Rikuoh (Japanese Drama)

Rikuoh (Japanese Drama)Profile

  • Drama: Rikuoh
  • Romaji: Rikuoh
  • Japanese: 陸王
  • Director: Katsuo Fukuzawa
  • Writer: Jun Ikeido (novel), Hiroyuki Yatsu
  • Network: TBS
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: October 15, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Sundays 21:00
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan


Koichi Miyazawa (Koji Yakusho) runs a small, but longstanding company which makes tabi (traditional Japanese socks). He is the CEO of the fourth generation company with about 20 employees. Due to a decrease of demand for tabi, the company is struggling to keep afloat. Koichi Miyazawa thinks about launching a new product line. The new product is running shoes. For the company’s surival, Koichi Miyazawa begins to develop running shoes using their accumulated knowledge for making tabi.


  1. Based on the novel “Rikuo” by Jun Ikeido (published July 8, 2016 by Shogakukan).


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