Hulu Drama Special 2019 ~ Rinshou Hanzai Gakusha Himura Hideo no Suiri ~ Karyudo no Akumu

Himura Hideo no Suiri SP

Date: From 29 September – 6 October 2019 (after NTV)
Scriptwriters: Magy (Mukai no Bazuru Kazoku, Kanna-san!, Rinshou Hanzai Gakusha Himura Hideo no Suiri), Sato Tomoharu (Black Scandal, Black Revenge, Rinshou Hanzai Gakusha Himura Hideo no Suiri)
Original Work: Himura Hideo by Arisugawa Arisu
Cast: Saito Takumi, Kubota Masataka, Yamamoto Mizuki, Makita Sports, Yamamoto Ai, Matsunaga Nagisa, Natsuki Mari, Emoto Tokio (guest star), Maeda Goki (guest star), Hamada Mari (guest star), Hasegawa Hatsunori (guest star), Sato Ryuta (guest star), Takashima Masanobu (guest star), Eguchi Noriko (guest star), Yamamoto Maika (guest star), Kinoshita Houka (guest star), Hishio Mari (guest star), Ono Rina (guest star), Ichikawa Tomohiro (guest star), Satoi Kenta (guest star), Matsumoto Hiroki (guest star), Matsunaga Hiroko (guest star)
Synopsis: Arisugawa Arisu (Kubota Masataka) is set to have a conversation with Shirafuse Masato (Takashima Masanobu), the author who gained popularity with the hit horror novel Nightmare Rising, due to overtures from his editor Katagiri Mitsuo (Emoto Tokio). Arisu is told something strange. There is a room of nightmares at Shirafuse’s home called Umemori-sou in a remote part of Kyoto, and any person sleeping in it will definitely have a bad dream. Shirafuse shows a strong interest in Arisu’s buddy Himura Hideo (Saito Takumi) and invites the two of them to his home. Himura who has been plagued by regular nightmares takes an interest in this room and decides to pay a visit. After having dinner with Shirafuse and his editor Ezawa Hatoko (Yamamoto Maika) at a French-style inn nearby, Himura and Arisu stay at the room of nightmares. That night, the road is cut off after lightning strikes down a tree and the whole area including Umemori-sou becomes an isolated island. The next morning, a shocking case is discovered. The dead body of a woman is found in a vacant house. This woman is Okita Yoriko (Matsunaga Hiroko). She had introduced herself as a friend of Shirafuse’s secretary Watase Shinya (Matsumoto Hiroki) who died of illness two years ago, and visited the empty house that Watase once lived in. In addition, Yoriko was not only pierced by an arrow in the neck, her right wrist was severed and taken away. The people gathered around Umemori-sou fall under suspicion. Detective Nishida Morio (Satoi Kenta) from Kameoka Minami Police Precinct starts questioning people including Shirafuse, Hatoko, Mitsuishi Ryohei (Kinoshita Houka), the owner and chef of the French-style inn, Mitsuishi’s wife Shizuyo (Nishio Mari), his niece Yumi (Ono Rina), regular customer Yuge Yoichi (Ichikawa Tomohiro) and neighbour Yahagi Moe (Eguchi Noriko) along with Himura and Arisu. Everyone seems unsettled as if they have secrets … …
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