Monday, March 19, 2018

Supporting cast line-up of new movie "Yakiniku Dragon" announced

The supporting cast line-up of new movie "Yakiniku Dragon" starring Maki Youko, Inoue Mao, Ooizumi Yo and Sakuraba Nanami had been announced. The story is set during the 70s of rapid economic development and when the World Expo was held in Japan. In a yakiniku restaurant located at a corner of a city in the Kansai region, 6 members of a Korean-Japanese family who have no hometown to return to, are swept up in the turbulent times as they try to live on strongly. Kim Yong-gil and his wife Ko Yeong-soon own a small yakiniku restaurant named Yakiniku Dragon and live by the principle of tomorrow always being a good day despite of what happened yesterdary. The couple have three daughters namely Shizuka/Jung-hwa (Maki), Rika/Ri-hwa (Inoue) and Mika/Mi-hwa (Sakuraba). Ooizumi plays the role of Tetsuo who is a regular customer at Yakiniku Dragon secretly in love with Jung-hwa but marries Ri-hwa. Mi-hwa aspires to be a singer and is in love with a married man.

Ootani Ryohei will play Hasegawa Yutaka, a married man who is having an affair with Mi-hwa while Han Dong-gyu plays a guy who woos Jung-hwa aggressively. Im Hee-chul plays a regular customer at the restaurant and Negishi Toshie will play Mineko, Hasegawa's wife. Other co-stars include Uno Shouhei and Ooe Shinpei.

The movie will be released in early summer this year.

Sources: Natalie /

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