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Seoul 1945 (2006) [ENG Subs] (ep 1-18 of 71)

Seoul 1945 episode 18 is out!
Suk Kyung return to Seoul after three years. Park Chang Ju is promoted to lieutenant. Woon Hyuk meets with Mong Yang.
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Title: 서울 1945 / Seoul 1945
Genre: War, daeha drama
Episodes: 71
Broadcast network: KBS1
Broadcast period: 2006-Jan-07 to 2006-Sep-10
Air time: Saturday & Sunday 21:30

Synopsis
The story revolves around the lives of four young adults who grew up together. Choi Woon Hyuk is a child prodigy born into a family of poor miners, Kim Hae Kyung is the eldest daughter of tenant farmers, Lee Dong Woo is the heir to a wealthy, well-connected family; and Moon Suk Kyung is the only child of an affluent and powerful political ally of Japan.

In a blend of personal choices and circumstances beyond their control, each individual embarks on different paths that reflect the chaotic nature of the time as well as their true character. As their paths collide, love, friendship, loyalty, vengeance, moral conscience, and ideology become driving forces to irrevocably change the course of their lives.

Main Cast
Ryu Soo Young as Choi Woon Hyuk
Kim Suk as young Woon Hyuk
Han Eun Jung as Kim Ke Hee / Kim Hae Kyung (in Japan Kaneda Hikaru)
Go Joo Yun as young Kim Ke Hee
Kim Ho Jin as Yi Dong Woo
Kim Soo Min as young Dong Woo
So Yoo Jin as Moon Suk Kyung / Fumiyama Yukei
Park Eun Bin as young Suk Kyung
Park Sang Myun as Park Chang Ju
Go Kyu Pil as young Chang Ju


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OUR HOUSE (2016) [JPN Subs] (ep1-6 of ??)

OUR HOUSE episode 6 is out!
Sakurako falls in love.
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ourhouseTitle: アワーハウス
Title (English): OUR HOUSE
Format: Renzoku
Genre: Home comedy
Episodes: TBD
Broadcast network: Fuji TV
Broadcast period: 2016-Apr-17 to 2016-??-??
Air time: Sunday 21:00

Synopsis
Six months ago, the mother of 12-year-old Ban Sakurako, died of illness. Sakurako, the second of four siblings and the eldest daughter, takes on all the housework and manages the family with extremely stern behavior that insidiously strikes terror in the hearts of her siblings. While the children are still feeling raw from the loss of their mother, their father, who works in the US, marries American Alice Shepherd and brings her back to Japan. Sakurako is indignant that he would marry a foreigner he has never even dated and opposes the remarriage. She uses all sorts of tricks in her attempt to drive her new mother out. – Jdrama Weblog

Cast
Ashida Mana as Ban Sakurako (eldest daughter)
Charlotte Kate Fox as Alice Shepherd (new mother)
Yamamoto Koji as Ban Sota (father)
Kato Seishiro as Ban Kotaro (eldest son)
Terada Kokoro as Ban Shintaro (second son)
Matsuda Serika as Ban Momoko (second daughter)
Takayama Yoshihiro as Akao Takuma (Kotone’s husband)
Watanabe Mai as Ban Yoko (deceased mother)
Inukai Atsuhiro as Kagami Junichi (Sakurako’s homeroom teacher)
Tsukamoto Takashi as Mikami Joji (uncle, Yoko’s brother)
Matsushita Yuki as Akao Kotone (aunt, Sota’s sister)
Hashizume Isao as Ban Soichiro (grandfather)

Production Credits
Screenwriter: Nojima Shinji
Producer: Ota Dai, Takada Yuki
Director: Nagayama Kozo, Sawada Kensaku, Kato Yusuke
Music: Hashimoto Shin

External Links
Official site
Japanese Wikipedia

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Dear My Sister (2011) [ENG Subs] (ep1-80 of 130)

Dear My Sister episode 80 is out!
Eunyeong is still in the hospital. Malgu tries to convince Mija to help out save Deokcheon Winery.
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bokhui002Title: TV소설 복희 누나 / TVsoseol Bokhui Nuna
Title (Japanese): TV小説 ボクヒ姉さん
Title (English): TV Novel: Dear My Sister
Also known as: Bok Hee
Genre: Family drama
Format: TV Novel
Episodes: 130
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2011-Nov-07 to 2012-May-04
Air time: Monday to Friday 9:00 AM

Synopsis
Everyone dream of success in life but it is not easy to find lifetime achievers in the real world we are living in. This would be one of the reasons why people love dramatic success story overcoming failures and setbacks, even though it is commonly happening in TV dramas. This drama tells us about an impressive life story of a woman named Bokhui. Let’s think about true meaning of life by seeing the stories of Bokhui and the people around her. – KBS World

