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  • 2015
  • 1 Season
  • 6.8  (155)

Smile is a Japanese drama series that aired in 2009. The show follows the story of a young lawyer named Koyama Kazuhisa, played by Shun Oguri, who consistently loses cases in court. Despite his setbacks, Koyama is determined to become a successful lawyer and make a name for himself. His friend and colleague, Odagiri Ryu, played by Jun Matsumoto, supports him along the way.

The duo takes on various cases throughout the series, with Koyama's lack of experience and skills always being put to the test. However, his perseverance and dedication to his clients always shine through. Koyama struggles to balance his personal and professional life, which causes problems for him and those around him.

One of Koyama's clients, Chika Asagi, played by Yui Aragaki, becomes a recurring character in the show. She is a young woman who is falsely accused of murder and seeks Koyama's help to clear her name. Koyama and Odagiri work diligently to uncover the truth and eventually prove Chika's innocence.

The show also delves into the personal lives of the characters, showcasing their struggles and relationships. Koyama has a strained relationship with his father, who is also a lawyer, and this causes tension between the two. Odagiri has his own set of personal problems, including a strained relationship with his father as well.

Throughout the series, the characters face their own struggles and hardships, but they learn to overcome them with the help of each other. The show focuses on the idea that anything is possible if you work hard enough and believe in yourself.

The acting in Smile is superb, with each actor bringing their character to life in a realistic and relatable way. The chemistry between the actors is palpable, and it's easy to become invested in the story and the characters' lives.

The show tackles many themes, including the criminal justice system, relationships, and personal growth. It does so in a thought-provoking and engaging way, leaving viewers with a sense of satisfaction by the end of each episode.

Overall, Smile is a captivating and heartwarming drama that is sure to leave viewers with a smile on their face. The intricately woven stories of the characters and their struggles make for an excellent series that is not to be missed.

Smile is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on May 28, 2015.

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A Pregnant Pause
6. A Pregnant Pause
June 26, 2015
- Sarah wants to start a family with her husband but the infection coursing through her body stops her in her tracks. Chris has always wanted to take care of the problem that has haunted him but instead he puts his family first.
Brush With Death
5. Brush With Death
June 28, 2015
Nigel's life and mouth went off the rails when his front tooth was knocked out while Julie's teeth are a "horror show" that have derailed her life and kept her daughter from leaving home.
Camera Shy
4. Camera Shy
June 18, 2015
Jacqueline looks to find closure from the brutal attack that stole her smile and almost cost her life. Single mom Crissy wants to step out of the shadows and teach her daughters how to live a life filled with self-esteem.
I'm a Witch
3. I'm a Witch
June 11, 2015
Stepping into the "mom" role for her 9 siblings, Brooke neglected her teeth for years while stay-at-home mom Denise wants to get back into the workforce but she can't do that looking "like a witch."
The Face of Fear
2. The Face of Fear
June 4, 2015
Melissa, a beautician, has never felt beautiful and her extreme fear of dentists drove her to give up a chance to have her smile fixed. Actress Megan is ready to take center stage after confronting years of shame over her rotting teeth.
Reconstruction or Relapse?
1. Reconstruction or Relapse?
May 28, 2015
Alyssa was born with a disabling genetic disorder that affected her smile while baseball lover Mark plays a high stakes game to get the smile he has always wanted after struggling with drug addiction.
Where to Watch Smile
Smile is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Smile on demand at Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    May 28, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (155)