Quartet (2017) [JPN Subs] (Complete)

March 26, 2017 keiko1981 0

Four people’s paths cross one winter by chance: two women and two men in their 30s, all whose dreams have gone sadly unfulfilled. Instead of swelling toward the peak of their lives, their lives all seem headed gently downhill. Despite being total strangers, they decide to share a house together in the wooded resort area of a Karuizawa. But “chance” also hides some pretty big secrets in this brand new adult-sized drama that will have you laughing at odd chemistry, biting your nails at unexpected turns, and even alarmed by some stark truths of the human condition.

Okaasan, Musume wo Yamete Ii desu ka (2017) [JPN Subs] (Complete)

March 20, 2017 keiko1981 0

A suspenseful family drama revolves around a mother and daughter who have an excessively close relationship. They have overcome many challenges together based on mutual trust; however, the tight-knit relationship was shaken by an encounter with a man. As the daughter becomes intimate with him, she begins to keep a distance from her mother. Being deeply disturbed by her behavior, the mother makes a radical move to have her daughter nearby.

Hokuto

Hokuto (2017) [JPN Subs] (announcement)

March 16, 2017 keiko1981 0

I will be timing Japanese subtitles for Hokuto, when subtitles and videos become available.

20-year-old Hokuto is being detained as a murderer and tells his court-appointed lawyer Takai Soichi to get him the death penalty. Hokuto was actually severely abused by his parents in his childhood and starved of love. He met Kondo Ayako who became his foster mother through child welfare services and learned of love for the first time. Released from the darkness of his mind, he started to feel like a new person but he is made sport by bizarre fate and becomes a murderer.

Hitoya no Toge (2017) [JPN Subs] (announcement)

March 16, 2017 keiko1981 0

I will be timing Japanese subtitles for Hitoya no Toge, when subtitles and videos become available.

The new prison officer Takeshima Ryota witness bullying and gambling inside of Kita Kanto Prison. With the help of Akimura Shigeharu he tries to make it a better place.

Chuushingura no Koi (2016) [JPN Subs] (Complete)

March 8, 2017 keiko1981 0

Chuushingura no Koi is set in the Edo period, the drama is about Kiyo, a woman who tries to overcome status differences of those days. When she pledges to live for love, a knife attack occurs at Edo castle. As a 48th loyal retainer, her fate changes after a raid on Kira: she is determined to serve at the inner palace of Edo Castle called “Ooku”.

Rakuen (2017) [JPN Subs] (Complete)

February 17, 2017 keiko1981 0

While the case of the Doizaki couple who murdered their 15-year-old daughter and hid her body under their home for 16 years is being reported, a housewife visits Maehata Shigeko, a writer working for an editorial production company. This lady says her 10-year-old son may possess the special ability to see the memories of other people…

Cain to Abel (2016) [JPN Subs] (Complete)

February 1, 2017 keiko1981 0

Takada Yuu is an employee of Takada Real Estate Co, an estate development firm. His father Takayuki is the company president and a perfectionist who has favored his high-achieving elder son Ryuichi and been indifferent to Yuu since young. So Yuu craves for his father’s love and wants his recognition somehow. Then one day, Yuu encounters Yahagi Azusa who also works for Takada Real Estate Co. Although it was the worst possible meeting, he gradually starts to have romantic feelings for her through work and an unexpected development. But ironically enough, Azusa turns out to be Ryuichi’s girlfriend… Yuu begins to realize what he truly treasures and matures as a person as he struggles with this complicated romance and with his older brother and father.

Seoul 1945 (2006) [ENG Subs] (ep1-24 of 71)

January 17, 2017 keiko1981 9

Episode 24: Many want to pay respect to the dead one, but everyone’s presence aren’t appreciate.

The story revolves around the lives of four young adults who grew up together. Choi Woon Hyuk is a child prodigy born into a family of poor miners, Kim Hae Kyung is the eldest daughter of tenant farmers, Lee Dong Woo is the heir to a wealthy, well-connected family; and Moon Suk Kyung is the only child of an affluent and powerful political ally of Japan.

In a blend of personal choices and circumstances beyond their control, each individual embarks on different paths that reflect the chaotic nature of the time as well as their true character. As their paths collide, love, friendship, loyalty, vengeance, moral conscience, and ideology become driving forces to irrevocably change the course of their lives.