The story revolves around four men imprisoned on false charges. Ichihara plays a man sentenced to 6 years for murder. During his time in prison, his girlfriend (Fukuda Saki) gives birth to their daughter who has a heart illness, and when he finds out that his daughter’s life is in danger, he decides to break free from prison along with the other three men.
The three other escapees are played by Tsukamoto, Ueda, and Suda. Tsukamoto is a former yakuza sentenced to 10 years for murder. Ueda is a former host sentenced to 4 years on drug charges. Suda is the youngest of the group, a former motorcycle delivery man serving 3 years for similar drug charges.
“Runaway” will air on Thursday nights at 9:00pm, starting in October.
Source: Oricon via Tokyograph
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Takashi Tsukamoto's first lead drama role
Actor Takashi Tsukamoto has landed his first starring role in a drama series. He will lead NHK's tentatively titled "Kansahoujin" ("The Auditor"), in which he plays a certified public accountant with a strong sense of justice. His character will also be the single father of a 4-year-old girl. Tsukamoto himself became a father this past September.
Filming begins on Friday, with a total of 6 episodes planned. The show will air in NHK's Saturday 9:00pm time slot, starting on June 21.
It was announced in January that Tsukamoto also has his first starring movie role in Takashi Kubota's "Yesterdays" (details here).-Tokyograph.com
Cast: Junichi Okada, Sho Sakurai, Wakana Sakai, Yoshinori Okada, Ryuta Sato, Takashi Tsukamoto, Sadao Abe, Fumiyo Kohinata, Chiaki Kuriyama, Tomomitsu Yamaguchi, Son Ha Yoon...
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