Earlier today it was announced that actor Mukai Osamu will be starring in his first prime time drama next season on Fuji TV.

Thus far, Mukai has played many secondary roles that suits his image which have steadily increased his popularity, especially among women of all ages. Now he finally gets to shine in his first prime time starring role, in an original and comical story penned by scriptwriter Omori Mika (“Buzzer Beat”, “My Boss My Hero”).

The drama is going to follow a man just before he hits his thirties, as he struggles to reorganize the French cuisine restaurant of his parents. His current occupation is a chef, but he used to be a bassist of a rock band up until recently, and therefore he is also quite outspoken and doesn’t hold back with sarcastic remarks towards the other employees and even the customers. However, all of the comments are just rash remarks without any ill intent. He is still supposed to be a very likeable character.

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