Hidetoshi Nishijima is cast for the lead role in TV Tokyo drama series “Chef Is A Great Detective” (literal title). The drama series is based on 3 novels by Fumie Kondo and directed by Hisashi Kimura & Yusuke Taki. In the drama series, Hidetoshi Nishijima will play Shinobu Mifune. He is a chef and a detective.
“Chef Is A Great Detective” will air late this year in TV Tokyo’s Monday 11PM time slot.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Shinobu Mifune (Hidetoshi Nishijima) is a chef for a French restaurant. He learned French cooking at restaurants in the countryside of France more than 10 years ago. Shinobu Mifune doesn’t talk much and he is calm, but he has a warm heart and he is considerate of other people. He isn’t interest in achieving success as a chef and he only cares about healing people with his food. He also has an excellent memory and remembers the smallest of details. Shinobu Mifune is also a great private detective, who solves customers’ problems or worries.