8 nengoshi no hanayome: kimi no me ga sametanara (8年越しの花嫁 キミの目が覚めたなら)
Nakahara Hisashi (中原尚志), Nakahara Mai (中原麻衣)
family, biography, illness
16 Dec, 2017
In 2006, three months before their wedding ceremony, Mai is diagnosed with a difficult case of anti NMDA receptor encephalitis, a rare disease which only affects one in three million people. As Mai ends up in a coma, Hisashi prays for her recovery. Miraculously, she regains consciousness only to gradually lose memory of her husband due to a memory disorder. Nevertheless, Hisashi keeps going back to his wife, enduring the pain associated with it, and after eight long years, a miracle happens.