Ryoma Takeuchi is cast in NTV drama series “With You on the Day the World Ends” (literal title) and Hulu sequel drama series “With You on the Day the World Ends Season 2.” The drama series is co-produced by NTV and Hulu, with NTV’s season 1 having 10 episodes and Hulu’s season 2 having 6 episodes. The screenplay is an original script written by Natsuko Ikeda (“Tower of Sand“) and directed by Shintaro Sugawara.
“With You on the Day the World Ends” will first air January, 2021 in Japan (takes over NTV’s Sunday 10:30 PM time slot after “The Way of the Househusband.”).
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Hibiki Mamiya (Ryoma Takeuchi) is a sincere young man with a bright personality. He works as a car mechanic and lives with his girlfriend Mirai Ogasawara. They have dated since they were high school students. Hibiki Mamiya makes a plan to propose to Mirai Ogasawara. On the day he will propose to his girlfriend, he slides off a tunnel and becomes trapped. 5 days later, he is able to escape, but he faces a different world. There are no people outside, the traffic system is destroyed, and there are bloodstains on the streets. What happened to the world? Hibiki Mamiya tries to find Mirai Ogasawara.