Wanitokagegisu – [English Hardsub by Rjgman56]

  • Drama: Swimming in the Dark (English title)
  • Romaji: Wanitokagegisu
  • Japanese: わにとかげぎす
  • Director: Toshio Tsuboi
  • Writer: Minoru Furuya (manga), Izumi Takahashi
  • Network: TBS
  • Episodes: 10
  • Release Date: July 19 – September 27, 2017
  • Runtime: Wednesdays 23:56:24:26 (30 min.)
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©

Yuji Tomioka (Teppei Arita) is a 38-year-old single man who has never dated a woman. He works the night shift as a security guard at a supermarket. He experiences loneliness during this time. One night, during a shooting star, he wishes to have friend. A mysterious neighbor, Azusa Hada (Tsubasa Honda), appears in front of him. They fall in love, but Yuji’s life changes.


  1. Based on manga series “Wanitokagegisu” by Minoru Furuya (published from 2006 to 2007 in Japanese weekly seinen manga anthology magazine Weekly Young Magazine).
  2. First lead acting role for Teppei Arita (member of comedy duo “Cream Stew”) in a drama series.


Swimming in the Dark-Teppei Arita.jpg Swimming in the Dark-Tsubasa Honda.jpg Swimming in the Dark-Kento Kaku.jpg Kaito Yoshimura Swimming in the Dark-Kom I.jpg
Teppei Arita Tsubasa Honda Kento Kaku Kaito Yoshimura Kom_I
Yuji Tomioka Azusa Hada Yudai Hanabayashi Isamu Amekawa Hana Yoshioka
Swimming in the Dark-Yasushi Fuchikami.jpg Swimming in the Dark-Jun Murakami.jpg Swimming in the Dark-Ken Mitsuishi.jpg Dotama Swimming in the Dark-Shodai Fukuyama.jpg
Yasushi Fuchikami Jun Murakami Ken Mitsuishi Dotama Shodai Fukuyama
Yosuke Uehara Naoya Togane homeless man Yuji Shimada Kawakami


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