Having their careers pass the 10 year mark, they each have begun to face their professional and private lives and started out on their own individual paths. Kousaku Aizawa has parted ways with the Shoyo University Hokubu Hospital Emergency Care Center, and spends his days performing operations as a brain surgeon, diligently studying and aiming for even greater excellence. Megumi Shiraishi is now working hard as the flight doctor staff leader at the understaffed Shohoku Emergency Care Center. Mihoko Hiyama, who had previously also aimed to become a flight doctor, has parted with Shohoku Hospital and started on the path of an ob-gyn at a perinatal medical center. Haruka Saejima continues to master her position as a flight nurse and performs as an ace. Kazuo Fujikawa has become an emergency orthopedic doctor supporting the Shohoku Emergency Care Center along with Shiraishi. They each seriously take on their lives and enter into new situations, where some lose family, meet a new romantic interest, get wrapped in a fierce rivalry, and more...
Kanna Suzuki, a woman who is powerful and exciting and when she sets her mind on something won't waver from it. Working as a hired fashion designer, Kanna has a dream that "one day I want to make the women of the world great women by wearing clothes I've designed myself!" but the time just doesn't seem to come for her too fashion-forward tastes... She's just floating along at her company. However, she doesn't give up on that dream and is always positive. She has fun day in and day out with her hot husband Rei Suzuki and their one son Reon. However, one day she discovers, of all things, that her supposedly loving husband Rei is cheating on her! Raging "Are you kidding me?!" she throws out her scumbag husband. This is for the better, but... Kanna has to take on alone the deluge of work given to her by her unreasonable boss, attacks from her mother-in-law who is overprotective of her Oedipus complex son, and raising her cry-baby four-year-old son along with even more various battles. It seems like she's at her breaking point...but! Kanna won't run away! She won't turn aside! She won't lose heart! This is the exciting battle accounts of Kanna, who lives happily and overcomes any adversity for the sake of her son whom she loves and for her personal dream!
Sakamichi Onoda is a young boy who has just entered Sohoku High, a Chiba prefectural school, and who is an Akihabara-loving nerd. Wanting to make friends, he aims to join the anime and manga club. However, he meets peers Shunsuke Imaizumi and Shokichi Naruko, discovers the fun of speeding along on a bicycle, and ends up joining the bicycle racing club...! Based on the hugely popular bicycle racing manga "Yowamushi Pedal," this entertaining show will make anyone who watches grow passionate about this youthful high school experience!
This love comedy continues on in Taiwan in this special edition spin off. Fey is working as a waitress in a restaurant by the seaside. She is a very ordinary girl, and has a crush on the restaurant owner and chef Tony. One day, a young Japanese guy who rides a BMX and who goes by the name of Touma Shibasaki declares his love for her. Fey is bewildered by the sudden progression… (Highlights) The main character, the youngest of the three brothers from ‘A Girl & Three Sweethearts’ Touma Shibasaki is played by Shuhei Nomura. Fey is played by the incredibly beautiful and highly talented actress, Wang Yi Wen. Tetsu, a good friend of Fey’s from work is played by Teddy, a member of the hugely popular idol group ‘SpeXial’. Fey’s close friend Lulu is played by Ting, from Taiwanese idol group A’N’D. And Fey’s crush Tony, a young go-getter is played by Chiu Hao Chi. The line-up of co-stars is a star-studded affair, showing us a new side to ‘A Girl & Three Sweethearts’.
Meiko, having been a big eater ever since childhood, is always thinking about food. Before she knows it, she changes from having a passion for eating to a passion for feeding people, and this becomes her way of supporting the people she cares about. This emotional drama depicts half of the heroine’s life as she uses food as a tool to grow as a strong mother, during a time period of great upheaval.Starring: Anne, Masahiro Higashide
Sumiko, daughter of a Satsuma clan member, is ordered by the clan lord to be Shogun Iesada’s wife. Forced to end her relationship with her lover, she tries to commit suicide, only to be stopped by her lover. He tells her that time will change things, and she needs to stay alive until the day he can come to rescue her. These words become emotional support for her, and she moves into the Ooku, a palace inside the Edo Castle where approximately 1,000 women live. Virtually everything in the Ooku is ruled by tradition, and Sumiko is forced to live life like a doll. Although she is mocked by the high-ranking maids, Sumiko remains strong and determined. This is a story that depicts the rise and fall of the Tokugawa Shogunate through the lives of women living in the Ooku of Edo Castle.
