Kazuya Kamenashi is cast for the lead role in WOWOW drama series “Shoutai.” The drama series is based on 2020 novel “Shoutai” by Tamehito Somei and directed by Hideo Nakata (“Ring“) & Masaaki Taniguchi (“Signal“). In the drama series, Kazuya Kamenashi will play Keiichi Kaburagi. He is a fugitive, but people begin to wonder if he is really is a murderer.
“Shoutai” will first air spring, 2022 in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Keiichi Kaburagi (Kazuya Kamenashi) is arrested for the murder of a couple and he receives the death penalty. While he is transferred to prison, Keiichi Kaburagi manages to escape. He is now a wanted fugitive. While on the run, Keiichi Kaburagi meets people in various troubled situations and he helps them. When these people learn that Keiichi Kaburagi is a fugitive and was convicted of murder, they wonder if he really is a murderer.