Umechan Sensei (2012) – Dramacool

The story is set in the devastated area of Kamata, Tokyo, in 1945 just after the end of the war. Horikita plays Shimomura Umeko, the youngest of 3 siblings whose father is a doctor at a university hospital. Compared to her outstanding sister Matsuko and brother Takeo, she lacks self-confidence, but an incident makes her determined to become a local doctor. However, her path is fraught with failures.

  • Native Title: 梅ちゃん先生
  • Also Known As: Doctor Ume , Dr. Ume-chan
  • Screenwriter: Ozaki Masaya
  • Director: Kuwano Tomohiro, Kimura Takafumi, Ohara Taku, Katsuta Natsuko, Suzuki Wataru, Nishimura Takegoro
  • Genres: Historical, Life, Medical
  • Cast & Credits

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    • Horikita Maki

      Shimomura Umeko

      Main Role

    • Owada Shinya in Umechan Sensei Japanese Drama (2012)
      Owada Shinya


      Support Role

    • Kataoka Tsurutaro in Umechan Sensei Japanese Drama (2012)
      Kataoka Tsurutaro

      Yasuoka Kokira (Nobu’s father)

      Support Role

    • Nakamura Yuri in Umechan Sensei Japanese Drama (2012)
      Nakamura Yuri


      Support Role

    • Tsurumi Shingo in Umechan Sensei Japanese Drama (2012)
      Tsurumi Shingo

      Tachibana Yozo [Umeko’s uncle}

      Support Role

    • Hamada Manabu in Umechan Sensei Japanese Drama (2012)
      Hamada Manabu


      Support Role


    • Score: 7.9 (scored by 69 users)
    • Ranked: #59131
    • Popularity: #7491
    • Watchers: 648


    • Drama: Umechan Sensei
    • Country: Japan
    • Episodes: 156
    • Aired: Apr 2, 2012 – Sep 29, 2012
    • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    • Original Network: NHK
    • Duration: 15 min.
    • Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

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