Suitei Yuuzai – Characters


Nakamura Toru as Kayama Seiji
A freelance journalist with Shukan Choryu. An article he wrote 12 years ago turns out to be incorrect, and he agonises over this irreparable mistake. He and Suzuki Hiroko are colleagues.

Kuroki Hitomi as Ishihara Yoko
A skillful lawyer who speaks for Shinozuka Yoshio who was wrongfully convicted. She ridicules doing whatever it takes to achieve objectives, but she has a hidden past. A friend of Kuribashi Nobuyuki during their university days.

Mimura as Suzuki Hiroko
The elder sister of the murdered Suzuki Tomoko. She selflessly devotes herself to her parents who have never recovered from the death of their younger daughter. She has mixed feelings when she learns that Shinozuka Yoshio is not real criminal.

Motokariya Yuika as Nagata Miho
Shinozuka Yoshio’s daughter. Her father has been released from prison because he was wrongfully convicted, but she finds it difficult to accept. She cannot even talk about her father to her boyfriend Takamura, who is her pillar of emotional support.

Terajima Susumu as Katsuragi Naoto
A mysterious man who holds the key to the case 12 years ago. He is always marked by the police, but is quick to run away.

Aijima Kazuyuki as Kuribashi Nobuyuki
A lawmaker of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly. Ishihara Yoko’s university schoolmate. He has set his eyes on the election and devotes himself to activities that boost his image.

Kunimura Jun as Shinozuka Yoshio
Sentenced to prison for a crime he did not commit, he spent 12 years behind bars. During that time, his wife, Satomi, passed away. He hopes to be reunited with his daughter, Miho.

Jinnai Takanori as Asada Kunio
A detective with the First Investigative Division. 12 years ago, he mistakenly arrested Shinozuka Yoshio. In order to pursue the real criminal, he tenaciously continues with his investigation. He worried about the lonely Miho while Shinozuka was in jail.

Ryu Raita as Yoshida Einosuke
The current Cabinet Secretary. He makes conciliatory gestures of state compensation for the wrongly convicted Shinozuka Yoshio. He is from the same political party as Kuribashi Nobuyuki.

Kusabue Mitsuko as Ota Kanae
The head of an association that supports Shinozuka Yoshio. Shinozuka who wishes to see his daughter Miho, and she tries to bring the two of them together.

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