Churasan (2001)

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The 64th NHK Asadora Renzoku Drama is Churasan, a story of a young woman, Kohagura Eri, who was born in Kohamajima Island, Okinawa on May 15, 1972, the day when Okinawa was returned to Japan from the U.S. Eleven years later, Kamimura Shizuko and her two sons, Kazuya and Fumiya, from Tokyo come to stay as the guests of a small inn run by Eri’s family. Eri’s fun-loving, yet eccentric family welcomes read morethem warmly. However, Eri is shocked to hear one of the sons, Kazuya is terminally ill and Shizuko and her sons came to Okinawa to spend his last moment together in beautiful nature. Fumiya, Kazuya’s younger brother, and Eri promise to marry each other someday. However after Kazuya’s death, Fumiya and his mother leave the island to go back to Tokyo. Years later, they are reunited, Eri as a nurse and Fumiya, a doctor, working at the same hospital in Tokyo.
The story's settings include Okinawa, Naha, and Tokyo. (d-addicts)

In 30th Television Academy Awards, the Drama Won Awards for Best Scriptwriter, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress

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    The Promise of the Chura Sea

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Asadoras; seaside environment; bubbly-cute-free spirited heroines who struggling to find life goal; and some fun dialects from rural Japan.
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    Simplifica Apr 2, 2015 - edited

    debut acting role for Yamada :D
    Keitatsu Kohagura = star in the making :)

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      realdeal Oct 11, 2015 - edited

      how good is he here? and I hope to see him in another asadora maybe some ryuhei matsuda-ish role in amachan.

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      Simplifica Oct 11, 2015

      not that good XD his role is pretty normal
      the one that stole the show is miho kanno


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    Apr 2, 2001 to Sep 29, 2001
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    15 min.


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