Category Archives: Winter 2012 Drama Specials

TV Asahi Drama Special 2012 ~ Tokumei Kakarichou Tadano Hitoshi Finale

Date: From 11.15 p.m., 6 & 7 January 2012 Cast: Takahashi Katsunori, Sakurai Atsuko, Nagai Masaru, Tayama Ryosei, Ebihara Yuri, Omiya Taro, Nagasawa Nao, Miura Rieko, Umemiya Tatsuo, Horibe Keisuke (guest star), Namioka Kazuki (guest star), Fujiyoshi Kumiko (guest star), … Continue reading

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NTV Drama Special 2012 ~ Deka Wanko

Date: From 9.00 p.m., 7 January 2012 Cast: Tabe Mikako, Tegoshi Yuya, Sawamura Ikki, Fukikoshi Mitsuru, Masu Takeshi, Mikami Kensei Synopsis: Hanamori Ichiko (Tabe Mikako) uses her leave to come Paris. She encounters the members of the Thirteenth Section who … Continue reading

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Fuji TV Drama Special 2012 ~ Mou Yuukai Nante Shinai

Date: From 9.00 p.m., 3 January 2012 Cast: Ohno Satoshi, Aragaki Yui, Sato Ryuta, Kanjiya Shihori, Takashima Masahiro, Yasuda Shota, Narimiya Hiroki, Kimura Ryo, Emoto Tokio, Yamaguchi Sayaka, Kaname Jun, Takahashi Katsumi, Kitaoji Kinya, Matsumoto Jun (guest star), Sakurai Sho … Continue reading

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TBS Drama Special 2012 ~ Hanayome

Date: From 9.00 p.m., 2 January 2012 Cast: Izumi Pinko, Sano Mizuki, Nakama Yukie, Kyono Kotomi, Kobayashi Ayako, Kawashima Umika, Kobayashi Nenji, Kishimoto Kayoko Synopsis: The Katakuras live in the Tokyo neighbourhood of Nezu. Chiyo (Izumi Pinko), the wife of … Continue reading

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TV Tokyo Drama Special 2012 ~ Chushingura ~ Sono Gi, Sono Ai

Date: From 4.00 p.m., 2 January 2012 Cast: Uchino Masaaki, Tachi Hiroshi, Tokiwa Takako, Itaya Yuka, Manda Hisako, Tanaka Misato, Ichikawa Somegoro, Kaneko Noboru, Hashizume Isao, Emoto Akira, Yamada Jundai, Murata Takehiro, Nakamura Baijaku Synopsis: In 1694, Nakayama Yasubei (Uchino … Continue reading

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WOWOW Drama Special 2012 ~ Gaku

Date: From 8.00 p.m., 1 January 2012 Cast: Nakadai Tatsuya, Takasugi Mahiro, Katsumura Masanobu, Yachigusa Kaoru, Matsuzaki Kenji, Yamamoto Masako, Tom McBeath, Christina Jastrzembska, Valin Shinyei Synopsis: 13-year-old Kazama Gaku (Takasugi Mahiro) lives alone in Tokyo with a computer as … Continue reading

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The Enduring Tale of the Chushingura

The story of the Chushingura, a largely fictionalised account of 47 lordless samurai who avenged the death of their lord, Asano Takumi-no-kami of the Ako domain, on this day more than 300 years ago after he was forced to commit … Continue reading

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