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Isao Natsuyagi (夏八木勲)
のぼうの城 노보우의 성 傀儡之城
Nearing the end of Japan’s long years of civil war, with Toyotomi Hideyoshi one short step away from finally uniting the land under his rule, he sends a massive army north against the Hojo clan, his last enemy. The one stronghold he cannot take is Oshi Castle, a Hojo outpost in the land of Bushu. Called ‘the floating castle’ because of the lake that surrounded it, it is under the command of one Narita Nagachika, an extremely popular ruler known to the people of his domain as ‘Nobou-sama’, from deku no bou, or ‘blockhead’.
こちら葛飾区亀有公園前派出所 THE MOVIE 勝どき橋を封鎖せよ！ 여기는 잘나가는 파출소 THE MOVIE가쓰도키 대교를 봉쇄하라! 烏龍派出所THE MOVIE封鎖勝鬨橋！
Police Corporal Kankichi Ryotsu of the Kameari Park Police Box, Katsushika Ward, Tokyo, is the best-intentioned guy you’d ever want to meet, but nothing he does ever goes right and he causes nothing but trouble. One day Ryotsu runs into Momoko, a girl he used to like way back in primary school. His heart leaps. Suddenly the Police Commissioner’s daughter is kidnapped, and Ryotsu learns that Momoko has been caught up in the case. For her sake, he sets to work solving it. But things he never expected start to happen, and he finds himself driven into a corner. Can he solve the case and save Momoko? And what will become of this bittersweet love story if he does? Ryotsu, an inveterate trouble-maker with the best intentions in the world, brings laughter and tears to the screen in a comic but moving entertainment.
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.
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.