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Nagareboshi (Takenouchi Yutaka, Ueto Aya, Matsuda Shota) 3 DVD

Genre: Romance
Episodes: 10
Broadcast network: Fuji TV
Broadcast period: 2010-Oct-18 to 2010-Dec-20
Synopsis
Takenouchi plays an aquarium employee named Kengo, who seems ordinary at first glance but actually possesses a secret that he would sacrifice everything in order to protect. Meanwhile, Ueto plays Risa, a young woman working in the sex trade in order to pay off her brother's debt, though her situation has led her to contemplate suicide. These two characters, both full of despair, meet each other and end up entering a contract marriage purely for its benefits. However, as they overcome various troubles, their relationship begins turning into true love.

Nakuna,Hara-Chan (Nagase Tomoya, Aso Kumiko, Maruyama Ryuhe) 2 DVD

Genre: Romantic comedy
Episodes: 10
Broadcast network: NTV
Broadcast period: 2013-Jan-19 to 2013-Mar-23
Synopsis
Echizen-san is a timid, thirty-something single female who pours out her daily stress in a manga that she draws every day as a diary. The main character of her manga is Hara-chan, a man who rambles on about his complaints to his friends in an izakaya bar. Always regretting that he can never speak up for himself and taking the blame for everything — he is the projection of Ms. Echizen's deepest feelings.However, one day, Hara-chan's world begins to shake, and he learns "God up above is angry"... In a magical warp, Hara-chan finds himself taken out of his two dimensional world and into reality as a true man. Hara-chan ventures out to find "God" and happens to meet Echizen-san who is taken aback by Hara-chan, a strange man who suddenly appears before her. Will Echizen-san realize that he is indeed the person sketched in the pages of her daily manga and that she has manifested a man? What will be the fate of the two, when Hara-chan begins to fall in love with his so-called "God"...?Nakuna, Hara-chan! is a fish-out-of-water fantasy with some unique Pygmalion essence that depicts a character brought into the real world and discovers the beauty of what it means to be a human, to live, and to fall in love.

Namonaki Doku (Koizumi Kotaro, Kuninaka Ryoko, Okamoto Rei) 3 DVD

Genre : Mystery
Episodes : 11
Broadcast Network : TBS
Broadcast Period : 2013-Jul-08 To 2013-Sept-16
Synopsis
It is a sunny day in early summer. Kajita Nobuo, the personal chauffeur of chairman Imada Yoshichika of the Imada Group, is knocked down by a bicycle and killed on the spot. The cyclist flees the scene. Sugimura Saburo of Imada Group's public relations office is asked by his father-in-law Imada to attend Kajita's wake and funeral service. At the funeral parlour, Sugimura conveys his father-in-law's words to Kajita's two daughters Satomi and Riko. "If there is anything that I can do to help, I want you to count on me." In fact, Kajita was also like a benefactor to Sugimura. Eight years ago, Sugimura who became acquainted with Imada Nahoko by chance, went as far as to propose to her after dating. Nahoko naively consented. It was after that, that he learned that her father was in fact the chairman of the Imada Group. This marriage was also opposed by his family, but when Sugimura obtained permission to marry from Nahoko's father, it was Kajita who congratulated him. Sugimura is still grateful for those simple words. He attempts to return this kindness to Kajita's daughters by looking into his death, but the older daughter Satomi appears passive and reluctant. Then, Riko confides that she wants to publish an autobiography on her father in order to catch the criminal. However, Satomi is against it and appeals to Sugimura when they are alone. Their father has a dark, unsavoury past which she does not want her younger sister to know. According to her, Nobuo drifted from one job to another when he was young and even tried his hand at work that was not respectable. Satomi remembers that she was kidnapped when she was a child, and the kidnapper had blurted, "It's your father's fault. I'll kill him." Satomi's kidnapping was when her father had quit his way of life, and was working hard at a company called Tomono Toys. A short while before Nobuo died, he had told Satomi meaningfully that he had to put something right before she gets married. There is also the mystery of why Nobuo had gone to what would become the scene of the accident, by himself in the middle of Golden Week. Sugimura goes to Tomono Toys in order to search for the truth. This is how he is gradually drawn into the "poison" related to Kajita's accident.

