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Ryoko Kuninaka (国仲涼子)
Funeral Parade of St.Peter
ペテロの葬列 베드로의 장렬 聖彼得的葬禮
115 min. x 1 ep. / 60 min. x 10 eps.｜11 episodes
Dramatic serialization of best-selling author Miyuki Miyabe’s latest addition to her “Saburo Sugimura Series”, the sequel to “Nameless Poison.” Sugimura is living a reverse Cinderella story having married the daughter of president to a major conglomerate, and now working as editor of the firm’s in-house gazette. A devoted husband and doting father, Sugimura aspires to an ordinary life but invariably has to unravel various company-related “incidents” at the request of his father-in-law. One day, Sugimura finds himself at the center of an armed bus jacking by an old man with gun. The perpetrator’s hidden motive speak to the core of Japan as a nation and to the difficulties of the human condition. While no one is above making the occasional “lie”, what does one do when a lie grows a life of its own and becomes irreversibly damaging to many. How does one begin to atone?
名もなき毒 이름없는 독 無名之毒
60 min x 11 eps｜11 episodes
A dramatization of a work by Japan's undisputed queen of mystery and perenially popular author, Miyuki Miyabe. Saburo Sugimura is employed in the public relations sections of huge conglomerate, Imada Corporation. when he receives an odd request from his father-in-law, Yoshichika Imada, the company chairman. The favor has something to do with looking into the tragic death of the chairman's personal driver, Nobuo Kajita, who had been an enthusiastic supporter of Sugimura's marriage to the chairman's daughter. While Sugimura hopes the death was nothing more than an accident, new facts come to light that point instead to foul play. All people have "poison" in their hearts in varying quantities, and Sugimura finds that Kajita's death may have been the result of the daily gradual spread of secretly-harbored poison of the heart. Here then ensues a genuine psycho thriller that brings the varied drama of the human condition into bold relief.
My Darling is a Foreigner
ダーリンは外国人 달링은 외국인 達令是外國人
Saori, a would-be manga artist supporting herself as an illustrator, is in love with Tony Laszlo, who came to Japan after he fell in love at first sight with its ‘kanji’ written characters. He is an American. Unable to speak a word of English, Saori is nonetheless taken with Tony, and they begin to go out. They start to sense ‘marriage’ and move in together. They arrange to rent her sister’s wedding hall, and invite her parents. Saori’s mother was expected to present an obstacle, but Tony wins her over completely. Her father, however, pointing to Saori’s easy-come easy-go attitude to life, quietly announces his opposition to the marriage. Because he is a foreigner, the two of them must try harder to come together than they would if both were an ordinary Japanese couple. But as the desire weakens, he announces he is going back to America.
感染列島 감영열도 感染列島
An urgent patient is carried in for Tsuyoshi Matsuoka, an ER doctor. This patient is suffering from multiple organ failure, or systematic infection, with a high fever, cramps, and the vomiting of blood. . . It is an infection that humans have never encountered. Is it a new type of influenza? Or even some other new virus? To the hospital turned into a battlefield, where Matsuoka and other staff are engaged in hectic work, a medical officer named Eiko Kobayashi is sent over from WHO. If this virus causes a nationwide pandemic, the transportation networks and the urban functions across the country will be stalled within 3 months and the number of infected persons will reach tens of millions in only half a year. A horrendous situation that may be far worse than any war damage is anticipated. Will humans be able to stop the unprecedented infection panic?!
65 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps｜11 episodes
They don’t know when to stop, and live life to the full—meet the never-a-dull-moment Sakurai family, where nobody holds their feelings back. Returning to serial drama for the first time in five years, Misako Tanaka and the three hyperactive sons provide a story with a heartbeat.
Say Hello to Black Jack
ブラックジャックによろしく 블랙 잭에게 안부를 對黑傑克說嗨
75 min. x 1 ep. / 60 min x 10 eps.｜11 episodes
Eijiro graduated from a prestigious medical school and began his career as a doctor full of wide-eyed enthusiasm. Eidai Hospital is one of the largest and most prestigious teaching hospitals, and Eijiro swells with pride to be associated with its team of elite doctors. But Eijiro soon learns that the hospital is a place where bribes and big egos can affect patient care. Further, Eijiro is only allowed to complete manial tasks, keeping him from truly fulfilling his dream of helping patients. Working for experience in the ER, Eijiro freezes during a patient's treatment and cannot bring himself to face the opening table again. To make up for his inabilities, Eijiro vows to do anything he can to help the patients, even if it means putting his carrer on thi line to stand up to those hindering patient care.
夢のカリフォルニア 꿈의 캘리포니아 夢想加州
75 min. x 1 ep. / 60 min. x 10 eps.｜11 episodes
Shu is a senior at a low-ranked university. Kotomi is a struggling model. Keiko has a desk job at a small company. All of them are former classmates from junior high school. All of them are not satisfied with their current lives and want to find something better but can’t seem to. Reflecting many of the conflicts and anxieties of today’s youth, these three turn to each other for support to find the meaning in their lives for which they are searching.
Summer Snow 서머 스노 Summer Snow
60 min x 11 eps｜11 episodes
His parents having passed away, 21 year-old Natsuo must now take care of his teenage younger brother and sister and run the family bike shop. It is a heavy burden which he handles with an even measure of discipline and kindness. A shy young woman with a heart condition is impressed by his positive outlook and toughness, and she begins to help him with his responsibilities. It is while learning to deal with daily life and family crisis alike that their love begins to bloom.
The Bad Woman
悪いオンナ 나쁜 여자 壞女人
30 min. x 24 eps.｜24 episodes
Ayaka is a bartender at the cocktail bar “Millennium”. She secretly enjoys observing customers and imagining their personalities and what kind of lives they lead. One day, when paying a visit to the home of her friend Natsuki, she notices that somebody has installed a hidden camera into Natsuki’s computer. But Ayaka says nothing about it. Days later, Natsuki brings her boyfriend, Tomoya, a computer game planner, to Millennium. Suspecting it was Tomoya who installed the secret camera, Ayaka finds herself intrigued and begins to make a romantic play for Tomoya. With his good looks and lucrative income, Ayaka finds herself wanting him for herself.