Monday, July 17, 2017

Saito Takumi to be back in TV Tokyo drama SP "Saijou no Meii" this August

Saito Takumi will be back in the TV Tokyo drama SP "Saijou no Meii" this August which continues from the drama series in 2011 and drama SP in February last year. This time, Kusakari Masao will be joining the SP to play the mentor of the lead character Saijou Mikoto (Saito).

The drama which is based on the same-titled manga by Irie Kenzo and Hashiguchi Takashi, describes how the pediatrician Saijou Mikoto believes in saving children which will lead to saving their futures and tries his best to realise this vision of his. Kusakari plays a renowned pediatric surgeon Tezuka Yoshitomi who used to coach Saijou in the US but they will face off in a clash over their differing views in the SP which depicts the reality in the world of pediatric medicine now.

Saito commented that he had been eagerly anticipating the continuation of this series especially when he received comments through the drama's website and letters addressed to him from doctors and those aspiring to enter this field talking about how the pediatric medicine scene has improved or changed since the drama was aired. As for Kusakari, he praised the script of this drama which allowed him to enjoy the filming a lot.

Sources: Sanspo / Oricon

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