Akira and Akira

Akira and AkiraProfile

  • Drama: Akira and Akira (literal title)
  • Romaji: Akira to Akira
  • Japanese: アキラとあきら
  • Director: Toshiyuki Mizutani, Kosuke Suzuki
  • Writer: Jun Ikeido (novel), Youichi Maekawa
  • Network: WOWOW
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: July 9, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Sundays 22:00
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot

Akira Kaido (Osamu Mukai) comes from a wealthy background. His father ran a large company. Akira Yamazaki (Takumi Saito) comes from a difficult background. His father went bankrupt and their family runaway during the middle of the night. Akira Kaido and Akira Yamazaki are hired at the same bank.

April, 1986, training for new bank employees takes place. Two teams are made to carry out a mission. Akira Kaido and Akira Yamazaki lead the opposing teams.

Notes

  1. Based on the novel “Akira to Akira” by Jun Ikeido (published from 2006 to 2009 in novel magazine Mondai Shosetsu ).

Cast

Yutaka Matsushige

Yutaka Matsushige

Toshiyuki Nagashima

Toshiyuki Nagashima

Toshinori Omi

Toshinori Omi

Takumi Saito

Takumi Saito

Rena Tanaka

Rena Tanaka

Osamu Mukai

Osamu Mukai

Kotaro Koizumi

Kotaro Koizumi

Kento Kaku

Kento Kaku

Keisuke Horibe

Keisuke Horibe

Kanji Ishimaru

Kanji Ishimaru

Houka Kinoshita

Houka Kinoshita

Additional Cast Members:

  • Miori Takimoto
  • Takaya Kamikawa – (cameo)


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