Masahiro Matsuoka (member of rock band Tokio) is cast for the lead role in WOWOW drama series “Mikkoku wa Utau.” The drama series is based on 2017 novel “Mikkoku wa Utau” by Gentaro Igane. Drama series “Mikkoku wa Utau” will have Masahiro Matsuoka playing Detective Masaki Sara. He investigates the death of his colleague during a murder investigation.
“Mikkoku wa Utau” will consist of 6 episodes and first air sometime next year in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Masaki Sara (Masahiro Matsuoka) is a detective of the Investigation Team 1 at Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department. His colleague, Detective Kota Sato, dies during an investigation of a murder case. Afterwards, Masaki Sara is transferred to the Personnel Department 1 of the Inspection Division. He still suffers from the death of his colleague Kota Sato. The other workers around Masaki Sara are hostile to him. One day, a letter reaches the personnel department. The letter claims that Detective Nako Minaguchi leaks secret information. Detective Nako Minaguchi used to work with Masaki Sara in the Investigation Team 1. Masaki Sara begins to investigate the claim in the letter. His investigation leads him to the unsolved case of the death of his colleague Kota Sato.