The Smartphone Guy

脳にスマホが埋められた

  • Human
  • Scripted Format

60min.

©ytv

“Where did my life go wrong?”

Divorced, in need to pay child-support, and now a layoff candidate at his company; Keita Orimo, 34 years old was in the pits of despair. However, it all changes when his brain suddenly became a smartphone! Now his vision can see messages people send on their phones, which also means that he can learn their secrets. This new ability gets him intertwined with problems in and out of the office! A Sci-Fi human drama about a simple man becoming a “Smartphone” hero.

Production Year

2017 ~ 2017

Casts

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    Rude to Love

    愛に乱暴

    Having or not having a spouse, children, or a job. Women today have the “freedom to choose the lives they want”; and yet, they are divided by various social factors. The main character is Momoko, who quits her job upon marriage but a misfortune leaves her childless. Then her husband (Mamoru) has an ...

    • NEW
    • Family
    • Human
  • NEW
    • NEW
    • Family
    • Human

    The Friends

    夏の庭

    An award-winning film by Shinji Somai. Jun, spectacled Watanabe, and plump Yamashita make up a trio of sixth-grade boys who come to understand death for the first time during their summer vacation. When Yamashita’s grandmother dies, the boys go to stay with the grandfather to help him out. During th...

    • Drama (Series)

    • Drama (Series)

    5-Minute Stories with a Twist

    5分後に意外な結末

    Based on a bestselling anthology book series that has sold over 4.3 million copies in total. The collection of very short stories that can each be read in about five minutes. Sci-fi, horror, comedy, fantasy, and more.... The stories cover a wide variety of genres. Each story ends with an unexpected ...

    • Comedy
    • Reality

    • Comedy
    • Reality

    60min with no audience

    ~笑い飯presents~ひとりで60分

    New comedy show with NO AUDIENCE, NO STAFF, NO CAMERA CREW!
    One comedian alone in the studio!
    MC and guests are watching the One-Man Show in a remote room.
    If they laugh, they press a button each time and prize money increases.
    A space with no audience, not even a sound, to drive the comedian’s ...

    • Family
    • Human
    • Detective
    • Suspense
    • Family
    • Human
    • Detective
    • Suspense

    Ace Attorney

    逆転裁判

    A rookie lawyer Ryuichi Naruhodo stands up to save his defendants by proving their innocence from unusual cases!

    Is the defendant guilty or innocent…? Believing his client’s innocence Naruhodo stands in court and battles his rival judges. With the word of “OBJECTION!” and limited evidence, Naruho...

    • Gameshow
    • Gameshow

    All Chained up!

    The ultimate friendship race! Friends over Money or Money over Friends?

    The groups of 4 friends that are chained together are put to a challenge on an extreme race. The groups are left stranded in a random place without any money but each other. The first group that’s reaches the designated goal...

    • Comedy
    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)

    • Comedy
    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)

    Although I love you, and you?

    好きやねんけどどうやろか

    "BL (Boys’ Love) x Dialect x Love Triangle" A Heart-Throbbing Drama Woven by a Couple Struggling to Get Their Feelings Across! Ravenous, handsome owner of a small restaurant, who can make anyone’s stomach and heart happy, meets a divorced office worker who got relocated to Osaka, and... falls in lov...

    • Gameshow
    • Reality
    • Gameshow
    • Reality

    BACK SHOT

    愛のバックショット

    “Do you remember your loved one’s back shot? This is a game show to test bond of love!”

    In this studio based quiz show, challengers must find their loved one from the backs of four people. It may sound easy, but the distance between the two, and the pressure of choosing the wrong person makes the...

    • Entertainment
    • Music
    • Idol
    • Entertainment
    • Music
    • Idol

    BEST HITS Kayosai 2022

    ベストヒット歌謡祭 2022

    Since its first airing in 1968, Best Hits Kayosai boasts a history of 54 years.Last year, this program was held without an audience due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it will be held with an audience for the first time in three years this year in the Festival Hall in Osaka. Mega-hit artists that...

    • Action
    • Sports
    • Action
    • Sports

    BIRDMAN RALLY

    鳥人間コンテスト

    Human-powered aircraft race!
    “I want to fly like a bird in the wide open sky!”
    Self-designed and Human-powered aircraft race started to make this dream come true. In Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan, contestants aim for the highest goal. Pilots carry the dreams of their team into self-designe...

    • Family
    • Mystery

    • Family
    • Mystery

    Black Familia-The Shindo's Revenge-

    ブラックファミリア~新堂家の復讐~

    Why did the girl have to die? The mother becomes the tycoon's father's lover… The father becomes the tycoon's wife’s hair stylist… The uncle becomes the tycoon's daughter’s Korean tutor… And the sister becomes a journalist investigating the tycoon's son… The family of the high school girl disguise t...

    • Suspense
    • Mystery
    • Scripted Format
    • Suspense
    • Mystery
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    Black Revenge

    ブラックリベンジ

    A promising politician, has been scooped by a tabloid magazine “Weekly Ryusei”, and committed suicide. Hearing this shocking incident, his wife was lost in a deep sadness and suffers a miscarriage.
    However, the scandal was a fabricated story. Knowing this, politician’s wife swears revenge to people...

    • Mystery
    • Scripted Format
    • Romance

    • Mystery
    • Scripted Format
    • Romance

    Black Scandal

    ブラックスキャンダル

    Revenge has just begun…by an ex-actress who was promising but cancelled with a fake scandal. In the glitz and glamor of the showbiz world, no-one could imagine the dirty dealings that occur behind the scenes. Sara Fujisaki was a rising star expected to be the next top actress and fiancé of her agenc...

