Michiru Toriyama, an ordinary housewife, joined a subscription service called "Buffet" on the recommendation of her friends, despite the fact that she has a loving husband.
This service was a subscription adultery service that allowed her to enjoy adultery in safety and comfort.
What awaits Michiru, who fell into the subscription adultery she entered into with a light heart?
This is a love suspense drama with a new sensation!
Christmas Eve, it is one of the more romantic and special days of the year that everyone is excited about.
There are lovers who cuddle together, children who cannot wait for Santa Claus, and people who believe in reunions and run to the promised place.
This is a story of mystery, love, and miracles that depicts the events of "just one day," Holy Night, which people spend in their own way over the course of a single season.
The main characters are three completely unrelated men and women who have led separate lives.
The stories of the three men and women are told simultaneously during the course of a single day in the drama, gradually leading them to the intersection of their destinies.
When the holy night is over and the clock strikes midnight again, what kind of scene will unfold before their eyes?
Kitsuko, a manga artist, is plagued by nightmares. One day, her younger brother said “You have poison in your face” and advised to go to sauna and sweat to get rid of the poison. These words set her boring life in motion and she discovered the pleasures of the water bath. However, Nushi, an old woman who is very strict about the manners of public baths, is waiting for her.
We all want to be happy. This is a story of ordinary women in their mid-thirties, who find themselves at a crossroads in their lives. They all used to be young and shining, but the passage of time robbed them of many things while burdening them with other things. And yet, they keep pursuing their happiness single-heartedly. The choices they make, however, turn out to be “crimes.” What drives them to commit such “crimes”? They deceive, and they betray. There is a troubled woman with inner struggles and conflicts, then there’s another such woman…and maybe yet another? The more such women appear, the more twists and turns the story takes. The mystery is sure to keep your head spinning!
Omnibus Love Stories based on popular comics
~Different perspectives of 5 pals who spend time in the same place at the same time~
At the cafe bar “NONKI,” five pals who used to work as part-timers when they were students gather as usual. Each of them is now 25 years old, but when they meet at the bar, they are just as lively as they were back then.
Asumi is in love with her boyfriend, Naomi works at a supper club, Kazuma is one year younger than the others, and Kosuke works as a sales rep at a venture advertising agency. And Sanae began to talk matter-of-factly about how her boyfriend of eight years, whom she had been dating since high school, had abruptly broken up with her. Each is a little confused, but the five of them are as excited as usual when they see each other.
On their way home, Sanae always felt terrible about Kosuke’s flirtatious atmosphere. Still, as the two talked, she revealed that she had never understood how good sex was, even though she had been in a relationship for eight years.
“Would you like to try it with me now?”
Kosuke’s words come out of nowhere and hit Sanae, who has ended her long enough relationship at the age of 25.
Passionate teachers who will do anything for their students have gone extinct. Unless their life is at stake.
With the spread of social media, it has become impossible to track what students are doing in their private lives. People are sensitive to gender and LGBTQ issues, and denounce all forms of harassment and abuse. It is absurd to think that teachers and students can have a close relationship. Both parties are simply not interested.
“One of the students in front of me will kill me a year from now. There will be 30 suspects.”
After the ceremony on graduation day, teacher Rina Kujo is pushed off the 4th floor. The last things she sees is the sleeve of someone’s uniform.
“Why?! No! Who would do this to me?! I don’t want to die!” Just as these thoughts flash through her mind, she finds herself back at the assembly on the first day of school one year ago.
In this school drama for the new era, Rina faces her students squarely to unveil the truth.
When it comes to vibes, personality and career, handsome 33-year-old Mukai-kun is a 10.
But a decade flew by without any romance in his life. Bent on finding love again, he encounters fabulous women… and his unforgettable ex from 10 years ago.
Is Mukai-kun simply not on the same wavelength as the ladies?? Does he have the wrong approach to “romance”?
This is a story about a man who forgot how to be in a relationship—something that will surely resonate with everyone.
In these times when marriage is no longer seen as the ultimate happiness, what purpose do love stories serve?
When it comes to romance, Mukai-kun is lost and needs to find his way.
Surely, there’s a Mukai-kun not too far from you. Get ready for his new type of “love”!
18-year-old Arisu dreams of becoming a museum curator overseas.
