flower in the prisonThe Flower in Prison

  • Revised romanization: Okjoonghwa
  • Hangul: 옥중화
  • Director: Lee Byung-Hoon
  • Writer: Choi Wan-Kyu
  • Network: MBC
  • Episodes: 50
  • Release Date: April, 2016 —
  • Runtime: Saturdays & Sundays 21:45
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

In the Joseon Dynasty era, Ok-Nyeo (Jin Se-Yun) was born in prison. She belongs to weji-boo which helps people in the realm of law.

Cast

  • Ko Soo – Yoon Tae-Won
  • Jin Se-Yun – Ok-Nyeo
  • Kim Mi-Sook
  • Jeon Kwang-Leol
  • Jung Joon-Ho
  • Park Joo-Mi – Jung Nan-Jung
  • Choi Tae-Joon
  • Yoon Joo-Hee
  • Kim Soo-Yeon
  • Maeng Sang-Hun
  • Lee Se-Chang
  • Lee Hee-Do
  • Lim Ho
  • Jung Eun-Pyo
  • Choi Min-Chul
  • Jung Da-Bin – Ok-Nyeo (young)

Good_Partner-_Muteki_no_Bengoshi-a00Good Partner: Unbeatable Lawyer

  • Romaji: Good Partner: Muteki no Bengoshi
  • Japanese: グッドパートナー 無敵の弁護士
  • Director: Keita Motohashi, Naomi Tamura
  • Writer: Yasushi Fukuda
  • Network: TV Asahi
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: April 21, 2016 —
  • Runtime: Thursdays 21:00-21:54
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Kento Sakisaka (Yutaka Takenouchi) is a partner at a law firm specialising in corporate law. He is strong with negotiations and as a mediator. He hates to lose and thinks his mission is to protect his business clients. One year ago, Kento Sakisaka divorced Yoshie Natsume (Yasuko Matsuyuki) who works as a lawyer at the same law firm. He now lives with his young daughter.

Cast

  • Yutaka Takenouchi – Kento Sakisaka
  • Yasuko Matsuyuki – Yoshie Natsume
  • Kento Kaku – Yusaku Atami
  • Ikusaburo Yamazaki – Gen Akahoshi
  • Tetta Sugimoto – Junichi Nekota
  • Azusa Babazono – Mari Jonouchi
  • Azusa Okamoto – Satomi Mogi
  • Masako Miyaji – Rieko Asaoka
  • Karen Miyazaki – Ryoko Shimatani
  • Koji Ookura – Osamu Tsukumo
  • Jun Kunimura – Kazuhiko Jinguji

Love Song

  • Romaji: Love Song
  • Japanese: ラヴソング
  • Director: Hiroshi Nishitani, Shin Hirano
  • Writer: Yasuko Kuramitsu
  • Network: Fuji TV
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: April 11, 2016 —
  • Runtime: Mondays 21:00-21:54
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Kohei Kamishiro (Masaharu Fukuyama) worked as a musician in his past. He only had one hit song and his recording contract was eventually cancelled. He became devastated and left the field of music.

Twenty years later, Kohei Kamishiro keeps his distance from music, but his passion for music hasn’t faded away. He leads a boring life. Due to his past experience, he finds it difficult to have a relationship with women. One day, a woman appears in front of him. She has a complex and because of this leads a solitary life. The woman though has an amazing singing voice. By meeting her, Kohei begins to think he wants to make music again.

Cast

  • Masaharu Fukuyama – Kohei Kamishiro
  • Sakura Fujiwara – Sakura Sano
  • Masaki Suda – Soraichi Amano
  • Kaho – Mami Nakamura
  • Tetsushi Tanaka – Taizo Masumura
  • Ryudo Uzaki – Yuji Sasa
  • Miki Mizuno – Natsuki Shishido
  • Houka Kinoshita – Fumio Takigawa
  • Kiyohiko Shibukawa – Kazuo Hoshida

Sono “Okodawari”, Watashi ni mo Kure yo!!

