Yo Yoshida and Jun Kunimura are cast for lead roles in TV Tokyo drama series “Ikiru Toka Shinu Toka Chichioya Toka.” The drama series is based on essay Ikiru Toka Shinu Toka Chichioya Toka” by Jane Su. For the drama series, Yo Yoshida and Jun Kunimura will play daughter and father. The daughter decides to write an essay about her father.
“Ikiru Toka Shinu Toka Chichioya Toka” first airs April 9, 2021 in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Tokiko’s (Yo Yoshida) mother died 20 years ago and her father Tetsuya (Jun Kunimura) is now in his 70’s. Her father has a free spirit and is cute. Tokiko is in her mid 40’s and still single. She has a strong personality. In their past, Tokiko and Tetsuya did not have a good relationship. It got so bad that they almost ended their relationship, but now they occasionally meet. They go out to eat together and have conversations.
Tokiko decides to publish an essay about her father Tetsuya. To collect information for her essay, she meets Tetsuya and listens to various stories, but it’s not just pleasant memories.