AKB48 – Majisuka Gakuen 5

majisuka-gakuen-5-paruruThe next AKB48 drama has just been announced : Majisuka Gakuen 5 (マジすか学園5). It will be aired starting on August 24th, 2015.

This 5th season of the famous 48group drama will both be aired on TV (the first two episodes on NTV) and on online video provider “Hulu”.


Watanabe Mayu in Tatakau! Shoten Girl

Watanabe Mayu & Inamori Izumi - Tatakau! Shoten GirlWatanabe Mayu (AKB48) will be starring in the drama Tatakau! Shoten Girl (戦う!書店ガール ; Bookstore Girl).

The drama will start airing on Kansai TV and on Fuji TV in April.

Watanabe Mayu will play the leading role alongside actress Inamori Izumi.


Several idols in GTO drama

mizuki-matsui-airi-kizaki-yuria-gtoMizuki (ex Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku) and Okamoto Natsumi (ex Oha Girl Chu! Chu! Chu!) will be starring in  GTO drama.

Kizaki Yuria (AKB48), Miyatake Mio (bump.y), Matsui Airi and Miyoshi Ayaka (ex Sakura Gakuin) will also make some appearances in the drama.

The story is based on the popular manga GTO (Great Teacher Onizuka, グレート・ティーチャー・オニヅカ) by Fujisawa Tohru.


Owada Nana, Kawaei Rina, Takahashi Juri (AKB48) in Sailor Zombie

Sailor Zombie (セーラーゾンビ)AKB48 members Owada Nana, Kawaei Rina and Takahashi Juri will be starring in the drama Sailor Zombie (セーラーゾンビ).

The 3 girls play the roles of high school students fighting against zombies while continuing their studies.

AKB48 Kenkyuusei member Mukaichi Mion will also make an appearance in the drama as a cute zombie.


Kikkawa You in Kanpai Senshi After V

Kikkawa You (Kanpai Senshi After V)Kikkawa You will be starring in the drama Kanpai Senshi After V (乾杯戦士アフターV).

Kikkawa You will play as a pink heroine fighting against an evil organization. To survive to the stress of the society, the 5 heroes drink beers and go to the karaoke after the battles.

Kanpai Senshi After V will start airing in April. It is a Tokusatsu drama.


Wakatsuki Yumi (Nogizaka46) in Shitsuren Chocolatier

Wakatsuki Yumi (Nogizaka46)Wakatsuki Yumi (Nogizaka46) is going to make an appearance in the episode 6 of the drama Shitsuren Chocolatier (失恋ショコラティエ).

Wakatsuki Yumi will play as a college student who is the rival in love of Koyurugi Matsuri (Arimura Kasumi), the sister of the hero Koyurugi Sota (Matsumoto Jun).

Episode 6 of Shitsuren Chocolatier will air on February 17 at 21:00 on Fuji TV (フジテレビ).


Shiraishi Mai in Kamen Teacher

Shiraishi Mai (Nogizaka46)Shiraishi Mai (Nogizaka46) will be starring in the drama Kamen Teacher (仮面ティーチャー).

Shiraishi Mai will play as Hayase Akari who is Tenkawa Atsushi’s lover. The character is in a coma after a suicide attempt, but she has an important role in the story.

Kamen Teacher (仮面ティーチャー) is based on the manga of the same name by GTO’s Fujisawa Toru.


Hashimoto Nanami (Nogizaka46) in the drama 24 Hour Actress

Hashimoto Nanami (Nogizaka46)Hashimoto Nanami (Nogizaka46) will make an appearance in the drama 24 Hour Actress -Matsu Onna- (24時間女優 -待つ女-).

Hashimoto Nanami will be starring in the episode 7 which will be airing on January 24 on Hikari TV (ひかりTV).

It is directed by Kayasuga Tsubasa who worked on the TV commercial for the PS Vita and on PV for L’Arc-en-Ciel and Nogizaka46.


Hime Kyun Fruit Can – Asunaro Sanjou

Hime Kyun Fruit Can (ひめキュンフルーツ缶)Hime Kyun Fruit Can will be starring in the drama Asunaro Sanjou! (あすなろ参上!).

In this drama, the members of Hime Kyun Fruit Can are playing as members of the fictional idol group Asunaro A (アスナロA). The story is about the growth of the unit along with their producer.


Momoiro Clover Z in a Christmas drama

Momoiro Clover Z - Tenshi to JumpThe members of Momoiro Clover Z are going to play the leading roles in “Momoclo” Christmas Drama (“ももクロ”クリスマスドラマ).

The title of the drama has finally been revealed, it is Tenshi to Jump (天使とジャンプ).

The 2 episodes will be broadcast on NHK on December 24 and 25 at 0:10.