  • Romaji: Sono “Okodawari”, Watashi ni mo Kure yo!!
  • Japanese: その「おこだわり」、私にもくれよ!!
  • Director: Tetsuaki Matsue
  • Writer: Tooru Seino (manga), Takeshi Takemura
  • Network: TV Tokyo
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: April 8, 2016 —
  • Runtime: Fridays 00:52-01:23
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Mayu Matsuoka and her friend Sairi Itoh become the MC of new TV show “Sono “Okodawari”, Watashi ni mo Kure yo!!” The television show introduces people who pursue happiness through ways ordinary people do not understand.

Cast

  • Mayu Matsuoka – herself
  • Sairi Itoh – herself
  • Takumi Saito – guest appearance
  • Shimon Okura – guest appearance
  • Norito Yashima – guest appearance

Our House

  • Romaji: Our House
  • Japanese: Our House
  • Director: Kozo Nagayama, Kensaku Sawada, Hiromasa Kato
  • Writer: Shinji Nojima
  • Network: Fuji TV
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: April 9, 2016 —
  • Runtime: Sundays 21:00
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Sakurako Ban (Mana Ashida) is a 12-years-old girl and the second child among 4 siblings. Since her mother passed away 6 months ago, she has taken care of house chores alone. Her father, Sota meets American woman Alice Shepherd (Charlotte Kate Fox) in the United States. Alice Shepherd aspires to become a photographer, but currently works part-time. Sota and Alice Shepherd decide to marry on on the spot. Sota takes Alice to Japan and introduces her to his children as their new mother. Sakurako Ban becomes angry and tries to kick her new mother out.

Cast

  • Mana Ashida – Sakurako Ban
  • Charlotte Kate Fox – Alice Shepherd
  • Koji Yamamoto – Sota Ban
  • Seishiro Kato – Sotaro Ban
  • Kokoro Terada – Shintaro Ban
  • Serika Matsuda – Momoko Ban
  • Mai Watanabe – Yoko Ban
  • Atsuhiro Inukai – Junichi Kagami
  • Takashi Tsukamoto – Joji Mikami
  • Yuki Matsushita – Kotone Akao
  • Isao Hashizume – Soichiro Ban

Entertainer

  • Revised romanization: Ddanddara
  • Hangul: 딴따라
  • Director: Hong Sung-Chang
  • Writer: Yoo Young-A
  • Network: SBS
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: April 20, 2016 —
  • Runtime: Wed. & Thu. 22:00
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Shin Suk-Ho worked for the biggest entertainment company as a director, but he is now the CEO of a new and tiny entertainment company. He gathers people to form a band. Through various incidents, Shin Suk-Ho becomes a real and successful manager.

Cast

  • Ji Sung – Shin Suk-Ho
  • Hyeri – Jung Geu-Rin
  • Kang Min-Hyuk – Jo Ha-Neul
  • Chae Jung-An – Yeo Min-Joo
  • Jeong Man-Sik – Songwriter
  • Gong Myung – Kayle
  • L.Joe – Seo Jae-Hoon
  • Lee Tae-Sun – Na Yeon-Soo

Master: God of Noodles

  • Revised romanization: Master-Kooksooui Sin
  • Hangul: 마스터-국수의 신
  • Director: Kim Jong-Yeon
  • Writer: Park In-Kwon (cartoon), Chae Seung-Dae
  • Network: KBS2
  • Episodes: 20
  • Release Date: April 20 – June 23, 2016
  • Runtime: Weds. & Thurs. 22:00
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

When Moo-Myung was young, he had an once-in-a-lifetime event. He walked into orphanage by himself. To take revenge, he attempts to become a God of Noodles.

Cast

  • Chun Jung-Myung – Moo-Myung
  • Kong Seung-Yeon – Kim Da-Hae
  • Cho Jae-Hyun – Kim Gil-Do
  • Jung Yoo-Mi – Chae Yeo-Kyung
  • Lee Sang-Yeob – Park Tae-Ha
  • Kim Jae-Young – Go Gil-Yong
  • Choi Jong-Won – Go Dae-Chun
  • Lee Il-Hwa – Go Gang-Sook
  • Jo Hee-Bong – Doggoo
  • Kim Byeong-Ki – So Tae-Sub
  • Woo Hyeon – Goo San
  • Baro – Kim Gil-Do (young)

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