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Scenario Writer Name: Kankuro Kudo (宮藤官九郎)
うぬぼれ刑事 나르시스트 형사 花痴刑警
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps｜11 episodes
He was the pride of his police department as the number one armed robbery buster... until he had his heart broken by the sudden flight of a fiancee from his life. Now "Detective Lovesick" finds his crime-fighting mojo and his chance at rising through the police hierarchy slipping away. Spending his days in a desperate search for the love of his life, Detective Lovesick is a man in love with himself and idolizes his drinking buddy, who is a romance psychologist. He loses himself to love easily, even at work, falling for every femme fatale he investigates and after a lot of hair pulling, ending each case with a marriage proposal. "Marry me or be under arrest." But will any woman accept such a proposal? Suspense, comedy and romance all converge in a libido-rich police drama unlike any you've ever seen.
I am a HOUSEWIFE
吾輩は主婦である 난 주부이다 家庭主婦
30 min. x 40 eps.｜40 episodes
Housewife Midori married her college sweetheart when she was 25. They were blessed with a son and daughter, and she has been very happy.
Ikebukuro West Gate Park
池袋ウエストゲートパーク 이케부크로 웨스트 게이트 파크 池袋西口公園物語
75 min. x 1 ep. / 60 min. x 10 eps. / 120 min. x 1 ep. (Special)｜12 episodes
Living in an area known for its juvenile crime, 21 year-old Makoto has become a member of a youth gang called the G-Boys. Known for his cool head and ability to get things done, Makoto becomes a key trouble-shooter for the gang by diffusing tense situations and keeping his friends out of harm’s way. However, the death of his girlfriend and an escalating turf war with a rival gang threaten to be more than Makoto can handle.
Kisarazu Cat's Eye
木更津キャッツアイ 기사라즈 캐츠아이 木更津貓眼
60 min x 9 eps｜9 episodes
Twenty-one year old former high school baseball player, Kohei, learns that he is dying from cancer. He is told that he only has six months to live, and decides that he wants to do something daring and risky. He proposes to five trusted members from his former baseball club that they form a ring of cat burglars that would steal from those who commit crimes. His friends think it odd, but feel they cannot turn down a dying man’s request. With only six months, how much could they do anyway?
Kisarazu Cats' Eye - Go Major!
木更津キャッツアイ 日本シリーズ 기사라즈 캐츠아이 ( 극장판 ) 木更津貓眼 日本篇
Welcome to KISARAZU, a small seaside city where life is dull but the residents are lively. Bored juvenile delinquents and gangsters, a worshipped movie star, a cult rock band and other unusual personalities about town are just a small sample of the colorful citizenry that provide the backdrop for this unconventional comedy. Bussan, the captain of the baseball team “Kisarazu Cats’ Eye”, has just been told for the third time that he has only got six months to live. Bussan decides to get on with his life but soon finds himself carried away on a wacky adventure where events and characters spiral together and escalate toward an unimaginable conclusion. This funny and fast-paced modern comedy is not to be missed.
Kisarazu Cats' Eye : SAYONARA GAME
木更津キャッツアイ ワールドシリーズ 기사라즈 캐츠아이 월드 시리즈 木更津貓眼 世界篇
Good-bye, Cats! Ready or not, this is the final game!!
Manhattan Love Story
マンハッタンラブストーリー 맨해튼 러브스토리 曼哈頓愛情故事
60 min. x 11 eps.｜11 episodes
At a coffee shop for aficionados called “Manhattan,” the owner’s passion for coffee is almost a sickness and all he wants is for his customers to enjoy their coffee. He is a man of few words. If he has to say something, he gets his waiter to speak on his behalf. The owner’s real name is unknown, and he would prefer to be addressed as the shops’ “Master” rather than its owner - not that anyone is aware of this. He gives his all to coffee. Despite his wishes, his regular customers don’t really come to taste the coffee. They are there because of love. They use his shop as a place for dates, marriage proposals and break-ups. He doesn’t show it, but it saddens him that his customers are so preoccupied with affairs of the heart and not the coffee. One customer in particular never seems to be able to enjoy her coffee as she either leaves it untouched having been stood up or uses it to express her frustration with the person she is with. The master watches developments in Nobuko’s love life with great interest. He wants her to enjoy a good coffee so he decides to help her with her love life. But no sooner has he decided to do this that other love-related troubles begin to emerge.
監獄のお姫さま 감옥의 공주님 監獄公主
75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps｜10 episodes
Attempted murder, fraud and embezzlement, illicit drugs, tax evasion and even murder? Five women convinced of various crimes and a crime-loathing female warden put aside their differences to hatch a grand plot of revenge against a handsome but crooked company CEO. But the revenge plan keeps hitting snags. Written by Kankuro Kudo, all of these mature women with interesting back stories meet in a female penitentiary and band together to clear each other of unjust sentences in this blockbuster female crime story rich in laughter and tears, brilliantly merging the comedy and cheerfulness of Kankuro Kudo storytelling with serious deeper questions of why we’re all here and what constitutes true happiness.
Saving My Stupid Youth
ごめんね青春！Regret from My School Days 미안해 청춘! 對不起青春
75min x 2 eps / 60min x 8 eps｜10 episodes
Following up on the hit mini-series, “Ryusei no Kizuna” (Meteor Shower Bonds”), pop singing star and actor Ryo Nishikido joins forces with popular hit-making, director-writer Kankuro Kudo for an explosive new series that delves into eternal themes of “teen youth” and “passion” without all the angst!
Story of My Family!!!
俺の家の話 우리 집 이야기 我家的故事
75min × 2eps / 60min × 8eps｜Eps 10
Now sidelined due to injury and age, former pro-wrestling star Juichi Miyama was once groomed by his father, Jusaburo, an acclaimed Noh actor and “Living National Treasure,” to be his successor. But the young Juichi rebelled, left home, and cut off ties with his family. Now he’s just learned that his father, having miraculously survived a critical illness, intends to marry his young caregiver and leave all his money to her. So Juichi decides to return home to help with his father’s care, setting the stage for a showdown between Juichi’s family on one side and his father’s mysterious caregiver on the other.
75min. x 2 eps. / 60min. x 8 eps.｜10 episodes
“When we grow up… We’ll kill him together”. Koichi, Taisuke, and Shizuna are three siblings whose parents had been brutally murdered when they were just elementary school children, and they vowed to avenge the death of their parents. Fourteen years later, their vengeful plan unravels countless new facts. A shocking revelation leads to an overwhelmingly emotional ending. What will become of the siblings who have lived their lives solely in reliance of their bond alone?
Tiger and Dragon
タイガー&ドラゴン 타이거와 드래곤 天龍地虎
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 10 eps / 120 min x 1 ep (special)｜12 episodes
Toraji is a stereo-typical yakuza who is hoping to become a rakugo (comic) storyteller. Ryuji is a designer who has terrible taste, but owns a fashion shop in Ura-Harajuku, a shopping district famous for its avant-garde clothing. The story develops around the relationships Toraji and Ryuji have with the offbeat and comical characters around them. This fast-paced comedy is a collection of one-off stories which blends the modern and traditional by basing each episode on a classic rakugo storyline.