In this world, there exist demon swords. Those who have the sword will have their will taken over, and they will lust for human blood and keep on killing indiscriminately. The sealer is who searches for those blades that haunt people and seal them with his scabbard.
Can three clumsy men be any good as Cupids?
Their love speculations will run wild within the walls of this shared house!
Original script by Koji Tokuo (Ossan’s Love, My Housekeeper Nagisa-san)!
A romantic comedy about three hopeless men!
They may be awkward to watch, but they're sure to soothe your heart!
Somewhere in Tokyo...
A pessimistic singer-songwriter whose music hardly anyone listens to.
A prideful young actor unable to make it big.
A naive foreign shojo-manga artist who just doesn’t sell.
These three dorks meet in a shared house that was once a church.
There, they are enlisted in a very important job...
They’re assistants to a relationship influencer!
All kinds of people with all kinds of affairs of the heart visit the house, bringing the guys face-to-face with the myriad shapes of modern love.
But will they be able to find their own true loves?!
缘分速递 - 发生在二手交易平台Mercari交易里的真实故事～
People sell items they no longer need; people buy those items.
Touching dramas of people connecting with one another via those items.
The main character is a delivery woman.
Sentimental items that have fulfilled their role head off to new owners.
Every day, men and women of all ages buy and sell
a wide variety of items using a marketplace app.
How does it feel to sell an item that had been a part of their life for years?
How does it feel to acquire an item that had meant so much to its previous owner?
Every item bought and sold has its own story as seen through the eyes of a delivery woman.
An emotional late-night drama series that will touch viewers' hearts.
Mitsutaka Oji is an attractive hard-working manager, admired by both his superiors and subordinates. Well-mannered, gentlemanly, and stylish to boot, he’s popular among women. However, this man has a secret... He absolutely loves cute things! Mitsutaka can’t resist cuteness, and he’s head over heels for his beloved character Pug Taro! Aware that his hobby is in flagrant discord with his looks, Mitsutaka does all he can to hide it from the people around him. However, he’s determined to remain the devoted “Pug Taro-ist.”How does his determination fair as he interacts with Wataru Naruto, a manager of the neighboring department and his rival, Kenta Kawai, a first ever “soul mate”, and his nephew Masumi Nii, currently freeloading at his house? Watch as this unlikely group of grown men get to know each other’s secrets and gradually build strong bonds with each other. Sneak a peek at how they met, how they interact, squabble, and get tangled in misunderstandings! Fall in love in those cute grown up men who secretly love the cutest stuff!
Now is the golden era of dance performances in Japan and everyone's taking to the floor. All the dancers are aiming for one thing – to be crowned the KING OF DANCE. Skilled dancers from across the country are gathering to take part in an event that's being held for the first time in 5 years...
Sora is the leading character who has disappeared from the dance scene due to an unfortunate accident. There's also Kaito, another dancer who's quit dancing after death of his father, a globally renowned dancer. Despite being talented dancers, the two had distanced themselves from the art due to their internal struggles. But with the K.O.D. contest approaching, they once again resume their passion for dancing.
Who will overcome their difficult past, resolve issues with their teammates, and finally be crowned the K.O.D.?! This story of friendship and rivalry, featuring a colourful cast of characters, is no doubt going to be the hottest dance drama this year!
Those who master the art of texting shall master love...
A “Ready-to-use Romcom” comes to life, here and now for everyone who’s struggling with love!
Letters have always been a method for humans to express their emotions towards one another. Today, writing letters have been replaced by texting through SNS and messaging apps. In the multiple texts we send daily, have you ever thought about the text you just sent could be giving a bad impression? A simple text that you send every day, “I had a long day at work today” could be tiring your partner!
Fear not, this drama is here to save you from your troubles!
The drama takes place in Tokyo, where a group of men and women meet at a weekend cooking class. All the characters have a different background and a bitter love life caused by texting. We’ll see what does on behind each text and find out the successful way to acquire love!
A brand new drama series targets for all men and women out there!
