NHK Drama Special 2014 ~ Knife no Yukue


Date: From 10.00 p.m., 22 & 23 December 2014
Scriptwriter: Yamada Taiichi (Toki wa Tachidomaranai, Quilt no Ie, Arifureta Kiseki)
Cast: Matsumoto Koshiro, Imai Tsubasa, Aibu Saki, Ishibashi Ryo, Matsuzaka Keiko, Tsugawa Masahiko
Synopsis: Minegishi Tsugio (Imai Tsubasa) is a young man who has abandoned himself to self despair because of his unfortunate background. He attempts to randomly stab people with a knife that he had pocketed and happens to meet the gaze of an old man called Nemoto Takuji (Matsumoto Koshiro) who pins him down. But the look in Tsugio’s eyes gives Takuji reservations about handing him over to the police. So he breaks Tsugio’s leg and brings him back home. Takuji lives alone. In an attempt to avoid feeling lonely, he has been hiring Kaori (Aibu Saki), a housekeeper with a young child, twice a week, but her daughter does not take to him. Now he clears out his late wife’s room for Tsugio to stay until his fracture heals. Tsugio can only wonder about Takuji’s true intentions. Continue reading

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Mondai no Aru Restaurant Teaser

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Upcoming Winter 2015 Dramas

Keibuho Sugiyama Shintaro ~ Kichijoji-sho Jiken File
Date: From 8.00 p.m., Mondays, 12 January 2015
Station: TBS
Scriptwriter: Morosawa Kazuyuki (Keiji 110 kg Season 2, Shiawase ni Naritai, Nurse no Oshigoto Series)
Genre: Detective
Cast: Tanihara Shosuke, Kaname Jun, Honda Miu, Ishiguro Hideo, Nagaike Natsuko Enoki Takaaki, Suda Eito, Matsuura Rihito, Katase Nana, Sani Shiro, Takahashi Keiko, Sakai Miki
Synopsis: Assistant Inspector Sugiyama Shintaro (Tanihara Shosuke) is a compassionate detective who works for Kichijoji Police Precinct. The cases he has solved are too many to count. Once he comes back home, he is a father to the three children, Miharu (Honda Miu), Kaito (Suda Eito) and Gaku (Matsuura Rihito), he has with his beloved wife Kaori (Sakai Miki). However, he cannot deny that he has sacrificed his family because he has been busy at work. At that very moment, Kaori is fighting against an illness in hospital and his mother-in-law (Takahashi Keiko) is not pleased with him. Sugiyama has focused on the family ever since his wife fell sick. He has even considered a move away from the frontline and Kichijoji Police Precinct’s arrest rate has consequently declined. Then, a murder occurs within the precinct’s jurisdiction. Sugiyama strives to juggle child raising, housework and the investigation. However, he can hardly do so as he ends up late for a meeting because he has to send his children to nursery school. Unable to just watch without doing anything, his mother-in-law declares that she will take custody of the children. Sugiyama makes the decision to quit being a detective, but … …

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ST ~ Aka to Shiro no Sousa File Movie


In theatres on 10 January 2015

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Utsukushiki Wana Teaser

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Masshiro Teaser

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