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Alternative Love 2択恋愛   양자택일 연애   浪漫情三角

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A lighthearted game of love featuring a continuous romantic triangle. Three strangers spend a day together and one of them is eliminated that evening. If the two remaining do not wish to become a couple, a new person is introduced into the triangle the next morning.
3명의 남녀가 펼치는 캐주얼하고 로맨틱한 3각 관계를 그린 코너. 서로 알지못하는 3명의 남녀가 하루를 함께 보내고 그날 밤 안에 한 사람이 사라지지않으면 안 된다. 남은 두 사람의 남녀가 애인이 되고 싶지 않을 경우, 다음 날아침 새로운 남자 혹은 여자가 들어와 커플이 탄생될 때까지 3각 관계는계속된다.
這個節目中展現了三個男女既輕鬆隨意又充滿浪漫情調的三角關係。三個互不相識的男女在共度一天之後,當天晚上其中一人必須離開。留下的男女二人若不願成為戀人,第二天早上就會有另一個男子或女子加入,在形成一對戀人之前這個三角關係會一直持續下去。

26hours/day

時短生活ガイドSHOW   시간단축생활가이드 쇼   超省時生活

13 eps 60 min series|13 eps

Modern people leading busy lives, this is the show for you! Please tell us what you would like to do in shorter time, then we will teach you the techniques that will enable you to achieve it.

For example, we will teach you how to;
- Cook a gorgeous dinner for your family in 20 minutes!
- Get your three children up and ready for school in 5 minutes!
After you watch this show, we promise you will be able to have two additional hours a day!

Athletic Fire

炎の体育会TV   열띤 체육회 TV   火炎運動會TV

60 and 120 min|60 and 120 min series

The world's greatest female athletes challenge Japan's top comedians in sports battles designed to amaze and entertain. World record holders, international stars and the nations best women from swimming, volleyball, soccer, golf and martial arts have their hands full as they battle funny men in real competitions.

BOYS OVER FLOWERS

花より男子   꽃보다 남자   流星花園

75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 8 eps|9 episodes

Set at a famous high school for the super-wealthy, this is a puppy love story centered on Tsukushi Makino a poor girl, and the F4 gang of rich kids headed by the rough and fearless Prince Charming Tsukasa Domyoji. A total of 55 million copies of the popular original comic have been published, and the story has been turned into a movie and TV animation. In 2001, it was remade as a TV drama series in Taiwan, and has been broadcast in 13 countries worldwide, achieving high ratings. Producer Katsuaki Setoguchi based his casting on the characters as portrayed in the original manga. “By showing these kids growing up together, and their social interactions in all their clumsiness,” he says, “I wanted to ask, what is really important in life, and how do we live true to ourselves, and love another person?”

Happy Family Plan

しあわせ家族計画   행복 가족 계획   幸褔家庭計劃

60 min. x 91 eps.|91 episodes

A primetime game show that delivers edge-of-your-seat suspense. The father of participating families must master an assigned challenge in one week to win dream prizes for his wife, children and himself. Home video footage tells the story of each family's weeklong collaboration to prepare their father for his moment of truth in the studio.

★Airing on ITV as "Celebrities Under Pressure"

Her Granddaughter

娚の一生   남자의 일생   她的孫女

119 min.

Tired of a busy Tokyo career and painful relationships, Tsugumi quits her job and flees to the home of her grandmother in the countryside to restart her life. When the grandmother dies, Tsugumi encounters a college professor named Kaieda, who had borne a long admiration for the grandmother. Kaieda oddly finds himself irrepressibly drawn to Tsugumi and finds his way into moving in with her. Initially, the discrepancy in their ages is discomfiting to Tsugumi, but she gradually finds herself opening up to him. A young woman convinced she could never be happy. And a man in his 50s who had long abandoned thoughts of love or settling down. Here is a mature love story about how two very mismatched lives can come face to face with each other, bringing lessons about life and love.

Last Minute Doctor!

駆け込みドクター!運命を変える健康診断   의학 버라이어티 ~카케코미 닥터   出巡醫生

35 eps 60 & 120 min series|35 eps

This program examines from a physician’s standpoint little health signs that crop up, and what happens if left unchecked, taking a positive and proactive approach to learning about the human body in hopes of enabling all of us to live our next decades as the picture of health.

LIBRARY WARS: THE LAST MISSION

図書館戦争 THE LAST MISSION   도서관 전쟁 THE LAST MISSION   圖書館戰争 THE LAST MISSION

120 min.

The near future in Japan, in the age officially known as ‘Change for the Better’.
It is a time in which the expression of thought is censored, and the media is tightly controlled. Bearing up under a harsh regimen of instruction under the terrifying Atsushi Dojo, Iku Kasahara is now a full-fledged member of the Library Defense ‘Task Force’, and divides her time between hard physical training and regular library work. Dojo and the rest of the Task Force are ordered to guard a public exhibition featuring ‘The Handbook of Library Law’, a book widely seen as the symbol of freedom, of which there is only one existing copy. The assignment seems easy enough, but this is in fact a trap designed to wipe out and thus disband the Task Force and restore a twisted society to the correct moral path. Can Dojo and his unit defend both an invaluable book and themselves? The members of the Task Force must put their lives on the line in the greatest battle they have ever faced: The Last Mission.

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.

Meet Me After School

中学聖日記   첫사랑 일기   中學聖日記

67 min x 11 eps|11 episodes

Fulfilling a long-cherished dream, school teacher Hijiri Matsunaga is hired at a far-flung countryside middle school where she encounters, Akira Kuroiwa, a 9th grader with mysterious powers. Though 10 years younger than his teacher, Akira falls instantly in love with her and single-mindedly pursues her affections. But Hijiri has a devoted finance, Shotaro, with whom she keeps up a long-distance relationship. Aware that she should not reciprocate her student’s feelings for her, Hijiri eventually finds her heart swayed by Akira’s unremitting love and becomes attracted to him. Deeply conflicted between the affections of a pubescent youth and an elite company man, Hijiri’s “forbidden” love triangle engulfs those around her in this “forbidden yet pure” love story between student and pupil.

PLEASE LOVE ME!

ダメな私に恋してください   별볼일 없는 나를 사랑해 주세요   請和這個沒用的我談戀愛

75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps|10 episodes

Michiko Shibata is single, unattached and unemployed after her previous employer went bankrupt. Failing to land a job, she leads a destitute life surviving mainly on cabbage but craving meat. And she has tapped out financially after lending all of her savings to a handsome young man she pines after.
Her life reaches an all-time low when she reaches for a can of cat food found on the street, but just then, former supervisor, Kurosawa appears and wonders what she’s doing. ”I’m dying for meat,” she wines. So Kurosawa takes her to a coffee shop he runs called “Himawari” (Sunflower) and offers her a part-time job. Michiko hesitates as she remembers the nightmarish life working under this tyrannical man at the last company. But at Himawari, he seems to show a different side. Maybe the fortunes of this sorry woman is about to change.