    • Gameshow
    • Quizshow
    • Gameshow
    • Quizshow

    BRAIN POKER

    ザ・ラスベガス

    A new collaboration game of QUIZ and POKER!

    This is a quiz show that two gamblers play against each other. The gamblers bet on the answers of five team players of their own team . The questions, which are multiple answers such as "Speaking of what a broken hearted girl does?" will be given to the...

    • Gameshow
    • Gameshow

    Buy & Sell Battle

    浜ちゃんが!

    It's a shopping battle at celebrities' favorite stores!

    Buying Part
    Hosts and guests split into teams for a shopping battle. The guests buy the items they want the most! You'll see actors, actresses, and artists spill details of their personal lives you've never heard before! And once the shoppi...

    • Comedy
    • Nature
    • Entertainment
    • Travel
    • Comedy
    • Nature
    • Entertainment
    • Travel

    Buzz Tour in Your Hometown

    アンタの地元でバズツアー

    “Untouchable Tourism,” a travel company run by the comedy duo Untouchable, asks celebrity guests to plan a tour! This program delivers the ultimate tour, filled with gourmet food, beautiful views, and the guest's memories. Plus, they travel to spots based on the guest’s ideas to demonstrate the appe...

    • Factual
    • Factual

    CELL PHONE RELAY 2.0

    Mobile and smart phones are capable of almost anything these days, but new reality TV format "CELL PHONE RELAY 2.0", co-developed by Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation and FremantleMedia Asia, explores what lies at the devices’ very essence—communication and information sharing.“CELL PHONE RELAY 2.0” e...

    • Comedy
    • Family
    • Entertainment
    • Sports
    • Gameshow
    • For Children
    • For Women
    • Reality

    • Comedy
    • Family
    • Entertainment
    • Sports
    • Gameshow
    • For Children
    • For Women
    • Reality

    Child’s Play

    チャイルドプレイ

    What happens when we take the games we played as children and tailor them for adults?
    We get a thrilling and witty game!
    In this game, 8 players with diverse backgrounds compete for cash prizes in a battle of wits fueled by their desires.
    There are 6 stages in total, and in each stage the winner...

    • Action
    • Detective
    • Suspense
    • Drama (Series)

    • Action
    • Detective
    • Suspense
    • Drama (Series)

    CODE JAPAN:The Price of Wishes

    CODE―願いの代償―

    CODE—a smartphone app that satisfies any desire. But there is a catch: if CODE fulfilled your wish, you must reciprocate by granting a request that CODE sends you. What you receive is a wish of another CODE user. So, in short, CODE is a wish-matching app. If, for instance, you typed in “I want 10,00...

    • Romance
    • Comedy
    • Drama (Series)
    • Romance
    • Comedy
    • Drama (Series)

    Colorful Love~My Androgynous Boyfriend~

    カラフラブル ジェンダーレス男子に愛されています

    Wako works so hard day-in day-out that she’s left her femininity behind. One day, she meets Meguru, a boy with perfect make-up and nails, who instantly confesses his love for her!
    What exactly is it that draws this unique pair, who look like they could be sisters, together as a couple?

    The first...

    • Food/Cooking
    • Food/Cooking

    Cooking Showdown

    どっちの料理ショー

    A cooking show that presents a mouthwatering dilemma!

    Skillfully mixing elements of a cooking show, a game show, a variety show and the educational format, Cooking Showdown has proved to be a huge success in several countries already. As a show with delicious food as its centerpiece, people from...

    • Detective
    • Mystery
    • Romance
    • School
    • Detective
    • Mystery
    • Romance
    • School

    Detective Conan

    名探偵コナン

    “Criminals beware . . . this miniature detective is on the case!
    Over a decade of airing, still one of the top anime stories in Japan!!”

    Conan Edogawa has an impeccable disguise that proves invaluable in his detective work. Conan is actually Shinichi Kudo, a 17-year-old boy forced to drink a poi...

    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)

    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)

    Do Me When You Come Home

    帰ってきたらいっぱいして。

    With his good looks, smooth-talking,mild manners, and reputable job,Naoya Takashiro (age 26) has never had trouble with the ladies. However, because of the loneliness he feels from losing his parents in an accident, he only dates women casually and never commits. That’s until he meets the mid-thirti...

    • Family
    • Human
    • Science
    • Family
    • Human
    • Science

    Doctor Car

    ドクターカー

    Doctor Cars (Emergency Medical Service vehicles) have recently been places in over 40 medical facilities in Japan. This drama focuses on the medical scene of the Doctor Cars and the doctors. Ichika Tendo (Ayame Goriki) a newly graduated medical student has been placed in the recently developed Docto...

    • Comedy
    • Entertainment
    • Comedy
    • Entertainment

    DOWN TOWN DX

    ダウンタウンDX

    Hosted by the popular comedian duo of Down Town, around ten groups of guests gather in the studio for a fun talk show featuring different segments.
    [Main segments] 
    ● Star Recommendations- Buy and Go! Catalog 
    ● Life in the Entertainment World- Shopaholic Grand Prix
    ● The Time I Shined 
    ● A Loo...

    • Fashion
    • Fashion

    Dressing for Success

    はれのひ シンデレラ~ウェディングドレスを日本へ!ある女性の挑戦~

    60 years ago, people usually wore kimono at their wedding. Only three percent of brides wore a wedding dress. Who started a bridal business in an age like that and brought great change to accepted wedding culture? Bridal Fashion Designer Yumi Katsura. In those days, it was rare for a woman to wear a...

    • Comedy
    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)
    • Comedy
    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)

    Edomoiselle

    江戸モアゼル

    Edomoiselle is an exhilarating, heart-warming comedy that takes place in Tokyo.
    It is about a big-hearted Edo era courtesan looking for solace for her weary soul while getting wrapped up into trouble wherever she goes.

