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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 to wedding bells is on! in this love story about modern family growth and renewal.

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.

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.

#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?

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.

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.

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”?

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.

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.

SHINKALION The Movie

映画 「劇場版『新幹線変形ロボ シンカリオン 未来からきた神速のALFA-X』」   극장판 『신칸센 변형 로봇 신카리온 미래에서 온 신속의 ALFA-X』   劇場版《新幹線變形機器人 SHINKALION從未來而來的神速ALFA-X》

79 min

Feature film adaptation of the popular TV anime, Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion. JR East Japan’s prototype bullet train ALFA-X, the most advanced model to date, transforms on screen into superhero robot, Shinkalion, introducing new characters and answering such questions as “How did the ALFA-X became Shinkalion?” And “Who’s the new kid?”

Story behind TV Anime Shinkansen Henkei Robot Shinkalion
The Shinkansen Super Advancement Research Institute has developed the “Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion” in an effort to save Japan from a threatening and monstrous entity that has produced a menacing “Jet Black Shinkansen“. Meanwhile, the Shinkalion transformer can only be piloted by children with a high degree of compatibility to it, but the institute’s researchers are determined to pool their strengths and vanquish this giant enemy. What however is the true purpose of the Jet Black Shinkasen? “Change! Shinkalion!”

TIME IS MONEY

THE CELEBRITY LIFE HACK SHOW

Time is Money is the hilarious celebrity Life Hack show where your favourite stars share the time saving secrets of their success – and where viewers with the best life-hacks go home with a fat cash prize, proving once and for all that: Time is Money.

We live in increasingly pressurised times where much of our time is spent trying to save time! Take a quick look at your phone – just how many ‘time-saving’ apps have you got on it right now? Now ask yourself how many of them actually work? Right… then delete them then… I guess… how long would that take?

Time is Money is the show that really saves you time in your day to day life to free you up to do the things that you should be doing, like horse-riding, skiing, or something else you might see other people doing on the TV. Playing polo, maybe.

Time is Money is fiendishly simple. Our hosts introduce a panel of funny and crazy celebrities that show us their favourite life hacks. Little tips and tricks from the stars that have helped them get along and can now improve our lives by making things so, so much simpler. Some are fun, some are silly, some are extremely messy or dangerous, but most of them have the ultimate in ‘take-home TV’ – they can improve your life!

Downtown Rocket

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.
Having just shifted from rocket engines to farm equipment, Kohei and his factory must once again face a series of make-or-break challenges in order to survive.

Takeshi’s Castle Indonesia

風雲!たけし城 インドネシア版   타케시성 인도네시아   風雲!Takeshi's Castle 印度尼西亞最新版

Season 1: 90 min × 20 eps Season 2: 90 min × 20 eps Season 3: 90 min × 20 eps|Eps 60

The adventure revived! Takeshi’s Castle is back in a new Indonesia version! The hugely-popular and legendary game show returns as a brand new reboot with contestants taking on ever more rigorously chosen challenges sure to generate plenty of laughs and seat-of-your-pants excitement.

Timeless Shops & Restaurants

坂上&指原のつぶれない店   사카가미&사시하라의 망하지 않는 가게   坂上&指原的不會倒閉的店

60 min. series

Have you ever pondered questions like, “What keeps that shop in business?” or “How does that shop or that person ever make a profit?“ Well here is a variety program that seeks to answer those riddles and uncover unknown money mysteries. The truth will astound you!

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.

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.

You’ve Got Someone to Come Home To

あなたには帰る家がある   너에게는 돌아갈 집이 있다   有家可归的恋人们

75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 10 eps|11 episodes

A realistic portrayal of the daily struggles, pent-up frustrations and miscommunication of marital life that people everywhere can relate to, centered around the marriage of two couples. Mayumi Sato and her husband Hideaki are into their 13th year of marriage and have a teenage daughter. With childrearing nearly finished and family finances tight, Mayumi decides to return to work after more than a decade away to help with their daughter’s tuition at a private middle school. But she finds Hideaki to be uncooperative and fumes at her husband’s backward attitude. Meanwhile, the Nasuda family of Taro, wife Ayako, son Shingo and Taro’s parents forms the picture of a traditional Japanese household. Taro is uncontested master of the house, and Ayako dutifully attends to her husband’s every need without question. Then one day, the couple visit a model home showroom where Hideaki works. Hideaki is smitten by Ayako, who seems the polar opposite of his own wife, and a forbidden affair ensues.

