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  • Ep 156 SUB

    Asa Ga Kita (2015)

    Asa Ga Kita
    Genre:
    Based on True Story
    Country:
    Japanese
    In the late Tokugawa Shogunate, Asa was born as the second daughter of a wealthy merchant in Kyoto, Japan. Later, in Osaka, Asa entered various business fields like coal mines, banks, life insurance. She also founded the first female university in Japan.
  • Ep 1 RAW

    The Vancouver Asahi (2014)

    The Vancouver Asahi
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Drama, Sports
    Country:
    Japanese

    The Vancouver Asahi baseball team consists of 2nd generation Japanese immigrants living in Canada. They play within a local amateur baseball league. The team got popular due to their fair play spirit, while struggling to fight against discrimination and poverty in their everyday lives.

    Reggie (Satoshi Tsumabuki) is a 2nd generation Japanese immigrant who works at a sawmill in Vancouver. He is the leader of the team and plays shortstop. Roy (Kazuya Kamenashi) is the team's ace pitcher and works at a fishery field. Kaye (Ryo Katsuji) is the team's 2nd baseman and co-worker of Reggie. Tom (Yusuke Kamiji) is the catcher and works at a tofu shop. Frank (Sosuke Ikematsu) works at a hotel and plays baseball with the team.

  • Ep 9 SUB

    Koukousei Restaurant (2011)

    Koukousei Restaurant
    Genre:
    Drama, School, Based on True Story, Food
    Country:
    Japanese
    Shingo Murakia (Masahiro Matsuoka), a skilled chef, is appointed as a temporary teacher for a high school cooking class back in his old rural hometown. At first, Shingo finds himself up against his students' indifference to his class and in school in general. Slowly the teacher and his pupils find common ground and then start working together as they open a restaurant, which acts as a training ground for the students.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Cart 2014 (2014)

    Cart 2014
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Business, Drama, Family, Food, Friendship, life, Psychological
    Country:
    Korean

    Sun Hee is a mother of two children. She has worked as a contract worker for a large discount store for the past 5 years. Sun Hee has been promised numerous times that she would eventually be promoted to a regular full-time employee. Hye Mi is a single mother and works with Sun Hee as a contract worker. Soon Rye works as a janitor at the same discount store and is also a contract worker.

    One day, the contract workers learn that they will be dismissed. The workers panic, but Hye Mi and Soon Rye suggests that they form a union to fight for their rights. Sun Hee is nominated with Hye Mi and Soon Rye to represent the contract workers. A struggle between the contract workers and management takes place.

  • Ep 1 SUB

    Miracle Apples (2013)

    Miracle Apples
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Drama
    Country:
    Japanese
    Akinori Kimura (Sadao Abe) and his wife Mieko (Miho Kanno) opens an apple orchard in their hometown of Hirosaki, Aomori Prefecture. Due to Meiko's allergic reaction to pesticides, Akinori Kimura has to grow his apples without the aid of chemicals. Because of this challenge, his family endures hardships and suffers severe financial difficulties. Akinori Kimura even contemplates suicide. A miracle then happens ....
  • Ep 1 SUB

    The Devil's Path (2013)

    The Devil's Path
    Genre:
    Crime, Based on True Story, Award Winning
    Country:
    Japanese
    Death-row inmate Sudo (Pierre Taki) sends a letter to magazine reporter Fujii (Takayuki Yamada). In his letter, he states that a man named Kimura (Lily Franky), also known as "teacher," committed numerous murders for insurance money. While checking out the story, based on Sudo's tip, Fuji becomes convinced that the letter is correct. But, a lot of time has passed from the incidents and Sudo's testimony isn't clear. Due to the persistance of Sudo, who is a former yakuza, and Fuji, the police begin to move.
  • Ep 1 RAW

    The Tenor Lirico Spinto (2014)

    The Tenor Lirico Spinto
    Genre:
    Drama, Music, Based on True Story
    Country:
    Korean
    Based on the life of gifted tenor Bae Jae-Chul (Yoo Ji-Tae). Ban Jae-Chul overcomes thyrotropic cancer & painful rehabilitation to continue his musical career.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    I Just Wanna Hug You (2014)

    I Just Wanna Hug You
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Disability, Romance
    Country:
    Japanese
    Set in Abashiri, Hokkaido. Tsukasa (Keiko Kitagawa) got into a severe car accident when she was a high school student. She still suffers from the aftereffects of that accident, with memory impairment and needing to use a wheelchair. Nevertheless, she tries to live life to the fullest. Tsukasa then falls in love with taxi driver Masaki (Ryo Nishikido), who likes playing basketball. Even though they have various difficulties, they try to make a happy family together, but they encounter another serious situation.