Best TV Shows to Watch on Netflix: Million Yen Women

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Million Yen Women, or 1,000,000 Yen No Onnatachi in Japanese, is one of the first Japanese shows that I ever watched on Netflix.

The main star in the show is Yojiro Noda, who is also a singer in the group Radwimps. According to some of my friends, he also sang most of the songs in the movie Your Name.

The series is about a struggling author, who one day has 5 women randomly show up to his front door step. They each show up individually, and they tell him that they will be paying him 1 million yen each month ($10,000) to live at his house. He is shocked when he hears this, but of course he accepts their strange offer.

Over the course of the series, each of the 5 women that move in with him are slowly introduced, and it is also gradually revealed why they are paying him 1 million yen each month. It is a slow, but dramatic build up, and I thought it was good enough to keep my attention throughout the entire series. The show is only 12 episodes of 24 minutes each, so you can get through it all super fast.

Overall, it is definitely an interesting show and concept, even if it is a tad predictable in my opinion. If you have read the anime that it was based on, or are just looking for a new show to watch, be sure to give it an episode or so!

Million Yen Women Recommendation Rating: 4

1: Something worth checking out if you have time

2: Something that is a hit for some people, but not a must for everyone

3: Something worth prioritizing if interested

4: Something worth making time to check out

5: An absolute home run, worth going out of your way for

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This is a blog for myself (and hopefully others) to keep track of all of the places, restaurants, books, movies, etc. that I do not want to forget. I am a college student who has lived in the US, Asia, and Europe for extended periods of time; I am very lucky to have had these experiences, and I want to share my recommendations with people interested in any of these locations.

NONE of these posts are advertisements. I do not have any discount codes or promotions for anything I write about; however, this should be considered a positive because it means that everything I write about reflects my true feelings. In order to keep this blog positive, my posts will only be recommendations for the things I enjoy the most in life. The topics will vary between whatever subjects I am interested in at a certain time, and I will have 1-2 new posts per day.

I wish I could have started this project earlier while some of my memories were fresher in my mind, but it is better late than never. I hope that other people will have the chance to visit or experience things that I write about, and I hope that people will have a similar taste in life to myself!

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