Fuji TV Drama Special 2016 ~ Utsukushiki Mitsu no Uso

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From 9.00 p.m., 4 January 2016

Story: One day, the wife (Nagasaku Hiromi) of a member of the municipal assembly unwittingly kills her husband (Taito Kenichi) when she resists him in her attempt to protect their daughter from his violence. To an outsider, she resides in a quiet, exclusive residential area and seems to live in comfort. But her husband’s loss in a prefectural assembly election results in her suffering from domestic violence daily. She is arrested an interrogated by the police. Then a woman (Dan Rei) shows up. The progression of the story corresponds with her recollections of junior high school days, and at the end, a shocking development awaits … …
Cast: Nagasaku Hiromi, Dan Rei, Murakami Jun, Takito Kenichi, Emoto Akira, Miura Tomokazu (guest star)
Scriptwriters: Yamamuro Yukiko (Kekkonshiki no Zenjitsu ni, Aru Hi Ahiru Bus), Fukagawa Yoshihiro (Gisou no Fuufu, Boku no Tsuma to Kekkon Shitekudasai, Link)
Original Work: Sapphire by Minato Kanae

Story: High school student Kagawa Arisa (Tsuchiya Tao) has a crush on her senior Tachiki Shogo (Murakami Nijiro). Every morning she gets up early to take the same bus with him to school. It is her daily routine to chase after Tachiki at his tennis club practice despite her librarian work. Even though Tachiki is the boyfriend of her classmate Narazaki Hatsune (Kadowaki Mugi), her romantic feelings do not change. Then one day, Tachiki suddenly immolates himself at school. Everyone gossips that it is because Hatsune dumped him. But Hatsune denies this. Arisa and Hatsune start to search for the cause of his suicide. What made Tachiki choose suicide?
Cast: Tsuchiya Tao, Kadowaki Mugi, Murakami Nijiro, Emoto Tasuku, Miura Tomokazu (guest star)
Scriptwriter: Kato Ayako (Transit Girls, Kari Kare, Piece)
Original Work: Tengoku Ryokou by Miura Shion

Story: Miyamoto Kimiko (Suzuki Kyoka) is an ordinary housewife who lives in a rural town and works part-time at a supermarket. She has no children. Married for more than 20 years, the topic of having a child with her husband has long since ceased. One day, Kimiko receives a call from her close friend from high school days Enomoto Haruka (Terajima Shinobu) who says she wants to meet. Haruka is a popular culinary expert and famous person who always appears on TV. Feeling plain and unhappy, Kimiko thinks she will be able to break away from the monotony of daily life if she meets Haruka. The two of them meet again after more than 20 years at a local cafe. Kimiko is reminiscing about the memories of their school days when Haruka blurts out, “I may have killed someone,” all of a sudden … …
Cast: Suzuki Kyoka, Terajima Shinobu, Sometani Shota, Terawaki Yasufumi, Miura Tomokazu (guest star)
Scriptwriter: Zeze Katsuhisa (Zainin no Uso, Kanata no Ko, Taburakashi)
Original Work: Heibon by Kakuta Mitsuyo

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One Response to Fuji TV Drama Special 2016 ~ Utsukushiki Mitsu no Uso

  1. Mirrrei says:

    please don’t ignore me
    can you answer this
    What made Tachiki choose suicide? and what wrong with teacher ??? on part Honoo
    because I don’t know japan language I don’t find english subtitle for it…

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