TV

Hatsumori Bemars is a TV Tokyo drama starring Nogizaka46, who also provide the opening and ending themes from their 12th single Taiyou Knock. The series ran from July 10, 2015 to September 25, 2015 for a total of 12 episodes.

Kurofuku Monogatari is an 8 episode drama that aired in winter of 2014 on TV Asahi. Based on a manga series of the same name the story follows the path of Akira. A medical school failure who enters the world of hostess clubs.

Ando Lloyd is a science fiction/romance drama starring SMAP’s Kimura Takyua and actress/singer Kou Shibasaki. It is a 10 episode series that aired on TBS in Japan from October 13 – December 15 2013.

AKB48's recent single tie-in is a surprisingly above average affair that should appeal to idol fans and curious (and possibly bored) bystanders alike.

Selective Hearing takes a look at the first 13 episodes of the Fuji TV reality show Terrace House.