"Ossan's Love" (おっさんずラブ) is one of TV Asahi's drama series. The catch copy of this series is: "One day, the head of the department confessed to me."
The summary of "Ossan's Love"
The protagonist Haruta Shoichi is a 33-year-old man who, despite his love for women, is not popular among women. Shoichi's pure love-comedy story begins he gets confessed by two men: his superior, an old man named Kurosawa Musashi who is really an innocent maiden at heart, and his younger coworker, a dreamboat named Maki Ryota who shares a house with him.
The reason why "Ossan's Love" is a trending topic
Immediately after the 1st episode was aired, people on social media began raving about the maiden-like personality that the drama series' heroine(?) Kurosawa Musashi shows in front of Haruta.
One of the drama series' official Instagram accounts is named "Musashi's Room" and it belongs to Kurosawa Musashi. Uploaded on that account are many secret photos of Musashi's heartthrob Haruta (or Harutan as Musashi likes to call him), accompanied with hashtags that blatantly reflect Musashi's maiden mind. As of May 14, the account has gained more than 300,000 followers.
As the plot of the drama advances, social media users are seen reacting to, supporting, and talking about the drama series in ways that defy gender stereotypes.
The drama series is getting popular rapidly on pixiv too
The 1st batch of the contest's winners are:
Award of Excellence
Rio Uchida Award
"This spring, the old men's pure love will paint your heart in a tint of pink, like a flurry of cherry blossoms"--as we recall the words on the drama series' official website, we look forward to how the old men's springlike tale will unfold.