TBS Program Catalog

Atom's Last Shot

アトムの童(こ)   아톰의 도전   遊戲之子

Nayuta is a young genius video game developer who works independently. His anonymity had gained him the moniker “the Banksy of video games,” until a certain incident caused him to shy away from games and live quietly. Meanwhile, the long-standing toy company Atom decides to delve into the video game industry in order to overcome their financial crisis. With no funds or experience, the people at Atom make a desperate attempt to contact Nayuta, the Banksy of video games, but will they succeed? Can they write a new chapter in the cut-throat world of video games?

I Will Be Your Bloom

君の花になる   너의 꽃이 될래   為你綻放的花

Asuka had once realized her goal to become a teacher, but after a gutting failure, she gives up her dream profession and becomes extremely withdrawn. After a series of events, she finds herself becoming a live-in housemother for a dorm... where the boy band septet 8LOOM live together!
At the dorm, she is reunited with her former student Dan—as a teacher, Asuka used to encourage him to go for his dreams. Inspired by Dan’s leadership in the band and his passion for making his dream come true, Asuka, too, regains the passion she had in her teaching days and comes to terms with her own failure.
Don’t miss this adorable story about a woman’s journey to new heights in work, friendship, and romance!

The Black Swindler (2022)

クロサギ   검은 사기 (2022)   詐欺獵人 (2022)

The stage is set in Japan in the year 2022.
In a time where fraud is an imminent threat, societal issues give rise to a slew of elaborate scams. Kurosaki is a man who lost his family to a “white swindler,” which is a professional swindler who scams people out of their money. In order to exact revenge, Kurosaki becomes a “black swindler,” a swindler who tricks other swindlers. He swears to scam every white swindler in the world and takes on foe after foe, but can he find his ultimate enemy who robbed him of his family? This riveting revenge drama exposes the very emotions that scams exploit.

ISHIKO and HANEO: You're Suing Me?

石子と羽男ーそんなコトで訴えます?ー   이시코와 하네오 ー그런 일로 고소합니까?ー   石子與羽男:這種事能告嗎?

75min × 1ep / 60min × 9eps

Personalities and complexes collide between a Tokyo University-educated paralegal, Shoko (“Miss Compliance”) and a young lawyer with only a high school degree, Yoshio (“Mr. Bohemian”). Nevertheless, they somehow manage to help clients in a small town through the “Ushio Legal Counseling Office” in this off-color legal drama! With Shoko’s sharp wit and stubbornly single-minded passion, and Yoshio’s penchant for acting cool, the two are more similar than they would admit despite constant bickering as they fight for the rights of their clients.

Riding a Unicorn

ユニコーンに乗って   유니콘을 타고   騎上獨角獸

75min × 1ep / 60min × 9eps

Sana is a 23-year-old is an entrepreneur whose educational app “Dream Pony” catapulted her to CEO of a unicorn firm less than ten years old. Determined to create a brand used by people all over the world, she is disinterested in romance and unaware that her partner, Kou, is secretly in love with her. That is until Sana’s world is thrown into turmoil with the arrival of a midcareer corporate transfer named Satoshi lacking in basic startup instincts but setting into motion a love and romance triangle. Can Sana achieve both love and career dreams?

The Old Dog, New Tricks?

オールドルーキー   올드 루키   老菜鳥

85min × 1ep / 75min × 1ep / 60min × 8eps

Ryotaro is a cheerful professional soccer player devoted to the game he loves. He has risen to national team member, and come through with decisive goals when it counts… until injury begins to plague him. Facing retirement at 37, he realizes it is a little late for him to enter normal working society. Enter a sports management company called “Victory” which offers him a new lease on life. Yet somewhere in his heart, Ryotaro has not quite accepted his retirement, and he will need to reconcile with new challenges as an old rookie.

INVISIBLE

インビジブル   인비저블   無影犯罪

75min × 1ep / 60min × 9eps

A mystery figure dubbed “Invisible” conspires with criminals as an underworld “crime coordinator.”
Once thought of as just an urban legend, Invisible hijacks the airwaves and warns of a bombing.
Nobody imagined it would be a woman by the name “Kiriko.”
“I’ll give you my information,” she says, “but I want Detective Takafumi back in the First Crime Division.” But why him? One by one, the mysteries peel away in this rollercoaster drama will hold you in captive suspense.

Is Love Sustainable?

持続可能な恋ですか?〜父と娘の結婚行進曲〜   지속 가능한 사랑입니까?   持續可能的戀愛?

75min × 1ep / 60min × 9eps

Kyoka is perfectly happy being single as is her father, Rintaro, a forlorn widower who lost his beloved wife, Yoko, to cancer. One day as the two clean house, they stumble upon a divorce form signed by Yoko. Shocked and reflecting on this revelation, Rintaro at age 63 decides it’s time to start over and find himself a life partner. And he challenges Kyoka to do the same. The race for wedding bells is on! In this love story, it is about a modern family growth and rebirth.

My Family

マイファミリー   마이패밀리   捍衛家園

85min × 1ep / 75min × 2eps / 60min × 7eps

Haruto is a young businessman whose game company struck it rich, giving him a fancy suburban home, a beautiful wife, Michiru, and a grade school daughter. But when the daughter is taken in a serial kidnapping, Haruto reassesses his priorities. Confronted with a series of challenges and revelations about people, he and Michiru fight to get their daughter back the only way they can: by themselves, in this non-stop thriller about family bonds under the most trying of circumstances.

DCU: Deep Crime Unit

DCU   DCU   DCU

120min × 1ep / 85min × 1ep / 75min × 2eps / 60min × 5eps

DCU is a detective series of a team of elite divers boldly solving crimes where no investigation has gone before. The darkest secrets, however, might not be hiding in the oceans’ depths but are buried in their own pasts. And they must be confronted before they throw the entire world into deadly chaos.

FIGHT SONG

ファイトソング   파이팅 송   心動迎戰Song!

75min × 1ep / 60min × 9eps

Hanae dreamed of representing Japan in karate until misfortune deprived her of everything. She mopes about until she encounters Haruki, composer of the song that once motivated her before karate matches. Romance blooms but is complicated by Shingo, a flashy childhood friend long in love with Hanae. Meanwhile, Hanae harbors a secret” that she can’t tell anybody, and determines to experience “the last romance of her life.” Will this slightly awkward but unclouded heroine get her wish?

If My Wife Becomes an Elementary School Student.

妻、小学生になる。   아내, 초등학생이 되다.   妻子變成小學生。 

75min × 1ep / 60min × 9eps

Since losing his beloved wife 10 years ago, Keisuke vows to never remarry. He wants happiness for his only daughter, Mai, but struggles to make a good living and their communication suffers. That is until the appearance before them of a mysterious young girl carrying a schoolbag who claims to be Keisuke’s wife. Reincarnation? An offbeat family life ensues comprised of devoted husband Keisuke, his former wife (now a grade schooler) and a daughter who won’t grow up.

Dearest

最愛   최애   最愛

75min × 1ep / 60min × 9eps|10eps

Leading female industrialist, Rio, has been named a key person of interest in a serial murder case investigated by Detective Daiki. The two were once in love with each other in their youth. Rio’s legal advisor, Kenichiro, will do anything for her. Caught in a love triangle and a criminal investigation, Rio and Daiki’s “forbidden” romance seems doomed by a missing person incident 15 years ago and its possible links to a current serial murder case. Is Rio complicit? What would you do to protect those who are most beloved to you, be it a first crush, a sibling, a parent, a child, or a lifelong friend? This suspenseful romance evokes the uncompromising passion, struggle and redemption of true love.

JAPAN SINKS: People of Hope

日本沈没ー希望のひとー   일본침몰 ー희망의 사람ー   日本沉沒ー希望之人ー

135min × 1ep / 85min × 1ep / 75min × 2eps / 60min × 5eps|Eps 9

Tokyo 2023. Japan’s prime minister announces a plan to store contaminated material in deep-sea strata while entrusting a team of young technocrats to protect Japan’s future. Meanwhile, the public is alarmed by sensational magazine articles predicting the sinking of the Kanto plain owing to the disappearance of an island off the Izu coast. With demonstrators in the streets, a young government official Amami tries to restore order just as a corruption scandal linking the government to a profitable eco-business firm erupts. When Amami and a government colleague escape for a scuba diving trip, they encounter an earth-shattering event.

ONLY JUST MARRIED

婚姻届に判を捺しただけですが   혼인 신고서에 도장을 찍었을 뿐인데   只是在結婚申請書上蓋個章而已

75min × 1ep / 60min × 9eps|10eps

Akiha extols the virtues of the single life and has no desire for marriage. But then she encounters a sudden proposal from Shu, a handsome company man whom she just met. Shu has an urgent need to be officially designated as “married” when he floats the fake marriage proposal. For her part, Akiha is hurting for the money to care for her sick grandmother and keep her family business afloat. So a bargain is struck. Shu agrees to take over her debts if she will marry him. After a rocky start, however, Akiha gradually finds herself drawn to Shu’s kind and gentle nature. But then she learns the true reason behind their marriage in this disarmingly poignant romantic comedy about love built on a lie.

#bemyfamily

#家族募集します   #가족 모집합니다   #家族募集中

75min × 1ep / 60min × 8eps|Eps 9

Shunpei is a single father struggling to care for his five-year-old son. One day, he runs into childhood buddy Sosuke, who decides to help his old friend out. Sosuke’s plan involves renting out the apartment above his rundown okonomiyaki restaurant as a share house and using the money to rebuild. When Sosuke puts out a call on social media for single parents like Shunpei, his hashtag #bemyfamily attracts the attention of Rei, a straightlaced schoolteacher, and Meiku, an ambitious singer-songwriter, each with a child of her own. But can this motley assortment of two men, two women, and three children really become a “family” just by living under the same roof?

