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Scenario Writer Name: Kentaro Ushio (丑尾健太郎)


Black Forceps

ブラックペアン 블랙 페앙   黑色止血鉗

85 min × 2 eps / 80 min × 1 ep / 75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 6 eps|10 episodes

A medical thriller based on Takeru Kaido's novel, Black Forceps 1988, protagonist Seishiro Tokai is a surgical genius whose perfect operational success rate has earned him the monikier, “The Demon of O.R.” at the Tojo University Hospital, a name that also points to his overbearing and solitary personality. He is countered by a rookie physician, Gonta Takashina, who comes to the hospital from a different medical university advocating hard for cutting edge medical technology that promises to render individual differences in surgical skill obsolete and level the playing field among surgeons. Naturally, a battle brews Takashina and Tokai who is adverse to the idea of machines taking over surgical procedures, particularly with regard to cardiac surgery. Tokai also confronts a powerful university hospital system that is rife with jealousies and political intrigue, and seeks to expose a hidden past and new technology corruption scandal in this highly entertaining medical drama.

Downtown Rocket

下町ロケット 변두리 로켓   下町火箭

140 × 1 ep / 85 min × 2 eps / 75 min × 2 eps / 70 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 6 eps|Eps 12

Following its smash hit debut in 2015, Downtown Rocket returns for a second season in 2018 furthering the struggles and challenges of Kohei Tsukuda, a former rocket scientist and leader of the Tsukuda Manufacturig Co., a cozy factory in the old part of Tokyo. Having lost his father, Kohei had taken over the firm’s development of a purely domestically-made rocket for a major industrial concern, Teikoku Heavy Industries and their Stardust Project. But when news arrives of a sudden replacement of the Teikoku president, the Stardust Project appears in jeopardy, further compounded by Tsukuda’s loss of a major client, a farm machinery maker, who decides to cancel engine orders.
Having just shifted from rocket engines to farm equipment, Kohei and his factory must once again face a series of make-or-break challenges in order to survive.

Little Giants

小さな巨人 작은 거인   使命和正義

85 min × 1 ep / 80 min × 1 ep / 75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 7 eps|10 episodes

Chief Kosaka of the No. 1 Investigative Enforcement Division is highly talented and is thought to be a sure choice for Superintendent in the future. This year, however, although he was successful in solving this year’s third HQ incident, a mistake made in the investigative process has caused him to be demoted to another post. Although he has wandered from the fast track to promotion, his new co-workers do their best – in their own feckless way – to solve petty incidents, always believing in their own sense of justice. As Kosaka reflects on his mission as a policeman and his own thoughts on justice, he learns to believe in himself as he fights against “evil.” A thrilling drama about men fighting for justice within a giant organization, the Police.

NAOKI HANZAWA

半沢直樹 한자와 나오키   半澤直樹

85 min × 1 ep / 75 min × 4eps / 60 min × 5eps|Eps 10

【2nd Season】Naoki Hanzawa is back! A banker at the Tokyo Central Bank who's exposed many injustices inside the bank , the story begins with his being sent off to a subsidiary company, Tokyo Central Securities. Hanzawa commands a band of workers who are part of the so-called “lost generation.” Together, they confront and overcome numerous workplace challenges. Can they secure “double revenge” for clients and their outlandish demands ?
Convention - busting banker hero, Naoki Hanzawa, underwrites a new legendary chapter in the financial world.

No Side Manager

ノーサイド・ゲーム 노사이드 게임   No Side Manager -逆轉大叔

85 min × 1 ep / 75 min × 1 ep / 80 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 7 eps|10 episodes

Adapted from a novel by Jun Ikeido, the story follows the travails of a company man once touted as an elite executive candidate who falters when he voices opposition to his superiors over an acquisition, and is exiled to general affairs manager at a branch factory. Adding insult to injury, he is also ordered to serve as general manager of the plant’s failing rugby team, the Tokiwa Motors “Astros”, which once basked in glory but has since sunk to perennial cellar dweller. Hoping to resuscitate his own future along with that of a weak rugby team on the verge of disbandment, the embattled company man stakes pride and fortune on fulfilling two missions, putting all he’s got into work and sports in this inspirational human drama.

TAKE FIVE : Should we steal for Love ?

TAKE FIVE 〜俺たちは愛を盗めるか TAKE FIVE ~우리가 사랑을 훔칠 수 있을까 ? ~   TAKE FIVE

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

Masayoshi Homura is a Psychology professor at a Tokyo university. But there is a "darker" side to him that very few know about. Long ago, he was a member of the greatest group of professional burglars ever assembled: TAKE FIVE. With his father, he followed a Robin Hood like lifestyle of stealing only from the very bad… until a certain incident led him to retire. 20 years later, when he is handed a photo inscribed "Leonardo da Vinci" by a homeless woman, it sets of a series of events that sends Masayoshi hurtling back down the path of thievery. He re-forms the greatest team of good-natured crooks in history, which include a police officer and a security guard. TAKE FIVE are back to unleash a campaign of heists in the name of love.