Somato Kabushiki Gaisha

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Somato Kabushiki Gaisha


  • Title: 走馬灯株式会社
  • Title (romaji): Somato Kabushiki Gaisha
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Psycho thriller
  • Episodes: 10
  • Broadcast network: TBS
  • Broadcast period: 2012-Jul-16 to 2012-Sep-17
  • Air time: Monday 24:20
  • Theme song: For you ~ Kimi no tame ni dekiru koto by 2AM


Soumato Corporation is intriguing place where recorded images of one's life can be viewed on DVD. A person who happens to stray into Soumato Corporation, will be handed DVDs equivalent in number to his age by Kaminuma (Kashii Yu), the company's mysterious guide. She will tell him to go back and watch his life to his heart's content. What he will see on these DVDs is his own life through the eyes of other people. He will learn startling facts that are better left unsaid. What will he think after watching everything?

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Production Credits


  • Soumatou is a double-layered lantern. The inner layer revolves and has images cut into it, such that when it turns, the shapes appear to move around the lantern. In recent years, soumatou has become associated with the "life flashing before your eyes" phenomenon that happens before death.[1]
  • Kabushiki gaisha, literally meaning "stock company", is a type of business corporation defined under Japanese law.

Episode Ratings

Date Episode Kanto
2012-07-16 Disk 1 2.8%
2012-07-23 Disk 2 2.0%
2012-07-30 Disk 3 2.3%
2012-08-06 Disk 4 2.2%
2012-08-13 Disk 5 2.1%
2012-08-20 Disk 6 2.0%
2012-08-27 Disk 7 2.8%
2012-09-03 Disk 8 2.5%
2012-09-10 Disk 9 2.1%
2012-09-17 Disk 10 2.1%
Average 2.3%

Source: Video Research, Ltd.

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