Promise Cinderella

プロミス・シンデレラ   프로미스 신데렐라   約定的灰姑娘

75min × 1ep / 60min × 9eps

Hayame’s peaceful existence is suddenly shattered one day when her husband announces he wants a divorce, and she runs away from home. Then all her money is stolen, and she finds herself with no place to live. That’s when she encounters high school student Issei, a rich, handsome rogue who offers to let her stay with him if she will agree to take part in a “real-life game.” And so, Hayame takes up residence in Issei’s family mansion where she is introduced to a world of excitement, thrills, and romance that she never could have imagined. This is one heart-pounding love story that you won’t want to miss! What’s more important, love or money—or maybe neither?

TOKYO MER: Mobile Emergency Room

TOKYO MER~走る緊急救命室~   TOKYO MER~ 달리는 긴급 구명실~   TOKYO MER: Mobile Emergency Room

85 min × 1 ep / 75 min × 2 eps / 60 min × 8 eps|Eps 11

Kota Kitami, a brilliant young ER doctor, has been handpicked by Mayor Azusa Akatsuka to head a new emergency response team dubbed TOKYO Mobile Emergency Room, or MER, outfitted with leading-edge medical technology and a large mobile operating theatre to respond to major accidents, natural disasters, and other emergencies. Their mission is simple: Save every life. Team member Nao Otowa, sent by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare on a secret mission, ends up forming a close professional bond with Kota, and together the two men put their lives on the line every day to rescue others. But perhaps there’s more to Kota’s superhuman bravery and self-sacrifice than meets the eye...

Dragon Sakura S2

ドラゴン桜   드래곤 사쿠라2   龙樱2

85 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps|Eps 10

Our favorite gung-ho teacher is back! A few years ago, a group of struggling students at a low-ranked high school made it into Japan’s top college, Tokyo University – thanks to Kenji Sakuragi, a down-on-his-luck lawyer-turned-teacher. But soon afterward, he left the school and disappeared. Now another school has tracked him down and hired him, in hopes he can turn things around. So, Sakuragi makes his comeback, this time with the motto: “Times are tough! So get a move on!” Students are overwhelmed with choices and desperate for something to hold onto. With his profound belief in their ability, Kenji offers a ray of hope. But it won’t be easy! This gripping series depicts the anxieties of today’s youth and the problems faced by parents, and provides insights on how to get ahead professionally. You’ll understand why Kenji Sakuragi is still repeating his famous line, “Suck it up! Just get into Tokyo University!”

How to Get a Divorce for the Whole Family!

リコカツ~全員離婚家族~   리코카츠 ~전원이혼가족~   離婚活動

75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps|Eps 10

Newlyweds Saki and husband Koichi have decided that getting married was a huge mistake. They met by chance and had a whirlwind romance, but their lifestyles and values couldn’t be more different. She’s a fashion editor raised in a modern, liberal home. He’s an ace air-rescue pilot from a strict, conservative upbringing. After their big wedding, they’re too embarrassed to tell their families, friends and colleagues that they’re already getting divorced! So they decide to do it in secret…It can even be a positive first step toward both partners’ future happiness. But when it comes to men and women, the more things change, the more they stay the same. This highly entertaining new series takes a hard look at today’s social values through the lens of divorce.

Why I Dress Up for Love

着飾る恋には理由があって   꾸미는 사랑에는 이유가 있어   打扮的戀愛是有理由的

75min × 1ep / 60min × 9eps|Eps 10

Fashionista Kurumi Mashiba works as a publicist for a popular online home décor company. When she launches a social media account to promote the company, she ends up amassing 100,000 followers and becomes a fashion influencer in her own right. But she’s so wrapped up in work that she forgets to renew the lease on her apartment and finds herself thrown out onto the street! Help comes in the form of Kouko Saotome, an older female friend and successful food stylist who lives in a luxury apartment in the heart of trendy Omotesando. Kouko invites Kurumi to move in with her, but it turns out she doesn’t live alone. And so, the stylish Kurumi finds herself living with an eclectic group of men and women very different from her. Don’t miss this heartwarming series packed full of love in all its many forms!

HEAVEN and HELL: Soul Exchange

天国と地獄~サイコな2人~   천국과 지옥 ~ 두명의 사이코~   天國與地獄

85 min × 1 ep / 75 min × 3 eps / 60 min × 6 eps|Eps 10

This drama about what happens when fate and love collide is non-stop entertainment!
Ayako is a young detective in the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department’s violent crimes unit who’s eager to make her name. One day she gets a chance to arrest a murder suspect single-handed. But before she can slap on the cuffs their souls are switched! She finds herself in the body of Haruto, a brilliant and successful young entrepreneur with his own startup who’s secretly a psychopathic serial killer—and he in hers. This bizarre exchange of souls sets the stage for a thrilling story that turns everything you thought you knew about men and women and good and evil on its head. As Ayako and Haruto are drawn closer together, these two natural enemies stumble onto an unexpected truth.

Oh My Boss! Love not included

オー!マイ・ボス!恋は別冊で   오ー!마이・보스!사랑은 별책으로   Oh My Boss! 戀愛放別冊

75min × 2eps / 60min × 8eps|Eps 10

Don’t miss this heartwarming, madcap romantic comedy!
Nami is an ordinary small-town girl with no special dreams or ambitions, someone who goes along to get along and wants nothing from life but a modicum of happiness. Then she moves to the big city to pursue her childhood crush. In Tokyo she by chance lands a job at a major fashion magazine where she meets the glamorous but intimidating Reiko, the youngest editor-in-chief in the magazine’s history, and Junnosuke, a dashing and loveable young photographer. Nami soon finds herself trying to satisfy the demands of her domineering, workaholic new boss while navigating the pitfalls of workplace romance. Along the way she discovers her values, her ambition, and a sense of purpose.

Story of My Family!!!

俺の家の話   우리 집 이야기   我家的故事

75min × 2eps / 60min × 8eps|Eps 10

Now sidelined due to injury and age, former pro-wrestling star Juichi Miyama was once groomed by his father, Jusaburo, an acclaimed Noh actor and “Living National Treasure,” to be his successor. But the young Juichi rebelled, left home, and cut off ties with his family. Now he’s just learned that his father, having miraculously survived a critical illness, intends to marry his young caregiver and leave all his money to her. So Juichi decides to return home to help with his father’s care, setting the stage for a showdown between Juichi’s family on one side and his father’s mysterious caregiver on the other.

A Warmed Up Love

この恋あたためますか   이 사랑 데워드릴까요   愛情加温

75min × 1ep / 60min × 9eps|Eps 10

Kiki Inoue has lost her bearings in life and works a part-time job in a convenience store. But thanks to an incredible passion for conveniences store sweets, she encounters the manager of a major convenience store with whom she forms a partnership to develop the next big convenience store dessert! The manager, however, is only concerned with winning and views Kiki as nothing more than a pawn for achieving his own success. Feigning to be an angel, he is in fact a devil in disguise preying upon Kiki’s dreams and using her. Against this cutthroat corporate backdrop, Kiki is a symbol for many despairing from life’s many disappointments and failures and asking themselves the question “What is most important in life? Here is a Cinderella love story for them and for everyone.

Mothers in Love

恋する母たち   사랑하는 엄마들   戀愛的母親們

75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 8 eps|Eps 9

Ann Ishiwatari had a carefree and comfortable existence until the sudden disappearance of her husband turned her life upside down. Now she must make her way as a single mother with a son who has just entered an elite high school. In this new social environment, she meets Yuko Hayashi, a successful businesswoman and the glamorous Ms. Kanbara who is plagued by her husband’s extramarital affairs. Though outwardly happy, their lives hide troubling secrets that can’t be known. But fighting through pain, these three never-say-die moms parlay their struggles into unexpected new life directions, and perhaps even re-experience the magic of romance in this life-size love story.

The Dangerous Venus

危険なビーナス   위험한 비너스   危险的维纳斯   危險維納斯

85min × 1ep / 75min × 1ep / 60min × 8eps|Eps 10

Based on a masterpiece Keigo Higashino mystery novel, Hakuro Teshima is a bachelor veterinarian with a strong sense of justice and incapable of telling a lie. One day a mysterious woman, Kaede Yagami, appears at his door, claiming to be his younger brother’s wife and informing him of her husband’s sudden disappearance. The two then go in search of the missing brother and husband, but get embroiled in a wealthy family inheritance battle of some 3 billion yen. Expect the unexpected and a jaw-dropping finish as the curtain rises on an epic mystery swirling in human desire.

K2: Dodgy Badge Brothers

キワドい2人ーK2ー 池袋署刑事課神崎・黒木   껄끄러운 두 사람 -K2-   危險的二人ーK2ー

75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 5 eps|Eps 6

Kanzaki is a serious, career detective with a touch of humanism who is mortified when he is assigned a new
partner in Kuroki, an ultra hard-nosed, rough-and-tumble cop. With their diametrically-opposed personalities and views on life, they form an odd pair battling crime in highly-satisfying police drama style. Kanzaki is seeking to follow in the path of his policeman father whom he greatly admires. Kuroki boasts the highest arrest rate on the force through his strong gut feelings and perceptive mind. But the two men share one secret that mustn’t get out: they are half-brothers. They may think and act very differently, but therein lies their biggest crime-fighting weapons.

Love Begins When the Money Ends

おカネの切れ目が恋のはじまり   돈이 떨어지면 사랑이 시작된다   錢的盡頭是愛情的開始

75 min × 2 eps / 60 min × 6 eps|Eps 8

Owing to a certain incident in her past, Reiko Kuki knows the value of money better than anyone. Thrifty with her spending, this poor, “around-thirty company woman meets Keita Saruwatari, the moronic president’s son and profligate spendthrift with no memory at all of how he spends his dough. When these two polar opposites spend a summer learning about money management with a bunch of other financially-quirky people, personalities and values clash to produce some unexpected comedy and romance.

