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Mikako Ichikawa (市川実日子)
DCU: Deep Crime Unit
DCU DCU DCU
120min × 1ep / 85min × 1ep / 75min × 2eps / 60min × 5eps
DCU is a detective series of a team of elite divers boldly solving crimes where no investigation has gone before. The darkest secrets, however, might not be hiding in the oceans’ depths but are buried in their own pasts. And they must be confronted before they throw the entire world into deadly chaos.
A Warmed Up Love
この恋あたためますか 이 사랑 데워드릴까요 愛情加温
75min × 1ep / 60min × 9eps｜Eps 10
Kiki Inoue has lost her bearings in life and works a part-time job in a convenience store. But thanks to an incredible passion for conveniences store sweets, she encounters the manager of a major convenience store with whom she forms a partnership to develop the next big convenience store dessert! The manager, however, is only concerned with winning and views Kiki as nothing more than a pawn for achieving his own success. Feigning to be an angel, he is in fact a devil in disguise preying upon Kiki’s dreams and using her. Against this cutthroat corporate backdrop, Kiki is a symbol for many despairing from life’s many disappointments and failures and asking themselves the question “What is most important in life? Here is a Cinderella love story for them and for everyone.
The Voice of Sin
罪の声 죄의 목소리 罪之聲
35 years have elapsed since the greatest unsolved crime in the postwar era, an incident that involved a threatening phone call captured on tape that featured the “voice of a child.” So where is that child today?
Nagi's Long Vacation
凪のお暇 나기의 휴식 凪的新生活
75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps｜10 episodes
Nagi Oshima is a 28-year-old employee of consumer appliance maker, with silky straight hair and a peculiar personality, feeling she must try her hardest to “read the room” so as to interact well with others. But her striving to adapt to others leads her one day to hyperventilate and collapse. “I need to rethink my life!” she proclaims, physically and mentally exhausted. So she decides to give up everything and “reset” her life. She quits her job, terminates her condo lease, breaks off all contact with her boyfriend and everyone she knows, and goes on a solitary search to discover the “freedom” to enjoy her own life. This even means undoing her straight perm and letting her natural curly hair flow, something she’s always harbored a complex about. Moving to a new neighborhood and new life, however, presents both new and old challenges. She meets the man living next door, someone she might define as “too free” and re-encounters her boyfriend, from whom she’d hoped to escape. A romantic comedy straight from the heart that extolls the virtues of self-acceptance and living true to oneself.
アンナチュラル 언내추럴 非自然 法醫女王
75 min × 1 ep / 70 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 8 eps｜10 episodes
A story-a-week episodic medical mystery that treats the theme of reality changing when faced with imminent death. Mystery and exhilarating human drama unfold against the backdrop of the “unnatural death institute”, or “UDI”. For example, the body of a young man is brought into the UDI lab one day; his cause of death attributed to ischemic heart disease in which blood fails to be conveyed to the heart. But the victim’s parents are puzzled by the freak nature of their son’s death and turn to medical coroner Mikoto, to find out why. Together with her lab technician partner, Yuko Shoji, and rookie medical recorder, Rokuro, they examine the body for a possible drug poisoning, and then learn that another female colleague of the deceased man has just died suddenly.
75 min x 1 ep / 65 min x 2 eps / 60 min x 8 eps｜11 episodes
Racing to the sites of horrific disasters and accidents, a medical team specializes in disaster treatment “under the rubble.” They are DMAT, the Disaster Medical Assistance Team, and their mission is to rescue disaster victims from the grips of imminent death with quick response emergency aid. Internal medicine physician, Dr. Hibiki Yakumo, intentionally avoided the field of emergency care after a misjudgment led to his younger sister slipping into a comastose state in ER. But when hospital director, Shoichi Isezaki, transfers him to DMAT, he joins a an elite yet very eccentric team of doctors and nurses. When they respond to a highway tunnel multiple collision with large casualties, Hibiki must confront a mind-boggling scene of tragedy where 10 seconds of hesitation could mean the loss of life. A human drama unfolds in extreme life or death conditions.
Miss Double Faced Teacher
黒の女教師 검은 여교사 黑暗女教師
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 9 eps｜10 episodes
Yuko is a biology teacher and education counselor at a local high school. Between the school bell chimes, she’s an ordinary teacher with superlative instructional technique. But when school lets out, she transforms into the one person you don’t want to mess with, a super problem-solving mercenary for whom no method is off limits when it comes to rooting out the myriad problems infesting teenage life in the schools. With an “eye for an eye” approach, she’s not above breaking a few laws and demands payment for her services. Enlisting as her sidekicks, Sumire and Aya, the personality-diverse trio run their elite “extra-curricular social work” club unified around Yuko’s charismatic leadership. High school students do not live in a sanitized bubble, and some extraordinary problems require extraordinary solutions that black-and-white rules of propriety or common sense alone cannot solve.
A “NEET” Romance: How to Restart Love
恋愛ニート 〜忘れた恋のはじめ方 연애 니트～잊어버린 사랑을 시작하는 방법 戀愛尼特族～被遺忘的戀愛法則
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 9 eps｜10 episodes
Following the death of her parents, 32-year-old Rin takes a job in the sales promotion section of a publishing house in order to earn enough to support her younger sister and brother. But she’s earned a reputation from colleagues both above and below as the “hard to handle type” due to a strong-willed nature. But when Rin attends the “divorce ceremony” of a close friend she meets a dentist, a food company researcher and a part-time temp worker (“freeter”) . And soon, all three of are wooing her. The only problem is, Rin, now into her 8th year of abstinence from romance has forgotten how to pursue a relationship. So too, however, have the three men. They are so-called romance NEETS; not currently engaged, educated or trained… in love. And to grow, everyone needs a little love.
memories of MATSUKO
嫌われ松子の一生 혐오스런 마쓰코의 일생 花樣奇緣
What is unhappiness? All girls dream of living the life of a princess. Matsuko Kawajiri, born in 1947, was one of them. But after losing her job as a teacher in her twenties, and leaving her families’ home in disgrace, she departs on a journey of colorful ups and downs that takes her to the seedier side of life. No matter if she gets hurt time and time again, the man she loves is always central to the dreams of her life. Anyone else would think that her life is miserable, but Matsuko is always optimistic and never lets go of her dream to the end, in this funny but sad Cinderella story!
Be with you
いま、会いにゆきます 지금 , 만나러 갑니다 現在、好想見你
Widower Takumi lives a quiet life with his six-year-old son Yuji after the loss of wife and mother Mio. Yuji unfailingly remembers her promise to him: “I’ll be with you again in a year’s time, when the rains come.” On the first anniversary of her passing, Takumi and Yuji are taking a walk in the woods when they come across a woman sheltering from a monsoon downpour. She bears an uncanny resemblance to Mio, but has no recollection of who she is or what she is doing there. Family life resumes from where they left off, while Takumi and Mio’s memories of their first encounter in high school come flooding back. However, their new life together is interrupted by the discovery of Mio’s old diary, which reveals the secrets of her past and how they must say goodbye once more in six weeks time…