This might just be you're a hint to get your reply from him/her.
Boldly expose hidden dark truths！
The streets are swamped with malicious sexual and power harassment, corporate fraud, and corrupt authorities… Amidst the slew of tabloid stories, internet rumors and speculations about these crimes, the truth often remains gray, disappearing into the darkness.
But someone dares to break through the unseen barrier protecting these crimes, and boldly expose the truth hidden beneath… This is the story of Miss Panda, a mysterious woman with astonishing physical abilities, and the young mentalist who controls her. Receiving orders from the cryptic man, “Mr. No Compliance,” they will turn these gray matters the law can’t touch into Black and White.
Beauty and perfection are not the key to being loved.
Women are all unique and with different looks. Some may be fortunate with beauty and some may not. However, your looks don’t determine your happiness in life and love. Those who are successful in life are those who master the art of “a balanced woman”
The story centers on three women, Ayaka Nakagawa (an average looking woman), Riko Kihara (a woman with gorgeous looks but unpopular among men), and Yoshie Minamoto (an unattractive woman). What they have in common are the fact that they’re all “unlovely” and “failures of love.”
One day, a “Love God” appears in front of the three to teach them the art of “a balanced woman” and make them loveable! They go through lectures that matches their looks and personalities and the “Love God” give them no slack!
You might begin watching the show for entertainment, but you might end up becoming relating to the characters!
An addicting and loveable drama series that will sure become a love manual for all inexperienced lovers out there.
People hides who they reallyare. But social media makes you show your true color.
Akari Kagari is a bright young woman, living with her family happily. One day, Akari is filmed dealing with an irritated customer at her coffee shop professionally and becomes famous on the Internet overnight. In fact, she hides her tempter in order to maintain her image. She goes to solo Karaoke and posts her “dark” videos on social media, gaining comfort from her followers.
Ashamed of her true self, Akari tries hard to cope with her rising fame while keeping it a secret from her family and Ryota Minato - a man she is secretly in love with. Even though she loves Ryota, who hates social madia, she cannot resist the temprarion to post videos because that's the only way she is able to balance her life.
Also, her family is also addicted to social media. Her mother becomes a popular infulencer with her cooking videos. Her father is criticized on the Internet because of the TV series he produced. Her younger brother loves “patrolling” the Internet, giving warnings to people who he thinks are immoral.
Triggered by social media, tension and envy build up in her family. Akari decides to help her family from falling apart, along the way, learns to face her true self.
She was just a single mother, living happily with her “common-law husband”... But one day, she gets a call from the police, who tell her that her husband has been murdered.
She rushes to the hospital, only to find that there were two other “wives” besides her! As if that weren’t enough, as part of her husband’s will, the three of them are to live in a “Share House for Single Mothers.” And then, an astonishing fact comes to light! Their husband left a ”300 million yen inheritance” to his “one wife”?!
Why was he in a common-law marriage with all three of them?
Why was he murdered?
How deep did his lies go?
Who is going to get the 300 million yen?
Which wife did he love the most?
Who was this man, really? This “husband” that they all loved???
See the three single mothers move in together in the share-house to find out who their husband really was, in this powerful mystery filled with female rivalry!
Saki Hoshino, age 25. The daughter of a legendary conman, and hailed as a genius,she was scouted to join the “Conman Hit-back Expert A-Team”, aka CHEAT.
But she has “a little secret” that cannot be revealed.
She is an “IDOL”...
She has to hide her true self not to be found out that she’s the daughter of a conman. Since she has been playing “a fake version of herself,” she comes across as “fake” even for an idol. No matter how hard she tries, she just can’t get a following.
As a conman investigator, she’s “the first-rate.” But as an idol, she’s a “failure”...
Moreover the person assigned as her partner just happens to be an idol-obsessed young detective!
