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Scenario Writer Name: Satoko Okudera (奥寺佐渡子)
最愛 최애 最愛
75min × 1ep / 60min × 9eps｜10eps
Leading female industrialist, Rio, has been named a key person of interest in a serial murder case investigated by Detective Daiki. The two were once in love with each other in their youth. Rio’s legal advisor, Kenichiro, will do anything for her. Caught in a love triangle and a criminal investigation, Rio and Daiki’s “forbidden” romance seems doomed by a missing person incident 15 years ago and its possible links to a current serial murder case. Is Rio complicit? What would you do to protect those who are most beloved to you, be it a first crush, a sibling, a parent, a child, or a lifelong friend? This suspenseful romance evokes the uncompromising passion, struggle and redemption of true love.
わたし、定時で帰ります。 저, 정시에 퇴근합니다. 我，準時下班
85 min × 1 ep / 67 min × 2 eps / 60 min × 7 eps｜10 episodes
A satisfyingly heart-warming comedy in support of all people struggling to make their way in an age of revolutionary changes to the workplace. First tackling the issue of overtime work, the drama spotlights not only systemic reforms taking place, but the change in mindset occurring among working people as they re-envision the shape of future society and the balance between life and work. Currently, Japanese society encompasses widening views on overtime including those who regard it as a necessary evil and others who still see it as a virtue. The protagonist in this story, however, does not. As is a new-age working girl with the personal motto: “Go home at the appointed time,” her working life is a constant battle with High-maintenance r colleagues and ethically-questionable superiors. And yet she still manages to discover small miracles every day, imparting pithy yet inspirational messages about Why we work, the importance of self-love and the value of friendship.
夜行観覧車 야행관람차 暗夜摩天輪
75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 9 eps｜10 episodes
The setting is the opulent “Hibarigaoka” hilltop district coveted by anyone with dreams of wealth. The story revolves around three families: the Endos, the Takahashis and the Kojimas. Mayumi Endo has scrimped and saved to at last build a small house in the district, fulfilling a long-cherished dream. But reality proved much different. The Takahashis across the street seem to Mayumi a model family leading a blessed and happy existence. That is until the same type of trouble that the Endos are experiencing with a violently rebellious daughter, occurs tragically at the Takahashis, destroying Mayumi’s picture of an ideal home. The husband, Hiroyuki, is murdered, and the second son, Shinji, goes missing, making him the prime suspect in the eyes of the police, the Endos, the Kojimas and among the remaining children at the Takahashi home. But in a moving climax, “a painfully beautiful ode to familial love” awaits!
リバース 리버스 逆轉與再生
75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps｜10 episodes
Unremarkable office worker, Kazuhisa Fukase, leads a boring life. The only place he can relax is the Clover Coffee Shop. Here he meets Mihoko Ochi and they begin to date. Just as he begins to grow accustomed to a more enjoyable life, something occurs that drives a wedge between the lovers. Mihoko receives a letter that accuses Fukase of being a murderer. Fukase realizes that he must now disclose the only darkness that happened in his life. He begins to tell Mihoko of a “secret” that he has not spoken of for ten years…
Ｎのために N을 위하여 為了N
75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps｜10 episodes
Television dramatization of bestselling author Kanae Minato’s heart-wrenching, romance-thriller of the same name, a novel which earned her a best new mystery writer award in 2007. Nozomi is a female college student who together with friends, Naruse, Ando and Nishizaki, came up with a certain “scheme” that put them on the scene of a horrific family murder. Nishizaki was arrested on the spot as a suspect in the murder and sentenced to 10 years in prison by virtue of a voluntary confession. A decade later, an ex-cop named Takano begins to reinvestigate what he believes was an unsolved murder that somehow entwined 6 young adults all with the initial “N” in their names. Clues from the past and present cross as Takano tries to puzzle together the truth and find out what really happened.
下剋上球児 하극상 야구 소년 下剋上球兒
85min × 1ep / 75min × 1ep / 60min × 8eps
Nagumo is a social studies teacher at Mie Prefectural Etsuzan High School. A former baseball player in college who had to retire due to injury, he worked as a sports trainer before turning to his “other dream” of becoming a teacher at 32. When he is made advisor for the high school’s weak and disbanding baseball team, his life begins to come full circle, and strives to produce a miraculous turnaround for the team in this uplifting tale of love and baseball.