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Kanon Tani (谷花音)
命〜天国のママへ〜 생명～천국의 엄마에게～ 在天國的母親
120 min. x 1 ep.｜1 episode
Haruki Mizunuma is a workaholic who runs a design office in Tokyo and has left the rearing of his grade school son, Ren, completely to his wife, Kyoko. But she becomes hospitalized for de-terioration health. Treatment fails to work and suddenly, she has departed from this world. Ha-ruki is not ready to be suddenly raising a son by himself, and Ren himself is devastated by his mother’s death and loses the desire to live. And then on the first anniversary of Kyoko’s death, Haruki and Ren pay a visit to her native home in the mountains where the family business of forestry has been maintained for 500 years. Haruki begins to seek the meaning of the “Tree of Happiness”, which Kyoko had written in her day planner. But first he must confront the cold treatment by his father-in-law, Shigeya, who had never approved of their marriage.
パパドル！ 파파는 아이돌 我的爸爸是偶像
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 9 eps｜10 episodes
Are romance and marriage really off limits for a television idol? Playing himself in this satirical drama, true-life idol Ryo Nishikido falls in love with a single mother of three children and then goes and marries her! When his talent agency finds out, they give him an ultimatum - he has 3 months to nullify the marriage or retire from the public eye. And if the truth should get out in the meantime, his career is immediately through! No one else knows; not his fans, not even fellow members of his idol group. So Ryo struggles with a helter skelter life of being a high-profile celebrity, a husband and a new-minted father. It’s a sure recipe for disaster, but the journey just may help deepen family and group member bonds.