    The story’s heroine is an ostentatiously cute and fabulous-looking woman who ...

    • Nature
    • Nature

    Encouragement of Climb

    ヤマノススメ

    “Shall we climb the mountain again, to view the sunrise from the mountaintop?”

    Aoi and Hinata are childhood friends. Aoi prefers staying indoors and is afraid of heights, whereas Hinata is outgoing and loves mountaineering. They both decide to climb a mountain in order to see a sunrise they saw t...

    • Quizshow
    • Quizshow

    EXPOSED!

    “Paparazzi are You!”

    “I saw him holding women's panties!” This spectacular studio based show will EXPOSE celebrities' private scenes. The paparazzi are the tele viewers from all over the world! Not only we introduce the eyewitness information, but we verify the story in a special way! Also, the c...

    • Mystery
    • Science
    • Scripted Format

    • Mystery
    • Science
    • Scripted Format

    FACE-MAKER

    ”Change your face, change your life.”

    If you could exchange faces with another person, what would happen to your life?

    Shun Kirishima is a genius cosmetic surgeon. Known as the “Face-Maker,” he’s the only Japanese person to have performed operations in the United States Marshals for the Fede...

    • Entertainment
    • Quizshow
    • Entertainment
    • Quizshow

    Fake Family

    クイズ!赤の他人は誰だ!?

    Look at the happy family! Mom, dad, brother, sisters…but wait! All is not as it appears.
    One of them is an actor pretending like a real member of the family! In this show, a family and an actor spend one day to trick studio panelists to get prize.
    Can you guess which one is an actor?
    A celebri...

    • Comedy
    • Fantasy
    • Comedy
    • Fantasy

    GENIE FAMILY 2020

    ハクション大魔王2020

    50 years have passed since Hakushon and Akubi left little Kanichi and returned to the Land of Magic. The magic bottle was sent into a 100-year-slumber...or so we though.
    Now the year is 2020. Kanichi's grandson, Kantaro Yodayama lives in Tokyo. Kantaro hates hard work and spends his days trying to ...

    • Comedy
    • For Women
    • Drama (Series)
    • Scripted Format

    • Comedy
    • For Women
    • Drama (Series)
    • Scripted Format

    Girls, be lucky!

    アンラッキーガール!

    Sachi Fukura: 25 y. o.
    Although her name means ”fortune and good luck” in Japanese, ironically, she suffers from an absolute lack of auspiciousness, starting with luck in money.

    Sachi was born under an unlucky star. Yet, having lived along with her misfortune, she has learned to enjoy it. She’s ...

    • Family
    • Tearjerker
    • Drama (Series)

    • Family
    • Tearjerker
    • Drama (Series)

    Goodbye, My Dear

    さよならの向こう側

    Death is a fickle thing that can come at any moment... In a narrow dimension bridging the world of the living with that of the dead called the “Other Side of Farewell,” a certain man awaits the souls of the people who passed away. Seemingly aloof, he makes them an offer. All the people whose souls f...

    • Romance
    • Romance

    Guilty

    ギルティ~この恋は罪ですか?~

    Sayaka is a beautiful editor who lives happily with her handsome husband. The picture-perfect life she thought she had shattered to pieces after her beloved husband’s betrayal...

    The only emotional support she has for her wounded heart is her high school sweetheart she bumps into. She's married, ...

    • Entertainment
    • Sports
    • Scripted Format
    • Entertainment
    • Sports
    • Scripted Format

    Hana, The Pro-Golfer

    プロゴルファー花

    With orders from her boss to attend, office temp Hana takes part in a round of golf with clients and wins with a hole-in-one. Unfortunately, this causes her to be fired for humiliating the president of the client company. Hana then meets golf coach Daigo, who sees talent in her and asks her if she w...

    • Mystery
    • Scripted Format
    • Mystery
    • Scripted Format

    Heartbreak Insurance

    失恋保険 告らせ屋

    “We will guarantee your romance for 1 million yen…”

    A one-sided love that just won’t be realized… Everyone is scared of being hurt by a broken heart.

    “Heartbreak Insurance” is a bet against love that pays out 10-fold, helping you heal in the case of heartbreak. It’s a non-refundable insuranc...

    • Comedy
    • Romance
    • Food/Cooking
    • For Women
    • Drama (Series)

    • Comedy
    • Romance
    • Food/Cooking
    • For Women
    • Drama (Series)

    Heartbreak on a Plate

    失恋めし

    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...

    • Scripted Format
    • Comedy
    • Thriller
    • Suspense
    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)
    • Scripted Format
    • Comedy
    • Thriller
    • Suspense
    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)

    Hitman in Love

    ボクの殺意が恋をした

    He’s a hitman, but he’s too much of a klutz to kill anyone.
    Not only that, he also protects his target instead of killing them.
    Furthermore, she turns out to be his first crush!?

    A hitman who can never carry out his hits
    falls in love with the person he’s supposed to kill?!
    ★A Thrilling Roman...

    • Reality
    • Reality

    I Want to See My Son!

    オカンの息子に会いたい

    A mom’s sneak peek into her son’s daily life!

    When her son is living afar, a mother's worries never cease! Is he okay at school? Is work hard? Is he eating properly? He doesn't say much when she calls!
    “I Want to See My Son!” is a tear-jerking reality show in which a mother dons a disguise to se...

    • Entertainment
    • Gameshow
    • Quizshow

    • Entertainment
    • Gameshow
    • Quizshow

    I've seen this!

