It’s been revealed that Morning Musume’s Michishige Sayumi and Tanaka Reina will take lead roles for upcoming late night drama “Suugaku Joshi Gakuen” which will start airing on January 11th (NTV).
This drama will be a school drama about Math battles, and it will center Michishige and Tanaka who are the classmates and rivals, with a only male student of the school (will be played by Sakurada Dori) who transferred to the school by mistake, and has no interest in Math. As the opponents of Michishige and Tanaka’s Math battles, other MobekimasuMano Erina, Tsugunaga Momoko and Sudo MaasaYajima Maimi, Nakajima Saki, and Suzuki Airi (of ℃-ute), Wada Ayaka, Fukuda Kanon, and Tamura Meimi (of S/mileage) will also make appearance in the drama. (comprised of 5 Hello! Project groups, Morning Musume, Berryz Koubou, ℃-ute, Mano Erina, and S/mileage) members, such as (of Berryz Koubou),
This will be the first time for both Michishige and Tanaka to appear in a drama, and Michishige commented with a smile, “Since this is the genre I have never done before, I thought it was difficult at first. However, I started to think it is fun to do acting now. Reina is a big help to me since she teaches me a lot of things.” She also said about other Mobekimasu members, “I have only seen Mobekimasu members as idols, so it feels fresh to see them acting.” Tanaka also commented, “I am enjoying the shoot without getting nervous since it’s members I know well.” Then the two girls said, “We would like many people to know about Mobekimasu through this drama.”
*Note: Sakurada Dori was in mini drama "Koi Choco: Bittersweet Angel" (starring Takahashi Ai) and movie "Ousama Game" (starring Kumai Yurina & Suzuki Airi).
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