Mao Inoue, Takeru Satoh, and Kenichi Matsuyama are cast in TBS drama series “100 mankai Ieba Yokatta.” The drama series features an original fantasy-romance screenplay by Naoko Adachi (“What Did You Eat Yesterday?“). In the drama series “100 mankai Ieba Yokatta,” Mao Inoue and Takeru Satoh will play Yui Soma and Naoki Torino. They are a couple in love and the boyfriend is about to propose, but he gets into an incident and dies. Yui Soma is unaware that Naoki Torino has died. His spirit is still wanders around and the only person aware of his spirit is a detective played by Kenichi Matsuyama.
“100 mankai Ieba Yokatta” will first air January, 2023 in Japan (takes over TBS’ Friday 10PM time slot after “The Black Swindler”).
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: When Yui Soma (Mao Inoue) and Naoki Torino (Takeru Satoh) were children, they were friends, but eventually lost contact. They meet once again as adults and they fall in love with each other. Naoki Torino decides to propose to Yui Soma, but he gets involved in a mysterious case and dies. Yui Soma is unaware that Naoki Torino has died and falls into despair due to his sudden disappearance. She tries to find him again. Meanwhile, Naoki Torino is not aware that he has died. His spirt wanders around and he tries to make contact with Yui Soma, but it seems she is unable to hear or feel his presence.
Detective Yuzuru Uozumi (Kenichi Matsuyama) appears in front of Naoki Torino. Apparently, Yuzuru Uozumi is the only one who is aware of Naoki Torino’s spirit. Naoki Torino would like Yuzuru Uozumi to convey a message to Yui Soma.