It begins as any other day with commuters and passengers catching the 8:23 train. That is, until one train car suddenly warps into a wormhole and lands in a devastated future world. Without smartphones or social media, the passengers must confront extraordinary and extreme conditions. Mere strangers yesterday, they must face their worst fears and instincts for survival, deception, and love as they fight to get back home in this exploration of how people deal with unprecedented events.
Three Japan Academy Award winners co-starring‼
Old apartment complexes, rented houses in the suburbs, and cabs running empty through the city. There is nothing special to note about these ordinary scenes, which have been left behind by the times, have lost their liveliness, and are somewhat lonely. However, looking closely behind each window, there is life with various circumstances. A daughter working part-time to support her disabled mother; a woman who has been cut off from her family and continues to work as a cab driver in search of pleasure in her dull days; a granddaughter living in a rented house with her grandmother because of a bad relationship with her parents and continues to work at a factory with her grandma. The three, who live far apart and do not even know each other exists, have a fateful encounter through a radio program. The three women are confused by each other. Still, as they begin to connect, a “miracle” occurs… and the lives of the three people, who had been stuck in their aimless lives, quietly begin to move forward.
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 his unique and peculiar view on the art of eating alone. Though the drama is based on a popular comic book, the eateries he stops by are actual restaurants that are located by the crew beforehand
這是一部描述孤獨美食之藝術的劇集。 主人公井之頭五郎個人經營著一家進口雜貨店，他每次親自登門拜訪客戶時，都會尋找隱藏在城市各個角落的美食店。在每一集的故事裏，每當主人公結束拜訪後，饑腸轆轆的他放下一切，專心地尋找著街頭巷尾能勾起他食欲的小店。每當沈浸在一個人享受美食的過程中，主人公的內心除了美食心無旁騖，填飽肚子後煩惱也一掃而光。 本劇是根據同名漫畫改編而成，運用了紀錄片風格的描述方式，其中劇中登場的餐館也全部都是真實存在的，每集之後更有作者親自走訪劇中出現的餐館，采訪店主並品嘗其更多的特色美食。
“I’m on rent.” “There is nothing I can do but a simple conversation.”
What an odd service?! Who’d need him?!
What he does is sort of like a handyman but he has no skills. His existence is the only thing he can offer. And yet there are loads of clients wanting him “to just be there”.
Requests from clients are such as “I want you to wait at the goal while I run the marathon” “Join me as I take my divorce papers to the ward office.” “I want you to go to my workplace with me as I am scared.” He has become famous throughout Japan via the media.
A heartwarming drama as the clients open up their hearts to the “Can’ t Do Anything Rental-man.”
Mitsuki Suzuki (Mitsu) lost her husband who worked at an IT company. He was hunt down by his colleagues and suddenly killed himself at the office.
To seek the cause of his death and take his revenge, she joins the IT company changing her name.
Taking advantage of her outstanding charm and craziness, she brilliantly sets up traps to the colleagues who made her husband dead.
Based on a comic of the same title by the author of “FISHBOWL WIVES” and starring the same actress as “FISHBOWL WIVES” in Netflix.