Hidetoshi Nishijima is cast for the lead role in TV Asahi drama special “Meitantei Akechi Kogoro.” The drama special consists of two episodes. Also cast in supporting roles are Atsushi Ito, Yuriko Ishida, Yukino Kishii and Teruyuki Kagawa. The two episodes will have different stories. For the drama special Hidetoshi Nishijima will play main character Akechi Kogoro.
“Meitantei Akechi Kogoro” airs sometime next year in Japan.