NHK Drama Special 2022 ~ Momo-san to 7-nin no Papageno

Momo-san to 7-nin no Papageno

Date: From 11.00 – 11.59 p.m., 20 August 2022
Scriptwriter: Kato Takuya (Shinitai Yoru ni Kagitte)
Director: Goto Reia
Cast: Ito Sairi, Sometani Shota, Yamazaki Hirona, Nakajima Sena, Hashimoto Atsushi, Nomaguchi Toru, Hirahara Tetsu, Iketani Nobue, Horiuchi Keiko, Asano Kazuyuki
Synopsis: 25-year-old Momo (Ito Sairi) has friends, occasionally eats with her parents who live a short distance away, goes on dates with her boyfriend (Hashimoto Atsushi) who is not in the zone that she particularly does not want to associate with, and drinks at home. At work, she has to properly apologise for unreasonable phone calls from clients and at drinking sessions, her ability to not get upset or worked up as a working adult is tested every minute and every second. Momo does not even realise that she has been wanting to die amid these “typical” days. For her, “I want to die” are words she is not supposed to say. One summer, Momo is unable to bear the thought that Monday morning will come and decides to take leave from office. She sets out on a journey to visit seven Papageno (Sometani Shota, Yamazaki Hirona, Nakajima Sena, Hashimoto Atsushi, Nomaguchi Toru, Hirahara Tetsu, Iketani Nobue, Asano Kazuyuki). They are people wanting to die whom she connected with through social media. Through these encounters, she learns that there are other options besides dying. However, one Papageno’s words stirs Momo-san’s heart … …
Official Website: www.nhk.jp/p/ts/219KQX22W2
Twitter: twitter.com/nhk_dramas

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