For International Broadcasters, Distributors, Licensees
Search by Cast Name
Naoto Ogata (緒形直人)
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.
南極大陸 남극대륙 南極大陸
130 min x 1 ep / 90 min x 1 ep / 70 min x 4 eps / 60 min x 4 eps｜10 episodes
It is the Showa 30s - the mid-1950s to mid-1960s - and a full decade has passed since Japan’s devastating defeat in World War II. The people are hard at work rebuilding their tattered lives and country seeking to regain their confidence in the process. Meanwhile, and the victor nations from the war are all eager to explore the planet’s last frontier - Antarctica; with teams of scientists from the U.S. Soviet Union and other countries racing to divvy up the vast frozen continent of Antarctica. Japan is the only Asian nation eager to declare a desire to take part, despite global skepticism about what Japan as could possibly contribute in its current state. As a result, Japan is allotted a virtually “inaccessible region” of Antarctica to study, where temperatures plunge to minus 50 degrees centigrade and blizzard winds whip up to 100 meters an hour. Nobody expects them contingent to succeed.
SPACE BATTLESHIP YAMATO
SPACE BATTLESHIP ヤマト SPACE BATTLESHIP 야마토 宇宙戰艦大和號
It is the year 2194. The Gamilons, an enemy of undetermined form, begin an invasion of Earth. The nations of Earth pool their forces and fight back, but their armies are defeated and most of humanity wiped out. Five years later, in 2199, the Earth has been polluted by space-to-planet bombs, and those who remain alive have fled underground. Even the former top pilot, Susumu Kodai, has left the military. One day as he is exploring above-ground, a mysterious object falls out of the sky. This is a communications capsule from the planet of Iscandar, 148,000 light years distant. Apparently on Iscandar is equipment that will eliminate the radiation. The Defense Force of Earth equips the Space Battleship Yamato with a previously unknown propulsion system, a ‘wave-motion engine’ based on plans found in the capsule. Kodai rejoins the Force, and resolves to set out aboard the "Yamato." With the fate of the Earth in their hands, the crew blasts off for distant Iscandar. They have one year until radiation drives humanity to extinction. Kodai’s great battle has begun. Carrying humanity’s last hope with it, the Yamato blasts off!
Crying out Love, in the Center of the World
世界の中心で、愛をさけぶ 세상의 중심에서 사랑을 외치다 在世界中心呼喚愛
75 min x 1 ep / 60min x 10 eps｜11 episodes
“I thought I might be using a lifetime’s happiness in a moment. I was that happy and she was that beautiful.” A young boy stands on the red earth of Australia under its blue sky. It is 17-year-old Sakutaro Matsumoto. His time with the girl comes back to him. The colored sand runs through his hands and a tear appears on his cheek. He wakes up. It’s 2004 and he is 34 years old and in Japan. He thinks “I have been in a world without her for 17 years.” Returning home to see his old high school for the last time before it is demolished, Saku confronts anew the loss of the love of his life, Aki, to leukemia 17 years ago. Now a medical researcher at graduate school, he has been living as if half of him died with her since then. Based on the bestselling novel that sold over 3 million copies, the past and present come together in this love story that is both pure and sad.
Prep School Boogie
予備校ブギ 재수생 부기 補習班加油!
60 min. x 12 eps.｜12 episodes
This entertaining drama follows the fun-filled adventures of three prep-school students. Struggling with studies has become a thing of the past for these three young men, and they are ready to make the best of their free time in a world where they are no longer looked down on as fools.