Ryoko Yonekura is cast in TV Asahi drama series “Doctor-X Season 7.” Ryoko Yonekura will reprise her character of Michiko Daimon. Also cast to reprise their respective from prior seasons of “Doctor X” are Yuki Uchida, Kenichi Endo, Masanobu Katsumura, Kosuke Suzuki, Ittoku Kishibe and Toshiyuki Nishida. Season 7, will be set against a backdrop of a worldwide pandemic that challenges the medical system in Japan.
“Doctor-X” first airs October, 2021 in Japan (takes over TV Asahi’s Thursday 9PM time slot after “Emergency Interrogation Room“).
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: A worldwide pandemic causes the medical system to collapse across the world, including Japan. Under this very difficult situation, the best university hospital in Japan, Totei University Hospital, makes the decision to focus on infectious disease and internal treatments, while postponing any noncritical scheduled surgeries. The hospital also faces a power struggle, while dealing with the infectious disease crisis. No matter what, Michiko Daimon (Ryoko Yonekura) goes her way as a surgeon.