Drama

How to be Likable in a Crisis

Viewers around the world now can see one of Japan’s most popular TV dramas. This dark comedy follows a public relations specialist for a prestigious university. As he tries to escape a slew of crises, he confronts social contradictions and individual sorrows.

Episode 1

49m 59s

TV news presenter, Makoto is invited by his old teacher, Miyoshi, to join the PR team at his alma mater. He has no time to settle in his job as Dr. Kishitani, a star researcher, is accused of data fraud. The whistleblower happens to be a postdoc named Minori who Makoto once dated. The directors order him to get her to change her story.

Episodes

  • Episode 2: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2

    S1 E102 - 51m

    The whistleblower, Minori, who Makoto once dated, won't back down and goes public, leading to an inquiry run by the university. When the university directors try to influence the results of the inquiry, one panel member, Dr. Ueda, has a breakdown so Minori stops cooperating with the inquiry. The university replaces Ueda with Dr. Sawada, a notorious eccentric.

  • Episode 1: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 1

    S1 E101 - 49m 59s

    TV news presenter, Makoto is invited by his old teacher, Miyoshi, to join the PR team at his alma mater. He has no time to settle in his job as Dr. Kishitani, a star researcher, is accused of data fraud. The whistleblower happens to be a postdoc named Minori who Makoto once dated. The directors order him to get her to change her story.

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