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Attention Please

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Written by  Chieko Hosokawa
Demographic  Shōjo
Volumes  2
Adaptations  Attention Please (2006)
Music by  Yugo Kanno
Published by  Kodansha
Original run  1970 – present
Original network  TBS
Magazine  Shōjo Friend
Publisher  Kodansha
Attention Please KEEP CALM AND ATTENTION PLEASE Poster JSEE Keep CalmoMatic
Studios  Toho Co., Ltd., Kyodo Television
Similar  Absolute Boyfriend, Aim for the Ace!, Mei‑chan no Shitsuji, Gokusen, Attack No 1

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Attention Please (アテンションプリーズ, Atenshon Purīzu) is a manga by Chieko Hosokawa about the training of flight attendants for Japan Airlines originally serialized in Shōjo Friend from Kodansha beginning in 1970. Tokyo Broadcasting System adapted a TV drama from the manga in 1970. Thirty-six years later, Fuji TV produced a new drama series in 2006. The name of the character, Yōko Misaki was used in both versions.


Top 10 rated japanese school romance drama


The 2006 program follows the life of Misaki as she slowly conquers various obstacles to become a flight attendant. Each episode ends with a showcase of the various uniforms that have been used in JAL to a cover of "Oh Pretty Woman" by Kaela Kimura.


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  • Aya Ueto as Misaki Youko
  • Ryo Nishikido as Nakahara Shota
  • Miki Maya as Mikami Tamaki
  • Saki Aibu as Wakamura Yayoi
  • Chihiro Otsuka as Sekiyama Yuki
  • Misa Uehara as Hirota Saori
  • Kotaro Koizumi as Tsutsumi Shuusuke
  • Fumiyo Kohinata as Sakurada Shinya
  • Yuko Fueki as Asou Kaoru
  • Natsumi Nanase as Kinoshita Asami
  • Minami Otomo as Higashino Haruka
  • Mariko Takahashi as Kagawa Reiko
  • Mantaro Koichi as Watanabe Makoto
  • Kazuyuki Asano as Wakamura Shozo
  • Inoue Jun as Dazai Shinichiro
  • Mano Yuuko as Murayama Mizuho
  • Hoshino Natsuko as Takemoto Rie
  • Tanaka Sogen as Ooki Mitsuya
  • Ishikawa Maki as Chief Nagano

  • Attention Please Attention Please The Marriage and Family Clinic
    Yōko Misaki (美咲 洋子, Misaki Yōko)
    Misaki is a lead singer of a rock band. She lost her mother at young age and was raised with her three brothers. She is very boyish in nature and prefers male to female company. She enrolls to become a flight attendant to gain the attention of another band member after he mentions about how she would look like in a uniform. She finds training in flight attendant academy to be difficult but manages to overcome various obstacles with a unique persistence. She slowly wins respect of her instructors and batchmates.
    Shōta Nakahara (中原 翔太, Nakahara Shōta)
    Shōta is a mechanic working for JAL. He has always wanted to be a pilot on a commercial airliner but could not become one as he did not have perfect eyesight. He is still allowed to pilot small aircraft and takes Misaki on a trip during the series to cheer her up. He first met her in the first episode where she accuses him of stealing her train ticket. Reserved and quiet, he and Misaki initially do not get along however become close friends by the end of the series.


    1. Oh Pretty Woman - Kaela Kimura
    2. Attention Please ~ Main Theme
    3. What Am I Gonna Do
    4. Head Wind
    5. Circle of my Life
    6. A Goody Goody
    7. Attention Please ~ (Love Theme)
    8. Turbulence
    9. Mock up
    10. Fight Irregularity
    11. Go Around
    12. Stage of The Sky
    13. Normally Hidden Function
    14. Do Really
    15. Break Down
    16. Painful And Embarrassed
    17. Link to The Future
    18. Attention Please ~ (End Title)
    19. Oh Pretty Woman ~ (Instrumental)

    January 2007 special

    A special was aired in January 2007. Misaki was given her first international assignment to Hawaii. In this special Misaki has to play matchmaker to bring two people together. At the end, Misaki gains the courage and is about to tell Shota that she likes him but is interrupted with a rare green sunset, 'Green Flash' in Hawaii. That sunset foretells that a couple who sees the Green Flash will live happily together forever.


  • Aya Ueto as Misaki Youko
  • Ryo Nishikido as Nakahara Shota
  • Miki Maya as Mikami Tamaki
  • Saki Aibu as Wakamura Yayoi
  • Chihiro Otsuka as Sekiyama Yuki
  • Misa Uehara as Hirota Saori
  • Kotaro Koizumi as Tsutsumi Shuusuke
  • Yuko Fueki as Asou Kaoru
  • Natsuki Harada as Risa Nakata
  • Bokuzo Masana as Todoroki Hiroto
  • Hori Mayumi as Ito Nanako
  • Ito Masayuki as a passenger
  • David Hirokane as Mr. Nakata
  • Yatsu Isao as the taxi driver
  • Ideguchi Tetsuya & Kawamoto Chiaki as the newlyweds
  • Katsukura Keiko as a passenger
  • Taira Chiharu as the young mother
  • Yamase Shota as the high-spirited child
  • April 2008 special

    There was a second special aired in April 2008. Misaki imagines and dreams of becoming the top cabin attendant in the world. She has ongoing conflicts with a new trainee CA, who is serious. She then heads to Sydney with Wakamura and Sekiyama and gets into an argument with them as Misaki is trying to steal the spotlight for a blog on their airlines CA website. Meanwhile, Sekiyama has feelings for Tsutsumi, but gets upset when he flirts with another woman while Wakamura worries about her father's health. On the other hand, it is revealed that Shōta is in India.


  • Aya Ueto - Youko Misaki (Flight Attendant Trainee)
  • Ryo Nishikido - Shota Nakahara (Flight Engineer)
  • Maya Miki - Tamaki Mikami (Flight Attandent Trainee Instructor)
  • Saki Aibu - Yayoi Wakamura (Flight Attendant Trainee)
  • Misa Uehara - Saori Hirota (Flight Attendant Trainee)
  • Chihiro Otsuka - Yuki Sekiyama (Flight Attendant Trainee)
  • Fumiyo Kohinata - Shinya Sakurada (Pilot)
  • Koutaro Koizumi - Shusuke Tsutsumi (Inexperienced Pilot)
  • Yuko Fueki - Kaoru Asou (Senior Flight Attendant)
  • Minami Ootomo - Haruka Higashino (Flight Attendant Trainee)
  • Natsumi Nanase - Asami Kinoshita (Flight Attendant Trainee Instructor)
  • Mariko Takahashi - Reiko Kagawa (ep.1-4)
  • Mantaro Koichi - Makoto Watanabe (Flight Engineer)
  • Kazuyuki Asano - Shozo Wakamura (Noodle Shop Owner, Yayoi's father)
  • Jun Inoue - Shinichirō Dazai (Department Head of Flight Attendant Trainee)
  • Yuuko Mano - Mizuho Murayama (Senior Flight Attendant)
  • Natsuko Hoshino - Rie Takemoto (Flight Attendant Trainee)
  • References

    Attention Please Wikipedia

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