"Shitsuren Chocolatier" - new drama for Shige!
"Shitsuren Chocolatier" (The chocolatier of lost love) is a FujiTV new drama beginning in January 2014 with Matsumoto Jun as main character, also starring Sato Ryuta, Takenaka Naoto and Kato Shigeaki.
The story of the drama comes from the popular namesake manga by Mizushiro Setona, that won the 36th Kodansha Manga Award and the 2nd Anan Manga Award. Koyurugi Sota (Matsumoto Jun) went to France to become a chocolatier hoping to impress his beloved senpai Saeko (Ishihara Satomi), he doesn't succeed though and his love stays unrequited. Sato Ryuta plays the difficult role of Rikudo Seinosuke, the famous owner chef of the chocolate shop "RICDOR", he has a crush on Sota even knowing that he's straight and in love with Saeko. Kato Shigeaki will be Sekiya, a young employee of "RICDOR" who has no luck in romance, at first he may seem blunt but in reality he's just quiet, analytical and careful. Takenaka Naoto will play Sota's father.
Edit: The drama will begin on 13 January from 9pm. Shige will appear from the 2nd episode on 20 January!