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Nana Eikura (榮倉奈々)
The Old Dog, New Tricks?
オールドルーキー 올드 루키 老菜鳥
85min × 1ep / 75min × 1ep / 60min × 8eps
Ryotaro is a cheerful professional soccer player devoted to the game he loves. He has risen to national team member, and come through with decisive goals when it counts… until injury begins to plague him. Facing retirement at 37, he realizes it is a little late for him to enter normal working society. Enter a sports management company called “Victory” which offers him a new lease on life. Yet somewhere in his heart, Ryotaro has not quite accepted his retirement, and he will need to reconcile with new challenges as an old rookie.
This is a love story inspired by the song “Threads” by Miyuki Nakajima.
The ship of Theseus
テセウスの船 테세우스의 배 提修斯之船
85 min × 2eps / 75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 7 eps｜10 eps
A serial murder by fatal poisoning ushers in the first year of the new Japanese Reiwa era. Arrested as the prime suspect is a police officer. His son, Kokoro Tamura, along with his mother, elder sister and brother are forced into a life of social ostracism and prejudice as the alleged family of a killer. Kokoro’s devoted wife, Yuki, tells him to have faith in his father. Kokoro pays a visit the village and crime scene, he suddenly gets caught in a time warp that sends him back to 1989, the first year of the Heisei era. There, he encounters his father, who is adored by family and villagers alike. Under this new light, Kokoro begins to believe in his father’s innocence and vows to clear his name and restore happiness to the family. But can the bonds of a father and son spark a miracle across time and space? Shocking truths reveal themselves over the 31-year span in a meticulous, hard-boiled mystery delivered on a spectacular, tear-inducing scale.
In This Corner Of The World
この世界の片隅に 이 세상의 한 구석에 這個世界的角落
85 min × 1 ep / 75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 7 ep｜9 episodes
Suzu Urano is an innocent young woman who loves to draw pictures and lives in the seaside town called Eba district of Hiroshima. At the height of World War II in the Pacific with all the men off at the front, she finds herself as eldest daughter assisting with the family business of seaweed to make ends meet when an offer of marriage arises. The suitor is Shusaku Hojo, a young stenographer at the military court-martial who had fallen in love with her at first sight, but Suzu doesn’t remember ever having met him. Though uncomfortable with the idea of betrothing a man she doesn’t know, she gets swept along by the people and circumstances around her until marriage becomes a foregone conclusion. She finds the task of winning acceptance by Shusaku’s family hard going despite all of her pure and earnest efforts in this touching story of family love and survival amid the crucible of war.
SIX FOUR: Part 1 / SIX FOUR Part 2
64 ロクヨン - 前編/後編 64 쇼와 육십사년 64 昭和六十四年
Part 1: 121 min. Part 2: 119 min.
In 2002, a kidnapping has eerie parallels with ‘six-four’, an unsolved case from 1989 on which the Statute of Limitations looms one year hence.
LIBRARY WARS: BOOK OF MEMORIES
図書館戦争BOOK OF MEMORIES 도서관 전쟁 BOOK OF MEMORIES 圖書館戰爭SP
120 min × 1 ep｜Ep 1
Iku Kasahara joins the ‘Task Force’, the special unit of the Kanto Area Library Defense Force, in search of her ‘prince’, a Task Force member who once rescued a book about to be seized from her by the ‘Betterment Squad’, the paramilitary arm of the Censorship Enforcement Agency. She does not remember what this man looks like, and is attached to the Dojo Squad, where she is trained to within an inch of her life by its martinet of an instructor, Atsushi Dojo.
LIBRARY WARS: THE LAST MISSION
図書館戦争 THE LAST MISSION 도서관 전쟁 THE LAST MISSION 圖書館戰争 THE LAST MISSION
The near future in Japan, in the age officially known as ‘Change for the Better’.
