A special drama titled, �Hei no Naka no Chuugakou�, starring Odagiri Joe and Watanabe Ken will be shown on October 11 on TBS. It is a human drama scripted by writer Uchidate Makiko, and it was filmed in an actual prison � a first for any Japanese drama.
The story revolves around Asahimachi Junior High School, which is the only junior high school inside a prison. Asahimachi houses the people who were not able to receive the regular compulsory education because of their crimes. Odagiri Joe will play the role of a teacher in this school, and Watanabe Ken will play one of his students. The drama will mainly focus on Odagiri�s interactions with the convicted students.
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