Yuina Kuroshima is cast in NHK drama series “Chimudondon.” The drama series is NHK’s 106th asadora (morning drama series). In “Chimudondon,” Yuina Kuroshima will play main character Nobuko Higa. She moves from Okinawa to Tokyo to become a cook of western food. She eventually decides to open a Okinawa cuisine restaurant in Tokyo.
Filming for “Chimudondon” will begin autumn, 2021 and the drama series will air from spring, 2022 in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: In Okinawa, Nobuko Higa (Yuina Kuroshima) lives with her family. She is the second daughter among her 3 siblings. She enjoys cooking. One day, Nobuko Higa has a meal with her family at a restaurant. She becomes fascinated with western food after having it at the restaurant. Later, her father suddenly dies and her mother works hard to support her 4 children. Nobuko cooks for her family, while her mother works.
Nobuko eventually graduates from high school. While dreaming of becoming a western cuisine chef, she goes to Tokyo and becomes an apprentice at a famous restaurant. While she grows as a cook, she meets various people and has a romantic relationship. She begins to think that she wants to open a Okinawa cuisine restaurant in Tokyo.