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Kamiwaza: The Superhuman Skill Show
Kamiwaza: The Superhuman Skill Show follows a mixed group of both celebrity and civilian contestants as they attempt to complete unbelievably difficult challenges that have gone viral on social media or have been concocted by mischievously talented producers.
ペンディングトレイン―8時23分、明日 君と 펜딩 트레인 - 8시23분 내일 너와 Pending Train - 8時23分，明天和你在一起
It begins as any other day with commuters and passengers catching the 8:23 train. That is, until one train car suddenly warps into a wormhole and lands in a devastated future world. Without smartphones or social media, the passengers must confront extraordinary and extreme conditions. Mere strangers yesterday, they must face their worst fears and instincts for survival, deception, and love as they fight to get back home in this exploration of how people deal with unprecedented events.
We’re not Alone
Shinya Sugi is an architect who lost his parents at 15, and then his sister to illness. Now, he sleepwalks through life as a water meter reader until a friend takes him to a rice ball shop called Tachibana. There he is dumbfounded to meet the owner, Kaoru, who looks identical to his late sister. Kaoru has a knack for helping customers untangle their life problems and bring a smiles to their faces. Shinya, however, poses his biggest challenge in this miraculously heart-wrenching drama.
Get Ready! Get Ready!
75min × 2eps / 60min × 8eps
Hazama is a brilliant surgeon who runs a patisserie by day, creating cakes with the same ingenuity and dexterity he applies to surgery. But in his other life, he leads a secretive and powerful medical team willing to apply daring and unrivaled skills to any surgical challenge for an exorbitant fee. With his international legal partner Shimoyamada handling the client negotiations, Hazama takes scalpel into his own genius hands in this unprecedented type of medical human drama.
Why didn’t I tell you a million times?
100万回 言えばよかった 백만번 말할 걸 그랬어 要是說了100萬次就好了
75min × 1ep / 60min × 9eps
When childhood friends Yui and Naoki are by chance reunited as adults, they begin to feel they were destined for each other. However, just as Naoki prepares to propose to Yui, he becomes embroiled in a mysterious incident and dies.
Fragments of The Last Will
ラーゲリより愛を込めて FROM SIBERIA WITH LOVE
It’s 1945, and World War II has just ended. A glacial winter, reaching 40 degrees Celsius below zero... Day after endless day of merciless labor, fueled only by scarce rations. Amidst the men dying off one by one in the hellish Soviet concentration camp is Hatao Yamamoto. “You must not give up hope. The day of domoy (going home) will come,” Yamamoto implores consistently to the despairing captives.
The Van Gogh Downstairs
階段下のゴッホ 계단 아래의 고흐 樓梯下的梵谷
30min × 8eps
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?
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.
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.
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.
I Am a Swan
Film adaptation of Award-winning TV documentary
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.
What Happened to Our Nest Egg!?
The 2015 best-seller novel by Miu Kakiya has been adapted to film by director Tetsu Maeda (“A Banana? At This Time of Night?”). As of April, 2020, the book has sold over 260,000 copies.
The 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics. Carrying the hopes of a nation, Japan’s was seeking its first ever gold medal in the Men’s Large Hill Team event. On the sidelines stood one man who harbored particularly strong emotions toward team ace, Masahiko Harada. That man was former Japan ski jumper, Jinya Nishikata.
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 Voice of Sin
罪の声 죄의 목소리 罪之聲
35 years have elapsed since the greatest unsolved crime in the postwar era, an incident that involved a threatening phone call captured on tape that featured the “voice of a child.” So where is that child today?
This is a love story inspired by the song “Threads” by Miyuki Nakajima.
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 ?
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.
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.
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.
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?
marigold in 4 minutes
4分間のマリーゴールド 4분간의 메리골드 四分鐘的金盞菊
75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps｜Eps 10
Mikoto Hanamaki is a paramedic with a special psychic ability: he can see the moment at which a person’s life ends. But the talent is a curse because despite his best efforts, he can’t seem to change that fate. Living with his sister-in-law, Sara, in an exceedingly pure yet somewhat taboo romance, Mikoto grows frantic when he sees precisely how her life will end in just a year’s time! Can this empathic paramedic, fighting on the front lines of life and death, find a way to alter the immovable hand of fate and save the one he loves?
No Side Manager
ノーサイド・ゲーム 노사이드 게임 No Side Manager -逆轉大叔
85 min × 1 ep / 75 min × 1 ep / 80 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 7 eps｜10 episodes
Adapted from a novel by Jun Ikeido, the story follows the travails of a company man once touted as an elite executive candidate who falters when he voices opposition to his superiors over an acquisition, and is exiled to general affairs manager at a branch factory. Adding insult to injury, he is also ordered to serve as general manager of the plant’s failing rugby team, the Tokiwa Motors “Astros”, which once basked in glory but has since sunk to perennial cellar dweller. Hoping to resuscitate his own future along with that of a weak rugby team on the verge of disbandment, the embattled company man stakes pride and fortune on fulfilling two missions, putting all he’s got into work and sports in this inspirational human drama.
集団左遷！！ 집단좌천!! 集團左遷 ！！
85 min × 1 ep / 75 min × 1ep / 60min × 8 eps｜10 episodes
“If you don’t make your quotas, you’re all fired!”
