[28 June 2021] UPDATE: Seems like Viki has picked up this series for subtitling, so… after much thought, I’ve decided to drop the project. Thank you for watching episodes 1-5 with me 💗
I’ve decided to sub “Black Cinderella” for Spring 2021. This 8-episode drama starts on 22 April and stars Riko, Kamio Fuju, Itagaki Mizuki and Erica. Screenplay by Yoshida Erika (Cherry Magic, Heroine Shikkaku, Hana Nochi Hare) and directed by Kawamura Taisuke (Nodame Cantabile, L-DK, Kuragehime).
Kamiya Manaha (Riko) is a high school girl with little confidence in herself. Her dream since she was a child was to enter the Miss Seiran Contest, a beauty pageant that decides who is the most beautiful girl in school. Manaha calls herself a super ordinary girl but one day she gets a chance to enter the pageant. She then meets Tachibana Keigo (Kamio Fuju), a narcissistic, perfect, national treasure-level handsome guy, and Shimamura Sora (Itagaki Mizuki), a mysterious transfer student. On the day of the contest, Manaha is just a step away from her dream stage when…