May 23 2022

Yoshihiko Inohara cast in WOWOW drama “Shylock’s Children”

Yoshihiko Inohara is cast in WOWOW drama series “Shylock’s Children” (literal title). The drama series is based on 2006 novel “Shylock no Kodomotachi” by¬†Jun Ikeido (“Naoki Hanzawa“). The drama series is directed by Kosuke Suzuki and scripted by Youichi Maekawa. Kosuke Suzuki and Youichi Maekawa previously worked together on 2009 WOWOW drama series “The Flying Tire,” which is also based on a novel by Jun Ikeido (“Soratobu Taiya”). The drama series “Shylock’s Children” will have Yoshihiko Inohara¬†play Masahiro Nishiki. He works as a deputy manager for a branch bank and looks into a case where a million yen is missing.

“Shylock’s Children” will first air October, 2022 in Japan.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Masahiro Nishiki (Yoshihiko Inohara) works as a deputy manager for the Nagahara branch of Tokyo Daiichi Bank. The branch bank is relatively small and its major customers are small businesses. Masahiro Nishiki’s career is not very successful, but he has holds a strong trust in his employees. He works with people with abundant individuality at the bank, employees that have their own situations and conflicts.

One day, one million yen in cash is lost at the Nagahara branch. A female employee at branch bank is suspected as the culprit. Masahiro Nishiki chases after the case, but he suddenly disappears.

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