My Housekeeper Nagisa-san

My Housekeeper Nagisa-san SPECIAL   私の家政夫ナギサさん   남자 가정부를 원해?   我的家政夫渚先生

75 min × 2 eps / 60 min × 7 eps / 120 min × 1ep|Eps 10

In an office, she can perform better than anyone, but when it comes household chores, she’s totally useless. She’s a single woman pushing 30 named Mei Aihara, and her room is a mess. Appearing one day at her doorstep is Nagisa Shigino, a much-in-demand “super domestic helper” who can do the cooking, cleaning and washing with masterful perfection. And Shigino is… a middle-aged man. For Mei, a woman who lives for her career, the encounter with Nagisa plants in her first-time thoughts of “marriage,” “family” and “future.” Gradually, something resembling feelings of “love” begin to germinate.

NAOKI HANZAWA

半沢直樹   한자와 나오키   半澤直樹

85 min × 1 ep / 75 min × 4eps / 60 min × 5eps|Eps 10

【2nd Season】Naoki Hanzawa is back! A banker at the Tokyo Central Bank who's exposed many injustices inside the bank , the story begins with his being sent off to a subsidiary company, Tokyo Central Securities. Hanzawa commands a band of workers who are part of the so-called “lost generation.” Together, they confront and overcome numerous workplace challenges. Can they secure “double revenge” for clients and their outlandish demands ?
Convention - busting banker hero, Naoki Hanzawa, underwrites a new legendary chapter in the financial world.

MIU404

MIU404

75 min × 2 eps / 60 min × 9 eps|Eps 11

The No. 4 Mobile Investigation Unit was quickly pieced together as part of reform efforts to overhaul the police organization. There, a wild maverick of a cop, Ibuki, gets paired with a serenely composed partner, Shima. Their role is to be on call 24 hours to fill in gaps in police shifts by investigative Units 1 to 3, to be the first investigators on crime scene and to risk their lives for a perfect criminal apprehension rate. In an increasingly morally relativistic world, questions such as “What is real justice” are posed in thrillingly fast-paced and comical whodunit fare with each episode a complete story.

AN INCURABLE CASE OF LOVE

恋はつづくよどこまでも   사랑은 계속 될거야, 언제까지나   戀愛可以持續到天長地久

75 min × 2eps / 60 min × 8eps|Eps 10

A 23-year-old rookie nurse falls hard for a doctor she’s long admired while experiencing the triumphs and tragedy of working on the front line of emergency medical care in a story offering hope for tomorrow. As a high school student, Nanase Sakura witnessed the miracle of Doctor Tendo saving a life, and has been enamored with him ever since. Inspired to become a nurse in hopes of meeting Tendo, she finally fulfills her dream only to learn that he is nicknamed “the Devil” and is super sadistic. Nevertheless, Nanase relentlessly expresses honest feelings toward him, which eventually begin to melt his iron-encased heart in this heartwarming, romantic comedy.

PRAYERS IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM

病室で念仏を唱えないでください   병실에서 염불을 외지 마세요   請不要在病房念佛

75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps|Eps 10

Shoen Matsumoto is both a trained paramedic and Buddhist monk attached to a hospital. While providing emergency care straight from the mortuary while still in monk clothes unnerves some patients, Shoen nevertheless proves fully devoted to saving lives, and if that’s not possible, performing rites of spiritual passage for those that die. Dedicated to both roles, he finds himself often at odds with other doctors and colleagues over the best care for patients while bringing solace that only he can to bereaved families. As a doctor, his mission is to save lives. As a monk, it’s saving souls. Growing through this existential struggle, Shoen gives us a life-size drama in which to reflect on the true meaning of life and death.

The ship of Theseus

テセウスの船   테세우스의 배   提修斯之船

85 min × 2eps / 75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 7 eps|10 eps

A serial murder by fatal poisoning ushers in the first year of the new Japanese Reiwa era. Arrested as the prime suspect is a police officer. His son, Kokoro Tamura, along with his mother, elder sister and brother are forced into a life of social ostracism and prejudice as the alleged family of a killer. Kokoro’s devoted wife, Yuki, tells him to have faith in his father. Kokoro pays a visit the village and crime scene, he suddenly gets caught in a time warp that sends him back to 1989, the first year of the Heisei era. There, he encounters his father, who is adored by family and villagers alike. Under this new light, Kokoro begins to believe in his father’s innocence and vows to clear his name and restore happiness to the family. But can the bonds of a father and son spark a miracle across time and space? Shocking truths reveal themselves over the 31-year span in a meticulous, hard-boiled mystery delivered on a spectacular, tear-inducing scale.

La Grande Maison Tokyo

グランメゾン東京   그랑 메종 도쿄   東京三星夢

90 min × 1 ep / 85 min × 1 ep / 80min × 1 ep / 75min × 1 ep / 60min × 7 eps|Eps 11

Natsuki Obana is a charismatic Japanese chef running a 2-star restaurant in Paris. Despite an extreme pride and confidence, he can’t seem to earn the 3 stars he covets. Feeling the pressure of a career slipping away, Obana’s troubles are compounded when his restaurant is caught in a scandal that forces its closure and the departure of his staff. Amid his despair, a glimmer of hope arrives when he encounters a female chef with whom he is encouraged to start anew. Assembling a staff of talented chefs, he launches his restaurant but is constantly clashing with personnel. Can a middle-aged man once knocked down recover the verve of youth necessary to achieve a lifelong dream?

The Van Gogh Downstairs

階段下のゴッホ   계단 아래의 고흐   樓梯下的梵谷

Miyako is a beautiful salesperson on the fast track at a major cosmetics company earning more than 100 grand a year. But when she begins to question her life, she drops everything to pursue a past dream to become a painter. At a cram school for getting into an art institute, she meets a cute yet younger painter with prodigious artistic talent, but he’s also a penniless jerk. Can Miyako capture both her dream and romance in this newfangled rich-woman-poor-man love story?

Seven Days of a Daddy and a Daughter (2022)

パパとムスメの7日間   아빠와 딸의7일간 (2022)   父女7日變 (2022)

30min × 8eps

A high school girl, Koume, and her working stiff father, Kyoichiro, wake up one day after a traffic accident to find they have switched bodies. The two had been drifting apart, but are now thrown into each other’s lives. Kyoichiro, for example, shows no interest in Koume’s love interest, a classmate named Kenta. Ironically, however, Kenta finds himself more attracted to Koume ever since the swap. There’s plenty of hijinks in this bizarre love triangule style romcom!

Ideal Boyfriend

理想ノカレシ   이상적인 남친   理想的男友

30min × 8eps

Yumeko is a hot-shot business woman recently headhunted by a venture capital firm.
Outwardly, she is brash, confident and self-possessed, but at home, she’s a total slob. Emotionally wounded from a recent 18-month romance in which she was dumped, Yumeko still pines after her first high school crush as her ideal partner. When she encounters a mysterious man who looks identical to him, it sends her life spinning out of control in this reverse Cinderella tale for all women with big dreams.

MURAI in LOVE

村井の恋   무라이의 사랑   村井之戀

30min × 8eps

A high school teacher is dubbed “Tetsuko the Iron Mask Lady” for adamantly refusing to meddle in her students’ lives or socialize with her colleagues. But she is actually a closet computer in love with a character in a dating sim game. Spending her days divorced from real-life romance, she is one day confronted by a bright but hard-to-figure out, long-haired male student named Murai who confesses his love for her. It is a non-stop romantic comedy pitting a female teacher blindly in love with a fictional character against a male student who will stop at nothing to pursue his teacher’s affections.

The New King

新しい王様   新的国王

Season 1: 30 min × 8 episodes Season 2: 30 min × 9 episodes

Nao Kitazawa, 34, leads a busy but fulfilling life as a doctor at a women’s clinic and as fiancee to an elite psychiatric physician, Yuchi Ihara. With their wedding day a month off, Nao is preparing to move into a new home when she meets Shinji Mamiya, a struggling writer who works part-time as a mover and falls inexorably in love with him. The fateful encounter compels Nao to follow her heart and experience true love. Overwhelmed by Nao’s passion, Shinji soon falls for her as well, but their budding romance is threatened by the tragic discovery that Nao has early onset Alzheimer’s. What unfolds is a story of pure love. As Nao’s symptoms worsen, Shinji spends the next ten years giving Nao mental and health support even as she begins to lose the precious memories they both shared.

SICK’S: 1.0 ~SPEC SaGa~

SICK'S 恕乃抄 ~内閣情報調査室特務事項専従係事件簿~   SICK'S 죠노쇼∼내각정보조사실 특무사항 전담 사건부∼   SICK'S~超能力事件簿~

56 min × 1 ep 43 min × 1 ep 48 min × 1 ep 35 min × 2 eps|Eps 5

Shizuru Mikuriya is a Harvard graduate with a 230 IQ, but she languishes in a mental institution for her emotional instability and tendency to inflict harm to herself. Hiroyo Takakura is a highly-trained detective investigating cases involving so-called “Spec Holders.” Mikuriya and Takakura, along with their supervising chief, Kojiro Nonomura, soon find themselves embroiled in a plot to control and manipulate all spec holders.

Swimming in the Dark

わにとかげぎす   심해어   超級懦弱的男人的戀愛

40 min x 1 ep / 30 min x 9 eps|10 episodes

With a title inspired by “Stomiiformes”, an order of deep-sea ray-finned fish called, this story follows Tomioka, a late-night security guard at a supermarket who laments his drab and solitary life. Feeling it unnatural to exist alone, he wishes upon a shooting star one night for a true friend. Soon, a mysterious woman appears in his life. She is Azusa, a next door neighbor who instantly falls in love with him. But as the kind of social awkwardness, Tomioka is obtusely unaware of her feelings for him. Can love bloom between these two? Especially when compounded by the sudden emergence of a homeless guy, who calls himself a “life wanderer”, and then an enigmatic death threat in the form of a letter that reads: “You will lose your mind within a year and die”. Life is suddenly turned upside down.

