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<Indonesia> The Rainbow Troops Series
The Rainbow Troops Series ©Mizan Production
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Mizan Production
December 26, 2011 - February 11, 2012
60 min. × 15 Episodes
Putut Widjanarko
Avesina Soebli
Guntur Soeharjanto
Andrea Hirata
Ifan Ismail
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Prisia Nasution
(Ibu Muslimah)
Ikranegara
(Pak Harfan)
Andika(Ikal)
M Kholiq(Lintang)
Nano Romanzah
(Kucai)
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2012 Bandung Film Festival
Best Editing Award, Best Artistic Award (TV Series)

Outline :
In the rain and the lush trees, the story of "The Rainbow Troops" series begins. Gantong Muhammadiyah elementary school children are blaming each other because..Harun hasn't turned up. They need to find Harun before an official from the Regional Office of the Department of Education arrives at school. The children remember this commotion as the first incident after they joined the school.
The first day for the new class at Muhammadiyah elementary school is challenging for the two teachers, Miss Muslimah and Mr. Harfan, and for 9 pupils. The school is located in a remote village of Gantong, on the island of Belitong, and the school will be closed unless all 10 new pupils are enrolled. Then finally, Harun arrives. To mark all 10 pupils being present, the pupils give themselves the name, The Rainbow Troops.
Having overcome various difficulties, Mahar and the Rainbow Troops emerge as a driving force to inspire other pupils. But then Mr. Harfan moves to another school for better terms, leaving the school faced with a crisis of existence. Miss Muslimah, the only remaining teacher, feels at a loss, but she is encouraged by the Rainbow Troops to carry on fighting. The Examinations day is drawing near and the Rainbow Troops follow their dreams of getting good results and becoming the pride of the school.

After the highest number of audience in Indonesian film history of 4.5 million people was recorded by the film "The Rainbow Troops", Mizan Production also produced its TV drama series, comprising 15 episodes, which also achieved high ratings. The story is set on Belitong island, off Sumatra island to the east. The island, with its beautiful sea and megaliths, is attracting attention as a holiday destination, as well as being popular among the fans of the story. In Japan, it was screened as one of the Best Asian Films at Japan Foundation, Focus on Asia International Film Festival Fukuoka in 2009, as well as in the Winds of Asia -Middle East- at Tokyo International Film Festival in 2012. The best-selling novel ,"The Rainbow Troops" written by Andrea Hirata was finally published in Japanese this autumn from Sunmark Publishing, Inc..
<Korea> The KING’S DOCTOR
The KING’S DOCTOR ©2012-13 MBC
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MBC
KIMJONGHAK PRODUCTION
October 1, 2012 - March 25 , 2013
Approx. 60 min. ×50 Episodes
Lee Byunghoon
Choi Jung-gyuTeng Hua Tao
Kim Yi-young
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Wen Zhang(Liu Yi Yang)
Yao D(i Tong Jia Qian)
Kai L(i Tian Shu Yun)
Ding Jia L(i Wu Hong Xia)
Han Tong Sheng
(Tong Jian Ye)
Liu Tian Zuo(Dong Gua)
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2012 MBC BEST ACTOR in MBC Drama Award

Seoul International Drama Awards 2013
Nominee (TV Series / Serial)

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Set in the Joseon Period in 17th century, this is a story of a man's checkered life as he faces the twists of fate, a fragile and wistful romance, and all kinds of valued existences to the best of his ability.

There were three youths, including Kang Do-joon, pursuing medical careers. Despite coming from different walks of life, they were bound by friendship. The trio learned from each other and followed their dream together until they got caught up in a conspiracy in the Court. Kang Do-joon was accused of being involved with the assassination of Prince So Hyeon and executed by a false charge due to a betrayal of his best friend.

Kwang-hyun was born soon after his father, Kang Do-joon, was executed. He was destined for execution as soon as he was born. However, a slave, who had his baby daughter saved by Kang Do-joon, learns that Kang’s baby will be spared if it is a girl, and so he switches the baby with his own daughter.

