Kawakita Mayuko to be the lead in the new drama and movie adaptations of "Shiratori Reiko de gozaimasu!"
Kawakita Mayuko will be the lead in the new drama and movie adaptations of "Shiratori Reiko de gozaimasu" which will be shown from January 2016 and the middle of 2016 respectively. She is the third actress to play this role after Suzuki Honami and Matsuyuki Yasuko. In the new adaptations made from Suzuki Yumiko's manga for the first time since 1995, Kawakita who was raised in New York, will take on the role of Shiratori Reiko. When she received the offer, Kawakita said that she was very happy and even prepared different versions of how to say her character's signature line to be used in various situations. Her co-star Mizuno Masaru who is the leader of BOYS AND MEN, will be playing the role of Akimoto Tetsuya who Reiko is holding a torch for. His fellow members will also be appearing in the drama and/or movie while the group will be singing the theme song and ending theme.