|Anata ni wa Watasanai|
|Air Date:||11:15 pm, Saturdays, 10 November 2018|
|Cast:||Kimura Yoshino, Mizuno Miki, Takana Tetsushi, Hagiwara Masato, Aoyagi Sho, Imoto Ayaka|
Kamishima Michiko (Kimura Yoshino) has been married for 20 years to her husband Shunpei (Hagiwara Masato), successor and head chef of a high-class Japanese restaurant. A full-time housewife and mother of two children, Michiko was enjoying a privileged, peaceful lifestyle. Then one day, a woman calling herself Shunpei’s mistress suddenly appears and informs Michiko that “I’m here to claim your husband.” The mistress, Yahagi Tae (Mizuno Miki), tells Michiko that their relationship has been going on for 6 years, and hands her the divorce paper signed by Shunpei. Furthermore, she reveals the surprising truth that Michiko’s late mother-in-law, her husband’s mother, welcomed their relationship. In addition, it also came to light that her husband’s restaurant was heavily in debt and on the brink of bankruptcy. Faced with a series of circumstances she never imagined, Michiko raises money by getting Tae and Shunpei to buy their marriage license for 60 million yen from her, and decides to rebuild the restaurant as its proprietress…
|Aibou Season 17|
|Air Date:||9 pm, Wednesdays, 17 October 2018 (2 seasons)|
|Cast:||Mizutani Yutaka, Sorimachi Takashi, Suzuki Anju, Kawahara Kazuhisa, Yamanaka Takashi, Yamanishi Atsushi, Asari Yosuke, Tanaka Ryuzo, Jinbo Satoshi, Ono Ryo, Katagiri Ryuji, Sugimoto Tetta, Ishizaka Koji|
Aoki Toshio (Asari Yosuke), a special investigation officer from the cyber security task force, is demoted to the Special Missions Section as “punishment”. He holds a grudge against Sugishita Ukyo (Mizutani Yutaka) and Kaburagi Wataru (Sorimachi Takashi), and had been working behind the scenes tear up the team. What ripples will he cause as the third member of the Special Missions Section?
|Kasouken no Onna Season 18|
(Woman of the Crime Lab Season 8)
|Air Date:||8 pm, Thursdays, 18 October 2018|
|Cast:||Sawaguchi Yasuko, Naito Takashi, Wakamura Mayumi, Kazama Toru, Kaneda Akio, Saito Satoru, Watanabe Shu, Yamamoto Hikaru, Nishida Ken, Ishii Kazuaki|
As criminals become more sophisticated and crimes more complex, the police must turn to speedier and more scientific means of weeding through clues and narrowing down suspects. That’s where the forensics labs come into play. Sasaki Mariko (Sawaguchi Yasuko) is a highly talented forensics scientist who must dodge stereotypes, as well as disparaging comments from veteran detectives
|Legal V ~ Moto Bengoshi Takanashi Shoko|
(Legal V ~ Former Lawyer Takanashi Shouk)
|Air Date:||9 pm, Thursdays, 11 October 2018|
|Cast:||Yonekura Ryoko, Mukai Osamu, Hayashi Kento, Nanao, Arakawa Yoshiyoshi, Naito Risa, Miyamoto Mayu, Adachi Yumi, Miura Shohei, Katsumura Masanobu, Kohinata Fumiyo, Takahashi Hideki|
Takanashi Shoko (Yonekura Ryoko) is a former lawyer who had her license revoked. Prior to her disbarment, there were dark rumors that she punched her boss and that she was extorting in collaboration with organized gang. She persuades Kyogoku Masahiko (Takahashi Hideki), a university professor who is an attorney on paper only, to open Kyogoku Law Firm, and tells plausible lies to recruit lawyers (Hayashi Kento and Katsumura Masanobu) and paralegals (Arakawa Yoshiyoshi, Adachi Yumi, and Miura Shohei) who are known to have problems. She orders them around like an arrogant demon, pushing forward towards achieving victory no matter how disadvantageous the litigation. Confronting them is Felix & Temma Law Firm, headed by Tenma Soichiro (Kohinata Fumiyo) and lawyers Kaizaki Hayato (Mukai Osamu) and Shiratori Minako (Nanao). Can the team of lawyers of lesser power led by Shoko achieve victory against the powerful elite lawyers? Furthermore, what was the reason Shoko was disbarred?
|Boku to Shippo to Kagurazaka|
(Sakanoue Animal Clinic Story)
|Air Date:||11:15 pm, Fridays, 12 October 2018|
|Cast:||Aiba Masaki, Hirosue Ryoko, Shuri, Kotaki Nozomu, Nagisa, Yashiba Toshihiro, Yamura Hiroki, Okura Koji, Murakami Jun, Kato Kazuko, Issey Ogata|
|Synopsis:||Koenji Tatsuya (Aiba Masaki) is a young vet who works at Sakanoue Veterinary Clinic in Kagurazaka, Tokyo. He quit the veterinary hospital that he had worked at and returned to his hometown. He is about to work for Dr Tokumaru Zenjiro (Issey Ogata) but Dr Tokumaru entrusts the clinic to him all of a sudden, and disappears. Despite his bewilderment, Tatsuya stays on with veterinary nurse Kase Tokiwa (Hirosue Ryoko) and Tashiro Shinichi (Murakami Jun). His interactions with the people of Kagurazaka deepen and he is eventually called Dr Ko.|
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