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A Taste of Life in Kyoto

Award-Winning Drama about Unknown Kyoto

This is a drama that allows you to enjoy Kyoto's restaurants that are not on tourist guides and that only Kyoto residents know about. Kana, a Tokyo resident, happens to stay in Kyoto for a short period of time. Kana visits real stores day after day and disc...

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Beautiful Guys, EAT!!

Pin-up Girl Excited by Japanese Hotties Eating with Gusto

Yoshimi Ikeda (28), an "otaku" who loves handsome men, is an editor of a gourmet magazine, but she has a small appetite. Yoshimi had no interest in food at all, but her talent blossomed when she had dinner with a handsome new employee, Ken...

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Cooking for My Imaginary Girlfriends

Rising Star Mahiro Takasugi Cooks Popular Japanses Foods for 12 Ideal Girls

Masao works for a subsidiary of an electronics manufacturer, and on weekends he plays the bass guitar. He is serious and clumsy in his relationships. He is not popular with girls and has been without a girlfriend for 3000...

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Let’s Have Lunch in Historical Architectures

Award-Winning New Technique Combining "Scripted" and "Non-Scripted"
Visit more than 20 Internationally Acclaimed Architectural Masterpieces

Haruno Fuji (26), an office worker who dreams of opening a café, meets Chiaki Uekusa (55),an architectural modeler who enjoys touring nostalgic buildings, o...

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The Funny Chef of South Polar

7 Men in a Small Observatory Dome

The drama takes place in the South Pole. It is an observation base with an average temperature of minus 54 degrees Celsius. This sitcom depicts the funny lives of seven men who live together for a year in a small dome base. The only thing that the members of the ...

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Bullet Train Bistro

Throughout Japan, there are many delicious foods and drinks full of originality.The shinkansen seat table becomes a personal izakaya (Japanese-style pub) with infinite possibilities!
COVID-19 has made many menu items from famous restaurants available for takeout.Now comes a totally new kind of gour...

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Heartbreak on a Plate

Sometime, the only thing that helps people get over a breakup is the taste of their favorite dish...
Set in real restaurants in Tokyo, the taste of the food gently embraces the women’s souls and kindly heals their broken hearts.
The main character, Miki (Alice Hirose), is a manga artist. She publi...

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Tokyo Noodle Factory

“Tokyo Noodle Factory” appears peaceful at first glance. With their slogan, “fast, cheap and tasty,” they have many regulars and the shop is lively. But it’s been two months since the manager went on maternity leave. Valuable staff members have been poached and the remaining staff are in crisis.
T...

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Three Star Bar in Nishi Ogikubo

Once again today, with good cocktails and canned food, the three men give encouragement and a gentle push on the back to those who are experiencing some hardship.
Young, old, male, female… In life, there is always some kind of issue.
But in talking to people close to you, sometimes you worry them,...

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Washoku Cuisine- A Timeless Treasure-

 The story stars a photographer. As a foodie, his life work is to capture the techniques of Washoku chefs and the beauty of foodstuffs.
His pictures feature the artistry of Washoku chefs turning colorful ingredients into beautiful cuisine in the tranquil kitchen setting. To him, capturing the craf...

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A Warmed Up Love

Kiki Inoue has lost her bearings in life and works a part-time job in a convenience store. But thanks to an incredible passion for conveniences store sweets, she encounters the manager of a major convenience store with whom she forms a partnership to develop the next big convenience store dessert! T...

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Gourmet Detective Goro Akechi

If you were to die tomorrow, what would be your last meal? A handsome gourmet detective gets to the heart of a serial killer in this poisonously romantic suspense drama!


Detective Goro Akechi has a passion for fine dining. Good-looking but incredibly quirky, he solves food-related crimes by usi...

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La Grande Maison Tokyo

Natsuki Obana is a charismatic Japanese chef running a 2-star restaurant in Paris. Despite an extreme pride and confidence, he can’t seem to earn the 3 stars he covets. Feeling the pressure of a career slipping away, Obana’s troubles are compounded when his restaurant is caught in a scandal that for...

