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  • Ep 8 RAW

    Real Life Love Story: Season 4 (2018) (2018)

    Real Life Love Story: Season 4 (2018)
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Drama, Romance
    Country:
    Korean
    It's about different love stories that are based on the letters that the production has received in real life.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Zero to Hero (2021) (2021)

    Zero to Hero (2021)
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Biography, Drama, Sports
    Country:
    Hong Kong

    A mother rushes her baby to a clinic in Guangzhou, only to be told the child’s future is grim. The child is diagnosed with Hemolytic jaundice, and the doctor says the resulting cerebral palsy means the kid will never walk or feed himself. The mother presses for treatment regardless, and so begins her journey in raising not just a son but a future sporting star.

    Based on the true story of Paralympic champion sprinter So Wa Wai and his mother “So Mom”.

  • Ep 1 SUB

    Until Rainbow Dawn (2018) (2018)

    Until Rainbow Dawn (2018)
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Drama, Lesbian, Romance
    Country:
    Japanese

    When Hana falls in love with Ayumi, a girl she meets in her sign language group, she comes out to her parents who swiftly reject her. In an effort to cheer her up, Ayumi takes Hana to a deaf LGBTQ group in Tokyo, as they both find self-acceptance. A landmark film with a deaf cast and crew, this tender and sweet story showcases the beauty found within intersectionality and will warm the hearts of deaf and hearing audiences alike.

    Based on the true story of an openly lesbian deaf director.

  • Ep 1 SUB

    Godai - The Wunderkind (2020) (2020)

    Godai - The Wunderkind (2020)
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Business, Drama, Historical, life
    Country:
    Japanese
    Tomoatsu Godai has the sprit of a warrior and the talents of a merchant. He was born in the Satsuma domain. He worked as a Meiji government officer and became a businessman. He laid the foundation for Osaka to become a commercial city.
  • Ep 4 RAW

    Kill for love (2020) (2020)

    Kill for love (2020)
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Crime, Detective, Investigation, Murder, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
    Country:
    Taiwanese
    A-qiang is the most successful investigator in his precint, despite having a straightforward and distrustful personality. Yet, his finely honed observation skills and superb memory are offset by his uncontrollable emotions. Having spent most of his time at work during his four years of marriage, his wife left him. It is during this same time of emotional turmoil that he receives a missing-persons case: the owner of a popular bistro left one day, never to return. The only clue was a camera bag he took with him that was found on a beach. The owner's wife made the report, stating that her husband had been in depression. As the investigation continues, is this a case of suicide or murder?
  • Ep 7 SUB

    M: Ai Subeki Hito ga Ite (2020) (2020)

    M: Ai Subeki Hito ga Ite (2020)
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Biography, Drama, life, Musical, Novel, Romance
    Country:
    Japanese
    Set in the 1990's, high school student Ayu lives with her mother and grandmother in Fukuoka. She works as a model, but, to pursue an acting career, she goes to Tokyo with her grandmother. While attending a high school, she picks up acting work, but only minor roles. One day, Ayu meets Masa, who is the executive director of record label A Victory. He decides to make Ayu into a singer. According to Masa, Ayu prepares to make her debut as a singer. Meanwhile, she encounters jealousy from rivals at her record label. Trusting Masa, Ayu endures her problems. She also develops feelings for Masa and Masa also holds feelings for her.
  • Ep 47 SUB

    Segodon (2018) (2018)

    Segodon (2018)
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Business, Family, Historical, life, melodrama, Novel, political, Romance, Samurai
    Country:
    Japanese

    Saigo Takamori, the hero of the Meiji Restoration, was born to a poor, low-ranking samurai family in the Satsuma domain (present day Kagoshima Prefecture). His simple honesty caught the attention of its charismatic feudal lord of Satsuma, Shimazu Nariakira. Nariakira’s assertion that the love of people is what will enrich and strengthen the nation captivated Saigo who took on Nariakira’s secret mission and eventually became a key person for Satsuma. Not a portrait of him survives today and much of his life is a mystery. He is a man who was twice exiled and thrice married. He overthrew the Tokugawa Shogunate with exceptional bravery and action. Although he accomplished the restoration, he lost his life in a fight with the new Meiji government.

    Based on the novel "Sego Don" by Hayashi Mariko.

  • Ep 1 SUB

    The Last Princess (2016) (2016)

    The Last Princess (2016)
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Drama, Historical, melodrama, Romance, Tragedy
    Country:
    Korean
    Princess Deok Hye was the last princess of Korea. Under Japanese colonial rule, she is taken to Japan as a hostage. With the era’s harsh conditions, she struggles to maintain the hope of the Korean people. Jang Han is a fighter for Korean independence. His mission is to bring Princess Deok Hye back to South Korea and he also loves her.
  • 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) (2014)

    I Just Wanna Hug You (2014)
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Drama, 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.