When nothing is going right for a young woman, she makes some drastic changes. After her boyfriend leaves her, Nobuko Oba (Saki Aibu) decides that she needs to shed some of her 85kg weight (about 187 pounds). When her extreme diet succeeds, things start to turn around for Nobuko. She gets a job at her favorite fashion magazine and she meets the handsome pâtissier, Taiichi Imai (Mokomichi Hayami). That’s when the complications arise for Nobuko. If she eats cake, she can’t stop herself. And if she regains her weight, she’ll lose her job. What will Nobuko do? “Rebound” is a 2011 Japanese drama series directed by Nagumo Seiichi.