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The Black Swindler (2022)
クロサギ 검은 사기 (2022) 詐欺獵人 (2022)
80min × 1ep / 60min × 9eps
The stage is set in Japan in the year 2022.
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.”
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.
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.
Stolen Identity 2
스마트폰을 떨어뜨렸을 뿐인데:붙잡힌 살인귀 雖然只是弄丟了手機2 スマホを落としただけなのに 囚われの殺人鬼
In the first movie, Stolen Identity, the loss of a smartphone by a lover leads to the horror of a heroine’s life being targeted, followed by the exposure of a hidden past for a double mystery that resonated deeply with the smartphone generation. Depicting an ever-present danger that could befall anyone in contemporary society, the movie depicts the potential horrors of our social media age where a small detail in our networked society can potentially wreak havoc with people’s daily lives. This sequel ups the ante over its predecessor in scale as it sets the police on a massive cybercriminal hunt.StoryIt’s been several months since the police closed the case on a serial killer who preyed on women with long jet black hair. But then a new unidentified body is discovered at the same crime scene. Police detective Manabu Kagaya hurries to interrogate Yoshiharu Urano, a serial murderer whom he had caught. “Did you do it?” he queries. But the imprisoned Urano will only reveal the existence of a “M”, a dark web mystery man whom he refers to as his master. Meanwhile, Kagaya’s lover, Minori, is being targeted by a mystery man, and Kagaya must make a tough decision to recruit Urano’s assistance.
インハンド 인핸드 勝券在握
75 min × 1ep / 60 min × 10 eps｜11 episodes
A mysterious disease that infects surrounding organisms, nefarious genetic manipulation, an unknown pathogen from overseas. With technology advancing at such a breakneck pace, unanticipated and incomprehensible accidents are bound to occur.
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…
スマホを落としただけなのに 스마트폰을 떨어뜨렸을 뿐인데 雖然只是弄丟了手機
One day, Asami calls her boyfriend and hears unfamiliar male voice on the other end. The man informs her that he found the lost smartphone and makes arrangements to return it to Asami. It safely reaches her, and she gives it back to her boyfriend. But she has no idea that the man, a serial killer, has hacked the smartphone and stolen all its data.
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
ジョジョの奇妙な冒険 ダイヤモンドは砕けない 第一章 죠죠의 기묘한 모험：다이아몬드는 부서지지 않는다 JoJo的奇妙冒険 不滅鑽石
There’s something bizarre about this town...
カルテット 콰르텟 美麗的謊音四重奏
75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps｜10 episodes
Four people’s paths cross one winter by chance: two women and two men in their 30s, all whose dreams have gone sadly unfulfilled. Instead of swelling toward the peak of their lives, their lives all seem headed gently downhill. Despite being total strangers, they decide to share a house together in the wooded resort area of a Karuizawa. But “chance” also hides some pretty big secrets in this brand new adult-sized drama that will have you laughing at odd chemistry, biting your nails at unexpected turns, and even alarmed by some stark truths of the human condition.
Tower of Sand
砂の塔～知りすぎた隣人 모래의 탑 ～ 너무 잘 아는 이웃 砂之塔
75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps｜10 episodes
Aki Takano is a homemaker who has built an ordinary yet amply content family life. When she and her family move into a luxurious, high-rise condo with all the latest security advancements, Aki anticipates the start of the kind of family life of which dreams are made. Until, that is, she meets her creepy and scary neighbors. Behind the walls of this ivory tower, life is a social ecosystem dictated by strict rules and decorum of vainglorious housewife residents. There are “compulsory Halloween parties”, “hellishly exorbitant lunches”, “floor discrimination”, and even “strictly enforced proper attire for putting out the trash.” Though farcical and comical at first glance, the housewives’ behavior easily becomes sinister, as Aki begins to discover in unexpected ways. Someone is trying to tear her life and family apart.
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.
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.
The Man with the God Tongue
神の舌を持つ男 擁有神之舌的男人 신의 혀를 가진 남자
75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps｜10 episodes
Ranmaru Tomonaga may be a bit naive and dorky, but he’s got something of an endearing quality that is hard to dislike. Above all, he has a tongue like a gas-chromatography device, capable of analyzing whatever it comes in contact with. Sure enough, that tongue leads him into all kinds of trouble as he gets embroiled in solving one puzzling mystery after another. Along the way, he picks up a sidekick; an “uzakawa” (cute, but annoying) suspense drama fan girl named Hikaru Kamekanbo. They meet up with Kanji Miyazawa, a straight-laced man who is the only person capable of reining in the quirky pair and keeping them out of trouble. The three of them become traveling companions, traversing the countryside in a beat-up automobile, sleeping and eating in some of the nation’s best-kept secret hot springs, and searching for the mysterious “onsen” geisha “Miyabi” in a comical mystery adventure.