A stand-alone episode of the drama series "Ramen Lovin' Girl." After going to the first shrine visit of the year in a long-sleeved kimono, everyone indeed heads for a ramen place, to eat New Years-only ramen!! In the new term, a hot ramen enthusiastic appears as Koizumi's rival and there's an intense "ramen battle" to determine who knows the most delicious ramen! Just who will end up the victor in this intense battle to determine the ultimate ramen lover?! This special will also continue to show real, popular and famous ramen restaurants, from the newest hot shops to old respected places.
Oshin is a young girl born into a poor peasant family in Yamagata and is traded as a servant to another family for one bale of rice. Taking place in times of great upheaval between the Meiji period and the post-war Showa period, this drama builds on the themes of war and peace, of what it means to be a woman, and of family bonds as Oshin faces life’s hardships.
Real human drama in the midst of great tragedy; unmissable 2 hour special episode of this popular drama series. An accident in a tunnel calls for Aizawa Kousaku and the others to break free of the rescue team stoppage and continue treatment. As punishment, they are ordered to be on good behaviour for a week. They continue working that week as normal. When a request for Doctor Heli comes in to help an overturned railway.
[ Tokyo Drama Awards/Series Drama Best Drama ] Yoriko Yabushida is a brilliant woman at the Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences of the University of Tokyo. Takumi Taniguchi is a self-proclaimed top class slacker and actual NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training). They're a man and a woman who are “romantically hopeless with zero dating skills.” However, circumstances beyond their control force them to seek out marriage. Without a shred of romantic feelings between them, the two face an endless stream of dates. Watch this slightly bitter romantic comedy unfold against the backdrop of Yokohama.Staring: Anne Watanabe, Hiroki Hasegawa
The main character Shinichiro Kosaka is a major cases detective who is so good that he's said to "surely be the next captain of the major cases unit." Kosaka is aiming for the position of captain of the major cases unit for his father Atsushi, a detective who aimed for the position himself but failed, for his wife Misa, as well as for himself. However, one day Kosaka makes a mistake during an investigation and the current captain Onoda, who should have held him in high regard for his previous record, gives testimony that leads to Kosaka's demotion to precinct duty. In that precinct off the track toward success, he finds coworkers who take on even the small cases diligently with their own sense of justice. Seeing their efforts, Kosaka finds himself fretting over the duty of a detective and the true meaning of justice, and finding belief in his own "justice" begins to confront "evil."
"Time to dig in!" Koizumi, starting to energetically eat ramen like usual. Then we have Yu Osawa and Misa Nakamura, who came to the "Shin-Yokohama Raumen Museum" but lost sight of Koizumi, as well as class rep Jun Takahashi. The three of them go around looking for Koizumi when suddenly a foreigner starts talking to them. Unable to understand German, the three are getting perplexed when Koizumi dashingly shows up... Ramen-loving, mysterious and beautiful high school girl "Koizumi" is eating as much ramen as she can this time too! Also keep an eye out for the real-life famous and popular ramen shops that show up!
Yoshihito Takuma is stationed in Kyoto Prefectural Police station’s Special Investigations division. He is a detective with an impressive history, having served 10 years in prison under false accusations. During his 10 years of prison, he delve into the minds of the criminals there, becoming a somewhat of a criminal specialist. Owner of a dispatch firm Shu Kubota is beaten with a bat. A metal bat, believed to be the murder weapon and something like an old toy are found at the scene of the crime. Takuma begins his investigation as part of the special investigations unit after receiving orders to go to the scene of the crime from Takakura, the Deputy Superintendent of the Kyoto Prefectural Police. The abandoned old toy turns out to be a figurine that Takuma made over 10 years ago when he first started working at the Kyoto Prefectural Police Public Relations Department. The figurine was called ‘Kyoto Man 7 -Protecting Kyoto with Justice’, and came in 7 different varieties, each character with a different job. They discover that the Kyoto Man left at the scene of the crime was the ‘Public Prosecutor’ character. And things start to feel all the stranger when we learn that Kubota is in fact a former director of Kyoto public prosecution!
Doctor helicopter is the ultimate doctor delivery system that dispatches medical personnel to the patient as soon as possible with a helicopter equipped with facilities comparable to primary treatment, with treatment made possible on site. The Doctor Helicopter system could also be called an ER with wings, as it is changing the "waiting medical” approach at the hospital to an "offensive medical” approach at the site of injury. Watch the really human story depicting the struggles of young flight doctor slight doctor candidates and instructor doctors as they sway between their own lives, and their work as doctors.
