Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Production press conference of NHK drama SP "Sono hi no mae ni"
Sasaki plays the role of a former salaryman who becomes a freelance illustrator while his wife is played by Dan Rei. However, when his wife is diagnosed with terminal cancer and only has a year left to live, Sasaki's character reflects on his life so far with his wife and thinks about how he is going to live on with his two sons after his wife passes away. Sasaki related that when he was reading the script, he was crying once every five minutes and he hopes that he would have been able to convey the theme of the story to the viewers so that they can see the hope in living on despite the loss of someone precious in the family.