The Smartphone Guy

The Smartphone GuyProfile

  • Drama: The Smartphone Guy (English title) / Smartphone is in Brain (literal title)
  • Romaji: Nou ni Sumaho ga Umerareta
  • Japanese: 脳にスマホが埋められた!
  • Director: Masaya Kakei, Kazumasa Nemoto
  • Writer: Hayashi Mori
  • Planner: Osamu Suzuki
  • Network: YTV, NTV
  • Episodes: 11
  • Release Date: July 6 – September 14, 2017
  • Runtime: Thursdays 23:59-24:54 (55 min.)
  • Genre: Comedy / Sci-Fi
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot

Keita Orimo (Atsushi Ito) works at an apparel company and is on the layoff list. He is divorced and has a 9-year-old daughter. Keita Orimo is also a bit old-school and carries a flip phone. One day, Keita Orimo’s brain suddenly becomes like a smartphone. He can see text balloons flying by and he can even see messages for other people. His smartphone like brain leads him to get involved with trouble at his workplace.

Cast

Yuriko Nitta

Yuriko Nitta

Yuko Nishimaru

Yuko Nishimaru

Yua Shinkawa

Yua Shinkawa

Tetsuhiro Ikeda

Tetsuhiro Ikeda

Sakiko Bokumoto

Sakiko Bokumoto

Ryutaro Okada

Ryutaro Okada

Pee Hayashiya

Pee Hayashiya

Natsu Ando

Natsu Ando

Pako Hayashiya

Pako Hayashiya

Moe Yuki

Moe Yuki

Masumi Nomura

Masumi Nomura

Masahiro Toda

Masahiro Toda

Mariko Shinoda

Mariko Shinoda

Kotoha Takashima

Kotoha Takashima

Chika Nakagawa

Chika Nakagawa

Goro Kishitani

Goro Kishitani

Atsushi Ito

Atsushi Ito

Additional Cast Members:

  • Honoka Matsumoto – Maho Tomonaga (ep.4)


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