Fukigen na Gene

Yoshiko Aoi is a budding researcher in ethology, the study of animal behavior. “Men=male” are born unfaithful. But through her studies, Yoshiko learns it’s not the males’ fault. Rather, it’s the fault of their genes, who work to replicate themselves by controlling the males’ body. This is the sad, but...

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Enka no Joou

Himawari is an unsuccessful 39-year-old enka singer who has bad luck with men and money. Born into an Osaka takoyaki shop, the young Himawari was inspired by her father’s words to immerse herself in enka. At the age of 13 her father disappears and her mother, bitter over the husband...

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Engine

Jiro Kanzaki is an F3000 test driver blessed with acute sensitivity and breathtaking driving techniques. He’s a daredevil who feels no fear driving at speeds that even top racers dare not attempt. But unexpected trouble forces this world-famous racer to leave his team and return to Japan for the first...

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Elite Yankee Saburo

Based on the comedy manga by Abe Shuji, “Elite Yankee Saburo” tells the story of Ookochi Saburo (Ishiguro Hideo), a plain and shy boy entering high school. Unfortunately for him, his two older brothers had built a reputation as legendary troublemakers at that school. When Saburo arrives, he is immediately...

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Edison no Haha

The series focuses on Ayukawa Noriko, the teacher of a class of first-graders. One day, a boy named Kento transfers into her class from another school, where he was treated as a problem child. In reality, the inquisitive Kento actually displays the potential of being a prodigy, and it’s up...

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Dragon Zakura

Sakuragi Kenji is a destitute lawyer and one-time member of a motorcyle gang trying to guide failing high school students with an average score of 36 into Japan’s most prestigious educational institution, Tokyo University (Toudai). “If you want to change your life, get into Toudai!” For no other reason than...

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Dekichatta Kekkon

Hirosue Ryoko stars as Chiyo, 20, a department store clerk, whose first encounter with Ryunosuke (Takenouchi Yutaka), 30, a carefree bachelor friend of her sister’s, leads to a pregnancy. Although of different worlds, they fell in love but Chiyo’s father doesn’t want these youngsters to get married. After eight months...

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