Second special for “Attention Please” announced – Tokyograph

The 2006 Fuji TV drama series ‘Attention Please’ is returning to television for a second special episode. The series starred Aya Ueto as Yoko Misaki, a young woman training to become a flight attendant. In January of last year, Fuji TV aired the first special, which featured Yoko flying to Honolulu. This time, Yoko will …

Kazutoshi Matsuda posts pics from Okinawa’s New Year’s TV specials

Popular utasha (Okinawan folk singer) Kazutoshi “Kaazuu” Matsuda recently performed in two of Okinawa’s New Year’s TV specials: RBC’s “Kouhaku Uta-gassen” and OTV’s “Shinshun! Shimauta no Saiten.” Although both shows won’t air until January (RBC’s one on 1/2, OTV’s on 1/3), Kaazuu is sharing a few pics on his blog which gives us a preview …

Yu Yamada cast as Nodame’s rival – Tokyograph

Actress Yu Yamada has been revealed as part of the cast of the upcoming ‘Nodame Cantabile’ drama special, scheduled to air on January 4-5 on Fuji TV. Yamada plays Son Rui, a Chinese prodigy who becomes rivals with Nodame. Although Yamada had no prior experience in playing piano, she recently took lessons and practiced on …

Tokito stars in Churaumi drama special – Tokyograph

On December 14, Fuji TV will broadcast a drama special titled ‘Churaumi Kara no Nengajou.’ It revolves around Okinawa’s Churaumi Aquarium, which opened in 2002 and was the largest in the world until 2005. Actor Saburo Tokito stars in the drama as the aquarium’s director. The story begins when he announces the plans for the …