Top 10 awesome shows like Gonin no Junko that you will enjoy watching
You just finished watching Gonin no Junko and you can't get over how good this show was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar shows which are created by the likes of Hajime Gonno, Yasuko Matsuyuki and Mimura . Here goes the list -
- SDB National Police Agency Special Defense Bureau
- The Sakurazaka Story
- Eigyô Buchô Kira Natsuko
- Hope: Kitai Zero no Shin'nyu Shain
- Sakura: Jiken wo kiku onna
- Ferris Wheel at Night
- Tokyo Bandwagon
- Smoking Gun: Conclusive Evidence
- Nazotoki wa Dinner no ato de: Senjô Tantei Kageyama
- Super Doubutsu Taisen
Career woman Kira Natsuko was a successful creative director at an advertising agency. However, she got married just before 40, had a child and took maternity leave. Three years later, she returns to the workplace. However, the situation has drastically changed and Takagi Keisuke is now the creative director. The agency is in a slump and there is employee turnover. Natsuko is assigned not to the creative department, but to the sales department against her wishes. She has to face a series of issues that erupt as she struggles to juggle both work and her family. Not wanting to get the help of her mother-in-law, she hires a babysitter. But the babysitter's presence ends up causing her happy family to drift apart. At the company, her confidence is shattered and she gets frustrated. Before long, she and her husband become estranged and she faces a crisis at home too.
This show, created by Shunsaku Kawake, Nanako Matsushima and Ryûhei Matsuda, scores 6.6 on IMDb.
Genres - Drama
Ichinose Ayumu (Nakajima Yuto) dreamt of becoming a professional shogi player, but his father passed away when he was a high school student. After graduating from high school, he does not go on to university. He works part-time in order to support the household while pursuing his dream. However, he keeps failing the test to be a professional shogi player. Because under 23 is the age limit for the tests, this is the last chance for Ayumu who is now 22. But on the day before the test, his mother (Asaka Mayumi) collapses from overwork and is hospitalised. Ayumu fails the test again and spends all his time despondently on his part-time job. Worried about him, his mother asks an acquaintance to arrange for her son to take the last stage of an employment test at a general trading company. It is to work as an intern for one month. His performance will be taken into consideration to determine whether he will be employed. Appreciating his mother's thoughts, Ayumu starts his internship even though he doubts that he will make the cut. But he has insufficient social exposure and academic qualifications and is quickly given negative labels by his boss and peers. Ayumu has no choice but to compete. If he runs away from this, he will truly become a person with nothing.
This show, created by Hidenori Jôhô, Yûto Nakajima and Kenichi Endô, scores 6.6 on IMDb.
Genres - Drama
The somewhat peculiar Hotta family runs Tokyo Bandwagon, a secondhand bookstore and cafe in the old part of Tokyo. They are a big four-generation family that is rare these days. The Hottas live by rather unusual family rules, and solve strange incidents that arise in the old town. 26-year-old Ao is the family's second son, and a freelance tour guide. Although he is the child of his father's mistress, he has been raised as the second son without prejudice. Ao is an irresistible playboy to females due to the gap between his frivolous behavior and occasional melancholic expressions, but then he encounters university student Makino Suzumi and falls deeply in love with her.
This show, created by Shunsuke Kariyama, Kazuya Kamenashi and Mikako Tabe, scores 8.5 on IMDb.
Genres - Drama
Researchers at the investigation lab solve cases using the latest scientific techniques including DNA testing, image analysis, handwriting analysis and fingerprint contrast. Enishi Nagareta works at the private investigation lab. He tries to solve small cases which the police may have overlooked. One of his favorite tools is asugary donut. At the site of the incident, Enishi finds clues by looking through the hole of the donut.
This show, created by Shôsuke Murakami, Shingo Katori and Mariya Nishiuchi, scores 5.9 on IMDb.
Genres - Drama
A special Blu-Ray miniseries of Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger, the first such one of its kind for Super Sentai. Featuring various characters from the previous Super Sentai Series in addition to the Zyuohgers, this miniseries commemorates the 40th anniversary of Super Sentai.
This show, created by Teruaki Sugihara, Masaki Nakao and Miki Yanagi, scores 7.4 on IMDb.
Genres - Action