Here are 10 awesome Japanese shows featured on dimsum.my.
CSI 3: Crime Scene Talks
Put your detective cap on with crime-solving series CSI 3: Crime Scene Talks. Satoshi Itomura of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Scientific Investigation Team believes the dead are always speaking to him through the things they leave behind at a crime scene. He needs only to pay close attention. Meanwhile, Miyuki Oda has just joined the team but the rookie investigator doesn’t seem to have what it takes to be a detective. Can the two get along? Starring Takaya Kamikawa, Yuki Saito and Yoshinori Okada.
It Takes Two
Detective Shunsuke Yamashita and Detective Keiichi Tashiro are polar opposites. Shunsuke doesn’t care much about details and speaks his mind while Keiichi is thorough and meticulous. A special investigation team is formed at the Shinjuku police station to deal with the increasing crime rate, forcing the two to work together. Nobody thinks they can get along. Can they prove everyone wrong? Starring Ito Hideaki and Sakaguchi Kenji.
Hello, I Love You
Life isn’t turning out the way Umeda Mina wanted it to be. As the daughter of a famous conductor, the pianist has got some big shoes to fill. She has always wanted to win an international piano competition but hasn’t found success over the years. Now at 35, it seems like a long shot as she has only has one last chance. Things at home haven’t been smooth sailing either. Umeda and her husband Shinji have been married for 10 years but haven’t been able to have children. A mysterious boy appears in their garden one day. Shinji learns he has been abused and has been put in a home. Could he be the answer to their prayers? Starring Ono Machiko, Eguchi Yosuke and Tatsuya Fuji.
Love Stories From Fukuoka 2015 & 2016
Looking for something heartwarming? Love Stories From Fukuoka 2015 & 2016 is a collection of real-life love stories set in Fukuoka – from finding the love of their lives to losing the one they love. Many of the stories are also shared by actors, celebrities and athletes who have ties to Fukuoka including a few members of Japanese girl group AKB48.
Detective Ishikawa Ango was shot dead in the line of duty but a miracle brought him back to life. He now lives with a bullet in his head and is back at work. While searching for clues at a new crime scene, he spots a boy who is on the verge of tears. For some reason, only the detective is able to see him. He soon learns the boy is actually the victim at the crime scene. Since getting shot, he has been bestowed with the ability to see and communicate with the dead. Starring Shun Oguri, Haru and Kenichi Endo.
Being young and beautiful isn’t always a good thing, at least not for Yoshii Emiri. She discovers she was hired by her new company only for her youth and good looks. She is mostly tasked to entertain clients and never gets any actual work. Also, the men in the office can’t stop making passes at her while her older female colleagues, feeling threatened, shun her. How much more of this can she take before she reaches her breaking point? Starring Takei Emi, Inamori Izumi and Fukikoshi Mitsuru.
Family Fortune War
Navigating through married life isn’t easy for husband and wife Sato Ikuo and Kawamura Kaede who are of different social standings. Sato was raised by a single mother while Kawamura comes from a rich family. Sato’s in-laws look down on him and are having a hard time welcoming him into the family. Can they overcome their differences and find a way to live happily together? Starring Mukai Osamu, Eikura Nana and Ittoku Kishibe.
Wise And Foolish
Wise And Foolish puts the spotlight on father-son relationships. Sho is a university student who has a strained relationship with his father Taizan, the prime minister of Japan. Sho has been feeling neglected all these years due to Taizan’s heavy workload. A mysterious incident causes Sho and Taizan to switch bodies one day. To keep up appearances, the son has to now lead the country and the father has to attend classes, giving them a sense of what it feels like to walk in each other’s shoes. Starring Kenichi Endo and Masaki Suda.
Emergency Interrogation Room
Negotiator Makabe Yukiko has just been transferred to the Department of Grill Room Investigation where only the best of the best make it. Here, she is surrounded by colleagues who are far more experienced than her. As she manages the stresses at work, each case brings her closer to uncovering the truth behind her husband’s death. Starring Yuki Amami, Mokomichi Hayami and Masao Kusakari.
My Little Lover (coming in January)
Be careful what you wish for. After getting into an argument with her parents about her future plans, high school student Chiyomi Horikiri wishes she could go back to a time when she was small again. Her wish comes true – literally. Chiyomi doesn’t get younger but her body is shrunk to a mere 15cm. She begs her boyfriend Shunichi Minami to take her to his home as she doesn’t want anyone else to see her. Starring Taishi Nakagawa and Maika Yamamoto.