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.jpg The Island Teacher-Koji Ishizaka.jpg The Island Teacher-Arata.jpg The Island Teacher-Yasuo Daichi.jpg The Island Teacher-Noriko Aoyama.jpg
Yukie Nakama Koji Ishizaka Arata Iura Yasuo Daichi Noriko Aoyama
Chihiro Natsumura Bunza Tajima Akiyoshi Tajima Ittetsu Sonoda Namiko Tajima
The Island Teacher-Takahiro Fujimoto.jpg The Island Teacher-Ishimoto Doronzu.jpg The Island Teacher-Tomiyuki Kunihiro.jpg The Island Teacher-Tokie Hidari.jpg The Island Teacher-Yuki Imai.jpg
Takahiro Fujimoto Ishimoto Doronzu Tomiyuki Kunihiro Tokie Hidari Yuki Imai
Katsumi Soma Ryotaro Hino Kimihiro Hashino Yoko Ootsuka Yuuya Suzuki

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