"HERO 2" gets off to a good start with 26.5% for its first episode
The first episode of "HERO 2" got off to a good start with a high average rating of 26.5% for its first episode in the Kanto region. The sequel is the highest-rated drama this season so far among those which have already begun its run. The highest moment rating was at 10.08pm when Kuryu Kohei (Kimura Takuya) was confronting Onishi Yuji (Moriyama Naotaro) about the truth and getting him to confess to his crime.
The second and third episodes to be shown on 21st and 28th July will be extended by 15 minutes each.