Kitazawa Nao is a 34 year-old doctor who has juvenile alzheimer’s. One month before her marriage she falls in love with Mamiya Shinji, an author who works part-time at a moving company. Nao’s love for Shinji keeps her healthy and in good spirit, but with the illness she fears she’ll one day forget…
Theme song:Pain, Pain Go Away feat. MUSTUKI from Softly
Yazaki Rio is a 32-year-old screenwriter. She was once popular, but not anymore. In her past, she wrote hit drama series Tokyo Doll House. Since then she hasn’t written any other hit titles. One day, Yazaki gives a lecture. She gives out a questionnaire and from the answers, notices four women in her audience are dating the same man. Yazaki decides to write a drama series based on these women’s love story.
When Ritsu was little, he was abandoned by his mother Reiko. He happens to help Rinka. One day, Ritsu gets involved in a case and gets severely injured in the head. He can die at anytime. He attempts to find his mother and be good to her before his death, and finally finds his mother, but learns that she is leading a happy life with her son Satoru. Ritsu decides to take revenge on his mother, then meets Rinka again, who is Satoru’s childhood friend… — TV Japan
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. – TBS
Fukaya Sakurako is married to the owner of ‘Fukaya’, a long-established miso shop in Nagoya City. She lives comfortably with her husband Kazuhisa and their daughter Yuko, a university student. Sakurako is content with Kazuhisa, a family man whose redeeming feature is his kindness. Her worry is Yuko who pays no attention to school work because she has been chasing after Shugo, a popular singer-songwriter in Nagoya. One day, Sakurako sees Shugo’s post on social media and an exchange with a young man who is not even her own child begins over smartphone. This is in contrast to her ordinary daily routine and all very exciting for Sakurako. She naturally does not tell her daughter about it. Having aspired to become a songwriter when she was young, Sakurako starts to give Shugo advice on the lyrics for his new song. Then one day, Shugo proposes that they work together in Tokyo but… Is this love? Will Sakurako choose her family or him?
Shiratori Sakuto is 28, but has the intelligence of a 6-year-old boy. Mochizuki Haruka works for a brain physiology research center. Sakuto is transformed into a genius through surgery, but Algernon’s new intelligence begins to fade.
Title: オレンジデイズ Title (romaji): Orange Days Genre: Romance Episodes: 11 Viewership ratings: 17,2% Broadcast network: TBS Broadcast period: 2004-Apr-11 to 2004-Jun-20 Air time: Sunday 21:00 Theme song:Sign by Mr.Children Insert song:Shanghai Honey by Orange Range Insert song:Bara no Hana by Quruli Insert song:Heroic Polonaise by Chopin
Kai Yuuki is in his senior year at university studying social welfare psychology. At present, he is in the middle of job-hunting season.
One day, he meets a girl who is playing violin in the campus, she is Sae Hagio. In marked contrast to her beautiful tone and attractive looks, her personality is somewhat impertinent, and to top it off, she communicates through very vulgar sign language.
Four years ago, she lost the most important thing for a violinist – her hearing. As a result Sae closed off her inner self from the outside world.
Kai finds himself on a date with Sae, in place of his best friend. Unexpectedly, he comes into contact with Sae’s private side. Love, job-hunting, friendship… Setting a campus in spring as a dorama’s backdrop, it’s the start of a glittering youth drama.
Cast Tsumabuki Satoshi as Yuuki Kai
Shibasaki Kou as Hagio Sae
Narimiya Hiroki as Aida Shohei
Shiraishi Miho as Ozawa Akane
Eita as Yashima Keita
Konishi Manami as Takagi Maho
Yamada Yu as Saeki Soyoko
Ueno Juri as Kirishima Ayumi
Kohinata Fumiyo as Sakaida Kyouju
Fubuki Jun as Hagio Yuriko
Kashiwabara Takashi as Sano
Sawamura Ikki as Fujii Haruki
Nagai Masaru as Kakizaki Tohru
Sato Eriko as Arisa (ep1)
Namai Ami (ep1)
Matsuda Satoshi (ep1)
Matsumoto Jun (1959)
Title: 高校教師 Title (romaji): Kou Kou Kyoushi Also known as: High School Teacher Genre: Romance Episodes: 11 Viewership ratings: 21.9% Broadcast network: TBS Broadcast period: 1993-Jan-08 to 1993-Mar-19 Air time: Friday 22:00 Theme Song: “Bokutachi no Shippai” by Morita Doji (森田童子) Related shows: Koukou Kyoushi 1974 (TV Tokyo), Koukou Kyoushi movie (1993-Nov-06), Koukou Kyoushi 2003 (TBS, 2003)
One morning Ninomiya Mayu gets in trouble on her way to school after having lost her ID. A man helps her out, later on she learns he’s Hamaru Takao, her biology teacher. Soon they fall in love with each other something which will unravel more secrets…
Sanada Hiroyuki as Hamura Takao
Sakurai Sachiko as Ninomiya Mayu
Akai Hidekazu as Shinjou Toru
Kyomoto Masaki as Fujimura Tomoki
Mochida Maki as Aizawa Naoko
Minegishi Toru as Ninomiya Kosuke
Nakamura Emiko as Saeki Asami
Kosaka Kazuya as Hamura’s boss, professor at a prestigious university.
Watanabe Noriko as Hamura’s fiancee.
Kaneda Akio as Chief Sakairi
Yamashite Yorie as Miyahara Shino
Morita Kousuke as Shinjou Takahiro
Miura Koichi as Hamura’s brother
Wakabayashi Shiho as student teacher.
Ninomiya Mayu was originally planned to be acted by Mizuki Arisa.
Title: 織田信長 Title (romaji): Oda Nobunaga Tagline: The Fool Who Conquered Japan Format: Tanpatsu Genre: Jidaigeki Episodes: 1 Air time: 20:00 Broadcast network: TBS Broadcast period: 1998-Jan-01
The series follows the early years of Japanese warlord hero Oda Nobunaga in the 16th century. As a young man Oda was not seen as the right heir to the Oda clan, but through a masterful political marriage arranged by his father, Oda Nobunaga not only gained influence, he also became the daimyo who joined the three imperial counties to unite Japan.
Kimura Takuya as Oda Nobunaga
Ishida Ayumi as Lady Toda
Kobayashi Nenji as Hirate Masahide
Nishida Toshiyuki as Saito Dosan
Nakatani Miki as Noh
Nagashima Toshiyuki as Ikoma Hachiemon
Tsutsui Michitaka as Nobuyuki
Aso Yumi as Kitsuno
Natsuyagi Isao as Oda Nobuhide
Tsukayama Mayame as Hayashi Toshikatsu
Miho works as a shoe clerk in a department store in Tokyo. She begins to feel tired of living at home and decides to move to her own place. In Tokyo Miho and her best friend Kyoko meet Takahiro and Chisho whom work as beverage salesmen. At first Miho can’t stand Takahiro, but slowly she starts to fall for him. This makes Kyoko very jealous and she begins to question her friendship with Miho.