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Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 11:10 pm

Inochi episode 21 and 22: Naohiko visits Miki in Tsugaru. Sachi gives birth. Miki gets lost in a snowstorm.
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Title:
いのち
Title (romaji): Inochi
Format: Renzoku
Genre:
Historical
Episodes:
50
Viewership ratings:
26,6% (ep1), 36,7% (highest ep), 29,3% (avg.)
Broadcast network:
NHK
Broadcast period:
1986-Jan-05 to 1986-Dec-14
Air time:
Sunday 20:00

Synopsis
The drama is begins in August 1945, three days after the end of the Pacific war. A freight train completely jam-packed with passengers heads for Aomori from devastated Tokyo. Among the passengers is Takahara Miki Takahara and her sister Sachi.

Miki and Sachi are the daughters of a wealthy landlord living in a village in the Tsugaru area in Aomori prefecture but they have been living in Tokyo since before the war to attend school. After seeing her village does not have a doctor, Miki is determined to become a rural doctor.

Main Cast
Takahara family

Mita Yoshiko as Miki
Tanba Tetsuro as father
Kuga Yoshiko as Chie (mother)
Ishino Mako as Sachi (younger sister)
Watanabe Toru as Nakagawa Kuniyuki
Ishida Taro as Hiromichi
Osaka Shiro as Kudo Seikichi
Akagi Harue as Kudo Ine

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keiko1981: (oshin)
Sunday, October 8th, 2017 07:52 pm

Oshin episode 221: Hitoshi and Nozomi’s business is abruptly ended when Oshin decides to send them back to school.

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Title: おしん
Title (romaji): Oshin
Episodes: 297
Sub-genre: Human dram
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)


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keiko1981: (itadakimasu)
Sunday, August 13th, 2017 07:38 pm
Seoul 1945 episode 27: Dong Woo and Woon Hyuk meet each other again. Park Chang Ju and his companion escape while being transferred to Pyongyang.

Title: 서울 1945
Title (Japanese): ソウル1945
Title (English): 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 / 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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keiko1981: (oshin)
Saturday, November 5th, 2016 11:50 pm
Dear My Sister episode 87 is out!
Jeomnye and Mija have a fight over Yeongdeok. Bokhui travel to Deokcheon with Dojin and Junyeong.
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Title: 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.
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keiko1981: (oshin)
Sunday, August 9th, 2015 08:11 pm
Itsuka Mata Aeru is now complete!
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Title: いつかまた逢える
Title (romaji): Itsuka Mata Aeru
Also known as: Until We Meet Again
Genre: Romance
Format: Renzoku
Episodes: 12 (ep12 is 80 mins)
Broadcast network: Fuji TV
Broadcast period: 1995-Jul-03 to 1995-Sep-18
Air time: Monday 21:00
Opening song: Anata Dake wo ~Summer Heartbreak~ by Southern All Stars
Insert song: Best of My Love by Eagles
Insert song: The One You Love by Glenn Frey (ep3)

Synopsis
Five young people together attended the same high school. Later, they realize that some things are still the same and some things have changed a lot (loves, betrayal, friends, etc.) You will wonder who Shinichi will end up with at the end, Tsuyumi or Junko?

Main Cast
Fukuyama Masaharu as Konno Shinichi
Sakurai Sachiko as Kinosaki Tsuyumi
Imada Koji as Nakata Kanzo
Otsuka Nene as Imanaka Junko
Shiina Kippei as Araki Katsutoshi

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