Oyaji no Senaka is a 10-episode series anthology focusing on fathers’ relationships with their children and families, written and directed by ten different teams of creatives and featuring ten different sets of actors.
During the Japanese occupation of Korea, Nora Noh was married off early to escape the horrible fate of comfort women across East Asia, though she later divorced and ended up studying fashion design in the US. The rest is, of course, a not-so-well-known story.
In honor of the 55th anniversary of Fuji TV’s Wakamonotachi (若者たち) series, they’ve decided to do a 2014 version with an impressive cast list that includes Satoshi Tsumabuki, Eita, Hikari Mitsushima, Yu Aoi, Ai Hashimoto, and Masami Nagasawa.
While not as consistent and strong as its first two seasons, Episodes is still interesting to watch thanks to the interactions between Matt LeBlanc, Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig and Kathleen Rose Perkins.
Stimulating, satisfying, and hot, Masters of Sex is able to give an insight on life through a particular filter, tainted with the concerns, hopes, and fears of the typical American society and culture of the 50s.