Three Dads

3人のパパ   3인의 아빠   3個爸爸大戰小寶

30 min x 10 eps|10 episodes

Takuto, our protagonist, shares a house with his friends from high school – Kyohei and Hajime. He comes home to find a baby sleeping peacefully in the room. When the other two residents also return, they read a letter that has been left on the desk. “This is your baby.” Although they’re not quite sure what to do, the young men begin to feel responsible and they appear to make a decision to raise it together. However…

The three young men – afraid of learning the truth - take on the task of raising a baby in this slapstick comedy drama.

How would react if you suddenly became a father?

Rental Lovers

レンタルの恋   렌탈 사랑   出租小妹 紫陽花

30 min × 10 eps|10 episodes

Remi Takasugi is the most popular “item” at the “Rental Lovers” company where no customer request is deemed too impossible, outlandish or difficult to fulfill as long as certain rules and time constraints are observed. The company motto is “The ultimate rental girlfriend” and they guarantee complete satisfaction and perfectly-met requests. Remi is the ideal girlfriend in every way. But she also exhibits a few distractingly different traits. She absolutely refuses to smile once a date “gig” is over, and she wears an odd-looking bandage on her neck. So who or what is Remi? And what’s with the bandage? Cyborg? Alien? Cat? The suspense-filled love story starts here.

Captain Cook’s Banquet

コック警部の晩餐会   콕경부의 만찬회   料理警探的晚宴

30 min × 10 eps|10 episodes

Hoshimitsu Kokku is a Criminal 1st Division cop with professional level culinary skills. Nicknamed “Captain Cook”, he brings his own eccentricities and philosophy toward crime-fighting with the conviction that “Food doesn’t lie.” If there is one thing Captain Cook can’t stomach, it is the thought of people getting away with murder and then being able to eat freely and sumptuously. So he recreates the meals of victims in an effort to understand them better in the course of his investigation, and invites suspects to a grand feast where he can smoke out the true criminal. His compassion and unwavering pursuit of criminals in the name of justice make him a new hero in the gourmet world. Meanwhile, constantly stressed to the max is his new partner, Azumi Nanase, who despite having fulfilled her dream of becoming a cop is diametrically different in personality and disposition from her partner. As a consequence, she is constantly stressed out being at the mercy of Captain Cook’s freestyle sleuthing style and having to salvage the peace between her partner and his rival detective, Nekota. Nevertheless, Nanase and Hoshimitsu together make a crack crime solving team.

DEATH CASH

死幣   사폐   死幣

30 min × 10 eps|10 episodes

College student and Economics major, Yuka Minami (19) suddenly learns of the freakish death of her friend, Ikumi, on whose corpse were found reams of 10,000-yen bills. The eyes of Yukichi Fukuzawa, the face on the 10,000-yen note, had all been darkened black. When the bodies of 5 more men and women around Ikumi turn up in the same manner, rumors spread of a “death cash” curse. Frantic over this rash of inexplicable deaths in her immediate surroundings, Yuka one day hits upon a certain “rule” she believes might combat the workings of these fatal deaths. Horror and suspense surround her in this visceral depiction of modern society’s biggest and most terrifying subject: money.

Yuriko's Barenaked Diary

毒島ゆり子のせきらら日記   부스지마 유리코의 적나라한 일기   毒島百合子的赤裸裸日記

30 min × 10 eps|10 episodes

Ever since high school, Yuriko Busujima has been without several boyfriends. Now into her third year as a political beat reporter for a newspaper, she finds herself in a 4-year relationship with a musician named Midori and courting another guy. “Marriage is hell” and “Betray a guy before he betrays you” are her life mottos as she publicly flaunts her two-timing affair. Professionally, she searches for the opportunity to land a big scoop. And when it comes, fraught also with new romance, Yuriko is vindicated in her belief that “love” and betrayal” are merely two sides of the same coin. A new type of adult-oriented entertaining drama.

HOW BAD CAN WE GET?

悪党たちは千里を走る   악당들은 천리를 달린다   惡黨跑千里

30 min × 10 eps|10 episodes

Angered by his boss, a strident and selfish production company employee, Takasugi, quits his job as a director and finds himself saddled by a 10 million yen ($100,000) debt. He decides to hatch a plot, conspiring with a former assistant director friend named Sonobe, to kidnap a very rich family’s beloved dog for ransom. But then a mysterious woman, Natsuko, shows up as well as the son of the family whose dog they plan to kidnap, both wanting in on the plot. Then things really take a complicated turn when Takasugi is marked by a real kidnapper to take the blame for a separate child kidnapping in this thrilling, humor-filled and moving suspense.

TARO's CANDY HOUSE

おかしの家   과자의 집   下町的糖果屋

30 min × 10 eps|10 episodes

The setting is the Tsukishima district of Tokyo where the Summer Olympic Games will be held in five years. A small old-fashioned confectionary shop, “Sakuraya” stands as a remnant of the past amid the rapidly changing cityscape. Akiko Sakurai has been running the shop on a shoestring for over 50 years, along with her grandson, Taro (33) whom she raised form childhood after he lost his parents in a traffic accident. With them also is Reiko, a single mother who has returned to Tsukishima with her child. Seemingly left behind by a fast-moving world, Taro appears as something of a “loser” who finds himself reexamining his lost childhood in an effort to move forward. Life takes a strange turn when his grandmother, Akiko, receives a letter that she is being sued for damages because her cat, Mi-chan, allegedly scratched up a neighbor’s luxury car. What should be an easy case to win turns into a fumbling mess at the hands of Taro who can’t seem to win for losing in this wacky yet endearing and slightly heartwarming late-night drama.

PANIC IN

PANIC IN

30 min × 10 eps|10 episodes

Who can resist a good crisis or the scent of a woman?
The panic-thriller/comedy series “Panic In” celebrates all of the classical panic and disaster movie themes and tropes with a high-octane television drama full of suspense, laughter, tears, joy and soul-satisfying human emotion! Computer graphics add a level of scale and impact never before seen in made-for-television entertainment.
Torao Kurumada (43) is a hapless, middle-aged bachelor who is always changing jobs, but every time he starts at new place of employment, he is interrupted by some major incident or disaster such as a runaway bus, an unidentified mysterious animal, or terrorists. Each challenge is accompanied by a fateful encounter with a woman whether a college student, an office lady or a widow with whom he falls helplessly in love and for whom he is willing to sacrifice life and limb to save. It is the classic tale of a guy trying to win the girl amid extreme circumstances. But will it ever work for Torao?

Each episode is filmed by a guest director; Taichi Suzuki, the first ever 4-award winner at the Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival (“The Brat” ’12), action specialist, Yoshikatsu Kimura (“Karate Girl”, ’11), globally-acclaimed director SABU ( “Bunny Drop”, ’11 & “Kanikosen”, ’09), Munenori Nagano, who while active also as an actor in the popular theatrical troupe “European Project” is an award-winning independent filmmaker, for a total of 4 directors all bringing their own flair and taste to this all new “panic” action-comedy genre.

Dark System: Battle for Love’s Throne

ダークシステム 恋の王座決定戦   다크시스템 사랑의 왕좌결정전   不擇手段追女生

30 min. x 10 eps.|10 episodes

How to win the greatest love by the worst means! The world of romance is not for the timid. For Jiro Kagami, who has never been popular with the girls, the only way to win the heart of his beloved Yuri is by beating out four rivals with the use of a so-called “dark machine” that he hopes will make up for his lack of a way with women.

The Melancholy of an Disguised Interviewer

変身インタビュアーの憂鬱   변신인터뷰어의 우울   憂鬱的百變偵探

30 min. x 10 eps.|10 episodes

A mystery writer and master of-the-trick-ending turns active interviewer in search of answers to a series of mysteries taking place in the realm between the virtual world and reality in an isolated town. Suffering from writer’s block, the author teams with his editor to solve a gothic murder that leads them down a labyrinthine path in this edgy mystery with dark comedy streaks.

Send in Tenma!

天魔さんがゆく   텐마씨가 간다   天魔來了

30 min. x 10 eps.|10 episodes

An extremely fearful youth, Tenma Hokai, grudgingly runs a ghost extermination agency only because he hails from a long genealogy of those with special abilities to communicate with spirits. When a request comes in, he and his company colleagues strap on special devices and head for the haunted sites in what is a Japanese version of Ghostbusters. Or so one would hope. But alas, the weak-nerved Tenma can hardly bear the thought of encountering ghosts and tries instead to hear their grievances and rectify the problems that keep them in the corporal world, even through gentle persuasion. Meanwhile, Tenma must contend with a lady who follows him around, speak to his deceased father through dreams, a bothersome detective, a parade of quirky clients and spirits in what is far from a tale of horror but rather a hilarious comedy with comical interplay that also delivers a serious treatment on the meaning of "life" in a completely original drama.

After School Groove

放課後グルーヴ   방과후 그루브   放學來跳舞

30 min. x 10 eps.|10 episodes

Dropping out of high school and joining a bike gang, girl teen Makoto Kiryu's rough-and-tumble life thus far takes a new turn when she meets Rinko Kominato after a motorcycle accident. Rinko convinces Makoto to quit the biker gang and attend evening high school. Nine years later, the fully reformed Makoto is a college graduate and an upstanding physical education teacher who enjoys immense popularity among students. Having finally landed full-time status with her own class in her third year, life seems great until a bombshell drops from school principal. Makoto and her colleagues are being tasked with strengthening the school's dance program, a newly-mandated component of physical education. It is Makoto's worst nightmare come true. And God forbid that her students ever discover the truth: that she can't dance a lick.

Last Train Bye-Bye!

