Tori Matsuzaka, Kumiko Aso, and Arata Iura are cast in TV Asahi drama series “Ano Toki Kiss Shite Okeba.” The drama series is scripted by Shizuka Oishi (“Your Home is My Business!“) and directed by Keita Motohashi, Ken Higurashi, Yuki Saito. Tori Matsuzaka will play main character Nozomu Momochi. He works at a supermarket and is a big manga fan. Kumiko Aso will play manga writer Tomoe Yuizuki. Arata Iura will play two characters.
“Ano Toki Kiss Shite Okeba” first airs April, 2021 in Japan (takes over TV Asahi’s Friday 11:15 PM time slot after “24 Japan“).
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Nozomu Momochi (Tori Matsuzaka) works at supermarket Yumehana. He is a nice person and doesn’t mind helping those in trouble. He also doesn’t care about success and doesn’t desire to date. In his free time, Nozomu Momochi enjoys reading manga at his home. One day, while he is working at the supermarket, he has a fateful encounter with Tomoe Yuizuki (Kumiko Aso). Tomoe Yuizuki is the writer of popular manga “Seika no Sora,” which is Nozomu Momochi’s favorite manga. Nozomu Momochi is a bit surprised by Tomoe Yuizuki. She seems different from what he imagined. She is rich, lives in a luxurious house, and wears expensive clothes.
Meanwhile, Tomoe Yuizuki loves her work as a manga writer. Her hobby is to attend hula dance classes and going grocery shopping at the supermarket where Nozomu Momochi works. Due to the enormous popularity of her manga, she has also obtained a lot of anti-fans on social media and regularly receives spiteful words from them. She gets tired of all the negativity. At that time, she meets her fan Nozomu Momochi. Spending time together, they become close and she slowly changes. One day, they set out on a trip to Okinawa, but they have an accident. Tomoe Yuizuki never makes it back. Nozomu Momochi doesn’t know how to deal with the sudden loss of someone he likes. At that time, a man named Masao Tanaka (Arata Iura) appears and tells him “Momochi, I am Tomoe.”