Matsushita Nao to take on the role of Madonna in FujiTV drama SP "Botchan"
Matsushita Nao will be taking on the role of Madonna in the upcoming FujiTV drama SP "Botchan" starring Arashi's Ninomiya Kazunari which will be shown on 3 Jan 2016 at 9pm. Her character is nicknamed Madonna as she is is regarded as the most beautiful woman in the town. In the original novel by Natsume Soseki, Madonna is engaged to the English teacher Uranari played by Yamamoto Koji but in the drama SP, Aka Shatsu played by Oikawa Mitsuhiro will form a love triangle with them.
Matsushita worked together with Arashi in the 2010 NHK Kouhaku but this is the first time she is acting in a drama with Ninomiya.