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Associate Professor Akira Takatsuki's InferenceAssociate Professor Akira Takatsuki's Inference
WOWOW, 2021 On Hiatus | Drama, Mystery

Follows human mystery that depicts the importance of connecting with people through the perspective of an associate professor with different abilities and a boy with loneliness. Akiyoshi Takatsuki, a university associate professor with perfect memory ability, and Naoya Fukamachi a university student who has come to understand the lies of others, challenge the mystery of a mysterious case.


Ao Haru Ride (2023)Ao Haru Ride (2023)
WOWOW, 2023 Running | Drama, Romance

At the end of the first year of high school, Futaba Yoshioka meets Kou Tanaka who was her first love. In their middle school days, they attended the same school, but he suddenly transferred to another school. Three years later, he appears in front of her again with the different last name of Kou Mabuchi. His personality also seems to have changed from warm to cold. He is like a totally different person from three years ago. Futaba Yoshioka slowly learns what happened to Kou Mabuchi for the past three years and she become to have feelings for him again.


MPD PsychoMPD Psycho
WOWOW, 2000 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Horror

A detective with multiple personalities seeks revenge on his wife's killer. Years later, the killer seems to reappear from the dead. MPD Psycho is a psychological thriller that explores the mind of a detective as he struggles with his own identity while trying to solve a series of gruesome murders.


The Legend of Black HeavenThe Legend of Black Heaven
WOWOW, 2004 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Anime, Animation

Oji Tanaka has a wife, a child and a mundane job as a salary man in Tokyo's modern society. But life wasn't dull for him to begin with; 15 years ago, he was known as "Gabriel", leader of a short-lived heavy metal band called Black Heaven. Oji's life gets a sudden change in direction when he is invited by a mysterious blonde woman named Layla to pick up his Gibson Flying V and once again display his "legendary" guitar skills, not knowing that his music generates power for a massive weapon in an intergalactic war.


TokkoTokko
WOWOW, 2006 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Crime, Animation

Because of the grand sinking, there appeared a big "hole" near the apartment complex in Machida. Therewith, 185 families, almost all the inhabitants there, were killed miserably. The Police couldn't find any clue of this ferocious mass murder. However, an old man and a disgusting relic from the Middle Age called "Durj Box" were related to this case. 5 years have passed since then. It is near future. Tokyo has two faces; the one is a prospered megalopolise, the other one is a criminal city. Shindo Ranmaru, one of the survivors of the tragedy occurred in Machida, has become a policeman to solve the mass murder case. One day, he is informed that a drug habitue is rampaging around Shibuya. However, what he sees there is not so easy. The monsters that apparently don't look like human are assaulting people. It is the members of Tokko, or the Special Mobile Squad Public Branch, including Rokujo Sakura, that save helpless policemen. To be surprised, they fight against monsters not with guns or nightsticks, but with swords. Then, Shindo learns the surprising fact that Japan will be demolished within two years, and he has to face the tragedic fate to fight against monsters that come from the "hole".


HakuokiHakuoki
WOWOW, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Fantasy, History

The long-awaited live-action version of the popular series! The turbulent period at the end of the Edo period. Chizuru Yukimura, a girl who visited Kyoto from Edo in search of her missing father. What appeared before Chizuru were Rakshasa, who was engaged in a horrific work that could not be thought of as a human being, and Shinsengumi soldiers led by Toshizo Hijikata. The Shinsengumi slashes Rakshasa in an instant. However, Chizuru's father, Tsunado, had an inseparable connection with both Rakshasa and the Shinsengumi. Eventually, Chizuru puts himself in the Shinsengumi and searches for his father.


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