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Dear Brother

TV, ep.39 (~25 min.), 1991

 

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Genres: Drama, Psychological, Romance, Yuri, School, Shoujo, Shoujo Ai
Tags: Coming of age, Present, School, Drama, Mature Themes, School Life, Shoujo
Release Date: 14.07.1991 ‑ 31.05.1992
Studios: Tezuka Productions Co., Ltd.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
Type: TV (1991)
Episodes: 39, ~25 min.

Alternative names:

おにいさまへ...
Brother
Dear Brother
Oniisama E
To My Brother...
Brother, Dear Brother
おにいさまへ…
Oniisama e
Before leaving her cram school, Nanako Misonô asks one of the teachers if they can become pen-pals. The teacher, Takehiko Henmi, is reluctant at first, but eventually accepts the offer. The story is narrated through the letters sent from Nanako as she enters Seiran, a renowned private high school for girls only. There she encounters many difficulties as an ordinary middle-class girl invited to the prestigious Sorority, the most traditional and sophisticated club on campus.
When starting at a new school, Nanako is thrust into the world of female rivalry and love. She is choosen into the Sorority, giving her an enviable postition according to all the girls left out. However, since Nanako is not from a wealthy family, most girls find it unfair that she was choosen. Nanako is left to protect herself from wicked rumors and mean plots to make her leave the school. Along with her best friend since preschool, and new friends made along the way, she uncovers the past of some of the more popular girls in school and on her journey through highschool she learns of love, loss and her own family's secrets...
No sooner has Nanako Misonoo started attending Seiran, the most prestigious girls’ school in Japan, when she is unexpectedly chosen to join its most exclusive club, the Sorority. Believing that she was given preferential treatment by the Sorority’s leader, the beautiful and intimidating Miya-sama, Nanako’s jealous classmates begin to bully her. Slowly, life at Seiran begins to unravel and Nanako wonders why the Sorority chose her over more eligible candidates. Not only that, what could lie behind Miya-sama’s mysterious smile? With only the letters to her ‘dear brother’ to help her make sense of it all, Nanako must try to find answers to these and many more questions.
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Related manga:

Oniisama e... Manga, 1974, Adaptation

Related characters:

Nanako MISONOO
Nanako MISONOO
Kaoru ORIHARA
Kaoru ORIHARA
Rei ASAKA
Rei ASAKA
Fukiko ICHINOMIYA
Fukiko ICHINOMIYA
Mariko SHINOBU
Mariko SHINOBU
Tomoko ARIKURA
Tomoko ARIKURA
Aya MISAKI
Aya MISAKI
Miyuki SONOBE
Miyuki SONOBE
Megumi FURUTA
Megumi FURUTA
Junko NAKAYA
Junko NAKAYA
KIRYUU
KIRYUU
HAYASHIDA
HAYASHIDA
OGIWARA
OGIWARA
KOMABAYASHI
KOMABAYASHI
KATSURAGI
KATSURAGI
YAMAMOTO
YAMAMOTO
HOSHINO
HOSHINO
Kyoushi
Kyoushi
Kyoushi
Kyoushi
Kyoushi
Kyoushi
Kouchou
Kouchou
Guidance Counselor
Guidance Counselor
Takehiko HENMI
Takehiko HENMI
Takashi ICHINOMIYA
Takashi ICHINOMIYA
Nanako no Haha
Nanako no Haha
Nanako no Gifu
Nanako no Gifu
Hisako SHINOBU
Hisako SHINOBU
Hikawa SHINOBU
Hikawa SHINOBU
IGARASHI
IGARASHI
Mineko
Mineko
Hikawa no Aijin
Hikawa no Aijin
Fukiko ICHINOMIYA
Fukiko ICHINOMIYA
Seiran Gakuen
Seiran Gakuen
Ma chérie la Poupée
Ma chérie la Poupée
Professor Misonou
Professor Misonou
Mathematics Teacher
Mathematics Teacher
English Teacher
English Teacher
Tomoko's Mother
Tomoko's Mother
Japanese Teacher
Japanese Teacher
Halloween
Halloween
Kusonoki
Kusonoki
Minako
Minako
Mr. Misonoo
Mr. Misonoo
Mrs. Asaka
Mrs. Asaka
Mrs. Ichinomiya
Mrs. Ichinomiya
Mrs. Misaki
Mrs. Misaki
Mrs. Misonoo
Mrs. Misonoo
Shinobu HIKAWA
Shinobu HIKAWA
Fukiko Ichinomiya 'Miya-sama'
Fukiko Ichinomiya 'Miya-sama'
Nanako's father
Nanako's father
''Lady Medusa'' Katsuragi
''Lady Medusa'' Katsuragi
''Lady Borgia'' Ogiwara
''Lady Borgia'' Ogiwara
''Lady Cattleya'' Yamamoto
''Lady Cattleya'' Yamamoto
''Lady Vampanella'' Hoshino
''Lady Vampanella'' Hoshino