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Immoral Snack

"I shouldn't be eating at this time of the night" You know it's wrong, but you can't resist temptation. This realistic drama depicts the naked truth of the people that give into the allure of these "Immoral Snack."

"Beef Bowl with Extra Broth"
A woman becomes a vegetarian when she marries in o...

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Heaven?~My Restaurant, My Life~

“Loin d'ici”is a French restaurant oddly situated inside a cemetery, and run by a very eccentric owner who exhibits not a whit of desire to see it succeed except to fulfill her own hedonistic craving of “enjoying the pleasures of food and drink to her heart’s content”. She is surrounded by a colorfu...

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Wonder Food - from Fiction to Reality

“Wonder Food” is a unique drama for a format that challenges the most creative Chefs of the country to bring alive amazing dishes spotted in fictional masterpieces of our times.
There are three episodes and we broadcasted in January 2020 at midnight. The initial target was for younger, however, not...

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Love and Hong Kong

Director Kenta Yamada (Ryo Yoshizawa) and his assistant director Aya Hirakawa (Fumika Baba) are in Hong Kong filming a documentary featuring the Japanese celebrity Elly (Moga Mogami) and her jaunts in the city. However, during filming, Elly is kidnapped by Daniel (Kaoru Nagata), a man who lives in H...

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Sachi's Temple Cuisine

This drama is based on the comics ”Sachi no Otera Gohan” (Sachi’s Temple meal).
The main character’s name is “Sachi Usui”. In Japanese expression, “Sachi ga Usui” means ill-starred. Just like her name,she is unlucky without any particular reason in her life. She eats the convenience store food eve...

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Solitary Gourmet Series (Season 10 Starting in October, 2022)

This drama features the art of eating alone. Goro Inogashira runs his own little imported goods business and visits many different towns from day to day. The places where he stops to eat are where this drama unfolds. In each episodes he discovers new and surprising gourmet food and we are treated to...

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The Meal With Hokusai

This drama series, starring Mone Kamishiraishi, is the adaptation of a comic book about an introverted girl who adores good food. The story is set in an old residential area in downtown Tokyo.
Ayako Yamada, or Bun, is an 18 year-old who just entered university and started living by herself. Actuall...

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Three Brothers Café

This is a story about three brothers who run a coffee shop with their father’s inheritance! They don’t have any knowledge of the management of a coffee shop.
Going round many well-known coffee shops in Nagoya, which has a culture of coffee shops and they copy the techniques and the know-how. Can th...

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Wine, Dine and Woo Me

'Megumi Kanbayashi has been a freelance writer for five years. As a just-turned-30 single woman, she is beginning to feel the pangs of marriage anxiety. One day, Megumi’s editor brings her an idea for a series to be offered on the internet. It’s a novel premise - advertise for a single male looking ...

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Detective Team 4 for Local Gourmet in Center of Japan

This is the 14th Co-production program by 5 local TV stations. A mystery man “GORI” tries to keep all food in Japan to himself and held a gourmet competitive show. His subordinates who were dispatched from 5 local TV stations try to present a masterpiece to him. After receiving some information, foo...

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Samurai warrior ‘s Food Ranking ~Edo vs Kyoto~

Washoku(Japanese Foods), traditional dietary cultures of the Japanese was inscribed on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity! The root of Washoku is the foods that the Samurai warrior loved.
The main spot is Kyoto and Tokyo (EDO). Kyoto is the former capital o...

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Hana's Lazy Meals

She loves to eat, but is hopeless at keeping house. Due to a job transfer, Hana’s beloved husband, Goro, is away from home. As a result, this housewife has grown a bit lazy. She’s hungry and looks in the pantry, but in her favorite words, the rice “is nigh(tingale) gone.” And the room is a mess. Han...

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Midnight Diner

It’s midnight and the lights of the eatery called the “Midnight Diner” are just flickering on.
As most of the city sleeps, a few unique characters seek out this eatery for good food and good conversation. The menu only lists a pork, rice and soup set but on request, the chef will make almost anyth...