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Scenario Writer Name: Takeharu Sakurai (櫻井武晴)
80 min x 1 ep / 75 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 9 eps｜11 episodes
Autistic savant, Ataru, has a very unique gift. He is capable of uttering “words” that help the police in their investigations “discover, observe, perceive and deduce” evidence they had hitherto failed to notice. In fact, like a chess genius, Ataru has the ability to think tens of moves ahead of the average person. While it’s obvious to anyone that his favorite foods are tomato ketchup and honey mustard, Ataru struggles with communication, often speaking in conundrums, behaving erratically and even lapsing into hysteric fits. While his uniquely-wired brain enables him to fire off “key words” that are integrally linked to solving crime, the task of piecing his utterances together like a jigsaw puzzle falls to Detective Maiko Ebina and superior officer, Sawa. Together, they create an unlikely and dynamic trio solving one case after another.
ATARU Special:Challenge from New York
ATARU スペシャル ～ニューヨークからの挑戦状～ ATARU 스페셜～뉴욕에서의 도전장～ 自閉天才ATARU 特別版 ～來自紐約的挑戰狀
134 min x 1 ep｜1 episode
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.
The Man with the God Tongue
神の舌を持つ男 擁有神之舌的男人 신의 혀를 가진 남자
75 min × 1 ep / 60 min × 9 eps｜10 episodes
Ranmaru Tomonaga may be a bit naive and dorky, but he’s got something of an endearing quality that is hard to dislike. Above all, he has a tongue like a gas-chromatography device, capable of analyzing whatever it comes in contact with. Sure enough, that tongue leads him into all kinds of trouble as he gets embroiled in solving one puzzling mystery after another. Along the way, he picks up a sidekick; an “uzakawa” (cute, but annoying) suspense drama fan girl named Hikaru Kamekanbo. They meet up with Kanji Miyazawa, a straight-laced man who is the only person capable of reining in the quirky pair and keeping them out of trouble. The three of them become traveling companions, traversing the countryside in a beat-up automobile, sleeping and eating in some of the nation’s best-kept secret hot springs, and searching for the mysterious “onsen” geisha “Miyabi” in a comical mystery adventure.
The Wings of the Kirin
麒麟の翼 기린의 날개 麒麟之翼
The book author Keigo Higashino describes as the masterpiece of his best-selling ‘Detective Kyoichiro Kaga’ series now comes to the screen! His novel “SHINZANMONO”, a brilliant achievement that in 2009 placed number 1 in the ‘This is a Great Mystery!’ and the Shukan Bunshun Mystery Awards, in 2010 became a wildly popular TV drama starring Hiroshi Abe. Its sequel, “The Wings of the Kirin” published in 2011, is a jewel of a mystery Higashino describes as the masterpiece of the Kaga series. “The Wings of the Kirin”, a ‘moving human drama’ starring Hiroshi Abe, Yui Aragaki, Kiichi Nakai, Junpei Mizobata, Tori Matsuzaka, Meisa Kuroki, Rena Tanaka, Tsutomu Yamazaki, and other great names in Japanese film.
Tokyo Scarlet - The Lady Cop Story
東京スカーレット ～警視庁NS係 도쿄 스칼렛～ 경시청NS계 東京紅鵝絨
70 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 8 eps｜9 episodes
The “scarlet badge” is issued only to 1st Criminal Investigation Unit detectives. The badge is a proud symbol of dedication and passion by an elite cops of crime fighters including unit veteran, Sosuke Ato, and his rookie female partner, An Narutaki, of the newly-minted Search 1 New Service (NS) section. Narutaki has attained her long-cherished dream of becoming a cop but finds herself exhausted beyond belief by irregular hours in a male-dominated workplace. Wondering whether time is running out on her for settling down and raising a family, the thirty-something rookie and her talented partner with a secret past take on one hard-to-crack criminal mystery after another.
ヤメゴク〜ヤクザやめてもらいます〜 야메고쿠 ～야쿠자 그만두겠습니다～ 脫黑～不再當黑社會～
78 min x 1 ep / 70 min x 1 ep / 60 min x 8 eps｜10 episodes
Inside the Metropolitan Police’s Organized Crime Task Force, a help line has been set up to assist repentant organized criminals in their effort to permanently cut ties with their syndicate. Dubbed the “Going straight hotline”, it is spearheaded by a fearless female police officer Bakushu Nagamitsu, played by former AKB48 member Yuko Oshima, who stands ready to crush anyone threatening those under her protective custody no matter how powerful that threat may be. Depicting the struggles and maturation of Bakushu and those around her, “Yamegoku” is a groundbreaking police drama with great heart and soul not seen since “SPEC” and “Keizoku”.