The filming for new NHK morning drama "Mare" which is due to be shown from 30 March 2015, started at Wajima City in Ishikawa Prefecture on 7 October and the main cast members including Tsuchiya Tao, Oizumi Yo, Tokiwa Takako, Tanaka Yuko and Tanaka Min gathered to meet the press on 9 October. The drama which features Tsuchiya as the heroine named Mare, is about her journey to becoming a world-class patissier. Tsuchiya commented that they were blessed to have good weather so far and said that the Noto area is such a beautiful place and wishes to convey that nationwide through this drama. Oizumi who plays Mare's father, joked that he's well-known in the industry for "bringing bad weather" but has faith that they can proceed with the filming smoothly because of Tsuchiya's cheerfulness like the sun. Tokiwa plays Mare's mother in this drama.