Nankyoku Tairiku (Takuya Kimura, Haruka Ayase, Masato Sakai) 2 DVD

Genre: Drama, adventure
Episodes: 10
Broadcast network: TBS
Broadcast period: 2011-Oct-16 to 2011-Dec-18
Synopsis
The story is about 11 members who were sent to the South Pole for the first time in February 1957 in a national project to explore Antartica. They were accompanied by a dogsled of 19 Sakhalin huskies. When they left for Japan a year later, they were forced to leave the dogs behind due to the bad weather. In January 1959, Kuramochi
Takeshi and some others joined a third expedition to ascertain the fate of the dogs.

Nazotoki Wa Dinner No Ato De (Sakurai Sho, Kitagawa Keiko) 3 DVD

Genre: Mystery, comedy
Episodes: 10
Broadcast network: Fuji TV
Broadcast period: 2011-Oct-18 to 2011-Dec-20
Synopsis
Based on a highly successful novel by Higashigawa Tokuya, selling over 1.4 million copies after its publication in September of 2009, the intriguing yet familiar mystery takes place inside a seemingly unsuitable place for mysteries: Socialite Reiko's stately mansion. Reiko is the only daughter to the CEO of a major enterprise, "Hosho Group," known worldwide. Hiding her true identity behind her day time job as a rookie police officer, Reiko comes home to her butler and driver, Kageyama whenever she is faced with a complex case, being a perfectionist, Kageyama is flawless when it comes to serving meals full coursefrom hors d'oeuvre to dessert. He sharply points out the lack of reasoning on Reiko's side, keeping the comment one fine line away from being offensive.

Nezumi Edo Wo Hashiru (Takizawa Hideaki, Kutsuna Shiori, Kyomoto Taiga) 2 DVD

Genre : Mystery, Hystory
Episodes : 9
Broadcast Network : NHK
Broadcast Period : 2014-Jan-9 to 2014-Mar-20
Synopsis
Under the rule of Shogun Ienari, the samurais and the townspeople are all discontented and grumbling about their lot in life. Amidst all these, there lives a man by the name of Jirokichi, popularly known as Nezumi Kozo. Jirokichi runs a bar with the help of his sister, Kosode. Unbeknownst to everyone, Jirokichi and Kosode are always helping the victimised weak and poor from being bullied by the evil rich.

Nigeru Wa Haji Da Ga Yaku Nitatsu/We Married As Job (Aragaki Yui, Hoshino Gen, Ishida Yuriko) 3 DVD

Genre : Love, Comedy
Episodes : 11
Broadcast Network : TBS
Broadcast Period : 2016-Oct-11 To 2016-Dec-20
Synopsis
A jobless, single woman marries a single businessman as a job! But the relationship between the husband (employer) and the wife (employee) gets more and more romantic the longer they lie together.

Nobunaga Concerto (Oguri Shun, Shibasaki Kou, Mukai Osamu) 3 DVD

Genre : Drama, Romance
Episodes : 11
Broadcast Network : Fuji TV
Broadcast Period : 2014-Oct-13 To 2014-Dec-22
Synopsis
Saburo, (Oguri Shun) is a high school student good in sports, but not very good with his studies. One day, Saburo travels back in time and arrives in the Sengoku period of 1549.There, Saburo meets Nobunaga Oda who looks and sounds just like him. Nobunaga Oda is the son of a warlord and magistrate of the lower Owari Province. Nobunaga Oda though is physically weak and he asks Saburo to take his place. Then, Saburo as Nobunaga Oda attempts to unify the country of Japan.

Nobunaga No Chef (Tamamori Yuta, Oikawa Mitsuhiro, Shida Mirai)

Season 1 : 2 DVD

Episodes: 9
Broadcast network: TV Asahi
Broadcast period: 2013-Jan-11 to Mar-15
Synopsis
Based on the manga by Nishimura Mitsuru and Kajikawa Takuro,this drama is about time travel. A chef by the name of Ken, somehow manages to go back in time to the Sengoku period. However, he loses his memory in the process. He is thought to be a spy, and in his haste to escape capture, he dives into the river. He is saved by Natsu, a swordsmith. He doesn't remember his own past, or the fact that he came from the future, but he remembers cooking well. He is soon recruited by Oda Nobunaga to be his Head Chef.

