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Long lasting dramas.

Postby Hatori » Wed 03.26.2008 3:38 pm

Hello! I haven't posted for a long while... Anyway, I was watching bad daytime TV today and I came across Days of Our Lives. My mom watched this show for almost the whole time this drama-Soap has been on TV and said it's been on for 30+ years.

I was wondering if there are any TV shows like Days of Our Lives in Japan that has been going on that long. I know that many dramas don't last more than a year, generally, but are there are any shows like that lasting that long?

Thanks for reading!
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Re: Long lasting dramas.

Postby doinkies » Wed 03.26.2008 8:50 pm

3-nen B-gumi Kinpachi-sensei (has been running on and off since 1979)

Abarenbo Shogun (ran from 1978 to 2004)

Wataru Seken wa Oni Bakari (started in 1990 and its 9th season is starting soon)
広い空と遠くの山々 二人で歩いた街
-森高千里 「渡良瀬橋」
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Re: Long lasting dramas.

Postby AJBryant » Wed 03.26.2008 9:06 pm

Mito Komon is the great grand-daddy of Japanese TV shows. 38 seasons, over 1000 episodes.

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