Skip Beat follows Kyoko's journey to climb the showbiz ladder as she meets interesting people along the way, all in the hopes of revenge and finding herself in the end.) is a Taiwanese television drama based on the manga of the same name by Yoshiki Nakamura.It premiered on 18 December 2011 on FTV Main Channel and 24 December 2011 on GTV Variety Show. is a joint production between Taiwan and Japan, and is primarily produced by Gala Television under executive producer Doze Niu. began on 1 January 2008 after the casting of Ariel Lin and Jerry Yan in the main roles.
It appears that Shotaro never helps with the cost of food, apartment, or necessary products.
However, one day as she brings him his lunch at a company building, she overhears Sho complaining about her to his manager, saying that she is a boring and plain girl that he'd like to be rid of, proceeding to sweet-talk and flirt with his manager, whereas he hadn't even put his arm around Kyoko in her life.
Unlike other heroines in the same situation, Kyoko doesn't shed many tears when she learns that Sho thinks she's only good for housekeeping.
Instead, her "Pandora's box" opens and she vows vengeance on Shotaro.
Enraged, Kyoko attempts to attack Sho, but is instantly carried off by security.
Sho mockingly tells her that if she wants revenge, she had better become a bigger star than him.And so Kyoko, vowing revenge, changed her appearance and started to enter the entertainment business.Little did she know that her journey will not go as smooth as she thought.Kyoko followed her true love and childhood friend Sho to Tokyo so she could help him reach his dream of becoming an idol.She cleans, cooks, works three jobs and does nothing for herself because she loves him so much, but gets nothing in return. But then one day she goes unannounced to his agency with a delivery, and overhears him talking about her; he reveals to his manager that he only took her with him as a maid, and that he doesn't care for her at all.Upon hearing this, Kyoko doesn't just sit around and cry.