But just as she earns a recommendation to study art at a university, she finds out she is pregnant. Enter co-protagonist Toko, a business-savvy contemporary art dealer on the cusp of 40 who has shelved the idea of romance for the past decade. A passion for art and their bad luck or indifference to romance help the two women forge a bond despite their age difference. But then they both find themselves falling for “troubled” men in this empowering girl-bonding tale.
주인공 아리스는 어머니의 영향을 받아 미술관 학예사가 되어 해외에서 활약하는 큐레이터를 꿈꾸는 18세 소녀.
추천입학으로 예술학과로의 진학도 결정되어 있던 중 예기치 못한 임신이 발각된다.
또 다른 한 명의 주인공 도우코는 현대아트를 다루는 회사의 아트 스페셜리스트로 10년간 연애도 하지 않고 곧 마흔이 되는 일에 열심인 회사원.
그런 18세 임산부와 이제 곧 40세이지만 사랑은 뒷전인 비즈니스 우먼과의 나이를 초월한 여성의 우정, 각각의 사연 있는 남자와 사랑에 빠지는 러브스토리!
Yusuke Nogi of Marubishi Corp. is about to seal a solar energy plant deal when he is blamed for a remittance error that sends him to the central Asian republic of Balka to retrieve 13 billion yen or face dismissal. He then nearly dies in a terrorist explosion, but learns the local authorities are hunting him as the bomber suspect! He avoids capture with the help of a mysterious Japanese intelligence agent Nozaki and a female doctor Kaoru, but can Nogi get to safety and recover the money?
대기업 무역회사「마루비시 상사」에 근무하는 노기는 GFL사와 태양에너지 플랜트 사업의 계약을 본격적으로 진행하고 있었다.
그러나, 오송금이 일어나게 되면서 손실의 130억엔을 회수하기 위해 송금처인 발카공화국으로 향한다.
사내에서 노기는 오송금의 범인으로 의심받아 130억엔을 되찾지 못하면 징계해고될 위기에 처하고…!
그런 가운데 폭발에 연루된 노기는 폭파범으로 오인을 받고 발카경찰에게 쫓기는 신세가 된다.
현지에서 만난 공안 형사 노자키와 의사 카오루와 함께 노기는 발카공화국을 탈출하기 위해 동분서주한다….
과연 노기는 130억엔을 되찾을 수 있을까?
Akari is a third-year psychology student at Futaba University, near where she was born and grew up. After class, she works with her mother, Natsuko, in a camera shop left by her late father. Akari liked her peaceful life in the peaceful town. However, the peace that was visible shattered after a man came to her camera shop to develop the film, revealing the true nature of the townhouse and its inhabitants.
One day, Akari and the man, Asami meet again when he appears as a lecturer in criminal psychology class at Futaba University, and she feels a sense of destiny at the coincidence.
Meanwhile, a member of the university staff has gone missing, and there are rumors that the staff may have been kidnapped. The incident also coincides with Asami's arrival, and Akari begins to suspect him because of his suspicious behavior.
As Akari is about to enter such a dangerous world, Subaru, who was her childhood friend, appears. Having had an interest in her for a long time, Subaru quickly realizes the dangerous situation and tries to protect her.
What will happen to the incident when the footsteps get closer, and to the romance among Akari, Asami and Subaru?
Having given up on life in Tokyo, a novel writer, Taro Mima moved to the Hayabusa district of Yaoyorozu Town in the mountains. There is a house, 'Sakura Yashiki' left to him by his late father, and Taro enjoys his life in the great outdoors. One day, he is invited by the community chairman to a local drinking party, where he is encouraged to join the 'fire brigade'. A few days later, during the fire brigade's initiation and dismissal ceremony, a siren suddenly rings out. A fire breaks out in the Hayabusa area. The fire brigade's desperate efforts to extinguish the blaze result in no injuries, but the incident leads to a serial arson case and then a murder case...
A number of suspicious characters appear one after another, including Aya Tachiki, a beautiful woman who is a video creator, and approaches Taro; Enishi, the priest of Zuimyoji Temple, who for some reason is very wealthy; Muraoka, the mayor of Yaoyorozu Town, who is strangely hostile towards the Hayabusa area; and Manabe, a solar panel salesman.