CatChat DokiDoki CHALLENGE!

ドキドキチャレンジ!   도키도키 챌린지   CatChat DokiDoki 大冒险!

15 min × 16 eps "MeowTube" videos (for social media)] 25 sec × 14 eps|Eps 16

Curious and adventurous, CHAT is aiming to become the top star on "MeowTube." With help from his friends FLUFFY (polar bear) and SPICY (hedgehog), CHAT explores different parts of Japan and takes on unique and daring activities, to create an exciting MeowTube video that will garner the most ‘LIKES’ !
CHAT’s challenges also introduce a variety of Japanese food, culture and activities, to engage family viewers of all ages. Hybrid live-action/anime edu-travelogue series.

How to Keep a Mummy

ミイラの飼い方   미이라 사육법   小木乃伊到我家

30 min. × 12 eps.|12 episodes

Sora is living a normal high school student life, when his "adventurer" father sends him a mummy from his travels in Egypt. Sora balks at the letter from his crazy dad at first, but the mummy that emerges from inside the huge coffin is a mere 12 centimeters tall--small enough to fit in the palm of his hand... Not only that, it's shy, a crybaby, and most of all, super cute. So Sora ends up keeping the mummy, naming his new little buddy "Mii-kun." But living with a mummy might be easier said than done...!

Shinkalion

新幹線変形ロボ シンカリオン   신카리온   新幹線變形機器人 SHINKALION

30 min × 76 eps

A young boy and railfan, Hayato, accidentally discovers that his father is part of a secret organization that combats mysterious beings with Shinkalions, bullet trains that turn into giant robots. Hayato shows a surprising amount of aptitude as a Shinkalion pilot, having used an application on his father's tablet that he mistook for a mobile game. They soon realize kids make the best Shinkalion pilots and Hayato joins several other kids in using the Shinkalions to battle these giant life forms that randomly appear throughout Japan and threaten their cities.

Dr.STOЯKS (SEASON 2)

コウノドリ   고우노도리   產科醫鴻鳥

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

Dr.STOЯKS returns after its immensely popular first season ended in October, 2015. Treating new thematic questions of “What is birth?” “What is life?”. Two years have elapsed since the previous series with Dr. Sakura Konotori and the staffs around him having helped families bring a lot of newborn life into the world. Episode 1 sees Dr. Sakura, returning to the Persona General Medical Center from a remote Japanese island, diagnose an expectant mother named Mana who is deaf. Prior to her giving birth, however, she reveals a major concern that she has, and so resumes another round of miraculous medical, human drama.

TOMICA Hyper Rescue Police DRIVE HEAD

トミカハイパーレスキュー ドライブヘッド 機動救急警察   드라이브 헤드   機動警察救援隊(機動救急警察)

30 min. × 37 eps.|37 episodes

A little bit in the future, the government has established a brand new organization with the purpose of rescuing lives to respond to the increasingly complicated and varied types of disasters, accidents and crimes that go beyond human comprehension. It is called the “Mobile Emergency Police DRIVE HEAD” force combining specialized police, firefighting and rescue skills. “DRIVE HEAD” is an advanced mobile device that transforms in form factor from car to humanoid walker vehicle. The drivers are high-aptitude, grade school students such as Go Kurumada who collaborate with mobile emergency police adults and rush to crisis situations to secure public safety and preserve the peace for all!

Ms.Kanna!

カンナさーん!   칸나씨!   強的媽媽 栞納!

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

Kanna Suzuki is a powerhouse woman with single-minded devotion once she puts her mind to something. Working for a fashion designer, her dream is to someday design clothes that will make women everywhere amazingly attractive.” But her world begins to spin out of control when she discovers that her “loving” hunk of a husband, Rei, is having an affair! Meanwhile, her unreasonable boss dumps loads of work, her husband is a mama’s boy and her mother-in-law drops in unannounced to dote on her son and grandson, and all while Kanna is trying to raise a needy 4-year-old son, Reon. Pushed to a breaking point and battling the world alone, Kanna, however, isn’t one to run, bend or break. Instead, she girds herself for battle, stokes her inner fire and confronts adversity head on, chasing her dream in pursuit of happiness and fulfillment for herself and her son.

