Kitagawa Keiko and Nagayama Eita will co-star in TBS' Friday evening drama 'Rikokatsu' that's set to premiere in April.
'Rikokatsu' is a love story about a couple who decide to get married without dating. After holding a fancy wedding, they begin their lives together. However, they find themselves getting into huge arguments over their differences in lifestyle, values, and others. As such, the two decide to get a divorce, but are unable to tell anyone around them. Secretly, they begin preparing for a divorce, also known as 'rikokatsu.'
Kitagawa will play the role of Mizuguchi Saki, an editor of a fashion magazine, who grew up in a modernistic and unrestricted home. Meanwhile, Eita will play Obara Koichi, an ace member of the Air Rescue Wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, who was raised in a strict family.
The drama will be directed by Tsuboi Toshio ('Kono Koi Atatamemasuka') with script by Izumisawa Yoko ('Dai Renai: Boku wo Wasureru Kimi to').