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Yoshihiko Hakamada (袴田吉彦)

Extremely Inappropriate!

不適切にもほどがある!   부적절한 것도 정도가 있어!   極度不妥!

Ichiro is a PE teacher in 1986 feared by his students for a "tough love" approach, harsh tongue and frequently “inappropriate” behavior. He’s also a dad trying to raise a rebellious daughter after having lost his wife to illness. When he gets transported in time to 2024, he encounters modern sensibilities that teach him about empathy, but also gives people of today reason to rethink their own political correctness in this time traversing comedy about change.

TOKYO PR WOMAN

東京PRウーマン   도쿄PR우먼   東京PR女人

83 min.

Reina Misaki is bank worker plagued by self-doubt for constantly bumbling her job. And then one night she attends a social mixer that leads to an interview with a public relations firm and a new job thanks to a whimsical president, despite her having given a very lackluster interview. On her first day at the new job, she is shocked to learn that her direct superior is Kusakabe, the very man who was so exasperated by her at the interview. Still, Reina also immediately earns the jealousy and enmity of fellow female workers who all pine after Kusakabe. But Kusakabe makes life a living hell for Reina, subjecting her to a daily barrage of work place abuse and criticism… until one day at a product meeting where she casually expresses an idea that much to her surprise gets adopted and becomes a major PR coup, drawing enormous media attention. Having transformed into the hottest person in the business, Reina is ecstatic when the company president names her to head up the next big account. It’s all smooth sailing until the day of the big campaign announcement when a host of trouble suddenly threaten to bring the world crashing down upon her. But someone steps in at the last minute with a helping hand: Kusakabe.

The Family Season

ママとパパが生きる理由。   엄마와 아빠가 살아가는 이유   媽媽和爸爸活著的理由

60 min. x 5 eps.|5 episodes

A dramatization based on a true story about a married couple both diagnosed with cancer and given limited time to live. As mother of two young children, Shuko Yoshioka notices a lump in her chest one day and goes to a hospital to have it checked out. When she is diagnosed with breast cancer, her husband Kenichi is fully prepared to battle the disease with her until he finds out that he, too is ill with lung cancer. For the sake of the children, the couple determine to not let this defeat them, but to approach life cheerfully and positively in what is a stirring and unforgettable record of a family driven by the strength of love and who never forgets their sense of humor. Based on a blog called “Husband, 39, and Wife. A Couple Given Limited Time to Live” about family and battling illness.

Joshideka

ジョシデカ!-女子刑事-   죠시데카!-여형사-   女警!

65 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 9 eps|10 episodes

A sharpshooting rookie and a veteran with a brilliant track record are paired to solve a number of different cases. The two incompatible women clash about everything, and we see them developing a friendship, hating one another, working as team, laughing and crying as they follow the trail of clues set by a serial killer.

The Man Closest to Heaven 1,2

天国に一番近い男 1,2   천국에서 가장 가까운 남자 1, 2   最近天國的男人1, 2

Season.1: 60 min. x 11 eps. Season.2: 60 min. x 12 eps. Special: 120 min. x 1 ep.|23 episodes and Special

Due to his lack of drive, Shiro has failed the university entrance exams three times and just can’t seem to do anything right. When Shiro starts to contemplate why somebody like him is living at all, a mysterious man named Tendo appears, calling himself an “angel.” Tendo warns Shiro that his death is just around the corner if he does not push himself harder. Shiro takes the initiative and ends up saving someone else from an untimely death. In this way, Shiro avoids one brush with death after another by listening to Tendo’s frustrating riddles. With a lot of laughter and a few tears, Shiro’s trial teaches the secret to living a full life is hard work and confidence.

Sweet Season

スウィートシーズン   달콤한 계절   甜蜜季節

60 min. x 11 eps.|11 episodes

The affair that Mahiro has been having with the married Yutaka has been the only escape from her troubled family life caused by her father’s own extra-marital affair. Mahiro despises her father for his past infidelity but cannot bring herself to stop Yutaka from being unfaithful to his wife. However, an unplanned pregnancy triggers a series of events that promises to shatter the small bubble of happiness Mahiro has made for herself and bring the brewing dissonance in her family to a head.

Forbidden Fruit

不機嫌な果実   금기의 과일   禁果的誘惑

60 min. x 11 eps.|11 episodes

Mayako, a married woman, finds her life of comfort and casual affairs thrown into disarray when she unexpectedly falls in love with a younger man. Here is a modern fable of the moral dilemmas facing today’s women, in a time where the expectations of love, marriage, and divorce from earlier generations no longer seem true.

A Forever Love

最後の恋   최후의 사랑   最後的愛情

60 min. x 11 eps.|11 episodes

Natsume, a medical student, has fallen in love with Aki, a woman who has turned to prostitution to earn money to pay for her brother’s surgery. Will their love be enough to heal their former lives and bind them together forever? This is a heart-rending tale of true love and transformed lives.

June Bride

ジューン・ブライド   6월의 신부   6月新娘

60 min. x 12 eps.|12 episodes

The central character of this bittersweet drama is an office worker who succeeds in marrying the man of her dreams. Her struggles and triumphs, in her personal life and at work, reflect the wrenching transition demanded of young women by the bursting of Japan’s economic bubble.