Top 10 awesome shows like Peter no sôretsu that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Peter no sôretsu and you can't get over how good this show was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar shows which are created by the likes of Fuminori Kaneko, Kôtarô Koizumi and Kyoko Hasegawa . Here goes the list -

  1. Ryûsei Wagon
  2. Aka no Shô ~ Keishichô Shomu-gakari Hitomi no Jikenbo
  3. Juken no Cinderella
  4. Eigyô Buchô Kira Natsuko
  5. SDB National Police Agency Special Defense Bureau
  6. Kirawareru yûki
  7. Last Hope
  8. Hope: Kitai Zero no Shin'nyu Shain
  9. Ieuru onna
  10. Akira & Akira
  1. Ryûsei Wagon

    Ryûsei Wagon

    In the past six months, Nagata Kazuo has been told that he is being laid off, his wife Miyoko wants divorce and their son Hiroki will not stop violence at home. And in Kazuo's heart is an antagonism with his father Tadao who has terminal cancer. As Kazuo sits on a bench in front of a train station wondering where he has gone wrong, a wine-colored wagon suddenly appears. The person driving it is Hashimoto Yoshiaki who should have died five years ago. His son Kenta riding with him should be dead too. Kazuo boards this mysterious wagon with the two of them and in the course of going round to important places of the past, he starts to realize what went wrong with his wife and son.

    This show, created by Katsuo Fukuzawa, Hidetoshi Nishijima and Teruyuki Kagawa, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Aka no Shô ~ Keishichô Shomu-gakari Hitomi no Jikenbo

    Aka no Shô ~ Keishichô Shomu-gakari Hitomi no Jikenbo

    This show, created by Masahiro Hara, Kôji Yamamoto and Nana Komatsu, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Juken no Cinderella

    Juken no Cinderella

    Tooru Igarashi is a lecturer with charisma, working at a prestigious preparatory school. Recently, he drinks a lot and his life falls apart. Maki Endo is a student at a part-time high school. Every day, she is exhausted with working multiple jobs to cover her expenses. One day, Tooru and Maki happen to meet each other. Maki wants to graduate high school to get a regular job and asks Tooru to tutor her for her test-retest. After Tooru quit his prep school job, he has lost his pride and passion to teach. Tooru was also diagnosed to have only a year left to live. He decides to teach Maki and get her into the University of Tokyo.

    This show, created by Yasushi Ueda, Kôtarô Koizumi and Haruna Kawaguchi, scores 8.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Eigyô Buchô Kira Natsuko

    Eigyô Buchô Kira Natsuko

    Career woman Kira Natsuko was a successful creative director at an advertising agency. However, she got married just before 40, had a child and took maternity leave. Three years later, she returns to the workplace. However, the situation has drastically changed and Takagi Keisuke is now the creative director. The agency is in a slump and there is employee turnover. Natsuko is assigned not to the creative department, but to the sales department against her wishes. She has to face a series of issues that erupt as she struggles to juggle both work and her family. Not wanting to get the help of her mother-in-law, she hires a babysitter. But the babysitter's presence ends up causing her happy family to drift apart. At the company, her confidence is shattered and she gets frustrated. Before long, she and her husband become estranged and she faces a crisis at home too.

    This show, created by Shunsaku Kawake, Nanako Matsushima and Ryûhei Matsuda, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. SDB National Police Agency Special Defense Bureau

    SDB National Police Agency Special Defense Bureau

    This show, created by Hisashi Ueda, Tsuyoshi Ihara and Kôhei Matsushita, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Kirawareru yûki

    Kirawareru yûki

    This show, created by Tatsuya Ikezawa, Karina and Shigeaki Katô, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Last Hope

    Last Hope

    The serial takes place at a clinic where bright physicians employ bleeding edge medical technology to tend to their patients. While the doctors have different characters and backgrounds they ensure the centre acts effectively. Nevertheless, their personal situations come under the microscope.

    This show, created by Hiroki Hayama, Masaki Aiba and Mikako Tabe, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Hope: Kitai Zero no Shin'nyu Shain

    Hope: Kitai Zero no Shin'nyu Shain

    Ichinose Ayumu (Nakajima Yuto) dreamt of becoming a professional shogi player, but his father passed away when he was a high school student. After graduating from high school, he does not go on to university. He works part-time in order to support the household while pursuing his dream. However, he keeps failing the test to be a professional shogi player. Because under 23 is the age limit for the tests, this is the last chance for Ayumu who is now 22. But on the day before the test, his mother (Asaka Mayumi) collapses from overwork and is hospitalised. Ayumu fails the test again and spends all his time despondently on his part-time job. Worried about him, his mother asks an acquaintance to arrange for her son to take the last stage of an employment test at a general trading company. It is to work as an intern for one month. His performance will be taken into consideration to determine whether he will be employed. Appreciating his mother's thoughts, Ayumu starts his internship even though he doubts that he will make the cut. But he has insufficient social exposure and academic qualifications and is quickly given negative labels by his boss and peers. Ayumu has no choice but to compete. If he runs away from this, he will truly become a person with nothing.

    This show, created by Hidenori Jôhô, Yûto Nakajima and Kenichi Endô, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Ieuru onna

    Ieuru onna

    Machi Sangenya is an excellent real estate agent who will do anything to sell the property to her customers, including meeting their families and solving their personal problems.

    This show, created by Ryûichi Inomata, Tôru Nakamura and Ayako Imoto, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Akira & Akira

    Akira & Akira

    The story begins in April 1986 and is set during the days of the bubble economy. Kaidou Akira comes from a wealthy background and is the heir of a large company Tokai Yuusen. On the other hand, his genius classmate from the University of Tokyo, Yamazaki Akira had a tough life due to the bankruptcy of his father's company and having to run away from creditors but overcomes the odds to graduate from the top-notch school. The two are employed at the same bank and get caught in a battle lasting over 10 years which causes upheavals in their lives.

    This show, created by Yoshiyuki Mizutani, Osamu Mukai and Takumi Saitoh, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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