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Kyoko Fukada (深田恭子)
A Story to Read When You First Fall in Love
初めて恋をした日に読む話 처음 사랑을 한 날에 읽는 이야기
67 min × 10 eps｜10 episodes
After being a star student in high school, Junko Harumi finds herself in her early thirties having failed at love, college entrance exams and good employment. Working at a cram school as a tutor bereft of hope and motivation, she spends her days believing she’ll be fired at any moment. Then one day, a knuckle-headed, delinquent teen named Kyohei Yuri appears before her. “I want you to get me into the University of Tokyo,” he says. Having herself failed to get into the country’s most prestigious university, Junko refuses thinking it beyond her abilities, but then is overpowered by Kyohei’s strong will and desire, and finally relents. In the process, she is surprised when her handsome cousin, Masashi Yakumo, an elite trade company man, returns from working overseas and suddenly proposes marriage to her. With her life suddenly taking a turn for the better, can Junko get Kyohei into the University of Tokyo from a bottom-feeder high school? And is she destined to find the love to set her life on a new path?
Grade A Reversal
下剋上受験 하극상 수험 小鲤鱼跳龙门 ～亲子升学考试奋战记
114 min × 1ep / 85 min × 1 ep / 75 min × 2 ep2 / 60 min × 6 eps｜10 episodes
A father with only a middle school education teams up with his daughter to get her into a top-tier middle school despite her attending a very low-rated grade school and without spending on cram school tuition. Based on a true story, this drama gives a full account of the 18-month-long effort of one family, beginning with the daughter’s 5th grade summer, to reverse fortunes and take advantage of equal opportunity.
PLEASE LOVE ME!
ダメな私に恋してください 별볼일 없는 나를 사랑해 주세요 請和這個沒用的我談戀愛
75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps｜10 episodes
Michiko Shibata is single, unattached and unemployed after her previous employer went bankrupt. Failing to land a job, she leads a destitute life surviving mainly on cabbage but craving meat. And she has tapped out financially after lending all of her savings to a handsome young man she pines after.
Girls in the Bar
女はそれを許さない 여자는 그것을 용서하지 않아 女人絕不允許
75min×1 ep. / 60min×9 eps.｜10 episodes
Rei Iwasaki is in her 30s and holds a lawyer’s license but is too shy and nervous to stand in court.
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.
Call me The Shadow : Adventures of a Housewife Detective
専業主婦探偵 〜私はシャドウ 전업주부 탐정～나는 그림자 家庭主婦偵探～我是影子
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 8 eps｜9 episodes
Full-time homemaker, Serina, is madly in love with her elite securities manager husband, Takefumi. But ever since they got married two years ago as two incurably infatuated lovers, her husband has changed. He has begun to find her unmitigated affection towards him to be “over the top” and “irksome.” As a result, he has begun to avoid her. Then one evening returning from a dinner party, Serina finds herself caught up in a little incident where she encounters a private detective named Haruki. She ends up taking a job working at his office. Though somewhat clumsy and wielding no particular talent to speak of, Serina gradually realizes that she was made for detective work. And in the process of striving for the affection of the husband she loves, she too finds herself changing and growing into a beautifully strong and independent woman.
KOCHIKAME - THE MOVIE: Save the Kachidoki Bridge! -
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 this summer in a comic but moving entertainment.
I Want to be Happy!
幸せになりたい! 행복하게 되고 싶어 ! 幸福追追追！
60 min. x 10 eps.｜10 episodes
Desperately in need of money, Hikari drops out of high school to pay her father’s debts and starts working at a television station as a cleaning lady. There she meets Masako, a television producer suffering from her drama’s low viewer ratings.
下妻物語 시모쓰마 이야기 下妻物語
Momoko yearns to be part of the Rococo aristocracy. A shame then, as she was born 200 years too late. Born into the Yakuza heartland, she feels, more at home in Versaille than her remote hometown of Shimotsuma, Ibaraki. Her appetite for the lavish doll-like fashion known to its disciples as the “Lolita” look is insatiable. The rebel Ichiko is a Bosozoku motorcycle-gang member on a 50cc scooter. Her Ponytails gang is one of Ibaraki’s “wild speed tribes”, whose teeth-rattling customized bikes are decked out with their fibreglass shields and bannered backrests. She, too, is decked out in her elaborately decorated Tokkofuku boiler-suits. In a world as colorful as Momoko’s sweet-filled lunchbox, the path of these two incongruous girls cross one languid summer.
おとうさん 아버지 頑固老爹
75 min. x 2 eps. / 60 min. x 9 eps.｜11 episodes
Following the death of his dear wife, a man was left to raise their 4 daughters on his own. It hasn’t been easy and his daughters always seem unsatisfied and arguments are an everyday occurrence. All of them have a secret they can’t bring themselves to tell him. The oldest Yu has decided to leave her husband and child and return home. The responsible second daughter, Akira has decided to have another go at her dreams and is planning to leave home. The third daughter, Makoto is a nurse who lacks self-confidence and is secretly renting an apartment so she can live with a dullard. The youngest daughter, Kei has played piano since she was a child but thinks she has gone as far as she can and wants to quit music school. Then one day, he announces he is remarrying. The daughters aren’t happy and, as they set about trying to stop their father, they begin to examine their own lives and personal philosophies in the heart-warming drama.
60 min x 11 eps｜11 episodes
Kasumi is shocked to discover that her older sister’s fiance is the man she first fell in love with five years ago in high school. At the time, he was her high school teacher and ultimately quit his job racked with guilt over their relationship. Kasumi was deeply hurt and struggled for a long time to overcome her sadness. Now the two of them must come to terms with their secret past before the ones they care about in the present are hurt.
to Heart～恋して死にたい 투 하트 - 사랑하고 죽고 싶어 -
60 min. x 12 eps.｜12 episodes
Yuji is a twenty year old boxer who makes ends meet by working part-time at a flower shop. Although he works beside her everyday, he hides a deep affection for Kaori, the manager of the shop. Tohko is a sincere and active young woman that works at a local crepe shop. Her initial meeting with Yuji in a video store ends quickly with both ridiculing the other's video selections. However, Tohko notices him training in the park and falls in love with him instantly after seeing this serious and determined side of Yuji. Her persistence brings her to his debut-boxing match, but as she cheers for him she soon realizes his heart belongs to Kaori.