Swimming in the Dark

Swimming in the DarkProfile

  • Drama: Swimming in the Dark (English title)
  • Romaji: Wanitokagegisu
  • Japanese: わにとかげぎす
  • Director: Toshio Tsuboi
  • Writer: Minoru Furuya (manga), Izumi Takahashi
  • Network: TBS
  • Episodes: 10
  • Release Date: July 19 – September 27, 2017
  • Runtime: Wednesdays 23:56:24:26 (30 min.)
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot

Yuji Tomioka (Teppei Arita) is a 38-year-old single man who has never dated a woman. He works the night shift as a security guard at a supermarket. He experiences loneliness during this time. One night, during a shooting star, he wishes to have friend. A mysterious neighbor, Azusa Hada (Tsubasa Honda), appears in front of him. They fall in love, but Yuji’s life changes.

Notes

  1. Based on manga series “Wanitokagegisu” by Minoru Furuya (published from 2006 to 2007 in Japanese weekly seinen manga anthology magazine Weekly Young Magazine).
  2. First lead acting role for Teppei Arita (member of comedy duo “Cream Stew”) in a drama series.

Cast

Tsubasa Honda

Tsubasa Honda

Teppei Arita

Teppei Arita

Shodai Fukuyama

Shodai Fukuyama

Kom_I

Kom_I

 

Ken Mitsuishi

Ken Mitsuishi

Kento Kaku

Kento Kaku

Jun Murakami

Jun Murakami

Kaito Yoshimura

Kaito Yoshimura

Dotama

Dotama

Ace

Ace

Yasushi Fuchikami

Yasushi Fuchikami

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