September 20 2021

Jun Matsumoto cast in TV Asahi drama “Neighbor Chikara”

Jun Matsumoto¬†is cast in TV Asahi drama series “Neighbor Chikara” (literal title of “Tonari no Chikara”). The drama series is scripted and directed by Kazuhiko Yukawa (“Yayoi, March: 30 Years That I Loved You“). For the drama series, Jun Matsumoto will play main character Chikara Nakagoshi. He is a married parent and a writer, but he also loves to help people.

“Neighbor Chikara” first airs January, 2022 in Japan (takes over TV Asahi’s Thursday¬† 9PM time slot after “Doctor-X”).

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Chikara Nakagoshi (Jun Matsumoto) is married and has two children. His family lives together at a complex in Tokyo. He introduces himself as a novelist, but he is actually a ghost writer and writes essays for famous people. He is usually busy with his writing and doing house chores, but, when he sees people who need help, he can’t ignore them. He approaches those people and asks them if they are doing okay and if they have a problem.

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