Kou Shibasaki leads star-studded cast in Koki Mitani drama
Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Fuji TV has announced a major television drama special titled “Wagaya no Rekishi.” Playwright and director Koki Mitani provided the script for the drama, which will star Kou Shibasaki along with many other big names.
The story takes place between 1945 and 1964, chronicling the lives of the seven members of the fictional Yame family. Shibasaki plays one of five siblings, along with Jun Matsumoto (Arashi), Ryuta Sato, Maki Horikita, and Nana Eikura. Their parents are being played by Toshiyuki Nishida and Sumiko Fuji, while the rest of the cast includes Masami Nagasawa, Yo Oizumi, Yuki Amami, Tetsuji Tamayama, Koji Yamamoto, Sawa Suzuki, and Junji Takada.