Revenge has just begun…by an ex-actress who was promising but cancelled with a fake scandal. In the glitz and glamor of the showbiz world, no-one could imagine the dirty dealings that occur behind the scenes. Sara Fujisaki was a rising star expected to be the next top actress and fiancé of her agency’s future CEO. She was living the celebrity dream, until she became victim to a fake affair scandal involving her and actor Kenjiro Tanashiro . The fake scandal didn’t just take away her own public reputation and stardom, but it took her mother’s life as well. The story begins with Sara completing her plastic surgery to create a new identity, “Arisa Yagami.” As Arisa, she re-enters the showbiz world as a manager for her former agency, where she plots to reveal the truth behind her scandal and take her revenge. But little does she know that what lies beyond her revenge is an unimaginable truth.
What if you could have another go on some events in life?
One day, librarian Ayumi receives a mysterious phone call from a strange man named Kazama, who tells her that an earthquake is going to happen at 6:45pm. She thinks it’s just a joke, however an earthquake really does happen at exactly 6:45pm! Kazama calls again and tells Ayumi that he can foresee future events because he has traveled back in time from 10 months in the future. He invites Ayumi to join what he calls the “REPEAT” project. Including Kazama and Ayumi, there are nine members in the project. But then, members mysteriously start dying off one after another...
※Based on original novel by “Kurumi Inui”, published by Bungeishunju, Tokyo.
The license of the original novel was arranged and cooperated by Bungeishunju.
The first ever Japanese remake of BBC’s award-winning drama series ‘Orphan Black’. The Korean star, Ji-Young to act 7 different characters!
Sara Aoyama, a broke and desperate single mother who wishes to live with her daughter Moe in peace, witnesses the shocking suicide of a woman who looks just like her. When she decides to steal the woman’s identity to run away from her problems, she unlocks a world of secrets and a whole heap of trouble. Sara discovers she doesn’t just look like this woman, she’s genetically identical: a clone – and she’s not the only one. As she finds more clones just like her, she comes to see them as a family. Sara must protect them, and herself – because someone is trying to kill them, one by one.
Based on award-winning writer Kazuki Kaneshiro's story,"Crisis" focuses on Inami and Tamaru, two members of a secret team of specialists working directly under the jurisdiction of the Security Bureau of the National Police Agency.
In an age when the nation is under the threat of unimaginable crimes, everyone is their enemy: terrorists plotting to assassinate a politician, new religious movements, military spies, drug cartels, and sometimes even politicians who ought to be protecting the citizens. In the face of national crises where reckless evil and political ambitions intertwine, these extraordinary men rise up!
Every self-contained episode of incredible incidents is created with Kaneshiro's signature attention to detail and information bringing a whole new concept to police drama.
“Where did my life go wrong?”
Divorced, in need to pay child-support, and now a layoff candidate at his company; Keita Orimo, 34 years old was in the pits of despair. However, it all changes when his brain suddenly became a smartphone! Now his vision can see messages people send on their phones, which also means that he can learn their secrets. This new ability gets him intertwined with problems in and out of the office! A Sci-Fi human drama about a simple man becoming a “Smartphone” hero.
A promising politician, has been scooped by a tabloid magazine “Weekly Ryusei”, and committed suicide. Hearing this shocking incident, his wife was lost in a deep sadness and suffers a miscarriage.
However, the scandal was a fabricated story. Knowing this, politician’s wife swears revenge to people who planned the trumped up story. She decides to become a writer of the tabloid magazine, “Weekly Ryusei”, and plans to destroy them by writing a scandal.
In the first few episodes, she succeeds to take revenge on people who wrote the fabricated story, but she finds out that her husband had a big secret that she didn’t want to know…
“May you rest in peace.”
In the downtown area of Yokohama area, the Kakizaki Shinichi law firm stand. Shinichi has been an elite lawyer representing major companies and handling criminal cases. However, due to a two month business suspension he received two years ago, he had lost all the trust he had gained. Since then his business had been running on thin ice, along with that he even started to get illegal loans. One day, Miki Mizutani, a dentist, introduces Shinichi to an affluent patient who is seeking a lawyer to deal with inheritance issues. Ending up with a large amount of remuneration without going to court and realizing that the society he lives in is filled with the elderly, he makes a shift to become an inheritance lawyer. As he deals with the clients, he always keeps a motto of not only getting his clients the inheritance, but linking emotions of the ones left behind.
