Kitagawa Keiko will be starring in the FujiTV Summer 2015 drama "Tantei no Tantei" (A Detective's Detective" which will be shown in the Thursdays 10pm timeslot from July. The drama which is based on the latest work by writer Matsuoka Keisuke, features Kitagawa as a detective who is on the hunt for an evil detective who had divulged information to the criminal who killed her younger sister. This will be Kitagawa's first role as a detective, her first attempt at hardcore action scenes and her first solo leading role in a FujiTV drama. Her last leading role in a drama series was the Autumn 2012 drama "Akumu-chan" from NTV.
In preparation for the filming, Kitagawa started kick boxing classes a month ago. She commented that she doesn't feel too intimidated at the thought of doing action scenes since she had experience in the TBS series "Bishoujo Senshi Sailormoon" which will be useful this time.
Source: Sankei Sports