NHK Drama Special 2012 ~ Yaa ni Naru Hi ~ Toba . Toshijima Paradise

Yaa

Date: From 9.00 p.m., 30 September 2012
Cast: Kurashina Kana, Hiraoka Yuta, Shiraishi Miho, Usuda Asami, Abe Ryohei, Okano Maya, Kokubo Toshihito, Igarashi Megumi, Kondo Masaomi, Shimizu Yutaka
Synopsis: Yamaoka Sachiko (Kurashina Kana), who works at a hotel in Toba City, Mie Prefecture is pregnant with the child of her boyfriend, Narumi Hisashi (Hiraoka Yuta). He is a chef at the same hotel and a native of Toshijima. Narumi tells her that he wishes to bring her back to Toshijima with him and become a fisherman. Hiding her pregnancy, Sachiko visits the island where she is introduced to the couple Iwanami Genzo (Kondo Masaomi) and Asako (Igarashi Megumi), who are Narumi’s “parents”. In fact, he loves them more than his own parents. In Toshijima, an old practice dating back to the Edo period is still carried out to this day. From junior high school days, boys will gather at a home to stay over night and “parents” are chosen to take care of them until they marry and become independent. Sachiko is taken aback by the unusual welcome by Narumi’s elder brother’s wife (Shiraishi Miho) and his friends (Shimizu Yutaka, Kokubo Toshihito). Then, she meets Hamamoto Miho (Usuda Asami). Like Sachiko, Miho is not from the island. She had met her husband Akira (Abe Ryohei) while working as a bus guide in Ise City, and married him. However, she cannot adapt to island life and also does not get on well with Akira. Sachiko gets anxious about the prospect of living on Toshijima as the wife of a fisherman. She discusses this with her junior at work, Tani (Okano Maya) but … …
Website: www.nhk.or.jp/tsu/yaa

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2 Responses to NHK Drama Special 2012 ~ Yaa ni Naru Hi ~ Toba . Toshijima Paradise

  1. kokou29 says:

    what is the title of the drama in the head of your blog? is it anri sugihara?

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