Monetary problems happen everyday at everywhere. The hero, Shigeru (Kazutoyo Koyabu), is one of the aggrieved party who suffers from monetary trouble.
“Never doubt people! “ So says Shigeru, who has a faith in the basic goodness of human being, lost his job due to his honest personality. On the day of having no way out and barely becoming homeless, he happens to meet Risa (Nana Katase) who is not only an owner of a Mexican food restaurant but also a consultant who provides free legal consultations based on her very BASIC knowledge of law.
Can Risa help Shigeru get his money back?
I’ll defeat the little bug in my stomach!” In Hyogo prefecture Aioi city, Michiyo Kawada lived a tranquil life with her husband and three sons. Their 4 year old son Yuhei Kawada loved sports and brightened the family with his cheerful personality. However, his body developed a rare cancer that only occurs to 1 out of 100 million people called hepatoblastoma. Although going through painful chemotherapy, he keeps his cheerfulness to make the family smile. Yuhei recovers once with a liver transplant from his mother; however, the cancer recurred. The family was informed that the survival rate within two years after the recurrence was 0%. No matter the odds, the mother and her family fight for their son’s life.
This is a story about three brothers who run a coffee shop with their father’s inheritance! They don’t have any knowledge of the management of a coffee shop.
Going round many well-known coffee shops in Nagoya, which has a culture of coffee shops and they copy the techniques and the know-how. Can they make their coffee shop popular?
The Three brothers are not handsome. They have no girlfriends, no friends. So they always hang out with each other. The Two of younger brothers try various methods how to become popular with women created by their oldest brother. They aspire to become pilots, baseball players, band mans, charismatic hairdressers, comic artists, comedians and so on. However, they suffer many setbacks and never have success at all. Life is not easy.
This is a story of how they grow up with their customers.
Kyoto, one of Japan's most popular cities, attracts around 50 million visitors a year. Kyoka Takase works for a travel agency there, and has a legendary reputation as the city's preeminent bespoke tour guide. Whatever the request, whoever the visitor – she’s always able arrange the ultimate and most satisfying tours of the town. Whether helping rookie employee Ichiro Satake, in the unenviable position of dealing with an intense client; addressing the dilemma of when a man, his wife and mistress unwittingly join the same tour; or dealing with a tour participant feeling harassed by her husband, Kyoka is not only the ultimate “Travel Master”, she’s also a go-to person solving all kinds of needs! A character-driven drama revealing various aspects about the tour industry, The Guide -Five Stars in Kyoto- also introduces viewers to lesser-known places in Kyoto.
“Even if you're a pet, or if you're not blood related, as long as you live under the same roof, you're family!” So says Kentaro Shiba or Shibaken, the town vet in this family drama designed to brighten your day and put a smile on viewers’ faces. A busybody who can't leave someone alone when he sees them in trouble, Shibaken is easily emotional... and if truth be told, kind of a pain. As a vet he saves pets lives of course, but he also worries about their owners and the troubles they encounter, doing whatever he can to help them out.
Kenta Kusumi (31) is jobless, single, and in debt. His best friend Shuji, a police officer, often tells him, “Get your act together, you’re 30!” but Kenta lacks any drive or will. One day he is asked by his sister to take care of her son, Daichi. Kenta hates children and is reluctant, but trouble occurs and all of a sudden he is possessed by a mysterious super power. For 10 minutes Kenta has a super power that will make him stronger than anyone...will he use this power to become a hero or...? What do his newfound powers mean?
Girls deceived into paying money to bad guys…
Elderly involved in a banking fraud…
Kids being bullied…
The little injustices that we can all relate to…
Because of injustice, the dreams of people looking for happiness are shattered.
