[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. 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…