Male / 20-34, Male / 35-49, Male / 50~
Female / 20-34, Female /35-49, Female /50~
The destined encounters brought about by the summer suddenly comes by…
Girls who all grew up by the beach, the so called “seaside Cinderellas.” And guys who entered prestigious universities in Tokyo to meet their parent’ expectations and are leading exemplary lives in their respective paths…
Normally, they who live in different worlds would never see one another. However, somehow coincidentally meet by the midsummer sea. With intertwined destinies, they experience their own love stories while facing complex emotions and expressing their true feeling.
Can they overcome the invisible “differences” between them?
Under the blazing midsummer, there are as many encounters as there are waves, and as much love as there are grains of sand. The miracle of this summer tale begins…
A heartful “island” comedy set in the Goto Islands comes out!
“Barakamon” means “energetic person” in the dialect of Goto Islands, Nagasaki Prefecture.
This heartful “island” comedy series is set in the Goto Islands, which is said to have the most beautiful sea in Japan. A solitary young calligrapher from the city, who has only relied on calligraphy, grows as a calligrapher as well as a person through the interaction with the people of the islands.
He is often confused by the unique lives and customs of the islands, and gets tangled up in various troubles, but with the islanders’ supports and encouragements, he grows up gradually and breaks new ground in calligraphy.
A completely original drama series about a housewife who usually works part-time at a supermarket and has a cold relationship with her husband at home, is impersonated one day as a famous actress!
It tells the story of Taeko Hamaoka, a 52 years old ordinary housewife who lives with her older husband and their son. She doesn’t have any particular hobbies and has just been living her life while juggling child-rearing and part-time work.
Despite working hard as a housewife and a part-time worker, she finds herself being looked down upon by her family, who tell her “You know nothing about society.” However, amidst this, she begins to feel as though someone is following her or watching her with strange, suspicious glances both at her workplace and in her daily life… The beginning of a startling change in her life…
Yurika is a top consultant who has restructured countless restaurants, but finds herself on new ground when hired by a local Saitama prefecture host club to prevent its hostile takeover by a large Tokyo outfit called Love 2000. Appalled by the club’s mediocre “hosts” and poor customer relations, Yukari embarks on a new tactic of scouting a rank amateur and country farm boy, Kiseki, to serve as lead host, which rankles feathers but challenges everyone to learn and grow.
유리카는 수많은 음식점 경영을 재건시켜 업계에서는 이름이 알려진 우수한 컨설턴트.
어느 날 사이타마의 호스트 클럽「에이이치」로부터 가부키초 톱 호스트클럽 「러브 2000」과의 매수 이야기가 있으니 저지하고 싶다는 의뢰를 받는다.
처음으로 호스트 클럽으로부터 의뢰를 받은 것에 당황해하며 가보니 그곳에는 외모도 접객 수준도 목표도 어중간한 녀석들뿐인데….
재건을 위해 식물 이외는 말을 섞지 않는 엄청나게 소심한 농가의 아들, 기세키를 스카우트한다.
어딘가 어중간하고 창피한 호스트들이지만 현실에 직면하면서 성장하고 전략을 세워 가며 「에이이치」의 재건을 위해 맞선다!
Can a once-famous actor make a successful comeback?!
Daigoro Atsumori was a great actor, formerly known as “the king of two-hour suspense”. However, as time passes, TV stations no longer make two-hour dramas, and now he hasn’t had a role for more than one year.
One day there comes a woman in front of him. Yukari Yoshida used to work for a major talent agency as a competent manager. She returns to her job as his manager after she was forced out of the industry for some reason seven years ago.
“I will definitely make you comeback!”
While being swayed by bigoted and outdated Atsumori, she gets jobs for him one after another with her enthusiasm.
Will he ever be able to become “king” once again?
This is a human comedy about a man struggling to start over in life.
Is it a love story, a mystery, a human drama, or a social drama? The decision is yours.
Twenty-eight-year-old Sui Kurome is an almost stay-at-home housekeeper who lives with her manga artist father, Joji. Ten years had passed since she locked herself away in her room when Joji’s serialization of his work was discontinued. Joji pleads with his editor, Kumi, "I’ll do anything to make a living." Kumi proposes a collaboration in which Kumon, a best-selling author, writes the original story, and Joji takes charge of the artwork. The genre is an intense and pure love story. Kumon offers one condition: Sui is the model for the main character.