Of course, we want to help people out, but to lend out a helping hand you need to be
bold and there are some risks. We don’t have time to meddle in other’s misfortunes.
Unforunately, that’s what we all assume.
But as reckless as it is, what if there was someone who was willing to stand up
to such injustice…without having any weapons, never giving up even if things
don’t work out. Even if they aren’t cool, always trying their best,
the most clumsy but beloved hero…
In this drama, an unpopular fashion model suddenly develops a supernatural ability to see murder scenes before the murders occur. While fearing her new ability, she meets a detective under suspension, after being involved in a certain murder case...
Together, the two of them begin to use her unique “VISION” in order to solve various murder cases.
Why did she suddenly develop this ability? What is hidden in her past? As the two of them face stranger crimes, these mysteries dynamically unfold in an unexpected fashion.
The original script is written by one of the pioneers of Japanese mystery dramas, Iida Jouji, who has created many successful mystery dramas including ‘Night Head’, Sasho Taeko ? Saigo no Jiken,’ and ‘GIFT’.
A cool spy and a loving mother!!
Erika is a normal housewife, the kind you can find on any street in Japan. But she has a secret she can’t tell anyone. She is a former spy, who quit her job to live with her salaryman husband and young son. Nobody knows she used to be a spy, not her parents, or her siblings, or even her husband and child.
But one day, her former boss, Tozuka, comes to her and asks her to help him solve some difficult private cases. She refuses for her family’s sake, but he threatens to reveal her secret, and she is forced into helping him anyway...
A cool spy and a loving mother. Erika must shift between these two personas while using her spy skills in infiltration, disguise, eavesdropping, decoding, and combat to defeat a greedy and sly evil!
“We will guarantee your romance for 1 million yen…”
A one-sided love that just won’t be realized… Everyone is scared of being hurt by a broken heart.
“Heartbreak Insurance” is a bet against love that pays out 10-fold, helping you heal in the case of heartbreak. It’s a non-refundable insurance payment.
The romance can be any kind: Love at first sight, falling in love with a famous person, forbidden love, etc… Even love which seems completely impossible or one-sided is not a problem.
The only restriction on those seeking eligibility is to confess their love at the instructed time.
Also, the amount of payment for heartbreak, is written on a sealed envelope from the members at the time of contract, and is unsealed after heartbreak or the contract expiring.
People’s hearts are full of mystery. When people bet large amounts of cash on their own love, the hidden side of themselves they didn’t realize was there reveals itself.
People driven mad by fits of jealousy, people realizing the betrayals of ones they trust… The forbidden secrets of love are laid bare one after another...
This drama uncovers the hidden mysteries of hearts in love, exposing the member’s romantic situations and the darkness of their hearts.
”Change your face, change your life.”
If you could exchange faces with another person, what would happen to your life?
Shun Kirishima is a genius cosmetic surgeon. Known as the “Face-Maker,” he’s the only Japanese person to have performed operations in the United States Marshals for the Federal Witness Protection Program. He doesn’t take fees from his patients. Instead, they trade in their original faces.
Kirishima’s Operation Rules:
1. Compensation is the patient’s original face
2. A new face must be chosen from the face library
3. Each person can only receive the operation once
His face library is hidden in the examination room. Countless faces are lined up neatly there, with their eyes closed shut. These faces all came from previous patients who had rejected them. There are thousands of faces, waiting intently for a new owner to appear.
Each episode, a new guest visits the Face-Maker, stepping out into a new life with their ideal face...
That is, until their life spins off track when somebody else appears with their old face.
In the last five minutes, catharsis hits! These patients who have had their faces exchanged with somebody else’s... You’ll never guess the conclusions they come to!
This shocking cosmetic surgery suspense drama begins now!
