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Jimi ni Sugoi (2016) [JPN Subs] (ep1-3 of ??)

Jimi ni Sugoi episode 3 is out!
Title (romaji): Jimi ni Sugoi!
Also known as: Pretty Proofreader
Tagline: 校閲ガール・河野悦子 / Kouetsu Girl Kouno Etsuko
Format: Renzoku
Genre: Work comedy
Episodes: TBD
Broadcast network: NTV
Broadcast period: 2016-Oct-05 to 2016-Dec-??
Air time: Wednesday 22:00
Theme song: Heaven’s Door ~Hi no Ataru Basho~ by Kanna Chise
Opening theme: 12-gatsu no Ame by chay

Etsuko Kono is a 28-year-old woman who loves fashion. Aspiring to become a fashion editor, she joins a publishing company, but she is sent to work in copy editing section. There, her job is to correct errors and inadequate parts of documents and copies.

Based on the novel “Koetsu Garu” by Miyagi Ayako, published March 14, 2014 by KADOKAWA.

Ishihara Satomi as Kouno Etsuko
Suda Masaki as Orihara Yukito
Honda Tsubasa as Morio Toyoko
Wada Masato as Yoneoka Mitsuo
Eguchi Noriko as Fujiiwa Rion
Taguchi Hiromasa as Oda Daisuke
Adachi Rika as Imai Cecil
Ise Kayo as Hatano Nozomi
Soda Marie as Sato Yuri
Matsukawa Naruki as Aoki Yohei
Sugino Yosuke as Masamune Nobuyoshi
Mr. Chin as Higashiyama
Nagae Hidekazu as Nishida
Tencho Matsumoto as Kitagawa
Kaga Takeshi as Hongo Daisaku (special appearance)
Yoshimoto Miyoko as Kamei Sayaka
Aoki Munetaka as Kaizuka Hachiro
Kishitani Goro as Takeyama Shoon

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Cain to Abel (2016) [JPN Subs] (ep1 of ??)

Cain to Abel episode 1 is out!
Title (romaji): Cain to Abel
Also known as: Cain and Abel
Format: Renzoku
Genre: Romance
Episodes: TBD
Broadcast network: Fuji TV
Broadcast period: 2016-Oct-17 start
Air time: Monday 21:00
Theme song: Give Me Love by Hey! Say! JUMP
Related TV shows: Cain and Abel (SBS, 2009)

Takada Yu is an employee of Takada Real Estate Co, an estate development firm. His father Takayuki is the company president and a perfectionist who has favored his high-achieving elder son Ryuichi and been indifferent to Yu since young. So Yu craves for his father’s love and wants his recognition somehow. Then one day, Yu encounters Yahagi Azusa who also works for Takada Real Estate Co. Although it was the worst possible meeting, he gradually starts to have romantic feelings for her through work and an unexpected development. But ironically enough, Azusa turns out to be Ryuichi’s girlfriend… Yu begins to realize what he truly treasures and matures as a person as he struggles with this complicated romance and with his older brother and father. — Jdrama Weblog

Yamada Ryosuke as Takada Yu
Kiritani Kenta as Takada Ryuichi
Kurashina Kana as Yahagi Azusa
Takashima Masanobu as Takada Takayuki
Kinoshita Houka as Dan Mamoru
Hino Yojin as Sasaki Hajime
Yamazaki Hirona as Shibata Hikari
Nishimura Motoki as Ando Mitsuru
Tozuka Junki as Mizawa Yota
Minami Kaho as Takada Momoko
Otsuka Nene as Hirose Saki
Hira Mikijiro as Takada Soichiro

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Dear My Sister (2011) [ENG Subs] (ep1-86 of 130)

Dear My Sister episode 86 is out!
Byeongman wants to kick Mija and Malgu out of the house. Being upset, Mija tells her mother. Gannan have lately started to show signs of having Alzheimer, this day however happens to be one of her better days. Bad for Byeongman, good for Mija and Malgu?
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

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

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

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 1-178 of 297)

Oshin episode 178 is out
Hisa is worried that Oshin will lose customers if Ryuzo helps out with the fish store. Yet another letter is torn to pieces in Saga.
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

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)

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)

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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Seoul 1945 (2006) [ENG Subs] (ep 1-22 of 71)

Seoul 1945 episode 22 is out!
A mob of angry people are after Baron Moon.
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

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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Asa ga Kuru (2016) [JPN Subs] (ep1-3 and ep5-8 end)

The last episode of Asa ga Kuru is out!

asagakuru001Title: 朝が来る
Title (romaji): Asa ga Kuru
Also known as: Comes Morning
Format: Renzoku
Genre: Human drama
Episodes: 8
Broadcast network: Fuji TV / Tokai TV
Broadcast period: 2016-Jun-04 to 2016-Jul-30
Air time: Saturday 23:40
Theme song: Si jamais j’oublie by ZAZAZ

Satoko had thought that this happiness would last, but on the day of Asato’s birthday, she receives a phone call from a mysterious woman identifying herself as the boy’s mother, Katakura Hikari. “I’m Katakura. I want my child back. I gave birth to Asato-kun.” – Jdrama Weblog

Yasuda Narumi as Kurihara Satoko
Kawashima Umika as Katakura Hikari
Hara Nanoka as young Hikari (age 14)
Tanaka Naoki as Kurihara Kiyokazu
Ishida Eri as Asami Yoko
Satsukawa Aimi as Goto Kasumi
Takizawa Saori as Hoshino Risa
Hayashida Yusaku as Kurihara Asato
Kurokawa Tomoka as Hirata Konomi
Yamamoto Ryuji as Yamamoto Tetsuo (deceased)
Akama Mariko as Katakura Sakiko
Senoo Seiko as Katakura Hiroshi
Kojima Riria as Katakura Akane
Saito Taiyo as Hoshino Ozora
Minahara Yuki as Sugimoto Miki
Akino Roza as Tachibana Naomi
Sakakibara Tetsuji as Ando Ryota
Yamada Masayuki as Sakagami
Suzunosuke as Gonda
MEGUMI as Shirakawa Akemi
Hayashida Yusaku as Kurihara Asato
Yamashita Rio as Haruna (ep8)

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OUR HOUSE (2016) [JPN Subs] (Complete)

The final episode of OUR HOUSE is now out!
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

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

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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