結婚できない男 is a 2006 Japanese drama/comedy starring 阿部寛 (Abe Hiroshi – click here for his profile on Makoto+). A second season was released in 2019 reprising many of the same characters.
阿部寛 plays a 40-year-old architect who really doesn't like people. He enjoys being by himself and usually finds being with others a nuisance. He can be clueless and rude, but the people around him are determined to try to help him.
The characters in today's lesson:
- 桑野信介 – the architect who cannot get married. Played by 阿部寛
- 早坂夏美 – the doctor played by 夏川 結衣
The key phrase for today's lesson is: