November 20 2023

Riho Sayashi, Rio Asumi, and Satoshi Hashimoto cast in TV Tokyo drama “Oshi wo Meshiagare”

Riho Sayashi, Rio Asumi, and Satoshi Hashimoto are cast in TV Tokyo drama series “Oshi wo Meshiagare.” The drama series is based on 2023 novel “Reiwa Bulgaria Yogurt” by Ayako Miyagi. Riho Sayashi¬†will play Yuzu Hodaishi. She became a big fan of a novel about yogurt, while she looked for a job and eventually got hired by a food company. Rio Asumi¬†will play Itsumi Midori. She works with Yuzu Hodaishi in the PR department for the food company. Satoshi Hashimoto will play I, who is yogurt bacteria and follows Itsumi Midori.

“Oshi wo Meshiagare” will first air January 10, 2024 in Japan.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: While Yuzu Hodaishi (Riho Sayashi) tried to find a decent job, she became hooked on a novel about yogurt and became a big fan of the bacteria lactobacillus bulgaricus that appeared in the novel. Meanwhile, I (Satoshi Hashimoto), is a lactobacillus bulgaricus and sees Yuzu Hodaishi. I jumps out of the package of yogurt and follows her as an invisible presence. After a year of trying to find a job, Yuzu Hodaishi finally gets hired by a food company in Meiwa and gets assigned to work for the company in Osaka. Af first, she works with the supermarket staff, but she is transferred to PR department at the head office in Osaka. Her senior there is Itsumi Midori (Rio Asumi). Yuzu Hodaishi struggles with her life in unfamiliar Osaka and also her work in the PR department. She then gets assigned to work on a magazine article for the 50th anniversary of Meiwa Yogurt.

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