Cast
Song family
Kim Ji Young as Choi Gannan (Bokhui’s step-grandmother)
Lee Hyo Jung as Song Byeongman (Bokhui’s step-father)
Kyun Mi Ri as Yun Jeongae (Bokhui’s mother)
Chae Min Hee as Song Mija (Byeongman’s younger sister)
Bae Dong Sung as Yang Malgu (driver and Mija’s husband)
?? as Yeongdeok (Mija and Malgu’s son)
Jang Mi In Ae as Han Bokhui
Jung Ji In as young Han Bokhui
Choi Chang Yeob as Han Boknam (Bokhui’s half-brother)
In Ji Won as young Han Boknam
Kim Yoo Ri as Song Geumju (Byeongman’s oldest child)
Seo Ji Seung as young Song Geumju
Yuk Dong Il as Song Taeju (Byeongman’s second child)
Kim Ki Hyun as young Song Taeju
Seo Eun Chae as Song Eunju (Byeongman’s youngest child)
Kim Yoo Ri as young Song Eunju
Park Sung Hee as Hwang Bunok (Taeju’s wife)

Brewery people
Choi Woo Seok as Ji Yeonpyo
Kwak Jung Wook as young Ji Yeonpyo
Im Seung Dae as Bae Dalbong
Kim Na Woon as Choi Jeomnye (housemaid)
?? as Giyeong (ep74)

Ja Ae Clinic
Han Jung Gook as Kim Jinguk (doctor)
Kwon Kyung Ha as Kang Insuk (nurse and doctor’s wife)
Kim Ki Yeon as Na Jukja (nurse)
Ryu Tae Joon / Yoo Tae Joon as Kang Junmo (Kang Insuk’s younger brother and Bokhui’s teacher)
Kim Si Ohn as Kim Minsu (Kang Junmo’s nephew)
Lee Ji Oh as young Kim Minsu
?? as Kim Sucheol as patient (ep74)

Yeongmisa people
Seo Seung Man as Gwon Yongsul
Kim Sun Eun as Go Bongsu
Kim Hyun Ah as Cha Pilsun
Park Hee Eun as Gong Okja
Kim Sun Young as Seoun
?? (양수진) as Kim Sungeum

Others
Lee Je In as Lee Eunyeong
?? as Junyeong (baby)
?? as Junyeong (child)
Jo Sun Hyung as Hong Baekgu (President of Ujin Corporation)
Otani Ryohei as Baek Taeung
Kwang Hoon as university student

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Oshin (1983) [ENG Subs] (ep 1-164 of 297)

Episode 164 is out
Kayo tells Kota about Oshin’s current situation.
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oshinpic002Title: おしん
Title (romaji): Oshin
Episodes: 297
Sub-genre: Human drama
Broadcast network: NHK
Broadcast period: 1983-Apr-4 to 1984-Mar-31
Viewership ratings: Ep1=39.2, High=62.9, Avg=52.6
Opening theme song: Oshin Main Theme

Synopsis
Oshin is born as a poor sharecropper’s daughter in a small village of Yamagata Through hard work and perseverance she eventually triumphs over pain and adversity to achieve fame and success.

Main Cast
Kobayashi Ayako as Oshin (6 to 10 years old)
Tanaka Yuko as Oshin (16 to 46 years old)
Otowa Nobuko as Oshin (50 to 84 years old)

Tanimura
Izumi Pinko as Fuji (Oshin’s mother)
Ito Shiro as Sakuzo (Oshin’s father)
Oji Michio as Naka (Oshin’s grandmother)
Yoshioka Yuichi as Shoji (Oshin’s older brother)
Watanabe Eriko as Tora (Shoji’s wife)
Sendo Nobuko / Senno Hiromi as Haru (Oshin’s older sister)
Watanabe Fumiko as Riki (family friend)

Tanokura
Namiki Shiro as Ryuzo (Oshin’s husband)
Sato Hideo as Daigoro (Ryuzo’s father, as listed in the NHK book)
Kitamura Kazuo as Daigoro (Ryuzo’s father)
Takamori Kazuko as Kiyo (Ryuzo’s mother)
Kitamura Soichiro as Fukutaro (Ryuzo’s older brother)
Kanze Yoko as Tsuneko (Fukutaro’s wife)
?? as Sataro (Fukutaro’s son)
Imafuku Masao as Imamura Genemon
Ito Takeshi -> 萩堂 -> Yamano Reo -> 槇浩 -> Matsuda Yoji -> Fuke Norimasa as Yuu (Oshin’s oldest son)
Yamashita Shinji -> Takahashi Etsushi as Hitoshi (Oshin’s son)
Tanaka Misako -> Asaji Yoko as Michiko (Hitoshi’s wife)
Kawakami Maiko as Midori (Hitoshi & Michiko’s daughter)
Suzuki Mie as Akane (Hitoshi & Michiko’s daughter)
Yoshino Yukiko as Tei
Kirihara Fumio as Sakita Tatsunori (husband of Tei)
Nagashima Yuko → Sasaki Ai as Hatsuko (Oshin’s adopted daughter)

Kaga-ya (rice dealer)
Shikiya Aya -> Azuma Terumi as Yashiro Kayo (Oshin’s friend – same age)
Nagaoka Teruko as Kuni (Kayo’s grandmother)
Kobayashi Chitose as Mino (Kayo’s mother)
Ishida Taro as Seitaro (Kayo’s father)
Nomura Manzo as Yatsushiro Nozomi (Kayo’s son)
Ohashi Goro as Kei (Nozomi’s son)

Hairdressing Shop
Watanabe Misako as Hasegawa Taka (owner)
Nagawa Shinobu as Ritsu
Tomizawa Michie as Natsu
Shimamura Miki as Kei
Kiuri Mirai as Sode
Maya Yuko as Sono
Tanaka Setsuko as Toyo

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