"Once-in-a-lifetime first love"
Episode information
Series Hana Yori Dango Returns
Episode 7
Airdate February 16, 2007
Teleplay Mikio Satake
Animation director
Production Atsushi Takei
Preceded by "Confession turns chaotic!!"
Followed by "The love square is settled"
Sojiro: "Say are there girls who'd ask a guy out at 6 AM on Valentines just to confess her love to him? On top of that, she wants to meet on the roof of a building where Tokyo Tower is visible."
Yuki: "Eh? What the heck? That totally makes no sense."
Sojiro: "Your'e right. I'd look stupid if I showed up, huh?"
Yuki: "Yeah, you totally would. You better not go."
Yuki inadvertently causes Sojiro to miss his lifetime chance.

"Once-in-a-lifetime first love" (一期一会の初恋 () Ichi-go ichi-e no hatsukoi) is the seventh episode of Hana Yori Dango Returns, the sequel of the 2005 drama Hana Yori Dango. The episode aired on February 16, 2007 and was followed by the eight episode on February 23.

Tsukushi Makino begins working as a maid at Tsukasa Domyoji's mansion. Meanwhile, Sojiro Nishikado and Yuki Matsuoka have been missing for a week. Tsukasa helps Tsukushi find Yuki and they learn where she has been this whole time


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Cast and characters

Character Actor Notes
Akira Mimasaka Tsuyoshi Abe
Erika Ayuhara Aki Fukada
Minako Yamano Emiko Matsuoka
Rui Hanazawa Shun Oguri
Sachiyo Sengoku Takako Kato
Shigeru Okawahara Natsuki Kato
Sojiro Nishikado Shota Matsuda
Tsukasa Domyoji Jun Matsumoto
Tsukushi Makino Mao Inoue
Yuki Matsuoka Aki Nishihara
Yuriko Asai Saki Seto


Guest roles


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