娚の一生 남자의 일생 她的孫女
Tired of a busy Tokyo career and painful relationships, Tsugumi quits her job and flees to the home of her grandmother in the countryside to restart her life. When the grandmother dies, Tsugumi encounters a college professor named Kaieda, who had borne a long admiration for the grandmother. Kaieda oddly finds himself irrepressibly drawn to Tsugumi and finds his way into moving in with her. Initially, the discrepancy in their ages is discomfiting to Tsugumi, but she gradually finds herself opening up to him. A young woman convinced she could never be happy. And a man in his 50s who had long abandoned thoughts of love or settling down. Here is a mature love story about how two very mismatched lives can come face to face with each other, bringing lessons about life and love.
Testimony of N
Ｎのために N을 위하여 為了N
75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps｜10 episodes
Television dramatization of bestselling author Kanae Minato’s heart-wrenching, romance-thriller of the same name, a novel which earned her a best new mystery writer award in 2007. Nozomi is a female college student who together with friends, Naruse, Ando and Nishizaki, came up with a certain “scheme” that put them on the scene of a horrific family murder. Nishizaki was arrested on the spot as a suspect in the murder and sentenced to 10 years in prison by virtue of a voluntary confession. A decade later, an ex-cop named Takano begins to reinvestigate what he believes was an unsolved murder that somehow entwined 6 young adults all with the initial “N” in their names. Clues from the past and present cross as Takano tries to puzzle together the truth and find out what really happened.
Confirmation-Grand Theft Squad 3
確証〜警視庁捜査3課 확증 ～경시청 수사 3 과 確證～警視廳3課
65 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps｜11 episodes
A jewelry heist occurs in Tokyo's Shibuya district on the very first day of Akiho Takeda's posting with the Metropolitan Police Department's 3rd investigative larceny division. Having originally sought to be posted in a homicide division, Akiho is chomping at the bit to do some real crime-busting, but is checked by her boss Ino that armed robbery is the jurisdiction of Homicide Division 1. She nevertheless can't resist sneaking away to have a look and goes to the crime site where, among the onlookers, she notices a man who displays a sharp set of eyes. He is Shuichi Ogio, one of Akiho's superiors and veteran of the 3rd Investigative Division. Ogio becomes her partner and mentor, showing her the ropes of being a larceny detective. Together, they uncover tricks used by professional thieves and detect motives and intentions to the point where they are helping the homicide investigations outside of their jurisdiction solve difficult crimes. They are a new type of police duo that are about to open a new chapter in police drama.
図書館戦争 도서관 전쟁 圖書館戦争
In 2019, public anger at media excess has led to censorship of television, newspapers, the internet, books, movies, and music under the 'Media Betterment Act'. To fight the armed 'Betterment Squads' that go around destroying objectionable materials, the nation's libraries have formed their own para-military 'Library Defense'. Iku Kasahara is a new recruit to the defense, where her instructor and squad leader is Atsushi Dojo. At first repelled by his by-the-book approach to leadership, she is gradually won over by his commitment to their battle for 'books' and 'the freedom to know'.
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.
The Best Way to End a Life: Ending Planner
最高の人生の終り方 〜 エンディングプランナー 〜 최고의 인생을 마감하는 방법 ～엔딩 플래너～ 最棒的人生終結方式 ～Ending Planner～
80 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 9 eps｜10 episodes
The death of a father places his son, Masato Ihara, in charge of the family undertaker business, “Iharaya” as its 5th generation owner. In an old quarter of Tokyo, the business is frequented by the police who bring only the deceased with checkered pasts. Inevitably, Masato, along with his elder brother, younger sister and a rookie female cop, find themselves involved in unraveling the mysterious lives and hard realities that these voiceless clients faced when they were alive, and endeavor to bring some “redemption”, warmth and comfort to the bereaved families. A human drama that powerfully depicts what it means to live.
The Floating Castle
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’.
余命１ヶ月の花嫁 여명 1 개월의 신부 生命中最後一個月的花嫁
On April 5, 2007, a couple was married in a church.