Shakking 2 ~ Unmei no Hoshu

Shakking 2

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Saturdays, 12.00 – 12.30 a.m. from 8 January 2011


Hongo Keisuke, who had lost his parents as a child because they could not pay back their loan, accepts an investment from Yamamura Ryo, the man who had driven his parents into a corner, to run a money lending business. One day, Keisuke is pressed by Yamamura to immediately repay 300 million yen out of the 900 million yen he had borrowed. It is an unreasonable demand which is different from their original arrangement. Keisuke joins hands with securities analyst Kuroki Miho and former Metropolitan Police Department inspector Koshikawa Motohiro, who is now a homeless man, and formulates a scheme to strip Tsushima Goro, the president of Premium Beauty, of large sums of money.

Nakamura Shunsuke as Hongo Keisuke
The president of the finance company, Hongo Factoring. When he was a child, he lost his parents because they could not pay back their loan. He learns money lending under Yamamura Ryo in order to repay that loan, and has now borrowed 900 million yen from Yamamura to run Hongo Factoring.

Honjo Manami as Kuroki Miho
The president of Kuroki Securities Investment Consulting. She borrowed 300 million yen from Hongo Keisuke but is unable to repay him because of a failed investment. She has a bright personality but is not good at trusting people.

Fukikoshi Mitsuru as Koshikawa Motohiro
A former elite Metropolitan Police Department inspector who has been reduced to a homeless man now. He borrowed 300 million yen from Hongo Keisuke but does not expect to pay him back.

Masu Takeshi as Tokui Yutaro
The chairman of Kyuyukai, a yakuza boss. He will do anything for money. At the request of Tsushima Goro, he pursues Hongo Keisuke and the others.

Sano Shiro as Tsushima Goro
The president of the cosmetics company, Premium Beauty, and the first target of Hongo Keisuke, Kuroki Miho and Koshikawa Motohiro. He has amassed a personal fortune by selling inferior cosmetic products. He loves women and his hobby is collecting historical artifacts.

Osugi Ren as Isomura Kenichi
An advisor to the social insurance machinery. A retired government official who has landed a lucrative job and the second target of Hongo Keisuke, Kuroki Miho and Koshikawa Motohiro. He made 150 million yen by buying and selling fake gemstones in his previous job. His current hobby is collecting paintings.

Ishibashi Renji as Yamamura Ryo
The chairman of Yamamura Corporation and third target of Hongo Keisuke, Kuroki Miho and Koshikawa Motohiro. He drove Keisuke’s parents to commit suicide because of his aggressive debt collection and now fears revenge from the grown-up Keisuke.

Kirishima Reika as Ishida Yuko
Yamamura Ryo’s daughter. She and Hongo Keisuke were childhood friends. However, she migrated to America when she was a high school student. She is Yamamura’s biological daughter but has been told by her mother that she has no father.

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