Scandal

Scandal

Official Website
www.tbs.co.jp/scandal2008

Broadcast
Sundays, 9.00 – 9.54 p.m. from 19 October 2008

Station
TBS

Story
Takayanagi Takako is swamped with work and golf, has a husband who doesn’t do anything around the house and a daughter in a rebellious phase. One day, she receives a wedding invitation card from her former colleague, Risako. Two weeks later, Takako meets Kawai Hitomi, Samejima Mayuko and Shindo Tamaki at Risako’s wedding party. That night, Takako together with the three other ladies surround Risako and congratulate her again. Then Risako suggests an adventure. “Let’s each pick up a man and drink together. The person who’s the last to return pays …”

Characters
Suzuki Kyoka as Takayanagi Takako
A former flight attendant. There was a period when she was popular with men but when she was 25, she married an elite sales representative of a major advertising agency. She intended to return to work after giving birth but gave in to her husband’s pleas and stayed at home. She’s a perfect and formidable full-time homemaker in every respect.

Hasegawa Kyoko as Kawai Hitomi
A former bank employee. She was plain and unappealing during her school days but started a career at Yotsuba Bank, a large bank, through connections. She cast off her shy character once she became “Miss Yotsuba”. Her husband is a civil servant who works for the Ministry of Finance. She is blessed with one boy and one girl but …

Fukiishi Kazue as Samejima Mayuko
A self-proclaimed former model. Because her parents’ kimono fabric store ran into financial difficulties, she yearned for a wealthy lifestyle since she was a child. Three years ago, she married the director of a clinic that does plastic surgery for celebrities – a man 20 years her senior. She leads the life of a socialite now.

Momoi Kaori as Shindo Tamaki
She passed the international and English secretarial exams through self-study. She progressed in her career and is now the capable secretary of a Swedish boss. Her husband is a lawyer, and she managed to conceal the fact that she’s eight years his senior and marry him. She has a 15 year old son.

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