2011 Japanese Drama

Fake Kyoto Bijutsu Jiken Emaki
Title: フェイク 京都美術事件絵巻
Genre: Mystery

Set in Kyoto, the story revolves around a single, 40-year-old part-time university lecturer named Urasawa Yu. Although she is awkward in normal social situations, she possesses extraordinary judgment when it comes to understanding people in art-related contexts and determining the authenticity of historical works of art. With those skills, she is able to determine the truth behind various incidents that happen around her.

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Taisetsu na Koto wa Subete Kimi ga Oshiete Kureta
Title: 大切なことはすべて君が教えてくれた
Genre: Romance, school
Episodes: TBA
Theme song: EXIT by Porno Graffitti


Toda and Miura play two teachers, Natsumi Uemura and Shuji Kashiwagi, at the same high school who are set to get married in half a year. However, the night before the school year’s opening ceremony, Shuji becomes involved with the young Hikari Saeki (played by Takei), without realizing that she will be a student in his class starting the next day. As Shuji struggles to help Hikari deal with the mental complex she is suffering from, he is also torn inside by his betrayal of Natsumi. Meanwhile, Hikari attempts to get closer to Natsumi, driven by feelings of jealousy and a desire to destroy the couple’s relationshi

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Title: CONTROL~犯罪心理捜査~
Title (romaji): Control ~ Hanzai Shinri Sousa
Genre: Police, psychological
Episodes: TBA


Segawa Rio, a quick-acting detective, gets transferred to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police’s Violent Crimes Division after she got shot during her previous case. She is made to work together with Nagumo Jun, a level-headed but eccentric psychology professor whoes skills at behavioral analysis are the key to tracking down the criminals. There’s alsoTeranishi Kei, a shy young detective who’s had a crush on Segawa since their days at the academy…

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Utsukushii Rinjin

Title: 美しい隣人
Title (romaji): Utsukushii Rinjin
Tagline (English): Women like to watch others in their misery.
Genre: Suspense
Episodes: TBA
Theme song: Why? (Keep Your Head Down) by Tohoshinki

A sudden encounter between a gracefully attractive but mysterious woman, Saki (Nakama Yukie), and an ordinary housewife, Eriko (Dan Rei), who has a happy family, causes Eriko’s serene daily life to fall apart. Eriko’s husband, Shinji (Watabe Atsuro) becomes the target of Saki’s advances and finds himself caught between her and his wife.

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Misaki Number one

Title: 美咲ナンバーワン!!
Title (romaji): Misaki Number One!!
Tagline (English): The number hostess at a Roppongi Club becomes a passionate high school teacher!
Theme song: Nanika Hitotsu feat. JAY’ED & Wakadanna by JAMOSA
Opening song: No.1〜FIRE BEAT by Kis-My-Ft2


One day, all of a sudden, Misaki, the number one hostess of a club in Roppongi becomes a high school teacher! Of all classes, she is appointed as the homeroom teacher for Class 2Z, a special class for the troublemakers at the school. But, with her positive power, she takes the students head-on, without ever giving up! — NTV

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Jidankoshonin Gota Keshi

Title: 示談交渉人ゴタ消し
Title (romaji): Jidankoshonin Gota Keshi
Episodes: TBA
Theme song: Hikari no Rail by rhythmic

Shirai Torajiro (Nishino Akihiro), nicknamed Byakko (‘White Tiger’), is a former diplomat whose hair turned white overnight after he was subjected to tremendous physical abuse. He dislikes people and is a loner, but during his time as a diplomat, he was trained in areas such as negotiation techniques and behavioural psychology, and conditioned to be the trump card in political diplomacy. Assisted by Sakura Ayano (Kutsuna Shiori), a freeter, Shirai applies his negotiation skills to penetrate the lies of those who have maliciously created trouble, and free people from the depths of despair.

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Title: LADY~最後の犯罪プロファイル~
Title (romaji): LADY~Saigo no Hanzai Profile~
Tagline (English): I can see right through you.
Genre: Police
Episodes: TBA
Theme song: Mukei Spirit by Shibasaki Kou


“LADY” focuses on a team of profilers in the CPS, a fictional police division that deals with analyzing criminal behavior. Kitagawa plays the part of Shoko, a gifted profiler who returns to Japan after working with the FBI in the United States. Her character is described as a “crime maniac,” as she is overly knowledgeable about past crimes, while also being unskilled in matters of romance.

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Deka Wanko

Title: デカワンコ
Title (romaji): Deka Wanko
Tagline: この事件、ニオイますっ!!
Genre: Comedy
Episodes: TBA
Theme song: Ai to Hoshi by Makichang

“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.”

Source: Dramawiki Official website

Title: スクール!!
Title (romaji): SCHOOL!!
Genre: School
Episodes: TBA
Theme song: Kibo no Michi by Sambomaster

The drama revolves around a public elementary school beset with problems. Eguchi plays the passionate protagonist, who worked at construction sites for 20 years with a mid-sized general contractor. However, in order to keep a promise he made with his former teacher, he suddenly changes jobs and becomes the principal of his old school, which he must save from closing down

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  1. why cant they make a story about a just high school life or a variety show like your my oppa but japanese version

  2. Like the older dramas. Japanese dramas have gone a bit down the hill lately…I

  3. ecig addict says:

    You forgot to add in Jin, and Marumo no Okite (those 2 are so good).

  4. Yeah I dont always add all of them. I have tried to watched Marumo no Okite actually. I did not like the first episode ><

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