"Seirei no Moribito" spin-off drama to be shown on 3 and 11 December
NHK announced on 1 December that there will be a spin-off drama of their Taiga fantasy series "Seirei no Moribito" starring Ayase Haruka which will be shown at 11.55pm on 3 December. The 3-min mini drama "Seirei no Moribito Gaiden" (Seirei no Moribito Side Story) will be the connection between the drama series' first season shown in spring this year and the second season consisting of 9 episodes which will begin its run from January 2017. There will be a longer 4-minute version to be shown on 11 December at 11.55pm. The spin-off story describes how Barusa (Ayase) has a strange experience while being on the run.
"Seirei no Moribito" consists of 22 episodes in total which were shot entirely in 4K and will be shown over three years.