July 23rd, 2021

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Massu to star in NHK drama "Komi-san wa, komyusho desu"


It was announced on July 23rd that Massu will be starring in a new drama based on a popular manga serialization called “Komi-san wa, komyusho desu (Komi Can't Communicate)”. The drama will air on NHK-G on Mondays at 10:45pm ~ 11:15pm JST starting from September 6th. There will be eight episodes in all, with the script written by Mizuhashi Fumie ("Hotaru no hikari", "Scarlett") and drama directed by Rutou Touichirou ("Ossan's Love").

“Komi Can’t Communicate” tells the story of high schoolers who struggle with not being able to make eye contact and talk with others the way they hope to. Massu plays the role of Tadano Hitohito, a first year high school student who manages to get accepted into his high school of choice, and meets Komi Shouko (Ikeda Elaiza) on the day of their entrance ceremony. Komi is as beautiful as the models fronting fashion magazines, but actually has problems communicating with people...

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