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Midnight Diner

30 episodes
3 seasons
81user score

Set in a small restaurant in the corner of a shopping district. The unusual eatery is only open after midnight, and its standard menu consists of just a single choice. However, the customers still come for the amusing chatter and the proprietor's willingness to cook any dish that they request. This drama depicts the lives of the restaurant's patrons, including a yakuza, an unsuccessful actor, a group of office ladies, a newspaper delivery boy, and a stripper.

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Season 4


There won't be a season 4, the show has ended.

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Season 3

10 episodes
Oct 20, 2014

A detective, a manga editor, a failed cartoonist and a single mother are among the customers who come to the midnight diner for food and company.

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Season 2

10 episodes
Oct 13, 2011

The midnight diner's master serves up food and sympathy to more motley customers, ranging from yakuza to pachinko parlor workers to strippers.

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Season 1

10 episodes
Oct 9, 2009

Each night a midnight diner serves up just four dishes, but customers aren't really there for the food: They've come for advice and a sympathetic ear.

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Kaoru Kobayashi
Profile picture of Yutaka Matsushige who plays Ryu
Yutaka Matsushige
Profile picture of Toshiki Ayata who plays Kosuzu
Toshiki Ayata
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Mansaku Fuwa
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Shohei Uno
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