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Japan Sinks: People of Hope

In 2023 in Tokyo, Prime Minister Eiichi Higashiyama (Toru Nakamura) pushes for COMS at the World Environment Conference. COMS is a method to liquify pollutants and store it in the crack of the sea floor. Prime Minister Eiichi Higashiyama gathers young and talented bureaucrats and launches Japan Future Promotion Conference, which is to benefit the future of Japan. Keishi Amami (Shun Oguri) of the Ministry of the Environment and Koichi Tokiwa (Kenichi Matsuyama) of the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry are members of that conference.

One day, Yusuke Tadokoro's (Teruyuki Kagawa) article is published in a weekly magazine. His articles warns that Kanto region will sink into the sea. Due to his article, groups begin to hold protests. To ease the situation, Keishi Amami meets with Yusuke Tadokoro, but Yusuke Tadokoro insists that in the near future, Izu Peninsula will sink and that will portend the Kanto region sinking. Around this time, Minori Shiina (Anne Watanabe), who is a weekly magazine reporter, talks to Keishi Amami about possible corruption between a company and the Ministry of Environment. Keishi Amami is uncomfortable dealing with everything, but he takes part in his hobby and goes scuba diving with Koichi Tokiwa. There he faces a shocking event.

Show Info

Network: Japan TBS (2021 - now)
Schedule: Sundays at 21:00 (~ min)
Status: Running
Language: Japanese
Show Type: Scripted

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Episode 1x10; Dec 12, 2021

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x10: Episode 10Dec 12, 2021
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • Japán vége - A remény emberei (Hungary Hungary)
  • 日本沈没ー希望のひとー (Japan Japan)
  • Nihon Chinbotsu: Kibo no Hito (Japan Japan)
  • The Sinking of Japan: People of Hope
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