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Scenario Writer Name: Chiho Watanabe (渡辺千穂)
"Door to Dreams" Drama: "For You in 20 Years"
夢の扉特別編『20年後の君へ』 꿈의 문 특별편「20 년후의 너에게」 夢之門 特別篇 給二十年後的你
134 min. x 1 ep.｜1 episode
Yuichiro Sawada is an elite company man with a blue chip trading company, in charge of a major overseas infrastructure building project. Supported by his beautiful wife and talented cook, Yoshino, his son, Daichi, a graduate of Tokyo University now employed at the Ministry of Economics, Trade and Industry, and daughter, Mariko, a student at the University of Washington, Sawada's life seems the picture of success with talk of a major promotion to executive status close at hand. But then Yuichiro is diagnosed with cancer, and before he has a chance to tell his family, they have become estranged from him. Forlorn, Yuichiro resolves to use his remaining time on Earth helping his family fulfill their dreams, and it becomes his driving passion and wish as a father and husband. Yuichiro's passionate pursuit soon begins to transform his family, too, realizing how the ability to dream can create new and lasting bonds between people, and in their relationship to society.
だいすき!! 너무 좋아 !! 最喜歡你！！
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 9 eps｜10 episodes
Yuzu Fukuhara is a 23-year old with a slight mental disability. With childlike innocence, Yuzu falls in love and becomes pregnant. The sudden death of her child’s father throws Yuzu into confusion even as she becomes a mother. Yuzu’s dogged efforts win the unflagging support of those around her, but a far more difficult path lies ahead than anyone can imagine.
Nagisa, a high school girl who has been given three months to live. Without telling her widowed father where she is going, she sets out from the city to the small town where she was born. She recalls her childhood memories, and her love for Satoshi begins to grow stronger. However, she is shocked to discover that Satoshi is having an affair with Eriko, a married woman. One day, when Nagisa meets Eriko’s daughter, Madoka, she ends up taking her away…
さよならみどりちゃん 안녕 , 미도리 再見了小綠
Naive office girl Yuko supports her blithe big city lifestyle with a part-time job at a neighborhood cafe. Attracted to her manager there, the shallow but charming Yutaka, willingly succumbs to his lascivious advances only to discover afterwards that he already has a girlfriend by the name of Midori. Even so, Yuko’s feelings for Yutaka continue to grow regardless his aloofness and before long she finds herself reluctantly cajoled into working as a hostess in a small karaoke bar. Fatalistically accepting his dalliances with flames old and new, she perseveres not so much in hope of a more substantial relationship, but rather out of fear of losing him.
Seven Days of a Daddy and a Daughter
パパとムスメの7日間 아빠와 딸의 7 일간 父女7 日變
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 6 eps｜7 episodes
What if one day a “much-hated father” and his “beloved daughter” switch their personalities while their bodies, looks and voices remain intact? It is comical and tearful non-stop entertainment that depicts the “exciting youth” and the “thrilling salary man life” the two are exploring.
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.