Tanabe Seiichi

Zouka no Mitsu

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2011
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A baby is kidnapped. The police assume the kidnapping is a straight forward ransom case, but they a note from the perpetrator states, “If you want to pay money, you decide how much.” Two more kidnappings occur. Can Detective Hashiba (Seiichi Tanabe) capture the criminal known as Ran?


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Utenai Keikan

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2016
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One day, Inspector Shibasaki Reiji of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department’s General Affairs Department is made to take responsibility for the inexplicable suicide of a direct subordinate and demoted to a police precinct despite being among a small number of elite candidates in the police force. Reiji received a phone call from his boss Nakata instructing him to allow his subordinate Kazuhiko Kido, who previously suffered from depression, to take part in shooting training. Reiji followed the instructions, but Kazuhiko killed himself soon after receiving a handgun from him. Reiji was interrogated, but his boss denied making the phone call regarding Kazuhiko. Who made the phone call?

While Reiji showers love on his wife and child, he has had no qualms about using intimidation on fellow police officers in order to get ahead in his career. Realising that he has been set up, he devises a plan not only to shed light on the truth, but make a return to the career track.


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Thirty Lies Or So

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2004
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Takarada, a member of a group of swindlers which has reunited to pull off a big caper involving down comforters, shoddy encyclopedias, and a panda suit. However, the actual scam they’re about to run takes a back seat to the…


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The Last Restaurant (Saigo no Restaurant)

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2016
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Sonoba Shinogu is the owner and chef of a modern-day French restaurant called ‘Heaven’s Door’. He has topnotch culinary skills, but a flawed personality. Ever since he took over the restaurant from his late father, its turnover has declined. One…


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Soratobu Taiya

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2009
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A tire comes off a moving truck and becomes a deadly weapon, hitting a mother and child. The problem was caused by the vehicle manufacturer’s failure to recall the vehicle, but the blame falls on the head of the delivery company who, despairing, searches for evidence that the recall was suppressed. Crossing paths with banks, police, weekly magazine writers, the victim’s family, and various others, he eventually gets to the truth of the matter. –JLPP


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Shokojo Seira

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2009
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Seira was raised in India, but she is sent back to Japan to continue her education at an affluent boarding high school. Although she has lived in luxury, the well-bred Seira is kind and generous, earning her many friends at the school. One person who dislikes Seira is the school’s director, though she treats Seira well due to the father’s fortune. Then, during Seira’s 16th birthday party, the director informs her that her father has died, leaving her penniless. As a result, she is forced to work as a servant in order to pay off her school bills. –Tokyograph


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Saito San 2

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2013
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Set five years after “Saito San,” Masako Saitou (Arisa Mizuki) now has a son in the 4th grade of elementary school. She moves to a new town and meets new people. Masako Saitou faces many problems at the elementary school and has to deal with the parents of her son’s classmates and also the teachers.


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Rasen

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1999
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The sequel to the hit drama “Ring: The Final Chapter”. This time, Sadako leaves the well, and she finds another way to destroy the world, a method that would destroy the world quicker than the video. Can Ando (Kishitani Goro) and Natsumi (Yoshimoto Takami) find a way to save the world from total destruction?


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Minami-kun no Koibito

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2004
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What would you do if you were suddenly only 16 cm tall? What would you do if your loved one was suddenly only 16 cm tall? A best selling sentimental love story is dramatized for the second time!
Everything started when a high school couple, Chiyomi (Fukada Kyoko) and Minami (Ninomiya Kazunari) had a mysterious and ominous fortune cookie at a Chinese restaurant… “If you stay close to him, he will become great and the two of you will be together for a long time. However, when the two of you drift apart, horrible thing will happen”. Just as the prophesy, on the very day when Minami decided to leave Chiyomi, a magical curse struck Chiyomi. Believe it or not, it shrunk her into a size of merely 16 cm tall! What would happen when a tender boyfriend and a miniaturized girlfriend secretly starts living together?


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Liar Game The Final Stage

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2010
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The Psychological thriller directed by Hiroaki Matsuyama dethroned US movie Percy Jackson and the Olympians at number 2 following its release this week at Japan Box Office. Starring Shota Matsuda and Erika Toda (Death Note). Based on a manga created by Kaitani Shinobu, this movie is set where the 2nd season of the drama series left off. In the first series, a college student Nao Kanzaki is lured into a mysterious game by tricking other players to win. However Nao got tricked by her former sensei, desperate for help, she enlisted the aid of person named Shinichi Akiyama. In the second series, the duo is faced against new opponents with the help of a rival player named Fukunaga . In Liar game: Final Stage, Players are encouraged to trust each other to win the tournament. However, a mysterious player named X is secretly plotting to sabotage everyone of their chances to win the LGT.


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