MBS’ ‘Tunku Drama Shower’ Shows You Shouldn’t Miss!

An overview of MBS’ Tunku Drama Shower’s shows.

On March 4, 2022, Kadokawa Corporation announced their new boys’ love drama label, Tunku. MBS also announced that they were creating a programming block in collaboration with the label, titled Drama Shower, in which they would broadcast boys’ love drama adaptations published under the Tunku label.

Drama Shower is a Japanese programming block on MBS. The programming block is set to run for one year and is a collaboration between MBS and Kadokawa’s boys’ love programming label, Tunku, to broadcast the boys’ love television drama series published by the latter. Drama Shower is broadcast on Fridays from 1:29 AM to 1:59 AM JST (Japan Standard Time).

Here’s an overview of all of the Japanese BL series under Tunku Drama Shower’s timeslot:

1. Mr. Unlucky Has No Choice but to Kiss!, an eight-episode TV series based on Tsuyu Gamoko’s manga ‘Fukou-kun wa Kiss Suru Shika Nai!’ starring Ryosuke Sota and Yusuke Sato of lol (エルオーエル).

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Fukuhara Kouta was born unlucky. No matter where he goes or what he does, bad luck is sure to follow. On the first day of his new college, he nearly gets hit by a car, only to be saved by fellow student Shinomiya Naoya. As it turns out, Shinomiya was born lucky—and on top of that, he’s also incredibly handsome and charismatic. When an unlucky man encounters his lucky star, what kind of sparks will fly?

Watch Mr. Unlucky Has No Choice but to Kiss! on GagaOOLala

2. Senpai, This Can’t Be Love!, an eight-episode TV series based on Harekawa Shinta’s manga ‘Senpai, Danjite Koidewa!’ starring Toshiki Seto and Shuichiro Naito.

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Yanase has worked as a 3D CG designer all across the world. Now back in Japan, Yanase is training a newbie by the name of Kaneda Yuki. There’s only one issue: Kaneda is super unfriendly towards Yanase, leaving Yanase frustrated and disappointed. With a new project where they will have to work side by side, how can these two overcome their different personalities?

 

Watch Senpai, This Can’t Be Love! on GagaOOLala

 

3. Takara-kun & Amagi-kun, an eight-episode TV series based on Hanage no Mai’s manga ‘Takara-kun to Amagi-kun’ starring Arata Sato of IMPACTors and Oriyama Nao of Shounen Ninja.

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Takara belongs to the most prominent group in his class and is highly popular with the others, while Amagi is quieter but is still bright, energetic, and generally well-liked. Although they are classmates, the boys have no direct interaction with each other due to the differences in their peer groups, but in fact, both have surreptitiously become interested in the other. Realizing that their attraction maybe love, Takara and Amagi decide to secretly date together without telling anyone else. However, Amagi, who is confused by Takara’s mysterious lack of words and actions, is pushed to make an important decision.

 

Watch Takara-kun & Amagi-kun on GagaOOLala

4. Eternal Yesterday, an eight-episode TV series based on Yuuri Eda’s manga ‘Eien no Kinou’, the same author of ‘Utsukushi Kare’ / My Beautiful Man, starring Rio Komiya and Sora Inoue.

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The personalities of Koichi, who is energetic, cheerful and popular among his classmates, and Mitsuru, who is terrified by the very thought of socializing, are utterly different; yet they are attracted to each other for this very reason. One tragic morning, Koichi finds himself in the midst of an unfortunate accident and while he manages to survive the incident, his classmates, however, gradually begin to forget about him and his existence…

Watch Eternal Yesterday on GagaOOLala

5. Candy Color Paradox, an eight-episode TV series based on Isaku Natsume’s manga ‘Ameiro Paradox’ starring Keito Kimura of FANTASTICS from EXILE TRIBE and Jyutaro Yamanaka of M!LK!

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As a reporter at a weekly magazine, Satoshi Onoe takes pride in his ability to write well and report ethically. But when the stakeout teams are shuffled around in light of a new investigation, Onoe ends up being paired up with the one and only Motoharu Kaburagi, an ill-mannered photographer who spells nothing but trouble. Onoe, who secretly regards Kaburagi as his biggest rival, absolutely despises him and his haphazard and unethical reporting methods, with the two bickering constantly. However, much to Onoe’s surprise, his annoyance soon begins to shift as he spends more time with Kaburagi, and his feelings towards his arch-nemesis turn a bit sweeter…

 

Watch Candy Color Paradox on GagaOOLala.

 

Will KADOKAWA and MBS renew this programming block this 2023?

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