With orders from her boss to attend, office temp Hana takes part in a round of golf with clients and wins with a hole-in-one. Unfortunately, this causes her to be fired for humiliating the president of the client company. Hana then meets golf coach Daigo, who sees talent in her and asks her if she would like to become a pro golfer. To help her family, who are being harassed by loan sharks because of loans that her late father left unpaid, Hana decides to become a professional golfer and pay off the loans. But this is where she witnesses the social gap of being poor! Hana also faces sinister golf battles set off by celebrity talent golfer, Riko. Can Hana win the prize money to pay off the debt?!
Kinoshita, the boss at an ad agency, is a guy that lives in the moment and for today. He’s always late for work and then leaves early. He’s completely unpredictable.
Kinoshita and his bunch of useless employees ‘work’ at the Marumaru Tsushinsha advertising agency. Everything is done at a leisurely pace and Kinoshita takes responsibility for nothing. This warm-hearted sit-com is from the perspective of Bokumoto, a new employee at the agency. As you’ll see, the “laws of happiness” often override common sense.
Happily married to Koichi, 30 year-old Kaoru’s world is shaken when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. Amidst this turmoil, they discover that Kaoru is pregnant. Deciding to keep the baby, they name their little girl Himawari. But Kaoru’s condition worsens, and she begins to wonder what she can do, both for her husband and for her daughter. Before she is no longer able, she begins a long letter to her daughter. Her heartfelt letter forms the backbone and narration of this touching drama series.
This is a pure love story of the young man with mild intellectual disability and a top fashion model.
Sumio has mild intellectual disability and works at the restaurant, Sezon. He could not communicate with others well, but he is pure like a child. Sumio’s favorite activity is to watch outside by a pair of binocular glasses. What he watches is the Chihiro’s room. Chihiro is his desirable woman and works as a top fashion model. Coincidentally she dates an owner of the restaurant, Sezon. Since Sumio meets Chihiro at her birthday party, their fates cross over.
Chihiro denies Sumio because of his strange activity. However, his pureness passes along Chihiro and she is gradually attracted to him. His kindness and dedication starts to change Chihiro. They come to be drawn to one another. However, their relation is not understandable for others. Will their pure love be fulfilled?
He’s a hitman, but he’s too much of a klutz to kill anyone.
Not only that, he also protects his target instead of killing them.
Furthermore, she turns out to be his first crush!?
A hitman who can never carry out his hits
falls in love with the person he’s supposed to kill?!
★A Thrilling Romantic Comedy ★
Shu doesn’t know that the person who raised him is a professional hitman. When somebody takes out his foster parent, however, Shu resolves to become a hitman himself! He’s dead set on getting revenge!
Impeccably prepared, he tries to close in on his target, Mitsuki Narumiya. However, despite his superb skills and strength, no matter how much he tries, he can’t kill her because he keeps messing up!
In fact, he even saves her from grave danger?!
He even starts to suspect that she might be his childhood crush! Can two people who must not fall in love (who should’ve never had the chance in the first place) actually do so?!
Furthermore, the girl with a target on her back has a secret she can’t tell anyone! What is Mitsuki’s true identity, and what is she after?
It’s a love story like Romeo and Juliet! Can their forbidden love come to fruition?! Can this bumbling assassin finish off his target?
Sachi Fukura: 25 y. o.
Although her name means ”fortune and good luck” in Japanese, ironically, she suffers from an absolute lack of auspiciousness, starting with luck in money.
Sachi was born under an unlucky star. Yet, having lived along with her misfortune, she has learned to enjoy it. She’s always optimistic and cheerful.
One day, Sachi gets involved in a bank robbery incident. This is when she meets Kaori Asakura (31) who has no luck with men and Itsuki Ayanami (35) who’s had no luck with jobs. The three find out that they not only are all unfortunate, but also share the same birthday. This results in a strange affinity and friendship.
However, this results in a mysterious synergy of bad luck! Therefore, in an attempt to change their natural-born bad luck, they decide to rely on fortune telling but this always only makes things worse...
In the second half of the series, Sachi meets her ex-boyfriend who pressures her to get back together.
In the face of great happiness, Sachi suddenly gets cold feet.
What does the future have in store for the unlucky girls?!
Will they be able to find happiness?!