The story surrounds an aspiring singer, Shuichi Shindou, and his band, Bad Luck (formed with his best friend Hiroshi Nakano, who is on guitar). Shuichi wants to become Japan's next big star, and follow in the footsteps of the famous idol Ryuichi Sakuma, lead singer of the now-disbanded legendary group Nittle Grasper. One evening, Shuichi is looking over lyrics for a song he was writing when his paper is blown away by the wind and picked up by a tall, blond haired (light brown in the manga) stranger. The man dismisses Shuichi's hard work as garbage, which hurts Shuichi deeply. Despite his anger, he is intrigued by the stranger. This will be their first encounter as Shuichi becomes fascinated by the stranger, who soon turns out to be the famous romance novelist, Eiri Yuki (real name: Uesugi). Both the manga and the anime follow this plot.

Show Info

Airs on: Japan WOWOW (2000 - 2001)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 18:30 (22 min)
Status: Ended
Language: Japanese
Show Type: Animation
Genres: Comedy Anime Music Romance
Episodes ordered: 13 episodes

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Got It All

Episode 1x13; Jan 10, 2001

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x13: Got It AllJan 10, 2001
1x12: BreathlessDec 20, 2000
1x11: Secret DayDec 13, 2000
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