Genre: Life

Japanese Special - 2016

If actresses Hirosue Ryoko, Igawa Haruka and Saito Yuki chose different paths at the turning point in their lives, what kind of life would they be leading? In this world, Hirosue did not appear in the big 1997 drama hit, Beach Boys, with Sorimachi Takashi and Takenouchi Yutaka and suddenly rise to fame.…

1 Episodes
  • 7.4
Japanese Movie - 2013

Tenshin Okakura left the great achievement to the Japanese modern art. This is a story of Tenshin's life and conflict and teacher-student love between Tenshin, who rediscovered art of Japan and tried to produce new beauty in Meiji period, and his young pupils, Taikan Yokoyama, Shunsou Hishida, Kanzan…

  • 7.0
Japanese Special - 2014

Soya Hideko is a housewife who leads an ordinary life in the town of Kiso in Nagano Prefecture with her husband Hiroshi and father-in-law Kazuo. In an unexpected turn of events, Hideko who just does not know what to do with her little spare time, receives a request for her to work at the local astronomical…

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Hong Kong Drama - 2014

A young woman left behind her sleepy hometown to live a different life away from her father. But when Hua Ge gets hit by a car, his estranged daughter, Zoe, gets the call from the police, forcing her to return to the quiet little town near the foot of the Tai Ping Mountain. As she takes over her father’s…

15 Episodes
  • 6.6
Japanese Special - 2015

Konoe Joichiro used to be an elite banker, but he hated a salaryman's life that was capricious and full of twists and turns. Having decided that he had had enough, he became a truck driver instead. His new buddy driver is Tabata Kohei, and together, they drive around the streets of Kyoto, delivering…

1 Episodes
  • 7.4
Japanese Special - 2014

The son of the second generation owner of a traditional Japanese confectionery shop ‘Kururiya’ in Tokyo’s Kototoibashi, Kururi Takuzo was born and raised in Tokyo. He received a strict education from his father, who was a man with an old-fashioned way of thinking, and his skills in making the…

1 Episodes
  • 8.0
Japanese Movie - 2006

In 2006 while Ichikawa was shooting Murder of the Inugami Clan, a remake of his epic classic The Inugami Family, Iwai was shooting The Kon Ichikawa Story. Simply speaking, the documentary tells the life story of the master director from birth to present, but this being an Iwai Shunji film, the presentation…

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Japanese Drama - 2004

Story: A touching story of a hospital teacher that discovers the real meaning and value of life though her experiences teaching terminally ill children. The story is based on a real and encouraging poem written by a girl who died at the age of 11. -- TV Asahi

10 Episodes
  • 8.5
Chinese Movie - 2008

Forever Enthralled is a Chinese biographical film directed by Chen Kaige; the film marks Chen's eleventh feature film as a director. Forever Enthralled follows the life of Mei Lanfang, one of China's premiere opera performers. It stars Leon Lai as Mei, Zhang Ziyi, Sun Honglei and Masanobu Ando. Known…

  • 7.0
Japanese Drama - 2011

A life story of Taro Okamoto, one of the most prominent Japanese avant-garde artists of the 20th Century. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of his birth in 2011, the drama depicts his struggle for the completion of his emblematic work "The Tower of Taro," known as the symbol of the Osaka Expo in 1970,…

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Japanese Movie - 2011

A young Japanese man named Kota Tanaka (Osamu Mukai) works to raise money and then build an elementary school in Cambodia. August, 2005 - Kota Tanaka (Osamu Mukai) is a second year medical school student. Kota enjoys his days with friends Tadashi (Tasuku Emoto) and Masayuki (Masataka Kubota), but he…

  • 7.6
Japanese Special - 2013

(NHK Drama Special, Winter 2013) is about Hayama Misa (Tanaka Rena), a down-on-her-luck free-lance writer. Leaving her unhappy life in Tokyo, she takes part in the Shikoku Pilgrimage as a lone walking pilgrim. It has been said that if a pilgrim completes the pilgrimage by visiting all 88 sacred places,…

1 Episodes
  • 6.5
Japanese Movie - 2013

The film is an adaptation of late poet Toyo Shibata’s best-selling anthology of the same name. Shibata became an inspirational figure to many a few years ago when she published her first work at age 99, not too long after she began writing at the urging of her son, Kenichi. The film itself features…

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Japanese Drama - 2003

Slice of life drama.

11 Episodes
  • 9.0

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