July 27 2022

Ryo Yoshizawa cast in Fuji TV drama “PICU”

Ryo Yoshizawa is cast for the lead role in Fuji TV drama series “PICU: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.” The drama series will have Ryo Yoshizawa play the lead character for the first time in a drama series and the first time he will play a doctor. The screenplay is set in Hokkaido, Japan and revolves around the newly establish PICU ((Pediatric Intensive Care Unit) at a local hospital.

“PICU: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit” will first air October, 2022 in Japan.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Takeshiro Shikota (Ryo Yoshizawa) is a 27-year-old pediatrician in Hokkaido, Japan. He was born and raised in Hokkaido. One day, Takeshiro Shikota is transferred to the newly established PICU (Pediatric Intensive Care Unit). The unit is for children under the age of 15 who require advance and intensive treatment. There, Takeshiro Shikota meets Dr. Hajime Ueno. Hajime Ueno is a pioneer in his field and hopes to establish PICU all over Japan. He came to Hokkaido from Tokyo to establish PICU, which can use a medical jet plane to cover the vast area of Hokkaido. His goal is to bring sick children to PICU as quickly as possible and accept them under any circumstances. Meeting with Hajime Ueno changes Takeshiro Shikota’s life as a pediatrician.

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