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Masanobu Ando (安藤政信)
マイ・セカンド・アオハル 마이 세컨드 아오하루 我的第二青春
75min × 2eps / 60min × 8eps
Sayako is approaching 30 and has begun to mourn a life devoid of money and an education. “It wasn’t supposed to turn out like this,” she sighs, lamenting her past failed college entrance exams. That’s when she meets college student, Taku, whose words of encouragement rekindle her desire to chase a once abandoned dream of becoming an architect. As a 30-year-old office worker, Sayako joins with Gen-Z college students to embark upon a new chapter and second youth in life.
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.
青の時代 청의 시대 籃色時代
60 min. x 11 eps.｜11 episodes
Abandoned by his mother and having had to fend for himself, Ryuu is one of many Japanese youths that have turned to a life of petty crime in order to survive in Japanese society. Life on the streets has given him a tough exterior, but it is his kind heart and his dislike for what he has become that wins over a local beauty and helps him take his first steps towards a better life. When an overzealous and less than ethical police inspector fingers Ryuu for a crime he didn’t commit, he is resigned to accept his fate. However, help emerges to give him the strength to fight for his freedom from an unexpected source: a victim of one of his past crimes.
聖者の行進 성자의 행진 聖者的行進
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps｜11 episodes
Exploring the perception and treatment of mentally-challenged youth and their similarities to juvenile delinquents in Japanese society, this drama series follows the trials and tribulations of a group of adolescents in a work/study program for mentally-challenged teenagers. Although the program’s intention is to gently “normalize” them for introduction in society, the group is subject to constant physical and mental abuse unbeknownst to their parents and teacher, Ms Hagawa. However, the friendship between Towa, a naive but unusually articulate member of the program, and Arisu, a rebellious schoolgirl, helps both of them learn to overcome their troubles. Features a star-studded cast of current popular youth idols.