Zettai Kareshi (TV series)

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Zettai Kareshi
Zettai Kareshi Poster.jpg
Promotional poster for Zettai Kareshi
Also known asAbsolute Boyfriend
GenreRomance, comedy
Written byWatase Yu, Zettai Kareshi (manga)
Directed byHijikata Masato (土方政人) (Episodes 1-2,5,8,11), Sato Genta (佐藤源太) (Episodes 3-4,7,10), Kitagawa Manabu (北川学) (Episodes 6,9)
Opening themeOkaeri by Ayaka
Ending themeOkaeri by Ayaka
Country of origin Japan
No. of episodes12
Producer(s)Hashimoto Fumi (橋本芙美)
Production location(s)Japan
Original networkFuji TV
Original releaseApril 15 (2008-04-15) –
June 24, 2008 (2008-06-24)
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Zettai Kareshi (絶対彼氏 〜完全無欠の恋人ロボット〜) is a Japanese romance comedy drama television series based on the original manga Absolute Boyfriend by Yuu Watase.


Riiko Izawa is an office lady in search of a boyfriend, and she ends up in possession of a "robot" known as Night Tenjo, who is programmed to be the perfect boyfriend. However, this creates a love triangle with a distinguished young man at her company who also has feelings for her. Riiko is played by Saki Aibu, Night is played by Mokomichi Hayami, and Soshi Asamoto is played by Hiro Mizushima.



On March 24, 2009, a special episode of this series was released and featured 3 years after the last episode of the series, whereas Riiko had become a patissier and is engaged to Soshi Asamoto; and Night was suddenly revived by a Kronos Heaven employee, who wanted to use his individual ego to her own gain. At the end of this special episode, Night is last seen telling Namikiri to erase him from this world and shedding tears. Riiko at last, returns to Soshi's side and their marriage goes on, but not shown on screen.

  • Viewership ratings: 9.0 (Kanto)
  • Broadcast date: March 24, 2009
  • Air time: Tuesday 21:00-23:00

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