終電バイバイ   막차 바이바이   末班車bye-bye!

30 min. x 10 eps.|10 episodes

If you missed the last train, and had no money to get home by other means of transport, and had to spend the night in and around a particular train station, what would you do? This is how our story begins, with the protagonist missing the last trine. He has no money with him and must figure out how to pass the time until the first train in the morning. Little does he knows of the encounters and "late night adult adventure" that await him and which will cause him to grow. A one-night romance with a mysterious and attractive woman? The suspense and perils of becoming embroiled in a criminal incident? Or an incident of interpersonal connectivity sure to make one smile broadly? Enjoy a brand new type of drama that will leave you thinking about missing your last train tomorrow.

Coloring Himura

イロドリヒムラ   이로도리히무라   華麗搞笑日村秀

30 min. x 10 eps.|10 episodes

Starring Japan's currently most popular comedian, Yuki "Bananaman" Himura finds himself the central character in an eccentric drama that unfolds in ominibus style with each episode penned by a different writer and featuring an ever-changing support cast. Only Himura appears each time without fail, showcased and accentuated by resplendent actresses. Giving color to all who appear are the prominent globally-acclaimed film directors. Himura versus 10 movie directors and 10 stunning actresses. Witness a wholly new kind of TV drama that can only be seen here!

Lifeflash Incorporated

走馬灯株式会社   주마등 주식회사   跑馬燈株式會社

30 min. x 10 eps.|10 episodes

"Somato" is a term referring to the phenomenon at the brink of death where a person sees their whole life pass before their eyes. Those who are lost and happen to stumble into the Somato Incorporated are guided by Kaminuma by the entreaty, "Take as much time as you'd like to look back over your life" and then are handed a set of DVDs equal in number to each of your age. They contain parts of your life you had forgotten and your life as viewed by others. What's more, you get to learn the shocking truths you were not capable of knowing before, forcing you to face up to facts so shocking they may never recover. After watching every volume, what are people left thinking? Are they left with a sense of despair? Or hope.

After School is Mystery Time!

放課後はミステリーとともに   방과후 미스테리와 함께   放學後再推理

30 min. x 9 eps.|9 episodes

A huge fan of the Hiroshima Carp baseball team, you the viewer become the story protagonist, Ryo Kirigamine, vice-president of the Young Detectives Club at Tokyo’s Koigakubo Academy. In the search for truth, each week the school club gets tangled in perplexing local crimes and mysteries, including murder!
Ryo is a self-avowed super detective, but tends to get lost in the maze of clues at critical junctures of a case. But never fear; there are plenty of people to come to get her back on track, including the biology teacher, Hiromi Ishizaki. Take part in an intricately-constructed, hardcore mystery every week.

Osamu’s Casebook

白戸修の事件簿   시라토 오사무의 사건부   白戶修的事件簿

30 min. x 10 eps.|10 episodes

Osamu Shirato is a timid man and ultra pushover who goes completely unnoticed by women and is devoid of any sex appeal. He’s been searching vainly for employment for two years. But his life undergoes a radical change when he is reunited with a childhood friend named Hitoshi Kurosaki. Following a certain “incident,” Osamu is suddenly a magnet for women as he finds himself embroiled in - and solving - one messy situation after another. Still hoping to “find work” over “solving crimes”, the endearingly awkward Osamu can’t bring himself to refuse requests for help, be it solving a murder, bank robbery or organized shoplifting to stopping stalkers, buggings, and graffiti.

Ouran High School Host Club

桜蘭高校ホスト部   오란고교 호스트부   櫻蘭高校男公關部

30 min x 11 eps|11 episodes

The setting is one of Japan’s most prestigious private high schools, Ouran Academy, with a student body made up of scions of the country’s rich and famous. It is also home to an extracurricular club made up of “beautiful” boys called the Ouran High Host Club. The story begins with the only penniless boy in the school, Haruhi Fujioka, making his way into the school on academic merit alone, and unwittingly stumbling into Ouran High Host Club membership. Having found himself saddled with enormous debt, Haruhi is ordered by the club’s leader, Tamaki, to make his debut as a host. But the problem is… Haruhi’s actually a girl.

Shima-shima (Striped Sheep)

シマシマ   시마시마   一起來數羊

30 min. x 10 eps.|10 episodes

By day, Shio manages an aromatherapy salon. But by night, she is the owner of “Striped Sheep”, a business that dispatches men to the homes of women who suffer from insomnia to lie next to them. These “Striped Sheep” in fact represent a brand new profession of so-called “co-sleepers,” whose sole mission is to provide a night of relaxation to restless women. Shio’s four “sheep” consist of Gai, her ex-husband’s brother, Ran, a man with a cool, soothing gaze, the glib Linda and a taciturn book worm named Matthew. As sleep-sharers, these four men find out a lot about what drives or plagues their women clients, and help them gradually discover themselves and the right life pathways. “There are nights when a woman just needs a man at her side.”

Heaven’s Flower: The Legend of Arcana

ヘブンズ・フラワー The Legend of ARCANA   헤븐스 플라워 The Legend of Arcana   戰地的花

30 min. x 11 eps.|11 episodes

In the year 2060, a failed science experiment has brought about a barren, famine-plagued world where “flowers” no longer bloom. While recovery efforts show promise, District 7 - ground zero for the accident - has been left to its own devices, exempt from reconstruction as “an abandoned city.” One resident of District 7 is Ai, an angelic-looking young girl who hides a darker face. As member of a team of assassins called “Last Garden,” she is a coldhearted killer who carries out her assignments with faithful precision. Her life now roiled by a bizarre fate, this lone woman assassin must simply learn to survive.

Thief Royale

怪盗ロワイヤル   괴도 로얄   華麗怪盜

30 min. x 9 eps.|9 episodes

A young boy with a brilliant mind, a sexy female and two athletes form an unlikely quartet in a game of thievery that calls for cooperation, intrigue and cunning in an effort to steal various treasures ranging from physical objects and data to people’s hearts. But participants must be on constant guard in this thrilling caper lest their prized winnings be stolen away by other players. Under orders from a mystery woman, Yoko Kitaba, brainy protagonist Rei Kamimura teams with the saucy Karen Katagiri, technician Taiga Kishihara and brawny Jack to take on a host of ne’er-do-wells in hopes of recovering treasure and a lost memory.

Clone Babies

クローン ベイビー   클론 베이비   複製人嬰兒

30 min. x 11 eps.|11 episodes

Two humans with identical genetic makeup will attract and find each other, no matter how far apart. And those drawn-together clones will enter into a mutual battle of extermination. “The laws of magnetism” and “survival of the fittest” clash the moment these clones are pulled together, leading to crafty scheming and high-stakes competition in what turns out to be the ultimate game of “musical chairs” played out by clones yearning for distinction as “the true one.”

Love, Men and Fashion

恋とオシャレと男のコ   사랑과 멋과 남자   青春女模好煩惱

30 min. x 13 eps.|13 episodes

In a reception room at a talent agency in Tokyo’s trendy Harajuku district, three struggling fashion models impatiently wait for the phone call they’re sure is coming; the one from their manager giving them work. This is an uproarious, romantic and inspiring record of that long wait. Azusa Okamoto one day receives a call from her manager, Koshizaki, requesting her to audition for a popular television commercial. Unable to contain her excitement upon hearing that a producer is coming to the audition, But her junior colleague, Anri Okamoto, overhears all of the details. Azusa urriedly devises plans of her own. A high fashion, comical drama you won’t want to miss!

Love Letter

ラブレター   러브레터   愛情信

30 min. x 60 eps.|60 episodes

Minami is a deaf girl who, through sign language, tries to relate herself to her first love, Kaiji, and in so doing nurtures their puppy love for one another. In the process, Minami begins to develop an unrealistic desire to “hear Kaiji’s voice”. In response, Kaiji swears to Minami that he will “be her ears for her”. Alas, they are too young to keep to their promise… This is a beautiful but painful love story of the 15 long years of their unforgettable first love and family ties.

Road to Remarriage

再婚一直線   결혼 일직선   再婚一直線

30 min. x 45 eps.|45 episodes

Nodoka Kuribayashi, is a struggling cartoonist. Excusing herself for being busy with her work, she lets her husband, Tetsuya, be responsible for everything from housekeeping to child care. Tetsuya, who reaches the point where he can no longer take it, presents Nodoka with divorce papers. She then goes through homemaking training to get married again! Will she be able to improve herself as a woman and remarry?

tokyo girl

東京少女   도쿄 소녀   東京少女 系列

30 min. x 52 eps.|52 episodes

A TV drama series in an omnibus format. Bittersweet girlhood memories are introduced in various episodes.

Sweet 10

スイート10~最後の恋人~   스위트 10 ~마지막 연인~   甜蜜的最後戀人

30 min. x 50 eps.|50 episodes

Yumiko, a nurse and housewife, has been happily married for 9 years. As she experiences a fateful encounter with her patient, Keisuke, she begins to fall for him. What begins as an infatuation soon turns into a love affair that traps her. While repeatedly saying to herself “That couldn’t happen to me!” Yumiko starts to regain the “womanhood” within her.

The Third Senbei Bride!

三代目のヨメ!   3 대째의 며느리!   第3 代的媳婦

30 min x 40 eps|40 episodes

56-year-old, Mother-in-law, Misako Yoneda, still acts like the daughter-in-law that married into the household. One day, her son announces his intention to marry Natsuko Fujisaki, 35 years of age, who suddenly comes into the home of this well-established rice cracker shop through her marriage. This is a story of the laughter and tear filled days of the two women — the mother and her daughter-in-law.

Our Love Song!

愛のうた!   사랑의 노래!   愛之歌

30 min. x 45 eps.|45 episodes

Aki loses her husband-to-be right before their wedding. What is left for her are the three children he had with his ex-wife. This story depicts the transition of Aki and the children instantly becoming a “family,” discovering love and bonds and building a true family. The new family of four heals their wounds of losing their loved one by gradually clearing up normal household issues and becomes true to themselves through their life in the nature of Nasu Heights.

