Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Upcoming Jdramas this Summer 2009

Genre: Renzoku

Akahana no Sensei (10 pm, Wednesdays @ July 2009)
Cast: Oizumi Yo, Kashii Yu, Kamiki Ryunosuke (Tokyo Tower, Tantei Gakuen Q), Suga Kenta, Kamikawa Takaya, Kobayashi Satomi
Synopsis: Ishihara Santaro (Oizumi Yo) is a teacher in charge of a class established in a hospital for junior high school students who are unable to attend school because of long-term hospitalisation. These students also have emotional problems and he tries to make them laugh by putting on a red nose but nothing seems to go right. He has no comic sense and is given the cold shoulder.

Maid Detective (11:15 pm, Fridays @ July 2009)
Cast : Fukuda Saki (3 nen B gumi Kinpachi Sensei 7), Harada Ryuji, Matoba Koji, Oshima Yoko, Shinagawa Toru, Nakayama Megumi, Kadena Reon
Synopsis: Wakatsuki Aoi (Fukuda Saki), 18, is a cute maid working at a stately mansion in Kyoto. That is just her cover identity because she has another. She is a detective who has been given a special assignment by the police commissioner of the Kyoto Prefectural Police to conduct undercover operations at a mansion suspected of crime.

Ninkyo Helper (10:00pm, Thursdays @ July 2009)
Cast: Kusanagi Tsuyoshi (SMAP), Kuroki Meisa
Synopsis: A mob member becomes a nurse for elderly people as a result of some incident.

Orthros no Inu (10:00pm, Fridays @ July 2009)
Cast: Takizawa Hideaki (Tackey and Tsubasa; Romeo and Juliet, Strawberry on the Shortcake, Kokuchi Sezu), Nishikido Ryo (NEWS, Kanjani8; Ryusei no Kizuna, Last Friends, 1 Liter of Tears, Attention Please)
Synopsis: Ryuzaki Shinji (Takizawa Hideaki) has “God’s hands” to cure all illnesses and injuries. He has untold evil aura inside of him that he shows to no one. Aoi Ryosuke (Nishikido Ryo) has “Devil’s hands” to kill people. He has the kind, sensitive heart of an angel. They’re two people who should never meet. The meeting between God and Devil heralds a predestined showdown. Could heaven have really made the wrong choice? Or not …?

[To be Announced Title] (9:00pm, Mondays @ July 2009)
Cast: Yamashita Tomohisa (NEWS; Code Blue, Proposal Daisakusen, Kurosagi, Nobuta wo Produce), Kitagawa Keiko
Synopsis: To be Announced

[To be Announced Title] (10:00pm, Tuesdays @ July 2009)
Cast: Kondo Masahiko, Nakayama Yuma (Battery)
Synopsis: To be Announced

Keishichou Sousa Ikkai 9-Gakkari (9:00pm, Wednesdays @ July 2009)
Cast: Watase Tsunehiko, Inohara Yoshihiko (V6; Pikan**chi Life Is Hard Dakara Happy, Ichiban Taisetsu Dake), Hada Michiko, Tsuda Kanji, Fukikoshi Mitsuru, Taguchi Hiromasa, Natori Yuko
Synopsis: To be Announced

[To be Announced] (10:00pm, Fridays @ July 2009)
Cast: Shida Mirai (Tantei Gakuen Q, 14 sai no haha, Seigi no Mikata, Kamen Rider 555: Paradise Lost)
Synopsis: To be Announced

Drama Specials

Dareka ga uso wo tsuiteiru (Someone is lying) - Fuji TV
Cast: Tegoshi Yuya (NEWS, Tegomass; Shabake, Gachi Baka)
Synopsis: Accused of being a chikan, the main character argues he's innocent. However after being held in detention it's annouced that he's guilty as charged. At first the man had no concept of how court cases are held, but working with his family and company he decides to fight in court. He then discovers just how hard it can be to live in today's society, the sense of justice and hypocracy he had inside himself, his ture friends, the small happinesses you can feel being with your family and the greatness of family bonds. Can he win the court case and be proven innocent? Once everything is over will this family have lost something? Or will they have gained something? This isn't just a realistic drama, but it looks at how people should get through cases like this, how they should face their family and others, and it has a documentary like touch to it. There's also the wife, who fights with illness while trying to protect her family and accused husband. The oldest son, who learning about his father struggles with misgivings as he tries to find a job for himself. The oldest daughter, who still in puberty has unhappy feeling towards those of the opposite sex and loses her bearings when she realizes a high school girl the same age as her has accused her father. And the high school girl who was a victim, who's been a victim of chikan numerous times but only ever raised her voice this one day.

taken from cruncyroll and news_jpop @ lj.


  1. Words cannot describe how excited I am about the Ryo and Tackey drama. <333 As for the other dramas, I'm gonna sit around and wait for the summaries to come out before I decide what sounds good... =D

  2. me too! :) i'm excited for the drama of ryo and tego. in the drama that yamapi will star, there was a rumor before that jun will take that role but i think yamapi won. :)

  3. I'm curious and interested and all of this but Orthros no Inu's plot got my attention the most *_*

  4. that god hands and devil's hand are eyecatching.

  5. Haha, i didn't even properly look at the plot of Orthros no Inu. I just saw the cast list and was like OKAY MUST WATCH NOW. <333