    ミテタ

    A completely new quiz show with no knowledge required!
    This studio quiz show, where four players work together to solve the problem. Ten days ago, their solving the quiz at the studio, the four of players took a walk around the streets of Tokyo. In fact, there are quiz hints scattered along the way...

    • Comedy
    • Entertainment
    • Gameshow
    • Quizshow

    • Comedy
    • Entertainment
    • Gameshow
    • Quizshow

    Instant Faker

    嘘。-欺きファイトクラブ-

    The Instant fake battle between the guys have a silver tongue about to begin!
    That requires a word sense that goes beyond the truth and a rich imagination!
    Four Skilled Liar make them improvise own fake story quiz or two-choice quiz, with cool face.
    The prize money goes to the true faker who has ...

    • Action
    • Adventure
    • Fantasy

    • Action
    • Adventure
    • Fantasy

    INUYASHA

    犬夜叉

    Set in the Sengoku Period of Japan (a period of domestic turmoil about 500 years ago), INUYASHA is a time-travel fantasy adventure based on the hit comic book series of the same name.

    Kagome discovers that she can travel back and forth between the present and the Sengoku Period. As she is drawn ...

    • Comedy
    • Human
    • Scripted Format
    • Comedy
    • Human
    • Scripted Format

    Is There a Vet in the House?

    獣医さん、事件ですよ

    “Even if you're a pet, or if you're not blood related, as long as you live under the same roof, you're family!” So says Kentaro Shiba or Shibaken, the town vet in this family drama designed to brighten your day and put a smile on viewers’ faces. A busybody who can't leave someone alone when he sees ...

    • Reality
    • Reality

    JACK-IN-THE-SHED

    In 2017, a Ferrari worth 2 million dollars was found covered with dust in an abandoned Japanese shed. It was forgotten in the shed for over 40 years without the owner noticing its value. Do you remember what’s in your shed? Have you opened your shed recently? From celebrity’s shed to ordinary people...

    • Detective
    • Drama (Series)

    • Detective
    • Drama (Series)

    Kei x Yaku - Dangerous Buddy

    ケイ × ヤクーあぶない相棒ー

    Three years ago, a video of a female public security investigator being kidnapped and assaulted was uploaded to the internet. Her name was Rion Nakaba, and the video caused a huge uproar- but it was instantly deleted. This incident was called the “Joker Case” within the Public Safety Bureau, and for...

    • Scripted Format
    • Sports
    • Drama (Series)
    • Scripted Format
    • Sports
    • Drama (Series)

    KING OF DANCE

    Now is the golden era of dance performances in Japan and everyone's taking to the floor. All the dancers are aiming for one thing – to be crowned the KING OF DANCE. Skilled dancers from across the country are gathering to take part in an event that's being held for the first time in 5 years...

    So...

    • Entertainment
    • Gameshow
    • For Children

    • Entertainment
    • Gameshow
    • For Children

    Light Away!

    This game show won the top prize at the "BCWW International Format Pitching" held in Korea.
    Also nominated for Best Asian Original Game Show at the "Content Asia Awards" held in Singapore.
    The Challengers called "Darkness Phantom Thieves" compete in the "Hall of Light".
    They challenge a thrilling...

    • Human
    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)

    • Human
    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)

    Lost and Found

    しょうもない僕らの恋愛論

    A man in his forties is struggling with life and his career, until the 17-year-old daughter of his first love from 20 years ago appears unexpectedly. "I wanted to meet the man that my mom was in love with..." Bewildered by this encounter, he remembers the promise he made, but couldn’t keep, with his...

    • Comedy
    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)
    • Scripted Format
    • Comedy
    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)
    • Scripted Format

    Love Interns

    イタイケに恋して

    Can three clumsy men be any good as Cupids?
    Their love speculations will run wild within the walls of this shared house!
    Original script by Koji Tokuo (Ossan’s Love, My Housekeeper Nagisa-san)!
    A romantic comedy about three hopeless men!
    They may be awkward to watch, but they're sure to soothe y...

    • Family
    • History

    • Family
    • History

    LOVE STORY OF MY PARENTS

    ~両親ラブストーリー~ オヤコイ

    Do you know the how-we-met story of your parents?

    Not so many people should have heard the story, none should have watched it.
    The very first conversation, the first kiss, the relationship problems they faced – this is not just a story of your parents, this is a part of your history.

    LOVE ...

    • Comedy
    • For Women
    • Scripted Format
    • Comedy
    • For Women
    • Scripted Format

    Lovely Unlovely

    人生が楽しくなる幸せの法則

    Beauty and perfection are not the key to being loved.
    Women are all unique and with different looks. Some may be fortunate with beauty and some may not. However, your looks don’t determine your happiness in life and love. Those who are successful in life are those who master the art of “a balanced...

    • Entertainment
    • Reality
    • Entertainment
    • Reality

    Lovestruck Celebrities

    芸恋リアル

    Even Celebrities Want Romance!

    Many of the actors who dazzle us on our TV screens are actually bad at relationships, or have no time for them. But of course, celebrities want romance too! Our program shines a path to real love for celebrities who haven't had a chance at it!

    <Segment Example>
    ...

    • Mystery
    • For Children
    • Mystery
    • For Children

    Magic Kaito 1412

    まじっく快斗1412

    Kaito Kuroba is a seventeen-year-old high school student who is an adept magician due to the influence of his father, Toichi Kuroba who died mysteriously. Eight years after his father’s death, Kaito discovers a secret room in his home that was set up by his father to reveal itself on that very day. ...

    • Reality
    • Reality

    Marriage SOS!

    愛の修羅バラ

    Will bonds or wounds remain?!

    All marriages have difficulties. Newlyweds and longtime couples alike all have concerns. This program shows us marriages that just barely exist! We invite regular people couples or celebrity couples “on the rocks” to the studio, expose the dark side of their married ...