Season 2 : 3 DVD

Genre : Historical Fantasy
Episodes : 8
Broadcast Network : TV Asahi
Broadcast Period : 2014-Jul-10 To 2014-Sep-04
Synopsis
French chef Ken, who went back in time to the Sengoku period and became the personal chef of Oda Nobunaga, has regained a part of his lost memory. He learnt the way to return to the present with the help of Akechi Mitsuhide but did not go back and chose to live as Nobunaga's chef. Nobunaga's biggest and strongest enemy, the warlord Takeda Shingen and Nobunaga's official wife Nouhime appears, heralding ups and downs in the relationship of trust between Nobunaga and Ken. And will Mitsuhide cause the Honnoji Incident?

Nodame Cantabile + Spesial (Ueno Juri,Morisako Ei, Tamaki Hiroshi) 4 DVD

Genre: Romantic Comedy
Episodes: 11
Broadcast network: Fuji TV
Broadcast period: 2006-Oct-16 to 2006-Dec-25
Synopsis
Megumi Noda, or "Nodame" is a piano student at Momogaoka College of Music. An extremely talented pianist who wants to be a kindergarten teacher, she prefers playing by ear rather than reading the music score. She is messy and disorganized,takes baths several days apart and loves to eat, sometimes stealing her friend's lunchbox when it is filled with delicacies.Shinichi Chiaki, is Momogaoka's top student. Born into a musical family, he is talented in piano and violin and has secret ambitions to become a conductor. An arrogant multi-lingual perfectionist who once lived abroad in the music capitals of the world as a young boy, he feels mired in Japan because of a childhood phobia.They meet by accident. Nodame quickly falls in love, but it takes much longer for Chiaki to even begin to appreciate Nodame's unusual qualities. Their relationship
causes them both to develop and grow. Because of Nodame, Chiaki got the opportunity to lead a student orchestra and begins to have a broader appreciation of people's musical abilities. Because of Chiaki, Nodame faces her fears and enters a piano competition. Opportunities open up as both begin taking risks, stretching themselves far more than they ever thought possible.

Okitegami Kyoko No Biboroku (Aragaki Yui, Okada Masaki, Oikawa Mitsuhiro) 3 DVD

Genre : Mystery
Episodes : 10
Broadcast Network : NTV
Broadcast Period : 2015-Oct-10 To 2015-Dec-12
Synopsis
Okitegami Kyoko is a beautiful detective who has a deep love for money. She is also known as the Forgetful Detective. Her memory is reset when she sleeps at night, which means she can strictly adhere to confidentiality requirements. She solves all her cases within a day, whatever they may be. She is the world's fastest detective! There is something really important that Kyoko must never forget, and it is written on her body with a marker.

One Litre Of Tears (Erika Sawajiri, Hiroko Yakushimaru) 2 DVD

Genre : School romance
Japan Title : 1 Litre no Namida
Episode : 11
Broadcast network : Fuji TV
Broadcast Period : 2005-Oct-11 to 2005-Dec-20
Synopsis
15-year-old Ikeuchi Aya was an ordinary girl, the daughter of a family who works at a tofu shop, and a soon-to-be high schooler. However, odd things have been happening to Aya lately. She has been falling down often and walks strange. Her mother, Shioka, takes Aya to see the doctor, and he informs Shioka that Aya has spinocerebellar degeneration - a terrible disease where the cerebellum of the brain gradually deteriorates to the point where the victim cannot walk, speak, write, or eat. A cruel disease,
as it does not affect the mind in the least. How will Aya react when told about her disease? And how will Aya live from now on?

Ordinary People (Suzuki Anju, Ishida Hikari, Tsutsui Michitaka) 3 DVD

Genre: Human drama, Romance, School
Episodes: 11
Broadcast network: Fuji TV
Broadcast period: 1993-Oct-11 to 1993-Dec-20
Synopsis
Five youngsters enter the same university and become very good friends. As they're very close, they're afraid of 'hurting' one another, and this results in even more tragedies. Both Tamotsu and Osamu, who fall for Narumi, keep holding back their feelings and giving way to each other. This complex love affair unintentionally causes Junichiro's death. In the end, all left school due to one reason or another, leaving Narumi alone to complete the course. The happy days are gone, but they happen to meet one another again a few years later, and the story continues...

