Thursday, November 22, 2012

Gouriki Ayame to be the lead in Winter 2013's Gekku "Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou"

Gouriki Ayame will take on the leading role in "Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou" (Biblia Antique Bookstore's Case notebook) the FujiTV Gekku drama for Winter 2013 as announced on 20 November. This is the first time she is playing the lead in a primetime drama and a Gekku. Since her drama debut in January 2011 as a senior high school student in the Gekku drama then "Taisetsu na koto wa subete kimi ga oshiete kureta", this will be the 7th consecutive season she has appeared in dramas.

The drama is based on a mystery novel by Mikami En which has sold 3.1 million copies even though there are only 3 volumes published to date since last year. Gouriki will play the lead Shinokawa Shioriko, the owner of a antique bookstore in a quiet part of Kamakura and helps to solve the mysteries brought by her customers through her extensive knowledge gained from reading old books. Shioriko is an introvert who is shy with strangers but unafraid to argue with others in order to defend her love for books.

Source: Sanspo

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