Stepmom and Daughter Blues SPECIAL(2022)

義母と娘のブルース 2022年謹賀新年スペシャル   의붓어머니와 딸의 블루스 스페셜(2022)   繼母與女兒的藍調 特別版(2022)

Company worker Akiko finds that a business she helped to revive has been taken over by a vulture capitalist, Ryoji, who looks identical to her deceased husband. When Ryoji’s next acquisition turns out to be a beloved bakery, Akiko suspects an ulterior motive and vows to resist. Caught between hatred of vulture capitalists and budding feelings toward her new boss, Akiko finds support from her stepdaughter, Miyuki, who is dedicated to looking out for her stepmom in this heartwarming drama.

99.9 Criminal Lawyer SPECIAL 2021: New Encounters

99.9—刑事専門弁護士— SPECIAL(2021)〜新たな出会い篇〜   99.9—형사전문 변호사— SPECIAL(2021)〜새로운 만남〜   99.9 刑事專門律師 特別篇:新的相遇篇

Miyama is junior partner to Sada, who has just been named new director of the Madarame Law Office. When a party is held to announce the new director, the president of a major auto maker wants them to hire and train his granddaughter Honoka. A candidate for mayor needs their help clearing him of a bribery charges, which puts them up against a suave bribery lawyer accustomed to operating in “gray” legal territory. Can Miyama and company stay focused on finding truth and justice?

The Full-time Wife Escapist SPECIAL

逃げるは恥だが役に立つ ガンバレ人類!新春スペシャル!!   도망치는건 부끄럽지만 도움이 된다 스페셜   逃避虽可耻但有用 特別篇

150 min x 1 ep|Ep 1

Husband as employer, wife as employee, marriage as a job... That’s how it all began for Mikuri Moriyama and Hiramasa Tsuzaki, working as managing partners in a work place called home, sharing household chores in efficiency maximizing manner, and otherwise leading a peaceful and happy life. Until Mikuri gets pregnant. The two decide to formally marry, but their plans snag when trying to register. More problems ensue from childbirth to parenting as Hiramasa tries to take paternity leave right before an important project. And then, one “incident” arises that threatens to tear the couple apart for good. Will they ever find their way back to “hug day”?

My Housekeeper Nagisa-san

My Housekeeper Nagisa-san SPECIAL   私の家政夫ナギサさん   남자 가정부를 원해?   我的家政夫渚先生

75 min × 2 eps / 60 min × 7 eps / 120 min × 1ep|Eps 10

In an office, she can perform better than anyone, but when it comes household chores, she’s totally useless. She’s a single woman pushing 30 named Mei Aihara, and her room is a mess. Appearing one day at her doorstep is Nagisa Shigino, a much-in-demand “super domestic helper” who can do the cooking, cleaning and washing with masterful perfection. And Shigino is… a middle-aged man. For Mei, a woman who lives for her career, the encounter with Nagisa plants in her first-time thoughts of “marriage,” “family” and “future.” Gradually, something resembling feelings of “love” begin to germinate.

Stepmom and Daughter Blues SPECIAL

義母と娘のブルース2020年謹賀新年スペシャル   의붓어머니와 딸의 블루스 스페셜   繼母與女兒的藍調 特別版

140 min × 1 ep|Ep 1

Akiko's back! This special picks up a year after the series ended . When we l as t saw Akiko, an ambitious career woman, she 'd just started work ing again after a long hiatus , but out of the blue she’s been fired f rom her high-powered job. Her stepdaughter Miyuki is now a university student living in Tokyo. Akiko hasn't seen Miyuki for a while, and she's in for a big surprise! When Akiko arrives, Miyuki’s boss is there wearing only a towel, holding a baby! Have these two had a baby together?! It wasn't easy for Akiko as a working person to be a stepmom, but she gave it her all, and Miyuki loved her back.
Don’t miss the new adventures of this loveable family.

LEADERS 2

LEADERS 2   리더스 2   領導者們2

143 min × 1 ep|1 episode

The year is 1934. Demand for the automobile is at last beginning to heat up some 10 plus years after the devastation of the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 had utterly destroyed shipping and distribution networks. Now, the likes of U.S auto making giants, Ford and General Motors, were looking to carve up the Japanese market for themselves with their foreign-made automobiles. Wataru Yamazaki is sales manager for “Hinode Motors”, a GM dealership in Aichi Prefecture. Resistant to the misguided American sales techniques being forced upon him, he constantly tries to offer suggestions, but who’s going to listen to a salesman at one little dealership? One his way home from Osaka one day, Yamazaki sees a stalled Chevrolet atop the Suzuka mountain pass being fixed by a mechanic in a suit: Saichiro Aichi. It marks the beginning of a long and rich relationship between two men who would go on to launch the first Aichi Motor Automobile Dealership.

Embers of Memory

往復書簡〜十五年後の補習〜   왕복서간 ~십오년뒤의 보충수업~   往復書簡~15年後的補習~

117 min|1 episode

Office worker Mariko is flustered to learn that her boyfriend, Junichi, has suddenly left the country to work overseas as a volunteer educating children in developing countries. He’ll be gone for 2 years, and made his big decision without having consulted her and even his own family. The reasons are unclear, and he is unreachable by phone. All Mariko can do is write a letter to him expressing her anxieties. Then one morning, the burnt body of a woman is found in a lumber warehouse. Visiting the crime scene, a detective named Kameyama recalls a similar arson related homicide that occurred 15 years ago at the same warehouse. Flashback 15 years. Mariko was in middle school when the warehouse fire broke out, trapping her and one of her classmates, Kazuki inside. Thankfully, she was rescued at the last minute by Junichi who rushed to save her, but alas, Kazuki perished. But the incident was investigated as a homicide, and another of Mariko’s classmates, a boy named Yasutaka, had been named as a suspect. The day after the fire, however, he committed suicide. With the truth never having been revealed, the investigation broke off much to the remorse of detective Kameyama. Mariko is therefore astounded 15 years later when she learns that the woman recently found burned to death was Yasutaka’s mother, Ayako. Years ago, the shock of the tragedy had led to Mariko's amnesia about the incident. Now, Mariko finally receives a letter from Junichi overseas, and it contains a confession by Junichi spelling out things Mariko had never known. Gradually, Mariko, overcome with anxiety finds bits and pieces of her memory starting to return.

Simple is Best

ふつうが一番   보통이 제일   平凡最好

120 min × 1 ep|1 episode

With dreams of becoming a Naoki Prize-winning author, Tomeji Kosuge is a widower who ekes out a living as a reporter for a trade newspaper while caring for his young daughter, Noriko, and living with his mother, Takie around 1963. Based on the true story of writer, Shuhei Fujisawa, Simple is Best traces the half life of protagonist, Fujisawa, up until his winning of the Naoki Prize in 1973 as seen through the eyes of his beloved daughter, Noriko.
A moving and poignant depiction about a man’s abiding love for family and passionate pursuit of a dream.

Kanpai!

居酒屋もへじ   이자카야 모헤지   居酒屋Moheji

120 min x 5 eps|5 episodes

A human relations drama with a comedic touch set in a small “izakaya” tavern that caters only to regular patrons, The Tavern centers on the daily life of its chef owner, his family, the clientele and a new female customer.

Rakugoka: The Way of the Comic Storyteller

赤めだか   붉은 송사리   紅鳉魚

150 min × 1 ep|1 episode

One of the hottest selling tickets in town is to see the hugely popular “rakugoka”, or comic storyteller, Danshun. Danshun himself was inspired as a little boy to become a rakugoka after seeing the legendary Danshi. He had found his calling. After his resistant parents relented to their son’s pleas, Danshun at age 17 became an apprentice of Danshi, the man dubbed a “wunderkind” and “genius” of the rakugo world. He soon realized however how hard the training was, and embarked upon a rigorous existence in which he had to deliver newspapers to earn a living. Living with hardship and joys, Danshun and his fellow apprentices would eventually rise in the rakugo world. A resplendent cast comes together to depict the rough and tumble world of a man who loved rakugo above all else and was destined to fulfill a dream.

LIBRARY WARS: BOOK OF MEMORIES

図書館戦争BOOK OF MEMORIES   도서관 전쟁 BOOK OF MEMORIES   圖書館戰爭SP

120 min × 1 ep|Ep 1

Iku Kasahara joins the ‘Task Force’, the special unit of the Kanto Area Library Defense Force, in search of her ‘prince’, a Task Force member who once rescued a book about to be seized from her by the ‘Betterment Squad’, the paramilitary arm of the Censorship Enforcement Agency. She does not remember what this man looks like, and is attached to the Dojo Squad, where she is trained to within an inch of her life by its martinet of an instructor, Atsushi Dojo.
She meets a Deaf woman, Marie Nakazawa, a childhood friend of an older member of the Task Force, Mikihisa Komaki, who is advising Marie on books she should read. Iku senses that Marie is in love with Komaki. Meanwhile, the librarian Asako Shibasaki is meeting frequently with a curator who has introduced himself as Shuji Asahina. Hikaru Tezuka, also of the Task Force, is fond of Asako, and is not sure what to think about all this.
Now Komaki is arrested by the Betterment Squad. A book he recommended to Marie had not been approved. Komaki is taken away, leaving the other members of the Task Force enraged at his detention on these dubious grounds.
To make matters even worse, Iku’s parents show up. They were strongly opposed to her joining Library Defense, and now her secret—the fact that much of her job involves armed combat—is revealed.
Will Komaki and Marie be torn apart? What fateful decision will Dojo make as confusion engulfs his unit? And how will Iku get through this?

