Takeru Satoh is cast for a major supporting role in NHK drama series “Half, Blue” starring Mei Nagano. For the drama series, which is NHK’s 98th asadora, Takeru Satoh will play Ritsu Hagio. He is a childhood friend of Suzume Nireno (Mei Nagano). They were born at the same hospital and on the same day. This is Takeru Satoh’s first time appearing in a NHK morning drama series (asadora).
In addition, Yasuko Matsuyuki, Kenichi Takito, Masatoshi Nakamura, Jun Fubuki, Kaisei Kamimura, Tomoyo Harada, Shosuke Tanihara, Kimiko Yo, Yuma Yamoto and Nao are all cast in supporting roles. “Half, Blue” will first air April 2, 2018 in Japan.