Asahi Mikuriya (Tomohisa Yamashita) is a photographer who cannot forget about his lover who suddenly left him one day. He meets Natsuki Chiyohara (Karina) by chance, a woman who also lost her lover in a shocking way, without warning. Having experienced similar incidents, Asahi and Natsuki's relationship draws closer by day. On the other hand, Asahi's local friend and former high school comrade Hanae Taniyama (Erika Toda) has had a long time crush on Asahi. She continues to love Asahi even though she is well aware of his lingering feelings for his former girlfriend Kasumi. A story of the greatest love triangle begins to unfold on and off the beach, at a hut where Asahi and Natsuki work together. It's the perfect upbeat bittersweet summertime love story of one man and two women who try to begin anew, despite dragging on their unforgettable love affairs in the past.
The National Police Safetyrescue (NPS), which has the goal of capturing criminals alive, was established to help maintain the peace in Japan. But Kamikura, an NPS officer and former boxer, starts to clash with Soga, a sniper belonging to another unit known as SAT which believes that eliminating criminals is the best way to protect the people. Would you capture? Or eliminate? An all-new police drama starts here!
The age, family, education, residence, and even the real name of the main character of this drama are unknown. He is a young man who calls himself the Noble and whose hobby is being a detective. He does not have to work for a living, his attire is always stylish, and his manners are gentlemanly with a "ladies first" attitude. He has a strong self-awareness of his nobility, and he is not concerned with authority, being always well composed. Once he becomes aware of the case, he prevails upon the police brass and is reluctantly acknowledged by Raiu Hanagata, the detective in charge of the case, whereupon he gets involved in unraveling the incident. Just as everyone is thinking "let's see what this Noble can do," it is none other than the servants in his employ who conduct the search and investigation. He casually explains that "investigating and other such menial tasks are better left to my servants," then enjoys conversing with the women involved with the case and generally making a merry time of things. Leaving behind those astonished by the Noble's actions, the butler Yamamoto, the maid Tanaka, and the chauffeur Sato, all possessing absolute loyalty to the Noble, divide up the scene of the crime and begin the investigation by gathering evidence. This unprecedented mystery drama where "the main character doesn't investigate" is unique entertainment that you'll enjoy every second of.
The best-selling “Team Batista” novel series has sold 8 million copies. This is the second drama series of “Team Batista”, which aired successfully in fall 2008. Original storylines and mysteries will be including in this new series. Psychosomatic medicine doctor, Kohei Taguchi, and Keisuke Shiratori, bureaucrat of the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry, team up once again to tackle mysterious cases within the hospital. Joining the cast this season is Hidetoshi Nishijima, playing the role of Koichi Hayami, a genius surgeon that will not hesitate to dirty his hands if it means saving his patients. Because of this, he is nicknamed “General Rouge” (The blood-soaked general). He selects brilliants doctors from various departments and names his ER team, “Team General”.
A new team of specialists, specialist in criminal psychology, Yoshihito Takuma and specialist in understanding victims Chinami Anekōji come together to solve puzzling cases. A cipher using letters and numbers emerges in Kyoto. A sticker with numbers is stuck at an intersection point between lines running north-south and east-west. The two are intrigued so they decide to check it out, and try to trace the crimes that happen at each point with these stickers! Letters and numbers, who is doing this and why? What is the hidden meaning behind all of this? And arrow heading this investigation, they find a fatality at one of the spots!…
Featuring a cast consisting of AKB48 members, this school-setting romantic comedy quickly became the center of attention.After being brought up in the US, Mizuki returns home to Japan where she disguises herself as a boy and enrolls at the all-boys Osaka Academy, where she hopes to meet the high-jump athlete that she is infatuated with.
He’s misanthropic, cynical, narcissistic, antagonistic, pseudo-egotistical and the best doctor you will ever see; Dr. Keiichiro Kishi. Based on the original manga series by Bin Kusamizu (story) and Saburo Megumi (art), "FRAGILE" follows the story of Keiichiro Kishi, a dashingly handsome pathologist who is intensely eccentric and brutally honest, but also holds one of the most brilliant minds. A pathologist is a physician whose job is to determine a diagnosis of disease or cause of death based on an assortment of data, including a patient's tissue, bodily fluids, organ samples, blood, etc. Only suit-wearer in a group of white lab coats, Keiichiro comes off as self-centered, antagonistic, and egotistical, yet he is also extremely strong-willed about keeping to his own high standards of morals and medical ethics. This may lead to some unconventional treatments for his patients if it means saving their lives. His unorthodox diagnostic approaches and radical perception typically pit Keiichiro against his own team, his boss and colleagues, but he will do whatever it takes to save his patients.
