Upcoming Japanese dramas

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UMECHAN SENSEI Genre: Drama Episodes: 156 Synopsis The story is set in the devastated area of Kamata, Tokyo, in 1945 just after the end of the war. Horikita plays Shimomura Umeko, the youngest of three siblings whose father is a doctor at a university hospital. Compared to her outstanding sister Matsuko and brother Takeo, she […]

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Don Quixote Review

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Masataka Shirota (Shota Matsuda) has a weak disposition and works in a child consultation center. One day, his soul changes bodies with yakuza boss Jin Sabashima (Katsumi Takahashi) who lives in the same small town. After this, Masataka Shirota becomes strong willed, dispenses odd advice and boldy goes forth to save the lost children at […]

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DOCTORS Saikyou no Meii Review

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The story follows a prodigal surgeon who works at a corrupt hospital. A kind doctor to his patients, he also has a darker side, using sometimes questionable means to punish colleagues who have forgotten their duties due to greed. Where to watch DramaCrazy  Review Even though this drama was very short, eight episodes to be […]

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Kaseifu No Mita Review

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In the drama, Matsushima plays a mysterious housekeeper named Mita Akari, whose age is a secret and who is completely unsociable. However, she is perfect in her housework, and through her work she resolves hidden issues among the family members of the homes she is dispatched to. Despite her clients? eventual wishes to keep her […]

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Upcoming & Current Japanese Drama

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KARE, OTTO, OTOKO TOMODACHI Genre: Drama Episodes: 8 Broadcast network: NHK Broadcast period: 2011-Nov-01 to 2011-Dec-20 SYNOPSIS Haruko (Maki Yoko), an events producer, is the second of the Inuyama family’s three daughters. She turns down a proposal from the man she has been cohabiting with, causing their relationship to turn awkward. Her older sister, Asako […]

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Rebound Review

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After a failed relationship, Nobuko puts her all into dieting and finds success. She begins to work for her favorite fashion magazine, and just when her new life is falling into place she meets Taiichi, a handsome patissier. However, when Nobuko eats cakes, she can’t stop – moreover, if she gains weight, she’ll be fired. […]

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Good Life Arigato Papa Sayonara Review

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The basis for the drama is the novel “Kashikogi” by author Cho Chang-in, which has sold 2 million copies in Korea since its publication in 2000. It has already been adapted as a television drama and a stage play in that country. On February 4, Shogakukan is publishing the book in Japan under the title “Good Life.” […]

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Deka Wanko Review

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Deka Wanko” is originally a manga by “Gokusen” creator Kozueko Morimoto. The comedic series revolves around a rookie detective named Ichiko Hanamori (played by Tabe), whose exceptional dog-like sense of smell is used to solve difficult cases, in addition to earning her the nickname of “Deka Wanko.” –Tokyograph Trailer Where to watch Viki DramaCrazy Theme […]

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Life Review

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Adapted from Keiko Suenobu’s manga “LIFE,” this drama delves into the dark side of high school life. The story focuses mainly on bullying, but the manga also touches on subjects such as self-mutilation, suicide, and rape. Kitano Kii stars as Ayumu Shiiba, one of the students bullied by a group of classmates led by Ayumu’s […]

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Good Life Arigato,Papa. Sayonara – First Impressions

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The basis for the drama is the novel “Kashikogi” by author Cho Chang-in, which has sold 2 million copies in Korea since its publication in 2000. It has already been adapted as a television drama and a stage play in that country. On February 4, Shogakukan is publishing the book in Japan under the title […]

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