Akane Hotta and Katsuya Maiguma are cast in TV Tokyo live-action drama series “Sukina Otoko to Wakaretai.” The drama series is based on manga series “Sukina Otoko to Wakaretai” by Ai Fujio. In the live-action version, Akane Hotta and Katsuya Maiguma will play Ikuko Shiraishi and Hiroji Kurokawa. Ikuko Shiraishi feels uneasy with her relationship with Hiroji Kurokawa, who doesn’t work and lives in her home.
“Sukina Otoko to Wakaretai” will first air April 3, 2024 in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Ikuko Shiraishi (Akane Hotta) is about to turn 30 years old. She works for a company and is dating Hiroji Kurokawa (Katsuya Maiguma). Her boyfriend is kind of a loser, who lives at her house and does not have a job. Ikuko Shiraishi feels uneasy about getting married and her future. She makes the decision to break up with Hiroji Kurokawa and look for someone to marry. But, in her heart, Ikuko Shiraishi doesn’t really want to break up with Hiroji Kurokawa and she wants to be with him for good. At this time, her co-worker Aoyama confesses to her that he has always liked her.