TBS Drama Special 2013 ~ Nekoben to Toumeiningen


Date: From 9.00 p.m., 22 April 2013
Cast: Yoshioka Hidetaka, Anne, Kimura Midoriko, Yanagihara Kanako, Itaya Yuka, Inoue Yoshio, Suzuki Kosuke, Muro Tsuyoshi, Sakai Maki, Shimizu Shin, Hirasawa Kokoro, Jinnai Takanori (guest star), Ito Shiro
Synopsis: Momose Taro (Yoshioka Hidetaka), nicknamed “Nekoben”, is described as a genius lawyer by the people around him, and yet he is a poor man who lives in a run-down apartment. To make matters worse, he is 40 and still has no luck with women. The kind-hearted Momose also adopts pitiful homeless cats in the cases that he undertakes. As a result, there are many of them in his Shinjuku office. On the other hand, Momose’s frequent matchmaking activities undertaken by a marriage agency keep ending in failure. But in a reversal, its employee Daifuku Ako (Anne) proposes marriage to him. Love finally makes progress. At that moment, Momose receives what looks like a request by email. “Mr Momose, this is the first time I’m writing to you. I’m worried about a white cockatoo that I cannot even sleep in the day. The love for Yamada Satoshi’s Sugiyama has cooled. I’m worried about Sugiyama’s fate. Please check on it. The invisible man.” Puzzled by this sudden challenge, Momose immediately visits the home of Yamada Satosohi (Muro Tsuyoshi) whose name was mentioned in the email. Yamada is a weather forecaster who goes on television, and he has a white cockatoo called Sugiyama which he makes his television appearances with. Yamada discloses that Sugiyama has become useless because of the AD whom he entrusts the cockatoo to while he is away. He has consulted the popular lawyer Futami Jun (Suzuki Kosuke) who is called the “prince of law”, and filed a lawsuit. Momose accepts the cockatoo from Yamada who has been treating it sloppily, and starts to unravel the true identity of his client, “The invisible man” but … …
Official Website: www.tbs.co.jp/nekoben

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