Tanaka Rena to join the cast of NHK Taiga "Hana Moyu"
Tanaka Rena will be joining the cast of current NHK Taiga "Hana Moyu" as announced on 22 May. She will play the role of Mori Yasuko (Gin-hime) who was the first wife of Mori Motonori, the last feudal lord of the Choshu Domain and make her first appearance from Episode 28 which will be shown on 12 July. The lead Fumi (Inoue Mao) will be Yasuko's eldest son Motoakira's tutor. The filming began from last week.
This is Tanaka's second appearance in a Taiga since 2012's "Taira no Kiyomori" where she played Yuragozen, Minamoto no Yoritomo's birth mother.