Osozaki No Himawari (Ikuta Toma, Maki Yoko, Kiritani Kenta) 2 DVD

Genre: Human
Episodes: 10
Broadcast network: Fuji TV
Broadcast period: 2012-Oct-23 to 2012-Dec-25
Synopsis
"Late blooming Sunflower –My life renewed-" is a story of 7 young adults living their ordinary days near the Shimanto river of Kochi prefecture, renowned as the last of the crystal clear streams. Somewhat nostalgic, somewhat new, they hold on to their dreams and insecurities. It's a true-to-life portrayal of the days in young adulthood.Kodaira Jotaro, the main character, played by Ikuta, is an easy going, slow starter who spends a rather relaxing time at a private college before graduating to work at a company as a contract employee. He leads a so-so life with moderate satisfaction and moderate uneasiness, like any other young man of the modern times. Later, his character and honest ways are acknowledged by the company and he is planned to become a full-time employee when suddenly things take a complete turn. He is not only laid off, but left behind by his girlfriend who he dated for over 7 years.Jotaro returns to his parents' home only to find that his brother was now the central part of the family, working for the government, the most dependable figure in the family. There is no room for him to fit in and feeling bewildered, he finds a website online that is recruiting volunteers for the revitalization of Shimanto city, Kochi prefecture. Without much thought, he desperately jumps at the opportunity and finds himself in the middle of Kochi, where nature is grand and time is of abundance.

Otenki Oneesan (Takei Emi, Okura Tadayoshi, Sasaki Kuranosuke) 2 DVD

Genre: Mystery
Episodes: 9
Broadcast network: TV Asahi
Broadcast period: 2013-Apr-12 to 2013-Jun-07
Synopsis
Abe Haruko is a genius meteorologist and presents the weather forecast for the TV morning show, 「MorningZ」. She is an anti-social, blunt person, thus earning her the nickname "The Low-Pressure Bomb". With her extensive knowledge about the weather, together with the easy-going detective, Aoki Gota and the Medical Examiner, Mikumo Sanpei, she takes up the challenge of solving crimes.

Otomen 1+2 (Okada Masaki, Takatsuki Sara, Kaho) 4 DVD

Genre : Romance Comedy
Episode : 12
Broadcast network : Fuji TV
Broadcast Period : 2009-Aug-01 to 2009-Sep-19 (ep1-8), 2009-Oct-13 to 2009-Nov-03 (ep9-12)
Synopsis
The story centers around the popular high school boy Masamune Asuka, the top kendo fighter in the nation. However, beneath his cool exterior, he is actually fond of sweets and shojo manga, and is skilled in sewing and cooking. When he instantly falls for the transfer student Miyakozuka Ryo, his secret is in danger of being exposed
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Ouran High School Host Club (Kawaguchi Haruna,Ishii Momoka,Yamamoto Yusuke) 4 DVD

Genre: School comedy
Episodes: 11
Broadcast network: TBS
Broadcast period: 2011-Jul-22 to 2011-Sep-30
Synopsis
The story revolves around a high school girl named Fujioka Haruhi (Kawaguchi) at the prestigious Ouran Academy, who stumbles upon a group of male students who have formed their own club as hosts. Accidentally breaking an antique vase, Haruhi ends up owing the club a vast amount of money, and she ends up posing as a host in order to repay her debt.

Ouroboros (Ikuta Toma, Oguri Shun, Ueno Juri) 3 DVD

Genre : Suspense, Mystery
Episodes : 10
Broadcast Network : TBS
Broadcast Period : 2015-Jan-16 To 2015-Mar-20
Synopsis
"Ouroboros" is an ancient symbol that depicts a snake eating its own tail - meaning infinity. Based on a popular comic, a clumsy detective and a cool gang stand up to true evil. Ikuo and Tatsuya grew up in a children's orphanage together. When their favorite teacher, Yuiko, is murdered, a policeman wearing a gold watch covers up the incident. Ikuo and Tatsuya promise each other to avenge their teacher someday. Twenty years later, Ikuo is a detective in Shinjuku second police station investigating various cases with elite detective - Mizuki, while smart and handsome Tatsuya has become one of the top members of a gang group.

Papadol (Nishikido Ryo, Yuka, Kawashima Umika) 2 DVD

Genre: Romantic comedy
Episodes: 10
Broadcast network: TBS
Broadcast period: 2012-Apr-19 to 2012-Jun-28
Synopsis
Nishikido Ryo acts as a popular idol and member of Kanjani8 (or as himself) who secretly marries a woman with three children. This comedic drama portrays the reality of show business and the importance of a family bond. Ryo has come to his girlfriend Haruka's house to ask her mother and children for her hand. Her eldest daughter refuses flat out saying that she doen't want an idol as her father. To make things worse, Kanjani8's manager finds out about the marriage and tells him to either get divorced within three months or end his career in show business.