    • Comedy
    • Entertainment
    • Quizshow
    • Comedy
    • Entertainment
    • Quizshow

    Metaphor Variety Quiz! Hana Kara suika

    たとえるバラエティ クイズ!鼻からスイカ

    There are strange “metaphors” that exist in our daily lives (novels, hit songs, famed scholars’ quotes, popular comedian phrases)! This program unearths these unique “metaphors” and teaches their unknown history and unexpected usage! Various panel members enjoy answering quizzes about all kinds of “...

    • Human
    • Entertainment
    • Scripted Format
    • Human
    • Entertainment
    • Scripted Format

    MONEY ANGEL

    マネーの天使

    Monetary problems happen everyday at everywhere. The hero, Shigeru (Kazutoyo Koyabu), is one of the aggrieved party who suffers from monetary trouble.
    “Never doubt people! “ So says Shigeru, who has a faith in the basic goodness of human being, lost his job due to his honest personality. On the day...

    • Scripted Format
    • Family
    • Scripted Format
    • Family

    My Family Goes Viral

    向かいのバズる家族

    People hides who they reallyare. But social media makes you show your true color.

    Akari Kagari is a bright young woman, living with her family happily. One day, Akari is filmed dealing with an irritated customer at her coffee shop professionally and becomes famous on the Internet overnight. In fa...

    • Human
    • Scripted Format
    • Human
    • Scripted Format

    My Great Boss

    木下部長とボク

    Kinoshita, the boss at an ad agency, is a guy that lives in the moment and for today. He’s always late for work and then leaves early. He’s completely unpredictable.

    Kinoshita and his bunch of useless employees ‘work’ at the Marumaru Tsushinsha advertising agency. Everything is done at a leisurel...

    • Scripted Format
    • Family
    • Mystery
    • Scripted Format
    • Family
    • Mystery

    My Husband’s Wives

    わたし旦那をシェアしてた

    She was just a single mother, living happily with her “common-law husband”... But one day, she gets a call from the police, who tell her that her husband has been murdered.

    She rushes to the hospital, only to find that there were two other “wives” besides her! As if that weren’t enough, as part o...

    • Comedy
    • History
    • Action
    • Fantasy
    • School
    • SF
    • Comedy
    • History
    • Action
    • Fantasy
    • School
    • SF

    New Nobunaga Chronicle: High School is a Battlefield

    新・信長公記〜クラスメイトは戦国武将〜

    A history buff mad scientist cloned warlords of Japanese civil war period out of his curiosity and released them to the world.

    And 15 years later... The cloned warlords grew up as highschoolers gathered in Ginnan High School. To be the ruler of the school, they were expected to be fighting each o...

    • Detective
    • Mystery
    • SF

    • Detective
    • Mystery
    • SF

    Octo: Mind Investigator Akari Shinno

    オクトー感情捜査官 心野朱梨

    Octo is a detective drama that fits the current times where crimes with ambiguous motives are increasing. Unlike existing detective stories focusing on finding criminals and working out tricks, Octo spotlights finding motives, the emotions that triggered the crimes.

    An eccentric female detective ...

    • Romance
    • Tearjerker
    • Scripted Format
    • Romance
    • Tearjerker
    • Scripted Format

    Only You

    オンリー・ユー 愛されて

    This is a pure love story of the young man with mild intellectual disability and a top fashion model.

    Sumio has mild intellectual disability and works at the restaurant, Sezon. He could not communicate with others well, but he is pure like a child. Sumio’s favorite activity is to watch outside by...

    • Comedy
    • Scripted Format
    • Comedy
    • Scripted Format

    Otasukeya -Jinpachi the Helping Hero-

    お助け屋☆陣八

    Girls deceived into paying money to bad guys…
    Elderly involved in a banking fraud…
    Kids being bullied…
    The little injustices that we can all relate to…
    Because of injustice, the dreams of people looking for happiness are shattered.
    Of course, we want to help people out, but to lend out a h...

    • Scripted Format
    • Action
    • Mystery
    • Drama (Series)

    • Scripted Format
    • Action
    • Mystery
    • Drama (Series)

    PANDA Judges the World

    シロでもクロでもない世界で、パンダは笑う。

    Boldly expose hidden dark truths!

    The streets are swamped with malicious sexual and power harassment, corporate fraud, and corrupt authorities… Amidst the slew of tabloid stories, internet rumors and speculations about these crimes, the truth often remains gray, disappearing into the darkness.
    B...

    • Quizshow

    • Quizshow

    PLAY INNOCENT

    騙し合いバトルロワイヤル THE完全犯罪

    It is a psychological quiz battle based on the werewolf game between three players who want to answer correctly and X, who wants to answer all questions incorrectly.
    This is a one-story game.
    In each episode, we have cast four people with different relationships.
    For example, in an episode f...

    • Comedy
    • Human
    • Scripted Format
    • Drama (Series)

    • Comedy
    • Human
    • Scripted Format
    • Drama (Series)

    Pops Loves Kawaii Stuff

    おじさんはカワイイものがお好き。

    Mitsutaka Oji is an attractive hard-working manager, admired by both his superiors and subordinates. Well-mannered, gentlemanly, and stylish to boot, he’s popular among women. However, this man has a secret... He absolutely loves cute things! Mitsutaka can’t resist cuteness, and he’s head over heels...

    • Human
    • Romance
    • Scripted Format
    • Human
    • Romance
    • Scripted Format

    Pure Soul

    ピュアソウル ~君が僕を忘れても~

    Happily married to Koichi, 30 year-old Kaoru’s world is shaken when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. Amidst this turmoil, they discover that Kaoru is pregnant. Deciding to keep the baby, they name their little girl Himawari. But Kaoru’s condition worsens, and she begins to wonder what she ...

