Episodes (5)

French Doll
S01E01 · French Doll

Jan 08, 2012

Tragedy strikes as schoolgirl Emili is abducted and murdered by a stranger. Four friends - Sae, Maki, Akiko and Yuka - are present at the scene of the crime, but none of them can remember his face, and the crime goes unsolved. Fifteen years later, the adult Sae has grown extremely wary of men, forever scarred by Emili's faceless abductor. When a timid suitor vows to protect her from the outside world and proposes marriage, she decides to accept. On their wedding day, she is paid a surprise visit by Asako...

PTA rinji soukai
S01E02 · PTA rinji soukai

Jan 15, 2012

Maki is now a teacher at a rigorous elementary school, and engages in self-defense training in an attempt to overcome her sense of helplessness. When an attack occurs at Maki's school, it brings back vivid memories of the heinous crime she witnessed 15 years earlier. This time, Maki takes action to confront the perpetrator, resulting in unforeseen consequences...

Kuma no kyoudai
S01E03 · Kuma no kyoudai

Jan 22, 2012

Akiko has withdrawn from society and lives a reclusive life at home. But things change when her brother Koji moves back home from Tokyo with his wife, Haruhana and 5-year-old step-daughter, Wakaba. As Akiko forges a close bond with her young niece, she begins to notice signs of a strange relationship between the girl and Koji.

To tsuki to oka
S01E04 · To tsuki to oka

Jan 29, 2012

When Yuka was a child, her mother always favored her sickly elder sister, Mayu. Now the successful proprietor of a flower shop with the help of Noguchi, a married man with whom she had relationship once. But she is still consumed by jealousy for her sister. When Mayu marries a kindly policeman, Keita, she concocts a vengeful plan to seduce him and gets pregnant from him.

S01E05 · Tsugunai

Feb 05, 2012

Fifteen years since the murder of her daughter, Asako is still overtaken with grief and resentment. One day she receives a vital new clue as to the identity of Emili's killer and sets out to find him. As she closes in on the truth, Asako finds herself in an unexpected location from her past.


Penance (also know as Shokuzai) Season 1 (2012) is released on Jan 08, 2012. Watch Penance online - the Japanese Crime TV series from Japan. Penance is directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa and created by Kiyoshi Kurosawa with Kyôko Koizumi and Hazuki Kimura. Penance is available online on Tubi TV and Plex.

As know as:

Shokuzai, 贖罪(Mandarin), Penance, 贖罪, Shokuzai





Production Companies:

Django Film, WOWOW

Official Site:

Official site (Japan)

Cast & Crew

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