Kudasai-Maho Nonami.jpgDame na Watashi ni Koishite Kudasai-Takehiko Ono.jpgDame na Watashi ni Koishite Kudasai-Mimura.jpg
Maho NonamiTakehiko OnoMimura
Akira IkushimaKazuo KoidenHaruko Kurosawa

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