Kokoro leads a happy college life dating Sayo who is madly in love with him. Then one day, his ex-girlfriend Ringo shows up. Still seeking some closure after being dumped by her, Kokoro allows Ringo to move in with him without telling Sayo. She learns of it unbeknownst to Kokoro and is wary of Ringo’s motives but her inexperience with romance and fear of getting hurt makes her balk at confronting him. Meanwhile, Kokoro’s heart begins to waver between Sayo and the free-spirited Ringo as things get clumsy in this life-sized, triangle love story.
A strict but loving Grandma solves a myriad of issues for the people around her!
Miki Doumeki lives in a small rural village surrounded by abundant nature and beautiful scenery. After becoming a widow at an early age, she’s spent many years working as a leader in her village. A handsome, intelligent woman in her 70s, she’s incredibly spry, with perfect posture.
Whenever a problem arises, her neighbors all rush to Miki for advice.
When faced with two bickering villagers:
“Your plum tree is ruining my view!”
“Well, your cherry blossom tree is an eyesore, too!” Miki’s response is simple.
“Then, I’ll cut down both of your trees!” Strangely enough, after being reminded of how joyful it is to watch the seasons change through the blossoming of different trees, both neighbors cease their arguing and calm down.
One spring, Miki’s son moves himself and his family back to the village after living in the city and she comes face to face with her 6 year old granddaughter, Ako. Despite Miki’s severe personality and intimidating presence, the little girl seems intent on befriending her...
It begins as any other day with commuters and passengers catching the 8:23 train. That is, until one train car suddenly warps into a wormhole and lands in a devastated future world. Without smartphones or social media, the passengers must confront extraordinary and extreme conditions. Mere strangers yesterday, they must face their worst fears and instincts for survival, deception, and love as they fight to get back home in this exploration of how people deal with unprecedented events.
Hiromi Minami is a US FBI agent on temporary loan to Japan. He’s blind but dubbed “the last man" for his ability to crack tough cases with keen analysis and honed senses. Shintaro Godo is a field cop with a top arrest record who shuns his pedigree as police commissioner’s son. The two make for a highly mismatched pair, but there’s more to their partnership than meets the eye. A police conspiracy? A link to a mysterious past? Strap in for a suspenseful adventure by this odd pair of detectives.
A popular comic book that has been the talk of the town on SNS
Unexpected live-action adaptation!
A shocking love story depicting the runaway love for a Fave.
College student Hinaki has a secret she can’t tell anyone.
She is madly in love with Subaru, a member of the famous streaming group “Cosmic.”
One day, Hinahiki, who wants to go out with Subaru, receives a DM from an unknown account. To her surprise, it was Subaru!
That one DM changes Hinaki’s life forever…
Three Japan Academy Award winners co-starring‼
Old apartment complexes, rented houses in the suburbs, and cabs running empty through the city. There is nothing special to note about these ordinary scenes, which have been left behind by the times, have lost their liveliness, and are somewhat lonely. However, looking closely behind each window, there is life with various circumstances. A daughter working part-time to support her disabled mother; a woman who has been cut off from her family and continues to work as a cab driver in search of pleasure in her dull days; a granddaughter living in a rented house with her grandmother because of a bad relationship with her parents and continues to work at a factory with her grandma. The three, who live far apart and do not even know each other exists, have a fateful encounter through a radio program. The three women are confused by each other. Still, as they begin to connect, a “miracle” occurs… and the lives of the three people, who had been stuck in their aimless lives, quietly begin to move forward.
A sensational love story about girls who can’t be someone’s special.
The main character, Tomo, for some reason, is only liked by men who have girlfriends. She is only asked out when it is convenient for the guys, but she can’t be their true love. She was tired of men who were indecisive and self-centered and also fed up with herself for not being able to break up with them once and for all. So she comes up with the idea of becoming a “Subscription Girlfriend” to get paid monthly. Tomo gathers girls in the same situation on SNS and starts a “Subscription girlfriend” business.
Just then, however, Tomo receives a confession of love from a local boy friend, Kosuke, who has a deep affection for her. Unable to be honest, Tomo asks Kosuke, “Let’s start dating but I’m a subscription girlfriend” and she proposes a contract with “Subscription Girlfriend”.
