Hitoshi Ueki and His Pupil

Hitoshi Ueki and His PupilProfile

  • Drama: Hitoshi Ueki and His Pupil (English title) / Hitoshi Ueki And Nobosemon (literal title)
  • Romaji: Ueki Hitoshi to Nobosemon
  • Japanese: 植木等とのぼせもん
  • Director: Shinichi Nishitani, Takayasu Enokido
  • Writer: Masao Komatsu(autobiographical novel), Kosuke Mukai
  • Network: NHK
  • Episodes: 8
  • Release Date: September 2 – October 21, 2017
  • Runtime: Saturdays 20:15-20:43
  • Genre: Period-1960
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot

Hitoshi Ueki (Koji Yamamoto) is a member of Crazy Cats. They become popular with their song “Sudara Bushi.” Hitoshi and his band appear on TV and in movies. Due to his busy schedule, Hitoshi hires Masaomi Matsuzaki (Jun Shison) to take care of him and drive him. Masaomi Matsuzaki came to Tokyo from Hakata. His father died when he was a child and he begins to call Hitoshi Ueki father. Hitoshi Ueki, his wife Tomiko (Yuka) and his father (Shiro Ito) accept Masaomi Matsuzaki as part of their family. Masaomi Matsuzaki aspires to become an entertainer.

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