TV Tokyo Drama Special 2020 ~ Saigo no Onna

Saigo no Onna

Date: From 8.00 p.m., 6 January 2020
Scriptwriter: Yoshida Noriko (Dying Eye, Mistresses, Kataomoi)
Cast: Fujiyama Naomi, Kishibe Ittoku, Fukatsu Eri, Chiba Yudai, Kishimoto Kayoko, Kagawa Teruyuki
Synopsis: Minagawado is an established rice cracker shop celebrating its 95th anniversary. Its current CEO Minagawa Yuichiro (Kishibe Ittoku) is pleasant to outsiders but curt and petty at home. His daughter Sayuri (Fukatsu Eri) is irritated with his behaviour. She also has a rather sharp tongue and vain personality. Sayuri’s husband Daisuke (Kagawa Teruyuki), who married into the family and is Minagawado’s executive director, is constantly anxious about his wife and father-in-law who are two of a kind. One day, while Yuichiro is visiting the grave of his late wife, he meets Yamada Minako (Fujiyama Naomi), a divorcee who runs a bar in Asakusa called Venus. This Showa man makes an unexpected move to invite her to tea. Daisuke frequents this bar and happens to see Yuichiro get along well with Minako. It soon becomes known that Minako and Yuichiro are seeing each other. Sayuri is shocked. She suspects that Minako of being a fortune hunter and will not approve of their relationship. Her father proclaims Minako to be his “last woman” but will Sayuri be supportive of this romance?
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