- 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.
- Based on manga series “Wanitokagegisu” by Minoru Furuya (published from 2006 to 2007 in Japanese weekly seinen manga anthology magazine Weekly Young Magazine).
- First lead acting role for Teppei Arita (member of comedy duo “Cream Stew”) in a drama series.
|Teppei Arita||Tsubasa Honda||Kento Kaku||Kaito Yoshimura||Kom_I|
|Yuji Tomioka||Azusa Hada||Yudai Hanabayashi||Isamu Amekawa||Hana Yoshioka|
|Yasushi Fuchikami||Jun Murakami||Ken Mitsuishi||Dotama||Shodai Fukuyama|
|Yosuke Uehara||Naoya Togane||homeless man||Yuji Shimada||Kawakami|