The Eyes of a Cop
刑事のまなざし 형사의 눈빛 刑警的目光
60 min x 11 eps｜11 episodes
In his early 40s, Nobuhito Natsume is a late-blooming rookie cop, having switched careers after many years as a legal counselor in a juvenile correctional institute. Assigned to the East Ikebukuro Police Precinct in Tokyo, Natsume goes from a job of trusting people to one that requires doubting them. But he aims to get at the truth of a case in a deliberate, careful and sensitive means, speaking from his heart and digging up truths locked away in people's minds. Taking on all manner of heinous crimes of varying motives, Natsume himself comes from a family victimized by crime, exuding the compassion that only those truly hurt by crime can understand, and squarely facing the loneliness of both criminals and victims. He is a man with the lucid vision to see into the human soul and glean the truth of shocking cases despite their many twists and turns. Here is a compelling mystery thriller with a very human face.
Undercover Agent LIZARD
潜入探偵トカゲ 잠입탐정 토카게 偵探蜥蜴
80 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 9 eps｜10 episodes
Tokage (lizard) is an ex-cop from the Metropolitan Police Department's 1st Crime Division who couldn't work well with people, and never opened up to anybody. But he had extraordinary abilities that included a photographic memory and unmatched physical skills enabling him to crack the most difficult cases. For this, he had the respect of his peers and bosses. Until one case that led to a fatal miss: the death of his only partner. Taking responsibility for the tragedy, Tokage quit the force and began working for a private investigator's office as a researcher. But the Metropolitan Police are eager to recruit him back in an effort to raise their arrest rate, and manage to convince him to return as an undercover cop. Assigned to assist him is a young woman from the detective agency who joined for certain unavoidable reasons. But she's not in the least meticulous and smacks of a rich girl upbringing, and yet is obstinately strong-willed and doesn't back down. Together, they form an odd pair - the eccentric big name cop and the tough but cute assistant in an absolutely new kind of detective story.
Midnight Ferris Wheel
夜行観覧車 야행관람차 暗夜摩天輪
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 9 eps｜10 episodes
The setting is the opulent “Hibarigaoka” hilltop district coveted by anyone with dreams of wealth. The story revolves around three families: the Endos, the Takahashis and the Kojimas. Mayumi Endo has scrimped and saved to at last build a small house in the district, fulfilling a long-cherished dream. But reality proved much different. The Takahashis across the street seem to Mayumi a model family leading a blessed and happy existence. That is until the same type of trouble that the Endos are experiencing with a violently rebellious daughter, occurs tragically at the Takahashis, destroying Mayumi’s picture of an ideal home. The husband, Hiroyuki, is murdered, and the second son, Shinji, goes missing, making him the prime suspect in the eyes of the police, the Endos, the Kojimas and among the remaining children at the Takahashi home. But in a moving climax, “a painfully beautiful ode to familial love” awaits!
Runaways : For Your Love
ランナウェイ〜愛する君のために 런 어웨이 ～사랑하는 너를 위해 逃獄者 ～為了我愛的你
114 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 8 eps｜9 episodes
Ataru is serving out a prison sentence in Kyushu for having killed a police officer. Though innocent, circumstance forced him to accept the conviction. As the time on his sentence ticks down to its last year, he is informed that his daughter - born between him and his girlfriend, Yuki - has come down with a serious heart disease. Rather than serve out the rest of his sentence, Ataru determines to escape together with three other wrongly-convicted inmates and a young girl, Sakura, who has run away from her abusive parents. Fueled by love and a yearning for justice, the escapees head toward Tokyo in a 1,000 kilometer journey up the Japanese archipelago; a “breakout” in search of hope.
LADY: The Last Criminal Profile
LADY 〜最後のプロファイル〜 LADY〜최후의 범죄 프로파일링〜 LADY 〜最後的犯罪檔案〜
129 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 9 eps｜10 episodes
Rookie investigator Shoko Kazuki has just returned from the U.S. after being trained by the FBI in the art of criminal profiling. Recruited by a newly-formed Crime Profiling Support unit (CPS) within the Metropolitan Police Department, Shoko gets to work cracking the department’s most frustrating cases which offer only scanty clues and no apparent motives. Still, she must apply all the behavioral and analytical tools of her trade to painstakingly build the criminal profiles that will lead her and her team on the right trail. A realistic depiction of the profiling process and forensic analysis, LADY exposes the sinister underbelly of society and sheds light on the murky landscape of the criminal mind.