    • Gameshow
    • Gameshow

    Quiz: Only One!

    クイズ!オンリーワン

    A brand new type of ranking quiz that everyone will become addicted to!

    Aim for 1 in 100! You’ll find yourself playing along! A hundred people are surveyed on a topic such as, “Name a celebrity with Paul in their name.” Studio panelists must match the answer that is only one – that is a response ...

    • Comedy
    • Scripted Format
    • Comedy
    • Scripted Format

    Random Hero

    でたらめヒーロー

    Kenta Kusumi (31) is jobless, single, and in debt. His best friend Shuji, a police officer, often tells him, “Get your act together, you’re 30!” but Kenta lacks any drive or will. One day he is asked by his sister to take care of her son, Daichi. Kenta hates children and is reluctant, but trouble oc...

    • Scripted Format
    • Mystery
    • SF

    • Scripted Format
    • Mystery
    • SF

    Repeat

    リピート ~運命を変える10か月~

    What if you could have another go on some events in life?

    One day, librarian Ayumi receives a mysterious phone call from a strange man named Kazama, who tells her that an earthquake is going to happen at 6:45pm. She thinks it’s just a joke, however an earthquake really does happen at exactly 6:45...

    • For Children
    • For Children

    RYUJIN JUWARA

    琉神ジュワラ―

    Ryujin Juwara is a localized version of Ryujin Mabuyer, which is a top-rated TV series in Okinawa. This version imparts the essence of Malay tradition and culture to the young generation. Ryujin Juwara is a hit with young Malaysians.

    “Ryujin Mabuyer” is a community-based live-action superhero TV ...

    • Action
    • Suspense
    • Scripted Format
    • Action
    • Suspense
    • Scripted Format

    Secret Agent Erika

    秘密諜報員エリカ

    A cool spy and a loving mother!!

    Erika is a normal housewife, the kind you can find on any street in Japan. But she has a secret she can’t tell anyone. She is a former spy, who quit her job to live with her salaryman husband and young son. Nobody knows she used to be a spy, not her parents, or h...

    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)
    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)

    Secret Alliance

    シークレット同盟

    Shian is a college girl with a severe case of androphobia, who prefers her own company. The somewhat lonely girl has stunning looks that make all the other girls on the campus swoon over her. Suddenly, Ritsuko, a pretty freshman girl who’s been garnering a lot of attention, admits that she has feeli...

    • Thriller
    • Mystery
    • Drama (Series)

    • Thriller
    • Mystery
    • Drama (Series)

    Sister

    シスター

    A story of a woman who falls for the wrong man, and her wicked and scheming older sister who stands in her way to happiness... Nagisa and Saho are close-knit sisters living together, who were born quite a few years apart. One day, the younger sister Nagisa finds out that her coworker and secret crus...

    • Family
    • Human
    • Adventure

    • Family
    • Human
    • Adventure

    Space Brothers

    宇宙兄弟

    '“The older brother should always be ahead of the younger one...”

    Once upon a time there were two brothers, Hibito and Mutta. Hibito, the littler brother, had been blessed with good luck since the day he was born. Mutta, the elder, had always had bad luck. One day, the two brothers saw a UFO. Thi...

    • Human
    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)

    • Human
    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)

    Spinning Around My Whirl

    自転しながら公転する

    Having had her dreams broken, Miyako, age 30, returns to her hometown in Ibaraki from Tokyo. As her friends are getting married or getting an older boyfriend, she meets 29 year old Kanichi, a gentle but financially unstable guy. But even with a boyfriend, dating is different than when she was in he...

    • Gameshow

    • Gameshow

    SUPER SKY SHOE CONTEST

    ビッグ☆プレイ

    New dynamic and crazy extreme sports is born.
    The game is simple. Contestants go on the swing and kick their shoe as far as they can. That’s it.
    However, the swing is not normal. We create the monster size swing of 35m height with huge crane. With this monster size swing, contestants swing and k...

    • Scripted Format
    • Romance
    • Scripted Format
    • Romance

    Texting in Tokyo

    LINEの答えあわせ

    Those who master the art of texting shall master love...
    A “Ready-to-use Romcom” comes to life, here and now for everyone who’s struggling with love!

    Letters have always been a method for humans to express their emotions towards one another. Today, writing letters have been replaced by texting ...

    • Family
    • Entertainment
    • Family
    • Entertainment

    The Best of the Worst

    最高の最下位

    There are various rankings in the world, but everyone focuses on the top spot... However, if you change your perspective, the worst can even be praised as the best! The unknown “bests” among the worst are uncovered in this program! Delivering the best of the worst from a positive point of view.

    • Suspense
    • Mystery
    • Drama (Series)

    • Suspense
    • Mystery
    • Drama (Series)

    The Crimes of Those Women

    彼女たちの犯罪

    We all want to be happy. This is a story of ordinary women in their mid-thirties, who find themselves at a crossroads in their lives. They all used to be young and shining, but the passage of time robbed them of many things while burdening them with other things. And yet, they keep pursuing their ha...

    • Gameshow
    • Reality
    • Gameshow
    • Reality

    The Delicious Journey

    言われるマンマ

    "The Delicious Journey" is a reality game show / travelogue searching for the best dish of someone’s whole life.

    The following question is asked to people walking by…“What is the dish you really want to eat again?” The answer would be for example: “The sushi I ate on my trip to Hokkaido”, or “The...

