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Sunday, October 02, 2016
Further cast announcements for FujiTV Autumn 2016 drama "Cain to Abel"
The second round of cast announcements for FujiTV Autumn 2016 drama "Cain to Abel" was made recently where Hira Mikijiro, Minami Kaho, Otsuka Nene, Kinoshita Houka, Hino Yojin, Yamazaki Hirona, Nishimura Motoki and Tozuka Junki are revealed to be part of the cast lineup. The drama which begins its run from 17 October in the Mondays 9pm timeslot, features Hey! Say! JUMP's Yamada Ryosuke as the lead character Takada Yu who has to grapple with emotions of love when he falls for his elder brother's girlfriend (Kurashina Kana), rivalry with his elder brother (Kiritani Kenta) and vying for the affections from his father (Takashima Masanobu) who only has eyes for his elder son Ryuichi. Hira will be playing Soichiro, the grandfather of Yu and Ryuichi who is the founder and chairman of the family business Takada Sogo Jisho while Minami plays Soichiro's eldest daughter Serizawa Momoko. Otsuka plays Hirose Saki, the female manager of a small restaurant called HIROSE which is frequented by employees of Takada Sogo Jisho. As for Kinoshita, he plays Dan Mamoru, the director of the sales department who emphasizes teamwork over everything while Yu's superior Sasaki Hajime will be played by Hino. Yamazaki will play Yu's colleague Shibata Hikari who holds a torch for him while Nishimura and Tozuka will play Yu's colleagues Ando Mitsuru and Misawa Yota respectively.