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  • Matsuyama Kenichi passes the Taiga drama baton to Ayase Haruka

    December 21, 2012 @ 6:27 pm

    On December 20th, a "baton touch" ceremony between the current NHK Taiga drama star and upcoming Taiga drama star, was held at NHK Broadcasting Center. Matsuyama Kenichi who is starring in ongoing Taiga drama "Taira no Kiyomori", and Ayase Haruka who will star in next Taiga drama "Yae no Sakura" attended the ceremony. At the "passing the baton" ceremony, the stars usually exchange presents, so Matsuyama gave Kobe beef while Ayase gave "Oki

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  • NHK releases poster image for taiga drama 'Yae no Sakura'

    November 21, 2012 @ 11:00 pm

    On November 21st, NHK began their promotions for the 2013 taiga drama 'Yae no Sakura' with the release of the main poster featuring starring actress Ayase Haruka. Ayase is disguising herself as the protagonist Niijima Yae, a female warrior that can be described as the Japanese Jeanne d'Arc during the closing days of the Tokugawa shogunate. In the poster she is holding a spencer rifle and is glancing into the camera with a serious expressio

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  • V6's Okada Junichi to star in NHK Taiga drama for 2014

    October 11, 2012 @ 11:09 am

    On October 10, NHK announced that V6 member Okada Junichi will be starring in the new Taiga drama for 2014 titled "Gunshi Kanbei." The script was originally written by Maekawa Yoichi, and the drama will depict the life of Kuroda Kanbei (other names: Kuroda Yoshitaka or Kuroda Josui).  Okada, who's starring in a Taiga drama for the first time, commented, "I love history so much I wanted to be the history teacher. Moreover, it will be about

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  • Takahashi Ai & five more actors join the cast of 'Taira no Kiyomori'

    May 6, 2012 @ 2:51 pm

    NHK has just announced the latest six additions to the cast of their current taiga drama 'Taira no Kiyomori' starring Matsuyama Kenichi as Kiyomori. The most interesting addition must be that of former Morning Musume member Takahashi Ai, who is also going to be the first ever Hello! Project idol to appear in a taiga drama. It's Takahashi's first regular role since she graduated from the idol group last September with the mindset to focus m

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  • AAA's Nishijima Takahiro to appear in NHK Taiga drama, "Taira no Kiyomori"

    December 30, 2011 @ 2:22 pm

    AAA’s Nishijima Takahiro (25) has been cast for the upcoming NHK Taiga drama, “Taira no Kiyomori”! Nishijima will play Taira no Yorimori, the younger brother of Taira no Kiyomori (played by Matsuyama Kenichi). He often confronts his older brother with his candid opinions, even amidst the friendly atmosphere of the Taira household. NHK offered this role to Nishijima after observing his acting skills in the 2009 film, “Ai no Mukidashi (Lo

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  • Matsuyama Kenichi attends a fan gathering in Iwate Prefecture for "Taira no Kiyomori"!

    August 27, 2011 @ 1:21 pm

    On August 26th, actor Matsuyama Kenichi attended a fan gathering of 300 in the disaster-stricken area of Oshu, Iwate Prefecture. The gathering held to celebrate the filming of his 2012 NHK Taiga drama, “Taira no Kiyomori”. Matsuyama, who just started filming for this drama on the 19th, showed up wearing his samurai costume for the first time in public. Speaking about his character, he stated, “Kiyomori has the strength to laugh away the h

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  • Which starring actor and actresses showed the best acting ability on NHK Taiga drama?

    August 25, 2011 @ 6:46 pm

    On August 24th, goo Ranking revealed their results for "Which starring actor and actresses showed their best acting ability on NHK Taiga drama?" This voting was based on acting ability of the starring actors and actresses of the various NHK Taiga drama. Check out who was voted on the top below! ---- 1. Miyazaki Aoi 2. Fukuyama Masaharu 3. Uchino Masaaki 4. Tsumabuki Satoshi 5. Ueno Juri 6. Karasawa Toshiaki 7. Ka

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  • Matsuyama Kenichi will be the face of NHK's Taiga drama for 2012!

    November 27, 2010 @ 11:43 pm

    Matsuyama Kenichi has been chosen to star in NHK's Taiga drama, "Taira no kiyomori" for 2012.  NHK's Taiga drama is an annual historical fiction television series, and each series broadcasts for an entire year. Matsuyama showed up at the press conference, and confessed that he was interested in a Taiga drama for 2012, therefore was strongly willing to participate in the drama.  However, he was still surprised that they actually chose him.

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