TBS DRAMA: Kazoku no Katachi (家族ノカタチ) TAKASHI OHMAMA & SHU KANEMATSU
- MUSIC 音楽: TAKASHI OHMAMA & SHU KANEMATSU (大間々昂 & 兼松衆)
- CAST: Katori Shingo, Ueno Juri
OFFICIAL SITE: Kazoku no Katachi (家族ノカタチ)
Katori Shingo plays the role of a 39-year-old man Nagasato Daisuke who works in a stationery manufacturing company, is so used to living alone and hates being hurt by relationship issues. Despite being a popular guy among his friends, knows all the latest trends and has various hobbies, Daisuke is labeled as a man who cannot get married. However, his peaceful life is disrupted when his father Yozo (Nishida Toshiyuki) suddenly tells him that he had remarried another woman but she walked out on him without a word and dumped her own son who is a junior high student on Yozo. Having no choice, Yozo brings his stepson to live with Daisuke who finds his single lifestyle in a mess because of their never-ending arguments. At the same time, Daisuke finds himself embroiled in another feud with his neighbour Kumagai Hanako (Ueno Juri) who is a 32-year-old woman working in a big trading company, is demanding of others, likes to complain and was divorced in her early 20s. The two of them have similar characters which lead to them becoming arch enemies with each other. Hanako’s mother Ritsuko (Fubuki Jun) also comes to live with her as she cannot stand her husband’s wish to live a slow life in Karuizawa but irritates her daughter with her busybody personality.