January 15 2021

Terunosuke Takezai & Win Morisaki cast in WOWOW drama “1 Year of Meeting 70 People …”

Terunosuke Takezai and Win Morisaki are cast in WOWOW drama series “1 Year of Meeting 70 People Through Online Dating & Recommending Books That Suits Them” (literal title) starring Miori Takimoto. The drama series revolves around a bookstore manager who meets people from an online dating website and recommends books to them. The screenplay is based on essay “Deaikei Site de 70 nin to Jissaini Atte Sono Hito ni Ai Sona Hon wo Susume Makutta 1 nen no Koto” by Nanako Hanada.

For the drama series, Terunosuke Takezai will play Ken. He is married to main character Nanako Hanada (Miori Takimoto), but they are on the verge of getting a divorce.  Win Morisaki will play Endo. He works as a videographer and meets Nanako Hanada through the online dating website. They begin to meet regularly.

“1 Year of Meeting 70 People Through Online Dating & Recommending Books That Suits Them” will air from February 26, 2021 in Japan.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Nanako Hanada (Miori Takimoto) works as a manager of a bookstore. Her bookstore doesn’t have many customers, due to the rise of digital formats. Nanako Hanada and her husband Ken (Terunosuke Takezai) are also on the verge of divorcing. Her work life and personal life are equally in rough shape. One day, Nanako Hanada signs up for online dating site AU×AU and leaves one sentence in her profile, which is “I will recommend a book that suits you right now.” Whenever she meets someone in person from the dating site AU×AU, she recommends a book to them.

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