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.”
うぬぼれ刑事 나르시스트 형사 花痴刑警
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps｜11 episodes
He was the pride of his police department as the number one armed robbery buster... until he had his heart broken by the sudden flight of a fiancee from his life. Now "Detective Lovesick" finds his crime-fighting mojo and his chance at rising through the police hierarchy slipping away. Spending his days in a desperate search for the love of his life, Detective Lovesick is a man in love with himself and idolizes his drinking buddy, who is a romance psychologist. He loses himself to love easily, even at work, falling for every femme fatale he investigates and after a lot of hair pulling, ending each case with a marriage proposal. "Marry me or be under arrest." But will any woman accept such a proposal? Suspense, comedy and romance all converge in a libido-rich police drama unlike any you've ever seen.
BLOODY MONDAY (S2)
ブラッディ・マンデイーSeason2ー 블러디 먼데이 시즌 ２ 血色星期一 /第２季
120 min x 1ep / 60 min x 8 eps｜9 episodes
Two years have passed since the world’s most heinous act of biological terror. Now once again, Japan is under attack by a new sinister plot to destroy Tokyo with a nuclear device. A plane is hijacked, and among the passengers is the same the ringleader of the viral terror two years ago. With the nuclear clock ticking down, it is once again up to Fujimaru, aka Falcon, to overcome betrayal and save Japan from a new and powerful enemy. The time has come to reveal the truth!
The Tragedy of W
Wの悲劇 W의 비극 W的悲劇
120 min x 1 ep｜1 episode
The lakeside at Lake Yamanaka is covered with snow. In the vacation house in such a quiet area owned by the chairman of Watsuji Seiyaku, one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Japan, the tragedy suddenly breaks out. ”I have killed my granduncle!!” says Mako, who is loved by everybody in the Watsuji family. She has stabbed her granduncle, Yohei, to death. Soon after the domestic homicide, the entire family joining together in an attempt to make it look like a crime committed by somebody outside the family, begins to engage in imitative deception...
Mitsuhiko Asami~The Last Chapter~
浅見光彦～最終章～ 아사미 미쓰히코 ～최종회～ 浅見光彦～最終章～
114 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 8 eps｜9 episodes
The Mysteries of a Wandering Writer
ブラッディ・マンデイ 블러디 먼데이 血色星期一
120 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps｜11 episodes
A high school student and genius hacker, Fujimaru a.k.a. “Falcon,” uses his sophisticated hacking techniques to indict the fraudulent acts of evil villains. In order to save his family, friends, and the entire world, he fights against “Bloody Monday”, the worst and most evil form of viral terrorism. As spies of the terrorist institution infiltrate into schools and police organizations, and the terrorist threat grows through a chain of treacherous acts, how will Falcon outsmart them in their intellectual battles?
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 9 eps｜10 episodes
Four women meet at a mutual friend’s wedding: one is tormented by love, another is distressed over her lack of courage, yet another frets over her treasures, and the other worries about her greed. While searching for the missing bride who has disappeared on the day of her wedding, the women end up getting involved in unimaginable scandals. This is a suspenseful love story about the most dazzlingly beautiful and attractive women.
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps｜11 episodes
Ryo Naruse, who is an able attorney that can turn any case in his clients’ favor, takes cases for the disadvantaged and defends them free of charge; therefore, he is called an “angel attorney.” However, it is only superficial. His true self is that of a man who has sacrificed all his life to track down the murderer that killed his dearest younger brother 11 years ago — that is, he is “a cold-blooded revenge seeker, or the Devil King.”
The Black Swindler
映画クロサギ 영화 쿠로사기 電影 詐欺獵人
There are three kinds of swindler. One, called the ‘WHITE SWINDLER’ finds a mark, and steals money. The ‘RED SWINDLER’ preys on the other sex, and steals a mark’s body and soul. Then there is the ‘BLACK SWINDLER.’ Ignoring ordinary marks, targeting only the white and red swindlers, and preying on their flesh grown fat and corrupt with the money they have stolen, he is the worst of them all.
