Mizuki Yamamoto is cast for the lead role in NTV-YTV drama series “Lunch Matchmaking Private Detective” (literal title). The drama series is based on 2014 novel “Kiroi Jou” by Hiromi Mizuki. Also cast in major supporting character roles are Reina Triendl, Yuichi Kimura and Toshiki Seto. For the drama series, Mizuki Yamamoto cut her hair 35 cm. (14 in.) to play the main character of Yuika Amano. She’s an amateur sleuth who tries to solve mysteries during matchmaking luncheons.
“Lunch Matchmaking Private Detective” will consist of 10 episodes and first airs January 9, 2020 in Japan (takes over NTV-YTV’s Friday midnight time slot after “Trap the Con Man“).
Plot Synopsis from AsianWiki: Reiko Akutsu (Reina Triendl) works for a residential construction company. She plans a lunch matchmaking meeting to find love with someone in the same company. New employee Yuika Amano (Mizuki Yamamoto) offers to join the matchmaking event. Yuika Amano and Reiko Akutsu hold the luncheon and meet two men. During their lunch, Yuika Amano and Reiko Akutsu hear a story filled with riddles by the two men. Yuika Amano can’t help but to solve the riddles. Going forward, during their lunch matchmaking meetings, Yuika Amano hears various stories involving things like ghosts or missing people and she attempts to solve the mysteries.