#270 Hanzawa Naoki

This hit drama was the drama of 2013.

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The drama is set present day Japan and follows the banking underworld.

Hanazawa Naoki is the protagonist.

Mr. Hanazawa is a banker for Tokyo Chuo bank and is used as a scapegoat by the bigwigs and he subsequently seeks out revenge against the corrupt bankers.

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His catchphrase is やられたら 倍返しだ/Yararetara bai-gaeshida.
It can be translated as “If someone wrongs you, get them back double!”

The ten episode drama became a sensation because he is a little guy standing up against the big companies.

David vs. Goliath

Everyone loves an underdog.

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