The Black Swindler
クロサギ 검은 사기 黑色詐欺
65 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps｜11 episodes
Kurosaki, A.K.A. Kurosagi is a crook who targets professional crooks. He defrauds money and gives it to the victims; he never keeps it for himself. His father was once set up by a crook and planned a family suicide. Kurosagi managed to save his life but lost his whole family. The crook was Toshio Katsuragi – the mastermind of all crooks. Despite knowing what Toshio did to his father, Kurosagi buys information off of him to capture other crook. Is there a way to free our world of crooks?
Vessel of Sand
砂の器 모래 그릇 砂之器
75 min. x 1 ep. / 65 min. x 1 ep. / 60 min. x 9 eps.｜11 episodes
Eiryo Waga is well-known musician who has begun a rapid climb to stardom, but he must keep his terrible past a secret. One day someone who knows all about his past confronts him, and Waga kills him in order to protect the fame he has obtained. Unfortunately, as Waga is leaving the scene, he runs into Asami, a budding stage actress. An investigation team is established led by two detectives, but they have difficulty making any headway. Meanwhile, by coincidence Waga bumps into Asami again. She also has her own dark past, and soon they fall in love. But Waga is already engaged to Ayaka whose father is responsible for his rapid ascent to the top of the music world. It looks like Waga’s ambitions are about to confront reality. Based on Seicho Matsumoto’s famous work that was released in 1960-61, this drama illustrates the life of a man burdened with a heavy fate in a contemporary setting.
In the Heart of the Ginza!
銀座まんまんなか! 긴자 한가운데 ! 銀座正中間
30 min. x 30 eps.｜30 episodes
Usagi is just an ordinary housewife. Katsura, her junior college classmate, asks her to join her in a business venture. Katsura wants to open a flower shop. Usagi has never given any thought to working, but she is swept along by Katsura’s enthusiasm. Meanwhile, Usagi’s father, who’s the third-generation owner of a shop called Ginza Ugetsudo, is planning to make Usagi his successor. Which path will Usagi take? Or, will she settle on a completely different road? Usagi matures with each vexing problem she faces. Her struggles are presented with a comic touch. This is a drama with excitement, suspense and humor.
Welcome to the High Plains
高原へいらっしゃい 고원으로 오세요 歡迎來到高原飯店
90 min. x 1 ep. / 70 min. x 1 ep. / 60 min. x 8 eps.｜10 episodes
As a former manager of a top hotel, Seiji has been entrusted with the reopening of a hotel in the high plains that has been boarded up and closed for years. With a budget of 20 million yen, he begins to hire interesting characters to work there and rebuild the hotel. However, his attempts to get a top chef to draw customers fail. The staff members begin to worry about the hotel’s future and try to leave, but at precisely that moment, an elderly man who used to be a chef at a top hotel pays a visit. Will this mean success for Seiji or just add to his troubles?
60 min. x 11 eps.｜11 episodes
A woman’s young son is kidnapped and the only clue to his disappearance is a note starting with the words “This is a quiz….” What follows is a fast-paced and stylish whodunnit which leads chief investigator Kaoru Kiriko of the Special Investigation Team down a trail of increasingly perplexing riddles that all the while seem to mock the efforts of the police. Street-smart Kaoru may be the kidnapper’s intellectual match, but as she gets closer to her mark, she finds herself becoming the hunted rather than the hunter.
Scary Fairy Tales
コワイ童話 무서운 동화 寒慄童話
30 min. x 24 eps.｜24 episodes
A suspense-filled, modern adaptation of a Grimm fairytale expressing the cruelty and bizarre nature of the original. Ayumi Tachibana is a high school senior who lacks self-confidence and is bullied by classmates. Moreover, she is treated like a slave at home by her elder sister, Misato, who is a fashion model. One day, Ayumi is invited by her friend, Erika, to a mixer of popular students including Satoru. But there again, she is teased and made fun of. On her way home, she finds a photo that emits an eerie light, and hears a voice telling her, “Your prince awaits you.”
スチュワーデスの恋人 스튜어디스의 애인 空姐的戀人
60 min. x 12 eps.｜12 episodes
This romantic tale involves a co-pilot who aspires to become the pilot of a new Boeing 747-400, and the stewardess he loves. Suddenly, the wife he had believed dead reappears. The simple purity of the stewardess’s love provides an engaging background to the mystery and suspense which fills this drama.
I Cannot Tell Anybody
誰にも言えない 누구에게도 말할 수 없다 不言不語
60 min x 12 eps｜12 episodes
A happily married woman is suddenly confronted with a painful past when her old boyfriend moves next door. Blinded by the pursuit of power and status, he had abandoned her to marry the daughter of a company president. Now she must once again journey through a minefield of love and hate to guard her marriage and her own integrity.