Risking it All: The Spirit of the Men in Orange

テレビ未来遺産 ORANGE〜1.17 命懸けで闘った消防士の魂の物語〜   ORANGE – 1.17 목숨걸고 싸운 소방관의 영혼의 이야기   Orange 1.17 拼命奮鬥的熱血消防員的魂之物語

135 min x 1 ep|1 episode

Yamakura of the Kobe Fire Department aspires to wear the vaunted “orange” uniform of an elite rescue force that only 3% of all firefighters can attain. But to do so, he and his fellow trainees must suffer through the most rigorous training. As Yamakura and his fellow trainees grit their teeth and complain, their superior officer, Sakurai, impresses upon them the lessons of the Great Hanshin Earthquake (Kobe Earthquake) 20 years ago as “the only time we ever lost.” What hap-pened on the front lines of rescue that day and in the aftermath? What raced through the hearts and minds of rescuers as they tried to get a handle on unimaginable disaster? The shocking facts pour from Sakurai’s mouth in hopes of preparing the recruits for the unforgettable event that awaits them.

Justice is Blind: The Moving Tale of a Vision-Impaired Lawyer(Based on a True Story)

全盲の僕が弁護士になった理由   전맹인 내가 변호사가 된 이유 ~감동서스펜스 실화!~   全盲的我變成律師的理由~真實故事改編的懸疑劇~

120 min x 1 ep|1 episode

Based on the writings of a true life, vision-impaired lawyer comes a story about a blind man who manages to pass the extremely difficult bar exam and earn his lawyer’s license. Long desiring to help the weak, Kensuke Okochi gets a job at an attorney’s office while he and his wife, also blind, look forward to their first child. When a plaintiff in a divorce case decides to withdraw from litigation, Kensuke worries at first that it has to do with his own perceived inadequacies as a lawyer, but a few days later, he is visited by the female plaintiff, Satomi, showing injuries to her body. While it appears an open and shut case of domestic violence with an audio recording as proof, Kensuke detects a “certain scent” coming from the plaintiff which gives him pause as to her real intentions.

LEADERS

LEADERS 前編・後編   LEADERS 전편・후편

149 min x 2 eps|2 episodes

Prior to the start of World War II, Saichiro Aichi witnessed firsthand the technological prowess and industrial strength developing in the automotive industry of the US and Europe. Under Saichiro’s strong visionary leadership and the efforts of his team, a do-mestic passenger car is finally built just as the march of war is heard approaching. Saichiro’s group bides its time through a devastating war by building military trucks and machinery only to confront a dire depression upon war’s end, due to a financial re-trenchment policy by the Bank of Japan. Short on capital and troubled by labor strife, as well as personal illness, Saichiro and his men refuse to give up. Here is an inspiring tale about visionary men who through blood, sweat and tears and the spirit of “monozukuri” battled back from the brink of bankruptcy to build a Japanese auto company that would be the pride of the world.

Rin Izumi, Obstetrician: Charts of Life

産科医・和泉凛〜生と死のカルテ   산과의・이즈미 린 ~생과 사의 카르테   婦產科醫師

120 min x 1 ep|1 episode

Three years ago, obstetrician Rin Izumi had a miscarriage, losing the child she and her husband, Keita, had finally conceived after 10 years of trying. It resulted in the removal of Rin’s uterus and estrangement with her husband who as a chocolatier left to work in Paris. They hadn’t seen each other since. “We need to talk about the future,” he says one day informing her of his plans to return home. With confusion in her own life mounting, Rin encounters challenges at work including a pregnant woman formerly treated elsewhere whose baby is born premature. When DNA tests reveal the child to be neither hers nor her husband’s, something is terribly amiss.

SHINZANMONO "Forest of dreams"

新参者 眠りの森   신참자 잠자는 숲   新参者 沉睡森林

159 min × 1ep|Ep 1

The hit drama “Newcomer ” returns for a new season of Kyoichiro Kaga's latest adventures, drawn from the hit series that sold over 10 million copies. Famed inspector Kyoichiro Kaga’s biggest weapon is his unrivaled perception and eye for detail. No mystery is too complex for his sharp mind and penchant for action. But Kaga doesn’t just catch criminals: he has a way of unravelling emotional wounds, leading suspects to bare all . In this season of “Sleeping Beauty,” we get some clues to Kaga’s past as watch his composed manner erode when a beautiful woman steals his heart. Captivated by the talent and beaut y of the lead ballerina , Kaga finds himself anguishing over his own unraveling in this detective drama that grownups can relate to.

The Woman Next Door

隣の女   옆집 여자   鄰居

160 min x 1 ep|1 episode

Yuki leads a comfortable life as an illustrator with her doctor husband, Kenzo Tamukai. But they have yet to be blessed with a child. The story begins with the arrival next door of a new neighbor, a woman named Sachi Tachihara, whom Yuki gradually befriends. But Sachi plants seeds of doubt in Yuki, informing her of an alleged love affair her husband is having. One by one the lies and realities surrounding Kenzo come to light, erasing treasured memories of their marriage. Just as an anxiety-ridden Yuki finds she has no one to rely on except Sachi, a police detective enters the scene to turn her world on its head.

For Love

恋   사랑   戀

135 min x 1 ep|1 episode

The year is 1972. Fumiko is a very ordinary college student working a part-time job translating English literature where she meets university professor, Shintaro Katase and his wife, Hinako. She finds herself “enamored” with them. But the appearance of a young man named Katsuya Okubo leads to the destruction of those feelings. On one fateful day, Fumiko shoots Okubo to death in a violent incident that renders Professor Katase paralyzed from the waist down. His wife had witnessed the scene, but never speaks of it, allowing Fumiko to shoulder the blame. Fumiko does so willingly to keep a certain secret. 40 years later, in 2013, a reporter named Mit-suhiko Torikai is reexamining the case, trying to find out what really happened. Finishing a long sentence, Fumiko, who now suffers from terminal cancer, decides to bare her soul at last and reveal the secrets she’s kept locked away for so long.

SRO: Special Research Office for Extensive Investigation

SRO〜警視庁広域捜査専任特別調査室〜   SRO~경시청광역수사전임특별조사실~   警署搜索特別小組SRO

120 min x 1 ep|1 episode

Television serialization of a bestselling novel series called “SRO”. Japan’s Prime Minister has just launched the Special Research Office for Extensive Investigation (SRO) akin to the U.S.’s FBI to conduct wide area investigations of spreading crime. It is a groundbreaking new organization designed to free operatives from the “jurisdictional” restrictions of prefectural police departments. But the reality is that the SRO is not at all welcomed by the police organization. In the course of in-vestigating a dead body reduced to bones along the border of Kanagawa Prefecture, SRO members realize that police spies are in looking to torpedo the fledgling organization.

Dr. Mom’s Medical Journal 6

おふくろ先生の診療日記6   어머니 선생님의 진료일기6   看診日記

120 min. x 1 ep.|1 episode

Kayo Otahara, known affectionately as “Dr. Mom”, pours heart and soul into providing medical care to her local community. For roughly two months each summer, the rustic Gifu Prefecture village of Gujohachiman is transformed into a bustling center of activity, swelling to 30 times its normal population during its “Gujo Odori” festival, a folk dance where people clack wooden clogs on the ground in rhythmic cadence, also known as the “clog dance.” Against this bucolic backdrop, a story unfolds between Dr. Mom and a village clog maker’s family working to preserve the town’s tradition. She finds herself unraveling a family in-cident while serving as the only hope for rescuing their suddenly infirm daughter.

Letter to Mom in Heaven

命〜天国のママへ〜   생명~천국의 엄마에게~   在天國的母親

120 min. x 1 ep.|1 episode

Haruki Mizunuma is a workaholic who runs a design office in Tokyo and has left the rearing of his grade school son, Ren, completely to his wife, Kyoko. But she becomes hospitalized for de-terioration health. Treatment fails to work and suddenly, she has departed from this world. Ha-ruki is not ready to be suddenly raising a son by himself, and Ren himself is devastated by his mother’s death and loses the desire to live. And then on the first anniversary of Kyoko’s death, Haruki and Ren pay a visit to her native home in the mountains where the family business of forestry has been maintained for 500 years. Haruki begins to seek the meaning of the “Tree of Happiness”, which Kyoko had written in her day planner. But first he must confront the cold treatment by his father-in-law, Shigeya, who had never approved of their marriage.

SPEC: zero

SPEC ~零   SPEC: 영(零)   SPEC: 零

120 min x 1 ep|1 episode

This prequel to the hugely popular SPEC act ion series, delves into the story behind protagonist Saya’s loss of her left hand. Saya’s parents are supposedly killed in a plane crash when she’s in high school. But later Saya is approached by Kondo, a Metropolitan Police Agency detective, who tells her it’s likely her family was murdered by a SPEC agent. Five years later, Saya is a cop at the Public Safety Department’s Section 5 Task Force for unresolved cases. Meanwhi le, Saya’s brother blames Saya for their parents’ death, setting out to destroy her under the pseudonym Ninomae. He’s guided by Saya’s jilted ex-boyfriend, Satoshi, who’s poisoned both Ninomae and Saya’s minds so that they can’t recall being close.

The Partner: To My Dear Friend of 100 Years

The Partner〜愛しき百年の友へ〜   The Partner~사랑스런 백년의 친구에게~   日越之間 - The Parrtner

129 min x 1 ep|1 episode

Trading company employee, Tetsuya, lives alone with his only daughter, but is busy preparing to remarry a Vietnamese woman named Lien. One day, the president of a Vietnamese trading company promises Tetsuya a contract if he will help solve a mystery. But there is a time limit that, if not met, will cause the dissolution of a big project in Vietnam his company has been working on for years. Tetsuya pours his energy into cracking the mystery, but the key to solving it lies in Japan. A hundred years ago, under harsh colonial rule by the French, a Vietnamese hero fighting for independence took an incredible risk to find passage to Japan, where he forged a strong bond with a nameless Japanese doctor. Now, a century later, a long-hidden truth is re-vealed in this epic story about love and friendship between Vietnam and Japan.

