Ueto Aya to co-star with Ninomiya Kazunari in 24Hour Television drama special

June 24, 2012 @ 9:06 am
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On June 22nd, it was announced that actress Ueto Aya(26) will make an appearance on NTV drama, 'Kuruma Isu de Boku wa Sora wo Tobu', which is a special drama for an annual charity telethon, 24-Hour Television. She will play a heroine, and co-star with Ninomiya Kazunari for the first time in 12 years, after Eguchi Yosuke's drama 'Namida wo Fuite'(Fuji TV) back in 2000. Ueto stated about co-staring with Ninomiya, "It is exciting. I am really looking forward to it."

Ueto plays the role of 'Kato Miku', who is working at a hospital where Hasebe is hospitalized. Kato is simple and innocent, but she has a deep sorrow from her past.

Other cast members include popular child actor Suzuki Fuku, who will play a boy in the hospital, and Yakushimaru Hiroko, who will be Hasebe's mother.

Kawano Hidehiro, the producer stated with confidence regarding the cast, "I am sure Ueto-san will represent 'frustration and hope', and Yakushimaru-san will represent 'love, tenderness and toughness'."

'24-Hour Television 35 Ai wa Chikyuu wo Sukuu' will air on August 25th and 26th.

Source : Oricon


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