Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Production press conference of TBS Summer 2016 drama "Aogeba Totoshi"

The production press conference of TBS Summer 2016 drama "Aogeba Totoshi" was held on 13 July which was attended by cast members Terao Akira, Tabe Mikako, Mackenyu, Murakami Nijiro, Kitamura Takumi, Ishii Anna, Sano Gaku and Taiga. The drama which begins its run from 17 July in the Sundays 9pm timeslot, is adapted from the true story of a small brass band in Kanagawa Prefectural Noba Senior High School back in 1980 and features Terao as a former saxophone player and his journey of bringing together a group of delinquent students to form a brass band and aim for a national music competition.

There are a number of actors in the cast who are children of well-known celebrities i.e. Murakami is the son of Murakami Jun and UA, Mackenyu is the son of Chiba Shinichi and Taiga is the son of Nakano Hideo. In addition, the cast also includes uprising newbies such as Kitamura and Sano, Terao commented that the next superstar could be among these actors who play his students and hope that viewers will enjoy watching their performance in this drama. The young actors cited Taiga as the moodmaker in their group while Taiga commented that Mackenyu and Murakami are the ones who lead the group.

Source: Oricon

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