I will Not Work Overtime, Period!
わたし、定時で帰ります。 저, 정시에 퇴근합니다. 我，準時下班
85 min × 1 ep / 67 min × 2 eps / 60 min × 7 eps｜10 episodes
A satisfyingly heart-warming comedy in support of all people struggling to make their way in an age of revolutionary changes to the workplace. First tackling the issue of overtime work, the drama spotlights not only systemic reforms taking place, but the change in mindset occurring among working people as they re-envision the shape of future society and the balance between life and work. Currently, Japanese society encompasses widening views on overtime including those who regard it as a necessary evil and others who still see it as a virtue. The protagonist in this story, however, does not. As is a new-age working girl with the personal motto: “Go home at the appointed time,” her working life is a constant battle with High-maintenance r colleagues and ethically-questionable superiors. And yet she still manages to discover small miracles every day, imparting pithy yet inspirational messages about Why we work, the importance of self-love and the value of friendship.
七つの会議 일곱개의 회의 七個會議
Harashima, the #2 section chief was shocked to learn he would be replacing the #1 sales section chief Sakado, who was charged with abuse of powers on Yasumi, a known slacker by the entire section. . This however, was the entrance to the unimaginable dark secret of the company…
Don’t Forget Me
大恋愛～僕を忘れる君と～ 대연애 ～나를 잊은 당신과～ 大戀愛～與忘記我的你～
60 min × 8 eps / 75 min × 2 eps｜10 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.
下町ロケット 변두리 로켓 下町火箭
140 × 1 ep / 85 min × 2 eps / 75 min × 2 eps / 70 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 6 eps｜Eps 12
Following its smash hit debut in 2015, Downtown Rocket returns for a second season in 2018 furthering the struggles and challenges of Kohei Tsukuda, a former rocket scientist and leader of the Tsukuda Manufacturig Co., a cozy factory in the old part of Tokyo. Having lost his father, Kohei had taken over the firm’s development of a purely domestically-made rocket for a major industrial concern, Teikoku Heavy Industries and their Stardust Project. But when news arrives of a sudden replacement of the Teikoku president, the Stardust Project appears in jeopardy, further compounded by Tsukuda’s loss of a major client, a farm machinery maker, who decides to cancel engine orders.
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.
In This Corner Of The World
この世界の片隅に 이 세상의 한 구석에 這個世界的角落
85 min × 1 ep / 75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 7 ep｜9 episodes
Suzu Urano is an innocent young woman who loves to draw pictures and lives in the seaside town called Eba district of Hiroshima. At the height of World War II in the Pacific with all the men off at the front, she finds herself as eldest daughter assisting with the family business of seaweed to make ends meet when an offer of marriage arises. The suitor is Shusaku Hojo, a young stenographer at the military court-martial who had fallen in love with her at first sight, but Suzu doesn’t remember ever having met him. Though uncomfortable with the idea of betrothing a man she doesn’t know, she gets swept along by the people and circumstances around her until marriage becomes a foregone conclusion. She finds the task of winning acceptance by Shusaku’s family hard going despite all of her pure and earnest efforts in this touching story of family love and survival amid the crucible of war.
少女歌劇 レヴュースタァライト 소녀극장 레뷔 스타라이트 少女☆歌劇 REVUE STARLIGHT
30 min.｜12 episodes
Childhood friends Karen and Hikari made a promise that, together, they would one day become the next theatrical stars. Real life got in the way of their childhood dream when Hikari moved away, but Karen never forgot her promise. Years later, the two friends finally have their chance when they’re invited to a mysterious audition. However, the two are not the only ones who have trained for this moment, and they must now compete with others whom all share the same dream of performing on stage.
Seven Senses of the Reunion
七星のスバル 칠성의 스바루 昴宿七星
30 min.｜12 episodes
Asahi's life in reality ended simultaneously when she died playing "Union", a world-renowned online RPG. The members of "Subaru" went separate ways when "Union" shut down due to Asahi's death. Six years later, Haruto logs onto a renewed version of "Re'Union" and reunites with Asahi who had died. Is it really her or just an electronic ghost? The former team members reunite and enter the mysterious and deadly online game to find out.
Stepmom and Daughter Blues
義母と娘のブルース 의붓엄마와 딸의 블루스 繼母與女兒的藍調
67 min × 10 eps｜Eps 10
Miyuki Miyamoto is an 8-year-old girl who lost her mother few years ago and now lives with her father, Ryoichi. When one day a hard-working career woman, Akiko Iwamoto, appears and becomes Miyuki’s new stepmom, Miyuki resists, particularly seeing Akiko presents herself with a business card. But Akiko, determined to win over Miyuki’s heart, uses all of her business experience and acumen to the task. And yet, none of her efforts succeed. Ryoichi, too, tries desperately to persuade Miyuki to accept her new stepmom, but he is simply no match for his daughter’s intransigence. Nevertheless, Miyuki finds herself gradually thinking hard about whether to ultimately accept Akiko. The show paints a vivid picture of the ordinary joys and tears of everyday life, punctuated by the occasional small miracles.
The Crimes That Bind
祈りの幕が下りる時 기도의 막이 내릴때 當祈禱落幕時
A woman is found strangled to death in an apartment in Tokyo’s Katsushika Ward.