Grade A Reversal

下剋上受験   하극상 수험   小鲤鱼跳龙门 ~亲子升学考试奋战记

114 min × 1ep / 85 min × 1 ep / 75 min × 2 ep2 / 60 min × 6 eps|10 episodes

A father with only a middle school education teams up with his daughter to get her into a top-tier middle school despite her attending a very low-rated grade school and without spending on cram school tuition. Based on a true story, this drama gives a full account of the 18-month-long effort of one family, beginning with the daughter’s 5th grade summer, to reverse fortunes and take advantage of equal opportunity.

KAMIWAZA WANDA

カミワザワンダ   카미와자 완다   神技・旺達

30 min. x 46 eps.|46 episodes

Unbeknownst to most humans, every task they carry out is programmed, and it is thanks to mysterious creatures called “Promin” working in the background, that the world keeps functioning smoothly.
But an evil entity called Bugdeth has come to Earth seeking to create negative energy by causing bugs in the programs which will ultimately allow him to materialize in our world. Soon his minions, the Bug Bites, are turning the Promin into bugs in the system called “Bugmin.” These Bugmin wreak havoc and cause mischief. Suddenly people’s cars won’t stop, or they can’t lock their door!
Luckily, the King of a distant world has sent his son “Wanda” (the space dog?) to save Earth from Bugdeth, but he’ll need to find some help first. That is when Yuto, our reluctant hero appears.
Now Wanda must convince Yuto to help him capture and dubug the Bugmin using the two key items for such a purpose: a special flashlight and camera. Once Yuto is on board they can together capture and clean Bugmin to gain access to that Promin’s special abilities, called “Kamiwaza,” to fight other Bugmin!
Can this boy and dog(?) work together to save the Earth?

Miyagi Japan’s 3/11 Reconstruction Event: The Tour de Tohoku 2016

日本宮城311復興イベント ツール・ ド・東北2016   일본 미야기 311 부흥이벤트 투어 더 토호쿠 2016   日本東北單車之旅

The Tour de Tohoku bicycle race was established to continually honor those who lost their lives in the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami while paying great tribute to the support and reconstruction efforts that followed in its wake. By covering the Tour de Tohoku 2016, this program seeks to report on the current state of Miyagi’s recovery following the disaster and introduce the prefecture’s beauty and attractions.

Thank you Taiwan! A special program commemorating 5 years of post-disaster reconstruction support

震災5年復興支援特別番組 ありがとう台湾!   재해 5년 부흥지원특별프로그램 고마워요 타이완!   震災5年復興支援特別節目 謝謝您台灣!

5 years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011. Miyagi Prefecture received donations and support from Taiwan as well as inspiring words of encouragement to become a place bustling with activity once again attracting travelers.
This program introduces Miyagi today as a highly attractive travel destination while simultaneously conveying the immense gratitude toward the people of Taiwan for all of their tremendous support in hopes of further building lasting bonds.

THE STATE OF UNION

家族ノカタチ   가족의 형태   家族的形式

75 min × 1 ep / 70 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 8 eps|10 episodes

Themes of contemporary family and marriage provide plenty of laughs and inspiration in this domestic drama about a 39-year-old bachelor who can’t marry and a 32-year-old female divorcee who refuses to. Both would prefer to be left alone, but their meddlesome parents won’t let them. Daisuke works at a stationary supply company, and is something of a softie, but with a pessimistic view toward marriage. He returns from work one day looking for rest and repose in his recently purchased condo only to find it billowing smoke. Panicking, he runs into a woman in the apartment of a neighbor, Hanako, until he realizes that his apartment isn’t on fire, but that his father has come uninvited from the countryside and is trying to smoke meat on the balcony. What’s more, he’s brought his stepson with him and plans to stick around. Soon, Daisuke’s comfortable bachelor pad is populated by three men.

100 days ~Love, Marriage, Sickness and Mom~

結婚式の前日に   結婚前夕   결혼식 전날에

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

Hitomi Serizawa leads a fulfilling professional and private life. What’s more, she will be getting married in 100 days. Plans are progressing smoothly until the unexpected appearance of her mother after an absence of 25 years. A free-spirited woman who lives impulsively and abandoned Hitomi to her stepfather, the mother, Kanako has suddenly decided to re-enter her daughter’s life in time to bask in the attention and respect given to the mother of a bride. Naturally, Hitomi is incensed and galled by the idea. But Hitomi soon finds out that her mother knows her intimately, for she has been corresponding with her mother all her life, believing her to be a childhood friend who moved away. As a result, Kanako knows all of HItomi’s closest-kept secrets, her innermost thoughts, everything about her upcoming marriage and even… that she was recently diagnosed with a life-threatening brain tumor that may ruin plans for the wedding. Hitomi makes every effort to resist her mother’s unsolicited intrusion into her life, but blood is thicker than water. And so begins the 100-day battle between a mother and daughter. Can it end well?

