TV Tokyo Drama Special 2018 ~ Musume no Kekkon

Musume no Kekkon

Date: From 8.00 p.m., 8 January 2018
Scriptwriter: Mizuhashi Fumie (Haha ni Naru, Hayako-sensei Kekkon Surutte Hontou desu ka?, Sharehouse no Koibito)
Original Work: Musume no Kekkon by Shoji Yukiya
Cast: Nakai Kiichi, Haru, Mitsushima Shinnosuke, Mitsuishi Ken, Okunuki Kaoru, Kimura Midoriko, Danta Yasunori, Harada Mieko, Hasegawa Tomoharu, Tsubaki Oniyakko, Matsumoto Wakana, Mikura Kana, Kongochi Takeshi, Hamakawa Fumie, Koshino Ena, Okudaira Fumi, Shunkan Metaru, Tsuihiji Anna, Kodera Yuika, Shiratori Juri
Synopsis: Kunieda Takahiko (Nakai Kiichi) lives with his daughter Miki (Haru). He raised her single-handedly after his wife Yoshimi (Okunuki Kaoru) passed away. One day, Miki announces there is someone she wants him to meet … … There is a man she wishes to introduce. However, Takahiko cannot make up his mind to meet him for some reason, and ends up pouring out his feelings to his friend Shibayama Yoshiro (Danta Yasunori). Miki’s boyfriend is her childhood friend Shin (Mitsushima Shinnosuke). He is the son of a former neightbour Furuichi Toshiyuki (Mitsuishi Ken) and Keiko (Kimura Midoriko) who used to live in the apartment building. But the biggest problem is that Keiko seems to be a troublemaker. Takahiko did not know about this until they shifted and is concerned that there was even antagonism between his wife and Keiko. He wonders how he should convey this to Miki. As Takahiko worries about what to do, he meets Kataoka Ayano (Hara Mieko), his girlfriend during university days, by chance. During their conversation, he discovers an unexpected connection between her and Keiko. What truth will Takahiko arrive at as he quietly struggles with his wife’s words and the happiness of his precious daughter?
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