Suspense

Cambrian Period

IMDb:
2017
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Tang Yin, is a simple and kind-hearted girl who is full of hope for the future. She sets foot to a southern island but gets accidentally involved in a gang’s fight with the police.

Director : Jiang Fenghong ; Screenwriter : Hou Pengfei


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Sky On Fire

IMDb:
2016
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A security guard becomes embroiled in a battle to protect stem cell research, which can potentially cure cancer, from falling into the wrong hands. Tian Bao is a security agent tasked with protecting a group of scientists who created a drug that can extend one’s life. Multiple parties want a piece of the drug and whether it’s used for justice or for evil, depends on our agent and his crew


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Zeni no Sensou

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2015
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Shiraishi Tomio graduated from Tokyo University and works for a foreign securities firm. He has a beautiful fiancee, Aoike Kozue, and life has been smooth sailing. However, one day, his father Takao commits suicide, leaving behind a lot of debts. As the joint guarantor, all of Tomio’s savings are spent on paying off the debts. In addition, he is pursued by moneylenders. He loses everything. His money, job and fiancee … and becomes homeless. The path he chooses is that of the moneylenders who drove him to the very bottom. He ends up going to work for Akamatsu Daisuke who runs Akamatsu Finance. Akamatsu Finance looks like a normal company on the outside, but lends money at high interest rates behind the scenes. Tomio wants to regain everything that he and his father lost in their lives because of money, with money. Deciding that he will endure any kind of hardship for the sake of money, Tomio goes to great lengths to do whatever it takes to achieve his aims, even the illegal. He meets Konno Mio, the daughter of his debt-ridden high school teacher. She makes him realise before he is aware of it, that he has been obsessed with money, and special feelings start to blossom between the two of them. Furthermore, Tomio’s former girlfriend, Kozue, who has complicated love-hate feelings for him shows up again. The three soon develop a complex romantic relationship. Faced with the truth of his father’s death, Tomio plots a heroic revenge. But will he be able to regain all that he has lost?


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Zainin no Uso

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2014
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Kasahara Takuya is a top-notch lawyer working for the law firm Tokyo Assize. He managed to successfully defend Arimura Hiroto from the charges of serial rape and murder. The surprise non-guilty ruling angered the mass media and the family members of the victims, but Takuya just brushed them off with a comment, “The law had decided the case. If you want to blame someone, then blame the law”. Kusunose Masashi was the public defender originally assigned to Arimoto’s case, but he had dropped the case as he wasn’t convinced that Arimoto was not guilty, although Arimoto had claimed to have no recollection of committing the crime.Some time soon after, Takuya is assigned to the Aoba Confectionery case. Aoba Confectionery is being sued by the sister of a man who had died from an allergic reaction to a particular snack produced by Aoba Confectionery. Aoba Confectionery is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Nikkyo Holdings, a huge conglomerate spearheaded by Haneda Kenzo. With such a high-profile case, Takuya tries all means and methods to corner the plaintiff in order to win the case. All of a sudden, a man from his past appears before him. Takuya has a secret that he had told no one, but Matsumoto Shogo knows of the secret, and is trying to blackmail him for a large sum of money. Coincidentally, Shogo is also a childhood friend of Yasuko, the plaintiff, as they were both brought up in the same orphanage…


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Yasha

IMDb:
2000
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The story is about a set of twin baby boys who were created/cloned in the laboratory as a part of gene altering/gene therapy experiment. Because of the nature of the project, the twins were born with superior physical strength, supernatural powers and extremely high IQ. Unfortunately, the twins were separated at birth. One of the brothers, Sei, grew up to be an elite bio-chemistry scientist in America. He was assigned to a project where he has to travel to a small island in Japan to investigate an unidentified virus that is spreading on the island. By a freak of nature, he found out that he has a twin brother, Rin, whose evil, dark personality is entirely opposite of him.

What is going to happen when they finally meet face to face? WHat are their true identities? Why were they separated at birth, what other secrets are hidden from them? Does the fast spreading virus has anything to do with the twins? Who created them? And why?


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Yaksha

IMDb:
2010
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Set in a tumultuous period where the political scene is murky and various people fought to gain power and the throne, the young king will do anything to strengthen his shaky position in court. His childhood friend Baek Rok leads a secret military force loyal to the king, called the “Black Cloud Swords.” Baek Rok lives for his king, his brother Baek Kyul and his lover Jung Yeon, but when his ambitious brother betrays him and leads him into a trap, he finds himself on the run. He becomes a slave and gladiator, eventually returning to Joseon to seek revenge.


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Yakou Kanransha

IMDb:
2013
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The drama is based on the best selling same-titled novel by Minato Kanae, and is about two families that reside in the same upscale neighborhood. Amongst all the beautiful homes lined up in a row, there is a small house that belongs to the Endo family. Even though it is small, but it is a dream come true for Endo Mayumi. Living directly opposite them, is the elite Takahashi family. With their three gifted and smart children and a doctor husband, the Takahashis seem like a blessed and happy family. One day, Takahashi Hiroyuki is found murdered. The police suspect the murderer is someone the family knows… by ~ TBS


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Xenos

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2007
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Ishibashi Naoto is a successful reporter who has just gotten married to his girlfriend, Saki, whom he met one month earlier. However, as Naoto begins to live a new life as a married man, strange things start to happen. Saki disappears without a trace and as Naoto begins searching for her, he finds out Saki’s identity doesn’t exist. When Naoto starts to dig deeper into the mystery, he begins to receive anonymous threats. Frustrated, Naoto meets a Yoshino Mariko, detective who thinks she might hold the answers to Naoto’s questions.


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Wind Chime

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2016
min

When a young woman leaves her family to go on an epic journey, what truths will she uncover? Sheng Xia (Xu Jing Yuan) is the youngest daughter of the Sheng family, which has inhabited Mount Bawan for many generations. Xia’s mother, Sheng Qing Ping, was the master of the Wind Chime, which gives mystical powers to the bearer. Qing Ping eloped with Qin Shou Cheng, only to be murdered at the hands of his family after giving birth to Xia. As the new master of the Wind Chime, the grown Xia sets off under the name of Ji Tang Tang to uncover the truth behind her mother’s murder. On her journey, Tang Tang meets the dashing Yue Feng (Meng A Sai). Can Feng help Tang Tang discover the road to her own destiny? “Wind Chime (aka Shi Ling Lu)” is a 2016 Chinese web drama directed by Lin Nan. It is based on the novel “Yuan Qi Zhuang Ling” by Wei Yu.


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W – Two Worlds

IMDb:
2016
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A love story between a couple in their early thirties. It’s the story of two people who live in the same era but in different worlds.
Oh Yun Joo (Han Hyo Joo) is a surgeon whose father is a famous comic book creator. One day, her father goes missing and she rushes to his workshop to look for him, and instead finds a strange man, Kang Chul (Lee Jong Suk) bathed in blood. She is kidnapped by him and taken to a different dimension.


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