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 is a first-year student at Sohoku High, a Chiba prefectural school, and an Akihabara-loving nerd. Meeting students in the same year, Shunsuke Imaizumi and Shokichi Naruko, he joins the bicycle racing club. A novice when it comes to bicycle racing, Sakamichi's abilities as a climbing specialist come to bloom right away through the experience of powerful and unusual members of the club, particularly captain Shingo Kinjo. Amazingly, Sakamichi Onoda is selected as an inter-high participating member thanks to the positive effects of a four-day 1,000 km endurance training camp. He will stand at the starting line with the other members of the Sohoku High bicycle racing club who helped prepare him. The real contest begins at inter-high. *This series will be aired as a show with two parts, the first being seven episodes and the second being six episodes, for a total of 13 episodes.
A story of subtle love towards women staged in downtown Tokyo. Takuzo Kururi was born in downtown Tokyo to a family running a Japanese Confectionary Shop. By receiving very strict trainings from his father, Takuzo had become a professional rice dumpling cook (even better than his father), on the other hand, always end up messing up with women in his personal life and experiences three divorces. Takuzo became 55years old now, and still enjoys his freewheeling life. One day out of a sudden, Takuzo randomly meets a woman and get attracted to her. While Takuzo feels subtle feeling of love towards her, the two of them starts to chat over good Japanese sake, and cuisines. In each episodes, different attractive women is featured to interact and seduce this lovable character, Takuzo.
Naomi Imura plunged to her death inside the Kuroyuri apartment complex where she lived. The police ruled it as a suicide, but her sole relative and older brother Yosuke grows curious about the pictures on Naomi's digital camera and what Naomi's roommate Yoko has to say, and begins to search for the truth about Naomi's death. However, darkness falls upon Yosuke as well... After that, the dreadful chain of events that surround the Kuroyuri complex begin to unravel?!
Misaki Sakurai, with her dream to be a pastry chef, has not had any romantic relationships at all and even forgot how to kiss. One day, she was fired and her job hunting did not go well either. While she is in desperate situation, she met her first crush in high school days , Chiaki Shibasaki. Chiaki offers Misaki a live-in part-time job at his restaurant in Shonan. Misaki has suddenly started to live with Chiaki in the same house. However, there are extra brothers in the house. Third sun, Touma Shibasaki is a playboy and clown. The second boy and master chef, Kanata Sibazaki is the one running the restaurant. He is annoying and does not admit Misaki as a pastry chef and uses her as gofer.
With great bedside manners, treating patients with a smile, Kosuke Sagara is a surgeon who will stop at nothing to give proper treatment. Dougami General Hospital where he works is at risk of closing down due to competition with a university hospital. In the field of medical community where politics are of the utmost importance, how will the doctors of Dougami General survive? What will be the fate of Sagara who has fallen under the scrutiny of a huge organization? Find out in the highly-anticipated special drama of the popular series with top ratings.
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 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”.
[ 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
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.
Kosuke Sagara, a brilliant surgeon, works at a general hospital where the other doctors and nurses have forgotten their duty to save patients and have fallen into a rut of simply completing their daily tasks. As he tries to be a good person and uphold his ideals, Kosuke must sometimes resort to underhanded and heartless methods to confront the other doctors. Kosuke takes a scalpel to the rotting Dogami General Hospital in the first season of this unique medical drama!
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’.
Eriko Osawa, a career woman with a past, has returned from training in America to head the newly established Special Crimes Unit. The Police Agency has created the superficial unit to satisfy public dissatisfaction with new kinds of crime and dropping arrest rates. Eriko's unit has no cohesion at first, each case they solve brings them gradually together. Characters develop as cases are solved in this stylish and light detective drama, which features an enjoyable script, a good tempo and a fun mystery.
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.
Sumire Iwaya works as a journalist at a major newspaper. She is a career woman with both wit and charm, having looks fit for a model and the brains to graduated from both Tokyo University and Harvard. But she is terrible at relationships. She was dumped by her boyfriend who she thought she would marry, and on top of that, she was demoted at work to bring her to her lowest point in life. One day, she takes in a beautiful young boy who she finds homeless in a cardboard box in front of her home. She sees similarities in the boy and her beloved dog Momo that she used to own, and suggests that he live with her as a pet. Her time spent with him gradually becomes more and more relaxing…
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!
An explosion occurs in a building in an industrial complex, and the flames spread to the nearby residential area. Many of the victims were taken to Tojo Medicine University Hospital. Hayami Koichi leads his team of top live saving doctors in treating the victims. On learning that the medical appliances company is corrupt, he decides to leave the hospital, but cant tear himself away. At that point, Hayami receives a black envelope with a mystery note inside. ‘Tomorrow the ICU patient will worsen suddenly and die’ the note warned. Hayami thought that the note was just some kind of a joke, and didn't act on it. But the cardiologist Kohei Taguchi couldn't stop thinking about it. Officer for the Ministry of Welfare Keisuke Shiratori comes to pay a visit to his former teacher. He learns of the mysterious note, and he suspects that it is someone with a grudge against Hayami, or someone who wants to prevent him from leaving the hospital, or even one of the hospital staff members.
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.
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.
Tada, a strict and diligent divorcee, runs a utility house situated in Mahoro(A suburban city in Tokyo). Gyoten, a former classmate of Tada, is a completely elusive figure, always laughing around foolishly, wearing a strange long coat and a sandal (and also a divorcee as well). Against Tada's will, Gyoten rolls into Tada's house and the two of them starts to work as a utility men together, solving the most funniest and trivial problems happening in Mahoro.... The drama "Tada's DO-IT-ALL house extra" is the sequel story of Tada and Gyoten, still stuck at the suburb of Tokyo helping awkward and somewhat funny problems their clients are bothered by. Drama "Tada`s DO-IT-ALL house extra" features stranger and funnier problems people take in, and the somewhat heartwarming human relationship.