Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix: Akanishi wins Best Actor
This week, Nikkan Sports is revealing the winners of its 11th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix, one award each day. The awards cover television dramas that aired between April 2007 and March 2008, with the nominees gathered from the quarterly awards. All winners were chosen by public vote in late March.
The first award, announced Monday, is the Best Actor prize. It was given to Jin Akanishi for his role in the popular “Yukan Club” series that NTV broadcast this past fall. The show was his first drama role after he returned from his temporary absence from the group KAT-TUN.