Three bittersweet love stories
It is an omnibus-style love story of three love-troubled women and a sweet, lustrous, popular guy who, once hooked, becomes hard to get away from.
This guy is Ohnuma and he works for a publisher in planning and advertising.
Beautifully, delicately and boldly depicts each night spent with him and three different girls: Konatsu, his ex, Akari, a part-timer he sees at work, and Riko, a girl he meets at a bar.
Is this a parody? An homage? Or an imitation?!
Protagonist Aki Fujisaki works in development at a beverage manufacturer.
Due to an issue regarding information leakage, she has to work with her senior Asami Kitawaki, an elite board certified lawyer and intellectual property expert.
Although they’re total opposites, they tackle all sorts of intellectual property problems.
Driving them to uncover piracies is their desire to protect the creations of their beloved colleagues, who labored through sweat and tears.
Their struggles to protect society from unscrupulous intellectual property infringements will spark your heart with laughter and passion.
This spring, get ready for an uplifting and entertaining intellectual property drama series about working and enjoying life.
A certain rumor is making the rounds. Genius surgeon Dr. Chocolate, dubbed the Banksy of the medical world, always succeeds no matter the procedure. But there are conditions—100 million yen in cash and a confidentiality agreement. Oh, and chocolate!
It turns out that Dr. Chocolate is a 10-year-old girl! Teaming up with this prodigy is a former doctor who lost his dominant hand, and Chocolate Company—6 doctors with colorful personalities and, well, shortcomings. They save the lives of their flawed patients regardless of the circumstances they are in, whether it be a gunfight, a flying aircraft, or an elevator. Driving them is their desire to solve the mystery behind the conspiracy that led to the death of Dr. Chocolate’s parents.
A woman suddenly shows up in front of Dr. Chocolate. She is a newspaper reporter who has been following the girl’s story. Follow the two as their destinies unfold and the mastermind is revealed.
May 31, 2021—as COVID-19 continued to spread, Masayasu Wakabayashi and Ryota Yamasato were on stage in front of an empty house getting ready for their live stream show. Although they’re from different comedy duos, The Nankai Candies and Audrey, they decided to create Tarinai Futari to perform new jokes about their complexes. Their final show is today.
It was twelve years ago when the two first met at an izakaya. Over ten minutes had passed since they sat down, but they continued to pore over the menu without saying a single word. Or more like, they couldn’t.
“It’s our first conversation so I better be careful,” Wakabayashi thought. His excessive self-consciousness and shyness stems from a “curse” that a certain someone had put on him when he was five.
“There’s no way I’m opening my mouth until you do,” Yamasato was thinking amidst their silence. His propensity for persecutory delusions that cause him to become aggressive has its roots in a “spell” that his mother has continued to chant since he was in grade school.
Two men who hate interacting with others because of quirks that developed when they were boys. Why then did they choose to become comedians? The answer lies in an incident they experienced in high school.
They haven’t discovered their true selves. All they know is that they want to be somebody. A man whose envy and persecutory delusions drive him crazy, and his extremely shy and negative friend agonize through the trials and tribulations of life, yet they keep charging forward. This is a coming-of-age survival story full of laughter and tears dedicated to anyone and everyone who feels they might have gotten lost along their path.
Fumie is a single office worker in her twenties whose only purpose in life is to have sex. She spends her days looking forward to having sex with someone. In the morning, noon, and night, whether it's a regular person or someone new, male or female, it doesn't matter. Just like breathing in or drinking water, she enjoys it every day.
In high school, she suffered from aphasia, learned sex is a way to communicate with others without words, and improved her aphasia. After that, her "honest relationship" can only be achieved through sex, continues to have physical relations with people she feels comfortable with and with whom she would like to know more. However, people around her begin to get married and have a baby; even her long-time friend with benefits gets married too. Should she give up sex to have "normal happiness" like others, or...?
She registers on a matching app and meets Takahashi, who hates sex.In addition to Fumie, there are also "Highly Educated-chan" and "Love Affairs-chan" who seem to be "normal" but have sex-related problems and long for "normal happiness" in the following episodes!
How did that most fearsome instructor come to being?
The popular SP series “Kyojo” starring Takuya Kimura has been adapted into a drama series on the renowned Monday Night 9 p.m. Broadcast Slot.
