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Miho Kanno (菅野美穂)
監獄のお姫さま 감옥의 공주님 監獄公主
75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps｜10 episodes
Attempted murder, fraud and embezzlement, illicit drugs, tax evasion and even murder? Five women convinced of various crimes and a crime-loathing female warden put aside their differences to hatch a grand plot of revenge against a handsome but crooked company CEO. But the revenge plan keeps hitting snags. Written by Kankuro Kudo, all of these mature women with interesting back stories meet in a female penitentiary and band together to clear each other of unjust sentences in this blockbuster female crime story rich in laughter and tears, brilliantly merging the comedy and cheerfulness of Kankuro Kudo storytelling with serious deeper questions of why we’re all here and what constitutes true happiness.
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.
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.
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...
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 9 eps｜10 episodes
Since he quit his job as a surgeon 8 years ago, Kohei Moriyama has been working at an eventless town office. The local municipal hospital in this town is suffering from a lack of doctors, burdened with huge debt, and is about to go bankrupt. As a means of restructuring the hospital, they are trying to shift the target customers for the hospital operations to the wealthy. Upon meeting Aiko Tanaka, who devotes herself single-mindedly to patients in contrast to the attitude of the hospital management, Kohei begins to regain the medical career he once lost.
I Wanna Fall in Love !!
恋がしたい恋がしたい恋がしたい 사랑하고파 사랑하고파 사랑하고파 好想好想談戀愛
75 min x 2 eps / 60 min x 9 eps｜11 episodes
Ryosuke’s bride-to-be ran out on him one week before the wedding. Ai is self-centered and never knows what she wants. Shy and introverted, Mikan longs to find her true love. All three meet late at night in a diner and are never the same again. Having been given the wedding gift for Ryosuke’s former bride-to-be and finding that it contained shoes she was wishing for, Mikan figures fate is trying to tell her something. But Ryosuke seems vexed by Ai’s mysterious beauty, and Mikan must convince him of their fate together before Ai’s charm carries him away.