Shima no Sensei NHK Spring Drama 2013

  • Drama: The Island Teacher (English title) / Island’s Teacher (literal title)
  • Romaji: Shima no Sensei
  • Japanese: 島の先生
  • Director: Yusuke Noda, Zennosuke Matsuura
  • Writer: Shuko Arai
  • Network: NHK
  • Episodes: 6
  • Release Date: May 25 – June 29, 2013
  • Runtime: Saturdays 21:00-21:58
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan


Set on a remote island, a school there has roughly 10 students. The students all had previous troubles at schools in the city, including being bullied and refusing to attend school. These students are able to grow through the small school and the warm-hearted people on the remote island.

Chihiro Natsumura (Yukie Nakama), who is a teacher on the remote island, struggles to solve the problems her students have.


The Island Teacher-Yukie Nakama.jpgThe Island Teacher-Koji Ishizaka.jpgThe Island Teacher-Arata.jpgThe Island Teacher-Yasuo Daichi.jpgThe Island Teacher-Noriko Aoyama.jpg
Yukie NakamaKoji IshizakaArata IuraYasuo DaichiNoriko Aoyama
Chihiro NatsumuraBunza TajimaAkiyoshi TajimaIttetsu SonodaNamiko Tajima
The Island Teacher-Takahiro Fujimoto.jpgThe Island Teacher-Ishimoto Doronzu.jpgThe Island Teacher-Tomiyuki Kunihiro.jpgThe Island Teacher-Tokie Hidari.jpgThe Island Teacher-Yuki Imai.jpg
Takahiro FujimotoIshimoto DoronzuTomiyuki KunihiroTokie HidariYuki Imai
Katsumi SomaRyotaro HinoKimihiro HashinoYoko OotsukaYuuya Suzuki

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