A Sleeping Forest (1998) – Dramacool

Kimura Takuya plays Ito Naoki, a mysterious man that seems to have some special childhood connection with Oba Minako. But she lost her memory long ago and doesn’t really remember anything about her childhood or him.

Naoki knows almost everything about Minako and secretly invites her to the “Sleeping Forest”. From there on their story begins, into a dark and romantic drama.

  • Native Title: 眠れる森
  • Also Known As: Nemureru mori
  • Screenwriter: Nozawa Hisashi
  • Director: Nakae Isamu
  • Genres: Thriller, Mystery, Romance
  • Cast & Credits

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    • Nakayama Miho

      Oba Minako

      Main Role

    • Kimura Takuya in A Sleeping Forest Japanese Drama (1998)
      Kimura Takuya

      Ito Naoki

      Main Role

    • Nakamura Toru in A Sleeping Forest Japanese Drama (1998)
      Nakamura Toru

      Hamazaki Kiichiro

      Main Role

    • Yusuke Santamaria in A Sleeping Forest Japanese Drama (1998)
      Yusuke Santamaria

      Nakajima Keita [Naoki’s childhood friend]

      Support Role

    • Honjo Manami in A Sleeping Forest Japanese Drama (1998)
      Honjo Manami

      Sakuma Yuri [Naoki’s girlfriend]

      Support Role

    • Jinnai Takanori in A Sleeping Forest Japanese Drama (1998)
      Jinnai Takanori

      Kokubu Yoshiharu

      Support Role


    • Score: 7.6 (scored by 497 users)
    • Ranked: #3194
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    • Watchers: 1,150


    • Drama: A Sleeping Forest
    • Country: Japan
    • Episodes: 12
    • Aired: Oct 8, 1998 – Dec 24, 1998
    • Aired On: Thursday
    • Original Network: Fuji TV
    • Duration: 45 min.
    • Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

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