Unmei no Hito TBS Winter Drama 2012

  • Drama: Unmei no Hito
  • Romaji: Unmei no Hito
  • Japanese: 運命の人
  • Director: Nobuhiro Doi, Ken Yoshida
  • Writer: Toyoko Yamasaki (novel), Hiroshi Hashimoto
  • Network: TBS
  • Episodes: 10
  • Release Date: January 15 – March 18, 2012
  • Runtime: Sunday 21:00-21:54
  • TV Ratings: 12.0%
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot

A newspaper reporter (Masahiro Motoki) uncovers a secret “Okinawa pact” between the Japanese and U.S. government. A woman who is the deputy director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs becomes a key figure in the story.

Notes

  1. Based on Toyoko Yamasaki’s 2009 novel “Unmei no Hito”
  2. The novel “Unmei no Hito” itself is based on the true story of Okinawa journalist Takichi Nishiyama who uncovered a secret pact between the U.S. and Japanese government over the reversion of the Okinawa islands to the Japanese government. Takichi Nishiyama then became involved in a sex scandal with a Ministry of Foreign Affairs worker who leaked the document.[1]

Cast

Unmei no Hito-Masahiro Motoki.jpgUnmei no Hito-Takako Matsu.jpgUnmei no Hito-Yoko Maki.jpgUnmei no Hito-Nao Omori.jpgUnmei no Hito-Kinya Kitaoji.jpg
Masahiro MotokiTakako MatsuYoko MakiNao OmoriKinya Kitaoji
Ryota YuminariYuriko YuminariAkiko MikiKazuo YamabeKeisaku Sahashi
Unmei no Hito-Yutaka Matsushige.jpgUnmei no Hito-Yukiya Kitamura.jpgUnmei no Hito-Yuya Endo.jpgUnmei no Hito-Tetta Sugimoto.jpgUnmei no Hito-Zen Kajihara.jpg
Yutaka MatsushigeYukiya KitamuraYuya EndoTetta SugimotoZen Kajihara
Shuichi TsukasaRyo KiyoharaMitsuru KanedaShigeru ArakiKouwa Hagino
Unmei no Hito-Denden.jpgUnmei no Hito-Kotaro Yoshida.jpgUnmei no Hito-Katsuhiko Watabiki.jpgUnmei no Hito-Ryo Ishibashi.jpgUnmei no Hito-Kazushige Komatsu.jpg
DendenKotaro YoshidaKatsuhiko WatabikiRyo IshibashiKazushige Komatsu
Shiro EbisuSoichi KuruTomofumi OodateSuguru AnzaiIsamu Yamamoto
Unmei no Hito-Kenjiro Ishimaru.jpgUnmei no Hito-Takeshi Masu.jpgUnmei no Hito-Jitsuko Yoshimura.jpgUnmei no Hito-Isao Hashizume.jpgUnmei no Hito-Kei Yamamoto.jpg
Kenjiro IshimaruTakeshi MasuJitsuko YoshimuraIsao HashizumeKei Yamamoto
Vice-Minister HayashiMagoroku YoshidaShizu YuminariSeisuke YuminariTaizo Yakumo
Unmei no Hito-Yukiko Takabayashi.jpgUnmei no Hito-Hiroki Hasegawa.jpgUnmei no Hito-Yuki Imai.jpgUnmei no Hito-Ryutaro Yamazaki.jpgUnmei no Hito-Yuki Shibamoto.jpg
Yukiko TakabayashiHiroki HasegawaYuki ImaiRyutaro YamazakiYuki Shibamoto
Kase YakumoRei KoinumaYoichi YuminariJunji YuminariFusako Aoyama
Unmei no Hito-Taizo Harada.jpgUnmei no Hito-Mantaro Koichi.jpgUnmei no Hito-Masato Ibu.jpgUnmei no Hito-Kazuyuki Asano.jpgUnmei no Hito-Toshiro Yanagiba.jpg
Taizo HaradaMantaro KoichiMasato IbuKazuyuki AsanoToshiro Yanagiba
Takuya MikiDetective IguchiMasaharu TotokiYasuyuki MoriTadashi Oonoki
Unmei no Hito-Mitsuru Fukikoshi.jpgUnmei no Hito-Tetsuo Fushimi.jpgUnmei no Hito-Asuka Kurosawa.jpgUnmei no Hito-Hidekazu Mashima.jpgUnmei no Hito-Ayumu Saito.jpg
Mitsuru FukikoshiTetsuo FushimiAsuka KurosawaHidekazu MashimaAyumu Saito
Isao SakamotoLawyer TakatsukiChieko SakamotoYuya MatsunakaYuzo Torii
Unmei no Hito-Eri Fuse.jpgUnmei no Hito-Takashi Sasano.jpgUnmei no Hito-Akira Emoto.jpgUnmei no Hito-Shinya Owada.jpgUnmei no Hito-Hirotaro Honda.jpg
Eri FuseTakashi SasanoAkira EmotoShinya OwadaHirotaro Honda
Kiyomi EdakawaTakeo BukudeMasayoshi KodairaKiichi AikawaYasuhiro Sonegawa
Unmei no Hito-Mansaku Fuwa.jpgUnmei no Hito-Kamejiro Ichikawa.jpg
Mansaku FuwaKamejiro Ichikawa
Kakuzou TabuchiHiroshi Yokomizo

Additional Cast Members:

Episode Ratings

EpisodeDateRatings
(Kanto Region)
0101/15/201213.0%
0201/22/201211.3%
0301/29/201211.6%
0402/05/201211.6%
0502/12/201210.8%
0602/19/20129.9%
0702/26/201213.2%
0803/11/201210.4%
0903/18/201211.9%
1003/04/201214.!%
Average12.0%

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