Perfect Blue (Yasufuki Terawaki, Miori Takimoto,Hirayama Aya) 3 DVD

Genre: Mystery
Episodes: 11
Broadcast network: TBS
Broadcast period: 2012-Oct-08 start
Synopsis
A drama based on Miyabe Miyuki's "Perfect Blue" and "Kokoro Torokasuyouna- Masa no Jikenbo". The episodes are stand-alone but all revolve around Kayoko's search for the mystery and truth behind her father's death. Fujimi Sakiko comes to the Hasumi Detective Agency (run by Hasumi Kyoko) asking for help concerning a stalker. Kyoko's daughter Kayoko, an investigator at the agency,takes on the case. Along with Masa, a former police dog, she joins Sakiko for her morning jog. While they are out jogging, they come across a bloody corpse. They try calling the police but their cell phones have no reception so they decide to walk to the police station.When they return, they find Masa on the ground and the corpse has disappeared. They are told that the corpse was actually alive and that the man was pretending to be his brother who happens to be a member of a gang sought by the police. Kayoko does not buy into this and asks her friend, Shiina (bartender at La Shiina) for his advice.

Piece (Nakayama Yuma, Honda Tsubasa, Matsumura Hokuto) 3 DVD

Genre : Mystery
Episodes : 13
Broadcast Network : NTV
Broadcast Period : 2012-Oct-06 to 2012-Dec-29
Synopsis
Three years ago, Narumi Hikaru and Suga Mizuho were in love and would meet in secret for several months in the second year of high school. It started casually and ended casually. Hikaru and Mizuho were alike in their inabilities to grasp their distance from others or to be interested in another person; poor at the way they get involved with other people. The two of them should not have met again, but the news of the sudden death of a high school classmate Origuchi Haruka from cancer brings them together again. Mizuho undertakes the search for the unknown boyfriend from high school to fulfil the wishes of the Haruka's mother, who believes that she is her daughter's good friend. Hikaru and Mizuho are now university students, and changes have come upon their relationship. They look back at the past, meet many people again and as they pick up various pieces of love, they get close to the true face of the unseen person.

Pin To Kona (Tamamori Yuta, Nakayama Yuma, Kawashima Umika) 3 DVD

Episodes: 10
Broadcast network: TBS
Broadcast period: 2013-July-18 to 2013-Sept-19
Synopsis
Kawamura Kyonosuke is the son of the prominent Kabuki family Kijima, and he has the voice, looks and stature which earns him the name, Prince of Kabuki. However, there is one problem... he is not passionate about his job. As he is the son of the house of Kijima, great expectations had been heaped on him from young. Unfortunately for him, no matter what he did, he could never earn the respect and recognition from his father, Kawamura Sesaemon. Due to that, he dislikes the Kabuki world, skipping rehearsals and cutting corners where possible whenever on stage...Sawayama Ichiya was born into a family that is totally unrelated to the Kabuki world, and as such has no hope of ever being the top leading actor. He is the disciple of Sawayama Sakugoro, the head of the house of Todoroki, another prominent Kabuki family. Ichiya is a stoic young man, and he is where he is today due to his talent and diligence. The only way for him to be the successor of Sakugoro, is for him to marry into the family. Incidentally, Sakugoro has only one daughter, Yuna, who loves Ichiya and supports him in his dream to be the top star of Kabuki.Chiba Ayame loves the Kabuki world. Ten years ago, she was introduced to the world of Kabuki, by Ichiya. When her father lost his job, her family had to move away, but till today she holds firm to the words said by Ichiya to her back then; "When I become the top star of Kabuki, I will come look for you".One day, after watching Kyonosuke's pathetic performance, she gets really angry and shouts out asking for a refund. After getting to know her, Kyonosuke starts to fall in love with her. How will the love triangle end?