Dr.STOЯKS

コウノドリ   產科醫鴻鳥   고우노도리

75 min × 2 eps / 60 min × 8 eps|10 episodes

Giving birth is not an illness. So naturally, it is not covered by standard medical insurance. People who work in maternity wards don’t treat injuries or cure disease. In fact, a professional doctor, an obstetrician, need not be present at a childbirth. But when complications arise, giving birth can become a life-or-death matter. Sakura Konotori lost his mother at his own birth and, as a result, grew up in an orphanage. Now he works as an obstetrician fueled by a deep love and yearning to “celebrate each and every baby that comes into the world”. But he is also something of a mystery, leading another life as a concert pianist who goes by the nickname “Baby” and plays with a passion that borders on brilliance. A delicate and realistic portrayal about the front lines of childbirth, Storks delivers a heartwarming drama that reflects upon the meaning and miracle of life.

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.

THE MOTHER CLASS

マザー・ゲーム〜彼女たちの階級〜   마더게임 ~그녀들의 계급~   Mother Game~她們的階級~

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

The setting is a nursery school. But it’s far from being an ordinary place where mothers simply drop off and pick up their children every day. Instead, it is a small and tightly knit society governed by a “mother caste” social order where mother harassment and matriculation exam troubles occur daily. By some twist of fate, single mother Kiko Kamahara, has enrolled her child to what she hears is a prestigious nursery school. But when she arrives by bicycle with her child on that first day of school, she is met at the gate by a long line of luxury cars and mothers toting expensive brand name handbags. This is a nursery school for children of the super elite. As an ordinary mom, Kiko finds herself constantly shocked by the school’s many eccentricities, and her no-nonsense, straight talking style soon put her on the wrong side of the mother. establishment. But gradually, she begins to influence the entrenched minds of some of the mothers and affect change. A refreshingly fun and energizing human relations drama that will recharge your spirits.

Daddy Detective

警部補・杉山真太郎〜吉祥寺署事件ファイル   경부보 스기야마 신타로 ~키치죠시서 사건파일   警部候補・杉山真太郎~吉祥寺署事件檔案

115 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps|11 episodes

Shintaro Sugiyama is a gifted inspector for the Kichijoji Precinct of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police and a happily married man. But the sudden illness of his wife leads him to focus increasingly on family matters. Trying to raise children and run a household while catching criminals and solving a spate of tough murder cases starts to prove too taxing. Despite a mother-in-law who offers to care for the children, Sugiyama finds himself torn between priorities of public and private life. The honest humanism of this family man cop’s words and deeds, coupled with the thrill of a detective story, makes Daddy Detective a moving human drama.

The Family Season

ママとパパが生きる理由。   엄마와 아빠가 살아가는 이유   媽媽和爸爸活著的理由

60 min. x 5 eps.|5 episodes

A dramatization based on a true story about a married couple both diagnosed with cancer and given limited time to live. As mother of two young children, Shuko Yoshioka notices a lump in her chest one day and goes to a hospital to have it checked out. When she is diagnosed with breast cancer, her husband Kenichi is fully prepared to battle the disease with her until he finds out that he, too is ill with lung cancer. For the sake of the children, the couple determine to not let this defeat them, but to approach life cheerfully and positively in what is a stirring and unforgettable record of a family driven by the strength of love and who never forgets their sense of humor. Based on a blog called “Husband, 39, and Wife. A Couple Given Limited Time to Live” about family and battling illness.

The Good Listener

SAKURA 〜事件を聞く女〜   사쿠라 ~사건을 듣는 여자~   SAKURA~傾聽事件的女人~

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

Undercover cop Sakura Mizusawa assumes many faces as she teams up with a hot-blooded detective, Masato Takeuchi, to form a crime-solving tag team with an ear for the truth.
With an uncanny ability to connect all the disparate voices she hears undercover, Sakura goes in complete pursuit of criminals, giving her undivided attention to incidents that could happen to anyone and alleviating the suffering of the weak and disadvantaged.
Join her in this fun and raucous old school police story that promises a tearfully moving finish and plenty of lessons about right and wrong. Great for the whole family, young and old!