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  • Drama 'Kazoku Game' tops TV Life's '2013 Drama Awards'

    March 4, 2014 @ 3:03 am

    Gakken Publishing has released the results for "the 23rd Annual Drama Awards 2013". Voting for the award was conducted through the January issue of its magazine "TV LIFE" as well as through its website.Fuji TV drama "Kazoku Game" was awarded the 'Best Drama Award', beating out other popular dramas in 2013 such as NHK's "Amachan" and TBS's "Hanzawa Naoki".The drama tells the story of eccentric tutor Yoshimoto Koya whose mysterious and often viol

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  • Drama Prime Time Report 06/17~06/20

    June 21, 2013 @ 2:24 pm

    This is Tokyohive's regular Drama Prime Time Report that gives you a detailed look at the prime time ratings with a focus on the weekly dramas. The spring season is coming to an end, but not without a couple of much-anticipated final episodes of your favorite dramas. Six dramas reached their conclusion within the first half of this week. The most popular finale episode was delivered by 'Last Cinderella' with an amazing rating of 17.8%, which

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  • Drama Prime Time Report 05/13~05/16

    May 18, 2013 @ 10:01 pm

    [caption id="attachment_296923" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="'Sennyu Tantei Tokage' (TBS)"][/caption] The two most popular dramas of this season have already made headlines this week. 'Galileo' (Fuji TV) finally showed it's true strength stripped off all of the bonuses with its fifth episode, which recorded a plummet of 3.0%. There wasn't any other program that was particularly strong that day, so you can't put the blame

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  • Drama Prime Time Report 05/06~05/09

    May 11, 2013 @ 4:08 pm

    [caption id="attachment_296441" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="'Kazoku Game' (Fuji TV)"][/caption] Not many noteworthy changes were recorded in the ratings department for the first half of this week. Among the positive developments were 'Kamo, Kyoto e Iku.' (Fuji TV) with a gain of 1.7% and 'Kazoku Game' (Fuji TV) with a gain of 1.1%. The former also improved its season-average a bit, just like 'Last Cinderella' (Fuji TV),

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  • Drama Prime Time Report 04/29~05/01

    May 4, 2013 @ 6:39 am

    [caption id="attachment_296000" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="'Kasuka na Kanojo' (Fuji TV)"][/caption] The Golden Week is difficult for dramas since they often have to compete against all kinds of special shows that serve as viewer magnets for the respective networks. Let's take a look at the positive trends first. The winners in terms of weekly improvement are 'Iryu Sousa 3' (TV Asahi), 'Kasuka na Kanojo' (Fuji TV), and

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  • Drama Prime Time Report 04/22~04/25

    April 27, 2013 @ 3:48 pm

    [caption id="attachment_295465" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="'Last Cinderella' (Fuji TV)"][/caption] One more prime time drama and a couple of late-night dramas have premiered this week. The new Thursday drama 'Keiji 110 Kilo' (TV Asahi) starring Ishizuka Hidehiko recorded a very nice start with a rating of 14.1%. The new late-night dramas include 'Hokago Groove' (TBS) starring Takanashi Rin, 'Monsieur!' (TBS) starring E

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  • Drama Prime Time Report 04/15~04/18

    April 20, 2013 @ 12:29 pm

    [caption id="attachment_294825" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="'Galileo' (Fuji TV)"][/caption] A total of 8 new dramas premiered from Monday to Thursday this week. Fuji TV's Monday drama 'Galileo' (season 2) - starring heartthrob Fukuyama Masaharu and a new heroine played by Yoshitaka Yuriko - attracted the most viewers with a great rating of 22.6%. Many viewers also swooned over the male duo Ito Hideaki and Sakaguchi Kenj

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  • Prime Time Drama Preview Spring 2013

    April 4, 2013 @ 1:21 am

    The upcoming spring season for dramas is just around the corner. During the break between the seasons it is time for the networks to promote their upcoming dramas as much as they can in order to attract as many viewers as possible for their season premieres. What happens after that depends on how viewers experience the framework consisting of the story, the acting, and the pacing. Is the story compelling enough to make you want to watch the

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  • AKB48 and SKE48 member Kitahara Rie to appear in "Kazoku Game"

    March 23, 2013 @ 8:31 pm

    On March 22, it was revealed that AKB48 and SKE48 member Kitahara Rie (21) will play a high school student in the Fuji TV drama Kazoku Game, which begins airing every Wednesday at 10PM starting in April. The drama is based off of the best seller of the same name and stars Arashis Sakurai Sho (31). Sakurai plays unconventional tutor Yoshimoto who resorts to violence and unconventional methods to teach his student and his students fami

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  • More cast members announced for "Kazoku Game"

    March 14, 2013 @ 6:42 am

    On March 12, it was announced that actress Suzuki Honami (46) will appear in the Fuji TV drama Kazoku Game, (Wednesdays at 10 PM) which will start airing on April 17. This is her first commercial serial drama in 15 years. She will play the role of the mother in the Numata family.Arashis Sakurai Sho (31) will star as the unconventional tutor character that is hired by the family. Other well-known cast members will star as members of t

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