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This blog contains information and musings on current and upcoming Japanese dramas but is not intended to be comprehensive.

Spring 2017 Dramas

Hiyokko Date: From 8.00 a.m., Mondays – Saturdays, 3 April 2017 Station: NHK Scriptwriter: Okada Yoshikazu (Kibougaoka no Hitobito, Kiseki no Hito, Dokonjo Gaeru) Cast: Arimura Kasumi, Sawamura Ikki, Kimura Yoshino, Furuya Ikkou, Mineta Kazunobu, Sakuma Yui, Izumisawa Yuki, Hada … Continue reading

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Hanzai Shokogun Season 1 Teaser

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Fuji TV Drama Special 2017 ~ Streetwise in Wonderland ~ Jiken no Hou ga Hotte Okanai Tantei

Date: From 12.35 a.m., 28 March 2017 Scriptwriter: Ueda Makoto Cast: Ando Masanobu, Tozuka Junki, Ito Sairi, Sugawara Eiji, Europa Kikaku Synopsis: Wada (Ando Masanobu) exudes the obvious air of a tough, unflappable private detective. He has set up an … Continue reading

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Upcoming Winter 2018 Dramas

Sego-don*UPDATED* Date: From 7.58 p.m., Sundays, January 2018 Station: NHK Scriptwriter: Nakazono Miho (Totto Terebi, Doctor X Series, Dr Rintaro) Original Work: Sego-don by Hayashi Mariko Genre: Period Cast: Suzuki Ryohei, Eita, Kuroki Haru, Sakuraba Nanami, Watabe Gota, Tsukaji Muga, … Continue reading

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Hokuto ~ Aru Satusjinsha no Kaishin

Official Website http://www.wowow.co.jp/dramaw/hokuto Broadcast From 10.00 p.m., Saturdays, 25 March 2017 Network WOWOW

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Love or Not CM

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TBS Drama Special 2017 ~ Leaders II

Date: From 9.00 p.m., 26 March 2017 Scriptwriter: Yatsu Hiroyuki (Suisho no Kodou, Keiji 7-nin Series, Shitamachi Rocket (TBS)) Cast: Sato Koichi, Uchino Masaaki, Higashide Masahiro, Yoshida Eisaku, Hagiwara Masato, Takahashi Kazuya, Hida Yasuhito, Jinbo Satoshi, Enari Kazuki, Suda Kunihiro, … Continue reading

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