Kenichi Endo, Ren Osugi, Tomorowo Taguchi, Yutaka Matsushige and Ken Mitsuishi are all cast in TV Tokyo sequel drama series “The Supporting Actors 2.” The drama series is a sequel to 2017 TV Tokyo drama series “The Supporting Actors” (“Byplayers”). The only main character actor from the first season of the drama series to not appear in the sequel is Susumu Terajima. He will not appear in the sequel due to scheduling issues. Premise for “The Supporting Actors 2” has Kenichi Endo, Ren Osugi, Tomorowo Taguchi, Yutaka Matsushige and Ken Mitsuishi all taking part in TV Tokyo morning drama series “Shimakko-san.” While going to a filming location for the morning drama series, they somehow find themselves on a deserted island and must figure out how to survive. Kana Kita will also return in the sequel drama series and again play the supporting actor’s manager Jasmine.
“The Supporting Actors 2” first airs February 7, 2018 in Japan.