Yuto Nakajima (‘Hey! Say! JUMP’) is cast in new NTV drama special “Detective Ballerino” (literal title). Also cast in the drama series are Masahiro Takashima, Hiromi Nagasaku, Takanori Takeyama, Jun Hasegawa & Tetta Sugimoto. The drama special is directed by Yukihiko Tsutsumi (“SPEC“) and scripted by Shigeki Kaneko (“Honey & Clover“).
“Detective Ballerino” first airs January, 2016 in Japan.
Shun Oguri is cast in upcoming TBS drama series “Kounodori” starring Gou Ayano, Mayu Matsuoka, Gen Hoshino, Yo Yoshida and Nao Omori.
In the drama series, Shun Oguri will play Hiroyuki Nagai. His character’s pregnant wife falls unconscious due to a car accident. Hiroyuki Nagai is not a regular cast member, but he will appear often in the drama series. From the middle portion of “Kounodori,” his character has an important role which affects Sakura Konotori (Gou Ayano).
“Kounodori” first airs October 16, 2015 in Japan.
Actress Karina is cast in upcoming TBS drama series ON THE DAY BEFORE THE WEDDING (“Kekkonshiki no Zenjitsu ni”). Also cast in the drama series are Mieko Harada, Ryohei Suzuki, Yusuke Yamamoto, Erina Mano, Jun Miho, Kyoko Enami and Kenichi Endo.
In drama series ON THE DAY BEFORE THE WEDDING, Karina will play a woman who learns on the 100th day before her wedding that she has a brain tumor. Her long-time estranged mother then helps her to live her life positively.
ON THE DAY BEFORE THE WEDDING will first air sometime this October in Japan.