Nagoya TV Drama Special 2018 ~ Ranhansha


Date: From 10.15 p.m., 22 September 2018
Scriptwriters: Naruse Katsuo (Chiisana Kyojin), Ishii Yuya (Okashi no Ie, Mousou Sousa)
Original Work: Ranhansha by Nukui Tokuro
Cast: Tsumabuki Satoshi, Inoue Mao, Hagiwara Masato, Kitamura Yukiya, Mitsuishi Ken, Miura Takahiro, Serizawa Tateto, Sagara Itsuki, Hara Hideko, Ohtaka Akira, Horiuchi Keiko, Maeda Aki, Tajima Reiko, Oishi Goro, Moro Morooka, Takeuchi Miyako, Otsuka Hirota, Yoshitani Ayako, Kogishi Hikaru, Tsutsui Mariko, Umezawa Masayo, Tayama Ryosei, Tsurumi Shingo
Synopsis: Newspaper journalist Kayama Satoshi (Tsumabuki Satoshi) and his wife Mitsue (Inoue Mao) live in a suburban town with their 2-year-old son Shota. One day, Mitsue is walking with Shota in a stroller when a tree by the roadside topples over. It directly hits the stroller and kills the boy. The Kayamas are devastated by the loss of their beloved son. In his attempt to find out the truth behind Shota’s death, Kayama comes into contact with a string of people who perpetrate “small crimes”. It is the lack of morals in these people with mundane lives, that accumulated and caused this accident. However, they do not acknowledge that what they have done constitutes “murder”. On the contrary, they are visibly outraged at being censured and turn the blame on Kayama. The law is unable to try this case even if Kayama looks into who is responsible. Kayama and Mitsue are forced to direct their grief and anger over the loss of their son towards themselves … …
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