‘Chiritotechin’ cast announced
NHK revealed the main cast for its 77th Asadora, “Chiritotechin,” which begins airing on October 1.
Shihori Kanjiya plays the heroine Kiyomi Wada, a young woman who enters the world of rakugo. Her parents are played by Emi Wakui and Yutaka Matsushige, while her grandparents are Kyoko Enami and Masakane Yonekura. She also has an uncle (Masaki Kyomoto) and a younger brother (Atsushi Hashimoto). Her rakugo master is played by Tsunehiko Watase.