In the last scene of “Kyojo 2” it was revealed that the artificial right eye was due to a wound that Kazama sustained during an attack while investigating as a detective. The identity of his attacker and the reasons for his intense resentment he has toward the police organization were never revealed…
In this series, the mystery of how Kazama became so ruthless and unmatched will be revealed. The story depicts the time before he was assigned to the police academy, when he was working as an instructor in charge of training new detectives…
Honoka Hayami is an office worker in the sales department of a major consumer electronics manufacturer. Not only has she achieved the number one sales performance for five consecutive terms, but she’s an awardee for the Employee Award for outstanding achievement. She is an ace worker, and her colleagues call her the “God of Sales,” who catches the hearts and minds of most clients the day she meets them. Also, the ideal wife for everyone, such as when she finds someone who has soiled one’s shirt at a drinking party, she quickly pulls out a handkerchief to solve such a situation at once.
However, even though for such a “perfect” Hayami admired by everyone around, no one knows about her private life which is full of sloppiness living in a messy room. The opposite of what she portrays to be in society…
Michi Yoshino works in the sales department of a construction company and leads an ordinary life. She and her husband, Yoichi Yoshino, have been married for five years and still get along well, but there is only one thing lacking: sex.
They sleep in the same bed every night, but he never tries to approach her. With the advice of her junior colleague, she makes an effort to buy flashy underwear and takes care of her skin whilst feeling, “maybe I’m not attractive enough for him?” The results are always disappointing. She spends days and months without feeling her husband’s love. The couple’s relationship gradually becomes strained, as they are left with a vague anxiety…
Meanwhile, Makoto Niina, a boss of Michi at her company is an excellent worker with a good personality, and has many fans at the workplace because of his handsomeness. He is even a good husband who does housework on behalf of his busy wife. Two couples that should have been doing well…
One day, Michi, who had been stood up by her husband for another night out, is drinking a can of beer alone in the night breeze. Makoto happens to pass by and the two end up drinking together. Michi gets drunk and confesses to him about their private life…
An unassuming country girl crosses paths with an extravagant drag queen, sparking the beginning of a life-changing Cinderella Story!
Sachi is a plain woman living in the quiet countryside with her conservative father. Though she enjoys designing and making clothes, she’s convinced she doesn’t have the skills to make a career out of it.
All of this changes when Sachi meets the ostentatious Coolmint, decked out to the nines in both fashion and makeup. A famous drag queen who runs a club in Tokyo, Coolmint claims to have seen some of Sachi’s clothes online and has come to find new outfits for her show.
“Your outfits are dull, but the clothes you make are so glitzy. Why don’t you wear any of them?”
Inspired by her chance meeting with Coolmint, Sachi heads to Tokyo to become a designer. Little does she know her life is about to change forever...
"Groovy Sukiyaki" (Masayuki Izumi, published by FUSOSHA), a manga unit consisting of Masayuki Kusumi, known as the author of "Lonely Gourmet" and Harunori Izumi (author of "Shoku no Gunshi" and "Dandori-kun"), is a first-person manga with an analytical bombastic approach! Groovy Sukiyaki" (Masayuki Izumi, Fusosha) is dramatized with Riki Takeuchi in the lead role! A man with a trench coat as his trademark sticks to his own style and calculations, but is betrayed and conflicted... His appearance is hilarious, but somehow endearing! Four stories are presented in an omnibus format. We hope you will enjoy this monstrosity of food hilarity in drama."
Sumire is a 26-year-old dress pattern maker who just got dumped by her boyfriend. She responds by joining a lingerie maker run by a female boss, Yuri. When Sumire is again smitten by a captivatingly young man, Soichi, he turns out to not only be a “himo,” a professional mooch, but the very guy who has been living off of Yuri! Enter Morio, a chef who also pines for Sumire, to complicate matters further in this modern love spectacle full of intrigue and tangled romance.
You can rent a girlfriend, but can you buy love? Hapless freshman Kazuya, reeling from a bad breakup, buys a few hours at the aquarium with the beautiful, polite girlfriend Chizuru.
Family, school, and life all start to go wrong, and to make matters worse, Chizuru is much more than the pretty face and sweet demeanour he thought he'd bargained for!
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