    • Comedy
    • Detective

    • Comedy
    • Detective

    The Detective is Way Ahead Season 2

    探偵が早すぎる 春のトリック返し祭り

    A love story filled with comedy and solving mysteries?!
    Season 2 of The Detective is Way Ahead is jam-packed with all of that!
    This comedy-mystery is so exhilarating that you won't be able to take your eyes off the action even for a second!

    No one dies, and no accidents!
    Picking up on the sl...

    • Comedy
    • Human
    • Scripted Format
    • Comedy
    • Human
    • Scripted Format

    The Guide -Five Stars in Kyoto-

    五つ星ツーリスト~最高の旅、ご案内します!!~

    Kyoto, one of Japan's most popular cities, attracts around 50 million visitors a year. Kyoka Takase works for a travel agency there, and has a legendary reputation as the city's preeminent bespoke tour guide. Whatever the request, whoever the visitor – she’s always able arrange the ultimate and most...

    • Family
    • Human
    • Scripted Format
    • Family
    • Human
    • Scripted Format

    The Inheritance Lawyer: Shinichi Kakizaki

    遺産相続弁護士 柿崎真一

    “May you rest in peace.”

    In the downtown area of Yokohama area, the Kakizaki Shinichi law firm stand. Shinichi has been an elite lawyer representing major companies and handling criminal cases. However, due to a two month business suspension he received two years ago, he had lost all the trust he...

    • Comedy
    • Mystery
    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)
    • Comedy
    • Mystery
    • Romance
    • Drama (Series)

    The Lunchtime Detective

    ランチ合コン探偵

    A delicious lunchtime combo filled with“things that women love”: Group dating, gourmet food, and mysteries! A mystery drama that brings together, these three female favorites! Women in today’s world are extremely busy! They want to meet guys efficiently and seize opportunities that will change their...

    • Detective
    • Mystery
    • Drama (Series)
    • Detective
    • Mystery
    • Drama (Series)

    The Promise: The Truth from 16 Years Ago

    約束~16年目の真実~

    There’s someone sinister living in this town... A female detective, who has once lost everything in her life to the string of murders, comes back to her hometown. She sets about uncovering “the truth from the past,” which triggers the killer to reappear! The serial killer who stole everything from h...

    • Music
    • Quizshow
    • Music
    • Quizshow

    The Quick-Cut Quiz!

    切り取りドン!

    One-second music buzzer quiz!

    Panelists must guess the song after hearing just a one-second clip. All songs being questioned are famous songs that everyone knows. Panelists will choose the part of the song they think will be easiest to identify. That one second chosen will determines the player’s...

    • Gameshow
    • Gameshow

    The Real Fame Game

    オールスターの皆様に芸能界の厳しさを教えます

    Fame is life?! Celebrities losing their image?!

    This program shows celebrities in a new light, as we find out what it’s really like to be famous through a series of quizzes. Japan's most famous TV host subjects a panel of celebrities to the quizzes… Will humiliation or glory ensue?
    1.Example qui...

    • Entertainment
    • Gameshow
    • Entertainment
    • Gameshow

    The Referendum Game

    “What is the top brand chosen from 1000 men and women of all ages?”

    In this whole new type of a survey show, the studio panelists will try to guess which item received the most votes. The presenter decides the odds on his own judgment. When the odds are open, the studio panelists will be misled, ...

    • Family
    • Food/Cooking
    • Gameshow

    • Family
    • Food/Cooking
    • Gameshow

    The Rolling Kitchen

    A new cooking show by the director of “Iron Chef”

    In this spectacular studio based cooking show, 2 couples compete to see which team can create the best dish to win a cash prize! Within 40 minutes, couples need to cooperate and create 2 dishes. However, the kitchens are separated and conversation...

    • Food/Cooking
    • Quizshow
    • Food/Cooking
    • Quizshow

    The Secret is Out! HOMETOWN PRIDE

    秘密のケンミンSHOW

    Learn all about the unique parts of Japan!

    This show highlights the differences between different parts of the country, focusing on language and culture. Although Japan is geographically a relatively small country, each prefecture has its own traditions, dialect, foods, etc. This program shows w...

    • Family
    • Entertainment
    • Food/Cooking
    • Family
    • Entertainment
    • Food/Cooking

    The Secret is Out! HOMETOWN PRIDE KIWAMI

    秘密のケンミンSHOW 極

    You might not be aware of the secrets hidden in your own country... There are 47 prefectures in Japan, each with its own unique culture and customs. Each one has its own shocking culinary traditions, festivals, and customs that will make you wonder whether they all really come from Japan. The Secret...

    • Comedy
    • Human
    • Drama (Series)

    • Comedy
    • Human
    • Drama (Series)

    The Way of the Househusband

    極主夫道

    An infamous yakuza sets out to master the Way of the Househusband!“The Immortal Dragon”—an infamous and feared yakuza who has left behind countless legends in the underworld—has decided to wash his hands of his dark past and become...a “househusband”! Under the watchful eye of the neighborhood, the ...

    • Comedy
    • Family
    • Action
    • Comedy
    • Family
    • Action

    The WAY OF THE HOUSEHUSBAND: The Cinema

    極主夫道 ザ・シネマ

    The most(notorious)househusband in history appears!!
    The sinister Yakuza who left behind many legends in the underworld, “The Immortal Dragon”
    He washed his hands of the Yakuza lifestyle, and the new path he chose...was “househusband”!
    Up to now, in Japan ‘househusbands’ were a rare breed, but th...

    • Comedy
    • Food/Cooking
    • Quizshow

    • Comedy
    • Food/Cooking
    • Quizshow

    The Winner Beats It All

    THE5連覇無双

    This is a " head-to-head" battle between five challengers and a champion of various genres.
    The challenger will challenge with a striking skill he or she is good at, and the champion must take all fight.
    In short, the champion must fight with the five specialists, regardless of his or her own str...

