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Taro Suruga (駿河太郎)
You’ve Got Someone to Come Home To
あなたには帰る家がある 너에게는 돌아갈 집이 있다 有家可归的恋人们
75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 10 eps｜11 episodes
A realistic portrayal of the daily struggles, pent-up frustrations and miscommunication of marital life that people everywhere can relate to, centered around the marriage of two couples. Mayumi Sato and her husband Hideaki are into their 13th year of marriage and have a teenage daughter. With childrearing nearly finished and family finances tight, Mayumi decides to return to work after more than a decade away to help with their daughter’s tuition at a private middle school. But she finds Hideaki to be uncooperative and fumes at her husband’s backward attitude. Meanwhile, the Nasuda family of Taro, wife Ayako, son Shingo and Taro’s parents forms the picture of a traditional Japanese household. Taro is uncontested master of the house, and Ayako dutifully attends to her husband’s every need without question. Then one day, the couple visit a model home showroom where Hideaki works. Hideaki is smitten by Ayako, who seems the polar opposite of his own wife, and a forbidden affair ensues.
小さな巨人 작은 거인 使命和正義
85 min × 1 ep / 80 min × 1 ep / 75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 7 eps｜10 episodes
Chief Kosaka of the No. 1 Investigative Enforcement Division is highly talented and is thought to be a sure choice for Superintendent in the future. This year, however, although he was successful in solving this year’s third HQ incident, a mistake made in the investigative process has caused him to be demoted to another post. Although he has wandered from the fast track to promotion, his new co-workers do their best – in their own feckless way – to solve petty incidents, always believing in their own sense of justice. As Kosaka reflects on his mission as a policeman and his own thoughts on justice, he learns to believe in himself as he fights against “evil.” A thrilling drama about men fighting for justice within a giant organization, the Police.
The Good Listener
SAKURA 〜事件を聞く女〜 사쿠라 ～사건을 듣는 여자～ SAKURA～傾聽事件的女人～
115 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps｜10 episodes
Undercover cop Sakura Mizusawa assumes many faces as she teams up with a hot-blooded detective, Masato Takeuchi, to form a crime-solving tag team with an ear for the truth.
半沢直樹 한자와 나오키 半澤直樹
114 min x 1 ep / 85 min x 2 eps / 75 min x 1 ep / 70 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 5 eps｜10 episodes
It was the height of the Japanese economic bubble when Naoki Hanzawa landed a coveted job in a major bank. But he finds the life of a banker to be a stormy one. As a loan officer section chief, Hanzawa works to finance the Nishi Osaka Steel company 5 million dollars at the insistence of his stubborn branch manager, Asano, and without collateral! What appeared a blue chip company is actually a heavily indebted concern that has been cooking its books. Within 3 months of the loan, Nishi Osaka Steel goes bankrupt, and Hanzawa and his bank have been deceived out of 5 million dollars. Not willing to take the heat and jeopardize his career, Asano plots to lay the blame on Hanzawa. When called to headquarters in Tokyo to attend investigative hearings about the fiasco, Hanzawa decides instead to deny the money is lost and vows to recover it himself. A believer in the goodness of people, but aware that deception costs double, Naoki Hanzawa's life as a legendary maverick banker begins.
TAKE FIVE : Should we steal for Love ?
TAKE FIVE 〜俺たちは愛を盗めるか TAKE FIVE ～우리가 사랑을 훔칠 수 있을까 ? ～ TAKE FIVE
85 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 9 eps｜10 episodes
Masayoshi Homura is a Psychology professor at a Tokyo university. But there is a "darker" side to him that very few know about. Long ago, he was a member of the greatest group of professional burglars ever assembled: TAKE FIVE. With his father, he followed a Robin Hood like lifestyle of stealing only from the very bad… until a certain incident led him to retire. 20 years later, when he is handed a photo inscribed "Leonardo da Vinci" by a homeless woman, it sets of a series of events that sends Masayoshi hurtling back down the path of thievery. He re-forms the greatest team of good-natured crooks in history, which include a police officer and a security guard. TAKE FIVE are back to unleash a campaign of heists in the name of love.
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.
Shima-shima (Striped Sheep)
シマシマ 시마시마 一起來數羊
30 min. x 10 eps.｜10 episodes
By day, Shio manages an aromatherapy salon. But by night, she is the owner of “Striped Sheep”, a business that dispatches men to the homes of women who suffer from insomnia to lie next to them. These “Striped Sheep” in fact represent a brand new profession of so-called “co-sleepers,” whose sole mission is to provide a night of relaxation to restless women. Shio’s four “sheep” consist of Gai, her ex-husband’s brother, Ran, a man with a cool, soothing gaze, the glib Linda and a taciturn book worm named Matthew. As sleep-sharers, these four men find out a lot about what drives or plagues their women clients, and help them gradually discover themselves and the right life pathways. “There are nights when a woman just needs a man at her side.”
Heaven’s Flower: The Legend of Arcana
ヘブンズ・フラワー The Legend of ARCANA 헤븐스 플라워 The Legend of Arcana 戰地的花
30 min. x 11 eps.｜11 episodes
In the year 2060, a failed science experiment has brought about a barren, famine-plagued world where “flowers” no longer bloom. While recovery efforts show promise, District 7 - ground zero for the accident - has been left to its own devices, exempt from reconstruction as “an abandoned city.” One resident of District 7 is Ai, an angelic-looking young girl who hides a darker face. As member of a team of assassins called “Last Garden,” she is a coldhearted killer who carries out her assignments with faithful precision. Her life now roiled by a bizarre fate, this lone woman assassin must simply learn to survive.
クローン ベイビー 클론 베이비 複製人嬰兒
30 min. x 11 eps.｜11 episodes
Two humans with identical genetic makeup will attract and find each other, no matter how far apart. And those drawn-together clones will enter into a mutual battle of extermination. “The laws of magnetism” and “survival of the fittest” clash the moment these clones are pulled together, leading to crafty scheming and high-stakes competition in what turns out to be the ultimate game of “musical chairs” played out by clones yearning for distinction as “the true one.”