Kwang-hyun grows up on a cattle farm as a slave, and becomes a good veterinarian specializing in treating horses. He realizes that his skills can be transferred to help people. So he decides to become a doctor despite many obstacles and pursues the medical career he believes in.

Baek Kwan-hyun is a historical figure who rose from a horse doctor to become a royal doctor. This historical medical drama portrays his life in a dramatic development, alongside the mystery of assassination of Prince So Hyeon during the Joseon Dynasty. Latest work by a great master, Lee Byunghoon, who has created a number of blockbuster dramas including "Dae Jang Geum", "Lee San" and "Dong Yi". Starring the top star of the Korean musical, Jo Seung-woo, who won 2012 MBC BEST ACTOR in MBC Drama Award for his solid acting skill. This is his first drama appearance.

Blu-ray Box Ⅰ & DVD Box Ⅰ: To be released on November 20
Rental: Vol.1 and 2: Available to rent from October 25
     Vol.3 to 5: Available to rent from November 29
(Published by NHK Enterprise, Inc., Distributed by Pony Canyon, Inc.
<Thailand> Khun Seuk -The Warrior-
Khun Seuk -The Warrior-
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Channel 3
TV Scene Co.,Ltd.
May 1 - June 25 , 2012
20:30 – 22:45 on every
Monday & Tuesday(16 Episodes)
Nathanan Chaveewong
Adul Boonbootr
Mai Muangderm
Soomthoom Boongua
Eklikhit
Jirawit Sombatsiri
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Atichart Chumnanont(Sema)
Chermarn Boonyasak(Rayrai)
Kiatkamol Lata(Somboon)
Vorarit Fuangaromya(Kan)
Pornchita Na Songkhla
(Duangkhae)
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TV Gold Awards 2013
Best Drama, Best Director, Best Actor

Nataraja Awards 2013
Best Drama, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Costume

Outline :
The story takes place in 1584. Prince Naresuan has won the independence of Thailand from the Hongsawadee Kingdom.
Sema, the son of a blacksmith, is an excellent swordsman and becomes adopted by his father's soldier friend, Pan In, who recommends Sema to his superior, Khun Ram, to be taken on as a soldier. Sema wins a sword match against a squad leader and a skilled swordsman, Kan, and becomes a soldier, leaving Kan holding a grudge against Sema.
Sema falls in love at first sight with Rayrai, the only daughter of Khun Ram. Rayrai also has feelings for Sema and they fall in love. This fuels Kan's hatred and jealousy against Sema even further as Kan also likes Rayrai. Kan conspires with his friend Put to drive Sema's sister, Jumriang, into debt, and when she is unable to repay the debt, Kan forces her to become a slave for his family.
Khun Ram fiercely opposes his daughter marrying Sema, who is now in poverty and in a lower class. Instead, Khun Ram wants Rayrai to marry wealthy Kan.
In the meantime Sema meets Somboon and Sin, who become like is his brothers. Sema is rapidly promoted for his excellent sword skills and his contribution to victory in a battle, and he finally becomes "Khun Seuk", the General. .
Time passes, King Thammaracha dies, and Prince Naresuan ascends to the throne. Prince Akatossarot becomes the Vice King, and Sema becomes Praya who works directly for the Vice King. With his reward money Sema repays his sister's debt.
Now that Sema is Praya, Khun Ram approves of him. Sema finally marries Rayrai and the pair live happily ever after.
The leading actor, Atichart Chumnanont, is one of the leading actors in "Roy Mai (Silk Trace)", which won the Special Award for Foreign Drama at the International Drama Festival in Tokyo 2012. In this drama, Atichart is highly praised for his true-to-life performance which was all done by himself without the use of a stuntman. This was produced as an epic blockbuster drama, and its broadcast is said to have contributed to the Thai people's spirit of loyalty to the country.