Feb 18 2021

Yu Yokoyama & Eito Kawahara cast in TV Asahi drama “Kotaro Lives By Himself”

Yu Yokoyama (‘Kanjani Eight’) and Eito Kawahara are cast in TV Asahi live-action drama series “Kotaro Lives By Himself” (literal title). The drama series is based on manga series “Kotaro wa Hitorigurashi” by Mami Tsumura and directed by Kana Matsumoto (“Mother Water“). The drama series revolves around an apartment complex that has a rule forbidding children from living there.

“Kotaro Lives By Himself” first airs April, 2021 in Japan (takes over TV Asahi’s Saturday 10:30 PM time slot after “Can’t Write!?“).

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Feb 16 2021

Yo Yoshida & Jun Kunimura cast in TV Tokyo drama “Ikiru Toka Shinu Toka Chichioya Toka”

Yo Yoshida and Jun Kunimura are cast for lead roles in TV Tokyo drama series “Ikiru Toka Shinu Toka Chichioya Toka.” The drama series is based on essay Ikiru Toka Shinu Toka Chichioya Toka” by Jane Su. For the drama series, Yo Yoshida and Jun Kunimura  will play daughter and father. The daughter decides to write an essay about her father.

“Ikiru Toka Shinu Toka Chichioya Toka” first airs April 9, 2021 in Japan.

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Feb 15 2021

Hina Yukawa cast in WOWOW drama “FM999: 999 Women’s Songs”

Hina Yukawa is cast for the lead role in WOWOW drama series “FM999: 999 Women’s Songs.” Also cast for the drama series are Takashi OkabeYuki Kura and Tarako. The drama series will also have Rie MiyazawaRina OhtaSerena MotolaMariko GotoRie TomosakaAoi YamadaToko Miura and Yuriyan Retriever. The quirky drama series will have Hina Yukawa playing 16-year-old Kiyomi Koike. She hears a DJ in her mind, who spins music for her situations.

“FM999: 999 Women’s Songs” first airs March 29, 2021 in Japan.

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Feb 9 2021

Alan Shirahama cast in TV Asahi drama “Don’t Cry Doctor-In-Training”

Alan Shirahama (“EXILE”/”Generations from Exile Tribe”) is cast for the lead role in TV Asahi drama series “Don’t Cry Doctor-In-Training” (literal title). The drama series is based on 2019 novel “Nakuna Kenshui” by Yujiro Nakayama. In the drama series, Alan Shirahama will play intern Ryuji Ameno. He came from the countryside and now works at a hospital in Tokyo. He struggles as a doctor-in-training.

“Don’t Cry Doctor-In-Training” first airs April, 2021.

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