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ZENKAI GIRL

Tagline (romaji): Kane nashi, Gaku nashi, Ikemen no Hoshi? Sonna Otoko, Mondai Gai desho?
Tagline (English): No money, no education, a star of good-looking guys? A guy like that is out of the question, right?
Genre: Romantic comedy
Episodes: TBA
Theme song: Ai ga Aru by Every Little Thing
Ending song: Tsubusa ni Koi by Kanjani8

Synopsis

Devoted to becoming an international lawyer, Ayukawa Wakaba is full of ambition. Her hard work pays off when she lands a job at an international law firm, but to her disappointment, the first prestigious assignment that is given to her is to babysit the boss’ 5 year old daughter, Hinata. Wakaba loathes kids and nursing, but unwillingly takes on the job as she is fixated on wealth and success. One day when she goes to a preschool to pick up Hinata, she meets a man named Yamada Sota. Sota is a man without higher education, wealth, or a future goal, someone that Wakaba absolutely cannot stand, the complete opposite of her ideals. Once again, contrary to her will, she ends up looking after Hinata and a few other kids along with Sota. Despite being exhausted from all the first-time experiences in child care, Wakaba begins to realize what is truly important to her. A heart-warming comedy about work, relationships and love. — Fuji TV

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HANAZAKARI NO KIMITACHI E
Tagline (romaji): Ikemen☆Paradise~2011
Genre: Romantic school comedy
Episodes: TBA
Theme song: AKB48

Synopsis

This drama is a remake of the popular school drama Hanazakari no Kimitachi e that was aired on Fuji TV in 2007.

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HANAWAKE NO YON SHIMAI
Genre: Family, comedy
Episodes: TBA
Theme song: Hoshi no Hate by Mizuki Alisa


Synopsis

A dad who is popular with the ladies and a mom that continues to love the dad without any doubt like a young girl. The four sisters that the unbelievably ironclad husband and wife raised includes, an unmarried and divorced, a marriage hunter, a boyfriend-less, and one that has no luck with men. Out of them all, the second daughter Takemi, was the problem child, having divorced multiple times and has 3 kids. Because Takemi lives true to herself, she often ends up standing out from everyone, and gets called “the femme fatale with many lovers,” problem child,” and “devil.” Will she end up causing many humorous troubles!? — TBS
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 OURAN HIGH SCHOOL HOST CLUB 
Genre: School comedy
Episodes: TBA
Theme song: FRiDAY-MA-MAGiC by miwa

Synopsis

The story revolves around a high school girl named Fujioka Haruhi (Kawaguchi) at the prestigious Ouran Academy, who stumbles upon a group of male students who have formed their own club as hosts. Accidentally breaking an antique vase, Haruhi ends up owing the club a vast amount of money, and she ends up posing as a host in order to repay her debt. –Tokyograph

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KURUMI NO HEYA
Genre: Drama
Episodes: 6

Synopsis

Tokyo in 1980, before the Big Bubble: Momoko is the second oldest daugther of four siblings in the Mitamura family. After her father Tadashi Mitamura is laid off from work and suddenly disappears, the sensitive Momoko feels most responsible to fill his place. But the family starts to break apart, when their problems outgrow. Mother Ayano deals with her disappointment, oldest sister Sakura Shimizu is troubled by her husband´s infidelity and the youngest, brother Kentaro can´t find a job

ARAKAWA UNDER THE BRIDGE

Genre: Drama

Synopsis

“Arakawa Under the Bridge” is a story about Ichinomiya “Riku” Kou, a young upper-class man who tries to live a life without any debts to anyone, and a strange yet beautiful homeless girl called Nino who claims to be from the Venus. Unfortunately for him, he ends up owing his life to Nino and has no choice but to live with her under the bridge by the Arakawa river in order to follow his debt-free policy.In 2010, the manga was already made into an anime that spawned two seasons.The live-action movie of “Arakawa Under the Bridge” is scheduled to open in spring of 2012, but TBS already announced that we are also going to see a drama adaption airing in a midnight slot later this summer. — Tokyohive

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BULL DOCTOR

Genre: Forensic
Episodes: TBA
Theme song: Far As The Sky by CHARICE
Synopsis

Esumi’s character Tamami is the “bull doctor” of the show’s title, which comes from the word “bulldozer.” Ignoring any opposition from the people around her, she uses any means necessary to determine the truth behind the deaths of the bodies she examines. Because of her personality, she is constantly at odds with both Ishihara and Inagaki’s characters. –Tokyograph

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SOREDEMO, IKITE YUKU
Genre: Drama
Theme song: Tokyo no Sora by Oda Kazumasa

Synopsis

A man (Eita) whose younger sister was killed by a friend, who meets the friend’s sister (Mitsushima) 15 years after the incident. Both of their families have been burdened with grief, but through their meeting they struggle to find a brighter tomorrow. — Tokyograph

IKEMEN DESU NE

Genre: Drama
Episodes: TBA
Theme song: Everybody Go by Kis-My-Ft2
Related TV show: You’re Beautiful
Synopsis

The original Korean version aired in 2009 and starred Park Shin Hye, Jang Keun Suk, Lee Hong Ki, and Jung Yong Hwa. The story revolved around a fictional boy band named A.N.JELL. Park Shin Hye played a nun-in-training who has to pose as her twin brother and take his place in the group, leading to a complicated relationship between the group’s members. — Tokyograph

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DON QUIXOTE

Genre: Drama
Episodes: TBA
Theme song: BEAUTIFUL DAYS by SPYAIR

Synopsis

In this unusual story, Matsuda plays a child welfare official working at a child consultation center, while Takahashi Katsumi (50) plays a charitable yakuza boss. These two lead completely different lives, but one day, their souls are suddenly switched. As a result, Matsuda begins dispensing odd advice about the “rules of society” and other things. While his colleagues naturally see this as a problem, the children gradually come to rely on him. –Tokyograph

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