Priceless (Kimura Takuya, Nakai Kiichi, Karina) 3 DVD

Genre: Comedy
Episodes: 10
Broadcast Network: Fuji TV
Broadcast Period: 2012-Oct-22 to 2012-Dec-24
Synopsis
Kimura Takuya returns to Monday nights at Fuji TV as an ordinary salary man, Kindaichi Fumio, who is loved by colleagues and trusted for his ability to protect subordinates. One day, however, things take a 180 degree turn and his life becomes completely flipped upside down. His superiors fix their eyes on him and concoct a plot to bring him down. He is held responsible for a crime he has no recollection of, and is forced to leave his position. More unfortunate events follow as Kindaichi loses literally everything from his cellphone to his home, ending up without a penny in his pocket. Shocked by his losses, he one day meets two children in the park by chance who teach him how to get by without any dependency on money. The greatest thing about Kindaichi's character is that his character never fails him. He always has a carefree attitude and is driven by those people he meets, who love and support him, not by inflicted pain or grudge against others.Despite being the man who has lost all his possessions, Kindaichi continues to move forward, inspiring his former boss, Moai Kengo, and conservative office co-worker, Nikaido Aya, resulting in a big turning point for each of them. What is it that money can't buy? What is the most precious thing in life? A man tells the story of finding that "priceless" something in life, through unpredictable turns and twists with a light comedy touch.

Princess Of The Frog (Yuki Amami, Yuriko Ishida, Yuko Oshima) 3 DVD

Episodes: 11
Broadcast Network: Fuji TV
Release Date: April 12 - June 21, 2012
Synopsis
Mio Kurasaka (Yuki Amami) is a popular musical actress who hopes to work on Broadway in America. Her agent, though, tells Mio Kurasaka that there are no more auditions for her on Broadway. At that time, Mio's ex-instructor contacts her to reorganize their mothers' chorus group named "Shansonzu," back in their hometown of Yume City. Yum eCity is about to be merged and the city plans to build a concert hall, which will be the homebase for the chorus group. The concert hall will also act as a symbol for the newly merged city as it wil be constructed over a former waste disposal site. Under this situation, the mayor's daughter Tadako Isaka (Yuriko Ishida) is also busy reviving the chorus group "Shansonzu". Takako Isaka then meets Mio Kurasaka without her father, the mayor, knowing about the meeting. Mio Kurasaka arrives in her hometown. When Mio faces the members of the chorus group "Shansonzu," she becomes dumbfounded. The skills of the chrous group are amateur at best, but Mio doesn't have other options and decides to go forward with "Shansonzo".

Proposal Kyodai (Sato Ryuta, Koike Teppei, Nakamura Aoi) 2 DVD

Genre : Romantic comedy
Broadcast network : Fuji TV
Broadcast Period : 2011-Feb-21 to 2011-Feb-24
Synopsis
This drama is a love comedy that follows 4 very different types of guys who grew up in a very normal household, a first child, a middle child, a youngest child, and an only chid. This drama portrays the transformation of the guys as they meet someone and begin to realize their own weaknesses and their strengths, and are able to find true happiness.

Q10 (Sato Takeru, Maeda Atsuko, Renbutsu Misako) 3 DVD

Genre: Romance
Episodes: 9
Broadcast Network : NTV
Broadcast Period : 2010-Oct-16 to 2010-Dec-11
Synopsis
"Heita is an ordinary high school boy with a kind heart but no real interest in romance. His class is joined by a transfer student named Q10 (pronounced "kyu-to," the same as "cute"), who looks like a girl but is actually a robot. Together, the two end up causing trouble at school, and Heita even begins falling for Q10."

Rebound (Aibu Saki, Misono Yuri, Hayami Mokomichi) 2 DVD

Genre : Romantic Comedy
Episodes : 10
Broadcast Network : NTV
Broadcast Period : 2011-Apr-27 to 2011-Jun-29
Synopsis
After a failed relationship, Nobuko puts her all into dieting and finds success. She begins to work for her favorite fashion magazine, and just when her new life is falling into place she meets Taiichi, a handsome patissier. However, when Nobuko eats cakes, she can't stop - moreover, if she gains weight, she'll be fired. In the end, will Nobuko rebound...?

Resident~5-Nin No Kenshui (Naka Riisa, Hayashi Kento, Masuda Takahisa) 3 DVD

Genre : Medical
Episodes : 10
Broadcast Network : TBS
Broadcast Period : 2012-Oct-18 to 2012-Dec-20
Synopsis
Patients are brought in one after the other. Being put in an environment where there is a race against time to save lives, all they can do is stand there doing nothing. Though they still have a lot to grow as a doctor and as individuals, will they be able to overcome adversity and one day be able to proudly identify themselves as being a doctor?

