It's been revealed that actor Sakaguchi Kentaro will be starring in NTV's upcoming drama '35-sai no Shoujo' starting in October.
Sakaguchi will play the role of 'Hirose Yuto,' the first love of protagonist Imamura Nozomi played by Shibasaki Kou. This will be their first time to co-star.
The drama will be brought to you by the same team that worked on popular dramas 'Kaseifu no Mita' and 'Douki no Sakura.' The script is written by Yukawa Kazuhiro. After a sudden accident in 1995, 10-year-old Imamura Nozomi goes into a coma. Twenty-five years later, in 2020, Nozomi wakes up. Although she is 35 years old, she still acts like she's ten years old. The world has changed around her, but she lives for her future.
Yuto was Nozomi's classmate in elementary school, and also her first love. He had once become an elementary school teacher, but quit after a certain incident. In order to hide his lack of confidence, he had been protecting himself by criticizing and looking down on others. When he reunites with Nozomi, he starts to take a good look at himself.
Source & Image: Oricon