Henshin

Henshin

Official Website
www.wowow.co.jp/dramaw/henshin

Broadcast
Sundays, 10.00 – 11.00 p.m. from 27 July 2014

Station
WOWOW

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Summer 2014 Dramas

Petero no Souretsu
Date: From 8.00 p.m., Mondays, 7 July 2014
Station: TBS
Scriptwriter: Kamiyama Yumiko (Namonaki Doku, Ooku ~ Arikoto . Iemitsu-hen, Tsumi to Batsu)
Original Work: Petero no Souretsu by Miyabe Miyuki
Cast: Koizumi Kotaro, Hasegawa Kyoko, Kuninaka Ryoko, Muro Tsuyoshi, Takahashi Issei, Aoyama Noriko, Hosoda Yoshihiko, Okamoto Rei, Emi Kurara, Shimizu Fumika, Fuji Manami, Shima Kaori, Shiba Toshio, Honda Hirotaro, Mine Ryuta, Muroi Shigeru, Nagatsuka Kyoko, Hira Mikijiro
Synopsis: Sugimura Saburo (Koizumi Kotaro) is an ordinary salaryman married to Nahoko (Kuninaka Ryoko), the daughter of the chairman (Hira Mikijiro) of Imada business group. It has been two years since he first became involved in various cases at the request of his father-in-law. On the way back from an interview one day, Sugimura encounters a bus hijack by an old person with a gun. The darkness of this country Japan and human nature lurks behind the true motive for the case … …
Website: www.tbs.co.jp/petero2014
Related: Namonaki Doku
Preview: Petero no Souretsu CM

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Upcoming Fall 2014 Dramas

Nobunaga Concerto
Date: October 2014
Station: Fuji TV
Scriptwriter: Nishida Masafumi (Jikken Keiji Totori Series, Kaibutsu-kun, Yokai Ningen Bemu)
Original Work: Nobunaga Concerto by Ishii Ayumi
Cast: Oguri Shun
Synopsis: Oda Nobunaga is Saburo (Oguri Shun), an ordinary high school student who travels back in time to the Sengoku era. The young samurai of the Oda family which is merely a minor feudal lord, set out towards the extraordinary dream of unifying the whole country through the power of Saburo. Saburo, a person from modern times who has no experience killing people, does not understand the willingness of the warlords of the Sengoku era to lay down their lives for their family. It is the same for the vassals too. They have had a hard time understanding Nobunaga’s actions ever since Saburo too over. Despite this “generation gap across space and time”, they are soon on the brink of achieving their dream … …
Website: www.fujitv.co.jp/nobunaga-concerto-drama

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Hissatsu Shigotonin 2014 CM

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TV Asahi Drama Special 2014 ~ Hissatsu Shigotonin 2014

Hissatsu 2014

Date: From 9.00 p.m., 27 July 2014
Cast: Higashiyama Noriyuki, Matsuoka Masahiro, Chinen Yuri, Nakagoshi Noriko, Okada Yoshinori, Sasaki Nozomi, Nagashima Toshiyuki, Nakamura Baijaku, Taguchi Hiromasa, Namase Katsuhisa, Wakui Emi, Nogiwa Yoko, Takahashi Hideki
Synopsis: On a day where gusty winds hint of rain, the one-armed Abekawa no Senkichi (Takahashi Hideki) appears before Watanabe Shogoro (Higashiyama Noriyuki). Their connection is a result of the death of Senkichi’s younger brother Mirokubo Ensai at Shogoro’s hands. Senkichi declares with a fearless expression, “The town of Edo will soon be in great uproar. At that time, you, Watanabe-san will finally be beheaded. Your head will be mounted on a pike in front of the prison on public display.” This ominous warning suggests a conspiracy being plotted against the Edo shogunate … … Kamon Hashinosuke (Okada Yoshinori), a young member of the shogun’s council of elders, aspires to open the country to the world. In the Edo Castle that same morning, Kamon starts to eat a sumptuous breakfast as he discloses his grand scheme to the old guard. He has been plotting to informally invite envoys from various foreign countries on a study tour of Edo. Continue reading

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Fuyou no Hito ~ Fuji Sanchou no Tsuma

Fuyou

Official Website
www.nhk.co.jp/dodra/fuyou

Broadcast
Saturdays, 9.00 – 9.58 p.m. from 26 July 2014

Station
NHK

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Henshin CM (60s)

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