Rich Man Poor Woman (Oguri Shun, Ishihara Satomi, Aibu Saki) 3 DVD

Genre: Romantic comedy
Episodes: 11
Broadcast network: Fuji TV
Broadcast period: 2012-Jul-09 to 2012-Sep-17
Synopsis
Oguri Shun plays Hyuga Toru, an affluent man whose personality is on the contrary, speckled with flaws. A CEO of an IT firm who is published on Forbes as a billionaire, Toru attained his fortune through chance and pure luck. A woman who meets Toru and eventually becomes attracted to him is Sawaki Chihiro, played by Ishihara Satomi. Chihiro is a hardworking college student at Tokyo University who has prepared for her future as much as she possibly could through studies and obtaining licenses. Despite her efforts, she has yet to land a job. Upon meeting Toru, she begins to unravel a genuine pureness inside him and solitude resulting from such pureness, which eventually draws her closer to him. The two repeatedly conflict each other, but little by little learn about one another to grow and develop together.Despite the worldwide recession and financial difficulties, there are people like Mark Zuckerberg who began work from merely an apartment room or a garage that end up growing to be companies generating over ten billion dollars revenues after merely 10 years or so, embracing their new found wealth by living the dream life. Whether it's a game or application software, Ecommerce, or other IT related firm, there are more than a few who rose in fame to such status in recent years. On the other hand, Japan's unemployment rate for new grads dropped to a record low and those who want to work are unable to, or their wishes to work at their company of choice is not granted.A Cinderella story of the real world. Will the two be able to compromise their values and lifestyles to become a happy couple?

Risou No Musuko (Yamada Ryosuke, Suzuki Kyoka, Sawamura Ikki) 2 DVD

Genre : Family, comedy
Episodes : 10
Broadcast Network : NTV
Broadcast Period : 2012-Jan-14 to 2012-Mar-17
Synopsis
The story revolves around a beautiful single mother named Umi (Suzuki) who has worked hard to raise her son Daichi (Yamada) by herself. Daichi has been raised as the perfect obedient son who loves his mother, though his character is described as having a "neo mother complex." He is always aiming to achieve top results in school to please his mother, and whenever a man tries to approach her, Daichi quickly rejects them.When Umi starts a new job at a cafeteria of a all-boys high school that is notorious for troublemakers, Daichi decides to leave his prestigious prep school and enter the all-boys school in order to be able to protect Umi.

Romes (Okura Tadayoshi, Kuninaka Ryoko) 3 DVD

Genre : Suspense
Japan Title : Kuko Bogyo System
Episode : 9
Broadcast network : NHK
Broadcast Period : 2009-Oct-15 to 2009-Dec-10
Synopsis
Recently built on an artificial island, the (fictional) Tokyo Bay International Airport is equipped with the most advanced security system in the world, known as ROMES. To celebrate the airport's first anniversary, a gold statue called the "Goddess of Temptation" is placed on display at the airport. After an international group of thieves called Silverfox issues a challenge to the airport and begins exploiting the ROMES system, the director requests assistance from the brilliant Narishima Yuya, who knows the system the best out of anyone. Yuya's team of experts is assigned to combat this dangerous organization, which continues to escalate its activities. Meanwhile, Yuya himself has a different reason for coming to the airport.

Runaway (Masaki Suda, Tatsuya Ueda) 2 DVD

Genre: Thriller
Episodes: 9
Broadcast network: TBS
Broadcast period: 2011-Oct-27 to 2011-Dec-22
Synopsis
Four young people have been arrested for crimes they did not commit. One of them is Katsuragi Ataru (Ichihara Hayato) who has been wrongly accused of murder and put behind bars in a Kita Kyushu jail. However, when he learns that his daughter with Sasaoka Yuki (Fukuda Saki) is in a critical condition because of an incurable heart ailment, he decides to break out of the jail. He is joined by three buddies – Kawashima Ryunosuke (Tsukamoto Takashi), a gangster serving a 10-year sentence for a murder; Takimoto Kuya (Ueda Tatsuya), a former host sentenced to 4 years for violation of the stimulant drugs control act and obstructing officers from performing their duty; and Kagami Shun (Suda Masaki), an ex-dispatch rider sentenced to 3 years for violating the stimulant drugs control act as well.

 

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