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Sachiko Sakurai (桜井幸子)
佐々木夫妻の仁義なき戦い 사사키 부부의 의리없는 싸움 佐佐木夫妻的無仁義之戰
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 9 eps｜10 episodes
Norimichi Sasaki is methodical and inflexible. His wife Ritsuko is big-hearted and earthy. They are both lawyers and even the slightest of matters can develop into a battle royal as they both let fly with the legalese. The troubles that unfold in the work and private life of this diametrically-opposed couple are depicted with a deft comic touch.
あいくるしい 사랑스러워라 親親我的愛
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps｜11 episodes
Yuki, mother of the Mashiba family, is the grease that keeps this well-oiled machine running and its seven members happy and healthy. But when Yuki herself falls ill and needs to be hospitalized, the rest of the family must cooperate and make sacrifices in order to keep everything running smoothly and make ends meet. This heart-warming drama shows how a family finds strength in the face of adversity and learns the true meaning of family.
世界の中心で、愛をさけぶ 세상의 중심에서 사랑을 외치다 在世界中心呼喚愛
75 min x 1 ep / 60min x 10 eps｜11 episodes
“I thought I might be using a lifetime’s happiness in a moment. I was that happy and she was that beautiful.” A young boy stands on the red earth of Australia under its blue sky. It is 17-year-old Sakutaro Matsumoto. His time with the girl comes back to him. The colored sand runs through his hands and a tear appears on his cheek. He wakes up. It’s 2004 and he is 34 years old and in Japan. He thinks “I have been in a world without her for 17 years.” Returning home to see his old high school for the last time before it is demolished, Saku confronts anew the loss of the love of his life, Aki, to leukemia 17 years ago. Now a medical researcher at graduate school, he has been living as if half of him died with her since then. Based on the bestselling novel that sold over 3 million copies, the past and present come together in this love story that is both pure and sad.
ひと夏のパパへ 한 여름의 아빠에게 單夏的老爸
75 min. x 1 ep. / 60 min. x 9 eps.｜10 episodes
A high school student’s mother passes away leaving her alone with her grief. The girl, Marimo, discovers the name of a father she never knew. Marimo sets off to meet him, but is completely shocked when she finds someone very different from the father she envisioned. Her father, Shinpei, a 38-year-old would-be private detective, is shocked too, and doesn’t believe her until he sees the paperwork. With Marimo muttering “The worst father in the world” and Shinpei lamenting the loss of his freedom, these two are about to learn how difficult and rewarding a father/daughter relationship can be.
未成年 미성년 未成年
60 min. x 11 eps.｜11 episodes
The universal theme of friendship, in all its vulnerability, tenderness, and purity, is explored in this drama. The flow of seasons forms a thematic continuity to the action: the severity of youth in summer, the sentimentality of autumn, and the frustration of winter. Together, this group of boys cope with common adversity, face the death of a friend, and prepare to deal with the world of adulthood.
人間･失格～たとえばぼくが死んだら～ 인간 실격 人間・失格
60 min. x 12 eps.｜12 episodes
Three tales raise unsettling questions about the central qualities of being human. In one, a father is torn between love for his son and the desire for revenge, while a second examines the twisted love of a teacher for his female colleague. The third story delves into the complex affections hidden within a bully.