TBS Drama Special 2017 ~ Chichi, Nobunaga

Date: From 2.00 p.m., 7 October 2017
Scriptwriter: Dobashi Akihiro
Cast: Tanabe Seiichi, Moriguchi Yoko, Nukumizu Yoichi, Someno Yura, Kusamura Reiko, Takanaka Naoto
Synopsis: Oda Kazuo (Tanabe Seiichi), the perennial lowly employee of Mino Building Materials’ sales department, accidentally topples into the water while entertaining clients at cormorant fishing on the Nagara River and gets possessed by Oda Nobunaga (Takanaka Naoto) because the feudal lord’s personal red Tenka Fubu seal in the riverbed slipped into his pocket. This morning, the usually timid father roars “rude girl!” at his daughter Nanami (Someno Yura). However, there are all sorts of hidden modern society issues in this man’s family which Nobunaga has to face such as nursing care, loneliness of Miki (Moriguchi Yoko) who is a housewife and Nanami’s addiction to social media. On the other hand, Kazuo is proceeding with a big project at his local construction company. But Oshima Construction, a major construction company, declares it is joining the competition. As Mino Building Materials is teetering on the edge, Nobunaga plots to recover from this hopeless situation with his usual eye for tactical maneuvers. Because Kazuo has been possessed, his family and workplace get thrown into confusion, and he has completely no recollection of the moment of possession. Although Kazuo’s family situation and treatment at work changes due to the influential Nobunaga, Kazuo has no idea what is going on. However, even Nobunaga has a weakness. He has an aversion to “fire” precisely because he was burnt to death in the Honnoji Incident. The instant he sees fire in the present day, he is thrown off Kazuo’s body. But it is already too late. By the time Kazuo comes to his senses, the situation has changed greatly. Despite the disruption he has been through, Kazuo gradually feels himself starting to make his presence felt with the help of Nobunaga. He is reminded of what he is lacking and begins to learn how to be strong as a person and a father from Nobunaga. Will he be able to lead the project to a successful conclusion and rebuild ties with his family? Meanwhile, Nobunaga … …
Official Website: hicbc.com/tv/chichi-nobunaga

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