    • Comedy
    • Food/Cooking
    • Quizshow

    • Comedy
    • Food/Cooking
    • Quizshow

    The Winner Beats It All

    THE5連覇無双

    This is a " head-to-head" battle between five challengers and a champion of various genres.
    The challenger will challenge with a striking skill he or she is good at, and the champion must take all fight.
    In short, the champion must fight with the five specialists, regardless of his or her own str...

    • Human
    • Mystery
    • Tearjerker
    • Drama (Series)

    • Human
    • Mystery
    • Tearjerker
    • Drama (Series)

    The Winning Script

    勝利の法廷式

    Ran Kagura (age 29) was once a talented child performer. She grew up and became an attorney, but she couldn’t save her best friend who was wrongfully convicted of murder. Ran has disappeared from the legal circles since then. A year later, an online legal column catches people’s attention. It is wri...

    • Entertainment
    • Reality
    • Entertainment
    • Reality

    They Make How Much?

    月収ぶっちゃけハウマッチ!!

    Does your neighbor seem to have it all?
    Does another neighbor never buy a new car and pinch pennies?
    Can you guess what their monthly income might be?

    The truth might surprise you! As two reporters investigate the target family, studio panelists must try to guess the family’s monthly income. Th...

    • Mystery
    • SF
    • Drama (Series)

    • Mystery
    • SF
    • Drama (Series)

    Time Traveler's Disease

    めぐる未来

    Mirai, a 25-year-old man who keeps to himself,is hiding a certain secret from his beloved wife Meguru...The truth is that he’s suffering from an unexplained disease that causes him to travel back in time whenever he experiences sudden, intense emotions. It was Meguru who brought him solace from his ...

    • Scripted Format
    • Detective
    • Drama (Series)
    • Scripted Format
    • Detective
    • Drama (Series)

    Trap the Con Man

    CHEAT ~詐欺師の皆さん、ご注意ください~

    Saki Hoshino, age 25. The daughter of a legendary conman, and hailed as a genius,she was scouted to join the “Conman Hit-back Expert A-Team”, aka CHEAT.
    But she has “a little secret” that cannot be revealed.

    She is an “IDOL”...

    She has to hide her true self not to be found out that she’s the ...

    • Comedy
    • School
    • Comedy
    • School

    Ultimate Otaku Teacher

    電波教師

    To teach or not to teach? Such is the dilemma facing 22-year old otaku nerd and physics wunderkind Junichiro Kagami, in The Ultimate Otaku Teacher [Denpa Kyoushi ], an anime based on the bestselling weekly manga of the same name.

    Burned out after being published in esteemed science journal “Natur...

    • Entertainment
    • Food/Cooking
    • Reality

    • Entertainment
    • Food/Cooking
    • Reality

    Uprising Kitchen

    An unprecedented uprising in the history of the kitchen is coming!
    A battle between a first-class chef, a housewife celeb, and an amateur cooking celeb.
    They cook a dish based on a theme and compete to see which is the tastier. However, the budget the three chefs can spend on food shopping is as...

    • Detective
    • Mystery
    • Scripted Format
    • Detective
    • Mystery
    • Scripted Format

    VISION -the Girl Who Sees Murders-

    VISION~殺しが見える女~

    In this drama, an unpopular fashion model suddenly develops a supernatural ability to see murder scenes before the murders occur. While fearing her new ability, she meets a detective under suspension, after being involved in a certain murder case...
    Together, the two of them begin to use her unique...

    • Comedy
    • Entertainment
    • Reality
    • Comedy
    • Entertainment
    • Reality

    Voluntary Appearance: Can You Tell Me Who You Are?

    任意同行願えますか?

    This program dives into surveys of people who work in industries that “seem interesting but have many unknowns.” Looking at the surveys they gathered, the three hosts let their imaginations run wild and select people that particularly stand out to them. They invite the person they chose to represent...

    • Reality
    • Quizshow
    • Reality
    • Quizshow

    What’s In The Cart!

    クイズ!のぞき見マーケット

    Peek in the cart at home improvement store!
    Let’s check out what’s in the customers’ cart at the home improvement store!
    This show will reveal what kinds of great things customers bought and how they will use it. Based on what they purchased and their hints, studio panelists will try to guess what...

    • For Children
    • IT/Robot
    • For Children
    • IT/Robot

    YATTERMAN

    ヤッターマン

    “The hit anime series from the ‘70s is refashioned for the 21st century!”

    Join Gan, his girlfriend Ai, and their all-purpose rescue robot dog, Yatterman, as they strive to foil the plans of the evil Doronbo gang. This gang will do whatever it takes to steal the Dokuro Rings, which, if all five ar...

    • Gameshow
    • Quizshow
    • Gameshow
    • Quizshow

    You! Answer!!

    押しつけクイズ YOU! ANSWER!!

    This quiz show is one like no other!

    It‘s the fastest finger first quiz. But there is a catch...
     ▼ In front of each of the 5 contestants, there are 4 buttons.
     ▼ However, none of these buttons correspond to that person. Instead, they are for the other 4 people.
     ▼ In other words, when a conte...

    • Family
    • Human
    • Scripted Format
    • Family
    • Human
    • Scripted Format

    “My Life” -survival rate of 0%・I’ll defeat the little bug in my stomach-

    ぼくのいのち

    I’ll defeat the little bug in my stomach!” In Hyogo prefecture Aioi city, Michiyo Kawada lived a tranquil life with her husband and three sons. Their 4 year old son Yuhei Kawada loved sports and brightened the family with his cheerful personality. However, his body developed a rare cancer that only ...