ATARU Special:Challenge from New York

ATARU スペシャル ~ニューヨークからの挑戦状~   ATARU 스페셜~뉴욕에서의 도전장~   自閉天才ATARU 特別版 ~來自紐約的挑戰狀

134 min x 1 ep|1 episode

Ataru Returns!
Tasuku, the young brother of Ataru who never appeared in the television drama emerges here as the lead suspect in a serial killing case.
Ataru flies from New York to rescue his brother and discover the truth behind the murders which bear a strong resemblance to the "Crucifixion Murders" that shocked the United States in 1997. He is joined in the effort by 1st Crime Division investigator, Sawa, and ex-cop and current private detective, Maiko, for a reunion of the "Ataru Trio." But their movement is checked by Ataru's arch rival, who received the same special skills FBI training as he, and who seeks a final showdown.

The Stork Nest

こうのとりのゆりかご   황새의 요람   小鳥的搖籃

120 min x 1 ep|1 episode

May, 2007. The Jikei Hospital is a small clinic in Kumamoto Prefecture operating out of a pri-vate dwelling that begins accepting anonymous “deposits” (“Baby Post”) of unwanted infants abandoned by their parents for various reasons under the operational name, “Stork Nest.” Based on a true story, this moving human drama, fictionalized to protect privacy, depicts the passion and dedication of hospital staff as they rescue 92 abandoned infants over a period six years, all the while overcoming public criticism.

"Door to Dreams" Drama: "For You in 20 Years"

夢の扉特別編『20年後の君へ』   꿈의 문 특별편「20 년후의 너에게」   夢之門 特別篇 給二十年後的你

134 min. x 1 ep.|1 episode

Yuichiro Sawada is an elite company man with a blue chip trading company, in charge of a major overseas infrastructure building project. Supported by his beautiful wife and talented cook, Yoshino, his son, Daichi, a graduate of Tokyo University now employed at the Ministry of Economics, Trade and Industry, and daughter, Mariko, a student at the University of Washington, Sawada's life seems the picture of success with talk of a major promotion to executive status close at hand. But then Yuichiro is diagnosed with cancer, and before he has a chance to tell his family, they have become estranged from him. Forlorn, Yuichiro resolves to use his remaining time on Earth helping his family fulfill their dreams, and it becomes his driving passion and wish as a father and husband. Yuichiro's passionate pursuit soon begins to transform his family, too, realizing how the ability to dream can create new and lasting bonds between people, and in their relationship to society.

Preparing for Goodbye

妻が夫をおくるとき   아내가 남편을 보낼때   與夫離別

135 min. x 1 ep.|1 episode

It happened all so suddenly. Sugako Hashida had urged her husband to be examined after he complained of chest pains. She had never given any thought to a major illness from the way her husband deftly went about fulfilling his long-cherished dream of becoming a farmer. But the verdict from the doctor, given first to Hashida before the patient Iwasaki himself, was cruelly unexpected. He has terminal cancer that cannot be operated on, and only six months to live. Knowing that her husband cannot fight the disease and that the time remaining is all they've got, Hashida elects not to tell Iwasaki. How to prepare for that inevitable "day of parting" becomes the central theme of this autobiographical drama written in the first person by screenwriter Sugaoko Hashida the author of numerous masterpiece dramas who confessed, "Of all the things I've experienced in my life, nothing could compare with the pain of this."

Level 7

宮部みゆき『レベル7』   레벨7   懸疑小說-第七等級

120 min x 1 ep|1 episode

Just where is Level 7 and what is it? Two completely distinct plot lines ultimately cross paths and converge on a heinous murder. A man and woman wake up in a condominium room but have no memory of anything. The only clue they have to their identity is a tattoo on their arms that reads, "Level 7." Meanwhile, in a separate location, a solitary elderly lady goes missing having left the message, "Once you arrive at Level 7, there is no return," prompting her granddaughter to begin a search for her whereabouts.

The Reason

宮部みゆき『理由』   이유   懸疑小說-理由

140 min x 1 ep|1 episode

Based on a novel by Japan's premier suspense novelist, Miyuki Miyabe. Four people are found brutally murdered in a luxury high-rise condominium populated by the rich and famous. But none are residents and nobody knows who they are or from whence they came. Why were they found dead here? The investigation only uncovers increasing layers of mystery with everyone that appears in the story hiding something in what amounts to a thrilling, top-shelf mystery about knotty human relations.

The Snark Hunt

宮部みゆき『スナーク狩り』   스나크 사냥   懸疑小說-獵

120 min x 1 ep|1 episode

Entitled after a poem in Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland", about a hunter who was supposed to be hunt down and destroy a legendary monster called a Snark, but finds himself ruled by the thirst to kill, this vivid tale of suspense explores the frightful region of the human psyche that resides within us all. A man whose wife and child were brutally murdered loses all manner of reason and composure when the murderer gets of scot-free . Burning with homicidal anger, he himself transforms into a "monster" and plots an elaborate scheme which he is sure will exact perfect revenge.

About Kimiko

悪女について   악녀에 대해서   關於惡女

130 min. x 1 ep.|1 episode

An epic rags to riches story, Kimiko Tomikohji grew up poor, amassed an incredible fortune during Japan’s miraculous period of economic growth and then, right before the asset bubble burst, she passed away. What she left behind were major romances carried out simultaneously with three different men, to whom she each later said had fathered her child. Here is the story of an unfettered woman of incredible mystery as depicted mainly through the lives of the three men who couldn’t resist her seductive power.

Blackboard: Teachers Against the Tide of Time

ブラックボード〜時代と戦った教師たち〜   블랙 보드~시대와 싸운 교사들~   黑板~與時代奮戰的教師們~

139 min. x 1 ep. / 135 min. x 1 ep. / 144 min. x 1 ep. |3 episodes

Do you have a teacher you will never forget?
An ordinary looking school and a typical classroom. So many students have passed through it over the years; as have many battle-scarred teachers. A message on the blackboard embodies three dramatic periods in Japan’s postmodern history. There was the time just after World War II, the economic miracle that followed, and the recent devastating earthquake and tsunami. Viewed from three fascinating and iconoclastic teachers living through these three revolutionary milestones moments, here is a story that drives at the heart of education. What did these children learn? What were the adults able to impart to them? What does it mean to be Japanese? And what are the hopes and dreams of people of all ages?

SPEC: life

SPEC ~翔   SPEC: 翔   SPEC: 상(翔)

114 min x 1 ep|1 episode

A year after his last big fight, Takeru Sebumi, returns to the Metropolitan Police following some time off recovering from medical treatment on his eyes. But he is immediately confronted with a very strange murder case involving a machine gun shootout that took place in the middle of a street in broad daylight where only one high school female survived. But the girl's testimonial is that the shooter was dressed all in black and could move by instant teleportation. Photos taken by a combatant in the firefight revealed the presence of Satori, who had been badly knifed and held The Empress tarot card in her hand. Saya Toma views the incident as a blatant showdown between "spec holders" of specialized powers. Thus, a new challenge is thrown down for former special forces cop, Sebumi, and the quirky Toma with her 201 IQ.

The Cat Lawyer and the Invisible Man: A Corpse’s Ransom

猫弁   고양이 변호사   貓說

120 min x 2 ep|2 episodes

Despite being celebrated as a brilliant lawyer, Taro Momose is a poor and lonely bachelor who lives in a run-down apartment and has never had a relationship with a woman in all his 40 years. Softhearted to boot, Momose has also become owner of a gaggle of cats that lost their home in a civil pet suit Momose had taken on. As a result, his Shinjuku office is littered with cats. Es-tranged from his mother at a young age, Momose has long dreamed of having a real family, but repeated use of dating services has yielded nothing. His professional motto is to accept all cases and then work to develop its merits and means for resolution. Once all the pieces have been put together, results nobody could have predicted await in this heartfelt mystery series brimming with tears and laughter.

Terminus: Love on the Twilight Express

終着駅〜トワイライト・エクスプレスの恋   종착역~트와일라잇 익스프레스의 사랑   終點站~曙光號特快之戀

114 min. x 1 ep.|1 episode

February. The story begins with a man and a woman riding the Twilight Express. Keisuke and Chie are on a last trip together before an agreed-upon breakup. Though Chie had a family, she had long admired Keisuke in secret until the day when she could no longer contain it. But Keisuke, too, loved her and looked over her with quiet strength. Here on the Twilight Express, however, time passes slowly. The two melt into each other’s company as the beautiful snow-blown winter landscape outside rolls gently past the window. There is the elegant Salon de Nord with its wide observation windows, the dining car “Diner Pleiades,” and the special suite room where true feelings can collide without reserve. Until now, Keisuke and Chie have been unable to break the hold they’ve had on each other. But now they have some time, and a lot will need to be said and resolved between their departure in Osaka until their early morning arrival in the northern city of Sapporo.

Autumn Bride

花嫁   신부   新娘

126 min. x 1 ep.|1 episode

The condemned Katakura house is so old it is a wonder it hasn't yet been torn down. Its tenant, a widow named Chiyo, has just completed a Buddhist service memorializing the 7th year of her husband's passing and is preparing to move out to make way for the home's destruction amid urban development. Meanwhile, her grown eldest son shows up suggesting they live together while her eldest daughter, Setsuko, brings talk of a suitor for her mother - now pushing 60 - to remarry. The suitor, Uichi Kurosaki, strikes Setsuko as an ideal companion for her mother as he is a friend of Chiyo's late husband, has no children and plenty in retirement savings. But the other daughter is adamantly against the proposition, sparking a fight among siblings whose varying interests clash in this revealing depiction of family, compassion, empathy, hard reality and richness of spirit.