Yakushimaru Hiroko, Koizumi Kyoko & Mimura to play sisters in NHK drama SP "Fuji Family"
Yakushimaru Hiroko, Koizumi Kyoko and Mimura will be playing sisters in the NHK New Year drama SP "Fuji Family" which will be shown on 2 January 2016 at 9pm. The story features the three sisters who manage a convenience store by the name of Fuji Family at a town located at the foot of Mount Fuji which is behind the times. Yakushimaru plays the eldest daughter Takako who is mature and dependable and is dating Masao (Takahashi Katsumi), Koizumi plays the second daughter Nasumi a free spirit who is divorced from her husband Hideo (Yoshioka Hidetaka) while Mimura plays the youngest daughter Tsukimi who is good at dealing with things. The script of the drama will be written by Kizara Izumi who worked on NTV dramas such as "Q10" and "Nobuta wo Produce" while the director will be Yoshida Teruyuki who worked with Yakushimaru and Koizumi in the NHK morning drama "Ama-chan".