Review: Anego a.k.a A Tale of Futility (2005)

The Cast: Shinohara Ryoko, Akanishi Jin, Tomosaka Rie and a bunch of other people

32-year old OL Noda Naoko (Shinohara Ryoko) needs a man. (Okay, so which woman in a Japanese drama doesn’t?) Actually, she needs to marry one soon; her biological clock is ticking, her eggs are drowning themselves in alcohol and she’s hit the pay ceiling after working for the same company for ten years. Enter three men of varying degrees of attractiveness and desirability, namely, the fresh meat recruit (Akanishi Jin), the suave married CEO and some geezer she meets at an omiai. (more…)