Special one episode conclusion to this popular drama series. It shows the blank last week of a summer vacation that there wasn't time for in the main series. There were actually all sorts of things happening secretly during that week! Plus, the three dorm heads' graduation ceremony -- were they really able to graduate? This time has lots of events like Valentine's Day chocolate competition, swimming competition full of boys, and soccer competition! Plus what happens with Mizuki's and Sano's love affairs after the show ended?
Michiko Daimon is a gifted female surgeon not associated to any organization, moving from one hospital to another. She dislikes banding as groups, the game of politics, and being shackled to matters. Her only weapon is her professional license and her vast experiences and skills. Even if the patient's survival rate is low, and even if the operation may be critical, she faces the challenge without fear as “Doctor X.” With the greed and power-hunger found within a vast organization using the university hospital as a cover, she approaches her patient's life with intent of saving their lives. The 1st of a series of drama which took Japan by storm with its high ratings and rave reviews.
Ikemen (good looking guys) from all over Japan gather at the all boys boarding school, Sakurazaki gakuen. One day, a girl disguised as a guy enters into this paradise full of ikemen. This is the ultimate school spring love comedy!!
A century has passed since the now legendary Hero Yoshihiko, and the magic seal has been broken by someone. The world is once again about to fall into dangerous hands. The boundary stones have been destroyed even by his hometown Kaboi, and a magical menace lurks nearby. A messenger from the far away country of Ordan comes to Kaboi. It is revealed that there is a descendant of Yoshihiko’s in Kaboi! Hearing that, the elders begin their search for the descendent, but…
Aki is a high school girl who’s shy and hates being the center of attention. She takes quite the shock when she encounters her grandmother working as an ama, or diver woman, in Aki’s mother’s hometown of Kita-Sanriku in Tohoku. Aki decides she wants to become an ama too. Regaining her enjoyment of life in that luxurious natural environment, Aki goes on to become the symbol of the town as a “hometown idol.” This heartwarming comical story is set in Tohoku and written by the popular screenwriter Kankuro Kudo.Starring: Rena Nounen, Kyoko Koizumi, Ai Hashimoto
Yuma Takemoto, a student at Hamada Yama Art University, in the Department of Architecture, falls head over heels for 1st year oil painting art student Hagumi Hanamoto when he saw her in the courtyard. She has genius-like talent, but she was extremely shy and almost never mixes with others. Shuji Hanamoto, her relative who is an associate professor, entrusts her to Yuta .... (Highlights) The original story is a painful yet heart warming youth comic by Chica Umino, who drew this tale of love, of five men and women attending art college. Romantic conflict, career and friendship are all inevitable experiences of youth. While all of the characters experience ‘unrequited love’, it is a true and unshakable love. And as these characters must come face to face with daily life and talented attractive university students with potential, they must figure out their place in the world and the path that they must take without relying on others to show them the way. This sad but sturdy storyline is loved not only by younger fans, but is relatable across all age groups.
Yoshihito Takuma is stationed in Kyoto Prefectural Police station’s Special Investigations Unit. He is a detective with an impressive history, having served 10 years in prison under false accusations. During his 10 years of prison, he delve into the minds of the criminals there, becoming a somewhat of a criminal specialist. Images from a bomb control unit on scene is leaked online. Kyoto Prefectural Police Deputy Superintendent Kiichiro Takakura is interviewed for the newspaper, and Yoshihito Takuma’s talent quickly becomes a hot topic of conversation. Requests for assistance with unsolved crimes from all over Kyoto Prefecture come pouring in. The Special Investigations Unit was originally a position that Takakura came up with when he was bringing Takuma back to work, and he now hints at getting rid of it. He sounds out a position for Chinami Anekōji at a police academy. This is just one of his growingly mysterious actions.
Just over a year and three months has passed since this show’s first season, and now the fellowship of four including Aizawa Kousaku (Doc. Hello Inter Students) are about to complete the training programme. They must now choose whether they will stay on at the university as flight doctores, or whether they will look to further their skills in specialised practices such as brain surgery and cardiac surgery etc, and even contemplate the possibility that they may not receive the certificate of completion and must retake the internship programme. What path will they choose when every path is filled with difficulty? No matter what they choose, they will walk a path true to themselves amidst their worries, hesitation, and momentary discouragement.