Naohito Fujiki, Michiko Kichise, Ken Miyake, and Naomi Zaizen are cast in WOWOW drama series “Black Swan Lake.” The drama series is based on 2019 novel “Kokucho no Mizuumi” by Makoto Usami & directed by Kazuyuki Iwata. For the drama seris, Naohito Fujiki will play main character Shota Zaizen. He is a successful CEO, but his daughter gets kidnapped. Michiko Kichise will play his wife Yuko Zaizen.
“Black Swan Lake” will consist of 5 episodes and first air July, 2021 (takes over WOWOW’s Saturday 10PM time slot.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: A young woman is kidnapped. Her belongings are delivered one after the other. Shota Zaizen (Naohito Fujiki) is the CEO of Zaizen Corporation. He remembers a similar case 18 years ago, when he worked as a researcher at a private detective agency. That case involved a client’s daughter who was kidnapped by a man named Tanioka and the victim’s personal belongings like underwear, fingernails, pictures were delivered to the father. Shota Zaizen is shaken, because he found success by using that case from 18 years ago. Everything he has now is thanks to that case. The perpetrator Tanioka was never caught.
Now, Shota Zaizen’s 18-year-old daughter Mika goes missing. Mika’s belongings are delivered to Shota Zaizen. Shota Zaizen carries out an investigation by himself. He also discovers about his wife Yuko’s (Michiko Kichise) past.