TBS Monday Theatre 2018 ~ Asahina Kosaku Series ~ Torinakimura no Sangeki

Date: From 8.00 p.m., 12 March 2018
Scriptwriter: Oishi Tetsuya (Kirawareru Yuuki, Keiji 7-nin Series, Scapegoat)
Original Work: Sangeki no Mura by Yoshimura Tatsuya
Cast: Koizumi Kotaro, Minamisawa Nao, Anami Atsuko, Satoi Kenta, Anan Kenji, Adachi Takayuki, Hinagata Akiko, Koyanagi Rumiko, Tono Nagiko, Nagasawa Toshiya, Chiba Masako, Shinohara Yukiko, Yoshida Tomonori, Suzuki Masayuki, David Ito, Katono Taiko, Sakata Masanobu, Moro Morooka, Ikeda Michie, Satomi Kotaro
Synopsis: Novelist Asahina Kosaku (Koizumi Kotaro) receives an offer to turn his book “The Tragedy of Kijinaki Island” into a TV drama, and visits the TV station with his editor Takabayashi Chisato (Minamisawa Nao). At the TV station, they meet his acquaintance, the detective Nakazawa Yoshinobu (Anan Kenji), by coincidence. Nakazawa is pursuing a case about an actor who was killed with poison during the filming of a drama and hands Kosaku a notebook on which the words “Torinakimura Kenbunroku” are written. The notebook which was in the victim’s possession, was written by Kosaku’s father Konosuke (Satoi Kenta) who passed away 20 years ago. Konosuke was an academic who studied folklore. Kosaku is drawn to the eerie coincidence that his drama will be shot on location in Torinakimura Island. When he asks his father’s old friend Oguruma Yasuyuki (Satomi Kotaro), who is a psychologist, about Torinakimura, Oguruma seems to have difficulty telling him that it was the village Konosuke feared the most. To determine what his father was afraid of, Kosaku visits Torinakimura with drama producer Kakinuma Shoji (David Ito), scriptwriter Kubota Rokuro (Sakata Masanobu), lead actor Yuki Tsubasa (Katono Taiko) and Yuki’s manager Torigami Shoko (Hinagata Akiko) who is from Torinakimura, for a preliminary inspection of the filming location but … …
Official Website: www.tbs.co.jp/getsuyou-meisaku/20180312

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