Shitsuren Chocolatier Fuji TV Winter Drama 2014

  • Drama: Heartbroken Chocolatier (literal title)
  • Romaji: Shitsuren Chocolatier
  • Japanese: 失恋ショコラティエ
  • Director: Hiroaki Matsuyama, Munenori Sekino
  • Writer: Setona Mizushiro (manga), Naoko Adachi
  • Network: Fuji TV
  • Episodes: 11
  • Release Date: January 13 – March 24, 2014
  • Runtime: Mondays 21:00-21:54
  • TV Ratings: 12.3% (weekly average)
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot

After graduating from high school, Sota Koyurugi (Jun Matsumoto) studies bakery at an institute. In high school, he fell in love with beautiful Saeko. Because of Sota’s effort, he is able to have a romantic relationship with Saeko right before Christmas. Saeko though tells Sota that she will be unable to meet him on Valentine’s Day, but can meet him on the day before Valentine’s Day. On that day, Sota gives Saeko chocolate that he made, but she doesn’t accept his gift. Saeko tells him that she didn’t think they were dating. Sota is heartbroken, but he doesn’t give up hope.

To make Saeko love him, he travels to France with little money and studies chocolate there. This is because Saeko loves chocolate. 5 years later, Sota becomes a first-class Chocolatier. Now back in Japan, Sota opens his very own store.

Notes

  1. Based on the manga series “Shitsuren Chocolatieri” by Setona Mizushiro (first published February, 2008 by magazine Rinka).

Cast

Jun Matsumoto Heartbroken Chocolatier (Shitsuren Chocolatier)-Satomi Ishihara.jpg Heartbroken Chocolatier (Shitsuren Chocolatier)-Asami Mizukawa.jpg Heartbroken Chocolatier (Shitsuren Chocolatier)-Kiko Mizuhara.jpg Heartbroken Chocolatier (Shitsuren Chocolatier)-Junpei Mizobata.jpg
Jun Matsumoto Satomi Ishihara Asami Mizukawa Kiko Mizuhara Junpei Mizobata
Sota Koyurugi Saeko Takahashi Kaoruko Inoue Erena Kato Olivier Tréluyer
Heartbroken Chocolatier (Shitsuren Chocolatier)-Kasumi Arimura.jpg Heartbroken Chocolatier (Shitsuren Chocolatier)-Shigeaki Kato.jpg Heartbroken Chocolatier (Shitsuren Chocolatier)-Ryuta Sato.jpg Heartbroken Chocolatier (Shitsuren Chocolatier)-Naoto Takenaka.jpg
Kasumi Arimura Shigeaki Kato Ryuta Sato Naoto Takenaka
Matsuri Koyurugi Hiroaki Sekiya Seinosuke Rikudo Makoto Koyurugi

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Episode Ratings

Episode Date Ratings
(Kanto Region)
01 01/13/2014 14.4%
02 01/20/2014 12.7%
03 01/27/2014 13.3%
04 02/03/2014 11.8%
05 02/10/2014 10.5%
06 02/17/2014 12.0%
07 02/24/2014 11.7%
08 03/03/2014 11.4%
09 03/10/2014 11.2%
10 03/17/2014 11.4%
11 03/24/2014 13.7%
Average 12.3%