| Aug 1, 2010

Prison documentary and drama; CM of the week: Pfizer

Japan’s prison system receives in-depth treatment on the documentary variety series “Arayuru Sekai wo Kengaku Se Yo!” (Inspect the World From Every Angle; Fuji TV, Sat., 11:35 p.m.) The whole point of prison is to isolate inmates from normal everyday life, but as the ...

| Jul 4, 2010

Fugitives on the run; CM of the week: Higashi Nihon

If you remember “The Fugitive,” either the 1960s American television series or its 1993 movie version starring Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones, you’ll have a good idea of the appeal of “Tobo Bengoshi” (Fugitive Lawyer; Fuji TV, Tues., 10 p.m.), a new drama ...