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Akiyoshi Nakao (中尾明慶)
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’.
99 Years of Love: JAPANESE AMERICANS
99年の愛～JAPANESE AMERICANS 99 년의 사랑〜JAPANESE AMERICANS 99年的愛〜JAPANESE AMERICANS
150 min x 2 eps / 139 min x 2 eps / 125 min x 1 ep｜5 episodes
99 years ago, a Japanese man emigrated to the vast expanse of America with hopes of survival and dreams of a brighter future. He and those like him were settlers, 1st generation Japanese-Americans. From them were issued a second generation which grew up bearing little knowledge of, nor devotion to, their parents’ homeland. And yet fate was to deliver them all a cruel blow... as war proceeded to tear them apart along national and generational lines. This is a story about Japanese immigrants who endured the horrors and tragedy of war, overcame deep prejudice and attained their dreams in a new land through love and courage.
ROOKIES - 卒業 - 루키즈 菜鳥總動員: 畢業決戰 不良學園終極電影版
A fired-up high-school teacher who teaches his baseball team the importance of having a dream, and the students he leads, burning with this dream of a national championship. A group of modern young people of the baseball club at Futakotamagawa High School: they have no hope for the future, and no idea of what they want to do. ‘The world is full of hope,’ a new teacher, Kawato shouts at them. ‘Don’t make fun of people who have dreams.’ Overcoming problems with the new players, and an injury to their captain, with Kawato, they move into the semifinal tournament that leads to their final chance at a national championship. Will the dreams of the Futakotamagawa baseball team come true? Meanwhile, graduation day draws near..…
The Yakuza Girl
セーラー服と機関銃 세일러복과 기관총 水手服與機關槍
70 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 6 eps｜7 episodes
A girl-next-door type, the ordinary senior high school girl, Izumi Hoshi suddenly turns into a yakuza (gangster) boss. The high school girl, who had been completely unrelated to the yakuza world, now defeats evils one after another. It is a truly exhilarating story.
65 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps｜11 episodes
They don’t know when to stop, and live life to the full—meet the never-a-dull-moment Sakurai family, where nobody holds their feelings back. Returning to serial drama for the first time in five years, Misako Tanaka and the three hyperactive sons provide a story with a heartbeat.
ドラゴン桜 드래곤 사쿠라 龍之櫻
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps｜11 episodes
A struggling lawyer, Kenji Sakuragi, takes a position at private school Ryuzan High to pay off his debts. Kenji decides to try to turn this hopeless school into one of the elite institutions in Japan to help rejuvenate his career. His barometer of success will be to get five of his students admitted to the prestigious Tokyo University the following year. But rather than cramming them with lots of general information, his down-to-earth class concentrates on unknown techniques for passing the entrance examination and how to live a good life in these turbulent times. His refreshing outlook and strategy may just be what is needed to turn around the future prospects of himself and his students, and teach the rest of us a thing or two as well!
H2: The Days with You
H2 ～君といた日々～ H2 ~너와 있던 날들 H2 ～有你的日子
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps｜11 episodes
Hiro was an ace pitcher in junior high school, until he was diagnosed with a “glass elbow.” After giving up on the sport for a time, his passion for the game draws him back to it in high school and he joins a baseball team only to find himself in a match against his old rival Hideo who plays for the highest ranked high school. The meeting of the two is observed by Hideo’s girlfriend, Hikari, and she finds herself increasingly drawn towards Hiro, despite his only being interested in baseball. These two young men battle for the dream of winning the famous Koushien Baseball Tournament and for the heart of the young woman who doesn’t know for whom she should cheer.
GOOD LUCK!! 굿 럭 ! GOOD LUCK!!
75 min x 2 eps / 65 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 7 eps｜10 episodes
Having achieved his life-long dream of being a pilot, Hajime is first officer on an international jetliner and is now working to become a captain. But he can’t seem to please Captain Kouda, who has become an exacting taskmaster since an air incident many years ago. To complicate matters, he begins a relationship with stubborn and straight-talking mechanic, Ayumi, whose parents died many years ago in the plane crash for which Captain Kouda feels he is responsible. What follows is a story of 21st century love, dreams and passion.